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Soon after the end of the Civil War, Mathias married Mary Ann "Polly" Breegle. It is known that Mathias had worked many years with the H.C. Frick Coke Company, which operated Coke ovens throughout southwestern Pennsylvania. By 1890, Mathias had become Postmaster of Tarrs, a nearby village. As postmaster, he was the enumerator for the 1890 Veterans schedule, which detailed any Civil War veterans living nearby.
 
Soon after the end of the Civil War, Mathias married Mary Ann "Polly" Breegle. It is known that Mathias had worked many years with the H.C. Frick Coke Company, which operated Coke ovens throughout southwestern Pennsylvania. By 1890, Mathias had become Postmaster of Tarrs, a nearby village. As postmaster, he was the enumerator for the 1890 Veterans schedule, which detailed any Civil War veterans living nearby.
 
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| caption      = Earliest known record of Isaac c. 1842
 
| birth_date    = c.1816
 
| birth_place  = [[Wikipedia:Pennsylvania| Pennsylvania, U.S.]]
 
| death_date    = Unknown
 
| death_place  = [[Wikipedia:Fayette County, Pennsylvania| Fayette County, Pennsylvania, U.S.]]
 
|father        = Unknown
 
|mother        = Unknown
 
|partner1      = Susan Logsden
 
}}Isaac Stimmell was born c. 1816 presumably in Westmoreland or Fayette County, Pennsylvania. The identity of his parents still remain a mystery and the first known record of Isaac isn't until 1842, where at the age of around 26 he is seen living in Franklin Township in Fayette County. -->
 
  
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Depending on the record, the surname is either spelled Stimmel or Stimmell. Census, newspaper, and tax records all appear to use both spellings. However, the gravestone records of Isaac's descendants consistently use Stimmell with two l's as the spelling.
 
Depending on the record, the surname is either spelled Stimmel or Stimmell. Census, newspaper, and tax records all appear to use both spellings. However, the gravestone records of Isaac's descendants consistently use Stimmell with two l's as the spelling.
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Sometime between the 1860 and 1870 census, Isaac had passed away. It is not known when specifically he died, what he died of, or even where he is buried. To this day, no gravestone has been found. All that is known is that Susan listed herself as "widowed" by the 1870 census. Also, no further record of Isaac living past the 1860 census has been found.
 
Sometime between the 1860 and 1870 census, Isaac had passed away. It is not known when specifically he died, what he died of, or even where he is buried. To this day, no gravestone has been found. All that is known is that Susan listed herself as "widowed" by the 1870 census. Also, no further record of Isaac living past the 1860 census has been found.
  
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