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John H. SANZENBACHER16 was born on 16 Dec 1862 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield.14897,14898 He was was listed on the Sabbath School class roll at Smith's Corner's Church [Ebinezar Church] on 11 Apr 1869 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Austintown Tp.14899 He appeared in the census in 1900 in OH - Trumbull Co. - Liberty Tp.11556 In 1900 he was a tanner.14900 He appeared in the census in 1910 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Youngstown.11558 He died of jaundice and a complication of diseases at 47y 9m 24d at his home on 9 Oct 1910 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Youngstown.11560,14901 He was buried on 12 Oct 1910 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield - Canfield Village Cemetery - Sanzenbacher Family Mausoleum.11560,14902,14903 He had an obituary in the Mahoning Dispatch on 14 Oct 1910.14904

per county bio 1907
He married Jessie B. Lodge not Miss Dodge as reported in his brothers bio in 1907.
The family lived in Youngstown, Mahoning Co., Ohio. Parents: John SANZENBACHER and Sarah Ann OSWALD.

Spouse: Jessie B. LODGE. John H. SANZENBACHER and Jessie B. LODGE were married on 6 Jan 1885 in OH - Columbiana/Mahoning Co. - Leetonia.11559,11560 Children were: Raymond SANZENBACHER, Hazel SANZENBACHER, Vernon F. SANZENBACHER.


John W. SANZENBACHER16 was born on 1 Aug 1857.17,9923 He died on 13 Dec 1907 in OH - Trumbull Co. - Warren.9924 He was buried on 1 Feb 1908 in OH - Trumbull Co. - Warren - Oakwood Cemetery - Section 6 - Lot E1/2 181.12740,14905 per 1850/60 census Law. Co.PA.
John's middle initial comes from the 1880 census. Parents: Jacob (Johann) SANZENBACHER and Caroline HOLYWORTH.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.

Spouse: Living.


Living. Parents: Otto J. SANZENBACHER and Living.

Spouse: Estelle Elizabeth WERTMAN. Kevin Lee SANZENBACHER and Estelle Elizabeth WERTMAN were married on 19 Jun 1976 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield.4416,14788,14906 They lived in MD - Carroll Co. - Westminster on 6 May 2002.4415 They lived at 2321 Beren Lane in MD - Carroll Co. - Westminster on 29 Jul 2007.14788 Children were: Living, Living.


Living. Parents: Delmar Forest SANZENBACHER and Living.

Spouse: Living.


Laura SANZENBACHER16 was born in 1852 in PA - Lawrence Co. - North Beaver Tp.17,12680,14907 She died bef 1942.1601
Parents: Gottlieb (Johann) SANZENBACHER and Anna B. MOLLENKOPF.


Laura A. SANZENBACHER16 was born in 1858 in IL - Woodford Co. - Clio Tp.14908 Parents: Benjamin Franklin SANZENBACHER and Nancy HUDDLESTON.


Living. Parents: Otto W. SANZENBACHER and Grace SAYLOR.


Living. Parents: William H. SANZENBACHER and Mollie UNKNOWN.


Louisa SANZENBACHER16 was born about 1838 in OH.14803 Parents: George (Johann) SANZENBACHER and Eva Rosina SCHIFFLER.

Spouse: Living. Daniel ERTZINGER and Louisa SANZENBACHER were married.6825


Louisa B. SANZENBACHER16 was born in 1858 in PA - Lawrence Co. - North Beaver Tp.12677,12679,12680 She died before 1942.1601 Parents: Gottlieb (Johann) SANZENBACHER and Anna B. MOLLENKOPF.


Magdalena SANZENBACHER16 was born about 1833 in OH - Columbiana Co.9506,14290 She died in 1908 in IL - Will Co. - Plainfield.14909 Magdalena is a widow on the 1870 census in Plainfield, Will County,Illinois. She was living with her mother at that time. Parents: Matthias SANZENBACHER and Eliza Elizabeth REASH.

Spouse: Elam W. HEISS. Elam W. HEISS and Magdalena SANZENBACHER were married.9506 Children were: John W. HEISS, Albert HEISS, Simon HEISS, Elam W. HEISS.


Living. Parents: Johan Matthias SANZENBACHER.


Maria Catherina SANZENBACHER16 was born on 11 Nov 1711 in Continent - Europe - Germany - Wüerttemberg - OberWeissach.14786 LSD Film # 1195608 Parents: Hans George SANZENBACHER and Anna Catharina UNKNOWN.


Maria Catherina SANZENBACHER16 was born on 14 May 1759 in Continent - Europe - Germany - Wüerttemberg - OberWeissach.14786 LDS film # 1195608 Parents: Johann Michael SANZENBACHER and Christiana GRUMMER.


