Samuel Swartz Histand, I

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Samuel Swartz Histand, I

Birthplace: Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: March 21, 1944 (72)
Tinicum, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Place of Burial: Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Schwartz Histand, Sr. and Rebecca Gross Histand
Husband of Susie O. Histand (Landis)
Father of Samuel Landis Histand, II; Isaac Landis Histand; Abraham L. Histand; Elizabeth "Lizzie" Landis Gross; Daniel Landis Histand and 11 others
Brother of Susanna Histand; Annie L. Moyer (Histand); Abraham Overholt Histand; Lydia Loux; Lizzie S. Histand and 1 other
Half brother of Emma Histand and Mary Histand

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About Samuel Swartz Histand, I

   Obit - Gospel Herald:
   Histand.-Samuel Swartz Histand, son of Samuel and Rebecca Overholt Histan d, was born April 9, 1871, in Doylestown Twp., Pa.; passed to his etern al reward March 21, 1944; aged almost 73 years. On Oct. 26, 1895, he was m arried to Susie Landis who survives him together with 13 children: Samuel Jr., Doylestown, Pa.; Elizabeth, wife of James Gross, Harrisonburg, Va .: Daniel, Doylestown; Rebecca, wife of J. Silas Graybill, Souderton, Pa .; Howard, New Hope, Pa.; Mary, wife of David Alderfer, Scottdale, Pa.; Ru th, wife of John Mosemann, Lancaster, Pa.; Laura, Akron, Pa.; Susie at home; William, Doylestown; Sara, wife of Vernon Schmidt, Paraguay, S.A.; David, Tinicum, Pa.; James, Denbigh, Va. Two sons and one daughter, Isaac, Abram, and Florence preceded him in death. He is also survived by 28 grandchi ldren and 4 sisters. His only brother, Bishop A. O. Histand, preceded h im in death by only 7 months. Death was caused by a heart aliment after se veral years of failing health. He was a devout Christian and a kind husband and father. Services were conducted at the Doylestown Mennonite Chur ch by Joseph Gross, J. C. Clemens, and J. Silas Graybill. The latter, a so n-in-law, assisted by the request of the deceased. Interment was made in t he adjoining cemetery.

A Brief History of Jacob Wismer and a Complete Genealogical Family Register With Biographies of His Descendants from the Earliest Available Records to the Present Time By A J Fretz, Eli Wismer

Page xiii, 7, 8, 10, 11

I. Jacob Wismer, (...) was born in Germany about 1684, and died in Bedminster Township, Bucks Co., Pa., Feb. 4, 1787 in his one hundred and third year.


The children of Jacob and Nanny Wismer, as near in the order of birth as could be placed were: ---Jacob, Mary, Elizabeth, Joseph, Henry, Mark, Daniel, John, Christian, Nanny, Abraham.

II. Jacob Wismer,* bn. in Bucks Co., Pa., about 1721. Mrd. Margaret ---. The dates of death of himself and wife are not known. He received his portion of his father's estate in 1783. Lived in Plumstead Twp. at what is known as the burnt mill, where he followed the occupation of miller. Children: Abraham, Isaac, Anna, Mary, Elizabeth, Jacob, Mary, Barbara, Hannah, Margaret.

III. Rev. Abraham Wismer, bn. in Bucks Co., Aug. 21, 1746. Mrd. ---. He was familiarly known as Abraham Wismer, the "long-beard." Children: Barbara, Margaret, Elizabeth, Hannah, Magdalena.

IV. Margaret Wismer, bn.—. Mrd. Abraham Overholt.—. Children: Jacob, Abraham, Isaac, Henry.

V. Abraham Overholt, bn.—. Mrd. Magdalena Gross,—. Children: Joseph, Mary, Rebecca, Henry, Susanna, Isaac, Abraham.

VI. Rebecca Overholt, bn. Aug. 18, 1836. Mrd. Samuel Histand, Dec. 17, 1864. P. O., Doylestown, Pa. Farmer. Menn. Children:

VII. Samuel S. Histand, bn. Apr. 9,1871.

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Samuel Swartz Histand, I's Timeline

April 9, 1871
Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States
June 11, 1897
Age 26
August 9, 1898
Age 27
Bucks, Pa
April 15, 1899
Age 28
Pennsylvania, United States
November 3, 1900
Age 29
January 8, 1902
Age 30
Bucks, Pa
June 6, 1903
Age 32
Bucks, Pa
January 16, 1905
Age 33
Doylestown, Bucks, Pa
March 26, 1906
Age 34
Doylestown, Bucks, Pa