Mathias Nininger is the son of Landelini Neininger and Theresiae Uhl.
German Births and Baptisms, 1558-1898
-Name: Mathias Neininger
-Father: Landelini Neininger
-Mother: Theresiae Uhl
-Birth Date: 24 Feb 1801
-Christening Date: 24 Feb 1801
-Christening Place: Katholisch, Schweihausen, Freiburg, Baden, Germany
Over the years, there have been many different spellings of the family name. The original German spelling is NEININGER. Variations found in U. S. records include NININGER, NINNIGER and NINENGER.
Most later documents use the "Nininger" spelling. Mathias' brother, Meinrod, used the "Neininger" spelling but some of Meinrod's children used the Nininger spelling.
About 1832, Mathias married Euphrosima "Emaline" Kasper.
Per the 1850 U.S. Census, Mathias and Emaline Nininger resided in Hocking Township, Fairfield County, Ohio. Listed are:
-Mathias Ninenger, age 50, born Germany
-Emaline Ninenger, age 46, born Germany
-John Ninenger, age 17, born Ohio
-Barbara Ninenger, age 15, born Ohio
-Joseph Ninenger, age 13, born Ohio
-Susanna Ninenger, age 10, born Ohio
-Mary Ninenger, age 8, born Ohio
-Matalena Ninenger, age 6, born Ohio
Per the 1860 U.S. Census, Mathias and Emaline Nininger resided in Hocking Township, Fairfield County, Ohio. Listed are:
-Mathias Nininger, age 57, born Baden, Germany
-Emaline Nininger, age 56, born Baden, Germany
-Mary Nininger, age 18, born Ohio
-Madaline Nininger, age 16, born Ohio
-Joseph Nininger, age 22, born Ohio
Mathias and Emaline are known to have 7 children:
• Sophia Nininger Koch Suchre (1832-1912)
• John Nininger (Abt 1833- ? )
• Barbara Nininger Weaver (1835-1921)
• Joseph Nininger (1837-1900)
• Susanna Nininger Joos (1839-1900)
• Mary Ann Nininger Craiglow (1841-1916)
• Magdalene S. "Laney" Nininger Hyme (1844-1923)
Ohio Death Records, 1887-1909, Fairfield County Probate Court, Vol. 1-3, page 144-145, Line 70
-Name: Mathias Nininger
-Death Date: 13 Mar 1877
-Age: 77y 19d
-Marital Status: Married
-Residence: Hocking Tp.
-Death Place: Hocking Township, Fairfield County, Ohio
Although Mathias's wife is buried in St. Mary Cemetery, it is presumed that Mathias is buried in Elmwood Cemetery in Lancaster, Ohio since St. Mary Cemetery was not established until 1882.
Heirs of Mathias Nininger to Joseph Nininger
(From records at the Fairfield County Court House in Lancaster, OH)
Know all men by these presents: that Sophia Sucher, a widow; Barbara Weaver, widow; Susan Joos and Charles Joos, her husband; Mary Craiglow and William Craiglow, her husband; Laney Himes and Amos hims her husband in consideration of one ($1.00) dollar and other considerations to them paid by Joseph Nininger of Hocking Township, Fairfield County, Ohio the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby remise, release, and forever quit claim to the said Joseph Nininger and his heirs and assigns forever the following real estate. To wit: situate in the county of Fairfield in the State of Ohio and known and distinguished by being the south west quarter of the south west quarter of section No. Twenty Two (22) in Township No. fourteen(14), Range No. nineteen (19) containing forty (40) acres of land be the same more or less and all the estate, title and interest of the said Grantors either in law or in equity, of, in and to the said premises; Together with all the privileges and appurtenances to the same belonging, and all the rents, issues and profits thereof; To have and to hold the same to the only proper use of the said Joseph Nininger and his heirs and assigned forever.
In Witness whereof, the said grantors, (the said Amos Hyme, Charles Joos, and William Craiglow waiving all right to Dower or curtesy in said premises) have hereunto set their hands and seals, this_____ day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Ninety four.
Signed, sealed and acknowledged in presence of us: John Springer, Louis Lawrence, James Robinson, Justice of the Peace, Nora Fox.
Mary (her x mark) Craiglow
William (his x mark) Craiglow
Laney (her x mark) Hyme
Barbara (her x mark) Weaver
Sophia (her x mark) Sucher
The State of Ohio, County of Fairfield,:
Be it remembered that on the 10 day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Ninety four, before me, the subscriber, a Justice of the Peace, personally came Barbara Weaver, Susan Joos, Charles Joos, Mary Craiglow, William Craiglow, Laney Himes and Amos Himes, the grantors in the forgoing Deed and acknowledged the signing and sealing there of to be their voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein mentioned.
[Signed] John W Lysinger, Justice of the Peace.
James Robinson, Justice of the Peace in Putnam Co., OH on Sept. 18, 1894 Sophia Sucker came before him to grant and acknowledge the deed.