Category Archives: HOUSELY

Daniel Housley and Sophia Schlutt Family

Daniel Housley was born 24 January 1804 in Maryland. He married 1st Elizabeth Shanefelt on 7 March 1826 in Washington County, Maryland. They migrated to Stark County, Ohio. Elizabeth was born 24 September 1807 and died 14 October 1835. Daniel and Elizabeth had 5 children.

Daniel married 2nd Sophia Schlutt on 10 February 1837 in Stark County, Ohio. They had 6 children. They moved to Medina County, Ohio.

Daniel married 3rd Mrs. Eleanor Frank on 14 October 1847 in Stark County, Ohio. Eleanor was born 16 May 1807 in Pennsylvania and died 15 September 1889. Daniel and Eleanor had no children, but Eleanor had children from her previous marriage that joined the Housley family.

In the 1850s, Daniel and Eleanor moved to Wood County, Ohio. Daniel died on 22 July 1876 in Portage, Wood County, Ohio, He was buried in Portage Cemetery.

Daniel Housley and Elizabeth Shanefelt had 5 children:

  1. Unknown daughter who died before 1876 and had child, Marie Clinger.
  2. Susan Housley (1826-1888) married Frederick Wellhouse (1828-1911).
  3. Henry Housley (1830-1909) married Charlotte Ulrich (1827-1910).
  4. Mary Housley (1831-1874) married David Henshie (1826-1902).
  5. George Housley (1834-1916) married Mary Elizabeth Fiery (1841-1930).

Daniel Housley and Sophia Schlutt had 6 children:

  1. Samuel Housley (circa 1838-1865) died in the Civil War and was buried in Louisville, Kentucky.
  2. Catharine Housley (1839-1925)  married Thomas D Avery (1838-1921).
  3. Rebecca Housley (1841-1883) married Nicholas Dienst (1841-1915).
  4. Daniel Presley Housley (circa 1842 – 1886) married Mary [–?–] (circa 1857 – ?).
  5. Richard Andrew Housley (1844-1927) married 1st Anna A Friend (circa 1847 – ?) and married 2nd Mary Price (1842-1926).
  6. Sophia Housley (circa 1847-1875) married William Wallace DeWitt (1843-1920).

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Nicholas DIENST and Rebecca HOUSELY family

Nicholas Dienst was born 29 March 1841 in Ridgeville, Ashland County, Ohio. He was the son of Nicholas Dienst and Barbara Unsicker.

Nicholas married Rebecca Housely on 24 January 1861 in Wood County, Ohio. Rebecca was born 1 August 1841 in Ohio to Daniel Housely and Sophia Schlutt.

Rebecca died on 26 March 1883. After Rebecca’s death, Nicholas married Mrs. Kate Shaw on 10 September 1884 in Wood County, Ohio. Kate was born on 22 February 1843 and died on 3 July 1896.

Nicholas died on 1 October 1915 in Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio. Nicholas, Rebecca and Kate were all buried in Portage Cemetery in Portage, Wood County, Ohio.

Nicholas and Rebecca had four children:

  1. Son (? – 2 Dec 1862), buried in Portage Cemetery.
  2. Daniel Dienst (? – 11 Jan 1867), buried in Portage Cemetery.
  3. Charles Edward Dienst (29 September 1867 – 3 August 1930) married Oma Augustine (31 January 1868 – 4 September 1944).
  4. Elmer Alonzo Dienst (27 December 1877 – 7 February 1959) married Orpha Elmina Phillips (6 Feb 1879 – 5 September 1962).

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