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This surname is also spelled HAVER, OHAVE, OHAVEN, or O'HAVER, and possibly HAUER or HEIFER in some records and sources.
(1) Joseph Christopher OHAVER [Sr.], b. about 1728 possibly in Germany or Ireland, d. 1813 probably in Hampshire Co., VA; m. to Mary ____ (b. about 1730, d. unknown); they resided possibly in Lancaster Co., PA, then in Frederick Co., MD, then in Hampshire Co., VA; their children:
i. Cornelius, b. about 1755, d. about 1799, m. Anna Maria "Mary" BUMGARTNER; ii. George, b. about 1756, , m. Nancy WILLIAMS?; iii. John?, b. about 1760; [#2] iv. Joseph Christopher [Jr.], b. about 1766, d. 20 Jul 1833, m. Sarah Elizabeth "Betty" SWAGGERTY; v. David?, b. about 1775, m. Rebecca GREGORY.
(2) Joseph Christopher OHAVER [Jr.], b. about 1766 probably in Frederick Co., MD, d. 20 Jul 1833 in Sullivan Co., IN; m., about 1789 probably in Greene Co., TN, to Sarah Elizabeth "Betty" SWAGGERTY (b. about 1765, d. unknown; daughter of Frederick SCHWEICKHART/SWAGERT); they resided in Greene Co., TN, and then in Sullivan Co., IN; their children:
i. Mary, b. about 1790; [#3] ii. Elizabeth, b. 26 Nov 1792, d. 6 Oct 1875, m. Anthony MINICH; iii. Joseph, b. about 1794, d. 1796; iv. Dr. James Kobler, b. 19 Dec 1796, d. 11 Oct 1872, m. Eliza Lefferts "Ann" WHITTLESEY; v. Sarah, b. 16 May 1799, d. 23 Dec 1880, m. 1st Adam MINICH, m. 2nd Richard Jacks WHALEN; vi. Christopher, b. about 1800; vii. Pleasant Miller, b. 11 Sep 1802, d. 30 Oct 1881, m. Jane FORSYTHE; viii. William Jackson, b. about 1805, d. about 1852, m. Ida (or Lydia) EATON; ix. Polly, b. about 1807; x. Luanna, b. about 1809, m. Mr. HARRINGTON; xi. Learner B., b. about 1812, m. Margaret Ann WELLS.
(3) Elizabeth OHAVER, b. 26 Nov 1792 in Greene Co., TN, d. 6 Oct 1875 in Haddon Twsp., Sullivan Co., IN; m., 15 Dec 1812 in Greene Co., TN, to Anthony MINICH (b. 1778, d. 4 May 1840).
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