Person:Abraham Shallenberger (2)

Abraham Shallenberger
b.30 Jan 1824
d.12 Jul 1895
m. Abt 1812
  1. Abraham Shallenberger1824 - 1895
m. 3 Aug 1856
  1. Frances Shallenberger - 1943
  2. John Parkhill Shallenberger1856 -
Facts and Events
Name Abraham Shallenberger
Gender Male
Birth[1] 30 Jan 1824
Marriage 3 Aug 1856 to Angeline McBurney
Death[1] 12 Jul 1895
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    U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
    National SAR Membership: 76062 for Dr. Orland Freed Laighty
    Pennsylvania SAR member # 5590 Dr. Orland Freed Laighty
    Role: grandson of Patriot, Christian Shallenberger
    Application Date: 13 Dec 1952
    Source Information U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011.

  2.   Jordan, John W, and James Hadden. Genealogical and personal history of Fayette County, Pennsylvania. (New York, United States: Lewis Historical Pub. Co., 1912)
    II, page 378.

    Ulysses S. G. Leighty.
    LEIGHTY son of Stephen S. Leighty and
    grandson of Henry Leighty,
    (q. v.), was born in Dunbar township, Fay-
    ette county, Pennsylvania, September 14.
    1867. He grew to manhood on the home
    farm, receiving his education in the public
    schools. He continued his father's assistant
    until the death of the latter when he purchased
    the homestead farm of one hundred and two
    acres in Dunbar township, where he still re-
    sides. He conducts a general farming and
    stock raising business and has always pros-
    pered. He also owns ten acres of coal land
    in Washington county and has other interests.
    He is a Republican in politics, but never
    sought public office. He is a member of the
    Patrons of Husbandry, and with his wife be-
    longs to the Presbvterian church of Vander-
    He married, December t2, 1889, Frances,
    born in Fayette county, daughter of Abra-
    ham (2) and Angeline (McBurney) Shallen-
    berger. Children: i. Byron Scott, born
    August 4, 1893, educated in the common
    schools and Leisenring high school, but
    forced to abandon his studies through eye
    trouble. 2. Orland F., born December 29,
    1894. a student at Leisenring high school. 3.
    Loretta Cora, born April 11, 1900.
    Abraham (2) Shallenberger was a renting
    farmer of Dunbar township, was a member
    of the Disciples of Christ Church, a Democrat
    and assessor of the township. He died in
    1895. His widow, also a member of the Dis-
    ciples of Christ Church, survives him, a resi-
    dent of Vanderbilt, Pennsylvania. Their chil-
    dren: I. John P., now engaged in the in-
    surance business at Connellsville. 2. Sarah
    Mehssa, died in infancy. 3. Jennie, married
    Samuel J. Moore, who survives her, a resi-
    dent of Kentucky. 4. Elizabeth, married
    Charles Martin and resides at Vanderbilt. 5.
    Mary Katherine, married U. S. G. Blair and
    resides in Connellsville. 6. Carrie, died in
    infancy. 7. Frances, of previous mention,
    wife of Ulysses S. G. Leighty. 8. Robert, a
    fire boss at Vanderbilt. 9. Abraham, mar-
    ried Huldali Lother and resides at Vander-
    bilt. 10. Angeline, married Joseph Means,
    who survives her. 11. Harry, resides in East
    Liberty, Pennsylvania. His wife, Angeline
    (McBurney) Shallenberger. was a daughter
    of Robert and Melissa (Wilgus) McBurney,
    both born in Fayette county, the latter a
    daughter of John Wilgus. Robert McBurney
    was a merchant of East Liberty, Pennsylvania
    , also a boat builder and carpenter. His
    children: i. Amanda J., married John Park-
    hill. 2. Ann, married David Randolph. 3.
    Angeline, of previous mention, wife of Ab-
    raham (2) Shallenberger. 4. John, deceased,
    married Susan Wadsworth. 5. Robert, a
    farmer of Franklin township, married Susan
    Abraham (2) Shallenberger was a son of
    Abraham (1) and Elizabeth (Wollock) Shallenberger,
    both born in Connellsville township,
    Fayette county. Pennsylvania, and a
    grandson of Christian Shallenberger, who
    came early to Fayette county and acquired a
    large tract of land by "tomahawk" right,
    which was afterward patented to him. He
    came from Lancaster county to Fayette and
    at one time kept a tavern at the "Narrows"
    near Connellsville. Elizabeth (VVollook)
    Shallenberger was of German descent. Ab-
    raham (i) Shallenberger, son of Christian
    Shallenberger, was a blacksmith and farmer
    of Fayette county.