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HISTORY 

of the 

SHUEY FAMILY 

in 

AMERICA 



From 1732 to 1919 



SECOND EDITION 






dT BrSHUEY 



GALION. OHIO 

Publiihed for the membera of the Shuey Famil/ 

By the Author 

1019 



Daniel Webster once said* "It is a noble faculty of our natures 
\v<hich enables us to connect our thoughts, sympathies, and happiness 
with what is distant in places or time; and, looking before and after, 
to hold communion at once with our ancestors and our posterity. 
There is a moral and philosophical respect for our ancestors which 
elevates the character and improves the heart. Next to the sense of 
religious duty and moral feeling, I hardly know what should bear 
with stronger obligation on a liberal and enlightened mind than a 
consciousness of an allegiance with excellence which is departed, 
and a consciousness, too, that in its acts and conduct, and even in its 
thoughts and sentiments, may be actively operating on the happiness 
of others that may come after us." 



Copyright, 1919, 
By D. B. SHUEY 
[All Rights Reserved] 






•^i > «■ 



JUL 2 61920 

Tmv. mm 



To the members of 

THE SHUEY FAMILY 

and especially in memory of his 

SAINTED MOTHER 

who was a valuable assistant in deciphering old records 

and gathering information 
and to his 

BELOVED WIFE 

This Volume 

Is AffectiotuUely Dedicated 

By the Auikor 



<BXPLANATION— The figure on the left side of a name in this book indicates the 
person's position in the family; the figure on the right-hand side of a name indicates 
the number of fenerations the indiTldual is remoTed from Daniel Sbuey, the ancestor 
tf the Bbueys in America.) 



PREFACE 

It had long been the desire of the author to know from 
what country the ancestor of the Shuey family came. In 
conversaition with different members of the family, he was sur- 
prised to find how little they knew of the family, of its ancestors, 
and of the different branches, who had well nigh lost the con- 
nection with another. In 1872 he visited Dayton, Ohio, 
and a copy of the pic-nic paper came into his hands. From this 
it appeared that some at least had made an effort to retain the 
family connection. Believing that his desire could be met by the 
aid of this clue, he earnestly set to work ; but for a long time his 
search was in vain, and had it not been for his persevering nature 
the task would have been abandoned. 

After coming into possession of some valuable information, 
and a correspondence had been commenced with certain mem- 
bers of the family, he received very encouraging letters, urging 
him to prosecute his investigations, and to arrange the result of 
such investigiation in proper sftiape for publication. All the 
facts as they became known were carefully noted down and pre- 
served. The difficulty experienced in securing the correspond- 
ence of some interested party in each branch of die family 
accounts for the slow progress of the work. At least one-half 
of the letters which the author wrote and sent to the different 
members were never answered. Some allowance for this seem- 
ing negligence can be made, inasmuch as the correct name of the 
post-office may not always have been at hand, and hence some 
of the letters were returned. It is quite certain, however, that 
many letters were received by parties who neglected to answer 
them. This was a source of great disappointment to the author. 
Obligations are due to many who have kindly furnished facts. 
Want of space forbids giving their names. The reason why 
some sketches are given with much fuller accounts than others 
is at (Mice apparent. It is on account of not being able to enlist 
the services of interested parties, who with but little trouble 
could have furnished all the information needed. The author 
had knowledge of only about one-fifth of the persons here 
represented when he commenced his labor of gathering facts. 

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q HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

None but the Pennsylvania Shueys and a few families at Dayton, 
Ohio, were known directly, although the author was informed 
that some Shueys lived in Virginia and some in California. How 
to get a clue to their history was perplexing, on account of not 
having the address of any one to whom a letter could be for- 
warded. Thus it will be seen that it became a slow and weari- 
some work, and many would have given up in despair. To 
abandon the project would have been a great disappointhient 
to the author. 

To give an account of the trials and difficulties experienced 
in gathering the facts and in making the proper connection of 
the different fragments of fact in compiling this work, would 
in itself make an interesting volume. If any of the dates are in- 
correct in the book, it is because they were furnished incorrect- 
ly. The greatest care was bestowed on obtaining and arrang- 
ing corriectly the many dates which are here inserted. This 
was a difficult task, since some persons are not any too well 
informed of their own dates. To give an example, the author 
was in correspondence with twin brothers who severally fur- 
nished their dates of birth, and these were a few months apart. 
Only one of the dates could be used, and the one which the 
sender said he had from official record in the family Bible was 
chosen. Many other instances could be furnished, but let this 
one suffice. The author had to rely on correspondence and, 
therefore, does not wish to be responsible for any misstate- 
ments, if such should appear on these pages. After seeing the 
book no doubt many will feel sorry that they did not bestow 
more care in furnishing items of interest. At times the cor- 
respondence became very laborious to the author — especially 
when he found that his questions had remained unanswered, 
and instead long letters were written which were of but little 
use for the history. Others again acknowledged the receipt of 
the author's letter and promised to furnish the answers soon, 
but those promises remained unfulfilled. 

The author has succeeded in tracing the different branches of 
the family, and the proper connection of different members 
with one another. Any member, no matter how remote, can 
easily trace his connection with the parent stem. Some few 
twigs may have been lost, but the trunk and the branches of 
this great family tree are found in this volume. 

The author r^ards this work largely private — one which has 
been especially prepared for the members of the family. It is, 
therefore, not open to the critical eye of the public. From 



PREFACE / 

many miles of travel, spending much time on the work, and a 
patient research of records, both public and private, and aftei 
an immense correapondjence, witib individuals in the various 
branches of the family, this history is a result. Would that a 
more competent hand had undertaken it and carried it out to its 
conclusion in a better style. It is, therefore, presented to the 
readers in this form, asking their forbearance while they peruse 
these pages. Many will be interested, it is hoped, in this work, 
since it is purely a labor of love on the part of the author, know- 
ing that there can be no financial remuneration for his patient 
work in conipiling this history. The first edition of the His- 
tory of the Shuey Family in America, published in 1876, was 
written in the author's spare moments, during three years while 
he was taking his course of theological studies, preparatory to 
his life work in the Gospel ministry, and was therefore f ragmen- 
tarily prepared. Now this revised History was compiled by the 
author, at the earnest request of many members of this large, 
and it can be truly said, an exceptional family, during four 
years while engaged in pastoral labors, with many interruptions 
incident to such double woik. To honor our ancestors is our 
duty; and if the author has succeeded in interesting the reader, 
the object of his work will have been realized. 



INTRODUCTORY CHAPTER 

The author began this History of the Shuey Family with 
the traditional part which had been handed down from his 
ancestors. Tradition, is not always reliable, but is a great as- 
sistant in ascertaining facts. His first investigation was based . 
on tradition, from which he proceeded to investigate records 
and ascertain facts. The traditions held by the different 
branches of the Shuey family all corroborated each other, and 
were so similar in many of the details that they came to be be- 
lieved as truths. All the older members of the family said that 
the first Shuey of America came from France. He was com- 
pelled to flee from that country, tradition had it, on account 
of his Protestant faith, having been sorely oppressed by the 
Roman Catholics. The Shuey family is scattered over a good 
part of the United States, but this tradition was held by all 
the branches of the family. When the author came to exam- 
ine facts based on official records, he found that the first 
Shuey did not come from France, but that he came with the 
Palatinates, starting from Rotterdam. But by a closer investi- 
gation he found that this does not necessarily ignore the tradi- 
tion. After careful investigation and comparison of tradition 
with facts, he concluded that the Shueys are descendants of 
the French Huguenots. 

A few words of explanation concerning the Huguenots will 
be necessary at this point, in order to understand fully, under 
what circumstances this ancestor came to this country. It is 
generally conceded that he was a descendent of the Huguenots, 
and it may be interesting therefore to look back to the history 
of the Huguenots. 

A little more than four and a half centuries ago, a simple 
yet one of the most useful inventions was made, which now 
ranks second to none in modern history. The art of printing 
was invented but a short time previous to the great Reformation. 
One of the first works which the printing press was engaged to 
publish was the Bible, for which the people were hungering. In 
this way for the first time came the Bible into the hands of the 
common people, who read it and studied it for themselves instead 

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10 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

of depending merely on the interpretation of the Roman teachers. 
This circulation of the Bible gave impulse to the French Reforma- 
tion, and it soon gathered many adherents to the new religion and 
the Protestant doctrines. Then came oppression from the ruling 
power, at the instance of the Roman priests and monks, who 
found their revenues diminishing. But with the oppression came 
sympathizers for the oppressed, and instead of exterminating 
the Gospellers, as they were then called, it only added to their 
strength, and the number of gospel-readers increased very 
rapidly. Men of rank, as well as of learning and of war, took 
the side of the new religion, and their number soon swelled to a 
considerable power in the state. They then became a separate 
party called Huguenots or French Protestants. 

Of extremely obscure origin, the term Huguenot was at first 
applied as a nickname, which the Protestants bore with pride. 
The name is supposed to be derived from the German Eidgenoss, 
a confederate, since the Huguenots were confederates against 
the Roman power.. This confederation however was forced 
upon them by the oppression from the Romanists. 

The Bibles were ordered to be burned wherever found, the 
printers placed under the ban or put to flight, but notwithstand- 
ing this decree the Huguenots faithfully studied the Bible in 
private, and held their religious meetings in secret places. The 
worshippers were sought out and mercilessly murdered. The 
very sight of men and women suffering death for their faith 
rather than deny their convictions, attracted the attention even 
of the incredlilous. Their curiosity was aroused, they desired to 
know what there was in this forbidden Bible that inspired such 
confidence and assurance. Their numbers increased so rapidly 
that in 1561 the alarmed Cardinal de Saint Croix wrote to the 
pope " the Kingdom is already half Huguenot." The papists 
called them heretics, and asked the government to extirpate 
them; the Huguenots denounced the corruptions of the Roman 
Church and demanded a reform. Thus the number of the 
Huguenots increased. Coligny wrote to the Queen mother "We 
have 2040 churches and 400,000 men able to bear arms, without 
our secret adherents." 

On the 18th of August, 1572, Henry, the young king of 
Navarre, was married to Margaret, the daughter of Catherine 
de Medici. This marriage of one person from each party the 
Protestants supposed would bring about a reconciliation. Many 
of the Huguenots had come to Paris to witness the ceremony 
and to celebrate the royal event. Admiral Coligny and his 



INTRODUCTORY CHAPTER 11 

family were among those present. The marriage was followed 
by a succession of feasts and gayeties, in which the leaders of 
both parties heartily participated. On the day after the mar- 
riage the Romanists held a secret council, at which it was deter- 
mined to proclaim a general massacre of the Huguenots. The 
king offered 50,000 crowns for the head of Coligny, who in a 
few days was shot and wounded, by one who lay in wait for him. 
The king visited the wounded man at his hotel and professed 
the greatest horror of the dastardly act, and swore vengeance on 
the assassin. 

The 24th of August, St. Bartholmew's day, the day fixed for 
the massacre, was ushered in by the ringing of the great bell of 
the church for early prayer. This was the signal for the begin- 
ning of the great slaughter. It was not yet three o'clock when 
the murderers sallied forth on their bloody work. To distin-. 
guish between themselves and the Huguenots in the dark, they 
tied a white sash around the left arm, and wore a white crpss on 
the front of the hat. Coligny and the young king's retinue were 
among the first who were killed. These had accompanied the 
young king to witness his wedding. Now they were marched 
out one by one into the open square and butchered before the 
very eyes of the royal host. The lives lost in this massacre 
throughout France is estimated at one hundred thousand. 
When Philip the Second heard the news of the massacre he is 
said to have, laughed for the first and only time in his life. Rome 
was thrown into a delirium of joy at the news. A medal 
was struck with the Pope's image on one side and the destroying 
angel on the other sacrificing the Huguenots. This medal proves 
that Rome acquiesced in this terrible massacre, and it will remain 
a lasting monument to the countenance which she gave to this 
terrible slaughter. 

After sixty years of dreadful persecutions the Huguenots 
were allowed comparative liberty of conscience and freedom of 
worship by the Edict of Nantes, which Henry issued in 1598. 
This admitted them to public employment and their children 
were afforded access to schools. What the Roman Catholics 
thought of this edict we can judge from the protest which they 
sent to Pope Clement the Eighth, in which they said, "A decree 
which gave liberty of conscience to all was the most accursed 
that had ever been made;" under such circumstances, and with 
such protests as that sent to Clement, the Protestants could not 
expect much freedom. The peace which was granted to them by 
the Edict of Nantes was violated again and again, and they 



12 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

could seek no redress at the hands of a f)ower which gave en- 
couragement to those persecuting them. They remained faithful 
to their conscientious convictions, and would rather suffer death 
than give up their holy religion, which gave them comfort even 
in their greatest trials and troubles. They learned to place 
their whole confidence in God to whom they could turn when all 
men were against them. The later history of the Huguenots is 
similar to their earlier history. 

We learn from history that the religious persecutions in 
France, under Louis XIV., were fearful at the close of the 
seventeenth century. He gradually withheld from the Protest- 
ants their equal civil rights, which had been granted them by the 
Edict of Nantes. He endeavored to put down, destroy, and 
wipe out altogether, the Protestant Church. Bodies of troops, 
who were led by monks, passed through some of the provinces, 
and compelled the inhabitants who were Protestants to re- 
nounce their religion; they demolished their places of worship, 
imprisoned and even put to death the faithful pastors. Hun- 
dreds of thousands of Protestants fled to Switzerland, the 
Netherlands, the Palatinate country, England, Germany, and 
America. Along the borders cordons were stationed to prevent 
this self -expatriation, but it was in vain; the Protestants could 
not be restrained from leaving the country. Insincere profes- 
sions of Roman Catholicism were also made by many Protest- 
ants. On the slightest appearance of relapse these were put to 
death. 

On October 23, 1685, Louis at last revoked the Edict of 
Nantes, which was granted the Huguenots nearly a century be- 
fore. Although this edict was only nominal, and gave but few 
privileges to the Protestants, yet when it was revoked a ne\/ 
flight was commenced, which was followed by a still more fear- 
ful persecution of the Protestants. Their marriages were de- 
clared null and void; their children deprived of the right of 
inheritance, and forcibly shut up in convents, and their pastors 
indiscriminately put to death. From the vicinity of the Nismes, 
where the Protestants had always been very numerous, thou- 
sands betook themselves to the mountains of the Cevennes, and 
there continued the exercise of their religion in secret The war 
of the Cevennes, or Camisard war, was not terminated till 1706, 
and the suppression of the local rebellion was attended with 
circumstances of great cruelty. France had lost by this time 
more than one million of her most active, enterprising and indus- 
trious citizens. 



INTRODUCTORY CHAPTER 13 

We can hardly conceive where the religious freedom came 
in, when we are informed that the Protestants were compelled 
to accept the faith of the Roman Catholics. The Protestants in 
France at that time were no better off than slaves. They were 
forbidden to leave the country, under penalty of death. What 
else could they do, if their oppressors were so severe and they 
were not allowed peaceable departure, but to rise up in rebellion 
and assert those rights which are accorded to humanity. 

The Huguenot Refugees, from whom the Shuey family is 
supposed to be descended, were very enterprising and were a 
great loss to France when they fled from that country on account 
of the Roman Catholic oppressions. It is said of them "they 
were as godly on the Sabbath as they were industrious on week 
days." When they caimie to Germany, new vigor was infused in 
the places where they settled. Decayed towns received new life, 
and empty houses were soon again occupied. The Huguenots 
were very industrious, and history says their working year con- 
sisted of 310 days, while the Catholics had only 260 working 
days, thus having 105 days of repose. They were faithful and 
trustworthy, and gained confidence wherever they lived. The 
Huguenot's word was as good as his bond, and to be "honest as 
a Huguenot," passed into a proverb. 

It is worthy of note, that while the Huguenots were stigma- 
tized in Roman Catholic writings as "heretics," "atheists," 
"blasphemers," "monsters vomited forth of hell," and the like, 
not a word is to be found in them as to their morality and 
integrity of character. The silence of their enemies on this 
head is perhaps the most eloquent testimony in their favor. This 
quality of integ^ty so characterized the business transactions 
of the Huguenots, that the foreign trade of the country fell 
almost entirely into their hands. 

When the persecutions became too severe the Huguenots 
b^fan to dispose of their property and goods, and were beginning 
to leave France in considerable numbers for the purpose of 
establishing themselves in foreign countries. To prevent this, 
the king issued an edict forbidding French subjects from pro- 
ceeding abroad without express permission, under penalty of 
confiscation of their goods and property. ' They offered no 
resistance, but regularly met in prayer that the king's heart 
might yet be softened toward them. Blow upon blow followed. 
Protestants were forbidden to print books without the authority 
of magistrates of the Romish communion. Protestant teachers 
were interdicted from teaching children an3rthing more than 



14 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

reading, writing, and arithmetic. Such pastors as held meetings 
amid the ruins of the churches which had been pulled down were 
condemned to do penance with a rope round their necks, after 
which they were to be banished from the kingdom. Protestants 
were only allowed to bury their dead at daybrestk or at night- 
fall. They were prohibited from pinging psalms on land or on 
water, in workshops or in dwellings. If a priestly procession 
passed one of their churches while the psalms were being sung, 
they must stop instantly on pain of the fine or imprisonment of 
the officiating minister. 

Thus were the poor Huguenots trodden under foot, perse- 
cuted, maltreated, fined, flogged, hanged, or sabered; neverthe^ 
less many of those who survived still remained faithful. The 
Revocation of the Edict of Nantes was a proclamation of war 
by the armed against the unarmed — a war against f>eaceable 
men, women, and children — a war against property, against 
family, against society, against public morality, and, more than 
all, against the rights of conscience. 

It may be asked, why rake up these horrors of the past, these 
tortures inflicted on innocent persons in times long since past 
and gone? Simply because they are matters of history, they 
cannot be ignored or suppressed. They may be horrible to 
relate, it is true, but they were far more horrible to suffer. And, 
however revolting they may now appear, any description of 
them, no matter how vivid or how detailed, must necessarily fall 
short of the dreadful reality to those who endured them. We 
can well see the reason why the ancestor of the Shuey family left 
France. In what part of France he lived we are not able to say. 
It is quite likely that he lived in one of the Rhine countries after 
leaving France. There are to this day persons living in several 
places in Germany, by the name of Shuey, who likewise say that 
their name is French; but having lived in Germany so long, the 
facts of their ancestry have been lost. 

If we examine the names of the first Shueys of America, 
we can notice that they are strongly French. Such as Daniel, 
Peter, Louis or now Lewis, Henry, etc., are popular French 
names, which we continually meet in French history. After our 
family became more Germanized we find the name John more 
frequently. It is a remarkable fact, too, that of all the German 
emigrants who yearly flock to this country, only two men have 
we found of these many thousands who bear our family name. 

The orthography of the name may also have been changed, 
as we are quite certain it has been changed somewhat in this 



INTRODUCTORY CHAPTER 15 

country. In I. D. Rupp's collection of 30,000 names, on page 
250, we learn that on September 14th 1754, ship Nancy, with 
Captain Ewing, from Rotterdam, last from Cowes, landed at 
Philadelphia, with inhabitants from Lorraine, an old province in 
the north-east of France. Among that list of names is Fred- 
erick Showay. This may not be the same name as ours, though 
the pronunciation of the twa names is almost similar. Many 
of the Palatinates could not write their own names when they 
landed^ and the clerks who wrote the names from mere sound 
would soon change the name. 

In 1869 the author was introduced to George W. DeLong, 
formerly of New York and later an officer in the United States 
Navy, who had travelled extensively through France for a period 
of nine months. No sooner had he learned the name Shuey, 
when he asked whether we had relatives in France, saying that 
he had met a great many people in France bearing our family 
name, with but a slight change in the accent, laying more stre:?s 
on the last syllable, in conformity with French pronunciation. 

While the author was pastor at Mulberry, Indiana, he had a 
French family, named Jacot, as parishioners, who had but lately 
come from France. Charles, a son, remarked one day, '*your 
name Shuey is quite familiar to me, for a number of my play- 
mates in France "had that name.'' But in this case also the 
accent was on the last syllable. 

In 1904, the author made a trip through Italy, Switzerland, 
Germany, and Holland, on his return from the Holy Land. 
When he came into the Rhine country he searched the city 
directories for the name Shuey, with the following result: At 
Strassburg, met Ludwig Schue, Regierungs Secretary, who was 
bom at Ottwald-Neukirchen, a Rhine Provinz; knows nothing 
of his ancestors. Met a man in Heidelberg, who said the name 
Shuey was quite familiar in Paris and in different parts of 
France, but that there were none on this side of the Rhine. 
Found no Shuey name at Mannheim. At Darmstadt lives 
Philip Schue, a confectioner, who came from Mayence. At 
Frankfort met Theodore Schue, a prominent man in insurance and 
banking, bom at Amsterdam and came to Frankfort when eight 
years of age. He was then 69 years old. The author is of 
the opinion that none of these are kin to the American Shueys 
because their names do not have the "y" at the end of the name. 

At Wiesbaden the directory gives four persons by the name 
Schuy. Called on Laurence Schuy, a green grocer, who was 
bom at Lineberg. Says the name is French. That there are 



16 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

many people by the name Schuy. That his uncle went to 
Tennessee forty years ago. This is likely the same person with 
whom the author had some correspondence many years ago. At 
Mayence found the name of George Karl Schuy, and three per- 
sons by the name of Schue. Foimd no Schuey at Bingen. 
Coblenz has six named Schuy. Called on Ferdinand Schuy. 
He is a large man, pleasing in appearance. Says his family have 
always lived at this place. Says that at Metz are a whole 
neighborhood of Shueys. William Shuey, of Lemont, Illinois, 
who came to America in 1854, some years ago visited relatives 
in Trier and Luxemberg near Metz. Found no Shuey at Bonn. 
At Cologne-Koln, lives John Schuy a coal dealer, and also 
William Schuy. Found no Shueys at Diisseldorf or Amster- 
dam. In every case the Schue or Schuy found at all these 
places, including those in Tennessee and Lemont, are catholics. 
This confirms the opinion of the author that those who did not 
flee from the French catholic persecution, became catholics by 
coercion. Those who write their name Schuy are likely kin to 
the Shueys of America. The Schue are a different family and 
are also numerous in America, but according to the author's 
investigation in public records and otherwise, are not connected 
with our family. 



DANIEL SHUEY 

THE FIRST SHUEY IN AMERICA 

The author was at a loss to know where he should commence 
to gather facts for this history, or where to apply. He under- 
took to trace the family backward, commencing with the present, 
and in this way seek to find the past. In this attempt he made 
but poor progress. The older members of the family could take 
him no further back than Henry Shuey, his great-grandfather. 
He inquired of the oldest Shuey, he could find, for the name of 
his grandfather ; but this one did not know the name of his own 
grandfather. This appeared very strange, but in investigation for 
facts, and in talking with other people about such a history, he 
found quite a number of people who were not able to give the 
name of their own grandfather. The grandfather of the individ- 
ual who was asked would have been the father of Henry Shuey. 
The author then had a conversation with Prof. I. D. Rupp, of 
Philadelphia, who was quite a student of antiquaries, and the 
author of several books on subjects of this kind. In a few days 
he received a letter from Mr. Rupp, in which he communicated 
some information, by which he had some clue to make investi- 
gations. 

In his letter, Mr. Rupp referred to his book entitled "Collec- 
tions of 30,000 Names," where, on page twenty-six, the informa- 
tion is given that on the 19th of September, 1732, Palatinates 
arrived in Philadelphia in the ship Johnson, of London, David 
Crocket, master, from Rotterdam, last from Deal. These sub- 
scribed the Oath of Fealty. Of that number was Daniel Schew, 
as the name was written by the clerk. Daniel did not write his 
own name, and if he had done so he would most likely have 
written it Schuey. In the same ship came Ludwig Shuey, a 
minor under sixteen. (See page 345, xxx.. Collections of 30,000 
Names.) 

Mr. Rupp also appended an interesting notice from the Amer- 
ican Weekly Mercury* concerning these p^sengers, which we 
insert: "Philadelphia, September 21st, 1732 — Last Monday ar- 

*The first newspaper published in Pennsylvania was commenced by Andrew Bradfcnrd 
in 1719, entitled "The American Weekly Mercury." 

17 



18 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

rived Captain David Crocket. The following day the captain 
marched his men passengers, about eighty, being under arms, up 
High street to the court-house, where they laid down their guns. 
After his Honor, the Governor}* was come, they went into the 
court-house, and took and subscribed the oath as usual, after 
which they marched in a very decent order to the governor's 
house and saluted his Honor with three voUies. Then they 
marched to the worshipful, the Mayor,J and saluted him in the 
same manner, and afterwards the High Sheriff. This done they 
very quietly returned to the vessel again." 

Since publishing the first edition of the Shuey History, the 
author secured the third volume of the Colonial Records of Penn- 
sylvania, giving the proceedings of the Provincial Council, pub- 
lished by the State in 1840. On page 484 is the following record : 
"At the Courthouse aforesaid, Sepr. 19th, 1732. Present: The 
Honourable the Governor, The Mayor & other Magistrates. One 
hundred & twelve Palatines, who with their Families, making in 
all Three hundred & thirty Persons, were imported in the Ship 
Johnson, of London, David Crocket, Mr., from Rotterdam, but 
last from Deal, as by Clearance thence, were in like manner qual- 
ified, whose names are subjoyned." The nineteenth name in 
this list is Daniel Schuhl as it is printed in this book. 

In the same ship with Daniel Shuey came 112 males above 
16 years of age, and 98 under 16; 98 females above 16 and 95 
under 16. 

In the "Pennsylvania Archives," Second Edition, Volume 
Seventeen, page 50, is published the original list of names of the 
passengers, who arrived in the ship Johnson, of London, David 
Crocket, Master, in Philadelphia on September 19, 1732. In the 
first column of that list are the names Maria Schwe and Marga- 
retta Schwe. In the second column are the names Daniell Schwe 
and Lodawick Schwe. This proves that when they were regis- 
tered on their arrival, the name Shuey had the French pronunci- 
ation, and it settles the question of their French origin. This 
Maria Schwe was evidently the wife of Daniel Shuey, who men- 
tions her in his will as Mary Martha. Margaretta Schwe is men- 
tioned in his will as Anna Margaret, wife of Nicholas Pontius, 
and Lodawick Schwe is mentioned as Ludwig Schuy, my eldest 
son. This additional information of the dim past was discovered 
by the author only on August 7, 1917. 

tPatrlck Gordon. 

tC. Basel, or Samuel Hassel. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 19 

Judging from these records, the ancestor came from the Pal- 
atinate country, but, according to the introductory chapter, we 
believe that his father came from France into the Palatinate coun- 
try, where many of the Huguenots sought refuge and protection. 
Although we claim to be descendants of the Huguenots, yet we 
are not particularly anxious to be called Frenchmen, for we have 
been thoroughly Americanized. Most of the members of the 
family are now using only the English language, having lost both 
the French and German languages. We are free to say, however, 
that we believe there is still some French blood coursing through 
the veins of the Shuey family. This might also be detected in 
studying the character and disposition of some of the members 
of the family. Especially do they have the highest regard for 
their ancestors, who gave birth to this large family. 

The date is now fixed when Daniel Shuey came to this coun- 
try, in what manner and from what place he started, but we can- 
not tell where he lived prior to his coming to America. 

The next question naturally was, what relation do Daniel and 
Ludwig sustain to each other ? It was by a mere incidental clause 
in a deed, given by Daniel to Ludwig, that it was ascertained 
that Ludwig was a son of Daniel. This is quoted in the history 
of Ludwig Shuey. Then it took months of searching to ascertain 
whether Daniel and Liidwig sustained any relationship to John 
Henry Shuey, the author's great-grandfather, the oldest person 
of whom any one had any information at the time the first Shuey 
History was written. This was accomplished by finding both the 
record and the original will of Ludwig Shuey, which is inserted 
in another place in this history. This proved that John Henry 
Shuey was a son of Ludwig Shuey. 

The emigrants, especially the Palatinates, must have come to 
America in large numbers about the time that Daniel Shuey ar- 
rived. Five years before, when the first began to arrive, it caused 
some alarm in the mind of the governor of the province of 
Pennsylvania. At a council held at Philadelphia, September 14, 
1727, at which were present the Hon. Patrick Gordon, Lieut. 
Governor James Logan, Richard Hill, Isaac Norris, William Fish- 
bourn and Clement Plumstead, "the Governor acquainted the 
Board that he had called them together at this time to inform 
them that there is lately arrived from Holland, a ship with four 
hundred Palatines as 'tis said, and that he has information they 
will be very soon followed by a much larger number, who design 
to settle in the back parts of this Province ; and as they transport 
themselves without any Leave obtained from the Crown of Great 



20 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Britain, and settle themselves upon the Proprietors untaken up 
Lands without any Application to the Proprietors or his Com- 
missioners of Property, or to the Government in General, it 
would be highly necessary to concert proper Measures for the 
Peace and Security of the Province, which may be endangered 
by such numbers of Strangers daily poured in, who being ig- 
norant of our Language & Laws & settling in a body together, 
make, as it were, a distinct People from his Majesties Subjects." 

"The Board taking the same into serious consideration, ob- 
serve that as these People pretended at first that they fly hither 
on the Score of their Religious Liberties, and come under the 
Protection of His Majesty. And therefore, until some proper 
Remedy can be had from Home, to prevent the Importation of 
Such Numbers of Strangers into this or others of His Majesties 
Colonies, Tis Ordered, that the Masters of the Vessells importing 
them shall be examined whether they have any Leave granted 
them by the Court of Great Britain for the Importation of these 
Forreigners, and that a List shall be taken of the Names of all 
these People, their several Occupations, and the Places from 
whence they come, and shall be further examined touching their 
intentions in coming hither".^ 

Had it not been for this alarm and these precautions taken, 
we would likely not have had any record officially informing us 
when Daniel Shuey arrived in this country and under what cir- 
cumstances. While this Council said these emigrants pretended 
they came on the score of their religious liberties, it was no doubt 
a fact and verifies the Shuey family tradition. 

A week later the Council again met, September 21, 1727, and 
approved the following Oath of Allegiance, and as no other is 
given in the record, this is the one to which Daniel Shuey sub- 
scribed, five years later. Notice the frequent use of Capital let- 
ters as printed in the Colonial Records, Volume III., page 299. 

"We Subscribers, Natives and late Inhabitants of the Pala- 
tinate upon the Rhine & Places adjacent, having transported our- 
selves and Families into this Province of Pennsylvania, a Colony 
subject to the Crown of Great Britain, in hopes and Expectation 
of finding a Retreat & peaceable Settlement therein. Do Solemnly 
promise & Engage, that We will be faithfull & bear true Allegi- 
ance to his present MAJESTY KING GEORGE THE SEC- 
OND, and His Successors Kings of Great Britain, and will be 
faithful to the Proprietor of this Province; And that We will 

* Minutes of the Proyindal Council of Pennsylvania. Vol. HI., page 298. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 21 

demean ourselves peaceably to all His said Majesties Subjects, 
and strictly observe & conform to the Laws of England and this 
Province to the utmost of our Power and best of our under- 
standing." 

Seven thousand two hundred and eighty-six Palatines with 
their families arrived at Philadelphia, according to Vol. III. of 
Colonial Records, during the space of a few years, including the 
family of Daniel Shuey. It is presumed all these settled in Penn- 
sylvania east of the Susquehanna river. This was a large influx 
of inhabitants in a new and uncultivated and mostly wooded 
country consisting of but a few counties. No wonder the Eng- 
lish authorities were alarmed and took the precaution to make all 
of them at once subjects of the King of Great Britain. 

After Daniel Shuey's landing in Philadelphia, nothing could 
be found of his whereabouts until the year 1746, when we have 
the following receipt: 

Rec'd November 26th 1746 of Daniel Shewy the sum of fifteen 
pounds in part of forty pounds consideration for an Improvement 
where James Marshal lately dwelt in Bethel Township Lane. County, 
adjoining: t!he said Shewy's dwelling plantation & I do hereby assign 
over unto the said Daniel Shewy his heirs & assigns all my Right & 
Title to the proprietary's warrant granted to me for the same. Wit- 
ness my Hand the Day and year above men* that the above prem* are 
subject to the proprietary's demands on the same. 

Edw. Shippen. 

The identical receipt from which this copy was made by the 
author was in the hands of Joseph Hunsicker, who lived on the 
farm which belonged to Daniel Shuey at that time. It is near 
Hamlin P. O., Bethel Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, 
about one mile south of Klopp's Church, to which several refer- 
ences will be made in the course of this history. We notice by 
this receipt that Daniel Shuey owned a tract of land or "dwelling 
plantation," as it is there called, prior to this time. 

This is fourteen years after Daniel landed in Philadelphia, 
and since he bought a second tract of land at this time, it may 
safely be concluded that he moved to this place immediately after 
his arrival in this country. In the Land Department in Harris- 
burg, we find that Daniel Shewy entered for 121 acres on the 
23d of September, 1747, which was patented May Sth, 1762. Mr. 
Hunsicker also held a receipt, bearing date May Sth, 1762, given 
in Philadelphia, for 38 pounds 7 shillings and 9 pence, in consid- 
eration for 121 acres and 60 perches — likewise a deed dated May 
7th, 1762, for 121 acres and 60 perches. This, then, must be the 
receipt and patent deed for the land entered on the 23d of Sep- 



22 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

tember, 1747. Mr. Hunsicker also had a deed to Daniel Shuey, 
dated November 12th, 1753, for 268^ acres. 

Daniel Shuey sold a tract of land containing 236 acres and an 
allowance of six acres per cent, for roads and highways, to Mar- 
tin Shuey for two hundred pounds. Description : "Situated on a 
branch of Little Swatara Creek in said county of Berks. This 
was a part of a ten thousand acre tract which Thomas Penn had 
deeded to Margaretta Freame, widow and relict of Thomas 
Freame, late of the city of Philadelphia. This deed, while dated 
December 21, 1761, was not signed and acknowledged until Aug- 
ust 24, 1762, and witnessed by Peter Klob and Philip* Marsteller 
before Peter Spycker, one of his Majesty^s Justices of the Peace 
for the county of Berks. On this deed there was also written a 
separate receipt, signed by Daniel Shuey, for the 200 pounds re- 
ceived from Martin Shuey for said land. Recorded December 1, 
1762, in Vol. III., page 118. 

Mr. Hunsicker, a man upwards of sixty years of age, said 
that when he was a young man, an old lady living in the neighbor- 
hood told him that when she was a young girl, she attended the 
funeral of Daniel Shuey, and she affirmed that he died in the 
small house standing over the spring in Mr. Hunsicker's yard. 
Mr. Hunsicker said that the lower part of the house was the 
original, but the upper part had been repaired and fitted up. What 
a beautiful spring that is, and how often our ancestors refreshed 
themselves after coming in from the fields, can easily be imagined, 
being wearied and fatigued by manual labor. Oh, how refreshing 
it is to have such a clear, cool, invigorating and beautiful spring, 
so convenient both for the use of man and beast. 

On August 14, 1917, the author visited the farm on which 
Daniel Shuey lived and died. The farm is now owned by W. H. 
Hunsicker, a son of Joseph Hunsicker, who gave the author in- 
formation for the first Shuey history. The farm now contains 
216 acres. W. H. Hunsicker says he often heard the older people 
of that community say that when Daniel Shuey, with others, came 
to this neighborhood to select land which they desired to purchase, 
Daniel modestly allowed the others to take first choice. As they 
had come from the hills across the sea, they selected the hilly 
country here and Daniel took what was left, the valleys and flat 
country, which are now the choice farms of that community. He 
also said that the Adam Heilman farm of 223 acres, the Adam 
H. Hunsicker farm of 230 acres, the Walborn farm of 210 acres, 
all adjoining with others making in all 1,600 acres, belonged to the 
original Shueys. He also said that on the hills surrounding these 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 23 

farms they have found Indian arrow heads and stone tomahawks. 
This proves that the Indians inhabited this country. These lands 
were purchased after William Penn had made treaties with the 
Indians and had purchased the land from them. These farms 
are rich limestone soil. 

Daniel Shuey is represented to have been a middling stout 
man, wearing a large gray beard at the time of his death, not very 
tall, yet of good ordinary size, being about five feet eight or nine 
inches, according to the statement of Mr. Hunsicker. He was a 
good man, and reared his family to fear and serve God. He was 
a member of the Reformed Church. This we know, because he 
came from the Palatinate, where nearly all were Reformed. Again 
we see in the church records that he had his children baptized in 
the Reformed Church. He was connected with the Swatara Re- 
formed Church, which stood several miles east of Jonestown. 
Jonestown, of course, was commenced at a later date. The 
country was then wild and uncultivated, and infested with savage 
Indians. It is quite likely that Daniel was one of the founders of 
this Swatara Church.^ With the Christian principles and creed 
of the Huguenots and Palatinates inculcated in him, he could not 
long remain in a new land without a place to worship God ac- 
cording to the dictates of his conscience. At this time there was 
no minister of the gospel in this neighborhood to break unto 
them the bread of life. The people, therefore, chose one of their 
number, a pious layman, Tempelman by name, who officiated 
for them at the Swatara Church. In June, 1747, Rev. Michael 
Schlatter made a visit through this part of the country, and in his 
journal, speaking of this visit, we have the following notice of 
Rev. Conrad Tempelman : "Up to this time," says Mr. Schlatter, 
"these congregations have been served by a certain tailor from 
Heidelberg, named Tempelman, whom the people some twenty 
years ago urged to this service ; they being willing to be instructed 
and comforted by a pious layman, rather than be wholly without 
the public service of God. This man, who is nearly sixty years 
of age, is reported of by the congregation as a man of correct 
views, quiet and peaceable in his spirit ; by which he has won the 
love and respect of the community."* Tempelman lived about 
four miles east of Lebanon, where he had several preaching 
places. When he commenced preaching at Swatara Church is 
not known. By the church record we see that he baptized some 



'Note. Lindley Mourray, the English grammarian, was bom in 1745, near Swatara, 
Lancaster Coun^, PenhsylTania. He died in England, 1826. — Rupp's History of Lau 
caster County, page 291. 

^Harbau^'s Life of Schlatter, p. 159. 



24 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

of Daniel Shuey's children. Rev. Tempelman was reported stone 
blind, October 21, 1760. See Coetus, of Pennsylvania, page 192. 
Here, then, we see that the people were longing for a Christian 
communion with their God and with one another, showing that 
they brought with them true Christian principles from their 
fatherland. Swatara Church is entirely destroyed, and we are 
told that even the graveyard has been plowed over, and is now 
in a cultivated field, no traces of it being left. 

When Daniel came to America and settled in Lancaster 
county, or what is now Lebanon county, he found by no means 
a very quiet and peaceable home. The country was then infested 
by the savage Indians, and although this part of the country was 
claimed by the white people, yet it was at a later date that the 
Indians signed over their title of the land to the Penns. At a 
council that was held in Philadelphia, on the eleventh of October, 
1736, the Indians made a deed to John Penn, Thomas Penn, and 
Richard Penn, their heirs, successors, and assigns. The deed was 
signed by twenty-three Indian chiefs of the Onandaga, Seneca, 
Oneida, and Tuscarora nations, granting the Penns "all the said 
river Susquehanna, with the lands lying on both sides thereof, 
to extend eastward as far as the heads of the branches or springs, 
which run into the said Susquehanna," etc. This included the 
country where Daniel lived, as his farm was near the Swatara, a 
tributary of the Susquehanna. 

We are not informed of any troubles with the Indians until 
the year 1754, when we find them on the war-path, slaughtering 
the innocent whites wherever they could reach them. Places of 
safety had to be secured, where the whites could assemble to pro- 
tect themselves and families. Agriculture was neglected in many 
places, because it was not safe for people to be out. We read of 
some horrible murders that were committed at that time. Daniel 
Shuey's house was right in the midst of these troubles. The 
nearest fort to Daniel's house was Fort Swatara. Daniel's house 
was of itself a kind of fort, or at least a place where soldiers 
were stationed, as we learn from the following extract of a letter 
from Conrad Weiser to the governor of Pennsylvania. 

Heidelberg, in Berks County, July 11th, 1756. 
Honored Sirr^Immediately after my return from Philadelphia, I 
sent orders to the Captains Busse, Morgan and Smith to meet me at 
Fort Henry on the 9th inst. to consult together on certain measures 
how to oppose the enemy from killing the people in reaping and 
gathering in their harvest. The evening before 8th inst. Mr. Young 
arrived with your Honor's orders to me; I there fore set out next 
morning about 5 o'clock for Fort Henry, in company with Mr. Young, 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 25 

as far as Benj. Spyckers. I arrived at Fort Henry at 10 o'clock; Capt. 
Busse met me with an escort of eight men on horseback about six 
miles on this side of Fort Henry; about 11 o'clock Capt. Morgan and 
Smith arrived. I immediately made your Honor's orders known to 
them; and the disposition was made that eight men of Capt. Smith's 
company shall assist the people in the Hole (the place where murders 
have twice been committed) to gather in their harvest and stay over 
night in the Moravian House. Eight of his men are to range west- 
ward of his Fort under the Hill, and if occasion requires to be sta- 
tioned in two parties to guard the reapers. Sixteen men are to be 
stationed in and about the fort, to help and protect the neighbors; 
but constantly ten out of the sixteen are to stay in the Fort; and six 
men are to range eastward from Manady towards Swatara; and six 
men to range Westward towards Susquehanna; each party is to ad- 
vance so far, that they may reach their Fort again before night. Capt. 
Busse's company stationed as follpws: ten men at Bernhard Tridel's 
next to the Moravians; eight men at Casper Snebelie's; six men at 
Daniel Shue's or Peter Klop's 

I must mention to your Honor that w*hen the people about Swatara 
and the Hole heard of Captain Smith's being accused for neglect of 
duty, they wrote a letter to me in his favor, which I sent by Sammy 
Weiser, who can translate it if your Honor orders him to it. I also 
sent a letter from Capt. Busse which contains the particulars of the 
last murder. I received it by the way coming from Philadelphia, and 
stopped the express, as it was only directed to me in order to save 
charges 

Just this moment, my son Sammy arrived from Fort Henry and 
tells me that there had been an engagement at Caghnekadheeky, 
where twelve on our side were killed, and six Indians; that our people 
kept the field and scalped the Indians, and that the Indians ran off 
without any scalps. As bad news as it is, I wish it may be true. I have 
at present no more to trouble your honor with, but am. 

Sir, your very obedient 

and humble servant, 

Conrad Weiser. 

We see here that the farmers were threatened with danger 
from every side. It was only by soldiers standing guard over 
them that they were enabled to gather their harvests. Daniel's 
name in the above letter is Shue. The different places mentioned 
in the letter are all familiar to the Shueys in Lebanon county. 
The place called the Hole is now called Monroe Valley, and is 
about six miles from where Daniel lived. The Moravian House 
is at the south side of the Little Mountain in Swatara township, 
near Bethel Church. Fort Smith was in Union township. 

The author is in receipt of a letter from H. M. M. Richards, 
Litt.D., bearing date August 6, 1895, from which we quote. **I 
wish to thank you for your very interesting 'History of the Shuey 
Family,' duly received. I congratulate you on the success of your 



26 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

efforts. I am much interested in genealogical work myself and 
know just what obstacles have confronted you. I particularly 
noted your remarks about the part taken by your ancestor in the 
French and Indian War. I was appointed a commissioner by the 
governor of Pennsylvania, two years ago, to ascertain the loca- 
tion of forts used during this war and write their history. This 
I have done. My report is now in the hands of the State printer, 
and I trust will be found most interesting and valuable. Of these 
Fort Swatara, scnnetimes called Fort Smith after its commanding 
officer, was located (about three- fourths of a mile from Swatara 
Gap) on the property, at that time, 1755, of Peter Heydrich, 
which, in 1844, was owned by the widow, Elizabeth Shuey, and 
is now a part of the farm of Jacob Behney. The fort stood on the 
north bank of a creek, on the south bank is now the home of 
Jacob Behney, a brother of Joseph. It is just south of the old 
State Road from Swatara Gap to Manada Gap. Swittara Gap 
was then the great highway through the mountains and the savage 
held high revelry over the whole region. I think the reason none 
of your family lost their lives was because of their proximity to 
the fort.*' 

These dreadful butcheries of the whites were continued for 
years ; at least in 1764, ten years after they commenced, we find 
that Captain P. De Haas with eighteen men was stationed in 
Bethel township, Lebanon county, on account of the Indian 
troubles. 

Those were fearful times for our first settlers, and we cannot 
now count the full extent of their troubles. Discouragement often 
stared them in the face. Before crossing the ocean their enemy 
was on account of their religious beliefs ; now, when they thought 
they had found peaceful homes, other enemies sprung up who 
were lawless and sought the lives of peaceful citizens. It is diffi- 
cult to see which enemy they feared the most ; but the American 
«iemy sought only to destroy the body, while the other, as the 
emigrants thought, would destroy both body and soul. This set- 
tling in the new world was struggling against the tide, and the 
fear of going under gave them new impulses to fight and to con- 
quer. The pleasant homes which they had left across the sea 
often rose in imagination before their minds, which made their 
hearts ache ; and they questioned themselves, was it wise to leave 
our mother country and get into such troubles here with the na- - 
tive Indians? We who enjoy the fruits of their labors forget 
what it cost them to secure this beautiful and good land for us. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 27 

According to Daniel Shuey's will, which is recorded in the of- 
fice at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, bearing date May 8th, 1777, we 
find that Daniel had nine children. The names are as follows: 
Ludwig, Peter, Elizabeth, Daniel, John, Martin, Anna Margaret, 
Catharine, and Barbara. 

Inasmuch as a part of this history depends on this will, we 
thought fit to transmit it in full to these pages, as transcribed 
from the public records in the office. " 

Mary Martha was the name of Daniel Shuey's wife. Son Lud- 
wig Shuey had died prior to his father's death, as is seen by the 
date of his will. In part we followed the order of the names as 
given in the will in giving them at this place. Ludwig's name is 
given third, yet in the same connection it calls him **my eldest 
son." 

It is not necessary to make any comments on Daniel Shuey's 
will, but simply call attention to the first part or introduction of 
the will. *But few wills in our day contain such a full confession 
of faith of the one who is to depart from his family. It appears 
as if that were also sc«nething which he commits to the trust and 
confidence of his children. Not only are they to hold in posses- 
sion his worldly goods, but also the faith in which he lived and 
died. And as if this was the most precious, it is the first men- 
tioned in the testament. We presume this part of the will, as here 
recorded, will especially strike the reader as being very full. 

The will is written in pure German, but the literal and correct 
translation is enclosed with the will in the office. The book 
record is made in German, and therefore our transcript is made 
from the translation which accompanies the will. It is recorded 
in Book C, page 474, in the Register's office in Lancaster, Pa. 

DANIEL SHUEY'S WILL. 

In the name of God amen I Daniel Shuey, Senior, of Bethel Town- 
ship in the County of Lancaster and in the Province of Pennsylvania 
being sick and weak of Body but of perfect Understanding and Mem- 
ory Thanks be to God for the Same, and calling to Mind my Mor- 
tality, knowing that it is appointed for all men once to Die, I will or- 
der and make this my Last Will and Testament, in the first of all I 
recommend my Soul into the Hands of Almighty God, who gave it 
me, and my Body to the Earth, as the mother of us all, to be buried in 
a christian Burial Place, at the Discretion of my Family and Exec- 
utors, not doubting a general Resurrection of the Dead by the Al- 
mighty Power of God. And concerning my temporal Estate where- 
with God has blessed me in my Lifetime, I bequeath the same in 
Manner and Form following. Imprimis I will that all my just Debts 
shall be paid of immediately after my Death. Item I give and be- 
queath unto my Son Peter Shuey One Shilling lawful money, over 



28 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

and above of what he hath received of me already and no more, which 
said Shilling my executors shall pay unto him after my Death, he hav- 
ing before in my Lifetime received his share from me. Item I give 
and bequeath unto my Son in Law Henry Moser likewise One Shilling 
lawful Money and no more» which shall also be paid to him by my Ex- 
ecutor when demanded after my Death; and what the said Henry 
Moser is indebted to me in Bonds or Notes he shall pay to my Execu- 
tors. Item I give and bequeath unto my eldest son Ludwig Schuy 
or to his left Heirs the Sum of Five Pounds lawful Money, which said 
Sum shall be for his first Birthright, which shall likewise be paid by 
my Executors after my Death. Item I give and bequeath unto my son 
Daniel Shuey One Shilling lawful Money to be paid to him by my 
Executors after my Death, and he shall demand no more of my 
Estate because he has received much in my Lifetime of me. Item I 
give and bequeath unto my loving Wife Mary Martha the Sum of Two 
Hundred Pounds lawful Money, to be paid to my said Wife by my 
Executors immediately after my Death, or to give her Security for it: 
further my said Wife shall have and keep all the Household Goods 
what is mine in my Dwelling whatsoever it may be named shall be her 
own and sihall have and| hold her free Habitation in my Dwelling house 
and Garden, and so She may provide herself, and have her Livelyhood 
of the Two Hundred Pounds aforesaid during her Life after my Death 
and no Body shaAl be hindering her to enjoy what I give and bequeath 
her, and she shall have Liberty to give and bequeath the same how, 
and to whom she will at her Decease, ail the moveables which her 
own, and none shall make a Pretension to any Thing against her Will. 
Item my Will is further that after the above bequeathing is paid and 
Distributed as aforementioned by my Executors, which I shall name 
hereafter, that then the Remainder of my Estate shall partly be di- 
vided amongst my Heirs in equal Shares, their being six in number 
viz. Ludwig Schuy or in his stead his Heirs, John Schuy and Martin 
Schuy my Sons, and my Three Daughters viz. Anna Margaret the 
Wife of Nicholas Pontius, Catharine the Wife of Jacob Giger and ^ 
Barbara the Wife of George Feesers. Now these mentioned Six in 
Number Shall divide my left estate amongst them in equal shares as 
aforesaid. Item, yet it is further my will in Respect of my Daughter 
Elizabeth and her son Christian Moser, whom she got with her hus- 
band Henry ^ Moser, as also the Heirs of my Said Son Peter Shuey, 
whom I will remember yet in this my Last Will, and so I bequeath 
unto them a Sum of Two Hundred Pounds lawful Money as it is cur- 
rent now in Pennsylvania which said sum of Two Hundred Pounds 
will be due to my Estate according to a Bond in the Year One Thou- 
sand Seven Hundred and Eighty four, which is the last Term due to 
me, of my Sold Plantation which said Sum of Two Hundred Pounds 
I now bequeath in Form and manner following. The Heirs of my 
Son Peter Shuey shall have thereof One Hundred Pounds lawful 
Money, which my Executors shall pay them, when the money is come 
in, in equal Shares, when they shall be arrived to their full ages but 
not sooner. No Body shall make any Pretensions, save his bodily 
Issues or Children, as many as there are. Item it is farther my Will 
in Respect of My Daughter's Son Christian Moser. I give and be- 
queath unto him Fifty Pounds lawful Money of the above sum, and 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 29 

he shall have the above sum of Fifty Pounds as a legacy from me, 
which shall likewise be paid to him by my Executors, tho' not sooner 
till he is arrived to his age, and no more under his Guardians is. But 
if he should come to die before he should come to his Age, than the 
said Fifty Pounds shall fall to the said Six Heirs, and be divided by 
then! amongst them, in equal Shares. Item farther in Respect of my 
Daughter Elizabeth it is my Will that She shall have of the above 
Sum Fifty Pounds lawful money but in no other Wise than in the 
following Form and Manner, that if She my said Daughter Elizabeth 
should come into a poor State of Widowhood, or for her Person in 
other miserable Circumstances, that she should suffer that than and 
in such a case my Executors shall give her as Necessity shall require 
of the aforesaid Fifty Pounds, but the full sum She shall not have in 
her Hands at oiice, and no Body shall make any pretension or seek 
a right to the said money; and if it cannot be proved that my Daughter 
really finds herself in said Circumstances and that she has her Lively- 
hood without this, then the said Fifty Pounds shail also be divided 
amongst the aforesaid Six Heirs in equal Shares. Item it is further 
my Will in Respect of the said Sum of Two Hundred Pounds, if they 
come into the Executor's Hands that they shall put it out upon Inter- 
est if they can, what they not lay out, and such Interest shall also be 
divided according to the Legacies to those to whom it belongs, as is 
mentioned and described and not other wise.And Lastly I appoint and 
constitute my Son Martin Schuy and the left Son of my deceased Son 
Ludwig named Martin Schuey the Younger to be my trusty Exec- 
utors, of this my Last Will and Testament Revoking hereby and 
annul all former Will and Testaments, and all other Executors which 
I made and appointed heretofore, be they who they will. And declare 
and confirm this and no other to be my Last Will and Testament. 
In Witness whereof I the said Daniel Shuy the Elder have this my 
Will with my own Hand subscribed, and sealed it with my Seal, this 
Eight Day of May in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven 
Hundred and Seventy and Seven. 
Signed sealed published pronounced and his 

Declared by the said Daniel Shuy the DANIEL Q SHUY Senior 

Elder as his Last Will and Testament mark [L S] 

in the Presence of us 

Henry Hautz 

John Michael Becker 

The seal upon sealing wax attached to the signature of Daniel 
Shuey bears the impress of the British Lion with mouth wide 
open. 

Lancaster County, to wit : 

On the Twenty first day of May Anno Domini 1777 Before me the 
Subscriber, Personally appeared Henry Hautz and John Michael 
Becker the two subscribing Witnesses to the above and within Will 
and on their solemn affirmation according to law did severally de- 
clare and say that they were severally present and saw and heard 
Daniel Shuey Sen., the Testator above named, Sign, Seal, Publish and 
pronounce and declare the above and within writing as and for his 



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last will and Testament and that at the doing thereof he was of Sound 
and well disposing Mind, Memory and understanding to the best of 
their Knowledge, observation and belief. 

Peter Hoofnagle, Register. 

Be it Remembered that on the 21st day of May Anno Dcfmini 
1777, The last will and Testament of Daniel Shuey Sen. late of Bethel 
Township in the County of Lancaster, yeoman, deceased was proved 
in the form of Law, and Letter* Testamentary thereon were granted 
to Martin Shuey and Martin Shuey, the Younger, the Executors 
therein named, they being first duly Qualified well and truly to ad- 
minister the Estate of the decedent and to Exhibit a true and Perfect 
Inventory thereof into the Registers office at Lancaster on or before 
the Twenty first day of June next and to Render a true and Just 
Account of their Administration on the Said Estate when thereto 
lawfully Required. Given under Seal of the Said office. 

Peter Hoofnagle, Register. 

Recorded and examined with the original June 25th, 1777. 
• We see, therefore, that Daniel Shuey must have died after the 
8th day of May, 1777, and prior to the 21st day of May, 1777. 
The exact date of his death was not ascertained. 

Daniel lived to see the Declaration of Independence signed 
and proclaimed (the Centennial of which we celebrated in the 
year the first Shuey History was published), but he did not live 
to see peace restored to the land which he sought as a place of 
quietness and free from persecutions, when he crossed the wild 
ocean, and braved the rough sea and the raging waves. He en- 
dured many hardships in this new country, the fruits of which we 
reap and enjoy. Perhaps we are sometimes unthankful for these 
blessings, thinking little of what it cost others that we might en- 
joy this pleasant land and our peaceful homes. Surely one sows 
aild another reaps. 

They did not enjoy at that early period the conveniences of 
living which we now enjoy. Looking forward, we can scarcely 
imagine that as much progress can be made in the next one hun- 
dred and eighty years, or that there will be as much difference 
as has taken place in the last eighteen decades. Daniel Shuey's 
family lived in a very plain style, eating nothing but plain, com- 
mon food. A fuller description of the mode of living at that time 
will be furnished under Ludwig Shuey's name. 

The author has not been able to ascertain the place where 
Daniel Shuey was buried. It is more than likely that he was 
buried at Klopp's Church, for his son Ludwig and his wife. Chris- 
tian and his wife and daughter Elizabeth are buried there as in- 
dicated by the tomb stones. Near these graves the author found 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 31 

sandstones marking certain graves, but the inscriptions are worn 
off and cannot be read. These may be markers for the graves 
of Daniel Shuey and wife. They believed in the resurrection of 
the dead. Peace to their ashes. 



LUDWIG HEINRICH SHUEY 

LuDwiG Heinrich Shuey (1) eldest son of Daniel Shuey, was 
bom October 12th 1726, in some country beyond the sea. He 
was, therefore, nearly six years old when he, with his father, 
emigrated to America. He was just old enough to remember 
vividly the scenes and circumstances of his voyage across the 
Atlantic. At that time it usually took from three to nine months 
to make the trip ; now it can be accomplished in six days. To 
be so long on the water, his youthful mind must have been filled 
with thrilling incidents of storms, and no doubt his children 
listened with breathless silence to his experience, which he was 
wont to relate to them on a long winter evening, when books 
and papers were seldom seen, and knowledge then was mostly 
derived from general conversation. 

His younger years were spent on his father's farm. At 

about twenty years of age he married Elizabeth — , and 

had eight children, viz : John Henry Shuey, John Martin Shuey, 
John Shuey, John Ludwig Shuey, Elizabeth Shuey, Christian 
Shuey, Catharine Shuey, and John Adam Shuey. 

December 2l8t, 1761, Ludwig bought from his father 64^ 
acres of land, it being a portion of the 268H acres which Daniel 
bought in 1753. This deed is recorded in Book G, page 411, 
in the Recorder's office in Lancaster. Thiis deed gave the 
assurance that Ludwig Shuey was a son of Daniel Shuey. It 
reads as follows: "This Indenture made this 21st day of De- 
cember, 1761, Between Daniel Shuey of Bethel township iti the 
county of Lancaster and Province of Pennsylvania, yeomen, 
and Mary Martha his wife of the one part and Ludwick 
Shuey [son of said Daniel Shuey] of the township, county atid 
Province aforesaid, yeoman, of the other part." This was a 
part of a tract of 5,000 acres granted to Thomas Penn, dated 
at London, May 18, 1732, to be under the yearly quit-rent of 
one shilling sterling for each 100 acres. It was assigned to 
Joseph Turner, merchant, of Philadelphia, at the same date: 
then assigned to William Allen, merchant, of Philadelphia, dated 
September 10th, 1735. William Allen and wife Margaret sold 



32 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

268H acres to Daniel Shuey, May 1st, 1753. Daniel Shuey 
had this patented November 12th, 1753. Recorded in Philadel- 
phia in Patent Book A, Vol. 17, page 4%. Record made June 
20, 1754. Ludwick paid 70 pounds to his father for the 64 J4 
acres. It is bounded north by lands of Peter Clups, east Michael 
Albright, south Daniel Shuey, west Ludwick Shuey's other lands. 
Deed signed August 21st, 1762. Peter Klob and Philips Mars- 
teller witnesses. Recorded by Edw. Shippen, November 17th, 
1762. 

This description shows that Ludwick had a farm prior to 
the buying of this one just named. 

On November 13th, 1767, John Fox and Terringham Pal- 
mer, and other heirs of Joseph Fox of Polesworth, county of 
Warwick in Great Britain, granted a deed to Ludwig Shuey for 
a farm containing 277 acres, it being a part of a tract contain- 
ing 1319 acres. Bounded north by lands of Terringham Palmer, 
east by a lot for a Calvinistic meeting-house and lands of Peter 
Smith, south by lands of Daniel Shuey and Ludwig Shuey's 
other land, west by lands of Jacob and David Pifley. This 
land was subject to a "yearly quit-rent of one English silver 
shilling." The price paid for this land was 692 pounds. Wit- 
nesses present, L. Weis and Richard Whitehead. Acknowl- 
edged before "Will Allen, Esq., Chief Justice of the Province 
of Pennsylvania." To this deed is a Brief of Title affixed, 
of which the following is an extract: "1681, October 21 and 22, 
William Penn to Geo. Fox of London, Gent., 1717, November 
22, Surveyed to George Fox. 1730, April 20, John Taylor's 
actual survey of 1230 acres on Swatara creek. 1761, Novem- 
ber 5, Indenture of Elizabeth Graham to Geo. Fox, 
Baker. December 18 and 20, 1762, Trustees of Geo. 
Fox to John Fox and Terringham Palmer. 1764, 
February 4, Alffadavit & certificate by the Mayor of 
Leicester of the Pedigree of the said Trustees, deriving 
it from Geo. Fox the elder. 1765, January, 10, Affadavid & 
certificate by the Mayor of London and the Navy officers, of 
the decease of Geo. Fox on board a man-of-war both the fore- 
going certificates to be recorded. 1767, July 9th, Warrant to 
resurvey the same tract unto John Fox and Terringham Palmer. 
This deed is recorded in Book L, page 298, in the Recorder's 
office in Lancaster. 

Thus we see that Ludwig was in possession of a good deal of 
property, especially real estate. This of course was not as value- 
able then as now ; but comparing it with other things of that time, 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 33 

Its value was proportionally just as great. Thus being in posses- 
sion of different tracts of lands, he must have been an industrious 
farmer and an enterprising man of his age. We could not ascer- 
tain when or from whom he obtained his first farm. Nearly all 
those large and valuable farms around Hamlin, P. O., in Bethel 
township. Lebanon county, were at some time owned by the 
Shuey family. Almost all the houses on those farms are 
built close to fine springs of water. The country is very beautiful 
and. picturesque, and would repay the trouble of any 
member of the Shuey family to make a visit to the neighborhood 
to see the country. 

Ludwig was a' member of the Reformed Church. This 
we know from several documents. Christopher Royer, Louis 
Shuey and Peter Smith, were the trustees of St. Paul's church in 
1767. The church holds a patent deed in the name of these 
trustees for eight acres and forty-nine perches. This land was 
for the use of the "Protestant German Church or Congregation, 
called or known by the name of the Reformed Church, in Bethel 
Township, Lancaster County, Pr6vince of Pennsylvania." We 
aJso find in Swatara Church Record that he had some of his 
children (the elder three) baptized. If the Klopp's Church 
Records were complete, no doubt we could find the names of his 
other children among the list of baptisms. Ludwig lived and 
died in the Reformed faith, and brought up his family in the same 
hope and belief. 

In different documents his name is given in different ways, 
viz.: Ludwick, Ludwig, Ludwich Heinrich, and Lewis, which is 
the English name for Ludwig. When he signed his own name, 
it is given Ludwig. 

Tradition says that his family lived very plainly, as far as food 
and drink are concerned. They drank nothing but water and milk 
(sometimes garden tea), except Sunday morning, when they al- 
ways had coffee. Meat was seldom eaten, and in their time it 
was considered something quite extra to have meat on the table. 
At dinner time only did they have meat, and then the father 
would cut it in small pieces, give each one in the family his allotted 
share, and with that they had to be satisfiied. They did not 
have the privilege of eating as much meat as they desired, but 
merely the morsel which was given to them. During the greater 
part of the year they had hot mush and cold milk for supper, and 
in the morning cold mush and warm milk for breakfast. It 
would have been considered too extravagant to have the mush 



34 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

fried in fat, as it is now often prepared. Soup, also, of different 
kinds, was much used in his family. The plates from which 
they ate were made of pewter, and the cups from which they 
drank were some kind of earthen mug. They used no table- 
cloth. The father sat at one end of the table, the mother at the 
other end. The children stood, or sometimes sat along each side 
of the table, and ate their meals in silence ; there was very little 
talking git the table. Each one ate what was place before him. 
and no murmuring was heard. They never partook of a meal 
without thanking God for their daily food, and asking a blessing. 
This duty belonged either to the father or to the mother. As 
soon as the children were old enough to understand its meaning, 
they were taught short prayers which they would pray in regular 
order, each one his particular and distinct prayer, commencing 
with the oldest and ending with the youngest. To many of the 
readers of this book this custom may appear strange, but we have 
great reverence for this Christian training and custom. We 
verily believed that this custom has been kept sacred and 
carried out by every generation of the Shuey family down to 
the present time. Our family strictly observed this custom until 
we children were grown up and left home. It has taught us a 
principle which we shall never forget as long as we may live. 
These short prayers were usually taken from the Bible. Reader, 
scoff not at this custom, practiced by our ancestor and handed 
down to us as a sacred memorial; rather introduce it in your 
family, and see whether it will not have a healthful influence on 
your children. You may not live to see the fruits, but it will 
be bread cast upon the waters, which thou shalt find after many 
days. This custom has been continued by the author's family. 

No table cloth was used. No carpets graced the floor, but 
every Saturday they were made to assume a perfectly white and 
clean appearance, under the operation of water, white sand and 
broom. The furniture of the house was as simple and plain as 
their fare. Where seats could be placed stationary, large square 
blocks were used, as for instance on each side of the hearth. A 
stove was unknown then. Some benches were used for seats, 
and a few chairs, which were home-made ; the seats plaited with 
broad, smooth-shaved slips of white-oak or hickory. Several 
beds and a few chests made up the principal part of the furniture. 

Thus they lived in a plain and simple way, but were com- 
fortable, and what is still better, well contented. Their peace 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 35 

and happiness however was considerably disturbed by a wild and 
savage tribe, viz, the Indians. No doubt these Indians were 
often wronged and unfairly dealt with, and they, being uncivilized, 
soon looked upon the whole race of "pale-faced men" as enemies, 
and were not slow in giving vent to their feelings whenever they 
came in contact with the white people. We have no direct source 
of knowledge of these Indian troubles at the particular place 
where the Shueys lived, but we have enough history of the 
county in close proximity to convince us that they did not escape 
these persecutions. 

There were several forts near the Shuey farm, where the in- 
habitants used to assemble in order to protect themselves and 
their families. 

Prof. I. D. Rupp, in his History of Lebanon county, says: 
"The inhabitants of this region of country were kept in continual 
aTarm during the spring, summer, and autumn of this year (1757) 
on account of the murders committed by the Indians. One fails in 
the attempt to describe the perils of the frontier settlers at these 
times. The heart shrinks from portraying the scenes of horror ; 
the barbarous miurderers butchered the whites in the field — at 
their meals — in bed — at every unguarded hour. Who would not 
sicken to view, in imagination, scalps clotted with gored, man- 
gled limbs, women ripped open, the heart and bowels still palpita- 
ting with life and smoking on the ground — see savages swilling, 
as it were, human blood, and imbibing a more courageous fury 
with the hiunan draught — see the living, not captives, fleeing for 
life, while the Indians are in hot pursuit!" Many men were 
killed, and the children carried off to Canada. The farmer was 
obliged to carry a gun while he was plowing in the field ; and 
even then many were killed without the least intimation of the 
approach of an enemy. During the Indian trouble, the men 
attended church with loaded guns and other defensive weapons. 
Of some pastors, it is said they were doubly armed ; first by faith 
in the certain protection of an all-ruling Providence; second in 
their guns, which they had often with them in the pulpit. Many 
traditional accounts of these Indian troubles have been handed 
down to us, through our ancestors. 

As far as we can learn, none of the members of the Shuey 
family suffered death at their hands. There are yet several build- 
ings standing in the neighborhood which are pointed out to us 
as buildings of safety during that time ; where no less than fifteen 
to twenty families occupied one house, in order to assist one 



36 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

another in keeping away the savages and to protect them- 
selves and their children. Being obliged to do their cooking on 
the liearth, not all of the families could cook on the same day. 
Sometimes persons were shot by Indians in ambush while going 
from the house to the spring or to the bam. ' The dreadful state 
of affairs can easily be imagined by the reader. Our Indian 
troubles in the West have been as nothing in comparison to the 
trouble at that time. Now our frontiers are protected by a 
United States army ; then frontier men had to rely on their own 
strength and power. The country was then under the control of 
England, and no army was held to drive back the maraud- 
ers. Let the troubles of the past rest with the past. Let us not 
call to mind the dreadful calamities through which our ancestors 
had to pass. 

The Indians had little idea where the white men came from, and 
probably this was one reason why they were so much oi^>osed 
to them, and sought every opportunity to slay them. The Indi- 
ans said that the white men came out of the earth beyond the 
sea, and should have remained there ; that they came to rob them 
of their hunting grounds and make it more laborious to fish, 
and that disease was more frequent among them since the intro- 
duction of intoxicating liquors." We must acknowledge that 
there is a great dfeal of truth in the latter part of this sentence — 
that they often were robbed of their hunting grounds, and we be- 
lieve too that intoxicating liquors bring on disease. Many super- 
stitious stories were told about the Indians in Pennsyl- 
vania by unwise parents, and naughty children were quieted, 
who ever afterward were afraid to be out at night for fear the 
Indian will come up out of his grave and rob or scalp them. 
Many superstitious people declare that they have heard Indians 
shout or scream when out at night, who, if they would have 
taken time to think and examine, would have found the 
Indian to be nothing more than an owl or the wind howling 
through the trees. Indian arrow-heads have often been plowed 
up or found on the ground. 

Ludwig Shuey was not actively engaged in the Revolutionary- 
War, the end of which he was not permitted to see*; but he was 
in full sympathy with it, and extended his aid in so far as he 
was able. We quote from history, which defines his position 
authentically : 

** November 22d, 1774. The committee of this borough (Lancaster) 
met and the following hand-bill by them ordered to be printed, and 
sent to, and put up at all the public places in this county, viz.: 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 37 

To the Freeholders and Electors of the County of Lancaster: 
The committee for the borough of Lancaster, taking in their con- 
sideration the resolves and recommendations of the American Conti- 
nental Congress, request that the freeho'lders and others qualified to 
vote for Representatives in Assembly for the county, would meet at 
the court-house, in Lancaster, on Thursday, the fifteenth day of De- 
cember next, to choose by ballot sixty proper persons for a com- 
mittee, to observe the conduct of all persons touching the general 
Association of the general Congress; which committee, it is proposed, 
when elected shall divide the county into different districts, and ap- 
point members of the committee to superintend each district, and 
any six of the members so appointed for a district to be a quorum 
for transacting business. 

**It will be necessary, previous to the general election, that each 
township shall elect a proper person to act as inspector, and receive 
the tickets of the electors on that day."* 

On the said 15th day of December, in pursuance to the notice 
above mentioned, a general election was held at the borough of 
Lancaster^ for this county, and the following persons were chosen 
as and for a part of the committee : from Bethel township, being 
a part of the 4th district, Ludwig Shuey, Casper Corr, and John 
Bishon. 

Several meetings of this committee were held immediately af- 
ter the election. At one of these meeting the following letter 
was received from the Committee on Correspondence of the City 
of Philadelphia, dated the 22d of December, 1774 : 

Gentlemen: — By order of the Committee of the City and Liberties 
of Philadelphia, we have the pleasure to transmit to you the following 
resolves, passed this day with great unanimity, viz.: 

"That this committee think it absolutely necessary that the com- 
mittees of the counties of this province, or such deputies as they may 
appoint for this purpose, be requested to meet together in provincial 
convention as soon as convenient. 

"That it be recommended to the county committees to meet in said 
convention, on Monday, the 23d day of January next, in the city of 
Philadelphia." 

From a view of the present situation of public affairs, the commit- 
tee have been induced to propose this convention, that the sense of 
the province may be obtained; and that measures to be taken there- 
upon, may be the result of the united wisdom of the colony. 

The obvious necessity of giving an immediate consideration to 
many matters of the greatest importance to the general welfare, will 
we hope, sufficiently apologize to you for naming so early a day as 
the 23d of January. 

We are, gentlemen, respectfully. 

Your humble servants, (Signed.) 

*Biipp't History of Lebanon County, p. 389. Mombert't History of Lancaster County, 
p. 218. Rupp's History of Lancaster County, p. 383. 



