George Stomm
(1802-1874)
Margaret Holtzworth
(Abt 1801-1884)
Henry Stomm
(1833-1907)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Anna Maria Getts

2. Catherine Schreber

Henry Stomm 1

  • Born: 24 Mar 1833, Baden-Württemberg, Germany 2
  • Marriage (1): Anna Maria Getts on 9 Jan 1856 in Dekalb County, Indiana, USA
  • Marriage (2): Catherine Schreber on 22 Jan 1885
  • Died: 28 Feb 1907, Dekalb County, Indiana, USA at age 73 2
  • Buried: County Line Cemetery, Hudson, Steuben County, Indiana, USA 3
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bullet  General Notes:

Henry Stomm, farmer and stock-raiser, is a native of the Baden, Germany, born march 24, 1833, a son of George and Margaret (Holtzworth) Stomm.

When he was fifteen years of age he began to learn the weaver's trade, serving an apprenticeship of three years. He than worked as a journeyman two years when he was drafted into the German army, but before he was mustered in he left the country and came with his parents to the United States.

They located in Stark County, Ohio, but in the spring of 1854 he came to De Kalb County, Ind., and bought a tract of land in Fairfield Township, and the following spring sent to Stark County for his parents.

His father was born in 1802 and died in 1874. His mother died April 3, 1884, aged eighty-three years.

His land was unimproved, but a very little having been cleared of the timber, but he went bravely to work and now has about 160 acres of the best land in the township, all under cultivation.

His residence and farm buildings are among the best in the county. He was married Jan. 9, 1856, to Maria Getts, daughter of William and Eliza (Hosler) Getts, early settlers of De Kalb County.

To them were born ten children, eight of whom are living---Daniel, Eliza E., Moses, William, Mary L., Nore A. and Cora A. (twins), and Clara A. Sarah C. and Amanda are deceased. Mrs. Stomm died Oct, 1, 1882, and Jan. 22, 1885, Mr. Stomm married Mrs. Catherine Bickle, a native of Berks County, Pa., born in 1838, daughter of Conrad and Mary A. Schreber, and widow of Henry Bickle.

Mr. and Mrs. Stomm are members of the German Reform church.

In politics he affiliates with the Democratic party. 4


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Henry married Anna Maria Getts, daughter of William Getts and Catherine Elizabeth "Eliza" Hosler, on 9 Jan 1856 in Dekalb County, Indiana, USA. (Anna Maria Getts was born on 13 Feb 1840 in Ohio, USA,2 5 died on 1 Oct 1882 in Dekalb County, Indiana, USA 2 and was buried in County Line Cemetery, Hudson, Steuben County, Indiana, USA.)


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Henry next married Catherine Schreber, daughter of Conrad Schreber and Mary A., on 22 Jan 1885. (Catherine Schreber was born in 1838 in Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA.)


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Sources


1 Descendants of Heinrich HOHWERTER (http://home.earthlink.net/~hovarter/hovarter/index.html).

2 Miller/Cameron Family Tree - Ancestry.com.

3 Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com/).

4 Henry Stomm’s Biography - History of De Kalb County, Indiana. Inter-State Publishing Company, Chicago, 1885.

5 1850 Census - Fairfield Township, Dekalb County, Indiana.


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