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Shenandoah County, Virginia, USA

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  • Sarah "Sallie" Funkhouser (Wakeman) (1868 - 1955)
    Sallie Victoria Memorial
  • Pvt.(CSA), Elone William Henry Shomo (1822 - 1909)
    Elone William H. Shomo enlisted in Company E, Virginia 97th Militia Infantry Regiment in the Confederate Army during the Civil War.
  • Henry McInturff (1797 - 1846)
    He was nicknamed “Mountain Henry” to distinguish him from his cousin, Henry McInturff. (son of Frederick). Henry lived up on the mountain off of the main road in Fort Valley, Shenandoah County, Virgini...
  • Sgt., John Ignatius Effinger (1756 - 1839)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of SERGEANT. DAR Ancestor # A036862
  • Samuel Stover (1785 - 1837)
    Samuel Stover was a veteran of the War of 1812. He served in Captain James Downings' Co. of Ohio Militia Infantry from 30 March 1812 - 28 February 1813. He transferred to Captain Walkers' Co. and was d...

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Shenandoah Valley Cultural Center and Museum

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John Jacob Bushong Aka John Jr. son of John Bushong and Elizabetha Sprenckel from Lancaster, PA Born February 18, 1754 York, Pennsylvania Married about 1780 to Elizabetha Windle, daughter of Johann Augustine Wendel and Anna Margaretha Bucher Served in the American Revolution as a Private. Recommended for Lieutenant in Shenandoah County court records. Died April 1796 in Shenandoah County, VA His great grandson Andrew Jackson Bushong removed to Madison County, Indiana in 1893 from New Market with his 5 children and wife Amanda Fultz daughter of Uriah Fultz and Anna Hoover.

Parrott, Frederick Switzerland/Alsace Lorraine, 1737 Married Barbara Edwards and/or Margaret. Lived in the present-day area of Maurertown.

John was the son of Frederick Parrott who moved to Shenandoah around 1737 from Alsace/Lorraine. John married (1) Catherine Meyer (2) Lucey. He is listed in the 1783 census as having ten white people in his household. He moved to Tenn. soon after this. I am interested in the eight people living in his household outside of John and his wife, Lucey. I know the names of only two children living there at the time. Went to Tennessee. Parrott, John 1740 - 1783


Jack L. Barron


jlbaro28@yahoo.com


Price, John Sr

Culpeper Co. VA 1761-1780


Remained

John Price, Sr. b. c 1730. d. after 13 Apr. 1880(Will)His wife Sarah ________. Sons: Edward, John, Jr (my ancestor), Zachariah, Thomas, Ann, Sampson. John, Jr. m. Sarah _______.Lived in County until his death c 1809.

Printz, Godfrey

PA—1781

remove--to KY

Godfrey Printz's son, John Prince, was born in 1781, in Botetourt, VA. Mother, Martha Hannah Lezenia. Godfrey Printz was born in York, PA, in 1754. John Prince came to Franklin Co. TN, to Jackson Co. AL via North Carolina.

Pullin, LoftusÂ


Germany 1800


Removed to Meigs Co Ohio



Loftus stay in va his son came to Ohio around late 1800

Rhiehart, Jonas

b. 1750


Try the Shenandoah Cty. Minute Book time 1778 April Court, He was one of 5 persons sworn in as ensign in the militia. He also served on the Grand Jury Nov.1779. He also owned land in Augusta Cty. and Walnut Township, Fairfield Cty., Ohio

All I know is that he lived in Leaksville. Was born 1750 and died 1809 was married to a Mary Who?

Silveus, William

Shenandoah County 1820s


Removed to near Napoleon, Ohio


William was born 2/3/1821 in Va. and died 7/16/1898 in Ohio. He married Rachel Susannah Tusing on 5/12/1842 in Shenandoah Co. Va. To them were born 11 children including Abraham born 01/14/1849. Abraham is my gggrandfather.  We believe William was raised by a couple with the last name of Barb.


Silvius, Martin

b. 1834 probably in Shenandoah County

Remained

Married Mary Fawley in Warren County, 1857. Civil War Veteran of 33rd Virginia Infantry, wounded at Gettysburg, July 2, 1863. In 1885, lived near Turkey Knob, died 1904 at Mt. Clifton, buried Cedar Grove Cemetery near Mt. Jackson

Sines, Absalom born 1805 moved to Ohio Absalom Sines was b. 1805 Shennandoah Co Va. married Christena Hartman b. 1812 Preston Co. Va they were married in Guernsey Co Ohio March 29, 1832

Smith, Lewis and Leah 1820-1860 Removed to Seneca Co Ohio in 1864 Lewis was a teacher


Smith, Peter 1791 Move to Champaign Co. Ohio Married Christiana Comer 13 May, 1791 /Daughter of Martin and Mary Comer


Smoke, Dennis 1796 licking co. Ohio Born 1796 Death 1883 Married in Oh. Spouse Elizabeth Houser Parents to best of information from Germany No name.

Artz, Johannes (John)

Berks Co. Pa. , abt 1770


Remained

John Artz, Elizabeth Greathouse & 6 children, All stayed in Shenandoah, but several of their children moved to Licking Co. Ohio & westward

Brobeck 1769-1825 Removed The original pioneer was Adam Brobeck who arrived in Shenandoah County about 1769. Two+ generation later three of his grandchildren married Baker's of Shenandoah county and moved from the area. One couple moved to PA. One to Bedford, VA and the third, my great grandparents, William Brobeck and Rebecca Baker, moved to the outskirts of Columbus, Ohio where they farmed.

Bean, George M. Approx 1900-1910 Removed George M. Bean and wife Sarah V (Barr) moved to Bloomville, Ohio (Seneca County) george died around 1910. Sarah died in 1940. George is my great grandfather. However, I believe Catherine Weaver was my great grand mother's name. I do not think they were married. She later married Abraham Miller.

Naugle, Nicholas/Rife, Elizabeth The Family came from Geramy to Pennylvania then to Shenandoah County Virginia, then they moved to Indiana Elizabeth was the daughter of Christan Rife and Elizabeth Hottel