Ellen Shearer

10 October 1854–1925 (Age 70)
Springfield Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ellen

When Ellen Shearer was born on 10 October 1854, in Springfield Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States, 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 in 1925, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71, 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 E. Flinchbaugh
1882–1956
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

    Jacob Flinchbaugh

    Male1850–1923Male

    Female1854–1925Female

MARRIAGE
17 September 1871
York, Pennsylvania, United States
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(12)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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

Scottish and northern English: from an agent derivative of Middle English schere(n) ‘to shear’; an occupational name for a sheep shearer or someone who used scissors to trim the surface of finished cloth and remove excessive nap. Middle English schere denoted shears and scissors of all sizes.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen Shearer in household of Solomon Shearer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ellen Shearer in household of Solomon Shearer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ellwins Flinchbaugh in household of Jacob Flinchbaugh, "United States Census, 1910"

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