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Ancestors of Lois Virginia NISWONGER Smith Rasure

SIXTH GENERATION

32. John NEISWANGER/NISWONGER III was born in 1786. He died in 1850. At some point this family moved from Virginia to Ohio. This family is copied from his will dated Feb 3 1849, filed in Montgomery County, Ohio on Oct 29 1850. He was married to Elizabeth (Betsy) CIRCLE in 1807.

33. Elizabeth (Betsy) CIRCLE died in 1867.

John NEISWANGER/NISWONGER III and Elizabeth (Betsy) CIRCLE had the following children:

i. George NISWONGER was born in Mar 1809 He died in 1879. These records come from the History of Darke County, Ohio.

ii. Rachel NISWONGER was born in 1810. She died in 1830.

iii. Frances NISWONGER as born in 1812. She died in 1830.

iv. Elizabeth V NISWONGER was born in 1813. She died in 1895.

v. John V NISWONGER was born on May 28 1815 in Montgomery County, Ohio. He died in 1902.He and his wife Susannah moved to Darke County Ohio, in 1837. The family record on their children comes form Darke County, Ohio History.

vi. Nellie NISWONGER was born about 1818. She died in 1837.

vii. Nicholas NISWONGER ((16))

viii. Mollie NISWONGER was born in 1820. She died in 1848.

ix. Eliza NISWONGER was born in 1821. She died in 1849.

40. Christian FOSTER was born on Sep 26 1796 in Pennsylvania or Virginia. He died on Sep 27 1873 in Jackson Township Seneca County, Ohio of dropsey. He was buried in Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Jackson Township, Seneca County, Ohio.He was elected as Township Trustee when Seneca County was organized in Ohio. He was a farmed and owned a farm in Section 35 of Jackson Township, Seneca County, Ohio. He was married to Mary (Polly) GROVES on May 9 1821 in Perry County Ohio.

41. Mary (Polly) GROVES was born on Jul 12 1799. She died on Mar 4 1875 in Jackson Township, Seneca County, Ohio.

Christian FOSTER and Mary (Polly) GROVES  had the following children:

i. Rebecca FOSTER was born on SEp 28 1821 in Perry County, Ohio.

ii. Mary Ann FOSTER was born in 1822 in Perry County, Ohio. She died on Jun 2 1842 in Jackson Township, Seneca County Ohio after being struck by lightening. She was buried in Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Jackson Township, Seneca County, Ohio.

iii. Jonas FOSTER was born on Nov 4 1826 in Perry County, Ohio. He died on Oct 23 1895 in Jackson Township, Seneca County, Ohio from wounds received in the war. He was buried in Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Jackson Township, Seneca County, Ohio. He was a farmer, carpenter and breeder of fine stock in Jackson Township, Seneca County, Ohio. He was first a member of First Zion Lutherans and then later became Methodist in Jackson Township, Seneca County Ohio. He was elected as Town Commissioner in Jackson Township, Seneca County, Ohio. He was a member of the 21st Ohio Volunteer Infantry and later a Captain in the 49th Ohio Volunteer Infantry.

iv. Abraham Foster   ((20))

v. Rachel FOSTER was born in 1830 in Seneca County, Ohio.

vi. Susan FOSTER was born in 1832 in Seneca County, Ohio. She died on Mar 27 1832 in Seneca County, Ohio. She was buried in Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Jackson Township, Seneca County, Ohio.

vii. Nancy FOSTER was born on Feb 8 1833 in Seneca County, Ohio

viii. Samson FOSTER was born in 1834 in Seneca County Ohio. He died in 1919 in Sececa County, Ohio. He was buried in Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Jackson Township, Seneca County, Ohio.

ix. Lucinda FOSTER was born in 1834 in Seneca County, Ohio. She died on Aug 11 1887 in Seneca County, Ohio.

x. Andrew Jackson FOSTER was born on Feb 3 1839 in Seneca Couinty Ohio. He served in the military in the Civil War in Indiana Troups. He spent 4 years as a prisoner in Castle Thunder, Libby and Andersonville prisons. He was buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Kendallville, Indiana. When not in the military he was a farmer.

xi. Mary Magdalene FOSTER was born on Feb 2 1841 in Sececa County, Ohio. She resided in 1871 in Liberty Township, Wood County, Ohio, and then later in Bownling Green Ohio. She was Methodist.

xii. Mahala FOSTER was born in  1843 in Seneca County, Ohio. She died on Jul 20 1874 in Marion Township, Allen County, Ohio.

xiii. Solomon FOSTER was born in 1845 in Seneca County, Ohio. He died as a young child.

xiv. Unnamed FOSTER was born in 1848 in Seneca County, Ohio. He (or she) died in 1848 in Seneca County, Ohio.

MY ANCESTORS BY GENERATION

 
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