Sgt. George Washington Shriver
(1836-1864)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Henrietta Weikert

Sgt. George Washington Shriver 2

  • Born: 27 Jul 1836, , Adams, PA 2
  • Marriage (1): Henrietta Weikert on 23 Jan 1855 in Gettysburg: St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Adams, PA 1 2
  • Died: 25 Aug 1864, Andersonville: Andersonville Prison, Sumter, GA at age 28 3
  • Buried: Andersonville: Andersonville National Cemetery, Sumter, GA 3

   Another name for George was George Washington Schriver.

   FamilySearch ID: LDFT-P7D.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence: 309 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, Pa in 1859 in Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 2

2. Census in 1860 in Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 4 The 1860 census recorded George Schriver, 23, living with wife Henrietta, 22; Sarah L, 4; and Mary M., 3. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Occupation: Shriver's Saloon & Ten-Pin Bowling Alley in 1861 in Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 2

4. Military on 27 Aug 1861 in Frederick, Frederick, MD: Cole's Cavalry, Co. C. 2

5. Military on 1 Jan 1864 in Rectortown, Fauquier, VA: Taken prisoner and sent to Camp Sumter, aka Andersonville Prison in Georgia. 2


George married Henrietta Weikert on 23 Jan 1855 in Gettysburg: St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Adams, PA.1 2 (Henrietta Weikert was born on 7 Mar 1836 in Cumberland Twp., Adams, PA 2 5 6, christened on 17 Jul 1836 in Gettysburg, Adams, PA,6 died on 7 Apr 1916 in Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA 5 and was buried in Washington: Glenwood Cemetery, District of Columbia, District of Columbia 5.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, "Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940," https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2XW-F93 Schreiber and Henrietta Weikert, Jan 1855; citing Saint James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 1433124.

2 Shriver House Museum, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (Shriver House Museum, 309 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325. (717) 337-2800. mail@shriverhouse.org, http://shriverhouse.org/).

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49559051.

4 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1057; Page: 194; Image: 198; Family History Library Film: 805057.

5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=40584168.

6 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2N9-RFG Henrietta Weikert, 17 Jul 1836; Christening, citing SAINT MATTHEWS LUTHERAN CHURCH,HANOVER,YORK,PENNSYLVANIA; FHL microfilm 823599.



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