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John F. Shorb
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Birth: Oct. 24, 1789
Emmitsburg
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 1861
Wayne County
Illinois, USA

Son of John Shorb (17611851) and Catherine (Fink) Shorb (17651837).

His siblings include:
Catharine "Kitty" Shorb Barnes (17861863)
Elizabeth Mary "Betsy" Shorb Davis (17871873)
Mary Theresa Marie Shorb Mathias(17911872)
Sarah (Salome) Shorb Rider Hostetter (17941850)
Jimy Shorb (17961797)
Dr. James Aloysius Shorb (17981867)
Francis B "Fanny" Shorb Crapster (17991850)
Julianna J Shorb Braugher (18031888)
Harriet (Henrica) Shorb (Sister Ann Alexis of the Sisters of Charity) (18041875)

He was united in marriage to Anna Davis on August 5, 1810 at the Conewago Chapel near Littletown, Adams Co, Pennsylvania. In 1819, he and Anna sold most of their belongings and headed west with five children in tow. They settled in Stark Co, Ohio near Canton. Five more children were born. Anna died in 1835.

Their children were:
Mary Catherine A Shorb Beall (18111866)
Ann Fannie Celestine Shorb Rider (18121896)
John B. Shorb (18141894)
Frances Cecelia Shorb (1817?)
Harriet Shorb (1819?)
Ann Eliza Shorb Ralston (18201922)
Sarah Shorb (18221922)
James A Shorb (18241913)
Thomas Shorb (18301895)
Margaret Shorb (18321889)

In 1843, John's daughter Ann F. C. and her husband, Silvester Rider moved from Stark Co, Ohio to Wayne Co, Illinois. John and several of his other children also moved to Illinois around the same time.

He died at the age of 71. 5 of his grandsons, Charles L. and William G. Shorb and Joseph C., Sylvester P. and Edward P. Rider are buried next to him.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Shorb (1761 - 1851)
  Catherine E Fink Shorb (1765 - 1837)
 
 Children:
  James A Shorb (1824 - 1913)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Buckeye Cemetery
Geff
Wayne County
Illinois, USA
Plot: aged 71 years, 3 months, 20 days
 
Maintained by: Glen Love
Originally Created by: David Shelton
Record added: Aug 31, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41347841
John F. Shorb
Added by: Shani Miller
 
John F. Shorb
Added by: Shani Miller
 
John F. Shorb
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Added by: Judith Norman
 
 
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Connected to my Shorb and Rider Families, also connected to my husbands Shorb and Smith Families.
- Carol Brothers
 Added: Sep. 26, 2013

- Shani Miller
 Added: Dec. 25, 2012
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- Shani Miller
 Added: Feb. 12, 2012
 
 
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