Mary Gorsuch

7 April 1797–26 October 1878 (Age 81)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Gorsuch was born on 7 April 1797, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Gorsuch, was 32 and her mother, Mary McClung, was 25. She married Peter Stiffler about 1818, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 7 daughters. She died on 26 October 1878, in Franklin Township, Jackson, Ohio, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Peter Stiffler
1797–1837
Mary Gorsuch
1797–1878
Marriage: about 1818
Mary Elizabeth Stiffler
1819–1880
Rebecca Stiffler
1821–1894
Sarah Elizabeth Stiffler
1823–1842
Ollie Stiffler
1828–1837
Harriet Stiffler
1830–1853
Ruth Ann Stiffler
1835–1904
Elizabeth Stifler
1825–1903
Olive Stiffler
1832–1857

Spouse and Children

    Peter Stiffler

    Male1797–1837Male

    Female1797–1878Female

MARRIAGE
about 1818
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(8)

    Mary Elizabeth Stiffler

    Female1819–1880Female

    Rebecca Stiffler

    Female1821–1894Female

    Sarah Elizabeth Stiffler

    Female1823–1842Female

    Elizabeth Stifler

    Female1825–1903Female

    Ollie Stiffler

    Male1828–1837Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1765–1828Male

    Mary McClung

    Female1772–1861Female

siblings

(6)

    Robert Gorsuch

    Male1792–1871Male

    Female1797–1878Female

    David Gorsuch

    Male1803–Male

    Rebecca Gorsuch

    Female1806–1893Female

    Thomas Gorsuch

    Male1808–1859Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1803

Age 6

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 15

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 22

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the hamlet of Gorsuch, Lancashire, earlier Gosefordsich, from Old English Gōsford ‘goose ford’ + sīc ‘small stream’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Stifler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Stifler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Masters, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

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