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The following letter from the committee of correspondence of 
the coimty Berks was sent to the committee of Lancaster county, 
viz. : 

Gentlemen: — Enclosed is an abstract from the proceedings of the 
committee of this county, by which you will sec that deputies are ap- 
pointed to attend the proposed provincial convention. 

When we consider that our disputes are drawing fast to a crisis, 
and that the most cordial unanimity is absolutely necessary for our 
preservation, we cannot doubt but that your respectable committee 
will without hesitation appoint deputies to attend the provincial con- 
gress. The neglect of any one county may have the most fatal conse- 
quences. And we well know the pleasure it would give our enemies 
to see even the appearance of a disunion at this very important time. 
The great consequence of this subject will, we hope, apologize for 
this freedom. 

We are, gentlemen, with the greatest respect, 

Your most obedient humble servants, 
(Signed.) 

Edward Biddle. 
Jonathan Potts, 
William Reerer, 
Christopher Witman, 
Mark Bird. 
Committee of Correspondence. 
Reading, January 5, 1775. 

At a meeting of the Committee of Inspection of the county of 
Lancaster, at the court-house in Lancaster, on the 14th day of 
January, 1775, Edward Shippen, was chosen chairman. 

It was unanimously agreed that in case of any difference in 
sentiments, the question proposed to be determined by the mem- 
bers of the committee voting by townships. 

A letter from the Committee of Correspondence of the City and 
Liberties of Philadelphia, and another letter from the Commit- 
tee of Correspondence of Berks county, were then read ; and it 
being put to vote Whether this committee would appoint deputies 
to meet the other counties of this province in provincial conven- 
tion, on Monday, the 23d January instant, the same was carried 
in the affirmative. 

The vote in this instance was taken by townships. Bethel 
township, of whose committee Ludwig Shuey was a member and 
its chairman, voted in the affirmative. 

The duties of this committee of sixty persons were various 
and manifold. In one instance, a man was brought before the 
committee charged with having a dancing-school, "which comes 
within the meaning of the eighth article of the Association of 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 39 

the Continental Congress, and the same ought, at the present, 
during the unhappy dispute with the mother country, to be dis- 
continued." The gentleman referred to being sent for, waited 
upon the committee, and being informed of the sentiments of this 
committee, agreed and promised to break up and discontinue his 
said school. 

At another time complaint was made to the Committee that a 
certain shop keeper had sold tea, contrary to the Association of 
the Continental Congress. He, too, was summoned to appear 
before the committee to answer to the charge. 

In this way the committee had to keep watch over the people, 
and to observe the conduct of all persons living within its juris- 
diction. This was at a very critical period of our national his- 
tory, and we infer that Ludwig Shuey must have been one of the 
most prominent citizens of Bethel township or he would not have 
been placed at the head of this committee and intrusted with such 
responsible affairs. This was the last public act which Ludwig 
performed. Very soon after these actions had been taken by the 
committee, which we quoted, Ludwig passed away from an active 
and earthly life to a spiritual and heavenly. He did not live to 
see the land which he sought with his father when but a mere boy 
as a peaceful home, proclaimed free and independent. But he 
was anxious to have the country formed into a separate govern- 
ment, and he took what part he could to establish it. Sixteen 
months after his death, the Declaration of Independence was 
signed and proclaimed, the centennial of which was celebrated in 
1876, and therefore we enlarged somewhat on this point in this 
history. The many noble needs which Ludwig did in life are not 
all recorded. He died on the 25th day of February, 1775, aged 
48 years, 4 months and 13 days. His remains were interred in the 
graveyard at Klopp's church, where a heavy sand-stone marks his 
resting place. This stone furnished the information for this his- 
tory, as to the birth and death of Ludwig Shuey. The letters are 
so much washed off from the stone by the rains of a hundred 
and more years that they have become illegible, and it was only 
by means of tracing them with the index, finger that the author 
was enabled to make out the inscription, which is in the German 
language and reads as follows : 

"Hier liegt in seiner ruhe der Leichman von Ludwig Heinrich 
Shiiy. Geboren den 12d October, 1726. Gestorben Februar den 
25, 1775. Alt 48 Yahre 4 Monat und 13 Tage." 

On the sid€ of his grave is found a marble headstone which 
indicates the grave of his wife Elizabeth Shuey, who was born 



40 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

April 20th, 1726, and died February 20th, 1792, aged 65 years 
and ten months. 

Many of the facts recorded in the pages of this history were 
taken from the headstones of the graves of the departed ones of 
the Shuey family. It is a beautiful custom to have the remem- 
brance of our dead marked in this prominent and permanent way, 
to be read and studied by their descendants a hundred )rears and 
more afterwards. This, in many cases, was the only record that 
could be found of certain individuals of the Shuey family. 

Before Ludwig Shuey died, he made his last will and testa- 
ment, and disposed of his earthly estates as will be shown in the 
following pages. 

He makes mention in his will to have his children educated. 
He was also very particular in giving his wife sufficient for a good 
living. He enumerated every article that she was to have, and 
how much grain, etc., yearly. The will is here given to the reader 
in full as copied from a literal translation of the original copy, 
recorded in the Register's Office in Lancaster, Book C, page 274. 
Both the original Will and the literal translation from the German 
are on file in the office. 

In the Name of God Amen. 
I Ludwig Shuey of the Township of Bethel in the county of Lan- 
caster, being very sick of Body, but of perfect sense, memory and un- 
derstanding, thanks to God. Considering the certainty of Death, and 
that it is appointed to all men once to die, Make this my last Will and 
Testament, in manner following that is to say first I give and recom- 
mend my soul in the hands of God, who gave it, and my body to be 
entered in the Earth in a christian like manner, as my Executors shall 
direct, not doubting receiving the same again at the general Resurrec- 
tion through the omnipotency of God and concerning such worldly 
goods wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me with, I depose of the 
same in following manner viz First I give and bequeath unto Eliz- 
abeth my beloved wife, that she shall live upon my Plantation where- 
on I now dwell as long as she shall remain my widow, carrying on 
the Oconomy as long as she and the Executors shall approve of it 
but upon her quitting the management of the place then she is to have 
a Room for herself in this house and if she chooses to ride out then 
She is to be furnished with a good riding horse from the possessor of 
the place. And that she have the choice of one cow for her own use 
and which shall always be maintained by the place, summer and win- 
ter. Further I give and bequeath her the sum of one hundred Pounds 
Pennsylv* Currency besides the interest of two hundred Pounds at 
the rate of five per cent of which five Pounds shall be paid her by 
the person who shall accept the plantation and as soon as accepted 
and the remaining five Pounds at the expiration of one year next 
after, and such payment to continue every year as long as she shall 
continue my widow by my son Henry Shuey. Further I bequeath 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 41 

unto her two beds and bedsteads which she tnay choose and that she 
Is to have yearly 10 bushels of wheat 6 bushels of Rye 17 pounds of 
good hachelled hemp 7 pounds weight of wool vinegar and cider as 
much as she may use and apples she may take as many as she pleases, 

4 gals whiskie all grain to be delivered to the mill grounded and the 
meal with the bran delivered to her at the said house, all firewood to 
be cut and delivered to the door of her said dwelling as much as she 
may choose 30 pounds of Beef 80 pounds of pork one bushel of salt 
and the one third part of the kitchen garden, Potatoes and ground for 
cabbage good prepared. But if she should marry, then the said yearly 
income to cease and end. 

Item 21y I bequeath unto my son Henry Shuey the sum of three 
hundred Pounds lawful money of Pennsylvania on condition that he 
shall pay yearly unto his mother five Pounds which he has rec^ as he 
has one hundred more than his sisters and therefore he shall not take 

5 shares, and the one hundred now mentioned he shall at the time of 
the Dividing repay in order that all his other coheirs may share it 
amongst them. 

Item 3*ly I give and bequeath unto my son Martin Shuey that plan- 
tation whereon he now lives, on condition that he pays for the same 
the sum of eight hundred Pounds; two hundred Pounds part thereof 
he has received for his Share and the remaining six hundred Pounds 
he shall pay again in manner following viz. two hundred Pounds now 
and every year after the sum of thirty Pounds until the whole be paid 
and he is further to let his mother have her choice of the two best 
apple trees. 

Item 41y I give and bequeath unto my son John Shuey the sum of 
two hundred Pounds Pennsylvania money. 

Item Sly I give and bequeath unto my son Ludwig Shuey unto my 
daug'hter Elizabeth unto my son Christian Shuey unto my daughter 
Catharine and unto my son Adam, and to each of them the sum of 
two hundred Pounds lawful money of Pennsylvania at their or as they 
shall arrive at the age of 21 years and be married and upon their not 
being married, they shall only receive the yearly Interest thereof at 
the Rate of 5 per cent and those of them who shall be disobedient to 
their mother or executor or otherwise lead a vicious life shall not re- 
ceive their share of Inheritance until they reform themselves. Further 
Do I order, that the children shall be educated and raised upon this 
plantation until they be 21 years of age, and if his mother should quit 
the oconomy then they shall serve from the age of 14 years and such 
wages and money they shall earn, shall be equally divided amongst 
them all, and if any of my children should happen to die without 
lawful issue of body, then such share shall be divided to and among 
my other children equally and in even shares. 

And further I hereby order and make Executors and Guardians my 
beloved Brother Martin Shuey, my Son Henry Shuey and my beloved 
wife Elizabeth, to be my only Executors and Guardians and I order 
and command herewith that none of my children shall choose any 
other Guardian. That is my last will and Testament and no other. 



42 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

I do hereby witness with my own hand and Seal put hereto this 11th 
day of February A. D. 1775. 

Subscribed, sealed and pronounced LUDWIG SHUEY (Seal). 

In the presence of us 

William Runkel 

John Gunckel 

/. John Henry Shuey. (2). 

John Henry Shuey, eldest son of Ludwig Shuey, was bom 
March 9th, 1748, in Bethel township, Lancaster county, Penn- 
sylvania. When but a few months old he was baptized in the 
Reformed Church and his baptism is recorded in the Swatara 
church book, with Henry Souder (single) and Anna Maria Stine 
(single) as sponsors. In his youth at the proper age he attended 
a course of catechetical instructions, and was confirmed a mem- 
ber of the Reformed Church. His younger days were spent with 
his father on the farm, and in consequence thereof he likewise 
became a farmer. His education was limited to such teaching 
as the common schools of that time afforded. He made the best 
of his opportunities, and received sufficient education to enable 
him to transact bis business affairs correctly. 

When he was grown up and of proper age, he joined himself 
in wedlock to a farmer's daughter, and soon afterwards moved 
to Hanover township, Lancaster county, afterwards Dauphin 
county, and now Lebanon county. Here he bought a tract of 
land from David Theiss for fifty pounds, on the 17th day of 
November, 1773. This was the one-eighth part of a tract con- 
taining three hundred acres. Finding this piece of land insuffi- 
cient for his purpose, he bought the other seven-eighths part, on 
the 24th diiy of November, 1774, from Michael Theiss and his 
father, Ludwig Shuey, for six hundred pounds. A good part of 
this was woodland, but enough of farming land to give him 
sufficient employment. 

Enterprise was Henry's watchword, and soon after coming into 
possession of this large quantity of land, he proceeded to erect 
a. better dwelling house. In 1775 he built a substantial one-story 
log house on this land, on the bank of Shuey's creek. This house 
was built of heavy logs, and was afterwards rebuilt so as to make 
it two stories high instead of one. This second story was only 
added to the lower story, and this same house is still standing 
and in good repair, though 144 years old, on the farm later owned 
by E. B. Shuey, a great grandson of Henry Shuey. Buying such 
a large farm and building a new house was considerable of a 
burden to carry for a beginner ; but by his perseverance he soon 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 43 

cleared himself of this debt, and already on the 7th of Novem- 
ber, 1794, we find him buying another tract containing one hun- 
dred acres, situated in Upper Paxton township, Dauphin county, 
for thirty pounds in gold or silver, as the deed says. This wsts 
at the rate of about $1.50 an acre. This last tract he bought 
from John Stahlman, and the deed represents it as lying on "both 
sides of the Wickinisky Creek." Henry must have considered 
November a good month for buying land; as will be noticed, 
these three pieces were bought in this month. 

Not satisfied with what he had here accumulated, he bought 
another tract on the 27th of February, 1795, containing fifteen 
and a half acres, from Mathias Henning, for one hundred and 
twenty-five pounds. This tract joins his other land on the north- 
east. Again, on the 9th of April, 1803, he bought a farm of 
eighty acres from Conrad Roth, for six hundred and fifty poundis. 
This last farm latterly belonged to Henry Shuey, near Ranks- 
town, and later was owned by Ephraim Shuey. He also pur- 
chased several smaller tracts adjoining this farm. Thus Henry 
had accumulated sufficient property to give his children a start 
in life. 

In the first Shuey history it is stated that Henry Shuey was 
not a military man and took no part in the Revolutionary War. 
The author sincerely regrets that he had not investigated official 
records at that time. In the revision and investigation for this 
book a very pleasing discovery was made. He was indeed a 
military man and not only took interest in the war for freedom 
but gave his personal service. This is verified by the following 
official certificate. 

PENNSYLVANIA STATE LIBRARY 

Harrisburg 

March 29, 1917. 
To Whom It May Concern: 

I hereby Certify that one Henry Shuey was a private in Captain 
Thos« Coppenhaver's Company, Third Company, Sixth Battalion, Lan- 
caster County Militia, 24th of April, 1778 to October 28, 1779. 

See p. 546, Volume Seven, Pennsylvania Archives, Fifth Series. 

H. H. SHENK, 
Custodian of the Public Records. 
In testimony whereof 
I hereby Affix the Seal 
of this Department. 
(Seal) 

This military spirit has been perpetuated in the descendants 
of Henry Shuey in a direct line through five generations, each 



44 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

generation rendering valuable military service. Notwithstanding 
this record no family can be found that loves peace more in- 
tensely than the Shuey family. 

Henry was a very energetic man, and as a result of his in- 
dustrious habits he became possessed of a great deal of property. 
He was an excellent farmer, and gave his sons a thorough train- 
ing in that particular pursuit. His sons became farmers after 
him, and a large number of their descendants, to this day, are 
engaged in the same pursuit. 

When Henry moved to Hanover township, there was an old 
house standing on the farm which he bought (afterwards owned 
by E. B. Shuey,) which they occupied until the new house was 
built. This house stood several hundred' yards south of the pres- 
ent house, a little to the east of the lane, near a large ash tree. 
The place where the bake-oven stood is still recognized when 
the ground is freshly plowed, from the fact that the ground is 
very black, being mixed with charcoal. A little below this place 
is a small spring which is not now used. It is said that a spring- 
house stood over this spring. A tree stood just above the spring, 
and the author well remembers the stump of that tree, around 
which we children used to play. No trace of it is left now. The 
farm houses, formerly, were all built near the creek, and this old 
farm house stood only a few yards from the creek. The house 
which he built likewise stands just above the bank of the creek. 
This is called Shuey's Creek, and after it leaves the Shuey lands 
it unites with Walmer's Creek and forms Reed's Creek, which 
flows into the Swatara a little above Harpers and then empties 
into the Susquehanna river at Middletown, Pa. 

This house which Henry built has become a place of some 
significance, inasmuch as it is the birth-place and the residence 
in early life not only of his children, but also of his grand-chil- 
dren and great-grandchildren. It is the place where the writer 
of this history was born and passed his early life, and it has thus 
become a place of such endearment that the reader will pardon 
this description of it at some length. The heavy logs with which 
the house was built attract the attention of all who visit the place. 
The roof is very high in the middle, and the rafters are heavy 
timbers. Before it was rebuilt the house had a small roof about 
three feet wide all around the building, between the first and sec- 
ond floor windows, according to the style of those days. This 
was attached when it was made two stories high. There was a 
very large chimney in the middle of the house, built of rough 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 45 

mountain stone, which took away about one-eighth of the space 
of the house. The partitions in the house were all made of boards, 
nicely panelled, the same as the doors are usually made. It has 
since been weather-boarded and painted, the partitions and large 
chimney torn out and others put in, the floors relaid, the rooms 
changed, and nothing is left but the external form of the original 
house, which has now served a full century and a half, and is of 
sufficient strength to last another fifty years. This place was 
formerly called "Shewey's Bower," according to some records, 
and it has held the name Shuey more than one hundred and fifty 
years, and it will be a regret to many that it has lately lost that 
name. There are many hallowed scenes and associations con- 
nected with this place, which are held in sacred remembrance by 
more than one who has been permitted to enjoy the sheltering 
roof of the "old homestead." 

The descendants of John Henry Shuey now number thous- 
ands of persons, all of whom can lay claim to this house as their 
paternal protector against winds and storms, cold and heat, rain 
and sunshine, and they no doubt rtgaird it as a monument of the 
activity and perseverance of their ancestor. It has also become 
a house of justice, where many a strife has been brought to a 
close, at least in actions if not in the minds of the different op- 
posing parties. It has likewise been the scene of gala days, where 
"two hearts that beat like one and two souls with but one 
thought" have been legally declared one, according to the right 
which is vested in the office of Justice of the Peace, by the 
authority of the State of Pennsylvania. 

Henry Shuey married Barbara Tice, about the year 1770, 
and then reared a large family, having in all twelve children, 
who all grew up with the exception of one. The names of the 
children are as follows: Elizabeth, Henry, Barbara, Ludwig 
Maria, Christiana, Eve, Catharine, Christian, David, John and 
Margaret. 

Being possessed of a good deal of land, he had work for all 
his children, and thus could keep them together while they were 
being educated and taught how to work, so that they could make 
a living by honest toil. He was a religious man, and brought up 
his children in the fear of the Lord. He was a strict member 
of the Reformed Church, and worshiped in Walnmer's church, 
where he, at different times, held offices in said church. He died 
a comparatively young man having fallen asleep in Jesus on the 
15th day of October, 1804, aged 56 years, 7 months and 6 days. 



46 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

His remains were interred in the graveyard at Walmer's church, 
where a headstone marks the place. 

His wife, Barbara Shuey, survived him by ten years, she 
having died June 8th, 1814, at the age of 65 years, 7 months and 
15 days. She is buried beside her husband and her grave is 
also marked by a headstone. 

I. Anna Elizabeth Shuey. (3) 

Eldest dai^hter of Henry Shuey, was born October 6th, 1771. 
In 1775, when the new house was finished, Elizabeth was so de- 
lighted that she ran through the whole house, hardly knowing 
how to contain herself. She died soon afterwards, exact date not 
known. She is buried in Walmer's church graveyard. 

n. John Henry Shuey (3) 

Was born January 17th, 1773. He was baptized soon after in 
Walmer*s Reformed Church. His sponsors were Martin Shuey 
and wife. It might be well to state here that formerly the chil- 
dren were always brought into the church, and baptized there. 
This was significant of their induction into the church, and by the 
act of baptism they became members of the church. They also had 
sponsors at that time, who promised to assist the parents in bring- 
ing up the child in nurture and the admonition of the Lord. In 
most cases the child was named after one of the sponsors. Henry 
was a farmer all his life-time, and lived near Bordner*s store, 
on the farm afterwards owned by Levi Bixler, in Union town- 
ship, Lebanon coimty, then Hanover township, Dauphin county. 
Pa. He was somewhat of a military man, and the militia used 
to drill at his house. His name is also found on the Muster Roll 
of the War of 1812-14. 

The official record shows that Henry Shuey was a Private 
in Captain Abraham Stine's company, 117th Regiment, First 
Brigade, Sixth Division, taken for August 8, 1814, Jonestown. 
See page 386, Volume 7, Pennsylvania Archives, Sixth Series. 

He married Mrs. Barbara Miller, a daughter of Andrew Ger- 
berich. They had six children, viz : — Barbara, Eve, Henry, George, 
Elizabeth and Rebecca. After her death he married Elizabeth 
Bender, who bore him five children, viz: — Catharine, David, 
Jacob, Thomas and Magdalena. At this time their nearest 
market for grain and produce was Philadelphia. With a large 
team and several farmers in company they would start on a 
Monday morning, drive to Philadelphia sell out and return home, 
requiring a full week, to Saturday evening, to make a single 



HISTORY OF THE.SHUEY FAMILY 47 

trip. Now we can leave home in the morning, go to Philadel- 
phia, transact considerable business, and return the same day. 
Henry was making one of his trips to Philadelphia during the 
latter part of October, 1828, and while stopping at a hotel at the 
Trappe, in Montgomery county, he was seized with a fit of 
coughing, and died from what was supposed to be an internal 
rupture. His body was brought home and buried in Walmer's 
church graveyard, but no tombstone marks his grave. His age 
was 55 years, 9 months and 6 days. He died October 23d, 1828. 
He was a useful man in his time, and was highly respected by 
his neighbors. He was always ready to assist them when neces- 
sity required it, and thus had the good will of the community in 
which he lived. As a farmer he was successful, but on account 
of his generosity ^and his good will to others he never became 
possessed of much property. Having reared a large family, he 
could not do much more than give each one a start in business. 

Lebanon county, Pennsylvania, was organized February 16, 
1813, taken from the eastern portion of Dauphin county, which 
was formerly the northern part of Lancaster county which 
is rich in early history, and is often mentioned in this book. In 
1817, Peter Gloninger, Henry Shuey and Daniel Henning, com- 
missioners of Lebanon county, purchased a lot in the town of 
Lebanon from Philip Greenwalt, and upon this lot a substantial 
Court House was erected which is still used as the seat of justice. 
In the vaults of the county office in this building the author had 
access to many of the old records mentioned in this book. The 
fact that Henry Shuey was one of the county commissioners 
proves that he was one of the prominent men of the county during 
its organizing period. 

1. Barbara Shuey (4) was born July 13, 1798. In her youth 
she was baptized and afterwards became a communicant member 
of the Reformed Church. She was married to David Walmer 
and lived near Walmer's church. They had four children, all 
sons, whose names were Henry, Amos, Jacob and Thomas. Her 
husband died November 11, 1859. Barbara died while on a visit 
to her son Henry, in Bluffton, Indiana, on November 9, 1865. 

1. Henry Shuey Walmer (5) was born February 23, 1828, in 
Lebanon county, Pa. He married Catharine Krill, born March 
27^ 1825, in Lebanon county. Pa. They moved to Bluffton, Ind., 
where Henry carried on mercantile business for thirty years. 
Then retired and lived on a farm near Bluffton. Died June 6, 
1900. His wife died April 19, 1901. They had ten children:— 



48 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Sarah, Amanda, Barbara, Catharine, Jennie, David, Ella, Clara, 
William and Edwin. 

1. Sarah Walmer (6) was bom in 1851 and died in 1861. 

2. Amanda Walmer (6) was bom February 26, 1852. She 
was married to W. T. Shaffer and they resided at Muncie, In- 
diana. Children: — 1, Frank Shaffer (7); 2, Minnie ShaflFer 
(7) who was married to Oscar Watson and have one child, 
Frederick Watson (8) ; 3, Ralph Shaffer (7) ; 4, Lewis Shaffer 
(7) ; 5, Carrie Shaffer (7) dead and 6, Cecil Shaffer (7). 

3. Barbara Walmer (6) was bom November 10, 1854. She 
was married to A. J. Tribolet, a merchant at Bluffton, Indiana. 
Later they were in mercantile business in Coldwater, Michigan. 
Mrs. Tribolet died in March, 1912. Children — 1. Charles T. 
Tribolet (7) who is in the employment of the U. S. 
Government on the Isthmus of Panama; 2, Earl Tribolet 
(7) who is married and they have two children, Charles 
Tribolet (8) and Donald Tribolet (8); 3, Mary Tribolet 
(7) ; 4, Martha Tribolet (7) who is married and has 
one child, James Artman (8) ; 5, Paul Tribolet (7) who 
is married and they have one child, Helen Tribolet (8) ; 6. Harold 
Tribolet (7) who is a member of Company D. 328 Machine Gun 
battalion, in the U. S. service; 7. Louise Tribolet (7) ; residence 
Coldwater, Michigan. 

4 Catharine Walmer (6) was born January 22, 1856. She 
was married to David Karnes, an architect. Residence Bluffton, 
Ind. Children — 1. Louis Karnes (7) ; 2. Lelia Karnes (7) ; 
3. Cecil Karnes (7) ; 4. Harry Karnes (7) ; 5. George Karnes 
(7) ; 6. Catharine Karnes (7) dead. 

5. Jennie Walmer (6) was bom July 22, 1858. She was 
married to H. E. Rowley, a factory foreman. Residence Ander- 
son, Ind. Children — 1. William Rowley (7) ; 2. Hattie Rowley 
(7) ; 3. Robert Rowley (7). 

6. David A. Walmer (6), merchant in Bluffton, Ind., Bom 
June 29, 1860. He married Maggie Kluck and one child was 
bom to them, Maggie Walmer (7) who was married to W. W. 
Rodgers and they have a son named Robert W. Rodgers (8), 
David Walmer's second marriage was to Josephine Meits; 
three children; John Henry Wahner (7); Marguerite Walmer 
(7) and Florence Walmer (7) who is married to Dr. E. F. 
Younger, Lynchburg, Va. 

7. Ella Walmer (6) bom June 27, 1862 was married to G. F. 
Hartley, a lumberman. Residence, Muncie, Ind. They have a 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 49 

son Harry Hartley (7) who is secretary and treasurer of 
Bending Works in Piqua, Ohio. He is married. 

8. Clara Walmer (6) was born September 16, 1864. Mar- 
ried to H. L. Troutman, a printer. Residence, Bluffton, Ind. 
Children: — Neil (7), Alpheus (7) dead, Helen (7), Henry (7) 
and Dorothy (7). 

9. William Walmer (6), was born April 20, 1866. Married 
Annie Greenfield. He is a farmer near Bluffton, Ind. Children 
Homer (7) who is married and they have one daughter Maxine 
(8), Dwight (7), Glenn (7) and Roberta (7). 

10. Edwin Shuey Walmer (6), bom November 5, 1868. He 
is a successful merchant in Bluffton, Ind. He is married. They 
have one child, Hillard (7). The above families are highly es- 
teemed and prominent. 

2. Amos B. Walmer (5) was born December 1, 1829. He 
married Rebecca A. Miller and lived in Jonestown, Lebanon 
county, Pa., w^here he carried on the tinsmith trade for many 
years and afterwards was a merchant until he died, May 22, 
1871. They had several children, but the author was unable to 
get their history. 

3. Jacob Walmer (5) born in Lebanon county, Pa., Sep- 
tember 20, 1833. Married Elizabeth Decker March 16, 1859. 
Children: — ^Mary E. Wabner (6) bom April 13, 1860; 
Isaac David Walmer (6) bom in June, 1862, died April 2, 1863 ; 
Emma E. Wakner (6) bom October 9, 1863, married to Ed- 
ward Markley. Children, Fred B. Markley (7), bom December 
4, 1891, and Enwna E. Markley (7) died January 4, 1905 ; John D. 
Walmer (6) born May 16, 1865; William Franklin Walmer (6) 
bom April 6, 1867 and died July 12, 1867; George H. Walmer 

(6) bom May 23, 1868, Married Miss Little and have four 
children, Hazel (7), Homer (7), Helen (7) and Dee (7); Ida 
R. Walmer (6) born October 10, 1871 was married to John H. 
Painter, January 3, 1892, children, Joseph R. Painter (7) bom 
December 9, 1892 and died August 11, 1902; John R. Painter 

(7) born October 2, 1894; Paul E. Painter (7) bom 
October 17, 1^6; Mary E. Painter (7) born September 10, 
1898; Dorothy A. Painter (7) bom December 6, 1900. The Jacob 
Wakner family lived near Bluffton, Ind. He died Nov. 8, 1871. 

4. Thomas Shuey Walmer (5) bom December 7. 1836, in 
Union township, Lebanon county, attended country school and at 
about eighteen years of age entered the store of Henry Shenk 
at Hamlin, Bethel township, and three years later bought this 



50 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Store and continued the business eight years. Then moved to 
Lebanon and became a member of the firm of Meily, Seltzer 
and Walmer and several years later he took charge of the whole 
business and for thirty-two years carried on the wholesale gro- 
cery business. On November 13, 1858 he married Lydia Frantz 
and they had eight children, most of them died young. They 
are 1. Emma R. Walmer (6) born January 20, 1860, was a 
graduate of the Allentown College for Women. Married to 
Harry Reinoehl of Lebanon, one child, a boy (7) who 
died in infancy. Emma died January 29, 1881. 2. Alice A. 
Walmer (6) bom March 6, 1864. Died November 29, 1868. 3. 
Ida A. Walmer (6) bom July 23, 1866, died May 11, 1868. 4. 
A son (6) bom July 12, 1870, died July 20, 1870. 5. Bertha E. 
Walmer (6) bom December 24, 1871. She is the matron of the 
Nurses Home at the Episcopal Hospital in Philadelphia. 6. T. 
Frantz Walmer (6) bom October 12, 1875, died April 20, 1879, 
1897. 7. Ammon S. Walmer (6) born August 8, 1881, died 
August 13, 1881. 8. Mabel R. Walmer (6) born March 15, 
1884. She is a music teacher in Lebanon. The W^aljiier family 
lived in a pleasant home and the author was often entertained 
by them in his visits to his native county. Mr. 
Walmer retired from business and later was elected comp- 
troller of the city of Lebanon, by a large majority, and died 
while in office, September 3, 1912, the Mayor, city treasurer and 
some of the select councilmen acting as pall bearers. Buried at 
Kimmerling's church. Active member of the Reformed church. 
While at Hamlin he organized a Sunday school and served as its 
superintendent. He was esteemed by all who knew him. His 
widow and daughter Mabel reside in Lebanon, Pa. 

2. Eve Shuey (4) was born September 1, 1799, and baptized 
October 27, 1799. Her sponsor was Eve Shuey. She was a 
member of the Reformed church. She >yas married to Jacob 
Shally of Bunker Hill. They had eleven children: — Henry who 
died young, John, Jacob, Lydia, Isaac, Michael, David, Adam, 
Rebecca, Daniel and Amanda. After her husband's death she 
made her home with her son Daniel Shally. She died April 24, 
1882, aged 82 years, 7 months and 23 days. Most of this large 
Shally family are members of the Reformed church. It will be 
noticed that some of the descendants write their names ShoUy 
and others Shelley. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 51 

2. John Sholley (5) married Ann Loser. They had four 
children: — Franklin, Malinda, Gideon and John. Residence 
near Lebanon, Pa. 

1. Franklin Sholley (6) married Ella Eisenhauer. They 
had one daughter, Ida (7) who by her first marriage had one 
son, Charles Zimmerman (8) who is married and lives in Phila- 
delphia, Pa. Ida afterwards was married to Robert Derr of 
Lebanon, Pa. 

2. Malinda Sholley (6) was married to John Paine of Leba- 
non, Pa. They had ten children! Both Mr. and Mrs. Paine died 
within three months, when the oldest child was only nineteen 
years of age. These children were cared for by kind friends. 
Some of them were raised in Orphan Homes. They are as fol- 
lows: — 1. Alice Paine (7) who was married to Samuel Eitnier 
of Harrisburg, Pa. Thev have five children :— Lottie (8) ; Amy 
(8) ; William (8) ; Howard (8) and Oscar (8). 2, Mamie Paine 

(7) is married to David Hoffman of Reading, Pa. They have one 
daughter. 3, Eva Paine (7) is married to Peter Kerschner of 
Reading, Pa. 4, Walter Paine (7) is married and lives in Allen- 
town, Pa., one child. 5, Thomas Paine (7) is married and lives 
in Reading, Pa. They have four children: — Eva (8) ; Harry 

(8) ; Elsie (8) 6, Ada Paine (7) is married to Edwin 

Smith of Washington, D. C. Two children. 7, Howard Paine 
(7) now dead, had married, and their children are: — Richard (8) ; 
Carl (8) ; Dorothy (8) and Kathryn (8) ; residing in Harris- 
burg, Pa. 8, Katie Paine (7) was married to Alfred Brandt of 
Lebanon, Pa. She and her four children are dead. 9, Cora Paine 
(7) is married to George Koons of Lebanon, Pa. Her five chil- 
dren are: — ^Ada (8) ; Beatrice (8) ; Clarence (8) ; Ethel (8) and 
Elizabeth (8). 

3. Gideon Sholley (6) married Sarah Fox residing in Leba- 
non, Pa. They have five children: — 1, Albert Sholley (7) who is 
married and lives in Lebanon, Pa. 2, Oscar Sholley (1) lives in 
Philadelphia, Pa. 3, Walter Sholley (7) is married and lives in 
Lebanon, Pa. They have four children: — 1, John Sholley (8) ; 
2, Robert Sholley (8) ; 3, Emma Sholley (8) and 4, Florence 
Sholley (8). 4, Katie Sholley (7) was married to William 
Smith. No children. She died. 5, Annie Sholley (7) was mar- 
ried to Frank Smith, residing at Lebannon, Pa. 

4. John Sholley, Jr. (6) is dead. 

3. Jacob Sholley (5) married Leah Scholl. They had three 
sons : — Levi, Jacob and Frank. 



52 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

1, Levi Shelley (6) married Rebecca Murdock. They had 
five Bons: — Harry, Andrew, William, Edward and James. 1, 
Harry ShoUey (7) married Miss Wadekindt of Springfield, O. 
They have four children: — 1, Leah (8) married to Elmer Tice 
of Lebanon, Pa., (who have one son named Ralph Tice (9). 
2, Okey Sholley (8) ; 3, Reba Sholley (8) and 4, Howard 
Sholley (8). The father of the family was/ecently killed in an 
auto accident. 2, Andrew Sholley (7) married Gertrude Burrell 
of Wisconsin. They have four children : — Sidney (8) ; Mabel 
(8) ; John (8) and Pauline (8) all at home residing at 3638 
Thomas avenue, Minneapolis, Minn.; 3, William Sholley (7) 
died some years ago leaving a widow with two small children : — 
Dorothy (8) and Margaretta (8) at home with their mother at 
Annville, Pa. 4, Edward Sholley (7) married Mamie Kehoe 
of Lebanon, Pa. They have seven living children: — Annie (8) ; 
Edward (8) ; Julia (8) ; Andrew (8) ; James (8) ; Mary (8) 
and Francis (8) all at home in Lebanon, Pa. One died young. 
2. Jacob Sholley (6) was never married and his last ad- 
dress v^s Chicago 111. ^ 

3. Frank Sholley (6) is dead. No family. 

4. Lydia Sholley (5) was married first to Mr. Steckbeck and 
had one son Michael Steckbeck (6) of Lebanon, Pa., who has 
one son and two daughters ; the son died young, and one daughter, 
Annie Steckbeck (7) is married to John Long and has a large 
family, living at Lebanon, Pa. The other daughter (7) is mar- 
ried to Mr. Umberger. Lydia Steckbeck later was married to 
Joseph Saylor and they resided at Winchester, Indiana. They 
had one daughter Amanda Saylor (6) who was married to Mr. 
Metzer, who is now dead and she resides near Ft. Warner, Ind. 

5. Isaac Sholley (5) married Susanna Snyder and they had 
a large family, a number of whom died young. Those that grew 
up are: — Sarah, Ephraim, Jacob A., Isaac, Amos and George. 
1, Sarah A. Sholley (6) was married to John Kreider, of Leb- 
anon, Pa. They have three children: — 1, George Kreider (7) 
who is a very successful tobacco agent and lives in Reading, Pa. 
He married Sallie Mays. They have one son, Guy Kreider (8), 
who married Miss Graff, of Reading, Pa. 2, Elizabeth Kreider 
(7) was married to Harry Werner, of Lebanon, Pa. They have 
one daughter (8), who is married to Percy Habecker, residing 
in Akron, Ohio. 3, Sallie Kreider (7) is married to George 
Zerbe, of Avon, Pa. They have no children and her mother re- 
sides with her. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 53 

2. Ephraim ShoUey (6) married Ida Fields. They have six 
children: — 1, Sallie Sholley (7) was married to Harvey Base- 
hore. 2, George Sholley (7) is married and lives at Fredericks- 
burg, Pa,, with three children. 3, Ervin Sholley (7) is married 
and lives in Easton, Pa. 4, Emma Sholley (7) is married to 
Harry Kneasel and has one child. 5, Isaac Sholley (7) is single 
and lives in Easton, Pa. 

3. Jacob A. Sholley (6) is dead. He had married Maggie 
Brenner and they had three children. 

4. Isaac Sholley (6) is dead. He had married Christena 
Fortna. They had one daughter (7) who is married to Harvey 
Troutman and lives at Jonestown, Pa. 

5. Amos Sholley (6) married Emma Satazahn. Their chil- 
dren are: — 1, Oscar Sholley (7) is married and resides at Leb- 
anon, Pa. 2, Lizzie Sholley (7) is married to John Daubert. 
3, Charles Sholley (7) is married and they have one child. They 
live north of Lebanon, Pa., commonly called Sand Hill. 4, Jen- 
nie Sholley (7) is single and lives at home. 5, Mabel Sholley 
(7) is married to Ed. Gettle and has four children. 6, Edith 
Sholley (7) is dead. She was married to Claude Lessley, of 
Lebanon, Pa. 7, Margaret Sholley (7) at home. 

6. George Sholley (6) is single and lives in Detroit, Mich. 
John Sholley married Laura HeflFelfinger and has two children, 
Edith and Earl. They live at Newijianstown, Pa. 

6. Michael Sholley (5) was married and had a large family, 
living at Nanticoke, Pa., but the facts of his family could not be 
secured for this history. 

7. David M. Sholley (5) married Anna Maria Rank (both 
are dead). They had fifteen children, ten of whom died young. 
(It will be noticed that this branch of the family have changed 
their name to Shelly.) 

L Emma Maria Shelly (6), dead, had been married to Olin 
H. Fryback. They had three children: — 1, George Fryback (7), 
dead, 2, Nettie G. Fryback (7) who was married to Amos B. 
Hale. They have two children: — B. Louise Hale (8) and Imo- 
gene Hale (8). 3, Margaret E. Fryback (7) all of Bluffton, Ind. 

2. Clara C. Shelly (6) was married to Charles O. Rodgers, 
BluflFton, Ind. 

3. Oscar D. Shelly (6), now dead, was married and they 
had two children: — 1, Effie Shelly (7) was married to Otto 
Reifert. They have five children: — Katharina (8), Ernest (8), 
Nemona (8), Robert (8) and James (8), residence, Hunting- 
ton, Ind. 2, Anna Shelly (7) married to Charles Batchlor. Chil- 



54 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

dren: — Morris (8), Herman (8), Marie (8), Bluffton, Ind. 
4, George C. Shelly (6), who is married and lives at 1008 Linden 
Street, Lima, Ohio. 

5. Ida E. Shelly (6) is married to William Dickson and 
lives in Baltimore, Maryland. 

8. Rebecca Sholley (5) was bom December 1, 1834. She 
was married to Henry S. Tice, November 7, 1858. She died 
April 7, 1905. They had eight children: — 1, Alice M. Tice (6), 
dead. 2, Qinton U. Tice (6) married Ella Miller. Address, 
Wemersville, Pa. Their children are: 1, Harry (7), dead. 2, 
Bessie Tice (7) was married to Herbert Knoll, address, Wemers- 
ville, Pa. 3, Helen Tice (7) at home. 3, Abel S. Tice (6) single, 
address, Lebanon, Pa. 4, Edwin H. Tice (6) married Minnie 
Landis. Address, Annville, Pa. Children: — 1, Mabel Tice (7) 
married to Mr. Spangler, Reading, Pa. 2, Charles Tice (7) 
married Annie Mease, address R. F. D., Annville, Pa. 3, Landis 
Tice (7) married Emma Doutrich. 4, Harry Tice (7) dead. 5, 
Luella Tice (7) dead. 6, Mary Tice (7) was married to John 
Swartz. Address, Annville Pa. 7, Lester Tice (7) and 8, Cath- 
ryn Tice (7), at home. 4, Catherine E. Tice (6) died at 17 years 
of age. 5, Amanda E. Tice (6) was married to George Miller, 
died at the age of 32 years. Their daughter Ruth Miller (7) 
was married to Ralph Light, Annville, Pa. 6, Charles W. Tice 
(6) married Kate Hunsicker. .Address R. F. D., Lebanon, Pa. 7, 
John A. Tice (6) is dead. 

9. Adam Sholley (5) married Mary Ann Brandt, of Kim- 
merlings Church, Lebanon County, Pa. One of their children 
died young. Those living are : Emma, Nathaniel, David, Edwin, 
Anson, Charles, Titus, and Ellen. 1, Emma Sholley (6) was 
married to Scott W. Imhof of Lebanon, Pa. They have six 
children: — 1, Lyman D. Imhof (7) married Kate Copenhaver; 
lives at Lebanon, Pa. 2, Mamie Imhof (7) is married to Harry 
Shindel. They have five children, all at home. Address, Leb- 
anon, Pa. 3, Raymond Imhof (7) is married. They have no 
children. Address, Lebanon, Pa. 4, Adam Imhof (7) is mar- 
ried. They have four children. Address, Lebanon, Pa. 5, Her- 
man Imhof (7) is married and thev have five children. Address, 
Lebanon, Pa. 6, Ernest Imhof (7) is married. They have two 
children. Address, Lebanon, Pa. 

2. Nathaniel Shelley (6) married Susan Hamish of near 
Bluffton, Ind. They have seven children: — 1, Mary Shelley (7) 
is married to Bert Deckert of Bluffton, Ind. 2, Nathaniel Shel- 
ley (7) is married and lives near Bluffton, Ind. 3, Orlando Shol- 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 55 

ley (7) is married and has two daughters. Address, Lebanon, 
Pa. 4, Carrie ShoUey (7) is married to John Demler of Leb- 
anon, Pa., and has seven children living and one dead. 5, Elona 
Sholley (7) is married to Isaac Beck and has three children. Ad- 
dress, Reading, Pa, 6, Pearl Sholley (7) is married to Jacob 
Ream of Lebanon, Pa. 7, Otto Sholley (7) is single and en- 
listed in the U. S. Navy. 

3. David Adam Shelley (6) is Manager of a Grain Elevator, 
BluflFton, Ind. He married Laura Etta Oldfather. Their chil- 
dren are: 1, Raymond Guy Shelley (7), electrician, 2015 S. Water 
St., Wichita, Kan. He married Stella May Drake. They have 
two children: — 1, Raymond Guy Shelley (8) and 2, Richard 
Ardeen Shelley (8). 2, Glenn Noma Shelley (7) a school 
teacher. Bluff ton, Ind. 3, Paul Victor Shelley (7) Machinist, 
Aviation Corps, U. S. A. 4, Carl Oldfather Shelley (7), student. 
Bluff ton, Ind. 5, Robert LaVere Shelley (7), student, Bluffton, 
Indiana. 

4. Edwin Shelley (6) married Ida Tipple of Bluffton, Ind. 
They have seven living children : — Mary, Howard, Mabel, Lilly, 
Nora, Zeina, and Charles. 1, Mary Shelley (7) is married to 
Chester Brenner of Bluffton, Ind. No children. 2, Howard 
Shelley (7) married Grace McConey. They have two children. 

' Address, Bluffton, Ind. 3, Mabel Shelley (7) is married to How- 
ard Mitchell of Toledo, Ohio. They have one son. 4, Lilley 
Shelley (7) is single, at home in Bluffton, Ind. 5, Nora Shel- 
ley (7) is married to Tony Adams and lives in Toledo, Ohio. 
6, Zeina Shelley (7) and 7, Charles Shelley (7) are at home in 
Bluffton, Ind. 

5. Anson Sholley (6) is married and lives in Lebanon, Pa. 
Two children. — 1, Eva Sholley (7) is married to Jewell Sayferth. 
They have one son, Russel (8). 2, Charles Sholley (7) is at home 
in Lebanon, Pa. 

6. Charles Sholley (6) is married ahd lives at Fullerton, Cal. 
No children. 

7. Titus Sholley (6) makes his home with his brother Anson. 

8. Ellen Sholley (6) is married to George E. Kembel. No 
children. Lebanon, Pa. She was a valuable assistant to the 
author in securing the information of this large Sholley family 
for this history. 

10. Amanda Sholley (5) was married to Abraham Freeman 
of near Lebanon, Pa. They have seven children living: — 1, 
Emma Freeman (6) is married to Frank Houser of Milwaukee, 
Wisconsin. They have two sons, Abe (7) and Joseph (7) who 



56 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

live in Lebanon, Pa. 2, Joseph Freeman (6) married Alice Ben- 
der. Children: — Sue (7) is married to Mr. Martin; Mary (7) is 
married to Clyde Kleiser ; Harry (7) is taking a medical course in 
Wisconsin; May (7), Ethel (7), Bertha (7), Ramain (7), and 
Kathryn (7) are at home in Lebanon, Pa. 3, Jacob Freeman (6) 
married Lizzie Miller and has four boys, all at home in Lebanon, 
Pa. 4, Morris Freeman (6) married Sue Hubley and has two 
children, at home, Lebanon, Pa. 5, John Freeman (6) is married 
and lives at Claysburg, Pa. 6, Eva Freeman (6) is married to 
William Donley of Lebanon, Pa., and has one daughter Naomi 
(7) who is married to Willis Howell and has two children. Res- 
idence, Harrisburg, Pa. 7, Samuel Freeman (6) married Annie 
Blecker and has five children: — Donald (7), Eve (7), Mildred 
(7), Samuel (7), and Robert (7), all of Lebanon, Pa. 

n. Daniel ShoUey (5) married Elizabeth Miller. They had 
four children, two of whom died young. The others are Jerome 
and David. 1, Jerome Sholley (6) married Lizzie Moyer. They 
have six children: — Miles, Sallie, Clayton, Wesley, Elmer and 
Almeda. 1, Miles Sholley (7) married Lillie Baldwin of Hughs- 
ton, Cal. No children. Reside at Modisteo, Cal. 2, Sallie Shol- 
ley (7) is married to Calvin Yingst. They have five children. 
Address, Grantville, Pa. 3, Clayton Sholley (7) married Sadie* 
Umbehan. They have three children. Address, Wemersville, 
Pa. 4, Wesley Sholley (7) married Mamie Swope. They have 
two children. Address, Hamlin, Pa. 5, Elmer Sholley (7) mar- 
ried June Gable of Bethel, Berks Co., Pa. They have no chil- 
dren. 6, Almeda Sholley (7) is single and at home. They live on 
a large farm near Hamlin, Pa. Daniel Sholley, the only living 
son of Eve Sholley, lives with them. He is past eighty years old. 

2. David Sholley (6) married Lizzie Fisher. Address, Camp- 
bellstown. Pa. They have a large family : Edna, Mabel, Emma, 
Robert, Sarah, Ellen, Clara, Eve and Edith. The latter two are 
twins. 1, Edna Sholley (7) is married and lives in Reading, Pa. 
No children. 2, Mabel Sholley (7) is married to William Bash- 
ore. They have three children. Address, West Lebanon, Pa. 
3, Emma Sholley (7) is married to Floyd Tice. Address, West 
Lebanon, Pa. 4, Robert Sholley (7) is with the National Guards 
of Pennsylvania, Co. H, 4th Regiment. He is single. 5, Sarah 
Sholley (7), 6, Ellen Sholley (7), 7, Qara Sholley (7), 8, Eve 
Sholley (7), and 9, Edith Sholley (7) are at home with their 
parents at Campbellstown, Pa. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 57 

• 

3. Henry Shuey (4) was born April 11, 1801; baptized 
April ^29, 1801 ; sponsor Thomas Gerberich. He was reared on 
the farm and followed farming all his life. He married Amelia 
Brightbill, and had six children : — Henry, Amanda, John, George, 
Mary and Amos. Henry was a member of the Reformed Church, 
and held the office of Deacon, Elder and Trustee in Walmer's 
church. He was a quiet, unassuming man and was a man 
strictly honest and of good integrity. At different times he held 
offices in his township, to which he was re-elected consecutively 
for a number of years, thus showing that his course was appreci- 
ated by his neighbors. He owned a farm near Rankstown, in 
Union township, Lebanon county. Pa. He made several trips to 
Wa)nie county, O., to visit his brother George. Henry always 
endeavored to lead a Christian life, and brought up his children 
in the fear of God, and taught them principles of industry, integ- 
rity and sobriety. He died August 1, 1887. 

1. Henry B. Shuey (5) was bom November 2, 1825, and 
baptized _ February 5, 1826. His younger years were spent on 
the farm with his father. He afterwards learned the carpenter 
trade, which he at times followed but later was engaged in farming 
in Dauphin county, about 8 miles east of Harrisburg, Pa. He 
married Sarah Stoner September 23, 1851. They had six chil- 
dren: — Annetta, Joseph, Ida, Davilla, Jane and Lauretta. He 
was an industrious man and always made a good living. Mem- 
ber of the Reformed Church. He died in 1885. 

1. Annetta Shuey (6) was born in 1853. She died when 
yet »nall. 

2. Joseph Henry Shuey (6) was born August 27, 
1855. He became a practical farmer. He married Anna Jane 
Swe^rd, October 10, 1877, in East Hanover, Datiphin county, 
Pa. In 1879 they moved to Ohio, on a farm near Ashland, 
where they now reside. They have eight children: — Harry, 
Warren, Mack, Marchie, Mable, Georgie, Walter and Birdie. 

1. Harry P. Shuey (7) was bom December 21, 1879. He 
went to San Francisco, Cal., where he is a jeweler at 703 Market 
street. He married Beatrice Fairfax and they have one child 
named Helene (8). 

2. Warren J. Shuey (7) ,was bom June 6, 1881. He is an 
engineer on the Erie R. R. He is not married. Resides at Ash- 
land, O. 

3. Mack Silas Shuey (7) was bora October 5, 1884. He 
married Lena Johnson. They have two children: — Elverda M. 



58 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 



• 



Shuey (8) and Mary Jane Shuey (8). They reside in Ash- 
land, O., where he is a transfer man. 

4. Marchie Stella Shuey (7) was bom July 29, 1887. She 
is married to Dennis G. Moor, a traveling Salesman residing at 
Ashland, O. They have three children: — Guy De Moor (8), 
Glen E. Moor (8) and Raymond D. Moor (8). 

5. Mabel Ellen Shuey (7) was bom September 15, 1889. 
She is married to Tracey C. Hiller, a farmer near Mansfield, O. 
They have two children: — Gerald E. Hiller (8) and Pauline 
Virginia Hiller (8). 

6. Georgia Mary Shuey (7) was bom Febmary 24, 1892. 
She is single and is a milliner at Akron, O. 

7. Walter A. Shuey (7) was bom July 18, 1894. He is 
single and is a stationary engineer at Ashland, Ohio 

8. Birdie Annie Shuey (7) was bom April 26, 1902. She is 
going to school and resides with her parents. 

3. Ida Shuey (6) was bom November 5, 1856. She was 
married to Vernon Bishop. They have no children. Residence, 
Elyria, O. 

4. Davilla E. Shuey (6) was born December 4, 1859. He 
married Emma S. Finley in Westmoreland county, Pa. They 
have seven children: — Ida, Edwin, Henry, Florence, Charles, 
Clayton and Carrie. Residence, Canton, O. 

1. Ida Stoner Shuey (7) was bom November 28, 1881. 
She was married to George Freitag in July, 1907. They had one 
child, Paul Freitag (8) bom December 19, 1908 .and died in 
January, 1909. Mrs. Freitag also died in February, 1909. 

2. Edwin J. Shuey (7) was bom August 13, 1883. He mar- 
ried Maggie Dewell in January, 1911. They have two children : — 
Dorothy May Shuey (8), bom January 19, 1912 and Edwin 
Henry Shuey (8) bom November 7, 1914. Residence, Canton, O. 

3. Henry S. Shuey (7) was born June 10, 1885. He mar- 
ried Ida Morrell of Canton, June 28, 1916. Residence, Canton, 
Ohio. 

4. Florence C. Shuey (7) was born June 10, 1887. She fell 
into a cistern and was drowned December 4, 1900, 

5. Charles D. Shuey (7) was bom October 12, 1889. 

6. Clayton C. Shuey (7) was bom October 14, 1900. 

7. Carrie May Shuey (7) was bom March 29, 1902. 

5. Sarah Jane Shuey (6) was born May 20, 1863. She 
was married to F. M. Lockhart. They had three children: — 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 59 

Frances (7) and a boy (7) who was born May 7, 1887 and died 
when he was ten weeks old, and Laura (7). Mr. Lockhart died 
in 1889. She afterwards was married to George Ambrose and 
had two children. — Cleo (7) and George (7). They are farmers 
and reside near Ashland, O. 

1. Frances Mildred Lockhart (7) was bom December 7, 1885. 
She was married to O. A. Kissel June 17, 1904, and has four 
children :— Sylvester Jay (8), bom March 4, 1906; George 
Donald (8) bom November 8, 1908; Roberta Delores (8) born 
July 12, 1911 ; Virgil Reuben (8) born July 20, 1914. Residence, 
Ashland, O. 

3. Laura Belle Lockhart (7) was bom January 25, 1889. 

4. Cleo Dell Ambrose (7) was born August 18, 1899. She 
was married to Charles R. Norton. They have one child, Har- 
riet Claire (8) bom July 17, 1916. Residence, Ashland, O. 

5. George J. Ambrose (7) was bom February 4, 1903. 

6. Lauretta Shuey (6) was bom December 6, 1867. She 
was married to Benjamin Moore. They have three children. 
Residence, Elyria, O. 

2. Amanda Shuey (5) was bom July 12, 1827; baptized 
October 28, 1827, sponsors Henry and Elizabeth Shuey. She 
was a member of the Reformed Church. She was married to 
George Sealor, and has six children, viz: Henry, Elizabeth, 
Mary Ann, George, John and Jacob. They lived near the blue 
mountain, in Union township. She died at Shellsville, Pa., April 
20, 1899. Mr. Sealor died September 19, 1878. Of their children. 
1, Henry Shuey Sealor (6) went to Ashland county, O., where 
lie married and they had the following children : — ^Amanda Sealor 
(7), wife of William Hare; Bert Sealor (7) living near Jerome- 
ville, O. ; Eve Sealor (7) Akron, O. Henry was a farmer near 
Jeromeville. Died some years ago. 2, Elizabeth Sealor (6) 
died when about eighteen years old; 3, Mary Ann Sealor (6) 
was married to Reuben Stoudt. One daughter Minerva, mar- 
ried to Mr. Rhodes; 4, George Shuey Sealor (6) married Mary 
Flinn of Harrisburg. They reside in East Hanover; Grantville, 
P. O., Pa. Children: — Amanda (7) married to John Mondahan; 
residence 1941 Wharton St. Phila. ; John Sealor (7) Jonestown, 
Pa.; Emma (7) married to John Hinnershitz, residence in 
Reading Pa. ;Vergie Sealor (7) Coatsville, Pa.; Sallie Sealor 
(7) married to Grant Kreiser, Lickdale Pa.; Martha Sealor (7) 
married to John A. Ney, Rattling Run, Pa. 5. No account has 



60 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

been furnished of John Sealor (6). 6, Jacob Sealor (6) lives at 
Jeromesville, O. 

3. John B. Shuey (5) was bom Aug. 5, 1832. He was both 
a carpenter and furniture maker. He married Ephia Boger and 
they had seven children : — ^Thomas, Amanda and Annetta, twins, 
Amos, John Adam, Mary Ann and Ef fie. He was a very indus- 
trious man and an excellent mechanic. He was a master builder 
and always had plenty of contracts on hand. They lived in a fine 
home in Rankstown. He was a member of the Reformed 
Church and was a deacon in said church. He was superintendent 
of Walmers Sunday school a number of years, with entire satis- 
faction to all. He was a pious man, and highl}r esteemed by all 
who knew him. He died March 19, 1890, aged 57 years, 7 months 
and 14 days. Buried at Walmers Church. His widow died Oct. 
28, 1916. 

1. Thomas Henry Shuey (6) was bom May 29, 1858. He 
was to some extenif the farmer while his father was away from 
home engaged with the business of his trade. Thomas married 
Mary Catharine Hershberger, of Ono, Lebanon County, October 
28, 1882, and the following children were born to them : — ^John, 
Lavina, Morris, David, Jane, George, Susan, and Miles. He fol- 
lowed the carpenter trade for some time and then continued farm- 
ing in Union and East Hanover township and later in Dauphin 
County west of Grantville. He was a member of the Reformed 
Church. While driving in a light wagon — all atone — ^away from 
home, he died suddenly, heart failure being the cause of his early 
demise. This was on May 2, 1907. 

1. John H. Shuey (7) was bom October 14, 1883. Died 
September 20, 1887. 

2. Lavina E. Shuey (7) was born April 18, 1885. She was 
married to John Hetrick of Shellsville, December 24, 1914. A 
son, Wayne S. (8) was bom to them Dec. 2, 1915. They live on 
a farm near Shellsville, Pa. 

3. Morris H. Shuey (7) was born September 18, 1886. He 
died August 31, 1889, 

4. David Levi Shuey (7) was bom December 2, 1887. He is 
salesman in a store in Palmyra, Pa. On November 30, 1916, he 
married Ada Lizzie Shuey (6), daughter of Milton C. Shuey. 

5. Jane E. Shuey (7) was bom October 24, 1889. She was 
married to Ross Siechrist, and two children were bom to them : — 
Helen (8), bom June 20, 1910, and Early (8), bom November 
9, 1913. They are engaged in farming near Grantville, Pa. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 61 

6. George J. Shuey (7) was born October 1, 1891. He 
worked on a farm near Grantville. He was drafted in the 1917 
call and went into service at his country's call. 

7. Susan A. Shuey was bom November 9, 1894. She is a 
school teacher, and lives with her mother near Grantville. 

8. Miles T. Shuey (7) was bom Sept. 27, 1902. At home. 

2. Amanda Shuey (6) was bom March 13, 1860. She was a 
twin sister to Annetta. She was educated in the country schools. 
She was always of a pleasant disposition. She was married to 
Elmer E. Shuey (6) a merchant. She was the mother of eight 
children, whose names and history are found under his natne. 
She was a member of the Reformed Church. She died Septem- 
ber 24, 1908 at Ono, Pa. 

2. Annetta Shuey (6), one of the twin girls, was bom 
March 13, 1860. While they were small they were so much alike 
that persons, even their own parents, often could not tell them 
apart. While they attended the author's school he noticed a 
small, so-called pepper-mark, on the side of the neck of one of 
them, which enabled him to tell them apart. This mark was by 
no means conspicuous, for the parents had never noticed it until 
their attention was called to it by their teacher. She grew up in 
her father's family, receiving a common school education. She 
was married to J. Morris Grumbine, a harness maker and mer- 
chant. Five children were bom to them, of whom two boys died 
in infancy. He carried on business in Mt. Nebo (Ono P. O.) 
until 1893,^ when they moved to Ldt>anon. He is a traveling sales- 
man in his line of business. Their living children are John, Anna 
A, and Arthur W. 

1. John Grumbine (7), bom August 17, 1880, a graduate 
from the public schools and one year business college of Leba- 
non. At 18 years of age he enlisted in the U. S. Army, served in 
the Philippines and China in many battles with a splendid military 
record and was promoted to be a corporal. After his discharge 
he returned to Lebanon. June 11, 1904, he married Ida E. Um- 
berger. Two children, Irene Amanda (8) and Arthur Allen (8). 
He is now a mral mail carrier. 

2. Anna A. Grumbinq (7) bom May 28, 1884, became a dress- 
maker. Married to William A. Tschopp of Orvin, Pa., Oct. 23, 
1911. They reside at 633 E. 41st Street, Chicago, 111., where he 
is' superintendent in a large hardware manufacturing company. 
One child, bom January 16, 1916, named Annetta Margaret (8). 



62 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

3. Arthur William Gnunbine (7), born Feb. 6, 1901. He is 
a high-school student. Takes special interest in drawing and 
painting. 

4. Amos B. Shuey (6) was bom November 8, 1864. He was 
educated in the country schools. He is a competent workman 
and has been in the shops of an iron manufactory in Lebanon, Pa. 

5. John Adam Shuey (6) was bom October 28, 1867, and 
died July 9, 1869. 

6. Mary Ann Shuey (6) was born December 14, 1868. She 
resides in Lebanon, Pa. 

7. Effie Shuey (6) was bom December 12, 1877. She be- 
came a member of the Reformed Church. She was married to 
William H. Copenhaver, October 29, 1898. They reside at 720 
Guilford St., Lebanon, Pa. They have the following children : 

1. Annie B. (7), born June 23, 1900. Died July 4, 1900. 

2. George S (7) born December 13, 1901. 

3. William H., Jr. (7), bom March 28, 1905. Died April 
18, 1906. 

4. Helen E. (7) born Janujary 9, 1908. 

5. Arthur B. (7), bom October 2, 1910. 

6. Earl E. (7), bom June 15, 1913. 

7. Grace Irene (7), bom October 9, 1917. 

4. George Shuey (5) was born September 7, 1835. He was 
baptized on the 8th of November of the same year. His sponsor 
was George Shuey. He died on the 8th of July, 1838. Buried 
at Walmer's Church. 

5. Mary Shuey (5) was bom November 23, 1837. She was 
baptized when a child and afterwards received confirmation, and 
thus became a member of the Reformed Church. She was mar- 
ried to John Adam Shuey, as will appear more fully under his 
name in another part of this volume. She lived in East Hanover 
township, near Dotter's mill. She had three children, noticed else- 
where. Died Nov. 15, 1914. Buried at Walmer's Church. 

6. Amos B. Shuey (5) was born July 1, 1840, baptized in 
infancy, and afterwards became a member of the Reformed 
Church. For two years he held the office of Deacon in said 
church. By occupation he was a farmer. He married Rebecca 
Shuey (5) and had six children, viz: Emma E., Mary A., David 
H., William, John and Sarah A. He died March 14, 1871. Buried 
at Walmer's Church. 

1. Emma Elizabeth Shuey (6) was bom December 2, 1860 
She was married to Daniel Boeshore and they had five chil- 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 63 

dren : — Amanda S., Emma S., Mamie S., Amos H. and Margaret 
V. These children were all reared on the farm. Address, Ann- 
ville, Pa., R. F. D. 

1. Amanda S. Boeshore (7) was bom August 11, 1878. She 
was married to George W. Walmer, a teacher, Aug. 22, 1902. 
They have three children: — Marion V. (8), George B. (8), died, 
and Mae E. (8). Residence, Annville, Pa., R. F. D. 

2. Emma S. Boeshore (7) was born April 8, 1881. She is a 
pianist and lives with her mother. 

3. Mamie S. Boeshore (7) was born April 3, 1883. She was 
married to Aaron Walmer, Jan. 24, 1908, and has one child, 
Florence Maud (8). They reside near Fredericksburg, Pa., on 
a farm. 

4. Amos H. Boeshore (7) was bom September 1, 1892. He 
is a public school teacher. 

5. Margaret V. Boeshore (7) was born Dec. 28, 1901. She is 
attending school. 

All of the above worship in Walmer's Church. Amanda, 
Emma, Mamie and Amos are members of the Reformed Church. 

2. Mary Ann Shuey (6) was born July 29, 1862. She died 
June 15, 1866. 

3. David Henry Shuey (6) was bom March 25, 1864. He is 
a practical farmer. He married Sarah Boeshore and they have 
ten children. Residence, Grantville, Pa., R. F. D. 

1. Emma Shuey (7) was married to Thomas Yorty. One 
child, Thomas Henry Yorty (8). Address, Grantville, Pa. 

2. Maggie Shuey (7) was married to Daniel Roebuck. No 
children. Address, Grantville, Pa. 

3. George B. Shuey (7) was bom March 4, 1886. He mar- 
ried Mary E. Gerberich, January 4, 1912. Children: — Marvin 
Shuey (8) born July 11, 1913; Forest Shuey (8) born February 
27, 1917. Address, Annville, Pa. 

4. William Shuey (7) married Gertie Wendling. Address, 
Annville, Pa. 

5. Sallie Shuey (7) was married to Frank Miller. Children, 
Mable Miller and Henry Miller. Address, Grantville, Pa. 

6. Cyrus Shuey (7) married Mable Houser. Address, Grant- 
ville, Pa. 

7. John Shuey (7) married Ida Reich. Address, Annville, 
Pennsylvania. 

8. Carrie Shuey (7) was married to John Gerberich. No 
children. Address, Annville, Pa. 



64 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

9. Harvey Shuey (7) and 10, Frank Shuey (7) reside with 
their parents. 

4. William Shuey (6) was bom January 30, 1866. He died 
December 19, 1869. 

5. John Shuey (6) was bom March 10, 1868. He died Sep- 
tember 23, 1868. 

6. Sarah Ann Shuey (6) was bom September 3, 1869. She 
was married to E. David Houser, December 31, 1887. They 
have four children: — 1, Katie A. Houser (7) bom March 17, 
1889. She was married to John T. Early, a farmer of Palmyra, 
Pa., November 25, 1914 ; 2, David H. Houser (7) born January 26 ; 
1891; 3, Allen M. Houser (7) bom July 6, 1894; 4, Annie R. 
Houser (7) bom September 7, 1901. The family occupation is 
farming and they are members of the U. B. church. Residence, 
Palmyra, Pa. 

4. George Shuey (4) was bom July 2, 1803. He was a 
member of the Reformed Church. He married Elizabeth Wal- 
mer, and they had six children: — Mary, Sarah, George, Daniel, 
Elizabeth and Benjamin. George was always an industrious 
and hard working man. He worked as a day laborer until the 
spring of 1851, when he moved with his family to Wayne county, 
Ohio, near Smithville, and here he conmienced farming, which 
he followed through life. In Pennsylvania he was known as 
little George Shuey. He died June 8, 1879. Mrs. Shuey died 
December 15, 1906. 

1. Mary A. Shuey (5) was bom Sept. 9, 1837. She was a 
member of the Reformed Church. She was married to Levi 
Dravenstott and they had seven children: — Two died in child- 
hood; Daniel, Joseph, William E., Elizabeth and Laura. They 
lived in Mohican, Ohio. Mrs. Dravenstott died May 10, 1911. 

1. Daniel Alexander Dravenstott (6) was bom Oct. 9, 1857. 
He married Elizabeth AUenbaugh, April 11, 1886. Four sons 
were bom to them : Edward D. Dravenstott, Elza R. Dravenstott, 
Floyd C. Dravenstott and William O. Dravenstott. Daniel Dra- 
venstott died Oct. 27, 1915. His widow resides at Jeromeville, 
Ohio. 

2. Joseph Dravenstott (6) is married and their address is 
1263 Marlow Ave., Lakewood, Ohio. No children. 

' 3. William Edward Dravenstott (6) bom June 23, 1865, of 
Creston, Ohio, married Frances Adaline Braden, Nov. 6, 1890. 
They have the following children: — 1, Tully Dravenstott (7), 
bom April 20, 1893. He married Velma Younker, Jan. 31, 1912, 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 65 

and their son, Emmet Eugene Dravenstott (8), was born Nov. 
1, 1912. Address, Creston, Ohio. 2, Fred Dravenstott (7) was 
bom April 30, 1894. Address, Creston, Ohio. 3, Howard Dra- 
venstott (7) was bom May 5, 1896. Address, Creston, Ohio. 4, 
Vernon Dravenstott (7) was bom March 6, 1898. 5, Ethel J. 
Dravenstott (7) was born July 14, 1900. 6, Ellen Dravenstott 
(7) was bom July 6, 1902. 7, Orie Dravenstott (7) was born 
Sept. 17, 1904. 8, Esther Dravenstott (7) was born April 11, 
1909. 

4. Elizabeth Ardella Dravenstott (6), born Sept. 2, 1867, was 
married to William Hamm of Loudonville, Ohio, June 27, 1893. 
Address, 37 Park Ave., Shelby, Ohio. They have two daugh- 
ters: — 1, Grace B. Hamm (7) bom Sept. 20, 1894. She was 
married to Jesse W. Hamlin of Dundee, Michigan, Sept. 5, 1914. 
Their child, Jacqueline Ardella Hamlin, was bom Feb. 8, 1918. 
Address, 227 Sturges Ave., Mansfield, Ohio. 2, Mary J. Hamm 
(7) was born Feb. 2, 1900, at Shelby, Ohio. 

5. Laura Dravenstott (6), bom June 9, 1870, was married 
to Elza Ewing. Address, Leipzig, Ohio. 

2. Sarah Shuey (5) was bom in 1838 and died in 1855. 

3. George Shuey (5) was born in 1841 and died at Water- 
loo, Iowa, in the year 1878. 

4. Daniel Shuey (5) was born April 17, 1843. He married 
Margaret Stauf fer. No children. He is a farmer and they live 
at Smithville, Ohio. 

5. Elizabeth Shuey (5) was bom Jan. 21, 1846. She is 
married to Joseph S. Yoder, a farmer, and they had two chil- 
dren, Levi, deceased, and Ella May Yoder (6), who lives with 
her parents in Smithville, Ohio. 

6. Benjamin Shuey (5) was bom April 24, 1849. He mar- 
ried Elizabeth East in 1880 and they have one daughter, Icie 
Shuey (6), bom in 1882, living with her parents in Wooster, 
Ohio. He is a carpenter. 

5. Elizabeth Shuey (4) was bom January 29, 1805. She was 
baptized March 3, 1805. Christiana* Shuey was her sponsor. She 
became a member of the Reformed church, in which she continued 
to her death. She was married to Nicholas Riegel and had nine 
children, viz : Lavina, Jacob, Daniel, Samuel, Henry S., Rebecca, 
Mary Ann, Adam and Elizabeth. They lived in a great many 
houses in Union and Hanover townships, moving about from 
place to place, never remaining very long at any one place, until 
about 1866, when they bought a home in Rankstown, where they 



66 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

lived until Mrs. Riegel died. Their family was always highly 
respected, and they reared industrious children. They lived close 
to the Shuey homestead. She died May 24, 1873, aged 68 years, 
3 months and 25 days. 

Of their children, 1, Lavina (5) died in childhood. 2, Jacob 
Riegel (5) married Amanda Heckadom and had six children, all 
dead. 3, Daniel Riegel (5) was married. He was a private in 
the Civil War, was taken prisoner and is supposed to have starved 
to death in Andersonville prison. 4, Samuel Riegel (5) was not 
married and died of diphtheria. 5, Henry S. Riegel (5) mar- 
ried Leah Boeshore. They had five children: — 1, Dr. A. J. 
Riegel (6), a prominent physician, practicing his profession in 
Lebanon, Pa. 2, Grant W. Riegel (6), who also resides in Leb- 
anon. He was married, but his wife died. 3, David Riegel (6) 
who is a fanner in East Hanover. He married Miss Brand. 
One daughter, Katie (7) who was married to Charles Shirk. Ad- 
dress, Ono, Pa. 4, Harry B. Riegel (6) who is a 
hardware salesman in Lebanon, is married and resides 
at Avon, and 5, Caroline Riegel, (6) who is married 
to Mr. Lentz and resides at Avon, 6, Rebecca Riegel 
(5) was married to Elias Boltz, Lebanon. 7, Mary Ann Riegel 
(5) died in childhood. 8, Adam S. Riegel (5) was a pla)rmate 
of the author and later married his sister, Anna Maria Shuey (5). 
After her death he married again and lived in Lebanon. He was 
a good carpenter by trade. He died some years ago. 9, Elizabeth 
Riegel (5) was married to John Bender, Lebanon. All of these 
were members of the Reformed Church. 

6. Rebecca Shuey (4) whose real name, according to the 
church book, is Maria Margaretta, was bom June 7, 1807 ; bap- 
tized August 16, 1807, sponsors Adam and Margaretta Gerberich. 
She was married to David Holsberg and had five children. Their 
children are: Rebecca Landow, David Holsberg, Elizabeth Fur- 
man, West Salem, Ohio ; Amanda Gill and Anna Peters, Wooster, 
Ohio. They moved to West Salem, Ohio. 