Martin "Luther" (Lute) SANZENBACHER16 was born on 14 Jul 1871 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield.14910,14911,14912 He appeared in the census in 1910 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield Tp.14913 He appeared in the census in 1920 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield Tp.14914 He died of injuries received in a car accident at 53y 1m 29d at Salem City Hospital on 12 Sep 1924 in OH - Columbiana Co. - Perry Tp - Salem.14912,14915,14916,14917,14918 He was buried on 14 Sep 1924 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield - Canfield Village Cemetery.14912,14919,14920 He had an obituary in the Mahoning Dispatch on 19 Sep 1924.14921 He was buried on 13 Sep 1948 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield - Canfield Village Cemetery.14922 He never married.14923

per county bio 1907; 1900 Census
His middle initial and dob come from the 1900 census (ED45, pg. 5bMahoning Co., Oh.) He is living with his father, John, and two nieces -Hattie and Sarah B. On the 1900 census he was Luther M. He is buried in the family mausoleum. Apparently he never married. His estate wasprobated by executor R.J. Neff - a nephew. Parents: John SANZENBACHER and Sarah Ann OSWALD.


Mary SANZENBACHER16 was born in 1834 in OH.8733 She appeared in the census in Aug 1850 in OH - Hamilton Co. - Cincinnati.8733 per will 1858 Geo.; 1850 censu Parents: George (Johann) SANZENBACHER and Eva Rosina HAHN.


Mary Ann SANZENBACHER16 was born on 5 Jul 1831 in OH - Columbiana Co.9507,9508,14924 She appeared in the census in 1880 in IL - Will Co. - Plainfield.14925 She died on 23 Aug 1906 in IL - Will Co. - Joliet.14924 She moved to Springfield, Illinois and afterwards to Aurora then to Plainfield..17 "The Daily Republican" newspaper, Joliet, Illinois 24 August 1906
"Mrs. Roland Heiss Dies Suddenly"
Mrs. Mary A. Heiss, wife of Roland Heiss, died yesterday at the home ofher daughter, Mrs. George Newiswender, south of Joliet, aged 75 years.
Mrs. Heiss was a well known resident of Will County, where she and herhusband lived for many years and news of her sudden death will come as ashock to her many friends. Her daughter, Mrs. Rodger of Toledo, OH wascalled home by news of her mother's severe illness, arriving this morningto find her dead. Services will be held at the house at 12 o'clock onSunday and the funeral will take place at the Evangelical Church inPlainfield at 2 p.m., Rev. Meltze officiating. Burial will be in thePlainfield cemetery.
Mrs. Heiss was born in Columbiana County, Ohio 5 July 1831 and was unitedin marriage to Roland Heiss, March 25, 1852. They came to Springfield,Illinois in 1861 and afterwards moved to Aurora and then to Plainfieldwhere they lived for many years until about a year ago, when they brokeup the home and made their home with their children.
Mrs. Heiss leaves to mourn her loss, her husband and seven childreb:Mrs. Spangler, Mrs. Geo. Neiswender, Joliet, Mrs. W. S. Rodger, Toledo,Ohio, George, Charles A, Joliet, Calvin of Pittsburgh, PA and Henry whomakes his home in the west." Parents: Matthias SANZENBACHER and Eliza Elizabeth REASH.

Spouse: Rolland Burton HEISS. Rolland Burton HEISS and Mary Ann SANZENBACHER were married on 14 Apr 1853 in OH - Summit Co.17,9508 Children were: Calvin HEISS, Henry HEISS, Hariett Almeda HEISS, Charles A. HEISS, Odessa HEISS, Emilie HEISS, George A. HEISS.


Mary Ann SANZENBACHER16 was born on 12 Feb 1840 in OH - Columbiana Co. - Unity Tp.14264,14926 She died on 29 Dec 1914 in OH - Columbiana Co. - Unity Tp - East Palestine.14264 per 1850 census;
She is with her mother, Rosina in 1850/60. The dates don't match from census to census. She
is 8 in 1850 and 21in 1860. Who knows? Her middle name and confirmation of marriage comes from the Columbiana Co., Ohio Deeds V 79:194-195. Parents: George (Johann) SANZENBACHER and Eva Rosina SCHIFFLER.

Spouse: Jonathan C. RAUCH. Jonathan C. RAUCH and Mary Ann SANZENBACHER were married on 23 Dec 1862 in OH - Columbiana Co.14263 Children were: William E. RAUCH, Charles S. RAUCH, Mary Ann RAUCH.


Matilda Sarah (Tillie) SANZENBACHER was born on 22 Apr 1883 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield.12,11200 She was buried in Apr 1964 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield - Canfield Village Cemetery - Section F Row 01.12,14927 She died at 81y in Apr 1964 in OH - Mahoning Co.12,14927 She had a notice about her funeral in the Mahoning Dispatch on 1 May 1964.14928 Parents: Charles J. SANZENBACHER and Amelia (Mollie) KOHLER.

Spouse: Roy W. SMITH. Roy W. SMITH and Matilda Sarah (Tillie) SANZENBACHER were married in 1901 in OH.11200,14929 They lived in OH - Mahoning Co. - Austintown Tp on 10 Aug 1914.14930 They lived on Idaho Rd in OH - Mahoning Co. - Austintown Tp on 10 Feb 1937.14931 Children were: Living, Eugene D. SMITH, Living.


