SHULTZ, JOSHUA, shoemaker, Carsonville, Pa., was born in Jefferson township, Dauphin county, Pa., January 20, 1859. John, the father, was born in Dauphin county and was a farmer in Jefferson township, where he still resides. He married Mary Snyder, a native of Jackson township, and they have nine children: John; George; Annie, Mrs. Jacob Book; Joshua; Hannah, Mrs. George Shadow; Mary, Mrs. William Orth; Philomela, Nathaniel, and an infant, deceased. The mother died in Jefferson township in 1870. The father next married Levina Miller, widow of George Hall, by whom he had four children: Theodore, Carson, David, and Morris. He is a Democrat in politics and a member of the Lutheran church.
Joshua attended school in his native township, and worked on the farm with his father until he became of age. He then worked as a farm laborer, and also took up the trade of shoemaking, at which he worked most of the time, at Carsonville. In 1880 he was married, in Jefferson township, to Katie Eyester, born in Schuylkill county, daughter of Daniel Eyester, a farmer of that county. Their children are: Emma, Harvey, Edmund, Estella, and William, deceased. Mr. Shultz is a Democrat in his political views, and is a member of the United Brethren church.
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