Charles T Shanner

about 1827–12 August 1900 (Age 73)
New York, United States

The Life of Charles T

When Charles T Shanner was born about 1827, in New York, United States, his father, Thomas Shanner, was 33 and his mother, Aurelia or Orilla Cross, was 35. He had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with Cyrenia B. He died on 12 August 1900, in Barton Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Francisco, Gibson, Indiana, United States.

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Charles T Shanner
Cyrenia B
Lewis Shanner
John B. Shanner
Ida B Shanner
eliza arabella shanner
James L Shanner
Charles Albert Shanner

Spouse and Children



    Lewis Shanner


    John B. Shanner



    Charles Albert Shanner


    Ida B Shanner


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



    Mary Ann Shanner



    John Shanner


World Events (8)

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 0

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 9

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 24

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Name Meaning

English: reduced form of Challender .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Charles T Shanner, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charles T Shanner, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: charles t shanner - Published information: birth-name: charles t shanner

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