Susan G. Bare
(1833-After 1920)


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Elias E. Shirk

Susan G. Bare

  • Born: Nov 1833, Pennsylvania
  • Marriage: Elias E. Shirk circa 1856 in Pennsylvania
  • Died: After 1920, Winterset, Madison Co., Iowa

bullet  General Notes:

The 1914 Rural Tax Payers of Brown Township, Linn County, IA lists Susan G. Shirk.

See general notes on her daughter, Sarah Louisa Shirk, for 1920 census facts.

The 1925 Iowa state census records several of Susan's children listing her surname as Bare, Bear, or some variation of Barr, a common surname in Lancaster Co., PA.

The 1850 Federal Census for Warwick, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania records Susana Barr (18 - PA) living with her parents John (55 - PA) and Barbara (48 - PA) Barr and siblings Benjamin (20), Jacob (10), Miriam (14), and Edward (6). This could be the future bride of Elias Shirk.


Susan married Elias E. Shirk, son of Jacob Shirk and Catherine Erb, circa 1856 in Pennsylvania. (Elias E. Shirk was born in Sep 1833 in Clay Township, Lancaster Co., PA and died in Nov 1913 in Monmouth, Jackson Co., Iowa.)

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