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Nicholas B. Firestone1

Male
b. 30 January 1767, d. 3 August 1847


Father Johan Nicholas Feuerstein1 b. 17 April 1735, d. 1807
Mother Eva Catharina Schwab1 b. circa 1739, d. 1 September 1828
Pop-up Pedigree

Family 1 Elizabeth Shane b. 1 February 1768, d. 2 August 1833
Marriage* 3 February 1789  Mill Creek, Montgomery Co., MD, Principal=Elizabeth Shane1 
Children  1. Catherine Firestone b. 26 Apr 1790, d. b 1840
  2. Mary Ann "Polly" Firestone b. 15 Oct 1791, d. 20 Nov 1864
  3. Elizabeth "Betsy" Firestone b. 26 May 1793, d. 1 Dec 1872
  4. Samuel Firestone b. 25 Nov 1794, d. c 1811
  5. Peter Firestone b. 2 Jun 1797, d. 13 May 1853
  6. John Firestone b. 23 Dec 1801, d. 13 Jun 1867
  7. Henry Firestone b. 21 Feb 1806, d. 23 Aug 1863
  8. Susanna "Susan" Firestone b. 13 May 1808

Family 2 Elizabeth Lynn Church b. circa 30 June 1786, d. 6 May 1855
Marriage* 2 September 1838  Fairfield Twp., Columbiana Co., OH, Principal=Elizabeth Lynn Church1 

Note*   The Firestone Genealogy places Nicholas' birth at either Dublin Twp, Bedford Co., PA or Peters Twp, Cumberland Co., PA.

Nicholas was a private 5th class in the Cumberland Co., Militia in 1781.

He journed on foot to Tennesse where he lived one year with his mother c 1788 in McMinne Co.

He received $233.33 from his father as part of the downpayment on land in Ohio in 1796. He settled onthis land in Fairport township, Columbiana Co. in 1801. He entered a section of 640 acres and received title deed in 1804. He received several more tracts of land in that county and also traveled to Stark County in 1806 and bought a tract of land which he later deeded to his son Henry.

Nicholas was one of the first trustees of Fairfield township, Columbiana county.

From George Russells Firestone Genealogy (1993)

Nicholas Firestone, Jr., oldest son of Nicholas and Eva Catharina (Schwab) Firestone of Paradise Township, York County, Pa., was born 30 January 1767. He died in Fairfield Township, Columbiana County, Ohio, 31 August 1847 aged 80 yrs. 1 month [sic], 3 days, and is buried at New Waterford Cemetery, Unity Township. He married first in Frederick County, Md., 3 February 1789 Elizabeth Shane/[Schoen?]. She was born 13 March 1768, daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth Shane, and died in Fairfield Township August 1833, aged 65 yrs. 5 mos. 21 days, and is buried with her husband. At the age of 70 Nicholas married second 2 September 1838 Mrs. Elizabeth (Linn/Lynn) (Church) Hoover of Trumbull County, Ohio. She died 6 May 1855, aged 68 yrs. 10 mos. 6 days, and is buried at Zion Church Cemetery, Canfield, Mahoning County, Ohio. By deed dated 28 June 1792 Nicholas Firestone of Frederick County, Md., purchased at auction from the executors of James Hunter for £86.14 the 51-acre lot no. 44 in Fielderia Manor adjoining George Shaaf and Caleb House's Acer Pastllre. By deeds dated 31 May and 5 August 1798 Nicholas Firestone, farmer, sold lot no. 44 to Caleb House for £2.19.6 and £270.17.6. On 15 November 1797 he and John Fink jointly purchased from Philip Cloninger the 47-acre Near the Nable near Broad Run for £980. On 18 September 1802 they sold it to John Slifer, Sr. for £1400. Nicholas was head of family in Middletown District No.3, Frederick County, in 1800, he and wife age 26 to 45, with one girl 10 to 15, and one boy and two girls under 10. Of Frederick County, Md., on 9 November 1801 at the Steubenville, Ohio, U.S. Land Office, Nicholas entered 64O-acre Section 1, Fairfield Township 12, Range 2, in Columbiana County, Ohio. His farm was near Unity Village six miles east of Columbiana Town. In 1804 and 1805 he entered additional land tracts in Canton, Plain Township, and Nimishillen Township, Stark County, Ohio. In 1820 he was head of family in Fairfield Township, he and wife age over 45, with two males 19 to 25, boy and girl 10 to 15, two of the males engaged in farming. In 1830 he and sons Peter and John were listed as heads of households in Fairfield Township. His will was dated 1 October 1844 and proved in Columbiana County 14 August 1847, naming wife Elizabeth, daughter Mary Ann (married to Andrew Christ), son Peter, son John, daughter Elizabeth "Betsy" (married to Joseph Hisey), and daughter Susan (married to Josiah Clinker). The will of his widow Elizabeth Firestone of Canfield Township, Mahoning County, Ohio, was dated 7 April 1852 and proved 21 June 1855.

