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Anna Karcher

Female 1752 - 1807  (55 years)


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  • Name Anna Karcher 
    Born 25 Feb 1752 
    Gender Female 
    Census Data 1790  Earl, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Free White Males Under 16: 1
    Free White Females: 5 
    1790 Earl PA Anna Shire
    1790 Earl PA Anna Shire
    Court Record 1 Jan 1795  Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Grand Inquest for the Body of the County of Lancaster on their Oaths and Affirmations respectively do present, That Ann Shire late of the County aforesaid on the first Day of January in the Year of our Lord, One Thousand seven Hundred and ninety five at the County aforesaid, and within the Jurisdiction of this court, did keep a Tipling-house without any License so to do, being first had and obtained according to Law, and then and there, without such Licence, did sell and deliver, and cause to be sold and delivered to sundry Persons, divers Quantities of Rum & wine whiskey and other spirituous Liquors, by less Measures than one quart each against the Form of the Act of Assembly, in such case made and provided, and against the Peace and Dignity of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 
    Census Data 1800  Mount Joy, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Free White Males 10-15: 1
    Free White Males 16-25: 1
    Free White Females 10-15: 1
    Free White Females 16-25: 1
    Free White Females 45+: 1 
    1800 Mount Joy PA Anna Shire
    1800 Mount Joy PA Anna Shire
    Died 04 Sep 1807  Mount Joy, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Anna Karcher Headstone
    Anna Karcher Headstone
    Notes 
    • The Elizabethtown history book by MacMaster shows:
      William Karcher paid taxes on Elizabethtown house and lots by 1779.
      Andrew Kerger (Karcher) and Widow Shire were both innkeepers in Elizabethtown in the later part of the 1700ís.

    • In 1780 William Karcher was a communicant at the Lutheran Church in Elizabethtown.

    • Trinity Lutheran Church Records (marriages)
      March 6, 1793 license, Andreas Karcher and Maria Ritzecker from Elisabethtown (perhaps a brother to Anna?)

    • Communion record dated 17 Jun 1780 showing Anna Schakkerin "widow" took communion on that date. (Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Elizabethtown).

    • Anna and Conrad's daughter Susannah was baptized in 1782 with Wilhilm Karcher and wife Eva as sponsors.

    • Ann Shire's (signed Anna Scheier) Will:

      Children mentioned : Susanna the wife of Joshua Tilton, Mary the wife of Henry Brenneman, Elizabeth, and John

      Executor : Peter Bishop

      Witnessed by Matthias Young and Philip Gloninger

      Land bequeathed to Elizabeth : lot adjoining those of John Woelfley, Samuel Crouse, and others.

      "Set my hand and seal" : 26 Feb 1805
      Proved : 14 Sep 1807

    • Ann Shire was the administratix of Philip Shire's will. "..according to an inventory thereof exhibited into the Register's Office at Lancaster on the 5th day of February Anno Domini 1800.."
    Person ID P2309759489  Conrad Shire Tree
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2015 

    Family 1 Peter Schocker,   d. Abt 1780, Mount Joy, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John William Schocker,   b. 25 Aug 1774, West Donegal, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F1290  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Conrad Shire,   b. Abt 1745, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jan 1790, Elizabethtown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married 30 Apr 1781  Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Conrad Scheir married to Anna Karcherin, widow of Schakkar 30 Apr 1781 (Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Elizabethtown).
    Children 
     1. Susannah Shire,   b. 04 Feb 1782, Mount Joy, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary Shire,   b. Abt 1785, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John Shire,   b. 26 Feb 1788, Mount Joy, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1831  (Age 42 years)
     4. Elisabeth Shire,   b. 05 Feb 1790, Mount Joy, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1815, Elizabethtown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2008 
    Family ID F34  Group Sheet