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


32. Michael HIMEBAUGH was born in 1818 in Hemlock Twp., Columbia County, PA. (110) He died on 28 Feb 1853 in Branch County, MI. (111) He was a Farmer. He was buried in Fry Cemetery, Bronson, Branch County, MI.(112) Michael's tombstone reads, "Died, Feb 28, 1853, Aged 34 yrs. 1 mo." He was married to Sarah TROYER in 1838 in Lockport, Niagara County, NY.

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

Michael Himebaugh, the first child of Daniel and Catherine (Lazerus) Himebaugh, was born in Columbia County, Pennsylvania. In 1833, he went with his parents to Niagara County, New York, where they lived until 1836. In Lockport, New York, he married Sarah Troyer, who was born in Erie, Seneca County, N.Y., December 16, 1820; she was 18 years old at the time of their marriage. Their oldest child, Daniel A., was born in Lockport in 1839.

Michael died in 1853, leaving his wife with four children--a widow at 33. She then married Jesse Batson where they resided and farmed in Bronson Township next to the David Fry family. She later married Griffith Lewis of Sturgis, Michigan. She died February 5, 1915, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lydia Seaman, in Toledo at the age of 94.

33. Sarah TROYER was born on 16 Dec 1820 in Erie, Seneca County, NY. She died on 5 Feb 1915 in Toledo, Lucas County, OH. (113) Children were:

child16 i. Daniel A. HIMEBAUGH.
child ii. Polly HIMEBAUGH was born in 1840.(114) She died on 1 Jan 1859 in Branch County, MI. (115) She was buried in Fry Cemetery, Bronson, Branch County, MI. (116) Died aged 19 years.
child iii. Leonard HIMEBAUGH was born in 1846 in Branch County, MI. (117) He died in 1917.(118)
child iv. Lydia HIMEBAUGH was born in 1850.(119) She died in 1918.(120)
child v. Hattie HIMEBAUGH was born in 1853.(121) She died in 1919.(122)

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