Where are the 17 Gaddis families that first came to OHIO in?

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in Genealogy Help by Shirley Rombold G2G Rookie (130 points)
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Martha Gaddis born 1794 Ballman, MD. She died 24 Jun 1887 at East Union Twp., Wayne, Ohio at age 93. She had been widowed.

Ohio County Death Records, 1840-2001  familysearch.org
by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.3m points)
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Thomas Gaddis (1742-1834) | WikiTree FREE Family Tree

And it would be helpful to know the names of those 17 head of household at least -- did they come before 1803 or after 1803 and from where did they come (PA, TN, RI, ME, VA, where?) 

Ohio was founded 01 Mar 1803 Ohio - HISTORY  "Ohio became a state on March 1, 1803, although no formal declaration was madeuntil 1953, when President Dwight Eisenhower officially signed the documents making it a state, retroactive to the original date.Dec 2, 2009"

Typed in GADDIS on FaG for Ohio, and there is currently a listing of 350 -- with 76 of them born before 1850  

Well then checked www.familysearch.org and in the 1850 census, ... 1-20 of 2,612 Results for Name: gaddis Residence place: ohio Residence Year (Range): 1850 - 1850 Country: United States State or Province: Ohio
by Susan Smith G2G6 Pilot (492k points)

I think what is most interesting is the fact that Ohio was not actually signed on as a State of the Union until Pres. Eisenhower signed the papers in 1953 ... and yet that whole time 1803 through 1952 the residents voted in national elections, for instance; civil authorities (city, county, state) issued certificates and licenses and taxed residents and collected fees and assessments ... 

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Johnson R. Gaddis died in Ohio in 8 Oct 1863. He died in Orrville, Wayne, Ohio at age 28. Birth date is 10 Feb 1835

Burial at Crown Hill Cemetery

Find A Grave Index    familysearch.org
by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.3m points)
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Try spelling as GEDDES, too. If they might be connected, most of those that I found in my wonderings came from Pennsylvania.
by Carole Bannes G2G6 Mach 1 (18.4k points)

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