Sarah M. Barnhisel1,2

#7731, b. about 1860
Last Edited:7 May 2016
FatherJohn Olive Barnhisel2 b. 26 May 1832, d. 1 Oct 1897
MotherHarriet Stopher2 b. 8 Aug 1833, d. 5 Apr 1862
Relationship3rd great-granddaughter of Valentine Berndheisell

Outline of Life Events:

BirthSarah M. Barnhisel was born about 1860, probably at Miami County, IN.3,1,2
Census1870, household memberSarah Barnhisel (given age 11) was enumerated on the 1870 census in the household of Jacob Barnhisel (given age 62), living in Perry Township, Miami County, IN. She was attending school..3
Will, HeirsIn her grandfather Jacob Barnhisel's will, dated 7 Mar 1876 at Miami County, IN, Sarah Barnhisel was named as one of the heirs. She was to initially receive $125, plus another $333 after the death of his grandmother, as well as "all such household and kitchen furniture as we now call hers, together with the family sewing machine."4
Census1880, granddaughterSarah M. Barnhisel was enumerated as a granddaughter of Susannah Barnhisel (given age 71) on the 1880 Census, living in Perry Township, Miami County, IN.1
MarriageSarah M. Barnhisel married John Baker on 31 Mar 1881 at Reformed Lutheran Church at Peru Twp, Miami County, IN. Rev. Scott F. Hershey officiated.5


  1. [S846] 1880 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  2. [S1108] Carol Constance (Younker) Boyer. Barnhiser / Bernheisel Family Lines. Denver, CO: Boyer, Aug 2002.
  3. [S439] 1870 U.S. Census. IN. Miami County. population schedule.
  4. [S1327] IN. Miami County. Circuit Court. digital images. Miami County Courthouse, Circuit Court. Peru, IN, USA. Indiana, Wills and Probate Records, 1798-1999 : 07 Mar 1876.
  5. [S1404] Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007. Miami Co, IN. Online