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John C. PFEIFFER

Male 1861 - 1936  (74 years)


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  • Name John C. PFEIFFER 
    Born 22 Jul 1861  Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Jan 1936  Bremen, Marshall 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) J. C. PFIEFFER appears in an 1895 enumeration of males in German Township, Marshall County, IN. According to that enumeration, J. C. was then 34 years of age.

      (2) A household headed by John C. PFEIFFER is listed in the 1900 census of German Township, Marshall County, IN.

      John C. is listed in the 1900 census as a farmer who was then 37 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in July 1862. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IN, his father was born in Germany, and his mother was born in PA.

      Listed with John C. is his wife, Lucinda, who was then 33 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in August 1866. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in OH, and her mother was born in IN.

      The number of years which John C. and Lucinda had been married as of the time of the 1900 census is not clear. According to the 1900 census, Lucinda was then the mother of five children, all of whom were then living.

      Also listed with John C. is his daughter, Viola E., who was then 8 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in July 1891. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with John C. is his son, Forest, who was then 7 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in March 1893. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with John C. is his son, Isaac O., who was then 5 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in March 1895. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with John C. is his son, Stanley S., who was then 3 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in January 1897. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with John C. is his daughter, Oma R., who was then 1 year of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in March 1899. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN.

      (3) A household headed by John C. PFEIFFER is listed in the 1910 census of German Township, Marshall County, IN.

      John C. is listed in the 1910 census as a farmer who was then 48 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1862. According to the 1910 census, he was born in IN, his father was born in Germany, and his mother was born in PA.

      Listed with John C. is his wife, Ella S., who was then 45 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1865. According to the 1910 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in the U.S.

      According to the 1910 census, John C. and Ella S. had been married 19 years as of the time of the 1910 census, and Ella S. was then the mother of seven children, all of whom were then living. However, only six of those children are listed in John C.'s and Ella S.'s household.

      Also listed with John C. is his daughter, Viola E., who was then 18 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1892. According to the 1910 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with John C. is his son, Forest M., a farm laborer who was then 17 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1893. According to the 1910 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with John C. is his son, Isaac O., a farm laborer who was then 15 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1895. According to the 1910 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with John C. is his son, Stanley S., who was then 13 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1897. According to the 1910 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with John C. is his daughter, Oma R., who was then 12 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1898. According to the 1910 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with John C. is his daughter, Anna M., who was then 9 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1901. According to the 1910 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with John C. is his mother-in-law, Eliza SNYDER, a widow who was then 64 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1846. According to the 1910 census, she was born in the U.S., and both of her parents were born in the U.S. According to the 1910 census, she had theretofore given birth to 6 children, 3 of whom were then living.

      John C.'s seventh child, Emma B., is not listed in John C.'s household in the 1910 census; she is listed as a boarder in the household of Jerome STROUP, whose farm was near John C. PFEIFFER's farm.

      (4) A household by John C. PFEIFFER is listed in the 1920 census of German Township, Marshall County, IN.

      John C. is listed in the 1920 census as a farmer who was then 58 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1862. According to the 1920 census, he was born in IN, his father was born in Germany, and his mother was born in PA.

      Listed with John C. is his wife, Ellcinda, who was then 52 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1868. 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 John C. is his son, Slyvester S., a carpenter who was then 23 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1897. According to the 1920 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with John C. is his daughter, Anna, who was then 18 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1902. According to the 1920 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with John C. is his daughter, Emma, who was then 13 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1907. According to the 1920 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN.

      (5) A household by John C. PFEIFFER is listed in the 1930 census of Bremen, Marshall County, IN.

      John C. is listed in the 1930 census as a carpenter who was then 68 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, he was born in about 1862. According to the 1930 census, he was born in IN, his father was born in Germany, and his mother was born in PA. According to the 1930 census, he was 29 years of age at the time of his first marriage; therefore, according to the 1930 census, he was married first in about 1891.

