This site provides a listing of ships that SHERK / SHIRK / SCHURCH and the other 60 plus spellings of the name may have traveled on from Switzerland in the 1600's to 1800's from Europe. Additional pages identifies books published by Schurch authors about their genealogy and a list of current family historians. A link is provided to access the Schurch Family Association of North Americas information web site that should provide updated information regarding the Association and upcoming Family Reunions.
The SMITH Family of Northumberland, County Durham and Lincolnshire from late 1600s Scottish Border Country, through 19th century Northumberland and County Durham, to their re-settlement in and around Grimsby, Lincolnshire in the early 20th century.
Concentrates on Lawrence SHOOK (1733-c.1820) and Herman SHOOK (c.1718-1789) of West Virginia. Also offers a huge collection of genealogies for similar surnames, like SHOCK, SHUCK, SCHUCK and links to many researchers and resources.
From the book written by A.T. Secrest. Descendents of George Nicholas SPATH/SPAID 1776 to 1922. Surnames: ANDERSON, HELLYER, SECREST, FRYE, LaFOLLETTE, McELWEE and many more. Dates after 1922 added by living descendents.