Thursday, April 29, 2010

Brister, John

John Brister

RELATIONSHIP: Siblings Catherine, John and Nancy Jane Brister all married members of the Okey family. Catherine married Edward Okey. John married Catherine Okey. Nancy Jane married Charles Stern Okey. Edward Okey was the uncle of Catherine and Charles Stern Okey with their common ancestor being John Woodman Okey. Catherine and Charles Stern Okey were siblings.

CENSUS: 1860, in Monroe Co., OH, Seneca Twp., 99/99, P.O. Calais, 7 Jun 1860
... John Bristor [sic], 26, farmer, /300, OH
... Catharine, 18, domestic, OH
(Married within the year.)
(Furnished by Richard E. Henthorn)

Census: 1870, in Monroe Co., OH, Seneca Twp., 50-50
... John Brister, 35, OH, farmer; Catharine, 28, OH, keep house;
... Margaret, 10, OH, school; Joseph, 8, OH, school; Winifred, 4, OH;
... Arretta, 2, OH
... Adam Sherman, 22, Bav, farm labor

CENSUS: 1880, in Monroe Co., OH, Seneca Twp., 162/167
... John Brister, 44, OH OH OH; Katharine, 40, w. OH OH OH
... Joseph W., 16, s. OH OH OH; Winifred, 14, d. OH OH OH
... Henrietta, 12, d. OH OH OH; Alcenia, 6, d. OH OH OH;
... Martha, 3, d. OH OH OH
... Mary Wesenel or Wesend, 20, sr. OH ng ng
... George Nower or Norver, 25, sr. OH GER GER
[Note: Mary Wesend [Wesenel] might have been the daughter of John and Katherine Brister who had married Joseph Weisend [Weisent] on 7 Jan 1879 in Monroe Co., OH. If so, she was listed twice in this census. Joseph and family were recorded in Center Township. REH]
(Furnished by Richard E. Henthorn)

RESIDENCES: As of Dec 1918, Burkhart [OH]

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