Sebastian Sherk1

M, b. 6 December 1660, d. 24 January 1730
FatherJoseph Sherk1 b. c 1626, d. bt 1677 - 1716
MotherElsbeth Guntlisberger1 b. c 1630, d. bt 1677 - 1720
     Sebastian Sherk was born on 6 December 1660 at Sumiswald, Emmental District, Canton Bern, Switzerland.1 He died on 24 January 1730 at Sumiswald, Emmental District, Canton Bern, Switzerland, at age 69.1

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Ulrich Sherk1

M, b. 26 February 1664, d. between 1665 and 1754
FatherJoseph Sherk1 b. c 1626, d. bt 1677 - 1716
MotherElsbeth Guntlisberger1 b. c 1630, d. bt 1677 - 1720
     Ulrich Sherk was born on 26 February 1664 at Sumiswald, Emmental District, Canton Bern, Switzerland.1 He died between 1665 and 1754 at Sumiswald, Emmental District, Canton Bern, Switzerland.1

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Christina Sherk1

F, b. 27 August 1699, d. between 1700 and 1789
FatherJoseph Sherk1 b. 10 Oct 1669, d. bt 1711 - 1759
MotherAnni Aeschliman1 b. s 1675, d. bt 1711 - 1765
     Christina Sherk was born on 27 August 1699 at Sumiswald, Emmental District, Canton Bern, Switzerland.1 She died between 1700 and 1789 at Sumiswald, Emmental District, Canton Bern, Switzerland.1

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Uli Sherk1

M, b. 2 February 1710, d. between 1711 and 1800
FatherJoseph Sherk1 b. 10 Oct 1669, d. bt 1711 - 1759
MotherAnni Aeschliman1 b. s 1675, d. bt 1711 - 1765
     Uli Sherk was born on 2 February 1710 at Sumiswald, Emmental District, Canton Bern, Switzerland.1 He died between 1711 and 1800 at Sumiswald, Emmental District, Canton Bern, Switzerland.1

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Peter Sherk1

M, b. 6 August 1676, d. between 1677 and 1766
FatherJoseph Sherk1 b. c 1626, d. bt 1677 - 1716
MotherElsbeth Guntlisberger1 b. c 1630, d. bt 1677 - 1720
     Peter Sherk was born on 6 August 1676 at Sumiswald, Emmental District, Canton Bern, Switzerland.1 He died between 1677 and 1766 at Sumiswald, Emmental District, Canton Bern, Switzerland.1

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Verena Sherk1

F, b. 10 February 1689, d. between 1690 and 1779
FatherCasper Sherk1 b. 9 Apr 1657, d. Jul 1739
MotherVerena Burkhart1 b. c 1670, d. 1741
     Verena Sherk was born on 10 February 1689 at Sumiswald, Emmental District, Canton Bern, Switzerland.1 She died between 1690 and 1779 at Sumiswald, Emmental District, Canton Bern, Switzerland.1

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Barbara Sherk1

F, b. 15 January 1691, d. between 1692 and 1781
FatherCasper Sherk1 b. 9 Apr 1657, d. Jul 1739
MotherVerena Burkhart1 b. c 1670, d. 1741
     Barbara Sherk was born on 15 January 1691 at Sumiswald, Emmental District, Canton Bern, Switzerland.1 She died between 1692 and 1781 at Sumiswald, Emmental District, Canton Bern, Switzerland.1

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Ulrich Sherk1

M, b. 25 May 1693, d. between 1694 and 1783
FatherCasper Sherk1 b. 9 Apr 1657, d. Jul 1739
MotherVerena Burkhart1 b. c 1670, d. 1741
     Ulrich Sherk was born on 25 May 1693 at Sumiswald, Emmental District, Canton Bern, Switzerland.1 He died between 1694 and 1783 at Sumiswald, Emmental District, Canton Bern, Switzerland; Richard Davis (Mennosearch.com) has this Ulrich being the father of Ulrich, who was the father of Johannes, husand of Barbara Berg.1

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Madlena Sherk1

F, b. 2 June 1695, d. between 1696 and 1785
FatherCasper Sherk1 b. 9 Apr 1657, d. Jul 1739
MotherVerena Burkhart1 b. c 1670, d. 1741
     Madlena Sherk was born on 2 June 1695 at Sumiswald, Emmental District, Canton Bern, Switzerland.1 She died between 1696 and 1785 at Sumiswald, Emmental District, Canton Bern, Switzerland.1