Matthias SANZENBACHER16 was born on 30 Nov 1754 in Continent - Europe - Germany - Wüerttemberg - OberWeissach.14786 LDS Film# 1195608
I located the death register for his son, Matthias, on 14 Feb. 1787 - the day before the death of Johann Michael, father of Matthias and grandfather of Matthias. His wife isn't known and there is no family register for him in Oberweissach - suggesting that he was gone by 1808when they were started. There is no note for the date of death of Matthias Sanzenbacher whose age would be close to this Matthias. Parents: Johann Michael SANZENBACHER and Christiana GRUMMER.

Children were: Matthias SANZENBACHER Jr, Anna Maria SANZENBACHER.


Matthias SANZENBACHER Jr16 was born on 1 Feb 1787 in Continent - Europe - Germany - Wüerttemberg - OberWeissach.14932 He died on 14 Feb 1787 in Continent - Europe - Germany - Wüerttemberg - OberWeissach.14932 per death recds 1787
SOURCE: Evangelical Lutheran Church, Oberweissach, Backnang,
Wuertemeberg,Germany. He died one day before his grandfather, Johann Michael. His mother's name wasn't listed on the death register. Parents: Matthias SANZENBACHER.


Matthias SANZENBACHER16 was born on 23 Feb 1801 in Continent - Europe - Germany - Wüerttemberg - OberWeissach.14933 He immigrated on 1 Oct 1819 to Continent - North America.17 He sold land to his brother David in 1832 in OH - Columbiana Co.17 He sold land to his brother David in Mar 1845 in OH - Columbiana Co.17 He appeared in the census in 1850 in OH - Summit Co. - Green Tp.14290 He lived in IL - Will Co. - Plainfield in 1862.17 He died in 1867 in IL - Will Co. - Plainfield.4171 Family Reg. #82A, OberWeissach, Wuerttemberg, Germany
Matthias was first son to come to the United States. He cannot be located on any state census but we have some idea as to his where abouts.


-- suzybettac@juno.com wrote:
Hello, I would be interested in knowing where you obtained the information on the family of Gottlieb and Chirstina Sanzenbacher that is posted to Ancestry.com.
Thanks, Suzy

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From: "Harry Brunner" <hwbrunner@juno.com>
To: suzybettac@juno.com
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2005 18:44:37 GMT
Subject: Re: Sanzenbacher posting on Ancestry
Message-ID: <20050223.104536.28939.172156@webmail06.nyc.untd.com>
Hello Suzy,
I found the information in your wonderful article published in the Sensebach Heritage Family Newsletter v5,n3,Autumn 2000. I found the newsletter while doing an internet search. Below is the page that I found.
<http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Meadows/4596/v5n3p1.pdf>
Mathias and Eliza were mentioned so I ordered a copy.In your article, you said that you were unable to find Mathias in the Census records. After a lot of searching, I was able to find him in the 1830, 1840, 1850, and 1860 Census. I also have digital pictures of Mathias and Eliza's tombstones in the Plainfield Cemetery, Plainfield, IL . I would be happy to share this information with you if you are interested.
My "brick wall" with that line is Eliza's maiden name. Do you know anyone that I can contact who is also researching Mathias and Eliza?
Thank you for publishing your excellent work on the Sanzenbacher family.
It has been a great help to me. Best Regards, Harry

--------- Forwarded message ----------
From: suzybettac@juno.com
To: hwbrunner@juno.com
Cc: s.sinsabaugh@att.net
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2005 16:20:11 -0600
Subject: Re: Sanzenbacher posting on Ancestry
Dear Harry,
I am glad that my article could assist you with your research.
However, by posting the information, without asking my permission or the Sensenbach Heritage newsletter for permission to further publish, you have put yourself at risk of being sued for copyright infringement. I gave my permission for the Sensenbach Heritage newsletter to print my article. They hold a copyright to the newsletter which is printed on left hand column of page two of the newsletter.
I highly suggest that you go back and correctly source the information you have posted and cease leading others into believing that you did the primary research. I spent many months reading old Gothic German film to assemble the information and gladly share with the numerous cousins who ask for copies of the original documents. However, I do like to be given the credit for all my hard work.
I do not know who Mathias Sanzenbacher married. I believe that I have had contact with another Matthias researcher and will try and locate his name and e mail address for you.Yours, Suzy Bettac



Parents: Gottlieb SANZENBACHER and Christiana Barbara STROHMAUER.

Spouse: Eliza Elizabeth REASH. Matthias SANZENBACHER and Eliza Elizabeth REASH were married in 1828/29.14292 Children were: Benjamin Franklin SANZENBACHER, Mary Ann SANZENBACHER, Magdalena SANZENBACHER, George SENCENBAUGH, Harriett SENCENBAUGH, Simon SENCENBAUGH, Johann Jacob SENCENBAUGH, Eliza SENCENBAUGH, Adam SENCENBAUGH.


