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Elizabeth "Betsy" Shirer1,2,3,4,5

Female
b. 17 July 1790 or 17 July 1791, d. 14 February 1862


Father Valentine Scheurer Sr. b. 9 December 1760, d. 28 September 1840
Mother Elizabeth Kirby b. 1758, d. 9 September 1835
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Family George Newton Stoner b. 20 February 1787, d. 12 August 1869
Marriage* 26 December 1809  Madison Twp., Muskingum Co., OH, Theirs was the first marriage in Madison Twp.

(From the Muskingum Marriage Book, page 25)
"This is to certify that George Stoner and Betsy Sherey was joined in bands of wedlock by one the subscriber on 26th December 1809.
Peter Reasoner - Justice"

The "Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Muskingum County, Ohio" gives the date as 1810., Principal=George Newton Stoner4
Children  1. Mary Magdalene Stoner b. 10 Sep 1810, d. 2 Jul 1866
  2. Elizabeth Stoner b. 5 Feb 1812 or 13 Feb 1812, d. 23 Jul 1890
  3. Eveline Stoner b. 1814, d. 15 Jul 1814
  4. Catherine Stoner b. 30 Oct 1814 or 4 Nov 1814, d. 3 Oct 1883
  5. George Washington Stoner b. 13 May 1816, d. 10 Mar 1893
  6. Susana Stoner b. Feb 1817
  7. Angeline Stoner b. 2 Feb 1819, d. 13 Oct 1905
  8. Emily Stoner b. 16 Mar 1822
  9. Mahala Stoner b. 3 Nov 1823, d. 15 Jun 1892
  10. Israel W. Stoner b. 20 Jul 1826, d. 6 Oct 1848
  11. Margarethe Charlotte Stoner b. 8 Mar 1829, d. 18 Dec 1920
  12. John Stoner b. 28 Apr 1834, d. 2 Jul 1834

Note*   Betsy died at her home. Her and George's marriage is said to be the first performed in Madison Twp., Muskingum Co., OH. The Stoners later settled on a lot in Section 22 of Salem Twp. The couple were members of New Hope Lutheran Church in Salem Twp.5 
Name Variation   Elizabeth Shery5,4 
Married Name   Stoner 
Birth* 17 July 1790 or 17 July 1791  Londonderry Twp., Bedford Co., PA, The LDS Offical Records of the Dead file 1985589 gives Elizabeth's birth date as 17 Jul 1791 as well as the Shirer Profile. Her gravestone gives her date of death and age which calculated gives the date as 1790.6,5 
Marriage* 26 December 1809  Madison Twp., Muskingum Co., OH, Theirs was the first marriage in Madison Twp.

(From the Muskingum Marriage Book, page 25)
"This is to certify that George Stoner and Betsy Sherey was joined in bands of wedlock by one the subscriber on 26th December 1809.
Peter Reasoner - Justice"

The "Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Muskingum County, Ohio" gives the date as 1810., Principal=George Newton Stoner4
Census* 1850  1850 Federal Census, Ohio, Muskingum County, Adams Township, Series: M432, Roll 718 Page 320A, December 20
(enumerated with husband, George Stoner)
41, 673, 673, Stoner, Elizabeth, 69, F, , , , PA, , , ,7 
Census 1860  1860 Federal Census, Ohio, Muskingum County, Adams Township, Series: M653, Roll 1019 Page 441A, June 29
(enumerated with husband, George Stoner)
29, 21, 21, Stoner, Elizabeth, 69, F, , Has None, , , Ohio, , , ,8 
Death* 14 February 1862  Adams Twp., Muskingum Co., OH6,5 
Burial* after 14 February 1862  New Hope Lutheran Church Cemetery, Salem Twp., Muskingum Co., OH, Inscription: Elizabeth w/o George Stoner d. Feb 14, 1862 aged 71 yrs 6 mo and 28 days6 

Citations
  1. [S1] Cheris St. John Personal Research, Cheris St. John.
  2. [S31] The Shirar Family, Ara Shirar.
  3. [S32] Joan Handtke Personal Research, Joan Handtke.
  4. [S107] Musk. Co. Marriages Books 1 & 2 1803-1835, The Society.
  5. [S45] Ione B. Supplee, "The Shirer's of Adams Twp.".
  6. [S43] New Hope Lutheran Cemetery, online http://www.rootsweb.com/~ohmuski2/cemetery/newhopea.html.
  7. [S4] 1850 U.S. Federal Census , 1850 U.S. Federal Census.
  8. [S46] 1860 U.S. Federal Census , 1860 U.S. Federal Census.


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