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Joseph Sherk1

M, b. circa 1700, d. July 1770
FatherCasper Sherk1 b. 9 Apr 1657, d. Jul 1739
MotherVerena Burkhart1 b. c 1670, d. 1741
     Joseph Sherk was also known as Elder Joseph Shirk.2 He was born circa 1700 at Sumiswald, Emmental District, Canton Bern, Switzerland.1 Joseph Sherk was also known as Joseph Scheirch.3 He married Catherine Forry at Sumiswald, Emmental District, Canton Bern, Switzerland, say 1725.4 Joseph immigrated, on 27 September 1727. Destination: an unknown place .1 He and Ulrich Sherk TAS E6?? EPR2 Born Sumiswald, Switzerland. Married Catharine Forry, 1700~, ^ Immigrated from Europe on the ship "James Goodwill". Wife died at sea. Settled in Chestnut Hill, Hempfield Twp., Lancaster Co. Patented two tracts of land in 1741. Married Elizabeth Young, 1710~, ^ He died in Hempfield Twp., and left a will which named his three sons and five daughters. He has been identified as the son of Ulrich (Schürch\Sherrick) Shirk, 1663.3.9 1739.7, SE, (i1728.8.23) ^ but here he is not so identified. According to Thompson he was born after 1705 and died between June 30 and Aug. 4, 1770. ERP2 Mennonite.
(Note from Gary): No proof that he is Casper's Brother except that if Andrew's father Casper is same as the Casper whose land was next to Joseph, Chestnut Hill, Hempfield Tnshp, Lancaster County, PA.2 Joseph Sherk was He was an elder in the Mennonite congregation in Hempfield.1 He married Elizabeth Young circa 1750 at Pennsylvania.2 Joseph Sherk died in July 1770 at Hempfield Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; He wrote his will 30 Jun 1770 andit was proved 4 Aug 1770.1

Family 1

Catherine Forry b. c 1712, d. c 1772
Children

Family 2

Elizabeth Young b. c 1710, d. s 1770

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.
  2. [S494] Daniel Wenger, FEb 2012.
  3. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  4. [S43] Gary Rolph guess.
  5. [S494] Daniel Wenger, FEb 2012, DLW database has children by this unknown spouse. I have put the children, except Barbara, under wife 2, since all the children appear to have been born in PA - Gary Rolph Jan 04.

Catherine Forry1

F, b. circa 1712, d. circa 1772
     Catherine Forry was born circa 1712 at Canton Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland.1 As of circa 1724,her married name was Shirk.2 She married Joseph Sherk at Sumiswald, Emmental District, Canton Bern, Switzerland, say 1725.3 As of say 1725,her married name was Sherk.3 Catherine Forry died circa 1772 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Joseph Sherk b. c 1700, d. Jul 1770
Children

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.
  2. [S494] Daniel Wenger, FEb 2012, DLW database has children by this unknown spouse. I have put the children under wife 2, since all the children appear to have been born in PA - Gary Rolph Jan 04.
  3. [S43] Gary Rolph guess.
  4. [S494] Daniel Wenger, FEb 2012, DLW database has children by this unknown spouse. I have put the children, except Barbara, under wife 2, since all the children appear to have been born in PA - Gary Rolph Jan 04.
  5. [S494] Daniel Wenger, FEb 2012.

Barbara Hoover1

F, b. say 1735, d. between 1756 and 1786
     Barbara Hoover was born say 1735 at York County, Pennsylvania.1 As of say 1755,her married name was Sherk.1 She married John Sherk, son of Joseph Sherk and Catherine Forry, say 1755 at York County, Pennsylvania.1 Barbara Hoover died between 1756 and 1786 at York County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

John Sherk b. c 1729, d. 1783

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Martin Huber1

M, b. say 1730, d. between 1753 and 1820
     Martin Huber was born say 1730 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 He married Catherine Sherk, daughter of Joseph Sherk and Catherine Forry, say 1752 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 Martin Huber died between 1753 and 1820 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Catherine Sherk b. c 1732, d. bt 1753 - 1822

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Susanna Strickler1

F, b. say 1740, d. between 1761 and 1830
     Susanna Strickler was born say 1740 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 As of say 1760,her married name was Sherk.1 She married Joseph Sherk, son of Joseph Sherk and Catherine Forry, say 1760 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 Susanna Strickler died between 1761 and 1830 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Joseph Sherk b. 1734, d. 9 Apr 1807

