1817 Henry Hosler was christened on 10 Jan in York County, Pennsylvania, likely in Codorus Twp.  1818 Lydia Hoffman was born on 13 Aug in Pennsylvania, likely in Codorus Twp, York County. 1820 The parents of Henry Hosler and Lydia Hoffman lived in Codorus Twp, York County, Pennsylvania.  1830 The parents of Henry Hosler and Lydia Hoffman lived in Codorus Twp, York County, Pennsylvania.  c 1830 The families of Henry Hosler and Lydia Hoffman both moved to Ohio about this time. 1832 Henry Hosler, perhaps this one, of Wayne County, Ohio was granted 276 acres near Perry Twp, Richland County, Ohio. 1832 President Andrew Jackson granted land to Henry Hosler in Morrow County, Ohio. Photocopy 1832 Grant to Henry Hosler by President Andrew Jackson. 1834 Henry Hossler of Stark County, Ohio, perhaps this one, was granted land in Ohio, section 27, township 3 north, range 13(30?) by President Andrew Jackson. Photocopy 1834 Ohio land grant for Henry Hosler. 1835 Henry Hossler of Stark County, Ohio, perhaps this one, was granted land in Ohio, section 36, township 1 north, range 16 by President Andrew Jackson. Photocopy and Photocopy 1835 Ohio land grants for Henry Hosler. 1839 Lydia Hoffman and Henry Hosler [Horsler] were married in Richland County, Ohio on March 17 . Photocopy Marriage record of Lydia Hoffman and Henry Hosler, Richland County, Ohio, 1839. 1840 Henry Hosler, age 20-30, and Lydia, age 30-40, and son, age 0-5 (Levi), lived in Richland County, Ohio.  Photocopy 1840 census, Henry Hosler . 1843/48 Henry R Hosler was appointed guardian to Jesse Hoffman, Lydia's brother, upon the death of her father John Adam Hoffman. 1850 Henry Hosler (age 33) and wife Lydia (age 30) lived in Congress Twp, Morrow County, Ohio with children Levi (age 10), Jacob (age 8), Juliann (age 6), Susan (age 5), Mary A (age 3), and George (age 1).  1851 On March 1, Henry and Lydia Hosler sold lot 12 in George Rule's addition to the town of Woodbury in Perry Twp to George G Nickey for $25. Jesse Hoffman (Lydia's brother) was a witness. 1852 Henry Hosler's parents, George B and Catherine Hosler, sold land in Congress Twp, Morrow County, Ohio  to Henry R Hosler for $800. 1856 On 18 Dec, Henry Hosler purchased 30 acres in Morrow County, Ohio  from William and Mary Ruhl. Witnessed by Henry and George Ruhl. 1857 On 17 Jan, Henry R Hosler purchased 80 acres of school lands in Morrow County, Ohio  for $1800 from Thomas Barham and his wife Mary Magdalene. The sale was finalized by George Rule, Justice of the Peace of Morrow County. 1857 Henry R Hosler had 130 acres in section 3 and 82 acres in section 13 of CongressTwp, Morrow County, Ohio, based on the plat map of Morrow County, Ohio by Woodford. Isaac Ruhl, Lydia's brother-in-law, owned adjacent land. Several other Ruhl and Rule families owned land nearby. Photocopy Woodward atlas of Congress Twp, Morrow County, Ohio with Henry Hosler landholding (sections 3 and 13), 1857. 1860 Henry Hosler [Mosler] (age 42) and wife Lydia (age 40) lived by the Whetstone post office in Congress Twp, Morrow County, Ohio with children Jacob (age 17), J (age 16), Susan (age 15), Mary A (age 13), and Geo. W. (age 11), Catharine (age 8), Joanna (age 6), James H (age 1), and Lydia A (age 1). The estate was valued at $2800+$690. The nearby listings indicated this was the lot of land in section 3 of the township.  1861 On 18 June, Henry and Lydia Hosler sold 80 acres in school lands in Morrow County, Ohio  to John Garverick for $3000. 1863 On 18 May, Henry Hosler's parents, George B Hosler and Catherine, sold 20 acres to Henry R Hosler in Morrow County, Ohio . No price was named. George died later during the year. 1864 Henry and Lydia Hosler sold 20 acres of land in Morrow County, Ohio  to Adam Baker for $600. Henry Hosler's brother George made a similar transaction. 