John B. Shonk

16 November 1862–29 September 1863
Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

John Jenks Shonk
1815–1904
Amanda Davenport
1819–1892
Albert Davenport Shonk
1847–1936
George Washington Shonk
1850–1900
Elizabeth Davenport Shonk
1852–1915
John Jenks Shonk
1853–1854
Carla R Shonk
1855–
James H. Shonk
1858–1859
Charles Shonk
1861–1862
John B. Shonk
1862–1863

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World Events (2)

1863
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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Schank

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