Home Culture Genealogy Bug Bite. Jacob Seybert, who died in the massacre in Christian, my grandpappy to the whatever-power, was miles northeast in Pennsylvania learning to make and mend shoes at the time of the massacre.
I wondered if, somewhere in my genetic material or some shared subconscious memory, this tale lived and was part of me. Up came his parents, Susanna Fishback and Capt. When I went to FindAGrave.
Amid all the digging I occasionally retraced. I bound up the stairs to where my youngest son was playing Call of Duty and told him his great-great-great-whatever grandpa was abducted by Shawnee and lived with them for years.
In fact, Bell, the author of numerous books who provided source material for all of his assertions, wrote several paragraphs in the book specifically to address generations of questions about the Jacob Seybert clan. I searched on.
I imagined that around some campfire someday I would tell my grandchildren the great story of our ancestors and the horrific slaughter and the remarkable frontier tale of children their age taken into the woods to live among the Shawnee and Delaware. I clicked on her name. Back to Search .
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There he was, Wilbur Fred Schock. It turns out that Christian was actually the son of Jacob Seybert, son of Christopher, a cousin of Capt. Alt-facts, fake news, obsession and wasted days in the land of the dead.
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Simply Delectable At Thompson Italian, savor the seasonal main dishes … but always leave room for dessert. To the far left were two of his great-great grandparents, George Schock and Elizabeth Seibert. These online genealogies are very often inaccurate, she has discovered during her own arguably obsessive searches, glued together by amateurs with spotty information likely recorded by other amateurs, many of whom connect dots more with hopes than well-vetted documentation.
This Mormon site is amazing. I rechecked the source of that material.
I clicked on his name. Seybert and his wife, Maria Seybert, another story explained, were among nearly 30 people who surrendered when promised they would not be harmed. I had been enjoying my story so much. At Thompson Italian, savor the seasonal main dishes … but always leave room for dessert.
The warriors proceeded to bind up 10 of the adolescents and children, then execute the adult men and women. I would start jogging again and the inflating tire resting on my belt would turn to washboard, and I would become that dad I imagine I had been in my 30s who bounced down ro and across ball fields and impressed my boys and their friends and my wife, and surely, somewhere in some hidden den of iniquity in their minds, her girlfriends. According to the site, Christian Seybert later Seibertalong with several other Seybert children, was one of the children abducted.
None of the stories within a century of the massacre mention Christian.
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But that afternoon, I kept reading. The sunny spring weekend morning beckoned me.
I went looking for sourcing closer to the event. I had been excited to spread the news.