1852 - Yes, date unknown
"History of Shelby County, Ohio"
by A.B.C. Hitchcock; Sidney, Ohio; 1913
Richmond-Arnold Pub. Co.; Chicago, IL.
A. STACKHOUSE a well-known general farmer in Green township, residing on a fine
tract of sixty-five acres, lying ten miles southeast of Sidney. was
born in Clinton County, O., August 28, 1852, and is a son of Elisha
and Sarah J. (Hyatt) Stackhouse. Elisha Stackhouse was born also in
Clinton county and was of English extraction, the family in early
times possessing a coat of arms. He married Sarah J. Hyatt, who was
of Scotch extraction and was born in Fayette county, Pa. They came to
Shelby county when their son was fourteen years old but later lived
in Van Wert county for nine years, and then settled on the present
home tract. This land Elisha Stackhouse improved and resided on until
his death, at the age of sixty-four years. His widow survives and
lives on the homestead, being now in her eighty-third year. They had
two children: A. and Myra Ann, and the family all remain on the old
place. General farming and moderate stock raising are carried on, the
soil being kept in good condition and proving very productive. Mr.
Stackhouse married Miss Anna Wiley and they have three children:
Jennie, Kenneth and Sarah. In politics Mr. Stackhouse is affiliated
with the republican party and for four years he has been a member of
the township school board. When a young man he became interested in
the aims of the fraternal order of Odd Fellows and has been
identified with the same for twenty years, belonging to Osceola
Encampment at Sidney, O.