John Christian Hartman and Rachel Van Ausdale
John Christian Hartman was born in Pennsylvania. He was employed by Lehigh Valley RR for his entire adult life. He died in 1930 in Buffalo, NY. I am searching for more information on John.
Rachel Van Ausdale was born in Halstead, Pa. in 1856, the daughter of Issac and Cornelia Henderson Van Ausdale. Issac and Cornelia were both born in Orange County, NY. Rachel died in 1929 in Buffalo, NY.
Rachel's siblings (children of Issac and Cornelia) were:
Lewis Van Ausdale b. abt. 1854 d-1905
Ann Eliza b. abt 1839
Sarah b. abt 1841
Emily Jane b. abt 1843
Cornelia b. abt 1849
The Issac Van Ausdale family resided in Great Bend, PA.
John and Rachel were married abt 1874 in Pennsylvania and moved to Buffalo, NY by abt 1890. They had 12 sons.
Photo taken in Buffalo, NY about 1925.
Submitted by [email protected], great grandchild