Amanda Jane Shultz

26 July 1865–9 March 1944 (Age 78)
Barr Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Amanda Jane

When Amanda Jane Shultz was born on 26 July 1865, in Barr Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry Shultz, was 33 and her mother, Emmaline Hill, was 31. She married John S. Killins on 10 May 1887, in Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Barnesboro, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 9 March 1944, in Clearfield, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Grandview Cemetery, Southmont, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States.

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John S. Killins
Amanda Jane Shultz
Marriage: 10 May 1887

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10 May 1887
Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 12

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schultz , or a variant spelling of the Jewish name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Amanda Shultz in household of Henry Shultz, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amanda Killins in household of John S. Killins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Amanda Killins in household of John Killins, "United States Census, 1940"

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