Matthias SANZENBACHER16 was born on 7 Aug 1834 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Springfield Tp.14803 He died on 4 Oct 1886 in OH - Columbiana Co.17 per church recds; census
His bapt. records are in the Reformed and Lutheran Congregation of Springfield Twp., Columbiana Co., Oh.(now Mahoning CO.) He is on the1850 census with his sister Christina Sanzenbacher Unger and her husband, Benjamin, in Unity Twp., Col. Co., Oh. He is with his mother in 1860 in Unity Twp. By 1870 he is married to Elizabeth Welling they have a daughter, Emma C b.1870. In 1880 he is a widower in Unity Twp. and there is an Emma C. (age 10) living with David Ertcingerin Unity Twp. and a Cy Sanzenbacher (age 7) living with Ben Lutz also in Unity. It appears that his wife died and he let the children live elsewhere - maybe he just wasn't equipped to raise them alone.

Parents: George (Johann) SANZENBACHER and Eva Rosina SCHIFFLER.

Spouse: Elizabeth WELLINGER. Children were: Emma C. SANZENBACHER, Cy SANZENBACHER.


Living. Parents: Charles Edward (Frank) SANZENBACHER and Gertrude May FORNEY.

Spouse: Everett HOSACK. Everett HOSACK and Mildred Irene SANZENBACHER were married.18 Children were: Living, Living.

Spouse: Living.


Nellie SANZENBACHER16 was born in 1877 in OH.1278 Parents: Benjamin SANZENBACHER and Emma BAUGHMAN.

Spouse: Living.


Otto J. SANZENBACHER was born on 31 Mar 1918 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield.4416 He lived in OH - Mahoning Co. - Boardman Tp in 1920.7275 He died at 84y 1m 6d at Camelot Arms Care Center on 6 May 2002 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Youngstown.4416 He was buried on 13 May 2002 in OH - Trumbull Co. - Weathersfield Tp - Mineral Ridge - Kerr Cemetery.4416 He had an obituary in the Youngstown Vindicator on 14 May 2002.4415 He served in the military WW II.5001 Parents: Gilson T. SANZENBACHER and Eileen FINNEGAN.

Spouse: Living. Otto J. SANZENBACHER and Lelia Rae HOOD were married on 3 Jun 1952.4416,9960 Children were: Living.


Otto W. SANZENBACHER was born on 21 Nov 1895 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield Tp.14934 He was noted in the will of his grandfather, John Sanzenbacher in 1919.17 He purchased the corner of Main and North Broad Sts. for the purpose of opening a garage in Dec 1920 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield.14935 He was the executor for his mother Sarah Ann Sanzenbacher in 1939.17 He was the executor for his brother Gilson T. Sanzenbacher in 1944.17 He died at 57y 8m 16d on 7 Aug 1953 in OH - Trumbull Co. - Leavittsburg.5002 He was buried on 10 Aug 1953 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Boardman Tp - Forest Lawn Memorial Park.14934 He had an obituary in the Mahoning Dispatch on 14 Aug 1953.5002 He was remembered by his niece, Nita Raver in 2003.14936 He served in the military WW I.14934
Parents: David L. SANZENBACHER and Sarah Ann CORLL.

Spouse: Grace SAYLOR. Otto W. SANZENBACHER and Grace SAYLOR were married on 7 Jan 1920.14934 Children were: Living, Living, Living.


Pauline SANZENBACHER16 was born on 2 Jun 1859 in PA.17,12733,14937 She died on 29 Dec 1920 in OH - Trumbull Co.17 She was buried in OH - Trumbull Co. - Warren - Oakwood Cemetery.17 1850/60 Census
The 1850/ Pa census is the source for her parents and age.
Through Fred.Vogel, Giraud, OH. I have located a desc. of PaulineSanzenbacher.
Pauline is buried in the Oakwood Cemetery, Warren, Trumbull Co., Ohio. Parents: Jacob (Johann) SANZENBACHER and Caroline HOLYWORTH.

Spouse: Comfort B. MOSER. Comfort B. MOSER and Pauline SANZENBACHER were married on 11 Apr 1878 in OH - Trumbull Co. - Southington Tp.17,6313 Children were: Harmon B. MOSER, Elmer Nobel MOSER, Minnie Edith MOSER, Living.


Peter SANZENBACHER16 was born on 2 Mar 1722/23 in Continent - Europe - Germany - Wüerttemberg - OberWeissach.14786 He died on 13 Sep 1723 in Continent - Europe - Germany - Wüerttemberg - OberWeissach.14938 LDS Film #1195611; Twin to Geo Parents: Hans George SANZENBACHER and Anna Catharina UNKNOWN.


Phyllis J. SANZENBACHER was born on 22 Nov 1927 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield.8778 She died at 80y 5m 5d on 27 Apr 2008 in PA - Allegheny Co. - Bethel Park.8778 She had an obituary in the Mahoning Dispatch on 28 Apr 2008.14594 She was buried on 1 May 2008 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield - Canfield Village Cemetery - Section F Row 11.8778 Parents: Irvin A. SANZENBACHER and Pearl E. ROTHGEB.

