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Weatherspoons in Ohio
Posted by: Lorena Knoch (ID *****3006) Date: January 20, 2009 at 15:09:18
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John Wetherspoon & Phebe C Knoch were married in Ross Co, OH 9 July 1874 per Ross County, Ohio Marriages 1850-1875 (Vol G5, Pg 406).

They are listed in the 1880 census of Clinton Co, OH:
Name: Phoebe Weatherspoon
Residence: Richland, Clinton, Ohio
Birth date: 1858
Birth place: Ohio, United States
Relationship to head-of-household: Wife
Spouse name: John L. Weatherspoon
Spouse birth place: Ohio, United States
Father name:
Father birth place: Germany
Mother name:
Mother birth place: Ohio, United States
Race or color (expanded): White
Ethnicity: American
Gender: Female
Marital status: Married
Age: 22 years
Occupation: Keeping House
NARA film number: T9-1001
Page: 149
Page letter: A
Entry number: 4145
Film number: 1255001
Collection: 1880 United States Census
(Information taken from FamilySearch Record Search site at http://pilot.familysearch.org/)
Also with John & Phebe in the 1880 census were: Elsworth 2M, Labatha 4/12F, and Mary Knoch 58F (Phebe's mother).

In 1900, they are living in Montgomery Co, OH:
Name: Phoebe C Wetherspoon
Residence: West Carrollton village, Montgomery, Ohio
Birth date: May 1860
Birth place: Ohio
Relationship to head-of-household: Wife
Spouse name: John L Wetherspoon
Spouse titles:
Spouse birth place: Ohio
Father birth place: Ohio
Mother birth place: Ohio
Race or color (expanded): White
Head-of-household name: John L Wetherspoon
Gender: Female
Marital status: Married
Years married: 26
Estimated marriage year: 1874
Mother how many children: 7
Number living children: 4
Immigration year:
Enumeration district: 0093
Sheet number and letter: 8B
Household id: 175
Reference number: 79
GSU film number: 1241308
Image number: 00762
Collection: 1900 United States Census
(Information taken from FamilySearch Record Search site at http://pilot.familysearch.org/)
Also in the 1900 census with John & Phebe were children Albert E (Elsworth), Bessie (Labatha), Glennie & Harley and a Bertha Wetherspoon "D-in-law" b Dec 1880, married 10 days to Albert.

Phebe died in 1913 in Montgomery Co, OH:
Name: Phoebe Witherspoon
Titles:
Death date: 04 Mar 1913
Death place: Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio
Birth date: 17 May 1858
Estimated birth year:
Birth place: Ross County, Ohio
Age at death: 54 years 9 months 17 days
Gender: Female
Marital status: Married
Race or color: Caucasian
Street address: ...
Occupation: Housewife
Residence: ...
Burial date: 07 Mar 1913
Burial place:
Cemetery name: Woodland
Spouse name:
Father name: Herman Knoch
Father titles:
Father birth place: Germany
Mother name: Mary Goltna
Mother titles:
Mother birth place: Ross County, Ohio
GSU film number: 1953602
Digital GS number: 4021234
Image number: 437
Reference number: fn 17657
Collection: Ohio Deaths 1908-1953

Phebe was my great-grandfather's sister, and the daughter of Herman & Maria Knoch. If you have a connection to this family, I would love to hear from you & exchange information.


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