Eliza Sherer

1822–
Sellersville, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Sherer was born in 1822, in Sellersville, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Johann Scherer, was 31 and her mother, Hannah Beisel, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Johann Scherer
1791–1863
Hannah Beisel
1795–1880
Henry Sherer
1815–
Edward Sherer
1817–1877
Clarissa Scheirer
1827–
Eleisa Scherer
1819–
Joseph Sherer
1821–1895
Eliza Sherer
1822–
Henry Sherer
1822–
Josiah Sherer
1825–
Miranda Sherer
1827–1913
Hannah Sherer
1835–1915

Parents and Siblings

    Johann Scherer

    Male1791–1863Male

    Hannah Beisel

    Female1795–1880Female

siblings

(10)

    Henry Sherer

    Male1815–Male

    Edward Sherer

    Male1817–1877Male

    Eleisa Scherer

    Female1819–Female

    Joseph Sherer

    Male1821–1895Male

    Female1822–Female

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World Events (3)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 8

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.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 41

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: variant spelling of Shearer .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish sherer ‘barber’.

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

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