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From: Dale Richards <>
Subject: Re: Shank/Shenk/Schenk
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 1998 15:31:54 -0600
Barb Christie wrote:
> Hi, I have two Shank/Schenk families that I wonder about.
> Magdalena Shank (1769-1851)is reported to be the daughter of Adam and
> Magdalena Eyeman Shank. Magdalena married Abraham Breneman
> (1744-1815). Another source shows the name to be spelled Shenk and her
> birth year as 1768.
> Anna Schenk (no b/d dates) is reported to be the daughter of Adam and
> Magdalene Eyeman Shank. Anna married Abraham Niswander (1774-1848).
> I wonder if Magdalena and Anna could be sisters. Does anybody have a
> list of the children of Adam and Magdalena/e Shank/Shenk? I would be
> grateful for any thoughts on these people. Thanks, Barb
I have a Magdalena Shank who married Christian Funk, I do not know the
names of her parents and I do not know her DOB. Does SHE fit into
anyone's lines? She is listed as the wife of Christian in the DAR
listings, but I do now know when they married.