Auglaize County, Ohio

History and Genealogy



Family of Richard JONES and Rachel SWISHER

Submitted by: Richard Nelson Jones rjones@erinet.com

All of this information is verified by the following records: census, birth, death, marriage and military. Have more information on some of the families, also have Zerkle Family back to 1600 in Germany, if any one is interested. Hope this will be useful to others.

Richard JONES (ggg grandfather) b. ca.1788. PA. d. after Oct. 1864, Auglaize co. Oh.buried ? father and mother b. PA. m. Mar. 3 1812. Wayne Twp. Champaign Co. Oh. to Rachel SWISHER b. ca. 1795. PA. d.ab.1873, Augliaze co. Oh. buried ? Father and mother b. PA. (They moved to the Allen Augliaze co. area ab.1835.)

Children

  1. Huldah b.? d. ? m.Carter
  2. Sarah b. Dec. 18 1817 d. Mar. 19 1889 Auglaize co. bur.Bethel cem. m. Feb. 6 1835. Allen co. to Mathias Emmet Spees. ch.Frances , Rachel, Albert, Sarah, Mary,and Richard.
  3. Elizabeth b. 1818 d.Feb.1 1894. St.Marys Auglaize co. bur. Bethel cem. m.Feb 15 1836. Auglaize co. to Alfred Logan. ch.Elizabeth, Roda, Rachel, Margret,Daniel and Nancy.
  4. Benjamin b. Jun 17 1822. d. Jan 1 1893.Auglaize co. bur. Bethel cem. m. Aug. 1 1850. to Mary Bumgaraner. ch. Jacob,Martha Ellen,Alice, Anna, and Jermaim.
  5. Ira b. Oct. 25 1824. Champaign co. Oh. d. Dec 29 1875. Auglaize co. bur Bethel cem. m. May 1 1851 to. Mary Ellen Worthington. ch.?
  6. Phebe b. 1826. d.? m. Dec 4 1851 to George Sifert ch. ?
  7. Nancy Elizabeth b. Jan 18 1831 d. Nov. 9 1860. Auglaize co. bur Bethel cem. m.Mar 20 1853. to Charles W. Thompson ch. Richard Nelson, Charles w. and Mary Josephine. (note My father and mother's family are related thru Nancy.)
  8. Richard (gggrandfather) b. Aug 22 1833 d. Jul 16 1921. Allen co. Oh. (at dau Home)bur. Fairmount cem. Civil War Co. I 34th OVI m. Jun 3 1855. to Malinda Runyon b. Jan 25 1840 d. May 5 1857 ch. Francis Marion (** ggrand Father) 2nd. wife m. Apr. 30, 1861 to Elizabeth Fisher b. Apr. 7 1834 d. Apr 4 1869. ch. Warren E. b. 1866. 3th.wife m. Nov 18 1869. Lizzie Shaffer b. Feb 28 1836. d. Jan 6, 1912. ch May Emmie b. Sep 12 1873 d Dec 17 1966 m. Dec 23 1894 to William Ohler jr.
  9. Jonathan M. b. Oct 28 1835 d. Jan 21 1861 bur Bethel cem. m. Mar 13 1856 to Pammilia Runyon b. 1837. ch. 1. Ira F. b. Jan 20 1857 d. Sep 24 1903 m.Mar 3 1876. to Adaline Fisher. 2. Henry b. 1861 m. Julia Hussey.

** Francis Marion Jones ( ggrandfather) b. Apr 25 1856. d. Oct 16 1923. Auglaize co. bur. Keller cem. m. Jan 25 1876 to Philanena Kolter b. Jun 17 1854. Germany. d. Dec 30 1928. Auglaize co. bur Keller cem.

Children

  1. *** Henry Richard (grandfather),
  2. Milanda b.May 9 1879 d. 1968 Auglaize co. m. 1901 1st. Charles W. Snyder m. 1925 2nd. Thomas Patty.
  3. Margaret b. Aug 6 1882. d. Dec 9 1960. Auglaize co. m. Nov 20 1900 to Marion L. Myers.
  4. Emma Jane b. May 10 1888 d. Aug 19 1956 Auglaize co. m. Oct. 3 1908 to John Keyser.
  5. Elizabeth b. May 5 1885 d. ? m. Edward Fisher. live in Onalaska WA.

*** Henry Richard Jones (grandfather) b.Oct 18 1876 Auglaize co. d. Feb 23 1957 Auglaize co. bur Keller cem. m. Jan 14 1904 to Rosa Luella Snyder b. Jul 29 1880 Auglaize co. par. Michael Snyder & Sarah ann Harruff. d. Jan 7, 1911. Auglaize co. bur Keller cem.

Children

  1. **** Robert Henry Jones (father)
  2. girl b. Feb 23 1908 d. Feb 23 1908.
  3. girl b. Oct 20 1910 d. Oct 20 1910.

**** Robert Henry Jones b. Jan 8 1905 anna Shelby co. d. Aug 8 1980 Dayton, Montgomery co. Oh. m. Jun 7 1924 Mercer co. to Mary Margaritte. Stein b. May 18 1906 Mercer co. Oh.d. Nov 26 1992 Dayton Montgomery co.Oh. both bur Forest Hill cem. Vandalia,Oh.

Children

  1. Marjerie Elizabeth
  2. Virginia Lou
  3. Richard Nelson

* Nancy Elizabeth Jones & Charles William Thompson

ch. Richard Nelson b. Dec 12 1854 Auglaize co. d. Apr 18 1908 Mercer co. Oh m. Dec 16 1875 to Louisa Alice Zerkle ( par Jonathen Zerkle & Elizabeth Gentis b. Apr 15 1852 Champaiga co. Oh d. Feb 20 1908. Mercer co, Oh.

ch.Nancy Elizabeth Thompson b. Dec 2 1878 Hume Allen co. Oh. d. Dec 9 1959 Celina Mercer co. Oh. m. Aug 29 1897 Mercer co. Oh. to Henry Chris Stein (par George Stein & Wilhmena Nagel) b. Apr 4 1874 Auglaize co. d. Jun 1 1948 Mercer co. Oh. both bur North Grove cem. Mercer co. Oh.

Children

  1. Fredrich Lurinie b. Jun 19 1898 Mercer co. d. Mar 12 1979 m. Frances Robbins
  2. Lela Eldona b. Apr 7 1900 Mercer co. d. 1996 TX. m. Virgil Hover.
  3. Mary Margaritte ( My Mother)
  4. Joseph Dalton b. Jun 19 1910 Mercer co. d. Feb 18 1988 m. 1937 1st.wife Frances Waterman. 2nd wife Esther Snyder
  5. Walter Richard b. Jul 15 1915.Mercer co. d. 1979 Mercer co. OH. m. 1941 to Wanda Coile.