Monthly Archives: October 2012

Ohio Tax Records, 1800-1850 @

This project was indexed in partnership with the Ohio Genealogical Society. Name index of tax records as recorded with the County Auditor of each county. Includes the following Ohio counties: Ashtabula, Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Guernsey, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Monroe, Trumbull and Washington. The majority of the tax records in this collection are for the years… Read More »

Ronald R. Malone

Ronald R. Malone, age 57, of Wellston, passed away Sunday, October 28, 2012, at the Holzer Medical Center ER in Jackson, Ohio. He was born October 21, 1955 in Vinton County, Ohio, the son of the late Clarence and Garnet Sizemore Malone. Arrangements under the direction of the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston.

Blanche Mae Farney

Blanche Mae Farney, age 56, of Oak Hill, passed away suddenly at her home on Tuesday, October 30, 2012. She was born in Gallipolis, Ohio, July 27, 1956 to the late John Farney and mother Betty (Hatfield) Farney of Oak Hill. In addition to her mother, she is survived by sister, Beverly Farney of Oak… Read More »

Henry Burgess Tope, Jr.

Henry Burgess Tope, Jr., age 85, of Jackson, Ohio died Saturday, October 27, 2012 at his home. A celebration of Henry’s Life will be held Sunday, November 4, 2012 from 2 to 4 p.m. at 170 Bridge Street, Jackson, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, those who wish can give memorial contributions to the ASPCA, P.O.… Read More »

Larry Gene Willis

Larry Gene Willis, age 71, of Oak Hill, passed away Saturday, October 27, 2012 at OSU Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. He was the son of the late Chester and Dorothy (Radcliff) Willis. He is survived by his companion of 20 years, Oma B. Willis of Oak Hill; two adopted children, Clyde Willis and Vivian… Read More »

Regina G. Osborne

Regina G. Osborne, age 70, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Select Specialty Hospital in Columbus. She was born in Oak Hill, Ohio November 23, 1941 to the late Vernal and Verneda Morris. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Terry Osborne; children, Denise (Eric) Brown, Lisa (Larry) Oberholzer,… Read More »

Mathem “Matt” Maynard

Mathem “Matt” Maynard, age 85, of Bellefontaine Ohio, formerly of Oak Hill, passed away Saturday October 27, 2012 at Heartland of Bellefontaine. He was born Feb. 25, 1927 in West Virginia to the late George and Edna Maynard. He is survived by his one son, David (Brenda) Maynard, of Oak Hill; one daughter, Roberta Miller,… Read More »

Russell Lee Parsons

Russell Lee Parsons, age 49, of Wellston, passed away Friday, October 26, 2012, at the SOMC Hospice Facility in Portsmouth, Ohio. He was born January 3, 1963 in Cleveland, Ohio. Russ was a 1981 graduate of Wellston High School. He was a longtime employee of Kenworth Trucking in Chillicothe, where he worked as a technician… Read More »

North American Indexing Volunteers Invited to Join New US Immigration & Naturalization Community Project

FamilySearch Announces Post-1940 Community Project FamilySearch recently issued this announcement: North American Indexing Volunteers Invited to Join New US Immigration & Naturalization Community Project More than 160,000 volunteer indexers made the 1940 U.S. Census available for searching in just five months. The project was an unprecedented success that dramatically illustrated what the genealogical community can accomplish… Read More »

Earl V. Slavens

Earl V. Slavens, age 69, of Hamden, passed away Thursday, October 25, 2012, at the Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. He was born February 10, 1943 in Wellston, Ohio, the son of the late Vinton and Cynthia Buckley Slavens. Earl retired from the Frick-Gallagher Manufacturing Co. in Wellston. He was a member of the… Read More »

Irene Faye Crisp

Irene Faye Crisp, 67, of Patriot, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at home. She was born June 5, 1945 in Portsmouth, a daughter of the late Herman and Pearl Roe Shepherd. She was a homemaker and member of Gallia Baptist Church. Irene is survived by her husband, Doug Crisp; two sons, Terry Snyder and wife… Read More »

Frances M. Davis

Frances M. Davis, age 92, of Wellston, passed away Thursday morning, October 25, 2012, at the Edgewood Manor of Wellston. She was born March 7, 1920 in Oak Hill, Ohio, the daughter of the late Homer and Nellie Richards Thompson. Frances was a 1938 graduate of Jackson High School. She was a loving wife, mother,… Read More »

Roger D. Williams

Roger D. Williams, age 65, passed away Monday, October 22, 2012 at Highland District Hospital, Hillsboro, Ohio. He was born in Gallipolis, Ohio, on July 7, 1947. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edman and Maggie Williams; son, Jimmy Williams; two brothers and one sister. He is survived by three sons: Travis, Eddie… Read More »