Genealogical Material Archived by Wallace Venable

I have been creating an electronic archive of materials relating to my family's genealogy. While this is primarily for distribution to my immediate family on CD and DVD, some of that collection is on line here.

Digital Editions © 2007-13 by Wallace Venable

The Ancestors and Descendants of William Henry Venable

Henrietta Brady Brown, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1954 - OCR text only ( approx. 1 Meg .PDF file )

Some Venables of England and America And Brief Accounts of Families Into Which Certain Venables Married, Henrietta Brady Brown, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1961

Text only ( approx. 2.3 Meg .PDF file )
Text with page scans - more searchable and you can check OCR against page images ( approx. 147 Meg .PDF file )

A Buckeye Boyhood

In 1911 William Henry Venable wrote a book describing his experiences growing up in the Waynesville - Ridgeville area of Hamilton County, Ohio in the 1940s and 1850s. In the book he describes farm and school life, a trip to Cincinnati, and intellectual and religious experiences. ( approx. 360 K .PDF file )

Some Bliley, Wagner and Dowd Families from Erie, PA

My wife is descended from Samuel Claire Wagner, who was born 21 August 1886 in Erie, PA and died 20 September 1964 in Rochester, NY.

Based on research my wife and I have done,  we have information on her Bliley, Wagner and Dowd ancestors of Erie, PA. This is available in two formats:

I have created a PAF 5 document on Sam Wagner's ancestors, and the web pages generated from that file may be accessed here.

A short piece on the children of Sam and Ada Wagner can be found here.

Some information on the Dick, Kennedy, Sherman, Lamphier, And Meeker Families of New York State's Finger Lake Region And Rochester, New York, 1845-1989