6. Charles Sechrist

Charles Sechrist, born February 20, 1820 in York County, PA, was the 7th and youngest child of Henry Sechrist and Anna Magdalena Flinchbaugh.  He married Mary Magdalena Raab and they resided in Chanceford Twp, York County, PA near his father (which later was owned by his half-brother William) and his brothers John and Jonathan.  In looking at Shearer’s 1860 Map of York County, Charles’ house and farm was located north of his brother John’s house.  It was north of Main St. Extended and located midway between Trinity Rd and Sechrist Flat Rd.

Charles and Mary Magdalena were the parents of at least three children, who were named Mary Ann, George and Sarah Ellen.  Charles passed away in 1888 and Mary Magdalena in 1909, and both are buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA.

Charles Sechrist born February 20, 1820 in York County, PA, died Septmeber 7, 1888 in York County, PA and buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA.  He married Mary Magdalena Raab born November 13, 1828 in York County, PA, died Janaury 7, 1909 in York County, PA and buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA.

Children and Grandchildren of Charles Sechrist and Mary Magdalena Sechrist:

  1. Mary Ann Sechrist born about 1849 in York County, PA
  2. George Sechrist born February 17, 1853 in York County, PA, died May 8, 1930 in York County, PA and buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA.  He married Ellen Rebecca Brenneman born December 22, 1857 in York County, PA, died December 24, 1951 in York County, PA and buried at Lebanon Lutheran Church in North Hopewell Twp, York County, PA.
    1. Maggie Matilda Sechrist born January 2, 1881 in York County, PA, died December 6, 1943 in York County, PA and buried at New Harmony Presbyterian Church in Chanceford Twp, York County, PA.  She married David Workinger born December 22, 1877 in York County, PA, died February 9, 1960 in York County, PA and buried at New Harmony Presbyterian Church in Chanceford Twp, York County, PA
    2. Charles Sechrist born October 14, 1893 in York County, PA, died June 23, 1955 in York County, PA and buried at Mount Rose Cemetery in Spring Garden Twp, York County, PA.  He married Rachel Inkrote born March 19, 1896 in York County, PA, died April 15, 1974 in York County, PA and buried at Mount Rose Cemetery in Spring Garden Twp, York County, PA.
    3. George Sechrist born April 10, 1898 in York County, PA, died November 20, 1969 in York County, PA and buried at Dallastown Union Cemetery in York Twp, York County, PA.  He married Nettie Urey born March 22, 1906 in York County, PA, and died August 21, 1998 in York County, PA.
  3. Sarah Ellen Sechrist born December 2, 1868 in York County, PA, died January 14, 1928 in York County, PA and buried at New Harmony Presbyterian Church in Chanceford Twp, York County, PA.  She married David Porter born January 29, 1863 in York County, PA, died August 15, 1940 in York County, PA and buried at New Harmony Presbyterian Church in Chanceford Twp, York County, PA
    1. Charles Porter born October 17, 1885 in York County, PA, died December 29, 1947 in York County, PA and buried at Mount Rose Cemetery in Spring Garden Twp, York County, PA.
    2. Benjamin Porter born October 16, 1887 in York County, PA, died June 1972 and buried at Saint Mary of the Assumption Cemetery in Harford County, MD.  He married Mary Allen.
    3. George Porter born August 22, 1889 in York County, PA, died August 14, 1955 in York County, PA and buried at Mount Rose Cemetery in Spring Garden Twp, York County, PA
    4. William Porter born June 6, 1891 in York County, PA, died June 12, 1945 in York County, PA and buried at Mount Rose Cemetery in Spring Garden Twp, York County, PA.  He married Gladys Webb born April 4, 1911 and died May 2, 1996.
    5. Grover Porter born May 17, 1893 in York County, PA, died June 23, 1953 and buried at Mount Rose Cemetery in Spring Garden Twp, York County, PA
    6. Beulah Porter born May 18, 1895 in York County, PA, died October 1982 and buried at Mount Rose Cemetery in Spring Garden Twp, York County, PA.  She married John Wright born August 11, 1887 in York County, PA, died July 18, 1915 in York County, PA and buried at Freysville Cemetery in Windsor Twp, York County, PA
    7. Elmer Porter born April 5, 1897 in York County, PA and died in 1966.  He married Elizabeth Watt born January 27, 1897 and died October 4, 1989.
    8. James Luther Porter born about November 13, 1901 in York County, PA and died August 27, 1966 in Philadelphia, PA
    9. Clarence Porter born July 1, 1905 in York County, PA, died March 13, 1993 in FL and buried at Mount Rose Cemetery in Spring Garden Twp, York County, PA.  He married Loretta Gilliam born April 16, 1914, died December 26, 1961 and buried at Mount Rose Cemetery in Spring Garden Twp, York County, PA
    10. Sarah Porter born about 1909 in York County, PA
    11. Gladys Porter born June 6, 1914 in York County, PA and died January 18, 1992

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