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16. SHIDLER, Daniel, b 23 Sep 1787, Bethlehem Twp, Washington Co, PA; d 18 Mar 1864, Rowsburg, Perry Twp, Ashland Co, OH; buried Old Lucas Presbyterian Cemetery, Chester Twp, Wayne Co, OH; farmer; m c1817, Greene Co, PA, Elisabeth Addleman; moved to OH in 1830, where the family lived at first in a three-sided "sugar camp".

17. ADDLEMAN, Elisabeth, b 1800, Morgan Twp, Greene Co, PA; d 31 Jan 1867, Rowsburg, Perry Twp, Ashland Co, OH; buried Old Lucas Presbyterian Cemetery, Chester Twp, Wayne Co, OH.


Philip Jacob SCHOTT

Philip Jacob Schott (1797–1876) (no. 18)
[credit: Jon K Shidler]


18. SHOTT/SHUTT, Philip Jacob Jr, b 28 Jan 1797, Miles Twp, Centre Co, PA; d 26 Jan 1876; farmer and justice of the peace; buried Green Lawn Cemetery, Uniontown, Stark Co, OH; m(1) Centre Co, PA, Elizabeth Shaffer; moved to Ohio 1828 or before; m(2) Christine Fritch (widow), b 1803.

19. SHAFFER, Elizabeth, b 30 Nov 1794, Lancaster Co, PA; d 21 Jun 1847, Jackson Twp, Ashland Co, OH; buried Red Haw Cemetery, Perry Twp, Ashland Co, OH.


20. BERKEY, Christian, b 9 Sep 1794, Lower Mt Bethel Twp, Northampton Co, PA; d 23 Feb 1872; moved to OH in 1843; farmer; buried Eight Square Mennonite Cemetery, Lattasburg, Chester Twp, Wayne Co, OH; m(1) 20 Oct 1817, Northampton Co, PA, Barbara Shaum; m(2) 1858, Wayne Co, OH, Mary Landis (d 1896).

21. SHAUM, Barbara, b 8 Feb 1799, Plainfield Twp, Northampton Co, PA; d 15 Mar 1857; buried Eight Square Cemetery, Chester Twp, Wayne Co, OH.


Eight Square Mennonite Church and Cemetery

Eight Square Mennonite Meetinghouse (built 1873 on the site of a previous log church) and Cemetery, Lattasburg, Chester Twp, Wayne Co, OH. Christian Berkey (no.20), Barbara (Shaum) Berkey (no. 21), Jacob Flora (no. 22), and Magdalena (Lesher) Flora (no. 23) are buried here.
[credit: Harvey S Rutt, History of Chester Township, Wayne County, Ohio, and the Genealogy of the Shaum and Holdeman Families, 1930, facing p 22]


22. FLORA/FLORY, Jacob, b 5 Mar 1806, Rapho Twp, Lancaster Co, PA; moved to OH in 1829; farmer and cooper; buried Eight Square Cemetery, Chester Twp, Wayne Co, OH; m Lancaster Co, PA, Magdalena Lesher.


Jacob FLORA Magdalena LESHER

Jacob Flora (1806–1868) (no. 22) and Magdalena (Lesher) Flora (1801–1872) (no. 23) [credit: Jon K Shidler]


23. LESHER, Magdalena, b 28 Feb 1801, Lancaster Co, PA; d 5 Jan 1872; buried Eight Square Cemetery, Wayne Co, OH.


Baker House at Underwood Farm, Cornwall, England Baker Homestead near St Thomas, Ontario

Left: This small house at Underwood Farm in Launcells Parish, Cornwall, England, was the last residence of William and Margaret (Hicks) Baker (nos. 24 and 25) and their eleven children before they emigrated to Canada. The building is now used as a storage shed. [credit: Karen Boucher and Marjorie Wilson, The Family of William Baker & Margaret (Hicks) Baker from Cornwall, England, to Yarmouth Township, Elgin County, Ontario, 1998, p 6]

Right: The Baker homestead near St Thomas, Ontario, built by William Baker (no. 24) about 1850. The house was constructed by placing clay, water, and straw in a pit and then driving oxen through the pit to mix them. The house walls were erected by pouring the mixture into forms and allowing it to dry. The eighteen-inch-thick walls were raised in three-foot increments. The house is still occupied by descendants.
[credit: The Baker Centennial, 1847–1947, 1947, p 9]


24. BAKER, William, b 19 May 1799, Poundstock, Cornwall, England; d 10 Jul 1887, Southwold Twp, Elgin Co, ON, Canada; 1847 immigrant to Canada from Cornwall; farmer; buried Scottsville Cemetery, Westminster Twp, Middlesex Co, ON, Canada; m 28 May 1824, Launcells Parish, Cornwall, England, Margaret Hicks.


