Jesse Wilber Barnhisel

#6038, b. 12 Jun 1888, d. 19 Aug 1978
Last Edited:15 Sep 2017
FatherNoah B. Barnhisel1 b. 4 Nov 1863, d. 7 Feb 1948
MotherMary Clio Kreamer1 b. 15 May 1865, d. 4 Mar 1922
Relationship4th great-grandson of Valentine Berndheisell

Children of Jesse Wilber Barnhisel and Blanche Seidner

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthJesse Wilber Barnhisel was born on 12 Jun 1888 at Perry Township, Miami County, IN.1
Census1900, sonHe was enumerated as the son of Noah Barnhisel (given age 36) on the 1900 Census at Perry Township, Miami County, IN.2
Census1910, sonJessee Barnhisel (given age 21) was enumerated as the son of Noah Barnhisel (given age 46) on the 1910 Census, living at Perry Township, Miami County, IN. He worked on the family farm.3
Marriage LicenseJesse Wilber Barnhisel and Blanche Seidner obtained a marriage license on 9 Oct 1912 at Miami County, IN.1
MarriageJesse Wilber Barnhisel married Blanche Seidner, daughter of Alvin Seidner and Alice Tracy, on 9 Oct 1912 at Winona Lake, Kosciusko County, IN. E. Q. Landeman officiated.1
DraftRegJesse Wilbur Barnhisel was required to register for the first draft of World War I, held on 5 Jun 1917. At that time, he was living in Roann, Wabash County, IN. He supported a wife and one child, and worked for himself in farming and dairy. Jesse was described as being of medium height and stout build, with blue eyes and light hair.4
Census1920Jesse W. Barnhisel (given age 31) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at Perry Township, Miami County, IN. Also living in the house was his wife Blanche Barnhisel (given age 32), son(s) Doine R Barnhisel (given age 6 7/12). Jesse's family was enumerated separately from his father Noah's, but it appears that the two families probably lived close together. Jesse was a farmer of his own general farm, which was mortgaged.5
Census1930Jesse W. Barnhisel (given age 41) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at Perry Township, Miami County, IN. Also living in the house was his wife Blanch Barnhisel (given age 46), his son(s) Doine, his daughter(s) Mary Alice. Jesse's family was enumerated just before his father Noah's. Jesse was a farmer of his own general farm. They owned a radio.6
Census1940Jissie Barnhisel (given age 51) was enumerated on the 1940 census as the head of a household, living at Perry Township, Miami County, IN. Also living with him was his wife, Blanche Barnhisel (given age 53), his daughter(s) Mary A. A hired man, Martin Overlander (given age 29), lived with them. They lived in the same house in 1935. Jissie's family was enumerated just before his son Doine's. Jissie was a farmer on his own account, paying rent of $8 per month. He had 2 years of high school education, and Blanche had an 8th grade education. He worked 60 hours during the week of March 24-30, 1940, and earned $30 for 52 weeks of work during the previous year of 1939. He indicated that he had also received income of $50 or more from other sources.7
DraftRegJesse Wilbur Barnhisel registered for the fourth draft for World War II on 27 Apr 1942. This registration was also known as the "old man's draft". At that time, his residence was at R.R. 1 in Perry Township, Miami County, IN, and he gave the name of his wife, Blanche Barnhisel, as someone who would always know his address. Jesse was described as being 5 feet 8-1/2 inches in height, 145 pounds, with blue eyes, brown hair, and sallow complexion.8
Death, InformantHe was the informant on the death certificate of his father, Noah B. Barnhisel, who died on 7 Feb 1948 at Akron, Fulton County, IN.9
Death, Widow-InformantHe was left a widower when his wife, Blanche, died of pulmonary infarction due to thrombophlebitis (blood clots in the lungs), on 21 Jun 1965 at Dukes Memorial Hospital at Peru, Miami County, IN. He was the informant on her death certificate.10
DeathJesse Wilber Barnhisel died at age 90 from a heart attack on 19 Aug 1978 at his home in Roann, Wabash County, IN.11
BurialHe was buried at Gaerte Cemetery in Perry Township, Miami County, IN.11

Citations:

  1. [S1407] FamilySearch.org. Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007. Miami Co, IN. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1410397
  2. [S843] 1900 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  3. [S839] 1910 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  4. [S273] Ancestry.com. "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918."
  5. [S848] 1920 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  6. [S845] 1930 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  7. [S866] 1940 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  8. [S867] Ancestry.com. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.
  9. [S1774] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60716
  10. [S1780] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60716
  11. [S1781] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60716
  12. [S1761] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Birth Certificates, 1907-1940. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60871
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