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THE MUSSELMAN BRANCH
 
 
 
 
DESCENDANTS OF JACOB MUSSELMAN

 
 
 
Generation No. 1

1. Jacob Musselman was born on September 14, 1769 in Shenandoah Co., VA. He died on September 8, 1825 in Fairfield Co., OH (Gravesite). He married (1) Mary Ruffner before 1800. She was born in 1777. She died on September 17, 1807 (Gravesite). He married (2) Maria Susanna Bibler on May 8, 1808 in Fairfield Co., OH. She was born on February 8, 1775. She died on October 10, 1818 in Fairfield Co., OH (Gravesite). He married (3) Elizabeth ?. She was born about 1767. She died on June 7, 1853.

Marriage License ~ Jacob Musselman & Susanna Bibler

Jacob Musselman and Mary Ruffner had the following children:
2. Joseph Musselman was born on December 7, 1798. He died on January 6, 1848. He married Catharina Evert, daughter of Daniel Ebert and Eve Margaret, on August 9, 1825 in Fairfield Co., OH. She was born about 1800.
(**) Isaac Musselman was born in February 1805. He died on August 24, 1806 in Fairfield Co., OH (Gravesite).

Jacob Musselman and Maria Susanna Bibler had the following children:
3. Lewis B. Musselman was born on January 12, 1812 in Fairfield Co., OH. He died on August 16, 1862 in Wabash Co., IN. He married Patience Stephenson on November 4, 1841 in Wabash Co., IN. She was born about 1827. She died in 1853.
(**) Mary Musselman.
(**) Dianna Musselman.
(**) Rebecca Musselman.
 
 
 

Generation No. 2

2. Joseph Musselman was born on December 7, 1798. He died on January 6, 1848. He married Catharina Evert, daughter of Daniel Ebert and Eve Margaret, on August 9, 1825 in Fairfield Co., OH. She was born about 1800.

Joseph Musselman and Catharina Evert had the following children:
4. Cyrus Musselman was born on May 6, 1826 in OH. He died on March 14, 1910 in Harrison Twp., Pickaway Co., OH. He married Clarisa Jane Foor, daughter of Solomon Foor and Rebecca Huffman, on February 4, 1868 in Pickaway Co., OH. She was born on January 24, 1850 in Lithopolis, OH. She died on July 8, 1929 in Harrison Twp., Pickaway Co., OH.
5. Jesse Musselman was born on September 8, 1829 in Fairfield Co., OH. He died on May 4, 1884 in Pickaway Co., OH. He married Anne Elizabeth Miller, daughter of Isaac Millar and Susannah Decker, on December 20, 1860 in Pickaway Co., OH. She was born on October 10, 1833 in Pickaway Co., OH. She died on July 17, 1910 in Pickaway Co., OH.
6. Daniel Musselman was born on May 28, 1838 in OH. He died in March 1913 in Miami Co., IN. He married (1) Lavina Zartman on October 21, 1860 in Miami Co., IN. She was born about 1838. He married (2) Hannah Runkle on April 29, 1893 in Miami Co., IN. She was born in 1834. She died before 1910.
 
 
 
 
3. Lewis B. Musselman was born on January 12, 1812 in Fairfield Co., OH. He died on August 16, 1862 in Wabash Co., IN. He married Patience Stephenson on November 4, 1841 in Wabash Co., IN. She was born about 1827. She died in 1853.

1850 Census ~ Wabash Co., IN ~ Lewis Musselman and Family

Lewis B. Musselman and Patience Stephenson had the following child:
(**) Benton Musselman was born about 1843 in IN.
 
 
 

Generation No. 3

4. Cyrus Musselman was born on May 6, 1826 in OH. He died on March 14, 1910 in Harrison Twp., Pickaway Co., OH (Gravesite). He married Clarisa Jane Foor, daughter of Solomon Foor and Rebecca Huffman, on February 4, 1868 in Pickaway Co., OH. She was born on January 24, 1850 in Lithopolis, OH. She died on July 0, 1929 in Harrison Twp., Pickaway Co., OH (Gravesite).