Children of Nicholas and Elizabeth (Shane) Firestone, the first five born in the Jefferson locality, Frederick Co., Md., the others in Fairfield Township, Columbiana County, Ohio:
53 I. Catherine Firestone, b. 26 April 1790; m. Fairfield Twp., Columbiana Co., Ohio, 5 June 1808 Andrew Christ.
54 II. Mary/"Polly" Ann Firestone, b. 25 mat;; 1791; d. 1860; m. Fairfield Twp. 13June 1811 Henry Christ 4; res. Amanda Twp., Pickaway Co., Ohio.
55 III. Elizabeth/"Betsey" Firestone, b. 26 May 1793; d. New Waterford, Unity Twp., Columbiana Co., Ohio, 1 Dec. 1872; m. c1816 Joseph Hisey.
56 IV. Samuel Firestone, b. 25 Nov. 1794; d. Fairfield Twp, 1811.
57 V. Peter Firestone, b. 2 June 1797; d. Fairfield Twp., 13 March 1853; m. (1) Columbiana Co. 15 Feb. 1818 Elizabeth Brinker (1790-1830); m. (2) Columbiana Co. 3 Feb. 1831 Sarah Ann Allen (1808-1885). His grandson Harvey S. founded the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company.
58 VI. John Firestone, b. 23 Dec. 1801; d. Elkhart, Ind. 13 June 1867; m. Columbiana Co. 28 Aug. 1823 Catherine Myers_?4
59 VII. Henry Firestone, b. 21 Feb. 1806; d. Middle Branch, Plain Twp., Stark Co., Ohio, 23 March 1863; rn. (1) 17 April 1834 Mary I Hoffstat (1815-1853); m. (2) Stark Co. 17 April 1856 Barbara I Rowland.
60 VII. Susannah Firestone, b. 13 May 1808; m. Fairfield Twp. 29 I March 1825 Josiah/Joshua/Joseph? Clinker.1 
Birth* 30 January 1767  Bedford, Dover Twp., York Co., PA1 
Marriage* 3 February 1789  Mill Creek, Montgomery Co., MD, Principal=Elizabeth Shane1 
Census 1790  1790 Federal Census, Maryland, Frederick County, No Township, Series: M637, Roll: 3, Page: 243
Firestone, Nicholas 1-2-4-0-02 
Census 1800  1800 Federal Census, Maryland, Frederick County, 3 District, Series: M32, Roll: 10, Page: 121
Firestone, Nicholas 10010-21010-003 
Census* 1820  1820 Federal Census, Ohio, Columbiana County, Fairfield Township, Series: M33, Roll: 91, Page: 70
Firestone, Nicholas (010202-010010-200-0000-0000)4 
Census 1830  1830 Federal Census, Ohio, Columbiana County, Fairfield Township, Series: M19, Roll: 128, Page: 345
Firestone, Nicholas, Line 14, 0000100010000-0010000010000-000000-000000-000000-000000-4-00000-00005 
Marriage* 2 September 1838  Fairfield Twp., Columbiana Co., OH, Principal=Elizabeth Lynn Church1 
Death* 3 August 1847  Fairfield Twp., Columbiana Co., OH1 
Burial* after 30 August 1847  New Waterford Cemetery, New Waterford, Columbiana Co., OH, Inscription: Nicholas
Firestone
Died
Aug. 3, 1847
Aged 80 Yrs.
1 Mo. 3 Days.6,1

Last Edited 3 May 2016

Citations
  1. [S658] Firestone Family of Frederick Co. MD (1993), George Ely Russell.
  2. [S282] 1790 U. S. Federal Census , 1790 Federal Census.
  3. [S283] 1800 U.S. Federal Census , 1800 Federal Census.
  4. [S279] 1820 U.S. Federal Census , 1820 Federal Census.
  5. [S121] 1830 U.S. Federal Census , 1830 Federal Census.
  6. [S626] Find-A-Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com.


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