Thomas Anspach/Anspaugh

Thomas Anspach/Anspaugh
b. 23 February 1828, Butler County, Ohio, to John and Lydia (Bailey) Anspach
d. 7 August 1904, near Bussey, Marion County, Iowa
m. 30 September 1847, Decatur County, Indiana

Elsie Ridlen
b. 14 March 1826
d. 21 December 1905, Marion County, Iowa

Children with Elsie Ridlen:

  • Sarah
  • Elizabeth
  • Louisa
  • Alice
  • Barbara Emily
  • Ebenezer Warren William

Thomas’s siblings were:

  • Catherine Ann (b. ca. 1826) married Abraham Chriss.
  • Elizabeth (ca. 1829-1852) married Samuel Ridlen; Philip (ca. 1832-1849).
  • Barbara Ellen (1831/2-1912) married (1) Newton Hamilton Miller, (2) Julius Hoch.
  • John (b. ca. 1834) married (1) Jane Parkinson, (2) [–?–] Longsdorf.
  • Michael (1836- 1917) married (1) Elizabeth Wise, (2) Rebecca McGrew.
  • Susanna (b. 1838/39) married [–?–] Miller.
  • Sarah Ann (1840-1884) married Pierson Brelsford.
  • Marion Beck (1844-1918) married Amanda Ellen Shade.
  • Peter (1847-1924) married Catharine McClain.

Thomas Anspach served in the Mexican War 1847-47 and earned bounty land. In 1849, he moved his family to near Bussey, Marion County, Iowa.

Submitted by:
Marilyn J. Edwards
Oxford OH

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