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Mary Catherine Poling Heare
Birth: Aug. 28, 1837
Virginia, USA
Death: May 3, 1898
South Charleston
Clark County
Ohio, USA


Thank You for remembering my Grandmother Mary. Your kindness is very appreciated. God bless.

༺⊰❁ Mary Catherine Poling Heare was the daughter of John and Mary Wilson Poling, born August 28, 1837. Mary Catherine married Jonathan Washington Heare. Known Children are:
1) Florence Anne Heare, born January 8, 1855, Romney, Hampshire County, West Virginia. Florence died soon after.
2) Jemine Christina Heare (known incorrectly as Minnie in legal documents, typing error; Minnie was a nick name as she was very tiny; children called her Aunt Jemima, meaning a blessing from God), born July 12, 1856, Romney, Hampshire County, West Virginia; died January 14, 1923, Springfield, Ohio. (Aunt Jemima)
3)James William Couleh Heare, born October 2, 1858, Romney, Hampshire County, West Virginia. Death August 19, 1947 in Berne, Adams County, Indiana, USA. Married Mary Emma Romine. (Uncle Jimmy)
4) Mary Catherine Abigail "Abbey" Hear, born July 21, 1860, Romney, Hampshire, West Virginia. Death September 15, 1912 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, USA. Married Samuel Edward "Ed" Parker.
5) Malinda Jane Heare, born November 1, 1862, Romney, Hampshire County, West Virginia. Death unknown. (Aunt Lindy)
6) CORA SUSAN REBBEBACH HEARE, born June 15, 1865, Selma, Ohio. Died May 23, 1955, Springfield, Ohio.
7) Daniel Newton Augustine Heare, born June 10, 1968, Selma, Ohio. Died March 26, 1951, Midland, Michigan. (Uncle Danny) and
8) Chatlotte Margaret Alice Heare, born July 28, 1872. Death date unknown, in Oakland, California. (Aunt Lotty)
9)Mary Elizabeth Cook Heare, born December 7, 1875, adopted.
Mary Catherine was a devoted wife and loving mother.


May you rest in God's peace beloved GG-Grandma Mary.


Note: Malinda Jane Heare Buffengarger married William A. Buffenbarger, born April of 1861 in Osborne, Greene County, Ohio; death date unknown. William A. Buffenbarger married Malinda Jane Heare, born 1 Nov 1862, Romney, Hampshire County, West Virginia. Death unknown. (Aunt Lindy) Malinda was the daughter of Johnathan and Mary Catherine Poling Heare, sister to my G-Grandmother Cora Susanne Heare Powell who married William Hon Powell, the son of John Briggs Powell and Caroline Hon Powell
Known children of William A. and Malinda Jane Heare Buffenbarger:
A) Ruth Buffenbarger born 1 June 1883, married Henry Morningstar. No known children in our records.
B)Olive Buffenbarger born November 1884,
C)Raymond Buffenbarger born August 1887, marriedEdith "Effie" E. Watkins, born15 Dec 1891, Ohio, death25 Apr 1942(Age 50 years). They married in 1912, Ohio.They settled inEast Liberty, Perry Twn, Logan, Ohio. Raymond's occupation was as a driver of creamery truck.
Known children of Raymond andEdith "Effie" E. Watkins Buffenbarger:
a) Edna Mae Buffenbarger, born13 Feb 1914, Ohio, death15 Mar 1989, Marysville, Union, Ohio (Age 75 years).
b) William Nelson Buffenbarger, born2 Apr 1918, Ohio, death date unknown.
c) Clyde Buffenbarger, born14 Dec 1921, Ohio, death22 Sep 1973, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio (Age 51 years).
D)William "Willie" Buffenbarger born November 1889, death unknown.
E)May "Mae" Buffenbarger born April 1892;married a Mr. Hickey, one daughter. Death unknown.
F)Martha Buffenbarger, birth date unknown, whom married Samuel Miloszewski, Lansing, Michigan. Death unknown.


Poling Linage

Thomas Poland,
Birth 1590 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England;
Death 1660 In Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA;
Mary (Maiden Name Unknown) Poland
Birth and Death unknown.
Son was
John Poland (Poling)
Birth 1620 Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England;
Death 5 June 1700 in Gravesend, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA.
This John is not the John who married Elizabeth Fry. That is another John Poling. This John Poling
Mary (maiden name unknown) Poland
Birth in 1622 Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Death in 8 March 1707 in Gravesend, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Son was
Samuel Poling
Birth in 1680 in Gravesend, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death in 1732 in Long Island City, Queens County, New York, USA
Margaret Grietje Wyckoff Poling
Birth 30 March 1684 in Gravesend, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death April 1734 Middletown, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA.
Son was
Martin Poling, Sr
Birth in 1708 in Middletown, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA;
Death in 1770 in Middletown, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA;
Sarah Wells Poling
Birth 27 May 1710 in Arundel County, Maryland, USA;
Death 1782 Loudoun County, Virginia, USA.
Son was
Jonathan Poling
Birth in 1749 in New Jersey, USA;
Death Unknown
Was a Methodist Circuit Preacher. Little records are found in him.
Wife Unknown
Son was
John Poling
Birth 30 April 1797 in Hampshire, Virginia, USA;
Death 6 June 1850 in Hampshire, Virginia, USA;
Mary Wilson Poling
Birth 2 July 1799 in Hampshire, Virginia, USA;
Death 16 September 1837 in Hampshire, Virginia, USA.
Daughter was
Mary Catherine Poling Heare of this memorial.


Thank you to Hans♥Jღ for the addition of the photo of my G-Grandma Cora and her husband G-Grandpa William to GG-Grandma Mary Catherine's memorial.

THANK YOU to Kathy Heare-Watts for the addition of the photo of my GG-Grandma Mary Catherine, and for all of the family information she has shared.

Thank you to JonBuff for all of his help in providing clarification that Melinda's husband is Salmon Buffenbarger. He has been listed under several names, variations of Salmon: Solomon, Sol, Sal, and Simington, which the last also being the name of Salmon's brother. Jon's clarification was helpful in linking Melinda to the correct man as her husband. The brother Simington had remained single and lived his entire life on the Buffenbarger farm according to Jon. Also, a thank you for his help in identifying properly the photo of William Watson Buffenbarger. He also provided marriage info on both Melinda and Malinda, as well as thru his help and other cousins the children info of both women has been validated.

1) Genealogy records provided by Alice Powell Steinberger and Constance Steinberger Bair, DAR member.
2) Meriel Steinberger Sterling
3)Mary L. Sterling
4)Melinda POWELL b. May 1821 Ohio d. 1906: Kith 'n Kin validates the research of Constance.

Copyright 2012 by Mary L. Sterling All personal materials, images, and data contained herein are not to be copied or down loaded for commercial purposes of duplication, distribution, or publishing without the express written permission of the owner. Information contained on this memorial is provided free for the purpose of aiding individuals doing genealogical research and to preserve family history.
Family links: 
  Jonathan Washington Heare (1833 - 1901)*
  Florence Ann Heare (1855 - 1855)*
  Jemina Christina Heare Wright (1856 - 1923)*
  James William Couleh Heare (1858 - 1947)*
  Mary Catherine Abigail Heare Parker (1860 - 1912)*
  Cora S. Heare Powell (1865 - 1955)*
  Daniel Newton Augusten Heare (1868 - 1951)*
*Calculated relationship
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Clark County
Ohio, USA
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