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HOUSER ANCESTORS


Tinlis Hauser, son of David Hauser and Sarah "Sally" Bowers
- born 1 March 1839, Richmond, Jefferson Co., Ohio
- New died 1 February 1912, Cement, Caddo Co., Oklahoma. Photo of gravestone, 2001
- married 15 March 1866, DeWitt, IA, by (Baptist?) Rev. J. M. Lackey. (Sackey) Marriage Certificate
Lucy Marilda Usher, daughter of Charles L Usher and Nancy Maria Denison.
- born 5 April 1845, Maquoketa, Jackson Co., Iowa.
- died 6 February 1917, Harvard, McHenry Co., Illinois
- buried at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Harvard, Illinois. Photo of gravestone; note incorrect dates on the stone. New

Obituary of Lucy Usher Houser Beecher New

Family stories say that Tinlis brought maple trees (or seeds?) to plant when he moved to DeWitt Co., IA.
Tinlis and Lucy were divorced about 1894.
On 31 October 1894, Toledo, Tama Co. IA, Lucy married
(2) George Beecher, , blacksmith and machinist, son of Erastus & Eliza (Crater) Beecher
- born about 1849, Kendall Co., Illinois,
- died May 1912, Tama Co. Iowa
- buried Buckingham Cemetery, Traer, Tama Co., Iowa

George Beecher's obituary gives birth year of 1852, and place: Yorkville, Illinois.
1850 census indicates 1849 birth. Marriage record gives birthplace as Kendall County, Illinois
- 1895, George and Lucy were in Toledo, Tama County, Iowa. He was a blacksmith and machinist.
- 1900, they lived in Cimmaron Twp., Logan County, Oklahoma, where he was a blacksmith.

After George's death, Lucy lived with her next older sister Cornelia Priscilla Blanchard in McHenry County, Illinois. Lucy died there in 1917.

Obituary of George Beecher

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Tinlis Hauser enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1862. From his pension application file from the National Archives, census records and other available data, we can construct this chronology of his life.