John Gruver

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     John Gruver was also known as Gruser. Susan Sharp's notes: Tombstone in Alcola Cemetery near Hawthorne, PA. Death Certificate of Christena Holben, wife of Samuel Holben, indicated that her maiden name was Gruver. I don't know if this John & Catherine are her parents, but we found their graves while visiting the Alcolah Cemetery where Christina and Sam are buried.

Family

Catharine Gruver b. 1791, d. 25 Aug 1872
Child

Anna Maria Gurtner

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     Anna Maria Gurtner was also known as Gortner. She married Clement Junior Dunkelberger, son of Clement Dunkelberger and Anna Maria Hauer, in 1789. Her married name was Dunkelberger.

Family

Clement Junior Dunkelberger b. c 1752, d. 1801

Almeda E. Guthrie

F, b. 4 March 1910, d. 30 November 1987
     Almeda E. Guthrie lived at Reynoldsville, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA.1 She was born on 4 March 1910. She married Clifford Leroy Swan, son of Nellie Reid and Horace Crebs Swan, on 30 May 1926. Her married name was Swan. Almeda E. Guthrie died on 30 November 1987 at Jefferson, Pennsylvania, USA, at age 77.

Family

Clifford Leroy Swan b. 7 Jan 1908, d. 21 Mar 1990
Child

Citations

  1. [S86] Susan Sharp, "Susan Sharp's Research Notes."

Anna Elizabeth Gygax

F, b. 9 July 1826
FatherJacob Gygax b. 18 Jan 1789, d. 26 Mar 1868
MotherKatherina Nuchow b. 7 Feb 1787, d. 27 Dec 1841
     Anna Elizabeth Gygax was baptized on 9 July 1826 at Near Bleienbach, Launek, Bern, Switzerland; Old documents sometimes refer to the country as the "Republic of Bern."1 She was born on 9 July 1826 at Near Bleienbach, Launek, Bern, Switzerland; Old document refers to locationat as "Near Bleienbach, Launek, Republic of Bern."1 She married François Maria Sitone on 31 May 1852. Her married name was Sitone.

Family

François Maria Sitone b. 1826

Citations

  1. [S55] Bleienbach Records.

Barbara Gygax

F, b. 1811, d. 16 September 1831
FatherJacob Gygax b. 18 Jan 1789, d. 26 Mar 1868
MotherKatherina Nuchow b. 7 Feb 1787, d. 27 Dec 1841
     Barbara Gygax was born in 1811 at Near Bleienbach, Launek, Bern, Switzerland; Old documents sometimes refer to the country as the "Republic of Bern."1 She, the father of Barbara Gygax, presented her for baptism on 27 September 1811 at Near Bleienbach, Launek, Bern, Switzerland; Old documents sometimes refer to the country as the "Republic of Bern."1 She died on 16 September 1831 at Switzerland; Old documents sometimes refer to the country as the "Republic of Bern."1

Citations

  1. [S55] Bleienbach Records.

Elizabeth Gygax

F, b. 1809
FatherJacob Gygax b. 18 Jan 1789, d. 26 Mar 1868
MotherKatherina Nuchow b. 7 Feb 1787, d. 27 Dec 1841
     Elizabeth Gygax was born in 1809 at Near Bleienbach, Launek, Bern, Switzerland; Old documents sometimes refer to the country as the "Republic of Bern."1 She was baptized on 6 August 1809 at Bleienbach, Launek, Bern, Swtizerland; Old documents sometimes refer to the country as the "Republic of Bern."1

Citations

  1. [S55] Bleienbach Records.

Jacob Gygax1

M, b. 2 May 1819, d. 9 August 1895
FatherJacob Gygax b. 18 Jan 1789, d. 26 Mar 1868
MotherKatherina Nuchow b. 7 Feb 1787, d. 27 Dec 1841
     Jacob Gygax was baptized on 2 May 1819 at Near Bleienbach, Launek, Bern, Switzerland.1 He was listed as a baker next to his engagement date in church book in city records in 1847.1 He married Elizabeth Lüthi on 30 June 1847 at Near Bleienbach, Launek, Bern, Switzerland; Old documents sometimes refer to the country as the "Republic of Bern."1 Jacob Gygax appeared as Head of Household on the census of 1850 at Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, USA.2 He was naturalized on 2 February 1852 at Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, USA.3 He appeared on the census of 1860 at Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, USA.4 He appeared on the census of 1870 at Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, USA; Household     Gender     Age
Jacob Gigax      M      51y
Elizabeth Gigax      F      50y
Charles Gigax      M      22y
Mary Gigax      F      19y.5 After coming the the USA, the spelling of the last name was changed in this branch of the family from GYGAX to GIGAX. Other branches maintained the Old World spelling.6 He died on 9 August 1895 at Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, USA, at age 76.7

