Elizabeth Showalter

5 September 1812–10 January 1864 (Age 51)
Hanover, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Showalter was born on 5 September 1812, in Hanover, York, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, David Showalter, was 37 and her mother, Anna Maria Heagy, was 29. She married Henry Weikert about 1832, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Mount Pleasant Township, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 10 January 1864, in Adams, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Saint John's Lutheran Cemetery, Littlestown, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Weikert
Elizabeth Showalter
Marriage: about 1832
Lavinia Weikert
Julian Weikert
Cordelia Elizabeth Wiekert
Henry Anderson Weikert
Ellen G. Weikert
Lily Frances Weikert
Rufus Weikert

Spouse and Children

about 1832
Pennsylvania, United States


    Lavinia Weikert


    Julian Weikert


    Cordelia Elizabeth Wiekert


    Henry Anderson Weikert



+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 8

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 18

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schowalter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Weikert in household of Henry Weikert, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Weikert in household of Henry Weikert, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Weikert, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"

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