Spouse: Living. Richard C. HALDEMAN and Phyllis J. SANZENBACHER were married.8778,8779,8780 Children were: Living, Living, Living, Living.


Living. Parents: William H. SANZENBACHER and Mollie UNKNOWN.


Raymond SANZENBACHER16 was born in Nov 1885 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Youngstown.17,14939 He was born in 1905 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Youngstown.14940 He died in 1973 in IL - Cook Co.17 Parents: John H. SANZENBACHER and Jessie B. LODGE.


Rebecca C. SANZENBACHER16 was born on 2 Apr 1885 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield.863,6305,11200 She died following a long illness at 54y 10m 11d at the county sanitarium on 13 Feb 1940 in OH - Mahoning Co.863,6305 She was buried on 15 Feb 1940 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Austintown Tp - Smith's Corners Cemetery - Row 16.863,6305 She had an obituary in the Mahoning Dispatch on 16 Feb 1940.6304 Parents: Charles J. SANZENBACHER and Amelia (Mollie) KOHLER.

Spouse: William SMITH. William SMITH and Rebecca C. SANZENBACHER were married on 14 Nov 1907.6305 They lived in OH - Mahoning Co. - Austintown Tp in 1920.14941 Children were: Living, Living, Living, Living.


Rebecca Caroline (Beccie) SANZENBACHER was born on 30 Aug 1856 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield.14942 Re: Her place of birth: Her obituary says, "in a house only a short distance from the one in which she passed away (105 N. Broad St.)" In 2003, Robert H. Neff at the age of 87, her great nephew, doesn't know where this could be. All her siblings are thought to have been born on their parents' farm which was 1 1/2 miles east of Canfield Village.

NOTE: I have added Irvin Callahan's obituary to Rebecca's. I have also added Irvin's brother, John Lewis.

Rebecca Caroline (Beccie) Sanzenbacher Callahan
Mrs. Irvin Callahan
30 August 1856 to 18 February 1939

From "Mahoning Dispatch" 24 February 1939

"MRS REBECCA CALLAHAN
SUMMONED BY HER MASTER"

"Mrs. Rebecca Callahan aged 82 years, died at 3:30 last Saturday morning at her home on North Broad street following an illness of three weeks, although her condition had kept her close to home for several years. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Sanzenbacher, early residents of Canfield, and was born Aug. 30, 1856, in a house only a short distance from the one in which she passed away. Her only other places of residence were a mile east of the village and for a short time on West Main street. On May 20, 1875, [sic – or 20 May 1877] she was married to Irvin Callahan, who died eight years ago. He for a considerable time was associated with her father in the tannery business. Mrs. Callahan was the last of her immediate family. She was a devoted member of the Methodist church, active in the Missionary Society and other good works as long as her health permitted. Memory of her will long be revered by a wide circle of friends. Funeral services in the Methodist church at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon were conducted by her pastor, Rev. George A. Gibson. Burial was beside her husband in the village cemetery."

NOTES:
1. According to the calendar from newspaper dates, Beccie died on Sat., 18 Feb 1939, but according to cemetery book of tombstone readings, she died on 21 Feb 1939. I believe newspaper is probably the accurate date.
2.Obituary 27 February 1931 for Irvin Callahan states the wedding date as 20 May 1877

COMMENTS:

Aunt Beccie's memories are being compiled in the Neff story that I am in the process of writing. A note of explanation that helps understanding the family history comes from one of Marjorie Neff Whittles' letters.

She writes, "Grandmother Neff's (Hattie) only sister, Rebecca Callahan, who was five year younger, had a close relationship with Grandmother Neff. Grandmother became totally deaf at childbirth and learned to read lips. Her sister, who I know as 'Aunt Beccie' had some hearing problems. When I was a child, she wore a hearing aid with ear headphones and a large battery, which was very unsatisfactory. Aunt Beccie and her husband, Irvin Callahan, (Uncle Irb) had no children and offered to help the Neff children. When my father (Cyrus) was of pre-school age, they accepted my father into their home an raised his as their own and gave him many opportunities. They then lived in a little house on West Main Street; later they bought the Judge Newton home and farm known as 'Parkview' on North Broad Street. This home is still standing and is a landmark. The farm was later developed into building lots and is now populated. At the time of my parents' marriage in 1903, they gave my parents property to build their home, also on North Broad Street, which, since 1927 has been a funeral home. Regardless of the fact that my father moved away from his parents' home, he continued to be loyal to them and also his siblings who he helped all through his entire life. My father was soft spoken and even tempered. Aunt Beccie and Uncle Irb were very involved in all family activities. All early Neff Thanksgivings and New Year's "Feasts" were held at their home every year. Christmases were at Grandmother Hattie's and Grandfather John E.'s. The meals were always lavish and took a week or more to prepare."

