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Snyder, B. F. (p. 109)
Mr. Snyder was married 24 November 1910 to Lulu May Van Horn, who was born in Louisa Co. on the 4 March 1884. (See also the Van Horn biography)
On the 27 December 1907, he married Martha C. Cox, the daughter of Joseph J. and Evelyn (Williams) Cox. Evelyn (Williams) Cox died 2 August 1906. They had five children: Nicey, m. James E. Gray; Aurelius m. Christie McKay and lived in Neck City, MO; Minnie m. J.H.Rhyme, of Roy, NM; Lulu also of Roy, NM and Mrs. Snyder.
Mr. and Mrs. Snyder had two daughters by 1912, namely Evelyn Ruth b. 27 January 1909 and Lulu Ellen b. 25 September 1910.
On the 6 June 1882, Mr. Snyder married Mary Wittwer, a native of Switzerland, which also the birthplace of her parents, Christian and Anna (Street) Wittwer. She died 14 January 1903. Mr. Snyder m. 2)27 January 1904, Mrs. Elizabeth Reet Burris, the widow of Leonard Burris, and a daughter of Nelson and Caroline (Van Wagoner) Reet, natives of Ohio. Her father passed away in 1887 and her mother, 14 December 1910. There were nine children in the Reet family: J.S.; Elizabeth (Mrs. Snyder); A.F.;Elmeda m. Lee Buel; Solomon; William; Rachel; Hannah and Melissa.
Mr. and Mrs. Snyder had six children, viz: James M.; Caroline; Margaret; Gertrude; Leonard and an infant, unnamed.
Spaeth, John (p. 220)
On the 25 September 1873, Mr. Spaethe married Henrietta M. Knight, daughter of Curtis and Nancy (Lewis) Knight, both born in Vermont. The father came west in 1832 and took up land on the spot that is now Rock Island, IL during the Black Hawk War. He worked as a scout for General Winfield Scott. He returned to Vermont where he was married. He died in 1857, his wife had died the previous year. There were six children in the family: Stephen, died as an infant; Stephen, the second; Triphosa; Lizzie; and Mrs. Spaethe.
Mr. and Mrs. Spaethe had eight children: George d. October 1902; Emma E. m. W. M. Randolph, of Eldon; Curtis; Helena m. Loyd Brown; Harry, Eldon; Charles; Frank; and Glen.
Sprague, C.A. (p. 63)
In 1878, Mr. Sprague was married to Alice C. Glasgow, daughter of Robert B. and Matilda J. Glasgow, both born in Ohio. Three children were born: R. Wyatt, Seattle, Wash.; Mazie m. the Rev. A. Graham, of Burlington; Arthur, past superintendent of schools at Waitsburg, Wash. The mother of the children died 31 January 1896. Mr. Sprague remarried in October 1899 to Minnie Davidson, daughter of Archibald and Sarah (Akin) Davidson, both natives of Pennsylvania. One child,who died in infancy was born to this marriage.
Stapp, John J. (p. 170)
Reuben Stapp was born in Lehigh Co., PA; 15 December 1821. In 1844, he moved to Tippecanoe Co,IN where he married Sarah A. Reece on 28 December 1848. Sarah was the daughter of John and Jane (Nichols) Reece. In 1853, he brought his family to Louisa Co. Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Stapp were the parents of twelve children: Anna m. T.J.Klotz; John Jacob,of this review; Ada L. and Ida L., twins, the former m. J.S. Blair and the latter m. J.J. Duncan; George B.; Cora m. Sherman Willey; and Garry and Harry, twins. Four children died in infancy: Thomas, Caroline, Mary E. and Amanda.
On the 24 December 1878, John Jacob Stapp married Flora A. Ogier, daughter of Thomas and Nancy (Grimes) Ogier, both natives of Ohio.Six children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Stapp: Harry R. of Dayton, OH; Elsie,m. Frank Letts d. of Clarendon, TX; Nancy m. Harry R. Owens of Longmont, CO; J.Jay; Mona and Mary
Stephen, Levi (p. 139)
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen had six children: Carrie,m. John M. Creswell; Anna L. d. age seventeen; Josephine; John F.; Nannie J. and Jessie S. m. Chalres Blaul, a wholesale grocer in Burlington.
Sterett, John (p. 25)
On the 15 April 1857, Mr. Sterett married Eliza Brown, daughter of Hamilon and Sarah (Ramsey) Brown, who were the parents of ten children. Mr. and Mrs. Sterett had two children: Edward, b. 1858, d. 1889; and William R. born September 1860.
Stineman, E.S. (p. 289)
On the 29 December 1905, Mr. Stineman was married to Pearl Longstreth, who was born in Nebraska on the 18 July1887, the daughter of John and Hattie (Willier) Longstreth, natives of Iowa in which state they were married, and soon thereafter moved to Nebraska. There were seven children in the Longstreth family: Jessie,m. Henry Tomfeld, of Michigan; Pearl (Mrs. Stineman); Julia; Margaret; Ida; Dollie; and Freddie.
Mr. and Mrs. Stineman had two children: Fern b. 2 September 1907; and Oliver E. b. 26 July 1909.
