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SCHEIB, Charles Monroe

Scheib, Charles Monroe, farmer, Gratz, Pa., was born in Lykens township, Dauphin county, Pa., January 15, 1861. He is a son of Joshua A. and Elizabeth (Raudenbaugh) Scheib. The grandfather, Michael B., was born in Schuylkill county, and coming to Lykens bought a farm of one hundred acres, on which he engaged in stock raising. He was of German descent, and died in Lykens township. He was a member of the German Reformed church. The father was an extensive farmer and stock raiser. He had a farm of two hundred acres in Lykens township. He was married to Elizabeth Raudenbaugh, a native of Lykens Valley, born in 1837. Their children are: Isaiah, Victor, Melindia, Cinderilla, Charles Monroe, Wilhelmina, deceased, and two who died in infancy. The father died in 1890. He took an extremely active part in politics in which he was much interested. He was a member of the German Lutheran church, and has held various church offices. Charles Monroe received his education in the public schools of his native place. He assissted on the farm, and in 1893 purchased the homestead, where he now resides and engages in stock raising. He was married, in 1883, to Miss Hannah E. Klinger, born in 1865, a daughter of John Klinger. Their children are: Emma J., Ira, Bursia N., Amelia C., and one who died in infancy. He is a Republican in politics, and a member of the German Reformed church.



Historical Review of Dauphin County

Transcribed by Michael W. Gerberick,, for The Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Transciption Project -

Date of Transcription: February 14, 2001

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