Elizabeth Barnhisel

#5841, b. about 1836
Last Edited:8 May 2016
FatherJacob Barnhisel b. 18 Sep 1798, d. 24 Oct 1876
MotherSusannah Grogg b. about 1808, d. 11 Feb 1882
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Valentine Berndheisell

Outline of Life Events:

BirthElizabeth Barnhisel was born about 1836 at Trumbull? County, OH.1,2
Census1840, female 00-05Based on age, it is possible that Elizabeth Barnhisel was counted as a free white female under the age of five, in the household of Jacob Barnhisel on the 1840 Census at Lake Township, Stark County, OH.3
Census1850, household memberElizabeth Barnhart (given age 14) was enumerated as a household member living with Cornelius Barnhart (given age 22) on the 1850 Census at Perry Township, Miami County, IN. Although they were entered as Barnharts, it is obvious from the names and ages of family members that this is the Barnhisel family.1
Will, HeirsIn her father Jacob Barnhisel's will, dated 7 Mar 1876 at Miami County, IN, Elizabeth Barnhisel was named as one of the heirs. She was to initially receive $250, plus another $666 after the death of her mother.4


  1. [S849] 1850 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  2. [S340] Carol Constance (Younker) Boyer. Barnhiser / Bernheisel Family Lines. Denver, CO: Boyer, Jan 1995.
  3. [S1329] 1840 U.S. Census. OH. Stark County. population schedule.
  4. [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.