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     1850/s Delphi, IN

 Andrew Burntrager

1801-1888

An American Pioneer in Carroll Co, IN

 

Andrew established a homestead, a family and a reputation that was unmatched in Carroll Co, IN when he moved there in 1829.  Mary Longstreet was a widow with an infant child when he married her and she bore 11 more children with Andrew.  In addition they adopted and raised 3 orphans requiring two dining tables, each seating 8, for 3 meals per day for the better part of two decades.

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Andrew Burntrager

Newberry Library, Chicago, IL

Andrew and Mary (Longstreet) Burntrager

Carroll Co Historical Society, Delphi, IN

Andrew Rocking

Note original iron fence

Source unknown.

The house as it appeared in 1970

Source unknown.

Andrew Burntrager House

This house was destroyed by fire early 1 Jan 2002.

(HJH) 2001

Elizabeth, oldest daughter

Carroll Co Historical Society

Margaret

Carroll Co Historical Society

Believed to include Amanda, Euphemia, Mary Ellen and Loretta

Newberry Library

Unidentified daughter

Newberry Library

John Quincy, died during Civil War Service

Newberry Library

Mary Ellen and the twins Loretta and Lora

Newberry Library

IOOF Cemetery in Delphi

All the family, except Aaron, are buried here

(HJH)

Andrew and Mary have larger stones

(HJH)

The children have smaller headstones

(HJH)