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Mary Lichty1

F, b. say 1743, d. between 1764 and 1833
     Mary Lichty was born say 1743 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 As of 28 February 1763,her married name was Sherk.1 She married Jacob Sherk, son of Joseph Sherk and Catherine Forry, on 28 February 1763 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 Mary Lichty died between 1764 and 1833 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Jacob Sherk b. c 1736, d. May 1788

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Christian W Erb1

M, b. October 1734, d. 7 January 1810
     Christian W Erb was born in October 1734 at Switzerland.1 He immigrated on 8 October 1737 to Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; From Larkin: Christian is on the Women and Children's List of the ship 'Charming Nancy.' He would have been 4 years old at the time. Christian is the son of Nicholaus Erb and Catherine or perhaps (acc to Mennosearch) Christian Erb and ___ Winger.1 He married Maria Sherk, daughter of Joseph Sherk and Catherine Forry, circa 1756 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 Christian W Erb died on 7 January 1810 at Doon, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada, at age 75; buried Old Blair Cemetery, Cambridge, Ontario.1

Family

Maria Sherk b. Oct 1737, d. 17 Aug 1814
Children

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Christian Erb1

M, b. 11 January 1758, d. 25 October 1820
FatherChristian W Erb1 b. Oct 1734, d. 7 Jan 1810
MotherMaria Sherk1 b. Oct 1737, d. 17 Aug 1814
     Christian Erb was born on 11 January 1758 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 He married Elizabeth Hershey say 1785 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 Christian Erb died on 25 October 1820 at East Pennsboro Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, at age 62.1

Family

Elizabeth Hershey b. 18 Sep 1765, d. 26 Dec 1832

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Elizabeth Hershey1

F, b. 18 September 1765, d. 26 December 1832
     Elizabeth Hershey was born on 18 September 1765 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 As of say 1785,her married name was Erb.1 She married Christian Erb, son of Christian W Erb and Maria Sherk, say 1785 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 Elizabeth Hershey died on 26 December 1832 at Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, at age 67.1

Family

Christian Erb b. 11 Jan 1758, d. 25 Oct 1820

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Joseph Erb1

M, b. 1758, d. 1830
FatherChristian W Erb1 b. Oct 1734, d. 7 Jan 1810
MotherMaria Sherk1 b. Oct 1737, d. 17 Aug 1814
     Joseph Erb was born in 1758 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 He married Barbara Shirk in 1804 at Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada.1 Joseph Erb died in 1830 at Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada.1

Family

Barbara Shirk b. s 1780, d. bt 1805 - 1870

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Barbara Shirk1

F, b. say 1780, d. between 1805 and 1870
     Barbara Shirk was born say 1780 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 As of 1804,her married name was Erb.1 She married Joseph Erb, son of Christian W Erb and Maria Sherk, in 1804 at Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada.1 Barbara Shirk died between 1805 and 1870 at Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada.1

Family

Joseph Erb b. 1758, d. 1830

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Daniel Erb1

M, b. 4 April 1760, d. 29 September 1837
FatherChristian W Erb1 b. Oct 1734, d. 7 Jan 1810
MotherMaria Sherk1 b. Oct 1737, d. 17 Aug 1814
     Daniel Erb was born on 4 April 1760 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 He married Elizabeth Longnecker say 1790 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 He witnessed Elizabeth Longnecker's death at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, on 15 September 1803.1 Daniel Erb married Mary Long say 1804 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 Daniel Erb died on 29 September 1837 at Elizabeth Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, at age 77.1

Family 1

Elizabeth Longnecker b. 15 Jul 1770, d. 15 Sep 1803

Family 2

Mary Long b. s 1770, d. bt 1805 - 1860

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Elizabeth Longnecker1

F, b. 15 July 1770, d. 15 September 1803
     Elizabeth Longnecker was born on 15 July 1770 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 As of say 1790,her married name was Erb.1 She married Daniel Erb, son of Christian W Erb and Maria Sherk, say 1790 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 Elizabeth died on 15 September 1803 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, at age 33.1

