Hartzell Family History:Information about Silas Nicholas Hartzell
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Silas Nicholas Hartzell (b. September 05, 1820, d. February 09, 1916)Silas Nicholas Hartzell (son of Nicholas Hartzell and Mary Goza) was born September 05, 1820 in Ste. Genevieve, Ste. Genevieve Co., Mo., and died February 09, 1916 in Cadet, Washington Co., Mo..He married Sarah Ann Marsh on October 03, 1843 in Old Mines , Washington Co., Mo., daughter of Edward Marsh and Mary McNally.
Notes for Silas Nicholas Hartzell:
Silas and Sarah's name is listed in 1843 St. Joachim's Marriages 1828-1951 as Silas Hanswell to Sarah Marsh.Witnesses:William Long and John Casey.
Silas is listed in Union Twp, SD 2, ED 187, Special Census 1890 Veterans or Their Widows Claiming a Pension:
Silas Hartzell, Private, Homeguard Mo Vol, Enlisted Aug 1862, DischargedNov1862,Length of service 2 months,P O Cadet.Discharged on account ofdisability.
Silas is listed in "Civil War Records of Dr. John B. Bell"Sept 18, 1862:
Silas Hartzil, 44, Capt. Cooks Co., chronic nephritis, anchylosis of 2 fingers
According to death certificare, Silas died from valvular heart lesions.He was 95 yrs, 5 mo's, 4 days.
According to Bruce Hartzell, grandson of Silas, Silas lived by Bottom Diggins (lake) by a big spring, the upper part in a double log house with upstairs.
Silas died before Sarah, his wife.He was found dead in front of the stove, claimed he broke neck making a fire at 10:00 am in the morning.Sarah was sick.
When Silas died, Sarah moved in with Sam and Ella Hartzell.Bruce was 5 or 6 years old at the time.
Ella and Sam lived with Silas and Sarah whenever they first got married.
Bruce also said the Hartzell's were hot tempered.
Silas lived close to Tony Koch's old house.John Hartzell lived there also.
More About Silas Nicholas Hartzell:
Burial: February 10, 1916, Old Mines, Washington Co., Mo..
Funeral Home: J B Boyer and Son, Potosi, Washington Co., Mo..
More About Silas Nicholas Hartzell and Sarah Ann Marsh:
Marriage: October 03, 1843, Old Mines , Washington Co., Mo..
Marriage Notes for Silas Nicholas Hartzell and Sarah Ann Marsh:
According to St. Joachim's marriage records, # 58, pg 21, it lists:
Hausrell, Silas and Marsh, Lorawere married 3 Oct. 1843
Present:William Long, John Casey, Jr.,Hiram Carnahan, Alexander Houck, Patrick Casey, Thos Murphy, Edward Marsh, Mayny Murphy, Juliette Casey and John P, Marsh.
Children of Silas Nicholas Hartzell and Sarah Ann Marsh are:
- +Mary Louise Hartzell, b. October 18, 1844, Old Mines, Washington Co., Mo., d. February 07, 1895, DeSoto, Jefferson Co., Mo..
- +Laura Jane Hartzell, b. February 06, 1847, d. September 06, 1934.
- Julia Hartzell, b. June 05, 1849, d. September 30, 1924.
- +John B. Hartzell, b. November 1852, d. date unknown.
- Virginia Hartzell, b. 1856, d. date unknown.
- James V. Hartzell, b. 1860, d. date unknown.
- Alice Hartzell, b. 1860, d. date unknown.
- Fletcher Hartzell, b. 1864, d. date unknown.
- +Samuel Hartzell, b. January 20, 1865, Washington Co., Mo., d. February 01, 1917, Cadet, Washington Co., Mo..