10. John MOWERY (11) was born on 12 Aug 1805 in Berks Co. Pennsylvania. He was buried in Jul 1876 in Stumps Cemetery Pickaway Co. Ohio. He died on 2 Jul 1876 in Pickaway Co. Ohio. He was baptized into the LDS church on 17 Nov 1981 in the Seattle Washington LDS temple. He was endowed on 8 Dec 1981 in the Seattle Washington LDS temple. He was sealed to parents on 18 May 1982 in the Seattle Washington LDS temple. He has Ancestral File number MLT3-12. OCCUPATION: Farmer
NOTE: Known as "ELMTREE JOHN"
BIOGRAPHY: History of Franklin and Pickaway Co. page 263 John Mowery was the youngest son of John Mowery Sr. and was born in Berks County Pennsylvania August 12 1805. When five years of age his parents emigrated to Ohio and settled in Saltcreek Pickaway County where John F. Mowery now lives. His father made a purchase of land in sections eleven and fourteen and erected his dwelling in the southwest corner of section eleven. He died about a year after his settlement. John Mowery the subject of this sketch married September 27 1827 Rachel Dunkle daughter of George Dunkle and took up residence on the homestead which became his at his father's death and which he occupied during his life. He died July 2 1876. He was a prominent member of the Lutheran Church in Tarlton and was a man of strict integrity. He was an industrious hard-working farmer and possessing a sound judgment he accumalated a good property owning at the time of his death between six and seven hundred acres of land. Mrs. Mowery died October 8 1878 aged sixty-nine years nine months and eighteen days. There were thirteen children born to John and Rachel Mowery three of whom died in infancy and the dates of their births were not recorded. The others are as follows: Leannah born March 9 1828 married for her first husband Venus Reichelderfer by whom she had two children. She is now the wife of Elias Crites and lives in Allen County Ohio; Catherine born February 27 1831 died 3 May 1862 was the first wife of her sister Leannah's present husband; Mary born September 18 1833 became the wife of Jonathon J. Stout (now deceased) and resides in Washington Township; Rachel born May 27 1836 married Amos Reichelderfer and now resides in Bucyrus Ohio; Susannah born January 18 1839 is the wife of Peter Myers and now lives near Stoutsville Fairfield County; William H. born June 13 1845 married Leahan Fetherolf and now resides in Saltcreek near Tarlton; John F. born February 3 1848 married Mary Wolf and now resides on the old homestead; Louisa Jane born November 23 1850 is the wife of William H. Housell of Tarlton; George D. born May 10 1853 married Alice Courtright and lives at Stringtown; Allen S. born April 9 1857 (unmarried) lives with his brother George. The four brothers above mentioned wishing to perpetuate the memory of their parents have secured the insertion of their portraits with a view of the old home in connection with the history of Saltcreek.
He was married to Rachel DUNKLE (daughter of George S. DUNKLE and Mary Magdalena HEINLY) on 27 Sep 1827 in Pickaway Co. Ohio. He was sealed to spouse on 5 Nov 1980 in the Provo Utah LDS temple. Rachel DUNKLE (12) was born on 20 Jan 1809 in Laurelville Hocking Co. Ohio. She was buried in Oct 1878 in Stumps Cemetery Pickaway Co. Ohio. She died on 18 Oct 1878 in Pickaway Co. Ohio. She has Ancestral File number MLT3-27. John MOWERY and Rachel DUNKLE had the following children:
+47 i. Leannah MOWERY.
+48 ii. Catherine MOWERY.
+49 iii. Mary MOWERY.
+50 iv. Rachel MOWERY.
+51 v. Susannah MOWERY.
52 vi. Olive MOWERY was born on 10 Aug 1841 in Saltcreek Twp. Pickaway Co. Ohio. NOTE: Birthdate calculated. She was buried in Feb 1842 in Tarlton Cemetery Tarlton Pickaway Co. Ohio. She died on 10 Feb 1842 in Pickaway Co. Ohio. NOTE: Age 6 months. She was sealed to parents on 18 May 1982 in the Seattle Washington LDS temple. She was endowed CHILD. She was baptized into the LDS church CHILD.
53 vii. Levi MOWERY was buried in Dec 1842 in Tarlton Cemetery Tarlton Pickaway Co. Ohio. He was born on 8 Dec 1842 in Saltcreek Twp. Pickaway Co. Ohio. He died on 9 Dec 1842 in Saltcreek Twp. Pickaway Co. Ohio. NOTE: Aged 1 day. He was sealed to parents on 18 May 1982 in the Seattle Washington LDS temple. He was endowed CHILD. He was baptized into the LDS church CHILD.
54 viii. Samuel MOWERY was born on 18 Feb 1844 in Saltcreek Twp. Pickaway Co. Ohio. NOTE: Birthdate calculated. He was buried in Mar 1844 in Tarlton Cemetery Tarlton Pickaway Co. Ohio. He died on 22 Mar 1844 in Saltcreek Twp. Pickaway Co. Ohio. NOTE: Age 1 month 4 days. He was sealed to parents on 18 May 1982 in the Seattle Washington LDS temple. He was endowed CHILD. He was baptized into the LDS church CHILD.
+55 ix. William H. MOWERY.
+56 x. John Franklin MOWERY.
+57 xi. Louisa Jane MOWERY.
+58 xii. George Dunkle MOWERY.
+59 xiii. Allen S. MOWERY.
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