Family

Elizabeth Lüthi b. 1819, d. 1888
Children

Citations

  1. [S55] Bleienbach Records.
  2. [S51] 1850 U.S. Census, unknown repository address, Zanesville, Line# 15, Dwelling# 2472, Family# 2485, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MX34-N24
    Name: Jacob Gigax
    Residence: Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio
    Age: 31 years
    Calculated Birth Year: 1819
    Birthplace: Germany
    Gender: Male
    Film Number: 444710
    Digital GS Number: 4093957
    Image Number: 00302
    Line Number: 15
    Dwelling House Number: 2472
    Family Number: 2485.
  3. [S57] "Intention for Naturalization."
  4. [S67] 1860 U.S. Census, 700 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, District of Columbia, USA.
  5. [S69] U.S. Census, 700 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, District of Columbia, USA, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6VG-5M6
    Name: Jacob Gigax
    Estimated Birth Year: 1819
    Gender: Male
    Age in 1870: 51y
    Color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, Indian): White
    Birthplace: Switzerland
    Home in 1870: Ohio, United States
    Collection: United States Census, 1870.
  6. [S1] Carl Jón Denbow has firsthand or very reliable second hand knowledge of this personal information or event.
  7. [S34] Letter, Jlona Gygax-Sidler to Carl J. Denbow, 2 oct 1955.

Jacob Gygax1

M, b. 18 January 1789, d. 26 March 1868
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     Jacob Gygax, the father of Jacob Gygax, presented him for baptism on 18 January 1789 at Bleienbach, Launek, Bern, Switzerland; Old documents sometimes refer to the country as the "Repbulic of Bern."1 He married Katherina Nuchow on 4 March 1809 at Bleienbach, Launek, Republic Of Bern. Jacob Gygax died on 26 March 1868 at Bleienbach, Launek, Republic Of Bern, at age 79.1

Family

Katherina Nuchow b. 7 Feb 1787, d. 27 Dec 1841
Children

Citations

  1. [S55] Bleienbach Records.

Johannes Gygax

M, b. 1823
FatherJacob Gygax b. 18 Jan 1789, d. 26 Mar 1868
MotherKatherina Nuchow b. 7 Feb 1787, d. 27 Dec 1841
     Johannes Gygax was born in 1823 at Near Bleienbach, Launek, Bern, Switzerland; Old documents sometimes refer to the country as the "Republic of Bern."1 He, the father of Johannes Gygax, presented him for baptism on 23 March 1823 at Near Bleienbach, Launek, Bern, Switzerland; Old documents sometimes refer to the country as the "Republic of Bern."1

Citations

  1. [S55] Bleienbach Records.

Christian Haldeman

M, b. 1793, d. 1863
FatherJohn Haldeman b. 1770
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     Christian Haldeman was born in 1793 at Pennsylvania, USA. He married Susannah Spohn in 1813 at Pennsylvania, USA. Christian Haldeman died in 1863 at Pennsylvania, USA.

Family

Susannah Spohn b. 1795, d. 1863
Child

Christian Haldeman

M, b. 1743, d. 1785
FatherJacob Haldeman b. bt Oct 1721 - 1722
MotherMaria Miller b. c 1722
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     Christian Haldeman was born in 1743. He died in 1785.

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Child

Esther Ardelia Haldeman

F, b. 6 October 1855, d. 5 May 1936
FatherJohn Spohn Haldeman M.D.1 b. 24 Jun 1819, d. 18 Mar 1899
MotherAbigail Stevens Williams b. 25 Apr 1812, d. 1894
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     Esther Ardelia Haldeman was born on 6 October 1855 at Sonora, Ohio, USA. She married Frank Gigax, son of Frederick Gigax and Anna B. Gilgen, on 11 July 1879 at Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, USA.2 As of 11 July 1879,her married name was Gigax. Esther Ardelia Haldeman died on 5 May 1936 at Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, USA, at age 80. Obituary published in the Times-Recorded 8 May 1936:

Resident Near Fultonham Dies Thursday of Heart Ailment.

Mrs. Gigax died suddenly of a heart ailment Thursday morning at her home.

She was a daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. John Holdeman [sic] of Zanesville. She had made her home in Fultonham for many years.

Besides her husband she is survived by five children, Mrs B. F.Wetzel, Dayton; Mrs. Edward Bendow [sic], Ashland; John Gigax, Pittsburgh; Edward Gigax, Marion, Ind; Miss Helen Gigax of the home; also 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

The body will be taken to the residence Friday noon from the William Thompson and Son funeral home.

