NameBarbara STEELE
Birth3 Jun 1762, Pennsylvania69, p. 120.
Death22 Sep 1850, Mifflin Township, Franklin County, Ohio167,631 Age: 88
BurialMifflin Township Cemetery, Franklin County, Ohio631
FatherChristopher STEELE (-1782)
MotherMary SHLIEFFER (-1763)
Birth14 Oct 1756, Upper Saucon Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania87,154, v. 3, p. 316.
Christening28 Dec 1756, Tohickon Union Church, Bucks County, Pennsylvania154, v. 3, p. 316.,243 Age: <1
Death13 Sep 1834, Mifflin Township, Franklin County, Ohio167,631 Age: 77
BurialMifflin Township Cemetery, Franklin County, Ohio631
OccupationFarmer, Carpenter
FatherHenry BACHMAN (1717->1792)
MotherElizabeth —— (-<1788)
MarriageJun 1781, Quakertown, Northampton County, Pennsylvania1658
ChildrenGeorge (1779-)
 Johannah (Died as Child) (?1780-1783)
 Samuel (1781-1875)
 Henry (1787-1850)
 Elizabeth (1789-)
 Amalie "Mary" (1792-1877)
 Susannah (1795-1871)
 David (1800->1850)
 Jesse (1802-1878)
 Sarah (~1804-)
Notes for Barbara STEELE

Identification of Father:2176 On 8 January 1785, a Letter of Money from George Bachman to Jacob Bachman, his brother, was filed in Northampton County, Pennsylvania authorizing Jacob to conduct financial and legal transactions on the couple's behalf. This legal instrument identified Barbara Stiehl as the daughter of Christopher Stiehl, deceased. "Know all men by these presents that George Bachman of Springfield Township in the County of Bucks in the state of Pennsylvania, Carpenter, and Barbara his wife late Barbara Stiehl being a daughter of Christopher Stiehl some time of the same place but late of Frederick County in the State of Maryland, Tanner, deceased Have made and examined Constituted and appointed their trusty friend and brother, Jacob Bachman of the same county of Northampton in the state aforesaid Gentm. their true and lawful attorney for them and in their name and for their own proper use and benefit to ask demand recover and receive of and from the presenters of administrators of the said Christopher Stiehl deceased all such legacies, share, or shares divident or divident given or bequeathed unto them the said George Bachman and Barbara his wife of late Barbara Stiehl."

1844 Widow's Pension Declaration:1658 6 September 6 1844. In her widow's pension declaration, Barbara Baughman states "that she was lawfully married to said George Baughman in June in the year one thousand seven hundred and eighty one (the day of the month not recollected) by George Weigart, Esq., a Justice of the Peace, at a Tavern House (keeper’s name not recollected) in or near Springfield or Quaker Town in Northampton County Pennsylvania. It was near the corner of three other counties and she is not sure in which county. She further states that her husband the said George Baughman died on the 13th of April 1834. That she was not married to him prior to his leaving the service, that the marriage took place previous to the first of January 1794 at the time above stated.

That she has no documentary or written evidence of her marriage, only the two leaves of family record hereto attached which was kept by her husband in his own hand writing and written near the times of the births and deaths of her several children on the blank leaves in an old family German Prayer and hymn book and now taken out to forward to the Pension Department, the date of the marriage was not set down. And she knows of no other written evidence or living evidence of her marriage."

1845 Widow's Pension Declaration:1657 23 May 1845. In her widow's pension declaration, Barbara Baughman states "that she was raised from a child in the same neighborhood with said George Baughman and they lived within three miles of each other and saw him frequently during the Revolutionary War. And she knew of his being at several different times in actual service in the Army of the Revolution . . . And that she now has hanging in her room the cartridge box or pouch which he carried in the Army."

1850 Tombstone:167 Gahanna Cemetery, Gahanna, Franklin County, Ohio.
Barbary Baughman [sic]
b. June 3, 1872 [sic]
d. Sept. 22, 1850
age 88y 2m 22d
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