Christian Shank
Anna Boyer
David Beecher
Anna Maria Gilbert
Isaac Shank
Catharine Beecher
Henry Isaac Shank
(1856-Abt 1880)


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Henry Isaac Shank 1

  • Born: 29 Mar 1856, Beechersville, Adams, PA 1 2
  • Christened: 15 Jun 1856, Arendtsville: Arendtsville Union Church (Zion Lutheran and Trinity Reformed), Adams, PA 2
  • Died: Abt 1880, Altoona, Blair, PA about age 24

   Another name for Henry was Henry Isaac Schank.2

   FamilySearch ID: LCW8-FK9.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1860 in Butler Twp., Adams, PA. 3 The 1860 census recorded David Saltzgaver, 46; living with wife Catharine, 34; and their children: Mary E., 19; Celia C., 17; John P. 15; Fanny R., 12; Sarah, 8; and Henry Shank, 4. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1870 in Butler Twp., Adams, PA. 1 The 1870 Census recorded David Beecher, age 76, retired manufacturer. He is living with wife Mary, 73; Catherine Saltzgiver,40, who is David's daughter; 13-year old Henry Shank, Catherine's son by her first husband; and Charles Saltzgiver, 7, Catherine's son by her second husband. David's real estate is valued at $4,800 and his possessions at $1,000. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. The post office is Arendtsville.

3. Census in 1880 in Altoona, Blair, PA. 4 Samuel Bucher, age 60, laborer, is living with wife Sarah A. M., age 55, and daughter Annie, 16, employed as a dress maker. Living with them is Henry Shank, a nephew, age 24, cigar maker. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.


1 1870 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Butler Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1289 Page: 15.

2, Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950, Henry Isaac Schank, 15 Jun 1856; Christening, citing Lutheran and Reformed Church, Arendtsville, Adams, PA; FHL microfilm 824351.

3 1860 United States Census, David Saltzgaver, Township Of Butler, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States; citing "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population,"; p. 97, household ID 706.

4 1880 United States Census, FHL Film 1255102; National Archives Film T9-1102; Page 38D.

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