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John Shirk
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Birth: Dec. 2, 1816
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 1880
Union County
Pennsylvania, USA

John Shirk was the eldest son of Abraham Scherck and Magdalena Gingerich of Lebanon Pennsylvania. He married Lydia Showalter who was a daughter of John Showalter and Elizabeth Rote. John and Lydia had twelve children The ninth child was Susan Jane Shirk who was my husband's second great grandmother. Other children include Laura Alice Ross, Samuel C, Martin C, Elizabeth Shirk Emery ,William S, Josiah, Angeline, Catharine Shirk Boop, Rebecca and Daniel. I have more information for those related. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lydia Showalter Shirk (1822 - 1899)
 
 Children:
  Rebecca Bittler (1850 - 1875)*
  Laura Alice Shirk Ross (1861 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Keister Cemetery
Weikert
Union County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Leanne Keefer Bechdel
Record added: Jan 20, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10350892
John Shirk
Added by: Leanne Keefer Bechdel
 
 
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he was my 2nd great grandfather
- TEXAS TOMB RAIDER
 Added: Jun. 25, 2010

- kristin
 Added: Aug. 30, 2006
you are not forgotten
- Leanne Keefer Bechdel
 Added: Jan. 26, 2005
 
 
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