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The Ancestors of Ronald Wall

 

Generation No. 1

 

1. JOHANN GEORGE FREDERICK was born in Rhine Palatinate, Germany, and died 1771 in Earle Twp., Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania.

Known child of JOHANN GEORGE FREDERICK is:

2. i. NOAH FREDERICK2, d. 1756, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.

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Generation No. 2

2. NOAH2 FREDERICK (JOHANN GEORGE1) died 1756 in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. He married MARGARETHA BECKER 1751 in probably Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.

Notes for NOAH FREDERICK:  REPORT OF THE COMMISSION TO LOCATE THE SITE OF THE FRONTIER FORTS OF PENNSYLVANIA, VOLUME 1, Wm. Stanley Ray, State Printer, Harrisburg, PA (1916). 

October, 1756 a letter from Adam Read to Provincial Council concerning attacks by Indians and pleading for assistance [spelling and grammar has not been altered]:  "Friends and Fellow Subjects: I send you, in a few lines, the maloncholly condition of the Frontiers of this County; last Tuesday the 12 of this Instant ten Indians came on Noah Frederick plowing in his Field, killed and scalped him and carried away three of his children that was with him, the Eldest but Nine Years old, plundered his House, and carried away everything that suited their purpose, such as Cloaths, Bread, Butter, a Saddle and good Rifle Gun &ca, it being but two short Miles from Captain Smith's Fort, at Swatawro Gap, and a little better than two from my house."

Child of NOAH FREDERICK and MARGARETHA BECKER is (names of the other children are unknown):

3. i. THOMAS FREDERICK, b. 1751, Pennsylvania; d. 1808, Lisbon, Ohio.

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Generation No. 3

3. THOMAS FREDERICK (NOAH2, JOHANN GEORGE1) was born 1751 in Pennsylvania, and died 1808 in Lisbon, Ohio. He married ANN MARGARET TIBBINS. She was born 1754, and died 1826.

The biographical sketch in The Compendium of American Genealogy, Vol. VII is the source of most of what we know about Thomas Frederick, Sr. It states that his father was killed by Indians at the beginning of the French and Indian War. He was taken by Indians and lived among them during the period of the French and Indian War, until he was about twelve years old. During the American Revolution, he served with the Pennsylvania Militia Frontier Rangers. After the war he lived in Laurelton, Union County, Pennsylvania until he moved his family to Lisbon, Columbiana County, Ohio.

HISTORY OF COLUMBIANA COUNTY, OHIO, (D.W. Ensign and Co., 1879)

"Among earliest settlers in the North East part of the township [Lisbon] was Thomas Frederick. He came in 1804 and located on section 12, He reared sons named Jacob, George, Thomas, Henry, William, Noah, John and Samuel."

Ohio tax lists for Columbiana County, Ohio 1806-1810 lists Thomas Frederick, Sr., Thomas Frederick, Jr. Other Fredericks for these same years are Conrad Frederick, George Frederick, Henry Frederick, jacob Frederick, John Frederick, Joseph Frederick, Peter Frederick and William Frederick.

Children of THOMAS FREDERICK and ANN TIBBINS are:

i. ELIZABETH FREDERICK, m. JOHN MILLER, July 16, 1818, Columbiana County, Ohio.

ii. MARGARET FREDERICK, m. WILLIAM GREEN, January 25, 1811, Columbiana County, Ohio.

iii. JOHN FREDERICK, m. SOPHIA GLOSS, April 7, 1880, Columbiana County, Ohio.

iv. SAMUEL FREDERICK, m. ELIZABETH CALDWELL, May 27, 1813, Columbiana County, Ohio.

v. POLLY FREDERICK, m. MATHEW ELDER, September 11, 1815, Columbiana County, Ohio.

4. vi. THOMAS FREDERICK, b. 1778, Pennsylvania; d. 1871, Wayne Co., Ohio.

vii. JACOB FREDERICK, b. 1783, probably Pennsylvania; d. 1852, Des Moines, Iowa.

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Generation No. 4

4. THOMAS FREDERICK (THOMAS3, NOAH2, JOHANN GEORGE1) was born 1778 in Pennsylvania, and died 1871 in Wayne Co., Ohio. He married ELIZABETH SHANK May 2, 1804 in probably Pennsylvania. She was born 1785.

