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 Christian Angney, Sr

Christian Angney, Sr

Birth
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 17 Mar 1824 (aged 74)
Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Ligonier, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 39367576 · View Source
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Christian Angney (*As name is spelled on his tombstone.)eldest son of the children of Dewalt and his first wife, believed [by this writer (LWJ) & (CRS)] to have been Catherina _______________was born December 25, 1749, and christened in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, at the Jonestown Reformed Church, on December 23, 1750. He married first Elisabetha Shaver, daughter of George Shaver, of Washington County, Maryland, who was born July 14, 1748; and died in Somerset County, Pa., in 1816, where she is buried on the original Christian Angney farm, now referred to as the Derencin Farm. Her father died in 1796, and left a will which is recorded in Hagerstown, Md., in which he named his son Paul and his son-in-law Christian as Executors. It is also known, from the Will of Conrad Miller, of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania., that George Shaver was married to a daughter of Miller. Christian married again on April 7, 1817, this time to Mary (Polly)Kooser, a sister of John and Jacob S. Kooser, and of Catherine wife of Conrad Shultz, all prominent citizens of Somerset County, Pa. He died in Westmoreland County, Pa., (Donegal Township) on March 17, 1824, and is buried in the Brant's Cemetery, about two miles South of Ligonier, off the West side of Route 711, and near Slater Road. *His name is spelled Angney on the grave marker, and this is the way it is spelled in other instances. His Estate was settled with his Executors being Christian Ankeny, Jr., and Conrad Shultz. It was probated in both Somerset and Westmoreland Counties. His second wife died in 1847, and her Estate was settled by her nephew David Shultz. She left no children, and the place of interment is not known.

Source: "A Sketch of the Life and some of the Descendants of Dewalt Ankney" Charles Ross Schultz, 1948, Revised 1981 by Lawrence W. Jenkins.


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Christian Angeny, born the 25 of December 1751*, died the 17, of March, 1824.

Gravesite Details For some reason there was an error of two years in the year of his birth; as his younger brother Peter was born in March 1751.

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  • Created by: Mary Lorena (Black) Barber
  • Added: 12 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39367576
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Christian Angney, Sr (25 Dec 1749–17 Mar 1824), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39367576, citing Brant Cemetery, Ligonier, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Mary Lorena (Black) Barber (contributor 47146224) .