Samuel F. Schoffstall
(1783-1868)
Sarah Good
(1799-1888)
Mary E. Schoffstall
(1833-1876)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. William M. Beicher

Mary E. Schoffstall 2

  • Born: 5 Oct 1833, , Dauphin, PA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): William M. Beicher on 4 Aug 1857 in , Fairfield, OH 1
  • Died: 11 Oct 1876, Columbus, Franklin, OH at age 43 2 4
  • Buried: Canal Winchester: Lithopolis Cemetery, Franklin, OH, USA 2

   Other names for Mary were Mary E. Imshoffstall,5 Mary E. Schafstall,1 Mary Shapshall 6 and Mary E. Shoffstall.3 7

   FamilySearch ID: L61K-CQ1.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Bloom Twp., Fairfield, OH. 3 The 1850 census recorded Samuel F. Shoffstall, 65, living with wife Sarah, 54; Benjamin, 22; Mary, 17; Harriet, 11; and Cassanna, 8.

2. Census in 1860 in Bloom Twp., Fairfield, OH. 7 William Beecher, farmer, 31, was living with wife Mary E., 24; Edward, 2; and Sarah, 3 months when the census was recorded on 13 Jun 1860. Also with them: Catharine Hunter, 18, and Ally Hunter, 1. William had no real estate value and was living on land owned by Samuel Schoffstall, farmer, 76, and his wife Sarah, 64 (William was their son-in-law.) Samuel's farm was worth $10,000, his personal estate $200, and William's personal estate $600. Samuel, his wife and William and his wife were born in Pennsylvania, and the children in Ohio. The post office was Lithopolis.

3. Census in 1870 in Columbus, Franklin, OH. 8 The 1870 census recorded in the 5th Ward: William M. Bicker [indexed as Bicker or Ricker due to poor handwriting], 41, retail dry goods dealer, living with wife Mary E., 36; Edwin S., 12; Sarah, 10; and George G., 6. The children were born in Ohio and the parents in Pennsylvania. William had no real estate value and his personal estate was valued at $3000. The post office was Columbus.

4. Cause of Death: cause of death: flooding after confinement. Mary E. Bicher, age 43, born in PA., 11 Oct 1876, Columbus, Franklin, OH. 4

5. Residence: on 11 Oct 1876 in Columbus, Franklin, OH. 4


Mary married William M. Beicher, son of John Beecher and Sarah Elizabeth Sands, on 4 Aug 1857 in , Fairfield, OH.1 (William M. Beicher was born in 1828 in , Lancaster, PA,7 9 10 died on 28 May 1890 in Milford, Iroquois, IL 9 10 11 and was buried in Milford: Maple Grove Cemetery, Iroquois, IL, USA 9.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XZBY-W5B William Bicker and Mary E. Schafstall, 1857.

2 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/74791078.

3 1850 United States Census, Year: 1850; Census Place: Bloom, Fairfield, Ohio; Roll: M432_677; Page: 243B; Image: 235.

4 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F6JK-LMJ Mary E. Bichor, 11 Oct 1876; citing Death, Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, source ID v 1 p 110, County courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 285,206.

5 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X67T-WY7 Mary Shapshall in death record entry for Edwin S Bicher, 1935.

6 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X67T-WYQ Edwin S Bicher, 18 Jan 1935; citing Middletown, Butler, Ohio, reference fn 539; FHL microfilm 2,022,420.

7 1860 United States Census, Ohio, Fairfield County, Bloom Township, Series: M653 Roll: 960 Page: 150.

8 1870 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M623-95P William M Ricker, Ohio, United States; citing p. 32, family 251.

9 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/96649990.

10 Iroquois County, Illinois - Death Record, 1878-1901, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:9392-9XN4-M?cc=1803970&cat=338556 Family History Center Film 1321549 Item 2.

11 Iroquois County Genealogical Society (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilicgs/), http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilicgs/obits/obitb.htm Obit index listing William Bicher.



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