There is no known "official" history of Darrtown. The best we have to work with are the Darrtown-related articles, journals, and/or stories that are handed down from one generation to the next. This "History" section of provides an unofficial, well-intentioned, collection of such information.


Some items, in this website, conflict with others; such is the lot of those who attempt to capture history. We gather as many pieces of the puzzle as we can, position them to the best of our ability, and a more accurate record of the past gradually evolves.


If you have information that enriches this collection of Darrtown-related history and/or makes it more accurate, please contact the Webmaster.

"History never looks like history,

when you are living through it."

John W. Gardner (1933-1982)

Darrtown Family Tree

MIssion Statement:

The mission of the Darrtown Family Tree is:

"To provide an interactive format for collecting and sharing the history of families that have a common bond with Darrtown, Ohio."



As a result of the donations listed in the "Funding" section at the right, the Darrtown Family Tree is alive...and growing!


Created in the spring of 2012, with a dozen or so families, the Darrtown Family Tree includes 5,776 individuals and nearly 700 marriages (as of 5/14/15).


A family's inclusion in the "Darrtown Family Tree" starts with the first family member to have lived in Darrtown and vicinity, since the village was founded, in 1814. Descendants are added from that point forward. The Darrtown Family Tree is not designed to include family history prior to a family's earliest residency in or near Darrtown.




The Darrtown Family Tree is hosted at, which is a commercial website that requires the payment of an annual membership fee. To date, contributions from donors have covered the cost of the membership fee.


(2013-2014) Paid by Sally (Rinal) Johnson (granddaughter of Luther and Opal McVicker) and Sally's husband, Kim.


(2014-2015) Paid by Fred and Deborah Lindley.


(2015-2016) Paid by Ron and Kathy Wiley.


(2016-2017) Paid by the Darrtown Reunion Committee


If you wish to pay for (all, or part of) the Darrtown Family Tree

annual membership fee at,

please contact the webmaster.


HOW TO VIEW the Darrtown Family Tree:


Use the Webmaster link at the bottom of this page to request access to the Darrtown Family Tree at Upon receiving your request, the webmaster will send you a link that will enable you to access the Darrtown Family Tree and view the information that is currently posted.



HOW TO CONTRIBUTE FAMILY DATA to the Darrtown Family Tree:


You may contribute your family's genealogy to the Darrtown Family Tree, if your family now lives, or previously lived, in or near Darrtown. Use the Webmaster link below, if you want to contribute information about your family.

HOW TO ACQUIRE REPORTS from the Darrtown Family Tree:


To receive a "Descendant Report" for a particular individual or family, use the link below to contact the Darrtown Webmaster.

© established 12/03/07

Questions/comments? Please contact the Darrtown Webmaster