One of my ancestors, Alexander Hamilton Shrenk / Schrenk owned a store (furniture & auction) sometime 1890-1920s at 325 Broad & 406 Forster in Harrisburg PA and
325 Broad 1906 N 6th in Harrisburg PA and also a furniture store at 181 S Front Hbg Steelton PA about 1890. He died in 1935 and I have his obit and a pic of his gravestone. The street name may have changed but he was the proprietor of a furniture store in Verbeke street for nearly fifty years.
I think he owned the store until sometime in the 1930s but I do not know if it was sold when he died. Would like some history on this furniture/auction business.
Where are the building located today and wondered if are there were any postcard pictures of them?
Also would love to have a picture of my great great great great Grandma's gravestone. Her name was Anna (Machen) Shrenk. Anna was born 11 DEC 1780 in Dauphin Co., PA. Her husband, Martin died 22 DEC 1825 in Swatora twp., Dauphin Co., PA at age 38 of brain fever. Anna died 19 APR 1858 in Harrisburg, PA. She is buried in Harrisburg Cem, Plot B-46. I do not know of there is a gravestone. Her sister was Elizabeth (Machen) Pancake, wife of Peter Pancake. Her daughter was Elizabeth, wife of Phillip Ensminger of Harrisburg, PA. Another sister, may have been Mrs. Joseph Bretz. But I do not know if they are buried near her.