John Stahl
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(Abt 1800-After 1870)
John Gottschall
Elizabeth Cromleigh
Jesse Stahl
Maria Catherine Gutshall
Jesse Howard Stahl


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Hettie B. Ohrum

Jesse Howard Stahl

  • Born: 27 Feb 1883, Carlisle, PA.
  • Marriage: Hettie B. Ohrum on 5 Feb 1906 in Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA
  • Died: 26 Mar 1971, Hessville, Hammond Co., Indiana at age 88
  • Buried: Elmwood Cemetery, Hammond Co., Indiana

bullet  General Notes:

The 1910 Federal Census for Carlisle, 1st Ward, 1-Pct, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania, District 2, page 12A records Jesse (27 - PA/PA/PA) and Hattie (25 - Maryland/Maryland/Maryland) Stahl with son George M. (9/12 - Maryland). Jesse is a Laster in a Shoe Factory and lives at 321 East Louther Street. They have been married 1 year. [Note: A Laster is person who makes a shoemaker's model for shaping or repairing a boot]

The WWI Draft Registration Card for Jesse Howard Stahl dated Sept 12, 1918 in Cook Co., Illinois records his date of birth as Feb 27, 1883. He is employed as a Hammerman at the Locomotive Super Hester Co. in East Chicago. His nearest relative is reported to be his brother, John Stahl, of Warren, Ohio. His physical description is medium height and build with brown eyes and brown hair.

It is in Chicago that he met and married May L. Mann:
Cook County, Illinois, Marriages Index, 1871-1920
Name: Jesse H. Stahl
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1883
Marriage Type: Marriage
Marriage Date: 21 Nov 1919
Marriage Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Spouse Name: May L. Mann
Spouse Age: 39
Spouse Gender: Female
FHL Film Number: 1030714
May was first married to Watson Deen Neff in 1896, with whom she had 3 children. She then married David K. Mann in 1907, with whom she had 2 children. Finally, she married Jesse Howard Stahl.

Jesse Stahl's obituary indicates he has a son, George, living in Arizona.

Jesse H. Stahl is listed as a member of the Pennsylvania National Guard ... records found at
Pvt Co G 8th Inf PNG
Enlisted: January 6, 1908
Residence: Carlisle
Age: 24 years 11 months
Phys. Des. 5 ft 4 1/2 in Fair Comp Brown eyes L. Brown Hair
Occupation: Shoemaker
Promotions: To Corp June 25, 1910
Re-enlisted: January 9, 1911
Discharged: March 4, 1912 Honorable Reason not given
Federal Service: none

The WWII Draft Registration Card (for men born on or after April 28, 1877 and on or before February 16, 1897) for Jesse Howard Stahl dated April 27, 1942 lists his date of birth as Feb 27, 1883 in Carlisle, PA. He is living with his wife, Mrs. Jesse H. Stahl, 2725 Oakwood Drive, Gary, Lake Co., Indiana. His physical description is 5' 5", 150 lbs with brown eyes, brown hair and ruddy complexion.


Jesse married Hettie B. Ohrum on 5 Feb 1906 in Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA. (Hettie B. Ohrum was born about 1885 in Maryland and died circa 1918 in Hammond, Indiana.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Application for Marriage License
Name: Jesse H. Stahl
Residence: 135 S. East Street, Carlisle
Occupation: Shoemaker
Age: 23
Birth Year (Estimated): 1883
Father's Name: Jesse Stahl
Mother's Name: Mariah Stahl
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 05 Feb 1906
Event Place: Carlisle, Cumberland, Pennsylvania
Spouse's Name: Hettie B. Ohrum
Residence: 173 E. South Street, Carlisle
Occupation: Lady
Age: 21
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1885
Spouse's Mother's Name: Annie Ohruns
Have either of you been married before? Lady has
Date of Divorce of woman: Oct 17, 1904
Cause of Divorce: Desertion

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