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Andrew Sappenfield
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Birth: May 20, 1815
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 15, 1894
Jefferson County
Iowa, USA

Andrew Sappefield was the third of thirteen known children of Matthias (went by Teis) Sappenfield III (1790-1873) and Christina Grimes Sappenfield (1793-1858), who married 25 Aug 1811 at Rowan (now Davidson) County, North Carolina.

Andrew married Margaret Grimes (1820-1901) on 09 Nov 1837 at Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa. Andrew and Margaret were the parents of eleven children, the names of whom ten are known, namely:

1. John Mathias Grimes Sappenfield (1838-1900)
2. Sarah Elizabeth Sappenfield Hawk (1841-1926)
3. Eliza C. Sappenfield Stump (1844-1909)
4. Absolam Washington Sappenfield (1846-1932)
5. Hannah Maria Sappenfield Goode (1849-1934)
6. William H. Sappenfield (1851-1941)
7. Alfred Marion Sappenfield (1853-a1860)
8. Andrew J. Sapenfield (1854-1922)
9. Brunetta Caroline Sappenfield Trent (1857-1926)
10. Ephram M. Sappenfield (1859-1935)

Mr. Richard K. Thompson of Fairfield, Iowa kindly supplied the following obituary for Andrew Sappenfield:

Fairfield Tribune
June 27, 1894
Page 2 col. 2

Death of ANDREW SAPPENFIELD, resident of Jefferson County over 30 years, Friday, June 15. Born in Davidson County, N. C., May 20, 1817. In 1828 he came with his parents to Park County, Ind. Married MARGARET GRIMES of Burlington, Iowa, in 1837 and came to this county in 1860… 11 children, nine still living –five sons and four daughters. Lutheran church

Mr. Richard K. Thompson of Fairfield, Iowa kindly supplied the following obituary for Margaret Grimes Sappenfield:

Fairfield Ledger
March 27, 1901
Page 3 col. 2

DEATH OF MRS. SAPPENFIELD. MARGARET, widow of the late ANDREW SAPPENFIELD, died in this city Saturday morning. Born in North Carolina Aug. 12, 1820. She was a daughter of MATTHIAS GRIMES, who at one time owned a considerable tract of land west of the city and after whom an addition to Fairfield was named. The family came to this country in 1835. Two years later the daughter was married to ANDREW SAPPENFIELD, and returned to Indiana. In 1860 the family came to this county, and has since made its home here….Nine children survive the parents — MRS. WILLIAM HAWK, WILLIAM and A. J. SAPPENFIELD in this county; MRS. BEN STUMP at Marshalltown; JOHN SAPPENFIELD in Illinois; WASHINGTON and MRS. FRANK TRENT in Kansas; MRS. DAVID GOODE in Oregon; and EPHRAIM in Oklahoma. MRS. SAPPENFIELD belonged to one of the pioneer families of Jefferson County…Her remains were interred in the City Cemetery Sunday afternoon….

Links to Andrew's parents, wife, five of his ten known children and six of his twelve known siblings are included below.
Family links: 
  Matthias Sappenfield (1790 - 1873)
  Christina Grimes Sappenfield (1793 - 1858)
  Margaret Grimes Sappenfield (1820 - 1901)
  John Mathias G. Sappenfield (1838 - 1904)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Sappenfield Hawk (1841 - 1926)*
  Eliza C. Sappenfield Stump (1844 - 1909)*
  Absolom Washington Sappenfield (1846 - 1932)*
  William Henry Sappenfield (1851 - 1941)*
  Andrew Sappenfield (1854 - 1922)*
  Brunetta Caroline Sappenfield Trent (1857 - 1926)*
  Ephram M Sappenfield (1864 - 1935)*
  Absalom Sappenfield (1814 - 1881)*
  Andrew Sappenfield (1815 - 1894)
  Maria B. Sappenfield McDaniel (1820 - 1895)*
  Sarah Sappenfield Mottern (1822 - 1869)*
  Christina Sappenfield Livengood (1827 - 1888)*
  John Mathias Sappenfield (1831 - 1902)*
  Charles W. Sappenfield (1836 - 1929)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Fairfield Cemetery
Jefferson County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Dan Stevenson
Record added: Mar 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66609039
Andrew Sappenfield
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