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Subject: [PONTIUS] Some Descendants of FREDERICK PONTIUS of Northumberland(now Union) Co PA & Franklin Co OH
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2010 16:40:04 -0600


Some Descendants of FREDERICK PONTIUS of Northumberland (now Union) Co PA &
Franklin Co OH

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SEE: "THE PONTIUS FAMILY"
SOURCE: History of Franklin & Pickaway Counties, Ohio With Illustrations And
Bigraphical Sketches, Some of the Prominent Men and Pioneers. Published by
Williams Bros. 1880.
WEBSITE: http://www.genealogybug.net/FrankPic/pontius.htm © 2003 - 2009 Leona
L. Gustafson.
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1 FREDERICK PONTIUS was born 04 Apr 1759 in Buffalo Valley, Northumberland Co
(now Union Co), PA. FREDERICK first married ________ ________. She died in PA.
FREDERICK next married CATHERINE REEDY. Frederick and Catherine emigrated in
1807 to Ross Co OH, arriving in July, and settled on a tract purchased by
Frederick the year before.

Ancestry.com
1810 Ross Co OH Tax List
Frederick Pontius

.... 2 JOHN PONTIUS (son of Frederick Pontius and first wife) was born 10 Dec
1782 and died 27 Feb 1837.

.... 2 PHILIP PONTIUS (son of Frederick Pontius and first wife) was born 24
Jan 1784 in Buffalo Valley, Northumberland Co (now Union Co) PA, died in May
1845 in OH, and was buried in Hopewell Cemetery, Groveport, Franklin Co OH.
PHILIP married CATHERINE RAREY, d/o CHARLES RAREY (CARL RORIG) and MARGARET
WOLF. CATHERINE was born 25 Dec 1778 in VA, died 02 Nov 1854 in OH, and was
buried in Hopewell Cemetery, Groveport, Franklin Co OH.

Ancestry.com
1830 United States Federal Census
Ohio, Franklin County, Madison Twp
Philip Puncheos
1 male 40-49
1 female 40-49
1 male 15-19
1 male 10-14

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1840 United States Federal Census
Ohio, Franklin County, Madison Twp
Philip Ponches
1 male 50-59
1 female 60-69

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1850 United States Federal Census
Ohio, Franklin County, Madison Twp
DW__ FAM__ November 2
PONTIUS Charles 38 OH Farmer 15900
PONTIUS Elizabeth 38 OH
PONTIUS Franklin 14 OH
PONTIUS Philip 12 OH
PONTIUS Charles 5 OH
PONTUIS Catharine 70 MD
YEX Ruth A. 25 OH
CORK Geo 25 OH Laborer
RIDER Jospeh 23 OH Laborer
ENGLISH Thomas 30 ENG Laborer
ENGLISH William 25 ENG Laborer
SHARP John 70 PA

Find A Grave http://www.findagrave.com
http://www.genealogybug.net/Franklin_Cemeteries/hopewell/hopewell.htm
Hopewell Cemetery, Groveport, Franklin Co OH
Philip Pontius d. 28 May 1845 aged 61y 4mo 4d h/o Catherine
Catherine Pontius d. 02 Nov 1854 aged 75y 11m 4d w/o Philip

Philip Pontius 1/24/1784 - 5/28/1845
Catherine (Rarey) Pontius 12/25/1778 - 11/2/1854
Hopewell Cemetery, Madison Twp, Franklin Co OH
Ohio Gravestones http://ohiogravestones.org/view.php?id=14928
Contributed by
[NOTE: This contributor in another post shows Philip a son of Frederick and
Ann (Morget) Pontius]

........ 3 CHRISTINE PONTIUS was born 27 Nov 1809, and died 02 Jun 1842 in
Lockbourne, OH. CHRISTINE married ABRAHAM S. RAINIER. CHRISTINE next married
JOSIAH HULVA.

........ 3 CHARLES PONTIUS was born 19 Apr 1812 in OH, died 10 May 1887 in OH,
and was buried in Hopewell Cemetery, Groveport, Franklin Co OH. CHARLES
married ELIZABETH SHARP in 19 Sep 1833 in Madison Twp, Ross Co OH, d/o JOHN
SHARP and MARY ELIZABETH HARBINE. ELIZABETH was born 01 Aug 1811, died 30 Apr
1887 in OH, and was buried in Hopewell Cemetery, Groveport, Franklin Co OH.
Charles Pontius became a member of the Hopewell Methodisst Episcopal Church in
1834.