Besides family memories that are taken from oral history, her memory section will include articles from the "Mahoning Dispatch". Two pictures of Beccie are available. One was taken when she was about 33 (or about 1889) and the other was probably taken of Uncle Irb and her on their 50th wedding anniversary, 1925 or 1927, depending on which obituary is correct.

Besides family memories that are taken from oral history, her memory section will include articles from the "Mahoning Dispatch". Two pictures of Beccie are available. One was taken when she was about 33 (or about 1889) and the other was probably taken of Uncle Irb and her on their 50th wedding anniversary, 1925 or 1927, depending on which obituary is correct.

"Mahoning Dispatch" Feb 1896
"Cyrus Neff was given a surprise last Friday night at the home of his uncle, I. Callahan, in honor of his 15th birthday. A large party of little folks was present and the occasion will long be pleasantly remembered. During the evening excellent refreshments were served."

"Mahoning Dispatch" 28 Aug 1903
"On Wednesday evening Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Neff were the honor guests at a six o'clock dinner given by Mr. and Mrs. I. Callahan."

"Mahoning Dispatch" 04 Sep 1903
"A reception was tendered Cyrus Neff and bride at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Neff, last Saturday evening. The guest list included relatives and quite a number of friends."

"Mahoning Dispatch" 16 Dec 1932

"MRS. I. CALLAHAN INJURED
IN FALL ON HOME PORCH"
"Mrs. Irvin Callahan, aged 76 years, slipped and fell about 9 0'clock last Sunday night when she stepped out on a porch at her N. Broad street home to take in a bottle of milk, fracturing the neck of the femur of her right hip. Unable to arise she called for help, her cries finally arousing her nephew, C.C. Neff asleep in the house, who went to her assistance. Dr. C.H. Campbell was called and after learning the seriousness of the accident had her removed to the North Side unit Youngstown hospital. She suffers no serious pain except when she moves. As she is a diabetic a cast could not be used and Thursday surgeons provided an appliance whereby she will be able to move and sit up. The injury will keep her in the hospital at least six weeks. Mrs. Callahan is one of the oldest, best-known and most highly respected residents of the village and a host of friends sincerely regret her misfortune."

"Mahoning Dispatch" 23 Dec 1932
"Mrs. Irvin Callahan, in the North Side unit Youngstown hospital, where she was taken last week following a fall at her N. Broad St. home when she suffered fracture of her right hip, is reported to be doing very well. Appliances provided some days since make it possible for her to sit up part of the time instead of lying flat on her back as was necessary when she first entered the hospital. Several weeks will elapse however, before she is able to be brought home."

"Mahoning Dispatch" 01 Sep 1933
"MRS. REBECCA CALLAHAN
HONORED BY 20 FRIENDS"
"On Wednesday afternoon friends of Mrs. Rebecca Callahan to the number of twenty, members of the Methodist Sunday school class and Ladies' Aid Society, to which she has for many years belonged, called surprise-fashion at her North Broad St. Home to offer congratulations on her 77th birthday anniversary. Her welcome to the visitors was most cordial. There was social chat, singing of "Blest Be the Tie That Binds," and prayer by her pastor, Rev. G.C. Cornell. Light refreshments and favors were furnished by Miss Sadie Neff, niece of Mrs. Callahan, after which the company dispersed wishing Mrs. Callahan many happy returns of the day."

Irvin Callahan
26 October 1853 to 24 February 1931

From the "Mahoning Dispatch" 27 February 1931

"IRVIN CALLAHAN DEAD; LONG CANFIELD RESIDENT"

"Irvin Callahan, aged 77 years, died Tuesday night at his home on North Broad street. He had been ill several months but pneumonia was the immediate cause of his death. Deceased was born in Greenford Oct. 26, 1853, a son of Lewis and Catherine Zuck Callahan. When a small boy his parents came to Canfield, where the remainder of his life was spent.

As a young man he learned the carriage and wagon making trade in the shop of Wm. Corll on Lisbon street, near the Erie railroad, and in that vicinity he was afterwards for many years actively engaged in other lines of business. He became associated with the J. Sanzenbacher Tannery Co., the most important business enterprise in the village at the time, continuing with the company until he went into the hide business on his own account after erecting a building on land acquired near the Erie tracks and actively followed it until recent years. He also dealt extensively in real estate, of which he was a large holder. He was a member of the Methodist church, its strongest financial supporter and for many years a member of the official board.

On May 20, 1877, [sic – or 20 May 1875] he was married to Miss Rebecca Sanzenbacher of Canfield, who survives, along with one sister, Mrs. C.W. Shaffer, of this place. A brother, J.L. Callahan died Feb. 17. The remains will be taken to the M.E. Church at noon Saturday and may be viewed by friends. Funeral services at 2 p.m. will be in charge of Rev. Glenn C. Cornell. Burial in the village cemetery."

