John B. Shonk

Male16 November 1862–29 September 1863

Brief Life History of John B.

When John B. Shonk was born on 16 November 1862, in Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Jenks Shonk, was 47 and his mother, Amanda Davenport, was 43. He died on 29 September 1863, in his hometown, at the age of 0, and was buried in Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States.

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John Jenks Shonk
Amanda Davenport
Albert Davenport Shonk
George Washington Shonk
Elizabeth Davenport Shonk
John Jenks Shonk
Clara Ransom Shonk
James H. Shonk
Charles Shonk
John B. Shonk

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    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

    Age 1

    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

    Americanized form of German Schank .

    English (Kent and Essex): variant of Shank .

    Possibly also an Americanized form of Czech Šonka (see Sonka ).

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

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