Ellen Shearer

10 October 1854–18 February 1925 (Age 70)
Jacobus, York, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Ellen

When Ellen Shearer was born on 10 October 1854, in Jacobus, York, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, her father, Solomon Shearer, was 33 and her mother, Rebecca Goodling, was 26. She married Jacob Flinchbaugh on 17 September 1871, in York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Loganville, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and York, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. She died on 18 February 1925, in Dallastown, York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Dallastown, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Flinchbaugh
1850–1923
Ellen Shearer
1854–1925
Marriage: 17 September 1871
Clarence Flinchbaugh
1873–1947
Tildon H Flinchbaugh
1876–1877
Charles Franklin Flinchbaugh
1878–1951
Mary E Flinchbaugh
1880–1967
Olivia Estella Flinchbaugh
1882–1952
Emma M Flinchbaugh
1884–1953
Ada M Flinchbaugh
1886–1959
Allen J Flinchbaugh
1889–1956
Adaline Flinchbaugh
1891–
Margaret R. Flinchbaugh
1891–1955
Dietta Flinchbaugh
1894–
Esther Flinchbaugh
1897–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 September 1871York, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 9
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 21
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 6941;2007: 13453; 2010: 17707)Scottish and English: occupational name for a reaper of standing crops, a sheep shearer, or someone who used shears to trim the surface of finished cloth and remove excessive nap, from Middle English sherer(e) ‘shearer’, an agent derivative of Middle English schere(n) ‘to shear’. Middle English schere denoted shears and scissors of all sizes. Compare Sherman .Americanized form of German or Jewish (Ashkenazic) Scherer or Scherrer , cognates of 1 above. Compare Sharrer .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Sherer
    Sheerer
    Sherman
    Sharer
    Sherrow

    Sources (12)

    • Melvina Flinchbaugh in entry for Esther Flinchbaugh, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
    • Ellen Shearer in household of Solomon Shearer, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Ellen Shauer in entry for Allen J. Flinchbaugh and Viola G. Mackey, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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