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Nicholas Thevenin left France and sailed on the American ship "Pennsylvania" (Capt. Harding) from Le Havre and reached Philadelphia on Feb. 26th. 1790. He then came to the town that is now known as Gallipolis, Ohio with a Ohio Company's attorney. Nicholas and most of his descendants remained in Gallipolis, Ohio area and some ventured to West Virginia across the Ohio River. He has a town just south of Gallipolis named for him, but the name was spelled as it sounded. It is called Thivener, Ohio. Many of the Thevenin descendants adopted the spelling of Thivener and some spell it Tivener & Tivner.
Nicholas Thevenin, b.1771 France Member of the "French 500" of Gallipolis, Ohio, died 20 Feb 1850 Gallia Co. Oh.
Mary Liter Loucks b. 1790, died 17 Feb 1874 Gallia Co. Oh.
Nicholas married first to Anne of France, 2nd to Hannah Mion Berthe of France, and 3rd to Mary Loucks.
Nicholas had one known son by Anne. Francis Collin Thevenin, b. 25 Feb. 1792 Gallia Co. Oh. died 22 Jan. 1893 Gallia Co. Oh. Nicholas had three known daughters by Mary Loucks. Margaret, Maria and Julia Thevenin.
Nick Colangelo born Feb 6, 1876 in Naples, Italy - died March 19, 1951 in Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia.
His wife, Nancy Horton Colangelo born June 9, 1895 in Kentucky - died Jan. 25 1992 in Delbarton, Mingo County, West Virginia.
They were married Sept. 15, 1915 in Mingo County, West Virginia.
Submitted by Tony and Drema Colangelo. Tony Colangelo is the great grandson of Nick and Nancy Colangelo
Photo taken at E. Borland's Studio in Parker, Armstrong Co., PA, about 1908.
Front Row, Mary Olive Ralston Kennedy, Sarah Ralston (born 12 Feb 1835 in Belfast, Ireland), Thomas Ralston (born 1853 in Glasglow, Scotland)
Back Row, Anna Ralston Widger (born in Sterling, Scotland), Sade Ralston Nelly (born 12 Apr 1865 in Glasglow, Scotland), William John Earl Ralston (born 20 Apr 1857 in Ireland), and Jane "Jennie" Ralston Overheim (born 27 Oct 1861 in Glasglow, Scotland).
Submitted by Shirley Barger, great great granddaughter of Sarah Ralston and great granddaughter of Anna Ralston Widger
Christina Bibbie Phillips, born 16 Jun 1865 in Scotland, daughter of George Adam and Catherine Dryburgh Bibbie both of Scotland. Died 10 May 1939 in Clearfield County, Pa. Mother of George, David, John, Joseph, Catherine, Christina and Bess Phillips.
Rosina Martello at age 16 or 17, Born in Reggio Calabria in 1897, came to America in 1913.
She lived in Kaylor, PA and New Castle, PA.
Joseph Lepore, Sr. of New Castle, PA. in his place of business on Liberty St. in Mahoningtown.
Born in Pacentro, Italy and married to Bertha Yoccabel.