At the brickwall and have been for some time!!Any thoughts, ideas, most appreciated!
*David A. Spring* *b. Sept. 1845 OH * states in census that father b. VT, mother b. OH
1850 Wyandotte Co. Richland, OHSophia Spring b. PA, multiple Wilton children and David Spring, age 4 b. PA/(is this correct family?)///
1860 Wyandotte Co. Richland, OHSophia Spring, age 40 b. OH and David Spring, age 15 b. OH/(is this correct family?)/
1870 Richland Co. Sharon, OHDavid Spring,b. England (not correct) but helisted under Jane Douglas and her family who are b. England
1871 Richland Co. Sharon, OHDavid marries Margaret Snyder b. May 1837 OH, daughter of John Snyder and Mary Eliz Magner ofRichland Co. Sharon Twp
1880 Crawford Co. Vernon, OH( the says father b. VT, mother b. OH), wife Margaret, children, Oliver b. 1871, Alva 1874, Augusta 1877,
William Newton b. 1879, and Victoria? b. after 1880.
1900 Edwards Co. Kinsley, KSDavid Spring and Margaret, also in the same town is Frank Spring b. Dec. 1881 NY
1905 Edwards Co. Kinsley, KSDavid dies and buried Potters Cemetery, Kinsley, KS, no will, no record of land ownership
1910 Edwards Co. Kinsley, KSAlso living here are Frank Spring, age 58 b.NY, his parents b. MAand Frank C. Spring, age 29 b. KS
There is no land ownership listed for either Frank Spring or David Spring in Edwards Co. KSThere is no
mention of David in Frank's will.
1920 Richland Co.Weller, OHMargaret Spring living at Richland Co. Home
1924 Richland Co.Weller, OHMargaret Spring dies at Richland Co. Home, buried at Weller, Myers Cemetery
Richland and Crawford Co. OH Genealogy Societies:No mention of David Spring in Naturalization records, birth, probate, or land ownership.
Edwards Co. Courthouse:No record of land or wills for David Spring. James River Genealogy Club:No records for his David's son Alva in Stutsman Co.
/Other surnames connected to this family:/
White, Brown, Souder, Lake from Richland Co, Connelly from CO and OH.and Matney, Adams, Moyer, Misheard from KS.
David's daughter Augusta b. March 1877 Shelby, OH -stated her Spring family was of German heritage.She was married to Orestes P. (Ret) Connelly.
David and Margaret's son Alva b. May 1874 OH -lived in KS and ND, married Emma Moyer from KS and later Agatha Hazeltine from Jamestown, Stutsman Co. ND.
/Does this fit?/
Oct. 27, 1863
David Spring b. 1845 serving sentence for Grand Larceny at OH State Penitentary in Columbus, pardoned by Gov. and released Oct. 1865.Reocrds state his mother is Sophia Welter (Wilton?) living in Hancock Co., two half brothers living with mother, one Wm. Welter with 101st OH Volunteer Infantry.Also has one 1/2 sister.Penitentary physical description seems to match the photo I have of David Spring.
/Does this fit?/
1840 Pickaway Co.Walnut, OH
Welter Sophia and children, ages match1850 Wyandotte Co. census
Thanks for reading all this information!
Karen Adams, Seattle