7. John Shuey (4) was bom July 31, 1809, and died in child- 
hood. 

8. Catharine Shuey (4) was bom March 27, 1812, baptized 
June 4, 1812, sponsors, Valentine and Susanna Bender. She be- 
came a member of the Reformed Church. She was married to 
Jacob Walmer and had six children, viz: Magdalena, Adam, 
Amanda, Sarah, Caroline and Ephraim. Magdalena, Sarah and 
Caroline each married her second cousin. They lived close to the 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 67 

Blue mountain. She died December 23, 1869, aged 57 years, 8 
months and 26 days. Buried at Walmer's Church. 

1. Magdalena Walmer (5) was married to John S. Gerberich, 
a farmer.. Their children are mentioned under his name. Res- 
idence near Ono, Pa. 

2. Adam Walmer (5) married Amanda Yeagley. Children: 
1, Adam (6) died. 2, William Walmer (6), Palmyra, Pa. 3, 
Grant Walmer (6), Onset, Pa. 4, Allen Walmer (6), Lebanon, 
Pa. 5, John A. Walmer (6), Jonestown, Pa. 6, Daniel Walmer 
(6), Onset, Pa. 

3. Amanda Walmer (5) was married to Valentine Gerberich. 
They had children but no facts have been furnished. Onset, Pa. 

4. Sarah Walmer (5) was married to Ephraim Shuey (5). 
Her further history will be found under his name. 

5. Caroline Walmer (5) was married to Simon Shuey. She 
died May 19, 1905. 

6. Ephraim Walmer (5), whose history has not been fur- 
nished. 

9. David Shuey (4) was born June 30, 1814, baptized Aug. 
26, 1814, sponsors, David and Julianna Shuey. He was a mem- 
ber of the Reformed Church. He married a Miss Koons and had 
four children, viz : Adam, David, Jacob and Lizzie. David lived 
in Dauphin county, near West Hanover Postoffice. He died 
Jan. 18, 1877, aged 62 years, 6, months and 18 days. 

10. Jacob Shuey (4) lived with his father and died a young 
man. 

11. Thomas Shuey (4) was bom March 17, 1819, baptized 
June 6, 1819. His sponsors were John and Sabina Walmer. He 
was a member of the Reformed Church. He married Magdalena 
Koons on the 11th of February, 1849. They had no children. 
He was a farmer and lived near Union Forge. He died Decem- 
ber 14, 1855, aged 36 years, 6 months and 8 days. Buried at Wal- 
mer's Church. It is a remarkable circumstance that the date of 
this marriage is given on the tombstone of the deceased. 

12. Magdalena, familiarly called MoUie Shuey (4) was bom 
December 14, 1822, baptized August 23, 1823. She was a member 
of the Reformed Church. She was married to Thomas Boeshorc 
and had five children, viz: Simon, Edward, Jacob, Mary, Bar- 
bara and John Henry. They lived on a farm in Monroe Valley, 
a few miles northeast of Union Forge. She died Nov. 14, 1877, 
aged 54 years and 11 months. 



68 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

III. Maria Barbara Shuey (3), 

Second daughter of Henry Shuey, was bom October 19, 1774. 
In her youth she was baptized, and afterwards became a member 
of the Reformed Church, in which relation she remained to the 
time of her death. Her uncle, David Tice, after the death of his 
wife, came to Mr. Shuey for one of his daughters for a house- 
keeper. Barbara was willing to go with him, and was Mr. Tice's 
faithful housekeeper for a period of twenty-one years, when Mr. 
Tice died. She then moved to Myerstown, where she lived to the 
time of her death. She was never married. She died on the 25th 
day of September, 1831, at the age of 56 years, 11 months and 
6 days. 

IV. John Ludwig Shuey (3), 

Second son of Henry Shuey, was bom August 28, 1776. He was 
baptized, and became a regular member of the Reformed Church 
by confirmation. His younger days were spent on his father's 
farm, and he became a farmer. He was joined in holy wedlock 
to Anna Margaret Edris, born June 10, 1781, died Aug. 7, 1844 
(tombstone), of Bethel township. They had six children, viz: 
Anna Margaret, Anna Barbara, Elizabeth, Anna Catharine, Anna 
Maria and John Ludwig. The name Anna must have been a gp*eat 
favorite in this family since four of the daughters received that 
name. 

After his marriage, he bought one of his father's farms, the 
farm on which his son, J. L. Shuey, afterwards resided and thus 
became an active farmer. By his attention to farming he amassed 
sufficient property to make a good living, and reared his children 
well. He died April 22, 1842, aged 65 years, 7 months, and 25 
days, and lies buried at Walmer's Church. 

1. Anna Margaret Shuey (4) was bom April 9, 1801 ; bap- 
tized April 29, 1801, sponsor, John Shuey. She afterwards joined 
the Reformed Church. She was married to John Hetrich, and 
had one son. 

2. Anna Barbara Shuey (4) was born October 5, 1803 ; bap- 
tized October 16, 1803, sponsor, Andrew Edris. She afterwards 
became a communicant member of the Reformed Church. She 
was married to George Gerberich, and had six children, viz: 
Jacob, Elizabeth, Edward, John, George and Adam. Mr. Ger- 
berich bought a farm adjoining her father's farm. Mr. Gerberich 
was rather delicate in health, and she, in her great energy and 
perseverance, went out to work in the fields, and, at times, drove 
the four-horse team for farm work. She reared an industrious 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 69 

iamily, she herself setting an excellent example to her children. 
She was a large, stout woman, but always active. Her sons, Jacob 
and Edward, died young. She died on the 5th of September, 
1863, aged 59 years and 11 months. Buried at Walmer's Church. 

3. Elizabeth Gerberich (5) was married to Jacob G. Walmer. 
No children. 

4. John Shuey Gerberich (5) married Magdalena Walmer. 
He was an industrious farmer all his life. Member of the Luth- 
eran Church. Both Mr. and Mrs. Gerberich are dead. Buried 
at Walmer's Church. Children: 

1. David W. Gerberich (6) was bom July 1, 1856. He mar- 
ried Sarah C. Miller and they have five children : — Aseph, Edith, 
Stella, Nora and Verna. They are farmers. Address, Freder- 
icksburg, Pa. 

1. Aseph M. Gerberich (7) was bom July 30, 1876. He mar- 
ried Mary A. Frank. Address, Jonestown, Pa. 

2. Edith M. Gerberich (7) was born Feb. 11, 1879. She was 
married to Harry K. Gebhart. They have one son, Clarence G. 
Grebhart, (8) bom June 27, 1900. Address, Fredericksburg, Pa. 

3. Stella M. Gerberich (7) was born June 29, 1883. She was 
married to Anson Binkly. They have three children: — Paul G. 
Binkly (8), bom Feb. 16, 1901; Luella Mae Binkly (8), bom 
June 24, 1909; Aseph A. Binkly (8), born July 20, 1915. Ad- 
dress, Jonestown, Pa. 

4. Nora Gerberich (7) was born April 23, 1890. She was 
married to Adam R. Sherman. They have four children : — Peari 
V. Sherman (8), born Dec. 9, 1910; Laura E. Sherman (8), born 
Oct. 9, 1912; Pauline S. Sherman (8), born Sept. 19, 1914; Ray 
H. Sherman (8), bom April 9, 1916. Address, Lebanon, Pa. 

5. Verna M. Gerberich (7) was born August 21, 1891. She 
was married to Charles Shirk. They have two sons: — Harold 
A. Shirk (8), born Sept. 19, 1914, and Ralph D. Shirk (8), bom 
Feb. 27, 1916. Address, Fredericksburg, Pa. 

2. Emeline W. Gerberich (6), bom Dec. 8, 1858, is the 
mother of Joseph C. Pifer, who was bom Feb. 11, 1888. He 
married Emma K. Shell, who died March 5, 1915, leaving a 
daughter, Florence E. Pifer (8), born March 4, 1915. Address, 
Jonestown, Pa. 

3. Morris W. Gerberich (6) was born Feb. 6, 1870. He mar- 
ried Ellen Shartle. Their son, Harry S. Gerberich (7) was bom 
Aug. 6, 1889, who married Adella Furman. They have one son, 
Harold F. Gerberich (8), born Sept. 30, 1907. Address, Jones- 
town, Pa. 



70 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

4. Ida W. Gerberich (6) was bom April 30, 1873. She is 
the mother of Mary M. Krall (7), who was bom March 29, 
1901. Address, Jonestown, Pa. 

5. Samuel W. Gerberich (6) is married and they have a son, 
George W. Gerberich (7). Address, 431 Power St., Akron, Ohio. 

6. Sadie C. Gerberich (6) was married to John Lutz. Ad- 
dress, 1278 CoUinwood St., Akron, Ohio. 

5. George Shuey Gerberich was a farmer residing near Wal- 
mer's Church. He married Sallie Gerhart of Bethel township. 
He was an earnest member of the Lutheran Qiurch and took 
great interest in the Sunday school. Children: — 1, Jacob G. Ger- 
berich (6). He married Tacie Mease. He was a school teacher 
and later had a business college in Lebanon, Pa. 2, Rev. D^ivid 
G. Gerberich (6) took a course of studies and is a minister of 
the gospel, having preached in several charges and is now pastor 
of the Lutheran church in Sunbury, Pa. He married Eliza 
Kuaperger. 3, Dennis Gerberich (6) was reared on the farm 
and is now an employee of a silk mill in Allentown, Pa. He 
married Alice Hoehly. Address, 612 N. 9th Street, Allentown, 
Pa. 4, Grant G. Gerberich (6) is the farmer of the family and 
occupies his parents' farm, which was their home for many years 
to the time of their death. He married Sallie Book. Their ad- 
dress is Jonestown, Pa., R. F. D. 2. 

6. Adam Shuey Gerberich (5) was bom June 22, 1838. He 
was brought up on the farm. He married Malinda Gerhart 
December 10, 1863. Children: — Sarah Ann, Edwin G. and 
George. His wife died February 18, 1871. He afterwards mar- 
ried Eli^beth Gerberich. Children: — Jennie and Amos. Adam 
died May 14, 1887. 

1. Sarah Ann Gerberich (6) born June 3, 1865. Died 
August 25, 1867. 

2. Edwin G. Gerberich (6) bom September 5, 1866. Mar- 
ried Kate Funk. Children: — Adaiii (7) bom July 25, 1891, who 
married Emma Bomberger; Mary (7) bom March 11, 1895 and 
Sallie (7) bom May 6, 1899. 

3. George Gerberich (6) bom June 11, 1870 and died July 
24, 1873. 

4. Jennie Gerberich (6) born March 2, 1873. Married 
to Joseph Stick. Children: — Mearl (7) bom March 2, 1892 
and is married to Andrew Leese; Henry (7) bom August 26, 
1899. 

5. Amos Gerberich (6) born September 30, 1876. Mar- 
ried Stella Bender. Children :^ — ^Amos Claire (7) born August 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 71 

4, 1895. Died June 22, 1898; Christena (7) born July. 30, 1895 
and Margaret (7) bom December 8, 1899. 

3. Elizabeth Shuey (4) was bom August 17, 1805, baptized 
October 3, 1805, sponsor Dorothea Edris. She subsequently 
joined the Reformed Church. She was married to John Bartle- 
may and had five children, viz:— John, Henry, Adam, Edward 
and Mary Ann. Mr. Bartlemay moved to near Bluffton, Wells 
county, Ind., in 1847, where he followed farming until his death. 
Mrs. Bartlemay died in Bluffton 

1. John Bartlemay (5) married Mary Everhart. They have 
six children, viz: — Albert (6) Leander (6), William (6), Charles 
(6), Elizabeth (6) and Delia (6). In 1880 they left the neigh- 
borhood of Bluffton, Ind., and moved to Nebraska and two years 
later moved to Oregon. The two older boys are unmarried and 
both have large farming interests. The others are married and 
their addresses are as follows: — Mrs. Elizabeth Guile (6) 1434 
Grand avenue, North Portland, Oregon, Mrs. Delia Clark (6) 
The Dalls, Oregon, Charles Bartlemay (6) Boring ,Oregon, Wil- 
liam Bartlemay (6) Early, Oregon, Albert Bartlemay (6) Barton, 
Oregon, R. R. 1 and Leander Bartlemay (6) Boring, Oregon, 
R. R. 2. 

2. Henry Bartlemay (5) went to Goshen, Ind., in 1847, where 
he married Mary A. Worster and they have these children: — 
John Bartlemay (6) Lafayette, Ind.; Mattie (6) who died at 
the home of her parents, July 14, 1899. Charles Bartlemay (6) 
who married and lived at Elkhart, Ind, died just a few weeks 
prior to his sister's death. They had one son, Charles Bartle- 
may (7) Jr., who graduated from the Goshen High School. Wil- 
liam Bartlemay (6), is single and lives with his mother at 314 S. 
Sixth street, Goshen, Ind. Henry Bartlemay had been engaged 
in the retail shoe business in Goshen for a number of years and 
at the time of his death in 1903 was considered a veteran in the 
shoe business. 

3. Adam Bartlemay (5) was bom August 4, 1841, in 
Lebanon county. Pa., and came with his parents to Wells county, 
Ind., in 1847. Ofi April 11, 1867 he married Catharine Neff, 
who passed away July 7, 1907. He died at his home in Bluffton 
Attest 8, 1914. They had six children, all of whom survive and 
are as follows: — J. E. Bartlemay (6), Nettie (6), Arthur C (6) 
and Arlie P. (6) twins, Elizabeth (6) and Maggie (6). 

1. J. E. Bartlemay (6) of Robinson, 111., married Kathr)m 
Henly. To them were born five children: — Mrs. Nellie Forcum 



72 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

(7) Oblong, 111.; Howard (7) Garrett (7) Harry (7)and Dor- 
othy (7). They have one granddaughter, Kathryn Forcum (8). 

2. Nettie Bartlemay (6) was married to Frank Baker of 
Bridgeport, 111. To them were born two daughters, Melda (7) 
and Hilma (7). 

8. Arthur C Bartlemay (6) Bluff ton, Ind., married Nellie 
Thurston. To them was bom a son, Clarence (7) and a daugh- 
ter, deceased. 

4. Arlie P. Bartlemay (6) Bluffton, Ind., married Mary 
MarWey. To them were bom five children: — Cecil (7), Justine 
(7), Kathryn (7), Genevieve (7) and Max (7). 

5. Elizabeth Bartlemay (6) was married to George Mulhol- 
land. To them were bom six children: — Mrs. Grace Niblick 
(7) who has one son Robert Niblick (8). Mrs. Florence Manly 
(7), Edith (7), Vera (7), Glenn and Lucile (7). 

6. Maggie Bartlemay (6) was married to Lee Markley and 
they have four children : — Lorene (7), Ralph (7), Homer (7) and 
Mildred (7). 

4. Ediward Bartlemay (5) married Catharine Gardiner, May 
24, 1866. To them two children were bom, Ida (6) and H. E. 
Bartlemay (6). Catharine Bartlemay died February 8, 1879. 
Edward afterwards married Alma Klick, November 27, 1879. 
They had two daughters, Essie (6) and Elizabeth (6). Mr. 
Bartlemay was a mail clerk in the Bluffton post office for sixteen 
years to the time of his death, January 7, 1914. 

1. Ida Bartlemay (6) is single and since 1888 has been a 
teacher in the Bluffton schools. 

2. H. E. Bartlemay (6) married Jennie A Cobbun and has 
one daughter, Helen (7) bom August 9, 1900. Mr. Bartlemay is 
a printer by trade and has worked in the same office (The Bluff- 
ton New^s) for twenty-five years. 

3. Essie Bartlemay Burgan (6) lives at Benton Harbor, 
Mich., and has one daughter Ruli (7). 

4. Elizabeth Bartlemay Hoffman (6) lives at Huntington, 
Ind. 

5 Mary Ann Bartlemay (5) was married to Moses Arnold. 

They lived on a farm two miles east of Bluffton. They had 
the following children: — Adam Arnold (6) Bluffton, Ind. Sarah 
Arnold Straw (6) died December 18, 1893; Ellen (6) and Eliza- 
beth (6) died in infancy; Elija (6) and Henry (6) living 
at Tecumseh, Mich.; Edward (6), Chloe (6) and George (6) 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 73 

all deceased; Jennie Lanning (6) Bluffton; Ida Ehle (6) Michi- 
gan. Mary Arnold (6) died September 7, 1894. 

4. Anna Catharine Shuey (4) was bom January 24, 1808 
and baptized on the 27th of May, 1808. Her sponsors were 
Andrew and Catharine Edris. She afterwards became a member 
of the Reformed Church. She was married to Martin Daub, of 
Bethel township, where they resided. They had no children. 
Mr. Daub was a farmer and they were in good' financial circum- 
stances, thus had plenty of this world's goods in their old age. 

5. Anna Marie Shuey (4) was born June 30, 1809 : baptized 
August 13, 1809 with Philip Gerberich as sponsor. She died while 
yet small. 

6. John Ludwig Shuey (4) was bom September 23, 1811; 
was baptized on the 6th of October, 1811, and had as sponsors 
Henry and Elizabeth Shuey. He remained with his father on the 
farm imtil he was grown, and thus made farming his business 
for life. He married Veronica Brandt, bom October 13, 1811. 
Died September 11, 1843 (tombstone) ; and with her had seven 
children, viz: — ^John A. Elizabeth, Mary, Henry, Ephraim, Wil- 
liam and Edwin. His first wife having died he married Elizabeth 
Rhine, and had ten children with this wife viz: — Lucinda, Isa- 
bella, Milton, Aaron, Jacob, Ellen, Sarah, Daniel, Savilla and 
Catharine. It will be noticed from this that John had a very 
large family. John was a practical farmer, and lived on the 
farm which he bought from his father. He also bought an ad- 
joining farm and carried on the work on both farms. He had 
become quite wealthy by his farming. John was a member of 
Walmer's Reformed Church, in which he had respectively held 
the offices of Deacon, Elder and Trustee. In politics, John was 
a Democrat, as was also his father. Some of John's sons, how- 
ever, were not so strictly partisan. Died October 14, 1877, aged 
66 years and 21 days. 

John L. Shuey's Will is recorded in Book E. page 323 in 
Lebanon. He bequeathed his property as follows :— To the 
children of his first wife, he gave $3,000 to each of the sons, and 
$2,000 to each of the daughters. The balance was to be equally 
divided between the- children of his second wife, when the young- 
est becomes of age. 

1. John Adam Shuey (5) was bom February 15, 1833, bap- 
tized April 5, 1833 with Ludwig and Margaret Shuey as sponsors. 
He became a member of the Reformed Church and at one time 
'held the office of Deacon in Walmer's Church. He remained 



74 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

on his father's farm until the time of his marriage, when he 
moved to East Hanover, on a farm near Rankstown which he 
bought from David Rank. He married Mary Shuey (5) daughter 
of Henry Shuey, and had three children, viz: — Emma, Edwin 
and Morris. During the civil war when drafts had to be made 
for soldiers, his name was drawn on the 29th of October, 1862 ; 
and in a few days he was ordered to Harrisburg, where the 
drafted men were formed into a regiment, and he became a 
member of Company C, 173d regiment. This regiment spent the 
greater part of its time at Norfolk, Virginia, doing garrison duty. 
During the last month of their time they had considerable 
marching to do. Their term expired, and he was discharged 
on the 17th of August, 1863. He was engaged in farming, and 
made a good living. He died March 20, 1895. Buried at 
Walmer's Church. 

1. Emma Elizabeth Shuey (6) was bom November 19, 1857. 
Member of the Reformed Church. She was married to Benjamin 
Seaman, a farmer, in East Hanover, February 17, 1877. Eleven 
children were bom to them: — 1, Mary Hettie Seaman (7) mar- 
ried to John Shenk, a farmer. 2, Amanda Elmira Seaman (7) 
married to Joseph Early, who died in 1910. 3, William Benjamin 
Seaman (7) a farmer, married Kate Staley. 4, Emma Carrie 
Seaman (7), married to Harry Zerbe. 5, Annie Laura Seaman 
(7) married to Harry Gerberich, a painter, 6, Katie Lovina 
Seaman (7) married to Daniel Hain, a baker. 7, 
Ida Elizabeth Seaman (7) married to Jacob Rhoads, a farmer. 

8, Thomas S. Seaman (7) a farmer, married Bertha Hetrich. 

9, Gertie Elsie Seaman (7) married to George Pancake, a farmer. 

10, Christian S. Seaman (7). 11, Jared Reiley Seaman (7). 
Their post office address is Grantville, Pa. Mrs. Emma E. Sea- 
man died in March, 1919. Her son William B. Seaman died of 
influenza in the fall of 1918 and her son in law, Harry Zerbe, 
also died in the fall of 1918. Jared Reiley Seaman married 
Mildred Hess. 

2. Edwin T. Shuey (6) was bom December 21, 1860. He 
was reared on the farm. He married Lizzie A. Shuey (6) Oc- 
tober 1, 1881. Four children: — ^Lydia, Jennie, Mamie and Harry 
J. His wife died in 1891. He married Ellen Rider. Two chil- 
dren, LilHe and Gertie. Residence Grantville, Pa. He died No- 
vember 30, 1916. 

1. Lydia Minerva Shuey (7) born June 15, 1884. She was 
married to Harvey L. Hess. Two children, Clement Shuey Hess* 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 75 

(8) bom February 9, 1909 and Irene Elizabeth Hess (8) bom 
October 30, 1911, Grantville, Pa. 

2. Jennie Elizabeth Shuey (7) bom November 10, 1885. 
She was married to Reuben Sheetz. Four children, 1, Eva Eliza- 
beth Sheetz (8), born August 4, 1900. 2, Kathryn Mae Sheetz 
(8) bom May 20, 1905. 3, Edwin Shuey Scheetz (8) born April 
1, 1908. 4, Reuben Henry Sheetz (8) born August 20, 1912. 
died in April, 1919. Annville, Pa. 

3. Mamie Shuey (7) bom September 20, 1887. She was 
married to Reuben C. Tobias, a shoe factory employe, March 
10, 1906. They have one son, J. Harry Tobias (8) born August 
17, 1907. Residence Annville, Pa. 

4. Harry J. Shuey (7) bom December 10, 1889. Not mar- 
ried. He is in Detroit, Mich., making auto tires for the United 
States Tire Co. 

5. Gertrude Shuey (7) born December 10, 1894. Was mar- 
ried to Frank Hauer. Two children, Sylvia Hauer (8) born 
April 11, 1912. and Milford Hauer (8) bom January 9, 1916. 
Mrs. Hauer died October 25. 1918. 

6. Lillie Shuey (7) born November 28, 1897. Was married 
to Herman Burgner. Children, Paul Shuey Burgner (8) bom^ 
May 20, 1915 and Dora Burgner born July 19, 1916, Grantville, 
Pa. 

3. David Morris Shuey (6) was bom December 30, 1867, in 
East Hanover, Pa. He was a farmer for many years, and later a 
teamster. Residence, Myerstown, Pa. He is a member of the 
Reformed Church. He married Emma J. Huffnagler March 
29, 1889. They have six children : — Diivid Adam, Carrie, Annie 
May, Earl R., Violet L. and Ruth N. 

1. David Adam Shuey (7) was born February 19, 1890. He 
is a teamster and resides in Annville, Pa. He married Agnes 
Kriser of Annville in January 1915. A son named Walter David 
Shuey was bom April 17, 1917. 

2. Carrie Shuey (7) was born February 20, 1891. She was 
married to Calvin Klopp in March, 1914. 

3. Annie May Shuey (7) was bom September 4, 1893. She 
was married to Elmer Wagner, December 24, 1914. They have 
one child. 

4. Earl R. Shuey (7) was born April 1, 1896. Died July 
15, 1898. 

5. Violet L. Shuey (7)was bom June 28, 1901. Died De- 
cember 23, 1915. 



76 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

6. Ruth N. Shuey (7) was born September 19, 1903. 

2. Elizabeth Shuey (5) was born November 5, 1835. She 
was a member of the Reformed Church. She was married to 
John Walmer, and had two sons: — Elias S. and John. They 
lived on the farm adjoining Walmer's Church, where the foun- 
der of Walmer's Church lived. The author remembers when 
four persons named John lived in this house at the same time. 
The two above named John Walmer, grandfather John Walmer 
and John Foy, the hired man on the farm. 

1. Elias Shuey Walmer (6) married Susan Bender and they 
have one son. Dr. Morris Walmer, who is married and lives in 
Baltimore. He is a meat inspector. Elias is a successful vet- 
erinary surgeon in Washington, D. C. 

2. John S. Walmer (6) married Lizzie Donmoyer. They 
have three daughters. Residence Lebanon, Pa. 

3. Mary Ann Shuey (5) was born October 5, 1837. She 
was married to Joseph Ulrich and they had five children:— 
John Henry, Daniel, Samuel Nevin, Mary Elizabeth and Adam 
S. They lived in East Hanover on a farm and later had a gen- 
eral store and the East Hanover post office. Mrs. Ulrich died 
April 5, 1875. Buried at the Zion Church. 

1. John Henry Ulrich (6) was born October 22, 1858. He 
married Sarah Ann Deininger, November 26, 1881. They had 

five children: — 1, Amanda Lydia Ulrich (7) born October 26, 
1882. Died Septem.ber 24, 1883. 2, Emma Mary Ulrich (7) 
bom June 14, 1884. She is a music teacher and dress maker. 
3, Daniel Nevin Ulrich (7) bom May 15, 1886. He married 
Katie M. Rabuck. 4, Joseph Ulrich (7) born February 27, 1888, 
died July 30, 1904. 5, Annie Elizabeth Ulrich (7) born April 
11, 1890. She is a school teacher. John Henry Ulrich died in 
1917. Buried at Zions Reformed Church. 

2. Daniel Ulrich (6) was bom March 20, 1861. Died June 
27, 1867. 

3. Samuel Nevin Ulrich (6) was born February 4, 1866. 
He is a director in the Valley Trust Co, of Palmyra, and sec^ 
retary of the East Hanover Telephone Co. He married Elizabeth 
E. Krall, May 1, 1890. 

4. Mary Elizabeth Ulrich (6) was born February 25, 1870. 
Died December 2, 1873. 

5. Adam Shuey Ulrich (6) was born November 4, 1874. He 
married Lucy L. Paine and they have three children:— 1., Ade- 
laide Elizabeth Ulrich (7) born March 2, 1894. 2, Marie Chris- 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 77 

tine Ulrich (7) born February 21, 1903. 3, Pauline May Ulrich 
(7) bom May 14, 1906. These families all belong to the Re- 
formed Church. They all live in East Hanover, P. O. Ann- 
ville, R. F. D. 

4. Henry L. Shuey (5) was born May 7, 1839. He spent 
his younger years on his father's farm. He married Sarah J. Het- 
rich. They had six children : — Philip, John, an infant that died, 
Mary, Addison W. and David W. Henry lived on a small farm 
near Lembergers, in East Hanover. He was a short stout man 
and was called' little Henry Shuey. He was a member of the 
Reformed Church. He died April 22, 1876. Buried at 
Walmer's church. His wife died August 2, 1911. Buried at 
East Harrisburg. 

1. Philip, no facts furnished. 

2. John H. Shuey (6) was born November 15, 1865. He 
married Emma E. Fishbum and they had three children : — ^Ja:cob 
D., Ajddison H. and Sallie H. John is a railroader and they re- 
side in Harrisburg, Pa. 

1. Jacob D. Shuey (7) was born July 23, 1887. He is a 
salesman and resides in Harrisburg, Pa. 

2. Addison H. Shuey (7) was bom December 22, 1888. Ke 
is a salesman and resides in Harrisburg, Pa. 

3. Sallie H. Shuey (7) was bom April 28, 1890 and died 
March 1, 1892. 

3. Infant (6) died. 

4. Mary (6) No facts furnished. 

5. Addison W. Shuey (6) was bom December 10, 1868, 
He married Mary S. Keister and they have one son Earl. Addi- 
son drives a laundry wagon. They reside at 71 N. 18 street, 
Harrisburg Pa. 

1. Earl K. Shuey (7) was born December 30, 1896. He is 
a clerk and resides in Harrisburg, Pa. 

6. David W. Shuey (6) was born April 29, 1872. He mar- 
ried Minnie F. Bonholtzer. They have two children: — Helen 
(7) and Rollin (7). He is a railroader and resides in Harris- 
burg, Pa. 

1. Helen S. L. Shuey (7) was born January 9, 1898. 

2. Rollin H. Shuey (7) was bom April 8, 1905. 

5. Ephraim Shuey (5) was bom March 7, 1842. He married 
Sarah Walmer (5) and they had four children: — 1, Matilda 
Catharine ; 2, Alice Elizabeth ; 3, Elias Harvey and 4, Ida. He lived 
on the farm which he bought from Henry Shuey near Ranks- 



78 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

town. He was a member of the Reformed Church and served 
one term as deacon. They afterward resided near Ranks Store 
in East Hanover. Address Grantville, Pa. He died November 
17, 1917. Buried at Walmer's Church. 

1. Matilda Catharine Shuey (6) was bom July 20, 1863; 
Died December 22, 1887. 

2. Alice Elizabeth Shuey (6) was born February 1, 1865. 
Died January 6, 1888. 

3. Elias Harvey Shuey (6) was bom February 18, 1868. 
He married Emma Blatt, August 19, 1893. They have five chil- 
dren: — 1, Irwin Elias Shuey (7) born February 24, 1896; 2, 
Qarerice David Shuey (7) born May 28, 1898. Died May 6, 
1899. 3, Herbert Ephraim Shuey (7) born January 8, 1900. 
4, Esther Emma Shuey (7) bom December 5, 1902, 5, Roy 
Clarence Shuey (7) born February 8, 1908. 

4. Ida Shuey (6) was bom October 19, 1869. She was 
married to Jacob K. Kaufman, January 13, 1894. They have 
one son, Jacob K. Kaufman (7) bom November 10, 1907. They 
live in Harrisburg, Pa. 

6. William B. Shuey (5) was bom December 13, 1844. He 
was to a great extent the manager of his father's farm after his 
older brothers had left home, and was an excellent farmer. He 
was always a hard working man and was quite muscular and 
strong. He was a member of the Reformed Church, and served 
as deacon two years. He married Emma Loser, and had three 
children: — Laura L., Cora J. and Harvey W. His wife having 
died he married Amanda Edris on January 2, 1875 and they 
had three children : — Harrison W., Mary K. and Anna Amanda. 
For a while he owned a small farm near Rankstown and 
later a larger farm two miles south of Jonestown where he 
lived to the time of his death, he having been murdered on his 
own farm, supposedly for robbery, by two persons who were 
convicted for manslaughter. Date. October 26, 1902. Buried at 
Walmer's Church. 

1. Laura Lizzie Shuey (6) was bom February 27, 1870. 
She was married to Richard S. Miller of Jonestown, in Septem- 
ber, 1874, and had one child, Mabel Miller (7) bom March 21, 
1875, who is now a public school teacher. Mrs. Miller died 
March 27, 1895, and is buried at Wengert Meeting House. 

2. Cora Jane Shuey (6) was bom February 27, 1870, and 
was a twin sister to Laura Lizzie. She was married to Elias R. 
Bomberger of East Hanover, on May 4, 1895 and had eight 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 79 

children, of whom two died in infancy. The living are Adam 
(7), Mary (7), Harvey (7)^ Jennie (7), Amanda (7) and 
Ammon (7). They reside in East Hanover. 

3. Harvey Wilson Shuey (6) was bom June 14, 1872. He 
married Mary Gerberich, September 30, 1893. After his father's 
death he purchased the home farm, where he resides. Address 
Lebanon, Pa., R. F. D. 

4. Harrison William Shuey (6) was bom May 4, 1876. 
He married Leah Bowman of Heilmandale, September 28, 1895. 
They had one child, Earl Wilson (7) born October 24, 1896 and 
died January 12, 1899. Residence, Lebanon, R. F. D. 

5. Mary Kate Shuey (6) was bom December 25, 1880. She 
was married to Arthur L. Yocum, December 23,* 1899. They 
had five children: — Ada Amanda (7), Florence May (7), Anna 
Mary (7), Lessie Katharine (7) and Bertha Luella (7). Mrs. 
Yocum died March 6, 1914, buried at Ebenezer cemetery. Resi- 
dence near Lebanon. 

6. Anna Amanda Shuey (6) was bom November 
12, 1883. She was married to John A. Shell of East Han- 
over, May 11, 1901 and has seven children: — Vema Emma (7) 
Harvey Wilson (7), Earl William, (7), Leah Amanda (7), 
Lester Harrison (7), Florence Anna (7) and Clayton John (7). 

7. Edwin Shuey (5) was bom January 8, 1848 and died 
in childhood. 

8. Lucinda Shuey (5) was bom February 6, 1851. She was 
married to Joseph Bensing, November 7, 1878, a fanner near 
Jonestown. No children. 

9. Isabella Shuey (5) was born July 18, 1852. She was 
married to Nathanuel Sherk and they had three children: — • 
Allen Charles (6), Lizzie (6) and Kate (6). They lived in 
Lebanon. Allen Sherk lives in Harrisburg. Isabella died in 
1916. 

10. Milton Christian Shuey (5) was bom July 17, 1854. He 
Married Angeline Elizabeth Loser, June 3, 1876. They had two 
children: — Sadie Ellen and Ada Elizabeth. He was a farmer. 
His wife died February 22, 1904. Since that time he lived re- 
tired in East Hanover, P. O. address Annville, R. F. D. No. 3. 
He died July 24, 1916, aged 62 years and 7 days. 

1. Sadie Ellen Shuey (6) was born June 3, 1877. She was 
married to Harry S. Burgner, February 22, 1904. They have, 
one son, Newton Milton Burgner (7), bom December 1, 1911. 
Residence, 1016 Mifflin street, Lebanon, Pa. 



80 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

2. Ada Elizabeth Shuey (6) was born June 23, 1892. She 
was married to David L. Shuey (7) son of Thomas H. Shuey, 
November 30, 1916. Residence, Palmyra, Pa. 

11. Aaron David Shuey (5) was bom May 8, 1856. He 
married Elizabeth W. Krum June 10, 1880. No children. Ad^ 
dress Jonestown, Pa. 

12. Jacob Levi Shuey (5) was born June 26, 1858. He 
married Kate Foltz. They had one child which died in child- 
hood. Address Jonestown, Pa. 

13. Ellen Shuey (5) was born October 23, 1830. She was 
married to John S. Walmer. They reside on the John L. Shuey 
homestead. Address, Annville, Pa. 

14. Sarah Shuey (5) was born July 16, 1862. She is 
married to William Edris. Address, Jonestown, Pa. She had a 
daughter who died in 1918. 

15. Daniel Shuey (5) was bom May 5, 1864. He married 
Lizzie Sheeler January 21, 1884. They have one child, Carrie 
C Shuey (6) bom Oct. 2, 1884, who was married to Harvey F. 
Umberger, December 20, 1904. Their daughter Elizabeth B. 
Umberger (7) was born October 14, 1912. Farmers in East 
Hanover. Addtess, Annville, Pa. 

16. Savilla C. Shuey (5) was born February 13, 1866. 

17. Anna Catharine Shuey (5) was born October 27, 1868. 
These two are not married and live in West Jonestown. All of 
the above are members of the Reformed Church. 

V. Maria Elizabeth Shuey (3) was born Oct. 9, 1778. She 
was baptized and became a member of the Reformed Church, in 
which faith she continued to the time of her death. She was mar- 
ried to Philip Gerberich and had eight children : — ^John, Elizabeth, 
Christina, George, Jacob, Thomas P., David and Daniel. She 
led a strict Christian life, and reared a noble family. They lived 
only about a mile from the Shuey homestead, where she was born. 
They owned a fine farm which afterward was divided and 
Thomas and Daniel became the respective owners. She died 
Nov. 7, 1857, aged 78 years and 29 days. Buried at Walmer's 
Church. Her husband had died some years earlier. 

1. John Gerberich (4) married Rachel Backenstoes and lived 
near Shellsville, Dauphin county. The following children were 
bom to them: — Maria (5), Malinda (5), Thomas (5), Elizabeth 
(5), Amos (5), and Maggie (5). Only the latter is still living, 
is unmarried and resides at (Shellsville) Grantville, Pa. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 81 

2. Elizabeth Gerberich (4) married Zimmerman. 

Ghildren: — George (5), Joseph (5), Benjamin (5), Elizabeth 
(5), Mary (5), and Sarah (5), all deceased. 

3. Christena Gerberich (4) was married to George Hetrich, 
who lived in East Hanover and later in Mt. Nebo, now Ono P. O. 
Their children were Sallie (5), John (5), David (5), Henry (5), 
Amanda (5), Eliza (5), and Catharine (5). 

Sallie Hetrich (5) was married to Thomas Haldeman. Chil- 
dren: — George (6) and Mary (6). Residence, York, Nebraska. 

David Hetrich (5) married Caroline Dotter (5). They lived 
at Dotters Mill and then in Annville, and later in Reading, where 
he was a coal dealer. He was a good, Christian man and highly 
esteemed by all. He died in Reading, Pa., on Sept. 1, 1897, and 
his body was laid to rest on Sept. 4. The author attended the 
fimeral and made an address, for in his childhood days he was 
in the Sunday-school class of Mr. Hetrich. Children : — Emma E. 
Hetrich (6), Reading, Pa. Mary C. Hetrich (6), Mohnton, Pa. 
Carrie Hetrich (6) was married to George Zatazahn, whose chil- 
dren are John (7), Robert (7), David (7), Caroline (7). Res- 
idence, Hershey, Pa., Annie Hetrich (6) was married to George 
Qayton; children: — Caroline (7) and Catharine (7). Residence, 
Buffalo, N. Y. Louisa Hetrich (6) Reading, Pa. Amelia Het- 
rich (6) was married to Walter Warner, Mohnton, Pa. Chil- 
dren: — Dorothy (7) and David (7). 

Amanda Hetrich was married to John Zatazahn, Hershey, 
Pa. Children: — Eliza (6), George (6), Emma (6), Henry (6), 
Thomas (6), and Clara (6) who was married to John Light, 
Lebanon, Pa. 

Eliza Hetrich (5) was married to Mr. Benson. Children: 
William Benson (6) resides at Reading Pa. Mary Benson (6) 
who was married to Mr. Light, Lebanon, Pa. Annie Benson (6) 
and Katie Benson (6). 

Catharine Hetrich (5) was married to John Brandt. They 
have one son, William Brandt (6), who is station agent at Sued- 
burg, Pa., for the P. & R. Railroad. 

4. George Gerberich, P. S. (4) as he wrote his name, mar- 
ried Nelly Albert, and they had the following children : — ^Abra- 
ham, Louisa, Calvin T., Hiram, Emma, Landis, Milton, Jane 
Malinda, Francis and Enos. George was a progressive farmer 
and was usually the first to adopt the use of new farming imple- 
ments. He believed in education and always urged for a longer 
school term, even securing subscriptions to secure the same. He 
served the county of Lebanon faithfully as county commissioner. 



82 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

He was a faithful member of Zion's Lutheran Church and was 
one of the organizers of this congregation. He was the leader in 
singing in church for many years, before they had the use of an 
organ, and he was usually called "Foresinger George." He died 
when past 81 years. 

1. Abraham Gerberich (5) married Mattie McElroy and 
lived in Vinton, Iowa, where two of his children, Frank (6) and 
Edwin (6), who survive the parents, are residing. 

2. Louisa Gerberich (5) was married to John Gerberich, who 
had a general store, on the Jonestown and Harrisburg road, for a 
number of years. They had no children. 

3. Calvin T. Gerberich (5) married Sarah Deck. They moved 
to Bellefonte, Pa., where he owned a mill and had a successful 
business. In 1897 he assisted the author in gathering informa- 
tion, among the Center county Shueys, for this history. They 
had the following children: — Ella (6), who was married to C. U. 
Hoffer. Children: — ^John (7), Anna (7), Louisa (7), Richard 
(7), and Frederick (7), all at home in Phillipsburg, Pa., except 
John, who is married. 2, Ida (6) was married to Louis C. 
Wetzel. They reside in Toledo, Ohio, and have three boys: 
Calvin (7), Malcolm (7), and Samuel (7). 3, Anna (6) died 
when quite young. 4, Harry (6) lives with his father in Belle- 
fonte, Pa. Mrs. Gerberich died in 1905. Calvin has passed his 
eightieth milestone, but appears much younger. All are members 
of the Reformed Church. 

4. Hiram Gerberich (5) died unmarried. 

5. Enmia (5) died when quite young. 

6. Landis A. Gerberich (5) married Phoebe Musser, of 
Bellefonte. They lived in Lebanon, many years, where he was an 
alderman. They had two children, Minnie May (6), who died 
at fourteen years of age, and Lida (6), who is married to Isaac 
Brenneman. Residence, 424 N. 11th St., Lebanon, Pa. No chil- 
dren. Mrs. Gerberich died Jan. 30, 1902, and Mr. Gerberich 
died Jan. 30, 1909. 

7. Milton Gerberich (5) lived in Vinton, Iowa, where he was 
selling musical instruments. He was unmarried. He met his 
death by accidental drowning, by riding a horse into the river. 

8. Jane Malinda Gerberich (5), usually called Jennie, was 
married to David S. Rank. They resided in Lebanon, Pa., where 
Mr. Rank died in 1911. They had no children. 

9. Francis F. Gerberich (5) lives in Maysville, Ky., where 
he has a music store since 1882. He was married. His wife 
died in 1895. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 83 

10. Dr. Enos Gerberich (5) was raised on the farm, attended 
country school and afterwards graduated in medicine. He mar- 
ried Clara J. Siegrist of Annville, Pa. She died in 1888, leaving 
two sons, George Forrest Gerberich (6) and Enos Earl Siegrist 
Gerberich (6). Dr. Gerberich afterwards married Mrs. Annie 
C. Schaner, nee Marburger of Linglestown, Pa. They reside in 
Shamokin, Pa., where he practices his profession successfully. 
His son, George Forrest Gerberich (6) married Minnie Tome 
and they reside in York, Pa. Enos Earl S. Gerberich (6) mar- 
ried Anna Bricker. They reside in Philadelphia, Pa. 

5. Jacob Gerberich (4) was born Nov. 14, 1803; died Oct. 
14, 1821. 

6. Thomas P. Gerberich (4) lived on part of the home farm. 
He was a prominent citizen of East Hanover township. He was 
treasurer of Walmer's Church and president of Salem Cemetery 
Association. He married Elizabeth Bross. Children : — ^Ephraim 
(5), a school teacher, dead; Eliza (5) was married to Stephan 
Heilman, dead; Caroline (5) married to Edwin Ruth, children: 
EUie G. Ruth (6), who was married to Abner B. Stoner; chil- 
dren: — Thomas Stoner (7), Herman Stoner (7) and Grace 
Stoner (7). Residence, Avon, Pa. Harry G. Ruth (6), who 
married A. Laura Kern. Children: — 1, Ralph Ruth (7) and 
2, Annie Ruth (7), who is married to Elmer G. Shuey (6). 
Harry Ruth, address 1021 Lehman St., Lebanon, Pa. 

Maria Gerberich (5) was married to J. H. Mease, a success- 
ful dentist in Lebanon, and has 2 children: Bessie Mease (6) and 
George Mease (6). Ellen Gerberich (5) who has been blind for 
many years, makes her home with her sister, Mrs. Mease. 

7. David Gerberich (4) moved to one of the middle western 
States and was a successful man in his line of business. 

8. Daniel Gerberich (4) married Eliza Wise and lived on 
the old Gerberich home place. They had the following children : 
Edwin, Allen, Philip and Lyman. Daniel was a successful farmer 
for some years. He was treasurer of Lebanon county. Moved 
to Mansfield, Ohio, where he was in business until April, 1885, 
when they moved to Des Moines, Iowa, where he died April 30, 
1903. His wife died May 15, 1896. 

1. Dr. Edwin W. Gerberich (5) was reared on the farm, 
served in the 127th Regiment, P. V. I. Afterwards studied med- 
icine, practiced medicine at Mechanicsburg, Pa., where he married 
Mary Brandt. Later he lived in Des Moines, Iowa, and now prac- 



84 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

tices his profession at No. 2207 Hamilton St., Spokane, Wash. 
His wife died in June, 1914. No children. 

2. Allen D. Gerberich (5) was born Nov. 6, 1845. He was a 
playmate of the author. He enlisted in the 127th Reg., P. V. I., 
and died Nov. 3, 1862, of typhoid fever in Camp Dauphin, Vir- 
ginia. His body was brought home and buried at Walmer's 
Church. 

3. Philip A. Gerberich (5) is a music dealer, first in Mans- 
field, Ohio, then in Des Moines, and now at Park Rapids, Minn. 
He is married and they have one daughter, Florence (6), mar- 
ried to Gilbert Atwood, residing at Park Rapids, Minn. 

4. Lyman Shuey Gerberich (5) has been a musician from 
childhood. He was a dnmimer boy in the recruiting service for 
three years without pay during the Civil War. He resides in 
Des Moines, Iowa. He is a graduate of the Leipzig Conserva- 
tory of Music. He founded the first grand orchestra of music 
of fifty pieces in Iowa, giving a series of orchestra concerts each 
season, of the music of the old masters and modern composers. 
He was also one of the faculty of Iowa College at Grinnell for 
three years. Professor Gerberich married Alice M. Buttkeriet, 
Oct. 25, 1893, who is also an accomplished musician. They have 
two children: — Elsa Lenore Gerberich (6) born Jan. 18, 1895. 
She is a graduate of Des Moines College and now a high-school 
teacher and supervisor of music, a good singer with a pleasing 
contralto voice. A son, Carl Lyman Gerberich (6) bom June 18, 
1896, is a law student at the Drake University. He is also a good 
violinist, a pupil of his father. When war was declared with 
Germany he enlisted and is a member of Battery F, 126th Field 
Artillery, stationed in Camp Cody, Deming, New Mexico. 

VI. Anna Christena Shuey (3) was bom Dec. 8, 1779 in 
Lebanon county. Pa. She was married to John Gerberich and 
had four children: — ^John, Samuel, Andrew, and Barbara. Res- 
idence, Hummelstown, Pa. 

1. John Shuey Gerberich (4), bom June 19, 1810, was mar- 
ried and had two children: — William and Mary Catharine. He 
was a merchant for many years in Germantown, Ohio, and in 
1872 the author visited them. 1, William Henry Gerberich (5), 
bom Sept. 26, 1847, was married and had one child. He died 
suddenly, Feb. 17, 1904; buried in Germantown, Ohio. 2, Mary 
Catharine Gerberich (5), born Aug. 22, 1851, was married to 
Charles Edward Spayd in 1873, and they had three children: 
Edith Gerberich Spayd. Barbara Grace Spayd and Mary Cath- 
arine Spayd. Mr. Spayd was a successful druggist in Toledo, O. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 85 

His wife died suddenly of acute indigestion, May 13, 1908. Buried 
at Toledo, Ohio. 1, Edith Gerberich Spayd (6), born Nov. 28, 
1874, is a registered pharmacist and assisted her father in the 
drug store until 1915, when she bought the store from her father 
and is now carrying on the business at 309 Monroe St., Toledo, 
Ohio. 2, Barbara Grace Spayd (6), bom April 29, 1879, is a 
graduate of the University of Chicago and is a teacher in the 
high school in Toledo. 3, Mary Catharine Spayd (6), born April 
15, 1882, is interested in art. She is the housekeeper for her 
father. The three daughters are not married and live in a beau- 
tiful home with their father in Toledo, Ohio. 

2. Samuel Gerberich (4), it is said, lived in West Virginia, 
was married and had children. He died many years ago. 

3. Andrew Gerberich (4) was born in IDauphin county, Pa., 
July 2, 1816. In 1837 he moved to Montgomery county, Ohio, 
and two years later to Washington, Taxewell county, Illinois, 
where he lived 32 years and then moved to a farm near El Paso, 
111. He died Dec. 15, 1905. In 1847 he had married Jeanette 
Gilbert. Two children: 1, Frances Jeanette Gerberich (5), born 
Oct. 10, 1848. She was married to David Brubaker, Eureka, 111. 

2, Mary Ellen Gerberich (5), bom Nov. 14, 1849. She was mar- 
ried to William Cramer. Residence, 113 Fifth Ave., Peoria, 111. 
Mrs. Gerberich died in 1851, and two years later Andrew married 
Mary Canada, who lived but a short time. In 1858 he married 
Sarah Brubaker. To them were born the following children: 

3, William Henry Gerberich (5), born June 23, 1859. He mar- 
ried Minnie P. Potter, June 11, 1889. They have no children. 
He is largely engaged in fire insurance in Wolcott, Ind. 4, Leah 
Matilda Gerberich (5), bom March 2, 1861. Died May 26, 1862. 
5, Benjamin David Gerberich (.5), born March 29, 1863. Died 
March 10, 1864. 6, John Andrew Gerberich (5), born Feb. 12, 
1865. Died Nov. 17, 1865. 7, Ida Katherine Gerberich (5), born 
Feb. 11, 1867. Married to R. C. Duff, Wolcott, Ind. Died March 
3, 1913. 8, Harriette Belle Gerberich (5), born June 10, 1870. 
Married to James Brown, Gaston, Ind. 9, Charles Andrew Ger- 
berich (5), bom June 2, 1873. Died June 13, 1901 at El Paso, 111. 

4. Barbara Gerberich (4) was the only daughter of John 
Gerberich. She likely died young, as her relatives do not remem- 
ber anything about her. 

VII — Eve Margaret Shuey (3) 

Was bom April 11, 1782. She was married to Adam Heil- 
man and had five children: — Christena, Eve, Elizabeth, Anna 



86 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Maria and Adam. See where we have traced the Shuey family 
to now — to Adam and Eve as husband and wife. Eve was a mem- 
ber of the Reformed Church. They lived in Heilman Dale, Lel>- 
anon county. Her daughter Christena (4) was married to George 
Heilman of Jonestown and had a large family. Eve (4) was 
married to Christian Brandt and lived in North Lebanon town- 
ship. Elizabeth (4) was married to Samuel Heilman and lived 
in Heilman Dale. Anna Maria (4) was married to John Huber 
of Chambersburg, Pa. and had three children: — Eliza (5), mar- 
ried to William Kieffer, Heilman Huber (5) and Mary Emma 
Huber (5), all resided in Franklin county, Pa. Adam S. Heil- 
man (4) lived in Bethel township, near the original Shuey 
homestead. He was prominent in his county and was an excellent 
farmer. He had two sons, Frank (5) dead and William (5) 
who married Miss Moyer, two children. Dr. Adam Heilman, 
New York City and a daughter. Both William Heilman and his 
wife are dead. In this ancient house of Adam S. Heilman the 
author saw an old clock with this inscription on it. "Die zeit 
geht hin, es kommt der todt". The time is passing and death is 
coming. On a tablet in the outside wall of the house is the fol- 
lowing in capital letters : — "Gott gesegne dieses haus, und was da 
geht ein und aus, Gott allein die Ehr, sonst den keinem mehr. 
1770, August 14." 

Vni — Catharine Elisabeth Shuey (3) 

Was born April 11, 1782. She was a twin sister to Eve. She 
was married to Andrew Edris and had two children: — Henry 
and Peter. They lived in Bethel township near the original 
Shuey home. She was a member of the Reformed Church. 
Buried at Klopps Church. 

1. Henry Edris (4) was a farmer in Bethel township. They 
had seven children: — Andrew, Matilda, Edward, John, William, 
Lavina and Perry. 

1. Andrew Edris (5) was born July 30, 1823 and died June 
16, 1909. 

2. Matilda Edris (5) was bom December 11, 1826. She 
was married to Levi Myers. She died January 26, 1912. 

3. Edward Edris (5) was bom August 5, 1828 and died 
December 20, 1916. He married Mary Inms and they had four 
sons: — Charles, Perry F. Edward A. and Frank M. His wife 
died October 31, 1889. On August 31, 1905, he married Anna 
Baker. They resided in Oskaloosa, Iowa. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 87 

1. Charles Henry Edris (6) was born February 27, 1857 and 
died June 23, 1903. He married Minnie Johnson in 1884. She 
died December 19, 1888. In 1901 he married Annie C. Young. 
No children. 

2. Perry F. Edris (6) was bom October 5, 1861. He mar- 
ried Ella Smith and they have seven sons and four daughters 
living: — 1, Walter S. (7) of Custer, S. Dakota; 2, Lawrence (7) 
of Oskaloosa, Iowa. 3, Howard (7) a florist of Grand Junction, 
Colo., who has one son, Lavern L. (8) bom May 21, 1917. 
4, Mary (7). 5, Elvira (7). 6, Ethel (7). 7, Roy (7). 8, Ed- 
ward (7). 9 Ruth (7). 10, Charles H. (7) and 11, Cari (7) 
all of Oskaloosa, Iowa. 

3. Edward A. Edris (6) was born November 16, 1864. He 
married Sadie Cochran, who had one child, Sadie, and died when 
the baby was ten days old. This Daughter Sadie Edris (7) was 
married to Sherman Engebretsen, and they have one son Theo- 
dore Edward (8) born November 4, 1917. Their address is 
Grand Junction, Colo., Edward A. Edris married as his second 
wife Nellie Doll, and they have three sons : — 2, Charles Arthur 
Edris (7) 3, Homer James Edris (7) and 4, William Waldo 
Edris (7). Address Grand Junction, Colo. 

4. Frank Milburn Edris (6) was born February 4, 1873. 
He married Carrie E. Nichol in 1901. They have three children: 
1 — Florence Mary Edris (7) 2, Edwin Nichol Edris (7) and 3, 
Paul Milbum Edris (7). Address, Lokosee, Fla. 

4. John Henry Edris (5) was bom February 6, 1831 and 
died in 1899. 

5. William Edris (5) was bom June 14,1832 and died June 
21, 1906. He had a son Walter P. Edris, Spokane Wash., who 
is preparing a history of the Edris family. 

6. Lavina Edris (5) was born December 23, 1834. She 
died in February 1895. She was married to John Raber, near 
Jonestown, Pa. 

7. Perry Franklin Edris (5) was born October 26, 1839 and 
died February 15, 1902. 

IX — Christian Shuey (3) 

The third son of Henry Shuey, was born September 17, 1784. 
He remained on the farm with his father until he was grown. 
His father died when Christian was twenty years old. He was a 
member of the Reformed Church. He married Maria Magdalena 
Heilman, of Heilman Dale, and commenced farming on the old 
homestead, which he had purchased. He was better educated than 



88 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

the majority of his neighbors and soon became a prominent man in 
his community. He was captain of a militia company, which was 
called into active service, for a short time in the war of 1812-1814. 
In answer to an inquiry the following abstract of a letter says, 
"Pennsylvania, State Library, Harrisburg, Pa., March 4, 1917, 
Christian Shuey was a Captain in the 117th Regiment, First 
Brigade, Sixth Division, Pennsylvania Militia, service rendered in 
September, 1814. H. H. Shenk, Custodian of the Public Records." 
The author's grandmother often said that her husband's company 
was called out for actual service, that he marched his men as far 
as York, Pa., (there being no railroads at that time) on their way 
to Baltimore, but after remaining a short time at York they were 
ordered home as their further services were not needed. 

On Friday, May 23, 1919 the author spent some time in the 
Public Library of Pennsylvania at Harrisburg. He received addi- 
tional information through H. H. Shenk, Custodian of Public 
Records. 

Shuey Captain. — "Statement of Expenditures by Christian 
Spayd, Inspector 1st Brigade, 6th Division for the pay of sundry 
officers of his brigade for notifying the drafted militia to march 
to the place of rendezvous under the general orders of the Gover- 
nor, 1814, Captain Shuey — ^$5.00. "See pages 864,915, Volume 
Nine, Pennsylvania Archives, Sixth Series. 

Also — Captain Christian Shuey, Captain of the Second draft, 
117th Regiment, First Brigade, Sixth Division, Jonestown, 
August 8, 1814. See page 386 Volume Seven, Pennsylvania 
Archives, Sixth Series. 

Also Captain Christian Shuey received $16.00 pay for 12 
days service in the 117 Regiment, in September 1814. See page 
866, Volume 9 Pennsylvania Archives, Sixth Series. 

On the 17th of September, 1823, Governor Joseph Hiester 
appointed him Justice of the Peace, which office he held for 
twenty years, and was in office when he died. At this early 
period, the office was by appointment ; but when it was made an 
elective office, he was elected to said office bv the voters of his 
township. He was familiarly known as 'Squire Shuey. Many 
a strife between neighbors was settled and peace restored in his 
office, among those who could not adjust their difficulties them- 
selves. He was fond of entertaining company and his house was 
seldom without guests. He had a large circle of friends, who 
found pleasure in being in his company. His noble wife was fully 
capable to do her part to make strangers welcome. She was 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 89 

affable, kind, and well adapted for entertaining company. He 
was a Republican, or Federal as they were then called, and took 
an active part in politics. He was a useful man in society, and 
many a neighbor turned to him for advice. He was greatly 
esteemed by his neighbors, and they manifested their respect for 
him in a very substantial way. Being away from home, he met 
with an accident in mounting his horse, which resulted in break- 
ing his leg. As soon as he was somewhat recovered, and was 
able to be removed, his neighbors evinced their regard for him 
by actually carrying him home on a litter, a distance of six miles. 
In 1815 he built a new bam on the old homestead, and he also 
rebuilt the house which his father had built. Both of these build- 
ings are in good condition and in constant use in this year 1919. 
He had several other tracts of land, and was in good financial 
circumstances. He was a member of the Grand Jury of Lebanon 
county, August 5, 1839, as was also his brother David Shuey, 
and likewise Peter Bashore, the author's grandfather on his 
mother's side. At the same session of court, John Shuey, another 
brother was a member of the Traverse Jury. Christian was a 
faithful member of the Reformed Church and at differ- 
ent times held office in Walmer's church. They had six children : 
— ^John H., Elizabeth, Catharine, Amos, Adam and Sarah. 

The will of Christian Shuey, bearing date August 23, 1840, 
Will Book C, page 24, in the office in Lebanon, states that he 
charges his son Amos $5,000 for the plantation containing 185 
acres, of which sum Amos can retain $2,000 for his share. This 
$2,000 perhaps was intended to cover the following provision. 
Christian's wife shall have the use of the two east lower rooms 
and the southeast upper room in the house. Also room in the 
cellar, spring-house and garden ; one cow and feed for the same, 
12 bushels of good, clean wheat, 5 bushels rye, 5 bushels Indian 
com, 200 pounds good, fresh pork, 100 pounds good beef of the 
hind quarter, 4 pounds good, clean wool, 4 gallons good apple- 
butter and as many potatoes and apples as she may want. These 
things were to be given yearly to her. If his wife becomes sick or 
infirm, then Amos is to procure her a good and careful maid 
who will be able and willing to nurse her and do her work well. 
Also gives his wife $500 in cash. The executors are to sell all 
other real estate, personal and mixed property and the estate is 
then to be equally divided between the five children: John H. 
Shuey, Amos Shuey, Catharine Long, Adam Shuey and Sarah 
Shuey. The signing of the will was witnessed by Thomas Ger- 



90 HISTORY OF THE SHVEY FAMILY 

berich and Jacob Weidle. This was ample provision for his wife 
after his death, but in making this will Christian did not antici- 
pate that his son Amos would die within ten years, while his wid- 
ow would continue to live about 20 years longer. But the terms 
of this will were faithfully carried out by the widow of Amos 
Shuey while she occupied the farm as a renter, and then by the 
two sons, Ephraim and Edward, who purchased the farm, accord- 
ing to appraisement, when they became of age. All of these 
supplies were not needed by the widow but she sold such portion 
not used and accumulated the funds not otherwise needed. The 
earthly career of Christian Shuey was ended on the 21st of Sep- 
tember, 1843. He died in peace at the age of 59 years and 4 days. 
His remains and of his wife were buried in the Walmer's Church 
old graveyard. 

Mrs. Shuey sprang from a real German family whose family 
history has been traced back several centuries. Her grandfather, 
Hans Adam Heylman, arrived in Philadelphia, Sept. 9, 1738, in 
the Ship Snow Two Sisters, James Marshall, Master, from Rot- 
terdam, last from Cowes. He settled in Lebanon county, Pa., in 
what was later called Heilman Dale. Here he died, Sept. 25,^ 
1770. He had one son, John Adam Heilman, bom Aug. 2, 1745 
(old style). The author is in receipt of a letter dated March 29, 
1917, from H. H. Shenk, Custodian of the Public Records of 
Pennsylvania, in which he says : "Referring to your letter, I take 
pleasure in saying that Adam Heilman, sometimes John Adam 
Heilman and sometimes Heylman, was a soldier of the American 
Revolution. There is in existence a copy of his Second Lieuten- 
ant's Commission, bearing date of August 28, 1775, and with this 
statement signed by him fifty years afterward, as translated from 
the German, 'This August, 1826, it is fifty years since I was a 
soldier in New York, helping to bring about our freedom.' I 
cannot tell where the original is. I have a fac-simile copy before 
me." Dr. S. P. Heilman, Secretary of the Lebanon County 
Historical Society, and a grandnephew of Mrs. Shuey, says in 
a letter to the author, that John Adam Heilman (the immigrant) 
was bom Nov. 20, 1715, who was a son of John Jacob Heylman, 
bom Oct. 24, 1684, whose father, Hans (John) Dietrich Heyl- 
man, was bom March 4, 1664, and whose father, also named 
Hans Dietrich Heylman, was born in 1610. He says he has this 
information from original sources in Zutzenhausen, where the 
original Heylman lived before coming to America. 

Mrs. Shuey's father, John Adam Heilman, married Catharine, 
daughter of Peter and Barbara Schmidt, whose maiden name was 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 91 

Lobengui, on Januaf^y 22, 1771. They had eight sons and five 
daughters. He died October 4, 1827, aged 82 years, 1 month 
and 20 days. This family is somewhat remarkable on account of 
arriving at a good old age, and we therefore insert the names and 
give the dates; one of the members of the family being Mrs. 
Shuey, the author's grandmother. John Adam Heilman, 
bom October 4, 1771, died March 30, 1833, aged 61 
years, 5 months and 26 days; John Heilman, bom 
Aug. 4, 1773, died April 4, 1833, aged 59 years and 8 months; 
Anna Christina, married to Henry Miller, bom Feb. 11, 1775, 
died Sept. 14, 1866, aged 91 years, 7 months and 3 days; Anna 
Catharine, married to Henry Mays, bom Sept. 23, 1777, died 
Dec. 6, 1840, aged 63 years, 2 months and 13 days ; John Henry, 
born Aug. 19, 1779, died Nov. 11, 1867, aged 88 years, 2 months 
and 21 days ; John Jacob, bom Oct. 8, 1780, died Feb. 17, 1842, 
aged 61 years, 4 months and 9 days ; John Philip, born Dec. 28, 
1781, died July 29, 1856, aged 74 years, 7 months and 1 day; 
Sabina, married to Valentine Mays, bom Feb. 6, 1783, died April 
29, 1871, aged 88 years, 2 months and 23 days ; Maria Magdalena, 
married to Christian Shuey, born June 15, 1789, died Sept. 14, 
1870, aged 81 years, 2 months and 30 days. Taking now the 
ages of the parents and the children here mentioned, we have an 
average for these 11 persons of 73 years, 6 months and 26 days. 
It is doubtful whether another such family existed. Four of the 
children are not mentioned here, who died young, and the dates 
are not at hand. Another peculiarity of the family is that each 
of the male persons bears the name John. The old family Bible 
of John Adam Heilman, in which are recorded very accurately 
the births of the children, even mentioning the hour of birth, de- 
scended to the youngest child, Mrs. Shuey, and is now in the 
possession of the author of this volume. It is more than one 
hundred and fifty years old. 

This Bible was printed in Nuernberg in 1765. It is substan- 
tially bound in vellum on boards nearly half an inch thick, with 
brass corners and clasps. It is fifteen and one-fourth inches long, 
ten inches wide and four and one-half inches thick. It contains 
1,181 pages of the Bible proper and 120 pages of other reading 
matter, a total of 1,301 pages, and weighs thirteen pounds. Its 
title page is in two-color type. It is fully illustrated with copper 
plate pictures, which are quite elaborate. It contains an alpha- 
betical register of "the foremost faith and life-points of chris- 
tian instruction." Also a chronological table of principal events 



92 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

recorded in the Old and New Testament. A register of the his- 
tory and meaning of biblical names. A concordance of the prom- 
inent sayings of Moses and the prophets used by Christ and the 
Apostles in the New Testament. A history with the pictures of 
the princes, mostly of Saxony, who promulgated and protected 
the true faith, notwithstanding persecutions. It also contains the 
apocryphal books in full. This large Bible, Grandmother Shuey 
read through many times during her life ; especially in her latter 
years it was her constant companion in her devotions. 

1. John Heilman Shuey (4), was bom Feb. 23, 1809. He 
was baptized on the 31st of May, 1809. His younger years were 
spent on his father's farm, but he made good use of his time 
while at school. He studied surveying in Harrisburg, taking 
great delight and interest in this subject, and for the sake of prac- 
tice he surveyed every field on the old homestead and farm. He 
bought a store in Jonestown, and commenced general merchan- 
dising business, which, owing to his inexperience, proved unsuc- 
cessful. Feeling that his prospect for success in the future was 
not the best, he concluded to go west. At that time all traveling 
was by stage coach. He went to the southern part of Ohio, and 
settled at Hamilton, in Butler county. Ohio was then a new 
country, and was spoken of as "away out west." Here he entered 
a store as clerk, then became clerk in a bank, and thus continued 
to rise until he had a store of his own. Later he sold out and 
bought one-half interest in a paper mill in Hamilton, in which 
business he continued successfully until the Civil War, when he 
sold out. On December 17, 1840, he married Elizabeth Mayhew, 
a woman of culture, and four children were bom : Anna, William, 
Alfred and Ellen. To afford them a better opportunity of ac- 
quiring an education, he left Hamilton and moved to Oxford, 
where three colleges were located. He was one of the founders of 
the Western Female Seminary, now the Western College, at Ox- 
ford. When this institution was destroyed by fire it was supposed 
that on account of financial embarrassment it could not again be 
rebuilt; but, as their next catalogue stated, it was through the 
energy of Mr. Shuey that the institution was again built up. 

At a meeting of the Directors of the Second National Bank 
of Hamilton, and without first consulting him, Mr. Shuey was 
elected its cashier. He accepted this position, and drove to Ham- 
ilton every morning. He was considered one of the best penmen 
in the southern part of Ohio. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 93 

As Mrs. Shuey, an invalid, desired to move to a healthier cli- 
mate, Mr. Shuey resigned his position as cashier of the bank in 
the spring of 1866, sold his fine property in Oxford, which was 
opposite Miami University, and moved with his family to Minne- 
apolis. Here he built himself a fine residence on Tenth Street, 
but before it was quite completed, Mrs. Shuey died. 

Mr. Shuey was a member of the Reformed Church in Penn- 
sylvania ; but when he came to Hamilton, and found no Reformed 
Church, he connected himself with the Presbjrterian Church. 
After they moved to Minneapolis, they became members of the 
Congregational Church. He was a strict churchman, and reared 
a Christian family. He was highly esteemed by all who knew 
him. After an illness of but a few days, he died August 2, 1868, 
at the age of 59 years, 5 months and 10 days. He lies buried in 
the beautiful cemetery on the banks of Lake Calhoun at Minne- 
apolis, beside his wife. 

1. Anna Bodman Shuey (5) was bom January 14, 1842. She 
was educated at the Western Female Seminary at Oxford, Ohio. 
On June 9, 1859, she was married to Dr. John L. Reynolds, mak- 
ing their home in Minneapolis after a short residence in Oxford, 
Ohio, and Knightstown, Ind. They had two children, Alice (6) 
now Mrs. Alice R. Hush, and Bertie (6) who died in infancy. 
Dr. Reynolds died soon after their removal to Minneapolis, where 
his widow is now living. She has for many years been a member 
of Plymouth Congregational Church. 

2. William Henry Shuey (5) was bom August 12, 1844, at 
Hamilton, Ohio. He was educated at Williston Seminary, East 
Hampton, Mass., and at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. He 
served in the Civil War as First Sergeant in Company A, 86th 
Raiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. 

On December 5, 1865, he married Eleanor Baxter Sanders, of 
Northampton, Mass., removing directly to Minneapolis, where 
they had three children, Elizabeth, Agnes, and Albert. Mrs. 
Shuey died January 10, 1872. Mr. Shuey was a partner in the 
firm of Barnard and Shuey, furniture manufacturers, Minne- 
apolis, until the destruction of their factory by fire, March 5, 
1872, after which he resided in St. Paul and New York City, 
locating in Chicago, December 6, 1886, where he now resides in 
the suburban village of Oak Park. 

Immediately upon his arrival in Chicago he assumed the busi- 
ness management of the Railway Age, now the Railway Age 
Gazette, the most important railway journal published, from the 
active work of which he retired July 1, 1908. 



94 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

During the winter of 1909-10 Mr. Shuey made a tour around 
the world, starting east from New York and returning by way of 
San Francisco, visiting the important cities of Italy, Egypt, India, 
Ceylon, Burma, Java, Borneo, Philippine Islands, China, Japan, 
and Hawaii. 

He is a member of the First Congregational Church of Oak 
Park, where he is in charge of the music, having what is con- 
ceded to be one of the best, if not the very best, quartet choirs 
in Chicago and suburbs. 

1. Elizabeth Mayhew Shuey (6) was bom Oct. 6, 1867. She 
was educated at Mount Holyoke College, Mass., and at St. Mary's 
Hall, Faribault, Minn. She also graduated at the Library School 
of Armour Institute, Chicago, in 1896. On July 6, 1898, she was 
married to William John Southward, of Chicago, where they now 
reside. They have one child, William Shuey Southward (7), who 
was born June 7, 1906. 

2. Agnes Shuey (6) was born June 30, 1869, and died March 
30, 1870, aged 9 months. 

3. Albert David Shuey (6) was born August 10, 1871, and 
died September 7, 1872, aged 1 year and 28 days. 

3. Alfred Mayhew Shuey (5) was born April 9, 1847. He 
graduated at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, in the class of 
1866. He was engaged in the Civil War in 1864 as a member of 
Company A, 167th. Regiment, O. V. L, as musician. On the 28th 
of April, 1868, he married Cornelia E. Knowlton, of Worcester, 
Mass. They have two children, viz : Fanny and Florence. He is 
an excellent musician and is an accomplished organist, having 
served as organist and choir director for twenty-eight years in 
Minneapolis churches, occupying one position as organist and 
director at St. Mark's Episcopal Church for twenty years, during 
which time this church was noted for its fine music. He is en- 
gaged in the pipe organ business in Minneapolis, Minn., -and has 
given hundreds of organ recitals in that city and the Northwest. 
The press notices speak very highly of his ability in these recitals. 
He is called the dean of Minneapolis musicians, being the oldest 
in service of those now in the city, it being a period of fifty years. 
He is a composer of national reputation, and a long list of his 
compositions are published and in use all over the United States. 
They comprise mostly music for choir and organ. He plays the 
violin, viola, cornet, French horn, and organ, but the last-named 
instrument is his favorite. He is an unusual combination of busi- 
ness man and musician, and has been quite successful in both. 



HISTORY OF THE SnUEY FAMILY 95 

He is very prominent in Masonry and is a member of all the 
Masonic bodies. He is the author of a display drill book which 
has a very ready sale. 

