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Josiah GEISELMAN

Male 1826 - 1905  (78 years)


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  • Name Josiah GEISELMAN 
    Born 19 Dec 1826  Stark County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Jul 1905  Plymouth, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) A household headed by Josiah GUISELMAN is listed in the 1850 census of Marshall County, IN. {He is listed in the index to the 1850 census as Joseph GUISELMAN.]

      Josiah is listed in the 1850 census as a blacksmith who was then 23 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, he was born in about 1827. According to the 1850 census, he was born in OH.

      Listed with Josiah is his wife, Mary, who was then 21 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1829. According to the 1850 census, she was born in OH.

      Also listed with Joseph is his daughter, Eliza A., who was then 8 months old; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1850.

      (2) A household headed by Josiah GEISELMAN is listed in the 1860 census of German Township, Marshall County, IN.

      Josiah is listed in the 1860 census as a blacksmith who was then 32 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1828. According to the 1860 census, he was born in OH.

      Listed with Josiah is his wife, Mary, who was then 30 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1830. According to the 1860 census, she was born in OH.

      Also listed with Josiah is his daughter, Eliza A., who was then 10 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1850. According to the 1860 census, she was born in IN.

      Also listed with Josiah is his son, John D., who was then 8 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1852. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IN.

      Also listed with Josiah is his daughter, Emeline, who was then 6 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1854. According to the 1860 census, she was born in IN.

      Also listed with Josiah is his son, Nathan, who was then 2 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, he was born in about 1858. According to the 1860 census, he was born in IN.

      (4) A household headed by Josiah GUSELMAN is listed in the 1870 census of German Township, Marshall County, IN.

      Josiah is listed in the 1870 census as a farmer who was then 43 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1827. According to the 1870 census, he was born in OH.

      Listed with Josiah is his wife, Mary, who was then 41 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1829. According to the 1870 census, she was born in OH.

      Also listed with Josiah is his son, John D., who was then 17 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1853. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IN.

      Also listed with Josiah is his daughter, Emeline, who was then 15 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1855. According to the 1870 census, she was born in IN.

      Also listed with Josiah is his son, Nathan, who was then 12 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1858. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IA [sic].

      Also listed with Josiah is his son, Asa E., who was then 3 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1867. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IN.

      (5) A household headed by Josiah GEISELMAN is listed in the 1880 census of German Township, Marshall County, IN.

      Josiah is listed in the 1880 census as a farmer who was then 53 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1827. According to the 1880 census, he was born in OH, and both of his parents were born in OH.

      Listed with Josiah is his wife, Mary, who was then 50 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1830. According to the 1880 census, she was born in OH, and both of her parents were born in OH.

      Also listed with Josiah is his son, Nathan, a laborer who was then 22 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1858. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in OH.

      Also listed with Josiah is his son, Asa E., a laborer who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1866. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in OH.

      Also listed with Josiah is his son, Jacob, who was then 10 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1870. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in OH.

      Also listed with Josiah is his daughter, Cora E., who was then 7 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1873. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in OH.

      (6) A household headed by Josiah GEISELMAN is listed in the 1900 census of Union Township, Marshall County, IN.

      Josiah is listed in the 1900 census as a landlord who was born in December 1826 and was then 73 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in OH, his father was born in OH, and his mother was born in Ireland. According to the 1900 census, he had then been married 51 years.

      Listed with Josiah is his wife, Mary, who was born in April 1828 and was then 72 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in OH, her father was born in OH, and her mother was born in England. According to the 1900 census, she had then been married 51 years and had theretofore given birth to 7 children, 6 of whom were then living.

      (7) Obituary, The Bremen Enquirer, July 20, 1905, p. 4:

      Death of Josiah Geiselman.

      Josiah Geiselman died at his borne in Plymouth last evening, after many months of illness, of heart trouble and complications. Funeral services will be held in that city Saturday, and the interment will take place at the Bremen cemetery Saturday afternoon.

      Mr. Geiseirnan was one of the very first settlers on the present site of Bremen, and lived here continuonsly until a few years ago. He was born in Starke [Stark] county, Ohio, Dec. 19, 1826. In 1834 he came with his parents to Indiana and settled in what was at that time the wilderness of St. Joseph county. Here he grew up on the farm and learned his father's trade of blacksmithing. In 1846 he moved to the present site of Bremen and two years later erected a blacksmith shop in a log cabin on the present site of J.R. Dietrich & Co's. block. This was the second building in the infant town, the other being the house of Mr. Pomeroy. In 1849 he married Mary Ringle, and seven children survive him. Mr. Geiselman was engaged In blacksmithing, farming and the sat mill business by turns until about ten years ago, when he moved froin here to Culver, and later to Plymouth. He and his wife were members of the United Brethren church and always held in high esteem here.
    Person ID I11118  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2017 

    Family Mary RINGLE,   b. 4 Apr 1829, Stark County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1914, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1849  Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1845-1920, Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000:

      Name: Josiah Geisselman
      Spouse Name: Mary Ringle
      Marriage Date: 29 Mar 1849
      Marriage County: Marshall
      Book: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT
      OS Page: 1651768

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      Name: Josiah Geisselman
      Spouse Name: Mary Ringle
      Marriage Date: 29 Mar 1849
      Marriage County: Marshall
      Performed By: Geisselman, Josiah
      Comment: Geisselman, Josiah married Ringle, Mary on 29 Mar 1849 in Marshall County, Indiana
      Source Title 1: Geisselman, Josiah married Ringle, Mary on 29 Mar 1849 in Marshall County, Indiana
      Source Title 2: Indiana
      Marshall County
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2017 16:19:23 
    Family ID F5129  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart