Susannah Binder

F, b. 1797, d. 15 September 1869
     Susannah Binder was born in 1797 in Clinton County, Pennsylvania.1 She married Henry B. Stauffer, son of John H. Stauffer and Deborah Ziegler Bauer, circa 1820 in West Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1 Susannah Binder and Henry lived in 1860 in Franklin Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania.2 Susannah Binder died on 15 September 1869 in Butler County, Pennsylvania, at age 72 years.1 She was buried in Emmauel Lutheran Cemetery, Franklin Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania.1
     Susannah Binder appeared on the census enumerated in 1860 in Franklin Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, in the household of Henry B. Stauffer. She was recorded as a 64-year-old female born in Pennsylvania3.

Family

Henry B. Stauffer b. 8 Jan 1796, d. 9 Aug 1875
Children
  • Jacob B. Stauffer b. 30 Sep 1821
  • Joseph B. Stauffer b. 5 Jun 1824, d. 17 Apr 1907
  • William Washington Stauffer b. 29 Apr 1826, d. 30 Nov 1898
  • Catherine Stauffer b. 27 Feb 1828
  • Suzanne Stauffer b. 21 Apr 1832
  • Maria Christina Stauffer b. 10 Sep 1834
  • Deborah Stauffer b. 22 Aug 1836, d. 16 Sep 1913
  • Henry Stauffer b. 24 Jul 1839, d. 29 Jan 1851

Citations

  1. [S113] Stauffer Genealogical Database, 1998-1999.
  2. [S436] 1860 U.S. census, Butler County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Franklin Township, page 441, dwelling 257, family 228.
  3. [S436] 1860 U.S. census, Butler County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Franklin Township, page 441, dwelling 257, family 228, line 19.

Sarah B. Stauffer

F, b. circa 1806, d. before 1880
FatherJohn H. Stauffer1 b. 26 Mar 1767, d. 7 Feb 1841
MotherDeborah Ziegler Bauer b. 23 Dec 1771, d. 19 May 1863
     Sarah B. Stauffer was born circa 1806 in Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.2 She was the daughter of John H. Stauffer and Deborah Ziegler Bauer.1 Sarah B. Stauffer married Jacob Longacre, son of David Longacre and Debora Ziegler, on 7 December 1830 in Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.3,2 Sarah B. Stauffer died before 1880. Sarah was probably a free white female, age 20 and under 30, in John H. Stauffer's household, on the 1830 Census in Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.4

Family

Jacob Longacre b. 12 Nov 1800, d. 5 Feb 1860
Children
  • David Longacre
  • Mary Longacre
  • Harriet Longacre
  • Joel Longacre
  • Jacob Longacre
  • Sallie Longacre

Citations

  1. [S496] Petition for an Inquest, John H Stauffer estate, file number 10070 (West Vincent Township), Chester County Archives and Records.
  2. [S113] Stauffer Genealogical Database, 1998-1999.
  3. [S1365] Church Record Book, 1733-1833: 197, East Vincent Reformed Church. FHL microfilm no.1905897, item no. 6.
  4. [S318] 1830 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, (Vincent Township), page 168, line 23.

Abraham Stauffer

M, b. 16 February 1801, d. 27 March 1853
FatherJohn H. Stauffer1 b. 26 Mar 1767, d. 7 Feb 1841
MotherDeborah Ziegler Bauer b. 23 Dec 1771, d. 19 May 1863
     Abraham Stauffer was born on 16 February 1801 in West Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.2,3 He was the son of John H. Stauffer and Deborah Ziegler Bauer.1 Abraham Stauffer was single.4,5 He died on 27 March 1853 at age 52 years, 1 month and 11 days.2,6 He was also reported to have died incorrectly, on 27 February 1853.6 He was buried in Vincent Mennonite Church burying ground, near Spring City, Chester County, Pennsylvania.7 Abraham was probably a free white male, age 20 and under 30, in John H. Stauffer's household, on the 1830 Census in Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.8 Abraham was probably a free white male, age 30 and under 40, in Samuel B. Stauffer's household, on the 1840 Census in West Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.9
     Abraham Stauffer appeared on the census enumerated on 9 August 1850 in West Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, living with Christian Halteman and Deborah B. Stauffer. He is recorded as a 49-year-old unemployed male who was born in Pennsylvania10.

Citations

  1. [S496] Petition for an Inquest, John H Stauffer estate, file number 10070 (West Vincent Township), Chester County Archives and Records.
  2. [S120] A.J. Fretz, The Stauffer-Stover Family History, 247.
  3. [S200] George F. P. Wanger, "Vincent Mennonite Church Burying Ground", 62, transcribed 11 Oct. 1914, 'Stauffer, Abraham, son of John and Deborah (Bauer), d. Feb. 27, 1853 (unm.), a. 52-1-11' Calculated from date of death, TMG calculator.
  4. [S200] George F. P. Wanger, "Vincent Mennonite Church Burying Ground", 62, transcribed 11 Oct. 1914, 'Stauffer, Abraham, son of John and Deborah (Bauer), d. Feb. 27, 1853 (unm.), a. 52-1-11.'
  5. [S195] 1850 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, West Vincent Township, page 46, dwelling 37, family 37.
  6. [S200] George F. P. Wanger, "Vincent Mennonite Church Burying Ground", 62, transcribed 11 Oct. 1914, 'Stauffer, Abraham, son of John and Deborah (Bauer), d. Feb. 27, 1853 (unm.), a. 52-1-11.'
  7. [S200] George F. P. Wanger, "Vincent Mennonite Church Burying Ground", 62, transcribed 11 Oct. 1914.
  8. [S318] 1830 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, (Vincent Township), page 168, line 23.
  9. [S1446] 1840 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, (West Vincent Township), page 296, line 10.
  10. [S195] 1850 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, West Vincent Township, page 46, dwelling 37, family 37, line 37.

Samuel B. Stauffer

M, b. 13 July 1803, d. 16 July 1865
FatherJohn H. Stauffer1 b. 26 Mar 1767, d. 7 Feb 1841
MotherDeborah Ziegler Bauer b. 23 Dec 1771, d. 19 May 1863
     Samuel B. Stauffer was born on 13 July 1803 in Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.2,3,4 He was the son of John H. Stauffer and Deborah Ziegler Bauer.1 Samuel B. Stauffer married Rebecca Brownback, daughter of John Brownback and Margaret DeFrain, on 24 February 1831 in Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.5,6,7 Samuel B. Stauffer was a farmer.7,8 He and Rebecca were members of the Reformed Church.7 Samuel B. Stauffer died on 16 July 1865 at age 62 years and 3 days.7
      He left a will on 13 July 1865.9 The transcript of the Will read:
In the Name of God, Amen
I Samuel Stauffer of the township of West Vincent and County of Chester and State of Pennsylvania (Yeoman) Being in feeble health of Body but of sound mind memory and understanding and considering the certainly of this transitory life, do make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form as follows, viz.:
Item, It is my will and I do order that all my just debts and funeral expenses be duly paid and satisfied as soon as conveniently can be after my decease.
Item. My will is that my Executors hereinafter named shall sell all my personal property as soon after my decease as can conveniently can by them be done, then after all my just debts and funeral expenses be fully paid and satisfied then all the residue shall be paid out as follows, viz.:
Item. One third thereof I will and bequeath to my beloved wife Rebecca, the residue of my personal estate shall be divided equally into six shares, I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary E. Friday one share thereof, and unto my son, Abraham B Stauffer, one share thereof, and unto my daughter Sarah A Stauffer one share thereof, and unto my son John R Stauffer one share thereof, and unto my son Samuel B Stauffer one share thereof and unto my son William B Stauffer one share thereof.
Item. My will further is that all my real estate shall be retained as it now is and as I herein direct until my youngest son William B Stauffer attains to the age of twenty one years. From the time of my decease until that time the farm on which I now reside shall be let and occupied by my two sons John R Stauffer and Samuel B Stauffer, which they shall farm and cultivate in a farming like manner two thirds of the produce thereof shall be their share and one third of the produce thereof shall be by them given to my wife Rebecca the grain to be delivered by them to my wife Rebecca in the Barn in the Bushel, the said John R and Samuel B to be at the expense of farming the same together with two thirds of all taxes that may be assessed against said farm, and two thirds of the Blacksmith expenses of said farm???: one third of said taxes and blacksmith expenses to be paid by my wife Rebecca. If however my two sons heretofore named should at any time refuse to farm said farm I then direct my Executors to let the same to the best advantage their Judgment shall direct.
Item. And further I direct that the farm on which my son Abraham B and Joseph Friday now resides shall be rented to them by my Executors hereinafter named the amount of the yearly rent to be agreed upon by my Executors and my son Abraham B and he said Friday.
Item. And I further direct that as soon after as is convenient my son William B Stauffer arrives at the age of twenty one years that my daughter Mary C Friday and my son Abraham B and my daughter Sarah A and my son John R and my son Samuel B and my son William B, each and every of them shall appoint one suitable person to meet together and appraise and value my real estate, the farm on which I now reside upon, shall be appraised separate and singly and the farm now occupied by my son Abraham B and Joseph Friday shall be appraised separately and singly and if it can be agreed upon by my daughter Mary C Friday and my son Abraham B Stauffer and my daughter Sarah A Stauffer and my son John B Stauffer and my son Samuel B Stauffer and my son William B Stauffer that one or more of them together will pay the appraised value of either or both of said farms then I direct that my Executors after receiving said appraised value to make a sufficient deed or deeds as the case may require for the same. But if two or more of my sons or daughters should separately offer the appraised value then in each such case which of them offers the highest price for the same the said Real estate shall be the purchaser of the same. But if all my aforementioned sons and daughters refuse to give the appraised value for either or both of the said farms, then I direct that my Executors shall expose all of my real estate that may not be taken by my sons and daughters at public sale and sell the same at the best price that can be gotten for the same. And I direct my Executors after they having obtained from the purchaser the amount the same was sold for from the purchaser to make a sufficient deed to the purchaser for the same.
Item. And my will is that one third of the purchase money of said real estate shall remain in said property secured by the purchaser by Bond and Mortgage the interest to be paid annually to my wife Rebecca Stauffer by the purchaser of the said real estate during the term of her natural life. After her death the principal or one third of the appraised purchase money shall be divided equal amongst my daughter Mary C Friday and amongst my son Abraham B Stauffer and my daughter Sarah A Stauffer and my son John R Stauffer and my son Samuel B Stauffer and my son William B Stauffer.
Item. It is my will that after my real estate be sold or disposed of and after all necessary expenses and my Executors fees shall be fully paid and satisfied then it is my will that all of the residue and remainder of the purchase money of my real estate together with all my rents from my real estate that may remain in my Executors hands shall be divided into six equal shares.
Item. And I will and bequeath unto my daughter Mary C Friday one share thereof, and unto my son Abraham B Stauffer one share thereof, and unto my daughter Sarah A Stauffer one share thereof, and unto my son John R Stauffer one share thereof, and unto my son Samuel B Stauffer one share thereof, and unto my son William B Stauffer one share thereof.
Item. My will is that six hundred dollars shall be taken from my daughter Mary C Friday equal share of the sale of the real estate and paid by my Executors to her son Granville W Stauffer when he arrives at the age of twenty one years.
Item. And lastly I nominate constitute and appoint my sons Abraham B Stauffer, John R Stauffer and Samuel B Stauffer to be the Executors of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all other wills legacies and bequests by me heretofore made and declaring this and no other to be my last will and testament.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the thirteenth day of July one thousand eight hundred and sixty five.
Samuel Stauffer (SEAL)
Signed sealed and delivered by the said testator as his last will and testament in the presence of us
John King
John B Ralston

West Chester August 1 1865 Then personally appeared John King and John B Ralston who on their solemn oath and affirmation respectfully did say that they were personally present and did see and hear Samuel Stauffer the testator in the forgoing instrument of writing named sign seal publish pronounce and declare the same as and for his last will and testament and that at the time of so doing he was of a sound and well disposing mind and memory to the best of their knowledge and belief.
Sworn and affirmed before me
Geo. C M Eieholtz, Register

