Descendants of Benjamin Shirey
 
 
 
Generation One
 
 
1.  Benjamin1 Shirey; born Oct , 1848 in PA, USA; married Rachael Wagaman, daughter of Jacob Wagaman and Mary Shroyer, circa 1868.
Benjamin Shirey is head of household on the census of Jun 4, 1900 in Londonderry Twp.,, Bedford Co., PA, USA, as "Benjamin Shirey". "Benjamin was a white married male, born Oct 1848 and currently 51 years old.  He has been married 32 years.  He and born his parents were born in Pennsylvania. He is a Farmer and was unemployed for 0 months.  He can read, write and speak English.  He owns his home which is a farm, it is mortgaged, and he is farm schedule 18". Enumerated with were Samual Adam Shirey, Rachael Wagaman, Benjamin Shirey, Gertie Shirey, and Harry Shirey.
 
Rachael Wagaman was born on Jun 12, 1849 in PA, USA. She was enumerated with Benjamin Shirey on the census of Jun 4, 1900 in Londonderry Twp.,, Bedford Co., PA, USA, as "Rachel Shirey" "Rachel was listed as wife.  She was a married white woman who was born in June of 1849 an is currently 50 years old.  She has been married 32 years, had had 9 children and 9 of them are still alive.  She and her parents were born in Pennsylvania. She can read, write and speak English." She was enumerated with Silas Clites on the census of Jan 27, 1920 in Juniata Twp. Bard Road,, Bedford Co., PA, USA, as "Rachel Shirer" "Rachel was listed as a mother-in-law to Silas.  She was a 70 year old widowed white female.  She could read and write and both she and her parents were born in Pennsylvania.  She could speak English and she had no trade." She died between 1927 and 1930 in PA.

Children of Benjamin1 Shirey and Rachael Wagaman were as follows: 

 
2 i. John Doe2 Shirey
3 ii. Bill Shirey 
4 iii. Tom Shirey
5 iv. Martha J. Shirey, born 1870 in PA, USA; married Eli Clites.
6 v. Mary Shirey; born circa 1872 in PA, USA.
7 vi. Sarah A. Shirey, born 1872 in PA, USA; married Silas Clites.
8 vii George Shirey, born circa 1873 in PA, USA; married Sarah (--?--).
9 viii. Daniel Shirey, born circa 1875 in PA, USA; married Martha (--?--).
10 ix. Benjamin Shirey; born Jul , 1878 in PA, USA. 
 He was enumerated with Benjamin Shirey on the census of Jun 4, 1900 in Londonderry Twp.,, Bedford Co., PA, USA, as "Benjamin Shirey" "Benjamin was listed as a son.  He was a 21 year old single white male who was born in Jul 1878.  He and his parents were born in Pennsylvania.  He was a Farm Laborer who had been unemployed for 0 months.  He could read, write and wpeak English."
11 x. Samual Adam Shirey, born Feb 26, 1884 in Somerset Co., PA,; married Bessie Alice Evans.
12 xi. Gertie Shirey; born Sep , 1886 in PA, USA. 
She was enumerated with Benjamin Shirey on the census of Jun 4, 1900 in Londonderry Twp.,, Bedford Co., PA, USA, as "Gertie Shirey" "Gertie was listed as daughter.  She was born in Sept of 1886 and was a 15 year old single white female.  She and her parents were born in Pennsylvania.  She had been unemployed 5 months.  She could read, write and speak English."
13 xii.  Harry Shirey, born Jul , 1889 in PA, USA; married Carrie (--?--).
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