Family

Daniel Erb b. 4 Apr 1760, d. 29 Sep 1837

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Mary Long1

F, b. say 1770, d. between 1805 and 1860
     Mary Long was born say 1770 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 As of say 1804,her married name was Erb.1 She married Daniel Erb, son of Christian W Erb and Maria Sherk, say 1804 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 Mary Long died between 1805 and 1860 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Daniel Erb b. 4 Apr 1760, d. 29 Sep 1837

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Susannah S Erb1

F, b. 17 May 1762, d. 22 January 1844
FatherChristian W Erb1 b. Oct 1734, d. 7 Jan 1810
MotherMaria Sherk1 b. Oct 1737, d. 17 Aug 1814
     Susannah S Erb was born on 17 May 1762 at Warwick Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 As of 1781,her married name was Brubacher.1 She married Jacob D Brubacher in 1781 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 Susannah S Erb died on 22 January 1844 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, at age 81.1

Family

Jacob D Brubacher b. 11 Jun 1758, d. 31 Aug 1793

Citations

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Jacob D Brubacher1

M, b. 11 June 1758, d. 31 August 1793
     Jacob D Brubacher was born on 11 June 1758 at Elizabeth Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 He married Susannah S Erb, daughter of Christian W Erb and Maria Sherk, in 1781 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 Jacob D Brubacher died on 31 August 1793 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, at age 35.1

Family

Susannah S Erb b. 17 May 1762, d. 22 Jan 1844

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

John Erb1

M, b. 8 December 1764, d. 2 September 1832
FatherChristian W Erb1 b. Oct 1734, d. 7 Jan 1810
MotherMaria Sherk1 b. Oct 1737, d. 17 Aug 1814
     John Erb was born on 8 December 1764 at Warwick Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 He married Magdalena Shantz on 30 January 1789 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 John Erb died on 2 September 1832 at Preston, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada, at age 67; Founder of Preston. Built sawmill on the Speed River in 1806, and a grist mill the year after.1

Family

Magdalena Shantz b. Jun 1770, d. 2 Jun 1826

Citations

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Magdalena Shantz1

F, b. June 1770, d. 2 June 1826
     Magdalena Shantz was born in June 1770 at Pennsylvania.1 As of 30 January 1789,her married name was Erb.1 She married John Erb, son of Christian W Erb and Maria Sherk, on 30 January 1789 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 Magdalena Shantz died on 2 June 1826 at Preston, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada.1

Family

John Erb b. 8 Dec 1764, d. 2 Sep 1832

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Maria Erb1

F, b. 2 March 1766, d. 27 August 1835
FatherChristian W Erb1 b. Oct 1734, d. 7 Jan 1810
MotherMaria Sherk1 b. Oct 1737, d. 17 Aug 1814
     Maria Erb was born on 2 March 1766 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 As of 1790,her married name was Schneider.1 She married Jacob (Old Yoch) Schneider in 1790 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 Maria Erb died on 27 August 1835 at Bloomingdale, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada, at age 69; buried Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Ontario.1

Family

Jacob (Old Yoch) Schneider b. 24 Jan 1764, d. 6 Feb 1853

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Jacob (Old Yoch) Schneider1

M, b. 24 January 1764, d. 6 February 1853
     Jacob (Old Yoch) Schneider was born on 24 January 1764 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 He married Maria Erb, daughter of Christian W Erb and Maria Sherk, in 1790 at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 Jacob (Old Yoch) Schneider died on 6 February 1853 at Bloomingdale, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada, at age 89.1

Family

Maria Erb b. 2 Mar 1766, d. 27 Aug 1835

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.

Jacob Erb1

M, b. 25 January 1768, d. 20 March 1834
FatherChristian W Erb1 b. Oct 1734, d. 7 Jan 1810
MotherMaria Sherk1 b. Oct 1737, d. 17 Aug 1814
     Jacob Erb was born on 25 January 1768 at Warwick Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 He married Salome Mary Greybill on 22 June 1796 at Warwick Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 He witnessed Salome Mary Greybill's death at Berlin, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada, on 6 May 1821.1 Jacob Erb married Magdalena Bear say 1823 at Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada.1 Jacob Erb died on 20 March 1834 at Berlin, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada, at age 66.1

Family 1

Salome Mary Greybill b. 8 Aug 1778, d. 6 May 1821

Family 2

Magdalena Bear b. 17 Sep 1775, d. 12 Sep 1851

Citations

  1. [S126] Rootsweb.com, online wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com, Rachel Erik Caleb andSarah Arndts Ancestors.