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1794 John Page was born 8 September in Burlington County, New Jersey [1]. A Page family bible (not seen) reported John's birth on 9/8/1794 and death on 1/2/1888 and listed children: Michael Coat Page, born 1819; Sarah Jane Page, born 3 Jun 1819; Christopher William Page, born 18 Aug 1822; Mary A Page, born 22 Nov 1824; Ashiel Page, born abt 1827; Rebecca Page, born 24 June.

1796 Rachel Hartman was born 29 Dec 1796 in Fayette County, Kentucky. [2]

1816-1819 John Page and Thomas Page were listed in an account book for a general store in Indian Creek, Washington Twp, Clermont County, Ohio. [3]

1817 John Page and Isaac Armacost [son Christopher Page would later marry Armacost] were two of several members of a corporation in Clermont County to build the Union Turnpike Road from Point Pleasant to the town of Bethel and thence to Williamsburgh, if deemed necessary. [4]

1817 "John Page, who married Rachel Hartman, daughter of Christopher Hartman, January 9, 1817, and whose father, Thomas Page came from New Jersey in 1805 and settled on what is now the Simpson place." [5]

1820 John Page lived in Wiliamsburgh Twp, Clermont County, Ohio next door to Rachel's father, Christopher Hartman. Nearby were Rachel's uncles Ezekiel and Aaron Hutchinson. The Page household included Males age 0-10 (Michael) and 16-26 (John) and females 0-10 (Sarah) and 16-26 (Rachel). [6]

1826 John Page was listed as a landowner in Washington Twp, Clermont County, Ohio on land previously owned by John Woodford. [7]

1828 John Page bought 124 acres of land in Clermont County, Ohio from William Nicholson. [8]

1830 John Page and Joseph Page (perhaps Joseph Page married to Nancy Buchanan?) lived in Washington Twp, Clermont County, Ohio. John's household included Males age 0-5 (Asahel), 5-10 (Christopher), 10-15 (Michael) and 30-40 (John) and females age 0-5 (Rebecca), 5-10 (Mary Ann), 10-15 (Sarah), and 30-40 (Rachel). [9]

1833 Son Thomas Benton Page was born about 1833.

1838 At a Democratic political rally, "Resolved, that a committee of 3 be appointed to wait upon the Hon. T.L. Hamer, and request him to address the meeting immediately after the close of its business. The Chair announced John Page of Clermont, St Clair Ross of Brown, and Wm Smith of Adams County as said committee." [10]

1840 Clermont Democratic Meeting. A number of the democratic citizens of the county met at Batavia ... for the purpose of appointing delegates to the democratic state convention to be held at Columbus ... Resolved, that ... John Page, ... be appointed delegates ... [11]

1840 John Page lived in Washington Twp, Clermont County, Ohio with males 20-30 (Michael), 15-20 (Christopher), 10-15 (Asahel) and 5-10 (Thomas) and females age 15-20 (Mary Ann) 10-15 (Rebecca) and 40-50 (Rachel). An adjacent listing was for son-in-law David Light and wife (Sarah Jane Page Light) both age 20-30 and another for unmarried brother Daniel. The families of Joseph and TW Page (unknown relation, if any) also lived in the township (see gravestones in the Old Calvary Cemetery for possible matches). [12]

1840 Movements of the people. Clermont Democratic Meeting. ... On motion of James Ferguson, the meeting proceeded to appoint the committee of vigilance for the several townships as follows ... Washington - ... John Page ... [13]

1840 John Page and son Michael C Page were listed in an account book for the H & S Bainum store in Laurel, Ohio. [14]

1840 John Page was elected assessor for Clermont County with 2262 votes to 1924 for his opponent. [15]

1840 John Page was Justice of the Peace in Washington Twp, Clermont County, Ohio. [16]

1841 John Page was selected as one of five representatives from Clermont County to the upcoming Democratic state convention. [17][18]

1843 John was elected coroner of Washington Twp, Clermont County, Ohio for 2 years. [19]

1850 John Page (age 55, born New Jersey) and Rachel Page (age 53, born Kentucky) lived in Washington Twp, Clermont County, Ohio, with children (all born Ohio) Asahel Page (age 25) school teacher, Mary Ann Page (age 21), Rebecca Page (age 19), Thomas B Page (age 17), and with Martha E Banister (age 22, born Massachusetts). [20]

1850 John Page was elected to the Board of Managers of the Clermont Agricultural Society for Nicholsville and a county fair was held on the Ohio Turnpike. The fair was a delightful event and daughter Miss Rebecca Page won a prize for the best rag hearth-rug and second prize for a stand cover while Mrs. John Page won a prize for the best Coxcomb flowers. [21] John Page was manager for the years 1850-81 [22]

