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George Washington Shirey1

Male
b. 24 July 1862, d. July 1933


Father George W. Sheirer1 b. 7 September 1822, d. 27 February 1904
Mother Sarah Troutman1 b. 18 April 1829, d. 2 April 1910
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Family Elizabeth Metzger b. 8 March 1870, d. 21 February 1967
Marriage* 26 December 1886  Juniata Twp., Bedford Co., PA, Shirier, George W., 24, white, r. Juaniata twp., occ. Laborer, s/o George W. & Sarah C. Shirier, n/a
Elizabeth S. Metzker, 17, white, r.Juniata twp, occ. none, d/o Daniel & Elizabeth Metzker (both deceased), guardian Marcus May, consent given by guardian; m. Dec. 26, 1886 at home of Marcus May by John W. Housel, JP.

Vol 1, Rec. 277, Principal=Elizabeth Metzger5,6 
Children  1. Robert Shirey b. 7 Jul 1887, d. 1898
  2. John Shirey b. 13 Feb 1889, d. 31 Jul 1959
  3. Della Shirey b. 8 Aug 1891, d. 15 Mar 1966
  4. Mary Alice Shirey b. 18 Apr 1893, d. 9 May 1969
  5. Grace Shirey b. 5 Jul 1893, d. 12 Mar 1970
  6. Ross Shirey b. 11 Oct 1896, d. a 1983
  7. Harry Shirey b. 1 Jan 1900 or 2 Jan 1900, d. 3 Oct 1983
  8. George W. Shirey b. 19 Mar 1902, d. 4 Apr 1963
  9. Edward Shirey b. 18 Jun 1905, d. 14 Nov 1954
  10. Elizabeth Shirey b. 4 Oct 1907, d. 23 Jan 1983
  11. Evelyn Shirey b. 18 May 1909
  12. Isabelle Shirey b. 3 May 1912, d. 1977
  13. James L. Shirey b. 21 Apr 1914, d. 19 Dec 1970

Note*   George was known by his nickname "Wash" and was well known in Hyndman. He and others ran an illegal still and the following report testifies to that fact.

"1883 August: William Kerr and Wash Sheirer were arrested by Constable Mason and Police Officer Miller for selling whiskey in jugs. The officers were beaten by 200 people who gathered to defend the whiskey boys."
 
Name Variation   Sheirer 
Birth* 24 July 1862  Southampton Twp., Somerset Co., PA1,2 
Census* 1870  1870 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Juniata Township, Page 12-13
(enumerated with father, George W. Sheirer)
84, 84,Sheirer, Washington, 8, M, W, , , Pa, , , , , , , , , , ,3 
Census 1880  1880 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Juniata Township, Page 174A
(enumerated with father, George W. Sheirer)
33, 34, Schurey, Wash., W, M, 17, , Son, 1, , , , Works on Farm, x, , , , , , , , 1, 1, PA, PA, PA4 
Marriage* 26 December 1886  Juniata Twp., Bedford Co., PA, Shirier, George W., 24, white, r. Juaniata twp., occ. Laborer, s/o George W. & Sarah C. Shirier, n/a
Elizabeth S. Metzker, 17, white, r.Juniata twp, occ. none, d/o Daniel & Elizabeth Metzker (both deceased), guardian Marcus May, consent given by guardian; m. Dec. 26, 1886 at home of Marcus May by John W. Housel, JP.

Vol 1, Rec. 277, Principal=Elizabeth Metzger5,6 
Census 1910  1910 Federal Census, Ohio, Jefferson County, Amsterdam, ED 116, Series: T624, Roll: 1201, Page: 19A, April 28
Sheet 8A
15, 147, 156, Shirey, G W, Head, M, W, 47, M1, 25, , , Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, English, Miner, Coal, W, No, 0, Yes, No, , R, , H, , , ,
16, 147, 156, Shirey, Elizabeth, Wife, F, W, 40, M1, 25, 12, 10, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, , , , , , , ,
17, 147, 156, Shirey, John, Son, M, W, 21, S, , , , Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, English, Miner, Coal, W, No, 0, Yes, No, , , , , , , ,
18, 147, 156, Shirey, Della, Daughter, F, W, 19, S, , , , Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, English, Servant, Hotel, W, No, 0, Yes, Yes, No, , , , , , ,
19, 147, 156, Shirey, Mary, Daughter, F, W, 18, S, , , , Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, No, , , , , , ,
20, 147, 156, Shirey, Grace, Daughter, F, W, 15, S, , , , Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , , , , ,
21, 147, 156, Shirey, Ross, Son, M, W, 13, S, , , , Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , , , , ,
22, 147, 156, Shirey, Harry, Son, M, W, 11, S, , , , Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, English, None, , , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, , , , , , ,
23, 147, 156, Shirey, George, Son, M, W, 9, S, , , , Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, English, None, , , , , , , Yes, , , , , , ,
24, 147, 156, Shirey, Edward, Son, M, W, 5, S, , , , Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, English, None, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
25, 147, 156, Shirey, Elizabeth, Daughter, F, W, 3, S, , , , Ohio, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, English, None, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
26, 147, 156, Shirey, Evelyn, Daughter, F, W, 11/12, S, , , , Ohio, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, English, None, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,7 
Death* July 1933  Canton, Stark Co., OH8 

Citations
  1. [S155] Aimee Benitez Personal Research, Aimee Benitez.
  2. [S157] Ellen Lucille (Shierer) Hoover Personal Research, Ellen Lucille Hoover.
  3. [S71] 1870 U.S. Federal Census , 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S100] 1880 U.S. Federal Census , 1880 U.S. Federal Census.
  5. [S167] Roger Barnes Family Research, Roger Barnes.
  6. [S168] Bedford Co, PA Marriages, Michael A. Hengst..
  7. [S73] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , 1910 U.S. Federal Census.
  8. [S135] Canton Repository.


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