Simon Jonas and Roseanna Haas Shiry

Submitted by Clarence R. Shirey, great grandson.  Permission granted for use on this site only.  Reproduced in Parentage & Descendants of John Shiry, Sr. & Mary 'Polly’ (Shaffer) of Redbank Twp., Armstrong Co., PA., 1974

Simon Jonas Shiry (1827–1910) and Roseanna Haas Shiry (1834-1902) of Redbank Twp., Armstrong Co. PA.

Simon Jonas Shiry, was born 20 Sept 1827, in Redbank Twp., Armstrong County, PA. at the home of his parents, John Shiry, Sr. & Mary Shaffer Shiry, located along present Rte. 536, near Mayport, PA.  He died 8 Dec 1910, at his residence in Redbank Twp., Armstrong Co., PA, located along present SR #1017, near New Salem, PA. 

His wife, Roseanna Haas, was born 31 Aug 1834, near Ringgold, PA. daughter of David Haas and Catharine Himes Haas. She died 23 Jan 1902, at her residence in Redbank Twp., Armstrong Co., PA near New Salem, PA. 

Both were buried in the present United Methodist Church Cemetery, North Freedom, PA. where most of the Shiry/ Shireys are buried. 

Their home was built in 1837, and is still standing. It has been remodeled completely, and is owned by a great-great granddaughter of theirs and her husband. An addition has been built onto the home by the present owners. 

The original photo is an old charcoal drawing.

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