Category Archives: Steuben County

John Hart

John Hart
b. 3 June 1838, Wayne County, Ohio, to George Christopher and Martha (Borland) Hart
d. 18 December 1902, Van Buren County, Michigan

m/1. 8 March 1861, Angola, Steuben County, Indiana
Susanna Rittee
b. 1833, to Jacob and Mary/Maria (Hartzell) Ritter
d. 18 February 1879, Steuben County, Indiana

m/2. 19 September 1880, Branch County, Michigan
Wealthy Abel/Abbott
b. June 1838, Canada
d. 1906, Steuben County, Indiana

Children with Susanna Rittee:
• Maria/Mariah (1864-bef. 1902) married [–?–] Strang
• Clara Adella “Dell” (1867-1947) married Dudley P. “Doc” Leffingwell
• Phileta “Lettie” (1868-1953) married George Fredrick Waterfield
• Mary/Mamie Leota (1870-1968) married James Brown

Children with Wealthy Abel/Abbott:
• Thomas Christopher

John served in the military in 1862 in Company C of the 152nd Regiment from Indiana. He was always a carpenter and in his later years in Michigan, he was a mailman and a milk truck driver.

Submitted by:
Marjorie Waterfield
Bowling Green OH

Henry B Gunsaullus

Henry B Gunsaullus
b. 16 November 1825, Richland County, Ohio, to Levi Alexander and Jane (Bodley) Gunsaullus
d. 6 January 1873, Bourbon County, Kansas

m. 30 May 1847, Salem Center, Steuben County, Indiana
Eunice W. Harris
b. 3 June 1827, Oneida, New York
d. 11 February 1908, Bourbon County, Kansas

Children with Eunice W. Harris:
• Levi Augustus (1848-1938) married Barbara Ellen Moss
• Alice Jane (1851-1920)
• Cordelia (1854-1904) (twin) married Lyman Hurlbut Tiffany
• Cornelia (b. 1854) (twin) married Hebron F. Ruble
• Frank Henry (1857-1937) married Sahara Isabel Fitzpatrick

Henry came to Steuben County, Indiana, about 1839 and left the state before 1860.

Submitted by:
Wilda Marshall Brown
Port Byron NY

Stephen Brown DeHaven

Stephen Brown DeHaven
b. 12 August 1834, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, to Alpheus and Diedema (Tillotson) DeHaven
d. 7 June 1907, Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri

m. 25 November 1862, Shueys Mill, Green County, Wisconsin
Sarah Catherine Burkholder
b. 12 November 1846, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
d. 23 August 1923, Sarcoxie, Jasper County, Missouri

Children with Sarah Catherine Burkholder:

  • Alpheus Ervin (b. 1863)
  • Jennie Belle (1865–1899)
  • William Franklin (1867–1902)
  • Minnie Susannah (1869–1948)
  • Alice Lillian (1872–1875)
  • Agnes Myrtle (1874–1930)
  • Elmer Oran (1876–1942)
  • George Edison (1878–1880)

Stephen immigrated to Indiana by 1865 from Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. He resided in these Indiana counties: Huntington, Elkhart, Steuben, and DeKalb. Stephen emigrated from Indiana before 1900 to Sarcoxie, Jasper County, Missouri.

Submitted by:
Mary L. Courtney
Aldrich MO