Category Archives: SHOWALTER

Daniel SHOWALTER and Susannah RODE family

Daniel SHOWALTER was born 7 July 1878 in Pennsylvania. He married Susannah RODE. Susannah was born 22 March 1791 in Pennsylvania. They moved to Hancock County, Ohio in 1836. Daniel died on 19 August 1869 and Susannah died on 25 November 1864. They are both buried in Clymer Cemetery in Hancock County.

They had at least two children:

Levi SHOWALTER was born 8 Jan 1814 in Adams County, Pennsylvania. He married Mahala WADE on 25 April 1837 in Hancock County, Ohio.

Richard SHOWALTER was born 10 March 1827 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He married Susannah WATKINS on 1 January 1852 in Hancock County, Ohio. Richard died on 23 January 1912 in Union Township, Hancock County, Ohio.

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Levi SHOWALTER and Sarah WATKINS Marriage

Levi Showalter married Sarah WATKINS, the widow of Thomas DEWESE on 15 April 1858 in Hancock County.

Marriage License issued April 10″ 1858
State of Ohio Hancock County SS
I certify that I have this day solemnized the marriage of Levi Showalter with Sarah Dewese. Witness my hand this 15″ day of April 1858.
R. K. Davis M. G.
Recorded June 4″ 1858
J H Barr P. Judge

Hancock County, Ohio, Ohio, County Marriages, 1790-1950, page 65, entry 45, Levi Showalter and Sarah Watkins, 15 April 1858; digital images, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 8 June 2011); citing FHL microfilm.

Levi SHOWALTER and Mahala WADE Marriage

Levi SHOWALTER and Mahala WADE were married 25 April 1837 in Hancock County, Ohio.

I hereby certify that on the 25 day of April eighteen hundred and thirty seven I joined together in marriage Levi Showalter and Mahala Wade.
Weiman Wade J.P.

Hancock County, Ohio, Ohio, County Marriages, 1790-1950, page 51, Levi Showalter and Mahala Wade, 25 April 1837; digital images, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 8 June 2011); citing FHL microfilm.

Levi SHOWALTER and Mahala WADE family

Levi SHOWALTER was born 8 January 1814 in Adams County, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Daniel SHOWALTER and Susannah RODE. On 25 April 1837, Levi married Mahala WADE in Hancock County, Ohio.

Mahala WADE was born 20 November 1815 in Virginia to George WADE and Sarah JONES. She died on 28 November 1857 and was buried in Clymer Cemetery in Union Township, Hancock County, Ohio.

After Mahala’s death, Levi married Sarah WATKINS, the widow of Thomas DEWESE and his daughter’s future mother in law. Levi and Sarah were married on 15 April 1858 in Hancock County. Sarah died in 1881 and Levi remarried Mary A SICKAFOOSE on 14 September 1882 in Hancock County.

Levi SHOWALTER and Mahala WADE had 9 children.

Sarah Jane SHOWALTER was born 19 Jan 1838. She died young and was buried in Clymer Cemetery.

Harrison W SHOWALTER was born 18 Jun 1840. He married Mary Amanda HENRY on 13 May 1867 in Hancock County. He married second Sarah Jane TALLEY on 24 November 1872 in Wayne County, Ohio. Harrison died on 29 April 1912 in Harrisville, Medina County, Ohio.

Daniel W SHOWALTER was born 25 May 1842. He died on 27 June 1864 while fighting in the Civil War at Keneshaw Mountain.

Susannah Darlisca SHOWALTER was born 25 May 1842. She married her step brother, Flavius DEWESE on 1 January 1860 in Hancock County. Susannah died on 22 April 1922 in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio.

Phoebe Diana SHOWALTER was born 1 October 1846. She married William H RICHARDS on 4 September 1864 in Hancock County. Phoebe died on 17 Jul 1880 in Essex, Clinton County, Michigan.

Zachariah Taylor SHOWALTER was born 7 November 1848. He married Mary A LINK on 17 October 1873 in Hancock County. Zachariah died on 1 November 1942 in Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio.

George W SHOWALTER wsa born 22 December 1850. He married Cynthia E DUNLAP on 30 September 1875 in Hancock County.

Lydia Ann SHOWALTER was born 18 December 1852. She married Orland Jessie VICKERS on 20 June 1874 in Hancock County. She died in October of 1936 in Union Township, Hancock County, Ohio.

Joseph A SHOWALTER was born 19 December 1855. He married Sarah Catherine SWARTS on 22 March 1885 in Mercer County, Ohio. He died on 27 June 1923 in Bath, Allen County, Ohio.

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Thomas DEWESE and Sarah WATKINS family

Thomas DEWESE was born 4 Mary 1809 in Pennsylvania. On 26 October 1830 he married Sarah WATKINS in Wayne County, Ohio. Sarah was born 18 July 1811 in Ohio to Thomas WATKINS and Susannah MILLER.