Storks, W.D. (p. 14)
On the 18 December 1862, Mr. Storks married Sarah P. Anderson, the daughter of Thomas and Ann (Prouse) Anderson. They were the parents of ten children: John, d. in the Civil War; George W., NM; Margaret, m. John Lett, of Council Bluffs; Eliza J., m. Enoch Hayden; William; Martha R., m. Rastus Wilson, of Kingston; Lloyd; Charles A., New Boston, IL; and one died in infancy.
Mr. and Mrs. Storks had six children: Theodore M., Oakville; David W.; one died in infancy; Anna E., m. W.H. Miller, of Quenemo,KS; ELiza V. m. A.J.McCannon; and Cora LIly m. Lawrence Kurtz of Knoxville.
Strawhacker, D. E. (p. 502)
Mr. Strawhacker married twice 1) 30 December 1886 to Lily Smith, by whom he had two children: Edna May, m. R.R. Severly; and Eva Lena, m. Andrew Ellsworth. The mother pased away on the 22 March 1890. On 19 December 1894, he married Emerance Herr, daughter of Gregor and Augusta Herrr, both natives of Germany. They were the parents of five children: Joseph; George d. in infancy; Mrs. Strawhacker; Sophia, m. Frank Searls; and Anna m. Harry Munson.
Mr. Strawhacker and his second wife had eight children: Emery G. and Emma, who died in infancy; Marshall, of Oakville; Frank H.; Cleo Irene; Mark C.; Paul D. and Roy B.
Swan, J.A. (p. 107)
EDITOR'S NOTE: the next two men appear to be brothers who married sisters,but there are some discrepancies in the account of the Paisley (Peasley) family and the number of children in the two accounts..
On the 29 June 1871, Mr. Swan married Diana Peasley, daughter of S.N. and Sarah Ann (Savage) Peasley (Paisley in above account), who were natives of Athens Co., Ohio, in which state her mother died. In1858, her father came to Iowa. His death occurred in February 1911. To Mr. and Mrs. Peasley were born three children: Ann Eliza, m. John A. Swan; Diana (Mrs. Joseph W. Swan); and William of Arkansas.
Mr. and Mrs. Swan had seven children: Iona, m. P. A. Yohe, of Morning Sun; Warren A., Pottawattamie Co.; Wallace, Oskaloosa; Leah, m. Charles Peterson, of Des Moines; Walter, Morning Sun; Guy; and Clinton.
Swygard, C.F. (p. 543)
On the 28 December 1892, Mr. Swygard married Carrie L. hummel,of Peoria, IL. Mrs. Swygard was the daughter of Thomas and Frederica (Berges) Hummel, who had ten children: Lewis; Thomas; Herman; Fred; Henry; Catherine, who married B. Swygard, of Burlington; Carrie, who married Charles Swygard; Ida, m. Otto Bender, of Peoria; Augusta, m. L.D. McAfee,also of Peoria; and John.
Mr. and Mrs. Swygard had four children: Edith S., b. 24 October 1893; Frederick H., b. 21 August 1897; Dorothea L., b. 30 September 1900; adn Lawrence E., b. 30 August 1902.
Syphrit, J. R. (p. 165)
Jacob Syphrit, our subject's paternal grandfather was born in Westmoreland Co., PA, 13 June 1804. He married 29 June 1829, to Elizabeth Bott, who was born 8 February 1802. He died 4 November 1857, and his wife died 27 October 1866. The four children were: Joseph B.; Catherine E.' Christopher J. and Jacob B. Of this family, Christopher was born in Westmoreland Co. 25 July 1834 and in April 1852 came to Iowa where he enlisted April 1861, in Co. J. Eleventh Iowa Volunteer Infantry. He died at his home in 1862 from exposure at the battle of Shiloh.
The great grandfather Christian Syphrit was born in Westmoreland Co., PA, in 1777 and married Mary Shank, of German descent. He had the following children: Jacob; Elizabeth; Barbara; Mollie; Sarah; Nancy; and Joseph.
Sebastian Syphrit, the great, great grandfather was born in Westmoreland Co., in 1750
On 10 September 1884, Joseph Ray Syphrit married Amy J. Fitzgerald, who was born at Musctine, 2 November 1859. Her parents Ezekiel and Eliza (Predmore) Fitzgerald, were both natives of Clermont. Her paternal grandfather, Grant Fitzgerald was a cabinetmaker at Batavia, OH, which he left in the summer of 1853, headed for Cincinnati, and was never heard from again. Mr. and Mrs. Ezekial Fitzgerald were married in Ohio and in 1857 came to Muscatine, and then moved to Fairview, and finally Louisa Co. The father was a cooper by trade. He died 15 August 1883. They had nine children, two of whom died in infancy; Fostickp; Laura B. m .Richard O. Chaney; Amy J. m. Joseph Ray Syphrit; Mary E., m.O.P. Dotson, Eldon; and William D. and Arabella, both of whom died at the age of two
Mr. and Mrs. Syphrit, of this review, were the parents of five children: Roy O., b. 1 March 1886; Lee A. b. 1 April 1888; Joseph E.; Ora May , d. in infancy; and Glen C., b. 29 April 1895.
Syphrit, W.O. (p. 274)
On the 25 February 1892, Mr. Syphrit married Ada M. Hamilton, who was born on 15 January 1869. She was the daughter of Alexander and Susanna Hamilton. Mr. and Mrs. Syphrit had two children: Elma H. and Charles H.