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SEIFRIED FAMILY BIBLE: FAMILY RECORD

 

In addition to the Family Record section, the Bible includes a section of family pictures (some tintypes)and one loose inserted tintype, which, unfortunately, are not labeled.

 

MEMORANDA:

John Seifried was born in Wayne County, Ohio, AD February 6, 1828.

Elizabeth Seifried was born in Wayne County, Ohio, AD May 6, 1827.

 

MARRIAGES:

John Seifried of Ohio was married to Elizabeth Herman in Wayne County, Ohio, AD April 15, 1850.

 

BIRTHS:

Andrew J. Seifried was born in Wayne County, Ohio, AD January 1, 1851.

John F. [?] Seifried was born in Wayne County, AD September 25, 1853.

Mary E. Seifried was born in Wabash Co., Indiana, AD January 14, 1862.

 

DEATHS:

Elizabeth Herman Seifried died May 25, 1893, at North Manchester, Indiana.

Age 66 years 9 days

 

John Seifried died Oct. 20, 1909, at North Manchester, Indiana.

Age 81 years 8 mo. 14 days

 

Sarah A. Wolf Seifried was born Aug. 22, 1847, in Old Town, Tuscarawas Co., Ohio.

Married May 8, 1890.

Died in Tuscarawas. Feb 25 , 1919.

Age 71- 6 m 3 days

 

Elizabeth Titus Seifried and Andrew J. Seifried was married Sept. 14, 1920.

He departed this life Feb. 21, 1927.

 

 

--Transcription by John C. Hepner, 17 July 1998. jhepner@gte.net

 

 

Obituary clipping, newspaper unidentified, undated:

 

"DEATH CLAIMS A. G. SEIFIELD [sic]

 

Congestion of Lungs Is Fatal

 

Andrew J. Seifried, 76, retired farmer, native of Wayne county, died yesterday at 7 p. m. at his home at 553 Prospect street, this city, of congestion of the lungs which developed February 6, following a cold. Mr. Seifried had been confined to his home since he was stricken with apoplexy last May 15, and had been bedfast for a week prior to his death.

Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Seifried; one sister, Mrs. Mary Harmon, North Manchester, Indiana, who is spending the winter at Harlingen, Texas, and a brother, Frank, Elkhart, Indiana. The latter is en route to this city to attend his brother's funeral.

Mr. Seifried was a member of the United Brethren church, this city. He removed to this city in the spring of 1920, from his farm six miles from Tuscarawas. He had been a resident of this county for the past 30 years.

Funeral arrangements are being held in abeyance pending the arrival of Mr. Seifried's bother. The Broadhurst Funeral Home has charge of arrangements."

 

 

--Transcription by John C. Hepner, 17 July 1998. jhepner@gte.net

 


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