Archived Queries
January - May1998

May 1998, ( Valerie Ogren) May 21, 1998

I am a descendant of George WIANT, b 1846 OH. His sister, Catherine WIANT/WYANDT, b 1854 OH. Married Robert ELLIOT and settled in Lucas County. The family is on the 1895 and the 1925 Census of Lucas Count. Other surnames are: FLUKE, WISHART, McMANNIS and ROHRER. Will exchange info with anone working on this line. Have considerable info. on the ancestors of Catherine WYANDT.

Harriet Herrington May 21, 1998

My grandfather, William WHITE, states he was born in IA in May 1855. His parents were Horatio N. and Elma WHITE. The resided in Martins Ferry (Belmont) OH. Horatio was a "mechanic" by trade and patented a piece of farm machinery. Can anyone tell me where to find a birth registration or what took place in Iowa in 1855 that might have a bearing on farm equipment manufacturing? Thank you (Marla Witt McCarty), May 18,1998

Seeking information on John WHITFIELD (b Aug 1871 in England) and his wife Alice MITCHELL (b Nov1877 in England - d Jan 1935 in IA). Thank you (Jack Roberts), May 15, 1998

ROBERTS - looking for information on the following people: Mary ROBERTS b. 1857 in Lucas Co., Eliza J. ROBERTS b. 1861 in Lucas Co., Martha D. ROBERTS b. 1865 in Lucas Co., John F. ROBERTS b. 11.26.1865 in Lucas Co., Malinda E. ROBERTS b. 1867 in Lucas Co., Ida M. ROBERTS b. 1870 in Lucas Co., William T. ROBERTS b. 1872 in Lucas Co., Bertie C. ROBERTS b. 1876 in Lucas Co., Cynthia Ann ROBERTS b. 1880 in Lucas Co., Father Wm. ROBERTSb. 1824 in Decatr, IN, Mother Cynthia A. BILLINGS b. 1838 in IL. Thank ou for any help you can give me.

GW GE (Gloria Hoyt), May 13, 1998

Would like to communicate with anyone working on the line where Thomas CURTIS and Marth (CHENOWETH) CURTIS came to Lucas County from Belmont County Ohio in 1860. Their son, Cassius Clay CURTIS was born in 1849 in Ohio. He married Sarah CHANCE in Chariton in 1870. Sarah CHANCE was born in Grant County, IN in 1849. Cassius and Sarah moved on from Chariton to Omaha, NE and then to Huron SD in 1906. They are my Great-Grandparents. If you can connect to this line, please email me and I would be pleased to communicate with you. (Robert Fletcher), Ma 12, 1998

I am interested in the FLETCHER famil in Lucas Co., IA. George Washington FLETCHER b. 4 Oct. 1844, Adair Co., KY and d. 26 Mar 1916, Gosport, Marion Co., IA married Anna Elizabeth CROWLEY b 4 Oct 1841 ----(West) VA and d 30 Oct. 1910, Chariton, Lucas Co., IA on 30 May 1865, Lucas Co., IA. Had nine children in IA. Robert FLETCHER, May 6, 1998

I am looking for descendents of John Craft MORFORD and his wife Sarah Jane McVEY. they had 10 kids. I am looking for the children of their sons William Allen MORFORD and Ethan Everett MORFORD. Thanks, Charles Morford., May 5, 1998

Can anyone tell me about the BEAL/BEALS marriages in Lucas Co.? Particularly one; Grover S. who md: Persis HOGUE 20 Oct. 1915? I can account for Laura BEALS/Henry GRAY and for Silas BEALS/Tremandre McGINNIS. I can't account for an of the other 15. Thank you - Rose Schaer.

April 1998, April 15, 1998

Need to contact any Lucas County descendant involved in genealogy of John A. J. BENTLEY (Twin of Thomas GW BENTLLEY) and Annie M. BENTLEY, both interred at the Chariton, IA cemetery. Last direct relative we know of was Carrie BENTLE who died in 1953. John was from a Henderson County, KY family. His twin relocated to Owen County, KY. George C. Willick, April 10, 1998

Looking for a connection to the AVIT/AVITT family that settled in Chariton in the mid 1800's. They went to the area from Breckenridge County, KY area. My ancestors are Richart AVIT/AVITT, who served in the Rev. War, and his son Andrew. Thomas, whom I believe went to Iowa, may have been a brother of Andrew. Thanks., April 3, 1998

Looking for Informantion on Jacob Warner Myers believed to have been born in Derby, Lucas County, Iowa 4-14-1863, also have a date of 1868. Have his death and buriel Info., but no early Info. He was married, divorced, moved to Kansas and married Adoltha Pool. Any info is appreciated.

April 1998

Shirley Seip Hadley, March 27, 1998

I am searching for the parents of James S. HADLEY and Mar E. BYERLY who were married in the 1860's in Chariton, IA. Also any information of their descendents. James and Mary are buried in Sidney Nebraska. Please use this e-mail address or contact me: Thanks for your interest. Shirley Seip Hadley 4615 S. Galapago St. Englewood, CO 80110

Mary Harmon, March 12, 1998

I am looking for information on the family of John Duke CLARK and Margaret Pasco CLARK who came from England to Lucas in 1883. They had several children including: John, Mary, Elizabeth, Anne and Sarah. John Duke Clark worked in the coal mines in this area. Mary Harmon.