NOTE: Obituary 24 February 1939 for Rebecca Sanzenbacher Callahan states the wedding date as 20 May 1875

"Mahoning Dispatch" 06 March 1931

"LATE I. CALLAHAN'S WILL IS OFFERED FOR PROBATE"

The will of the late Irving (sic Irvin) Callahan of Canfield has been offered for probate by C.H. Neff, executor of the estate. It is dated June 29, 1928, and was witnessed by J.C. and DJ.A. Ewing. Under its provisions Mrs. Callahan, the widow, is given absolutely the homestead which is lot 10 and in addition lot 11 on N. Broad St. and income from entire estate during life. Mollie Sanzenbacher, wife of Charles Sanzenbacher, is given what is known as the Raymond residence property on E. Main St., and C.H. Neff receives lots 2 and 42, which is the hide house property. After the death of Mrs. Callahan the Canfield M.E. Church is to receive $5,000 and during the church's existence income from seven shares of stock in First National bank, Youngstown and five shares in Dollar Savings & Trust Co., Youngstown; if church ceased to exist income from above stocks goes to St. Luke's hospital, Cleveland; Charles Harter and J.L. Callahan are given $2,000 each. Residue of the estate after death of Mrs. Callahan is to be converted and divided as follows: J.L. Callahan, Vera C. Dutterer, Marjorie Whittle, Hazel Puccine, Vernon Sanzenbacher, Ida C. Shaffer, Calvin, Roy and C.H. Neff, heirs of deceased sister, Nora Harter, and one-half share each to heirs of the body of Katie Harter Miles. No estimate of the value of the estate has been given.

(Comment from Robert H. Neff, great-nephew of the Callahans, in 2001: "This was the time of the depression and by the time the lawyers were paid, I don't believe there was much left, if anything at all. I don't think my Dad or his brothers got anything. However just before his death, Uncle Irb had been one of the wealthiest men in town."

COMMENTS:

"Mahoning Dispatch" 28 Feb 1888 (From "M.D." 25 Years Ago 28 Feb 1913)
I. Callahan of Canfield fell from a wagon in East Liverpool and broke one of his arms.

"Mahoning Dispatch" 11 July 1888 (From "M.D." 25 Years Ago 11 July 1913)
The Hine farm of 88 acres opposite the fair grounds sold at sheriff's sale to I. Callahan at $40 an acre. Appraised value was $5,286.

"Mahoning Dispatch" 10 Apr 1889 (From "M.D." 25 Years Ago 10 Apr 1914)
Irvin Callahan has purchased the Eben Newton farm for $9,500.

"Mahoning Dispatch" 25 Feb 1891 (From "M.D." 25 Years Ago 25 Feb 1916)
I. Callahan has commenced remodeling the Judge Newton residence purchased by him.

"Mahoning Dispatch" 07 Dec 1903 (From "M.D." 27 Dec 1928)
John Delfs and I. Callahan each shipped car load of tallow and hides from Canfield.

"Mahoning Dispatch" 15 Apr 1927
I. Callahan has sold to C.H. Neff 63 acres of the north side of his farm just outside the northern border of the village. The tract has a large frontage on the Austintown-Canfield road, very desirable building sites. Mr. Callahan has not been well for a time and decided it would be best to somewhat reduce his rather extensive real estate holdings.

IRVIN'S BROTHER:
From "Mahoning Dispatch" 20 Feb 1931

John Lewis Callahan
02 June 1861 to 17 Feb 1931

"JOHN LEWIS CALLAHAN DEAD;
WAS LIFE CANFIELD CITIZEN"

John Lewis Callahan, 69, died at 5:30 Tuesday morning at his home on Lisbon street of apoplexy with which he was stricken two weeks ago. He was the son of Lewis and Catherine Zuck Callahan and was born in Canfield June 2, 1861, and his entire life was passed in this place. For several years he conducted a meat market and devoted some time to agriculture. He was long a member of the Methodist Episcopal church. On May 15th, 1889, he was married to Miss Mary J. McCrone of Poland, who survives with one daughter, Mrs. Florence C. Reents, of Youngstown, and one son, Urban Callahan, of Tarentum, Pa. He also leaves one brother. I. Callahan, and a sister, Mrs. C.W. Shaffer, both of Canfield. Funeral services held from the home Thursday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock were conducted by Rev. Glenn C. Cornell. Interment was made in Riverside cemetery, Poland."


She was Hattie, John, Rebecca, John, Sarah Senzenbaker Sabbath School class roll on 11 Apr 1869.11838 She celebrated her 50th wedding anniversary on 20 May 1925 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield. She celebrated her 53rd wedding anniversary with a dinner party at their home 105 N. Broad St. on 20 May 1928 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield.3567 She was injured in a fall from her front porch on 16 Dec 1932.12895 She was in North Side Hspt. following her bad fall on 23 Dec 1932 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Youngstown.14943 She had brother-in-law John E. Neff stay with her on a visit from FL in Jul 1933.13183 She was honored by 20 friends on the occasion of her 77th birthday on 1 Sep 1933.14944 She died at 82y 5m 19d at home, 105 N. Broad St on 18 Feb 1939 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield.14945 She was buried on 21 Feb 1939 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield - Canfield Village Cemetery - Section C Row 10.3571 She had an obituary in the Mahoning Dispatch on 24 Feb 1939.14946 She had no children. She was a member in full connection with Methodist Episcopal Church in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield.1956 The following records were found in "The Record of the Methodist Episcopal Church" Canfield, OH
17 Jan 1869 - Rebecca Sanzenbacher probationer
31 Jan 1969 - Rebecca Sanzenbacher baptized by sprinkling
7 Mar 1886 - Rebecca Callahan baptized by sprinkling B.E. Edgell officiating
7 Mar 1886 - Rebecca Callahan probationer B.E. Edgell officiating Parents: John SANZENBACHER and Sarah Ann OSWALD.