Cyrus Musselman and Clarisa Jane Foor had the following children:
(**) Ettie Musselman was born about 1869 in OH.
(**) Rebecca B. Musselman was born about 1870.
(**) Harley Wright Musselman was born on February 7, 1888 in Pickaway Co., OH. He died on November 21, 1965 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH.
 
 
 
 
5. Jesse Musselman was born on September 8, 1829 in Fairfield Co., OH. He died on May 4, 1884 in Pickaway Co., OH. He married Anne Elizabeth Miller Rarey, daughter of Isaac Millar (See Miller) and Susannah Decker (See Decker), on December 20, 1860 in Pickaway Co., OH. She was born on October 10, 1833 in Pickaway Co., Ohio. She died on July 17, 1910 in Pickaway Co., OH (Gravesite).

1850 Census ~ Pickaway Co., OH ~ Jesse Musselman
Marriage Certificate ~ Jesse Musselman & Anne Elizabeth Rarey
Death Certificate ~ Anne Elizabeth Musselman

Jesse Musselman and Anne Elizabeth Miller Rarey had the following children:
(**) Jennie Musselman was born on April 3, 1854 in Pickaway Co., OH. She died on August 27, 1936 in Pickaway Co., OH. She married Abraham Hudson.
(**) Oliver W. Musselman was born on April 21, 1861 in Amanda, OH. He died on May 21, 1942 in Harrison Twp., Pickaway Co., OH. He married Eliza Katherine McGarrity. She was born in November 1866 in Duvall, Pickaway Co., OH. She died on January 10, 1946 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH.
7. Isaac Musselman was born on April 21, 1861 in Lancaster, OH. He died on June 20, 1905. He married Catherine A. Hodge. She was born on May 2, 1863 in Groveport, OH. She died on March 8, 1932 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH.
8. Hanna Agness Musselman was born on October 22, 1867 in Duvall, OH. She died on February 8, 1924 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. She married George Machant Hodge, son of Albert A. Hodge and Elizabeth Jane Lester, on December 13, 1883 in Pickaway Co., OH. He was born on March 5, 1859 in OH. He died on April 9, 1938 in Mifflin Twp., Franklin Co., OH.
(**) Flora Musselman was born on October 22, 1867 in OH.
(**) Susan Musselman was born about 1871 in OH.
9. Mary Elizabeth Musselman was born on April 27, 1873 in Pickaway Co., OH. She married Calvin Logsdon, He was born in November 1865 in OH.
(**) Martha Musselman was born about 1876 in OH.
 
 
 
 
6. Daniel Musselman was born on May 28, 1838 in OH. He died in March 1913 in Miami Co., IN. He married (1) Lavina Zartman on October 21, 1860 in Miami Co., IN. She was born about 1838. He married (2) Hannah Runkle on April 29, 1893 in Miami Co., IN. She was born in 1834. She died before 1910.

Daniel Musselman and Lavina Zartman had the following children:
(**) Mary Barbara Musselman was born about 1862. She married ? Foor.
(**) John Oliver Musselman was born about 1870. He died before March 1913.
 
 
 

Generation No. 4

7. Isaac Musselman was born on April 21, 1861 in Lancaster, OH. He died on June 20, 1905. He married Catherine A. Hodge, daughter of Albert A. Hodge (See Hodge) and Elizabeth J. Lester (See Lester). She was born on May 2, 1863 in Groveport, OH. She died on March 8, 1932 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH.

Death Certificate ~ Catherine Musselman

Isaac Musselman and Catherine A. Hodge had the following children:
(**) Jesse A. Musselman was born on October 3, 1885 in Franklin Co., OH (Birth Record). He died on May 3, 1938 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH (Death Certificate). He married Mamie ?. She was born in 1890. She died in 1965.
(**) Walter Musselman was born on October 3, 1893. He died on April 14, 1895.
 
 
 
 

Doris Hodge Palmer with parents Hanna Agness Musselman & George M. Hodge
 
 
8. Hanna Agness Musselman was born on October 22, 1867 in Duvall, OH. She died on February 8, 1924 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH (Gravesite). She married George Marchant Hodge, son of Albert A. Hodge (See Hodge) and Elizabeth Jane Lester (See Lester), on December 13, 1883 in Pickaway Co., OH. He was born on March 5, 1859 in OH. He died on April 9, 1938 in Mifflin Twp, Franklin Co., OH (Gravesite).

