THE HIMEBAUGHS -- NINE GENERATIONS AND TWO-HUNDRED, FIFTY YEARS IN AMERICA
FIFTH GENERATION


16. Daniel A. HIMEBAUGH was born on 1 Jun 1839 in Lockport, Niagara County, NY. (40) He died on 15 Apr 1923 in Sturgis, St. Joseph County, MI. He was buried in Fry Cemetery, Bronson, Branch County, MI. (41) He was married to Emily FRY on 9 Apr 1864.

(This information was taken from the book The Himebaughs, printed in 1958.)

Daniel A. Himebaugh was the oldest of Michael and Sarah (Troyer) Himebaugh’s children; he was born in Lockport, Niagara County, New York on June 1, 1839 and came to Branch County with his parents in 1840 when only a few months old. He lived the life of a pioneer in ‘Dutch Settlement’ in his early years. In 1861, he was among the first volunteers to answer the call of duty, serving three and a half years with Company D, 1st Michigan Infantry during the civil war.

On April 9, 1864 he married Emily Fry. She was born on October 24, 1842 in Lockport, New York, the daughter of David and Elizabeth Fry. Emily was four years old when she came with her parents to Bronson Township. Daniel became a member of the Masonic Order in 1865, and a member of Hackett Post 185, G.A.R.

Emily gave birth to five children, Florence, Arthur, Frances, Myrta, and Amanda. She lived to the age of 76, passing away on July 27, 1919. Daniel died in Sturgis, Michigan on April 15, 1923, at the home of his oldest daughter, Mrs. E. P. Vreeland. He was sometimes called ‘Little Dan’, to distinguish him from his Uncle Daniel (1836-1915).

17. Emily FRY was born on 24 Oct 1842 in Lockport, Niagara County, NY.(42) She died on 27 Jul 1919 in Bronson Twp., Branch County, MI.(43) She was buried in Fry Cemetery, Bronson, Branch County, MI. (44) Children were:

child i. Florence HIMEBAUGH was born in 1865. She died in 1955.
child8 ii. Arthur HIMEBAUGH.
child iii. Frances HIMEBAUGH was born on 14 Oct 1869 in Orland, IN. She died in 1928.
child iv. Myrta HIMEBAUGH was born in 1875. She died in 1955.
child v. Amanda HIMEBAUGH was born on 19 Dec 1877.(45) She died on 5 Dec 1894.(46) She was buried in Fry Cemetery, Bronson, Branch County, MI. (47)

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