Sarah Ann Engle Sturm
Sarah Ann Engle (Robert3, Margaret2, John1) was the fourth child of Robert and Lucinda Kies Engle. She was born Septemebr 9, 1841, in Moscow, Hillsdale County, Mich., and lived there until after her mother's death when her father moved with his family to his farm in Mosherville, Mich. She attended the public school at Jonesville, Mich.
She married Alfred Sturm who was born in Germany, Dec 31, 1841, and came to this country with his father's family in 1853. Their home was in Jonesville, Mich. Mrs. Sturm was a member of the Presbyterian church. She was noted for her charity, her beautiful character and amiable disposition. She died March 9, 1875. Mr. Sturm died in May 18, 1887 at Elkhart, Ind. They had one child.
Ida May, b. May 31, 1862.
Ida M. Sturm Denz
Ida May Sturm (Sarah4, Robert3, Margaret2, John1)was born in Jonesville, Mich., May 31, 1862. She attended school in Jonesville. When she was 16 years old her father moved to Albion, Mich., where they spent two years. They then moved to Elkhart, Ind., where her father was employed in the shops of the L. S. & M. S. R. R. company.
She was married October 3, 1887 to Edward M. Denz. They resided in Elkhart for a few years and then moved to the old Sturm homestead in Jonesville, Mich., where Mrs. Denz was born. They still reside there.
Mrs. Denz is a member of the Episcopal church. She is also a member of Vesper chapter "Order of Eastern Star."
Edward M. Denz was born June 10, 1862 in Sellins Grove, Pa. When a young man he went to Elkhart. He is now in the grocery business in Jonesville.
Ruth Sturm, b. April 16, 1899.
Ruth Sturm Denz
Ruth Sturm, (Ida5, Sarah4, Robert3, Margaret2, John1) only child of Ida Sturm and Edward M. Denz was born April 16, 1899 in Jonesville, Mich. She is attending the same school that her mother and grandmother attended, and is a bright fun-loving girl.