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John Werts1

Male
b. 10 April 1812, d. July 1896


Father George Peter Werts Sr.1 b. 27 July 1773, d. 23 January 1855
Mother Susannah Hoff1 b. 23 March 1775 or 24 March 1775, d. 1 January 1853
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Family Eliza Bainter b. 9 October 1812, d. 25 December 1891
Marriage* 4 November 1838  Muskingum Co., OH, John Wertz & Eliza Williams, 4 Nov 1838, Muskingum, Ohio, Principal=Eliza Bainter2,1 
Children  1. Susannah E. Werts b. 8 Sep 1839, d. 11 May 1936
  2. Maria Ordothy Werts b. 14 Aug 1841, d. 18 Oct 1921
  3. Solomon Werts b. 25 Sep 1843
  4. Jacob Franklin Werts b. 8 Sep 1846, d. 18 Sep 1925
  5. Melinda Catherine Werts b. 17 May 1849
  6. George Peter Werts b. 21 Dec 1851
  7. Matilda "Tillie" Werts b. 30 Jun 1861, d. 3 Mar 1930

Note*   John's obit says he and Elizabeth only had 6 children. Matilda is most likely his granddaughter.

The two older males living in his household in 1850 might be Eliza's children from a previous marriage. 
Birth* 10 April 1812  Loudoun Co., VA1 
Marriage* 4 November 1838  Muskingum Co., OH, John Wertz & Eliza Williams, 4 Nov 1838, Muskingum, Ohio, Principal=Eliza Bainter2,1 
Census 1850  1850 Federal Census, Ohio, Coshocton County, Linton Township, Series: M432, Roll 670 Page 88B, October 17
22, 81, 81, Werts, John, 38, M, , Farmer, 3800, Virginia, , , ,
23, 81, 81, Werts, Eliza, 38, F, , , , Ohio, , , 1,
24, 81, 81, Werts, Orleff A, 17, M, , Farmer, , Ohio, , 1, ,
25, 81, 81, Werts, John, 16, M, , , , Ohio, , 1, ,
26, 81, 81, Werts, Susanna, 12, F, , , , Ohio, , 1, ,
27, 81, 81, Werts, Maria, 10, F, , , , Ohio, , 1, ,
28, 81, 81, Werts, Solomon, 7, M, , , , Ohio, , 1, ,
29, 81, 81, Werts, Sarah*, 4, F, , , , Ohio, , , ,
30, 81, 81, Werts, Malinda, 1, F, , , , Ohio, , , ,
(* shold be Jacob)3 
Census 1860  1860 Federal Census, Ohio, Coshocton County, Linton Township, Series: M653, Roll: 950, Page: 115A, July 5
604, 604, Wert, John, 48, M, , Farmer, 6000, , Va, , , ,
1860 Federal Census, Ohio, Coshocton County, Linton Township, Series: M653, Roll: 950, Page: 115B, July 5
604, 604, Wert, Eliza West, 47, F, , , , , Ohio, , , ,
604, 604, Wert, Mariah, 18, F, , , , , Ohio, , , ,
604, 604, Wert, Solomon, 16, M, , Farmer, , , Ohio, , 1, ,
604, 604, Wert, Jacob, 13, M, , , , , Ohio, , 1, ,
604, 604, Wert, Malinda C, 11, F, , , , , Ohio, , 1, ,
604, 604, Wert, George P, 9, M, , , , , Ohio, , 1, ,4 
Census 1870  1870 Federal Census, Ohio, Coshocton County, Tuscarawas Township, Coshocton, Series: M593, Roll: 1185, Page: 256A, June 7
03, 266, 256, Werts, John, 58, M, W, Farmer, 10600, 500, Va, , , , , , , , , 1,
04, 266, 256, Werts, Eliza, 58, F, W, Keeping House, , , Ohio, , , , , , , 1, , ,
05, 266, 256, Werts, Malinda, 21, F, W, House Keeping, , , Ohio, , , , , , , , , ,
06, 266, 256, Werts, Peter, 19, M, W, Carpenter, , , Ohio, , , , , , , , , ,
07, 266, 256, Edwards, Mordie, 23, M, W, School Teacher, , , Irel, , , , , , , 1, , ,
08, 266, 256, Smith, John, 29, M, W, Cooper, , , Pa, 1, 1, , , , , 1, , ,
09, 266, 256, Barcraft, John, 15, M, W, Attends School, , , Ohio, , , , , 1, , , , ,
10, 266, 256, Werts, Matilda, 9, F, W, Attends School, , , Ohio, , , , , 1, , , , ,5 
Census* 1880  1880 Federal Census, Ohio, Coshocton, Coshocton County, Roll: T9-1003, Page: 232C
John WERTS, M, W, 68, Self, M, Farmer, OH, VA, VA
Eliza WERTS, F, W 67 Wife, M, Keeping House, OH, MD, MD
Tillie WERTS, F, W, 19, Dau, S, House Work, OH, OH, OH6 
News/Obit* July 1896  Obituary,
JOHN WERTS DEAD

John Werts a highly respected citizen of Coshocton died last Thursday at the advanced age of 81 years.



The deceased was born in Loudoun county, Virginia, April 10, 1812. He came with his parents to Ohio when 12 years of age. At the age of about 14 years he was confirmed in the faith of the Evangelical Lutheran church, since which time he has been a consistent member. He was married in 1838 to Mrs. Eliza Williams. To this union were born 6 children, who, together with a brother and a sister are still living. Two brothers and four sisters have preceded him to the spirit land. 27 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren remain to mourn his loss.



Funeral services were conducted by Rev. H. H. Bachman Sunday afternoon at the St. Paul Lutheran Church.





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Death* July 1896  Coshocton, Coshocton Co., OH, F. C. Slater gives the date as 4 Nov 1896.1,7 
Burial* July 1896  St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Franklin Twp., Coshocton Co., OH7 

Citations
  1. [S56] Werts - Vinsel - Slater Family History, F. C. Slater.
  2. [S109] Musk. Co. Marriages Book 3 1835-1848, The Society.
  3. [S4] 1850 U.S. Federal Census , 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S46] 1860 U.S. Federal Census , 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  5. [S71] 1870 U.S. Federal Census , 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  6. [S100] 1880 U.S. Federal Census , 1880 U.S. Federal Census.
  7. [S102] Adamsville Register Obits 1890-1939, R. Douglas Kreis.


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