Biography of Hiram Stalter
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HIRAM STALTER was born in Frederick County, Md., December 6, 1808. He is a son of Henry and Rachel (Moler) Stalter, the former born at sea, the latter in Maryland. His father was a soldier of the Revolution. In 1818, his parents came to Perry County, where they spent the remainder of their days. Of their fourteen children, but three are living, William, Julia A. and Hiram. The father died in 1840, aged sixty four years; the mother in 1860, aged eighty three years. Hiram Stalter, our subject, received but a limited education, and at sixteen learned the carpenter's trade, which he pursued many years. He rented land a few years, purchased a saw mill about 1834. and, three years later, traded the mill for 200 acres in Allen County. This farm he sold in 1845, and purchased 120 acres where he now resides, his entire farm consisting of 305 acres, valued at $65 per acre. Mr. Stalter was married, September 24, 1828, to Anna Teler, who died fifteen years later. Their children were David, John, Julia A., Malinda, Mary M.; Hiram and Lydia A. are deceased. Mr. Stalter married Louisa Dennison March 14, 1844, and she dying October 29, 1851, left one child living, Ann L., and three deceased, Victoria E., Emaline and Harriet. January 1, 1852, Mr. Stalter was married to Miss Catharmne Brant, daughter of Christina and Anna (Elienberger) Brant, who emigrated from Switzerland in 1845. Three children were born of this union, Mary E., Hiram T. and William B. Their mother was born September 17, 1832. In politics, Mr. Stalter is a Democrat. Himself and wife are both members of the German Reformed Church.

From:
The History of Wyandot County, Ohio
Liggett, Canaway & Co.,
Chicago 1884


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