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Posted by: jeanie stout (ID *****9503) Date: May 17, 2005 at 16:33:33
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Does any one have any thing they could please share on this family.
I am having difficulty finding many in 1830/1840/1850 Union CO PA census.
I do not have a way to check it my self by index.
I have to go page by page on the internet.
Thank you Jeanie

I used
Before 1850 some data is found in other books.

April 7 1762 Johannis M SHAMP married Catryna SLEGHT
Churchville Presbyterian Church, Marriages, 1738-1810, Bucks County, PA
For ancestor David Kitchen SHAMP it has that Ezra SHAMP and Jerusha KITCHEN were his parents.
Page 576
An Ezra SHAMP died on Dec 1835
Another person has William SHAMP was David K SHAMP'S father

It also appears the SHAMPS came from New Jersey most all the SHAMPS moved to Ohio and then to IOWA

In 1840 census there is a Widow with a son in Union CO PA census.
Has a Jesse SHAMP born to the couple above in Kingswood Hunterdon New Jersey
born 1774 died 1824 in PA
His wife was an Anna born about 1799 in Kingswood Hunterdon New Jersey

Union County History
Annals of the Buffalo Valley by John Blair Lynn
page 355
In 1807.
In White Deer new Names on the Assessment List Shamp, Jesse
In 1809
page 379
East Buffalo Additional Residents - Shamp, Jesse
USA census
Serial M252 roll 41page 555
Muncy Creek Lycoming CO PA
1800 Jese SHAMP he is of age between 26/44 as is his wife
He has 3 sons under the age of 10
Serial M 252 roll 53 page 12
1810 Chillisquaque TWP Northumberland CO PA
Jesse SHAMP he is of age 26/44 and his wife is of the same age
He has two sons under the age of 10
3 sons the ages between 10-25

there found 3 SHAMPS in Buffalo Union CO PA
Jessee age 45 or over
In 1824 a Jesse SHAMP died in Union CO.
>From Book of "ANNALS OF BUFFALO VALLEY" page 576


Nicholas between age 26/45 born August 31,1777 in Readington, Hunterdon NJ
dies May 1861 in IA
M19 149 342
Nicholas SCAMP ; Buffalo TWP, Union CO, Pennsylvania
He is of age 50/60
a man 80/90 age of lives with him
1 son age 5 to 10
M704 469 307
1840 same TWP in PA
Nicholas SCAMP
He is age 60/70 no sons.
1860 Nicholas is of the age of 83
and he is in Ridoff Stephenson IL he was born in NJ

Wanreaelor/ looks more like Van Ransslaer age 26/45 birth 1791
son of Jesse and Anna SHAMP
Got married Nov 27 1817 in Union CO
Series M19 roll 149 page 269
Jesse SHAMP Jr.; Kelly TWP, Union CO, Pennsylvania
He is of age 30 to 40 born Jan 4 1804 Lycoming PA
and he has a son under the age of 5 years could this be David K born 1825?
and a son age 5 to 10,
and a son 10 to 15
In 1860 there is a Jesse SHAMP age 57 in Cedar TWP , Jefferson CO IOWA he was born in PA
Dies Jan 7 1884 in IOWA
History of Jefferson Co, IA", Western Hist. Co, Chicago: 1879, p. 516, Fairfield Twp.
JESSE SHAMP, farmer and weaver, Sec. 35; born in Lycoming Co, PA in 1804.

1856 Moses age 55 is in IOWA he is an Artist
He has a son James H age 14 born in Ohio
In 1860 Moses is in IOWA age 59
There is a Moses C SHAMP born about 1806 in PA
died in Fairfeild Jefferson CO IOWA
Son of Jesse and Anna SHAMP
M19 149 342
Bwsalaer/Bawsalaer; Buffalo TWP, Union CO, Pennsylvania
This is probably the Wanreaelor/ Van Ransslaer in 1820
He is of age 30/40
He has 2 boys under the age of 5 one could this be a David K born 1825?
1 boy age 5 to 10
two houses below is
Nicholas SCAMP same as area above
M704 roll 496 page 294
West Buffalo
WIDOW SHAMP she is age age 30/40= birth year 1790-1840
with a son the age of 5-10=1835/1840
Could this be Jershua KITCHEN SHAMP mother of David K SHAMP .
One daughter age 10/15
Shamp, Mrs. J., Sept. 27, 1873 died age 79 Union CO PA
M704 496 304
West Buffalo
Bonipart SCAMP age 20 to 30

Could this be brother of ancestor David K SHAMP
M432 831 192

1850 August 16
West Buffalo TWP Union CO PA
Jesee SHAMP age 32 born in New Jersey Farmer =1818
dwelling 408/visit 417
All born in New Jersey
Sarah 33
Nancy 6
Sarah 3
Joanna 2
Elizabeth Campbell 16
M653 1188 989