1864 On 15 Dec, Henry and Lydia Hosler sold land in Morrow County to Henry Coldwell. 1870 Henry Hosler (age 52), farmer, and wife Lydia (age 51) lived in Green Twp, Noble County, Indiana with children George (age 21), Catherine (age 18), Joann (age 15), Lydia A. (age 10), and James (age 10), all born in Ohio. Henry was working on the farm, Lydia kept house, and George was a laborer.  1874 HR Hosler was listed as a landowner in section 19 of Green Township in Noble County. Photocopy map of Green Twp, Noble County, Indiana 1874 with HR Hosler landholding.  1880 Henry Hosler (age 62) was a farmer living in Green Twp, Noble County, Indiana with his wife Lydia (61) and children Joann (23), Lydia A. (21), and Henry (James?) (21), all born in Ohio. Son Henry was working on the farm, Grandson Edward Reed (6) was born in Indiana and his parents were born in Indiana and Ohio. No one was listed as having any disability. Edward Reed was Joanna's son.  1887 Henry R Hosler died in Noble County, Indiana on 17 February 1887. The records named spouse Lydia and children Levi H, Jacob H, James H, Lydia E Hosler, Julia Rivir, Susanna Huntsman, Mary Rench, Catharine Wirich, Joanna Gaff.  1890 Lydia's obituary states: "Mrs Henry Hosler, age 72, widow of the late Henry R. Hosler of Green Twp and mother of L. H. Hosler, formerly proprietor of the railroad saw mill here, Mrs. F. M. Weirich and another son, James H. Hosler of Washington. She died November 7 at the house of Adam Hoffman north of Albion and was buried in the cemetery near Noblesville."  The Adam Hoffman named was Lydia's brother, who named her in his will of 1897. 1887-1890 Henry and Lydia Hosler were buried in Merriam Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam, Indiana. Inscription: Henry R. Hosler Died Feb. 17, 1887. Aged 70 Yrs. 1 Mo. 7 D's. Meet us in heaven. Lydia Hosler Died Nov. 7, 1890. Aged 72 Yrs. 3 Mo. 25 Ds. Photo 1887 Henry Hosler gravestone, Merriam, Indiana.  Photo 1890 Lydia Hoffman Hosler gravestone, Merriam, Indiana.  Research Notes: before 1839 Story Synopsis of how Julia Hoffman's family was identified. 1897 The identity of Lydia Hoffman Hosler's parents were clarified by the probate record of her brother Adam Hoffman, who died 15 Oct, 1897 in Noble County, Indiana. Photo 1897 estate paper for Adam Hosler. The record listed brothers John Hoffman Sr, Jesse Hoffman, Samuel Hoffman (deceased), Michael Hoffman (resident of Ohio) and sisters Polly Bowman, and Levi Hosler son of Lydia Hosler deceased. Footnotes [Link] opens the Link in a new tab of your browser.  He was age 33 in the 1850 census  US census, 1820 (Reel.Page): 0114.61, line 15, [Link]  US census, 1830 (Reel.Page): 0160.659, line 8 from bottom, [Link]  FamilySearch.org, citing GS film 0388736 V. 3-6 of Ohio mariages, [Link]  FamilySearch.org, line 11, citing US census, 1840, [Link]  Ancestry.com, third from bottom  US census, 1850 (Reel.Page): 0716.235, family 1564, [Link]  FamilySearch.org, citing US census, 1850, [Link]  section 13 of Twp 18, Range 20  section 3, Twp 18  section 3, twp 18, range 20  US census, 1860 (Reel.Page): 1017.440, family 641, [Link]  section 3, twp 18, see purchase in 1857  section 18 in Twp 19  section 18, Twp 19  US census, 1870 (Reel.Page): 0347.280, family 122, [Link]  SW & PA Durant, published by Andreas and Baskin. Illustrated Historical Atlas of Noble County Indiana (1874)  US census, 1880 (Reel.Page): 0302.200, family 121, [Link]  FamilySearch.org, citing US census, 1880, [Link]  Noble County, Indiana, probate records  Newspaper: Noble Democrat, 11-11-1890  Martha's Noble County obituaries, [Link]  Find A Grave Memorial 25465039, [Link]  Find A Grave Memorial 25465049, [Link]
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