Second Generation

2. John Jacob2 Oswalt (John Martin1) was born in Germany January 1835. John died August 23, 1919 at 84 years of age.

He married Elizabeth Baker in Darke Co. Ohio, December 1, 1862. Elizabeth was born in Ohio 1843. Elizabeth was the daughter of Elias Baker and Mary unknown. In the 1870 census Gettysburg Vanburen Twp Darke Co Ohio page , John (age 34) is recorded with Elizabeth (age 25), Delilah (age 7), Elias (age 6), Sarah (age 5), Anna (age 3), Mary (age 2) and John (age 4m). John is a farmer born in Wurtunburg.

In the 1880 census Gettysburg Vanburen Twp Darke Co Ohio page , Jacob (age 44) is recorded with Elizabeth (age 35), Delilah (age 17), Elias (age 15), Sarah (age 14), Anna (age 13), Ellie (age 12), John (age 10), Martin (age 9), Lida (age 8), Elizabeth (age 5), Charley (age 4), and David (age 10m). Jacob is a farmer born in Wurtunburg.

In the 1900 census Vanburen Twp Darke Co Ohio page 1, John (age 64) is recorded with his wife Elizabeth (age 55), Lyra? (age 18), Lna? (age 15), Ora (age 13), and Orvile? (age 10). They have been married for 37 years and have had 15 children with 14 living at the time of the census. John is a farmer born in Germany and Immigrated in 1852.

In the 1910 census Vanburen Twp Darke Co Ohio page 1, John (age 74) is recorded with his wife Elizabeth (age 65), They have been married for 47 years and had 15 children with 14 living at the time of the census. Also recorded with them is Arminia Backer (age 55) as a brother-in-law.

John Jacob Oswalt and Elizabeth Baker had the following children:

child 3 i. Delilah3 Oswalt was born in Darke Co. Ohio 1863. Delilah died March 28, 1920 at 56 years of age.

child 4 ii. Elias Oswalt was born in Darke Co. Ohio 1864.

child 5 iii. Sarah Oswalt was born in Darke Co. Ohio 1865. Sarah died August 29, 1950 at 85 years of age.

child 6 iv. Anna Magdaline Oswalt was born VanBuren Twp, Darke Co, OH October 25, 1866. Anna died March 1, 1917 at 50 years of age.

child 7 v. Mary Ellen Oswalt was born in Darke Co. Ohio 1867. Mary died February 11, 1948 at 80 years of age.

child + 8 vi. John Henry Oswalt was born October 28, 1869.

child 9 vii. Martin Oswalt was born VanBuren Twp, Darke Co, OH February 24, 1872. Martin died April 13, 1963 at 91 years of age.

child 10 viii. Lydia Oswalt was born VanBuren Twp, Darke Co, OH December 6, 1873.

child 11 ix. Elizabeth Oswalt was born VanBuren Twp, Darke Co, OH November 27, 1874. Elizabeth died June 3, 1954 at 79 years of age.

child 12 x. Charles Ellsworth Oswalt was born VanBuren Twp, Darke Co, OH March 19, 1877. Charles died June 22, 1937 at 60 years of age.

child 13 xi. William David Oswalt was born VanBuren Twp, Darke Co, OH August 3, 1879. William died October 5, 1880 at 1 year of age.

child 14 xii. Dora B Oswalt was born VanBuren Twp, Darke Co, OH October 4, 1881. Dora died January 11, 1939 at 57 years of age.

child 15 xiii. Leona P Oswalt was born VanBuren Twp, Darke Co, OH August 10, 1883. Leona died October 1, 1940 at 57 years of age.

child 16 xiv. Ora C Oswalt was born VanBuren Twp, Darke Co, OH November 14, 1886. Ora died January 25, 1947 at 60 years of age.

child + 17 xv. Orville H Oswalt was born February 1888.

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