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Henry PFEIFFER

Male 1859 - 1935  (76 years)


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  • Name Henry PFEIFFER 
    Born 01 Mar 1859  OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Sep 1935  Warsaw, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried South Union Cemetery, Napanee, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Henry PIFER appears in an 1889 enumeration of males in German Township, Marshall County, IN. According to that enumeration, Henry was then 28 years of age.

      (2) Henry PFIEFFER appears in an 1895 enumeration of males in German Township, Marshall County, IN. According to that enumeration, Henry was then 38 years of age.

      (3) A household headed by Henry PEIFER is listed in the 1900 census of German Township, Marshall County, IN.

      Henry is listed in the 1900 census as a farmer who was then 40 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in March 1860. According to the 1900 census, he was born in OH, and both of his parents were born in PA.

      Listed with Henry is his wife, Lydia E., who was then 30 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in November 1869. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in Germany, and her mother was born in OH.

      According to the 1900 census, Henry and Lydia E. had been married 14 years as of the time of the 1900 census. According to the 1900 census, Lydia E. was then the mother of six children, all of whom were then living.

      Also listed with Henry is his daughter, Bertha M., who was then 12 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in January 1888. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in OH, and her mother was born in IN.

      Also listed with Henry is his daughter, Margarat A., who was then 8 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in January 1889. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in OH, and her mother was born in IN.

      Also listed with Henry is his daughter, Maud A., who was then 9 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in January 1891. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in OH, and her mother was born in IN.

      Also listed with Henry is his daughter, Mary E., who was then 7 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in May 1893. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in OH, and her mother was born in IN.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, William C., who was then 5 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in September 1894. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IN, his father was born in OH, and his mother was born in IN.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, Clarence E., who was then 2 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in May 1898. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IN, his father was born in OH, and his mother was born in IN.

      (4) A household by Henry PFEIFFER is listed in the 1920 census of Scott Township, Kosciusko County, IN.

      Henry is listed in the 1920 census as a farmer who was then 60 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1860. According to the 1920 census, he was born in IN, his father was born in Germany, and his mother was born in OH.

      Listed with Henry is his wife, Lydia, who was then 50 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1870. According to the 1920 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in IN, and her mother was born in OH.

      Also listed with Henry is his daughter, Bertha, who was then 31 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1889. According to the 1920 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in OH, and her mother was born in IN.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, Jessie M., who was then 15 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1905. According to the 1920 census, he was born in IN, his father was born in OH, and his mother was born in IN.

      Also listed with Henry is his son, Earnest, who was then 12 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1908. According to the 1920 census, he was born in IN, his father was born in OH, and his mother was born in IN.

      Also listed with Henry is his granddaughter, Marie, who was then 8 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1912. According to the 1920 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN. [The compiler believes that Marie was Madeline Marie MULLET, the illegitimate daughter of Henry's daughter, Bertha PFEIFFER.]

      (5) Fred and Helen (Pfeiffer) DeMien:

      Unknown newspaper:

      HENRY PFEIFFER HAS MAJOR OPERATION

      Henry Pfeiffer, 76, of northwest of Warsaw, underwent major abdominal operation Friday, August 30, 1935, at the McDonald Hospital. Henry Pfeiffer, aged 76, of near Atwood, died early Thursday morning at the McDonald Hospital. Death followed an operation Wednesday.

      Mr. Pfeiffer was born March 1, 1859, in Ohio, the son of Augusta and Barbara Pfeiffer. His occupation was farming. His wife preceded him in death several years ago. (09-26-1935).

