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Capt. John CELLAR
Cornelia Jane CELLAR
Husband:  John CELLAR
Birth:  23 Apr 1820, Liberty Twp., Delaware Co., OH
Death:  aft. 1880
Occupation:  farmer
Military Service:  Civil War:  Capt., Co. K, 145th Regiment, Ohio Infantry
Religion:  Presbyterian
Office:  Township Clerk
Father:  Thomas CELLAR, Jr.
Mother:  Margaret GABRIEL/GABRILE
Marriage:  3 Jul 1856, Delaware Co., OH
Wife:  Cornelia Jane CELLAR John's first cousin
Birth:  13 Nov 1830, Liberty Twp., Delaware Co., OH
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  James CELLAR
Mother:  Elizabeth R. __?__
Children born in Liberty Twp., Delaware Co., OH:
1.  Frances A. CELLAR, b. 1858/9
2.  Sarah CELLAR, b. 1860/1
3.  Edward CELLAR, b. 1865/6
4.  Mary E. CELLAR, b. 1868/9
5.  Henry CELLAR, b. 1872/3
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1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
John CELLARD (sic)
Spouse: Cornelia Jane CELLARD (sic)
Marriage: 01 Jul 1856, Delaware, Ohio
Source: Marriage Records, 1835-1951. Ohio. Probate Court (Delaware County)
This would have been the date the license was procured, not necessarily the date of the ceremony.

2.  1860 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com; Image #25 of 30):  Dublin P.O. (Franklin Co., OH), Liberty Twp., Delaware Co., OH, Roll 957 (Book 1), p. 227A, PN 25, enumerated 9 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
181 187 Jno Celler 40 M   Farmer 3470 225 O
    Cornelia 39 F         "
    Frances  1 F         "
  188 Thos A Celler 44 M   Do 3470   "
    Hannah 41 F     3470   "
    Lucy A Smiley  4 F         "
Thomas and Hannah are John's siblings.  They have obviously come into an inheritance, presumably from their father who died in 1854.

3.  1870 Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #7-8 of 36):  Constantia P.O., Liberty Twp., Delaware Co., OH, Roll 1196 (Book 1), pp. 393A-393B, PN 7-8, 55/53, enumerated 7 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Cellar John 50 M W Farmer 14,000 620 Ohio
______ Cornelia 39 F W House Keeper     "
______ Francis A 11 F W At School     "
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Cellar Sarah  9 F W       Ohio
______ Edward  4 M W       "
Cellar ______  1 F W       "
______ Thomas A 54 M W Farmer   400 "
______ Hannah 52 F W Without Occ.     "
Smiley Lucy A 15 F W At School     "

4.  1880 Census (indexed at FamilySearch.org; page image online at Ancestry.com, Image #12 of 31):  Liberty Twp., Delaware Co., OH, p. 309D, PN 12, SD 5, ED 104, enumerated 10 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 13 21 24 25 26
108 110 Cellar John W M 60     / Farmer   OH PA MD
    ______ Cornelia J W F 49 Wife   / Keeping House   OH PA NY
    ______ Francis A W F 21 Dau /       OH OH OH
    ______ Sarah W F 19 Dau /     / OH OH OH
    ______ Edward W M 13 Son /   At school / OH OH OH
    ______ Mary E W F 11 Dau /   At school / OH OH OH
    ______ Henry W M  7 Son /   At home   OH OH OH
    ______ Thomas A W M 64 Bro /   Farmer   OH PA MD
    ______ Hannah W F 62 Sis /       OH PA MD
Listed two households from John's first cousin, John G. F. CELLAR, who is three households from John G.F.'s sister, Lucy (CELLAR) KNAPP

5.  Anon.  1880.  History of Delaware County and Ohio.  O.L. Baskin, Chicago (online at Heritage Pursuit):
p. 656

CAPT. JOHN CELLAR, farmer; P.O. Powell; he is the third child of a family of five children; his father, Thomas Cellar, was born in Franklin Co., Penn., Jan. 19, 1784; and his wife's name before marriage was Margaret Gabrile, a native of Maryland; the Cellar family emigrated to this State in 1800 and first located in Franklin Co. and, in the year 1802, made their way up the river Olentangy in a keel-boat and settled about one mile north of Liberty Church, on the west bank of the Olentangy, where they built a rude cabin in which they lived until they could afford better; John's grandfather was a gunsmith, and the Indians came from Sandusky to get their guns repaired by him; Chillicothe was the principal trading-point at that time and where they got their milling done; Thomas Cellar died June 11, 1854; his wife Nov. 4, 1827; they were married Jan. 10, 1815.  John Cellar was born on the place where he now resides, April 23, 1820.  July 3, 1856, he was married to Cornelia Cellar, born in this township Nov. 13, 1830; they have had eight children, but five now living -- Frances A., Sarah, Edward, Mary E. and Henry.  May 10, 1864, he went out as Captain of Co. A, 146th O. N. G., in the 100-days service, and served his time in and about Forts Smith, Tillinghast and Woodbury, near Washington City; was mustered out Aug. 24, 1864, at Camp Chase, and returned home to farming pursuits.  Himself and wife are members of the Presbyterian Church; he also holds the office as Township Clerk.

It was Co. K, 145th Regiment.  "O.N.G." = Ohio National Guard, more commonly known as the "O.V.I.," Ohio Volunteer Infantry.

6.  American Civil War Soldiers (online at Ancestry.com; missing columns contained no data):
Name Age Rank Unit Enlist Date Date/Place Mustered Out
John Cellar 44 Capt Co. K, 145th Ohio Inf. 12 May 1864 24 Aug 1864, Camp Chase, OH

7.  Civil War Pension Index (index and images online at Ancestry.com):
Name of Soldier Cellar, John
Widow Cellar, Cornelia J.
Service K 145 Ohio Inf.
Date of Filing Claim Application No. Certificate No. State from which Filed
1890 Dec 13 Invalid 1003905 646273 Ohio
1898 Oct 12 Widow 683864 471315 Ohio
The image was blurry and hard to read; I may not have gotten the dates or numbers correct.

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