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Notes for Christian Sherk

1795 The six heirs of Jacob Sherk, deceased, signed a release related to his estate, on August 1. The estate, administered by Joseph Sherck, Henry Neff, and Andrew Gerber, was valued at £2979.18.3 in gold and silver coin, or £423.19.9 for each heir. Andrew Gerber was guardian of minor son, Christian Sherck. [1] The six heirs were:

Joseph Sherck of Hempfield Twp;
Jacob Sherck of Leacock Twp;
John Sherch of Washington County, Maryland;
David Sherck of Hempfield,
David Rohrer of Hempfield Twp and his wife Mary, late Mary Sherck; and
Andrew Gerber of Hellam Twp, York County and wife Susanna, late Susanna Sherck;

1799 Jacob, but not Christian, Sherock was taxed among "Freemen" in Hempfield Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. [2]

1800 Christian Sherick was taxed among "Freemen" in Hempfield Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. [3]

1801 Christian Sherick was taxed among "Freemen" in Hempfield Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. [4]

1802 Christian Sherick was taxed as a "Free man" in Hempfield Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. [5]

1803 Christian Sherich was taxed as a "Free man" in Hempfield Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. [6]

1803 Joseph Sherck of Rapho Twp, Henry Neff of Manor Twp, and Andrew Gerber of Hempfield Twp, executors of the will of Jacob Sherck of Hempfield Twp, transferred land to Christian Sherck, joiner, of Hempfield Twp, all of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The tract had been granted to Christian's grandfather Joseph, who willed it to Christian's father Jacob, whose will named 5 sons, Christian among them. The tract was called "Chestnut Hill". [7]

1804 Christian Sherck sold land called "Chestnut Hill" to Jacob Bower. No wife was named. [8]

Research Notes:

1810 Christian Sherck lived in Hempfield Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in a household with males: 1 (16 thru 25) and 1 (26 thru 44); and females: 1 (under 10), 1 (10 thru 15), and 1 (16 thru 25). [9]

Perhaps this Christian Sherrick died 1850-1860 in Perry County, Ohio, with son Henry Drumm Sherrick (15 July 1825-10 May 1884).


Footnotes:

[1] Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Deed 3K-494 to 497, [FamilySearchImage], [FHLCatalog].

[2] Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Tax Records, 1799, [FamilySearchImage], [FHLCatalog].

[3] Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Tax Records, 1800, [FamilySearchImage], [FHLCatalog].

[4] Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Tax Records, 1801, [FamilySearchImage], [FHLCatalog].

[5] Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Tax Records, 1802, [FamilySearchImage], [FHLCatalog].

[6] Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Tax Records, 1803, [FamilySearchImage], [FHLCatalog].

[7] Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Deed Q3-414, [FamilySearchImage], [FHLCatalog].

[8] Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Deed Q3-420, [FamilySearchImage], [FHLCatalog].

[9] United States Federal Census, 1810, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].