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Jacob Kaufman Stiffler
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Birth: Mar. 31, 1812
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 21, 1897
Prospect
Marion County
Ohio, USA

Marion, OH "Marion Daily Star" issue of Friday, 26 November 1897

STIFFLER.--Jacob Stiffler was born in Blair county, Pa., March 21, 1812, and died east of Prospect, Ohio, Nov. 21, 1897, at the age of 85 years and 8 months.

He was baptized in his infancy, instructed and confirmed in his youth, all by Rev. Schmick. He was a faithful member of the Evangelical Lutheran church all his life.

Jacob Stiffler united in marriage with Elizabeth Gast April 23, 1837, Rev. Samuel Klein officiating. Nine children were born of this union, four sons and five daughters. One daughter and the mother preceded Father Stiffler into eternity. He belonged to a family of twelve children. He moved to Ohio in 1835, and accordingly lived in this state sixty-two years. Mr. Stiffler was somewhat reserved, but had very decided convictions. He was interested in the progress of the world, but no less in the welfare of his church. He read his church paper, the Lutheran Standard, almost fifty-five years. Mr. Stiffler had been in feeble health for a number of years. He bore his affliction with resignation and died in the full assurance of everlasting life through Jesus Christ. The funeral services were conducted in the Lutheran church, Tuesday afternoon, D. Simon officiating. Text taken from II Cor. 4:16-18.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Michael Stiffler (1780 - 1862)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Gast Stiffler (1816 - 1886)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Stiffler Allmendinger (1838 - 1919)*
  Catherine Stiffler Siples (1839 - 1894)*
  Christian Stiffler (1842 - 1916)*
  Alpheus Stiffler (1844 - 1915)*
  Sarah A Stiffler Hoffman (1848 - 1932)*
  Amos Wilson Stiffler (1848 - 1930)*
  George A. Stiffler (1851 - 1921)*
  Matilda Abigail Stiffler (1853 - 1936)*
  Margaret Mary Stiffler (1857 - 1923)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Stiffler Wilt (1810 - 1883)*
  Jacob Kaufman Stiffler (1812 - 1897)
  John Kauffman Stiffler (1814 - 1902)*
  Henry K Stiffler (1817 - 1901)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Michael & Catherine Kaufman Stiffler
 
Burial:
Prospect Cemetery
Prospect
Marion County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Lot - 24 - Section -
 
Created by: Joan of VA
Record added: Feb 23, 2009
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Jacob Kaufman Stiffler
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Jacob Kaufman Stiffler
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Jacob Kaufman Stiffler
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In Remembrance
- Joan of VA
 Added: Feb. 23, 2009
 
 
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