1. Fannie Shuey (6), bom March 2, 1869. Married to 
Bimey E. Trask, Aug. 15, 1895. Residence, Minneapolis, Minn. 

1. ^Alfred Mayhew Shuey Trask (7), bom May 22, 1901. 

2. Florence Elizabeth Shuey (6) born Dec. 29, 1870. Mar- 
ried John C. VanDeWater, June 21, 1892. Mr. VanDe Water 
died Dec. 1, 1912. She has a beautiful home in Flushing, New 
York. She spends part of her time in Minneapolis. 

1. Cornelia KnoWlton VanDeWater (7), born April 16, 1895. 

2. John Burtis VanDeWater (7), born May 30, 1902. 

4. Ellen Elizabeth Shuey (5) was bom Sept. 2, 1849, at 
Hamilton, Ohio. She was educated at the Western Female Sem- 
inary, now the Western College, at Oxford, Ohio, and removed 
with her parents to Minneapolis in the spring of 1866. On April 
15, 1873, she was married to Charles Amos Merrill, an attorney- 
at-law in Worcester, Mass., where she now resides. Mr. Merrill 
died April 30, 1907. 

A member of a musical family, Mrs. Merrill early developed a 
voice of unusual sweetness and purity and for many years she 
was regarded as the leading soprano in the cities in which she 
lived. Her musical activities have been confined principally to 
church choirs and oratorios and it is said of her that never has 
she refused to use her God-given talents for charity. She is an 
active member of the Episcopal Church. 

2. Amos Shuey (4) was born Aug. 17, 1815, and was bap- 
tized on the first of October, 1815, with Henry and Elizabeth 
Shuey as sponsors. His younger years were spent on his father's 
farm and he made farming his occupation. He married, Jan. 25, 
1838, Anna Maria Boeshore, daughter of Peter Bocshore, of 
Swatara township, born Nov. 1, 1790. Died Nov. 4, 1849, who 
served in the War of 1812-1814, and his wife, Maria Schaeffer 
Boeshore, born April 21, 1790. Died May 6, 1859. Mrs. Shuey 
also was of French Huguenot descent. Probably her ancestor 
was George Bashore, who settled in Bethel township, Berks 
county, prior to 1738. Prof. I. D. Rupp, who was a descendent 
of this family, says the name Bashore is a corruption of Le Bai- 
seur. They had nine children : Ephraim, Edward, Anson, Eliza, 
Dennis, Allen, Jacob, an infant, and Anna Maria. He rented the 
old homestead from his father and afterwards bought the farm. 
He likewise was the owner of several other tracts of land, and 
also of more than three hundred acres of woodland on the south 



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96 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

side of the Blue Mountain. Though he had attained but a limited 
education, yet he was usually chosen the secretary of any meet- 
ing held for public interest in the community. He desired that 
his children should be educated, and all but one became school 
teachers. He was a faithful member of the Reformed Church 
and held different offices in said church, and when the new Wal- 
mer's Church was erected in 1850 he held the office of treasurer. 
He was one of the organizers, in October, 1843, of the first Sun- 
day school in Walmer's Church, which was organized with but 
thirteen present the first Sunday, both Mr. and Mrs. Shuey being 
of that number. Like his father, he was also a military man, and 
was captain of a company of the State Militia. This military feel- 
ing and disposition was also inherited by his children and grand- 
children, as will be noticed in their history. 

Copy of the original Commission of Captain Amos Shuey, in 
the possession of the author of this history. 

PENNSYLVANIA SS. 

IN THE NAME AND BY THE AUTHORITY OF THE COM- 
MaNWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DAVID R. PORTER, 
GOVERNOR of the said COMMONWEALTH. 
To Amos Shuey, Esquire, of the county of Lebanon, GREETING: 

KNOW THAT YOU, THE SAID Atnos Shuey, being duly ap- 
pointed and returned, are hereby commissioned, CAPTAIN OF THE 
SECOND COMPANY OF THE ELEVENTH BATTALION of the 
MILITIA, of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in the FIRST 
Brigade of the Sixth Division, composed of the Militia of the Counties 
of Dauphin, Lebanon, Berks and Schuylkill. 

TO HAVE AND TO HOLD this commission, exercising all the 
powers and discharging all the duties thereunto lawfully belonging 
and attached, until the third day of August, one thousand eight hun- 
dred and forty-nine, if you shall so long behave yourself well, and 
perform the duties required by law. 

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have set my hand 
and caused the Less Seal of the State to be affixed 
to these presents, at Harrisburg, dated agreeably to 
law, the third day of August in the year of our Lord, 
one thousand eight hundred and forty-two, and of 
the Commonwealth, the sixty-seventh. 
BY THE GOVERNOR: A. C. Parsons, 

David R. Porter, Secretary of the Commonwealth. 

(SEAL) 

Having taken a severe cold, he contracted a bronchial aflfec- 
tion which medical skill could not cure, and after several years' 
suffering, he died on February 1, 1853, at the age of 37 years, 6 
months, and 4 days. Buried in the cemetery at Walmer's Church. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 97 

1. Ephraim B. Shuey (5) was bom Jan. 1, 1839; baptized 
Jan. 24, 1839, sponsors, Joseph Long and wife. His younger 
years were spent on the farm, but he afterwards learned the 
blacksmithing and horseshoeing trade. He also taught school. 
At his becoming of age, the old homestead farm was divided, and 
he took that part containing the buildings, at the appraisement 
price. He thus became possessor of the old homestead. At the 
first township election, after he was twenty-one years old, with- 
out being a candidate, he was elected Justice of the Peace, to 
which office he was re-elected as long as he lived. At an election 
held during his service in the army, another man was elected to 
take his place in this office; but when application was made to 
Governor Curtin for a commission, he replied, "there is no va- 
cancy on account of his being in the army." He carried on the 
farm, worked some at his trade, and attended to the duties of 
his office, all at the same time. He was a member of a militia 
company in Jonestown, prior to the war. During the Civil War, 
when more troops were required and a draft was made, his name 
was drawn on Nov. 25, 1863. Although three of his brothers 
were then serving in the army, he preferred not to aviil himself 
of the privilege of paying $300, which could then be done, to be 
excused from service, he concluded to serve his coimtry in person, 
\ and was mustered into the Uinited States service in December of 
said year, and became a member of Company H, 104th Regiment, 
Pennsylvania Volunteers. He was shot through the shoulder at 
the battle of Cedar Creek, Va., on the 19th of October, 1864. 
This was on the morning of Sheridan's memorable ride of twenty 
miles from Winchester, Va. After the war had closed he was 
mustered out with the regiment on August 25, 1865. He married 
Sarah A. Hinterleiter, of Kutztown, Berks county. Pa., on the 
18th day of October, 1866. He was a member of the Reformed 
Church and served as deacon and elder in Walmer's Church, and 
had been sent as delegate from Lebanon classis to two synods and 
the General S)mod which met in Ft. Wayne, Ind., in 1875. He 
was secretary and for several years superintendent of Walmer's 
Sunday school. They had no children. Susan Hinterleiter, a 
niece of Mrs. Shuey, came to live with them and remained with 
them a number of years. She was married to Dr. Daniel P. 
Gerberich, who was prominent as a physician and politician, and 
was a member of the Pennsylvania State Senate and its presiding 
officer one term, residing in Lebanon, Pa. Ephraim was a useful 
man and wrote nearly all of the deeds and mortgages and other 
legal papers for the people of his community. He died Dec. 19, 



98 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMH-Y 

1889, at the age of 50 years, 11 months and 12 days. Bnried in 
the cemetery at Walmer's Church. 

2. Edward Shuey (5) was bom Jan. 22, 1841, and baptized 
Feb. 21, 1841. Christian Shuey and wife were the sponsors. His 
younger days were spent on the farm. He then learned the wheel- 
wright and wagon-maker's trade, which he followed to a certain 
extent, in connection with his farming. When the war broke oAt 
he tendered his services, and enlisted on the 23d of September, 
1861, and became a; member of Company F, 97th Regiment, Penn- 
sylvania Volunteers. He went with the second expedition south, 
and for more than two years they were stationed on the islands 
near Charleston, S. C. He served full three years, and was mus- 
tered out of service, Oct. 3, 1864, having escaped all harm and 
injury, though several bullets came very near, one shattering his 
musket in his hand, and another touched his cap on his head. He 
took part of the land of the old homestead, and put up new build- 
ings near Walmer's Church. He married Fianna De Long, of 
Bowers, Berks county, Pa., and had three children, viz: Annie, 
Ida, and Andora. His wife having died he married Mrs. Rosanna 
Miller, nee Boyer, and the following children were bom to them : 
Bertha May, Ephraim Garfield, Calvin Harrison, John Amos, 
Carrie Maria and Irwin Blain. He always took a very active 
part in politics as a Republican. On Nov. 6, 1869, he was elected 
assessor and tax collector in Union township, which office he held 
four years and was later elected school director, in which capacity 
he served twelve years. In 1883 he was elected trustee and treas- 
urer of Salem Cemetery association, continued in office to the 
time of his death. In 1895 he took part in organizing the agricul- 
tural society of Lebanon county and was one of the vice-presidents 
for fifteen years. In 1904 he was appointed by the Deputy Sec- 
retary of Agriculture of Pennsylvania, chairman of county insti- 
tutes of Lebanon county, which position he held to the time of his 
death. On January 15, 1916, he was elected a member of the 
State Board of Agriculture for three years. In 1905, he was 
elected to the office of Register of Wills for Lebanon County, 
for three years. In 1909 he was elected Road Supervisor for 
three years. Politics often causes a man to forget his religious 
duties, but not so with him. In 1865, he was elected Librarian 
of Walmer's Sunday school, which office he held vmtil 1890, 
when he was elected secretary and was an efficient officer in the 
same Sunday school for fifty-four years in succession. When 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 99 

Lebanon coimty was divided into ten districts for Sunday- 
school convention purposes, he assisted in organizing the first dis- 
trict, consisting of Union and East Hanover townships and 
Jonestown borough, and was elected chairman and re-elected 
every year up to date. He served as deacon and for many years 
as elder in the Reformed Church, and represented his church 
many times in classis and the Eastern Synod, and was a delegate 
to the General Synod of the Reformed Church in its triannual 
session in Lancaster, Pa., in 1914. He was also a delegate to the 
Men's Missionary Congress of the Reformed Church in the 
United States, held in AUentown, Pa., Nov. 16-18, 1915. During 
all these years he also carried on farming until April, 1915, when 
he rented the fann. He was also a member of the G. A. R., ana 
whenever possiUe attended his regimental reunions. Residing near 
Walmer's Church, his hospitable home was open to many visitors 
during the year. He was president of all the Shuey reunions 
held near Walmer's Church. He died May 18, 1919, and his 
body was laid to rest in the Salem Cemetery at Walmer's Church. 
This cemetery is a part of his farm and after several additions 
had been purchased from him, nearly reaches to the barn. His 
funeral was largely attended, representatives of the various asso- 
ciations to which he belonged being present. Most of these and 
many of the relatives came from a distance. More than 240 per- 
sons took dinner with his family after the funeral. 

1. Annie Shuey (6) was bom near Walmer's Church, Feb. 
8, 1871 ; baptized March 5, 1871. She grew up in her father's 
family on the farm and became a good housekeeper. She was a 
great lover of music. She united with the Reformed Church. 
She was married in 1888 to Edward F. Wolfe, a musician, both 
vocal and instrumental. He has been in the employment of the 
Miller Organ Company of Lebanon for a number of years. They 
have seven children, viz : Edna May, Shuey Earl, Mary Fianna, 
William Edward, Lillian Arlene, Ralph Arthur and Yale Harold. 
They reside on East Lehman Street, Lebanon, Pa. 

1. Edna May Wolfe (7) was bom May 10, 1889, on the 
Shuey homestead near Wahner's Church. She is an active and 
businesslike woman. She was married to John A. Robb of Leb- 
anon, a printer. They have one son, Carl Allen Robb, bora 
March 5, 1910. They reside in Lebanon. 

2. Shuey Earl Wolfe (7) was born Aug. 8, 1892, was bap- 
tized Dec 11, 1892. He is a member of Salem Lutheran Churchy 
Lebanon, Pa. He pursued his studies in the common schools of 
L^anon and graduated from the high school in 1911. He then 



100 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

took a course in the Pennsylvania State College in Center County, 
from which institution he graduated in 1915 as an electro-chemist 
with the degree of Bachelor of Science. Soon afterwards he was^ 
elected principal of the Hargrove Institute at Key West, Fla., 
where he taught one year. 

He entered the Officers' Training School at Fort Monroe, Va. 
He remained there from Dec., 1916, to May, 1917, was commis- 
sioned second lieutenant and assigned to Fort Warden, Washing- 
ton, conunissioned first lieutenant Aug., 1917, assigned to Camp 
Lewis, Washington, D. C, was made a captain in Dec., 1917, as- 
signed to School of Fire, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, was then assigned 
to 69th Artillery C. A. C, stationed at Fort Worden, Washington. 
On July 31st he left for France, was raised to the rank of major, 
Nov. 2, 1918, transferred to the 34th Artillery Brigade, C. A. C. 
Many Lebanon friends are exceedingly proud of this splendid 
record, and hope that Major Wolfe's ability will assist him to a 
greater position. While a student at Lebanon High and State 
College he was noted for the brilliancy which has merited his 
rapid rise in the army. He married Helen Leighton Beard, May 
14, 1918. He is in the Coast Artillery Corps, at Brest, France. 

3. Mary Fianna Wolfe (7) was bom June 28, 1895. Was 
baptized Oct. 27, 1895. She pursued her studies in the schools of 
Lebanon and graduated from the high school in the class of 1913. 
She was employed as a bookkeeper in Lebanon. She is a mem- 
ber of St. Mark's Reformed Church in Ldbanon, of which Rev. 
I. C. Fisher, D.D., is the efficient pastor. She was married Aug. 
19, 1916, to I. Qyde Eby, who died May 10, 1917. He had been 
employed in the War Department at Washington, D. C. A son, 
Clyde Eby, was bom to her Oct. 14, 1917. 

4. William Edward Wolfe (7) was bom January 28, 1898 
and baptized July 20, 1898. He is a member of Trinity Lutheran 
Church. 

5. Lillian Arlene Wolfe (7) was born May 26, 1900, and 
was baptized November 11, 1900. 

6. Ralph Arthur Wolfe (7) was bom September 21, 1904 
and was baptized January 6, 1905. 

7. Yale Harold Wolfe (7) was bom March 2, 1909 and was 
baptized August 14, 1910. 

The younger children are all attending school in Lebanon. 
2. Ida Shuey (6) was born January 3, 1873 ; baptized Feb- 
ruary 2, 1873. She received a common school education. She 



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HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 101 

was married to Harvey H. Books in 1890. Qiildren Arthur S., 
Qarence W. and John H. 

1. Arthur Shuey Books (7) was bom February 5, 1891. He 
learned to be chauffeur and auto repairer in Philadelphia in 1908. 
Later he went to Los Angeles, Cal., working at tinsmithing in 
1911-12. Then returned to Lebanon county He married Mabel 
Ream, February 18, 1918. Address, Lebanon, Pa. 

2. Clarence Wayne Books (7) was bom August 17, 1895. 
He is working in the Iron and Steel Works, Lebanon, Pa. 

3. John Herbert Books (7) was bom October 30, 1898 and 
lives with his mother, Lebanon, Pa. 

3. Andora Shuey (6) was born, April 4, 1875; baptized 
April 25, 1875. She was educated in the common schools. She 
was married to Harvey Houser in 1892. Six children were bom 
to them: — Gertrude May Houser (7) March 19, 1893 and died the 
same day; Edgar Shuey Houser (7) September 29, 1894 and died 
September 13, 1895 ; An infant son October 29, 1896 and died No- 
vember 12, 1896; Edwin Shuey Houser (7) bom November. 19, 
1900, became a member of Walmer's Reformed Qiurch October 
16, 1915; Eva May Houser (7) bom September 29, 1903 and 
Esther Fiana Houser (7) born October 25, 1912. They are 
farmers living near Lickdale, Pa. Members of the Reformed 
Church. 

4. Bertha May Shuey (6) was bom October 24, 1885. She 
was married to Grant L. Soliday in 1907. He is foreman in the 
tinsnrith shop of the American Iron and Steel Manufacturing 
Co. in Lebanon, Pa. Children: — ^Lillie June Soliday (7) bom 
June 5, 1908 ; Elizabeth Bertha Soliday (7) born March 30, 1911 ; 
Robert Shuey SoHday (7) born February 20, 1914; Grant Ster- 
ling Soliday (7) bom May 11, 1916. 

5. Ephraim Garfield Shuey (6) was bom May 4, 1887. Mar- 
ried Minnie May Binkley, September 24, 1910. Children:-— 
Edward Garfield Shuey (7) born March 4, 1912; Helen June 
Shuey (7) bom June 12, 1915 and Bertha Rebecca Shuey (7) 
bom February 15, 1918. He has been a farmer. They now re- 
side near Elizabethtown, Pa. 

6. Calvin Harrison Shuey (6) was bom July 13, 1889. He 
married Lizzie G. Ebersole, January 23, 1915. They are farming 
and live near Annville, Pa. Two children: — 1, Jacob Edward 
Shuey (7) bom April 22, 1916. 2, David Calvin Shuey (7) 
bom November 22, 1917. 



102 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

7. John Amos Shuey (6) wias bom January, 1890. He mar- 
ried Jennie May Bixler. He is a broom maker and farmer and 
Hved on the old farm but later was working in Lebanon. Chil- 
dren: — ^John Merlin Shuey (7) bom December 2, 1913; Herbert 
William Shuey (7) born December 24, 1915. 

8. Carrie Maria Shuey (6) was born March 19, 1891. She 
was married to John David Bohr, and they have one child, Ruf us 
Edward Bohr, bom May 18, 1913. They live on the Shuey home 
farai. Address, Annville, Pa. 

9. Irvin Blain Shuey (6) was bom April 1, 1894. He took 
a course of studies and is a school teacher in his home county. 
He married Lizzie Spangler. They have one child, Mary Ros- 
anna Shuey (7) born November 15, 1917. 

All of this family are members of the Reformed Church and 
are faithful in their church work. 

3. Anson B. Shuey (5) was born November 12, 1842, and 
baptized January 22, 1843. His younger years were spent on the 
farm, but he always had a great desire to study, and for a while 
attended the Academy in Annville, Pa., thus preparing himself 
for teaching, which he followed for several years. He joined 
a militia company in Jonestown, and when the civil war broke 
out and the first call for troops was made by President Lincoln, 
he enlisted for three months, and became a member of Company 
I, 15th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers. From this regiment 
(15th Pennsylvania Volunteers), and partly from Company I, 
were the first prisoners taken by the ccmf ederates in the Civil War, 
which occurred on July 2, 1861, by Colonel Ashby, and this cap- 
ture was heralded through the South as a brilliant affair. The 
prisoners were kept in Richmond for a short time and then taken 
to the penitentiary in New Orleans. They were exchanged at 
Salisbury in April 1862, after six of their number died. Anson 
escaped this capture by a diligent run, he having been one of the 
advance pickets. He was mustered into service on April 20, 1861, 
and discharged therefrom on August 7, 1861. Feeling that his 
services were needed by the Government, he enlisted again on 
February 17, 1862, and became a member of Company C, 93d 
Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers. This enlistment was for 
three years. He was a private until October 12, 1862, when he 
was made a corporal. This regiment saw severe service and 
fought in the battle of Gettysburg, in the 6th corps. At the battle 
of Winchester, on September 19, 1864, he lost a 1^ from a can- 
non shot, and was placed in the Winchester hospital. Here he 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 103 

was not properly attended to and probably through the careless- 
ness of some one his wound commenced to bleed one night, and 
he died from loss of blood on September 27. He was rolled in 
his blanket, and buried about a foot under ground. His com- 
rades, hearing of this act of the hospital men, went next day, took 
him out again, placed him in a strong wooden box and buried 
him decently on Lot No. 18, in the Soldiers' National Cemetery 
at Winchester, and placed a headboard at his grave. The follow- 
ing winter his body was brought home by his brother-in-law and 
buried in Salem's cemetery at Walmer's Church. Thus it will be 
noticed that he lost his life in defense of his country at the age 
of 21 years, 10 months and 15 days. He was married to Sarah 
A. Copenhaver, and had two children. They lived near Union 
Forge prior to his entering the army. His widow later lived 
in Lebanon, Pa., and subsequently near Jonestown. He was a 
member of the Reformed Church. 

1. Harvey A. Calvin Shuey (6) was bom December 16, 
1859, and baptized April 26, 1860. He died February 10, 1862, 
aged 2 years, 1 month and 25 days. He was buried in the Re- 
formed cemetery in Jonestown. 

2, Elmer Ellsworth Shuey (6) was bom June 27, 1861, 
and baptized May 18, 1862. He received a common school edu- 
cation. His mind early turned to a business career. He was a 
clerk in a store but when yet quite young entered into business for 
himself and made a general success of it. He married Amanda 
Shuey (6) c«ie of the twin daughters of John B. Shuey. They 
had eight children: — Harvey, Frank, Minnie who died in child- 
hood and two infants dead. Eva, Rbbert and Tillie. He is in 
business in Ono, Lebanon county. Pa. His wife died September 
24, 1908. 

1. Harvey C. Shuey (7) was born January 20 , 1883. He 
married Anna Shirk. Four children: — 1, Chester Shirk Shuey 
(8) born August 17, 1909. 2, Harry Carl Shuey (8) born No- 
vember 5, 1910, 3, Ettie June Shuey (8) bom November 21, 
1912. 4, Miriam Anna Shuey (8) bom September 27, 1916. 
Residence Ono, Lebanon county. Pa. 

2. Frank A. Shuey (7) was bom Nov. 23, 1884. He mar- 
ried Stella M. Light. One child. Alma L. Shuey (8) born 
August 19, 1911. Residence, Ebenezer, Lebanon, Pa., P. O, 
R. R. No. 3. 

6. Eva Shuey (7) was born August 20, 1890. She was 
married to Mason Miller. Children: — 1, Pauline Miller (8) born 



104 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

July 5, 1913. 2, Albert Miller (8) bom September 23, 1914. 
Residence, Ono, Pa. . 

7. Robert Shuey (7) was bom November 8 1894. He mar- 
ried Mamie Walmer. One child: — ^Theodore Shuey (8) bom 
March 9, 1916, Residence, Ono, Pa. 

8. TilHe A. Shuey (7) was bom August 14, 1901. Resi- 
dence, Ono, Pa. 

The above are all members of the Reformed Church. 

4. Eliza A. Shuey (5) was bom August 10, 1844, and was 
baptized October 27, 1844. She united with the Reformed Church. 
She grew up on the farm and was faithful both in the home and 
school and taught school four years. In 1866 she and the 
author made a trip to Ohio, remaining at different places awhile 
and returned in three months, via Niagara Falls. She was mar- 
ried to William S. Dotter (5) December 18, 1866, by Rev. William 
Gerhart, who died in 1917 at the age of 100 years and 2 months 
Two children were bom to them, viz: — ^John S. and Maria C. 
They lived at Dotter's Mill a number of years and later on a 
farm a mile south of the mill. After her husband's death she 
went to live with her daughter in Annville. She has always taken 
a great interest in church and Sunday-school work. She be- 
longs to two missionary societies and W. C. T. U. Since her 
daughter and her son-in-law died she has been the housekeeper 
for this family. She is a brave woman and in 1913, with lantern 
in hand went out alone one evening, having heard noise among 
the chickens and was the means in catching a chicken thief, who 
was convicted and sent to the penitentiary, on her testimony. 
During the Civil War she often said if she were a man she would 
offer her services to the government as a soldier. Her husband 
was a soldier in the Civil War. In April, 1919, she moved to Ono, 
and lives with her son. 

1. John Shuey Dotter (6) was bom February 4, 1869. His 
early years were spent on the farm and the country school. At th^ 
age of eighteen years he began teaching school and made this his 
life profession. He has been quite successful as a teacher. He 
also was a student in Lebanon Valley Collie. He is a member 
of the Lutheran Church. He married Carrie M. Speck, January 
1, 1894. Six children: — George, Douglas, Andrew, Theodore, 
Mary and Ernest. He takes an active part in politics as a Re- 
publican, and has held the office of justice of the peace fifteen 
years. He is an excellent musician and has conducted a number 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 105 

of musical organizations. Also takes great interest in Sunday- 
school work. They live in Ono, Lebanon county; Pa. 

1. George Edgar Dotter (7) was born June 3, 1895. He 
learned the carpenter trade and is a builder. He is a member 
of the Reformed Church. He married Naomi L. Killinger, De- 
cember 24, 1915. 

2. Douglas Speck Dotter (7) was born October 20, 1899. 

3. Andrew Nevin Dotter (7) was bom November 12, 1901. 
He died November 1, 1902. 

4. Theodiore Jacob Dotter (7) was born November 9, 1903. 

5. Mary Mae Dotter (7) was bom May 29, 1906. 

6. Ernest Shuey Dotter (7) was bom September 17, 1911. 
2. Maria Catharine Dotter (6) was born July 23, 1871. She 

attended country schools and made good use of her time and op- 
portunities. She was married to Galen M. Houser in 1890. Eight 
cMldren: — ^Andrew, Carrie, William, Annie, Alma, Clarence, 
Ruth and Erma. Mrs. Houser died December 13, 1909. Mr. 
Houser died February 2, 1913. Both were members of the Uni- 
ted Brethren Church. Buried in Mt. Anville Cemetery. 

1. Andrew Dotter Houser (7) was bora March 15, 1891. 
He was physically well developed and was a good worker He 
enlisted in the U. S. Regular Army March 3, 1910 for three years 
and served in the coast artillery at Fort Wadsworth and Fort 
Hancock. Honorably discharged March 2, 1913. Character 
excellent. First class gunner. Enlisted in the U. S. Navy May 
24, 1913 for four years. Served on the U. S. S. Franklin; the 
U. S. S. Minnesota to Colon, Panama, Cuba and the Mexican 
waters; participated in the seizure of Vera Cruz, Mexico. He 
carefully saved his pay and sent it to his grandmother, part to be 
used for family expenses, and part for investment. He was hon- 
orably discharged and retimied home. He married Katie 
Walmer, March 22, 1919. Residence, Jonestown, Pa. 

2. Carrie May Houser (7) bom May 16, 1893. She is a 
graduate from the Annville High School. She was a clerk in a 
shoe factory in Annville. She was married to John A. Witmeyer 
in July, 1917. 

3. William Michael Houser (7) bom Feibruary 20, 1896. 
Graduate of the Annville High School, 1915. He was employed 
in the freight department of the Reading R. R. at Annville and is 
now station operator at Hershey, Pa. He married Helen Irene 
Detweiler. A son named Earl William Houser (8) bom Decem- 
ber 22, 1917. 



106 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

4. Annie Maria Houser (7) bom May 10, 1898. She is a 
graduate of Annville High School, class of 1916. 

5. Alma May Houser (7) bom November 25, 1901. 

6. Clarence Mark Houser (7) bom December 2, 1903. 

7. Ruth Marion Houser (7) bom Febmary 4, 1906. 

8. Erma Miriam Houser (7) bom February 4, 1909. The 
four older girls mentioned above are members of the U. B. 
Qiurch. 

5. Dennis Bashore Shuey (5) was bom Feb. 14, 1846, and 
baptized March 22, 1846. His younger years were spent on the 
farm during the summer, and during the winter he attended school 
in the old schoolhouse at Walmer's Church, when not obliged to 
stay at home to assist in threshing the grain, which was then done 
by means of horses treading out the grain. This slow and weari- 
some riding of horses often fell to his lot when he should have 
been at school. He, however, kept himself up with his classes. 
During the summer of 1859 he was employed in a brickyard as off- 
bearer, on their own farm, where 173,000 brick were made, part of 
which were used in building the new bam the following year on 
Edward Shuey's farm. During the summer of 1861 he worked 
for his uncle, John H. Shuey, in his woolen mill, one of the old 
kind. On May 4, 1861, he became a communicant member of the 
Reformed Church. During the summer of 1862 he was hired 
out on a neighboring farm, receiving $6.50 per month wages, but 
was expected to do a full grown man's work, such as plowing, 
cutting grass with the sc)rthe and grain with the cradle. In Sep- 
tember, he went to Harrisburg, with many of the young men of 
Lebanon county, and enrolled as a volunteer in the 127th Penn- 
sylvania Regiment in the United States army. After being in 
Camp Curtin one week he was sent home as being too young for 
service in the army. Many of the school teachers of Lebanon 
county having enlisted in this regiment, he was employed as a 
teacher for that winter, at a salary of $20 per month, though but 
sixteen years of age. Prof. Henry Houck, who for thirty-five 
years was Deputy State Superintendent of Schools of Pennsyl- 
vania, was then the superintendent of the schools of Lebanon 
county. When school closed in the spring of 1863, he attended a 
course of normal studies in the Academy at Annville, Prof. W. J. 
Bumside, principal. 

After school closed for the summer, the call for troops issued 
by President Lincoln, when General Lee's army invaded Pennsyl- 
vania, again appealed to him, and he enlisted in Company A, 26th 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 107 

Regiment, P. V. I., on June 23, 1863, and on the following day 
they were transferred to Gettysburg, but the train being derailed 
by running over a cow, when but six miles from its destination, 
was delayed two nights and a day, did not reach Gettysburg until 
Friday morning, June 26. This regiment was under command of 
Col. W. W. Jennings, who had just returned from nine months' 
service as colonel of the 127th regiment. He was an officer who 
was both brave and tactful. This 26th Regiment was the first to 
arrive at Gettysburg. It was not then known that any Confeder- 
ate soldiers were anywhere near to that place, but this regiment 
was to be used as a guard in one of the mountain passes near 
Gettysburg. Company A of this regiment was largely composed 
of students from the Lutheran College and Theological Seminary 
at Gettysburg. It was therefore a pleasure for them to come to 
Gettysburg, but their joy was of short duration. In one hour 
after their arrival, the colonel was ordered by Major Haller of 
the U. S. Regular Army, to march his men out on the Chambers- 
burg pike, with Company A, as customary, in the front. Although 
fifty-six years have since elapsed, he distinctly remembers seeing 
three men on horseback approaching the regiment, but as soon 
as they saw them they wheeled around and galloped off. These 
men were, no doubt. Confederate officers. The 26th Regiment 
was marched to the right into a field near the woods and tents 
were soon put up, but as it was very wet ground after raining 
several days, he, with others, found a pile of newly-made shingles 
in the woods, which were appropriatied for floors in the tents, and 
just then the order was given hastily, "Strike tents and march." 
One of his tent mates was detailed and had gone out on picket 
duty. He was likely captured as he never saw him afterwards. 
The march was in a northeasterly direction across the fields, 
through mud, until about three o'clock in the afternoon, when 
many from fatigue could no longer march and straggled, and 
some climbed cherry trees to eat cherries, when the order was 
quickly given to form in line of battle, in the field to the right of 
the road. All was confusion and many men lost their places in 
their own company. He found himself in Company E, which was 
from Lebanon, White's cavalry, a part of General Gordon's 
division, came in sight in their rear. They turned and opened 
fire upon the Confederates, to which they quickly responded with 
their carbine firing. The U. S. line was behind a fence, lying 
down to escape the Confederate bullets. Two bullets struck the 
rail in front of his face. All the stragglers and cherry eaters 
were captured, and White's cavalry, after some loss, retreated 



108 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

with more than one hundred men as prisoners, who were paroled 
the n€xt day. 

The march was resumed and after going a mile, he found 
Company A, and discovered roll call had been made to ascertain 
the number lost and he had been marked missing. He was glad 
to take his place in the ranks again. The following day, Saturday, 
this regiment was again drawn up in line for battle in Dillsburg, 
with Company A in the front, each man resting on one knee with 
bayonet set to meet the approach of cavalry, and each company 
to the rear was to successively fire over the heads of those in 
front to keep the enemy back. But it was a false alarm. The 
regiment reached Harrjsburg on Sunday afternoon, having 
marched fifty-four hours out of sixty successive hours, without 
food and shelter, and appeared as if they might have been in hard 
service six months or a year, although they had but left Harris- 
burg the Wednesday before in their new uniforms. The nearest 
approach the Confederate army ever made to Harrisburg, some 
six miles out, was in their attempt to capture this whole regiment, 
and this they could easily have done had it not been for the tact- 
ful manoeuvering of Colonel Jennings. Later history informs us 
that Lee's whole army was delayed one day because Lee could 
not find out where this branch of his troops were, who were in 
search of this regiment. This one day's delay gave General 
Meade, with the army of the Potomac, a great opportunity to ad- 
vance northward, to thwart the plans of Lee to sieze the northern 
cities and obtain supplies for his army. The 26th Regiment, there- 
fore, was the cause of these two vast armies meeting at Gettys- 
burg, and the greatest battle during the whole war was the re- 
sult, which was the beginning of the end of the war. 

On account of this strenuous march and exposure, he was not 
able to stand on his feet, the morning after reaching Harrisburg, 
and the surgeon sent him to the hospital, on account of articular 
rheumatism, which he had contracted and from which he has 
suffered ever since. On July 10 he left the hospital and joined 
the regiment again for further service, though not well. After 
further hard service in the Cumberland valley, endeavoring to 
prevent the Confederate army from the crossing the Potomac 
back into Virginia, this regiment, by order of the War Depart- 
ment, was honorably discharged, July 30, 1863. 

On the main street toward the west end of Gettysburg, in a 
triangular plot, with a stone on each comer engraved U. S. be- 
tween the Springs Avenue and the Chambersburg Pike, directly 
in front of the Meade School House, there has been erected a 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 109 

Statue of a young soldier in the act of charging with bayonet fixed, 
as a memorial of the services rendered by this 26th regiment. The 
legislature of Pennsylvania made an appropriation for this pur- 
pose. On the north side on the base of this monument is a copper 
plate with this inscription: "2i6th Pennsylvania Emergency In- 
fantry Regiment organized at Harrisburg and volunteered 
for the Emergency. Mustered into U. S. service June 
22, 1863. Company A recruited from Pennsylvania 
College and Gettysburg. Total Enrollment 743. Captured 
and missing in Gettysburg campaign 176 officers and 
men. The First Union Regiment to engage the Con- 
federates at Gettysburg and delaying their advance one day." 
On the south side is a similar tablet with this inscription: 
"Reached Gettysburg June 25 in advance of the Army of the 
Potomac. On the morning of June 26 marched out the Cham- 
bersburg Pike and met the Rebel column at Marsh Creek and 
forced by overwhelming numbers to withdraw. In the afternoon 
on the Hunterstowri road had a severe engagement with the 
Rebel Cavalry, inflicting upon them some loss. Reached Harris- 
burg, June 28, having marched 60 consecutive hours and skir- 
mished with the enemy. July 12 advanced from Harrisburg after 
the Rebels in retreat." 

On the large monument erected by the State of Pennsylvania, 
on the Gettysburg battlefield are copper plate, giving the names 
of officers and men in each Pennsylvania Regiment engaged in 
this battle. Two of these plates contain the names of officers and 
men of this 26th Regiment. The short service of this Regiment 
seems to have been of sufficient importance to Pennsylvania to 
have received this recognition in permanent form. In Company A 
of this regiment, besides the author was Theodore F. Shuey of 
Virginia. Here they first became acquainted and later learned 
of their relationship to each other and formed the link by which 
the author found the facts for the Virginia branch of the Shuey 
family for this history. In Company E of this regiment was 
Allen P. Shuey, a brother of the author, and William Shuey 
Bordelmay, a second cousin. In Company F, which marched 
next to Company A, was Samuel W. Pennypacker, who after- 
wards was governor of Pennsylvania, and with whom the author 
sustained a close friendship ever since their service in this regi- 
ment, until the governor's death. 

During 1864 and 1865 he farmed the old homestead, while his 
brother Ephraim served in the army, but continued teaching dur- 



110 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

ing the winter months. In 1864 he was assistant superintendent 
of the Sunday school, and the following year its superintendent. 
In the spring of 1866 he and his sister Eliza made a trip to Ohio, 
visiting his relatives for a short time, and spent several months 
in school in Lockland, with his home in the J. H. Tangeman fam- 
ily. After their return he became salesman and assistant post* 
master at East Hanover, in Heilman and Brothers' store. Late 
in the fall he accepted the TJhrich's school, which he taught until 
spring. He then went to Mercersburg and entered the prepara* 
tory department of Mercersburg College under the presidency 
of Rev. Thomas G. Apple, D.D., occupying room 15 in the sem- 
inary building, and was a member of the Marshall Literary So- 
ciety. The following two years of study, under the able instruc- 
tion of Profs. Apple, Kieffer and others, will always be remem- 
bered as a very pleasant part of his life, and an incentive for use- 
fulness and service for others. In the beginning of January, 1869, 
he was appointed a teacher in Bethany Orphans* Home at Wom- 
elsdorf , Pa., continuing one year, and was the first deacon in the 
congregation, organized in the Home, May 9, 1869. Some of the 
boys who were under his instruction in the Home afterwards be- 
came prominent men in life, such as Rev. Thomas S. Land, D.D,, 
Hon. George W. Wagner, Judge of the Courts in Berks County, 
Pa., and others. He entered the Freshman Class in Franklin and 
Marshall College, Lancaster, Pa., in January, 1870, and became 
a member of the Goethean Literary Society. 

In the summer of 1872 he made an extensive trip to Kansas, 
Minnesota, and other places. He graduated with his class, June 
26, 1873. The subject of his graduation oration was, "Corre- 
spondence of Light with Truth." During the following smnmer 
he read medical works, but in the fall entered the Theological 
Seminary in Lancaster, preparing for the holy ministry. During 
these three years, for want of means, he occupied a lonely attic 
room by himself on West King Street. 

It was in this room, while a student in the seminary, he used 
his spare time in gathering the facts and wrote "The History of 
the Shuey Family in America," from 1732 to 1876, containing 
279 pages, which left the press in the summer of 1876. During 
these three years he also used some time in reading Blackstone, 
under the instruction of the Hon. John P. Rea, afterwards 
Judge of the Courts in Minneapolis, Minn. He graduated from 
the Seminary in May, 1876. Graduating Theme, "The Hugue- 
nots." He was licensed to preach the gospel by Lebanon Classis 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 111 

at its annual meeting in Schuylkill Haven, on June 13, 1876. He 
accepted a call to the pastorate of the New Providence charge, in 
Lancaster county, and entered upon his labors July 1, 1876. He 
was ordained October 8, 1876 by a committee of Lancaster 
Qassis, consisting of Rev. W. E. Krebs, Rev. J. S. Stahr and 
Rev. W. T. Gerhard. He did faithful work in this charge during 
the next six years and a half, doubling the niunber of members 
and greatly improving the properties, especially the parsonage and 
the Quarryville Church. He had as. one of his co-workers and 
advisors. Elder George W. Hensel, who was a prominent mem- 
ber of various Boards of College and Seminary at Lancaster. 
During his pastorate here he received into the church Galen J. P. 
Raub, who has become a prominent elder and has largely taken the 
place of his father-in-law. Elder Hensel. He received the degree 
of Master of Arts in 1876 from Franklin and Marshall College. 
On April 7, 1880, he married M. Viola Bushong, of Bird-in- 
Hand, Lancaster county. Pa., a faithful worker and organist in 
the Hellers Reformed Church. They moved to Emporia, Kan., 
in May, 1883, in response to a call from the Board of Home Mis- 
sions of the Reformed Church, as superintendent of the mission- 
ary work in the West. He continued in this work fourteen years, 
when he was broken down in health. He assisted in organizing 
Wichita and Lincoln classes and the Synod of the Interior, which 
was organized, September 29, 1887, at Kansas City, Mo. He 
completed the organization of the missions in Cheney, Wichita 
and Holton, and organized missions in Kansas at Abilene, En- 
terprise and Scotia in Dickenson county ; lola, LaHarpe and Allen 
Center in Allen county; Circleville in Jackson county; Baker 
in Brown county ; Topeka in Shawnee county ; Hazelton in Bar- 
ber county ; Whitewater in Butler county, where he preached in 
the open air as soon as the stakes for the town were driven ; Otis 
in Rush county ; Ransom in Ness county and did the preliminary 
work for the missions in Kansas City and St. Joseph, Mo., and 
Grace Mission in Chicago, 111. He also collected the necessary 
funds, made the plans and wrote the specifications and supervised 
the erection of the churches at Circleville and Whitewater in 
Kansas and the Zion church in Nebraska, and the parsonages in 
Emporia and Otis. He traveled as much as twenty- five thousand 
miles per year in this work, preaching often every evening during 
the week and three times on Sunday, spending the week days in 
visiting people, to interest them in spiritual work. He was also 
the Stated Clerk of Wichita Classis from its organization in 1887 
to 1905, and part of the time its treasurer. He was president of 



112 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

the Synod of the Interior in 1889 and its Stated Qerk from 1893 
to 1905, and its treasurer from 1897 to 1905, and member and 
officer of nearly all its various boards. Through his energetic 
work and zeal, along with others, Wichita University was estab- 
lished, as an institution of the synod, and was the president of its 
board of trustees from its organization until its close. 

Surrendering the work as superintendent of missions, Octo- 
ber 1, 1896, he accepted the appointment as business manager of 
"The Reformed Church Tidings," a missionary paper, authorized 
by the Home and Foreign Mission Boards and the Sunday-school 
Board, jointly, of the Reformed Church, with office at Reading, 
Pa. He organized a convenient method for transacting the busi- 
ness, and in one year's time had twenty-five thousand paid-up sub- 
scribers. During this year, the Sundays were always devoted, by 
direction of the Home Mission Board, to giving missionary ad- 
dresses in the various churches in the East. His family had re- 
mained in Kansas during this year. Returning to Kansas, he 
accepted the pastorate at lola, where he labored four years, and 
the next three years were given to Sunday-school work. He was 
a member of the executive committee of the Kansas State Sun- 
day-school Association for a period of fifteen years, and one year 
held the position of president of the association, 1903-1904, and 
was one of its delegates to the World's Fourth Sunday-school 
Convention, held in Jerusalem in April, 1904. This cruise was 
made in the S. S. Grosser Kurfurst with 817 delegates, this ves- 
sel having been chartered for this purpose. This trip included 
visits on the Island of Maderia, Gibraltar, Algiers, Malta, Athens, 
Constantinople, Roberts College, Black Sea, Smyrna, Ephesus, 
Beirut and the American Protestant Collie, Caifa or Haifa, Mt. 
Carmel, Nazareth, Cana, Tiberias and crossed the Sea of Galilee, 
Capernaum, Bethsaida, Joppa, Jerusalem, Convention April 18-20, 
Mt. of Olives, Bethlehem, Bethany, Jericho, Dead Sea, Jordan, 
Gilgal, Hebron, Solomon's Pools, Solomon's Quarries under the 
city of Jerusalem, Alexandria, Cairo, Pyramids, Sphinx, Mem- 
phis, Heliopolis, Naples, Pompeii, and the many interesting places 
in Rome, then to Villef ranc and Nice. During this entire trip he 
was a member of the large choir of this delegation and took part 
in all the services, lectures and entertainments of this cruise and 
the convention in Jerusalem. 

At Villefranc he left the delegation and the good ship Grosser 
Kurfurst and made an independent trip by himself through Italy, 
Switzerland, Germany, Belgium and Holland. On this trip he 
visited Genoa, Milan, Como, Chiasso, Lugano, Bellenzona, Biasco, 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 113 

through St. Gothard tunnel in the Alps, nine miles ii^ length, 
Amsteg, Altdorf, Lucerne, Zug, Zurich, Neuhausen, the Falls of 
the Rhine, Schaffhausen, Singen, Immendingen, Offenburg, 
through the Black Forests, Appenwier, Kehl, Strassburg, Oos^ 
Baden-Baden, Carlsruhe, Bruchsal, Heidelberg, Neuenheim^ 
Friedrichsfeld, Mannheim, Weinheim, Bonsheim, Darmstadt^ 
Frankfort, Sacksenhausen, Wiesbaden, Mayence, Bingen, by 
steamer on the Rhine to Coblenz, then to Bonn, Cologne, Dussel- 
dorf, Utrecht and Amsterdam, where he took sick and had to give 
up his trip through France, England and Scotland, as he had 
planned, and thus had to forego the pleasure of attending the 
Eighth General Council of the Alliance of the Reformed Churches 
holding the Presb)rterian System, which was held in Liverpool, 
England, for which he carried his credentials, for June 21, 1904. 
This was a great disappointment. At Bremen he took passage in 
S. S. Kaiser Wilhelm II., and reached home after an absence of 
three months and twenty days. 

. Resigning all official positions in Kansas, October 1, 1905, he 
entered upon the pastorate at Mulberry, Ind. This was followed 
by pastorates at Sugar Grove, Apple Creek, Upper Sandusky and 
Galion, Ohio. He joined the Grand Army of the Republic, Jan- 
uary 27, 1874, and has always taken great interest in its work. 
He has been chaplain of the G. A. R. posts in Emporia, lola. Up- 
per Sandusky and Galion, and commander of the posts at lola 
and Sugar Grove. He has attended many of the Department and 
National Encampments as delegate, and was elected Chaplain-in- 
Chief by the National Encampment held in Washington, D. C, 
in 1902, and as such he officiated at the Encampment in San Fran- 
cisco in 1903 and submitted his report of the year's work in that 
position. 

He attended the tri-annual sessions of the General Synod of 
the Reformed Church, mostly as an official delegate, at the fol- 
lowing places: 1878, Lancaster, Pa.; 1887, Akron, Ohio; 1890, 
Lebanon, Pa.; 1891, special, Philadelphia, Pa.; 1893, Reading, 
Pa.; 1896, Dayton, Ohio; 1899, Tiffin, Ohio; 1905, Allentown, 
Pa.; 1908, York, Pa.; 1911, Canton, Ohio; 1917, Dayton, Ohio. 
Likewise as official delegate he attended these conventions of the 
International Sunday-school Association: 1887, Chicago, 111.; 
1890, Pittsburgh, Pa. ; 1893, St. Louis, Mo. ; 1905, Toronto, Can- 
ada; 1908, Louisville, Ky.; 1914, Chicago, 111. Also World's 
conventions, 1893, St. Louis, Mo.; 1904, Jerusalem, Palestine; 
1908, Washington, D. C 



114 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

In the "Outlook of Missions" for March, 1917, Rev. Charles 
E. Schaeffer, D.D., General Secretary of the Board of Home 
Missions of the Reformed Church, published a sketch of the mis- 
sionary work of Rev. Shuey, which is here inserted. 

BRIEF BIOGRAPHIES OF EARLY HOME 

MISSIONARIES. 

XII. REV. D. B. SHUEY, D.D. 

The Reverend D. B. Shuey, D.D., who for many years labored 
as Missionary Superintendent in the Synod of the Interior, de- 
serves a place in this list of Missionary biographies. In July, 
1882, the Tri-S)modic Board of Missions, comprising the Eastern, 
the Potomac, and the Pittsburgh Synods, elected Mr. Shuey to 
take charge of the Mission work in the West, meaning the terri- 
tory now covered by the Synod of the Interior. At the same time 
he was supposed to give one-half of his time to the Mission at 
Emporia, Kansas. He entered upon this work November 1, 1882, 
and for the first six months he applied himself to visiting congre- 
gations in the East with the view of raising money for this west- 
em work. He was successful in securing the amount of $3,000, 
with wliich the mortgage on the Emporia church, runing at 12 
per cent, interest was paid oflf, and a lot purchased and a suitable 
parsonage erected. The salary of the Missionary and Superin- 
tendent at that time was $500 a year and this money came in very 
irregularly because the Board did not always have it on hand 
to pay. The Mission itself was to pay him $100 per year, but 
even this sometimes failed to come. 

In July, 1885, he resigned the pastorate of the Emporia Mis- 
sion and gave his entire time to the work of superintending the 
missions in this western territory. He was instrumental in organ- 
izing the following congregations: Abilene, lola, Whitewater, 
Topeka, Circleville, all in Kansas. He would visit Reformed fam- 
ilies in these places, preach the gospel to them, baptize their chil- 
dren, and regularly supply them until missionaries could be se- 
cured. For a time he also supplied the church at Wichita. 

He was instrumental in organizing the Synod of the Interior. 
He prepared the necessary papers, fixed the geographical lines 
and pressed the matter before General Synod so that finally at 
Kansas City in 1887, the Synod of the Interior was constituted 
and he became the Missionary Superintendent of this Synod until 
Oct. 1, 1896, when, on account of ill health, he was obliged to re- 
linquish his duties. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 115 

He built the churches at Whitewater, Circleville, Zioii's, Ne- 
braska, superintended their erection and purchased their furni- 
ture. He held successively all the positions of honor and trust 
in the l;)Ounds of the Synod. He was not only the Superintenl- 
ent of Missions, but also the President of the Synod, the Presi- 
dent of the Board of Beneficiary Education, President of the 
Board of Trustees of Wichita University, Treasurer of the Board 
of Mfssions of the Synod, President of the Board of Trustees of 
the Synod, Secretary of the Board of Publication, Stated Clerk 
of the S)mod, and also the Treasurer of the Synod. He removed 
from the bounds of the Synod in October, 1905, and is still serv- 
ing the Church as pastor of the Pease-Emanuel charge, Galion, 
Ohio, in the Central Synod. He laid foundations upon which 
others have built and his work is being carried forward by those 
who have succeeded him in these responsible positions. 

Mrs. Shuey was also a descendant of the French Hugue- 
nots, as her maiden ^ame Bushong indicates, which it is claimed 
originally was Beauchamp. Her ancestors on her father's side 
also came to America, about the time Daniel Shuey arrived, and 
they were likewise of the Reformed Church faith. Her mother, 
Fannie Landis, was one of that large and prominent Landis 
family, so well known in Lancaster county, Pa. Mrs. Shuey 
was of that genuinely devoted spirit, by which she always readily 
entered into the* laborious and self-sacrificing missionary and 
pastoral work of her husband. She was the devoted mother who 
largely raised their children while the husband's duties in the 
mission field, demanded his absence from home a large part of 
the time. 

To them were bom eight children: Paul F., Ralph C, B. 
Marie, A. Carl, V. Frances, Esther A., Helen A., and Clara A. 

1. Paul Francis Shuey (6) was born July 14, 1881, at New 
Providence, Pa. Baptized Aug. 27, 1881, by Rev. E. V. Ger- 
hart, D.D., President of the Theological Seminary, Lancaster, 
Pa. Went with his parents to Kansas in 1883. Began his studies 
in the Kindergarten Department of the Kansas State Normal 
School, and studied through the grades in the schools of Emporia 
and the high school in lola. He largely supported himself by doing 
different kinds of work, while he was taking a four year's course 
in the University of Kansas, at Lawrence, from which he grad- 
uated in 1907, and received the Degree of Bachelor of Science 
in Electrical Engineering. In the succeeding two years he was 
assistant professor of Physics in Purdue University, Lafayette, 
Ind. Then resumed telephone work which he had started while 



116 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

attending his studies in the University, but on account of ill 
health, changed locations a number of times, having received 
promotions each time before being compelled to change. He 
was trouble man for the Emporia Telephone Co., in the summer 
of 1905. During the school year of 1905-6 he was installer for 
the telephone company in Lawrence. During the summer of 
1906 he was trouble man and assistant tester for the same com- 
pany. During the school year 1906-7, he had charge of main- 
tenance of private branch exchange at the University. Summer 
of 1907 was installer and assistant foreman, installing telephone 
switch-boards at Lawrence and Salina, Kansas, for the Western 
Electric Co. On account of too close confinement in teaching, 
he accepted in 1909, a position with the Chicago Telephone 
Co., as inspector in the Electrol)rtic Division, and became assist- 
ant foreman before getting sick the following year. After- 
wards he was employed in various ways in telephone work in 
Columbus. Receiving an offer to become. Research Fellow on 
the smoke investigation in the University of Pittsburgh, he 
accq)ted the offer, cam^ to Pittsburgh in March, 1912. The fol- 
lowing July, being weak and unwell, he entered the Hospital of 
the Tuberculosis League of Pittsburgh, where, besides being a 
patient be became consulting engineer and electrician in which 
he continued to the present, much improved in health. He be- 
came a member of the Reformed Church in lola, Kansas, April 
22, 1899, and has been a faithful and aggressive member at the 
various places where he resided. In 1916, after taking private 
instruction in X-Ray work in Pittsburgh and at Cornell Uni- 
versity, he designed and superintended the installation of an 
X-Ray plant at the Tuberculosis Hospital, of which he became 
the technician. 

2. Ralph Clement Shuey (6) was bom January 7, 1883, at 
Bird in Hand, Lancaster County, Pa. He was baptized April 
4, 1883, by Rev. Thomas G. Apple, D.D., President of Frank- 
lin and Marshall College. He received his preliminary education 
in the public schools in Emporia and graduated from the High 
School in lola. He united with the Reformed Church in lola, 
April 22, 1899, and served later as elder in the Emporia Church. 
He pursued a course of studies from 1902 to 1907 in th Univer- 
sity of Kansas, and received the degree of Bachelor of Science 
in Chemical Engineering. He was Parke Davis & Co.'s Re- 
search Fellow from 1907 to 1910, in the University of Kansas. 
During the summer of 1909 he continued his research work in the 
University of Birmingham, England, and did considerable travel- 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 117 

ling in various European countries, mostly on the bicycle. Dur- 
ing the year 1910 and 1911 he was assistant professor of Chem- 
istry in the University of Idaho. He then became the Armour 
Glue Works Fellow in the University of Pittsburgh, Pa., in which 
he continued from 1911 to 1914, and during that time also had 
charge of Technical Chemistry classes in the University. Since 
that time he has been doing general technical work for the 
Armour Glue and Soap Works in Chicago. He married Abbie 
M. Strong, of Puritan descent, in Santa Anna, California, on 
October 3, 1912. Two children were bom to them: — ^Louis 
Strong Shuey (7), born in Chicago, August 12, 1914, and Mary 
Elizabeth Shuey (7) bom in Chicago, May 4, 1918. He has 
been promoted and is now assistant superintendent of the 
Armour Soap Works. 

3. Bertha Marie Shuey (6) was bom in Emporia, Kansas, 
April 30, 1886. She was baptized on Aug. 24, 1886, by Rev. J. F. 
Hendy, D.D., President of the Presb3rterian College of Emporia. 
She united with the Reformed Church at lola, on April 22, 1899, 
under the ministration of her father. She took her course of 
studies in the grade schools of Emporia and lola, and graduated 
from the Emporia High School in 1905. She continued, her 
studies, especially piano and pipe organ in Hood College, Fred- 
erick, Maryland, from which she graduated in Piano in 1908. 
After continuing her studies in the University of Kansas, she 
was granted the degree of Bachelor of Music in 1912, by the 
Kansas University. Afterwards she gave private lessons in 
music at sevefal places and at Muncie, Indiana, and held position 
of pipe organist in Friends Memorial church. During the school 
year 1914-15 she had charge o^ music in the High School of 
Upper Sandusky, Ohio. She then accepted the position of super- 
visor of music arid drawing in the schools of Hoisington, Kan- 
sas. She is a member of Mu Phi Epsilon, Honorary Musical 
Sorority at Kansas University. While in Upper Sandusky she 
was the organizer and president of the Woman's Music Club. 
She studied voice in Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas. 
Aside from her regular school work in Hoisington she was 
director of the high school chorus, girls glee and boys glee, and 
of the high school orchestra. She is proficient in her line of 
work and popular. After three years of work at Hoisington she 
accepted the position of supervisor of music in the schools of 
Bluefield, West Virginia, in the fall of 1918, to which position 
she was re-elected in 1919 with a substantial increase in salary. 

4. Amos Carl Shuey (6) was born in Emporia, Kansas, 



118 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

December 22, 1887. He was baptized by Rev. A. S. Weber, 
D.D., on January 22, 1888. He was a bright and intelligent hoy 
and succeeded well in his school studies. On October 19, 1895, 
he was playing in the yard with other children, when his father 
left home for Ransom, Ness Co., Kansas, where he held three 
services on Sunday, returning home on Monday noon, to learn 
that Carl died unexpectedly at 11 o'clock, a. m., while he wa^ 
watching the doctor preparing medicine for him. He died of 
membraneous croup, aged seven years, nine months and 29 
days. The following day his body was laid to rest in the Maple- 
wood cemetery. Rev. J. W. Love, D.D., of Kansas City, con- 
ducting the services. 

5. Viola Frances Shuey (6) was bom May 29, 1890,, in 
Emporia, Kansas. She was baptized August 27, 1890, by Rev. 
E. L. Kemp, Ph.D., at that time president of Wichita Uni- 
versity. She studied in the schools of Emporia arid lola, Kan- 
sas and Mulberry, Ind., and graduated from the high school in 
Lancaster, Ohio. She was married to Clyde F. Anes Hansley, of 
Sugar Grove, Ohio, December 25, 1910, a practical electrician, 
who is employed by The Northwestern Ohio Natural Gas Com- 
pany at Sugar Grove. He took a course of studies in the Ohio- 
Northern University, Ada, Ohio. He is also a good mechanic, 
and does excellent carpenter work, painting and plimibing, trades 
followed by his father, grandfather and great grandfather, who 
came from Berne, Switzerland. They have three children: — 
George, Ruth and Frank. 

During the fall of 1918 an epidemic of influenza, followed 
in many cases with pneumonia, prevailed throughout the United 
States and many fatalities resulted. Among those stricken with 
this disease was her family, first, two children, then her hus- 
band, and being weakened from waiting upon them she also 
was afflicted and after suffering but four days from doubleT 
pneumonia, she passed away on Sunday morning, November 
24, 1918. Her remains were laid to rest on Tuesday following,, 
in the Sugar Grove cemetery. 

1. George Shuey Anes Hansley (7) was bom January 
30, 1913. 

2. Ruth Marie Anes Hansley (7) was born November 
29, 1914. 

3. Frank Woodrow Anes Hansley (7) was born April 
13, 1917. 

6. Esther Anna Shuey (6) was born in Emporia, Kansas^ 
April 14, 1892. She was baptized May 6, 1893, by Rev. J. W. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 119 

Love, D.D. She pursued her studies in the schools of Emporia, 
lola, Mulberry, Sugar Grove and graduated from the high school 
in Lancaster, Ohio. She then taught a rural school near Apple 
Creek, Ohio, one winter and then entered Heidelberg Univer- 
sity at Tiffin, Ohio, and took the full classical course and grad- 
uated on June 14, 1916 with A.B. Degree. She is an active 
member of the Reformed Church. She has taken much interest 
in the Yoimg Womens' Christian Association, the Christian En- 
deavor society and Sunday school and taught a class every Sun- 
day afternoon in the Childrens' Home near Tiffin. Her musical 
abilities lie in the vocal more than in the instrumental. Since 
her graduation she taught three years in the high school at Apple 
Creek, Ohio, with wonderful success. On June 17, 1919, she was 
married to Rev. George Randolph Snyder, B.D., who was her 
classmate during her collegiate course in Tiffin, Ohio. They 
were married in the First Reformed Church in Galion, 
Ohio, at high noon, the Rev. D. B. Shuey assisted by 
Rev. G. A. Snyder, D.D., fathers of the couple, offic- 
iating, in the presence of a large assembly of friends. The 
Board of Foreign Missions of the Reformed Church having 
commissioned Rev. Snyder as a missionary in China, they sailed 
from San Francisco, August 27, 1919, for Nanking, China, where 
they will remain a year for the study of the Chinese language, 
after which they will be assigned to their particular station for 
missionary work. 

7. Helen Adine Shuey (6) was born in Emporia, Kansas, 
February 13, 1895. She was baptized September 11, 1895, by Rev. 
Abner S. Dechant, D.D. She was a very bright girl with a splen- 
did memory and had learned many recitations, listening to the 
older girls while learning, even before she was old enough to 
attend school. She studied in the schools of Emporia, Mulberry, 
Sugar Grove and Apple Creek where she graduated from the 
high school, a three year course, in May, 1911. She was a mem- 
ber of the Reformed Church and very devoted in her religious 
duties, and often expressed the desire to devote her life to the 
foreign mission work. But this was not' God's plan, for He 
called her home three weeks after she graduated — June 18, 1911, 
of l)miphatic leukaemia. Her body was laid to rest on June 22, 
1911, in the- Apple Creek cemetery. Rev. Henry C. Blosser con- 
ducted the services, assisted by Rev. E. E. Young, Rev. S. J. T. 
Flohr and Rev. Karl McGrath. She was but 16 years, 4 months 
and 5 days of age. 



120 HISTORY OF THE SHUEV FAMILY 

8. Clara Adella Shuey (6) was bom in lola, Kansas, Nov. 6, 
1899, and baptized by Rev. L. S. Faust, Dec. 20, 1899. She be- 
gan her studies in the Kindergarten Department of the State 
Normal School, Emporia, Kansas. She attended the grade 
schools in Mulberry, Indiana, Sugar Grove and Apple Creek, 
and the High School in Upper Sandusky and Galion, Ohio, grad- 
uating with the 1917 class. On April 16, 1911, she became a 
member of the Reformed Church at Apple Creek, Ohio, under 
the ministration of her father. On this Easter occasion fifty- 
two miembers united with the church, the largest number at one 
time in the history of the congregation. She has always been an 
active worker in the Sunday school and Christian Endeavor 
society. She was an apt pupil in music and began giving in- 
struction on the piano when fifteen years old. She has been a 
great reader. Her imaginative powers are well developed and 
she is a fluent writer, and received both the local and county 
prizes of $5.00 in gold from the W. C. T. U. for the best essay 
in a contest, while residing at Upper Sandusky. Her vacations 
have been devoted to teaching music. In September, 1917, she 
entered the Freshman class in the classical course in Heidel- 
berg University. 

6. Allen P. Shuey (5) was born January 24, 1848, and bap- 
tized March 15, 1848. He was engaged on the farm until IS 
years of age when he enlisted in the U. S. Army in Co. E., 26th 
Raiment, P. V. I., for the Existing Emergency, and was dis- 
charged with the regiment July 30, 1863. On August 31, 1864, 
he enlisted in Co. K., 209, Regt., P. V. I. as color cor^poral. 
The sergeant being sick he carried the regimental flag, while 
making a raid into North Carolina. He was seized with fever 
and ague, and not being permitted to ride in the ambulance, 
when he could march no longer he laid down in the snow, on 
the sunny side of a hill, where he fell asleep. WHien found by 
another party, he was so badly frozen that he was taken to the 
hospital and it was found necessary to amputate eight of his 
toes and the four fingers on his right hand, he remaining uncon- 
scious for a whole month from the time he laid down on the 
march. At the expiration of his term of service, he was dis- 
charged, being then in the hospital in Philadelphia. After he 
was able to walk again he went to school in Millersville, Myers- 
town, Mercersburg, and Lancaster, leaving F. & M. College in his 
Sophomore year. He taught school several terms and read law 
awhile in Lebanon. Then clerked in a New York Commission 
House. He married Blanche Rhen and commenced farming near 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 121 

Walmer's church and later had a store near Green Point. After 
his brother E. B. Shuey had died, he was elected Justice of the 
Peace and twice re-elected ; during this time he did. a great deal 
of land surveying. Then moved to Lebanon, where he was weigh- 
master for the American Iron and Steel Co. He is a member of 
the Reformed Church and assisted in organizing St. Stephens 
Reformed church, Lebanon, and was one of its first elders. He 
is now a regular attendant at St. John's church. They have thir- 
teen children, viz: — Landis, Hiram, Perry, Clay, Sallie, Lester, 
Wayne, Webster, William, Effie, Nevin, Alverta and May. 
He is also a member of the G. A. R. in Lebanon. 

1. Landis R. Shuey (6) was bom August 25, 1878. Was 
educated in the common schools. Worked on the farm awhile 
and then became a practical miner for eleven years. Then went 
to the Schuylkill Haven Car Shops and worked at the carpenter 
trade and became foreman of a gang. He is a Republican and 
enlisted in the Spanish American war, June 16, 1898, in Co. G., 
4th Reg. They were sent to Porto Rico where they had severe 
service during the rainy season and were in line of battle when 
peace was declared. They were shipped to New York, many 
were sick and some died. Landis took typhoid fever and 
malaria. Was mustered out of service November 16, 1898. 
He applied for pension Dec. 10, 1898, and was granted a pension 
Dec. 12, 1898, for chronic diarrhea at six dollars per month. 
He married Stella E. Kurtz, May 26, 1899. Two children, Edgar 
and Clarence. They reside at Schuylkill Haven where he works 
for the Reading Coal and Iron Co., as a carpenter. 

1. Edgar E. Shuey (7) was bom August 9, 1900. 

2. Qarence K. Shuey (7) was bom January 21, 1909. 

2. Hiram R. Shuey (6) was bom Jan. 20, 1881. At twelve 
years of age he began to support himself, working on farms, in 
the mines and shops, and now for a number of years has been 
in the employ of the Hershey Chocolate Company, at Hershey, 
Pa. On Jan. 31, 1903, he married Katharine Lerch, and they 
had three children; Mary, an infant, and Esther. They reside 
at Swatara Station, Pa. 

1. Mary Elizabeth Shuey (7) was bom Feb. 18, 1904. 

2. An infant was bom and died. 

3. Esther Ellen Shuey (7) was bom March 27, 1910. 

3. Perry R^ Shiuey (6) was bom Aug. 12, 1882. Hi^ 
younger years were on the farm and in the mine. On Dec. 2, 
1903, he enlisted in the Regular U. S. Army and served until 
Aug. 12, 1905, when they were discharged by order of the War 



122 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Department. The next day he re-enlisted for foreign service. 
Feb. 1, 1906, they sailed from New York, crossed the Atlantic 
Ocean and went via Gibralter, Malta^ Port Said, through the 
Suez Canal to Aden, Arabia, thence to Colombo, Ce^on, Singsi^ 
pore, India, and arrived at Manilla, P. I., April 21, 1906, dis- 
tance from New York 11,972 miles. They saw plenty of ser- 
vice at Santa Mesa, Stotsenburg, Somar. The r^ment was 
then sent to the island of Leyte to subdue the Pulajams or Rob- 
bers. On Jan. 27, 1907, he was promoted to Corporal. He 
was then transferred to a company of engineers and they were 
sent to the island of Luzon to Fort McKinley. Was discharged 
Aug. 12, 1908, with an excellent standing as sharpshooter and 
character excellent. On Aug. 18, 1908, he re-enlisted in the 
26th Inf., B. Co., in Camp Doraga, southern Luzon. They 
were transferred to various places and in 1909 started for the 
United States, stopping in Japan and Honolula, and arrived in 
San Francisco, July 14, 1909, and two days later were sent to 
Detroit, Mich. He was promoted to Corporal June 19, 1909, 
and to Sergeant March 10, 1911. He was detailed on detached 
service at McKinley's Monument at Canton, Ohio, October 21, 
1909, and was relieved on July 1, 1910. He was discharged at 
Camp Perry, Ohio, Aug. 17, 1911. Character, excellent and 
marksman. He went to Detroit and was on the police force 
until Feb. 12, 1912, when he resigned and two days later enlisted 
again, this time in G. Co., 18th Infantry, and was stationed 
in Fort McKinzie, Wyoming, Texas City, Texas, Naco, Arizona, 
and Douglass, Arizona. Was discharged Feb. 13, 1915 as ex- 
pert cook; character excellent; sharpshooter. Re-enlisted at 
El Paso, Texas, Feb. 16, 1915, in Co. H., 16th Inf. He was 
promoted to Corporal March 2, 1915, and made sharpshooter 
May 28, 1915. Was on furlough at St. Joseph, Mo., from June 
11, 1915, to Sept. 10, 1915. He is still in service with address, 
Sergeant Perry R. Shuey, Co. B., 2nd Machine Gim Battalion, 
in France. In furnishing these facts to the author he gave dates 
of every transfer made from point to point, showing that he 
kept a correct account of his service. He must like military 
service judging from the number of enlistments he has had and 
faithful service rendered. His trip around the world was a great 
opportunity for a young man. 

"Lebanon, Pa., June 22. — Sergeant Perry R. Shuey, a son 
of former Squire and Mrs. Allen P. Shuey, of this city, has been 
awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for extraordinary 
heroism in action with the American Expeditionary Forces. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 123 

The act which won Sergeant Shuey the cross was performed 
at Fleuville, France, Oct. 5, 1918. After Sergeant Shuey's 
idatoon commander had been killed and the organization had 
suffered fifty per cent casualties he re-organized the platoon 
by gathering the stray squads from both flanks and the front. 
This work completed, he led the platoon forward, under intense 
artillery fire, to positions in advance of the infantry, to with- 
stand the counter attack. He displayed absolute carelessness, 
inspiring his men by his heroic example. 

"The cross was pinned to Sergeant Shuey's breast by Major 
General McGlachlin. Sergeant Shuey is still with the First 
Division, which is part of the Army of Occupation." 

4. Clay R. Shuey (6) was bom June 21, 1884. He attended 
the public schools, clerked in a store, worked on the farm and in 
the coal mines and at the American Iron and Steel Co. He then 
enlisted in the Second Troop U. S. Cavalry and served through 
two enlistments and was graduated in horse shoeing in the U. 
S. Army. While in service at St. Joseph, Missouri, he married 
Lula Dodson of that place. After his second discharge they 
came to Pennsylvania and he continued working in the steel 
mill, but found the work too hard. Then carried on a black- 
smith shop in Pinegrove, but later returned to St. Joseph, where 
he was in the employ of the Swift Packing Co. He is now in 
the real estate business. They have five children: — ^Ray, 
Natoma, Vera Elaine, Fay and Mildred. 

1. Russell Ray Shuey (7) was bom July 12, 1909. 

2. Natoma May Shuey (7) was born July 17, 1911. 

3. Vera Elaine Shuey (7) was bom March 19, 1913. 

4. Virgie Fay Shuey (7) was born Jan. 18, 1915. 

5. Mildred Margueriete Shuey (7) was born April 27, 1916. 

5. Sallie R. Shuey (6) was bom May 9, 1887. She at- 
tended country school. She afterwards became a waitress at 
the Stradford Hotel. She remained at this place three years. 
Then returned to her parents' home and a year later was married 
to Daniel J. Strouphauer, a coal miner, Feb. 25, 1905. They 
had six children. They all died young. She is a member of 
the United Evangelical Church. They reside at 710 Spring 
Avenue, Lebanon, Pa. Her husband is now in the employ of 
the Penna. R. R. Co., at Lebanon. 

6. Lester Allen Shuey (6) was bom March 10, 1889. After 
leaving the district school he worked in the shops in different 
cities and now lives in Lebanon, Pa. He married May Arine 
Hayer, Nov. 25, 1914. They have two children, Marie Jenette 



124 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Shuey (7) born Oct. 2, 1915, and Russell Lester Shuey (7), 
bom Nov. 4, 1917. 

7. Wa)me R. Shuey (6) was bom May 28, 1891. He at- 
tended the common schools. Then worked on the farai. Then 
he entered the A. I. & S. Co., and is now hookup man at the 
rolls and makes good wages. He married Amelia M. Shaak, and 
they reside at Avon, Pa. They are members of the Reformed 
Church. They have two children: — Sarah Blanche Shuey (7) 
bom Jan. 8, 1911, and Allen Jacob Shuey (7), bom Feb. 
1, 1913. 

