Maria Rececca Sheffey
(1837-1916)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Isaac Prizer

Maria Rececca Sheffey 1 2

  • Born: 16 Mar 1837, East Coventry Twp., Chester, PA 2 3
  • Christened: 17 Aug 1837, Pottstown: Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Montgomery, PA, USA
  • Marriage (1): Isaac Prizer
  • Died: 3 Dec 1916, Pottstown, Montgomery, PA at age 79 2 3
  • Buried: 7 Dec 1916, Pottstown: Pottstown Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 2 3

   FamilySearch ID: K69N-55X.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in East Coventry Twp., Chester, PA. 4 The 1850 census recorded George Shaffe [sic], laborer, 59, living with wife Susan, 50; Abner, 15; Rebecca, 13; Susan, 9. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1860 in East Coventry Twp., Chester, PA. 5 The 1860 census recorded Isaac Prizer, lock tender, 25, living with wife Rebecca, 22; and son George Washington Prizer, 1. Also in the home are John Keese, lock tender, 20; Jacob Fisher, lock tender, 24; and domestic servant Sophia Dutterer, 18. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office was Pottstown.

3. Census in 1870 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 6 The 1870 census recorded Isaac Prizer, locomotive engineer, 34, living with wife Rebecca, 32; and sons George, 11; and Harry, 8. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

4. Cause of Death: aerteriosclerosis, heart disease, 3 Dec 1916, Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 2

5. Residence: 542 High St., Pottstown, PA on 3 Dec 1916 in Pottstown, Montgomery, PA. 2


Maria married Isaac Prizer. (Isaac Prizer was born in 1834 in , , PA,7 died on 27 Sep 1879 in Douglassville, Berks, PA, USA 7 8 and was buried on 3 Oct 1879 in Pottstown: Pottstown Cemetery, Montgomery, PA 7.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 25773. Harry W. Prizer. Father Isaac Prizer. Mother Rebecca Sheffy. Spouse Bertha Beecher.

2 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 127681. Rebecca Sheffey Prizer. Father George Sheffey. Mother Susanna Wilson.

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=123327014.

4 1850 United States Census, Year: 1850; Census Place: East Coventry, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_765; Page: 161A; Image: 327.

5 1860 United States Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: East Coventry, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1093; Page: 334; Image: 341; Family History Library Film: 805093.

6 1870 United States Census, Year: 1870; Census Place: Pottstown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1378; Page: 284B; Image: 573; Family History Library Film: 552877.

7 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=123327121.

8 Philadelphia Times (Philadelphia, PA), 29 Sep 1879, page 2.



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