Mary Melissa Barnhisel

#5859, b. 23 Feb 1880, d. 6 Feb 1969
Last Edited:9 Sep 2017
FatherJohn Barnhisel1 b. 1 Sep 1854, d. 27 Jul 1942
MotherLucy Ann Voltz1 b. 30 Mar 1854, d. 21 Jun 1912
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Valentine Berndheisell

Child of Mary Melissa Barnhisel and William L. Kline

Children of Mary Melissa Barnhisel and Henry C. Schafer

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthMary Melissa Barnhisel was born on 23 Feb 1880 at Miami County, IN.2,3,4
Census1880, daughterMary M Barnhisel (given age 3/12) was enumerated as a daughter of John Barnhisel (given age 25) on the 1880 Census, living in Perry Township, Miami County, IN.2
Census1900, daughterMary M Barnhisel (given age 20) was enumerated as the daughter of John Barnhisel (given age 45) on the 1900 Census at Perry Township, Miami County, IN.5
Marriage LicenseMary Melissa Barnhisel and William L. Kline obtained a marriage license on 22 Dec 1900 at Miami County, IN.6
MarriageMary Melissa Barnhisel married first William L. Kline on 25 Dec 1900 at Miami County, IN. Rev. L. Newman officiated.6
Death, WidowShe was left a widow at age 26, when her husband, William L., died very suddenly on 12 Jul 1906 at Miami County, IN.7,1
Census1910, daughterMelissa Cline (given age 30) was enumerated as the daughter of John Barnhisel (given age 55) on the 1910 Census, living at Perry Township, Miami County, IN. She was widowed, and living there with her son, Garland Cline (given age 4).8
MarriageMelissa Mary Kline married second Henry C. Schafer, son of Philip Schafer and Regina Stuber, on 30 Nov 1910 at Miami County, IN. L. S. Fisher, Minister, officiated.1
Death, WidowShe was left a widow at age 35, when her husband, Henry C., died on 23 Oct 1915.9
MarriageMary Melissa Barnhisel married third Samuel Wise on 15 Sep 1930 at Redkey, Jay County, IN.3,9
ResidenceAt the time of her step-mother's death in 1959, Mary Melissa Barnhisel lived in Greentown, Howard County, IN.10
ResidenceBy about 1964, Mary Melissa Barnhisel moved to Akron, Fulton County, IN.3
ResidencePrior to her death in 1969, Mary Melissa Wise lived in Henry Township, Akron, Fulton County, IN.11
DeathShe died at age 88 of pneumonia on 6 Feb 1969 at Woodlawn Hospital in Rochester, Fulton County, IN.11
BurialShe was buried at Zion Cemetery in Greentown, Howard County, IN.11,12

Citations:

  1. [S1419] FamilySearch.org. Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007. Miami Co, IN. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1410397
  2. [S846] 1880 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  3. [S519] Jean C. Tombaugh and Wendell C. Tombaugh. Fulton County Indiana Obituaries, The Rochester Sentinel. Tombaugh House : 700 Pontiac Street, Rochester, Indiana 46975-1538, 2002.
  4. [S163] Social Security Death Index, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  5. [S843] 1900 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  6. [S1406] FamilySearch.org. Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007. Miami Co, IN. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1410397
  7. [S608] Evangelical Messenger.
  8. [S839] 1910 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  9. [S340] Carol Constance (Younker) Boyer. Barnhiser / Bernheisel Family Lines. Denver, CO: Boyer, Jan 1995.
  10. [S490] Jean C. Tombaugh and Wendell C. Tombaugh. Fulton County Indiana Obituaries, The News-Sentinel. Tombaugh House : 700 Pontiac Street, Rochester, Indiana 46975-1538, 2001.
  11. [S1792] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60716
  12. [S383] Martha Bjorkgren, Stuff collected from Grandma A's house, Box 1 of 3.
  13. [S1812] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60871