8. Webster Amos Shuey (6) was bora Nov. 9, 1893. He 
attended the common schools, worked on the farm in summer. 
Then worked for the A. I. & S. Co., and became foreman in the 
packing department. Then worked in a tin and metal shop and 
in a lumber yard, and was later on the police force at City Point, 
Va., at the Dupond Powder Works. He is now a Corporal in the 
U. S. Army in France, serving under Gen. Pershing, Co. A., 305 
Ammunition Train, driving an army truck. 

9. William Henry Harrison Shuey (6) was bom March 26, 
1896; died July 26, 1897. 

10. Effie Shuey (6) was born Jan. 25, 1899. She attend- 
ed the public schools. Has been clerk in a store and worked in 
a factory. She is a member of St. Jolin's Reformed church 
and a member of its vested choir. 

11. Nevin Shuey (6) was bom July 2, 1901. After attend- 
ing the public schools he commenced woricing in a factory and 
is now employed by the A. I. & S. M. Co. 

12. Alverta Shuey (6) was born July 18, 1904. She attends 
the public schools and the 1st M. E. Sunday school. 

13. May Shuey (6) was bom Feb. 1, 1907. She attends 
the public schools and St. John's Sunday school. 

7. Jacob Shuey (5) was bom November 29, 1849; baptized 
Feb. 12, 1850. He died on the 22nd of September, 1852, aged 
2 years, 9 months and 24 days. 

8. An infant was born January 15, 1852, and died on the 
28th of the same month, aged 13 days. 

9. Anna Maria Shuey (5) was bom January 28, 1853, 
and baptized February 23, same year. She attended school at 
Annville and Myerstown, and then taught school several terms. 
She was married to Adam S. Riegel, in November, 1869. They 
had three children, viz: Samuel (6) bom November 29, 1870; 
Edwin (6) bom February 7, 1872; and Amos (6) bom May 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 1-25 

15, 1874, who died November 15, 1874, aged 6 months. She 
died February 5, 1876. 

She was brought up altogether under a Christian mother's 
care. At the age of fourteen she became a conmiunicant mem- 
ber of the Reformed Church, through the rite of confirmation, 
under the ministration of Father John Gring. She was always 
an attentive member of the Sunday school, first as a scholar, and 
in later years as a teacher. Four of the neighboring district 
schools were closed on the day of her burial, in order to give the 
children an opportunity to attend the funeral, and the large 
Sunday school was present, thus evincing its esteem for the 
deceased. The funeral services were held in Walmer's chiu^ch, 
which, though spacious, was not sufficient to seat all who were 
drawn thither by friendship and sympathy. Pastor C. H. 
Mutchler improved the occasion with an appropriate discoiu^se 
based on Luke xx. 36: ''Neither can they die any more: for they 
are equal to the angels; and are the children of God, being the 
children of the resurrection." 

1. Samuel D. Riegel (6) is an excellent barber and has for 
many years followed his trade in Chicago. He married Alice 
Caster; no children. His wife died in 1914. 

2. Edwin S. Riegel (6) is a cigar maker and musician. 
He lived for a number of years in York, Pa., was married and 
had two children. His wife died and he later lived in Chicago. 

3. Elizabeth Shuey (4) was bom Sept. 23, 1819, and died 
Nov. 21, 1819. 

4. Catharine Shuey (4) was bom Sept. 23, 1819. She was 
a twin sister to Elizabeth. She was a member of the Reformed 
Church. She was married to Joseph Long, of Swatara town- 
ship. They had seven children: — Edward, Mary Ann (de- 
ceased), Adam, Monroe, Emma, Sallie and Eliza. They owned 
two farms two miles north of Jonestown, where they resided 
in a brick house on an elevated place, with an excellent view of 
the surrounding country for miles aroimd. After her husband 
died she lived with her daughter Sallie in Lebanon, where she 
died Jan. 19, 1897. Buried at Jonestown. 

1. Edward Christian Long (5) was born August 20, 1839. 
He married Sarah Roebuck, and they had seven children: — 
Aubum E., J. Harvey, Harry, Edward, who died aged 18 
months, Annie, Lillie, May, and Alice. Mr. Long had taken 
a course in a Business Collie and served as bookkeeper at dif- 
ferent places. He farmed the home farm several years. He 
engaged in different enterprises in western Pennsylvania and 



126 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Ohio. They lived in Pittsburgh, Pa., a number of years. 
Member of the Lutheran Church. He died March 1, 1900^ 
Interment, Jonestown, Pa. Mrs. Long died May 17, 1912. 
Buried Lebanon, Pa. 

1. Auburn Elmer Long (6) was bom Jan. 6, 1862. He 
was baptized by Rev. William Gerhardt, Lutfieran pastor, who 
at this writing, Sept. 18, 1917, lacks but one month of being one 
hundred years of age. Auburn Long is a member of the firm 
Long Brothers, Kokomo, Indiana, manufacturers. He is mar* 
ficd and they have two sons: 1. Harry Joseph Long (7) bom 
Jan. 4, 1886, who is married and they have one daughter, resi- 
dence, Tarentum, Pa. 2. William Benjamin Long (7) bom 
October 20, 1887. He is in the Hospital Corps in the U. S. 
Army. Not married. 

2. Joseph Harvey (6), second son of Edward Christian 
and Sarah Roebuck Long, was bom on the old homestead, near 
Jonestown, Lebanon county, Pa., on May 21, 1863. 

When he was ten years old, the family moved to Pittsburgh, 
Pa., where he attended the public schools imtil he was fifteen 
years old. In 1875, with an older brother, he acquired a small 
printing outfit, consisting of a few fonts of type and a small 
press. With this outfit he printed many thousands of visiting 
cards, and the business grew until the brothers were able to do 
a general line of commercial printing. 

In the early spring of 1880, the printing plant was disposed 
of, in order that the brothers might enter, with their father, the 
glass manufacturing business. A company was organized, and a 
factory was built that summer at LeGrange (now Brilliant), 
Ohio. That fall the factory was placed in the hands of a re- 
ceiver. 

At this juncture, he went to Wheeling, W. Va., where he 
secured employment upon the Sunday Leader, and where he 
made the acquaintance of Dana Hubbard, an editor. He re- 
mained in Wheeling until the winter of 1882-83, at which time 
he went to Erie, Pa., where he accepted a positicm on the Erie 
Dispatch. 

He married Cora Hildreth Thompson, of Stuebenville, Ohio, 
on June 12, 1884. In the fall of 1885, he returned to Pittsburgh^ 
and in July, 1886, to Wheeling, where he became connected with 
dw Wheeling Register, and where he was later one of the f oimd- 
ers, with H. C. C^den and others, of the Wheeling News. 

In November, 1893, he moved to Huntington, W. Va., where 
he has since resided. In Huntington he purchased the Daily 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 127 

Herald, which he afterwards sold to a company of Republicans, 
and, on July 20, 1895, he purchased The Huntington Advertiser, 
which he still owns. Under his ownership, The Advertiser has 
C^wn from a ^nall, four-page paper to the proportions of a 
metropolitan newspaper, of ten to sixteen pages daily, carrying 
the full leased wire dispatches of The Associated Press, of 
which he is a member, and other modem newspaper features. 

On December 19, 1911, he was commissioned a colonel aide- 
de-camp by Governor William E. Glasscock, of West Virginia. 
In May, 1916, he was appointed by President Woodrow Wilson 
to be postmaster in Huntington for a term of four years. 

He is a Mason, a Knight Templar, and Shriner, a member 
of the Huntington Chamber of Commerce, the Guyandot Club 
and the Westmoreland Country Club. 

His children are: 

1. Luther Thompson Long (7) bom in Pittsburgh, Pa., 
November 16, 1885. 

2. Virginia Long (7) bom September 20, 1889; died Jan- 
uary 20, 1893. 

3. Paul Walker Long (7) bom October 20, 1896, now in 
Cornell University, Ithaca, N. Y. 

4. Edward Harvey Long (7) born November 14, 1898/ 
graduated from the Huntington high school in 1916. 

3. Harry Long (6) was born July 29, 1865. He is a mold 
maker and manufacturer and is a partner in the firm of Long 
Brothers, Kokomo, Indiana ; not married. 

5. Annie E. Long (6) was born August 24, 1870. She is 
married to John Curtis Branthoover. Children: — ^Virginia and 
Dorothy. Residence, Himtington, West Virginia. 

6. Lillie May Long (6) was bom September 26, 1875. She 
is not married. Residence, Kokomo, Indiana. 

7. Alice R. Long (6) was bom April 27, 1879. She is 
married to Harry A. Butz, E.E. They reside at D. Carlton 
Court, Buffalo, New York. 

3. Adam C. Long — ^bom near Jonestown, Lebanon county. 
Pa., August 1, 1844; son of Joseph Long and Catherine Shuey; 
educated in the public schools of Jonestown, Pa. ; was graduated 
from Swatara Collegiate Institute, 1860, Jonestown, Pa. ; taught 
school three terms in Lebanon and Schuylkill counties; clerked 
in general stores in Fredericksburg, Wiconisco and Lykens; 
opened music and stationery business in Lykens, 1884, continued 
tiiierein until death, June 9, 1908 ; he married Elizabeth L. Lebo, 
of Mcyerstown, Pa., Oct. 31, 1867. There were two children: 



128 HISTC»tY OF THE SHUEV FAMILY 

Irvtn J. and Ella N. ; first wife died June 29, 1895; married 
Catherine Miller, of Wiconisco, Oct. 31, 1896, of which union a 
daughter, E. Catherine, was bom Aug. 1899; wife and three 
children still living. They were members of the Lutheran 
Church. 

1. Irvin J. Long (6) was bom on farm near Jonestown, 
Pa., Feb. 6, 1869; educated in public schools of Wiconisco and 
Lykens, Pa., graduating 1885 ; taught four years assistant gram- 
mar and high school; clerked in store summers while attending 
school; entered business with father, Adam C, music and stat- 
ionery, tmtil 1891, when sold out to his father and embarked in 
same business in Salem, Va. ; married Stella R. Hooper, daugh- 
ter of Rev. P. S. Hooper, at Lykens, March 8, 1892, rettuning 
to Salem; sold music business, bought Salem Saturday Sun 
1892 ; moved to Roanoke, Va., Dec. 1892, where formed co-part- 
nership with J. T. Hall and J. C. Hill, publishing the Iron Belt 
of which he was editor, Roanoke Methodist and Words and 
Works, a Presbyterian weekly; these men also were the South- 
em Rubber Stamp Co., of which he was secretary and treas- 
urer; also was connected these years with Roanoke Evening 
World on editorial staff ; moved to Lykens, Sept. 5, 1894; bought 
Lykens Register Nov. 5, J894; sold same 1899, and moved to 
Bay Shore, Long Island, May 9, 1899, where he bought the Bay 
Shore Journal, still owns and edits same. 

In 1916 Governor Whitman appointed him a trustee of the 
State School of Agriculture on Long Island, being one of the 
two trustees representing Suffolk county. 

Their children are Dorothy Long (7), bom Aug. 4, 1895. 
She is with the Vitagraph Company of America Stock Company. 
Donald Hooper Long (7), bom Aug. 3, 1896. He is with the 
Bay Shore Journal. Loyona Long (7), bom Nov. 10, 1902. She 
is attending school. 

2. Ella N. Long (6) was bom at Wiconisco, Pa., Jan. 6, 
1871. She was educated in the public schools of Wiconisco and 
Lykens. She was married to Arthur F. Douden, a druggist, 
on June 2, 1892. They reside at Jamaica, Long Island. Three 
children were bom to them of whom only one is living: Ethel 
Douden (7), bom Feb. 8, 1895. All of these are members of 
the Lutheran Church. 

4. Monroe C. Long (5) was born June 22, 1848. He was 
reared on the farm and then operated a saw mill for many years, 
was postmaster in Jonestown and later woriced in one of the 
factories in Lebanon. He married Rebecca Smith Aug. 17, 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 129 

1869. They had three children: — 1. Ida Long (6) was bom 
June 13, 1870, and died April 11, 1889; 2. Annie Long (6) 
was bom Sept. 27, 1871. She was married to R. L. Jones on 
April 20, 1898. They have two children, Ruth R. Jones (7) 
was bom May 8, 1899, and Annie Jones (7), was born July 1, 
1905. Mr. Jones is a railway mail clerk. They live at Port- 
land, Pa. ; 3. Joseph M. Long (6) was bom Aug. 7, 1882. He 
was married and was with Long Bros, manufacturers, Kokomo, 
Ind. He died suddenly June 19, 1919. Mrs. kebecca Long 
died April 6, 1915. Monroe is living with his daughter Annie 
at Portland, Pa. 

5. Emma Long (5) was married to Benjamin F. Schools, 
who, for many years was weighmaster at the Cornwall ore banks. 
They reside in Lebanon. They have two children: — Harry J. 
Schools and Bertha May Schools, members of the Lutheran 
Church. Mr. B. F. Schools died in Dec, 1917. 

1. Harry J. Schools (6) is a successful attorney at law in 
Lebanon, Pa. He is also a fine musician, choir leader and pipe 
organist. He married Lena Rank. Children: — Evelyn Schools 
(7), (dead) ; Francis Rank Schools (7), Richard Long Schools 
(7), Harry Reems Schools (7), and Mignon Schools (7), (dead). 

2. Bertha May Schools was edttcated in the Lebanon 
schools. She prepared herself as a teacher and is making a 
success as a teacher in the State Normal School, Bloomsburg, 
Pa., where she has been a number of years, as director of the 
physical department. 

6. Sallie A. Long (5) was married to Esrom P. Schropp, 
son of Rev. H. Schropp, April 3, 1877. Mr. Schropp has been 
shipping clerk for 33 years at the Lebanon Stove Works. They 
live on W. Lehman St., I-ebanon, Pa. Members of the Luth- 
eran Church. Three children: — Mary Gertrude Schropp (6) 
was bom May 26, 1878, and died Oct. 12, 1880; Kathryn Shuey 
Schropp (6) was bom Oct. 20, 1879. She was married to Henry 
Hartman, April 4, 1899. He was a druggist. She died sud- 
denly of Brights disease June 22, 1899 ; Arthur Henry Schropp 
(6) was bom July 14, 1883. He learned pattern maJking. He 
married Kathryn Eitemiller of McKeesport, Pa., Aug. 27, 1907; 
one daughter, Sarah Margaret Schropp (7) was born Oct. 29, 
1909. They reside in Salem, Ohio, where he has charge of the 
pattern and moulding department in the Sanitary Works. 

7. Anna Eliza Long (5) was married to W. M. Shirk. 
They have two children: — Ira L. Shirk (6) was bom May 21, 
1879. He married Mollie Malone and lives at Augusta, Maine; 



130 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Charles R. Shirk (6) was bom Oct. 28, 1882. He lives with 
his parents at 516 S. 15th St., Reading, Pa. 

5. Adam C. Shuey (4) was born November 7, 1828, in 
Union Township, Lebanon county. Pa., on the Shuey's old 
homestead. He was baptized January 11, 1829, by the Reformed 
minister at Walmer's church. His sponsors were John an4 
Elizabeth Walmer. His younger days were spent on the farm 
with his father. He became a member of the Reformed Church. 
He learned the cabinet-maker's trade. After he finished this, 
he had a strong desire to go west to be with his brother John. 
Consequently he went to Hamilton, Butler county, Ohio. Here 
his desire for knowledge must be gratified, and he therefore en- 
tered a high school and prepared for college, and was admitted 
into Farmer's College at College Hill, Hamilton county, Ohio. 
Here he took but a partial course, and then entered the Medi- 
cal College of Ohio, located in Cincinnati, from which institu- 
tion he graduated in 1853. The subject of his graduating thesis 
was "Nutrition." He married Charlotte A. Potter, of Hamilton, 
Ohio, on the 7th of June, 1853. They had one child, viz : Emma 
C. He connected himself with the Presbyterian Church, while 
a student at Farmer's College. He was in partnership with his 
brother John and some other man in a paper-mill, he having a 
one-fourth interest. His health not being good, he did not 
commence the practice of medicine. He paid his widowed 
mother several visits from 1853 to 1856. In October, 1855, he 
had a very severe hemorrhage, from which he never recovered. 
He lingered imtil Sept. 29, 1856, when he died at the age of 27 
years, 10 months and 22 days. He bore an unimpeachable 
character, and he was on a fair way of becoming a very promi- 
nent man. Mrs. Shuey died July 6, 1905. 

1. Emma C. Shuey (5) was bom June 11, 1855, in Ham- 
ilton, Ohio. Her father died when she was less than a year and 
a half old, and consequently she was left altogether to a 
mother's care. When but five years old, she accompanied her 
mother on a visit to her grandmother in Pennsylvania. This 
visit she repeated in 1874; but alas, her grandmother had gone 
to her final rest. She took a partial course of studies in the 
Female College at College Hill, and in the Glendale Female 
College at Glendale, Ohio; but failing health restrained her from 
finishing her course. She had a great taste for music, and was 
quite accomplished in instrumental music. For several years 
she gave instruction in music in Cincinnati. She was a faith- 
ful member of the Baptist Church. On the 19th of January, 



HISTORY OF THE* SHUEY FAMILY 131 

1876, she was married to Rev. A. M. Worcester, bom Feb. 16, 
1850, and then lived in Meriden, Conn., where Mr. Worcester 
was pastor of a Baptist Church. 

Rev. Worcester later retired from the ministry and engaged 
in business in Cincinnati, Ohio. Mrs. Worcester died Sept. 29, 
1912. Children : — Three died in childhood. The other four are : 

1. Mary E. T. Worcester (6) was born Aug. 27, 1877. 
Married to Dr. Charles R. Buck. Ohilidren: — Mary Louise 
Buck (7) was bom Sept. 26, 1903; Reuben Worcester Buck 
(7) was born July 13, 1907; Alfred Edgar Buck (7) was born 
March 16, 1914, residence, Wyoming, Ohio. 

2. Luella Delia Worcester (6) was born Feb. 28, 1879. 
Married to William J. Elgin. Children: — ^William Worcester 
Elgin (7) was bom April 26, 1905; John Francis Elgin (7) 
was born Nov. 9, 1907. Residence, Richlands, Va. 

3. Thomas A. Worcester (6) was born Oct. 21, 1881. 
Married Monica F. Haight. One child, Katharine Worcester 
(7), bom April 15, 1915; residence, Schenectady, N. Y. 

4. Harold P. Worcester (6) was bom July 29, 1883. Mar- 
ried Alma Leever. Children :— Charles Alfred Worcester (7) 
was bom March 4, 1911; Martha Worcester (7) was born 
Nov. 20, 1912; residence. Blue Ash, Ohio. 

6. Sarah Shuey (4) was bom September 25, 1831, and 
baptized November 13, same year, with Henry and Elizabeth 
Heilman as sponsors. She afterwards became a regular mem- 
ber of the Reformed Church. She was married to John H. 
Shuey (4) of East Hanover, and had five children, who will be 
mentioned under his name in another part of this volume. Mrs. 
Shuey was an excellent housekeeper, and always kept everything 
in order. Nothing was found out of place in her house. The 
author boarded with her one summer while working in her hus- 
band's woolen mill. She died Oct. 18, 1901, aged 70 years 
and 23 days. 

10. David Shuey (3) was born July 8, 1787. He was 
baptized in his childhood, and in his youth became a communi- 
cant member of the Reformed Church. He married Juliana 
Bross, and had eight children, viz : Catharine, Magdalena, Sarah, 
Elizabeth, David, Mary Ann, John H. and Rebecca. His first 
wife having died, he married Elizabeth Wagner. He was a 
miller by trade, but for a number of years he operated a paper 
mill in East Hanover. The paper was unruled, but was used 
by the State Department at Harrisburg. The mill was after- 
wards turned into a fulling mill. He owned different tracts ot 



132 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMII-Y 

land at different times. After his son, John H. commenced 
the business in the fulling mill he lived retired to the time of 
his death, which occurred on the 3d of April, 1865, at the age 
of 77 years, 6 months and 26 days. He lies buried in Salem's 
cemetery at Walmer's church. 

1. Catharine Shuey (4) was bom Feb. 27, 1808, baptized 
May 22, 1808. She was married to John Dotter Feb. 25, 1827, 
and had eight children, viz : John A., Abraham S., David, Henry 
S., Caroline, William S., Sarah and Andrew S. They lived in 
East Hanover, and were the proprietors of Dotter's Mill, where 
they resided their whole life time. She reared a respectable 
and enterprising family. Mr. Dotter died Sept. 13, 1868. 
After this she lived with her son William in the same house. 
She died Aug. 31, 1882. Both buried at Walmer's church. 

1. John Adam Dotter (5) was bom Jan. 12, 1828. He 
married Henrietta Doyle, Nov. 28, 1850, and had 14 children: 

1. Edwin (6) was bom Sept. 8, 1855 and died Aug. 15, 1857; 

2. Harvey G. (6) was bom Sept. 7, 1856, married Bridget 
A. Condran, three children, Maggie (7) dead, Harry (7) and 
Annie (7), residence, Philadelphia. 3. Katharine (6) was 
born May 5, 1862, died Sept. 18, 1868; 4. Emma May (6) 
was born June 2, 1863, married Frank L. Miles, one child, 
Verda May (7), residence, St. Clair, Pa.; 5. Mary (6) bom 
April 7, 1865, married Grant B. Gerberich, three children, two 
died in infancy, Marion Elsie (7) was born Feb. 2, 1896. Mr. 
Gerberich was a teacher in Lebanon county. Pa., and later 
Superintendent of the schools in Greenville, Pa., and is also 
active in Sunday school and church work; 6. Harry Grant (6) 
was bom Sept. 10, 1866, married Mary Dilfield, two children, 
Irma Henrietta (7) was born July 25, 1891, married Clarence 
Heilman, one child, John Jones (8), residence, Pittsburgh, and 
Carrie Marie (7) was bom Dec. 12, 1894, married Lester P. 
Fisher, residence, Reading, Pa.; 7. John Adam (6) was bom 
Sept. 11, 1868, married Carrie Curby, one child, dead, residence. 
Wade P. O., Pa.; 8. Andrew William (6) was born Feb. 4, 
1875, married Ella Cook, six children, Wilbert (7), Elizabeth 
(7), Andrew (7), Joseph (7), Harvey Grant (7), and Dor- 
othy (7), residence, Pott^ville, Pa.; 9. Annie Caroline (6) 
was born May 5, 1877, died June 3, 1883. 10. Charles Gar- 
field (6) was born Aug. 14, 1879. He is a professional 
teacher, married Roba Pearl Bodenhom, Aug. 11, 1908, one 
child, Margaret Jean (7) was bom April 3, 1912, residence, 
Annville, Pa., 11 to 14. The other four children died in infancy. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 133 

2. Abraham Shuey Dotter (5) was born May 14, 1830. 
Married Matilda Zeller and had seven children: 1. Clara E. 
(6) was bom Nov. 3, 1853, residence, Philadelphia; 2. Anna 
C. (6) was born April 12, 1861, died March 10, 1863; 3. Wil- 
liam Henry (6) was born March 3, 1863, married Sallie Davis, 
no children, died Dec. 22, 1901 ; 4. John C. (6) was born 
Sept. 12, 1864, married Clara M. Thamm, three children; 
Charles (7) was born Feb. 15, 1906, died Feb. 9, 1914; John 
C. (7) was bom April 24, 1912; James L. (7) was born Dec. 
28, 1913; 5. Flora M. (6) was bom Dec. 23, 1866, died June 
24, 1867; 6. Albert J. (6) was bom July 25, 1868, died May 
20, 1869; 7. Ella M. (6) was bom Dec. 13, 1868. WiUiam 
H. and John C. are jewelers and engravers, residence, Philadel- 
phia. A. S. Dotter died in Philadelphia Jan. 24, 1909. ' 

3. David Dotter (5) was bom Oct. 21, 1832. Married and 
had one child, Mary (6) who is married to Harvey Ream. No 
children. Residence, Lebanon, Pa. I>avid Dotter died Dec. 
27, 1861. 

4. Henry Shuey Dotter (5) was born March 26, 1835, mar- 
ried Susanna Doyle. One son Harry J., (6) a jeweler at Lehigh- 
ton. Pa.; born Jan. 14, 1876; married Mattie Florence Koch, 
of Lehighton, Oct. 4, 1904. Henry Dotter served in the war 
of the rebellion, the author thinks in the 127 Regiment Penna. 
Vol. Inf. For nearly fifty years he was the station agent of the P. 
& R. R. R., at Tremont, Pa., where he died suddenly Feb. 17, 1904. 

5. Caroline Dotter (5) was born Oct. 2, 1837; was married 
to David Hetrich (5), a miller, and had five daughters. Died 
in Reading, Dec. 10, 1892. Their oldest daughter Carrie (6) 
was married to John H. Sattazahn, bookkeeper at Hershey, Pa., 
two children, David(7) and Caroline (7). 

6* William Shuey Dotter (5) was born Nov. 27, 1841. He 
helped on his father's farm and mill. Oct. 16, 1862, he enlisted 
in Co. G., 173 Regiment, Pa. Vol. Inf., and was discharged as 
Corporal Aug. 17, 1863. He married Eliza A. Shuey, Dec. 18, 
1866. Two children, John and Maria, mentioned on another 
page under her name. William was active in Sunday-school and 
church work. Was engaged a number of years in the wholesale 
produce business. He died Sept. 10, 1906. 

7. Sarah Dotter (5) was bom Oct. 4, 1844. She was mar- 
ried to Daniel Fegan, a veteran of the Civil War. They had ten 
children: — 1. Irwin Fegan (6) was born Dec. 22, 1867; resi- 
dence, Annville; 2. John Fegan (6) was bom Aug. 23, 1869, 
died March 21, 1870; 3. Annie Fegan (6) was bom March 29, 



134 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

1871 ; married to Clinton Kreider, a barber, in Lebanon, who 
died in March, 1918; three children: Edna (7) was born Oct. 
7, 1899; Olive (7) was bom Jan. 2, 1901, and Norris (7) was 
bom Sept. 19, 1906; 4. Carrie Fegan (6) was born Aug. 21, 
1875 ; married to William Sigmund, had one child, Margaret Ruth 
(7) was bom Jan. 28, 1897; residence, Schuylkill Haven; Carrie 
died Oct. 18, 1899; 5. Katie Fegan (6) was born June 3, 1875, 
was married to James Hauer, two children, Arthur Hauer (7) 
was bom Dec. 19, 1897, resides in Reading; Walter Hauer (7) 
was born July 2, 1901. Katie died April 27, 1903; 6. Mollie 
Fegan (6) was born Sept. 21, 1876, married to Monroe Getz, 
one child, Edgar George (7) was born Dec. 15, 1904. Mollie died 
May 5, 1905; 7. Fanny Fegan (6) was born June 24, 1878, died 
April 10, 1879; 8. Walter Fegan (6) was born July 20, 1880, 
died Feb. 13, 1881 ; 9. Sallie Fegan (6) was born June 21, .1882, 
resides in Lebanon; 10. Edna Fegan (6) was born Nov. 23, 
1885, died May 20, 1893. 

8. Andrew Shuey Dotter (5) was bom Nov. 1, 1847. He 
learned telegraphy in his brother*s office in Tremont. Soon re- 
ceived an appointment to a station and by rapid promotions rose 
until he was given entire charge of the interests of the Phila. 
& Reading R. R. Co., at Lebanon, a position he filled with ability 
for many years. His first wife having died he married Mary 
Martha McAdam, of Lebanon, Sept. 17, 1879. Two children, 
Mary Abbie (6) was born June 24, 1880, died Dec. 12, 1904; 
Maud (6) was bom Feb. 4, 1883. Both daughters were ardent 
lovers of music especially inherited from their mother, and 
studied under some of the best teachers in Lebanon and Phila. 
Maud Dotter was married to Edwin S. Wallace. Three chil- 
dren, Mary Catharine Wallace (7) was born Oct. 17, 1909; 
Elizabeth Dotter Wallace (7) was bom Dec. 6, 1912, and Chris- 
tine Maud Wallace (7) was bom Jan. 12, 1916. Residence, 
Bethlehem, Pa. 

2. Magdalena Shuey (4) was born Nov. 10, 1809; baptized 
Dec. 25, 1809; sponsors, John and Magdalena Bross. She was 
married to David Bordlemay and had seven children: — ^John, 
Mary, William S., Simon, Sarah, Elizabeth and David. They 
lived in East Hanover. She died Feb. 3, 1893, aged 83 years, 
2 months and 23 days. Her husband died Sept. 19, 1890. 

1. John (5) was born Jan. 11, 1834, was a shoemaker ana 
went to Greenville, Ohio, where he died; 2. Mary Magdalena 
(5) was bom Sept. 16, 1837, and died in childhood; 3. William 
Shuey Bordlemay (5) was bom Dec. 20, 1841, made good use 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 135 

of his time and opportunities. He taught school a number of 
terms and during the summer worked in his uncle John H. Shuey's 
woolen mill, where he and the author worked together one sum- 
mer and thus became intimate friends. He was superintendent 
of Walmer's Sunday school for several years. He served in the 
army as a member of Co. E., 26 Regiment, P. V. I. He took 
interest in politics as a republican. He is an attorney at law in 
Lebanon. He was elected to the office of Recorder of Deeds and 
Qerk of the criminal courts, and after his term expired, he was 
appointed deputy, and has thus been in that office continuously 
for forty-five years, and in Jan. 1916, was appointed for another 
term of four years. He married Anna M. Dressier of East Han- 
over. They have one daughter, Carrie Bordlemay (6) who is 
an accomplished musician, and taught music a number of years 
in Lebanon. She was married to Rev. E. C. Basom, a minister 
in the United Evangelical Church, located in Williamsport, Pa., 
at the time this was written. They have one son, named William 
Edward Basom (7). Mr. and Mrs. Bordlemay live in a fine 
home in Park Place. Lebanon, Pa. 4. Simon Bordlemay (5) 
was born Feb. 5, 1845, became a barber, which business he car- 
ried on fof many years. He was married and lived in Pine 
Grove, Pa., where he died Oct. 19, 1903. They had one daugh- 
ter, Loretta Bordlemay (6) who was married to George W. 
Dubbs, a clothing merchant in Pine Grove. They have two 
daughters: — 1. Olga Dubbs (7), who graduated from the Pine 
Grove High School with the class of 1912, and also took a course 
in the Pierce Business College of Philadelphia; 2. Dorothy 
Dubbs (7) graduated from the Pine Grove High School June 
2, 1916. Simon Bordlemay was a member of the Lutheran 
Church and a Mason, in which he took great interest. 

5. Sarah Bordlemay (5) was born February 5, 1849. She 
was married to Adam Behney, a carpenter, contractor and builder 
and undertaker, who took up the work of John B. Shuey after 
his death, having learned the business from him. They had two 
children: — David and Anna. Adam Behney died suddenly 
November 30, 1896. Afterwards his widow married Adam Um- 
berger. Address, Annville, Pa. 

1. David B. Behney (6) was born January 25, 1875. He 
was a good student and has been a successful school teacher foi 
more than twenty-five years. He married Kate A. Snyder. 
They have two children: — Adam and Mary. Address, Onset, 
Lebanon county, Pa. 

1. Adam L. Behney (7) was born September 13, 1898. 



136 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

2. Mary A. Bchney (7) was bom December 21, 1906. 

2. Annie Behney (6) was married to Allen G. Snyder, and 
they reside near Steelton, Pa. They have eight children: — 1. 
David B. Snyder (7) was born May 6, 1897; 2. William B. 
Snyder (7) was bom September 11, 1900; 3. Carl B. Snyder 
(7) was bom May 19, 1903; 4. Harry B. Snyder (7) was 
bom July 11, 1906; 5. Sara B. Snyder (7) was bom August 
23, 1908; 6. Mary B. Snyder (7) was bom Jan. 7, 1911; 7. 
Lizzie B. Snyder (7) was bom October 8, 1912; 8. Adam B, 
Snyder (7) was bom October 25, 1914. 

6. Elizabeth Bordlemay (5) was bom Aug. 12, 1851, died 
young. 

7. David S. Bordlemay (5) was bom November 25, 1853, 
was an excellent barber, carrying on this business in Lebanon, 
and later for many years in Philadelphia, where he died Jan. 16, 
1893. He was married and they had two children: — Lizzie P. 
Bordlemay (6) and Willie Bordlemay (6), both living in Phila- 
delphia, Pa. 

3. Sarah Shuey (4) was born July 15, 1812. She was mar- 
ried to Samuel Spitler and had three children, viz: Mary Ann 
Brant, John Adam Spitler and Rebecca Wintermete. They 
lived at. Greenville, Ohio. Mrs. Spitler died October 19, 1844, 
aged 32 years, 3 months and 4 days. 

4. Elizabeth Shuey (4) was born February 7, 1814. She 
was married to John King and had twelve children. They lived 
in Greenville, Ohio. She died on the 16th of Jan., 1858, aged 
43 years, 1 1 months and 9 days. 

5. David M. Shuey (4) was bom May 6, 1818, baptized Aug. 
2, 1818 ; sponsors, Philip and Maria Gerberich. He was a mem- 
ber of the Lutheran Church. He married Catharine Zerger and 
had eight children, viz: Caroline, Franklin, Alexander, Elmira, 
Jennie, David, Catharine and Maggie. David was elected sheriff 
of Lebanon county in 1855, which office he held for three years. 
He took great interest in politics, and was a stiff Republican. 
He lived in East Hanover, where he owned a fine farm and a 
splendid home, and was engaged in farming. He was a man of 
considerable prominence. He died Feb. 25, 1893. 

1. Caroline Shuey (5) was born Nov. 17, 1839. Is a mem- 
ber of the Lutheran Church. Was married Dec. 16, 1880, to John 
W. Rohland, a railroad man. They have one son, John Edward. 
They reside at Penbrook, Pa. 

John Edward Rohland (6) was bom June 9, 1883. Married 
Rebecca Ellen Gerhart June 23, 1904. Two children: Chester 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 137 

Edward Rohland (7) and Clyde Gerhart Rohland (7). Mr. 
Rohland is a fireman on the Penna. R. R. 

Chester Edward Rohland (7) was born March 30, 1905, and 
died Aug. 9, 1905. Clyde Gerhart Rohland (7) was bom Dec. 
13, 1906. 

2. Franklin D. Shuey (5) was bom May 18, 1842. His 
younger years were spent at home. He then studied dentistry. 
He enlisted in Co. C, 173 Regiment, P. V. I. as private. He 
was promoted to Sergeant Mky 3, 1863. He was mustered out 
of service Aug. 17, 1863, at the expiration of term of service. 
He married Sarah Murdock in Philadelphia, where he practiced 
his profession. His wife died in Dec, 1873. He moved to Wil- 
liamstown, Dauphin county, in the fall of 1896. On June 8, 
1898, he married Amanda Folk, of Harrisburg, Pa., where they 
have since resided. No children. 

3. Alexander B. Shuey (5) was bom Dec. 16, 1844. For a 
number of years he taught school. He then bought his father's 
farm. Is a member of the Lutheran Church. Married Mary 
C. Uhrich. They have four children : Elsie B., Charles U., John 
P., and Ralph A. His wife died March 21, 1907. 

1. Elsie B. Shuey (6) was bom Aug. 2, 1890. Is a member 
of the Reformed Church. 

2. Charles U. Shuey (6) was born March 25, 1894. 

3. John P. Shuey (6) was bom May 27, 1899. 

4. Ralph A. Shuey (6) was born Feb. 27, 1901. 

4. Elmira Shuey (5) was born May 14, 1847. She wau 
married to John Seibert June 30, 1867. They resided in Harris- 
burg, where Mr. Seibert was an expert paper hanger and deco- 
rator. Members of the M. E. Church. No children. They 
spent their later years in travel and staying at different places 
for rest and enjoyment, spending the summer at Mt. Gretna, 
near Lebanon, Pa., and the winter months in the South. 

5. Jennie J. Shuey (5) was born March 8, 1850. United 
with the Lutheran Church March 30, 1866. She was married to 
Adam Fry and they have four children : Harry S., Anna J., David 
M. and Charles A. Mr. Fry was a merchant for thirty years and 
they now live retired in Cleona, Pa. 

1. Harry Shuey Fry (6) was born Aug. 5, 1873, and died 
Jan. 7, 1890. 

2. Anna Jane Fry (6) was born July 6, 1876. Is a member 
of the Lutheran Church. Was married to Frank L. Heilman. 
He has a paper-box factory and does a large business at Cleona, 
Pa. They have three children: Russell Fry Heilman (7) was 



138 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

bom Nov. 5, 1900; Irene Fry Heilman (7) was bom Sept. 3, 
1903; Marion Fry Heilman (7) was bom Oct. 18, 1912. 

3. David M. Fry (6) was bom July 14, 1879. He is a 
member of the Lutheran Church. He is a graduate of the public 
schools and the Lebanon business college, and is assistant superin- 
tendent at the American Iron and Steel Plant at Lebanon, and is 
popular with the people. He married Phoebe M. Miller, Nov. 
30, 1905. They have two children: Anna Miller Fry (7) was 
bom Feb. 18, 1907, and died Feb. 2, 1911 ; Robert Harry Fry (7) 
was bom Feb. 6, 1912. 

4. Charles A. Fry (6) was born Sept. 6, 1884. He graduated 
from the public schools and the Lebanon Valley College in the 
class of 1906. He is principal of a high school, Portland, Oregon. 
He married Elizabeth Books of York, Pa., March 5, 1914. They 
have one child: Donald Earl Fry (7) was bom March 15, 1915. 

6. David Z. Shuey (5) was bom Dec. 30, 1852. He lives 
with his brother Alexander on the old homestead. 

7. Catharine Shuey (5), their next child, died in Lebanon, 
while Mr. Shuey was sheriff. 

8. Maggie Shuey (5) was bom May 25, 1858, died Feb. 14, 
1895. 

6. Mary Ann Shuey (4) was bom Sept. 9, 1821. She was 
married to John Blouch and had ten children: — Elizabeth, Re- 
becca, Catharine, Emma, David, John Adam, Mary, Aaron, Allen 
and Ellen. They were farmers both in East Hanover and near 
Jonestown. Mary Ann Blouch died Feb. 21, 1905 ; buried at 
Walmer's church. 

7. John Henry Shuey (4) was bom May 6, 1825. He mar- 
ried Sarah Shuey (4), five children: — Maria, Elizabeth, Ellen, 
Aaron and Sallie. He bought the fulling mill from his father 
and carried on that business during most of his life. In this mill 
woolen goods were manufactured from the raw wool. The com- 
petition of the large factories drove him out of this business at 
great loss, because the mill could not be utilized for other pur- 
poses. He was a member of the Lutheran Church. In politics 
he was a strict Republican. He was a friendly man and highly 
esteemed. He died Feb. 15, 1914, aged 85 years, 9 months and 
9 days. Buried at Walmer's church. 

1. Anna Maria Shuey (5) was bom Aug. 28, 1851. She 
was married to Henry Shirk, a farmer, near Jonestown, Pa. They . 
have six children : 

1. Amos S. Shirk (6) was bom Aug. 4, 1875. He married 
Mamie Houser. Two children: — 2, Aaron Harry Shirk (6) 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 139 

was born March 16, 1880, married Mattie Groh, one child, resi- 
dence, Copley, Pa.; 3. Edwin S. Shirk (6) was bom March 15, 
1882, married Ellen Klick, three children; 4. John Adam Shirk 
(6) was bom Feb. 6, 1886, married Alice Boeshore; 5. Elmer 
Shuey Shirk (6) was born Jan. 24, 1889, married Annie Thier- 
wechter, one child. Elmer died July 6, 1911 ; 6. David S. Shirk 
(6) was born May 1, 1893, married Emma Loser, one child. All 
of these are members of the Lutheran Church. They reside near 
Jonestown, Pa. 

2. Elizabeth E. Shuey (5) was born Jan. 13, 1854. She 
was married to Morris I^oose. Children: 1. Emma R. Loose (6) 
was bom July 19, 1877, dead; 2. Greorge E. Loose (6) was bom 
June 7. 1885, dead; 3. Annie M. Loose (6) was born Jan. 13, 
1894, married to Reuben C. Gibson, one child : — Landis L. Gib- 
son (7) was bom Dec. 8, 1916; residence, Jonestown, Pa. 

3. Ellen Ainanda Shuey (5) was bom April 17, 1858. She 
is not married and lives with Daniel Shuey. Address, Grant- 
ville. Pa. 

4. Aaron Henry Shuey (5) was bom Oct. 25, 1860. He 
learned the milling trade in Lebanon. He is now the owner of 
a mill near Harpers in East Hanover, and his flour is in such 
great demand that the mill frequently has to be run day and 
night. His business is a success. He married Lizzie Gingrich 
who died Dec. 30, 1918. Children: — 1. Elmer G. Shuey (6) 
was bom Oct. 7, 1887, and assists his father in the mill. He 
married Annie J. Ruth. They have one child, Irene Ruth Shuey 
(7), bom July 22, 1913; 2. Ruth E. Shuey (6) was born Oct. 
21, 1901 ; 3. Clarence Shuey (6) was born June 20, 1907. 

5. Sallie Ann Shuey (5) was bom March 24, 1867. Died 
Nov. 4, 1881. 

8. Rebecca Shuey (4) was bom Aug. 21, 1827. She was 
married to William Miller and had thirteen children: — Henry, 
David, Juliana, Sarah, Mary, Lizzie, Shuey, Harvey, twins who 
died yoimg, Robert, Rebecca and Alice. They lived near the 
blue mountain many years. Later they moved to Illinois, but 
some of the older children remained in East Hanover. Their 
son David was married and lived near Lembergers where he 
died in Aug., 1915. 

A. David Shuey (4) was bom March 23, 1813; baptized Aug. 
12, 1813; sponsor, Adam Gerberich. He learned the shoe- 
maker's trade, which he followed several years; he was usually 
known as shoemaker Dave. He married Mary Walmer; they 
had seven children viz: — Elizabeth, John, Rebecca, David, Jos- 



140 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

eph, Levi and Simon. After the author's father died his mother 
secured the services of David as a day laborer and foreman on 
the farm, in which capacity he continued as long as she carried 
on the farm. Then for a nimiber of years he was road super- 
visor of Union Township. He owned a small farm near Wal- 
mer's church. His wife died in 1875. He was a member of the 
Lutheran Church. He died Dec. 24, 1884. Buried at Wal- 
mer's church. 

1. Elizabeth Shuey (5) was bom Sept. 26, 1835. She lived 
five years with the author's mother and was faithful in all her 
duties. She was married to Henry G. Miller. Three children 
were born to them : — Emma and Lucinda, both died in 1862, and 
Edwin M. Miller. Henry G. Miller died Nov. 5, 1896, and 
Elizabeth Shuey Miller died Oct. 5, 1897. Edwin M. Miller 

(6) married Kate B. Smith and they have three sons: — ^Warren 
S. Miller, Paul E. Miller and Ray R. Miller. Edwin M. Miller 
is a merchant in Market Square, Lebanon, Pa. His first son, 
Warren S. Miller (7) married Elsie Foltz, one child, Irene 
Foltz Miller (8). Residence, Lebanon. 2. Paul E. Miller 

(7) married Lettie Bowmaster, one child, Catharine Naomi 
Miller (8), residence. Miller, Ind. 3. R. Ray Miller (7) mar- 
ried Erstina C. Kunst, no children, residence. Lebanon, Pa. 

2. John Henry Shuey (5) was born May 27, 1837. He taught 
school several terms. He enlisted in Co. C, 173 Regiment, as 
private, Oct. 29, 1862, and was mustered out of service with 
the company Aug. 17, 1863. He re-enlisted as orderly sergeant 
in Co. K., 209 Regiment, Pa. Vol. Inf., Aug. 31, 1864, and was 
mustered out of service at the close of the war. May 31, 1865. 
He married Susan Daub and they had eleven children, viz: 
Stanley, Damon, Suvius, Ada, Luba, John, David, an infant, 
Clayton, Mary, and Bessie. For a number of years he was a 
cigar maker, because of an injury received at iron works. He 
died May 25, 1915. Buried in Mt. Lebanon cemetery. 

1. Stanley Garfield Shuey (6) was bom May 7, 1868. He 
was engaged in the Harrisburg Pipe and Pipe Bending Co., since 
1891, as a coil and pipe bender. In 1898 he married Rosie Flor- 
ence Troy, of Mt. Holly Springs. Six children were bom to 
them, viz : Rosie, Albert, Geraldine, Gugflielimo, Mary and Annie. 
He died May 15, 1917. His wife died at the birth of their 
youngest child. 

1. Rosie Elizabeth Shuey (7) was bom April 8, 1899. Since 
fourteen years of age she has been the housekeeper for her 
father's family. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 141 

2. Albert Edison Shuey (7) was bom Nov. 14, 1900. At 
two years of age he was taken to a hospital and operated on for 
appendicitus and is now a stout strong young man. 

3. Geraldine Victoria Shuey (7) was bom Oct. 30, 1902. 

4. Guglielimo Columbo Shuey (7) was bom Oct. 13, 1904. 

5. Mary Ms^dalene Shuey (7) was born Aug. 24, 1906. 

6. Annie Florence Shuey (7) was bom April 5, 1909. 

2. Damon Herbel Shuey (6) was bom July 15, 1869. In 
his younger years he worked at coal mines as slate-picker, in the 
summer and went to school in the winter. He afterwards worked 
in brick yards, in steel works, saw mills and other hard work. 
He afterwards took up sign painting and is considered very good. 
Lebanon, Pa., corner Spruce and Guilford Streets is his residence. 

3. Suvius CoUista Shuey (6) was bom Dec. 11, 1870. She 
was married to Oscar Mohn, a teamster, and they have one 
child, Elsie May Mohn (7), born April 25, 1897. They live 
in Lebanon, Pa. 

4. Ada Lizzie Shuey (6) was bom Aug. 13, 1874. By acci- 
dent her clothes caught fire which caused her death, Dec. 1, 1874. 

5. Luba Calice Shuey (6) was born Nov. 30, 1875. Mar- 
ried to Stanton E. Shay, and they have 8 children: — Herbert 
Wilbert Shay (7) was bom March 25, 1898; Edwin Stanton 
Shay (7), was bom Sept. 25, 1899, died Dec. 11, 1899; David 
Scott Shay (7) was born Oct. 19, 1900, died March 1, 1905; 
Ldia Josephine Shay (7) was born Sept. 2, 1902, died Nov. 24, 
1902; Ida Calice Shay (7) was bom Aug. 12, 1904; Helen May 
Shay (7) was born April 1, 1906; Charles Martin Shay (7) was 
bom Jan. 11, 1908; Russell Shay (7) was bom Sept., 1909 
and died aged three days. They reside in Lebanon, Pa. 

6. John Sumler Shuey (6) was born Feb. 19, 1878. He 
is married and lives in Newark, N. J. Engaged in roofing. 
They have no children. 

7. David Bradley Shuey (6) was born June 17, 1879. He 
married Lula M. Gordon of South Bend, Ind., Aug. 10, 1910. 
They had no children. They lived in South Bend, Ind. He 
died Jan. 14, 1917. 

8. An infant living only a few hours. 

9. Clayton Holmes Shuey (6) was born Dec. 6, 1881. He 
is a blacksmith and lives in Lebanon, Pa., 223 South 17th St. He 
married Anna Nye and they have six children, viz: Raymond, 
John, Rebecca, Roy, William and Souviers. 

1. Raymond Holmes Shuey (7) was bom Sept. 3, 1907. 

2. John Henry Shuey (7) was bom June 14, 1909. 



142 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

3. Rebecca May Shuey (7) was bom May 29, 1911. 

4. Roy Wilber Shuey (7) was bom Feb. 20, 1913. 

5. William David Shuey (7) was born Feb. 8, 1915. 

6. Souviers L. Shuey (7) was born April 7, 1917. 

10. Mary Montes Shuey (6) was born April 6, 1883. Mar- 
ried Harry Irwin Trout, a barber. Three children, viz : — Helen 
May Trout (7), bom Nov. 10, 1902. Violet Blossom Trout (7), 
bom June 18, 1904, and Harry Irwin Trout (7) bom Dec. 27, 
1906. Mr. Trout died Oct. 3, 1907. She was married to 
Thomas W. Suavely, April 7, 1910. They reside in Lebanon, Pa. 

11. Bessie N. Shuey (6) was bom Oct. 27, 1887. Was 
married Sept. 16, 1905 to William J. Mower, a steam engineer. 
They have six children, viz: — rWilliam H. Mower (7) was bom 
Nov. 28, 1906. Harry E. Mower (7) was bom Dec. 18, 1907, 
died Aug. 15, 1908. Esther May Mower (7) was bom May 
21, 1910. Eva F. Mower (7) was born Jan. 11, 1913. Bessie 
N. Mower (7) was born Aug. 28, 1914, and Leonard B. Mower 
(7) was born Nov. 12, 1915. They live at Oreland, Pa. 

3. Rebecca Shuey (5) was born March 9, 1839. She was 
married to Amos B. Shuey (5) and had six children: — Emma 
E., Mary A., David H., William, John and Sarah A. Her hus- 
band died March 14, 1871. In 1878 she was married to John 
J. Klick, who died in 1901. They had one son, Irwin Klick. 
Rebecca died July 31, 1911. 

4. David Shuey (5) was born April 14, 1841, and died June 
27, 1852. 

5. Joseph W. Shuey (5) was bom March 19, 1843. He was 
a private in Co. A., 93 Reg. P. V. I., but suffering with typhoid 
fever he was discharged before the regiment left Lebanon, Pa. 
He married Mary Bashore and had four children: — Lizzie An- 
netta, Alice Maria, Sallie and Clara Rebecca. He was a very 
industrious man and an excellent farmer. They lived in Union 
township where he held the office of road supervisor a number 
of years. He died Nov. 18, 1887. Buried at Walmers. 

1. Lizzie Annetta Shuey (6) was bom Sept. 10, 1864. She 
was married to Edwin T. Shuey (6) and had four children: — 
Lydia M., Jennie, Mamie and Harry J. She died Aug. 3, 1891, 
aged 26 years, 11 months and 11 days. These children's his- 
tory is given under his name. 

2. Alice Maria Shuey (6) was bom Jan. 27, 1866. She 
was married to Franklin J. Klick. They had six children: — 
Estella May, Elmer Joseph, Robert S., Florence A., Franklin 
D. and Charles W. Address, Lebanon, Pa. 



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1. Estella May Klick (7) was born March 26, 1885. She 
was married to John Yiengst. Two children: — Marvin Joseph 
(8) and Helen Mary (8). Address, Lebanon, Pa. 

2. Elmer Joseph Klick (7) was bom March 7, 1887. He 
married Eve Hower. One child, Tyrus William (8). Resi- 
dence, Lebanon, Pa. 

3. Robert Shuey Klie:k (7) was born May 23, 1893, and 
died March 17, 1895. 

4. Florence Ada Klick (7) was born Oct. 26, 1895. 

5. Franklin David Klick (7) was born April 4, 1897. 

6. Charles Werner Klick (7) was born Oct. 10, 1904. The 
above are all members of the Lutheran Church. 

3. Sallie B. Shuey (6) was married to John Desh, Dec. 27, 
1894. He is agent for the Reading R. R. Co., at Jonestown, Pa. 
No children. 

4. Oara Rebecca Shuey (6) was born Nov. 15, 1877, and 
died Aug. 3, 1878. 

6. Levi Shuey (5) was born Nov. 16, 1845, and died Dec. 
26, 1861. 

7. Simon Shuey (5) was born April 16, 1849. He married 
Caroline Walmer (5). They had two children: — ^Agnes and 
Cora Jane. He died Feb. 16, 1901. 

1. Agnes Shuey (6) was born Sept. 26, 1874. She was 
married to Curtis Harper. They had five children: — Elmer 
Leroy Harper (7) was bom Sept. 12, 1895; Mabel Violet Harper 
(7) was born Dec. 11, 1898; Alvin Harper (7) was born Feb. 
22, 1903, and died June 17, 1905; Bertha Mae Harper (7) was 
bom Feb. 5, 1905. 

2. Cora Jane Shuey (6) was born Jan. 27, 1877. She was 
married to Harry Maulfair. One child, Mabel (7) was born 
May 4, 1906. They reside in Lebanon, Pa. 

XL JOHN SHUEY (Z) 

Fifth son of Henry Shuey, and for distinction's sake 
called Miller John, was born April 19, 1792. He was 
brought up on the farm, but then learned the milling trade, 
which he followed until age disqualified him for business. For 
a number of years he lived at Annville, at a mill, and carried on 
other mills at different times. He married Mrs. Maria Spitler, 
formerly Miss Shade, and had six children, viz: — ^John, Mary 
Ann, Elizabeth, Sarah, Domenta and Frances. His later years 
were spent in Jonestown, Pa. He was a faithful member of the 
Reformed Church, and for a long time was Elder in Jonestown. 



144 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

He died June 29, 1869, aged 76 years, 2 months and 10 days. 
His remains rest in the Reformed cemetery at Jonestown. 

1. John Shuey (4) was bom Aug. 29, 1813; baptized Oct. 
3, 1813, sponsors David and Juliana Shuey. When he was grown 
he went west, living for a time in Michigan, also in Wisconsin, 
and later lived in Missouri. He was a farmer, and quite a bus- 
iness man. He was married, but the facts relative to his fam- 
ily have not been furnished. 

2. Mary Ann Shuey (4) was bom Aug. 21, 1815 ; baptized 
Oct. 1, 1815, sponsors Henry and Catharine Shuey. She was 
married to Samuel Spitler, and lived in Greenville, Ohio. After 
his death she was married to Mr. Habich, and later lived in Win- 
chester, Ind. 

3. Elizabeth Shuey (4) was born July 1, 1817; baptized 
Sept. 28, 1817, sponsors George and Elizabeth Ross. She was 
married to Henry Shamo, and lived in Greenville, Ohio. She 
died Sept. 23, 1870, aged 53 years, 2 months and 22 days. She 
had five children, viz: — Sarah Boyd, John Henry Shamo, Mary 
Norris, Uriah Shamo and Frank Shamo. 

4. Sarah Shuey (4) was bom July 1, 1819; baptized Oct. 
3, 1819, sponsor Barbara Shuey. She was married to John 
Schreckengast, and had six children, viz: — Henry, Christian, 
twins who died young, Mary and Susan. She was a member of 
the Reformed Church. They lived in Union township. 

5. Domenta Shuey was bom Aug. 10, 1821. She died while 
young. 

6. Frances Shuey was bom Sept. 19, 1840. She died while 
yet young. 

XII , MARIA MARGARET SHUEY (Z) 

Was bom April 19, 1798. She was married to Benjamin 
Royer, and had three children, viz: An infant son (deceased), 
Amanda and Sarah. After her husband's death she was mar- 
ried to John Zatazahn. She was a member of the Reformed 
Church. They lived about one mile east of Pine Grove, Schuyl- 
kill county. Pa. 

//. JOHN MARTIN SHUEY (2). 

John Martin Shuey, second son of Ludwich Shuey, was bom 
June 20, 1750. His baptism is recorded in the Swatara Church 
Book, with John Martin Shuey (single), as sponsor. He was 
bom in Bethel township, Lancaster county, Pa. He was reared on 
the farm, and became a practical farmer. He became a com- 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 145 

municant member of the Reformed Church. He was a soldier 
during the Revolutionary War, as shown by the following cer- 
tificate : 

PENNSYLVANIA STATE LIBRARY 

Harrisburg. 

January 26, 1917. 
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN : 

I hereby certify that one MARTIN SHUEY was a 
Private in Captain Casper Steover's Third Company, Second 
Battalion, Lancaster County Militia. Taken for the year 1782. 
Also in the same Company, 1780. 

See pages 124, 170, Volume Seven, Pennsylvania Archives^ 
Fifth Series. 

H. H. SHENK, 
Custodian of the Public Records. * 
In testimony whereof 
I hereby affix the Seal 
of this Department. 
(SEAL) 

He married Margaret Elizabeth Conrad, and had ten chil- 
dren, viz: John, Catharine, Christiana, Martin, Barbara, Mar- 
garet, Henry, Mary, Eve and Adam. Here we have Adam and 
Eve as brother and sister, and Eve older than Adam. Martin 
received a plantation from his father, which was situated in 
Bethel township, for which he was to pay 800 pounds, 200 
pounds of which he might keep as his share of inheritance. 
After he had paid for this farm, his mother and the executors 
of his father's will conveyed a deed to him for this tract of land. 
This deed is recorded in the office at Harrisburg, Book B, 
vcJume 1, page 319, and was granted in the year 1786, one year 
after Dauphin . county was formed from the northern part of 
Lancaster county. 

"Henry Shuey, of Hanover township and Barbara his wife, 
John Shuey, of Bethel township and Christiana his wife, and 
Ludwich Shuey, of Bethel township aforesaid yeoman (the said 
Henry, John and Ludwich being of the sons of Ludwich Shuey, 
late of Bethel township aforesaid, yeoman, (deceased) of the one 
part and Martin Shuey, of Bethel township aioresaid (another of 
the sons of the said deceased) of the other part. This is described 
as the same tract deeded by Daniel Shuey and wife, Mary Martha, 
to Ludwich Shuey, father of the parties hereto. It also refers 
to the will of Ludwich Shuey who bequeathed the said two tracts 



146 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

of land to his son, Martin Shuey. See Vol. R., page 381, in the 
office in Lancaster." 

At the same time, Henry Shuey et. al. conveyed by deed to him 
another tract of land. This is recorded as above, on page 320. 
For this tract he paid 271 pounds and 5 shillings. Also Adam 
Paul and wife conveyed by deed to him a tract of land, which 
bears the same date and is recorded as above. In 1788, he sold 
one of the above-named tracts to Daniel Pef fley and others. In 
1803 he sold the one tract above-named to John Brechtbill for 
489 pounds, 1 shilling, and 9J^ pence. In 1805 he sold another 
farm, containing 129J4 acres, to Henry Spitler for 1,426 pounds, 
and moved to the Twin Valley, and settled near Germantown, 
Ohio. 

Martin Shuey, of Bethel township, Dauphin county, Pa., be- 
fore moving to Ohio, gave a power of attorney (see vol. 21, page 
154) wherein he "appoints and deputes my trusty and beloved 
Brother Christian Shuey, of Bethel township, Dauphin county. 
Pa., to sell the tract of land lying and being over the blue mountain 
in Norwitshen township, Berks county. Pa., containing 125 acres." 
This is dated April 27, 1805, and was acknowledged before Gott- 
fried Rehrer, Justice of the Peace on the same day and was re- 
corded May 9, 1805. 

Martin Shuey had an interest as part owner of other lands in 
what is now Schuylkill county. Pa. In the office in Pottsville in 
Book 2, page 344, with date April 26, 1817. John Shuey, of 
Bethel township, Lebanon county, attorney in fact of his father 
Martin Shuey, of the State of Ohio, sold a farm to Christian Grim 
of Lower Mahantongo township. This is the same tract which 
Philip Kunselman deeded, bearing date May 22, 1790, to Ludwig 
Shuey, Martin Shuey and Christian Shuey, in Pinegrove town- 
ship, Berks county, now lower Mahantonga township. Ludwig 
Shuey deeded his one-third share to Martin Shuey (by his attor- 
ney party hereunto), "And whereas, the said Martin Shuey, by a 
certain letter of attorney, bearing date at Lebanon, in the county 
of Warren and State of Ohio, the 13th day of April, 1816, for 
divers good cause therein mentioned, did nominate, constitute, 
appoint and authorize his son, the said John Shuey, to sell his 
right, etc., in said 100 acres." Now the said Jphn Shuey, attor- 
ney in fact, sells to Christian Grimm for $866.67. This was 
granted to Martin Shuey, June 3, 1790. Patent issued Dec. 17, 
1790. See Patent Book H., Vol. 13, page 98. 

His children were all bom in Bethel township. At this time 
Ohio was a new country, and thickly covered with timber. There 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 147 

were a great many emigrations made to Ohio about this time. 
Martin Shuey was a persevering man, and labored hard to make 
himself and his family comfortable. In his old age he had the 
pleasure of seeing himself surrounded with a noble and respect- 
able family, which he had reared. He was a faithful member 
of the Reformed Church, and held the office of Trustee at 
Klopp's Church in 1798 and 1799, and in 1789 he was Treasurer 
of that church. He died in February, 1829, aged 79 years. 
His wife died January 5, 1838, at the age of 78 years, 6 months, 
and 3 days. She was a member of the Lutheran Church. She 
was a good woman, of a kind disposition, and was the mother of 
a noble family. Both are buried in the New Castle cemetery 
now within the corporate limits of Dayton, Ohio. 

Martin Shuey was one of the prominent men of his time, 
in church as well as in civil affairs. He was highly respected by 
many, who sought his counsel and advice. He led a useful life, 
both to himself and to his family. He was a devout Christian, 
and set a noble example to his fellow-men. He was one of the 
executors of the last will and testament of his father, Ludwich 
Shuey. His career was a noble one, and worthy of imitation. 

/. JOHN SHUEY (Z) 

Was born February 6, 1776. He was brought up in 
Bethel township, where he lived till the time of his 
death. He married Christiana Elizabeth Breitenbach, and had 
no children. He owned a farm containing 219 acres. He willed 
this farm to his wife for her use during life, and after her death 
it was to be divided between Eve Borkert and David Rittle. 
This Eve Borkert was an adopted child, and was to be maintained 
and educated from the proceeds of the farm while Mrs. Shuey 
was living. He also willed a house and lot, situated in Myerstown, 
to Elizabeth Kopenhaeffer. Samuel Goshert and John Brown 
were named as his executors. His will bears date November 
24, 1849, and is recorded in Lebanon, Book D, page 231. John 
was a member of the Reformed Church, and held the office of 
Treasurer of Klopp's Church in 1817. He died Aug. 26, 1851, 
at the age of 75 years, 6 months and 20 days. His wife was bom 
February 15, 1781, and died April 27, 1859, at the age of 78 
years, 2 months and 12 days. They both lie buried in the grave- 
yard at Klopp's Church. John was rather tall, and was usually 
known by the name of Big John Shuey. 



148 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

//. CATHARINE SHUEY (3) 
Was bom Aug. 4, 1781. She was married to Mr. Spitler, 
of Bethel township. The facts relative to her family and her 
descendants were not furnished. 

///. CHRISTIANA SHUEY (3) 

Was born Oct 30, 1783. She lived in Germantown, Ohio» 
and was married to John Zeller, and had nine children, 
viz: Andrew, Henry, John, George, Sallie, Gilbert, David, 
Christiana Hoffman, Mary Zehring and Elizabeth Baker. 
She was a member of the United Brethren Church. Her 
whole family, which is now quite extensive, also belongs 
to said church. She was a good woman and reared a respect- 
able family, most of whom are living in the neighborhood of 
Dayton. 

IV, GENERAL MARTIN SHUEY (i) 

Was born Sept. 28, 1785, in Dauphin, now Lebanon county. Pa. 
He went to Montgomery county, Ohio, in 1804. He married Mar- 
garet Shuperd, June 30, 1808. They were blessed with eleven 
children, viz : John, Henry, Olivia, Samuel D., Jacob, Robert M., 
Melvina A., and three sons and a daughter who died in infancy. 
Martin had a disposition for venturing out into the world, moving 
west by degrees, until he finally settled in California. He was a 
bold, persevering, and energetic man, and allowed no trifling things 
to come in to thwart his plans, which were never rash, but were 
fully considered in all their aspects so as to reach the desired 
end. In the war of 1812, he tendered his services to the gov- 
ernment to assist in defending our country and her laws. He 
entered the army as Captain, which position he held with dis- 
tinction, and for his services was promoted to Colonel, and then 
rose to the position of General before the close of the war. 
He received a pension for services rendered in that war. 

In 1820 he moved to Shelby county, Indiana, where he en- 
gaged in farming. In 1829, he moved to Adams county, Illinois, 
where he again took to farming, and continued for thirty years 
at this place. In 1859, he again pulled up stakes, and went on 
his western-bound course, this time not to stop until the western 
coast was reached. His trip was "across the plains," and he had 
to endure many hardships with his venerable wife as a compan- 
ion, during this tedious, as well as dangerous journey, having 
been six months on the way. We can easily imagine what the 
hardships and deprivations incident to such a journey would be, 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 149 

over uninhabited country for hundreds of miles. His strong, per- 
severing nature gave him courage, and thus the hardships were 
not so keenly felt, though they were very severe. What is es- 
pecially noticeable of this journey is, that General Shuey was 
seventy-four years of age when he undertook this trip, thus ex- 
hibiting great strength both in mind and in body. He lived in 
Brooklyn, Alameda county, California. Both General and Mrs. 
Shuey enjoyed good health until old age enfeebled them. 

As to the personal appearance of General Martin Shuey, he 
was represented to have been a fine-looking old gentleman, had 
a high, broad forehead, a prominent nose, heavy side-whiskers, 
and impressed one as a very venerable personage. His figure 
was rather tall and prepossessing, his manner was always kind 
and pleasant, and his voice cheerful and strong. 

Both General and Mrs. Shuey retained their mental faculties 
perfectly to old age. They were earnest, devoted Christians, and 
members of the Baptist Church in Brooklyn, of which Martin 
was deacon for many years. Martin had been permitted to live 
a long life, but it was also a useful life; and standing in the 
church militant for so many years, he longed to be admitted into 
the church triumphant. 

We have been furnished with an account of his life, which 
appeared in one of the California papers. Inasmuch as it fur- 
nishes some new facts, an extract from it is herewith inserted : 

A Patriarchal Pair. 

Four Score and Ten and Four Score and Eight — The History of General 
Martin Shuey and His Wife Mary — A Remarkable Record. 

There reside in this city, or rather its eastern suburb, Fruit Vale, a 
remarkable pair; remarkable not only for their venerable ages, but also 
their eventful lives and Christian faith and fortitude. We mean Martin 
Shuey and his wife Mary. The former, on the 28th instant, reached his 
ninetieth birthday; and the latter, should she live so long, will celebrate 
her eighty-eighth anniversary on the 22d of February, 1876. Both are 
enjoying good health for people so greatly advanced in years, and it is 
not improbable they may yet add several laurels of time to those already 
registered by them. Of the many souls born into this world it is allotted 
to but very few to walk this earth so long, and observe the developments 
and changes of three successive generations! They have by many days 
outlived the prescribed "three score years and ten" and been joined in bonds 
of wedlock for sixty-seven years. 

In this sketch we shall show how they have traveled the rough road 
of life together, and maintained an unsevered alliance through all the 
vicissitudes of pioneer life — through war and want and many a wild 
danger, amid unbroken solitudes and savage men. Their lives show that 
their conjugal faith was strong, and their love for each other unbounded. 
They crossed the continent together, starting from the cradle of the Re- 



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public, halting on the way at different stages, stopping, as it were, to 
witness the birth of new States, and faithfully following ''the Star of 
Empire" in its westerly course, until it finally set on the placid Pacific's 
golden shores. 

General Martin Shuey was born in Lebanon county, Pennsylvania, 
September 28, 1785, and, therefore, completed his ninetieth year on Tues- 
day last He is of French origin. ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ When eighteen years old 
his father, attracted like so many others since his day, towards the prom- 
ising west, removed to Ohio, then a Territory, taking his family with him. 
This was in 1805. Cincinnati, now one of the great cities of the Union, 
consisted at that time, according to his statement, of thirty-five log and 
frame huts, with only one two-story house. Ohio was then a wilderness, 
having but a few scattered settlements here and there. The family chose 
a farm five miles from Franklin, for a home. 

The commencement of his military career, — Protection against the 
raids of the savages became at once a necessity of the new settlers, and 
it was determined to form a rifle company. This event took place in the 
year 1805, and Mr. Shuey, who was an intelligent as well as an active, 
able man, was at once chosen Lieutenant of the new organization. In 
1810, he was elected Captain of his company, and was placed in command 
of the Eighth Military District of Ohio. In this capacity he served through- 
out the war of 1812, when hostilities broke out between the United States 
and Great Britain, the principal scenes of military operations having been 
the great lakes of North America and their borders. In 1815, after the 
war, in which Captain Shuey served with distinction, was over, he was 
elected Major of the battalion to which his company belonged, and in 
1816 was elected Colonel of his regiment. In 1818 he received further 
promotion, and was made a Brigadier-General. The Military District 
in which he commanded embraced Forts Brown, Winchester, Laramie, 
St Mary's, Amanda and Jennings. Fort Winchester was an outpost, and 
there he was stationed for most of the time. In 1826 he resigned his mil- 
itary position, having become a married man in the meantime with a 
family growing up around him, and removed from Ohio. 

In the "New Territory" — In 1820 General Shuey removed with his 
wife and family into the present State of Indiana, which was then known 
as the **New Territory." The West still wooed him on, and he followed 
at her beck. He settled in Shelby county, and there cultivated a farm 
for nine years, and attended to the education of his children. 

Still westward, — In 1829 he left Indiana and removed to Illinois, then 
a territory. He settled in Adams county. The State was but very thinly 
settled. The present important city of Quincy, on the , Mississippi river, 
then consisted of but a few small log cabins and one frame kitchen. The 
solitude of the vast rolling prairies was only broken by the war-whoops of 
the Indians — the Pottawatamies and Winnebagoes — and the cries of the 
chase. For twenty years he tarried in the new State, aiding in the develop- 
ment of what has since become one of the foremost centers of population 
and wealth in the Union. The Western fever, however, was still upon him ; 
and California, with her tales of teeming wealth — of her golden ore, her pro- 
ductive soil and , delightful climate — was destined to be his future home, 
and the ultimate resting-place of himself and his numerous descendants. 
In 1859 he crossed the plains, scaled the high Sierras, having been seven 
months on the way, son John met them at mouth of Carson river and 



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brought them through and they settled in Brooklyn with his son, R. M., 
and daughter, Melvina, where they have since remained. 

Here the paper contained an extended notice of Mrs. Shuey ; 
but, according to our plan this is properly not a part of this 

book, and therefore, is not inserted. 

Both of them were members of the Baptist Church previous to their 
coming to California. As they had believed, so had they brought up and 
educated their children. They joined the Oakland Baptist Church the 
first Sunday after their arrival in California, in October, 1859; and when, 
in 1860, a new church was organized in Brooklyn, General Shuey was 
chosen one of its deacons. Their selection of California as a future 
home was the cause of a considerable acquisition to the population of our 
State. Their progeny alone is very respectable in numbers. They were 
the parents of eleven children. 

Their present conditiofi. — General Shuey, now in his ninety-first year, 
and successively a soldier, merchant and farmer — a resident of five 
States, and a pioneer of three of them — ^is in the full possession of all his 
faculties. His sight is good and his memory clear, and he can narrate 
events in his eventful life with animation and exactness. He is a great 
reader, and devours the contents of books with avidity, and describes 
their contents consecutively and clearly. He is not able to walk out, 
being rather feeble in his limbs. When he came to California at seventy- 
five years of age, he was erect and graceful of figure. The old lady is 
not so well off. On account of an accident, she has lost the use of her 
limbs, but she still reads and does needle-work. Their three generations of 
children are much devoted to them, and when they die they will undoubt- 
edly have many mourners. A more remarkable old couple is difficult 
to find. We are proud of them. 

At one place the account in reference to his ancestors was 
not quite correct, and it is, therefore, omitted in this extract. 
Writing to General Shuey in reference to this point, after re- 
ceiving this notice, and requesting a personal letter from him, 
he authorized his granddaughter to state that the account was no 
doubt faulty at that particular point, and he wrote the following 
letter : 

I have not written any for some time. I was ninety years of age last 
September. I spend the most of my time reading, and enjoy it very 
much. My hand gets tired very quickly. 

Yours truly, Martin Shuey. 