William BAKER Margaret HICKS

William Baker (1799–1887) (no. 24) and Margaret (Hicks) Baker (1803–1877) (no. 25) [credit: Karen Boucher and Marjorie Wilson, The Family of William Baker & Margaret (Hicks) Baker from Cornwall, England, to Yarmouth Township, Elgin County, Ontario, 1998, p 14]


25. HICKS, Margaret, b 18 Feb 1803, Launcells Parish, Cornwall, England; d 28 Aug 1877, Yarmouth Twp, Elgin Co, ON, Canada; buried Scottsville Cemetery, Middlesex Co, ON, Canada; 1847 immigrant to Canada.


George John BLEWETT Jr

George John Blewett Jr (1804–1896) (no. 26) [credit: The Baker Centennial, 1847–1947, 1947, p 7]


26. BLEWETT, George John Jr, b 13 May 1804, Cornwall, England; d 21 Feb 1896, Yarmouth Twp, Elgin Co, ON, Canada; farmer, was a tanner in England; buried St Thomas Cemetery, St Thomas, Elgin Co, ON; 1850 immigrant to Canada from Dobwalls, Cornwall; m 29 Apr 1829, Cornwall, England, Elizabeth Collins.

27. COLLINS, Elizabeth, b 1804, Cornwall, England; d c1863, Yarmouth Twp, Elgin Co, Canada West; 1850 immigrant to Canada.


Fishing smacks leaving Lowestoft Harbour

Fishing smacks putting out to sea (the North Sea) from Lowestoft Harbour, Suffolk, England. Robert Flint (No. 28) owned and operated such a craft out of Lowestoft for a number of years. [credit: "Lowestoft History" — "The Fishing Industry", at http://www.seelowestoft.com. (accessed 2008.) This site seems currently inactive (11 Apr 2011).]


28. FLINT, Robert G Sr, b c1784, Hempnall, Norfolk, England; d 27 Apr 1859, Byron, Westminster Twp, Middlesex Co, Canada West; 1830 immigrant to Canada from England; before immigration he owned and operated a fishing smack, served as a soldier in America (War of 1812?), and had charge of a fort in England during the Napoleonic Wars; in Canada he was a stonemason and farmer; buried Brick Street Cemetery, London, Middlesex Co, ON, Canada; m 28 Nov 1814, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England, Hannah Pirney.


Robert and Hannah (PIRNEY) FLINT and their pets

Painting (by Cyrenius Hall) of Robert G Flint (1784–1859) (no.28) and Hannah (Pirney) Flint (1788–1868) (no. 29) and Their Pets.
[credit: photo by Lloyd Blinn, London, ON, 1986; digital enhancement by Jon E Shidler, Wilmington, DE, 2008]


29. PIRNEY, Hannah, b 18 May 1788, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England; d 21 Dec 1865, Byron, Westminster Twp, Middlesex Co, Canada West; 1830 immigrant to Canada from England; after arrival she operated a school in her home; buried Brick Street Cemetery, London, Middlesex Co, ON, Canada.


30. ELSON, John, b 18 Jan 1801, Markham Twp, Home District, Upper Canada; d Feb 1849, London Twp, Middlesex Co, Canada West; m 14 Dec 1837, London, Middlesex Co, Upper Canada, Mary (White) Bioito/Biorte.

31. WHITE, Mary Bioito/Biorte, b c1809, England; d 10 Apr 1887; buried St George's Cemetery, Hyde Park, London Twp, Middlesex Co, ON, Canada; m(1) ?????? Bioito/Biorte.



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