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1 James Smith Gurwell

 

Birth:                      10 Jun 1785, Mercer Co, PA1

Death:                     7 Jan 1856, Pulaski Twp, Wms Co, OH2

Burial:                     Buck Cem, Springfield Twp, Wms Co, OH

Burial Memo:           70Y 6M 27D

 

He moved from PA to Wayne Co, OH and then to Crawford Co, OH; on 18 July 1841 he settled in Pulaski Twp, Wms Co, OH1

1850 Pulaski Twp, Wms Co, OH Federal Census p89B

Gerwell, James 66 PA

Mary 50 MD

Jacob 28 OH

Ann 25 OH

John 23 OH

William 17 OH

Elizabeth 17 OH

Henry 15 OH

Maria 12 OH

Mary 10 OH

 

Spouse:                   Mary Ridgely

Birth:                      1801, Frederick Co, MD

Death:                     24 Jan 1877, Pulaski Twp, Wms Co, OH2

Burial:                     Buck Cem, Springfield Twp, Wms Co, OH

Burial Memo:           76Y 7M 24D

Father:                     Westall Ridgely (1778->1845)

Mother:                   Elizabeth Heim (1778-<1832)

Marr:                       1818, Wayne Co, OH

 

Children:                  Wesley Ridgely (1819-)

                              Jacob Young (1821-1883)

                              Anna Keys (1823-1894)

                              John Bear (1827-1906)

                              James (1828-)

                              William Harrison (1831-)

                              Elizabeth H (1833-1902)

                              Henry S. (1835-1920)

                              Maria(h) (1838-1863)

                              Mary E (1840-1874)

                              Enos (1841-<1850)

 

1.1 Wesley Ridgely Gurwell

 

Birth:                      1819

 

1.2a Jacob Young Gurwell*

 

Birth:                      26 Apr 1821, Crawford Co, OH3

Death:                     31 Aug 1883, Montana Territory

Death Memo:            62Y 4M 5D #2480

Occ:                        Township Trustee and Infirmary Director

 

He settled in Defiance Co (Wms Co) in 1841 and moved to Defiance on 20 Feb 1849, Sec 343

1850 Tiffin Twp, Defiance Co, OH p52 h/h 697

Gurwell, Jacob 29 OH

Maria 28 OH

Orlando 1 OH

Martin 2 OH

 

1860 Tiffin Twp, Defiance Co, OH Federal Census p421 h/h 1061

Gurwell, J 39 OH

Maria 38 OH

Martin 12 OH

Salathiel 6 OH

Mary 4 OH

Lovina 2 OH

Sughsworth, M (f) 20 BAD domestic

Phebe 14 BAD

Gurwell, SA (f) 6M OH

 

1870 Tiffin Twp, Defiance Co, OH Federal Census p187 h/h 168

Gurwell, Jac Y 49 OH

Maria 48 OH

Martin 22 OH teacher

Sathiel 16 OH farm laborer

Mary E 14 OH

Charles A 7 OH

 

Spouse:                   Maria Case/Cox

Death:                     27 Dec 1874, Defiance Co, OH

Father:                     Martin Case

Mother:                   Rebecca

Marr:                       28 Aug 1845, Crawford Co, OH3

 

Children:                  Martin (1847-)

                              Orlando (1849-)

                              Salathiel (1854-)

                              Mary C (1856-)

                              Lovina A (1858-)

                              Sarena A (1860-)

                              Charles A (1863-)

                              James J

                              Rebecca E

                              Jacob R

                              Ruth

 

Other spouses:          Mary P Porter

 

1.2a.1 Martin Gurwell

 

Birth:                      5 Oct 1847, Williams Co, OH1

 

Spouse:                   Angeline P Ury

Birth:                      1848

Father:                     George W Ury (1821-1895)

Mother:                   Amanda M Meek (1826-)

Marr:                       2 Jun 1871

 

Children:                  Jennie Viola

                              Sylvia May

                              unnamed infant (-1873)

 

1.2a.1.1 Jennie Viola Gurwell

 

 

1.2a.1.2 Sylvia May Gurwell

 

 

1.2a.1.3 unnamed infant Gurwell

 

Death:                     28 Nov 1873, Tiffin Twp, Defiance Co, OH

Death Memo:            #775

 

1.2a.2 Orlando Gurwell

 

Birth:                      1849

 

1.2a.3 Salathiel Gurwell

 

Birth:                      1854

 

1.2a.4 Mary C Gurwell

 

Birth:                      1856

 

1.2a.5 Lovina A Gurwell

 

Birth:                      1858

 

1.2a.6 Sarena A Gurwell

 

Birth:                      1860

 

1.2a.7 Charles A Gurwell

 

Birth:                      1863

 

1.2a.8 James J Gurwell

 

 

1.2a.9 Rebecca E Gurwell

 

 

1.2a.10 Jacob R Gurwell

 

 

1.2a.11 Ruth Gurwell

 

 

1.2b Jacob Young Gurwell* (See above)

 

 