Marriage License ~ George Hodge & Hannah Musselman
1900 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ George Machant Hodge and Family
1900 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ George Machant Hodge and Family pg. 2
1910 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ George Machant Hodge and Family
1920 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ George Machant Hodge and Family
Death Certificate ~ Hannah Hodge
1930 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ George Machant Hodge with Edward Wassmuth Family
Death Certificate ~ George Machant Hodge
Columbus, OH, April 9, 1938 ~ "Columbus Dispatch" ~ Obit of George M. Hodge

George Marchant Hodge and Hanna Agness Musselman had the following children:
(**) Carrie May Hodge was born on April 30, 1883 in Duvall, OH. She died on September 23, 1922 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH (Death Certificate). She married Dee Nagle.
10. Elizabeth Ethel Hodge was born on May 23, 1885 in Groveport, Franklin Co., OH. She died on July 12, 1962. She married John William Yantis, son of John Wesley Yantis and Mary Elizabeth Carver, on April 15, 1903 in Franklin Co., OH. He was born on November 20, 1880 in Genoa Twp., Delaware Co., OH. He died on July 25, 1957 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH.
(**) Edward A. Hodge was born on January 13, 1888 in Groveport, OH. He died on December 29, 1936 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH (Death Certificate).
(**) Gertrude Hodge was born on January 14, 1891 in OH. She died on September 22, 1970 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. She married ? Langbein.
11. Frances Marie Hodge was born on April 18, 1898 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. She died on October 29, 1973 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. She married (1) Edward Then, son of Gustave Then and Elizabeth Sauer, on November 16, 1916 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. He was born on January 14, 1894 in Columbus, OH. He died on January 14, 1920 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. She married (2) Edward Wassmuth about 1920. He was born on April 15, 1899 in OH. He died on July 2, 1976.
(**) Doris Evaline Hodge was born on November 17, 1901. She died on March 21, 1969 in Blacklick, OH. She married Walter H. Palmer.
 
 
 
 

Calvin & Elizabeth Logsdon
 
 
9. Mary Elizabeth Musselman was born on April 27, 1873 in Pickaway Co., OH. She married Calvin Logsdon. He was born in November 1865 in OH.

Baptism Certificate ~ Mary E Musselman

 
 
Calvin Logsdon and Mary Elizabeth Musselman had the following children:
(**) George N. Logsdon was born in May 1891 in OH.
(**) Grant Logsdon was born in August 1892 in OH.
(**) Wilda Logsdon was born in May 1894 in OH.
(**) Ernest R. Logsdon was born in October 1896 in OH.
(**) Thomas H. Logsdon was born in March 1898 in OH.
(**) Maude F. Logsdon was born in December 1899 in OH.
 
 
 
Generation No. 5

10. Elizabeth Ethel Hodge was born on May 23, 1885 in Groveport, Franklin Co., OH. She died on July 12, 1962 (Gravesite). She married John William Yantis, son of John Wesley Yantis (See Yantis) and Mary Elizabeth Carver (See Carver), on April 15, 1903 in Franklin Co., OH. He was born on November 20, 1880 in Genoa Twp., Delaware Co., OH. He died on July 25, 1957 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH (Gravesite).

Ohio County Births ~ Lizzie E. Hodge
1900 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ John Willian Yantis
Marriage License ~ John William Yantis & Elizabeth Hodge
1910 Census ~ Madison Co., OH Census ~ John William Yantis and Family
1920 Census ~ Delaware Co., OH ~ John William Yantis and Family
1930 Census ~ Delaware Co., OH ~ John William Yantis and Family
1940 Census ~ Hocking Co., OH ~ John William Yantis and Family

