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Susannah Werts1,2

Female
b. 9 October 1832, d. 2 March 1912


Father George Peter Werts Jr. b. 11 October 1801, d. 29 July 1866
Mother Margaret Maple b. 23 October 1808, d. 13 March 1851
Pop-up Pedigree

Family 1 Philip Sunkel b. circa 1828
Marriage* 8 August 1850  Principal=Philip Sunkel4 
Child  1. Susannah Mary Shirer b. c 1851

Family 2 Quincy Adams Shirer b. 26 June 1827, d. 19 July 1907
Marriage* 6 September 1855  Principal=Quincy Adams Shirer2,1 
Children  1. Mary Elizabeth Shirer b. 9 Apr 1857, d. 14 Apr 1927
  2. Homer Andrew Shirer b. 27 Mar 1859
  3. Wilbur Brough Shirer b. 31 Jan 1864, d. 23 Jan 1905
  4. Alice Carrie Shirer b. 17 Dec 1866
  5. John Henry Shirer b. 22 Mar 1871
  6. Etta Jane Shirer b. 6 Sep 1872, d. 10 Mar 1873
  7. Harvey Clarence Shirer b. 29 Aug 1875, d. 18 Jan 1888
  8. Charles Howard Shirer b. 14 Sep 1878, d. 1933

Birth* 9 October 1832  The Shirer Profile gives the date as 9 Oct 1832 which coincides with her being 79 when she died as stated in her obituary. Another source gives her date of death as 25 Jun 1828.2,1 
Census* 1850  1850 Federal Census, Ohio, Muskingum County, Adams Township, Series: M432, Roll 718 Page 314B, December 6
(enumerated with father, George Werts)
32, 594, 594, Werts, Susan, 17, F, , , , Ohio, , 1, ,3 
Marriage* 8 August 1850  Principal=Philip Sunkel4 
Married Name 8 August 1850  Sunkel 
Married Name 6 September 1855  Susannah Shirer 
Marriage* 6 September 1855  Principal=Quincy Adams Shirer2,1 
(Sponsor) Baptism 31 July 1859  New Hope Lutheran Church, Salem Twp., Muskingum Co., OH, Homer Andrew Shirer, born 27 Mar 1859, bap. 31 July 1859, parents Q A Shirer & wife Susan, Sponsors Parents, Pastor A N Bartholomew, Principal=Homer Andrew Shirer5 
Census 1860  1860 Federal Census, Ohio, Muskingum County, Salem Township, Adamsville, Series: M653, Roll: 1019, Page: 565B, July 28
(enumerated with husband, Quincy A. Shire)
06, 1064, 985, Shire, Susan, 28, F, , has none, , , Ohio, , , ,6 
(Sponsor) Baptism 14 May 1865  New Hope Lutheran Church, Salem Twp., Muskingum Co., OH, Wilbur Brough Shirer, born 31 Jan 1864, bap. 14 May 1865, parents Q A Shirer & Susan, Sponsors Parents, Pastor A N Bartholomew, Principal=Wilbur Brough Shirer5 
(Sponsor) Baptism 21 July 1867  New Hope Lutheran Church, Salem Twp., Muskingum Co., OH, Alice Cara Shirer, born 27 Dec 1866, bap. 21 July 1867, parents Q A Shirer & Susan, Sponsors Parents, Pastor A N Bartholomew, Principal=Alice Carrie Shirer5 
Census 1870  1870 Federal Census, Ohio, Muskingum, Salem Township, Series: M593, Roll: 1251, Page: 325A, June 15
(enumerated with husband, Quincy A Shirer)
107, 111, Shirer, Susannah, 37, F, W, Keeping House, , , Ohio, , , , , , , , , ,7 
(Sponsor) Baptism 7 January 1872  New Hope Lutheran Church, Salem Twp., Muskingum Co., OH, John Henry Shirer, born 22 Mar 1871, bap. 7 Jan 1872, parents Q A Shirer & Susan, Sponsors Parents, Pastor J P Hentz, Principal=John Henry Shirer5 
Census 1880  1880 Federal Census, Iowa, Lucas County, Lincoln Township, ED:104, Series: T9, Roll: 352, Page: 503A, July 19
(enumerated with husband, Quincey A Shirer)
17, 690, 739, Shirer, Susannah, W, F, 47, , Wife, , 1, , , Keeping House, , , , , , , , , , , Ohio, Virginia, Ohio8 
Census 1900  1900 Federal Census, Iowa, Lucas County, Lincoln Township, ED: 69, Series: T623, Roll: 445, Page: 166A, June 14
Sheet 8A
(enumerated with husband, Quincy A Shire)
27, 156, 156, Shire, Susanna, Wife, W, F, Oct 1832, 67, M, , , , Ohio, Virginia, Ohio, , , , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , ,9 
Census 1910  1910 Federal Census, Iowa, Lucas County, Washington Township, ED: 88, Series: T624, Roll: 411, Page: 318B, April 19
56, 50, 50, Shirer, Susanna, Head, F, W, 77, Wd, , 8, 5, Ohio, Virginia, Ohio, , , English, Own Income, , , , , Yes, Yes, , O, F, H, , , ,
57, 50, 50, Shirer, Mary E, Daughter, F, W, 53, S, , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, , , , , , , ,
58, 50, 50, Shirer, Chester, Grand-son, F, W, 17, S, , , , Iowa, Ohio, Iowa, , , English, Farm Labor, Working Out, W, , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , , , , ,10 
Death* 2 March 1912  at home, Russell, Lucas Co., IA11 
Burial* after 2 March 1912  Russell Cemetery, Sec 2, Row 5, Russell, Lucas Co., IA, Inscription: Susannah Werts Sunkel Shirer 1832-191212 
News/Obit* 9 March 1912  Obituary,
DIED IN IOWA


    Mrs. Quincy Shirer died ather home in Russell, Iowa, March 2, 1912, at the age of 79 years. Her maiden name was Susannah Werts and she was born and raised near Adamsville, Ohio. She was married to Mr. Shirer in 1855 and in 1876 moved to Iowa where she has since lived. Her husband died nearly five years ago. Five of her eight children survive her. Mrs. Shirer united with the New Hope Evangelical Lutheran church near this village when 17 years of age, but after going to Iowa she transferred her membership to the Presbyterian church. She was a devoted christian woman.



Appeared in the Adamsville Register, Saturday, 9 Mar 1912


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Citations
  1. [S56] Werts - Vinsel - Slater Family History, F. C. Slater.
  2. [S45] Ione B. Supplee, "The Shirer's of Adams Twp.".
  3. [S4] 1850 U.S. Federal Census , 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S57] Gary Virts Research, Gary Virts.
  5. [S864] New Hope Lutheran Church Records.
  6. [S46] 1860 U.S. Federal Census , 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  7. [S71] 1870 U.S. Federal Census , 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  8. [S100] 1880 U.S. Federal Census , 1880 U.S. Federal Census.
  9. [S246] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  10. [S73] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , 1910 U.S. Federal Census.
  11. [S102] Adamsville Register Obits 1890-1939, R. Douglas Kreis.
  12. [S274] All Lucas County Gravestones to 1981.


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