Spouse:                   Mary P Porter

 

pos d/o Leven and Rebecca Porter in the 1850 Tiffin Twp, Defiance Co, OH Federal Census p53 h/h 703 as Mary 30 OH

 

1870 Tiffin Twp, Defiance Co, OH Federal Census p183 h/h 115

Cameron, Mary P 39 OH

Elmore 14 OH farm laborer

Mordecai 5 OH

 

Marr:                       12 Sep 1875, Defiance Co, OH3

 

Other spouses:          Maria Case/Cox

 

1.3 Anna Keys Gurwell

 

Birth:                      19 Aug 1823, Crawford Co, OH

Death:                     15 Feb 1894, Tiffin Twp, Defiance Co, OH4

Death Memo:            70Y

Birth:                      29 Aug 1823

 

Spouse:                   George H Purtee

Birth:                      5 Apr 1819, OH

Death:                     22 Nov 1907, Miami Co, OH

Father:                     Enos Purtee (1794-1876)

Mother:                   Phebe Duncan (1793-1855)

 

1850 Tiffin Twp, Defiance Co, OH Federal Census p53 h/h 709

Partee, George 31 OH

Ann K 26 OH

Phebe A 4 OH

Maria E 1 OH

Shook, William 22 OH

 

1860 Tiffin Twp, Defiance Co, OH Federal Census p420 h/h 1056

Partee, George 40 OH

Ann 38 OH

Phebe 13 OH

Maria 11 OH

Adelaide 9 OH

John 7 OH

Loretta 5 OH

Henry 2 OH

 

1845 Defiance Co, OH voter from Tiffin Twp

 

Marr:                       30 Nov 1841, Williams Co, OH

Marr Memo:             Marriage V1 p54

 

Children:                  Mary P (1843-1844)

                              Phebe A (1846-)

                              Maria E (1849-)

                              Adelaide (1851-)

                              John (1853-)

                              Loretta (1855-)

                              Henry (1858-)

 

1.3.1 Mary P Purtee

 

Birth:                      1843

Death:                     7 Oct 18442

Burial:                     Buck Cem, Springfield Twp, Wms Co, OH

Burial Memo:           1Y 11M 11D

 

1.3.2 Phebe A Purtee

 

Birth:                      1846

 

1.3.3 Maria E Purtee

 

Birth:                      1849

 

1.3.4 Adelaide Purtee

 

Birth:                      1851

 

1.3.5 John Purtee

 

Birth:                      1853

 

1.3.6 Loretta Purtee

 

Birth:                      1855

 

1.3.7 Henry Purtee

 

Birth:                      1858

 

1.4a John Bear Gurwell*

 

Birth:                      15 May 18272

Death:                     19062

Burial:                     Buck Cem, Springfield Twp, Wms Co, OH

 

He lived in Wms Co, OH1

1860 Springfield Twp, Williams Co, OH Federal Census p66

Gurwell, John B 32 OH

Rebecca 26 OH

William R 9 OH

Willan M 2 OH

 

Spouse:                   Margaret Heller

Birth:                      1833.2

Death:                     1852.2

Burial:                     Buck Cem, Springfield Twp, Wms Co, OH

Burial Memo:           18Y 3M 26D

Marr:                       4 Feb 1850, Williams Co, OH

Marr Memo:             Marriage V2 p109

 

Other spouses:          Rebecca Christman

 

1.4b John Bear Gurwell* (See above)

 

 

Spouse:                   Rebecca Christman

Birth:                      1833.2

Death:                     1913.2

Burial:                     Buck Cem, Springfield Twp, Wms Co, OH

Burial Memo:           79Y 8M 3D

Marr:                       15 Oct 1857, Williams Co, OH

Marr Memo:             Marriage V2 p181

 

Other spouses:          Margaret Heller

 

1.5 James Gurwell

 

Birth:                      1828

 

1.6 William Harrison Gurwell

 

Birth:                      23 Jan 1831

 

They live in Doniphan Co, KS1

 

Spouse:                   Sarah E Kimble

Birth:                      1839

Father:                     Daniel Kimble (1801-1850)

Mother:                   Luticia (1809-1880)

Marr:                       4 Mar 1862, Williams Co, OH

Marr Memo:             Marriage V3 p225

 

1.7 Elizabeth H Gurwell

 

Birth:                      14 Mar 1833, OH

Death:                     9 Oct 1902

Burial:                     Boynton Cem, Springfield Twp, Wms Co, OH

Burial Memo:           69Y 6M 25D

 

Spouse:                   William R Shook

Birth:                      1828, OH

Death:                     18 Oct 1896

Burial:                     Boynton Cem, Springfield Twp, Wms Co, OH

Burial Memo:           68Y 2M 3D

 

They live in Wms Co, OH1

1860 Springfield Twp, Williams Co, OH Federal Census p66

Shook, William 31 OH

Elisabeth 27 OH

Lucinda A 8 OH

Mary E 5 OH

Warren 3 OH

Erastus C 1 OH

 