John William Yantis and Elizabeth Ethel Hodge had the following children:
(**) Katherine Alice Yantis was born on March 6, 1904 in Franklin Co., OH. She died in April 1974 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH. She married (1) Arthur Moore on May 6, 1922 in Delaware Co., OH (Marriage License). He was born on August 23, 1896 in Adams Co., OH. She married (2) Lawrence Debo. He was born on November 16, 1895. He died in August 1975 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH.
12. George W. Yantis was born on June 6, 1906 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. He died in August 1958 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH. He married Florence Bell Reams, daughter of Frank Reams and Virginia Henry, on July 2, 1927 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born on June 10, 1908 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on December 23, 1996 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH.
13. Mary Josephine Agnes Yantis was born on October 5, 1908 in Madison Co., OH. She died on January 6, 1964 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH. She married Donald H. Sanford. son of Frank Alva Sanford and Amanda McElwee, on October 23, 1926 in Delaware Co., OH. He was born on May 6, 1903 in Center Village, Delaware Co., OH. He died on June 15, 1994.
(**) Ella Madeline Yantis was born on September 18, 1920 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. She married (1) ? Lapeer. She married (2) Russell Oreal Bevelhymer, son of Robert A. Bevelhymer and Lena L. Myers, on November 19, 1927 in Delaware Co., OH. He was born on February 18, 1902. He died on July 20, 1978 in Johnstown, Licking Co., OH. She married (3) James Mulligan, son of James Mulligan and Theresa Kale, on July 8, 1934 in Franklin Co., OH (Marriage License). He was born on May 30, 1906 in Richwood, OH. She married (4) Arthur Parker, son of Jessie James Parker and Fannie Dooley, on April 16, 1938 in Franklin Co., OH (Marriage License). He was born on January 15, 1908 in VA.
14. John William Yantis was born on July 11, 1913 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on December 6, 1950 in Marion Twp, Franklin Co., OH. He married Ethel Matilda Lee, daughter of Storrs Johnson Lee and Mary Myrtle Myers, on August 12, 1939 in Licking Co., OH She was born on July 5, 1919 in Alexandria, OH. She died on February 21, 1972.
15. Frank Russel Yantis was born on June 16, 1916 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on November 15, 1976 in Newark, Licking Co., OH. He married Violet Virginia Bishop, daughter of Harold Lee Bishop and Thelma Gladys Inskeep, on November 1, 1941 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. She was born on July 11, 1923 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. She died on August 13, 1998 in Johnstown, Licking Co., OH.
(**) Robert Detwiler Yantis was born on July 20, 1918. He died in June 1975.
16. Hubert Elwood Yantis was born on July 29, 1920 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on May 9, 2004 in Westerville, Delaware Co., OH. He married Eda Varona, daughter of Patsy Varona and Mary Thomas, on October 8, 1948 in Franklin Co., OH. She was born on May 22, 1917 in Follansbee, WV. She died on June 12, 2011 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH.
(**) Arline Wanda Yantis was born on March 8, 1925 in Berlin Twp, Delaware Co., OH. She died on July 21, 1947 in Franklin Co., OH (Death Certificate)(Gravesite).
(**) Gladys Lavaun Yantis was born on February 2, 1926 in OH. She married Blenn Roof, son of Blenn Roof and Leona May Robinson (Marriage License).
 
 
 
 
11. Frances Marie Hodge was born on April 18, 1898 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. She died on October 29, 1973 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH (Gravesite). She married (1) Edward Then, son of Gustave Then and Elizabeth Sauer, on November 16, 1916 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. He was born on January 14, 1894 in Columbus, OH. He died on January 14, 1920 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH (Gravesite). She married (2) Edward Wassmuth about 1920. He was born on April 15, 1899 in OH. He died on July 2, 1976 (Gravesite).

Death Certificate ~ Edward Then
1930 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ Edward Wassmuth and Family

Edward Then and Frances Marie Hodge had the following children:
(**) Helen B. Then was born about 1918 in OH.
(**) Edna M. Then was born about 1919 in OH.

Edward Wassmuth and Frances Marie Hodge had the following children:
(**) Margaret F. Wassmuth was born about 1921 in OH.
(**) Minnie B. Wassmuth was born about 1923 in OH.
(**) Louise A. Wassmuth was born about 1925 in OH.
(**) Edward Wassmuth was born on June 18, 1926 in OH. He died on April 20, 1979.
(**) Russel J. Wassmuth was born about 1928 in OH.
 
 
 

Generation No. 6

12. George W. Yantis was born on June 6, 1906 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. He died in August 1958 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH (Gravesite). He married Florence Bell Reams, daughter of Frank Reams and Virginia Henry, on July 2, 1927 in Delaware Co., OH. She was born on June 10, 1908 in Delaware Co., OH. She died on December 23, 1996 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH.

