Richland County, Ohio

History and Genealogy

Van Guilder / Sharp Bible

Information transcribed and submitted by Carrol Ann

The following information was obtained from an old family Bible found in a hen house. It had been chewed by the rats but the family history page was still very readable. It had been owned by Mrs. R.L. Fidler, now deceased.

Exact Copy

John VanGuilder - Born March 1,1788. Married March 28,1811

Lydia Sharp - Born Nov. 4 , 1791


Jeremiah Born March 15,1812
Judith Born May 27,1813
Peter July 15,1815
Sarah Born Feb. 19,1817
Rebecca Born Feb. 17,1819
John Born Feb. 5,1821
Mary Ann Born Dec. 2,1822
Lydia Born Sept, 17,1826
D(?) Lermiah Born June 17, 1827(Could this be George L.?????)
Elizabeth Born July 19,1829
Daniel Born April 2,1831
Olive Born Feb. 25,1836


Rebecca Oct. 3, 1821
Judith May 26,1829
Sally Youngling April 12m 1842
Elizabeth March 22, 1872
Married (1) Samuel Stafford (2) Dr. J. Carroll