Elizaberth Shantz

29 March 1760–23 March 1832 (Age 72)
Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elizaberth

When Elizaberth Shantz was born on 29 March 1760, in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob Shantz, was 49 and her mother, Magdalena Erb, was 39. She married Peter Parker Longenecker in 1798. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 23 March 1832, in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Vincent Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Parker Longenecker
1748–1798
Elizaberth Shantz
1760–1832
Marriage: 1798
Hannah Kate Longenecker
1771–
Jacob Longaker
1787–
James Longacre,
1788–
Susan Longacre
1775–
Elizabeth Longacre
1781–
John Longacre
1785–1854
Peter Longacre
1789–1843

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1798
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Male1745–1826Male

    Male1748–1802Male

    Male1748–1823Male

    Mary Shantz

    Female1755–1781Female

    Cathrine Shantz

    Female1757–1789Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1776

Age 16

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 16

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1780

Age 20

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schantz .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Elizabeth Benter, "Find A Grave Index"

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