Columbiana County OH

Biographical Sketch of Dr. Isabel Cobb

(See Grant)-Martha Blythe, born Jan. 31, 1812. Married in May 1828 Alexander Clingan, born Feb. 20, 1801 in Hawkins County, Tennessee. He died February 1, 1964 and she died August 7, 1868. They were the parents of: Evaline Clingan, born in Bradley County, Tennessee, April 13, 1835. Married December 15, 1857, Joseph Benson Cobb, born …

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Roll Of Capt. Daniel Harbaugh’s Company

(Probably from Columbiana County) Served from August 25, 1812, until February, 1813. Capt. Daniel Harbaugh Lieut. David Scott Lieut. George Clark Cornet, Michael Wirtz Sergt. James Sharp Sergt. Jonothan Whitacre Sergt. Mordecai Moore Sergt. Henry Hepner Farrier, John Kuntz Trumpeter, Daniel L. Smith Privates Allison, Abner Blackburn, John Blackburn, Samuel Campbell, John Fifer, David Goble, …

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Biographical Sketch of George Armstrong Garrettson

Garrettson, George Armstrong; banker; born, Columbiana County, O., Jan. 30, 1844; son of George and Ann Griffith Garrett-son; educated, public schools and private schools, Cornwell-on-the-Hudson, N. Y.; in 1870, married to Ann Scowden; in 1888, second marriage to Emma R. Ely; issue, three children, Margaret, George and Hiram; enlisted in Co. E, 84th O. V. …

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Slave Narrative of Aunt Betty Cofer

Interviewer: Esther S. Pinnix Person Interviewed: Betty Cofer Location: North Carolina Date of Birth: 1856 Age: 81 Negro Folk Lore Of The Piedmont. Sources of Information: Aunt Betty Cofer–ex-slave of Dr. Beverly Jones The ranks of negro ex-slaves are rapidly thinning out, but, scattered here and there among the ante-bellum families of the South, may …

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Biographical Sketch of Rev. William A. Scullen

Scullen, William A. Rev.; Ph. D., S. T. D., J. C. D.; sec’y Diocese of Cleveland; born, Oct. 2, 1879, East Liverpool, O.; son of Patrick and Joanna Scullen; Parochial and public high schools, East Liverpool; St. Charles College, Ellicott City Md., 1898-1902; St. Mary’s Seminary, Cleveland, 1902-1903; American College, Rome, 1903-1909; Ph. D., from …

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Biographical Sketch of Don Berry Ford

Ford, Don Berry; dentist; born, Leetonia, O., Nov. 2, 1879; son of Homer J. and Emma Berry Ford; graduate of Western Reserve University; doctor of dental surgery; began practice in 1905; member Ohio Dental Ass’n, W. R. U.; Dental Alumni Ass’n, Cleveland Lodge, No. 18, B. P. 0. E.

Biographical Sketch of Charles E. Pool

Pool, Charles E.; coal operator; born, Irwin, Pa., July 8, 1881; educated, public schools; married, Philadelphia, Feb. 18, 1911; business career, real estate, Allegheny City, Pa., 1890-1902, W. Y. Bygate Co.; vice pres. one year; 1903, owned and operated coal mine at Gorman. Md., on the West Va. Central; 1904, organized The Continental Fuel Co.; …

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Roll Of Capt. John Ramsey’s Company

(Probably from Columbiana County) Served from August 24, until November 30, 1812. Capt. John Ramsey Lieut. James Andrews Ensign. Lindsay Cannon Sergt. James Craighead Sergt. Thomas Rosebaugh Sergt. James Ramsey Corp. John Hunter Corp. Philip Foult Corp. Joseph Fife Fifer, Jacob Grin Drummer, Peter Shirts Privates Augustine, Henry Beer, James Brown, Joseph Cambel, John Cannon, …

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Migration of Families out of Norwich VT

At the first enumeration of the inhabitants of eastern Vermont, as made by the authority of New York in 1771, Norwich was found to be the most populous of all the towns of Windsor County, having forty families and 206 inhabitants. Windsor followed with 203, and Hartford was third with 190. The aggregate population of …

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Biography of Justin Dewitt Bowersock

Justin Dewitt Bowersock. The secret of human leadership is a matter both of determination and temperament. Some men achieve it by a rugged aggressiveness which bears all before them, leaving in their wake many painful bruises and some wounds which never heal; other progress, perhaps even more rapidly, endowed with a decisive elasticity, a considerate …

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Roll Of Capt. Isaac Warner’s Company

(Probably from Columbiana County) Served from March ll, until September 11, 1814. Capt. Isaac Warner Lieut. George Akins Sergt. Reuben Taylor Corp. Michael Musser Cori). John Wilkins Corp. Joseph Gastin Musician, William Altman Privates Babb, Peter Bradfield, Benjamin Butz, Samuel Cormick, George Fuik, Johnston Harper, Jacob McCollister, Jacob Morbet, Charles Motinger, George Pense, Gainer Piper, …

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Biographical Sketch of Frank A. Arter

Arter, Frank A.; retired; born, Hanoverton, O., March 8, 1841; son of David and Charlotte Laffer Arter; Hanover High School and Allegheny College, Meadville, Pa.; degrees, A. B. and M. A., Allegheny; married, Cleveland, Eliza Kingsley; issue, Mrs. Fred L. Taft, Mrs. Lewis E. Myers and Charles K. Arter; director First National Bank; Cleveland Steamship …

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Roll Of Capt. Thomas Rowland’s Company

(Probably from Columbiana County) Served from July, 1812, until January, 1813. Capt. Thomas Rowland Lieut. Nathaniel McCracken Lieut. David Hostetter Ensign Charles Hoy Sergt. Thomas R. McKnight Sergt. John Millinger Sergt. Samuel Ravers Sergt. James Dyers Corp. Jacob Watson Corp. Aaron Reese Corp. Andre Wesley Corp. Thomas McCracken Privates Bates, David Boots, Willis Buchanan, James …

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Biographical Sketch of Arthur Winfield Thomas

Thomas, Arthur Winfield; bond broker; born, East Liverpool, O., May 24, 1880; son of William and Mary Shannon Thomas; educated, public and private schools; married, Cleveland, Nov. 1, 1905, Jennie H. Lucas; issue, one son, William A.; since 1900, has represented large bond houses in Cleveland; at present mgr. Colonial Securities Co., of Cleveland; industrial …

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