Elizabeth Hoffman1

#5791, b. 21 Sep 1830, d. 13 May 1934
Last Edited:5 Sep 2017
FatherFrederick Hoffman1
MotherSarah Snyder1

Children of Elizabeth Hoffman and Cornelius Barnhisel

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthElizabeth Hoffman was born on 21 Sep 1830 at Misenhime, Germany.2,3,4,5,6,1
Immigration, Imm-childShe immigrated with her parents between 1835 and 1836 to the U.S., from Germany. It took them about 40 days to travel across the Atlantic Ocean. The Barnhisel family first settled in Holmes county, Ohio, the trip from the coast being made in a canal boat. Later the family came to Indiana to reside.7
Marriage LicenseShe and Cornelius Barnhisel obtained a marriage license on 24 Dec 1852.8
MarriageElizabeth Hoffman married Cornelius Barnhisel, son of Jacob Barnhisel and Susannah Grogg, on 2 Jan 1853 at Fulton County, IN.9
Census1860Elizabeth Barnhisle (given age 28) was enumerated in the household of her husband, Cornelius Barnhisle (given age 32), on the 1860 Census at Perry Township, Miami County, IN.2
Death, WidowShe was left a widow at age 34, when her husband, Cornelius, died of galloping consumption on 12 Jul 1865 at Alexandria, VA.6,7
ApplicationElizabeth Barnhisel applied for Civil War widow's pension 15 Jan 1866 at the age of 35.10
Census1870On the 1870 census, Elisabeth Barnhisel (given age 39) was the head of a household, living in Perry Township, Miami County, IN. Also living in this household was John Barnhisel (given age 15), Mary Barnhisel (given age 9) and Noah B Barnhisel (given age 6). Elizabeth had real estate valued at $1,500 and personal estate of $300..3
Census1880Elsabeth Barnhisel (given age 49) was enumerated on the 1880 census as the head of a household, living in Perry Township, Miami County, IN, with son(s) Noah B Barnhisel (given age 16). She was keeping house while Noah attended school.4
Census1900, motherElicebeth Barnhisel (given age 69) was enumerated as the mother of Noah Barnhisel (given age 36) on the 1900 Census at Perry Township, Miami County, IN. She could read and speak English, but could not write.11
Census1910, motherElizabeth Barnhisel (given age 79) was enumerated as the mother of Noah Barnhisel (given age 46) on the 1910 Census, living at Perry Township, Miami County, IN.12
Census1920, grandmotherElizabeth Barnhisel (given age 87) was enumerated as the grandmother of Noah Barnhisel (given age 56) on the 1920 Census, living at Perry Township, Miami County, IN.13
Census1930, motherElizabeth Barnhisel (given age 99) was enumerated as the mother of Noah B. Barnhisel (given age 66) on the 1930 Census. They lived at Perry Township, Miami County, IN. She immigrated in 1836 and was a naturalized citizen.14
DeathElizabeth Barnhisel died of heart failure on 13 May 1934 at the home of her son Noah, six miles southeast of Akron, at Perry Township, Miami County, IN, at age 103 years, 7 months and 22 days.1,7
BurialShe was buried at Gaerte Cemetery in Perry Township, Miami County, IN.1

Citations:

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  2. [S850] 1860 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  3. [S439] 1870 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  4. [S846] 1880 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  5. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online http://www.findagrave.com
  6. [S340] Carol Constance (Younker) Boyer. Barnhiser / Bernheisel Family Lines. Denver, CO: Boyer, Jan 1995.
  7. [S510] Jean C. Tombaugh and Wendell C. Tombaugh. Fulton County Indiana Obituaries, The News-Sentinel. Tombaugh House : 700 Pontiac Street, Rochester, Indiana 46975-1538, 1996.
  8. [S341] Unknown author. "Family group sheets from Grandma's Indiana trip, ca1980."
  9. [S1225] Jean C. Tombaugh and Wendell C. Tombaugh. Fulton County Indiana Marriages, 1836-1983. 2 volumes. 700 Pontiac Street, Rochester, Indiana 46975-1538: Tombaugh House, 1985 & 1992.
  10. [S865] U.S. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934. U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC, USA.
  11. [S843] 1900 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  12. [S839] 1910 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  13. [S848] 1920 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  14. [S845] 1930 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  15. [S842] Indiana. Marriage index. Online at http://www.familysearch.org . "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959."
  16. [S1774] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60716