Charles Pontius (1812-1887) and Elizabeth Sharp (1811-1887)
SOURCE: History of Franklin & Pickaway Counties, Ohio With Illustrations And
Bigraphical Sketches, Some of the Prominent Men and Pioneers. Published by
Williams Bros. 1880. Illustration between pages 452, 453. (Leona L. Gustafson
http://www.genealogybug.net/FrankPic/pontius.htm)

Ancestry.com
1840 United States Federal Census
Ohio, Franklin County, Madison Twp
Charles Ponches
1 male 20-29
1 female 20-29
1 male 5-9
2 males 0-4

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1850 United States Federal Census
Ohio, Franklin County, Madison Twp
DW FAM November 2
PONTIUS Charles 38 OH Farmer 15900
PONTIUS Elizabeth 38 OH
PONTIUS Franklin 14 OH
PONTIUS Philip 12 OH
PONTIUS Charles 5 OH
PONTUIS Catharine 70 MD
YEX Ruth A. 25 OH
CORK Geo 25 OH Laborer
RIDER Joseph 23 OH Laborer
ENGLISH Thomas 30 ENG Laborer
ENGLISH William 25 ENG Laborer
SHARP John 70 PA

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1860 United States Federal Census
Ohio, Franklin County, Madison Twp
PO Groveport DW__ FAM__ June 20
PONTIUS Charles 48 OH Farmer
PONTIUS Elizabeth 48 OH Wife
PONTIUS Philip 20 OH Labors At Home
PONTIUS Charles L. 15 OH
SHARP John 79 PA
ROACH Mary 16 OH
MELISH Adaline 21 GER
PEER William 19 IL

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1870 United States Federal Census
Ohio, Franklin County, Madison Twp
PO Canal Winchester DW263 FAM269 June 25
PONTIUS Charles L. 58 OH Farmer 16000 4000
PONTIUS Elizabeth 58 OH Keeping House
VOGEL Isaac 17 OH Farm Hand
VOGEL Catherine 16 OH House Keeper
MILCH Adalline ... GER Lives With Son In Law

Ancestry.com
1880 United States Federal Census
Ohio, Franklin County, Groveport Precinct
DW226 FAM232 June 23
PONTIUS C. L. 35 Head OH OH OH Farmer
PONTIUS F. C. 31 Wife OH VA VA Keeping House [FANNIE]
PONTIUS E. P. 11 Dau OH OH OH [EDITH]
PONTIUS Chas. 68 Father OH PA VA Retired Farmer, Boarder
PONTIUS Elizabeth 68 Mother OH PA PA Boarder
ENGLEHART Christine 25 Servant GER GER GER
ENGLEHART Mary 5 OH OH GER
STATELY Kate 16 Raising OH OH OH Assists In House Work
CORDER Fred'k 21 OH VA OH Farm Laborer
CONN David 24 OH OH OH Farm Laborer

Find A Grave http://www.findagrave.com
Hopewell Cemetery, Groveport, Franklin Co OH
Charles Pontius d. 10 May 1887 aged 75y 28d
Elizabeth his wife d. 30 Apr 1887 aged 75y 8m 21 d

............ 4 FRANKLIN GARD PONTIUS was born 08 Jun 1836, died 28 Feb 1918 in
Madison Twp, Franklin Co OH, and was buried in Union Grove Cemetery, Canal
Winchester, Franklin Co OH. FRANKLIN married MARY E. RAINIER. MARY was born in
1836, died 01 Sep 1857, and was buried in Union Grove Cemetery, Canal
Winchester, Franklin Co OH. FRANKLIN next married CLARA MARCH. CLARA was born
15 Oct 1847, died 05 May 1900, and was buried in Union Grove Cemetery, Canal
Winchester, Franklin Co OH.

................ 5 FLORETTA PONTIUS was born 28 Aug 1859, died 02 Sep 1859,
and was buried in Union Grove Cemetery, Canal Winchester, Franklin Co OH.

................ 5 L. MAE PONTIUS was born 23 Apr 1871, died in 1952, and was
buried in Union Grove Cemetery, Canal Winchester, Franklin Co OH. MAE married
________ HILT.

............ 4 male PONTIUS died 21 Dec 1834 in OH and was buried in Hopewell
Cemetery, Groveport, Franklin Co OH.

............ 4 PHILIP PONTIUS was born 27 Mar 1840 in OH, died in 1901 in OH,
and was buried in Union Grove Cemetery, Canal Winchester, Madison Twp,
Franklin Co OH. PHILIP married ANNA ASENITH PERRILL, d/o ZEBULON H. PERRILL
and REBECCA C. BYWATERS. ANNA was born in 1841, died 14 Nov 1927 in
Lockbourne, Franklin Co OH, and was buried in Union Grove Cemetery, Canal
Winchester, Madison Twp, Franklin Co OH.

................ 5 EVALYN REBECCA PONTIUS was born in 1870, died 22 Oct 1948
near Groveport in Madison Twp, Franklin Co OH, and was buried in Reber Hill
Cemetery. EVALYN married JESSE STEVENS COURTRIGHT, son of GEORGE S. COURTRIGHT
and CORA STEVENS. JESSE was born 22 Nov 1870 in Lithopolis, ________ Co OH,
died 11 Feb 1929 in Harrison, Pickaway Co OH, and was buried in Reber Hill
Cemetery.

................ 5 LEROY P. PONTIUS was born in 1874, died 14 Apr 1935 in
Columbus, Franklin Co OH, and was buried in Canal Winchester, Franklin Co OH.

................ 5 FREDERICK B. PONTIUS was born in 1878, died in 1958, and
was buried in Union Grove Cemetery, Canal Winchester, Franklin Co OH.
FREDERICK married CHARLOTTE F. ________. CHARLOTTE was born in 1893, died in
1870, and was buried in Union Grove Cemetery, Canal Winchester, Franklin Co OH.