October 22d, 1875, Fruit Vale, CaL 

Scarcely had the author closed the above sketch of the life of 
General Martin Shuey, in 1876, when he received a notice of his 
death, which took place February 12, 1876, he having arrived 
at the ripe old age of 90 years, 4 months and 12 days. His 
granddaughter, in announcing his death, says: "My dear grand- 
father quietly passed away last Saturday. Our house is again 
a house of mourning. Dear grandfather was great in goodness. 
Few have lived such a long life, and done so much good. Even 



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a few months before he died, he appeared as vigorous as in his 
younger days. He was, in my mind, a type of true manliness, 
scorning to do a mean act, and showing by every deed his great 
strength of character and true nobleness. He was ill not quite 
a week. He was taken with a violent cold, as we supposed. 
We applied all of the simple remedies that we knew of, and 
wished to call in medical advice, but he would not allow it. He 
was anxious to die, and be free from pain. He often said, *It is 
all right; I shall soon be across the river.* He suffered most 
intense pain through his lungs and left side, but retained his 
reason to the last moment. We sent for a doctor Friday morn- 
ing ; he told us that nothing could be done for him. His disease 
was typhoid pneumonia. About an hour before he died, his suf- 
fering ceased, he lay quiet, and finally closed his eyes like a tired 
child and softly breathed his last. We do not feel as if we can 
mourn for one so saintly; but his wife, the one who has been 
his constant companion for over seventy years, will feel as if she 
is desolate indeed. For the last eight years he had hardly left 
her for a moment, and a great part of the time waited upon her. 
She has the consolation that only a few years at the most will 
separate them. The loss of such a good man to the church and 
his friends is great indeed. He was intuitively a gentleman." 

General Shuey was not permitted to see the Centennial Inde- 
pendence Day, but up to the close of his life he took as much 
interest in the welfare of our country as when a much younger 
man. He was a connecting link between the old and the new. 
When Washington died he was a boy fourteen years of age. 
Thus one life carries us back a long distance. When he was a 
boy the whole population and wealth of the Western States were 
not equal to the New York of to-day. A single western city 
has now more inhabitants than the whole State of Pennsylvania 
had when he left it. There were no steamboats on our lakes or 
rivers, no railroads, no traveling from sea to sea in luxurious 
sleeping coaches, no electric wires to carry the swift messages. 
To go as far west as Illinois was a great undertaking. The Mis- 
sissippi river was a long, long way off. It almost broke the 
heart to think of moving so far away. He was emphatically a 
pioneer. He was a progressive spirit. The first thing after 
clearing a place for a home was to erect a school-house and 
chapel. He always paid great attention to eduction and religion. 

In 1833, General Shuey became a deacon of the Baptist 
Church, by the choice of his brethren and the laying on of hands 
by Revs. Logan, Chapman and Clark. For over thirty years he 



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held that office, until too feeble and infirm to regularly attend 
to his duties. 

Though unable to attend the services of the church, Father 
Shuey forgot not her interests. Almost with his last breath his 
prayer was for her prosperity, and the welfare of the church was 
dear to his heart. With him religion was more than a mere belief 
or a creed ; it was a life which became his own more and more as 
he grew in years. For the last four years his health was feeble. 
Most of this time he was confined to his room. He was at times 
a great sufferer, but all was borne with Christian fortitude and 
patience. These otherwise lonely hours, while confined to his 
rooni, he spent in useful reading, and no doubt many an hour 
was passed in meditation on heavenly things and the life to come, 
which he so soon expected to enter. Loving hands ministered to 
the wants of his declining years, and he murmured not, though 
his afflictions at times were great. After a week of extreme 
pain and suffering, he gently passed away, as a weary child who 
seeks rest in sleep. He died on the morning of Saturday, Feb- 
ruary 12, 1876. 

His funeral took place from the East Oakland Baptist Church,. 
on Simday afternoon, February 13, 1876. The services were 
simple but impressive. His pastor, spoke from the words, "Enoch 
walked with God, and was not, for God took him." Many gath- 
ered to look for the last time upon the face, now cold in death, of 
one whom all loved. While the coffin was resting in the churchy 
before the altar, and fragrant flowers, contributed by loving 
hands, were sweetly glowing upon the bosom of the deceased, a 
solemn stillness pervaded the assembly of mourning friends who 
were sitting close by, gazing upon the corpse, while listening to 
the words of wisdom as they fell from the lips of the man of God. 
The sim shining through the stained-glass windows, throwing its 
colored light upon the corpse, produced a halo of glory which 
seemed to foretell the glorious mansions to which the spirit of 
the deceased had gone. Thus passed away a great and good man. 

1. John Shuey (4) was born March 27, 1811, in Montgomery 
county, Ohio. He married Lucinda Stowe, January 16, 1834, in 
Adams county, Illinois. They had ten children, viz : Cephas M., 
Virgil H., Elizabeth S., Homer S., Margaret M., Marcus M.. 
Sarah I., and Mary A. (twins), John W. and Henry W. (twins). 
John went to Oregon in 1847, making the trip over the plains ancf 
Rocky Mountains with the earliest emigrants, and finally came to 
California. Later he returned to Illinois. In 1856 he went by 
Panama to the Pacific Coast, and landed in California. Return- 



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ing a second time to Illinois, he brought his family in 1856 to 
California by way of Panama. In 1870 he visited his friends in 
Ohio, and was present at the Shuey picnic held at Dayton, Ohio. 
He consequently made the trip no less than seven times between 
the East and California. His experience of traveling was there- 
fore extensive, and he manifested a considerable degree of perse- 
verance in his life. He might be thought to have been of a roving 
disposition, but this was not the fact. After finding a place in 
California where he wished to make his future home, it was neces- 
sary for him to bring his family, which necessitated several trips 
across the continent. 

John served in the Black Hawk war in 1832, under Capt. Hood. 
This was of short duration, and happened during President Jack- 
son's administration. 

John was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. 
He was a good man, and his life was a remarkably pure one. 
He endeavored to lead his children by example as well as by pre- 
cept, in the paths of industry, temperance, honesty and holiness, 
and to instil principles of truth. He endeared himself to all who 
knew him by his strict integrity and by his Christian walk and 
conversation. He was a farmer, and lived near Brooklyn, Cali- 
fornia. 

John Shuey died July 31, 1875, aged 64 years, 4 months and 
4 days. He died a peaceful, happy Christian death, and quietly 
breathed his last soon after kind friends had sung a beautiful 
hymn. The letter announcing his death says: "It is certainly a 
great consolation to know that he rests securely in a loving Sav- 
iour's arms, and is free from all care and suffering, but our home 
seems so desolate, and everything about us awakens tender recol- 
lections of him, and everywhere we turn, we see something that 
he had done." Though he had to suffer long, yet he was very 
patient, and never murmured. He was willing to depart, and 
quietly fell asleep to awake with Christ in the resurrection of the 
just. 

1. Cephas Martin Shuey (5) was born in the year 1834, and 
died in infancy. 

2. Virgil Holland Shuey (5) was bom in the year 1836, and 
was accidentally killed at the age of 20 years. 

3. Elizabeth Sophronia Shuey (5) was bom June 3, 1838, 
and died of pneumonia in 1908. She was married in 1857 to 
John H. Putnam, who for many years was in the mercantile 
business at Walnut Creek in Contra Costa county, Cal. They had 
six children: — Emma Daisy Putnam (6), George Augustus Put- 



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t 

nam (6), Minette Alice Putnam (6), William Henry Putnam (6), 
Charles Albert Putnam (6) and Mary Isabel Putnam (6). 

4. Homer Stowe Shuey (5) was bom Aug. 17, 1840, and 
died of pneumonia, March 14, 1911. He also had been a mer- 
chant at Walnut Creek. He married Geneora Daugherty, July 2, 
1868. Children :— Virgil Shuey (6) was bom Nov. 8, 1869, ad- 
dress. Independence, Cal.; Nettie Shuey (6) was born Dec. 14, 
1872; Edna Shuey (6) was born Dec. 24, 1874, address, 2324 
Carlton St., Berkeley, Cal. Only the names and addresses of the 
others were furnished: — George R. Shuey (6), Independence, 
Inyo county, Cal.; Robert A. Shuey (6), 2738 Benvenne Ave.; 
Maurice H. Shuey (6), 2325 Ward St.; Charles S. Shuey (6), 
2326 Carlton St. ; W. A. Shuey (6), 2512 Russell St. ; C. A. Shuey 
(6), Avarado Road, all in Berkeley, CaUfornia. 

5. Margaret Melvina Shuey (5) was bom Jan. 14, 1843. 
She was married to Charles R. Stetson in 1863. Children: — 
James Burgess Stetson (6) ; Emily Miriam Stetson (6) ; John 
Walter Stetson (6), who is an attorney at law, residing at 305 
Lenox Ave., Oakland, Cal., and his son, Lloyd W. Stetson, re- 
sides at 1208 Hampel Street, Oakland, Cal. The Stetson family 
formerly resided at Fruitvale, but later at 371 Santa Clara Ave., 
Oakland, Cal. 

6. Marcus Martin Shuey (5) was born Oct. 9, 1845. He 
was a merchant and was a partner in business with his brother-in- 
law, J. H. Putnam, at Walnut Creek. He married Lillian Hin- 
man. They had no children. He died of heart trouble in 1909. 

7. Mary Arabel Shuey (5) was born Feb. 24, 1850. She fol- 
lowed the profession of teaching for some years. She was mar- 
ried to Albert J. Young in May, 1868. Their daughter was named 
Alice Carey Young (6). They lived at Danville, Cal. 

8. Sarah Isabel Shuey (5) M.D., was a twin sister to Mary 
Arabel, bom Feb. 24, 1850. She is a graduate of the State Nor- 
mal School, and after teaching a certain length of time she entered 
the State University at Berkeley, where she took a full scientific 
course and graduated in 1876. She also took a course in medi- 
cine and has been a successful practicing physician since in Oak- 
land, Cal. She is the family physician for some of the most prom- 
inent and wealthiest families in Oakland and Berkeley. She has 
made two trips to Europe, both times as the attending physician 
of some wealthy family on their journey abroad. In October, 
1911, she went under a surgical operation for appendicitis and 
her health was fully restored. In a friendly letter to the author 
in December, 1912, she says : "I am so thankful to be alive and 



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hope that I may be spared for many years of service. I realize 
more and more the privileges of the physician and the great joy 
that comes from service. So much heroism is shown often where 
least expected, and self-denial and courage under dire loss and 
deprivation. And, besides our patients are friends and welcome 
us always. * * * Good friends took me to Europe last year and 
it was a great rest and pleasure, and made me more ready than 
ever for work. I had a chance, too, to attend the Psychological 
Clinic in the University of Pennsylvania for several months. I 
am much interested in the Juvenile Court work, and am satisfied 
that much of the delinquency in a moral way that appears in chil- 
dren is due to a physical disability. The careful examination of 
eyes, throats, ears, teeth, nervous system of derelict children 
showed that to be the case very often. I trust the day is not far 
distant when that subject will be taken up by all of the universi- 
ties in the land." In August, 1903, the author had the privilege 
of several day's visit at Doctor Shuey's house in Oakland, and it 
was at her home where the Shuey re-union was held at that time 
in honor of the birthday of her uncle, Robert M. Shuey, and the 
author as Chaplain-in-Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic. 
The author also gratefully acknowledges her assistance in obtain- 
ing the facts of the Shuey family in Caliornia, for the pages of 
this history. 

9. John Winfield Shuey (5) was bom June 23, 1852. He 
was a farmer and lived at Haywoods, Cal. He now resides at 
Kerman, Fresno county, 

10. Henry Webster Shuey (5) was bom June 23, 1852, n 
twin to his brother John W. He was likewise a farmer at Hay- 
woods, Alameda county, Cal. Present address, Playto, Cal. 

The children of John Shuey were members of the Presbyterian 
Church. As to personal appearance the sons were tall, robust,^ 
well-proportioned, dark complexioned, dark hair, and. gray or 
black eyes. The daughters were above the medium height, strong- 
ly resembling the brothers in form and features. 

2. Henry Shuey (4) was born Nov. 9, 1812, in Montgomery 
county, Ohio, and died Oct. 18, 1884. He married Sarah Stowe, 
Aug. 31, 1834. They had five children: — ^Josephus, Margaret, 
Lucetta, William and Edward. In 1860 he left Quincy, Illinois, 
and went to California, settling in Contra Costa county where he 
engaged in farming. In 1868 his wife died. They were mem- 
bers of the M. E. Church. 



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1. Josephus Martin Shuey (5) was born June 25, 1835, and 
died Jan. 11, 1894. They had four children : — Lulu, Emma, May, 
and Willie. He was a farmer in Contra Costa county, Cal. 

1. Lulu Shuey (6) ) was married to James Gorhaiii. They 
have three children: — Lulu Gorham (7), Millie Gorham(7), and 
Cora Gorham (7). 

2. Emma Shuey (6) was married to Alroy Rudi. They have 
four children: — ^Alroy Rudi (7), George Rudi (7), Luella Rudi 
(7), and Etta Rudi (7). 

3. May Shuey (6) was married to Thomas Rougeout. They 
have seven children: — Sarah (7), who is married and has one 
child; Frank (7), married and has one child; Clarence (7) ; Ada 
(7) ; Faye (7) ; and Ray (7), twins; and Wilma (7). 

4. Willie Shuey (6) died when he was ten years old. 

2. Margaret Lucretia Shuey (5) was born January 3, 1837. 
She was married to William Lee Huston, February 11, 1858. 
Members of the M. E. Church. They lived at Walnut Creek, 
but she now lives at Paso Robles. They had five children: — 
Qara, James, George, William and Ora Mae. 

1. Clara Reed (6) has two children, Ira (7) and Campbell 
(7) and one grandchild, Robert (8). Oakland, Cal. 

2. James Henry Huston (6), Paso Robles, Cal., has two 
children: Pearl Taylor (7), who has two children; Olive Bassi 
(7), deceased, who had one son. 

3. George E. Huston (6) , a rancher, married Anna C. 
Thompson. They have a daughter named Margaret (7). 

4. William Lee Huston (6) married Stella Kester. They 
have four children: — Lawrence (7), Edna (7), Raymond (7), 
and Qara (7. San Miguel, Cal. 

5. Ora Mae Huston (6) was married to Harry S. Willett. 
They have three children: — Margaret Willett (7) ; Muriel Wil- 
lett (7), and Ruth Willett (7). Mrs. Willett is a teacher in the 
schools of Paso Robles, Cal. Mr. Willett was principal of the 
high school. He died in 1915. 

3. Lucetta Ann Shuey (5) was bom Jan. 6, 1839. By pro- 
fession she was a school teacher and a member of the M. E. church 
at Walnut Creek, Cal. She was married to Hewett Steele Dec. 
8, 1861. Died Nov. 25, 1914. Children :— William Steele (6), a 
rancher, who has two children: George (7) and Irene (7). Ad- 
dress, San Miguel, Cal. Sadie Morrison (6), deceased; George 
M. Steele (6), who is a lawyer at Stockton, Cal. He has two 
children: Guerdon (7) and Vernon (7). 



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5. William Henry Shuey (5) was bom Dec. 2, 1841, and died 
Aug. 30, 1881. He was a farmer at Alamo, Contra Costa county, 
Cal. He married Mattie Burke. They had one daughter : Bes- 
sie Hilton (6), who has four sons. 

5. Sarah I. Shuey (5) was bom May 30, 1845, and died Jan. 
15, 1847. 

6. Edward Irving Shuey (5) was bom Sept. 10, 1848, near 
Quincy, Adams county, Illinois. He came to California with his 
parents in 1860, and lived in Fruitvale, Alameda county, several 
years and then went to Contra Costa county and engaged in f arm^ 
ing. He married Emma Clute, of New York, Jan. 28, 1883 
They have one daughter, Ethel Lorena Shuey (6). In 1902 they 
moved to Oakland, where he is in tea and coffee business. Ad- 
dress 1056, 30th St., Oakland, Cal. 

3. Olivia Shuey (4) was bom May 29, 1814, in Montgomery 
county, Ohio. She was married to John Bower, and had five 
children, three sons and two daughters. Olivia died in 1869. 
Her children's names are Martin (5), Henry (5), Gustavus (5), 
Melvina (5),' and Belle (5). They lived at Oriana, Macon 
county, Illinois. 

4. Samuel David Shuey (4) was bom Dec. 20, 1815, in Mont- 
gomery county, Ohio. He married Cordelia A. Seger, Nov. 1, 
1838, and had four children, viz: — ^James E. (5), Mary F. (5), 
Catharine A. (5), and Jewell F. N. (5). Samuel later lived at 
Visalia, Tulare county, California. He went to California in Jan., 
1857. He was a member of the Baptist Church. 

1. James Edgar Shuey (5) was born April 24, 1841. He 
was married and had two children, viz: Clarence Eddie (6) and 
Maud (6). 

2. Mary Fanny Shuev (5) was born April 6, 1843. She 
was married to Henry Hunsaker, and had four children, viz: 
Carrie (6), George (6), Kitty (6), and Harry (6). She lived 
at Hunsaker, Tulare county, California. 

3. Catharine Arabelle Shuey (5) was born Aug. 24, 1846. 
She was married to Peter Austin, and had four children, viz: 
Henry (6), George (6), Gracie (6), May (6) and Carrie Mat- 
tie (6). They lived at San Rafael, Marion county, California. 

4. Jewell Florence Nightingale Shuey (5) was born Oct. 
10, 1854. Her profession was that of a public school teacher. 
She was a member of the Baptist Church. 

5. Jacob Shuey (4) was bom Sept. 27, 1818. He was killed 
by accident Aug. 3, 1834, aged 15 years, 10 months and 6 days. 



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6. Robert Martin Shuey (4) was born Aug. 24, 1820, near 
Germantown, Ohio, and the same year his father moved to 
Shelby county, Ind., and in 1829 to Adams county, 111. Robert 
was raised on the farm and became a robust man. In McDon- 
ough county. 111., on Dec. 24, 1844, he married Nancy M. Logan, 
daiighter of Rev. John Logan, a successful Baptist minister. 
Mrs. Shuey was a first cousin to Gen. John A. Logan, who was 
a famous Union officer in the war of the rebellion. Six chil- 
dren were bom to them, viz: — Evaline, Sarah J., Lucinda C., 
John A., Awilda L., and Granville E. Robert was a man who 
was not afraid to venture out into the world and went to Cali- 
fornia in 1849, across the plains and reached "Hangtown," now 
Placerville, Aug. 25, 1849, and worked in a gold mine near 
Coloma, where gold was first discovered. He took cholera in 
Sacramento, which unfitted him to work in the mine. On Jan. 
15, 1851, he left San Francisco by water by advice of the phy- 
sician as his only chance of recovery, went by way of the Istbnus 
of Panama, and then by the Mississippi river to his former home 
in Adams county. 111., about fifteen miles east of Quincy, with 
his health fully restored, surprising his family on reaching home. 
In 1854 he bought a farm in Hancock county. 111., where he 
farmed until 1859, when he sold out and with his family again 
went across the plains, via Omaha and the Platte river. Ft. 
Laramie and Sweetwater river, and arrived in the Moroga Val- 
ley on Oct. 15, 1859. Again he was in the mine until 1864, when 
he began farming until 1883. They moved to East Oakland in 
1901 and his beloved wife died Nov. 16, 1901. Buried in Moun- 
tain View cemetery. He was a faithful and devoted member 
of the Baptist Church. The author had the privilege of meeting 
Robert M. Shuey at the pleasant home of his daughter, Mrs. 
Sarah J. Mann, in San Francisco, and at the home of Doctor 
Sarah I. Shuey in Oakland, in Aug., 1903, when his eighty-third 
birthday anniversary was celebrated and a Shuey re-union held, at 
which time many of the above facts the author obtained from 
him personally. His memory was remarkable in readily giving 
all of the above dates. At this re-union the following registered 
as present, viz : — ^Robert M. Shuey, Rev. D. B. Shuey, Sarah J. 
Mann, Homer Stow Shuey, Mrs. Edward Irvin Shuey, Ethel 
Lorena Shuey, Dr. Granville Eugene Shuey, Morris Homer 
Shuey, Edna M. Shuey, Florence Shuey, Charles Shtiey, Mrs. 
Homer S. Shuey, Mrs. Lucinda Catharine Blaisdell, Robert Mar- 
tin Blaisdell, Edith M. Oakeshott, Philip S. Oakeshott, Mae 
Shock, Mrs. John A. Shuey, Herbert Stanley Shuey, Clarence 



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Arthur Shuey, Mae Smallman French, Donald Knight French, 
Mrs. Marcus M. Shuey, Henry W. Shuey and wife, William T. 
Shuey, Ernest F. Shuey, Hester Lucinda Shuey, Catharine 
Louisa Shuey, Mabel Joanna Shuey, Sarah Lucinda Young and 
Dr. Sarah I. Shuey, the hostess who had provided a splendid 
supper. The few hours spent together were very pleasant and 
profitable. Each of the above, as they registered, gave their an- 
cestral branch of Shueys after their names, which became of 
value in the preparation of this history. Robert M. Shuey died 
June 26, 1911, in his ninetieth year. He was a member of "The 
Society of California Pioneers." After his death this society, 
through a committee appointed for the purpose, prepared a 
beautiful "In Memoriam," covering a number of pages, much 
of which is similar to that given above of his life and character, 
which was adopted by said society, at a regular meeting, Aug. S, 
1911. He was a staunch Republican; so are all the California 
Shueys. 

1. Evaline A. Shuey (S) was bom Feb. 14, 1846. She was 
married to Granville Crow, and had two children, a son and a 
daughter. She was a member of the Baptist Church. They 
lived at Livermore, Alameda county, Cal. 

2. Sarah Jane Shuey (5) was bom Sept. 25, 1849. She 
made good use of her opportunity to obtain an education. She 
was married to Azro L. Mann, Sept. 18, 1868. Three children, 
viz: — ^Robert, Mary and Horace. Her husband was for many 
years principal in the Horace Mann school building in San 
Francisco, and she has been a teacher for more than forty years 
and now for a number of years the principal in the Hawthorn 
school building, in San Francisco. After the earthquake in 1906 
they not only sustained a loss of property but also great affliction 
and sickness in the family. Several of the family had to be 
cared for in the hospital for months at great expense. Mr. Mann 
was partially paralyzed and suffered for months, and then was 
stricken with pneumonia and in less than twenty-four hours 
passed away on Feb. 28, 1911. But Mrs. Mann has bravely 
kept on, moved out to San Carlos, but continues her work in the 
schools in San Francisco. The author enjoyed the hospitality of 
her home for some days in 1903, while her husband and her 
father were living and in good health. 

1. Robert L. Mann (6) was bom Feb. 20, 1870. He was a 
good student and graduated from the University of California in 
1894. He 18 a lawyer by profession, with offices in the Chronicle 
Building, S. F. On Oct. 26, 1899, he married Estella Jane 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 161 

Thomas, daughter of John Wesley Thomas, of lola, Kansas. 
They have two sons: — Robert Marshall Mann (7), born June 4, 
1901, and Wesley Thomas Mann (7), bom Sept. 28, 1908. 

2. Mary A. Mann (6) was bom Nov. 20, 1872. She is a 
graduate of the Cogswell Polytechnic High Schpol. She was 
married to Mr. Haley, but has been a widow for fifteen years. 
She lives with her mother. 

3. Horace Mann (6) was born April 20, 1884. He studied 
in the city schools. By an accident he was fearfully crushed in 
a mine-cave in Telluride, Colorado, and was about six months re- 
covering sufficiently to continue his studies, and his pluck carried 
him on crutches through Leland Stanford University, from which 
he graduated in civil and mining engineering in 1910. He mar- 
ried Elizabeth Houda, of Eureka, Cal., Nov. 12, 1912. They 
reside in Oakland, Cal. 

3. Lucinda Catharine Shuey (S) was born April 30, 18.S5, 
in Hancock county. 111. She was married to Sabine Wales 
Blaisdell, a school teacher, Sept. 4, 1872. He died March 17, 
1890. Mrs. Blaisdell resides at 922 Rose Ave., Piedmont, Cal. 
They had five children, viz: 1. Edith May (6) was born 
Aug. 17, 1874, married to Philip Sydney Oakeshott, from Eng- 
land, July 15, 1903, and have three children. Gordon Blais- 
dell Oakeshott (7) was born Dec. 24, 1904; Paul K. Oakeshott 
(7) was born Feb. 11, 1908, and Peter Howard Oakeshott (7) 
was bom Sept. 24, 1908. Mr. Oakeshott is a Southern Pacific 
R. R. electrician. They reside in Niles, Cal. 2. Lettia Alice 
Blaisdell (6) was born June 17, 1877; profession, trained nurse, 
graduate of East Bay Sanitorium, Oakland, California. ^Married 
to Patrick Francis Howard, Nov. 22, 1906. He is clerk of the 
city of Piedmont, Cal. They have two sons: — Philip Blaisdell 
Howard (7) was born Oct. 11, 1911, and Walter Francis Howard 
(7) was born April 10, 1915. Reside at 922 Rose Ave., Pied- 
mont, Cal. 3. Frank Gordon Blaisdell (6) was born March 3, 
1881, died Jan. 21, 1889. 4. Robert Martin Blaisdell (6) was 
born Nov. 2, 1883. He is a clerk in the Oakland postoffice. 
He married Daisy Viola Baysen, May 29, 1906. She died April 
30, 1907. Cremated. She left one daughter. Avis Elizabeth 
Blaisdell (7), born April 7, 1907, who resides with Robert's 
mother. Later, Robert married Ada Fletcher, Oct. 18, 1913 ; one 
child, Helen Grace Blaisdell (7) was bom March 7, 1915. Re- 
side at 2204 Clement Ave., Alameda, California. 5. Grace 
Helen Blaisdell (6) was bom Aug. 7, 1888. Married to Bruce 
N. Cook, Nov. 26, 1915. They live at 1309 P. St., Fresno, Cal. 



162 HISTORY OF THE SIIUF.Y FAMILY 

4. John Adam Shuey (5) was born Nov. 3, 1837. He mar- 
ried Lelia Alice Matthewson, Oct. 14, 1879. They liave two 
sons, Clarence and Herbert. John has been a salesman for a 
large furniture company in San Francisco for the last sixteen 
years. They reside at 221 Carmel Ave., Piedmont, Cal. 

1. Clarence Arthur Shuey (6) was born Jan. 8, 1881. He 
graduated from the University of California. He is an attorney, 
with office in Merchant Exchange Building, San Francisco, Cal. 
He married Sevilla Brace Hayden, April 14, 1910, and they have 
one daughter, Sevilla Hayden Shuey, born P>b. 9, 1914, and a 
son, Hayden Shuey, born Aug. 23, 1916. Residence, 176 Alva- 
rado Road, Berkeley, Cal. 

2. Herbert Stanley Shuey (6) was born April 11, 1886. He 
is a mining engineer, with Merrill Metallurgical Co., San Fran- 
cisco. He is not married and lives with his parents. 

3. Awilda L. Shuey (5) was born Dec. 17, 1860. She was 
married to Jacob Ritner Swartz and they had one son, Lester 
Nathaniel Swartz (6), who resides at 1232 College Ave., Ala- 
meda. He is janitor of a twenty-room school building in Ala- 
meda. He is married and has a son and a daughter. Jacob 
Swartz having died Awilda later married Richard Foster, manu- 
facturer of paints. Residence, South Pasadena, Cal. 

6. Granville Eugene Shuey (5) was born Nov. 17, 1865. He 
attended country school and worked on the farm until he was 
nineteen years old. In 1884 he took up the study of mechanical 
dentistry, in San Francisco with Dr. J. S. Knowlton, and one 
year later entered the Dental Department of the University of 
California, from which he graduated in the class of 1887. He 
began the practice of his profession in Oakland, Cal., on Dec. 
1, 1887, in which he is now engaged at the same place. On May 
20, 1890, he married Charlotte Elizabeth Bromley, of Oakland. 
She died Aug. 24, 1893. On Feb. 16, 1899, he married Kath- 
arine A. O^Connell. No children. 

All the children of Robert M. Shuey have light hair, blue 
eyes, fair complexions, slender forms and are rather tall. 

7. Melvina Augusta Shuey (4) was born November 5, 1822. 
She was married to James Hezlep, and had one child, a daugh- 
ter, who is married. 

We take the privilege of quoting from a letter which Dr. 
Sarah I. Shuey wrote in reference to this branch of the Shuey 
family. "I have endeavored to give a correct statement of this 
branch of the Shuey family. I think that I can most truthfully 
say of them, that they are industrious, temperate, upright in all 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 163 

their dealings with others, and with one or two exceptions are 
all highly respected. None of them have distinguished them- 
selves by being highly educated or as possessing literary talents 
in any noticeable degree, but most of them have a fair common 
school education. As regards pecuniary circumstances, they are 
all earning a comfortable livelihood, and for the most part live in 
a plain and unpretending manner.'' 

V. BARBARA SHUEY (3) 
Was born April 5, 1788, in Dauphin county, Pennsylvania. 
She was about seventeen years of age when her father moved to 
the Twin Valley, near Germantown, Montgomery county, Ohio. 
She was married to Michael Gunckel, of Germantown, Ohio, 
and had seven children, viz : William, Henry S., Elizabeth Rowe, 
Catharine Weakley, Michael S., George W., and Lewis B. Mr, 
Gunckel was born Sept. 22, 1787, and died Sept. 17, 1857. Mrs, 
Gunckel died Jan. 6, 1850, aged 61 years, 9 months and 1 day. 
She and her husband were members of the Reformed Church. 
She had quite an interesting and intelligent family, which has 
risen to considerable prominence. 

1. William Gunckel (4), of Germantown, Ohio, died July, 
1882. He had five children, viz: 1. Emma (5), (Mrs. George 
Schaeffer), of Germantown, Ohio, (deceased) ; 2. Mary (5), 
(Mrs. William M. Ampt), of Cincinnati, Ohio; 3. John E. (5), 
(deceased), of Toledo, Ohio, who was president of the News- 
boys' Association of the United States, and leaves one chilcf, 
William (6), of Toledo, Ohio, who is cashier of the Merchants' 
and Clerks' Savings Bank; 4. Milton (5), of Dayton, Ohio, and 
5. Alice (5), (Mrs. Brehm), of Dayton, Ohio. 

2. Henry S. Gunckel (4), of Germantown, Ohio, was born 
Sept. 20, 1810, and died Feb. 8, 1873. He had one child, Patrick 
H. (5), (deceased), of Minneapolis, Minn., an attorney^ who 
leaves two daughters. 

3. Elizabeth Gunckel (4), (Mrs. Daniel J. Rowe), of Ger- 
mantown, Ohio, was born Dec. 6, 1813, and died Feb. 10, 1902. 
She had five children, viz: 1. Edw^ard L. (5), (deceased), a 
prominent attorney of Dayton, Ohio, whose children are Edward 
(6) and Bessie (6), of New York City; 2. Fredonia (5), (Mrs. 
Henry Ampt), of Germantown, Ohio; 3. Lizzie (5), (Mrs. 
Dr. J. S. Robertson), of Urbana, Ohio, whose two children are 
Dona (6), of Urbana, Ohio, and Jessie (6), (Mrs. Mayer), of 
New York City; 4. Robert (5), of Germantown, Ohio, and 5. 
Chloe (5), (married), of Minneapolis, Minn. 



164 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

4. Catharine Gunckel (4), (Mrs. Edward T. Weakley, of 
New Carlisle, Ohio, died Aug. 18, 1883. She had six children, viz : 

1. Herbert H. (S), (deceased), of Da)rton, Ohio, attorney and 
proprietor and editor of the Dayton Evening Herald, who i*ad 
one child, Susie (6), (Mrs. Charles Van Ausdal), (deceased); 

2. Anna Martha (5), (Mrs. Dr. W. W. Crane), of Tippe- 
canoe City, Ohio, (deceased), whose two children are Edward 
(6) and Weakley (6) ; 3. T. J. (5), (deceased), of Dayton, 
Ohio; 4. G. W. (5), of Dayton, Ohio, whose two children arc 
Edward (6), of Dayton, Ohio, and Ada (6), (Mrs. McFeely), of 
Pittsburgh, Pa.; 5. Catharine (5), (Mrs. Garrett Billow), of 
Columbus, Ohio; and 6. Corrine (5), (Mrs. Charles Ncff), 
of Columbus, Ohio, whose two children are Weakley (6) and 
Jefferson (6). 

5. Michael S. Gunckel (4), of Dayton, Ohio, died in May, 
1875. He had one child, Henry (5), of Dayton, Ohio, (de- 
ceased). 

6. George W. Gunckel (4), of Germantown, Ohio, was born 
Dec. 20, 1820, and died July 9, 1909. He married Julia Ayers. 
They had six children : — 

1. Oliver Irwin Gunckel (5), of Dayton, Ohio, was born 
in Germantown, Ohio, May 23, 1846. He left school at seven- 
teen years of age and joined the Signal Corps of the U. S. Army. 
After serving two months in the Army School at Georgetown, 
D. C, he was sent to General W. T. Sherman's army at Chatta- 
nooga, Tenn. He was assigned to the Army of the Tennessee and 
served with this command in the advance on Atlanta on the march 
to the sea. After the fall of Savannah, Ga., they marched 
through North and South Carolina, and were at the fall of Co- 
lumbia, and in the last battle at Benton Vale. Marched to 
Washington, D. C. He was in the Grand Review at the close 
of the Civil War, May 22, 1865. He was sent to Louisville, 
Ky., and was held until the French evacuated Mexico. When 
he was discharged August 22, 1865, he went to Dayton, Ohio, and 
engaged in the fire insurance work. He was elected secretary 
of the Cooper Insurance Co., in which he served ten years. He 
resigned this position and organized The Columbia Insurance 
Co., and was its secretary for twenty years, and was then elected 
its president. He married Harriet Sutphin, and they have three 
children: — 1. Dr. Joseph S. Gimckel (6), of Cincinnati, Ohio; 
2. Colonel George I. Gunckel (6), of the U. S. A., who has been 
in the army fifteen years; 3. Julia Gunckel (6), married to 
George B. Van Sickel, of Garden City, New York. 2. Charles 



HISTORY OF THE SHIJEY FAMILY 165 

W. (5), of Germantown, Ohio, (deceased); 3. Maria (5), 
(Mrs. George B. Tebbs), of Harrison, Ohio; 4. Ella (5), (Mrs. 
C. S. Grimes), of Germantown, Ohio; 5. Lizzie (5), (Mrs. 
Rev. W. A. Deatbn), of Bryan, Ohio; and 6. Dona (5), (Mrs. 
Albert Scherzer), of Chicago, Illinois. 

7. Lewis B. Gunckel (4), of Dayton, Ohio, was bom Oct. 
15, 1826, and died Oct. 3, 1903. He was a member of Congress 
from the Fourth Congressional District of Ohio from 1872 to 
1874, and a member of the Board of Managers of the National 
Soldiers* Homes. He was one of the ablest lawyers in Ohio, 
and at the time of his death was a member of the law firm of 
Gunckel, Rowe and Shuey, of Dayton. He had two children, 
viz: Lewis W. (5), (deceased), of Dayton, Ohio, and Katharine 
(5), (Mrs. Henry Loy), of Dayton, Ohio. 

VI. MARGARET SHUEY (3) 

Was born July 27, 1790. She was married to John Moyer, 
and had one child, Mary Moyer. She lived at Dayton, Ohio, and 
lived a pure life and died a happy death. She died in July, 1868, 
at the age of 78 years. Her family were members of the United 
Brethren Church. 

J. Mary Moyer (4) was born June 9, 1823. She was mar- 
ried to David Zearing, Aug. 20, 1840. Children: — 1. Abia 
Zearing and 2. Isaac Newton Zearing. Her husband died Jan. 
9, 1847, aged about 27 years. On Aug. 2, 1849, she was married 
to William Clemmer. Children : — 3. John Wesley Clemmer ; 4. 
Fernandez Orion Clemmer, and 5. William Edward Clemmer. 
She died March 2, 1900. 

1. Abia Zearing (5) was born July 17, 1841. He married 
Elizabeth Freeman. Children: — 1. Mary Belle Zearing and 2. 
Jessie Zearing. He died March 20, 1874. 

1. Mary Belle Zearing (6) was married to Eugene H. Herr. 
They reside in Dayton, Ohio. 

2. Jessie Zearing (6) was married to Earl Farrer. They re- 
side in Da)rton, Ohio. 

2. Isaac Newton Zearing (5) was born Aug. 27, 1845, in 
Germantown, Ohio.. He married Roxie P. Walker, at West 
Chester, her home town. They first lived in Dayton, Ohio, after- 
wards locating in Belle fontaine, Ohio. They are members of the 
Lutheran Church. On May 1, 1916, they celebrated their golden 
wedding anniversary, at their home in Bellefontaine. Their 
children are: 1. Susan (6), (Mrs. Frank G. McCracken), who 
has three children: — John (7), Robert (7), and Ruth (7); 2. 



166 HISTORY OF THK SHUKY FAMILY 

Charles H. Zearing (6), who has one son, Frank Zearing (7) ; 3. 
W. Braig Zearing (6), and 4. Miss Cora W. Zearing (6). I. N. 
Zearing is a staunch RepubHcan and has attended every State 
convention since he is a voter, and nine national conventions. 
During the Civil War he served his country in the 121st Regiment 
O. V. I. He is a 32d degree Mason. He has held many offices, 
including Mayor and Postmaster of Bellefontaine, Ohio. 

3. Dr. John Wesley Clemmer (5) was born June 13, 1850. 
He is a practicing physician in Columbus, Ohio. He married Miss 
Lida Beauman, in 1898. One son, born to them in 1900, died 
in 1902. 

4. Dr. Fernandez Orion Clemmer (5) was born Dec. 30, 
1852. He married Katherine O'Niel. One son, Stanton (6), 
was bom in 1887 and died in 1900. Dr. Clemmer practiced med- 
icine in Indianapolis, Ind. Died April 13, 1902. 

5. William Edward Clemmer (5) was born March 3, 1857. 
He married Belle Torrence, of Columbus, Ohio. No children. 
He was a commission merchant in Boston, Mass., for twenty 
years. He died Feb. 11, 1902. 

VIL HENRY SHUEY (i) 

Was born March 3, 1793. He was brought up on the farm. 
He was a soldier in the war of 1812-14. He married Mary Ket- 
tich, July 3, 1814, and had five children, viz : Margaret, Elizabeth, 
Kate, Mary, and William A. He was a membe* of the Reformed 
Church. Mrs. Shuey died in 1822. Henry died Aug. 10, 1832, 
: ged 39 years. 5 mjiihs and 7 dav^- 

1. Margaret Shuey (4) was bom June 19, 1815. She was 
married to David Cotterman, in September, 1835. They had no 
children. They were members of the United Brethren Church. 
They lived near Dayton, Ohio. 

2. Elizabeth Shuey ',1) was born in 1817. She was irarried 
to Thomas Brooks, and had one child, a daughter. Mr. Brooks 
died in 1846. In 1849 she was married to Rev. George Baker, a 
minister of the United Brethren Church. They had no children. 

3. Catharine Shuey (4) was born in 1817. These dates are 
given very indefinitely, but these two may have been twai sisters. 
She was married to Ebenezer Steele, May 18, 1842, arid itud seven 
children, viz: John W. (5), Henry E. (5), Joseph G. (5). War- 
ren B. (5), Melville D. (5), Ebenezer C. (5), and Oliver P. (5). 
John W\ served in the Union Army, was wounded while with 
Sherman, and died May 22, 1864. They were members of the 
Reformed Church. 



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4. Mary Jane Shuey (4) was born April 27, 1820. She was 
married to Jacob Klinger, and had seven children, viz: Sarah 
Catharine (5), Hannah E. (5), Martha T. (5), Susannah (S), 
Charlotte L. (5), Mary J. (5), and Jacob A. (5). They were 
members of the United Brethren Church. They lived near Day- 
ton. 

5. William A. Shuey (4) was born Aug. 1, 1822. He mar- 
ried Elizabeth Gunckel, Sept. 9, 1847. They had three children: 
— ^Webster W., Charles F., and Wilbur Clay. William A. Shuey 
died April 8, 1889, and his wife died Aug. 14, 1914. They are 
buried at Da)rton, Ohio. They were members of the M. E. 
Church. 

I. Webster W. Shuey (5) was born in Germantown, Ohio, 
March 11, 1849. He studied law and was admitted to the Bar 
in 1871. Sept. 12, 1872, he married Hattie E. McCain, in Day- 
ton. In 1874 he became the junior member of the law firm of 
Gunckel, Rowe and Shuey, which was perhaps the strongest law 
firm in Dayton at that time. He continued a member of said 
firm until his death, Feb. 3, 1910. They had six children: — Ida 
Byrdella, Edward W., May Belle, Harriet Edna, Clifford Lucian, 
and Wilbur William. His widow resides at 1610 S. Wayne Ave., 
Dayton, Ohio. 

1. Ida Byrdella Shuey (6) was born in Dayton, June 14, 
1875. She was married to Walter C. Plattenburg, of Springfield, 
Ohio, Dec. 31, 1895. Thev had two sons: — Clifton Edward (7), 
born Nov. 20, 1901, and Stanley Wilbur (7), bom Feb. 9, 1906. 
Mr. Plattenburg died July 18, 1915. They resided in Toledo, 
Ohio. His widow resides in Dayton, Ohio. 

2. Edward W. Shuey (6) was born in Dayton, June 15, 1877. 
He married Florence Shelby, Dayton. Residence, Toledo, Ohio. 
They have two sons: — 1. Webster E. Shuey (7) was born Aug. 
30, 1897, who married Hazel Devillbiss, and they have one daugh- 
ter, Jane, born Dec. 22, 1915. They reside in Toledo, Ohio. 2. 
The other son is Edward Lewis Shuey (7), born Dec. 27, 1904. 

3. May Belle Shuey (6) was born May 11, 1879, in Dayton, 
Ohio. On June 4, 1902, she was married to Guy C. Thornburg, 
of Farmland, Indiana. They have one daughter, Harriet Eliza- 
beth (7), born July 16, 1907. Residence, Dayton, Ohio. 

4. Harriet Edna Shuey (6) was born May 6, 1882, in Day- 
ton. She was married Dec. 26, 1908, to William F. Scranton, of 
Madison, Conn. They have one son, William Lee (7), born 
Jan. 27, 1910. Residence, Madison, Conn. 



168 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

5. Clifford Lucian Shuey (6) was born Nov. 10, 1888. Died 
Jan. 27, 1893. 

6. Wilbur William Shuey (6) was born Oct. 13, 1890. He 
married Elizabeth M. Rosier, May 27, 1914. They have three 
daughters : — Elizabeth (7), born July 14, 1915 ; Alice Harriet (7), 
bom Aug. 23, 1916; and Dorothy Ann (7), born July 23, 1919. 
Residence, Dayton, Ohio. 

2. Charles F. Shuey (5) was born Jan. 25, 1851. He mar- 
ried Louisa Abler. They had one child, W. H. Shuey (6), wbo 
was bom Oct. 15, 1872; married Elizabeth Cargin in 1896; one 
son, Harry (7), born in 1899. Charles was a moulder by trade. 
He died Nov. 29, 1874. Members of the United Brethren Church. 

3. Wilbur Clay Shuey (5) was born Sept. 4, 1853. A brass 
moulder by trade. Later, foreman at the Computing Scale Co., 
Dayton, Ohio. He married Esther Gassett, of Amherst, Mass., 
Aug. 10, 1875. They had no children. Mr. Shuey died Jan. 23, 
1916. Residence, Dayton, Ohio, 218 Haynes St. They were mem- 
bers of the First United Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Shuey died 
March 26, 1918. 

VIII , MARY SHUEY (i) 

Was born March 26, 1795. She was married to John C. 
Negley, of Germantown, Ohio, Oct. 11, 1811. Captain Negley, 
as he was known, was born July 21, 1783, and died March 16, 
1863, aged 79 years, 7 months and 26 days. Mrs. Negley died in 
1881 in her eighty-seventh year. They had five children, viz: 
Christiana Hoffman, Caroline Zeller, Elizabeth Artz, William 
Henry Negley, and Catharine Schaeffer. She was a member of 
the United Brethren Church, as are also many of her descendants. 

1. Christiana Negley (4), (Mrs. Henry Hoffman), of Day- 
ton, Ohio, was born May 31, 1816, and died Jan. 14, 1900. She 
had eleven children, viz: 1. William Henry (5), of Dayton, 
Ohio, (deceased), whose two children are Harvey W^allace (6), 
(deceased), and Daisy (6), (Mrs. George W. Kalter), of Dayton, 
Ohio; 2. Abia Zeller (5), (deceased), of Milton, Ind. ; 3. John 
Edward (5), of Kansas City, Kan., (deceased), who had seven 
children, six of whom are living ; 4. Joseph Ira (5), (died in June, 
1918), of Dayton, Ohio, whose two children are Nellie (6), (de- 
ceased), and Sarah (6), of Dayton, Ohio; 5. Mary (5), (Mrs. 
John M. Smith), of Long Beach, Cal., who had one child, Stan- 
ley (6), who died in 1918, leaving two children: 6. Carrie \S), 
(Mrs. Rev. Adam Rodabaugh), of Fort Wayne, Ind., whose five 
children are Wilbur (6), (deceased), Maurice (6), (deceased), 
Helen (6), (deceased), Walter (6), living in Colorado, and Rob- 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 169 

ert (6), of Fort Wayne, Indiana ; 7. Katharine Negley (S), (Mrs. 
Augustus Garst), of Da)rton, Ohio, whose three children are Dr. 
H. Roy (6), of Quetta, India, Dr. J. Ray (6), of Troy, Ohio, and 
Helen Christina (6), (Mrs. Edward Finfrock), of Dayton, Ohio; 
8. Lizzie (5), (Mrs. WalHe Flatt), of Pasadena, Cal.; 9. Charles 
(5), of Chicago, 111., whose three children are Charles (6), (de- 
ceased), Wilbur (6), (deceased), and Mabel (6), (married) ; 10. 
OUie (5), (Mrs. James McNaught), of Pasadena, Cal.; and 11. 
Frank Titus (5), of Chicago, 111., (deceased), whose children are 
Irene (6) and Ethel (6). 

2. Caroline Negley (4), (Mrs. Abia Zeller), of Dayton, Ohio, 
was bom June 20, 1820, and died April 4, 1893. She .had seven 
chilclren, viz: 1. Martha (5), (Mrs. John Reed), of Geripan- 
towii, Ohio, (deceased), whose two children are Mary (6), (Mrs. 
Hugh Bennett), of Detroit, Mich., and Lulu (6), (Mrs. Orvon 
Graff Brown),, of Germantown, Ohio, the latter of whom has six 
children: — ^Reed McClellan Brown (7), S. Kennedy Brown (7), 
Mildred Brown (7), Mary Louise Brown (7), Martha Brown 
(7), and Orvon Graff Brown, Jr. (7), and two grandchildren. 
Reed McClellan Brown, Jr. (8), and Celeste Brown (8), children 
of Reed McClellan Brown; 2. Laura (5), (Mrs. Albert C. Mar- 
shall), of Dayton, Ohio, whose two children are Bessie (6), 
(Mrs. Ralph H. Holmes), of Dayton, Ohio, and Harry Zeller 
(6), of Los Angeles, Cal.; 3. Anna V. (5), of Dayton, Ohio, 
(deceased); 4. Carrie (5), (Mrs. Udell), of Chicago, 111.; S. 
William Alonzo (5), of Dayton, Ohio, (deceased); 6. Lincoln 
Leander (5), (deceased) ; 7. Edward Abia (5), (deceased). 

3. Elizabeth Negley (4), (Mrs. Joseph S. Artz), of Da)rton, 
Ohio, was born Jan. 14, 1826, and died Feb. 11, 1882. She had 
eight children, viz: 1. Franklin (5), (deceased); 2. Florence 
Minerva (5), (deceased); 3. Mary Elizabeth (5), (deceased); 
4. Ella (S), (Mrs. Jacob Henry Zell), of Columbus, Ohio, whose 
two children are Ernest Negley (6), and Mary Ethelburga, of 
Columbus, Ohio; 5. John Dudley (5), of Dayton, Ohio, whose 
three children are Warner (6), of New York City, Louise (6), 
(Mrs. William Lawson McGowan), of Philadelphia, Penna., and 
Robert (6), of Dayton, Ohio, and whose only grandchild, (the 
child of his only daughter), is Alice Louise McGowan (7) ; 6. 
William Negley (5), of Dayton, Ohio, whose only child is Eliza- 
beth Negley (6), (Mrs. M. B. Floyd), of Dayton, Ohio; 7. Abra- 
ham Lincoln (5), of Boston, Mass., (deceased), whose two chil- 
dren are John Crowell (6) and Catharine Elizabeth (6) of Bos- 



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ton, Mass.; 8. Joseph Elam (5), of Dayton, Ohio, whose only 
child is Frederick Binkerd (6), of Dayton, Ohio. 

4. William Henry Negley (4), a pharmacist, of Cincinnati, 
Ohio, died Sept. 6, 1889. He had two children, viz: 1. Frank 
(5), of White Hall, Montana, (deceased), and 2. Dr. William 
Henry (5), of Da)rton, Ohio, (deceased), who married Anna 
Poyntz Anderson, of Cincinnati, Ohio, and whose two children 
are Eleanor Bradford (6), of Dayton, Ohio, and William Henry 
(6), of Indianapolis, Ind., and whose only grandchild is William 
Henry, Jr., of Indianapolis, Ind. 

5. Catharine Negley (4), (Mrs. William Henry Harrison 
Schaeffer), of Germantown, Ohio, was born June 27, 1831, and 
died May 22>, 1913. She had four children, viz: 1. John Chris- 
tian (5), of Germantown, Ohio, whose three children are George 
Harrison (6), of Dayton, Ohio, Catharine (6), of Germantown, 
Ohio, and John (6), of Dayton, Ohio, and whose only grand- 
child is Joseph (7), son of George Harrison; 2. William (5), 
of Germantown, Ohio, whose two children are Lucille (6), of 
Germantown, Ohio, and Sarah Catharine (6), (Mrs. Wilbur 
Ammerman), of Germantown, Ohio, and whose two grandchildren 
are William (7) and Lorain (7), children of Sarah Catharine 
Ammerman; 3. Mary Frances (5), a teacher, of Germantown, 
Ohio: 4. Dr. George Christian (5), of Columbus, Ohio. 

IX. EVE SHUEY (i) 

Was born May 25, 1797. She lived in Dayton, Ohio. She 
had but one child, a son, John Dodds (4), a manufacturer, of 
Dayton, Ohio, who was born in 1822, accumulated considerable 
wealth and died May 2, 1903. Mother and son were members 
of the United Brethren Church. Mr. Dodds had two children, 
one of whom died in early childhood. The other, Orion (5), of 
Dayton, Ohio, (deceased), had two children, viz: Mays (6), 
of Cleveland, Ohio, and Lilian (6), (Mrs. Earl L. Reeder), of 
Dayton, Ohio, (deceased), who had one daughter, Marjorie Jane 
(7), and one son, John Dodds (7). 

X, ADAM SHUEY (Z) 

Was born in Bethel township, Dauphin county, Pennsylvania, 
Sept. 21, 1799, and was baptized on the 16th of Nov., 1799. He 
was brought up on the farm. In 1805, when he was only in his 
sixth year, his father moved from Dauphin county, Pennsylvania, 
TO Montgomery county, Ohio, and settled in the Twin Valley, near 
Germantown. The father traveled with his family by wagon to 



HISTORY OF Tin-: SlIUKY FAMILY 171 

Pittsburgh, where, with their household goods, tHey took passage 
on a flat boat for Cincinnati, from which town they continued 
their journey to their destination. 

On the 5th of August, 1819, he married Hannah Aley, daugh- 
ter of Isaac Aley, of Montgomery county, Ohio, but formerly of 
Washington county, Maryland. They had four children — three 
daughters and one son. One of these daughters died in infancy ; 
the other children were Mary, Catharine and William John. Early 
in their married life they settled in Miamisburg, Ohio, where Mr. 
Shuey followed his trade of cabinet maker and carpenter ; he was 
also the first postmaster of Miamisburg and assessor of Mont- 
gomery county. In their youth they became members of the 
United l»rethren Church, and, during all the years of their long 
and active lives, their house was not only a house of prayer and 
worship, but a home for the weary itinerants of the United 
Brethren Church. In 1836 they removed to a farm of one 
hundred and seventy acres, only ten of which were cleared, near 
Lagonda, in the vicinity of Springfield, Ohio. Here they found 
no religious organization, and in 1843 they were the means of 
planting there a flourishing church and erecting a house of wor- 
ship, called Newcomer Chapel, which has been succeeded by the 
Lagonda Avenue United Brethren Church, in Lagonda, now a part 
of Springfield. In 1854 they moved to Dayton, Ohio, where Mr. 
Shuey was for some time foreman of the mailing department of 
the United Brethren Publishing House. Here they were faithful 
members of the First United Brethren Church, in which Mr. 
Shuey served as class-leader and steward. For three years Mrs. 
Shuey was comparatively helpless, and during the last thirteen 
months she was confined to her bed. Death relieved her of her 
Bufferings on the 21st of February, 1876. She died in peace at 
the age of 76 years, 10 months and 24 days. Mr. Shuey was 
very devoted to his life companion during her protracted illness, 
and he keenly felt all her sufferings. After the death of his wife 
Mr. Shuey lived with his only son. Rev. William J. Shuey, in 
Dayton, Ohio, until his death from pneumonia, April 22, 1882, at 
the advanced age of 82 years, 7 months and 1 day. His remains 
and those of his wife rest in Woodland cemetery, Dayton, Ohio. 

Mr. Shuey was a large man, being six feet in height and 
weighing about one hundred and eighty pounds. He was very 
industrious, and was highly esteemed by all who knew him. He 
was of high standing in the community, and his acquaintances 
looked upon him as being an excellent man and a perfect gentle- 
man. In politics he was a Whig and afterward a stanch Re- 



172 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

publican. At different times municipal offices in Dayton were 
tendered him, and every time he was elected by large majorities, 
irrespective of party distinctions. He was of pleasant speech, and 
his conversation was very entertaining. He was a man of ster- 
ling integrity, a devout Christian, and firm in his religious prin- 
ciples. 

1. Mary Shuey (4) was born in Miamisburg, Montgomery 
county, Ohio, May 10, 1820. She was married to William Charles 
Miller, Oct. 21, 1841. They spent their later years in Dayton, 
Ohio, where Mr. Miller died Jan. 26, 1883, aged 17 years, 3 
months and 26 days, and Mrs. Miller died December 27, 1895, 
aged 75 years, 7 months and 17 days. They had four children, 
viz: Levi Milton, Ezra Theodore, Eliza Ann, and Emma Cath- 
arine, all bom in Mooref ield township, Clark county, Ohio. They 
were members of the United Brethren Church. 

1. Levi Milton Miller (5), of Monrovia, Cal, was bom Sept. 
13, 1845, and has two children, viz: 1. Elmer M. (6), of Lindsy, 
Cal., whose only child is Ruth (7), and 2. Bessie Viola (6), (Mrs. 
Melancthon Felker), of Beaver Springs, Pennsylvania, who§e 
eight children are Robert Ort (7), (deceased), Arthur Miller (7), 
Charles (7), Fred Keifer (7), Edward (7), Theodore (7), Ethel 
Mary (7), and Sarah Elizabeth (7). 

2. Ezra Theodore Miller (5), of Lincoln, Nebraska, was 
bom Aug. 29, 1849. He married Louise J. Kauffman. They 
have two children: — Alvin Augustus and Mary. Address, 1502 
Garfield Street, Lincoln, Neb. 

1. Alvin Augustus Miller (6) was born Jan. 1, 1874. He is 
an electrician. In 1905 he married Mary Anna Hidcman, of 
Tacoma, Wash. They have two children: — Hortense Hickman 
Miller (7), born Oct. 30, 1907, and Mary Louise Miller (7), 
bom Sept. 26, 1912. 

2. Mary Miller (6) was married to Percy W. Metz, 
of Sheridan, Wyoming. They reside at Basin, Wyoming, where 
Mr. Metz is judge of the Superior Court of the 5th District of 
Wyoming. They have one daughter, named Louise Genevieve 
Metz (7). 

3. Eliza Ann Miller (5), (Mrs. Jasper E. Artz), of Dayton, 
Ohio, was born Oct. 6, 1854, and has three children, viz: 1. Irvin 
Emery (6), of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, whose two children are 
Virginia (7) and Helen (7) ; 2. William Henry (6), of Pitts- 
burgh, Pennsylvania; 3. Susan Belle (6), (Mrs. George Cromer), 
of Los Angeles, Cal. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 173 

4. Emma Catharine Miller (5), (Mrs. Wilson G. Tanner), 
of Los Angeles, Cal., was born March 12, 1859, and died iii 1907, 
leaving one child, a daughter, Flora (6), (Mrs. Allen Osterholdt), 
of Los Angeles, Cal. 

2. Catharine Shuey (4) was born in Miamisburg, Montgom- 
ery county, Ohio, March 25, 1823. She was married to Gabriel 
Boda, Aug. 31, 1843. A large part of their life was spent in Day- 
ton, Ohio, where Mrs. Boda died May 7, 1906, aged 83 years, 1 
month and 13 days, and Mr. Boda, who was born Aug. 2, 1820, 
died April 6, 1907, aged 86 years, 8 months and 4 days. They 
had seven children, viz : Fernandes, Daniel Adam, William John, 
Eliza Ann, Abia Zeller, Levi M., and Mary Hannah. The two 
daughters died in early childhood. Mr. and Mrs. Boda were 
members of the United Brethren Church, as are also some of the 
descendants. 

1. Fernandes Boda (5) was born May 31, 1844, and died 
May 28, 1918, and had five children, viz: 1. Rozella S. (6), of 
Dayton, Ohio, (deceased) : 2. Orville S. (6), of Pittsburgh, Penn- 
sylvania ; 3. Rev. Austin O. (6), pastor of the Riverside Baptist 
Church, Baltimore, Maryland, who has one child, Paul (7) ; 4. 
Fffie A. (6), of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, (deceased) ; 5. II. 
Stanley (6), of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who has one child, 
Lemert (7). 

2. Daniel Adam Boda (5), of Dayton, Ohio, was born July 
13, 1846, and died Dec. 9, 1888. He married Ellen Cottennan, 
of Germantown, Ohio, and had three children, viz: 1. Rev. Ches- 
ter B. (6), pastor of the United Brethren church at Brookville, 
Ohio, whose two children are Harold Longman (7) and Earl 
(7); 2. Stella (6), (Mrs. Carl E. Hunter), of Memphis, Tenn., 
whose two children are Robert (7) and Ruth (7) ; 3. Mabel (6)^ 
(Mrs. John E. Daly), of Xenia, Ohio. 

3. William John Boda (5), of Dayton, Ohio, was born May 
21, 1848, and has had three children, viz: 1. Carrie Emma (6), 
(Mrs. Tudge E. T. Snediker), of Dayton, Ohio, born Aug. 2, 
1871, died Sept. 3, 1913; 2. William Kiefer (6), of Dayton, Ohio, 
born May 2, 1875, whose two children are Vernon (7) and Carrie 
Emma (7); 3. Elsie (6), (Mrs. Orris H. Mote), of Dayton, 
Ohio, born February 7, 1881, died July 21, 1902, leaving one child, 
Edith (7). 

5. Abia Zeller Boda (5), of Dayton, Ohio, was born April 
21, 1853, and died Jan. 28, 1889. He had one child, Aimee (6), 
(married), of Washington, D. C, who has two children. 



174 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

6. Levi M. BocIa,(5), of Columbus, Ohio, was born March 
27, 1858, and has had two children, viz : 1. Lee H. (6), of Colum- 
bus, Ohio, (deceased) ; 2. Robert (6), of Columbus, Ohio. 

3. Rev. William John Shuey, D.D., (4), was born in Mianiis- 
burg, Montgomery county, Ohio, Feb. 9, 1827. The house in 
which he was born was built by his father, Adam Shuey, and is 
still standing. It is located on the west side of Main Street, near 
the center of the town. In 1836, when he was nine years of age, 
his father moved to a farm near Springfield, Clark county, Ohio, 
where he grew to manhood and acquired the physical strength 
which served as the foundation for his arduous labors in after life. 
After pursuing his studies in the common schools of Montgomery 
and Clark counties, he entered the Ohio Conference High School, 
a Methodist institution, m Springfield, Ohio, where he took a par- 
tial academic course. In March, 1843, he made a profession of re- 
ligion, being then sixteen years of age. His mind and heart were 
now set upon the ministry, which he entered at the age of nine- 
teen. He received an app)ointment as junior preacher on a large 
circuit embracing Dayton, Ohio, and it was during his pastorate, 
in 1847, that the First United Brethren Church of Dayton was 
organized. Vot a time he taught school at Lagonda, near Spring- 
field, Ohio. On the 7th of March, 1848, he married Sarah Ber- 
ger, a daughter of Daniel and Esther Berger, who then lived on a 
farm near Springfield, Ohio, but had emigrated in 1838 from 
Berks county, Pennsylvania, where Sarah was born Oct. 9, 1827. 
The ceremony was performed by Rev. William R. Rhinehart, the 
first editor of the Religious Telescope, The home which was 
then established has always been notable for its generous hos- 
pitality. 

In September, 1848, he became a member of the Miami Annual 
Conference of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, at its 
session in Farmersville, Ohio. He was pastor of the Lewisburg 
Circuit from 1849 to 1851, of the First United Brethren Church in 
Cincinnati, Ohio, from 1851 to 1854, from 1856 to 1859, and from 
1862 to 1863, and of the First United Brethren Church of Day- 
ton, Ohio, from 1859 to 1861. He was presiding elder of the 
Miami United Brethren Conference from the autumn of 1855 to 
1856, from 1861 to 1862, and from 1863 to 1864. In June, 1854, 
he was appointed the first foreign missionary of the United 
Brethren Church, the field selected being Africa, and sailed from 
New York City, Jan. 23, 1835, with Rev. D. K. Flickinger and 
Dr. D. C. Kumler, appointed later, landing at Freetown, Sierra 
Leone, West Africa, Feb. 26, 1855. After assisting in locating 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 175 

a mission near Freetown, he returned late in the summer. This 
mission has since grown until now it is one of the largest and most 
important in Western Africa. 

In 1864 he was chosen Assistant Publishing Agent of the 
United Brethren Publishing House, at Dayton, Ohio, and in 18C5 
he was elected by the General Conference Principal Agent, be- 
coming sole Publishing Agent in 1866, and served the Church in 
this position until 1897, a total period of thirty-three years. 
During this time the net assets of the Publishing House increased 
from about $11,000 to over $322,000. The present net assets are 
over $659,000. During Mr. Shuey's administration the business 
was firmly established and its credit was of the highest order. 
Mr. Shuey is an excellent business man, and his strict integrity 
and strong perseverance amply qualified him for the responsible 
and laborious position to which the greater portion of his active 
life was devoted. 

It was mainly through the instrumentality of Mr. Shuey that 
the first and only theological seminary of the United Brethren 
Church, at first called Union Biblical Seminary, now Bonebrake 
Theological Seminary, located at Dayton, Ohio, was founded in 
1871. He first suggested the idea to the General Conference, in 
1869, advocated it, and finally secured the action of the General 
Conference which led to the establishing of the institution. For 
many years he was a mernber of the Executive Committee of the 
Seminary, and upon his retirement from the management of the 
Publishing House, in 1897, the General Conference elected him 
Business Manager of the Seminary, which position he held for 
four years, when, in 1901, he retired from official work in the 
Church, at the age of seventy-four. 

Mr. Shuey has been a minister in the United Brethren Church 
for a period of seventy-one years, and has never missed a session of 
the Miami Annual Conference, to which he has belonged during 
this whole period. He has been a delegate to nine General Con- 
ferences and the secretary of one ; a member of the Board of Mis- 
sions twenty-six years; one of the first directors of the Church 
Erection Society ; for twelve years from its organization the super- 
intendent of the General Sabbath-school Association, and for 
many years its treasurer ; for four years a member of the Church 
Board of Education ; for twenty-two years a trustee of Otterbein 
University ; a member of the Executive Committee of Union 
Biblical Seminary; a member of the Church Commission on Re- 
vision of the Confession of Faith and Amendment of the Constitu- 
tion of the Church ; and for many years a member of the General 



176 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Board of Trustees of the Church. He was a trustee of the First 
United Brethren Church of Dayton, Ohio, for forty years, a 
member of the Montgomery County Bible Society, president of 
the Dayton United Brethren Ministers' Association, a member 
of the Dayton Board of Education and of the Board of Trade, 
for twenty-seven years a director of the Fourth National Bank, 
and for a number of years vice-president of the Union Safe 
Deposit and Trust Company, of Da3rton, a director of the Asso* 
dated Charities and a director and vice-president of the Miami 
Valley Hospital of Dayton, and has occupied still other positions 
of trust in the Church and community. 

In 1859 he became the joint author with Rev. D. K. Flickinger 
of a volimie entitled, "Discourses on Doctrinal and Practical Sub- 
jects." He also originated and edited for many years the Year 
Book of the United Brethren Church ; was editor of the General 
Conference Minutes from 1865 to 1893 ; contributed an article on 
the United Brethren Church to McClintock and Strong's Cyclo- 
pedia ; has issued a number of pamphlets, and has been a frequent 
contributor to the Religious Telescope. In 1880 the title of Doc- 
tor of Divinity was conferred upon him by Hartsville University, 
but was declined. At a later date, when the title was bestowed 
upon him by Otterbein University, he was persuaded to accept it. 

One of the most difficult and delicate tasks which fell to Mr. 
Shuey's lot was the management for the Liberals of the pro- 
longed litigation between the Liberals and Radicals following the 
secession of the Radicals from the LTnited Brethren Church in 
1889. Trials were held in many States and in the Federal courts, 
resulting finally in the awarding of the Church property to the 
Liberals in nearly all cases. The Publishing House, of which 
Mr. Shuey was at that time the manager, was required to pay 
the expenses of the Liberals, and Mr. Shuey employed and in- 
structed the numerous attorneys engaged in the controversy on 
the side of the Liberals. One of the chief legal counselors was 
Hon. Lewis B. Gunckel, whose mother, Barbara Shuey Gunckel, 
was a sister of Mr. Shuey's father. Among the judges who 
decided the case in favor of the Liberals was Hon. William H. 
Taft, then a judge of the United States District Court, and later 
President of the United States. 

In politics Mr. Shuey was at first a Whig, but has been a Re- 
publican since the organization of that party, though often voting 
independently on local issues. From his youth he favored the 
abolition of slavery, and he has always advocated the prohibition 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 177 

of the liquor traffic and believed in the extension of the suf fragt 
to women. 

On March 7, 1898, Mr. and Mrs. Shuey celebrated the fiftieth 
anniversary of their marriage at their home in Dayton, a large 
number attending the reception in their honor. Soon after Mrs. 
Shuey's health declined, and after nearly three years of illness, 
during a large part of which she was unable to walk, she died of 
paralysis on June 27, 1901, at the age of 73 years, 8 months and 
18 days. Mr. Shuey tenderly cared for her until the end came. 
Since then Mr. Shuey has continued to live most of the time in 
his own commodious house, which he had built for himself and 
family in 1882, at 35 South Perry Street, where he receives every 
possible attention from his son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. 
William A. Shuey. 

On the 9th of February, 1917, he celebrated his ninetieth birth- 
day anniversary. He received many letters, cards, and telegrams, 
and numerous beautiful plants and bouquets. About six hundred 
called to congratulate him upon his having attained such an ad- 
vanced age. Among them were numerous general officers of the 
United Brethren Church. The United Brethren Publishing 
House ceased its operation for an hour, and publisher, editors, and 
employees, nearly three hundred in number, called at Mr. Shuey's 
home, about two blocks distant, and, passing before him, each laid 
a carnation on a table at his side. An address was then presented 
to him by the publisher, and another by the secretary of the For- 
eign Missionary Society of the Church, to both of which he re- 
plied in fitting words. Later about forty members of the Dayton 
United Brethren Ministers' Association called and conducted an 
interesting prc^ram, including addresses by the resident bishop 
and the pastor of the First United Brethren Church, to which 
Mr. Shuey made an extended and impressive response. 

Mr, Shuey has in his possession a precious heirloom in the 
form of an old wall clock, nearly eight feet in height, which, so 
far as known, has been in the Shuey family ever since it came 
from its maker. As indicated by inscriptions on the clock itself, 
it was made in 1774, by Daniel Rose, Reading. It belonged to 
Mr. Shuey's father and grandfather, and was brought to Mont- 
gomery county, Ohio, by his grandfather, in 1805. It has stood 
in Mr. Shuey 's home for forty-three years, and at the age of one 
hundred and forty-five years, with the original brass works, it 
still keeps excellent time. 

Mr. Shuey, with his son William A. and his son's wife, passed 
unharmed through the great flood in Dayton, March 25-28, 1913, 



178 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

having eight feet one inch of water on the first floor of the house. 
They lived for three days and nights on the second floor, with no 
fire, and very little light at night. 

Mr. Shuey is a large man, being about five feet, ten and one- 
half inches in height and weighing in his prime about one hundred 
and eighty pounds. He is of a quiet disposition and humble bear- 
ing, and has the full appearance of a deep thinker, which he un- 
doubtedly is. He is kind and friendly in manner, and is univer- 
sally respected by those who have the pleasure of a personal ac- 
quaintance. He not only possesses business qualifications of a 
high order, but has been a wise counselor, an able preacher, and a 
successful pastor. He has been one of the most influential men in 
the Church to which he has devoted his life^, and in the community 
in which he has lived for more than fifty years. 

Mr. and Mrs. Shuev had four children, viz: Albert Law- 
rence, Edwin Longstreet,. William Applegate, and Lincoln Chase. 

1. Albert Lawrence Shuey (5) was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, 
July 6, 1852, and died in Dayton, Ohio, November 28, 1855, aged 
3 years, 4 months and 22 days. 

2. Edwin Longstreet Shuey, A.M., LL.D. (5), was born Jan. 
3, 1857, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Educated in the public schools of 
Dayton, graduating from the high school in 1874, with the highest 
honors of his class and the gold medal for scholarship. He grad- 
uated at Otterbein University in 1877 with honors. Received the 
degree of A.M. in 1880. After graduation he studied law for one 
year, then taught seven years — at Green Hill Seminary, Indiana, 
Fostoria Academy, Ohio, and his Alma Mater, Otterbein. 

In 1885 he became the head of the Book Department of the 
United Brethren Publishing House, Dayton, where he remained 
twelve years, making the "U. B. Book Store" a prominent and 
successful feature of the business and of the city. It was during 
his superintendency that the "International Teacher*s Bible" was 
introduced into this country and the American Edition made. 
He was the American Editor of the Teachers' Aids accompanying 
this Bible, which were new and practical in their methods. The 
**Word Book" method he employed here has since been enlarged 
and adopted by other Bibles. He also wrote a hand book of "The 
United Brethren in Christ." 

In 1897 Mr. Shuey became head of the newly planned Welfare 
Work of The National Cash Register Co., doing pioneer work in 
organizing social betterment work in neighborhoods and practical 
comfort among factory people. From his studies during these 
three years here, he wrote "Factory People and Their Employers," 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 179 

containing practical examples of welfare work in this country and 
Europe. He has written numerous articles on this subject and 
on educational themes. 

