Christian Shank
(1791-1872)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Anna Boyer

Christian Shank 1

  • Born: 10 Jan 1791, , , PA 1
  • Marriage (1): Anna Boyer
  • Died: 11 Feb 1872, , Adams, PA at age 81 1
  • Buried: Mummasburg: Mummasburg Mennonite Cemetery, Adams, PA 1

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1820 in Franklin Twp., Adams, PA. 2 The 1820 census recorded Christian Shank with this household:
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 2.

2. Census in 1830 in Franklin Twp., Adams, PA. 3 The 1830 census recorded Christian Shank with this household:
ree White Persons - Males - Under 5: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 6
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 8.

3. Census in 1840 in Franklin Twp., Adams, PA. The 1840 census recorded Christian Shank with this household:
Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 3
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 70 thru 79: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 6
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 5
Total Free White Persons: 12.

4. Census in 1850 in Franklin Twp., Adams, PA. 4 The 1850 census recorded Christian Shank, farmer, 59, living with wife Anna, 56; Aaron, 20; Daniel, 18; David, 15, and Elizabeth Boyer, 35, who is likely Anna's sister. Christian's farm is valued at $3,500. Next door is Christian's son, John Shank, farmer, 33, with his wife Mary, 28, and one child: Peter W. Stocksleger, 8, who may be Mary's son by a first marriage. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.


Christian married Anna Boyer. (Anna Boyer was born on 25 Feb 1795 in , , PA,5 died on 26 Mar 1872 in , Adams, PA 5 and was buried in Mummasburg: Mummasburg Mennonite Cemetery, Adams, PA 5.)


Sources


1 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6987942.

2 1820 United States Census, 1820 U S Census; Census Place: Franklin, Adams, Pennsylvania; Page: 23; NARA Roll: M33_96; Image: 25.

3 1830 United States Census, Year: 1830; Census Place: Franklin, Adams, Pennsylvania; Series: M19; Roll: 143; Page: 71; Family History Library Film: 0020617.

4 1850 United States Census, Year: 1850; Census Place: Franklin, Adams, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_743; Page: 169A; Image: 341.

5 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6987945.



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