1856 The Golden Rule Lodge No. 313 I.O.O.F was started in Nicholsville, Ohio in December of 1856. Thomas Page, John Page, and C.W. Page (likely sons of John and Rachel) were later members. [23]

1857 John Page was the Justice of the peace for Washington Twp in Clermont County and was on the awards committee for farm implements for the agricultural society. [24][25][26]

1857 J Page was named on a landowner map, in the north-west corner of Washington Twp, Clermont County, just across the township border from Laurel. [27]

1860 Son Thomas served as an appraiser for the estate of Stockton Ireton, son of Roland.

1860 John Page (age 65) and Rachel Page (age 63) lived with daughter Mary A Page (age 30) and grand children Amanda Light (age 15) and Mary Light (age 10) and Samuel Robbins(?) (age 18) and John (unreadable maybe Gain) (age 20) at Laurel post Office, Washington Twp, Clermont County, Ohio. [28]

1868 Dec 26 probate: Elizabeth Page, daughter of Michael Page and assumed here to be the grand-daughter of John Page, gave testimony at the death of Asahel C Page, whom we assume to be the brother of John Page. Elizabeth Page wrote about caring for Asahel in a letter. [29] "M C Page adm of Ashel C Page. Note of Testimony: Elizabeth R Picket states that she was acquainted with A C Page decd. knew him at his last illness. he had a constitutional disease ... don't remember the time he stayed at my fathers house. I was not there at the time he died. Some of the time he was not able to take care of himself. M C Page is my father."

1870 John (age 75) and Rachel (age 73) lived with daughter Mary A (age 33) and grand children Amanda Light (age 20) and Mary Light (age 18) in Point Isabel, Washington Twp, Clermont County, Ohio. [30][31]

1880 John Page (age 83, born NJ) and Rachel Page (age 83, born Kentucky and parents born in Hesse and New Jersey) lived in Washington Twp, Clermont County, Ohio. [32]

1882 Rachel Hartman, born Fayetville, died on 7 Jul 1882 in Washington Twp (also last residence), Clermont County, Ohio at age 85, 6 months, 19 days of paralysis. She was buried in Laurel Cemetery, Clermont County, Ohio. [33][34][35]

1884 John Page was declared incompetent, 10 September, 1884. [36] C.W. Page was appointed guardian of John Page (age 90) an imbecile.

1885 John Page joined the Christian Church at Salem, Ohio. [37]

1886 John Page was named as the oldest citizen of Monroe Twp, Clermont County, Ohio. He was in very poor health in the winter. [38]

1888 John Page (widowed), born in New Jersey, died 2 January in Washington Twp (also his last place of residence), Clermont County, Ohio of old age at age 93 years, 4 months (death record). John Page was buried 2 January in Laurel Cemetery, Clermont County, Ohio next to wife Rachel. He had 24 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren at his death. [39][40] The death of John Page on 2 January 1888 was recorded in the dues record book of the I.O.O.F Lodge 313 [41]. [42][43] Photocopy 1888 obituary for John Page from Clermont Sun newspaper (02-15-1888).

1891 An newspaper announcement was made by Jos. H. Barkely, administrator "de bonis non" of the estate of John Page, deceased; final account. [44]

Research Notes:

"On her maternal side was related to the Hutchinsons of Massachusetts and New York and was descended from William Hutchinson (her grandfather of three generations preceeding) who emigrated to America in 1625 and settled in Massachusetts Bay." [45]

There is another Page family, relationship, if any, unknown, which also lived at Point Isabel, Clermont County [See Joseph Page born 1797, at this website].

Footnotes:

[1] Newspaper, Clermont Sun newspaper (02-15-1888), see obituary image in 1888 death note.

[2] FamilySearch.org, citing GS film 327596 of Ohio Deaths, [FamilySearch_Record].

[3] Clermont County Genealogical Society account book, Mrs Richard Donaldson, [Link].

[4] Google Book. General Acts Passed and Joint Resolutions Adopted by the ... General Assembly By Ohio, Ohio General Assembly, Ohio Secretary of State. (1839):158, [Link].

[5] Newspaper: Clermont Sun, 19 September 1882, [Link].

[6] US census, 1820, Reel 0089, Image 21, Page 9, line 4, [Internet Archive].

[7] J. L. Rockey and R. J. Bancroft, 1795 History of Clermont County, Ohio, with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers (Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts & Co, 1880), 367, [HathiTrust].

[8] Alma Aicholtz Smith, Clermont County, Ohio Deeds and Mortgages 1791-1830, An Index (1991), 202, citing Z24-357.

