Jan - Apr 1997 Queries
Richland County, Wisconsin

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Sharon Straight Sun Jan 12 06:28:09 1997
Trying to find out just when and where Albert Johiel STRAIGHT and Mary MOSHER married. All I know it was in WI. They both d. in Rockbridge. Mary was b in 1845 in WI, but don't know where. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Sharon Straight Sun Jan 12 06:32:05 1997
Seeking any infomation on David Everett O. BIRD. He d. unknown when, in WI, but where? He married abt 1856 but where in WI. He married Anna E. HUSTON. Anna d. bef 1868 in WI, not sure if Richland Co. To our knowledge they lived in Richland Co. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Sharon Straight Sun Jan 12 06:35:50 1997
Seeking any information on David Squire KERSHNER. He was b. Ohio, married abt 1859 believe in WI. David married Ellzatta KAUFFMAN. Just when did they marry? David d. 1899 and Ellzetta d. Dec., 1927 in Orion. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Avery Adams Mon Jan 13 19:51:28 1997
Doing a geneoligy search, or history search for various names, primarily ADAMS, MCHENRY, BUTCHER, NICHOLSON
Gay Edens Carrigan Tue Jan 14 13:32:31 1997
Looking for info on WILLIAM McMILLAN and his wife PHEBE HARLAN/HARLAND from Columbiana Co., OH to Richland Co., WI ca 1855-56. Children were: HARLAN M. m MARY ELIZABETH SEARLS, Alfred K., Mary C. and Lydia O. Harlan's son, THOMAS E. McMILLAN m CLARA OLSON 1902, Jackson Co., WI.
Jean Ladd Wed Jan 15 14:07:06 1997
Searching in the Grant Co [and surrounding counties] the surnames LADD and RICHMOND. Sons of these families enlisted for the Civil War from Grant Co. Would like any information available concerning them.
Joan Sickles Tue Jan 21 19:43:22 1997
Would like to correspond with those researching the following families living in Viola from 1887 to 1903. DAVISSON, Samuel, Enoch, John Elza, Ira H., William B (Bader). ESTEY, Archibald. DANFORTH, Charles. SMALL Johnathan. SNEAD, Dave These families lived in Viola, WI, Sauk County, WI, Chippewa County, WI and Faulk County, SD.
Virginia E. Phillips Wed Jan 22 15:09:13 1997
Ezra S. & Adaline (MALLO) INMAN were listed in the 1870 census for Westford, in Richland County. At that time their only child was Hettie G. (3 yrs old). Ezra was a brickmaker. This was after the Civil War. Ezra's father-in-law, John, also made bricks. Looking for anyone who might be working on an INMAN or MALLO line. Are there any local records available that might tell of businesses in the area?
Robert J. Nobis, Mesa, Arizona Wed Jan 22 17:53:55 1997
Looking for information on Max Ludwig Nobis and Louisa E. Wedehase who lived in Richland Center, Richland Co., Wisconsin from 1882 until about June 1890. Also looking for documentation of births of following children born in Richland Center: Max F. Nobis b: May 31,1884, Richland Center,WI
George R. Nobis b: July 31,1886, Richland Center,WI
Wallace L. Nobis b: May 03,1890, Richland Center,WI
Charles Smith Sat Feb 1 21:46:24 1997
need information on OELKE family. I have quite a bit on the BURWITZ family.
Betty Gosdin Tue Feb 4 22:19:56 1997
I have several families in Richland County and would like to make contact with anyone researching any of them. Surnames I am researching are: Taplin, Sippy, Francois, Sawyer, Davault, Weston, Perrin, Poinsett, Vauthier, and Pernot.
Robin Hoff Kaspar Thu Feb 6 15:24:44 1997
Searching Grant Co. and surrounding areas for Catherine Kaltenbrunn McKinney, daughter of ??? Kaltenbrunn and Maria Schmieder. She was born in Baden, Germany and I suspect she came to this area and then married. She was a legatee on her uncle's will and collected her inheritance in Grant County in person.