The funeral of Mrs Esther A. Gigax, will be held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon at her home, one mile west of Fultonham. Rev. Mr. Hardin of Fultonham M. E. church, of which she was a member, will officiate and burial will take place in the Fultonham cemetery.3 She was buried on 9 May 1936 at Fultonham, Muskingum, Ohio, USA.

Family

Frank Gigax b. 7 Apr 1856, d. 6 Apr 1939
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Carl Jón Denbow has firsthand or very reliable second hand knowledge of this personal information or event.
  2. [S9] Russell Arndts, 7 sep 2006.
  3. [S87] Esther Gigax Dies, 8 May 1936, page not known, Another obit, from an unknown source:

    Mrs. Frank Gigax Services To Be Held Saturday
    Resident Near Fultonham Dies Thursday of Heart Ailment

    The funeral of Mrs. Esther A. Gigax, 80 years old, wife of Frank Gigax, will be held at 2 O'clock Saturday afternoon at her home, one mile west of Fultonham. Rev. Mr. Hardin of the Fultonham M.E. church, of which she was a member, will officiate and burial will take place in the Fultonham Cemetery. Mrs. Gigax died suddenly of a heart ailment Thrusday morning at her home. She was a daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. John Haldeman of Zanesville. She had made her home in Fultonham for many years. Besides her husband she is survived by five children, Mrs. B. F. Weitzel, Datyon; Mrs. Edward Benbow [sic], Ashland; John Gigax, Pittsburgh; Edward Gigax, Marion, Ind.; Miss Helen Gigax of the home; also by 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchld. The body will be taken to the residency Friday noon from the William Thompson and Son funeral home.

Jacob Haldeman

M, b. between October 1721 and 1722
FatherJean-Lois Haldeman b. 1700
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     Jacob Haldeman was born between October 1721 and 1722 at Neuchatel, Republic Of Bern. He married Maria Miller circa 1742.

Family

Maria Miller b. c 1722
Child

Jean-Lois Haldeman

M, b. 1700
FatherGaspard Haldiman b. c 1680
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     Jean-Lois Haldeman was born in 1700 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Family

Child

John Haldeman

M, b. 1770
FatherChristian Haldeman b. 1743, d. 1785
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     John Haldeman was born in 1770.

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Child

John Spohn Haldeman M.D.1

M, b. 24 June 1819, d. 18 March 1899
FatherChristian Haldeman b. 1793, d. 1863
MotherSusannah Spohn b. 1795, d. 1863
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     John Spohn Haldeman M.D. was born on 24 June 1819 at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA. He married Abigail Stevens Williams, daughter of Samuel Williams and Mary Stevens, in 1832. John Spohn Haldeman M.D. died on 18 March 1899 at Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, USA, at age 79.

Family

Abigail Stevens Williams b. 25 Apr 1812, d. 1894
Child

Citations

  1. [S58] Charles Cerney, Muskingum Co. Medical History.
  2. [S1] Carl Jón Denbow has firsthand or very reliable second hand knowledge of this personal information or event.

Gaspard Haldiman

M, b. circa 1680
     Gaspard Haldiman was born circa 1680; ,,Yverdon. He was also known as Titl Honnete Haldiman.

Family

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Amelia Halley

F, b. 1843
FatherWilliam Halley b. 27 Mar 1804, d. 28 Mar 1877
Mother(?) Sarah b. 1810, d. 12 Sep 1873
     Amelia Halley was born in 1843 at Greene, Ohio, USA.

Catherine Halley

F, b. 1840
FatherWilliam Halley b. 27 Mar 1804, d. 28 Mar 1877
Mother(?) Sarah b. 1810, d. 12 Sep 1873
     Catherine Halley was born in 1840 at Greene, Ohio, USA.

George Washington Halley

M, b. July 1840
FatherWilliam Halley b. 27 Mar 1804, d. 28 Mar 1877
Mother(?) Sarah b. 1810, d. 12 Sep 1873
     George Washington Halley married Ellen Sophia Butt.1 George Washington Halley was born in July 1840 at Greene, Ohio, USA.1

Family

Ellen Sophia Butt b. c 1837
Children

Citations

  1. [S160] Interview, Richard Halley, 2008.

Levi Halley

M, b. 1848, d. 18 June 1895
FatherWilliam Halley b. 27 Mar 1804, d. 28 Mar 1877
Mother(?) Sarah b. 1810, d. 12 Sep 1873
Levi Halley in Ohio National Guard uniform circa 1872.
     Levi Halley was born in 1848 at Greene, Ohio, USA. He married Carrie L in 1868 at Ohio, USA. Levi Halley died on 18 June 1895 at Darke, Ohio, USA.

