Category Archives: Volunteers

Our Listing of Volunteer’s Who Have Helped The Lawrence Register

This page is dedicated to the great people who make this website possible. I would like to say a big “THANK YOU” to all the wonderful volunteers who help me keep this site updated and fresh.

If you have helped me and your name is not listed, PLEASE email me and let me know, I DON’T want to exclude anyone from the recognition they deserve. I have a lot of great things planned in the future!

Remember this is YOUR site and if you want to help, please email me,  I would be GLAD to have you. I will send you material to type, along with instructions,  there is no cost involved nor any pressure. I want this to be fun!!   ——- signed Martha J. Martin


  1. Don Ort, who has spent countless hours typing wills, marriages and census indexes and has given us lots of moral support.
  2. Norm Nussbaum, who has been so great in keeping up the enormous task of updating the cemetery indexes. THANKS NORM!!
  3. Roy Haas, has helped us with formatting and lots of support. Be sure and check out his website!
  4. Bill Doughty, who has helped by typing up census records and is a wonderful friend! What a wealth of information he has shared with me!!
  5. Tom Clutters, (deceased) who has been our right-hand-man with the cemeteries; answering emails and helping people find their ancestor!
  6. Barbara Madden, has typed up Narrow Escape stories for those who are interested in the Civil War. We met Barbara this past year-what a lovely person!!
  7. Joyce Knoch, has typed up several Narrow Escape stories of the Civil War!
  8. Jimmie Epling, has donated several wonderful articles on the Civil War page.
  9. Diane Sparling, who is helping us type numerous Narrow Escape Stories.
  10. Herma Deal, is working with misc. articles.
  11. Shirley Reed, who has been transcribing several articles for the website.
  12. Elizabeth Burns, who transcribed the 1867 births for the website.
  13. Henry S. Dillon, who has given us a wealth of information on the Dillon family and is never too busy to chat with us and encourages to keep going! He is now working on the 1850 census index!
  14. Karen Carlyle, from Canada, who is helping type narrow escape stories and anything else we can find!
  15. Debbie Meinhart, is helping with the narrow escape stories and several other info to help us out!
  16. Linda Adkins, who is also helping with the narrow escape stories and other stories.
  17. Maxine Marshall, who has helped with the court indexes and census records!!
  18. Dan Norgard , who is helping type several cemeteries for us, working with Norm Nussbaum.
  19. Debbie Wedder is helping Norm Nussbaum type our cemetery files
  20. Jeanette Johnson , who is helping us type up misc. articles.
  21. Pam Huchison, [the “love my Cincinnati Reds” gal].
  22. Ethel Haines, has offered to submit some information she has.
  23. Lesli Christian, is transcribing various persons wills from Lawrence County, Ohio!
  24. Ken Clark, (deceased) from Texas, is a volunteer who has willingly shared several of his family files with us, and other material!
  25. Charlie Berry, has just joined out team and will be helping us with more census indexes!
  26. Mary Tighe, is helping us type up more court indexes from the journals.
  27. Jeff Hayes, submitted the Massie murder file!
  28. Frank Pratt, submitted Pratt family material!
  29. Heather Bowers, who is helping us with queries and working with us with USGenWeb!
  30. Rob Bower, alphabetized the 1830 census index for us so I could compile it into one page!
  31. James Burcham, who has offered to help with numerous tasks!
  32. Lowell Pankake, has generously typed and coded some of his own family’s wills!
  33. Jim Earles, has also generously typed and sent us several of his family’s wills!
  34. Peggy Wells, is helping us type a lot of interesting articles–Thanks Peg!!
  35. Tricia G. Lynch , submitted her Ballard family file.
  36. John Smith, submitted Bethel UM Church History.
  37. Lorna Marks, has volunteered to type misc. materials from numerous articles.
  38. Paul and Linda Lawrence , typed up the Union Township article.
  39. Brenda Wilson, is assisting us with typing articles.
  40. Mary Hill, who submitted info on James Ditty’s Civil War pension.
  41. Beverly Jones, who submitted Samuel Handley’s will and is typing up Will Books 12-14 Indexes.
  42. Michael Pearcy
  43. Ted Pack
  44. Don Compston, who submitted several photos of tombstones from W.D. Kelley Cemetery.
  45. Mack Gore, who submitted several pictures of the Kelley family.
  46. Kevin Pinson, who has submitted the Wessel and Willis family articles.
  47. Clarence Lee, submitted Descendants of David Reed and Richard Clark from Lawrence County Ohio
  48. Kevin Pinson submitted several Willis obits and other articles.
  49. Beverly Jones typing various newspaper stories.
  50. Minnie Anderson submitted the Sultana story.
  51. Priscilla Newman also submitted the Sultana story.
  52. Emmett Conway submitted the Castleman stories.
  53. Carl T. Murdock submitted some of his families.
  54. Carol Wolf has helped with several stories.
  55. Kay Brown, submitted several military stories.
  56. Jill M. “Shattuck” Stafford, submitted the Shattuck family file.
  57. Betty Webb is our newest volunteer, typing numerous newspaper articles.
  58. Susan, who submitted the Adam Friel Will
  59. Larry & Mary Ann Corder, for submitting their Work on Martha Willis descendants.
  60. Ellen Gammon is typing the Health Dept. Indexes for us.
  61. Michael L. Brown, for submitting many pages to the Families, and for all of his hard work and dedication submitted: Cumpston, Filkins, Jenkins, Lambert,  Martin, Miller, Nance, Platt.
  62. Sharon Kouns who helped with a lot of misc. files.
  63. Thelma J. Cooper submitted the McCoy murders.
  64. Mary E. Coss Staley sent in Gillett Family files.
  65. Christos Christou, Jr. for sending some of his families obituaries.
  66. Tom Keys submitted Keys Family Files.
  67. Sherry sent in Newton Family Bible.
  68. Annie Marie typed in many obituaries and submitted them.
  69. Cindy A. Friley sent in Friley Civil War material.
  70. Teresa Scott Scoggins sent in tombstone photos.
  71. Earl Shockley submitted Shockley files.
  72. Linda Cunningham Fluharty, sent in several obits.
  73. Brenda Rambacher Slone, also sent in several obits.
  74. Nancy Marks Baumgarner submitted several Gillett obits.
  75. Robert Kingery submitted St. Mary’s Baptism Records and more
  76. Richard Skinner sent Samuel Hunter Family
  77. Kurt Hibler typed the Lawrence Mill Explosion story
  78. Stephen H. Martin helping with cemetery stuff
  79. Ann Hunt sent misc. obits
  80. Jim Fathbruckner helped with marriage indexes
  81. Irene (Rose) Warner sent obit
  82. Gary C. Robertson added Hankins marriages
  83. Barbara Shea
  84. Ann Hunt
  85. Susan Alexander
  86. Melissa Girardot
  87. Dave Milem
  88. Jean Grieson
  89. Tom Adkins
  90. Roberta Brumfield
  91. Sandra Nobles
  92. Ray Honaker
  93. Clarke Ketter
  94. Minnie Anderson
  95. Joyce Bradley
  96. Carolyn Hess
  97. Martha Sisler
  98. John Schweickart
  99. Vicki McCraken
  100. Larry McGuire
  101. James Dameron for his great advice