Henry Schultz Wike

20 August 1828–4 July 1903 (Age 74)
Huntingdon, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Henry Schultz

When Henry Schultz Wike was born on 20 August 1828, in Huntingdon, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Henry Wike, was 28 and his mother, Christina Schultz, was 29. He married Mary Thompson on 3 June 1848, in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Blair Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 4 July 1903, in Duncansville, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Newry Lutheran Cemetery, Newry, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Schultz Wike
1828–1903
Mary Thompson
1828–1893
Marriage: 3 June 1848
Adaline Amelia Wike
1849–1935
Henry Harrison Wike
1852–1921
Mary Wike
1852–1921
Anna Martha Wike
1855–1887
Nancy J Wike
1858–1958
Loretta Wike
1861–1866
George W Wike
1864–1865
Della Mae Wike
1867–1933

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 June 1848
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Mary Wike

    Female1822–Female

    Male1823–1865Male

    Samuel Shultz Wike

    Male1825–1898Male

    Jacob Shultz Wike

    Male1827–1870Male

    Male1828–1903Male

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

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.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 2

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1863

Age 35

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

Name Meaning

1 Norwegian and Swedish: variant of Vik .2 English: variant of Wick .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Henry Wike, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry Shultz Wike, "Find A Grave Index"

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