Sunday, August 20, 2006

Today in my database : Ulrich Scherch (b. August 20, 1704)

Today's featured relative in my database is my paternal 6th great-grandfather, Ulrich Scherch.

Ulrich was born August 20, 1704 in Sumiswald, Canton Bern, Switzerland, the son of Ulrich and Barbara (Grundbacher) Schuerch. Ulrich married Anna Swarr, daughter of Peter and Adaline (________) Swarr. Anna was born in 1720 and died in 1810. Ulrich died October 1763 in Lancaster Co., PA.

Known children of Ulrich and Anna (Swarr) Scherch :

i. Anna Shirk m. John Frantz
ii. Barbara Shirk m. John Yagy
iii. Catherine Shirk m. Joseph Baer
iv. Maria Shirk m. George Frantz
v. Salome Shirk
vi. Sarah Shirk m. Adam Frantz
vii. Elizabeth Shirk m. John Funk
viii. Ulrich Shirk m. Maria Eberly
ix. David Shirk m. Barbara Erb
x. Magdalena Shirk m. David Gockley
xi. Michael Shirk m. Barbara Flickinger

I descend from Ulrich and Anna's son, David, as follows :

Ulrich Scherch and Anna Swarr
David Shirk and Barbara Erb
David Sherrick and Eve ________
David Sherrick and Susan Jacobs
Mary Jane Sherrick and George Washington Haley
Eli Weldon Haley and Cora Belle Metzner (my great-grandparents)

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