Rebecca Senft

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

The Life Summary 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 3 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
Alice Elizabeth Bixler
1866–1906
Katie V. Bixler
1868–1919
Louisa Jane or Lucy 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

Children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(12)

+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

Some characteristic forenames: German Gunther, Jodel, Kurt, Otto.German:nickname for a helpful or friendly person, from Middle High German senfte ‘soft, accommodating’.

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

Possible Related Names

Senf

Sources (18)

  • Rebecca Bixler in entry for Ida Bixler, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Rebecca Senft in household of John Senft, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rebecca in entry for Samuel Henry Blessing and Ellen Bixler, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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