Notes for THOMAS FREDERICK:

Douglass, "History of Wayne County, Ohio," pg. 854-855

"Thomas Frederick was born in Columbiana County, Ohio December 1, 1778 [incorrect, he was born in Pennsylvania] and was married May 2, 1804 to Elizabeth Shank who was born March 8, 1785. He removed to Chippewa township in 1813 settling on the farm where his son Henry lives, where he died, aged ninety-three years. He was a soldier in the war of 1812. He planted the first cherry-tree in the township, which grew to the height of one-hundred feet and is now living. He has the following children: Jacob, Harriet, Margaret, Sophia, Reasin, Dolly, Rachael, Matthew E., William F., Henry, Catherine A., Sarah A., Elizabeth, Mary A. Of the surviving ten, all save two live in Chippewa township. He was a famous pedestrian, and equally famous hunter, killing bears, wolves, deer, in immense numbers. He was a member of the Lutheran church and a worthy citizen and Christian man."

The will for Thomas Frederick was recorded in Wayne County and was admitted to probate on August 11, 1871. It mentions daughters Margaret, Dorathy Elizabeth and Sophia; son, Jacob and son-in-law William Turner. The estate was settled in 1874. Sophia inherited $2536.45.

Purchased land in lot 69, Sharon Township, February 2, 1836.

1850 Census of Chippewa Township, Wayne County, Ohio lists Thomas Frederick, age 70, born in Pennsylvania living with Henry and Isabella Frederick. Henry was Thomas' son.

Thomas saw service during the War of 1812 in Capt. Martin's Co., Ohio Militia; he enlisted on August 24, 1812 and was discharged on Nov. 30, 1812. In 1854 and 1855, when his first application was made his residence was Chippewa Township, Wayne County, Ohio. When the second application was made in 1871 he was residing in Sharon Township, Medina County, Ohio (a platt map of Sharon Township from 1874 shows his property in the north half of section 69).

Children of THOMAS FREDERICK and ELIZABETH SHANK are:

i. HARRIET FREDERICK.

ii. MARGARET FREDERICK.

iii. REASON FREDERICK.

iv. DOROTHY FREDERICK.

v. RACHAEL FREDERICK.

vi. MATHEW E. FREDERICK.

vii. WILLIAM F. FREDERICK.

viii. HENRY FREDERICK, m. ISABELLA.

ix. CATHERINE FREDERICK.

x. SARAH A. FREDERICK.

xi. ELIZABETH FREDERICK.

xii. MARY A. FREDERICK.

xiii. JACOB FREDERICK, b. Bet. 1800 - 1810, probably Columbiana Co., Ohio.

5. xiv. SOPHIA FREDERICK, b. Abt. 1808, Ohio; d. August 23, 1886, Sharon Center, Medina Co., Ohio.

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Generation No. 5

5. SOPHIA FREDERICK (THOMAS4, THOMAS3, NOAH2, JOHANN GEORGE1) was born Abt. 1808 in Ohio, and died August 23, 1886 in Sharon Center, Medina Co., Ohio. She married CHARLES WALL December 17, 1829 in Baughman Twp., Wayne Co., Ohio, son of CHRISTIAN WALL and CATHERINE BAUGHMAN. He was born September 14, 1808 in Penn Twp., Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, and died January 10, 1893 in Sharon Center, Medina Co., Ohio.

Children of SOPHIA FREDERICK and CHARLES WALL are:

i. JONAS WALL, b. February 1, 1831; d. March 8, 1887, Probably Summit Co., Ohio.

ii. JOHN WALL, b. May 20, 1832, Medina Co., Ohio; d. February 23, 1912, Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio.

iii. CHRISTIAN F. WALL, b. February 24, 1834, Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio; d. 1893, Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio.

iv. SALOMA WALL, b. January 6, 1836, Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio; d. February 14, 1895, Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio.

v. THOMAS WALL, b. Abt. 1838, Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio; d. March 22, 1919, Probably in Granger twp., Medina Co., Ohio.

6. vi. REASON WALL, b. May 19, 1840, Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio; d. March 29, 1911, Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio.

vii. CHARLES WALL, b. September 1842; d. October 1842, Sharon twp., Medina Co., Ohio.

viii. WILLIAM WALL, b. September 19, 1845; d. January 26, 1849, Sharon twp., Medina Co., Ohio.

ix. MARGARET WALL, b. March 1849; d. February 1850.

x. FRANKLIN WALL, b. September 1852, Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio; d. Aft. 1900, probably Akron, Summit Co., Ohio.

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Generation No. 6

6. REASON WALL (SOPHIA FREDERICK3, THOMAS4, THOMAS3, NOAH2, JOHANN GEORGE1) was born May 19, 1840 in Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio, and died March 29, 1911 in Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio. He married ABIGAIL KUDER December 12, 1861 in Wadsworth, Medina County, Ohio, daughter of JACOB KUDER and MARY KUDER. She was born January 4, 1844 in Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio, and died April 7, 1910 in Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio.

