Elizabeth Sommers1

#6433, b. 15 Aug 1855, d. 8 Jan 1942
Last Edited:7 Sep 2017
FatherJacob Sommers2
MotherLucinda (--?--)2

Children of Elizabeth Sommers and Jacob C. Barnhisel

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthElizabeth Sommers was born on 15 Aug 1855 at Miami County, IN.3,2
Marriage LicenseShe and Jacob C. Barnhisel obtained a marriage license on 31 Jan 1878 at Miami County, IN.4
MarriageElizabeth Summer married Jacob C. Barnhisel, son of Jacob Barnhisel and Susannah Grogg, on 3 Feb 1878 at Miami County, IN. John Old, Justice of the Peace, officiated.4
Census1880Elsabeth Barnhisel (given age 24) was enumerated as the wife of Jacob Barnhisel (given age 33) on the 1880 Census, living in Perry Township, Miami County, IN.3
Census1900Elicebeth Barnhisel (given age 44) was enumerated as the wife of Jacob Barnhisel (given age 54) on the 1900 Census at Perry Township, Miami County, IN.5
Census1910Elizabeth Barnhisel (given age 54) was enumerated as the wife of Jacob Barnhisel (given age 64) on the 1910 Census, living at Perry Township, Miami County, IN.6
Death, Widow-InformantShe was left a widow when her husband, Jacob C., died following two and one-half days of exposure when he was taken ill, presumably from a stroke of paralysis, on 29 Aug 1927 at Perry Township, Miami County, IN. She was the informant on his death certificate.7,8
DeathElizabeth Barnhisel died at age 86 of a heart attack on 8 Jan 1942, at her home on a farm near the Miami-Fulton county line, three miles southeast of Akron in Miami County, IN.2,1
BurialShe was buried at Gaerte Cemetery in Perry Township, Miami County, IN.1,9

Citations:

  1. [S514] Jean C. Tombaugh and Wendell C. Tombaugh. Fulton County Indiana Obituaries, The News-Sentinel. Tombaugh House : 700 Pontiac Street, Rochester, Indiana 46975-1538, 1995.
  2. [S1773] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60716
  3. [S846] 1880 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  4. [S1403] FamilySearch.org. Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007. Miami Co, IN. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1410397
  5. [S843] 1900 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  6. [S839] 1910 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  7. [S1768] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60716
  8. [S511] Jean C. Tombaugh and Wendell C. Tombaugh. Fulton County Indiana Obituaries, The News-Sentinel. Tombaugh House : 700 Pontiac Street, Rochester, Indiana 46975-1538, 1996.
  9. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online http://www.findagrave.com
  10. [S1788] Ancestry.com. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60716