Anthony Shorb
(1756-1800)
Ann Marie O'Bold
(1754-1837)
John Shorb
(1785-1847)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary Beecher

2. Susan Stonesifer

John Shorb 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 23 Sep 1785, , , PA 7
  • Marriage (1): Mary Beecher on 5 Feb 1809 in Conewago Twp.: Conewago Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Adams, PA
  • Marriage (2): Susan Stonesifer on 16 Sep 1834 in Germany Twp., Adams, PA 1
  • Died: 5 Feb 1847, Germany Twp., Adams, PA at age 61 6 7
  • Buried: Littlestown: St. Aloysius Cemetery, Adams, PA 7

   FamilySearch ID: LC3S-R1J.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He has conflicting birth information of 24 Oct 1789 and Littlestown, Adams, PA. Unverified.

2. Newspaper: Republican Compiler, 30 Sep 1834, Gettysburg, Adams, PA. 1 The notice for his second marriage: "On 16th, John Shorb to Mrs. Stonesifer, both of Germany twp."

3. He has conflicting death information of 5 Feb 1847 and , Adams, PA. Unverified.

4. Book: History of Saint Aloysius Church of Littlestown, Adams County, PA, 1893. 2
Basil Anthony Shorb, the son of John Shorb and Mary (Beecher) Shorb, was born in Union township, near Littlestown, Pa., October 16th, 1810. He was educated at Mt. St. Mary's College and Seminary, Emmittsburg, Md. Bishop John B. Purcell ordained him to the Priest-hood, Dec., 1834, at Cincinnati, Ohio. He remained in that State until 1842. In 1840 he was in charge of the congregations at Canal, Fulton, and Chippeway, Ohio. In 1846 we find him at St. Peter's, Columbia - 1849 as pastor of Chapel, Bradford Co., and St. Bonaventura's, Susquehanna Co., Pa. In 1850 he was at St. Basil's Sullivan Co., and Wilkesbarre Chapel, Penn'a. He was also at St. Mary's in York, and we find him also at Chambersburg, Reading, Milton, and Towanda.


John married Mary Beecher, daughter of Samuel Beecher and Barbara Winterode, on 5 Feb 1809 in Conewago Twp.: Conewago Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Adams, PA. (Mary Beecher was born on 14 Jul 1791 in Germany Twp., Adams, PA 9 10 11, christened on 28 Aug 1791 in Littlestown: Christ Reformed Church, Adams, PA,9 10 11 died on 15 Mar 1833 in Germany Twp., Adams, PA 6 12 and was buried in Conewago Twp.: Conewago Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Adams, PA.)


John next married Susan Stonesifer on 16 Sep 1834 in Germany Twp., Adams, PA.1 (Susan Stonesifer died on 16 Feb 1851.)


Sources


1 Gettysburg Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, Adams County, PA.), Sep 30, 1834 edition.

2 William McSherry, Jr., A. M., History of Saint Aloysius Church of Littlestown, Adams County, PA (J. E. Wible, Printer, Carlisle Street, (Second Square) 1893
Online at: http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/adams/church/history/st-aloysius-pt2.txt).

3 History of Cumberland and Adams Counties, Pennsylvania (Warren, Beers & Co; Chicago, IL; 1886), Page 395.

4 Letter from Craig Bennett (On file at the Adams County Historical Society, Gettysburg, Adams County, PA.
Mar 11 1972 letter from Craig M. Bennett, 31 Meeting St, Charleston Sc 29401, to Vice Admiral William Gordon Beecher of Alexandria, VA, describing the antique hand-painted fracturs cica 1800 proving birth of Samuel to father Henry Büger in possession of Craig, a descendent.
http://www.emmitsburg.net/achs/), March 11, 1972.

5 History of Cumberland and Adams Counties, Pennsylvania (Warren, Beers & Co; Chicago, IL; 1886), Pages 422-423.

6 History of Cumberland and Adams Counties, Pennsylvania (Warren, Beers & Co; Chicago, IL; 1886), Pages 515-516.

7 Find A Grave, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=39598291&PIpi=87423341.

8 New Oxford Item (Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania), 3 Jan 1902, page 5. Obituary of Edward Shorb.

9 Adams County Church Records of the 18th Century (Family Line Publications, Westminister, MD 21157. No year.), Page 80.

10 Christ Reformed Church, Littlestown, Adams, Pennsylvania.

11 William J. Hinke, Church Record of The Conewago Or Christ Church Congregation Near Littlestown Adams County Pennsylvania 1747-1871 (Online https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE2130818&from=fhd in FamilySearch.org Books), Page 26.

12 Gettysburg Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, Adams County, PA.), Mar 19, 1833 edition.



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