Philip Shanholtzer Jr

Male8 September 1836–8 January 1889

Brief Life History of Philip

When Philip Shanholtzer Jr was born on 8 September 1836, in Slanesville, Hampshire, Virginia, United States, his father, Philip Shanholtzer, was 42 and his mother, Zilpha Dollie Queen, was 41. He married Harriet Queen on 1 June 1860. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Eastern District, Powhatan, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Gore District, Hampshire, West Virginia, United States in 1870. He died on 8 January 1889, in Hampshire, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Slanesville, Hampshire, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Philip Shanholtzer Jr
Amanda Jane "Mandie" Van Horn
Marriage: 17 November 1868
Ida Frances Shanholtzer
Lilla "Lillie" Shanholtzer
Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Shanholtzer

Sources (38)

  • Philip Shanholtzer in household of Philip Shanholtzer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938
  • Philip Shanholtzer, "Maryland County Marriages, 1658-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 November 1868
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

    Age 8

    In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.


    Age 10

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

    1861 · The Battle of Manassas

    Age 25

    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Schönhol(t)zer, a variantof Schönholtz (see Shanholtz ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Philip Shanholtzer

    Married 1) Harriett Queen on 01 June 1860 in Cumberland, MD 2) Amanda Jane Van Horn on 17 Nov 1868. She was born 23 Jun 1842 and died 29 Apr 1923. From "Shanholtzer History and Allied Family Roots o …

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