Harvey Schrock b. 1 Aug 1862: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Harvey Schrock

Male 1862 -

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  • Name Harvey Schrock  [1
    Born 1 Aug 1862 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farmer, also steward and hospital superintendent of the County Home 
    Religion Dunkard 
    Person ID I15994  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2020 

    Father George J. Schrock 
    Mother Susan Musser 
    Family ID F10938  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • “In 1892 he moved from his native township to the farm of one hundred and twenty-three acres he still holds, and which is located about two miles from Somerset borough, ad­joining the '' County Farm.'' In April, 1904, be took his pres­ent place as steward and hospital superintendent of the County Home, having been elected by the poor directors. He is well qualified to manage this institution, which has on an average of one hundred and eight inmates, seventy-five of whom are insane subjects, composed of twenty-eight females and forty­-seven males, which require great care and skill to properly manage. The farm of three hundred and forty-seven acres which belongs to the county bag to be managed by Mr. Schrock,. as well. He still owns his farm, which is well improved.” [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1119] History of Bedford and Somerset Counties, Pennsylvania (Volume III), Somerset County by William H. Welfley, (The Lewis Publishing Company: New York, Chicago).

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