Shelby County

George Stengel



George Stengel

"History of Shelby County, Ohio"
by A.B.C. Hitchcock; Sidney, Ohio; 1913
Richmond-Arnold Pub. Co.; Chicago, IL.
Page 739

    who is one of the substantial citizens of Franklin township, Shelby
county, O., owns a valuable farm of ninety-five acres and a
comfortable residence at Sidney, O., situated on the corner of St.
Mary's and Maple streets. Mr. Stengel was born on this farm, December
31, 1856, and is a son of John M. and Sarah (Schiff) Stengel. John M.
Stengel and wife are both deceased. They were well known and highly
respected people of Franklin township and. the following children
were bom to them: Michael, who is deceased; Mary, who is the wife of
J. P. Fogt; Barbara, who is the wife of John Brightweaser; Lena, who
is the wife of Joseph Beemer; Sophia, who is the wife of Andrew
Bertsch; Caroline, who is the wife of L. F. Fogt; Margaret, who is
the wife of Solomon Staley; and George. George Stengel attended the
district schools when he was a boy and early began to give his father
assistance on the farm and has continued to be interested in farm
industries all his life. His property is valuable, the location of
his farm being a favorable one as regards transportation and under
his methods is as productive as any land in Franklin township. On
September 22, 1882, Mr. Stengel was married to Miss Nancy Arena
Shaffer, who was born in Shelby county, a daughter of Samuel and
Elizabeth (BIakely) Shaffer. To Mr. and Mrs. Stengel the following
children have been born, all of whom survive: Edward, who married
Anna Davis and they have three children: Mary, Viola and Agnes; Lewis
Franklin; Elizabeth, who Is the wife of Ira Slusser and they have
three children: Irene, Unice and Gale; Bonnie, who is the wife of
James Taylor and they have one child, Ileen; and Ora, who is the wife
of Clarence Sturm and they have one child, Lois; and Walter and
Milton. Mr. Stengel and wife were reared in the
Lutheran faith and they and children belong to this church. Like his
father before him, Mr. Stengel is a democrat.

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