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Susan D. Engle





Our family tree includes the following Darke Co. relatives. Seeking 
more information on many of them:
Gen 1: John YOUNG b 18 Sep 1788 PA, d 24 Feb 1862 Darke OH, m Rebecca 
BRITTON b 1792 PA, d. 1852, both bd Pioneer Cem, Ft Jefferson OH. 
Shown in 1840-1860 census for Neave Twp, Darke Co OH. Their known 
children: Mariah b abt 1810 m. Jacob Francis; Lewis b 1812 m. Sally; 
Hannah b ca 1819 (see below); Rebecca b 8 Oct 1826 m. Daniel 
Hollinger; Benjamin b 1829 m. Rachel?; Susanna b 1833, m. Reuben 
Gen. 2:  Hannah YOUNG b ca 1819 Lancaster PA, d Indiana, lived in 
Twin Twp Darke OH in 1850 census,  Greenville Twp Darke OH in 1860 
census,  in Union City, Randolph Co IN in 1870 census - in same 
household as son Silas Peter ENGLE.
        Hannah m. 1 to - SOWERS who prob died bef 1839. Prob married 
abt 1835? Known children: i.William Thomas SOWERS
        Hannah m. 2 to Peter ENGLE, b unk, d bef 1850 (prob. 
1848-49), m 17 Jun 1839 Montgomery Co OH.  Prob lived in Darke Co in 
1840's, as Hannah ENGLE is listed in Twin Twp in 1850 census. No 
other info about him. Known children (1850 census): ii.Eliza Jane 
ENGLE; iii.Silas Peter ENGLE; iv.Rebecca ENGLE
        Hannah m. 3 to Isaac ROBBINS, b ca 12 Jul 1816 Darke OH, d 30 
Jun 1855, bd Ithaca Cem, Twin Twp, Darke OH; m.1 to Jane BAKER (b ca 
3 May 1812, d 9 Oct 1850, bd Ithaca Cem, Twin Twp, Darke Co OH) ; m. 
2 to Hannah on 28 Feb 1852 Darke OH. Known children with Hannah: 
v.Isaac ROBBINS; vi.Newphina ROBBINS.
        Hannah m. 4 to William H. M. (Henry?) (Murray?) ARMACOST, b 
ca Apr 1809 Baltimore MD, d 30 Mar 1865, bd Pioneer Cem, Ft 
Jefferson, Darke OH, m.1 to Elizabeth (ca 1 Jan 1798, MD? - 26 Mar 
1856, bd Pioneer Cem, Ft Jefferson, Darke OH), m.2 to Hannah on 5 Mar 
1857 Darke OH. Known children with Hannah:vii.James ARMACOST
Gen 3 & 4:  {children & grandchildren of Hannah YOUNG SOWERS ENGLE 
i.      Wm Thomas SOWERS  prob b abt 1836. No other info.
ii.     Eliza Jane ENGLE b abt 1840 OH. No other info.
iii.    Silas Peter ENGLE b 6 Nov 1842 near Ithaca, Darke Co OH, d 27 
Dec 1927 Indianapolis  IN, bd Crown Hill Cem, Indianapolis, IN. 
Resided: 1850 Twin Twp, Darke Co OH; 1860 Greenville Twp, Darke Co 
OH; 1861 Woodington, OH {at time of enlistment in Civil War}; aft 
1865 Harrisville, Indiana; moved to Brightwood, IN on 6 Dec 1877. 
Worked for C C C & St.L - railroad conductor.
        Married Martha Jane KEISTER. She is dau of Samuel KEISTER (19 
Mar 1809-14 Nov 1881) & Anna WICKERSHAM (3 Mar 1811-1 Aug 1897); both 
Samuel & Anna b. Yocumtown, York PA where all 14 of their children 
were born; moved  March 1865 to farm near Harrisville, Randolph Co 
IN; some of the KEISTER's are buried at Union City, Randolph Co, IN. 
Martha Jane KEISTER b 23 Nov 1848 Yocumtown, York PA, d 30 Jul 1919 
Indianapolis, bd Crown Hill Cem, Indianapolis IN.
        They had only two children:
                1. Walter Clarence ENGLE b 2 Sep 1869 Union City, 
Randolph Co IN, d 16 Aug 1947, bd Crown Hill Cem, Indianapolis IN. He 
married twice; he had no children.
                2. Frank Willard ENGLE b 2 Mar 1874 Indianapolis, d 
15 Nov 1957 Indianapolis IN, bd Crown Hill Cem, Indianapolis IN; m. 
on 22 May 1895 to Grace SLIDER b 20 Nov 1874 Brightwood 
(Indianapolis) IN, d 8 Jun 1958, bd Crown Hill Cem, Indianapolis IN. 
They had only one child: Thelburn LaRoy ENGLE who m. Eleanor Anna 
SAWDON - they are parents of my husband Charles Frank ENGLE.
iv.     Rebecca ENGLE b ca 1845, listed in 1850-1860 census.  School 
teacher in 1860 census. No other info.
v.      Isaac ROBBINS prob b. bet Nov 1852 to late 1854 Darke Co OH, 
listed in 1860 census; at home in Union City IN in 1870 census. No 
other info.
vi.     Newphina ROBBINS b abt 1855 or by abt Apr 1856 Darke Co OH, 
listed in 1860 census but not in 1870 when she would have been abt 
14-15 yrs. No other info.
vii.    James ARMACOST  b ca 1858? in 1860 census, and in 1870 census 
(age 12) at home in Union City IN. No other info.
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Questions: Re husbands of Hannah YOUNG: Did - SOWERS have other 
children?  Did Peter ENGLE have other children? Did Isaac ROBBINS 
have children with 1st wife Jane?  Did William ARMACOST have children 
with 1st wife Elizabeth? If so, they would be step-siblings to our 
ancestor Silas Peter ENGLE; seeking that information.
Questions: Re relatives of SOWERS, ENGLE, YOUNG: There are listings 
in 1850 Darke Co OH census for James H. ENGLE and 2 different Henry 
ENGLE - who are they related to, and might they be relatives of Peter 
ENGLE? There are SOWERS listings in the Miami Valley Gen Index - 
might any of them be related to the SOWERS that Hannah YOUNG married? 
There are listings in 1850 Darke Co census in Neave Twp for Isaac 
YOUNG and Henry YOUNG, both b. PA - are they related to John YOUNG & 
Rebecca BRITTON? Are any of the other YOUNG families shown in Darke 
Co census related to John & Rebecca?
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