[9] FamilySearch.org, citing US census, 1830, Ohio, Clermont, Washington, p 242, [FamilySearch_Record].

[10] Newspaper, Ohio Statesman, 09-11-1838, Vol 1, issue 44, page 2, col 4, Columbus, Ohio.

[11] Newspaper, Ohio Statesman, 01-08-1840, Vol III, issue 34, page 1, Columbus, Ohio.

[12] FamilySearch.org, citing US census, 1840, Ohio, Clermont, Washington, p 61, [FamilySearch_Record].

[13] Newspaper, Ohio Statesman, 03-10-1840, Vol III, issue 51, page 4, Columbus, Ohio.

[14] Clermont County Genealogical Society, Mrs. Grace Brothers, [Link].

[15] J. L. Rockey and R. J. Bancroft, 1795 History of Clermont County, Ohio, with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers (Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts & Co, 1880), 127, [HathiTrust].

[16] J. L. Rockey and R. J. Bancroft, 1795 History of Clermont County, Ohio, with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers (Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts & Co, 1880), 119, [HathiTrust].

[17] Newspaper, Ohio Statesman, 12-28-1841, Vol 5, page 4, Columbus, Ohio.

[18] J. L. Rockey and R. J. Bancroft, 1795 History of Clermont County, Ohio, with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers (Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts & Co, 1880), 127, [HathiTrust].

[19] J. L. Rockey and R. J. Bancroft, 1795 History of Clermont County, Ohio, with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers (Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts & Co, 1880), 73, [HathiTrust].

[20] US census, 1850, Reel 0667, Image 515, family 780, [Internet Archive].

[21] J. L. Rockey and R. J. Bancroft, 1795 History of Clermont County, Ohio, with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers (Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts & Co, 1880), 95, of 95-6, [HathiTrust].

[22] Sixth Annual Report of the Board of Agriculture of the State of Ohio (Columbus: 1852), 259, of 257-259.

[23] J. L. Rockey and R. J. Bancroft, 1795 History of Clermont County, Ohio, with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers (Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts & Co, 1880), 390, [HathiTrust].

[24] J. L. Rockey and R. J. Bancroft, 1795 History of Clermont County, Ohio, with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers (Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts & Co, 1880), 97, [HathiTrust].

[25] J. L. Rockey and R. J. Bancroft, 1795 History of Clermont County, Ohio, with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers (Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts & Co, 1880), 120, [HathiTrust].

[26] C. S. Williams, Williams' Ohio state register and business mirror, for 1857: First issue (Cincinnati, 1857), 55, [Google Book].

[27] John Hill, Map of Clermont County Ohio (Williams and Dorr, 1857), [Library_Congress].

[28] FamilySearch.org, citing US census, 1860, Ohio, Clermont, Washington, family 367, [FamilySearch_Record].

[29] Garst Historical Museum, Darke County, Ohio (http://www.garstmuseum.org/genealogy.php). Genealogy Archives, Document.

[30] D. J. Lake, Atlas of Clermont County, Ohio, (C. O. Titus, 1870), WC Page land was shown near Pt Isabel, [Google Book].

[31] FamilySearch.org, citing US census, 1870, Ohio, Clermont, Washington, family 60, [FamilySearch_Record].

[32] FamilySearch.org, citing US census, 1880. Ohio, Clermont, Washington, family 61, [FamilySearch_Record].

[33] Clermont Sun newspaper, 15 February 1888, page 8, col 3, [Link].

[34] FamilySearch.org, citing GS film 327596 of Ohio Deaths, [FamilySearch_Record].

[35] Find A Grave Memorial 8544430, [Find_A_Grave].

[36] Ohio, Clermont County, Guardian dockets, Book #6

[37] Clermont Sun newspaper, 15 February 1888, page 8, col 3, [Link].

[38] Newspaper, Clermont Sun, 10 February 1886.

[39] Clermont Sun newspaper, 15 February 1888, page 8, col 3, [Link].

[40] FamilySearch.org, citing GS film 327597 of Ohio deaths, [FamilySearch_Record].

[41] Clermont County Genealogical Society, IOOF Lodge, [Link].

[42] Monument Inscriptions Prior to 1900 from Cemeteries in Clermont County, Ohio. Beech Forest Chapter, D.A.R., Williamsburg, Ohio, Vol 3, page 39, reports John Page born Sep 8 1794, War 1812, d Jan 2 1888

[43] Find A Grave Memorial 7512000, no photo, [Find_A_Grave].

[44] Newspaper, Clermont Sun, 11 March, 1891.

[45] J. L. Rockey and R. J. Bancroft, 1795 History of Clermont County, Ohio, with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers (Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts & Co, 1880), [HathiTrust].


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