Philip Shanholtzer Jr

about 1836–8 January 1889 (Age 53)
Hampshire, Virginia, United States

The Life of Philip

When Philip Shanholtzer Jr was born about 1836, in 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. He died on 8 January 1889, in Hampshire, Virginia, United States, at the age of 53.

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Philip Shanholtzer Jr
Harriet Queen
Marriage: 1 June 1860
Margaret Rosetta Shanholtzer
Blanche Virginia Shanholtzer

Spouse and Children

1 June 1860


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 0

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
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.
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 spelling of German Schönhol(t)zer, a variant of 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 …

Sources (3)

  • Philip Shanholtzer in household of Philip Shanholtzer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Philip Shanholtzer, "Maryland County Marriages, 1658-1940"
  • Philip Shanholtzer, "Maryland County Marriages, 1658-1940"

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