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Notes for Henry Winebrenner and Lucy Edsall

A biosketch reports [1]:

Henry Winebrenner is the only child of Jacob and Catharine (Alabaugh) Winebrenner; he was born in Blair County, Penn., July 4, 1817. When but eight days old his mother died, and he went to live with his grandparents. His father was a shoemaker, and shortly after his wife's death moved to Liberty, Montgomery County, Ohio. He here married Elizabeth Shively in 1827, who bore him five children. Mr. Winebrenner also kept tavern, and being a veteran of the War of 1812 and of a military turn of mind, raised a company of militia and was chose first lieutenant. Soon after his father's second marriage, Henry Winebrenner went to live with them; and at age of fourteen was apprenticed to the tailor's trade. After serving four years, he commenced business for himself. In May, 1837, he married Lucy Edsall of Darke County, Ohio, and in 1850 came to Noble County and located on his present farm of 80 acres, which was devoid of clearing, and its present improved condition was accomplished by hard manual labor. They are the parents of nine children - Lewis, James, John, William, Norris, Howard, Oscar, Juliann and Elizabeth. Of these, John and Elizabeth are dead. John enlisted in the Forty-fourth Indiana Volunteer Infantry and served his country faithfully. At the battle of Petersburg he was wounded, taken prisoner and never heard of afterward. James served in Company C, Eighty-eighth Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry. While out foraging, he was taken prisoner by the rebel Gen. Morgan. Being pressed by pursuers, Gen. Morgan paroled his prisoners and they were sent back until exchanged. Mr. Winebrenner is an industrious, enterprising man, and a Republican. He and wife are members of the Christian Church and are esteemed citizens. Green Twp.

1837 Henry Winebrinner and Lucy Edsall were married on July 4, 1837 in Darke County, Ohio. [2]

1840 Henry Winnebrouner lived in Harrison, Darke County, Ohio in a household with Males: 1 (age Under 5), 1 (age 15 thru 19), and 1 (age 20 thru 29); Females: 1 (age Under 5), 1 (age 20 thru 29), and 1 (age 60 thru 69). [3]

1860 Henry Winebrenner (age 42) and Lucy (age 40) lived in Green Twp, Noble County, Indiana with children Lewis (age 22), Julia A (age 21), James (age 19), John (age 18), William H (age 13), Norris (age 12), and Howard W (age 5). [4] [5]

1870 Henry Winbrener [Winebrenner](age 53) and Lucy (age 52) lived in Green Twp, Noble County, Indiana with children William (age 22), Norris (age 21), Howard (age 14), and Rosco (age 8). [6] [7]

1880 Henry Winebrenner (age 62, born in Pennsylvania, married) lived in Green Twp, Noble County, Indiana, in a household with Lucy Winebrenner (age 59), William Winebrenner (age 26), Howard W. Winebrenner (age 22), Oscar Winebrenner (age 17), and Olie V. Edsall (age 7). Henry Winebrenner's parents were both born in Pennsylvania. Henry Winebrenner's occupation was farming. [8]

1900 Henry Winebrenner (born in Pennsylvania in Jul 1817, widowed) lived in Smith Twp, Whitley County, Indiana, in a household with William Winebrenner (age 53). Henry Winebrenner's father was born in Ohio and his mother was born in Pennsylvania. [9]

1901 Henry Winebrenner, son of Jacob Winebrenner and Alabaugh, died September 15, 1901, at Churubusco, Whitley County, Indiana at age 84y 2m 12d. He was reported born in Pennsylvania. He was widowed. [10]


[1] Weston Arthur Goodspeed and Charles Blanchard. Counties of Whitley and Noble Indiana Historical and Biographical (Chicago: Battey & Co, 1882), 488, [GoogleBooks], [HathiTrust].

[2] Ohio, Compiled Marriage Index, 1803-1900, [AncestryRecord].

[3] United States Federal Census, 1840, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[4] United States Federal Census, 1860, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[5] United States Federal Census, 1860, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[6] United States Federal Census, 1870, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[7] United States Federal Census, 1870, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[8] United States Federal Census, 1880, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[9] United States Federal Census, 1900, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[10] Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2011, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].