I found this on a newspaper archive site I belong to. Can anyone help identify this John Shank? Thanks. Shawn
The Hagerstown Mail
Oct. 23, 1829
...On Wednesday morning, the 14th of October, at his reisdence near Cavetown, Washington county, Maryland, after a sort illness, Mr. John Shhank, in the 46th year of his age. The deceased left a widow and nine children to lament his loss.