Robbi Currey, March 4, 1998

I am researching my mothers family. I have the following information: Grandfather - Lewis E. HUNT. Great Grandfather - Lewis M. HUNT. Great-Great-Grandfather -Richard M. HUNT. Richard came from WV (VA) to IA, then to NE. Lewis M. enlisted for service during the Civil War in IA. If you have any information, please email me.

February 1998

Gwen, February 11, 1998

Looking for Census report on a Clifton CHALLY b. May 23, 1910 and d. May 9, 1982. Parents are Issac CHALLY and Daisy ChALLY from Pocahantus, CO, Marathan IA. Thank you, Gwen.

Cyndie King, February 7, 1998

I'm looking for more information on the parents of Elizabeth Florence MATHEWS who was born November 21, 1869 in Lucas Co. I have her father's name as David MATHEWS and her mother as Catherine NICHOLS, but I have no other information.

January 1998

Shirley Whisenand McNeely, January 25, 1998

I am looking for info on the WHSENAND family.. They were in Chariton, Lucas Co., Iowa. Found in the census... One of the names was Granville WHISENAND...My great grandfather...Seeking any WHISENANDs in the area. I know there was some there yet in the 1940's...Will be glad to exchange info.

Jerilyn Johnson, January 22, 1998

I'm trying to find the parents of Frank BURNS born in 1841 in Ireland who married Elizabeth Kelly also born in Ireland. They had 8 children: Mary E. BURNS b. 1862 in PA, John BURNS b. 1863 in PA, Faye BURNS b. 1869 in IA married HEFLIN, James BURNS b. 1870 in IA, Rose Lo BURNS b. 1874 in IA married RECHKEMMER, Frank BURNS b. 1875 in IA, Dave Burns B. 1878 in IA, Lilian BURNS b. 1881 in IA married FARNHAM. Any help would be a blessing.

Gwen, January 13, 1998

Looking fro my ancesters and decendents of my family name CHALLY. My ggrandfather was Issac CHALLY m. Daisy Alice MILBURN b. 6-29-1884 in Paxton, Ford, IL m. 1908 d. 4-1979 in Statford, IA. Daily Alice MILBURN b. 12-12-1885 in Hooks Point, Statford, IA, d. 4-11-1976 in Statfotd, IA. Anyone researching the same surname please write to There are various spelling: TJELLE, CHALLDE, SHALLE.


Robert Bee, January 11, 1998

I have information on the following: CULBERTSON, Aurelius (1819-1808) m. Margaret GALLAGHER (1821-1900) Their children were: John CULBERTSON (1846-1940) m. (1) Bertha A. IRWIN (2) Clara HOLLINGER; Alcey Jane CULBERTSON (1848-?) m. James ALEXANDER (would like info on this family); Louis A. CULBERTSON (1850-1933) m. Ida BARNES; Howard CULBERTSON (1852-1935) m. Emily A. BRADEN; Sarah Frances CULBERTSON (1855-1934) m. George CHAMPLIN; Mary Adelaide CULBERTSON (1856-1881); Martha Elizabeth CULBERTSON (1858-?) m. Jesse E. SNEDAKER (would like info. on this family); James William CULBERTSON (1859-1905) m. Hattie R. PATTESON; Izette Dare CULBERTSON (1864-1943) m. Charles F. GRANVILLE. Louis Culbertson is my great-grandfather.

Steve Yagla, January 1998

I am looking for information on the family history of Egbert Emaline WAYLAND who was born in Lucas County, Iowa and is buried in the Chariton, Iowa, cemetery. He died in the 1940's. His adopted name was Bert SANBORN and lived north of Russell, Iowa on a farm. He had six siblings and a twin brother by the name of Albert who kep the WAYLAND name.

Millie Alexander, January 1998

HOWELL, Matthew and Jane Watkins - came from England with a large family and lived in Lucas County, Iowa from 1868-1870. Matthew died June 11, 1870 age 50 yrs. and is buried at Mt. Zion Cemetery. Liberty Township. Oakley is a town in the township. Two of the sons were named Matthew Jr. and Hohn Howell, my great grandfather. Jane Watkins Howell remarried and settled in Nebraska. She may have married a WILLIAMS? Any information, please contact Milled Alexander.

Marcy Rose, January 1998

My late husband's ancestors are from Lucas Co. IA. I would love corresponding with any researchers who have these lines. Andres Gustaf ANDERSON born in Sweden and died 1917 in CHariton, Lucas Co. Ia was married to Gustava ANDERSON born in Sweden and died in 1927 in Chariton , Lucas Co, IA. Thomas Hentry MARTIN born 1851 Lucas Co. IA died 1925 in Absarokee, MT. married Nancy Jane MURPHY born Sandyville, IA died 1917 in Chariton, Lucas Co, IA. My address is

Max R. Colgrove, January 1998

I am looking for information on Joseph RIGBY and his wife Hannah AUSTIN. Joseph RIGBY married Hannah AUSTIN 11/15/1827 in Knox Co. OH. I believe that they removed to IA prior to 1850. I have not had the opportunity to check census records yet. Does anyone have a connection with this line?

I have good information on the RODGERS line thta resided in Keokuk, Co. IA. Joshua Tillman RODGERS b. 21 Sep. 1853 at Sigourney, Keokuk, IA. He married Rebecca Jone PERRY 26 Oct 1876. Rebecca was born 13 Jun 1851 at What Cheer, Keokuk, IA. I have good documentation on this line from me to John RODGERS b. abt 1750 at Culpepper Co., VA and d. 1840 at Shelby Co., KY.

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