Closely related to this line, tho not descendant. If you have anything to add, esp. to the older ancestors, or are allied to this line, please write. There is a lot more on the Mains, Runyan, etc. lines. Thanks.
David L. Thomas, b. 29 Sept. 1879, OH, d. 14 July 1964, d. Mental Health Ctr., Toledo, Lucas, living Putnam, OH, bu? Remarried?
Ma. 7 Dec. 1899, Findlay, Hancock, to Blanche Edith Nusser b. 3 Feb. 1882, Findlay, d. 4 Apr 1966, MGC (Maple Grove Cem., Findlay, Hancock, OH)
Parents: Godfrey Nusser b. May 1842 OH; d. 3 Oct. 1893; MGC.
Ma. 4 Feb. 1864, Hancock, OH to Rebecca Ann Burns, b. 26 July 1844 PA; d. 25 Oct. 1914, Findlay, bu. MGC;
Rebecca Ann Burns' Parents: William G. Burns 1818, Pa--1907, Findlay) & Elizabeth Feery (1824, Pa-- 1845, Hancock, OH), dau. of Henry Feery & Eliz.Eisenhower. See Nusser family forum in Genforum.com. & Burns family below.
Blanche Nusser Thomas divorced David L. by 1920 Census.
1. Cloyce Lavern, b. 2 Dec 1902, Findlay, d. 5 Apr. 1970, bu. MGC, Findlay.
Ma. 20 Aug 1924, Findlay, to Harriet R. Runyon, b. 26 Nov. 1905, Findlay, d. 26 Jun. 2001, bu. ?
Harriet Runyon's Parents: Wm. S. Runyon, b. 6 Sept. 1871, Findlay, d. 8 May 1946, Findlay, bu. MGC, (Parents: Benjamin Runyan & Harriet Hershey, see Runyon family below) & Nancy Jane Peterman. b. 21 Dec. 1873, d. 10 Mar. 1953, ?, bu. MGC.(See Runyon & Peterman families below.)
2. Merritt C. b. 4 Nov. 1904, ma. 13 Apr. 1935 Hancock, OH to Leota P. Haide.
3. Leora May b. 23 Nov. 1906, ma. 7 May 1924, Hancock, OH to George Keckler.
Parents of David L. Thomas: Charles Henry Thomas. b. 26 Aug. 1853, Hancock, Oh, d. 29 Mar. 1893, Hancock, bu. MGC. Ma. 18 Nov. 1874, Hancock, OH to Harriett Ann Walter, b. 21 Nov. 1852, Hancock, d. 28 Jan. 1940, Hancock, bu. MGC.
Parents of Harriett Walter: David C. Walter, b. 20 Oct 1820 Westmoreland, PA, d. 19 JUN 1911, Findlay, OH, MGC & Amanda Bear, b. 22 Feb. 1831 Stark, OH, d. 27 Feb. 1901 Findlay, OH, bu. E. Liverpool, OH
For rest of these lines:
1. Burns family: William G. Burns, b. 18 Dec. 1818, PA, d. 7 Dec. 1907, Findlay, Hancock, OH, bu. MGC.
Wm. G. Burns' parents: William Burns & Anna Maria Willauer.
For rest of Burns' line, see Ms. Sayre's post:
Wm. G. Burns ma. 1st ca. 1843, PA to Elizabeth Feery, b. 29 Sept. 1824, Berks, PA, d. 26 Jan. 1845, PA bu?. She was sister to Harriett Feery, Wm. G.'s 2nd wife, below. Her dau. was Rebecca Ann Burns ma. to Godfrey Nusser, above.
William G. Burns ma. 2nd 3 Aug. 1845 Montgomery, PA to Harriett Feery, b. 16 Apr. 1826 Berks, PA, d. 8 Jul. 1890 Findlay, Hancock, OH, MGC. 11 children. Parents: Henry Feery, b. 22 Nov. 1794, d. ca. 18452, Douglas, Berks, PA, bu? & ma. ca. 1814 PA to Elizabeth Eisenhower, b. 5 Jul 1791, PA d. 5 Feb. 1884, bu. St John's Luth Ch, Boyerstown, PA..
Harriett E'hower's Parents: Christophel Eisenhower b. 24 Apr. 1764, d. after 1792, & Elizabeth Unk.
Christ. E'hower's parents: Johan Jacob Eisenhower, b. ca. 1728 Wilhelmsfeldt, Germany & Maria Elizabeth, dates & Parents Unk
For rest of E'hower line see Ms. Sayre's posts
2. Runyon(Runyan)/Hershey: Parents of Harriett R. (Hattie) Runyan were Wm. S. Runyon, 1871-1946, MGC.
Wm. Runyon's parents were: Benjamin Runyan, b. 12 Dec. 1844, Wood, OH, d. 9 Jun 1925, Findlay, bu. MGC. Benjamin's father also Benjamin Runyon. dates, Unk.
Wm. Runyon ma. 28 Oct. 1869, Hancock, OH, to Harriet Hershey, b. 12 Feb. 1850, Findlay, d. 13 Apr. 1909, Jackson, Hancock, OH, bu. MGC
Harriet Hershey's parents: Benjamin Hershey b. ca. 1817, Lancaster, Pa, d. 28 Dec. 1857, Hancock, bu. MGC.
