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George M. and Emma (Reed) Chrisinger

George cash-claimed a quarter in 24, 3N 48W in 1890, near a number of other 1890-1891 cash claimants.

George Chrisinger was in 1860 Des Moines County, Iowa, six years old, with Andrew 45 and Sarah 33, Wesley 21 Samuel 19 Sarah 17, George 6, and William 2.
This George is in Henry County, Iowa in 1870, 16, with Andrew 5, Sarah 43, William F. 12, Anna E. 10, and Lilie B. 9.
(William F. Chrissinger married in 1888, saying his parents were Andrew Chrissinger and Sarah Jeffries)

Emma J. Reed married G. M. Chrissinger in Henry County March 27, 1878.
George M. Chrisinger in 1880 Henry County, Iowa, farming, 26, born in Ohio, married to Emma 21 born in Iowa.

Andrew Chrissinger dying January 28, 1881 is buried in Henry County # 84789538, with Sarah Mariah (Long) Chrissinger dying 1885 # 84789447.

George and Emma are in Henry County in 1900, George born Oct 1853, married 21 years to Emma August 1858 Iowa.

Florence Matty Chrisinger, age 16, daughter of George M. Chrisinger and Emma Reed, married Hans Marten Christensen in Henry County January 12, 1899. He ws 26.

Florence Christensen, of Burlington, Iowa, married Fred R. Hoffman of Burlington in Dallas County, Iowa on March 27, 1907. Her parents were G.M. Christinger and Emma Reid.

Buried in the New London cemetery George 1853-1911 # 14075771, and Emma J. 1858 # 14075778.
br>Emma Reed Chrisinger, born about 1858 in New London, married Amos Anderson in Des Moines, Polk County May 26, 1913. Her father was Alonzo Reed, mother Cynthia. His parents were Amos Anderson and Mary Blazor.

1860 United States Federal Census Washington, Des Moines, Iowa
Post Office: Levega
Household Members: Name Age Amos Anderson 55 born in Pennsylvania
Mary Anderson 48
John Anderson 23
James Anderson 20
David Anderson 18
Amos Anderson 15
America Anderson 13
Joseph Anderson 12
Andrew Anderson 8

In 1925 Henry County there's an Emma Anderson 66, daughter of Alonzo Reed and Cynthia Brown born in New York, so perhaps the Emma that married George Chrissinger is a different one.

In 1930 Henry County, this Emma Anderson is 71, widowed, born in Iowa, both parents born in New York.
She's lodging with Carl Wind 30 and his wife Grace 31, both born in IOwa.

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