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Hettie Byer Shank
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1830
Death: Feb. 5, 1913

The GETTYSBURG TIMES February 5, 1913

Mrs. Hettie Shank, widow of Rev. Daniel Shank, died at 1:00 this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Samuel Bowers, in Biglerville, from pneumonia, aged 82 years 3 months and 25 days.
She leaves two sons and a daughter, Christian B Shank, of Gettysburg RR7; David A Shank, and
Mrs. Samuel Bowers, of Biglerville; also eleven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. She also leaves four sisters, Mrs. Katharine Weigle, of Illinois; Mrs. Eliza Boyer, of Cashtown; Mrs. Sallie Roth, of Mummasburg; Mrs. John Byer, of Iowa.
Before moving to Biglerville Mrs. Shank resided in Mummasburg where she was a life-time member of the Mennonite church. She had a wide circle of friends by whom she will be greatly missed.
Funeral on Friday morning at 9:30. Services at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Bowers, conducted by Rev. Mr. Stump and Rev. Mr. Miller, of Hanover; Rev. Mr. Myer and Rev. Mr. Bucher, of Mummasburg. Interment in the cemetery at Mummasburg.

Note: It states that she was survived by 4 sisters but actually it was 3 sisters and 1 brother, John F. Byer of Iowa. 
 
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 Parents:
  Christian Byer (1797 - 1871)
  Elizabeth Reiniker Byer (1809 - 1843)
 
 Spouse:
  Daniel Shank (1832 - 1906)
 
 Siblings:
  Hettie Byer Shank (1830 - 1913)
  Catherine Byer Weigle (1832 - 1915)*
  Elizabeth C Byer Boyer (1834 - 1928)*
  David R Byer (1839 - 1899)*
  Christian Byer (1839 - 1911)*
  John F Byer (1845 - 1932)**
  Jonas Byer (1847 - 1847)**
  Mary Jane Byer (1848 - 1854)**
  Sarah B Byer Roth (1850 - 1938)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mummasburg Mennonite Cemetery
Mummasburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Sharon Byer Shimota
Originally Created by: deb
Record added: Dec 04, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6987958
Hettie <i>Byer</i> Shank
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