George Schrecengost (1815 - 1898)

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George Schrecengost
1815 - 1898
updated February 06, 2019
George Schrecengost, father to 11 children, was born on February 2, 1815 at Kittanning Township,PA. He was born to Benjamin Schrecengost and Susannah (Oury) Schrecengost, with siblings Elizabeth, Mary, Susanna, Daniel, Issac, Joseph, and Hannah. He married Hannah Cravenor in April 1870. They gave birth to Benjamin Ury Schrecengost, Issac Adam Schrecengost, David Alexander Schrecengost, Daniel Levi Schrecengost, Joseph Mosgrove Schrecengost, Sarah Ann Schrecengost, George Cravenor Schrecengost, Samuel Peter Schrecengost, Mary Elizabeth Schrecengost, William Love Schrecengost, and Hanna Susannah (Schrecengost) Bishoff. George died on May 7, 1898 at Valley Township,PA at 83 years old.

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George Schrecengost Biography

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Most Commonly Known Name

George Schrecengost

First name

George

Middle name

Unknown.

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Male

Birth

George Schrecengost was born on at Kittanning Township,PA,

Death

George Schrecengost died on at Valley Township,PA,

Cause of death

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Ethnicity & Lineage

White

Nationality & Locations Lived

American

Religion

Lutheran

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Education

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Professions

Worked as a Farmer and worked at a Mill.

Personal Life & Organizations

He was a Whig and Republican

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George Schrecengost Family Tree

George's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Schrecengost family tree.

Parents:

Benjamin Schrecengost
around Nov 15, 1789 - March 1865

Siblings:

Issac Schrecengost
1824 - Dec 28, 1894
Joseph John Schrecengost
Apr 29, 1829 - May 30, 1910
Relationships:

Spouse:

Hannah Cravenor
Apr 4, 1820 - Apr 28, 1889

Children:

Benjamin Ury Schrecengost
around Sep 6, 1837 - around Feb 14, 1903
Issac Adam Schrecengost
Jan 20, 1839 - around Jun 26, 1839
Daniel Levi Schrecengost
Oct 27, 1842 - Mar 25, 1851
Joseph Mosgrove Schrecengost
Feb 15, 1845 - around Jul 9, 1921
George Cravenor Schrecengost
around Feb 26, 1849 - around Dec 29, 1881
Samuel Peter Schrecengost
Born: Feb 20, 1851
Mary Elizabeth Schrecengost
Born: Aug 18, 1853
William Love Schrecengost
Born: Mar 5, 1856
Hanna Susannah (Schrecengost) Bishoff
around Jul 19, 1860 - around Mar 31, 1942

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George Schrecengost, father to 11 children, passed away on May 7, 1898 at Valley Township,PA at age 83. George was born on February 2, 1815 at Kittanning Township,PA. He was born to Benjamin Schrecengost and Susannah (Oury) Schrecengost, with siblings Elizabeth, Mary, Susanna, Daniel, Issac, Joseph, and Hannah. He married Hannah Cravenor in April 1870. They gave birth to Benjamin Ury Schrecengost, Issac Adam Schrecengost, David Alexander Schrecengost, Daniel Levi Schrecengost, Joseph Mosgrove Schrecengost, Sarah Ann Schrecengost, George Cravenor Schrecengost, Samuel Peter Schrecengost, Mary Elizabeth Schrecengost, William Love Schrecengost, and Hanna Susannah (Schrecengost) Bishoff.
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1815 - 1898 World Events

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In 1815, in the year that George Schrecengost was born, on February 3rd, the first commercial cheese factory was founded in Switzerland. The first employee of the factory was a man named Loris Federspiel and his title was “Käse Schneidemaschine” - "Cheese Cutting Machine". His job was to taste the cheese to see if it was aged enough to sell.

In 1858, at the age of 43 years old, George was alive when on January 25th, the "Wedding March" - composed by Felix Mendelssohn - became a popular wedding recessional after being played at the marriage of Queen Victoria's daughter Victoria - eldest child of Victoria and Albert and Princess Royal. Princess Victoria was married to Prince Friedrich of Prussia in St James's Palace, London and as with all things royal in Victorian England, everyone wanted it played at their wedding.

In 1879, by the time he was 64 years old, on November 10th, Bell Telephone and Western Union reached an agreement. Bell Telephone would keep out of the telegraphy business and Western Union would stay out of the telephone business - leading to success for both.

In 1887, when he was 72 years old, on January 20th, the US Senate gave the US Navy the right to lease Pearl Harbor as a naval base. Pearl Harbor is on the island of Oahu, a part of the Hawaiian Islands. The Navy was given direction to maintain "a coaling and repair station" at the harbor.

In 1898, in the year of George Schrecengost's passing, on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

Other Biographies

Other George Schrecengosts

George Byers Schrecengost
1903 - around Sep 13, 1969
George F.K. Schrecengost
Born: January 1878

Other Schrecengosts

Benjamin Ury Schrecengost
around Sep 6, 1837 - around Feb 14, 1903
Issac Adam Schrecengost
Jan 20, 1839 - around Jun 26, 1839
Daniel Levi Schrecengost
Oct 27, 1842 - Mar 25, 1851
Joseph Mosgrove Schrecengost
Feb 15, 1845 - around Jul 9, 1921
Samuel Peter Schrecengost
Born: Feb 20, 1851
Mary Elizabeth Schrecengost
Born: Aug 18, 1853
Aminadab Schrecengost
Mar 26, 1861 - Apr 9, 1861
James E.Schrecengost
August 1867 - 1930

Other Bios

Hannah Cravenor
Apr 4, 1820 - Apr 28, 1889
Benjamin Ury Schrecengost
around Sep 6, 1837 - around Feb 14, 1903
Issac Adam Schrecengost
Jan 20, 1839 - around Jun 26, 1839
Daniel Levi Schrecengost
Oct 27, 1842 - Mar 25, 1851
Joseph Mosgrove Schrecengost
Feb 15, 1845 - around Jul 9, 1921
Samuel Peter Schrecengost
Born: Feb 20, 1851
Mary Elizabeth Schrecengost
Born: Aug 18, 1853
William Love Schrecengost
Born: Mar 5, 1856
George Carl Frederick Bishoff
1858 - around May 22, 1928
William John Bishoff
around Apr 22, 1881 - around Oct 22, 1882
George Frederick Bishoff
around Jan 26, 1886 - around Feb 17, 1887
Samuel Tracy Bishoff
around Dec 15, 1887 - around Feb 20, 1911
Joseph Benjamin Bishoff
Aug 6, 1890 - Mar 23, 1980
Loyce Carl Bishoff
around Jan 21, 1893 - around Jan 2, 1898
Lester Bishoff
May 23, 1895 - February 1947
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