The main source of information for this web page is a genealogy prepared by the Shaubach family, which used to hold annual reunions at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania on Father's Day. This document of 13 legal size pages, mimeographed, produced about 1950, was distributed to family members. It traces all descendants, not just those with the surname. Any family members or possible family members requesting a look up of information from this document, may contact me, Charles Maxfield, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Amos Shaubach married ELIZABETH LUTZ on 7 December 1876 (Sch 7). Elizabeth was born in Pennsylvania on 24 December 1853, a child of George Lutz and Sarah Nagle (Sch 7).
The Schaubach/Shaubach Genealogy reported:
They farmed for many years on a farm located southeast of Strasburg and in later life he and his wife moved to Strasburg in the residence now  owned by his son, Enos Shaubach. In addition to farming, Amos Shaubach engaged in related business enterprises and became widely known for his financial acumen.Amos and Elizabeth Shaubach were Mennonites (Gosp Her).
The Amos Shaubach family was reported in Strasburg Township in the 1880, 1910 and 1920 censuses. The 1880 census (CR 1880: 1143:441C) reported:
|Elizabeth Shaubach||wife||M||F||W||26||PA||keeping house||PA||PA|
The 1880 household also included two laborers and a servant. By 1910 the family had grown (CR 1910: 1355:2:224A):
This record also reported that Amos and Elizabeth had been married 34 years, that Elizabeth had seven children, six of whom were living, and that all in the family spoke English.
In 1920 (CR 1920: 1585:12B) Amos and Elizabeth had only two children at home, Elizabeth Ranck, married, and Enos, single.
Amos Shaubach died on 16 September 1922 (Sch 7, Gosp Her). For his Gospel Herald obituary see below.
The 1930 census (CR 1930: 2059:124A) reported widow Elizabeth Shaubach living with her son, Enos, in Strasburg Township. Elizabeth died on 8 December 1939 (Sch 7).
Amos Shaubach and his wife Elizabeth Lutz had the following children:
Shaubach, Kathryn wife F W 26 Mar, b. PA, parents b. PA PA, occ. none
Shaubach, Katharine wife F W 36 mar. at age 23, b. PA, parents b. PA PA, occ. none
Shaubach. - Amos Shaubach was born Oct. 16, 1850; died at his home at Strasburg, Pa., Sept. 16, 1922, aged 71 y. 11 m. He is survived by his wife, 3 sons, and 3 daughters. He with his companion united with the Mennonite church a number of years ago. He remained a faithful member until the time of his death. He had been in feeble health for 7 months, suffering from heart trouble, but was able to be up and about. His death came suddenly after having partaken of dinner with the family. Funeral services were conducted at the Strasburg Mennonite Church by Brethren Frank Herr and Christ Brubaker. Interment in the adjoining cemetery.
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