DONITA WEDDLE Thu Feb 6 20:39:48 1997
My grandmother, Maggie Dean BUCKTA (Maiden name GRAY) died in Richland Center April 11, 1983. She lived for many years in Richland Co. She was married to ANDREW BUCKTA, who had died in 1930. Maggie's parents were FRANK GRAY (b. 6/28/1868) and FANNIE ANNIS (b. 9/4/1871), who married 9/4/1890. Frank's parents were ENOCH GRAY (b. 6/2/1835 in Waldo Co, Maine)& RUTH SPAULING also of Waldo Co. Fannie's dad was ALFONZO ANNIS. I do not know many of Maggie's predecessors lived in Richland Co. She had 11 brothers & sisters: Earl, Stella, Francis, Martin, Ida, Buford, Frankie, Wallie, Clyde, Helen & Irvin.
Linda Adams Sat Feb 8 00:45:21 1997
Hello, I'm looking for the county that TIMMIE TOWN was in, in 1905. I haven't been able to find it. My grandfather & several other KINCAID family members were born here, but have been told that there is no such place. I have birth certificates with this town, but no county. Thank You for any help!
Kathy Olund Sat Feb 8 15:23:47 1997
Looking for information regarding Maud BINGHAM and her parents, Newell Hull BINGHAM and Mary Frances HENRY. Newell lived in Richland County from 1861 (or before) and left for Jackson County 1881 to 1900. Who were Newell's parents? Who were Mary's? Any info would be appreciated!
Stephanie Nease Sun Feb 9 09:17:47 1997
Looking for info on LOVE,Clinton who died on 9/22/1874 and is burried in Clinton Ridge Cemetery, Clinton, Vernon County WI. I am needing the names of his parents or siblings. He lived in Onondaga Co NY until sometime between 1844 & 1850 when he moved with his family to Wisconsin. Two of his children are listed as having been born in either NY or Janesville, WI. They are LOVE, Mary Lydia(b.1844, m.DICKSON,Orvil ? ?, m.QUACKENBUSH,David 3/8/1868 Clinton,WI, d.?) and LOVE,Henry Clinton(b.12/20/1848, m. PALMER,Susan M. 8/21/1870 Monroe Co,WI, d.3/7/1933 Columbus,MT). The lastborn was LOVE, Albert (b.Janesville, WI. 3/17/1850, m. SCOVELL[SCOVIL,SCOVILL],Abby 1/10/1869, m.TRAVIS,Effie 2/3/1883, d.6/6/1939 Columbus MT.). LOVE, Clinton may have been born in Manlius,NY, but no documentation has been forthcoming. Any help uncovering info on Clinton LOVE'S parentage will be appreciated. Perhaps a death certificate or Obituary exists in the arhcives in Vernon Co.. I will pay for documented information. Thank you.
ROBERT SPRAGUE Sun Feb 9 10:03:05 1997
Looking for relations of Carrie BOOHER
Nanette Hunnicutt Tue Feb 11 12:53:04 1997
KIBBE/KIBBEE/ZIMMERMAN Looking for info in Barron/Manitowac/Calumet Counties, on great grand father William Henry Kibbe b. Jan. 11, 1841(Ohio), d:Jan. 19,1916(Rice Lake, WI). Married to Sophia Josephine ZIMMERMAN, Sept. 19, 1893. William was a Civil War Veteran.Had 9 children with Sophia. Any info would be appreciated.
Ronnie L. DePriest Fri Feb 14 12:23:18 1997
I am searching for the DEPRIEST family and the FENSTER family.
Jill Klein Fri Feb 14 15:20:26 1997
I need information on the mckenzie/lambert family. Al Mckenzie married virginia Lambert they lived around madison wisconson. I am just starting out and have hardly any information at all these are my husbands grandparents.They moved to florida around 1947. Any information would be appreciated.
Walter Bohn Thu Feb 20 08:47:47 1997
Looking for decendants of HUGH HARPER who came to Richland Center in 1857, from Ireland in 1851. Farmed in Richwood Township. Known children are: Emma,Nancy, James, Hugh Jr, Martha, George, Hiram, Amelia, Jennie. via New York or Pennsylvania
Joyce Gearing Fri Feb 21 19:33:57 1997
I an looking for any information relating the Henry McCorkle family. Henry McCorkle married Mary Elizabeth Hamlin. They had 5 sons:
William John McCorkle (b 21,Aug,1884 d. 03,July,1974 ) in Polar Wisconsin. He died in Marinette Wisconsin:
Fred Phillip McCorkle (b.11,Feb,1886 d.25 Dec, 1949 m. Mae Belle Burger )
Jim McCorkle died as an infant. No other information about him
Edward Arzy McCorkle (b. 27, July, 1892 d. 28, Dec, 1973 m. Mary Elizabeth Hall)
Otto Joseph McCorkle (b 08, Sept, 1894 d.Sept. 1972 m. Cloy Waters )
I am a decendant Of Edward Arzy McCorkle, but I would like any information the anyone has.
