Re: James D. Province Ohio/ WV
Maybe I can help a little and possibly you can clear up something for me.
You mentioned the 1870 Monroe County, Ohio Census.
Benjamin Province36 yrs
John M or H ?8 (Possibly my GF)?
Before my Aunt Delores Irene Province passed away, she told me that my Grandfather John Henry Province was the (oldest son of Benjamin and Eunice Province)?
He was born September 13, 1861 in Parkersburg, WV. I don't know if she was mistaken or of course there's a chance of another Benjamin and Eunice during this exact time frame.
My Great GrandFather was suppose to be the son of, from West Virginia:
James Provinceb: 8-25-1809d: 9-13-1894
Benjamin (my line) 2-09-1834
Hope I haven't confused you more.