Rebecca Senft

18 January 1838–17 January 1912 (Age 73)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Senft was born on 18 January 1838, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Senft, was 26 and her mother, Catharine Gentzler, was 30. She had at least 4 sons and 8 daughters with John Bixler Jr.. She lived in Manchester Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and North York, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. She died on 17 January 1912, in Manchester, York, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, at the age of 73, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Dover Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Bixler Jr.
1835–1904
Rebecca Senft
1838–1912
Anna Mary Bixler
1861–1927
Sarah Ellen Bixler
1863–1936
Eli Andrew Bixler
1865–1933
Alice Elizabeth Bixler
1866–1906
Katie V. Bixler
1867–1919
Louisa Jane Bixler
1870–1942
Charles Henry Bixler
1871–1944
Emma Asora Bixler
1874–1940
Hyman Bixler
1874–1951
Ida Bixler
1877–1956
John Bixler
1878–1943
Fannie May Bixler
1881–1948

Spouse and Children

    John Bixler Jr.

    Male1835–1904Male

    Female1838–1912Female

children

(12)

    Anna Mary Bixler

    Female1861–1927Female

    Sarah Ellen Bixler

    Female1863–1936Female

    Eli Andrew Bixler

    Male1865–1933Male

    Alice Elizabeth Bixler

    Female1866–1906Female

    Katie V. Bixler

    Female1867–1919Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Senft

    Male1811–1886Male

    Catharine Gentzler

    Female1807–1873Female

siblings

(12)

    Michael Senft

    Male1832–1903Male

    Anna Maria Senft

    Female1835–1904Female

    Israel Senft

    Male1837–1909Male

    Female1838–1912Female

    Joseph Senft

    Male1840–Male

+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

German:1. nickname for a helpful or friendly person, from Middle High German senfte ‘soft’, ‘accommodating’. 2. variant of Senf .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Senft in household of John Senft, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rebecca Bixler in household of John Bixler, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rebecca Bixler in household of John Bixler, "United States Census, 1870"

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