Christian Shuey

10 March 1792–24 February 1862 (Age 69)
Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Christian

When Christian Shuey was born on 10 March 1792, in Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Ludwig Shuey, was 36 and his mother, Anna Maria Loesch, was 31. He married Catharine Geeding on 6 September 1814, in Augusta, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Augusta Parish, Augusta, Virginia, United States in 1850. He died on 24 February 1862, in Augusta, Virginia, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Augusta, Virginia, United States.

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Christian Shuey
Catharine Geeding
Marriage: 6 September 1814
George Adam Shuey
Maria M Shuey
Eliza Ann Shuey
Lewis Henry Shuey

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  • Marriage
    6 September 1814Augusta, Virginia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 2
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 8
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 20
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of French Jouy (or its variant Jouis): habitational name from Jouy, a placename derived from Latin Gaudiacum ‘estate of Gaudius’, from the personal name Gaudius + the locative suffix -acum. The surname was brought to North America from Germany, and the initial J- was altered to Sh- according to German pronunciation.History: This surname, which was brought to PA from Germany in the middle of the 18th century, is listed along with its original forms Jouis and Jouy in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.

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

    Sources (14)

    • Christian Shuey in entry for Geo A Shuey, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
    • Christian Shuey, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Christian Shuey in entry for Rev Geo A Shuey, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Records, 1853-1912"

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