      Unknown newspaper, unknown date:

      HENRY PFEIFFER

      Henry Pfeiffer was born March 1,1859, the son of August & Barbara Shunk Pfeiffer. His wife, Lydia Barth Pfeiffer, preceded him in death in 1931. He is survived by five daughters: Mrs. Mary E. Crowe, Nappanee; Bertha Pfeiffer, Warsaw; Mrs. Margaret Hepler, Plymouth, Indiana; Mrs. Maud Alice LaRue of Lowell, Indiana; and Mrs. Barbara Ethel Kindle, Kalamazoo, Michigan; four sons, William C. Pfeiffer, Nappanee; Clarence E. Pfeiffer, Etna Green, Indiana; Jesse M. Pfeiffer, Warsaw; and Henry E. Pfeiffer; a half-sister Marie Elizabeth Pfeiffer, of South Bend; two brothers, Leonard Pfeiffer of Nappanee, and John Pfeiffer, Bremen; 28 grandchildren and one great-grand-child. Age 76 years at the time of death.

      Unknown newspaper:

      HENRY PFEIFFER

      Nappanee Indiana (1935) Sept. 27 - Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the South Union Church for Henry Pfeiffer, 76, who died Thursday at the McDonald Hospital at Warsaw, Indiana. The Rev. Ezra Mullett of the First Mennonite church will officiate and burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. Mr. Pfeiffer was born March 1, 1859, the son of August and Barbara Shunk Pfeiffer. His wife, Lydia Barth Pfeiffer preceeded him in death. He is survived by five daughters: Mrs. Mary E. Crowe, Nappanee; Bertha Pfeiffer, of Warsaw; Mrs. Margaret Hepler, Plymouth, Indiana, Mrs. Maud Alice LaRue, Lowell, Indiana and Mrs. Barbara Ethel Kindle, of Kalamazoo, Michigan; Four sons, William C Pfeiffer, Nappanee; Clarence E. Pfeiffer, Etna Green; Jesse M. Pfeiffer, Warsaw, and Henry E. Pfeiffer, Wakarusa; a half sister, Marie Elizabeth Pfeiffer, South Bend; two brothers, Leonard, Nappanee, and John, Bremen; 23 grandchildren, and one great grandchild.

      Unknown newspaper:

      HENRY PFEIFFER

      Henry Pfeiffer, 76 years, 6 mo. and 25 days, passed away at the McDonald Hospital at 5:10 a.m. on September 26, 1935 of a heart attack. He was a patient at the hospital for the past four weeks. His condition became critical following a major operation Wednesday, September 25. The decendent, a retired farmer, the son of Augustus and Barbara Pfeiffer, was born at Holmes County, Ohio, March 1, 1859. His marriage to Lydia Barth took place on July 29, 1886 at Plymouth, Indiana. They made their home in Marshall County about four miles east of Bremen. In 1913, they moved from there to south of Nappanee, where they made their home until the death of his wife April 1, 1951. He moved to his present location in March of this year.

      His wife and one daughter, Clara Edith, preceded him in death. The following children survive: Bertha Pfeiffer, Warsaw, Indiana; Mrs, Francis Hepler, Plymouth, Indiana; Mrs. Ross A LaRue, Lowell, Indiana; Mrs. Irvin Crowe and William Pfeiffer, Nappanee, Indiana; Clarence Pfeiffer; Etna Green, Indiana; Mrs. Earl R. Kindle, Kalamazoo, Michigan; Jesse Pfeiffer, Warsaw, Indiana; Ernest Pfeiffer, Wakarusa, Indiana.

      Other relatives include two brothers: Leonard Pfeiffer, of Nappanee, Indiana and John Pfeiffer, Bremen, Indiana; and one half sister, Marie Elizabeth Pfeiffer, South Bend, Indiana. Twenty-eight grandchildren and one-great-grandchild also survive. The Rev. Ezra Mullett, pastor of the First Mennonite Church of Nappanee, will officiate. Burial will be in South Union Cemetery. (09-26-1935)

      (6) www.findagrave.com:

      Henry Pfeiffer
      Birth: 1859
      Death: 1935

      Henry Pfeiffer, son of Augustus aka Johann Augustin Christoph Pfeiffer & his 2nd wife Barbara

