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Re: Stauffer / Stouffer's in Ulysses and other places in Nebraska
Posted by: J Christiansen (ID *****5526) Date: June 19, 2012 at 09:19:27
In Reply to: Re: Stauffer / Stouffer's in Ulysses and other places in Nebraska by susan billman of 15650

So as far as Delilah, we're back to the only Delilah I've noticed so far, already named above as daughter of William Stouffer born 1861 (son of Samuel M. Stouffer 1826-1908)

This Delilah seems to have been about six years old when her parents were married, according to the 1900 census. In her birth record (as found on Family Search) she has been given her mother's surname (again, if we've correctly identified her). Certainly the 1900 census says Elizabeth has had 5 children, and 5 are living, and she and William have been married 1 year. So perhaps the children in that census are not Elizabeth's from a previous marriage, but belong to William and Elizabeth, who married belatedly (by traditional standards). That situation might lead to a birth record not being filed, and Delilah asking for a birth record in later years. Just an idea....See if it fits your Delilah's story.

BIRTH RECORD
Delilah Cathern Stouffer Wolfe
Born 15 Dec 1893 in Adrian, Armstrong, Pennsylvania
Father: William Wylie Stouffer
Mother: Synthie Elizabeth Wolfe

1900 Census
Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
William Stouffer 39, born Dec. 1861 in PA, married 1 year (Occ. day laborer)
Elizabeth b. Jan. 1868 in PA. b. in PA. had 5 children 5 living
Margie b. Jan. 1890 in PA.
Harry b. Nov. 1891 in PA.
Deliah C. b. Dec. 1893 in PA.
Chester b. Apr. 1896 in PA.
William b. Apr. 1899 in PA.


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