Family

Carrie L b. 1849, d. 18 Jun 1925
Child

Mary Jane Halley

F, b. 1845
FatherWilliam Halley b. 27 Mar 1804, d. 28 Mar 1877
Mother(?) Sarah b. 1810, d. 12 Sep 1873
     Mary Jane Halley was born in 1845 at Greene, Ohio, USA.

William Halley

M, b. 27 March 1804, d. 28 March 1877
     William Halley was born on 27 March 1804 at Maryland, USA.1 He married (?) Sarah in 1824. William Halley died on 28 March 1877 at Darke, Ohio, USA, at age 73.1

Family

(?) Sarah b. 1810, d. 12 Sep 1873
Children

Citations

  1. [S59] William Halley (b. 1804) Tombstone Photograph; online at denbowtree.org.

William Elmer Halley Jr.

M, b. 5 February 1914, d. 9 January 1971
FatherWilliam Elmer Halley Sr. b. 1875, d. 18 Dec 1945
MotherD'Light Beatrice Devor b. 27 May 1881, d. Jun 1965
     William Elmer Halley Jr. was born on 5 February 1914 at Greenville, Darke, Ohio, USA. He married Miriam Jane Taylor, daughter of William Worland Taylor and Elsie Mary Blum, on 7 August 1941 at Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA. William Elmer Halley Jr. Served as US Army officer in WWII. Edited the Legislative Digest andReview in Columbus for many years. Public relations specialist.
He died on 9 January 1971 at Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA, at age 56.1

Family

Miriam Jane Taylor b. 22 Jul 1918, d. 12 Jan 2004

Citations

  1. [S1] Carl Jón Denbow has firsthand or very reliable second hand knowledge of this personal information or event.

William Elmer Halley Sr.

M, b. 1875, d. 18 December 1945
FatherLevi Halley b. 1848, d. 18 Jun 1895
MotherCarrie L b. 1849, d. 18 Jun 1925
William E. Halley, Sr., as photographed at his graduatoion from Greenville High School in 1895.
     William Elmer Halley Sr. was born in 1875 at Coletown, Darke, Ohio, USA. He was appointed postmaster in 1908 at Greenville, Darke, Ohio, USA.1 He married D'Light Beatrice Devor, daughter of John Devor and Margaret Jane Kinneer, on 2 January 1909 at Greenville, Darke, Ohio, USA.2 William Elmer Halley Sr. died on 18 December 1945 at Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, USA.

Family

D'Light Beatrice Devor b. 27 May 1881, d. Jun 1965
Child

Citations

  1. [S132] Staff writer, "WEH Biography."
  2. [S131] Certificate, Halley-DeVor marriage of 2 Jan 1909.

Asmundur Hallgrímsson

M, b. 1820
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     Asmundur Hallgrímsson was born in 1820 at Iceland.

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Hannah Jane Hamilton

F, b. 31 January 1839, d. 20 February 1918
FatherJohn Hamilton b. 1792, d. 24 Jul 1854
MotherMargaret Wise b. 6 Apr 1797, d. 26 Dec 1870
     Hannah Jane Hamilton was born on 31 January 1839 at Lewisville, Monroe, Ohio, USA. She was HOUSEWIFE.
She married Charles Frederick Billmann, son of Niclaus Buelmann and Catherine Yost, on 8 March 1860 at Monroe, Ohio, USA. Her married name was Billmann. Hannah Jane Hamilton died on 20 February 1918 at age 79.

Family

Charles Frederick Billmann b. 25 Jan 1829, d. 25 Dec 1883
Children

John Hamilton

M, b. 1792, d. 24 July 1854
     John Hamilton was born in 1792 at Pennsylvania, USA. He Arrived in Ohio in 1815.
He was buried in July 1854 at Lewisville, Monroe, Ohio, USA. He died on 24 July 1854 at Monroe, Ohio, USA.

Family

Margaret Wise b. 6 Apr 1797, d. 26 Dec 1870
Child

Agnes Hammond

F, b. 1880, d. 1961
FatherGeorge W. Hammond d. a 1889
MotherAgnes Hunter b. 25 Aug 1849, d. 1 Aug 1916
     Agnes Hammond was born in 1880. She died age 80 years.
She died in 1961. She was buried at New York, USA.

Caroline S. Hammond

F, b. 1889, d. 1968
FatherGeorge W. Hammond d. a 1889
MotherAgnes Hunter b. 25 Aug 1849, d. 1 Aug 1916
     Caroline S. Hammond was born in 1889. She Died age 79 years.
She died in 1968. She was buried at New York, USA.