43. Timothy8 Haughey (Robert7, Robert6, Johannah5 King, Francis4, Pieter De3 Coninck, Pieter De2, Francois De1) (#3625) was born Steubenville, Jefferson Co., Ohio 05 Nov 1824. Timothy died 28 Jun 1914 Steuben Co., Indiana, at 89 years of age.
He married twice. He married Mary Catherine Gerst Wayne Co., Ohio, 30 Aug 1846. (Mary Catherine Gerst is #3645.) Mary was born Zweibruken, North Bavaria, Germany 29 Nov 1823. Mary was the daughter of Johann Nikel Gerst and Ann Elizabeth Kuhn. Mary died 02 Nov 1890 Steuben Co., Indiana, at 66 years of age. Her body was interred Nov 1890 Steuben Co., Indiana, North Ostego Cemetery. Obit from Susan Musser Minch
Obtained from Dale Parrot from his internet site npcc.net/-dparrot/Garst_Branch.nun Published in the Steuben Republican Nov. 2, 1890 Mary Catherine Gerst was born in North Bavaria, Germany, November 29, 1823. She came to this country with her parents when she was seven years of age. The greater part of her earlier years were spent in Ashland county, Ohio. At this place she was united in marriage with Timothy Haughey, August 30, 1846, and came to Steuben County in the same year, where the remainder of her life was passed. She was the mother of two sons and six daughters. She leaves a husband with the remaining children who fully realize the truthfulness of the lines: "There is a reaper whose name is Death, and with his sickle keen, He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between." Her main interest was in the home, where the noblest work of like if performed. Here she labored with the greatest zeal and energy to please her family and to promote the welfare of each member. This she felt to be the principal work of her life and she labored ardently to perform it. She had many neighbors and warm friends who could but add that her life was made up of true purposes and pure motives. She died, November 2, 1890, aged 66 years, 11 months, and 4 days.
He married Mary Rachel Martin Abt 1891. (Mary Rachel Martin is #3646.) Obit
Timothy Haughey, the son of Robert and Hannah Wiicoff Haughey, was born Nov. 5, 1824, and died June 28, 1914, aged 89 years, 7 monthes, and 23 days. His early life was spent with his parents in Jefferson County, Ohio. When 9 years old the family moved to Wayne County, Ohio, where the subject of this sketch grew to young manhood. When 19 years of age, he, in company with his eldest brother, made the journey to Steuben County on foot and erected a log cabin on the spot where, later, he erected the comfortable home, occupied by himself and family for so many years, in Ostego township. At the age of 22 years he returned to Wayne county, Ohio and married Mary Catherine Gerst, the young lady selected by him to be his help mate in the wilds of Indiana and the mother of his eight children, Hannah, William, Mary, Laura, Phebe, Emily, Frank and Christina, who died at the age 3 1/2 years; William died 24 years ago at the age of 38 years; Frank died six years ago at the age 41 years. All the rest of the children survive togather with 24 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren be the pride, the comfort and the loving care of this aged father, the mother having died 24 years ago. Mr Haughey was married a second time to Mary Rachel Martin, who died ten years ago. Mr Haughey comes of a stalwart family of sixteen children, all of whom have preceded him to the great beyond except one brother living in Wichita, Kansas at the age of 86 years, and one sister living in Williams county, Ohio at the age of 75 years. The death of the subject of this sketch deserves something more than passing notice, because he was a man of wonderful intelligence, of remarkable memory, and well informed not only upon the passing current events that occured during his long useful life, but also he was an exhaustive student of science, philosophy, history and literature. Especially was he well versed in the beautiful science of Astronomy and the laws of the physical universe. Kepler, Newiton, Gallileo, Copernicus, Tyco, Brahe, Darwin, Tyndall, and Huxley were household words to him for he loved their achievements in science. He taught school, both in Ohio and Indiana and was for a time a student of Oberlin College, but spent the most of his life as one of the most intelligent and progressive farmers of Steuben County. He was brave, cheerful, patient, optomistic, always looking for the bright side of life; kind and courteous to everybody, a kind and indulgent husband and father, he loved and sought always the "Good, the beautiful, and the true." All lifes fitful fever, rest in peace oh thou man of spendid character, of noble ideas and unselfish life for you have come a little nearer than most men to a relization of the thought of the poet: "Oh every herb o'er which we tread, Are written works, which rightly read, Will lead us from Earth's fragrant sod. To hope, and holiness - and God" A W Long Hamilton News, Steuben Co., Indiana, Friday Morning July 10, 1914. Submitted By: Susan Musser Minch, Email: SJMINCH@aol.com.
Timothy Haughey and Mary Catherine Gerst had the following children:
70 i. Christiana9 Haughey (#3647) was born Steuben Co., Indiana Oct 1846. Christiana died 13 Aug 1850 Steuben Co., Indiana, at 3 years of age. Her body was interred Aug 1850 Steuben Co., Indiana, North Ostego Cemetery.
+ 71 ii. Hannah Louisa Haughey was born 20 Sep 1849.
72 iii. William D. Haughey (#3654) was born Steuben Co., Indiana Abt 1853. William died 14 Sep 1890 Steuben Co., Indiana, at 37 years of age.(17) Dave 1889. His body was interred Sep 1890 Steuben Co., Indiana, North Ostego Cemetery.
+ 73 iv. Phebe Eliza Haughey was born 10 Feb 1856.(18)
+ 74 v. Mary Jane Haughey was born 10 Dec 1858.(19)
+ 75 vi. Emily Haughey was born 03 May 1861.(20)
+ 76 vii. Laura Rumina Haughey was born 14 Feb 1864.
+ 77 viii. Francis Gerst Haughey was born 07 Apr 1867.
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