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Karla's Romig-Tilley Page

Updated September 5, 2000

Karla Dawn Tipton
3510 Tanglewood Ave.
Rosamond, CA 93560
United States

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Research includes the following surnames:
Romig, decended through Joseph Romig, b. March 27, 1740, Lehigh County, Penn., (wife Anna Margaretha Malbert) and his son, Jesse Romig (b. Oct. 9, 1778, Berks County, Penn.; wife Susanny Fry/Dry), who immigrated to Seneca County, Ohio, circa 1830. (Descendents subsquently migrated to Barberton, Summit County, Ohio, where many still are.)

Joseph is the son of John Frederick Romich/Romig (b. April 4, 1713, Ittlingen, Palatine, Germany; wife Catherine Siegfried), who is the son of John Adam Romich/Romig (b. Feb. 13, 1689, Ittlingen; wife Anna Margaretha Bernhard).

Tilley, descended through Foster Tilley b. circa 1785, Stokes County, N.C. (wife Nancy Varnum/Vernon); migrated to Jackson County, Ohio, circa 1824. His son, William Tilley (b. 1819, Stokes County, N.C.; wife Elizabeth Behm, b. Virginia) is the line I'm descended from.

Other surnames:
Romig side:
Good (Center County, Penn., early 1800s)
Malbert (Berks/Macungie/Lehigh areas, Penn., late 1700s)
Siegfried (Berks/Macungie/Lehigh areas, Penn., early 1700s)
Carter (Otterton/Exmouth, Devonshire, England, mid 1800s)
Murch (Otterton/Exmouth/Kingsbridge, Devonshire, England, mid 1880s)
Ortsheid/Ordsheid (Bavaria & Akron, Summit County, Ohio, late 1800s)
Lehman (Bavaria & Akron, Summit County, Ohio, late 1800s)

Tilley side:
Vernon/Varnum (Stokes County, N.C., late 1700s)
Behm (Virginia and Jackson County, Ohio, early 1800s)
Shingler (Athens County, Ohio)
McKee (Jackson County, Ohio, early 1800s)
Sweney (Pennsylvania or Jackson County, Ohio, 1800s)

Also researching surname Tipton, of Bedford County, Penn., early 1700s; Hansrote, Cumberland, Maryland, late 1800s -- both families relocated to Akron, Summit County, Ohio, early 1900s.

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