Benjamin Hershe's Parents: Jacob Hershey? & Barbara Unk. Benjamin's parents probably from Lancaster, PA.
Benjamin Hershey ma. 3 Mar. 1842, Hancock, to Sarah Tritch b. 18 Jan. 1828, Tymochtee, Wyandot, OH, d. 28 Jun 1921, Findlay, bu. MGC
Sarah Tritch's Parents: Leonard Tritch, b. 2 Nov. 1786, Berks, PA, d. 30 Jan. 1842, Hancock, OH & ma. 19 Aug. 1815, Pickaway, OH to Maria Hoffhines b. 24 Jun. 1796, Cumberland, PA, d. 10 Jan. 1838, site, bu. Unk. Parents Unk.
Leonard's parents: from Shirley Gentry below;
Sarah remarried 18 Dec. 1862, Hancock, to Reuben Leonard Finton, b. 16 Sept. 1805, Fayette, PA, d. 22 Apr. 1872, bu. MGC.
Reuben's father was Wm. Finton, b. 1764, Co. Tyrone, N. Ire., d. 1848, Logan, OH. (Wm's father was Jas. Finton, b. 1730, Tyrone, d. 1816, Buff. Tp, Perry, PA & Jane Haverstock, b. 1738, Ireland, d. 1852, Logan Tp., Kosciusko, IN)
Wm. Finton ma. Marie E. Mcmullen, b. 1768, in Perry Co., PA, d. 1858, Kosciusko, IN.
Reuben ma. 1st 17 Aug. 1828, OH? to Mary Harbaugh & had 2 children.
Reuben ma. 2nd 4 May 1843, OH to Catherine Bash(Bish?) & had 7 children. They separated in Kosciusko, IN, by 1850. He was in Hancock Co., OH, in 1862. Reuben Finton remarried Sarah Tritch Hershey & had 4 more children: Darius Stokes(Dr. of Psych.), Parlee T, Amelia, & Charles O.
All of Sarah's children grew up in Findlay, Ohio.
3. Peterman family: Nancy Jane Peterman's parents were John Peterman, b. 16 May 1838, Jackson, Hancock, OH, d. 24 Dec. 1921, Findlay, bu. MGC. Ma. 11 June 1868, Hancock to Mary Ann Mains, b. 25 Dec. 1845 IN, d. 1 Jun. 1942, Findlay, MGC. Dau. of Joel S. Mains, b. ca. 1818, OH & Mary Ann Elizabeth Groves. b. ca. 1825, OH. See Mains family below.. Mary A. E. Groves remarried 1871 to David Kimmel.
Parents of John Peterman: John Sherman Peterman, b. 20 July 1807, Columbia, PA, d. 7 Aug. 1862, Jackson, Hancock, OH, bu. ?
Ma. 10 Mar 1831 Holmes, OH, to Mary Ann Jones, b. ca. 1815, MD, d. 27 Nov. 1894, Hancock, OH. Parents Unk.
Parents of John S. Peterman: James Peterman, b. 31 Oct 1767, Philadelphia, PA, d. ca 1825 Columbia Co., PA, & Elizabeth Bartleson b. 19 Apr 1768 Philadelphia, PA, d. 10 Apr 1818 Columbia Co., PA. Father was Cephas Bartleson .& Eliz. Unk. James remarried to Ann Batcheler.
Parents of James Peterman: Jacob Peterman, b. 18 Mar 1732 in Germany, d. 9 Dec 1814 in Plymouth Twp., Philadelphia, PA. & Anne Colley(Colday?) b. 20 Jun 1733, in?
4. Mains family: Mary Ann Mains Peterman's parents were Joel S. Mains, b. ca. 1819, OH, d. 27 Nov. 1867 Findlay, OH, bu. MGC. His parents likely Jacob Mains, b. ca. 1794, VA, d. ca. 20 Mar. 1888, Findlay, MGC; & wife, Elizabeth -Unk, b. ca. 1796-7. PA, d. ca. 11 June 1881, Findlay, MGC.
Jacob Mains' parents: Johan Frederick Mains b. 8 Aug. 1754, MD, d. 30 May 1833, Somerset, Perry, OH, bu. Somerset Meth. Cem. & Susannah Beckenbaugh (Pickenpaugh) b. ca. 1758, d. 5 Mar. 1848, Greenfield, OH. bu. Old Greenfield Cem.
For rest of the lines, see
Joel S. ma. 5 Feb. 1843, Fairfield, OH to Mary Ann Elizabeth Groves, b. Dec. 1824, (FF?) OH, d. 18 May 1908, Jackson Tp.(wi. John Peterman), Hancock, OH, bu. MGC. They had at least 4 children and lived for a time in Huntington, IN before returning to Findlay, ca.1860's.
Mary A. E. Groves ma. 2nd 22 Jan. 1871, Hancock, OH, to David Kimmel, b. 1803 York, PA, d. 30 Nov. 1883, Findlay, bu. MGC. David ma. 1st to Christiana Oakes. b. ca. 1810, Bedford, PA & had 10 children. No children known from Mary A. E. & David Kimmel.