HANSHUE, JEREMIAH, was born in Dauphin county, Pa., August 5, 1841; son of Samuel and Catherine (Zimmerman) Hanshue. His paternal and maternal grandparents were natives of Dauphin county, and were farmers. His paternal grandparents had a family of five children. Samuel Hanshue, father of Jeremiah Hanshue, was born in Dauphin county, where he was educated and followed the occupation of farming. He married Miss Catherine Zimmerman, born in Dauphin county. Their children are: Susan, wife of Peter Shaffer; Elizabeth, wife of Joseph Hain; William; Samuel; Jeremiah; Mary, wife of Samuel Alleman; Henry; Clara, wife of Solomon Stiles. Mr. Hanshue died April 13, 1890, aged eighty-two; his wife is also deceased. Both were members of the Lutheran church.
Jeremiah Hanshue was educated in the public schools, and at the Linglestown Institute; he subsequently attended the Millerstown Normal School for two terms. He began teaching school at the age of sixteen, and was employed in this vocation for ten years in Lower Paxton, East Hanover and Swatara townships, after which he enraged in farming. Mr. Haushue was married to Miss Vernina Garman, daughter of John and Emil (McGigan) Garman. They have four children: Elmer E., Ermina, Urban, and Estella. Mr. Hanshue has served as school director for sixteen years; in 1896 he was re-elected, and will begin a new term in June. He is a Republican. John Garman, father of Mrs. Hanshue, was born in Dauphin county, and was a farmer. He was married to Emily McGigan, a native of Cumberland county, Pa. They had six children: John; Vernina, Mrs. Hanshue; Emma, wife of Edwin Cameron; James, Verdilla, and Laura. Mr. and Mrs. Garman reside in Dauphin county. They belong to the Lutheran church. Edwin, son of Mr. Hanshue, was graduated from the Normal School in 1893, and began teaching in the high school, at Enhaut, Pa. The other son is a farmer in Dauphin county.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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Date of Transcription: 28 August 2001
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