This County site is available for adoption!
Many thanks to Cheryl Skinner for all her hard work on this site.
Our goal at Genealogy Trails is to help you track your ancestors through
time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.
Check your attics!
Dust off your family scrapbooks!
We're looking for DATA for this site!!!
We're looking for the "raw data" folks can use to build their family trees (rather than the actual trees
themselves). This includes the transcribed data from the vital records, biographies from the county histories as
well as the county history information itself, transcriptions of obituaries, burial data from cemetery trompings
and/or readings, the data from military pensions and other service records; enumerations from census years, any
newspaper gleanings for the family members including birth announcements, marriage announcements, death notices/obits
and anything in between.
To help us get the data online quickly, it's very helpful to send the data transcribed (rather than sending in
Email Us to Contribute your Family's Data.
Sep 2014: obit for DANFORD; Civil War soldiers; bios for DAILY, POOL, ENSLEY, HESSON, WISE, DUNN; Fire news story
June 2014: bio for MCCLURE; obit for WEBBER
Feb 2014: bio for POOL, FINK; obits for COWEN, BELL, WOODCOCK, HEDGES ,HEWSTON
Oct 2013: Earliest Marriage Records in the County
Sept 2013: BELMS bio; 1883 Pensioners; 1840 Pensioners
July 2013: BIRDSONG obit; LINDSEY bio
June 2013: RUGGLES death notice
May 2013: The rest of the biographies from Centennial History of Belmont County, Ohio
Apr 2013: YORK Township History; WASHINGTON Township History; bios for MANN, STRONG, WORTHINGTON, MITCHELL, CECIL,
SEABRIGHT, MCBRIDE, DARRAH, VICKERS, HOLINGSWORTH, LEWIS, TERRILL, WILSON, LEWIS, GASTON, WATT, JUDKINS, KING,
RUMBACH, MCDERMOTT, RIDER, LANE, RICHMOND, DOUDNA, HEALEY, BOSWELL, EDGAR, MOORE, REED, DARRAH, PATTERSON, ASHENHURST,
NICHOL, COLPITTS, PETTY, ROSENGRANT, ROBITZER, MOORE, GARBER, POLLOCK, MINTIER, GILLESPIE, GIFFEN, KNOX, DIXON,
DUEDMEYER, LODGE, GIFFEN, PORTERFIELD, RILEY, BOWLES, MEEK, HELPBRINGER, BOYD, MCMILLEN, WHERLE, HARRIS, SKINNER,
SHOTWELL, NEFF, CATER, MASON, DORER, BOWMAN, SKINNER, SAMPSON, CARNES, FARIS, STEER, ROBINSON, BERRY, JONES, BARTON,
NEFF, BARNES, JOHNSON, MCFARLAND, MCCUNE, COSS, HEATHERINGTON, DEMENT, WISE, STRAHL, NICHOL, MCKELVEY, MCGREGOR,
JEPSON, STARBUCK; AND MANY MORE!!! Some Recollections of the Underground Railroad
Mar 2013: WAYNE and PEASE Twp Histories
Feb 2013: COLERAIN Twp History; BROWN obit
Jan 2013: DUNN, MILLIGAN obits; Marriage record of MILLIGAN-SCOTT