Adoption records may have been filed here: Belmont County Courthouse, Main Street St. Clairsville, Ohio Belmont County was one of the first counties settled in Ohio. Belmont County was established by Governor St. Clair on September 7, 1801. This was 2 years before Ohio officially became a state. Belmont County was the site of many desperate Indian battles.
The County Seat is St. Clairsville which is situated on an elevated site, in rich farming country, on the Old National Road (Now U.S. Route 40). St. Clairsville was named for Gen. Arthur St. Clair, Governor of the Northwest Territory.
The name "Belmont" or "belle monte" means Beautiful Mountain.
I found an Elmer Thompson and Freddie Thompson. East Precinct of Warren Township
1900 United States Federal Census about Thos H Branson Name: Thos H Branson Home in 1900: Warren, Belmont, Ohio Age: 43 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1857 Birthplace: Pennsylvania Relationship to head-of-house: Head Spouse's Name: Rebecca P Race: White
Census > U.S. Census > 1900 United States Federal Census > Ohio > Belmont > Warren > District 27 1900 United States Federal Census about Freddie Thompson Name: Freddie Thompson Home in 1900: Warren, Belmont, Ohio Age: 5 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1895 Birthplace: Ohio Relationship to head-of-house: Inmate Race: White Occupation: View Image Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age Thos H Branson 43 Rebecca P Branson 46 Ernest Branson 15 Willie Sparksman 9 Wiley Doty 6 Leroy Doty 7 Armstrong Doty 10 Vinton Doty 3 Carl Doty 5 Lavina Doty 10 Edward Johnston 8 John Baker 6 Willard Grover 8 Howard Coventry 8 George E Niel 10 Charles Degarmo 10 George Payne 10 Eugene McMasters 9 ****Elmer Thompson 14 Clyde Stillwell 13 Everest Pickett 11 Walter Brown 13 Albert Clifford 6 Joseph Ludwiczak 6 Edward Ludwiczak 5 ****Freddie Thompson 5 Wesley Grubbs 3 Thos M Gasper 4 Archie Foster 5 Willie Lawson 6 Guy Hinds 5 Charles Debula 5 Roy Rodgers 5 Ella McNichols 7 Daisy Johnson 10 Ollie Drummonds 6 Ethel Coffman 10 Annie Gasper 7 Lenore Curtis 4 Helen Curtis 2 Ella Howard 24 Mary Slay 9 Mable Michner 30 Meda Masters 34 Sadie Orr 58
1900 United States Federal Census about Elmer Thompson Name: Elmer Thompson Home in 1900: Warren, Belmont, Ohio Age: 14 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1886 Birthplace: Ohio Relationship to head-of-house: Inmate Race: White
############### They didn't have any information but a listing http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohbelmon/places.html#Otherhttp://www.rootsweb.com/~ohbelmon/places.html#Other Other Includes Hospitals, Mines, and miscellaneous Barnesville Hospital Bellarie City Hospital ***Belmont County Childrens Home Belmont Hills Country Club Camp Bonnie Belmont Camp Presmont ################## Is this the right family?. 1910 United States Federal Census about Thomas Atkinson Name: Thomas Atkinson Age in 1910: 44 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1866 Birthplace: England Relation to Head of House: Head Father's Birth Place: England Mother's Birth Place: England Spouse's Name: Sara J Home in 1910: Pennsbury, Chester, Pennsylvania Marital Status: Married Race: White Gender: Male Year of Immigration: 1906 Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age Thomas Atkinson 44 Sara J Atkinson 42 John R Atkinson 19 Thomas H Atkinson 17 Everett Hollingsworth 3 Hervey H Hollingsworth 1 11/12