John Jacob Barnhisel1

#5863, b. 7 Aug 1912, d. 6 Jan 1996
Last Edited:8 Sep 2017
FatherEzra Arlen Barnhisel1 b. 29 Mar 1882, d. 18 Jun 1971
MotherGertrude May Lamont1 b. 6 Oct 1885, d. 5 Jan 1921
Relationship5th great-grandson of Valentine Berndheisell

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
OccupationAt the time of his marriage in 1934, he gave his occupation as Test Driver for an asbestos company.2 By the birth of his daughter Joan later that year his occupation was shown as brake lining in a factory.3 He later was a cabinetmaker. He worked as a salesman for Kitchen Maid Cabinet Factory in Andrews, IN for 25 years, and was the owner of Designers Cabinetry in Huntington.4,5
BirthJohn Jacob Barnhisel was born on 7 Aug 1912 at Huntington, Huntington County, IN.1
Marriage LicenseHe and Dorothy Bernice Hartman obtained a marriage license on 12 Jan 1934 at Huntington County, IN.2
MarriageJohn Jacob Barnhisel married first Dorothy Bernice Hartman, daughter of Herman Hartman and Nellie Woods, on 14 Jan 1934 at Huntington County, IN. Rev. R. B. Meckstroth officiated.2
ResidenceAt the time of his father's death in 1971, Jack Barnhisel lived at 1223 College Avenue in Huntington, Huntington County, IN.6
Death, InformantHe was the informant on the death certificate of his father, Ezra Arlen Barnhisel, who died on 18 Jun 1971 at Friendly Nursing Home at Huntington, Huntington County, IN.6
ResidenceAt the time of his wife's death in 1977, Jack Barnhisel and his wife, Dorothy, lived at 1223 College Avenue in Huntington, Huntington County, IN.7
Death, Widow-InformantHe was left a widower when his wife, Dorothy Bernice, died of uterine cancer on 11 Sep 1977 at Huntington Memorial Hospital at Huntington, Huntington County, IN. He was the informant on her death certificate.7
MarriageJohn Jacob Barnhisel married second Evelyn Arlene Fahl, daughter of Albert T. Fahl and Ona Smith, on 14 Apr 1979.8,9,10
DeathJohn Jacob Barnhisel died at age 83 of prostate cancer on 6 Jan 1996 in Huntington, Huntington County, IN.5
BurialHe was buried at Mount Hope Cemetery in Huntington, Huntington County, IN.5

Citations:

  1. [S1794] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60871
  2. [S1391] FamilySearch.org. Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007. Huntington, IN. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1410397
  3. [S1799] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60871
  4. [S603] Fort Wayne Journal Gazette. Fort Wayne, IN.
  5. [S1783] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60716
  6. [S1778] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60716
  7. [S1784] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60716
  8. [S340] Carol Constance (Younker) Boyer. Barnhiser / Bernheisel Family Lines. Denver, CO: Boyer, Jan 1995.
  9. [S1244] U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007. Online database. Ancestry.com.
  10. [S590] Fort Wayne Journal Gazette. Fort Wayne, IN.