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Peter C. Schenck saddle maker
Posted by: wynne mund (ID *****5964) Date: August 23, 2006 at 13:18:13
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Looking for any information about Peter C. Schenck & family. Peter was born about 1812 in NJ, married Rebecca Harris, 20 Aug 1833, Somerset Co. NJ. Peter worked as a saddle & harness maker in Hunterdon County, NJ. They had at about 12 children including Thomas (b. 1836) who also worked as a saddlemaker and Martin L. (b. 1848) whose wife was named Beulah.
Peter bought, Dec 1, 1874, the "Dutch House" in New Castle. He worked there as a saddle maker until at least 1880. The house was deeded to S. Beulah Schenck in 1883 who lost it in a sheriff's auction in 1900.
Looking for Peter's ancestors and his death particularly.
Thanks,
Wynne


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