According to a genealogy file that I got from Ken Cool in 2002,Mary Ann Housel was born 30 Sep 1820, Northumberland Co PA; died 20 Dec 1892, Mount Pleasant, Henry Co.,IA; married Peter Ferree Ho;tzinger 22 August 1843, Preble Co OH. Her sister Harriet Housel was born 10 Sep 1822, Northumberland Co, PA; died 23 Sep 1876, Mount Pleasant, Henry Co IA; married Joseph Gassner, 14 July 1840. Joseph Gassner is also buried at Mount Pleasant IA. Other Housel brothers and sisters of Mary Ann were Eliza, Lavanda, Charles C, Richard, Laura Jane, Ruth Ann, Frances Ellen, Julia Ann. Their mother was Abigail Smith. Peter and Abigail moved to Peble Co OH around 1822-1824. Eliza, Lavanda, Charles C, Richard, Laura Jane, Ruth Ann, Frances Ellen, and Julia Ann were all born in Peble Co OH. Laura Jane is also buried at Mount P;easant IA as are their parents. John Housel( Peter's father) was a brother to Peter Housel who is my g-g-g-g-grandfather. Please contact me so that we can compare notes.