David Handschu

 1. John Hanschue (1766-1838) m Susanna Hetrick 
 2.. David Handschu (1807-1876)
     +Catharina Oberkirsh (c1800-?)
 3...  Lavina Handschu (1825-?) 1
 3...  John P. Handschu (1830-1907) 1,2,3,4,5
 3...  David Handschu (c1837-?) 1,2,3,5
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David Handschu1 [David Handshoe2].

Born Nov 14 1807, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.1  (c1805).2  (c1803).3,4  Christened Feb 12 1804, Bindnagles Church, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.1  

He married Catharina Oberkirsh, 1825.1  Catharina, daughter of Philip Oberkirsh, was born about 1800, Pennsylvania.1,2,3  (c1804).4  

David and Catharina both lived in West Hanover Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania at the time of their marriage.1  Their wedding was reported in the Harrisburg Chronicle, February 7 1825.1  

David and Catharina lived in Lower Paxton Township after their marriage, later moving to Steelton.1  After David's father's death, they moved to the family homestead in South Hanover Township, where David lived for the rest of his life.1  

In 1839 David was administrator of his father's estate.1  

David was Lutheran.1  He helped to build the Lutheran Church in Union Deposit.1  

David and family were shown in the 1850 census (Aug 17 1850), South Hanover Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania:2

David Handshoe, age 45, born in Pennsylvania; farmer; $3000 real estate.
Catharine Handshoe, age 50, born in Pennsylvania.
John Handshoe, age 19, born in Pennsylvania; farmer.
David Handshoe, age 13, born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Susan Leedom [unclear], age 13, born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Living nearby in 1850 was the family of Elizabeth Handshaw.6  

David and family were shown in the 1860 census (Jul 4 1860), South Hanover Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania:3

David Hanshew, age 57, born in Pennsylvania; farmer; $12000 real estate; $80 personal property.
Catharine Hanshew, age 60, born in Pennsylvania.
John Hanshew, age 25, born in Pennsylvania; tenant farmer.
David Hanshew, age 21, born in Pennsylvania; laborer on farm.
Edward Daves, age 21, born in Pennsylvania; day laborer.
Ledia Strach [unclear], age 16, born in Pennsylvania; house work.
Living nearby in 1860 was the family of Elizabeth Handshaw.7  

David and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 1 1870), South Hanover Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania:4

Hanshue, David, age 66, born in Pennsylvania; farmer; $16000 real estate; $300 personal property.
Hanshue, Cath, age 66, born in Pennsylvania; keeping house.
Hanshue, Mary, age 13, born in Pennsylvania; attended school; $275 personal property.
Hanshue, John, age 38, born in Pennsylvania; farmer; $1500 personal property.
Hanshue, Lucy, age 35, born in Pennsylvania; keeping house.
Hanshue, Emma, age 13, born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Hanshue, Amos, age 5, born in Pennsylvania.
Hanshue, Cath, age 3, born in Pennsylvania.
Krone, John, age 14, born in Pennsylvania; "app farmer"; $375 personal property.
Living nearby in 1870 was the family of Elizabeth Handshaw.8  

David Handschu died Apr 28 1876, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; buried Union Deposit Cemetery, South Hanover Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.1  

Catharina died buried Union Deposit Cemetery, South Hanover Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.  


Sources

  1. "Descendants of John Hanschue" by Manetta Dove ()
  2. 1850 census, South Hanover Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; roll M432-774, page 108B, line #14, dwelling #69, family #72.
  3. 1860 census, Harrisburg P.O., South Hanover Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; roll M653-1103, page 264, line #1, dwelling #437-438, family #426-427.
  4. 1870 census, Harrisburg P.O., South Hanover Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; roll M593-1335, page 606, line #5, dwelling #146, family #165-166.
  5. 1850 census, South Hanover Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; roll 774, page 108, dwelling #69.
  6. 1850 census, South Hanover Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; roll M432-774, page 107, line #1, dwelling #54, family #56.
  7. 1860 census, Harrisburg P.O., South Hanover Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; roll M653-1103, page 264, line #39, dwelling #444, family #433.
  8. 1870 census, Harrisburg P.O., South Hanover Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; roll M593-1335, page 611, line #36, dwelling #217, family #245.


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