John Beecher
(1757-1842)
Elizabeth Keplinger
(1755-1845)
Jacob Gilbert
(1756-1831)
Anna Margaretha Fox
(1769-1838)
David Beecher
(1793-1880)
Anna Maria Gilbert
(1797-1887)
Catharine Beecher
(1826-1894)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Isaac Shank

2. Daniel Gilbert Saltzgiver

Catharine Beecher 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

  • Born: 13 Dec 1826, , Adams, PA 7 11 12
  • Christened: 14 Apr 1827, Arendtsville: Arendtsville Union Church (Zion Lutheran and Trinity Reformed; Arents Church), Adams, PA 11 12
  • Marriage (1): Isaac Shank on 14 Jan 1846 in , Adams, PA 1
  • Marriage (2): Daniel Gilbert Saltzgiver about 1859
  • Died: 14 Jun 1894, Chambersburg, Franklin, PA at age 67 7
  • Buried: 17 Jun 1894, Arendtsville: Fairview Cemetery, Adams, PA 7

   Other names for Catharine were Katherine Beecher 13 and Katharina Bucher.11 12

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Republican Compiler: Maried: January 14, 1846 by Rev. E. V. Gerhart, Mr. Isaac Shank to Miss Catharine, daughter of Mr. David Beecher, all of Franiklin Township, this county, Jan 1846, Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 14

2. Census in 1850 in Butler Twp., Adams, PA. 15 The 1850 census recorded Isaac Shank, farmer, 26, living with wife Catherine, 24; and Mary, 3. All were born in Pennsylvania. They are living as neighbors with the households of Catherine's brother, Samuel Beecher, father David Beecher, and sister Sophia Hoover.

3. Census in 1860 in Butler Twp., Adams, PA. 16 The 1860 census recorded Daniel 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. [Note: this wife's age matches his second wife, Catherine Beecher (born 1826) and not first wife Catharine Frye (born 1820) plus Beecher's child Henry Shank is living in Daniel's household, born of her first husband Isaac Shank. All other children are by Daniel's first wife.]

4. Census in 1870 in Butler Twp., Adams, PA. 17 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.

5. Census in 1880 in Butler Twp., Adams, PA. 18 Anna Beecher, 83, widow, was living with daughter Catharine, 52, widow. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. Neighbors were Peter Cary and Susana, 22; and Franklin Slaybaugh and Rachael, 55.

6. Obituary: Gettysburg Republican Compiler on 19 Jun 1894 in Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 19 Mrs. Catharine Saltzgiver of Franklin county near Chambersburg died on Friday last aged about 70 years. Funeral services were held in the Reformed church at Arendtsville on Sunday morning at 11 o'clock. The sermon was preached by Rev. M. M. Noacher. Interment in Fairview cemetery.


Catharine married Isaac Shank, son of Christian Shank and Anna Boyer, on 14 Jan 1846 in , Adams, PA.1 (Isaac Shank was born on 27 Aug 1822 in Franklin Twp., Adams, PA,20 died on 3 Dec 1856 in Beechersville, Adams, PA 20 and was buried in Arendtsville: Fairview Cemetery, Adams, PA 20.)


Catharine next married Daniel Gilbert Saltzgiver, son of George Michael Saltzgiver and Mary Elizabeth Gilbert, about 1859. (Daniel Gilbert Saltzgiver was born on 19 May 1814 in Gettysburg, Adams, PA,21 died on 17 Dec 1869 in Butler Twp., Adams, PA 21 and was buried in Gettysburg: Evergreen Cemetery, Adams, PA 21.)


Sources


1 The Adams Sentinel (Gettysburg, PA), Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, Jan 19, 1846.

2 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of November 13, 2005), Batch #: C503961, Sheet #: 00, Source Call #: 0824351, Printout Call #: 0933974, Dates: 1770.

3 <i>Records of Sharon Nickol Swope</i> (http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=nickol).

4 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of November 13, 2005), Batch #: C503961, Sheet #: 00, Source Call #: 0824351, Printout Call #: NONE, Dates: 1874.

5 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of November 13, 2005), Batch #: C503961, Sheet #: 00, Source Call #: 0824351, Printout Call #: NONE, Dates: 1786 - 1861.

6 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of November 13, 2005), Batch #: C503961, Sheet #: 00, Source Call #: 0599225, Printout Call #: NONE, Dates: 1843 - 1873.

7 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=19795432.

8 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2FG-5Y9 Mary Ann Shank, 04 Oct 1848; Christening, citing Lutheran and Reformed Church, Arendtsville, Adams, PA; FHL microfilm 824351.

9 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2FG-YKW Jacob Ambrose Schank, 23 Apr 1854; Christening, citing Lutheran and Reformed Church, Arendtsville, Adams, PA. FHL microfilm 824351.

10 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 5612. Mary A. Eberly. Father Isaac Shank. Mother Cathrine Beecher.

11 <i>Arendtsville Union Church (Zion Lutheran and Trinity Reformed; Arents Church), Adams County, Pennsylvania</i>.

12 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2FG-R68 Katharina Bücher, 14 Apr 1827; Christening, citing Lutheran and Reformed Church, Arendtsville, Adams, PA; FHL microfilm 824351.

13 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 92616. Ambrose Jacob Shank. Father Isaac Shank. Mother Katherine Beecher.

14 Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, PA), Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, Jan 1846.

15 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M444-RG6 Isaac Shank, Butler, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 180, NARA microfilm publication M432.

16 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MXPV-ZK2 David Saltzgaver, Township Of Butler, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States; citing "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," Fold3.com; p. 97, household ID 706.

17 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Butler Township, Series: M593 Roll: 1289 Page: 15.

18 1880 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Adams County, Butler Township, Family History Library Film 1255085, NA Film Number T9-1085 Page 58A.

19 <i>Gettysburg Republican Compiler</i> (Gettysburg, Adams County, PA.), 19 Jun 1894, obituary of Catharine Saltzgiver.

20 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=19795271.

21 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=16906941.



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