Marr:                       8 Apr 1854, Williams Co, OH

Marr Memo:             Marriage V2 p118

 

Children:                  Lucinda A (1852-)

                              Mary E (1855-)

                              Warren (1857-)

                              Erastus C (1859-)

 

1.7.1 Lucinda A Shook

 

Birth:                      1852, OH

 

1.7.2 Mary E Shook

 

Birth:                      1855

 

1.7.3 Warren Shook

 

Birth:                      1857

 

1.7.4 Erastus C Shook

 

Birth:                      1859

 

1.8 Henry S. Gurwell

 

Birth:                      16 Jul 1835

Death:                     1920

 

They live in Wms Co, OH1

 

Spouse:                   Jane Lingle

Birth:                      1841

Father:                     John Lingle (1811-1876)

Mother:                   Catharine (1814-1898)

Marr:                       20 Apr 1861, Williams Co, OH

Marr Memo:             Marriage V3 p168

 

1.9 Maria(h) Gurwell

 

Birth:                      Mar 1838

Death:                     5 Sep 1863.2

Burial:                     Buck Cem, Springfield Twp, Wms Co, OH

Burial Memo:           25Y 6M 21D

 

Spouse:                   William Stailey

Marr:                       21 Jan 1858, Williams Co, OH

Marr Memo:             Marriage V2 p185

 

1.10 Mary E Gurwell

 

Birth:                      Jan 1840

Death:                     18742

Burial:                     Buck Cem, Springfield Twp, Wms Co, OH

Burial Memo:           33Y 11M 15D

 

Spouse:                   Hiram Meade

 

They live in Berrien Co, MI1

 

 

1.11 Enos Gurwell

 

Birth:                      1841

Death:                     bef 1850

 


 

Sources

 

1. History of Defiance Co, Ohio, 1883, p335, 350-355, 357-367, 370-373.

2. Cemeteries of Williams County, OH: Springfield Twp, Williams County Genealogical Society, 1992.

3. Charles H. Jones, Historical Illustrated Atlas, HH Hardesty Publishers, Chicago, 1876, p20, 25.

4. Early Death Records of Defiance Co, OH 1867-1884, Defiance Co, OH Genealogical Society, 2001, alphabetical.


 

Index

 

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      Catharine                                                     parent of spouse of 1.8

      Luticia                                                         parent of spouse of 1.6

      Rebecca                                                       parent of spouse of 1.2a

Case

      Martin                                                         parent of spouse of 1.2a

CaseCox

      Maria                                                          spouse of 1.2a

Christman

      Rebecca                                                       spouse of 1.4b

Duncan

      Phebe                                                          parent of spouse of 1.3

Gurwell

      Anna Keys                                                   1.3

      Charles A                                                     1.2a.7

      Elizabeth H                                                  1.7

      Enos                                                           1.11

      Henry S.                                                      1.8

      Jacob R                                                       1.2a.10

      Jacob Young                                                 1.2a

      James                                                          1.5

      James J                                                        1.2a.8

      James Smith                                                 1

      Jennie Viola                                                 1.2a.1.1

      John Bear                                                     1.4a

      Lovina A                                                     1.2a.5

      Maria(h)                                                       1.9

      Martin                                                         1.2a.1

      Mary C                                                        1.2a.4

      Mary E                                                        1.10

      Orlando                                                        1.2a.2

      Rebecca E                                                    1.2a.9

      Ruth                                                           1.2a.11

      Salathiel                                                      1.2a.3

      Sarena A                                                      1.2a.6

      Sylvia May                                                  1.2a.1.2

      unnamed infant                                              1.2a.1.3

      Wesley Ridgely                                             1.1

      William Harrison                                           1.6

Heim

      Elizabeth                                                      parent of spouse of 1

Heller

      Margaret                                                      spouse of 1.4a

Kimble

      Daniel                                                         parent of spouse of 1.6

      Sarah E                                                        spouse of 1.6

Lingle

      Jane                                                            spouse of 1.8

      John                                                            parent of spouse of 1.8

Meade

      Hiram                                                          spouse of 1.10

Meek

      Amanda M                                                   parent of spouse of 1.2a.1

Porter

      Mary P                                                        spouse of 1.2b

Purtee

      Adelaide                                                       1.3.4

      Enos                                                           parent of spouse of 1.3

      George H                                                     spouse of 1.3

      Henry                                                          1.3.7

      John                                                            1.3.5

      Loretta                                                         1.3.6

      Maria E                                                       1.3.3

      Mary P                                                        1.3.1

      Phebe A                                                       1.3.2

Ridgely

      Mary                                                           spouse of 1

      Westall                                                        parent of spouse of 1

Shook

      Erastus C                                                     1.7.4

      Lucinda A                                                    1.7.1

      Mary E                                                        1.7.2

      Warren                                                         1.7.3

      William R                                                    spouse of 1.7

Stailey

      William                                                       spouse of 1.9

Ury

      Angeline P                                                   spouse of 1.2a.1

      George W                                                     parent of spouse of 1.2a.1

 

 

 
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