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The House Family

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Jairus / Jerress HOUSE was born ca. 1810-1820 married Anna STREET 25 Oct 1835 in Perry County, Ohio.  They are listed on the 1840 Perry County, OH census.  Their children:
William b ca 1836
Ezra House b. 1838
Jemima b ca 1841
Amy b ca 1843
Lovina b ca 1845
Jairus HOUSE must have died between 1845 and 1850.  His last child was born ca. 1845 and he is not listed after the 1840 census.  His family is found on the 1850 Bearfield, Perry County census without a father.
Ezra House was born 6 Oct 1838 Perry Co, OH.   He is listed on the 1850 census living with his mother Anna House.  They were living next door to two families by the name of Street.
Ezra HOUSE married Julia Ann Tatman 14 Sep 1856 in Bearfield Township of Perry County, OH.  Surety by Joshua Tatman.
They resided in Fairfield Co, OH in 1860.  Ezra House enlisted in Co F, 159th Ohio Infantry on May 2, 1864 at Camp Dennison for 100 days.  He was mustered in on May 10, 1864 at Zanesville, OH.   The muster card states he was born in Perry,OH and was age 26.  His occupation was farmer.  A description of Ezra House on the   the muster card shows:  Eyes - blue, Hair - light, Complexion - light, Height - 5' 6 ". Ezra had one known brother William House who also served in the 159th OH Infantry. Ezra and Julia moved to Washington Co, Iowa sometime before 1866.  They moved to Smith Co, KS before 1880 where they are listed on the census.  Before 1900, they moved to Red Cloud, NE where Ezra found his final resting place.
Ezra House died 17 May 1919 and the obituary states Maggie preceded him in death by 31 years.  This would put her death date ca 1888.  The obituary also said Ezra was the father of 12 children.  He did not remarry after Julia's death.
Their known children:
Mary M. House b ca 1858 in OH who married Heinz DINGEE and resided in Nebraska
Joshua H. House b Jan 1860 in OH who resided in Hinkley, MN later
Henry L. House b ca 1862  resided in Cambridge, NE later
William B. House b ca 1864 resided in Faulkner, SD later
Margaret (Maggie) House b 22 Feb 1866 in IA married George W. Smelser
and resided in Red Cloud, NE
Ana House b ca 1870 resided in Denver, CO later
Frank House b ca 1874 resided in Hinkley, MN later
Jane House b ca 1877
Linda House b ca 1879

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