Spouse: Irvin/Irving (Erb) CALLAHAN. Irvin/Irving (Erb) CALLAHAN and Rebecca Caroline (Beccie) SANZENBACHER were married on 20 May 1875 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield.3573,3574,3575,3576 They lived in OH - Mahoning Co. - Canfield on 20 Feb 1931.3564


Regie SANZENBACHER16 was born in Aug 1884.14947 Parents: William H. SANZENBACHER and Mollie UNKNOWN.


Living. Parents: William H. SANZENBACHER and Mollie UNKNOWN.


Living. Parents: Charles Edward (Frank) SANZENBACHER and Gertrude May FORNEY.

Spouse: Living. Children were: Living, Living.


Rosana SANZENBACHER16 was born in 1863 in PA - Lawrence Co. - North Beaver Tp.12677,12679 She died before 1942.1601 Parents: Gottlieb (Johann) SANZENBACHER and Anna B. MOLLENKOPF.


Living. Parents: William H. SANZENBACHER and Mollie UNKNOWN.


Sabina SANZENBACHER16 was born on 2 Sep 1726 in Continent - Europe - Germany - Wüerttemberg - OberWeissach.14786 Lds Film # 1195608 Parents: Hans George SANZENBACHER and Anna Catharina UNKNOWN.


Sarah A. SANZENBACHER16 was born in 1866 in OH.12677 She appeared in the census in 1920 in OH - Columbiana Co. - Unity Tp.1600 She lived in OH - Columbiana Co. - Unity Tp - East Palestine on 30 Dec 1942.14896 She died after 1942.1601,14948
Parents: Gottlieb (Johann) SANZENBACHER and Anna B. MOLLENKOPF.

Spouse: Unknown BECK. Unknown BECK and Sarah A. SANZENBACHER were married.1601 Children were: Living, Living.


Stillborn SANZENBACHER16 was born on 4 Dec 1830 in Continent - Europe - Germany - Allmersbach.14789 He died on 4 Dec 1830 in Continent - Europe - Germany - Allmersbach.14789 Allmersbach ch rcds #1195511
Her birth and death record are listed on the family register in
Allmersbach,Wüerttemberg., Germany. on Mormon film #1195511.
Parents: George (Johann) SANZENBACHER and Eva Rosina SCHIFFLER.


Living. Parents: Living and Living.

Spouse: Living.

Spouse: Living.


Ungenant SANZENBACHER16 was born on 18 Jan 1820 in Continent - Europe - Germany - Wüerttemberg - OberWeissach.14801 He died after 18 Jan 1820 in Continent - Europe - Germany - Wüerttemberg - OberWeissach.17 LDS Film 1195614; Fam Reg 82A Parents: Gottlieb SANZENBACHER and Christiana Barbara STROHMAUER.


Ungenant SANZENBACHER16 was born on 30 Aug 1831 in Continent - Europe - Germany - Wüerttemberg - OberWeissach. He died on 30 Aug 1831 in Continent - Europe - Germany - Wüerttemberg - OberWeissach. Fam Reg82B -Weissach 1195614LD Parents: Jakob SANZENBACHER and Christiana Barbara ZUCKER.


Living. Parents: Johan Matthias SANZENBACHER.


Unknown SANZENBACHER16 was born in 1875.17 Parents: Benjamin SANZENBACHER and Emma BAUGHMAN.


Vernon F. SANZENBACHER16 was born on 23 Jul 1906 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Youngstown.17 He lived with his sister Hazel Pucine at 372 Ellison Place in OH - Mahoning Co. - Youngstown on 23 Apr 1919.14949 He died on 2 Oct 1971 in OH - Mahoning Co. - Youngstown.17 Parents: John H. SANZENBACHER and Jessie B. LODGE.


William H. SANZENBACHER was born in Jan 1857 in IL.14950,14951 He appeared in the census in 1900 in IL - Tazwell Co - Washington Tp.14952 He appeared in the census in 1910 in IN - St. Joseph Co. - Portage Tp. Parents: Benjamin Franklin SANZENBACHER and Nancy HUDDLESTON.

Spouse: Mollie UNKNOWN. William H. SANZENBACHER and Mollie UNKNOWN were married in 1885 in IL.14947 Children were: Regie SANZENBACHER, Living, Living, Living, Living, Living, Living.

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