............ 4 JOHN S. PONTIUS was born 14 Aug 1842, died 12 Nov 1842 in OH,
and was buried in Hopewell Cemetery, Groveport, Franklin Co OH.

............ 4 male PONTIUS was born ________, died 09 Jan 1844 in OH, and was
buried in Hopewell Cemetery, Groveport, Franklin Co OH.

............ 4 CHARLES LEWIS PONTIUS was born in May 1845 in Groveport,
Franklin Co OH, died 12 May 1925 in St. Francis Hospital, Columbus, Franklin
Co OH, and was buried 14 May 1925 in Canal Winchester, Franklin Co OH. CHARLES
married FRANCES C. “Fannie” PERRILL, d/o ZEBULON H. PERRILL and REBECCA C.
BYWATERS. FRANCES was born 24 Jun 1848 in Pickaway Co OH, died 08 Nov 1915 in
Homeopathic Hospital, Columbus, Franklin Co OH, and was buried in Union Grove
Cemetery, Canal Winchester, Madison Twp, Franklin Co OH. (Charles and Frances
lived on the old Pontius homestead. They had one child, their daughter Edith.
At the time of Charles' death, his residence was 1511 W. 1st Avenue,
Columbus, Franklin Co OH.)

Ancestry.com
1870 United States Federal Census
Ohio, Franklin County, Madison Twp
PO Canal Winchester DW262 FAM268 June 25
PONTIUS Charles 25 OH Farmer 11000 1000
PONTIUS Fannie 20 OH Keeping House
PONTIUS Edith 2 OH
FRIM Albert 24 ENG Farm Hand
CRUM Martha 20 OH House Keeper

GenealogyBug.net
Directory of Madison Twp 1878.
Franklin Co OH (Groveport)
http://www.genealogybug.net/franklin_county/1878_directory/dir_1.htm
Pontius C L

Ancestry.com
1880 United States Federal Census
Ohio, Franklin County, Groveport Precinct
DW226 FAM232 June 23
PONTIUS C. L. 35 Head OH OH OH Farmer
PONTIUS F. C. 31 Wife OH VA VA Keeping House [FANNIE]
PONTIUS E. P. 11 Dau OH OH OH [EDITH]
PONTIUS Chas. 68 Father OH PA VA Retired Farmer, Boarder
PONTIUS Elizabeth 68 Mother OH PA PA Boarder
ENGLEHART Christine 25 Servant GER GER GER
ENGLEHART Mary 5 OH OH GER
STATELY Kate 16 Raising OH OH OH Assists In House Work
CORDER Fred'k 21 OH VA OH Farm Laborer
CONN David 24 OH OH OH Farm Laborer

Ancestry.com
1900 United States Federal Census
Ohio, Franklin County, Columbus Ward 10
PONTIUS Charles 55 Head May 1845 M-30 OH OH PA
PONTIUS Fanny 52 Wife Jan 1848 M-30 OH VA VA 1/1
[... and lodgers ...]

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1910 United States Federal Census
Ohio, Franklin County, Columbus Ward 3
PONTIUS Charles L. 64 Head M1-42 OH OH OH Keeper, Rooming House
PONTIUS Fannie C. 62 Wife M1-42 OH VA VA 1/1
[... and boarder ...]

1920 United States Federal Census
Ohio, Franklin County, Columbus Ward 15
175 West Eleventh Ave DW1 FAM1 January 2
DAY Edith P. Head 51 (M) OH OH OH
DAY Pauline P. 24 Dau OH OH OH
DAY Helen 22 Dau KY OH OH
PONTIUS C. Lewis 74 Father (Wd) OH OH PA

Ancestry.com
Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2002
Name: Charles L Pontius
Death Date: 12 May 1925
County of Death: Franklin

................ 5 EDITH P. PONTIUS was born 20 Jun 1868 in Groveport (RFD),
Franklin Co OH, died 17 Feb 1938 in Columbus, Franklin Co OH, and was buried
in Canal Winchester, Franklin Co OH. EDITH married GEORGE B. DAY about 1889.
GEORGE was born about 1859 in OH. At the time of Edith's death, her residence
was 1422 Fairview Avenue, Columbus, Franklin Co OH.

........ 3 ELIZABETH PONTIUS was born 16 Feb 1815, and died 12 Mar 1867 near
Lockbourne, OH. ELIZABETH married Dr. BENJAMIN F. GARD. BENJAMIN was born 02
Dec 1800 in Hampshire Co VA, and died 11 Jul 1849 in OH.

........ 3 JOHN PONTIUS was born in 1816, and died about 1827.

.... 2 MARY CATHERINE PONTIUS (daughter of Frederick Pontius and first wife)
was born ________. CATHERINE married ADAM RAREY, son of CHARLES RAREY (CARL
RORIG) and MARGARET WOLF.

.... 2 ELIZABETH PONTIUS (daughter of Frederick Pontius and first wife) was
born ________, and died in Aug 1860 in Madison Twp, Franklin Co OH. ELIZABETH
married HENRY BUNN in Ross Co OH.

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