Sue Sparkman or Sue Sparkman Sat Feb 22 14:22:31 1997
Looking for all ALLBAUGH, PARSONS, PECKHAM,SCOLES/ SCHOLES, MAPLE families. Will exchange data.E-mail me! Thanks!
R.Bangsund Wed Feb 26 21:54:07 1997
SWEEN - ELDER - Searching for information on the Hiram SWEEN family who were in LaCrosse Co., Wisc. in 1872. Searching for ancestors of Mary Catharine SWEEN (b.Ohio) who married William S. ELDER. They lived in Richland/Crawford Counties Wisc. around 1850-1875. Please contact me with any Sween information at email: rlaneb1@aol.com THANKS!
R.Bangsund Fri Feb 28 09:27:30 1997
ELDER/SWEEN I am searching for information about the ELDER and SWEEN families. Does anyone have information about an Elam ELDER who lived in Dane County around 1850. He may be the brother of William S. ELDER who married Mary Catharine SWEEN. William moved to the Richland/Crawford County, Wisconsin area. William was a minister of the United Brethren Church. Please contact me at: rlaneb1@aol.com
Patrick Persons Fri Feb 28 13:58:47 1997
I am looking to find some proof of my ancestor's presence in Richland Co. after 1860. Thomas Milburn, b. VA; married Minerva Mansfield in 1824 in Wayne Co., OH; was in DeKalb Co., IN in 1850 and 1860. Wayne Co., OH book says that he died in Richland Co., WI. His children were Theophilus, Josiah, Mary, Almira, Amos, Thomas, Electa, Sarah, William and Abia.
Any information on any of these Milburns would be greatly appreciated.
David L. Watson Sat Mar 1 13:36:21 1997
Seek information on PHILLIP KIZER and wife RHODA who I believe came to Richland Co. WI from Clinton Co., OH in the late 1840s or early 1850s. I have not been able to locate them on any 1850 census. In 1854, RHODA sells their land in Clinton Co.,OH as PHILLIP is deceased. The transaction states that RHODA is a resident of Wisconsin but does not state where in WI. The General Land Office Records of WI show PHILIP A. KIZER signed for a 40 acre land patent 1855/11/10 in Richland Co. This may have been PHILIP KIZER Jr.The maiden name of RHODA was HENDRICKSON. Any info would be appreciated.
Dan Adkins Sat Mar 8 19:38:33 1997
I'm looking for information on my 2ggm, Alice Perlina ELIFRITS, born 8-5-1860 Richland Co. Father was Silas Edward ELIFRITS, and mother was Mary WILLIAMS ELIFRITS. Any information would be much appreciated.
Bob Shepherd Tue Mar 11 02:52:56 1997
Looking for information on my family. SHEPHERD Burt Ross, SHEPHERD John Howard, SHEPHERD Samual F.,FULLER John Hazen, HUNT Glaydys Martha, Waslick Catherine.
