Elizabeth Handschu

 1. John Hanschue (1766-1838) m Susanna Hetrick 
 2.. John Jacob Handschu (1801-1884) m Catharine Kein 
 3... Elizabeth Handschu (1823-?)
      +Simon Tobias (c1812-1860)
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Elizabeth Handschu1 [Elizabeth Handshue2, Elizabeth Handshew2, Elizabeth Handshaw2].

Born Apr 12 1823, Pennsylvania.2,3,4,5  Baptized Jun 18 1823, Shoops Reformed Church, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.2  

She married Simon Tobias.1,2  Simon was born about 1812, Pennsylvania.3,6  

Children (all born in Pennsylvania):3,4,7

Mary Ellen Tobias, born c1842.
Jane E. Tobias, born c1845.
John L. Tobias, born c1848.
Susan A. Tobias, born c1849.
Martin H. Tobias, born c1850.
Emma Tobias, born c1851.
Sarah/Catharine Tobias, born c1853; married William F. Hastings (daughter: Mary L. Hastings). 2,8
Carrie/Ida Tobias, born 1859.

Elizabeth and family were shown in the 1850 census (Aug 18 1850), Silver Spring Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania:3

Simon Tobias, age 38, born in Pennsylvania; laborer.
Elizabeth Tobias, age 27, born in Pennsylvania.
Mary E. Tobias, age 8, born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Jane E. Tobias, age 4, born in Pennsylvania.
John L. Tobias, age 2, born in Pennsylvania.
Susan A. Tobias, age 1, born in Pennsylvania.
Martin H. Tobias, age 8 months, born in Pennsylvania.

Elizabeth and family were again shown in the 1860 census (Jul 10 1860), Middlesex Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania:7

Simon Tobias, age 60, born in Pennsylvania; farmer; $3000 real estate; $1000 personal property.
Elizabeth Tobias, age 40, born in Pennsylvania.
Ellen Tobias, age 18, born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Jane Tobias, age 15, born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
John Tobias, age 11 [unclear], born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Emma Tobias, age 9, born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Sarah Tobias, age 7, born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Carrie Tobias, age 8 months, born in Pennsylvania.

Simon died Oct 15 1860, age 48.6,9  

Widow Elizabeth and family were shown in the 1870 census (Aug 8 1870), Dickinson Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania:4

Tobias, Elizabeth, age 46, born in Pennsylvania; keeps house; $1200 real estate; $150 personal property.
Tobias, Martin, age 20, born in Pennsylvania; teacher.
Tobias, Emma, age 18, born in Pennsylvania.
Tobias, Catharine, age 17, born in Pennsylvania; dress maker.
Tobias, Ida, age 10, born in Pennsylvania; attended school.

Widow Elizabeth was shown in the 1880 census (Jun 8 1880), living alone in Huntsville, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania:5

Tobias, Elizabeth, age 56, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; widow; keeping house.
Living next door in 1880 was the family of daughter Catharine (Tobias) Hastings.8  


Sources

  1. "Descendants of John Hanschue" by Manetta Dove ()
  2. Contribution from Virginia Reed ().
  3. 1850 census, Silver Spring Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania; roll M432-773, page 261B, line #1, dwelling #153, family #154.
  4. 1870 census, Newville P.O., Dickinson Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania; roll M593-1332, page 8, line #36, dwelling #123, family #131.
  5. 1880 census, Huntsville, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania; roll T9-1122, ED 83, page 365C, line #22, dwelling #19, family #19.
  6. Contribution from Virginia Reed () citing: gravestone.
  7. 1860 census, Carlisle P.O., Middlesex Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania; page 317, line #1, dwelling #598, family #614.
  8. 1880 census, Huntsville, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania; roll T9-1122, ED 83, page 365C, line #23, dwelling #20, family #20.
  9. Burials in Letort Spring Church Graveyard; USGenWeb Archives:
    http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/pa/cumberland/cemeteries/middlesex01.txt.


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