Marriage License ~ George W. Yantis & Florence Bell Reams
1930 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ George W. Yantis and Family

George W. Yantis and Florence Bell Reams had the following children:
(**) George W. Yantis was born on February 11, 1932 in OH. He died on December 27, 1975 in Dayton, Montgomery Co., OH.
(**) Phillip Michael Yantis was born on February 6, 1940 in OH.
 
 
 
 
13. Mary Josephine Agnes Yantis was born on October 5, 1908 in Madison Co., OH. She died on January 6, 1964 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH (Gravesite). She married Donald H. Sanford, son of Frank Alva Sanford and Amanda McElwee, on October 23, 1926 in Delaware Co., OH. He was born on May 6, 1903 in Center Village, Delaware Co., OH. He died on June 15, 1994 (Gravesite).

Marriage License ~ Donald H. Sanford & Mary Josephine Yantis
1930 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ Donald H. Sanford and Family
1940 Census ~ Franklin Co., OH ~ Donald H. Sanford and Family

Donald H. Sanford and Mary Josephine Agnes Yantis had the following children:
(**) Donna Ruth Sanford was born on May 13, 1928 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH. She died on June 5, 1930 in Westerville, Blendon Twp, Franklin Co., OH (Death Certificate)(Gravesite).
(**) Edward L. Sanford was born about 1930 in OH.
(**) Richard Sanford was born about 1933 in OH.
(**) Paul Sanford was born on January 15, 1935 in OH. He died on December 11, 2004 in Bucks Co., PA.
 
 
 
 
14. John William Yantis was born on July 11, 1913 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on December 6, 1950 in Marion Tp., Franklin Co., OH (Gravesite). He married Ethel Matilda Lee, daughter of Storrs Johnson Lee and Mary Myrtle Myers, on August 12, 1939 in Licking Co., OH. She was born on July 5, 1919 in Alexandria, OH. She died on February 21, 1972.

Marriage License ~ John William Yantis and Ethel Matilda Lee
Death Certificate ~ John William Yantis

John William Yantis and Ethel Matilda Lee had the following children:
(**) Allison Eugene Yantis was born on August 12, 1941 in OH.
(**) Myrtle Yantis.
 
 
 
 

Frank Russel Yantis
 
 
15. Frank Russel Yantis was born on June 16, 1916 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on November 15, 1976 in Newark, Licking Co., OH (Gravesite). He married Violet Virginia Bishop, daughter of Harold Lee Bishop (See Bishop) and Thelma Gladys Inskeep (See Inskeep), on November 1, 1941 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. She was born on July 11, 1923 in Pottersburg, Allen Twp., Union Co., OH. She died on August 13, 1998 in Johnstown, Licking Co., OH (Gravesite).

Birth Certificate ~ Violet Virginia Bishop
Marriage License ~ Frank Russel Yantis & Violet Virginia Bishop
Death Certificate ~ Violet Virginia Bishop Yantis

Frank Russel Yantis and Violet Virginia Bishop had the following children:
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
(**) Philip Lee Yantis was born on August 4, 1944 in Galena, Genoa Twp, Delaware Co., OH. He died on May 30, 1956 in Johnstown, Licking Co., OH (Gravesite).
(**) Donald Russell Yantis was born on January 10, 1947 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH. He died on November 22, 2007 in Huntsville, Madison Co., AL (Cremated). He married (1) (Private). He married (2) Diana Louise Grover. She was born on June 2, 1952. She died on August 21, 2018 (Cremated).
(**) (Private).
 
 
 
 
16. Hubert Elwood Yantis was born on July 29, 1920 in Delaware Co., OH. He died on May 9, 2004 in Westerville, Delaware Co., OH. He married Eda Varona, daughter of Patsy Varona and Mary Thomas, on October 8, 1948 in Franklin Co., OH. She was born on May 22, 1917 in Follansbee, WV. She died on June 12, 2011 in Westerville, Franklin Co., OH.

Marriage License ~ Hubert Elwood Yantis & Eda Varona Guzzetta

Hubert Elwood Yantis and Eda Varona had the following children:
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
 
 
(**) No further information on this individual.  
 

 
 
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