      Listed with John C. is his wife, Elliscinda, who was then 63 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, she was born in about 1867. According to the 1930 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in OH, and her mother was born in IN. According to the 1930 census, she was 24 years of age at the time of her first marriage; therefore, according to the 1930 census, she was married first in about 1891.

      Also listed with John C. is his son, Sylvester S., a cement worker who was then 33 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, he was born in about 1897. According to the 1930 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.

      (6) http://www.rootsweb.com/~inmarsha/2/oldage.html:

      OLD AGE PENSION APPLICATIONS
      BOOK ONE

      From the Marshall County Roots and Branches - 1997

      The following applications were made from Aug. 22, through Oct. 30, 1933.

      Pension granted were small, usually $4.00 per month. Applicants were listed as either married or single. (Those listed as single with children may be widowed but it is impossible to make that determination from this record.)

      John C. Pfeiffer, Bremen, b. 22 July 1861 in Elkhart Co., Indiana Wife, Elescinda; children - Forest, Oliver & Stanley S. Pfeiffer, Mrs. Ray Cline, Mrs. Roy Carothers, Mrs. Ray Padgett and Mrs. Byron Gilcrist

      (7) Obituary, The Bremen Enquirer, January 9, 1936, p. 1:

      JOHN C. PFEIFFER.

      John C. Pfeiffer, well known resident of Bremen. died Friday night at the family residence on East North street after an illness of two years. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. August Pfeiffer and was born July 22, 1801, near Bremen. His entire life was spent in this community. On August 24, 1890, he was united in marriage with Elscinda Stanley, who survives. Other surviving relatives are four daughters, Mrs. Ray Cline of Leesburg, Mrs. Rayburn Padgett and Mrs. Byron Gilchrist of South Bend and Mrs. Laroy Carothers of Bremen; three sons, Forrest, I. Oliver arid Stanley Pfeiffer all of Bremen; one sister, Miss Elizabeth Pfeiffer of South Bend and one brother, Leonard Pfeiffer of Nappanee. There are fifteen grandchildren.

      Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in Salem Evangelical church. Rev. Elmer Smith, pastor of the church, officiated in the service. Burial was in South Union cemetery.

      (8) www.findagrave.com:

      John G Pfeiffer [Note by compiler: John's middle initial was really C., not G.]
      Birth: 1861
      Death: 1936

      Family links: Spouse: Ellacinda Pfeiffer (1865 - 1948); Children: I Oliver Pfeiffer (1895 - 1991), Stanley Pfeiffer (1897 - 1981)

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

      Created by: Karen K
      Record added: May 25, 2012
      Find A Grave Memorial# 90704575
    Person ID I5  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 13 Jul 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. 4 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 4 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 Eliscinda STANLEY,   b. 10 Aug 1866, Wakarusa, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1948, Bremen, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married Abt 1890  Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Oma Ruth PFEIFFER,   b. 1 Jan 1899, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1997, Bremen Health Care Center, Bremen, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)  [natural]
     2. Martha Anna PFEIFFER,   b. 9 Feb 1901, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1997, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)  [natural]
     3. Emma Berniece PFEIFFER,   b. 15 Dec 1906, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1997, Indianapolis, Marion County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)  [natural]
     4. Stanley Sylvester PFEIFFER,   b. 12 Jan 1897, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1981, South Bend Osteopathic Hospital, South Bend, St. Joseph County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
     5. Viola Estella PFEIFFER,   b. 21 Jul 1891, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1971, Bremen Community Hospital, Bremen, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]
     6. Forest Mervyn PFEIFFER, Sr.,   b. 3 Mar 1893, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1973, Woodlawn Hosptial, Rochester, Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
     7. Isaac Oliver PFEIFFER,   b. 30 Mar 1895, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1991, Bremen Health Care Center, Bremen, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2017 15:31:29 
    Family ID F705  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    John C. PFEIFFER
    John C. PFEIFFER
    The names of 3 persons are inscribed on this tombstone: Eliza A. SNYDER, John C. PFEIFFER (Eliza's son-in-law) and Ellacinda PFEIFFER (Eliza's daughter).
    John C. PFEIFFER
    John C. PFEIFFER

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: 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.