1860 June 19
West Buffalo TWP Union CO PA
Mifflinburg post office
Jesee SHAMP age 43 born in PA
dwelling 279/ visit 267
All born in PA
Sarah 45
Nancy 17
Sarah 15
Joanna 12
Ellen 9
James Wesley SHAMP 3
M653 1458 634
West Buffalo TWP Union CO PA
Forest Hill
Jesse SHAMP age 53 born in NJ Farmer
Sarah age 54 born in PA
Children born in PA
Joanna 21
James Wesley SHAMP 13
T9 1197 558B
West Buffalo TWP Union CO PA
Jesse SHAMP age 62 born in PA
and Sarah age 64 .
John Reitenbuach age 13 grandson
next house is
Wesley SHAMP age 23
Mary C 20
William SHAMP age 3
Thomas Shamp age 1
T623 148 295
West Buffalo TWP Union CO PA

1900 Jess SHAMP is still living he is 83 years of age born Sept 1817
this census says he was born in PA as was his Parents.
Lives with a Lot W Miller who is 43 and Laura age 40
Could be a brother to David K SHAMP
M653 1188 696
1860 June 29
West Buffalo TWP Union CO PA
W L SHAMP 37born Nov 15 1821 in West Buffalo TWP,Union CO PA
L 43
W A 11
P 8

1870 June 24
M593 1458 473
William L SHAMP 48
All born in PA
Lydia 50
William A 21
P Jacob 17
T9 1197 554A
West Buffalo TWP,Union CO PA
William age 58
Lydia 63
William died March 19 1882
next home
Jacob SHAMP age 28
Lydia 24
Percival 3
James 2
Mary HAUCK 20
(GRANTOR) Young, Oscar A. by Gdn (GRANTEE) Shamp, Lydia Admrx al BB-583- (YEAR) 1884 Rel


1. DAVID SHAMP was born September 3 or 8, 1825 in Kelly TWP Union CO PA USA.
He married ELIZABETH ZEARFOS about the year 1849/1850
She was born Abt. 1822 in PA USA, and died Bef. 1900 in PA.
David died about 1915,

Series M19 roll 149

Notes for DAVID K SHAMP:
USA census
Series M432 roll 831 page 304
October 21, 1850
Lewisburg, Union CO, Pennsylvania
Dwelling number 1910/ Family number 2005
Married with in the year.
David Shamp, 26, laborer, born in PA
Eliza 26, PA
Spelled wrong indexed SCHAMP
M653 1188 851
July 31 1860
South Ward Lewisburg Union CO PA
All born in PA
David SCHAMP age 34 Day Laborer
real estate 900./100. personal estate
Elizabeth 38
Howard W 8
James 6
Joseph 3
1058 Living with them is
Catherine BETZER age 50 estate 200/ 50= birth year 1800
Henrietta BETZER 14
John BETZER 12
Henry BETZER 10
This is a possible canadate for David K SHAMP'S mother married a second time and widowed twice?
He is also listed at his place of employment
M653 1188 856
July 31 1860
1017/ 1095
David SCHAMP age 35 born in PA
Servant in South Ward Lewisburg Union CO PA
For a school teacher Amanda Taylor age 30
M593 1458 515
June 14 1870
35/ 35
West Ward Lewisburg Union CO PA
All born in PA
They have a boarding house for those going to school.
They have 7 Boarders
David SHAMP age 44 Teamster estate 1500.100.
Eliza 47 keeps boarding house
Howard W 18 woolen mill
James 15 woolen carder at mill
Joseph 13 Attends school
All attending School born in PA except one
Edwin C BAIRD 24 in 1880 he is a Minister
William PATTON 29 in 1880 he is a Clergyman
John W ALLEN 26
Edwin C WALLS 27
Albert FOSHER 20 New Jersy
Benjamin YESKES 20
Charles KNOWLTON 14
Same page is Catherine BETZER age 60 500 estate
Henry 21 house painter
June 2 1880
West Ward Lewisburg Union CO PA
David 53
Eliza 56
Joseph W age 23 Works in Woolen Factory
*George age 1
Next house
James SHAMP 25
June 25 1900
Seventh Street, West Ward Lewisburg Union CO
David K SHAMP 74 PA Sept 1825 Widow
His mom and dad were born in New Jersey
April 27 1910 Union CO West WD Lewisburg PA
South Seventh ST.
All born in PA
Head of house David K 85 widow
George SHAMP 29

Zearfos, Mrs. M. A., Dec. 18, 1860

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