Carolyn Jensen Fri Mar 14 16:48:25 1997
Interested in corresponding with others on the following families: MCKINNEY, John S.; ELLIOTT, Thomas; VANCE, William; VANCE, Jacob; MORGAN, Vincent B.; WALLACE, Isam. All of these people were in Richland Co by 1860. Willing to exchange any info that I have as well
Carolyn Jensen Tue Mar 18 08:12:22 1997
Looking for information on the following families: Thomas and Sarah (MCKINNEY)ELLIOTT moved to Richland Co. about 1848 has large family and both died in the early 1860's. John MCKINNEY was living with Thomas and Sarah in 1860 census. Wife's name was Temperance. John and Mary (STOUT?)MCKINNEY. Moved from IL and Grant Co. WI to Excelsior, WI. Large family including John Silas MCKINNEY of Excelsior. Vincent B. and Elizabeth (MCKINNEY) MORGAN in Richland 1850 census. Daughter first children born in county about 1842. William and Margaret (WALLANCE) VANCE and family. Moved toarea about 1856. Jacob and Anna (WALLACE) VANCE moved to area about 1856. Girls are daughters of Isam and Mary (JONES) WALLACE also of Richland Co. . Believe John and Temperance to be parents of the other MCKINNEYs family may also have included Charles, Joseph and Burrell MCKINNEY of neighboring Grant and Crawford Co. Son of William and Margaret VANCE married daughter of Burrell MCKINNEY. ANY help on any of these family is greatly appreciated. I also have information that I would be willing to share
craig albrechtson Wed Mar 19 21:06:31 1997
I am seeking any information on Randolph SANDLIN. He was a resident of Richland County in the 1800's His wifes name was Sara and he had a daughter Margaret B 29 Jan 1816 who married Seth Basye. Randolph Died August 25th 1885 at the age of 88 years. He is buried in the Felton cemetry. If you have any information email me.
E. Throckmorton Thu Mar 20 10:50:09 1997
SHEPHERD, SHUCKHART,EWING, EKLEBERRY . Looking for ancestors of John C.SHEPHERD and his wife ELIZABETH MCDANIEL. Elizabeth is buried in Basswood cemetery also son, OliverSHEPHERD and his wife, Morilla Pippin.
Jill Schultz Mon Mar 24 08:15:43 1997
I'm look for any relatives and information on HARRY LEONARD. I do know he was married to IDA BERRY, and they had at least one daughter FREDA LILLIAN LEONARD (b. February 26, 1896 in Richland Center, Wis. - d. June 20, 1961 in Richland Center). Freda was married twice first to an Unknown BARBER and they had the following children:
Laurence Harry BARBER (b. February 19, 1922)
Leonard David BARBER (b. December 21, 1918 - d. December 1965) he married Loraine(?)
Marvin Eugene BARBER (b. August 11, 1921) marred to Florence(?)
Richard Harris BARBER (b. May 13, 1926)
Robert Charles BARBER (b. May 13, 1926) married to Vicki(?)
Audre Phylis BARBER (b. December 10, 1917)
Ida Marie BARBER (b. April 10, 1928 - d. January 23, 1992) married to Lee DUNN
Freda's second husband was: WALTER FREDERICK SCHULTZ
They had: Eldon Frederick SCHULTZ -(b. September 20, 1935)
Elwood Walter SCHULTZ - (b. February 24, 1931 - d. September 1969)
Please E-mail me at B911S@aol.com if you have any connections to this family. Thanks.
Linnea Tue Mar 25 14:04:59 1997
My g-g-ggrandfather, Tarlton ADAMS is listed as living in Akan in the 1870 census of Richland county. I have lost track of him after this date. Also listed separately were his son John Quincy ADAMS and his daughter Rebecca, who was listed with her husband Peter DAUGHENBAUGH. If anyone has any information about these families I would greatly appreciate it.
Sue Sparkman or Sue Sparkman Thu Mar 27 16:08:22 1997
Interested in any and all descendants of GEORGE FRUITS who died in Richland Co., Wisconsin in 1899. His first wife MARY JANE GORDON is my great great grandmother. She died about 1858 in Richland Co., and is buried at either Forest or West Lima. Would love to update my records. E-mail me, and I will share what data I have.
Barbara Hintz Mon Apr 14 14:23:46 1997
I am searching for information about the birthplace and ancestry of John R. POLK, born in PA in 1797, died in Richland County, WI. about 1850-1875. I am uncertain if John's wife was named Jane or Catherine. They had 4 daughters who lived and died in Wisconsin, and a son, William, whose wife was Mary VAN BUSKIRK. William died 21 Feb 1915 in Fort Wayne, IN.
Janet Robinson Sat Apr 26 21:22:03 1997
I am working on the HOSKINS family line: Amasa, Daniel, Frank, Belle, James, and others. Amasa, his wife Jane Harkness MURDOCK, and their two sons, James and Monroe, appear in Richland Center on the 1850 census. Any information you have will be appreciated. Will be happy to share. Send me an e-mail, thanks!
If you have resources for Richland County or would like to volunteer to help with look-ups, please e-mail Tim Stowell
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