Ezra Arlen Barnhisel1

#5860, b. 29 Mar 1882, d. 18 Jun 1971
Last Edited:8 Sep 2017
FatherJohn Barnhisel2 b. 1 Sep 1854, d. 27 Jul 1942
MotherLucy Ann Voltz2 b. 30 Mar 1854, d. 21 Jun 1912
Relationship4th great-grandson of Valentine Berndheisell

Children of Ezra Arlen Barnhisel and Gertrude May Lamont

Child of Ezra Arlen Barnhisel and Leah Marie Houck

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
OccupationAt the time of his marriage in 1907, he gave his occupation as Bookkeeper.3 In 1908 at his daughter Jane's birth, his occupation was banker.4 In 1912 at his son Jacob's birth, he was an assistant cashier at a bank.5 In 1925 when his daughter Enid was born, his occupation was merchant-tailor.6 On his daughter Jane's marriage application in 1930, he gave the occupation of Merchant.7 On his son John's marriage application in 1934, he was a clothing merchant.8 On his daughter Elizabeth's birth certificate in 1934, he owned his own store, was a tailor, and had been in the business for 30 years.9 On his daughter Enid's marriage application in 1949, he was a tailor.1 On his death certificate in 1971, he was shown as a retired tailor.10
A history of Huntington County said he was a clothier and tailor, retiring in 1970 after 55 years in business in Huntington. He was a former employee of Erie Railroad and First National Bank.11
BirthEzra Arlen Barnhisel was born on 29 Mar 1882 at Gilead, Miami County, IN.3
Census1900, sonHe was enumerated as the son of John Barnhisel (given age 45) on the 1900 Census at Perry Township, Miami County, IN.12
MarriageEzra Arlen Barnhisel married first Gertrude May Lamont, daughter of Jacob G. Lamont and Jennie Mcclelland, on 20 Apr 1907 at Huntington County, IN. Cephas Shelburne officiated.3
Death, Widow-InformantHe was left a widower when his wife, Gertrude May, died of abdominal hemorrhage due to Pancreatitis on 5 Jan 1921 at Huntington, Huntington County, IN. He was the informant on her death certificate.13
MarriageEzra Arlen Barnhisel married second Leah Marie Houck, daughter of Calvin Q. Houck and Emma (--?--), on 12 Oct 1922 at Huntington? County, IN.11
ResidenceAt the time of his death in 1971, Ezra Arlen Barnhisel lived at 239 East Washington Street in Huntington, Huntington County, IN.10
DeathHe died at age 89 of a heart attack on 18 Jun 1971 at Friendly Nursing Home in Huntington, Huntington County, IN.10
BurialHe was buried at Mount Hope Cemetery in Huntington, Huntington County, IN.10

Citations:

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  2. [S842] Indiana. Marriage index. Online at http://www.familysearch.org . "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959."
  3. [S1390] FamilySearch.org. Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007. Huntington, IN. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1410397
  4. [S1793] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60871
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  7. [S1389] FamilySearch.org. Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007. Huntington, IN. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1410397
  8. [S1391] FamilySearch.org. Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007. Huntington, IN. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1410397
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  10. [S1778] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60716
  11. [S340] Carol Constance (Younker) Boyer. Barnhiser / Bernheisel Family Lines. Denver, CO: Boyer, Jan 1995.
  12. [S843] 1900 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  13. [S1779] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60716