Tag Archives: Hancock County Ohio history

Sarah Ann Anderson Hamilton

Sarah Ann Anderson was born on November 17, 1842 in Hancock County, Ohio. Sarah was the daughter of William and Jane Anderson.  Unfortunately, I have not determined Jane’s maiden name. Sarah married Jonathan Hamilton on August 24, 1865 and to … Continue reading

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Mr. Errett Motter and Class

This photograph does not indicate where or when it was taken. According to a 1970 article in the Ada Herald, Errett taught school in both Hancock and Hardin counties from 1920 to 1925. Maybe someone out there will recognize the … Continue reading

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Motter Family Reunion

As written on back of photograph: John Motter Reunion on Farm 4 miles north of Ada South West corner of 30N & 235.  Across from old Owlsburg School. Time Fall of 1904-1905?

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Uncovering Tragedy In your Family Tree

When I posted this photograph of Lydia Morrison last October, I had no idea who she was.  Yesterday, I uncovered a great deal about Lydia, more then I ever imagined. Lydia was the third child born to John and Catherine … Continue reading

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