When Sadie Hosteter was born on 1 August 1884, in Bartlett, Fremont, Iowa, United States, her father, Henry Hostetter, was 38 and her mother, Barbara Ellen Byers, was 32. She married Charles Edward Edwin Garrean on 23 December 1902, in Otoe, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 14 daughters. She lived in Riverside, Washington, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Thurman, Fremont, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died on 4 November 1955, in Nebraska City, Otoe, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Thurman Cemetery, Fremont, Iowa, United States.
Altered form of German and Swiss German Hofstetter or Hoffstetter , and also of German Hochstätter (see Hochstatter ) and Swiss German Hostettler . The surname Hostetter is also found in France (Alsace).
History: This is one of the American variants of the name of a Swiss Mennonite (Amish) family, originally spelled Hostettler .