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Mary Welsh Shockey
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Birth: Aug. 19, 1757
Hagerstown
Washington County
Maryland, USA
Death: Jan. 2, 1844
Salisbury
Somerset County
Pennsylvania, USA

Mary (Welsh) Shockey's will which was signed on 18 December 1843, less than a month before her death, leaves everything to her children share and share alike except that Christian Shockey, Jr.'s, share was to go to his daughter, Mahala, who was married to Frederick Engle. Mary appointed Levi Shockey as executor and stipulated that, in case of dispute, her friend Joseph J. Stutzman and her grandson, Hiram Findley, where to make the final decision. They were also the appraisers.

On 1 April 1841 Abraham Shockey signed an affidavit to help Mary (Welsh) Shockey, the widow of his brother, Christian, obtain a widow's pension for Christian's Revolutionary War service. The affidavit reads as follows: "State of Ohio, County of Washington. "Before the subscriber, a Justice of the Peace in and for the county aforesaid, personally appeared Abraham Shockey who, being duly sworn according to law, doth say and depose that he was well acquainted with Christian Shockey, a soldier of the Revolution, whose name was inscribed on the pension rolls of the United States and late of Somerset County in the State of Pennsylvania, deceased, and that deponent was present and saw the said Christian Shockey married to Mary Welsh by the Reverand Mr. Young in the month of September in the year one thousand seven hundred and eighty four at Hagerstown in Maryland and deponent doth further say that Mary, the widow of said Christian Shockey, deceased, is still living and residing in the said County of Somerset in the State of Pennsylvania according to information lately received from that place by the deponent. "Sworn and Subscribed this first day of April before me - Stillman Harvey, Justice of the Peace. "Abraham Shockey"
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Christian Shockey (1756 - 1829)
 
 Children:
  Valentine Shockey (1785 - 1865)*
  Christian Shockey (1788 - 1844)*
  Lewis Levi Shockey (1797 - 1868)*
  Nancy Shockey Shultz (1802 - 1893)*
  Drusilla Shockey Fuller (1805 - 1881)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
86 years 4 months 15 days
 
Burial:
Old Salisbury Cemetery
Salisbury
Somerset County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Maggie
Record added: Aug 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41191384
Mary <i>Welsh</i> Shockey
Added by: Maggie
 
 
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