Posted By:Karen Shear
Subject:Spahr in Columbiana, Holmes, Wayne & Medina Co, OH
Post Date:August 25, 2005 at 14:56:53
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Forum:Wayne County, OH Genealogy Forum
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Hello Spahr researchers,
My great grandfather John Wesley Spahr was b. in 1829 in Columbiana County, OH. He married Sarah Ann Faulk also b. in Columbiana County, OH. They moved on to Holmes County, OH after the birth of my grandfather, Mentor Spartan Spahr b. 1884. d. 1971
John and Sarah separated between 1880 and 1900, he lived in Killbuck Twp., Holmes Co., she lived in Millersburg, Holmes Co. Census records show she had 8 children and only 3 sons survived.
Otto Aultman the oldest son, b. 1869 d. 1945 and lived in Holmes County his entire life as an electrician and built the first auto in Holmes Co. He married Maggie Bender. They had Floyd b. 1904, Robert b. 1908 and Ruth b. 1921.
Charles V. b. 1876 moved to Medina County where he worked as a telephone lineman then an electrician. His wife was Maud/Mable (?sp) their children were Charlotte b. 1912, Harold b.1914, Dorothy b. 1915 and Ruth b. 1919 (est. birth years from census records).
My grandad Mentor "Mint" married Lucy Patterson. They lived in Holmes County their entire lives also. Their children were: A son still living , Evelyn b. 1914, Earl b. 1918, Herbert b. 1922 (my dad)and another son who is still living.
I grew up in Wooster, Wayne Co., OH
If any of these sound familiar to you I would be delighted to share my information. I'm hoping someone will come forward with some missing information they will share with me. Thank you in advance.