Jacob Barnhisel

#5795, b. 18 Sep 1798, d. 24 Oct 1876
Last Edited:3 Sep 2017
FatherAdam Barnhisle b. 1772, d. 1827 or 1830
MotherEva Catherine Fleischer b. 6 Oct 1778, d. 15 Oct 1803
RelationshipGreat-grandson of Valentine Berndheisell

Children of Jacob Barnhisel and Susannah Grogg

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthJacob Barnhisel was born on 18 Sep 1798 at Cumberland County, PA.1,2,3
Census1800, male 00-10Based on age, it is possible that Jacob Barnhisel was counted as a free white male under the age of ten, in the household of Adam Barnhisel on the 1800 Federal Census at Tyrone Township, Cumberland County, PA.4
MarriageJacob Burnheisel married Susannah Grogg, daughter of John Grogg and Esther Snyder, on 8 Mar 1827 at Stark County, OH.2,5
Census1830Jacob Barnhisel at age 31 was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1830 census at Marlborough Township, Stark County, OH. Based on known or estimated ages, it is possible that the following were also living in the household: Cornelius Barnhisel and Abraham Barnhisel, free white male under five years of age; Susannah Barnhisel, free white female 20 to 30 years old.6
Census1840Jacob Barnhisel at age 41 was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1840 census at Lake Township, Stark County, OH. Based on known or estimated ages, it is possible that the following were also living in the household: Benjamin F. Barnhisel, free white male under five years of age; John Barnhisel, free white male five to ten years old; Cornelius Barnhisel and Abraham Barnhisel, free white male 10 to 15 years old; Elizabeth Barnhisel, free white female under five years of age; Susannah Barnhisel, free white female 30 to 40 years old. Jacob was a farmer.7
Census1850, household memberJacob Barnhart (given age 52) was enumerated as a household member living with Cornelius Barnhart (given age 22) on the 1850 Census at Perry Township, Miami County, IN. The household included his wife and all of his children. Jacob was a farmer, with real estate valued at $2500. Although they were entered as Barnharts, it is obvious from the names and ages of family members that this is the Barnhisel family.8
Census1860Jacob Barnhisle (given age 60) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1860 census at Perry Township, Miami County, IN, with his wife, Susan; Abram Barnhisle (given age 30), Benjmin Barnhisle (given age 22), Samuel Barnhisle (given age 19), Hester Barnhisle (given age 14) and Jacob Barnhisle (given age 14). Jacob was a Farmer, with real estate valued at $5,000 and personal estate of $700. Susan could not read or write..9
ResidenceIn an IRS tax assessment of 1864, Jacob Barnhisel lived in Perry Township, Miami County, IN. He was assessed $0.40 in tax for slaughtering one head of cattle.10
Census1870On the 1870 census, Jacob Barnhisel (given age 62) was the head of a household, living in Perry Township, Miami County, IN, with his wife, Susanah Barnhisel (given age 60). Also living in this household was Jacob Barnhisel (given age 23), Hetta Barnhisel (given age 23) and Sarah Barnhisel (given age 11). Jacob (Sr.) was a retired farmer, with real estate valued at $6,000 and personal estate of $500..11
WillJacob Barnhisel made a will on 7 Mar 1876 at Miami County, IN. Samuel Barnhisel was named as the Executor as well as an heir. Elizabeth Barnhisel, Esther Barnhisel, Jacob C. Barnhisel, John Barnhisel, Henry Barnhisel and Sarah Barnhisel were named as heirs.12
DeathJacob Barnhisel died at age 78 of liver chille on 24 Oct 1876, probably in Miami County, IN.12,1,3
BurialHe was buried at Gaerte Cemetery in Perry Township, Miami County, IN.3
ProbateApplication for probate of his estate was filed on 16 Nov 1876, at Peru, Miami County, IN. Samuel Barnhisel was named as Executor of his estate.12

Citations:

  1. [S599] Evangelical Messenger.
  2. [S1108] Carol Constance (Younker) Boyer. Barnhiser / Bernheisel Family Lines. Denver, CO: Boyer, Aug 2002.
  3. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online http://www.findagrave.com
  4. [S1318] 1800 U.S. Census. PA. Cumberland County. population schedule.
  5. [S600] Evangelical Messenger.
  6. [S1328] 1830 U.S. Census. OH. Stark County. population schedule.
  7. [S1329] 1840 U.S. Census. OH. Stark County. population schedule.
  8. [S849] 1850 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  9. [S850] 1860 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  10. [S1330] National Archives and Records Administration. Internal Revenue Assessment Lists for Indiana, 1862-1864. Record Group 58. NARA Microfilm Publication M765. Ancestry.com. U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918.
  11. [S439] 1870 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  12. [S1327] IN. Miami County. Circuit Court. digital images. Miami County Courthouse, Circuit Court. Peru, IN, USA. Ancestry.com. Indiana, Wills and Probate Records, 1798-1999 : 07 Mar 1876.
  13. [S1769] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60716
  14. [S1768] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60716