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Notes for Orville Eddie Shank and Ottie Idella Eichelberger

1878 Orville Eddie Shank, son of Geo. Shank and M. Renshaw. was born on August 31, in Darke County, Ohio. [1]

1907 Orville E Shank and Ottie I Eichelberger, daughter of J.B. Eichelberger and Emma North, were married on November 21, at the home of J.B. Eichelberger in Darke County, Ohio. [2]

1910 James B Eichelberger (age 56) and Emma C Eichelberger (age 54) lived in Jackson Twp, Darke County, Ohio with daughter Ottie Shank (age 25), son-in-law Orville Shank (age 32), and Lillian Shank (age <1). [3]

1918 On 12 September, Orville Shank registered for the draft in Darke County, Ohio. He was married to Ottie Idella Shank. He was of short height, wlender build, brown eyes and black hair. [4]

1942 Orville Shank, born 31 August 1878, registered for the draft in Darke County, Ohio. [5]

Lived at 615 E. Elm St., Union City, Indiana. (Ohio) [6]

1954 Ottie Shank died on June 25 and was buried at Teegarden Congregational Christian Church Cemetery, Ansonia, Darke County, Ohio. [7]

1958 Orville E Shank died on October 29, in Montgomery County, Ohio at age 80. He was widowed and lived in Darke County. [8]


[1] Darke County, Ohio, Records of birth, marriage and death, 1817-1911, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[2] Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[3] United States Federal Census, 1910, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[4] United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[5] United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[6] Family Document, Mentioned as last known address of Dick Shank in August, 1957 letter from Grace to Ranald.

[7] Find A Grave Memorial 42506254, [FindAGrave].

[8] Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007, [FamilySearchRecord].