OHIO GENEALOGY EXPRESS

A Part of Genealogy Express

 

Welcome to
Jackson County, Ohio
History & Genealogy


BIOGRAPHIES

Source:
History of Lower Scioto Co., Ohio
Publ. Chicago: Inter-state Publishing Co.
1884

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
W. S. GARR, Assistant Superintendent of the O. s. R. R., Jackson, was born in Elmira, Chemung Co., N. Y., Oct. 4, 1849, a son of Jacob and Urani (Withiam) Garr, natives of Pennsylvania and Massachusetts, his father being of German parentage.  His father died in Elmira; his mother is now residing at Ft. Wayne, Ind.  He received a common-school education, but when only fourteen years of age was employed by the Northern Central R. R. as switchman at Elmira.  June 5, 1869, he was employed on the Erie R. R. as conductor from Port Jervis to Jersey City.  Four years later he accepted a like position on the Northern Central R. R., and June 20, 1882, was appointed to his present position, located at Jackson.  He has exclusive charge of all the switches and the main line of the road from Jackson to Wellston.  He was married in 1876 to Mrs. Sarah K. Southard, of St. Albans, Vt.
Source: History of Lower Scioto Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: Inter-state Publishing Co. 1884 - Page 559
GEORGE R. GOODDARD, manager of the Chapman Coal Mine, was born in Jackson County, Ohio, in 1837, the fourth of nine children of Edward H. and June (Hildebrand) Goddard.  His father was a native of Massachusetts, but when a boy came with his parents to Ohio and located in Washington County.  In 1838 he came to Jackson County, where he died, aged forty-two years.  His mother was a daughter of John Hildebrand and is a native of Pennsylvania.  Her father settled in Washington County, Ohio, in 1820.  She now resides in Milton Township.  Mr. Goddard  spent several years in Kansas and Washington County, Ohio, but in 1880 returned to Jackson County and for two years was engaged in mining in the Starr Mines.  In September, 1882, he accepted his present position.  He was married in 1862 to Maria L. Tullis,  by whom he has two children - Alwyn and Emma O.  In 1870 he married Emily A. Demmick of Jackson County.  They have five children - Charles, Carl C., Mabel C., and Howard C. and Harry L. (twins).
Source: History of Lower Scioto Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: Inter-state Publishing Co. 1884 - Page 560
B. GRAY, proprietor of the Jackson Foundry and Machine Shops, was born near Kingston, Ulster Co., N. Y., Mar. 3, 1826, the eighth of eleven children of Jesse Gray, and the grandson of Benoni Gray, an early settler of Boston, Mass.  He received his education in New York, living there till manhood.  He learned the trade of pattern-maker and machinist in Ellenville, N. Y.  In 1847 he married Ann Sarlls and in 1854 came to Ohio, locating at Hamden, where his wife died in 1856, leaving five children.  In 1858 he married Huldah K. PersonsMr. Gray came to Jackson County in 1869 and settled on a farm two miles east of Jackson.  In 1873 he moved into town and the following year erected his foundry.  Politically Mr. Gray is a Republican.  He is a member of the Presbyterian church.
Source: History of Lower Scioto Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: Inter-state Publishing Co. 1884 - Page 559

NOTES:

CLICK HERE to RETURN to
JACKSON COUNTY, OHIO
INDEX PAGE
CLICK HERE to RETURN to
OHIO GENEALOGY EXPRESS
INDEX PAGE
FREE GENEALOGY RESEARCH is My MISSION
GENEALOGY EXPRESS
This Webpage has been created by Sharon Wick exclusively for Genealogy Express  2008
Submitters retain all copyrights