Three years later Mr. Shuey became associated with the Lowe 
Brothers Company, Dayton, amon^ the largest paint and varnish 
manufacturers of the country. In this business he continued 
until 1018. At the same time he has been engaged in other busi- 
ness enterprises in his own and other cities. 

Much of Mr. Shuey's time and effort has been given to 
church and other organizations: Since 1887, trustee of the Dayton 
Young Men's Christian Association ; five years its president ; for 
eighteen years chairman of the Kducational Committee, developing 
a complete scheme of night school work. 

Since 1893, member of the International Conmiittee of the 
Y. M. C. A. In 1894 one of its representatives at the Jubilee in 
London, and in 18^^8 president of the International Convention. 
As a member of the sul>-committee on Kducation, has had part in 
the great educational work organized in all parts of the country. 
Among other interests: Member of the Ohio State Committee, 
Y. M. C. A. ; member of the International Sunday-school Lessons 
Committee (1902-1908) : Board of Foreign Missions of the United 
Brethren in Christ ; member of the Committee of Direction of the 
Commission on Inter-Church Federations in the Federal Council 
of Churches : trustee of Otterbein University ; trustee of the Day- 
ton Public Library (1897-1912) ; and other civic and church or- 
ganizations, and president of the Association of National Adver- 
tisers (1916). 

xAt the beginning of the war with Germany, he was appointed 
a member of the .Advisory Committee on Labor of ihe National 
Council of Defense. At the same time he was named a member 
of the National War Work Council of the Y. M. C. A., and as 
a member of its Executive Committee and its Personnel Commit- 
tee gave nearly a year to the selection and training of Y. ^.I. C. A. 
workers for overseas service, in 1918 he received the degree of 
Doctor of Laws from his Alma Mater. 

In his own church — the First United Brethren of Dayton — he 
is president of the Board of Trustees and teacher of the Young 
Men's Bible Class. In 1916 his class celebrated his fortieth year 
of continuous Sunday-school service, all but four having been 
given to teaching, and thirty-one years having been occupied in the 
one Sunday school. 

In 1882 he married Effie Mitchell, of Springfield, Ohio, who 
has been his active associate in his work in all his interests. "She is 



180 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

the real inspiration of all that has been done and has shared the 
labor of all these years/' They have three children : — Amy Mit- 
chell, Edwin Lincoln, and Sarah Catharine. 

1. Amy Mitchell Shuey (6) was born in Wester ville, Ohio, 
March 19, 1885. She graduated at Oberlin College in 1907, with 
Phi Beta Kappa honors. In 1908 she was married to Alfred G. 
Bookwaller, now secretary of the Y. M. C. A. of Cincinnati, 
where they live. They have four children: Alfred Shuey (7), 
Emily Guitner (7), Amy Edwina (7), and Lewis (7). 

2. Edwin Lincoln Shuey (6) was born in Dayton, Ohio, Jan. 
3, 1887. He graduated from Oberlin College in 1909. Is en- 
gaged in business .and farming, and is actively connected with the 
Y. M. C. A. of his city and county. 

3. Sarah Catharine Shuey (6) was born in Dayton, Ohio, 
Feb. 7, 1893. Spent three years at Oberlin College, specializing 
in music and sociology. Is an active worker in the Y. W. C. A. 
of Dayton. 

3. William Applegate Shuey, A.M. (5), was born in Cincin- 
nati, Ohio, Feb. 24, 1859. Since 1863 he has been a citizen of 
Dayton, Ohio. He attended the Fourth District School and Cen- 
tral (now Steele) High School, of Dayton, graduating from the 
latter institution with distinction on the 14th of June, 1876. He 
stood high in his studies, and had the honor of being the valedic- 
torian of his class. A gold medal of the value of twenty-five dol- 
lars, for the best scholarship in the senior class, was awarded him 
by the Board of Education. He graduated from Otterbein Uni- 
versity, at Westerville, Ohio, with the degree of Bachelor of Arts, 
in 1879, at the age of twenty years, and from Union Biblical Semi- 
nary (now Bonebrake Theological Seminary), at Dayton, Ohio, 
in 1883. In 1882 he received the degree of Master of Arts from 
Otterbein University. From 1878 to 1879, while in college, he 
was secretary of the College Oratorical Association of the State 
of Ohio. He was pastor of the United Brethren church at 
Miamisburg, Ohio, for a brief period in 1884. Between the years 
1879 and 1898 he was employed the greater portion of the time as 
clerk, proof-reader, and book editor in the L^nited Brethren Pub- 
lishing House at Dayton, Ohio. As proof-reader and book editor 
the manuscripts and proofs of many important publications were 
submitted to him for criticism and correction. He is the author 
of the "Manual of the United Brethren Publishing House, His- 
torical and Descriptive," published in 1892, and of portions of 
other publications, and he also edited the Year Books of the United 
Brethren Church from 1886 to 1888. 



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Mr. Shuey was a charter member and for several year^ a mem- 
ber of the official board of the High Street United Brethren 
Church of Dayton, organized in 1881 ; statistical secretary of the 
Miami United Brethren Conference from 1884 to 1887 ; and one 
of the organizers and the first librarian of the United Brethren 
Historical Society, founded in 1885. 

« 

On the 9th of February, 1913, Mr. Shuey married Ilulda 
Werner, of Dayton. Mr. and Mrs. Shuey reside at 35 South 
Perry Street, Dayton, Ohio, with Mr. Shuey's father. They are 
members of the First United Brethren Church of Dayton. 

4. Lincoln Chase Shuey, A.B. (5), was born in Dayton, Ohio, 
April 23, 1865. He was educated in the Fourth District School, 
Central (now Steele) High School, and Prof. J. A. Robert's 
Acadehiy, in Dayton, Ohio, and in Otterbein University, at Wes- 
terville, Ohio, graduating from the latter institution, with the de- 
gree of Bachelor of Arts, in 1884, at the early age of nineteen 
years. He stood in the first rank in scholarship. He immediate- 
ly entered the work of the Young Men's Christian Association, 
and was general secretary at Xenia, Ohio, from 1884 to 1885, at 
Toledo, Ohio, from 1885 to 1887, and of the Harlem Branch of 
the New York City Association from 1887 to 1890. In 1888 he 
went to Europe as a delegate to the World's Conference of Young 
Men's Christian Associations at Stockholm, Sweden. He trav- 
eled extensively in Great Britain and on the Continent, visiting 
England, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Denmark, and 
Sweden. In 1890 he made a second visit to Europe, this time 
confining his attention to England and Paris. While abroad he 
wrote a number of very interesting letters to members of the fam- 
ily, descriptive of his travels, which are preserved in typewritten 
form by his father. 

In the autumn of 1890 ill health compelled him to resign his 
position in New York, and he spent a large part of the year fol- 
lowing at Asheville, North Carolina. He visited his home in Day- 
ton twice during this period, and was planning to return to Day- 
ton permanently when he was stricken with diphtheria and died 
suddenly on the 23d of October, 1891, at Asheville, after an illness 
of only two days. Thus his promising life was cut short at the 
early age of twenty-six years and six months. His remains now 
rest in the family lot in Woodland cemetery, Dayton, Ohio, be- 
side those of his mother. 

Mr. Shuey 's work in connection with the Young Men's Chris- 
tian Association was very successful, and his broad education and 
exceptional talents, together with his intense application in that 



182 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMH.Y 

field of Christian endeavor^ resulted in his rapid promotion to 
positions of great responsibility. He was genial in his manner, 
and possessed the confidence and esteem of a wide circle of 
friends. 

///. JOHN SHUEY (2) 

John Shuey, third son of Lndwig Shiiey, was born Dec. 10, 
1752, as given in the Dayton picnic paper, but in the Swatara 
Church book his name is given with the date Dec. 7, 1752. His 
sponsors at baptism were his uncle John Shuey and wife Cath- 
arine. His younger days were spent in Bethel township, Lancaster 
county, Pa. He married a Miss Russell, and had three children, 
viz: John, Christina and Elizabeth. He moved to Washington 
county, Maryland, about two miles from Boonsboro. Here he 
followed farming. The date when he moved to Maryland is not 
known ; but we find in the Recorder's office at Hagerstown, that 
he sold a piece of land to Yost Deaner, in 1796. This is recorded 
in Book G, page 243. Then in 1798 he bought a tract of land 
from John Kore, Book K, page 825 ; at the same time he sold two 
tracts to John Kore, Book K, page 827-829. He also sold a tract 
of land to Yost Deaner in 1798, Book L, page 131. His name in 
all these cases is written John Shua. In 1801 he bought a tract 
of land from Joseph Chaplin, Book O, page 36. Here his name 
is written John Sheuey. We thus see that he was possessed of 
considerable property. He was a farmer all his Hfetime. He was 
a member of the Reformed Church. He died about the year 
1811. Mrs. Shuey died a few years afterwards. They died in 
Washington county, Maryland. 

/. JOHN SHUEY (Z) 

' Was born Jime 1, 1781, in Bethel township, Lancaster county, 
Pa. He went with his father to Washington county, Maryland. 
He was engaged on the farm, and thus became a farmer. He 
married Rosanna Geeding, and had five children, viz : Catharine, 
Elizabeth, Mary, John and Adam. He bought a farm from John 
Booth in 1810, Book W, Page 202, at Hagerstown. His name 
is written John Shua, Jun. In 1828, he sold his farm to John 
Shif fler, et al.. Book K K, page 435, Hagerstown. Here his name 
is correct, being John Shuey. In 1829 he moved to Preble county, 
Ohio, where he lived to the time of his death. He was a member 
of the Reformed Church. He died near Winchester, Ohio, July 
30, 1854, aged 73 years, 1 month and 29 days. 

1. Catharine Shuey (4) was born in Washington county, 
Maryland, in 1805. She was married to Joshua Nicodemus, a 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMH.Y 183 

farmer of said State, about the year 1825. They emigrated to 
Ohio in 1829. They had ten children, six sons and three daugh- 
ters, the sex of the oldest not stated, having died in infancy in 
Maryland. She died Sept. 13, 1847. She was a member of the 
Reformed Church. Her «on John H. (5) was a farmer, lived in 
Iowa, and had two daughters, Jane (6), (dead), and Catharine 
(6), who had one son. Her son Joshua (5) was a farmer and lived 
in Ohio; married Catharine Wright. Aaron (5) was a farmer, 
lived in Ohio, married Maria Saylor and had six children. Jacob 
(5) was a farmer, lived in Ohio; married Catharine Sweeny and 
had five children. Rosanna (5) was married to Arthur Baylor, 
a farmer. They are both dead ; had one son, Joshua (6). Sophia 
(5) was married to William Sayler, a physician. They had two 
children and lived in Ohio. Marietta (5) was married to George 
H. Focht, and had three children. Her two youngest children 
were boys. They died in infancy. 

2. Elizabeth Shuey (4) was born Feb. 2, 1807, in Washington 
county, Maryland. She was married to Solomon Cristman, Dec. 
30, 1830, in Preble county, Ohio, where Mr. Cristman was a 
farmer. They had eight children, viz: John (5) was born Sept. 
28, 1831. Mary Ann (5) was bom May 6, 1833, died aged 6 
years. Daniel J. (5), was born Dec. 19, 1834, married Louisa 
Degroot, a farmer, had two children, both boys. Rosanna (5) 
was born Dec. 23, 1836, married J. W. Cline, a physician, had 
three children, all girls. William H. (5) was born May 2, 1839, 
died in his 16th year. Elizabeth (5) was born April 2, 1841, died 
in her 29th year. Eliza Ann (5) was born Aug. 6, 1843, married 
John McKinstrey, died Oct. 20, 1874, had four children. Henry 
C. (5) was bom April 12, 1847, married Olive Surface, had one 
child, a girl. Cristman's family lived near Eaton, Preble county, 
Ohio. They were members of the Methodist Episcopal Church. 

3. Mary Shuey (4) was born in Washington county, Mary- 
land, Dec. 13, 1809. She was married to Philip Shuey, son of 
Lewis Shuey, in 1831. The history of her family is therefore 
given under his name in another part of this volume. They lived 
in Germantown, Ohio. She died at Dayton, Ohio, Aug. 22, 1875, 
aged 65 years, 8 months and 9 days. 

4. John Shuey (4), twin-brother to Adam Shuey, was born 
in Washington county, Maryland, Oct. 15, 1812. In 1829 he 
went with his parents to Montgomery county, Ohio. He married 
Catharine Gunckel, a granddaughter of Daniel Gunckel, who was 
married to a daughter of Ludwig Shuey, Sept. 12, 1839. They 
had ten children, viz : Jacob C, Joshua F., Rosanna, Mary A., John 



184 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

W., Eliza J., Jeremiah B., Daniel, David and Amanda. They 
moved to Iowa in 1855, and crossed the Mississippi on the 3d of 
October. They were members of the United Brethren Church. 
They were farmers. They resided near Adel, Marion coimty, 
Iowa. 

1. Jacob C. Shuey (5) was bom July 3, 1841. He was a 
conductor on the railroad. He married Sarah Reamer of New 
Jersey. They were married in Salt Lake City, Utah, and re- 
sided there several years, and then in Des Moines, Iowa. The 
following are their children: 1. John C. Shuey (6) was bom 
June 4, 1863; 2. Lucy Shuey (6) was bom in Salt Lake City in 
1867, and died the same year; 3. Catharine Shuey (6) was born 
Oct. 22, 1869. She was married to Cecil Mills, Nov. 29, 1888. 
Residence, 462 Ogden Ave., Chicago, 111.; 4. Mortimer Shuey 
(6) was born in 1871; was married; children: Hazel Delphine 
Shuey (7) and Maud Isabel Shuey (7) ; he is deceased ; 5. Mamie 
Shuey (6) was born Jan. 9, 1873, and died Dec. 16, 1879; 6. 
Hattie Shuey (6) was born Jan. 22, 1878, and died March 9, 
1888; 7. George Shuey (6) was born April 18, 1890, and died 
April 1, 1894; 8. Nellie Shuey (6) was born June 16, 1888, and 
died Feb. 5, 1891. They resided later at 688 Woodstone Ave., 
Chicago ,111. 

2. Joshua F. Shuey (5) was born Dec. 16, 1841. He en- 
listed in the service of the United States, in Company E, 8th Iowa 
Regiment. He volunteered Sept. 4, 1861 ; was discharged April 
29, 1862, on account of sickness. He re-enlisted Oct. 6, 1862, in 
Company D, 3d Iowa Regiment of Cavalry. Near the close of 
the war he went into a colored regiment, where he was Lieutenant. 
He was mustered out of service Jan. 6, 1866. He married Sarah 
Brown and had one child, which died in infancy. Joshua died 
in Des Moines, Iowa. 

3. Rosanna Shuey (5) was born Feb. 14, 1844. She died 
Aug. 3, 1844, aged 5 months and 20 days. 

4. Mary A. Shuey (5) was bom Sept. 20, 1845. She was 
married to Francis Collins, in 1864, and had four children, \iz\ 
Catharine, bom Dec. 27, 1865; John, born March 11, 1867; an 
infant, died, born in 1871 ; and Mary, born May 20, 1873. Mr. 
Collins was a bricklayer. They lived in Des Moines, Iowa. They 
were members of the Methodist Episcopal Church. 

5. John W. Shuey (5) was born March 26, 1848. He was 
conductor on the railroad. He lived in Rock Island, 111. 

6. Eliza J. Shuey (5) was born June 15, 1850. She was 
married to William U. Tudington, and had one child, Catharine, 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 185 

bom June 20, 1875. She was a member of the Methodist Episco- 
pal Church. They were farming in Dallas county, Iowa. 

7. Jeremiah B. Shuey (5) was born November 2, 1852. He 
was a miller by trade. He lived in Adel, Dallas county, Iowa. 

8. Daniel Shuey (5) was born Dec. 18, 1855, in Marion 
county, Iowa. He died. 

9. David Shuey (5) was born April 7, 1857. 

10. Amanda Shuey (5) was born Sept. 18, 1861. 

5. Adam Shuey (4) was born Oct. 15, 1812, in Washington 
county, Maryland. In Oct., 1828, he emigrated with his father 
to Montgomery county, Ohio, near Germantown. His younger 
years were spent on the farm and he followed this occupation 
most of his lifetime. He married Sarah Nyse wander, April 7, 
1835, and had ten children : — An infant, (deceased), Lizzie, Mary, 
John, Abraham, Sarah, Henrietta, Hattie, Florence and William. 
Adam Shuey was a tall, stout and physically well built man. 
They were members of the Reformed Church. He died March 
21, 1893. His wife died March 16, 1888. Both buried in the 
Fairfield cemetery. 

1. An infant was born Jan. 10, 1836. Deceased. 

2. Lizzie A. Shuey (5) was born April 1, 1837. She was 
married to W. H. H. Hebble, in 1865, and they had two children: 
Florence and Wealthy. They resided in Osborn, Ohio, and were 
members of the M. E. Church. She died Feb. 16, 1899. 

1. Florence Hebble (6) resides at Osborn, Ohio. 

2. Wealthy Hebble (6) was married to Washington Good- 
fellow and they reside near Springfield, Ohio. 

3. Mary Shuey (5) was born July 14, 1839. She was mar- 
ried to G. Sherlo in 1866, and had one child, Delta. They lived 
near Springfield, Ohio, and were members of the Reformed 
Church. 

1. Delta Sherlo (6) was married to Amos Judd and had one 
son. She died in 1914. Her son lives with his grandparents. 

4. John Henry Shuey (5) was born Feb. 26, 1841, and died 
Jan. 6, 1856. 

5. Abraham L. Shuey (5) was born July 28, 1843. He mar- 
ried M. C. Wilson in 1870. No children. They are members of 
the Reformed Church and reside in Fairfield, Ohio. He has held 
corporation offices from street commissioner to three terms as 
mayor, and township offices from constable to justice of the peace, 
which office he now fills, being elected in 1915 for four more 
years by the largest vote ever received by a candidate in the 
township. They retired from farming many years ago. 



186 HISTORY OF THE SHUEV FAMILY 

6. Sarah C. Shuey (S) was born May 25, 1845. She was 
married to A. C. Rockafield, May, 1860. They had one child, 
Roscoe. They lived in Springfield, Ohio, and were members of 
the Presbyterian Church. She died May 27, 1912. 

1. Roscoe Rockafield (6) married Annie Coy and they have 
one daughter, Cleo V. (7), a student in the high school. They 
reside in Fairfield, Ohio. Rosco is an excellent man and holds an 
important position in the treasury department of the National 
Cash Register Co., Dayton, Ohio. 

7. Henrietta Shuey (5) was born Feb. 21, 1847. She was 
married to Dr. S. Protsman, in 1869. They had one child, Elmer 
S. They were members of the Reformed Church. Dr. Prots- 
man died Oct. 16, 1885. She afterwards was married to C. W. 
Oldt and they reside near Lewistown, Pa. 

1. Dr. Elmer Shuey Protsman (6) was bom March 28, 1872. 
He took a course of studies in Springfield, Ohio, and a course in 
medicine in Cincinnati. He married Marcella Watt in 1898, 
and they have one child, Caroline Protsman (7), bom July 
20, 1905. He is a prominent practicing physician in Kenton, 
Hardin county, Ohio, where his father for many years was prac- 
ticing medicine. 

8. Hattie Shuey (5) was born July 28, 1850. She was mar- 
ried to John Stine, 1873. No children. They live in Spring- 
field, Ohio. 

9. Florence Shuev (5) was born Dec. 26, 1857. She died 
Nov. 30, 1863. 

10. William Shuey (5) was born April 27, 1860. He mar- 
ried Bessie Bailey, a native of Georgia. They had three children. 
He was a broad-minded man, well informed, and often lectured 
on church work. He died May 25, 1914, in Atlanta, Georgia. 

//. CHRISTINA SHUEY (i) 

Oldest daughter of John Shuey, Sen., of Maryland, was mar- 
ried to Henry Shrouder. Their children were Elizabeth (4), 
married to Christian Dener; Catharine (4) and Alford (4), died 
when young: Mary (4) was born April 23, 1808, married 
Michael Speelman, July 1, 1826: her children were John Speel- 
man (5), Mary A. Foutz (5), Harriet Wagmire (5), Joseph 
Speelman (5), and Anna Speelman (5). 

///. ELIZABETH SHUEY (Z) 

Second daughter of John Shuey, Sen., was married to John 
Snavely. They had two children, viz: Eliza (4) and Mary (4). 
Mr. Snavely having died, she married John D. Keedy, and had 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 187 

eight children, viz: Aaron (4), Daniel (4), John (4), Joshua (4), 
Elias (4), Toson (4), Amanda (4), and Mary (4). They re- 
sided in Germantown, Ohio. 

Eliza Snavely (4) was married to Jacob Johnson, June 6, 1830, 
and had eight children, viz: William (5), John (5), Mary (5), 
Alford (5), Hiram (5), Aaron (5), Levi (5) and David (5). 
Aaron Keedy (4) of the second husband married, and had six 
children — ^John (5), Noah (5), Aaron (5), Elizabeth (5), Amanda 
(5). and Eliza (5). John (4) married Margaret Hamilton, and 
had six children, viz: Ida (5), May (5), Toson (5), Florence (5), 
Almos (3) and Jane (5). Amanda (4) was married to George 
Barnhart, and had four children, viz : Laura (5), Mary (5), Hatty 
(5) and John (5). Mary (4) married David Eminger, and had 
nine children, viz: Willis (5), Katie (5), Almos (5), Daniel (5), 
Ida (5), Frank (5), and Tillie (5), and two whose names were 
not given. 

IV. JOHN LUDIVIG SHUEY (2) 
John Ludwig Shuey, fourth son of Ludwig Shuey, was born 
May 6, 1755, in Bethel township, Lancaster county. Pa. He 
assisted his father on the farm until he was grown, and became a 
practical farmer. He married Mary Lash, of Berks county, and 
had nine children, viz : Henry, Christiana, Lewis, John, Adam, 
Christian, George, Jacob and Mary. In the year 1795 he moved 
with his family to Augusta county, Virginia, and bought the farm 
where George W. Shuey later lived. This was the nucleus for a 
large family of Shueys in this county. He was a farmer all his 
life, and was a useful man. He was a member of the Reformed 
Church. He died January 22, 1839, aged 83 years, 8 months 
and 16 days. 

John Ludwig Shuey was a military man and took an active 
part in the Revolutionary War, as is evidenced by the following 
official certificate: 

PENNSYLVANIA STATE LIBRARY 

Harrisburg. March 29, 1917. 
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN : 

I hereby Certify that one LUDWICK SHUEY was a Priv- 
ate in Captain Casper Stoever's Company, Third Company, Sec- 
ond Battalion, Lancaster County Militia, taken for the year 1782. 
See p. 171, Volume Seven, Pennsylvania Archives, Fifth 
Series. H. H. SHENK, 

Custodian of the Public Records. 
In testimony whereof I hereby Affix the Seal 
of this Department. (SEAL) 



188 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

John Ludwig Shuey's name and date of death appear at page 
180 of Waddeirs Annals of Augusta county, Virginia, in a list of 
the Soldiers of the Revolutionary War who had died in that 
county. 

/. HENRY SHUEY (i) 

Was bom May 17, 1781, in Bethel township, Lancaster county. 
Pa. When 14 years of age, he went with his father to Augusta 
county, Virginia. He afterwards moved to Rockville, Parke 
county, Indiana. He married Catharine Hanger, and had seven 
children, viz: Mary, Lydia, Sarah, Frederick, Susannah, Cath- 
arine and Elizabeth. Henry followed the business of a farmer all 
his life. He was a member of the Reformed Church. He died 
July 28, 1843, aged 62 years, 2 months and 11 days. 

1. Mary Shuey (4) was born Oct. 21, 1804, in Augusta 
county, Va. She was married to John Crist. They had five 
children: Ellen (S), Amanda (5), Lucian (5), Girard (5), Ezra 
(5), and Estatine (5.) She was a member of the Reformed 
Church. They lived at Middlebrook, Augusta county, Va. 

2. Lydia Shuey (4) was born July 24, 1806, in Augusta 
county, Va. She was married to David Baylor. They had eight 
children. They lived at Summerdeen, Augusta county, Va. 

3. Sarah Shuey (4) was bom June 8, 1808, in Augusta 
county, Va. She was married to Jackson Rusher, Nov. 8, 1838. 
They had six children. They were members of the Reformed 
Church. They lived at Carlinville, 111. 

1. Minerva J. Adams (S). 

2. Robert A. Rusher (5), who served his country during the 
Civil War and is now an inmate of the Soldiers' Home in Cali- 
fornia. 

3. James H. Rusher (5) was born Jan. 7, 1844, in Parke 
county, Ind, He was reared on the farm. When the Civil War 
broke out he offered his services to his country and enlisted in 
Co. I, 33rl 111. Inf., and served four years and three months. 
On Feb. 14, 1867, he married Sarah E. Snow, at Carlinville, 111. 
She died Dec. 10, 1867, at the time her child was bom, Sarah 
E. Rusher. On March 5, 1868, he married Mary E. Malcom, at 
Sedalia, Mo. Children: Joseph F., Alice F., Nellie E., Mary A., 
Lela M., Emma E., and John W. Mr. Rusher was a member of 
the M. E. Church. He died May 14, 1913. Buried at Fairbury, 
Neb. 

1. Sarah E. Rusher (6) was born Dec. 10, 1867. She was 
married to Joseph C. Shaw, Sept. 26, 1886, at Fairbury, Neb. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 1S9 

Children: 1. Nellie M. Shaw (7) was born Jan. 9, 1888; 2. Earl 
S. Shaw (7) was born May 21, 1893. 

2. Joseph F. Rusher (6) was born June 9, 1869. He mar- 
ried Ella E. Bell, at Superior, Neb. Children: 1. Ralph R. 
Rusher (7) was born Jan. 24, 1900, in Republic county, Kansas; 
2. Esther M. Rusher (7) was bom Nov. 12, 1903, in Rawlins 
county, Kansas. They live on a farm in Jefferson county, near 
Fairbury, Neb. 

3. Alice F. Rusher (6) was born Jan. 31, 1871, and died 
Aug. 31, 1871. 

4. Nellie E. Rusher (6) was born Aug. 3, 1872. She was 
married to William H. Harper, at Fairbury, Neb., Jan. 25, 1899. 
Children: 1. Clarence W. Harper (7) was born Nov. 1, 1899; 2. 
Gladys N. Harper (7) was bom June 19, 1903. They live on a 
farm of 800 acres. 

5. Mary A. Rusher (6) was born Sept. 23, 1875. Died 
Oct. 17, 1878. 

6. Lela M. Rusher (6) was born June 8, 1878. She was 
married to Martin Johnson, Dec. 23, 1908. Children: 1. Murna 
M. Johnson (7) was born March 8, 1912; 2. Esther L. Johnson 
(7) was bom March 9, 1916. They live on a farm in Jefferson 
county, near Fairbury, Neb. 

7. Emma E. Rusher (6) was born March 4, 1881. She 
takes care of her mother, residing at 1113 Elm St., Fairbury, Neb. 

8. John W. Rusher (6) was born Jan. 31, 1884. Died March 
27, 1884. 

4. Sena C. Rusher (5) was born near Rockville, Ind., Nov. 
25, 1845. At the age of four years she came with her parents to 
Macoupin county, 111. On Dec. 6, 1866, she was married to John 
M. Wormwood, who died July 30, 1914. They had three 
daughters: Allie, Ida and Emma. She was a faithful member 
of the M. E. Church. She died at her residence in Girard, 111., 
Dec. 21, 1916, aged 71 years and 26 days. 

1. Allie M. Wormwood (6) was born near Carlinville, 111., 
Nov. 17, 1867. She spent twenty-five years in evangelistic work 
in connection with the Pentecost Bands. She was married to 
Joseph M. McCaw, Nov., 1910, in Indianapolis, Ind. Three 
years later they went to Kansas and began farming near the town 
of Fowler. They have an, adopted daughter, Mildred. Since 
going to Kansas they have united with the Society of Friends, 
the church nearest their home. 

2. Ida F. Wormwood (6) was bom near Carlinville, III., 
Feb. 2, 1869. She spent eight years in evangelistic work in con- 



190 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

nection with the Pentecost Bands. She was married to Charles 
A. McFeaters in July, 1808. They are now active members of 
the Presbyterian Church. Residence, Johnstown, Pa. They 
have one daughter, Pearle (7), bom Aug. 23, 1901, who is now a 
student in the Johnstown High School. 

3. Emma V. Wormwood (6) was born near Carlinville, 111., 
Dec. 3, 1872. After completing the common schools she took 
normal training in Blackburn College at Carlinville, 111., in the 
Dixon Normal Training School at Dixon, 111., and the Kinder- 
garten Training School at Grand Rapids, Mich. After several 
years' teaching in the rural schools she specialized in primary 
work. At present she resides in Wood River, 111., where she has 
charge of the primary department of the public schools. She is 
a charter member of the newlv organized M. E. Church in W^ood 
River, 111. 

5. William J. Rusher (5) was born in 1848, in Rockville, 
Ind., but came with his parents in 1849 to a farm near Carlin- 
ville, 111., where he resided the rest of his life. The author had 
a letter from him in November, 1894, but failed to get facts 
during the preparation of this history. 

6. Melissa E. Rusher (5) was born at Carlinville, 111. She 
was married to Mr. Groves. 

4. Frederick Shuey (4) was born Dec. 30, 1810, in Augusta 
county, Va. In the fall of 1836, he went to Edgar county. 111., 
located himself on a farm. He married Miss Bragg on the 7th 
of September, 1837. They had seven children, viz: Henry S., 
Hannah C, Susan \'., Mary Ellen, William D., Isabella C, and 
John Frederick. His wife died June 30, 1854. In the spring 
of 1857 he married Mrs. Rector. The greater portion of his life 
was spent on the farm. 

He and his whole family were members of the Methodist 
Episcopal Church. He led a strictly Christian life, and was much 
respected by those who were acquainted with him. In politics, he 
was a Republican, and took an active part during the Civil War to 
suppress the rebellion. He gave all his sons to the service of our 
nation, thus manifesting his true loyalty. Two of his sons having 
died, and the other not heard from, it is quite likely that the name 
Shuey became extinct with the death of this man, in this family. 
He lived near Paris, Edgar county, Illinois. 

1. Henry Steele Shuey (5) was born July 23, 1838, and died 
April 24, 1854, aged 15 years, 9 months and 1 day. 

2. Hannah Catharine Shuey (5) was bom December 12, 183^. 
She was married to Henry Brown, a house- joiner and carpenter, 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 191 

May 19, 1863. They had three children: — Leona (6) was born 
May 10, 1864; Annie (6) was born May 1, 1868; and Alice (6) 
was born Feb. 6, 1871. They were members of the Methodist 
Episcopal Church. They lived in Paris, Edgar county, 111. 

3. Susan Virginia Shuey (5) was born Nov. 7, 1841. She 
was married to F. J. Pastor, a printer. May 28, 1866. They had 
one child, viz: Frederic Von Schrader (6), who was born May 
27, 1867. Mrs. Pastor died March 1, 1868, aged 26 years, 3 
months and 23 days. She died in Indianapolis, Indiana, where 
she lies buried. 

4. Mary Ellen Shuey (5) was born March 10, 1844. She 
died Oct. 25, 1859, aged 15 years, 7 months and 15 days. 

5. William Dosher Shuey (5) was born March 3, 1846. As 
soon as he was grown, full of patriotism, he entered the army, 
lending his aid to put down the Rebellion. The following is an 
account of his service which was furnished by Captain G. Hager, 
who was in charge of the company, a part of the time, in which 
Mr. Shuey enlisted: 

"Wm. D. Shuey enlisted on the first call for three years' vol- 
unteers, in 1861, in Company K, 31st Indiana Volunteers, under 
Captain Charles Smith, Colonel Charles Cruft. The regiment 
joined the 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 4th Corps, Army of the 
Cumberland. 

"Dosher, as he was familiarly called by his comrades, was a 
good soldier, and always found at his post in time of danger. He 
was quite a favorite among his fellows, and re-enlisted as a veteran 
at the expiration of his first term of service. He was finally 
discharged at Victoria, Texas, Nov. 18, 1865." 

Thus it is noticeable that he was in the army four years, or 
during the whole time of the war. 

He died Oct. 21, 1871, aged 25 years, 7 months and 18 days. 

6. Isabella Corinna Shuey (5) was born Jan. 30, 1848. She 
was married to Silas Bright, a painter, in June, 1871. They had 
two children, viz: William Marshall (6), born April, 1872, and 
Fannie (6), born Aug., 1873. They lived in Paris, Edgar 
county, 111. 

7. John Frederic Shuey (5) was born March 19, 1850. In 
the spring of 1872 he enlisted in the United States service. He 
went to St. Louis, Mo., and there entered the Regular Army. 
He has never been heard of since by his family or relatives. What 
has become of him, or whether he is dead or alive, has never 
been ascertained. 



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192 HISTORY OF THE SHUEV FAMILY 

5. Susannah Shuey (4) was born Jan. 19, 1816, in Augusta 
county, Va. She was married to John Ott, Sept., 1835, and had 
twelve children. In the fall of 1837, she moved with her father 
to Parke county, Ind., on a farm near Rockville. She was a member 
of the Presbyterian Church. Her children are John Henry (5), 
William James (5), Mary Jane (5), David Baxter (5), Hannah 
Catharine (5), Virginia Emaline (5), Josephus Enos (5), Eliza 
Ann (5), Martha Adaline (5), Lyman Edwards (5), Isaac New- 
ton (5), and Victoria Margaret (5). 

6. Catharine Shuey (4) was born Feb. 21, 1822. She was 
married to Coleman Noel, and had nine children. She had 
moved to some place in Iowa, where she died. She was a mem- 
ber of the Baptist Church. Her children are Matthew (5), 
Samuel (5), Mary (5), Sarah (5), Eddie (5), Lucy (5), George 
(5), Alfred (5), and an infant. 

7. Elizabeth Shuey (4) was born May 2, 1824. She was 
married to Jacob Rhinehart and had ten children. She lived in 
Parke county, Indiana. She was a member of the Presbyterian 
Church. Her children were Serepta (5), Estaline (5), Emaline 
(5), William (5), Arvad (5), Elvina (5), Rufus (5), Jacob 
(5), Mary (5), and Morton (5). 

//. CHRISTIANA SHUEY (3) 
Was born Dec. 7, 1783, in Bethel township, Lancaster 
county, Pa. At the age of twelve she went with her father to 
Augusta county, Virginia. She was married to Andrew Rinehart, 
and moved to Indiana in the fall of 1838. She had ten children, 
viz: Adam (4), Lydia (4), John (4), George (4), Lewis (4), An- 
drew (4), ]\Tary A. (4), Jacob (4), Catharine J. (4) and William 
C. (4). She died Sept. 11, 1844, aged 60 years, 9 months and 
4 days. 

///. LEWIS SHUEY (3) 
Was born Nov. 17, 1785, in Bethel township, Dauphin county. 
Pa. At the age of ten years he went with his father to Augusta 
county, Virginia. He was brought up on the farm, which busi- 
ness he afterwards followed. In 1806 he came to Montgomery 
county, Ohio. He married Catharine Gunckel, daughter of Judge 
Philip Gunckel, Jan. 1, 1808, and had foiir children, viz: Philip, 
Lewis, Jacob and Michael. He moved to Germantown, Ohio, 
where he amassed considerable property. He was a member of 
the Reformed Church and later of the Methodist Episcopal 
Church, and is said to have been a very devout Christian man. 
He was fond of entertaining ministers of the gospel at his house, 
not only of his own denomination, but also ministers of sister 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 193 

churches. Many a weary servant of God was refreshed at his 
house, not only in body, but also quickened in spirit by the relig- 
ious conversation which Mr. Shuey was wont to lead and in which 
he took great pleasure. He experienced great benefit himself by 
his association with ministers of the gospel. He died in peace at 
Germantown, Ohio, Feb. 16, 1872, aged 86 years, 2 months and 29 
days. He lived a useful Hfe and attained a good old age. 

1. Philip Shuey (4) was born Oct. 3, 1809, in Germantown, 
Ohio, where he lived to the time of his death. He married Mary 
Shuey, a daughter of John and Rosanna Shuey, Jan. 27, 1831, 
and had six children, viz: Anna Maria, Elizabeth, Catharine J., 
Rosanna M., Sarah, and Mary A. He was a member of the Re- 
formed Church. He died Oct. 8, 1844, aged 35 years and 5 days. 

1. Anna Maria Shuey (5) was born Dec. 24, 1831. She 
was married to Rev. Moses Gail Bennett and had three children, 
viz: Orillia C. (6), Ada L. (6), (Mrs. Chas. H. Brown), and 
Mary Abbey (6), who died in infancy. They resided in Day- 
ton, Ohio, and were members of Grace Methodist Episcopal 
Church. 

2. Elizabeth Shuey (5) was born Oct. 10, 1833. She was 
married to Erastus Blakesley, a druggist, Nov. 2, 1854,, and had 
one son, viz: Edgar M. (6). They reside in Dayton, Ohio, and 
were members of Grace Methodist Episcopal Church. 

3. Catharine Jane Shuey (5) was born Jan. 15, 1837. She 
lived with her sister, Mrs. A. M. Bennett, in Dayton, Ohio, and 
was a member of the M. E. Church. 

4. Rosanna Martha Shuey (5) was born June 9, 1839, and 
resided with her sister, Mrs. Bennett. She was a member of 
Grace M. E. Church. 

5. Sarah Shuey (5) was born June 16, 1841, and died Oct. 
9, 1844, aged 3 years, 3 months and 23 days. She was burned 
to death. 

6. Mary Amanda Shuey (5) was born May 27, 1844. She 
was married to Harrison Schaeffer, a coachmaker, and had one 
daughter. Lulu B. (6). They Hved in Dayton, Ohio. She was 
a member of the M. E. Church. She died Oct. 27, 1875, aged 31 
years and 5 months. 

2. Lewis Shuey, Jr. (4), was born Oct. 9, 1811, in German- 
town, Ohio. He married and had two children, viz: Jacob (5), 
and Lizzie (5). His first wife having died, he married Catharine 
Rossel, and with her had one child, Elmer (5). 

3. Jacob Shuey (4) was born Jan. 6, 1814, at Germantown, 
Dhio. He married Sarah Ann Ayers, Dec. 31, 1835, and had 



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four children, viz: William H., Harrison M., George E., and 
EUender. His wife died at Germantown, Feb. 19, 1847, aged 27 
years. Later he married Phebe Jane McKean, March 12, 1848, 
at Germantown, Ohio. Three children were bom to them, viz: 
Fredonia O., Philip M., and Frank. 

Jacob was engaged in the dry goods business in Germantown, 
Ohio, from 1834 to 1850, when he moved to Dayton, Ohio, 
where he continued the dry goods business until 1859, when he 
closed his business and moved to Miamisburg, Ohio. Here he 
engaged in milling, and was quite successful. In this he was 
engaged to the time of his death. He was a member of the 
Reformed Church. He died at Miamisburg, Ohio, March 4, 
1870, aged 56 years, 1 month and 26 days. 

1. William Henry Shuey (5) was born Oct. 1, 1838, at 
Germantown, Ohio. He married Mary Boyer, June 30, 1861, 
at Germantown, Ohio. They had no children. They lived at 
Morning Sun, Preble county, Ohio. He was engaged in the 
milling business. Later they lived at Germantown, Ohio, where 
he died. 

2. Harrison M. Shuey (5) was born at Germantown, Ohio, 
Dec. 6, 1840. He received his education at the public schools of 
Dayton, Ohio, and left there at the age of 19. He commenced 
teaching school at Celina, Mercer county, Ohio. When the first 
call for troops was made by President Lincoln, he enlisted at 
Camp Chase, Columbus, Ohio. They had an independent or- 
ganization, and were in service for three months, spending part 
of that time in Western Virginia. After returning from this ser- 
vice, and teaching school one winter, he enlisted in the 99th 
Ohio Volunteer Infantry. On the organization of Company 
F, he was appointed Orderly Sergeant of said company. He 
took* part in the battle of Richmond, Kentucky, under General 
Nelson, joined the army of the Ohio, under General Buell, at 
Louisville, Kentucky, July 25, 1863, took part in the battle of 
Perr)rville, Aug. 8, 1863. He was commissioned First Lieut- 
enant for gallantry in commanding Company F during the battle 
of Stone River, to date from Jan. 1, 1863. His company lost 17 
out of 40 men in this battle. He was also engaged in the battle 
of Chicamauga, 19 and 20 of Aug., 1863. He was commissioned 
Captain for distinguished service. He was with the army while 
confined to Chattanooga, Tennessee. He was also actively en- 
gaged with General Hooker in his battle above the clouds, on the 
top of Lookout Mountain, and was the first man to cross the 
enemy's works on the mountain, and by his bravery captured 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 195 

General Stephensons, and took his sword from him. The next 
day he took part with his company in the battle of Mission Ridge, 
Tennessee, and was actively engaged in the battle of Resaca, and 
V was captured by the Confederates, but escaped the next day 
amid the confusion of Johnson's retreat from Resaca. He was 
also in the battle of Burnt Hickory, under Sherman, and on the 
20th of June, with his brigade, received the famed seven charges 
of Clayton's Division, in which they lost 3,000 men. He was also 
in the battle on the 22 of July, in front of Atlanta, Georgia, in 
which his company lost 10 men during the celebrated flank 
movement of General Sherman around that place. He captured 
four armed Confederates himself, and received the written com- 
pliments of President Lincoln and General Sherman. He re- 
turned with General Thomas to defend Tennessee, and took part 
in the battle of Franklin and Nashville, under that officer. From 
here they took the boat for Cincinnati, and cars to Washington, 
where they took vessels for Goldsboro, North Carolina, and they 
were at Raleigh when Lee surrendered. They then returned to 
Ohio, and Captain Shuey was mustered out on the 20 of Aug., 
1865, having been in the service three years and three months. 
He then engaged in the milling business in Cincinnati, in 1867, 
and on the 20 of June, 1869, he married Angle C. Cunningham. 
They had one child, viz: Judson A. He then moved to Ripley, 
Brown county, Ohio, where he engaged in the dry goods business 
on Jan. 1, 1870. They were members of the Methodist Episcopal 
Church. 

1. Judson Ayers Shuey (6) was bom Jan. 24, 1874, at Rip- 
ley, Brown county, Ohio. He is married and lives in Dayton, 
Ky. 

3. George Edward Shuey (5) was born March 22, 1842, at 
Germantown, Ohio. He served his country with distinguished 
honor during the Civil War, in the 71st Ohio Volunteers, Infan- 
try. He was in the battles of Pittsburg Landing, Mission Ridge, 
Knoxville, Sherman's campaign to Atlanta, was with Schofield 
at Franklin, and with General Thomas at Nashville, at the final 
overthrow of Hood's army. He married Mary Kauffman, of 
Miamisburg, Ohio, at Lancaster, Pa., November 17, 1868. He 
lived at Elkhart, Indiana, and was a member of the Evangelical 
Lutheran Church. He was a miller by trade. Later he was a 
railroad official at Ocala, Florida, where he died Feb. 26, 1917. 
No children. 

5. Fredonia Ophelia Shuey (5) was born at Germantown, 
Ohio, Feb. 17, 1849. She died Jan. 7, 1866, aged 16 years, 10 



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196 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

months and 21 days. She was a member of the Reforined 
Church. 

6. Philip Manford Shuey (5) was born at Germantown, 
Ohio, Jan. 15, 1850. He was an unusually bright young man, 
and read law, choosing that for his profession. After he was ad- 
mitted to the Bar, he connected himself with the firm of Fisher 
& Duncan, Cincinnati, and took charge of their business in New 
York City, where he practiced. He was an excellent man, of 
exemplary Christian character, bright mind and courteous man- 
ners, thus endearing himself to all with whom he came in con- 
tact. He died May 25, 1875. 

4. Ellender Shuey (5) was born at Germantown, Ohio, Aug. 
29, 1845. She was married to William H. Revenger, of Miamis- 
burg, Ohio, April 21, 1869. Three children were born to thein: 
Charles J. Bessie and Robert. Mr. Bevenger died and his widow 
lives at 55 McOwen Street, Dayton, Ohio. 

1. Charles Jacob Bevenger (6) was born April 4, 1870. He 
married May Kauffman and they have six children: 1. Ella 
Lucile (7), a teacher in Dayton; 2. Esther (7), a stenographer 
in Miamisburg; 3. Margaret (7); 4. Wilson (7); 5. Edward 
(7) ; 6. Paul Jacob (7) ; residence, Miamisburg, Ohio. 

2. Bessie Fredonia Bevenger (6) was bom Jan. 11, 1872. 
She was an efficient book-keeper for a number of years. On 
Sept. 6, 1917, she was married to Raymond Tyndall Shuey (5). 
Residence, Dayton, Ohio. 

3. Robert Reiter Bevenger (6) was born Feb. 26, 1875. He 
married Elsa Euchenhofer, Aug. 23, 1905. They have one child, 
Jane Louise Bevenger (7), born July 23, 1910. Residence, 55 
McOwen Street, Dayton, Ohio. 

7. Frank Shuey was born in Dayton, Ohio, Feb. 8, 1853, 
and learned the trade of a machinist, at Miamisburg, Ohio, whicn 
trade he followed at Anderson, Indiana. He married Alice 
Studebaker. No children. Residence, Miamisburg, Ohio. 

4. Michael Shuey (4) was born September 22, 1822, in Ger- 
mantown, Ohio. He married Ellen McGriff, of Preble county, 
Ohio. They had eight children: Lewis L., John P., Catharine, 
Jesse, Erastus, Woodbridge, Charles, and Harrison. His wife 
died in Aug., 1862. He afterwards married Mary H. Ireland, of 
New York City, an intelligent and accomplished woman. They 
had six children: Minnie, Frank, Raymond, Firman, Lottie and 
Stanley. Mr. Shuey was engaged in the milling business in Ger- 
mantown, where he resided during his whole life. He was a suc- 
cessful business man, and was one of the prominent business men 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 197 

of Germantown. He was a member of the Reformed Church. 
1. Lewis L. Shuey (5) was born Dec. 1, 1843. He married 
Mary E. Drake, of Lebanon, Ohio. They had four children: 
Russell, Willa, Charles and Florence. He was first a miller and 
later a druggist. Members of the Reformed Church. They re- 
sided in Dayton, where he died in March, 1914. His wife died 
in 1913. 

1. Russell Hill Shuey (6) was born Feb. 16, 1870. He is a 
druggist in Dayton. He married Josiephine Elvora West, Jtme 
28, 1894. They have one son, Russell Lewis Shuey (7), born 
Sept. 19, 1897, who married Cora Mary Dowdna, Sept. 4, 1915, 
and they have one child, Marian Katherine (8), born April 12, 
1917. 

2. Willa Shuey (6) was born Nov. 28, 1871. She is mar- 
ried to Samuel Carr, who at present holds the office of Recorder 
of Montgomery county, Ohio. They reside in Dayton. They 
have four children: Florence A. Carr (7), born Feb. 16, 1905; 
Bruce Lewis Carr (7), born July 20, 1907 ; Ruth Ellinor Carr (7), 
bom April 26, 1909; Robert James Carr (7), born Jan. 14, 1912. 
Members of the Reformed Church. 

3. Charles Odlin Shuey (6) was born July 30, 1876. He is 
a musician and is also employed in the Cash Register factory. 
He married Bessie Viola Mowen. They have two children: 
Mary Ellen (7), born June 28, 1903, and Dorothy Jean (7), 
bom Feb. 13, 1905. 

4. Florence Katherine Shuey (6) was born April 14, 1891. 
She is a successful teacher in the schools of Dayton, Ohio. 

2. John Philip Shuey (5) was born Oct. 14, 1845. He mar- 
ried Sarah C. Dechant, of Germantown, Ohio, Sept. 18, 186/". 
They have three children : Earl, Ella and Robert. He was in the 
grocery business and a farmer, and now lives retired in German- 
town. Members of the Lutheran Church. 

1. Earl Leonard Shuey (6) was bom May 15, 1874. He is 
a farmer, not married, and resides in Germantown, Ohio. 

2. Ella Beatrice Shuey (6) was born June 28, 1877. She 
resides with her parents. 

3. Robert J. Shuey (6) was born July 1, 1881. He married 
Ef fie Martz, Sept. 17, 1900. Two children : Bernice Valora, bom 
Sept. 6, 1902, and died of diphtheria, Oct. 7, 1906 ; Leonard Henry, 
bom Aug. 16, 1905. He lives with his grandparents, J. P. Shuey, 
who took charge of him when his mother died of diphtheria Oct. 
15, 1906. In July, 1912, Robert married Mrs. Florence Mellor, 



198 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

a widow with two children. He is a motorman. They reside in 
Dayton, Ohio. 

3. Catharine J. Shuey (5) was bom Aug. 25, 1848. She was 
not married. She died at Camden, Ohio, Oct. 5, 1916. 

4. Jesse A. Shuey (5) was bom March 16, 1850. He mar- 
ried Belle Knapp. They had one child, which died in infancy. 
Mrs. Shuey died in 1912. He is a cigar maker and resides in 
Germantown, Ohio. 

5. Erastus B. Shuey (5) was bom April 1, 1852. He mar- 
ried Alice Hollenbeck, of Waterloo, Nebraska. Two children: 
1. Ella (6), who fitted herself as a teacher. She was married 
to W. F. Gable and they had one son, Howard (7). She died of 
tuberculosis in Denver, Colorado. Members of the Reformed 
Church. 2. Selah Shuey (6) married Lottie Trout. They reside 
in Germantown, Ohio. Erastus B. Shuey's wife died of tuber- 
culosis when her two children were quite small. He brought 
them back to Germantown where he and his step-mother reared 
them. 

6. Woodbridge Odlin Shuey (5) was bom Oct. 16, 1853. He 
married Arvilla M. Hayes at Sioux Falls, S. Dakota, Dec. 28, 
1882. Five children: Fern, Floyd, Walter, Inez and Blanche. 
He is in the mercantile business at St. Peters, Minn., Route 4. 
Members of the Christian Church. 

1. Feme G. Shuey (6) was born Aug. 20, 1888. She died 
Oct. 26, 1892. 

2. Floyd W. Shuey (6) was bom Jan. 22, 1891. He had a 
good position as book-keeper and cashier in Seattle, Wash. He 
was taken with pneumonia and died in a few days, Feb. 19, 1915. 

3. Walter R. Shuey (6) was born July 30, 1892. He was a 
stenographer. He died July 3, 1916. 

4. Inez E. Shuey (6) was born July 20, 1895. 

5. Blanche A. Shuey (6) was born April 20, 1897. 

7. Charles M. Shuey (5) was born Feb. 7, 1856. They re- 
side in Dayton, Ohio. He married Christy Rodaffer and they 
have four children : Edwin, Florence, Willard and Willa. He is 
a miller by trade. Members of the Reformed Church. 

1. Edwin Shuey (6) is married. They have one child, named 
Clarence (7). Edwin is a rural mail carrier. They reside in 
Germantown, Ohio. 

2. Florence Shuey (6) is a trained nurse, being a graduate 
from the Miami Valley Hospital, at Dayton. Residence, Day- 
ton, Ohio. 



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3. Willard Shuey (6) is employed at the Cash Register Co., 
Dayton, Ohio. 

4. Willa Shuey (6) resides with her parents in Dayton, Ohio. 

8. Harrison Lincoln Shuey (5) was bom Jan. 9, 1862. He 
is a blacksmith and lives near Springfield, Ohio. He married 
Emma C. Kennedy. They have one son, Elmer. Members of 
the Lutheran Church. 

1. Elmer Odlin Shuey (6) was born May 8, 1887. He is a 
butcher in Springfield, Ohio. He married Charlotte Boyer. 

9. Minnie Shuey (5) was born March 1, 1865. She was mar- 
ried to Samuel Sowers and they have two children : Frank R. and 
Alice M. They reside in Germantown, Ohio. Members of the 
M. E. Church. 

1. Frank R. Sowers (6) is a professor in Racine, Wis. 

2. Alice M. Sowers (6) is a student in college at Oxford, 
Ohio. 

10. Frank George Shuey (5) was born Aug. 19, 1866. He 
is a prominent attorney at Camden, Ohio. He married Lora 
Ferguson. They have one son, Arthur. 

1. Arthur Ferguson Shuey (6) is a graduate of Miami Uni- 
versity and also of the Boston Technical School, and was sani- 
tary engineer in Jacksonville, Florida, but has now taken the 
superintendency of the water works at Tampa, Florida. He mar- 
ried Mary Willis Miller, of Louisville, Ky., Oct. 24, 1917. 

11. Raymond Tyndall Shuey (5) was born March 8, 1868. 
He is a carpenter, residing in Dayton, Ohio. He married Blanche 
L. Eichelberger, Sept. 11, 1891. They have two children: Ray- 
mond and Blanche. Members of the United Brethren Church. 
His wife died May 11, 1914. On Sept. 6, 1917, he married 
Bessie F. Bevenger (6), a granddaughter of Jacob Shuey. 

1. Raymond Stanley Shuey (6), was born Aug. 26, 1893. 
He married Elsa Hof fritz, March 10, 1914. Two children: 
Charles Raymond (7) was born Dec. 10, 1914, and Edward 
William (7), bom Sept. 6, 1917. Residence, Dayton, Ohio. 

12. Firman A. Shuey (5) was born April 14, 1871. He 
died May 11, 1876. 

13. Charlotte Barbara Shuey (5) was bom July 9, 1874. 
She was married to Albert W. Keplar. They reside at Miamis- 
burg, Ohio, where he is the engineer for the Electric Light Plant. 
Members of the Reformed Church. No children. 

14. J. Stanley Shuey (5) was born Nov. 19, 1879. He grad- 
uated from the high school and taught school ten years. He mar- 
ried Bessie Lee Appleby, of Camden, Dec. 27, 1904. Two chil- 



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dren: Eugene Gordon Shuey (6) was born Oct. 13, 1908, and died 
Dec. 17, 1908. Bruce Stanley Shuey (6) was bom Nov. 3, 1912. 
In 1912 he accepted a position on sanitary police force of the 
Cincinnati Health Department and was later promoted to assistant 
chief inspector. He also studied law and in Jan., 1917, was ad- 
mitted to practice. Address 2402, Fairview Ave., Cincinnati, 
Ohio. 

IV. JOHN SHUEY (3) 
Was born Sept. 30, 1787, in Bethel township, Dauphin county, 
Pennsylvania. At eight years of age he went with his father to 
Augusta county, Virginia. He was brought up on the farm. He 
married Catharine Funkhouser, Aug. 31, 1809. They had nine 
children, viz : Margaret, Mary, Ephraim, John P., Catharine, Eliza, 
Lydia J., William L., and James H. They lived in Augusta 
county, Va., until 1835, when they moved to Vigo county, In- 
diana, where he continued farming until called away by death, 
which occurred Oct. 14, 1856, aged 69 years and 14 days. Mrs. 
Shuey died ten years afterwards — ^Jan., 1866. They were mem- 
bers of the United Brethren Church. In politics, his whole fam- 
ily was Republican, and quite a number of them were actively 
engaged in the Civil W^ar. 

1. Margaret Shuey (4) was born June 12, 1810. She w^as 
married to Henry Rhyan, Dec. 18, 1828, and had seven children. 
They resided at New Goshen, Vigo county, Indiana. They were 
members of the United Brethren Church. 

2. Mary Shuey (4) was born Nov. 11, 1811. She was mar- 
ried to James B. Ermentrout, Sept. 1, 1835, and had four children. 
She was a faithful member of the United Brethren Church. She 
died June 18, 1842, aged 30 years, 7 months and 7 days. Cath- 
arine Virginia (5), their oldest child, was born June 6, 1836; was 
married to John Shank, and had five children. 2. William 
Henry (5) was born March 2, 1838; he married E. R. Dobbins, 
Dec. 8, 1859, and had three children ; he served in the 79th Illinois 
Regiment during the Civil War, and was in a Confederate prison 
for eight months ; his family were members of the United Brethren 
Church. 3. Eliza Margaret (5) was born Feb. 13, 1840; was 
married to Lorenzo Board, and had four children ; they were mem- 
bers of the United Brethren Church. 4. Mary Jane (5) was 
bom May 26, 1842, and died June 6, 1842. 

3. Rev. Ephraim Shuey (4) was bom Jan. 8, 1814, in 
Augusta county, Virginia. United with the United Brethren 
Church. He married Matilda A. Grass on Dec. 10, 1835, in 



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Indiana, but she was also from Virginia. In 1847 they moved 
to a farm near Westfield, IIHnois. They had seven children: 
James, Louisa, John, Ephraim, Martha, William and Walton. 
His wife died Sept. 16, 1871. He later married Rebecca I. 
Hammer, widow of D. Hammer, and daughter of D. Fawcett. 
He was a minister of the United Brethren Church and in his 
life and ministrations in his humble way sought to do what he 
could in his Master's kingdom. He died Jan. 24, 1897. 

1. Rev. James F. Shuey (5) was born Oct. 2, 1837. He 
grew up on the farm, attending the common schools and for a 
time the Hartsville Seminary. Then taught several years. At 
the breaking out of the Civil War he enHsted in Co. E., 123 
Regiment 111. Vol., and served as first sergeant, and at the end 
of three years was honorably discharged. He then attended 
Westfield College for a time, but did not complete his course. 
When 24 years of age he was licensed to preach, and later was 
ordained an elder in the United Brethren Church. He has been 
in the active ministry only to a limited extent, but has used his 
energies in his. local church and Sunday school. He married 
Emily E. Koontz, of Westfield, Sept. 20, 1866. Four children : 
Ora Stella, Myrtle Arden, William S., and Olin Bruce. He was 
steward of the Ladies' Hall, of Westfield College for several 
years. Then moved to Argenta, Macon county. 111. He was ap- 
pointed post-master, which office he held fifteen years. His 
wife died Feb. 8, 1904. He later married Mrs. Rachel E. Ben- 
ford, of Argenta, where they reside. 

1. Ora Stella Shuey (6) was born July 19, 1867. She was 
married to F. N. Munch, Sept. 1, 1887. They have five children : 
Ada, Gertrude, Castle, Twilla, Maurice. They live on a farm. 
Address, Weldon, Illinois. 

1. Ada Mae Munch (7) was married to George Bopp in 
1915. They are members of the United Brethren Church. Ad- 
dress, Decatur, Illinois. 

2. Gertrude Munch (7) is a school teacher. Address, Wel- 
don, IIHnois. 

3. Castle Munch (7) married Viola Forbes in 1916. He 
is a farmer. Address, Weldon, Illinois. Members of' the United 
Brethren Church. 

4. Twilla Munch (7) is a book-keeper in Decatur, Illinois. 

5. Maurice Munch (7) is attending school. 

2. Myrtle Arden Shuey (6) was born Dec. 23, 1868. She 
was married to George N. Dunham, March 13, 1888. They have 
one son, Percy Dunham (7), who married Jessie McDaniel. He 



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is a rural mail carrier. Address, Maroa, Illinois. They have 
two children. George N. Dunham died Sept. 19, 1902. His 
widow. Myrtle A., afterwards was married to William Wool- 
dridge. They live at Latham, Illinois. They are members of 
the M. E. Church. 

3. William Sherman Shuey (6) was born Jan. 15, 1871. 
He married Emma Lockwood, July 24, 1915. He is a con- 
crete builder. Address, Argenta, 111. 

4. Olin Bruce Shuey (6) was bom Sept. 15, 1871. He is a 
barber at Argenta, Illinois. He married Blanche Coulter, Dec. 
12, 1895. They have four children: Leafy Shuey (7), who was 
married to John Larson, July 26, 1915. One daughter. Ad- 
dress, Decatup, Illinois. Zera Shuey (7), Harold Shuey (7), 
and Max Shuey (7), Argenta, Illinois. 

2. Louisa Ann Shuey (5). was born Sept. 27, 1839. She 
was married to C. C. Ormsby, Sept. 22, 1861, and had three chil- 
dren. She died Feb. 14, 1872, aged 32 years, 4 months and 18 
days. She was a member of the United Brethren Church. 

3. John Robert Shuey (5) was bom Sept. 14, 1841, and died 
Sept. 6, 1842, aged 1 year less 8 days. 

4. Ephraim Ezra Shuey (5) was born July 27, 1844. Dur- 
ing the Civil War he served his country in Co. E., 123 Regiment, 
111. Vol. Inf. He married Sarah E. Evinger, March 11, 1867. 
They had three children: Etty Leona, Clarence O., and an in- 
fant that died. His wife died Aug. 24, 1872. On April 5, 1875, 
he married Sarah E. Conolly, and they had eight children : Clyde 
E. Roscoe, C. Ethel May, Dale O., Ada Retta, Fred Ezra, Ray 
L., and a baby girl which died in infancy. They lived near 
Westf ield, Illinois, and in 1880 they moved to Kansas, near Chalk 
Mount, and later to Emporia, Kansas. Here he had a splendid 
opportunity to educate his children, the State Normal School 
being located at Emporia. In Illinois they were members of the 
United Brethren Church; in Kansas, of the M. E. Church. 

1. Etty Leona Shuey (6) married Mr. Turner, a farmer of 
Illinois. 

2. Clarence Otterbein Shuey (6) is an engineer and lives 
in Denver, Colorado. 

4. Clyde Egbert Shuey (6) was bom Jan. 30, 1876. 
Reared on the farm. Educated in the public schools and the 
State Normal School. Was a farmer for some years and later 
a clerk in a wholesale house in Emporia. On April 2, 1902, he 
married Elma Hershberger, and they have five children: 1. 
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Shuey (7) was born July 16, 1905; 3. Helen Marie Shuey (7) 
was born Dec. 22, 1907; 4. Nadine Fay Shuey (7) was born 
Dec. 14, 1911; 5. Kenneth Leroy Shuey (7) was born July 
18, 1914. 

5. Roscoe Connolly Shuey (6) was born March 8, 1878. 
Educated in the common schools. Engaged in farming near 
Emporia. Then moved to Plainville, Kansas, and continued 
farming. In 1902 he married Rose Hershberger, of Plain- 
ville, and they have five children: Lawrence Dale Shuey (7) 
was bom Dec. 25, 1902; Hazel Nannie Shuey (7) was bom 
April 7, 1905; Mabel Irene Shuey (7) was born Oct. 12, 1909; 
Norvin Eugene Shuey (7) was born March 1, 1913, and George 
Boyd Shuey (7) was born Dec. 18, 1916. They are members 
of the United Brethren Church. In 1915 they moved to Sand- 
ers, Montana, where he is farming. 

6. Ethel Mary Shuey (6) was born near Topeka, Kansas, 
Feb. 3, 1880. She is a graduate of the State Normal School and 
has taken post graduate work in the same school. She has 
been teaching school a number of years and is now teaching at 
Pocatello, Idaho. Member of the Congregational Church, and 
is an earnest church worker. 

7. Dale Owen Shuey (6) was born near Topeka, Kansas, 
Aug. 26, 1881. Reared on the farm. Was educated in the 
State Normal School and also graduated from the Emporia 
Business College. He taught school four years, and in 1908 
moved to Spokane, Washington, where he entered the Govern- 
ment service and is still working in the Spokane postoffice. 
In 1907 he married Edith Aydelotte, of Eskridge, Kansas. They 
have four children: 1. Harold Eugene Shuey (7), born June 
2, 1909; 2. Virginia Edith Shuey (7), born Feb. 28, 191 i; 3. 
Thelma Leone Shuey (7) was born March 18, 1912; 4. Dale O. 
Shuey (7) was born Oct. 12, 1917. They are members of the 
M. E. Church. 

8. Ada Retta Shuey (6) was bom near Topeka, March, 27, 
1883. She is a graduate of the State Normal School and has 
taught a number of years. She has talent in music and art. 
Member of Congregational Church. Address, Twin Falls, Idaho. 

9. Fred Ezra Shuey (6) was born April 21, 1885. After 
leaving school he learned telegraphy and is now an operator at 
Slaton, Texas. 

10. Ray Lafayette Shuey (6) was born Nov. 23, 1887. After 
graduating from the State Normal School he taught manual 
training at different high schools and at the same time studied 



204 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

law, was admitted to the Bar and is now practicing law. He 
entered the U. S. Army and was in the officers' training camp 
at Ft. Monroe, Va., and has been appointed Lieutenant in the 
Coast Artillery. 

5. Martha Almaretta Shuey (5) was bom Dec. 24, 1846. 
She was married to Rev. J. O. Collins, Sept. 13, 1870, a minister 
in the M. E. Church. Rev. Collins was a faithful minister for 
twenty years and died at his post of duty at Minier, Illinois. 
They had two children: 1. Lelia Collins (6), who was married 
to Emile Pitrat, two children, Robert Pitrat (7) and Maude 
Pitrat (7). Residence, Urbana, 111.; 2. Clifford Collins (6) 
died previous to his father, Rev. Collins. Both are buried at 
Champaign, Illinois. 

6. William Henry Shuey (5) was bom Dec. 5, 1850. He 
married Elizabeth J. Gordan, Nov. 28, 1869. She died in Nov., 
1883. Children: John P. (6), Morton (6), Ephraim (6), and 

C E. (6). He married Leona May Roper, of Greenville, 

111., Aug. 26, 1885. Children: William Horace (6), Francis 
F. (6), Ralph Waldo (6), Lois (6), Marian (6), Myldred (6), 
and Mable (6). William taught school for ten years, and then 
worked at the carpenter trade, and for many years has been fore- 
man carpenter for the Vandalia Railroad Co. Members of the 
Presbyterian Church. Residence, Effingham, Illinois. 

1. John P. Shuey (6) was never married. When last 
heard from him in 1907 he was at Rawhide, Colorado. 

2. Morton D. Shuey (6) was killed in a rolling mill. Un- 
married. 

3. Ephraim O. Shuey (6) was an engineer on the Vandalia 
Railroad. In an accident he had a foot taken off. He is now 
running the pumping station at Vevay Park, Illinois. He xnar- 
ried Mamie McCosh, of Terre Haute, Ind. Their daughter, 
Gertrude Shuey (7), was married to Walter Acheson, of Brazil, 
Indiana. He is foreman of Brazel Paving Brick Works. They 
have three children: Walter (8), who is in the Coast Artillery; 
Edward (8) and William (8). 

4. C. E. Shuey (6) died after he had grown up. He was 
unmarried. 

5. William Horace Shuey (6) was bom June 30, 1886. He 
responded to the call for troops in the world's war and is cor- 
poral in Co. L., 38 Regiment, U. S. Inf. He had previously 
served four years in the U. S. Navy. Unmarried. 

6. Francis Frederick Shuey (6) was born Dec. 3, 1888. 
He served four years in the U. S. Navy. He is now practicing 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 205 

law in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. In 1913 he married Savilla Sum- 
mer, of Effingham, 111. They have a son named Frederick (7). 

7. Ralph Waldo Emerson Shuey (6) was born March 1, 
1893. He enlisted in the U. S. Navy as yeoman and received 
several promotions. He was on the U. S. Destroyer Cassin in 
the famous battle with a German submarine on Oct. IS, 1917. 
He was one of the men cited by Vice-Admiral Sims for show- 
ing coolness and qualities of leadership. He was promoted to 
the rank of chief petty officer. This is certainly a noble and 
meritorious record for one so young. 

8. Lois Virginia Shuey (6) was born Sept. 27 , 1898. She 
graduated from the high school and was clerking in a book store 
in Effingham. She was married to Wilson Wothen of Mur- 
physboro. III, on Oct. 6, 1917. He left almost immediately to 
serve his country as Sergeant in Co. G, 130 U. S. Inf. Regiment. 

9. Marian Shuey (6) was bom Oct. 28, 1900. She passed 
through the high school. She was married to Russel Humes 
at the same time of her sister's wedding, Oct. 6, 1917. He also 
left in Co. G., 130 U. S. Inf. Regiment as corporal. 

10. Myldred Shuey (6) was born Sept. 12, 1902. She is 
in the high school. 

11. Mabel J. Shuey (6) was born Feb. 18, 1909. She is 
attending school 

The true patriotism of the Shuey family is again fully mani- 
fested in this household, a record of which they can be justly 
proud. They are members of the Presbyterian Church. 

7. Walton Smith Shuey (5) was born March 30, 1853. He 
was a member of the United Brethren Church. He was a 
farmer and lived near Casey, Clark county, Illinois. 

4. Rev. John P. Shuey (4) was born July 16, 1816. Em- 
braced religion in his 17lh year, and connected himself with the 
United Brethren Church. ?Ie r.fdiried Elizabeth B. Grass, Feb. 
12, 1835, and had four chil«]ron, viz: Joseph G., William R., 
Alma Maria, and John L\ ?.xc entered the ministry of ;he 
United Brethren Church in 1837, and filled many stations both 
as presiding elder and circuit preacher, and devoted nearly his 
whole life to the active work of the ministry. In 1862 he entered 
the service of the United States in the Civil War as Chaplain 
of the 123d Regiment Illinois Volunteers. About 1871 he en- 
gaged in the mercantile business. He lived at Westfield, Coles 
county, Illinois. 

1. Rev. Joseph Glossbrenner Shuey (5) was born Dec. 24, 
1835. He embraced religion in his tenth year, and entered the 



206 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

ministry in the United Brethren Church at eighteen years of 
age. He was a regular itinerant preacher and filled some very 
important stations. He married Mary Ann Fancher, April 8, 
1856, and had one child, which died in infancy. His wife also 
died April 30, 1857. For awhile he studied in the Hartville 
University of Indiana. On Aug. 31, 1858, he married Anna 
Maria Huddleston. They had seven children: Edward Homer, 
Ida Belle, Rose Emma, Cora Albertine, Charles William, John 
Oscar, and Leland Ulyssus. He died July 11, 1903. 

1. Rev. Edward Homer Shuey, D.D. (6), was born July 
27, 1859, at Dublin, Indiana. He completed his course of stud- 
ies at Westfield College, Westfield, Illinois, in June, 1883. He 
taught in the public schools of Illinois for five years. He grad- 
uated in the 1894 class. Scientific Course (B.S.), Westfield 
College. He became a Christian at the age of ten and is a 
member and a minister of the Church of the United Brethren 
in Christ. His ordination occurred at Terre Haute, Indiana, 
Sept., 1890, Bishop G. W. Hott, D.D., officiating. He served as 
pastor of the First United Brethren Church, Terre Haute, 1894- 
1898. He was Field Secretary for Westfield College from April, 
1898, to Sept., 1900. He secured the funds for the remodeling of 
the Administration building. He served as pastor of Springfield, 
Illinois, First Church from 1900-1906. He became pastor at 
Decatur, Illinois, First Church in 1906, serving until 1912, dur- 
ing his pastorate the beautiful new building, containing thirty 
two rooms was erected at a cost of $45,000. In the year 1908, 
Westfield College conferred upon him, the degree of Doctor of 
Divinity. He served one year, 1912-13 as District Superin- 
tendent, Springfield District, Northern Illinois Conference. He 
was elected by the General Conference, Canton, Ohio, May, 1909, 
as a member of the Foreign Missionary Board for a term of four 
years and was then re-elected at the Decatur, Illinois, General 
Conference, 1913. He was married in the year 1882, Dec. 25, 
Professor W. R. Shuey officiating, to Miss Ivah Ella Mills, of 
Westfield, Illinois, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Samuel Mills. 
Four daughters blessed this home. 