Children of REASON WALL and ABIGAIL KUDER are:

i. CHARLES JACOB WALL, b. February 9, 1863, Medina County, Ohio; d. October 31, 1944, Medina County, Ohio; m. (1) FLORA A. HOUGLAN; b. June 13, 1863, Medina Co., Ohio; d. May 12, 1913, Medina Co., Ohio; m. (2) BELLE DANIELS.

ii. WILLIAM LORENZO WALL, b. January 31, 1865, Montville Township, Medina Co., Ohio; d. January 18, 1957, Copley, Summit County, Ohio.

iii. ALBERT ALLEN WALL, b. August 1868, Granger, Medina Co., Ohio; d. Bef. 1957, Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio.

iv. MARY SOPHIA WALL, b. May 20, 1871, Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio; d. November 2, 1957, Wadsworth, Medina Co., Ohio.

7. v. REASON DEFOREST WALL, b. November 25, 1875, Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio; d. April 14, 1965, Wadsworth, Medina Co., Ohio.

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Generation No. 7

7. REASON DEFOREST WALL (REASON6, SOPHIA FREDERICK5, THOMAS4, THOMAS3, NOAH2, JOHANN GEORGE1) was born November 25, 1875 in Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio, and died April 14, 1965 in Wadsworth, Medina Co., Ohio. He married WINIFRED PEARL TYLER December 25, 1895 in Wadsworth, Ohio, daughter of RUSH TYLER and LAURA STANARD. She was born June 21, 1876 in Wadsworth, Medina Co., Ohio, and died June 4, 1958 in Sharon Twp., Medina Co., Ohio.

Children of REASON WALL and WINIFRED TYLER are:

i. LAURA LAVONNE WALL, b. August 9, 1896, Sharon Center, Ohio; d. April 23, 1928, Sharon Center, Ohio; m. HOWARD EBERT.

ii. HAROLD MELVILLE WALL, b. May 1, 1898, Sharon Center, Medina Co., Ohio; d. August 28, 1988, Portage, Michigan.

iii. HASEL MAE WALL, b. October 5, 1900, Sharon Center, Medina Co., Ohio; d. Abt. 1975, Medina, Medina Co., Ohio; m. LEWIS ELBERT EDGELL, May 23, 1932; b. April 11, 1896, West Virginia; d. November 23, 1972, Longbottom, Meigs County, Ohio.

iv. HERBERT SPENCER WALL, b. July 11, 1903, Sharon Center, Medina Co., Ohio; d. January 23, 1960, Ohio.

v. CLARA MARIE WALL, b. April 20, 1905, Sharon Center, Medina Co., Ohio; d. September 2, 1997, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona; m. (1) PLATT COOLMAN, November 7, 1924, Medina Co., Ohio; b. January 2, 1900, Ohio; d. October 11, 1949, Wadsworth, Medina Co., Ohio; m. (2) DELSWORTH WORTHY BRIDGMAN, January 5, 1952, Wadsworth, Medina Co., Ohio; b. May 24, 1893; d. November 12, 1967, Akron, Summit Co., Ohio.

vi. RALPH ALLEN WALL, b. May 26, 1907, Sharon Center, Medina Co., Ohio; m. ESTHER FITCH; b. July 1, 1908, Kansas; d. April 1999, Topeka, Kansas.

vii. NECIA IRENE WALL, b. June 4, 1909, Sharon Center, Medina Co., Ohio; d. November 9, 1995, Montesano, Washington.

viii. JESSIE RHEA WALL

ix. IRA DEFOREST WALL, b. August 16, 1914, Sharon Center, Medina Co., Ohio; d. January 23, 1996, Wooster, Wayne Co., Ohio.

x. GRACE WINIFRED WALL

8. xi. VIVIAN ARLIE WALL, b. November 11, 1921, Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio; d. March 31, 1946, Lodi, Ohio.

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Generation No. 8

8. VIVIAN ARLIE WALL (REASON DEFOREST7, REASON6, SOPHIA FREDERICK5, THOMAS4, THOMAS3, NOAH2, JOHANN GEORGE1) was born November 11, 1921 in Sharon Township, Medina Co., Ohio, and died March 31, 1946 in Lodi, Ohio. He married CLARA LUVENIA CORBETT June 14, 1941 in Copley, Summit Co., Ohio, daughter of ARTHUR CORBETT and OSA WESTFALL. She was born January 8, 1921 in Copley, Summit Co., Ohio, and died November 26, 1990 in Wagon Wheel, Navajo Co., Arizona.

Children of VIVIAN WALL and CLARA CORBETT are:

i. RONALD NEVIN WALL married CAROLYN SUE WHITSETT

ii. ARTHUR ARLIE WALL married FLORENCE DENISE GREER

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