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Jacob Shaner (1815 - 1856)

Jacob Shaner
Born [location unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Nov 2017
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Jacob was born in 1815, possibly in Germany. He is buried at Fairview United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lairdsville, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. Jacob had a brother named Philip and his mother is believed to have been Mary Stokner, although some say it was Mary Thaber who was born in Germany.

Jacob was born in 1815.


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  • Subject: RE: david william shaner Hi Christina. We corresponded in 2004, 2005, and 2006. I still have the emails. John Wesley Shaner is my great great grandfather and his wife Permilla is my great great grandmother. John had two spouses. John Wesley Shaner is the son of Jacob Shaner and Mary Dugan. Mary Dugan married William Starr when her spouse Jacob Shaner died. She did not have any children with William Starr. John Shaner and Mary Dugan had the following children: Effie Rachel Shaner who married Josiah Mackey Reese Hannah E. Shaner who married William Franklin Poust and then Peter Rees Peter Richard Shaner John Wesley Shaner Julia Ann Shaner married Henry Poust Susanna Shaner I have DNA with and recently found that Jacob Shaner was the son of Jacob Shaner and Mary. There was no proof but the DNA confirms it. I am trying to expand the Shaner family and also notify other Shaner relatives. I can send you a report that will include sources by email and I need your email. In Summary: William Bruce Hansen spouse of Christina S. Melton William is son of William Keith Hansen and Margaret Helen Shaner Margaret Helen Shaner is daughter of Verus William Shaner and Katherine Virginia Short. Verus was also married to Rhoda Mae Taylor. Verus was son of Verus Donivan Shaner and Margaret Clara Farver. Verus Donivan Shaner was son of David William Shaner and Mary Eleanor Simon David William Shaner was son of John Wesley Shaner and Permilla Snyder. Jeff Stewart

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Shaner-315 and Shaner-305 appear to represent the same person because: Same spouse.
posted by Debra (Adams) Akin

Unmerged matches › Jacob Shaner (1815-1856)

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