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From: Curt Sanders <>
Subject: Re: [SHEETS] George Sheets of Dauphin Co., PA
Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2007 20:10:11 -0400
References: <380-220079225038140@earthlink.net>
In-Reply-To: <380-220079225038140@earthlink.net>


Hey, thanks!

Well, it looks like my George is not the person whom I thought was
linked to David Sheets!

On Sep 24, 2007, at 8:03 PM, Paul Sheats wrote:

> Hi Curt,
>
> Check out this link:
> http://sheets.pgvhosting.com/individual.php?pid=I110&ged=S27.GED
>
> and click on "close relatives".
>
> Paul
>
>
>
>> [Original Message]
>> From: Curt Sanders <>
>> To: <>
>> Date: 9/24/2007 6:23:31 PM
>> Subject: Re: [SHEETS] George Sheets of Dauphin Co., PA
>>
>> Bare with me... I'm a little confused by your message.
>>
>> On Sep 23, 2007, at 6:40 PM, wrote:
>>
>>> Curt - this is my family. Your George was the brother of my William
>>> ( 1805).
>> Are you talking about this George?:
>> I'm looking for the father of George Sheets, born circa 1813 in
>> Pennsylvania. Down to the Census records of 1840 he was living in
>> Jefferson Twp., Dauphin Co., PA. I believe he died before the 1860
>> Census and was married to Mary____ b. circa 1816 in PA. They had the
>> following children (all born in PA and assumedly in Jefferson Twp.,
>> Dauphin Co.):
>> 1. Joseph J. b. July 1836
>> 2. Isaac, b. ca 1837
>> 3. Lucy Ann b. ca 1839
>> 4. Sarah Ann b. ca 1841
>> 5. Catharine b. ca 1845
>> 6. William H. b. ca 1848
>>
>>> George probably lived the longest of the clan, dying at age 96. His
>>> wife was a
>>> very young Barbara, b. 1837. I only have record of 3 kids - Hannah,
>>> Amanda
>>> and Annie.
>>> George's father and grandfather aren't too hard to find, but before
>>> that it
>>> gets REAL complicated. Georges father was Johanne George SHITZ ( no
>>> joke, I can
>>> prove it ) , b. 1773 and d. 1822. Johanne is buried in Bowman's
>>> ( my memory
>>> is fading here ) Lutheran Church at Enterline, Pa, Dauphin Co.
>>> George's wife
>>> was Maria ( Polly ) Forman ( Purhman ). Maria was born 1778 in Pa
>>> and d.1848.
>>> They were married in 1798, probably in the Jackson or Jefferson Twp
>>> ( same place
>>> - name changes with time ) area of Dauphin Co. , Pa.They had 10
>>> kids, names
>>> unknown to me.
>>> Now we get into trouble. You have probably noticed that we
>>> just went
>>> through 2 generations of "George". There are 3 more going back and
>>> the records
>>> get a little lost.
>>> 1773 George's father was Johanne George Shitz, b. 1746, or
>>> 1738, or
>>> 1741 -( I'm not sure. ) probably in Penna. d. 1790 in Pa. 1746
>>> George's wife was
>>> Anna Margaret Wolfkiel, b. 7/16/1732 in Neiderhilbersheim,
>>> Hesse, ? . They
>>> were married in 1767 and had 7 kids. Anna d.1790-1800.
>>> 1746 George's father was Johanne George SHITZ, b.1716,
>>> somewhere in
>>> Germany and d. 1769. In 1740 he married Elizabeth Kibler, b. 1720
>>> and d. after
>>> 1749, just after her last kid. I only show kids for them.
>>> 1716 George's father was Johan Georg SHITZ ( or as some
>>> people want
>>> to say SCHUETZ - I think this is wrong ) b. 6/15/1701, somewhere in
>>> Germany.
>>> And that's all I have on the straight line from now to 1701. Of
>>> course I have a
>>> lot on most of the kids and cousins and other stories about this,
>>> my line, of
>>> the SHITZ clan.
>>> I have stopped my research and some of it ( very early ) is
>>> inaccurate. If you spell the name SHITZ you come up with a Phila
>>> ship landing in the
>>> early 1700's. If you use the SCHUETZ spelling which I strongly feel
>>> is wrong you
>>> come up with a 1732 Phila ship landing on the ship " Bilander
>>> Townsend".
>>> 1746 George served in the Revolutionary war, but this is
>>> essentially
>>> unprovable with either the DAR or SAR - They want unbelievable
>>> documentation.
>>>
>>> Bob SHEETZ, Ocala, FL
>>>
>>> </HTML>
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