Be it remembered that on the First day of August A.D. 1865 the last will and testament of Samuel Stauffer, deceased, was proved and approved in due form of law and Letters Testamentary thereon were duly granted to Abraham B., John R. and Samuel B. Stauffer who were affirmed well and truly to administer the goods and chattels rights and credits of said deceased according to law also diligently and faithfully regard and well and truly comply with provisions of the law relating to collateral Inheritances.
Geo C M Eicholtz, Register. His estate was probated on 1 August 1865 in West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania.
      Samuel was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census in West Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. He was probably one of the two free white males who were age 30 and under 40. There were seven in his household, three free white males and four free white females. Two persons were employed in the field of agriculture.10 He appeared on the census enumerated on 9 August 1850 in West Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, as the head of the household. Samuel was recorded as being a 46-year-old male, born in Pennsylvania and employed as a farmer with $8,000 worth of real estate8.Samuel B. Stauffer appeared on the census of 9 August 1850 in West Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Living with them were Mary, Abraham, Sarah, John, Samuel and William B. Stauffer. Samuel was recorded as being a 46-year-old male, born in Pennsylvania and employed as a farmer with $8,000 worth of real estate8. Samuel was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census in West Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. He was recorded as being a 56 year old male born in Pennsylvania whose occupation was as a farmer. He owned real estate valued at $11,700 and personal property valued at $356111.

Family

Rebecca Brownback b. 18 Jul 1804, d. 28 Apr 1885
Children
  • Mary C. Stauffer b. 26 Aug 1833, d. 28 Sep 1909
  • Abraham B. Stauffer b. 2 Mar 1835
  • Sarah A. Stauffer b. 10 Jun 1838, d. 7 Oct 1880
  • John B. Stauffer b. 11 Nov 1840, d. 18 Mar 1919
  • Samuel B. Stauffer Jr. b. 1 Dec 1843, d. 6 Aug 1917
  • William B. Stauffer b. 21 Feb 1847
  • Granville W Stauffer b. Nov 1850, d. 1918

Citations

  1. [S496] Petition for an Inquest, John H Stauffer estate, file number 10070 (West Vincent Township), Chester County Archives and Records.
  2. [S10] Henry S. Bower, Genealogical Record of Daniel Stauffer and Hans Bauer, 53.
  3. [S120] A.J. Fretz, The Stauffer-Stover Family History, 247, date and county of birth.
  4. [S230] 1850 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, West Vincent Township, page 43, dwelling 38, family 38, line 38, age given as 46, birthplace as Penna.
  5. [S1365] Church Record Book, 1733-1833: 198, East Vincent Reformed Church. FHL microfilm no.1905897, item no. 6.
  6. [S113] Stauffer Genealogical Database, 1998-1999.
  7. [S120] A.J. Fretz, The Stauffer-Stover Family History, 247.
  8. [S230] 1850 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, West Vincent Township, page 43, dwelling 38, family 38, line 38.
  9. [S1917] Chester County Will Book W, vol. 22: 275-277.
  10. [S1446] 1840 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, (West Vincent Township), page 296, line 10.
  11. [S1480] 1860 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, West Vincent Township, page 801, dwelling 332, family 332, line 27.

Rebecca Brownback

F, b. 18 July 1804, d. 28 April 1885
FatherJohn Brownback1 b. 8 Aug 1761, d. 16 Dec 1838
MotherMargaret DeFrain b. 26 Nov 1763, d. 12 Mar 1828
     Rebecca Brownback was born on 18 July 1804 in Pennsylvania.2,3 She was the daughter of John Brownback and Margaret DeFrain.1 Rebecca Brownback married Samuel B. Stauffer, son of John H. Stauffer and Deborah Ziegler Bauer, on 24 February 1831 in Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.4,5,6 Rebecca Brownback and Samuel were members of the Reformed Church.6 Rebecca Brownback died on 28 April 1885 at age 80 years, 9 months and 10 days.6
      Rebecca was probably a free white female, age 30 and under 40, in Samuel B. Stauffer's household, on the 1840 Census in West Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.7 Rebecca Brownback appeared on the census enumerated on 9 August 1850 in West Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, in the household of Samuel B. Stauffer. She was recorded as a 45-year-old female born in Pennsylvania8. Rebecca was listed as a household member living with Samuel B. Stauffer in the 1860 Census in West Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. She was recorded as a 55 year old female who was born in Pennsylvania9.