Thomas and Sarah moved to Hancock County, Ohio in 1836. In 1841, Thomas was a Justice of the Peace.

On 13 April 1853, Thomas died. His widow, Sarah, married Levi Showalter on 15 April 1858 in Hancock County. She died on 31 March 1881 and was buried in Clymer Cemetery in Union Township, Hancock County, Ohio.

Thomas and Sarah had 9 children of which only 2 survived childhood:

Mary A DEWESE was born 12 February 1833. She died 21 March 1841. She was buried in Clymer Cemetery.

Flavius DEWESE was born 17 January 1835 in Wayne County, Ohio. He married his stepsister, Susannah SHOWALTER, on 1 January 1860 in Hancock County. He died 17 July 1911 in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. He was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in Toledo.

Susannah DEWESE was born 25 May 1837 and died 20 May 1843. She was buried in Clymer Cemetery.

Thomas DEWESE was born 21 June 1839 and died 2 January 1840. He was buried in Clymer Cemetery.

Eve DEWESE was born 30 August 1843. She married John BOOKMILLER on 27 October 1861 in Hancock County, Ohio. She died 8 November 1882 in Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio.

Elizabeth DEWESE was born 26 December 1845. She died 20 June 1846 and was buried in Clymer Cemetery.

Adam DEWESE was Elizabeth’s twin brother. He was born 26 December 1845 and died 17 June 1846. He was buried in Clymer Cemetery.

Sarah J DEWESE was born about 1847. She was buried in Clymer Cemetery.

Francis M DEWESE was born about 1850. He was buried in Clymer Cemetery.

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Marriage of Flavius DEWESE and Susannah SHOWALTER

Flavius DEWESE married Susannah SHOWALTER on 1 January 1860 in Hancock County, Ohio.

Flavius Dewese and Susan D. Showalter

Marriage Licinse [sic] issued Dec 29″ 1859.

The State of Ohio Hancock County SS
I certifiy that I have this day solemnized the Marriage of Flavius Dewese with Susan D. Showalter witness my hand this first day of January 1860.
C F. Mallahan J. P.

Recorded April 5″ 1860
I H. Barr P. Judge

Hancock County, Ohio, Ohio, County Marriages, 1790-1950, page 546, no. 264, Flavius Dewese and Susan D. Showalter, 1 January 1860; digital images, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 24 April 2011); citing FHL microfilm.

Flavius DEWESE and Susanah SHOWALTER family

Flavius DEWESE was born 17 January 1835 in Wayne County, Ohio to Thomas DEWESE and Sarah WATKINS. By 1840, the family had moved to Hancock County, Ohio. His father died in 1853 and his mother married Levi SHOWALTER in 1858.

Levi and his first wife Mahala WADE had a daughter Susannah Darlisca SHOWALTER on 1 October 1844. Mahala died in 1857.

On 1 January 1860, Flavius DEWESE married his step-sister, Susannah SHOWALTER in Hancock County, Ohio. On 13 September 1862, Flavius joined Company G, 118th Regiment Ohio Infantry. He was approved for his civil war pension on 28 June 1880. Flavius and Susannah lived in Hancock County until 1899 when they moved to Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio.

Flavius died on 17 July 1911 in Toledo. Susannah died on 22 April 1922 in Toledo. They were buried in Woodlawn Cemetery.

They had 8 children:
Louretta O DEWESE died as infant

Victoria A DEWESE was born 17 January 1866 and died 28 December 1862. She was buried in Clymer Cemetery in Union Township, Hancock County, Ohio.

Sanford Howell DEWESE was born 6 May 1866. He married Bertha E STRATTON on 7 March 1886. She died 4 months later. He then married Mary Rosa ANDERSON on 8 August 1891 in Hancock County. Sanford died on 27 July 1936 in Toledo.

Milton Orvill DEWESE was born 4 June 1868.

Alvin Virgil DEWESE was born 3 March 1871 in Orange Township, Hancock County, Ohio. He married Mary Florence KELLY on 17 May 1898 in Hancock County. He died 1954 and was buried in Clymer Cemetery in Union Township, Hancock County, Ohio.

Grace E DEWESE was born 25 January 1875 in Hancock County, Ohio. She married Joseph N MCVEY on 2 February 1890 in Hancock County. She died 1 January 1951 in Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio.

Francis M DEWESE was born 11 October 1876 in Hancock County, Ohio. He married Bertha E BASSETT on 24 December 1904 in Lucas County, Ohio. He died 2 March 1965 in Toledo.

Harry Clyde DEWESE was born 28 November 1881 in Hancock County, Ohio. He married Delilah AKE on 15 January 1902 in Monroe, Monroe County, Michigan. He died on 14 January 1963 in Toledo.

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