In memory of Jacob Shaner Jr, my Maternal 4th Great-Grandfather on the REESE branch.
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Jacob Shaner Jr
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1815 Dec 16
1840 or earlier
1856 July 3
Franklin Twp, Lycoming County, PA
Fairview United Methodist Cemetery
Lairdsville (Franklin), Lycoming, PA
Jacob Shaner was born on December 16, 1815, possibly in Germany or in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. He married Mary M. Dugan and died at the age of 40 on July 3, 1856, in Pennsylvania. They had two known children: Effie Rachel Shaner and John Wesley Shaner. Jacob is buried at Fairview United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lairdsville, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. He 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. Additional research needed.
Jacob Shaner Jr & Mary M. Dugan were the parents of my ancestor,
Other known children:
- Effie Rachel Shaner
- Hannah Shaner, born in PA, 1843.
- Peter Shaner, born in PA, 1846.
- John Wesley Shaner, born in Franklin Twp, Lycoming, PA, Mar. 29, 1848.
- Julia Ann Shaner, born in PA on Apr. 16, 1850, and died on Apr. 24, 1939.
- Susanna Shaner, also born in Franklin, in 1852.
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