Family

Samuel B. Stauffer b. 13 Jul 1803, d. 16 Jul 1865
Children
  • Mary C. Stauffer b. 26 Aug 1833, d. 28 Sep 1909
  • Abraham B. Stauffer b. 2 Mar 1835
  • Sarah A. Stauffer b. 10 Jun 1838, d. 7 Oct 1880
  • John B. Stauffer b. 11 Nov 1840, d. 18 Mar 1919
  • Samuel B. Stauffer Jr. b. 1 Dec 1843, d. 6 Aug 1917
  • William B. Stauffer b. 21 Feb 1847
  • Granville W Stauffer b. Nov 1850, d. 1918

Citations

  1. [S1365] Church Record Book, 1733-1833: 198, whee it says Rebecca is the daughter of JohnBrownback, East Vincent Reformed Church. FHL microfilm no.1905897, item no. 6.
  2. [S120] A.J. Fretz, The Stauffer-Stover Family History, 247, date only.
  3. [S230] 1850 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, West Vincent Township, page 43, dwelling 38, family 38, line 39, age given as 45, birthplace as Penna.
  4. [S1365] Church Record Book, 1733-1833: 198, East Vincent Reformed Church. FHL microfilm no.1905897, item no. 6.
  5. [S113] Stauffer Genealogical Database, 1998-1999.
  6. [S120] A.J. Fretz, The Stauffer-Stover Family History, 247.
  7. [S1446] 1840 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, (West Vincent Township), page 296, line 10.
  8. [S230] 1850 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, West Vincent Township, page 43, dwelling 38, family 38, line 39.
  9. [S1480] 1860 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, West Vincent Township, page 801, dwelling 332, family 332, line 28.

Jacob Davidheiser

M, b. 10 April 1794, d. 10 February 1842
     Jacob Davidheiser was born on 10 April 1794 probably in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.1,2 He lived before he was married in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.2 He married Elizabeth Stauffer, daughter of John H. Stauffer and Deborah Ziegler Bauer, circa 1818.1 Jacob Davidheiser and Elizabeth lived in May 1841 in Butler County, Pennsylvania.3,4 As of 3 May 1841, Jacob Davidheiser was also known as Jacob David Heizer.4 He and Elizabeth were Mennonites before 1842.2,3 Jacob Davidheiser died on 10 February 1842 in Connoquenessing, Butler County, Pennsylvania, at age 47 years and 10 months.2,5,1 He was buried in Mennonite & Reformed Cemetery, Jackson Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Elizabeth Stauffer b. 21 Dec 1798, d. 30 Dec 1860
Children
  • John Davidheizer b. 14 Feb 1820, d. 10 Jul 1900
  • Jesse Davidheiser b. 23 Mar 1822, d. 2 Apr 1822
  • Deborah Davidheiser b. 1 Aug 1823, d. 1908
  • Sarah Davidheiser b. 2 Dec 1825, d. a 1906
  • Henry Davidheiser b. 2 Aug 1827, d. a 1900
  • Abraham Davidheiser b. 31 Oct 1829, d. 9 Jun 1879
  • Samuel Davidheiser b. 27 Nov 1831, d. 11 Nov 1836
  • Elizabeth Davidheiser b. 13 Oct 1833, d. 25 Nov 1836
  • Adaline S. Davidheiser b. 1834
  • Anna S. Davidheiser b. 5 Jan 1836, d. 5 Sep 1915
  • Sussanna Davidheiser b. 24 Jan 1838, d. 1908
  • Mary S. Davidheiser b. 28 Feb 1840, d. 1911

Citations

  1. [S113] Stauffer Genealogical Database, 1998-1999.
  2. [S120] A.J. Fretz, The Stauffer-Stover Family History, 247.
  3. [S10] Henry S. Bower, Genealogical Record of Daniel Stauffer and Hans Bauer, 48.
  4. [S496] Petition for an Inquest, John H Stauffer estate, file number 10070 (West Vincent Township), Chester County Archives and Records.
  5. [S10] Henry S. Bower, Genealogical Record of Daniel Stauffer and Hans Bauer, 48, date only.