      Henry married 1886 Lydia E Barth Pfeiffer

      Children
      1 Clara E Pfeiffer b 1886
      2 Bertha M Pfeiffer Mullet b 1888
      3 Margaret A Pfeiffer Hepler b 1889
      4 "Alice" Maude Alice Pfeiffer LaRue b 1891
      5 Mary E Pfeiffer Crow b 1893
      6 William C Pfeiffer b 1895
      7 Clarence E Pfeiffer b 1898
      8 Barbara E Pfeiffer Kindle b 1900
      9 Jesse M Pfeiffer b 1904
      10 "Ernest" Henry Ernest Pfeiffer b 1907

      Family links: Parents: Augustus Pfeiffer (1810 - 1871), Barbara Pfeiffer (1823 - 1903); Spouse: Lydia E Barth Pfeiffer (1869 - 1931); Children: Clara E Pfeiffer (1886 - 1886), Bertha M Pfeiffer (1888 - 1954), Alice Pfeiffer Larue (1891 - 1960), Mary E Pfeiffer Crow (1893 - 1962), William C Pfeiffer (1895 - 1950), Clarence E Pfeiffer (1898 - 1969), Barbara E [Pfeiffer] Kindle (1900 - 1974), H. Ernest Pfeiffer (1907 - 1980)

      Burial: South Union Cemetery, Nappanee, Elkhart County, Indiana, USA

      Created by: Linda K
      Record added: Oct 27, 2011
      Find A Grave Memorial# 79363251
    Person ID I2014  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2017 

    Father Johann Augustin Christoph PFEIFFER,   b. 18 Jan 1810, Marbach, W??rttemberg [now Baden-W??rttemberg], Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Dec 1871, Nappanee, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Barbara SHUNK,   b. 14 Jul 1823, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1903, Nappanee, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 04 May 1852  Holmes County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 

    • (1) Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, Comp., Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900 [database online], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001:

      PFEIFFER, AUGUST
      Spouse: SHANK, BARBARA
      Marriage Date: 4 May 1852
      County: Holmes
      State: OH
    Family ID F706  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Emiline BARTH,   b. 04 Nov 1869, Bremen, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Apr 1931, Nappanee, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 29 Jul 1886  Plymouth, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Clara Edith PFEIFFER,   b. 17 Sep 1886, Nappanee, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Oct 1886, Nappanee, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Natural]
     2. Bertha May PFEIFFER,   b. 22 Jan 1888, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1954, Etna Green, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [Natural]
     3. Margaret Ann PFEIFFER,   b. 10 Jan 1889, Nappanee, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1968, St. Joseph Hospital, South Bend, St. Joseph County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [Natural]
     4. Maude Alice PFEIFFER,   b. 14 Jan 1891, Bremen, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1960, Lowell, Lake County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  [Natural]
     5. Mary Elizabeth PFEIFFER,   b. 08 May 1893, Bremen, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jan 1962, Nappanee, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [Natural]
     6. William Curtis PFEIFFER,   b. 02 Sep 1895, Nappanee, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Feb 1950, Locke Township, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)  [Natural]
     7. Clarence Edwin PFEIFFER,   b. 05 May 1898, Nappanee, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1969, Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester, Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [Natural]
     8. Barbara Ethel PFEIFFER,   b. 03 Oct 1900, Nappanee, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1974, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [Natural]
     9. Jesse Melvin PFEIFFER,   b. 07 Apr 1904, Locke, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1951, Warsaw, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)  [Natural]
     10. Henry Ernest PFEIFFER,   b. 12 May 1907, Nappanee, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1980, Wakarusa, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [Natural]
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2017 10:41:16 
    Family ID F1605  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Ohio, Marriages, 1803-1900 [database online],Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2001: Name: August Pfeiffer Gender: Male Spouse: Barbara Shank Spouse Gender: Female Marriage Date: 4 May 1852 County: Holmes State: Ohio.