1. Ultra Faustina Shuey (7) was born Dec. 12, 1885, at 
Westfield, Illinois. She became a Christian at the age of seven 
and joined the United Brethren Church. She graduated from 
the Springfield Illinois high school in the class of 1905. She 
attended Millikin University, Decatur, Illinois; the State Nor- 
mal, Normal Illinois, also the Northwestern University School 
of Music. She was a teacher in the city schools at both Spring- 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 207 

field and Decatur. She was assistant supervisor of music in 
Springfield schools in the year 1913. She was married to Attor- 
ney Gustave A. Kramer, Oct. 21, 1914. Mr. Kramer is a grad- 
uate of the University of Illinois, and the Chicago University. 
Address, Clarion, Iowa. Members of the Congregational Church. 

2. Avice Beatrice Shuey (7) was born at Westfield, Illi- 
nois, Dec. 29, 1886. She was converted at the age of six years 
and united with the United Brethren Church. She attended 
Springfield High School, Westfield College, Westfield, Illinois, 
and Millikin University, Decatur, Illinois. She was married to 
James Weston Hammond, Oct. 21, 1914 (double wedding). 
Mr. Hammond is a graduate of the University of Illinois and the 
Ohio State University. He is now in the employment of the Ohio 
State Experiment Station at Wooster, Ohio, a specialist in sheep 
and wool or animal husbandry. They have one son, Frank 
Eugene Hammond (8). Members of the M. E. Church, 
Wooster, Ohio. 

3. Naoma Austia Shuey (7) was born at Terre Haute, In- 
diana, Nov. 16, 1896. She became a Christian at the age of five 
years and united with the United Brethren Church. She grad- 
uated from the Grand Rapids Michigan High School in the 
June class, 1914. She was a student in the Domestic Science 
Course at the James Millikin University, Decatur, Illinois. She 
was married to John Wesley Shoples of Clarion, Iowa, Dec. 25, 
1917. Members of the Congregational Church. 

4. Ivah Pauline Shuey (7) was born at Springfield, Illi- 
nois, Oct. 11, 1900. She became a Christian at the age of four 
years and united with the United Brethren Church. She is a 
graduate of the Decatur high school. She is planning to be- 
come a medical missionary to the foreign field. 

2. Ida Belle Shuey (6) was born June 12, 1863. She at- 
tended Westfield College. She became a milliner and was in 
that business for a number of years. Her health failing she went 
to New Mexico and took up a Government claim of 160 acres. 
Later she was in the employ of the Battle Creek, Michigan, San- 
itaritun for a few years. In 1914, she was married to Parley 
Comelston and resides at Battle Creek, Michigan. She is a 
member of the United Brethren Church. 

3. Etta Rosa Emma Shuey (6) was borri Oct. 28, 1865. 
She attended Westfield College. She was married to Charles 
W. Wells. They have two children: Wanda (7) and Winnefred 
(7). Member of the United Brethren Church. 



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4. Cora Albertine Shuey (6) was bom Nov. 3, 1867. She 
attended Westfield College. She was married to Charles E. 
Bigelow. Prof. Bigelow was at the head of the business de- 
partment of Westfield College for ten years. He is now in the 
lumber business in Westfield. They have four children: 
Lucile (7), Lorene (7), Esther (7), and Frances (7). Members 
of the United Brethren Church. 

5. Charles William Shuey (6) was born Feb. 2, 1870, and 
died in 1895. 

6. John Oscar Shuey (6) was bom May 2, 1872. He is 
married and lives in Los Angeles, California, where he is in the 
real estate business. 

7. Leland Ulyssus Shuey (6) was born Feb. 21, 1875. He 
lives in Champaign, Illinois, is a barber by trade, but is now in 
the real estate business. 

2. William Robert Shuey (5) was born Dec. 11, 1837. He 
became a member of the United Brethren Church in his youth. 
He took a course of studies in the Hartville University, also in 
Indianapolis, Chicago, and in Westfield College. He married 
Mary Emeline Chittenden, daughter of Rev. S. S. Chittenden, 
Aug. 16, 1860. He was elected a member of the Lower Wabash 
Conference, of the United ^Brethren Church in 1862. He 
graduated in the classical course in Westfield College, and the 
same year was elected Professor of Mathematics in said college. 
His whole life was spent as an instructor in this college, and was 
secretary and treasurer of the collie and also secretary of the 
faculty for many years. His teaching was pervaded with re- 
ligion and morality, which give additional strength to education. 
His many years of usefulness were a blessing to many who came 
under his wise instruction. They had two children: Alma L. 
and Flora M. His wife, who was a very faithful and devoted 
church worker, and especially in the Sunday school, where for 
forty years she was the beloved superintendent of the primary 
department, died Dec. 4, 1913. 

1. Alma Lucina Shuey (6) was bom Oct. 25, 1861. The 
school facilities of Westfield gave her a splendid opportunity 
to prepare herself for the exacting duties which she has realized 
as a minister's wife, for she was married to Rev. D. E. Baer.^ 
They have one daughter, Fern Shuey Baer (7). Address, Gib- 
son City, Illinois. 

2. Florence Mae Shuey (6) was born Aug. 13, 1873. She 
was educated in the schools of Westfield. She was married to 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 209 

H. P. Campbell. Their son is named Eugene Shuey Campbell 
(7). Address, Tuscola, Illinois. 

3. Alma Maria Shuey (5) was born Nov. 24, 1841. She 
was a student of the Hartville University. She embraced re- 
ligion when young, and lived a very pious life. She died July 
8, 1860, aged 18 years, 7 months and 14 days. 

4. John Russell Shuey (5) was born April 6, 1849. His 
studies were pursued in Westfield College, Illinois. He married 
Mary D. Ormsby, Sept. 26, 1867, and on Sept. 26, 1917, they 
celebrated their golden wedding anniversary, which was at- 
tended by many friends and relatives from Indiana and Illinois. 
He has been in the Fire and Life Insurance business upwards 
of forty years, and for faithful service received a medal in 1917. 
They have seven children: Charles A., William O., Ernest R., 
Henrietta E., Mary E., Lois R., and Lurah G. They are mem- 
bers of the United Brethren Church. Residence, Westfield, 
Illinois. 

1. Charles Alvin Shuey (6) was born July 26, 1868. He is 
a successful lawyer, residing in Charleston, 111. He married Ida 
B. Senneff of Odin, Indiana, in 1894. They have two children 
living and one dead. 

1. Vera Anne Shuey (7) was born Sept. 17, 1896. She 
graduated in the Charleston High School and the Eastern Illinois 
State Normal, and is now teaching in the public schools of 
Champaign, Illinois. 

2. Mary Audfey Shuey (7) was born April 22, 1900. She 
is a student in the Eastern Illinois State Normal, having almost 
completed her course of studies. 

3. Aldah Marjorie Shuey (7) was born Aug. 12, 1907, and 
died Aug. 15, 1907. 

2. William Ormsby Shuey (6) was born May 22, 1870. 
He died in Dec, 1910, leaving a wife, Rose Shuey, and three 
children : 

1. Wayne O. Shuey (7), Westfield, 111. 

2. Enid Reese Shuey (7), Westfield, 111. 

3. Mrs. Pearl Baker (7), Byron, Michigan, and grandson, 
Ernest Lewis Baker (8). 

3. Ernest Russell Shuey (6) was born Aug. 8, 1872. He is 
in the Hardware and Furniture business in Villa Grove, 111., and 
also partner of L. A. Rider, of the firm of Shuey & Rider in 
the Hardware and Furniture business in Westfield, 111. 

4. Henrietta Elizabeth Shuey (6) was bom July 26, 1874. 
She was married to L. A. Rider in Nov., 1893. Members of 



210 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

the United Brethren Church. They have two children. Resi- 
dence, Westfield, III. 

1. Frederick Castle Rider (7). 

2. Donavan Shuey Rider (7). 

5. Mary Edna Shuey (6) assists her father in the insur- 
ance business. 

6. Lois Rosamond Shuey (6) is a saleslady for a dry goods 
firm and lives with her parents. 

7. Lurah Grace Shuey (6) was married to Randall Tohill. 
They reside at Villa Grove, 111. They have three children: 

1. Mary Francella Tohill (7). 

2. Ernest Russell Tohill (7). 

3. Dorothy Elizabeth Tohill (7). 

5. Catharine V. Shuey (4) was born Dec. 10, 1818. She 
joined the United Brethren Church. She was married to Pleas- 
ant B. Rippetoe, March 13, 1834, who was a member of the 
Methodist Episcopal Church, and the family became members 
of that church. In the fall of 1835 they moved to Putnam 
county, Indiana, where they remained but one year, and then 
moved to Vigo county, where they remained until 1873 ; they then 
moved to Effingham county, Illinois. They were farmers, and 
followed that occupation all their lives. They reared quite a 
large family, having twelve children, who have risen to some 
prominence and are useful citizens. Their names are John 
Henry (5), who is a farmer, and lives at Sanford, Vigo county, 
Indiana; married Mary Jane Malcome, and has three children, 
one son and two daughters. 2. Jason Lee (5), who is a graduate 
of the Asbury University in Indiana, and was principal of the 
common schools of Connersville, Fayette county, Indiana; mar- 
ried Ella Allen, and they had two children, both daughters. 3. 
William Benson (5), after teaching school and attending the 
Asbury University for some time, became a minister of the 
Gospel in the Methodist Episcopal Church. He married Mary 
A. Houston, and has two children, a son and a daughter. 4. 
James Emory (5) likewise took a course of studies in the Asbury 
University, and became a minister in the Methodist Episcopal 
Church. He married Ermina Gloyd, and has one son. 

5. Leonidas L. Hamlin Rippetoe (5) was a school teacher 
for some time, but later took up farming. He married Delilah 
Boggs. 6. Kate S. Rippetoe (5). 7. Emma Z. Rippetoe (5), 
who is married to James Ira Webster. 8. Jennie E. Rippetoe 
(5). 9. Olin Bruce Rippetoe (5). 10. Olive M. Rippetoe (5). 
11. Ella H. W. Rippetoe (5). 12. Orringe P. Simpson (5). 



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This family is represented to be strictly temperate in habits, 
using neither liquor nor tobacco. The children are strong and 
robust, rather tall, being nearly six feet in height, with an aver- 
age weight of one hundred and fifty pounds. The older five 
boys were all actively engaged in the Civil War, having been 
members of the 18th Indiana Battery, of which William Benson, 
the third son, was First Lieutenant. All the members of the 
family are well educated, and have all been engaged in teaching 
school. 

6. Eliza Shuey (4) was born Feb. 9, 1823. She was mar- 
ried to Isaac Bolton, April 18, 1839. They were members of the 
United Brethren Church. Mr. Bolton was proprietor of Moni- 
tor Mills, Westfield, 111. They were the parents of nine chil- 
dren, viz: Rev. John Isaac Bolton (5) was born Jan. 4, 1841; 
he married Mary J. Skinner, and had two children, Emma Lu- 
cretia (6) and Lewis Henry (6). John I. died of consumption 
at the age of twenty-six. The second child, Emma Orilla (5), 
was born July 8, 1847, married to Albert Parcel at the age of 
seventeen, and had four children. Flora Belle (6), James Isaac 
(6), Dora Alice (6), and Eliza Catharine (6). They lived at 
Westfield, 111., and were farmers. 3. Dora Florella (5) was 
born July 13, 1849; married to Uzziel Howard Shult, a min- 
ister in the United Brethren Church, Feb. 20, 1876. They re- 
sided in Hancock county, 111. 4. Eliza Catharine (5) died at the 
age of five months. 5. Sarah Virginia (5) was born May 9, 
1853, and died at the age of five years. 6. James Henry (5) 
was born May 1, 1855. He graduated from Westfield College. 
7. George Philip (5) was born April 22, 1858, is also a graduate 
from Westfield College. 8. William Ezra (5) was born Nov. 
23, 1860; and Frances Benson (5) was born June 17, 1865. 
This is a respectable family, and is prominent in the place of its 
residence. AH the children are members of the United Brethren 
Church. They unite religion and education, and seek to be- 
come useful in both, leading quiet and unblamable lives. The 
parents could well congratulate themselves in having reared a 
useful and Christian familv. 

7. Lydia Jane Shuey (4) was born Oct. 14, 1825. She 
joined the United Brethren Church in her youth. She was mar- 
ried to Josiah Hicklin, after which she joined the Presbyterian 
Church, of which Mr. Hicklin was a member. 

8. William Lewis Shuey (4) was bom April 13, 1828. He 
was a member of the United Brethren Church. He was en- 
gaged in the mercantile business, and lived at Westfield, Illinois. 



212 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

He married Emily McAdams, May 11, 1848, and had five chil- 
dren, viz: Martha E., John H., Sarah J., Charles F. and Rosie 
Belle. He was a strictly temperate man, and useful in his com- 
munity. 

1. Martha Ellen Shuey (5) was born June 7, 1850. She 
was married to Meredith G. Owen, on the 23 of Nov., 1869, and 
has two children: Ernest L. (6), born Aug. 13, 1871 ; and Ger- 
trude (6) was born July 1, 1874. They are members of the 
United Brethren Church. 

2. John Henry Shuey (5) was bom July 11, 1852; died 
July 14, 1852. 

9. James Henry Shuey (4) was born Sept. 20, 1834, in 
Augusta county, Va. He was a teacher by profession and a 
member of the United Brethren Church. He married Sarah 
Ann Davidson, Oct. 5, 1854. She was also a teacher. They 
had two children: Cicero and Josephine. Mr. Shuey was acci- 
dentally killed by the discharge of a shot gun while cleaning the 
same, April 8, 1863. Buried at New Goshen, Indiana. Mrs. 
Shuey lived at Perryville, Indiana, most of her life after Mr. 
Shuey*s death. She died April 6, 1917. Buried at Westfield, 
Illinois. 

1. Cicero D. Edwards Shuey (5) was born July 22, 1855, 
and died Sept. 17, 1856. 

2. Martha Josephine Shuey (5) was born at Westfield, 
Illinois, Sept. 5, 1857. She took a collegiate course in Westfield 
College. She was married to Dr. Orlando Cornelius Toby, May 
18, 1876. Children: Genevieve, Austin, Harry, Helen, and 
Harriet. Dr. Tobey was sergeant of Co. B., 11th Regiment 
Maryland Volunteers. He fought in the battles of Gettysburg 
and Antietem, the latter battle was fought on his father's farm. 
He was a personal friend and acquaintance of the noted English 
physician, Dr. Austin Flint. Both Dr. and Mrs. Tobey were 
members of the United Brethren Church. Dr. Tobey died April 
20, 1891. Buried at Westfield, Illinois, where his widow resides. 

1. Sarah Genevieve Tobey (6) was born Sept. 26, 1877. 
She took a course in the high school and college preparatory in 
music and graduated in shorthand and typewriting in Westfield 
College. She attained high efficiency in shorthand and won 
several speed tests. Member of the United Brethren Church. 
She was married to Samuel Monroe Ashmore, August 14, 1895. 
She died in childbirth of twins, Genevieve and Josephine, March 
9, 1899. Buried at Westfield, 111. 



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1. Genevieve Anna Ashmore (7) was born March 9, 1899, 
and died in March, 1901. 

2. Josephine Laura Ashmore (7) was bom March 9, 1899, 
and died in July, 1900. 

2. Austin Flint Tobey (6) was bom Sept. 20, 1880. Course 
of study, high school, college preparatory in Westfield College, 
and art school in Chicago. He is by profession an artist and 
cartoonist and map maker. He was surveyor one term of Clark 
county, 111. Church membership, United Brethren and Metho- 
dist. He is single and lives at Westfield, 111. 

3. Harry Cornelius Tobey (6) was born Dec. 25, 1882, at 
Terre Haute, Indiana. Course of studies, high school, college 
preparatory and business in Westfield College. He was for- 
merly station agent for the Santa Fe Railway Co. He is now 
an accountant and resides at Davenport, Iowa. Was a member 
of the United Brethren Church and now a Methodist. He mar- 
ried Lena Mae Stevens, March 3, 1903, at Dalton, Kansas. Two 
children, Merrill and Louise. 

1. Merrill Stevens Tobey (7) was bom Dec. 9, 1903, at 
Columbia, Mo. 

2. Helen Louise Tobey (7) was born Nov. 3, 1908, at 
Westfield, 111. 

4. Helen June Tobey (6) was bom June 16, 1888, in West- 
field, 111. She took a course of studies in the high school, col- 
lege preparatory and music in Westfield College. By profes- 
sion a music teacher. Member of the M. E. Church. She was 
married to Dwight Moody Filer, Oct. 15, 1906. Two children: 
Genevieve and Marshall. Residence, Tower Hill, 111. 

1. Helen Genevieve Filer (7) was born May 18, 1909. 

2. Dwight Marshall Filer (7) was born June 26, 1910. 

5. Harriet Newell Tobey (6) was born Sept. 9, 1891, in 
Westfield, 111. She is a graduate of Westfield College. She 
is by profession a teacher of Science and Music. United 
Brethren and M. F. Churches. She was married to Frederick 
Gallaher, April 22, 1916. Residence, Clinton, Iowa. 

3. Sarah Jane Shuey (5) was bom Feb. 23, 1855, and died 
April 2, 1873, aged 18 years, 1 month and 10 days. 

4. Charlie Franklin Shuey (5) was bom July 16, 1858. 

5. Rosie Belle Shuey (5) was born Feb. 23, 1862. 

V. ADAM SHUEY (3) 

Was born in Bethel township, Dauphin county, Pennsylvania, 
Aug. 4, 1789. At six years of age he went with his father to 



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Augusta county, Virginia. He afterwards moved to Botetourt 
county, Virginia, where he lived to the time of his death. 
He married Mary Cook, of Augusta county, Virginia, on the 
10th of June, 1819. They had five children, viz: Lewis, Sam- 
uel, Sarah Ann, Mary Jane, and Elizabeth W. Having been 
brought up on the farm, Mr. Shuey became a practical farmer, 
which business he followed all his life-time. He was a very 
industrious man, steady in his habits, and led a strictly temperate 
life. He and his whole family are represented to have been very 
stout people, rather tall and therefore very heavy. Mr. Shuey 
was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and fol- 
lowed a strictly pious and Christian life. He was greatly re- 
spected in his neighborhood, and his neighbors looked upon him 
as a model man. He died January 24, 1860, aged 70 years, 5 
months and 20 days. Mrs. Shuey died Jan. 12, 1840. She was 
a member of the Lutheran Church. 

1. Lewis Shuey (4) was born March 26, 1820. He was 
brought up on a farm. He joined himself in holy wedlock to 
Mary A. B. Fluke on the 9th of Dec, 1856. They had four 
children, viz: Mary E., Sarah J., John H., and James W. 
Lewis was a member of the Lutheran Church. He was an 
enterprising farmer, and lived three miles south of Fincastle, 
Botetourt county, Virginia. 

1. Mary E. Shuey (5) was bom Nov. 19, 1857. 

2. Sarah Jane Shuey (5) was born May 28, 1860. She 
died Oct. 11, 1864, aged 4 years, 4 months and 13 days. 

3. John H. Shuey (5) was born May 13, 1862. 

4. James W. Shuey (5) was born Nov. 3, 1867, and died 
March 4, 1868, aged 4 months and 1 day. 

2. Samuel Shuey (4) was born March 27, 1822. He was 
never married. He died Nov. 23, 1854, aged 32 years, 7 months 
and 27 days. He was a member of the Methodist Church. 

3. Sarah Ann Shuey (4) was born June 18,. 1824. She 
lived with her brother, Lewis Shuey. She was a member of the 
Methodist Church. 

4. Mary Jane Shuey (4) was born Aug. 1, 1827. She 
died April 21, 1849, aged 21 years, 8 months and 20 days. She 
was a member of the Methodist Church. 

VL CHRISTIAN SHUEY (3) 

Was bom March 10, 1792, in Bethel township, Dauphin 
coimty, Pennsylvania. When Christian was three years old his 
father moved to Augusta county, Virginia, having bought a 



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thousand acres of land on the headwaters of Middle River, a 
stream passing through the center of the county and one of the 
three forming the Shenandoah River, lower down the valley. 
This land was a part of the Burden grant. Burden was a young 
Scotchman, who visited the valley of Virginia about 1730, and 
having on a hunt captured a buffalo calf at what is now Buf^ 
falo Gap, in Augusta county, carried it to the capital, then Wil- 
liamsburg, and presented it to the Colonial governor, who was 
so pleased with it and Burden's description of the valley that he 
induced him to go back to Scotland and get emigrants, promising 
to every head of a family a thousand acres. 

In our former edition we selected Christian Shuey as a type 
of the older Virginia Shueys. He was erect, robust, hardy, fear- 
less, and honest; over six feet in height, and his weight above 
200 pounds. He was modest and unobtrusive in his manner, and 
temperate in his habits. He never drank any intoxicating bever- 
ages nor used tobacco in any form. His father's house was a 
general rendezvous for the preachers of the United Brethren 
Church, who near the beginning of the last century pushed their 
way on horseback into the upper valley of the Shenandoah. 
For many years Henry Shuey's bam had been used as a preaching 
place, and the plain teaching and artless manner of these primi- 
tive pioneers awakened a calm religious fervor in young Chris- 
tian's breast. In the summer of 1814 Catharine Geeding (bom 
in Shenandoah county, Virginia, in 1795), a granddaughter of 
one of the three founders of this sect, was married to Christian 
Shuey. They began life together on a farm of several hundred 
acres, a part of the original tract, to which by thrift and industry 
Christian added a valuable flouring and grist mill. In the early 
days when Richmond, 130 miles away, was the chief market, 
flour from Shuey's mill would be passed without inspection and, 
being sold on its brand alone, would command the highest price. 
At this mill Christian Shuey had a fine opportunity to display 
the charity and love for his fellow-man, however lowly, which 
so strongly marked his character. For almost a generation after 
his death people in the neighborhood would recount how poor 
settlers along the mountain would trudge, often through winter's 
snow and storm, to Shuey's mill, and he would cheerfully give 
them what they could carry away, without any recompense save 
the comfortable feeling that follows an act of charity. 

He was a staunch Whig and was strongly opposed to seces- 
sion. His last days were embittered by the spectacle of his 
country torn asunder. The slavery question did not trouble 



216 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

him. By his will, executed before the outbreak of the Civil 
War, he provided for the manumission of his slaves. For the 
elder ones a term of five, ten or fifteen years was fixed, during 
which time they were "to continue in servitude in the family of 
the son or daughter to whom given, to serve the family, for the 
benefit of the family, provided they behave and conduct them- 
selves properly. If they do not, they are to be hired out for the 
benefit of my said children." The younger slaves were to be 
freed at the age of thirty, that being regarded as an age when 
they would have rendered sufficient service to repay the cost 
and care of raising and still young enough to provide against 
want in old age. All children born after the date of the will 
were to become free along with their parents. It is needless to 
state that the Civil War abolished slavery forever in this country. 

Christian Shuey passed through life to his 70th year in per- 
fect health of mind and body. Then one of the most painful 
of maladies, cancer in the stomach, afflicted him. He bore the 
pain for months in silence, eyen concealing it from his devoted 
wife. He waited before consulting a physician until business 
called him to the State Capital. He was then told the nature of his 
ailment and that he could live but a few months longer. This 
was in November, 1861. * He returned home, disclosed his con- 
dition to his family, met his fate with Spartan fortitude, and 
Feb. 24, 1862, died the death of a true Christian. His body 
was laid to rest in Bethlehem church yard, that being a church 
building for which he had given the land, and he had been the 
principal contributor to its construction, and of its congregation he 
was a devout and unostentatious member. After his death the 
mill property was sold, but his widow continued to live in the old 
home, and she farmed with prudence and care until she died in 
her 88th year. The farm is now owned by Lee Trimble, whose 
first wife was a granddaughter of Christian and Catharine Geed- 
ing Shuey. 

1. George Adam Shuey (4) was born at what was then 
known as Shuey's mill, in Augusta county, Virginia, June 7, 1815. 
His baptismal name was that of his great-grand f at j|ier, George 
Adam Guething, (Geeding), one of the founders of the United 
Brethren Church. He showed a great aptitude for books and 
study in his boyhood, and learned much of Greek and Latin under 
the tutelage of a country school teacher. He then attended a 
classical academy in Stanton, and also helped on his father's 
farm. He made a journey on horseback through the West, as 
the States of Ohio, Indiana and Illinois were then known, and. 



HISTORY OF THE 3HUEY FAMILY 217 

returning home prepared to enter the ministry. His first year 
as an itinerant preacher was spent on the Winchester circuit, and 
the second year in Frederick county, Maryland. During his 
second year's labor he attended a camp-meeting in Franklin 
county, Pennsylvania, and there met Miss Martha Goldsmith, 
the niece of Rev. Samuel Huber, a leading member of the 
Pennsylvania Conference. They were married Sept. 1, 1840, 
and had six children, viz : Sarah Catharine, Mary Eliza, Theodore 
Frelinghuysen, Marie Antoinette, Ephraim Geeding, and an- 
other son who died in infancy. He then purchased a farm seven 
miles north of his father's home, midway between Buffalo Gap 
and Churchville, and devoted the rest of his life to agricultural 
pursuits, though preaching occasionally and performing the other 
functions of a minister of the gospel. 

During the Civil war George A. Shuey remained true to the 
Union, and in this he was strongly upheld by his patriotic wife. 
After the war, the former officials having been disqualified, 
he was appealed to by his former political enemies to fill certain 
minor offices, as register and justice of the peace, and he per- 
formed the duties in a manner satisfactory to all. This showed 
the high esteem in which he was held by the community. In 
March, 1872, his faithful wife died of dropsy. His second wife 
was Miss Susan Ryan, the daughter of Nicholas Ryan, a promi- 
nent farmer and stockman in the western part of the county. . 
They were married Feb. 2, 1875, but before the end of the year, 
he suffered from exposure, due to a sudden change in the 
weather, and was attacked with a congestion of the lungs from 
which he never recovered. He died Oct. 25, 1876, soothed by 
the kind ministrations of his Christian wife and happy in the 
love of God. 

George A. Shuey possessed many of the characteristics of his 
father. He led a just and upright life, was humane, generous, 
'modest in his manner and temperate in his habits, a stranger to 
the use of tobacco, and intoxicating liquors. At the time of his 
death. Rev. Dr. J. W. Hott, afterwards a bishop of the United 
Brethren Church, was assistant editor of the Religious Tele- 
scope, the principal church organ, at Dayton, Ohio. Rev. Dr. 
Hott, soon after the death of his friend, the subject of this 
sketch, wrote for his paper a fitting and beautiful memorial, 
from which the following brief extract is taken: 

"Forty years ago his name stood on the itinerant list. 
Reasons sufficient to his mind caused him to prefer a local rela- 
tion for the greater part of his life. Still he was a preacher. 



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218 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

He was an honor to the cause he espoused in youth, and his life 
reflected a beauty and praise to the church of his ancestors of 
which any company of Christians might be justly proud. As I 
look back upon his life of imiform consistency and Christian 
purity, it shines adorned with a luster of peculiar beauty. His 
tenderness and quietness of spirit made him a model of simplic- 
ity and honesty of character. Few men were more real than 
he. His reading and observation opened the widest field of 
thought, and furnished him with a basis for a good view of any 
great question. There were few men not given wholly to literary 
pursuits who were so well informed upon the living questions of 
the day. His exercises in public at once impressed one with his 
familiarity with the word of God. Its spirit commingled with the 
spirit of his life, and its form was the mold to which his thought 
and speech were conformed." 

1. Sarah Catharine Shuey (5), eldest daughter of George A. 
and Martha Shuey, was bom on the farm of her parents, near 
Churchville, Va., June 25, 1841. In 1858-59 she was a student 
at Otterbein University, Westerville, Ohio, one of the first co- 
educational institutions of learning in the country. She was 
married Dec. 22, 1863, to George Christian Hanger, of the 
Churchville neighborhood, who was then serving in the Confed- 
erate Army. After the war they settled on a farm a mile east 
of Churchville, and there resided until Mr. Hanger's death, Nov. 
23, 1904. He was a highly respected citizen and for many years 
prior to his death had been an elder of the Presbyterian church 
at Churchville. His wife was a devout adherent of the United 
Brethren Church, and died in that faith Feb. 5, 1915. They had 
four children who survived infancy, viz: Ednora, MoUie C, 
Theodore Shuey (Stuart Theodore), and Antoinette Elizabeth. 

1. Ednora Hanger (6) was bom May, 1865, and in 1888 
was married to William H. Hamilton, farmer and stockman.- 
They live on their Middle River farm two miles south of Church- 
ville, and have two children, Ednora (7) and Homer (7). They 
are active and prominent members of the Presbyterian Church. 

2. Mollie C. Hanger (6) died Oct. 24, 1886. 

3. Stuart Theodore Hanger (6) was born, in 1872, and is a 
druggist at Portsmouth, Va. He married Miss Leah de Lancey, 
Oct. 19, 1904. His wife is a native of Novia Scotia, and a de- 
scendant of a loyalist family in the Revolution, who lived in New 
York and whose estate was confiscated. They have two children, 
George de Lancey (7), born May 16, 1907, and Stuart Theo- 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMIIV 219 

dore (7), bom July 22, 1909. Mr. and Mrs. Hanger Jire mem- 
bers of the Episcopal Church. 

4. Antoinette Elizabeth Hanger (6) was married to Frank 
Walker Brand, Aug. 9, 1893. They have a comfortable home 
in Stanton, Va., and are prominent members of the Second 
Presbyterian Church of that city. Mr. Brand became a success- 
ful miller, as was his father, but having retired from business, 
he is at present a rural mail carrier. They have had eight chil- 
dren, viz: 1. Louis Christian Brand (7) was bom Aug. 1, 1894, 
now a student in Davidson College, North Carolina; 2. James 
Carlyle Brand (7), was born March 16, 1896, a graduate of 
Dunsmore's Business College, at Stanton, now in the United 
States Army Medical Dept., 116th Infantry; 3. Catharine Han- 
ger Brand (7) and 4, Madeline Shuey Brand (7), was bom 
March 1, 1898, the former a pupil in the Stanton High School, 
the latter in the Mary Baldwin Seminary; 5. Paul Franklin 
Brand (7) was born Feb. 26, 1900, and 6, George Edwin Brand 
(7) was bom June 26, 1902, are dead; 7. George William Brand 
(7) was born June 10, 1905, now attending the Stanton public 
school, and 8, Virginia Albenia Brand (7) was born May 14, 
1911. 

2. Mary Eliza Shuey (5), second daughter of George A. 
and Martha Shuey, was born May 4, 1843. She too, was a 
student at Otterbein University, and, coming home on the out- 
break of the Civil War, was in Washington the day Colonel 
Ellsworth was killed. She was married Dec. 3, 1874, to George 
Edward Schmucker, merchant and farmer, a native of Shenan- 
doah county, Va., and a nephew of Rev. Dr. Schmucker, a 
former president of the Theological Seminary, Gettysburg, 
Pennsylvania. They lived in Stanton until Mr. Schmucker's 
death, Dec. 24, 1911. Mr. Schmucker served in the Confederate 
Army during the entire period of the war. The Schmucker 's 
are members of the Presbyterian Church. 

1. Theodore Franklin Schmucker (6) was born May 20, 
1876, at Fishersville, Augusta county, Virginia. Died April 17, 
1912, at Pittsburgh, Pa. 

Married to Helen Grace Brightbill, of Harrisburg, Pennsyl- 
vania, June 6, 1899. 

Childrien: Infant son, bom July 11, 1900, at Washington, D. 
C; died July 12, 1900. 

2. Theodore R. Schmucker (7) was born Sept. 20, 1906, 
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220 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

He entered the Government classified civil service as a clerk 
in the Record and Pension Office, War Department, in 1897. 
Later was transferred to the United States Immigration Ser- 
vice as inspector and after some service in that capacity at 
Washington was appointed inspector-in-charge of immigration 
at El Paso, Texas. He subsequently was made inspector-in- 
charge of the United States Naturalization Service at Denver, 
Colorado, and was later transferred to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 
in the same service, where he died April 17, 1912. 

2. Edwin Bennett Schmucker (6) was born Oct. 4, 1878, 
near Staunton, Augusta county, Virginia. 

Married lula Frederica Yates^ of Griffinsburg, Culpeper 
county, Virginia, Oct. 16, 1905, at Washington, D. C. 

Children: Elizabeth CaroHne Schmucker (7) was born July 
25, 1906, at Niagara Falls, N. Y. 

2. Mary Mertice Schmucker (7) was born June 1, 1908, at 
Norfolk, Va. 

3. Jackson Browning Yates Schmucker (7) was bom Nov. 
10, 1911, at Norfork, Va. 

4. Dora Mildred Schmucker (7) was bom Dec. 17, 1913, 
at Norfolk, Va. 

5. Edwin Bertram Schmucker (7) was born Jan. 3, 1916, 
at Norfolk, Va. 

He enlisted in Company K, 2nd Va. Regt., Inf., U. S. Vol., in 
April, 1898, for the Spanish- American War; was honorably 
discharged in Dec, 1898, when the company was mustered out. 

Entered the Government classified civil service as a sten- 
ographer in the U. S. Navy Yard at Philadelphia, Pa., in Oct. 
1899; in Feb., 1903, was transferred to the Navy Department at 
Washington. In June, 1903, he applied for and secured a trans- 
fer to the U. S. Immigration Service, and was assigned to duty 
at various immigration stations from time to time, including 
Montreal, Canada; Niagara Falls, N. Y. ; Grand Forks, B. C, 
Canada ; New Orleans, La., and since Jan., 1908, at Norfolk, Vir- 
ginia. He was promoted to immigrant inspector in Feb., 1904. 

3. George Bertram Schmucker (6) was bom July 5, 1882, 
near Staunton, Augusta county, Virginia. Unmarried. 

He entered the Government classified civil service in a cleri- 
cal capacity in 1903, and was later promoted to immigrant inspec- 
tor stationed at Tampa, Florida. After serving at Tampa about 
two years, he was appointed United States Consul at Ensenada, 
Lower California, Mexico. After two years he relinquished this 
post on account of ill health, and upon recovery was reappointed 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 221 

immigrant inspector at Key West, Florida. In 1916 he became 
a junior lieutenant in the Florida Naval Militia, and is now a 
captain in the United States Navy. 

3. Theodore F. Shuey (5), eldest son of George A. and 
Martha Shuey, was born Feb. 2, 1845. He lived upon his 
father^s farm until 1862, when he entered Otterbein University. 
However, at the close of the school year, as he was about to 
enlist in an Ohio regiment, a dear, kind uncle in Franklin 
county, Pa., sent his son, then a student at Pennsylvania Col- 
lege, Gettysburg, to Ohio to bring his bellicose nephew to his 
home. They arrived just as General Lee was invading the 
State. The students of Pennsylvania College and Theological 
Seminary were the first to respond to President Lincoln's call 
for emergency troops. Young Shuey and his cousins went to 
Harrisburg and enlisted in this company and were sent to Gettys- 
burg to join their regiment. They reached Gettysburg after the 
regiment had been routed and as the Confederates were taking 
possession of the town. Thus these would-be soldiers witnessed 
the great battle, seeing it from the Federal side the first day and 
from the opposing side the two following days. After the bat- 
tle they joined their regiment at Harrisburg and went with it to 
the Maryland border. By a singular coincidence the only two 
members of Company A., 26th Pa. Volunteer emergency men, 
who were not students at the college and seminary, were the 
subjects of this sketch, and the author of this family history. 
The same kind uncle got young Theodore a school to teach, but 
soon growing tired of it he ran off to Philadelphia and enlisted 
for three years or the war." As a member of the 18th Corps 
he saw hard service in the campaign of 1864 around Richmond 
and Petersburg, and in the spring of 1865 he would have died 
in a hospital if the same kind uncle, Samuel Garver, had not 
come to his rescue. In June, 1865, he was able to go to Harris- 
burg, and obtain a discharge from the army, and before the end 
of the following month he was at his father's home in Virginia. 
In the fall he returned to Otterbein and remained until near 
the end of 1866, when he again went to his home and began 
applying his knowledge of shorthand to the newspapers of his 
native State. It should be stated that when in his fifteenth year 
an itinerant minister had his home at George A. Shuey's house, 
and he, Rev. Samuel Evers, when a student at Otterbein, gained 
some knowledge of shorthand. Young Theodore became inter- 
ested in the art and pursued the study with vigor. Considering 
the time, soon after the war, he met with much encouragement. 



222 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

but in the latter part of 1868 he went to Washington in search of 
a better field. He was employed by the official reporters of the 
United States Senate and in the following year was given a place 
on the corps. That has been his life work. In 1896 his chief died 
and Theodore was given his place by a unanimous vote of the 
Senate. In addition to his r^ular duties he has reported Con- 
gressional committees and conventions in nearly all the principal 
cities of the country, and he spent more than half a dozen of 
his vacations in Europe, some of them extending from early in 
March until late in November. 

On the death of his father in 1876, Theodore F. acquired the 
old home place, and to round it out properly he bought six dis- 
tinct parcels of land, not aggregating altogether fifty acres. Dur- 
ing all the ensuing years this has been his country home, a place 
of rest and recreation. He has been twice married. His first 
wife was Miss Martha Summerfield Mayes, a native of Alabama. 
They were married July 7, 1881, in Charlottesville, Va., and three 
children were the issue of this marriage, viz: Agnes Louise, 
Paul Garth, and Philip McGregor. His second wife was Miss 
Willie M. Mayes, a native of Mississippi, and they were married 
in Mobile, Alabama, Nov. 7, 1887. They have two children, 
viz: Katharine Goode and Dorothy Jefferson. Mrs. Shuey's 
grandmother was Martha Jefferson Goode and the grandmoth- 
er's grandmother was Martha Jefferson, sister of Colonel Peter, 
the father of Thomas. 

1., Agnes Louise Shuey (6) was bom June 22, 1882, in 
Charlottesville, Va. She was educated at the leading ladies' 
seminary in the town of her birth, and was married Sept. 7, 1905, 
to James Keith Symmers, bom in Columbia, South Carolina, 
April 23, 1869, a graduate of the University of South Carolina, 
in the class of 1888, and an admiralty lawyer of distinction in 
New York City. Their home is at Milton Point, Rye, West- 
chester county. New York, and they have three children, viz: 

1. James Keith Symmers, Jr. (7) was bom in BrookI)m, New 
York, Jan. 4, 1907. 

2. Isabella (7) was born in Bronxville, New York, Dec. 
10, 1907. 

3. William Garth (7) was bom in Bronxville, New York, 
Nov. 30, 1910. 

Mr. and Mrs. Symmers are Episcopalians. 
2. Paul Garth Shuey (6) was born at the country home in 
Augusta county, Va., June 4, 1883, and died Dec. 5, 1883. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 223 

3. Philip McGregor Shuey (6) was born at the country 
home in Augusta county, Va., Jan. 8, 1885. He graduated at the 
Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Va., in the class of 
1905. He applied himself to chemistry, is a chemist of note, 
and has been for many years in the employ of the Savannah 
Guano Company. He and Miss Anne Footman McAlpin were 
married in Savannah, Georgia, June 30, 1911. His wife was the 
daughter of Aaron Champion McAlpin and May Davis Footman 
McAlpin, all names of distinction in Georgia. They have a 
daughter, Agnes Louise Shuey (7), bom in Savannah, Georgia, 
June 9, 1912. They are also Episcopalians. 

4. Katharine Goode Shuey (6) was born in Washington, 
D. C, Dec. 18, 1888. She was educated in Paris, France, and 
Dresden, Germany, and was married to Holbrook Bonney, of 
New York in Washington City, Feb. 16, 1909. Her second 
husband is Charles Joseph Keppler, of Washington, and they 
were married in that city Aug. 4, 1914. Mr. Keppler is a suc- 
cessful attorney and business man, making a specialty of Indian 
and public land cases. He is the author of a compilation of In- 
dian laws and treaties, which has been published by the Govern- 
ment. Dec. 10, 1916, a daughter, Suzanne (7) was bom in 
Washington as a result of this marriage. Mr. Keppler is a Cath- 
olic and his wife is a Presbyterian. 

5. Dorothy Jefferson Shuey (6) was bom at the country 
home in Augusta county, Va., June 1, 1893. She was educated 
in Paris until her convent school was expelled from France. 
She followed it to Westgate, England, and there graduated in 
1911. She subsequently studied in Rome, and is a devout Catho- 
lic. She was married in the city of Washington, Aug. 16, 1917, 
to Mr. Christopher Smith, of the Norwegian diplomatic service, 
and is at present living in Christiana, Norway. 

4. Marie Antoinette Shuey (5) was born June 20, 1849. 
She was educated at Cottage Hill College, York, Pennsylvania, 
Oct. 26, 1871. She was married to Ephraim Baxter Bear, a 
farmer and mill-owner of Churchville, Va. Mr. Bear was a 
highly respected citizen. He had been either deacon or elder in 
the Loch Willow church in Churchville since reaching manhood. 
He died June 18, 1902. These are their children : 

1. Charlotte Goldsmith Bear (6) was born July 4, 1875; 
died July 3, 1902. 

*It may be interesting to note that the name McGregor came from the distaff side, 
and that his great-grandmother was a lineal descendant of Rob Roy. 



224 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

2. William Theodore Bear (6) was bom Dec. 30, 1877. He 
and Miss Blanche Harvey were married June 21, 1916. He is 
a skilled machinist and the funeral director for all the western 
part of Augusta county. Address, Churchville, Va. 

3. Mary Catharine Bear (6) was born Aug. 5, 1882. 

4. Franklin Shuey Bear (6) was born July 23, 1885. He 
has made marked success in Richmond, Va., as an electrician. 

5. Margaret Elizabeth Bear (6) was born April 7, 1888; 
married to Eugene Hutcheson Buchanan, Oct. 8, 1913. Mr. 
Buchanan is a prosperous farmer of Rockbridge county, Va. 
They have one daughter, Margaret Antoinette (7), bom Nov. 
25, 1914. Address, Raphine, Va. 

6. George Christian Bear (6) was born Dec. 7, 1890; died 
Dec. 11, 1891. Mrs. Bear and her daughter. May , live in 
Churchville, Va. 

5. Ephraim Geeding Shuey (5) was born July 2, 1856. He 
was a bright, promising lad, was passionately fond of athletic 
sports, and as a result received an injury from which he died 
April 16, 1871. 

2. Maria M. Shuey (4), eldest daughter of Christian and 
Catharine Shuey, was bom Nov. 28, 1816, in Augusta county, 
Va. She was married to Rev. J. J. Glossbrenner, of Hagers- 
town, Maryland, Feb. 14, 1833, and had six children, viz : Cath- 
arine Virginia, Eliza Victoria, William Otterbein, Cornelia 
Doub, Josephine, and Henrietta Clay. Mr. Glossbrenner began 
life as an itinerant minister of the United Brethren Church at 
the age of nineteen, and at twenty-two he \yas chosen presiding 
elder. He was a delegate to the General Conference in 1837, 
1841, and 1845; and in the latter year he was elected a bishop 
of the Church, and continued in that office, re-elected every 
fourth year, until the General Conference in May, 1885, when 
he was made bishop emeritus. He died at his home in Church- 
ville, Va., Jan. 7, 1887, after having been actively identified with 
the work of his Church for sixty-five years. A most interesting 
biography of Mr. Glossbrenner was written by Rev. A. W. 
Drury, D.D., and published by the United Brethren Publishing 
House, Dayton, Ohio, in 1889, comprising a volume of nearly 
400 pages. Mrs. Glossbrenner died Oct. 14, 1884. 

1. Catharine Virginia Glossbrenner (5) was born July 12, 
1835. She was married to Rev. Daniel Kumler Flickinger, of 
Ohio, Jan. 9, 1853. She had but one child and it died in infancy. 
Rev. Dr. Flickinger was a distinguished missionary of the United 
Brethren Church. Before his marriage he had spent some years 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 225 

in Africa, and he was afterwards a missionary bishop. Mrs. 
Flickinger died Aug. 17, 1854. 

2. Eliza Victoria Glossbrenner (5) was bom Jan. 16, 1838. 
She was married to Prof. W. B. Yonce, of Roanoke College, 
Salem, Va., Nov. 19, 1856. Of their four sons, one was a 
teacher in the Philippine Islands at the time of his death, another 
became a Lutheran minister, a third died in infancy, and the 
fourth was for a long time postmaster at Salem, Va., and his 
son is a newspaper editor. Mrs. Yonce died Feb. 7, 1874. 

3. William Otterbein Glossbrenner (5) was bom March 
15, 1840, and died the following May. 

4. Cornelia Doub Glossbrenner (5) was born Aug. 2, 1841. 
She was married to Captain Henry Harrison Hanger, of the 
Confederate Army, April 7, 1864. After the war Captain Hanger 
was a merchant in Churchville, Va., until his death Dec. 17, 
1895. His widow married Dr. Harrison H. Jones, of Highland 
county, Va., in 1912, and she died at her home in Doe Hill, High- 
land county, Jan. 7, 1916. Of the four sons of Mr. and Mrs. Han- 
ger, one, Clay (6), died in his sixth year. The second, G. W. Wal- 
lace Hanger (6), had much to do with the development of the 
Bureau of Labor, in Washington, into the Department of Labor. 
He was expert statistician and then assistant commissioner, and 
is no^' a member of the Board of Mediation, and Conciliation. 
He married a lady of wealth and high standing, Miss Lucy 
Gait, of Washington, D. C, and they have two sons and one 
daughter. The third, Victor (7), has had a successful career. 
He married in Amherst county, Va., has been chief of the L O. 
O. V, of the State, and is the Secretary of the State Senate. 
The fourth, Harry (7), is a graduate of Roanoke Colleg^e, is 
married, and has been connected with various departments in 
Washington, being an expert stenographer and typewriter. 

5. Josephine Glossbrenner (5) was born Sept. 18, 1845. She 
was married to Prof. J. H. Turner, of Franklin county, \''a., 
October 23, 1867. Prof. Turner developed the Woman's College, 
at Lutherville, Maryland, into a thriving institution, and having 
amassed a competency, retired from active life. Mrs. Turner 
died suddenly Oct. 31, 1917, at her home, 3 Somerset Road, 
Roland Park, Baltimore. Of their four children one died in 
infancy, another, Grace (6), in the flower of youth and beauty. 
Leonore Turner (6) married Mr. Binford, a business man of 
Baltimore, and Frank Turner (6) is a lawyer in Baltimore. 

6. Henrietta Qay Glossbrenner (5) was born May 16, 1850. 
She was married to Rev. Luther A. Fox, of North Carolina, Sept. 



226 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

9, 1869. Rev. Dr. Fox has been the greater part of his life a 
professor in Roanoke College. They have a daughter, Ada (6), 
who was married to a Lutheran minister, and a son. Homer (6), 
who is pursuing a business career. 

3. Eliza Ann Shuey (4) was bom July 12, 182Q. She was 
married to Robert H. Holland, of Fluvanna county, Va., a mer- 
chant, Sept. 12, 1837. Mr. and Mrs. Holland removed to Salem, 
Va., about 1858, where he continued in the mercantile business. 
At that time their eldest son was a student in Roanoke College, 
and their object in removing from Augusta county was to be 
near their sons, while attending that college. Mr. Holland 
was a captain in the Confederate Army, and lived, a highly re- 
spected citizen, until his death at a ripe old age in 1887. His 
widow survived him for many years and died at the age of 85, 
at the home of her son, Robert, in Charlotte, North Carolina. 
They had three sons, George W., Robert C, and Newton. 

1. George William Holland (5) was born July 16, 1838. 
After graduating at Roanoke College and Gettysburg Theological 
Seminary he entered the ministry of the Lutheran Church. 
However, in July, 1861, he enlisted as a private soldier in the Con- 
federate Army, but in the following October, when returning 
from outpost duty, he lost his left arm by the accidental discharge 
of a gun m the hands of one of the company. Soon he was a 
teacher at Roanoke College and captain of a company of re- 
serves. Re-entering the ministry he was united in marriage, 
Aug. 21, 1867, with Miss Pauline, only daughter of Rev. D. F. 
Bittle, D.D., the distinguished president of Roanoke College. 
For seventeen years prior to his death, Sept. 30, 1895, Rev. Dr. 
Holland was president of Newberry College, South Carolina. 
A beautiful memorial volume was prepared under the direction 
ot the college authorities and printed at Charleston, S. C, and 
a handsome structure, Holland Memorial Hall, was erected on 
the college campus. His widow, a noble woman who shared all 
her husband's toils and triumphs, is still living at Newberry, 
South Carolina. Of their two children the daughter died in 
infancy and the son was killed in his fourteenth year by the acci- 
dental discharge of a gun in the hands of a companion. 

2. Robert Christian Holland (5) was bom April 20, 1840, in 
Churchville, Augusta county, Va., was the second son of Robert 
Harper Holland and Eliza Ann Holland (nee Shuey). His 
early years were spent at school in Augusta county, taught by his 
mother in her own home and by his father at Oakland and 
Shiloh. At the age of twelve to fifteen he attended school in 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 227 

Middkbrock, Va. In 1855 his parents moved to Salem, Va., and 
he entered the preparatory d!epartmen.t of Roanoke College, 
graduating in 1860. He pursued a post-graduate course in 
Hebrew and French, a more or less indistinct purpose of pre- 
paring for the ministry having been entertained, fostered largely 
by that great and good man, Dr. D. F. Bittle, president of the 
college, whose blessed influence both as pastor and teacher was 
often recognized with pathetic tenderness and affection. To his 
honored parents and to Dr. Bittle, he was wont to attribute the 
chief share, under God, in shaping his life. 

In the spring of 1861 he volunteered as a Confederate soldier, 
joining the Salem Artillery, and was stationed on Craney Island 
in Hampton Roads, where he remained one year. Desiring a 
more active service, he made application for a transfer to the 
twenty-eighth Virginia regiment of Pickett's brigade. He 
reached his new command just in time to engage in the battle of 
Seven Pines. Then followed the Seven Days Battle around 
Richmond, and participating in all the engagements of his com- 
mand, his gallantry was rewarded by promotion to position of 
Color Guard, and afterward to that of Sergeant. 

Following the fortunes of Pickett's brigade, he was at Sec- 
ond Manassas, where he was severely wounded. Rejoining the 
army as soon as possible, he participated in engagements on the 
Rappahannock, and in Eastern North Carolina, and in the sum- 
mer of 1863 he was again marching with his surviving comrades, 
toward the Potomac, through Maryland into Pennsylvania, 
pressing t6ward Gettysburg, which was reached for that memor- 
able third of July, and participated in the famous Pickett's 
Charge. He was among a number who reached the breastworks, 
and captured the cannon in front of them. Here he was wounded 
in both arms. Wounded and a prisoner, he landed after a lapse 
of two weeks on Davidi's Island near New York. Here during 
the summer he had a hard siege of sickness from his wounds, 
and being disabled for military service, was released on parole, 
and in November reached his home in Salem, Va. After recov- 
ering sufficiently, he went to the University of Virginia in 1864, 
to study law, graduating in 1866. He practised the profession 
in Salem two years. 

In 1868 he entered the ministry of his Lord and Master. 
His first charge was at Hebron Church, Madison Court House, 
Va., which he served until 1875, when he was called to Shepherds- 
town, West Virginia. He remained in Shepherdstown . only 
three years, because of urgent solicitation to fill the vacancy in 



228 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

the faculty of Roanoke College, caused by death of Dr. Bittle, 
being elected Vice-President, but performing the duties of Presi- 
dent, and occupying the chair of Moral and Intellectual Science. 
H-? extreme modesty would not allow the title of President to be 
affixed to his name, so sacred did he hold the name of D. F. 
Bittle. After three years of active service as President and pro- 
fessor at the College, he accepted a call to Martinsburg, West 
Virginia. This call furnished a not unwelcome opportunity to 
return to the Gospel ministry, and from 1881 to 1888 was pastor 
of St. John's Church, which was largely rebuilt and remodeled 
during this time. 

In June, 1888, having accepted a call to Charleston, South 
Carolina, he entered upon the work there as pastor of Went- 
worth Street Church, now St. Andrews, Oct. 14, of same year, 
and remained there nearly ten years. In 1892 the degree of 
Doctor of Divinity was conferred upon him by Roanoke College. 
Also in this year of 1892 Dr. Holland was called by the Board 
of Missions to go to Japan to begin work for the United Synod 
in that country, but this call he felt compelled to decline, but held 
himself ready to obey the call of the Church for anything here 
at home that he could do for the work. In the providence of 
God he did a great work for his Church in Japan. 

At the time of going to Charleston, S. C., Dr. Holland re- 
fused an urgent call to St. Luke's Church, Baltimore. Also 
in 1892, he received a unanimous call to the Church of the 
Ascension, Savannah, Georgia, and in 18%, a similar call to 
College Church, Salem, Virginia. These flattering calls he felt 
constrained to decline, for his work as pastor in Charleston. 
He was elected to the highest positions the Church had to offer, 
among them that of president of the Board of Directors of the 
Theological Seminary, and he was thus in position to foster a 
deep interest in the Seminary of the Southern Church. 

This intense interest in this institution was greatly manifested 
in 1900 by inaugurating a movement for the endowment of the 
Seminary, called the Century Memorial. He was made chair- 
man of this fund, the Century Memorial Fund, and in two years 
it was carried to a successful issue, which caused great rejoicing 
throughout the Church. 

In 1888 he yielded to a pressing call to become pastor of St. 
Mark's Church at Charlotte, North Carolina. While in Char- 
lotte he also taught in Elizabeth College for women. Work 
seemed to heap itself upon him, filling a term as president of the 
North Carolina Synod also. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 229 

In 1904 he was placed by the United Sjmod at the head of 
the Mission Work, Home and Foreign. The work developed 
along all lines. The founding of a school for boys in Japan 
marked a special development in the foreign work. Beside being 
a busy pastor and teacher, he had the Century Endowment and 
other official work in the Church. These eleven years in Char- 
lotte perhaps proved the busiest years of his life. 

Later the Mission work was divided, and he was placed at 
the head of the Foreign Mission Board, and having resigned as 
pastor of St. Mark's, Charlotte, at the request of the Board of 
Missions, he devoted his entire time to that work. The school 
for boys in Japan was perhaps the crowning joy of his life-work, 
at the same time the heaviest (at a cost of nearly seventy-five 
thousand dollars for building only). He was signally successful 
in leading the hosts of God's people into large undertakings for 
the Kingdom of Christ. He filled with marked ability all the 
highest positions in the Church, being president of all the Synods 
in which he lived, and of the general body, the United Synod 
in the South. 

He was often heard to say that he never wanted "to be laid 
on the shelf," and also hoped the Lord would spare him a lin- 
gering illness. Both these wishes were granted, for he passed 
away in Coluanbia, South Carolina, his home for the last few 
years of his life, after an illness of only two weeks, having 
worked up to the last. 

He entered into Life on the seventeenth day of November, 
1915. His body rests in East Hill cemetery, Salem, Virginia, 
with his two little ones, his father, mother and brother Newton, 
awaiting the glorious resurrection. He was trusted and loved by 
the whole Church as it is the privilege of a few to enjoy. In his 
death the Church sustained a great loss. 

Dr. Holland was twice married. The first marriage was to 
Kate Brown Shirey, Sept. 25, 1866. They had three children, 
two dying in infancy, and one living to the age of seven years. 
His second marriage was to Mary Virginia McClanahan, Jan. 
12, 1893. There were no children. His wife survives him. 
His lovely home life, so sacred, so blessed, words fail to depict. 
His own words of tribute to a friend are well fitting here, for 
in his home were "shrines hallowed by the heart's sincerest de- 
votion^ shrines consecrated by tenderest thought, most sacred 
vows, love's sweetest ministrations and the incense of pledged 
affection." 



230 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

To his home his friends loved to come. Being of tender and 
S3anpathetic affection as pastor he was loved by all. As a citizen 
he enjoyed the highest honor and esteem. Every church and 
community was better for his having served in it. 

"He was gentle as he was brave and as courtly in the tender 
offices of affection as he was princely and undaunted amid the 
disasters of war." Much is expressed in the beautiful inscrip- 
tion on^his tombstone by his devoted friend and pastor. 
"Exemplary as a citizen both in war and in peace ; 
Eminent as a Christian through forty-seven years in the Luth- 
eran ministry ; 
Consecrated to the work of the evangelization of the world." 

At the time of his death he was residing at (Eau Claire), 
near Columbus, S. C. For many years before his death he had 
been devoting himself particularly to the Japan mission field, 
and since his death his devoted Christian wife has been striving 
in the same field. 

3. Newton Holland (5) was born in 1842, and after grad- 
uating at Roanoke College studied medicine and became a suc- 
cessful practitioner. In 1872 he was united in marriage with 
Miss Agnes Hackett, of Louisa county, Virginia. He died be- 
fore reaching his sixtieth year, and left three children, Mary, 
Howard and Nina. Mary (6) is living with her husband and wid- 
owed mother in Columbia, S. C. Nina (6) was the first woman 
graduate of Roanoke College. While her uncle Robert was living 
in Charlotte she accepted a position to teach in Elizabeth College, 
a church instittrtion for young ladies at that place. She was mar- 
ried to L. E. Covington, a successful business man of Raleigh, 
North Carolina. She is the editor of Everywoman's Magazine, a 
progressive monthly that is fast winning its way in the South. 

4. Lewis Henry Shuey (4), second son of Christian and 
Catharine Shuey, was bom March 20, 1824. He married Miss 
Jemima V. Grimm in 1851, and resided all his life on his farm, 
which adjoined his father's. They were members of the United 
Brethren Church, and had two children, viz: Christian and 
Luella. He died June 13, 1874, and his widow survived him 
imtil 18%. 

1. Christian Beard Shuey (5) was bom March 21, 1852, and 
is a farmer and business man, having resided in Staunton, Va., 
for the last thirty years. He married MoUie A. Fifer, Jan. 1, 
1874. They had four children: Leona, Tate, Alma, and Katie. 
His wife died March 18, 1889. On Oct. 10, 1894, he married 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 231 

Mary E. Keller. Children : Ella, Ira, John and Marshall. Ad- 
dress, 101 Trenary St., Staunton, Va. 

1. Leona Belle Shuey (6) was bom April 27, 1875. She 
was married to Victor Lynn Hoover, the son of a substantial 
fanner of Augusta county, Feb. 9, 1897, at Swope, Va. They 
had four children: — 1. Allene (7) was bom Sept. 23, 1899, and 
died at the same date. 2. and 3. Fred Christian and David Tate 
(7), twins, bom Aug. 2, 1901. David Tate died Aug. 24, 1901, 
and Fred Christian died June 30, 1902. 4. Linwood Ann (7) 
was bom Oct. 18, 1903. They moved to Dayton, Ohio, March 
16, 1905, where Mr. Hoover fills a responsible postion in the 
City Postoffice. Residence, 419 Coate Ave., Dayton, Ohio. 

2. Tate Glossbrenner Shuey (6) was bom July 16, 1877. 
He married OUie Woehler, July 8, 1907. They have three chil- 
dren: 1. Zetta Elizabeth Shuey (7) bom Feb. 2, 1909; 2. Cleta 
Marie Shuey (7) born Aug. 12, 1912, and 3. George Joseph 
Shuey (7) bom Aug. 20, 1915. Mr. Shuey is a stationary engi- 
neer at Poseyville, Ind. 

3. Alma Hamilton Shuey (6) born May 19, 1880. She was 
married to Warren W. Wheeler, July 2, 1907. They have one 
son, Wilmer Wadsworth Wheeler, bom Aug. 16, 1908. Mr. 
Wheeler is an electrician. They reside at Staunton, Va. 

4. Katie Holland Shuey (6) was bom July 12, 1883. She 
was married to Cecil W. Burton, Nov. 19, 1908. Mr. Burton 
is a merchant at Covington, Va. 

5. Ella Magdalene Shuey (6) was born July 8, 1895. 

6. Ira Christian Shuey (6) was bom Jan. 15, 1897. Died 
Aug. 24, 1898. 

7. John Henry Shuey (6) was bom Aug. 12, 1899. 

8. Marshall Bernard Shuey (6) was bom Oct. 30, 1901. 

2. Luella M. K. Shuey (5) was bom April 3, 1865, and as 
she grew in girlhood she became the star pupil of the Oriskany 
School. Reaching womanhood she was married to Robert Lee 
Trimble, the son of a neighboring farmer. He acquired the 
Lewis Henry Shuey farm and' subsequently the adjoining Chris- 
tian Shuey homestead, of all of which property he is the owner 
to-day. His wife died in 1894, leaving three daughters, viz: 
Catharine,, Minnie, and Margaret. Catharine Trimble (6) is 
married to Mr. Frear, a merchant in Staunton, Va. Minnie 
Trimble (6) is a trained nurse, and Margaret Trimble (6) is 
married to a prosperous farmer living near the celebrated Sea- 
wright Spring in the northern part of Augusta county. 



232 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

VfL GEORGE SHUEY (3) 

Was born Sept. 10, 1794, in Bethel township, Dauphin county, 
Pa. The following year, 1795, his father moved to Augusta 
county, Virginia. He was brought up on the farm, and himself 
became a practical farmer. His farm occupied the middle of the 
large tract of land bought by his father when he located in Vir- 
ginia, his brother Christian having the tract adjoining his on the 
north side and his brother Jacob, the tract south on which the 
original home stands. 

He married Elizabeth Misor, and to them six children were 
born, viz: George Washington, Sarah Margaret, James William, 
Elizabeth Jane, Benjamin Franklin, and John Jacob. 

He was a man of striking personality. Tall, broad-should- 
ered, erect, smooth-shaven, well proportioned, dignified, and quiet 
in his manner, brave, daring and stalwart in character ; conscien- 
tious in the discharge of every duty, of unquestioned business 
integrity, temperate and clean in his habits, using neither intoxi- 
cants nor tobacco in any form. 

He was not merely a life long member of Mt. Tabor Lutheran 
Church but a faithful active deacon in it most of his life, and a 
constant attendant and active participant in its every public 
sei'vice. 

The last twenty years of his life were saddened, first by the 
death of his capable and worthy son on the field of battle, later 
by the loss of all of his slaves who were so much capital in those 
days, and finally by the failure in business of two influential old 
friends for whom he had gone security for thousands of dollars. 
The richest heritage he left his family is the memory of those 
years of patient toiling and self-denial in the decline of life to 
pay off other men's debts. The burden was shared as all his bur- 
dens were, by his faithful wife and both lived to see the last 
note of this surety paid and their own home free of encumbrance. 

His devoted life companion died Feb. 14, 1881, and on Aug. 
27, of the same year, ISiSl, he peacefully followed her, aged 86 
years, 11 months and 17 days. Their bodies lie buried in the 
same double grave by that of their son, Frank. 

1. George Washington Shuey (4) was bom in Augusta 
county, Va., Sept. 26, 1824. He was brought up on his father's 
farm in the sturdy methods of those early days before the build- 
ing of railroads in Virginia, and many were the long and peril- 
ous journeys he made even as a young boy with four-horse loads 
of grain and farm produce to their two markets of that day, 
Scottsville and Richmond, his only companion being a negro 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 233 

slave boy a little younger than himself. He was given a country 
school education, however, which was supplemented by two year's 
attendance at the Virginia Institute (now Roanoke College), 
then located within the bounds of Mt. Tabor congregation. On 
Sept. 24, 1846 he married Sarah Margaret Beard and to this 
tmion six children were born, namely Elizabeth, Catherine, 
George, Jacob, Franklin and Margaret. In 1855 he bought from 
his uncle Jacob Shuey the old first Shuey home in Virginia and 
in it lived the remainder of his life, and from it passed to the life 
beyond, Dec. 6, 1901, at the age of 77 years, 2 months and 10 
days. 

In build and appearance he was a typical Shuey. Six feet 
tall, broad shouldered and stout, weighing about 200 pounds; 
fearless and brave, happy-faced and cordial in his manner, and 
strictly temperate in his habits, using neither intoxicants nor 
tobacco. He was a bountiful provider, hospitable and open- 
hearted, kind to the poor, true to his friends, helpful to his 
neighbors, honest in all business transactions, loyal and devoted 
to his home and family, strong in his faith in God, patient in 
suffering, triumphant in his death. 

In politics he was a Democrat; during the Civil war he took 
sides with the land of his birth, the Southland. 

In religion he was a lifelong Lutheran, having served Mt. 
Tabor congregation as a deacon the greater part of his life and 
up to his death. He saw the old church built and was chairman 
of the building committee for the present structure; was instru- 
mental in procuring more land around the church and in enlarging 
its cemetery. 

He was a man of unusually good judgment, well read, public 
spirited and progressive, but cared nothing for civic offices or 
honors. He did, however, in his younger years, succeed his 
cousin, William H. Shuey, as captain of the Middlebrook Rifles. 

When the C. & O. R. R. was building through that section 
of Virginia he furnished for it both lumber and labor in con- 
sideration of which he was made a stockholder of the company, 
in which capacity he attended meetings in Richmond, going then 
through the mountains over whose icy slopes he had so courage- 
ously driven as a boy. 

He was confined to his room and most of the time to his bed 
for the last fourteen months of his life by rheumatism, which 
settled in a fractured kneeecap. He suffered intensely, but was 
conscious and rational to the last. Just as his spirit was depart- 
ing he looked up, then closed his eyes, folded his hands across 



234 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

his breast, took one deep breath and was gone. "Mark the 
perfect man and behold the upright for the end of that man is 
peace." 

His faithful wife survived him by fourteen and one-half 
years, making her home with their youngest daughter, Margaret 
(Mrs. C. W. Foss), at 3808-8th Ave, Rock Island, Illinois, in 
which home she fell peacefully asleep May 15, 1916, at the age of 
87 years, 7 months, and 15 days. Her body rests in Mt. Tabor 
cemetery between that of her husband and their little son, Jacob. 

1. Elizabeth Virginia Shuey (5) was bom Sept. 19, 1847. 
She was given a good country school education, and on Feb. 
14, 1869, was married to J. Luther Hailman, of Augusta county, 
Va. With him she has shared many vicissitudes of both pros- 
perity and adversity. 

They have lived in a number of different towns in Virginia, 
in Florence, Alabama, and in Washington, D. C. 

They are members of the Lutheran Church and are the par- 
ents of seven children: Harriet or Hattie Shuey, George Frank- 
lin, Sarah Katharine, Qifton Luther, Hubert Victor, Eugene 
Vernon, and John AUemong. 

In 1892, during the period of their greatest financial pros- 
perity, and while they were owners of a beautiful old southern 
home in Front Royd, Va., their two daughters passed away. 
Hattie (6), on July 14, at the age of 22, of typhoid fever. Katie 
(6), on Oct. 15, aged 16 years. They were both consistent mem- 
bers of the Lutheran Church and passed consciously and trium- 
phantly to the life beyond. Their bodies lie buried side by side in 
the Front Royal cemetery in plain view of their old home. Hattie 
was an artist of some promise. 

Clifton Luther Hailman (6) is also gone. He was engaged 
in magazine photographic work on the Pacific Coast, and in the 
spring of 1909 he left his boarding home for a few day's rest 
on account of a severe headache from which he was suffering, 
and has never been heard of since, though diligent search was 
made for him. He was intensely fond of sea-bathing and having 
poor heart action the family believe he was drowned while 
bathing. 

George Franklin Hailman (6) lives in Chester, Pa., where 
he is superintendent of the Southern Pennsylvania Traction Co. 

Hubert Victor Hailman (6) is a physician in Government 
employ, and is now located at Ft. Simcoe, in the Yakima Indian 
Reservation in the State of Washington. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 235 

Eugene Vernon Hailman (6) lives in Atlantic City, N. J. He 
is in the employ of the Singer Sewing Machine Co., and is un- 
married. 

John Allemong Hailman (6) is with the Merchants' Express 
and Storage Co., in Washington, D. C. He and his little family 
(wife and two small children), are living at present a short dis- 
tance from Washington, with his parents who need his care in 
their declining years. Their address is Vienna, Va., Route 2. 

J. Luther Hailman died Sunday morning, Nov. 25, 1917, and 
was buried by the side of his two daughters in Front Royal, Va. 

2. Catharine Ann Shuey (5) was born in Augusta county, 
Va., April 12, 1851. Like her older sister she was given a good 
country school education. She was married June 5, 1870, to 
John C. Firebaugh, who died six years afterwards. On Dec. 18, 
1883, she was married to John Thompson, who died in 1892. 
Their daughter, Margaret Catharine Thompson (6) was bom 
Sept. 25, 1887, was married to John King, and is the mother 
of five children: Thompson (7), Marshall (7), Theodore (7), 
Catharine (7), and Shuey (7). Mrs. Thompson is a member 
of the Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church and lives on her farm near 
the village of West View, her address being Swoop, Va., Route 2. 

3. George Eugene Shuey (5) was born April 2, 1854. After 
attending the public schools near home he was educated at Roa- 
noke College, Salem, Va., and Wittenberg Theological Seminary, 
Springfield, Ohio, and ordained to the Lutheran ministry by 
the Virginia Synod in Sept., 1886. 

On July 9, 1889, he married Doris Bruning Hoppe, of Rich- 
mond, Va., and they are the parents of five children: Elise (6), 
Theodore (6), Marguerite (6), Doris (6), and Marion (6). 

Professionally, Rev. Shuey was original striking and fearless 
in his presentation of truth, being a gifted and forceful speaker. 
He served during his ministry, Lutheran congregations in Vir- 
ginia, West Virginia, Ohio, and Illinois. 

Socially, he was witty, companionable, and sympathetic. In 
his family he was home-loving, kind, self-denying and intensely 
loyal. 

When failing health forced him from the active ministry he 
moved to a farm he had bought near Churchville, Va., and there 
he peacefully fell asleep May 12, 1917, after a patient, uncom- 
plaining struggle with Bright's disease. His mortal remains lie 
buried in Mt. Tabor Lutheran cemetery, near by those of his 
parents and grandparents. 



236 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Rev. Dr. Theodore George Shuey (6) was born Feb. 13, 
1893, in Rock Island, Illinois. He was educated at Shenandoah 
Collegiate Institute, Roanoke College, Hamilton College of Law, 
McKinley University Law School, and Western Theological 
Seminary. Holds the following degrees: Bachelor of Laws 
(LL.B.), and Doctor of Laws (LL.D) Before entering the 
active work of the ministry he was General Secretary of the 
Young Men's Christian Association, Pittsburgh, and was presented 
by that Association with a Silver Loving Cup on leaving. Is 
now a minister of the Pittsburgh Synod Evangelical Lutheran 
Church, and pastor of St. Marks English Evangelical Lutheran 
Church, corner North Avenue and Middle St., N. S., Pittsburgh, 
Pennsylvania. Has been in the work of the active ministry for 
two years and conducts the Garden Theatre meetings where he 
has an audience of a thousand Sunday afternoons. He is not 
married. 

4. Jacob Christian Shuey (5) was bom in Augusta coimty, 
Va., Jan. 22, 1857, and died of scarlet fever, March 3, 1865, 
aged 8 years, 1 month and 9 days. He is remembered by the 
family as its angel brother. Precocious, unusually religious, 
always planning what he was going to do when he became a 
man, but adding invariably, "That is if I live to be a man." 

5. William Franklin Shuey (5) was born in Augusta county, 
Va., Jan. 27, 1860. His public school education was supple- 
mented by one year at the Valley Institute and one at the Shen- 
andoah Music School. 

On March 11, 1884, he married Caroline Elizabeth Scott, 
who died in 1897. They had no children. He now lives on a 
farm near Washington, D. C. 

6. Sarah Margaret Shuey (5) was born in Augusta county, 
Va., Feb. 14, 1863. After finishing the public school at the 
"Glebe" she entered Staunton Female Seminary in September, 
1879, graduating from that institution in June, 1882. She after- 
wards taught in Marion Female College in Virginia, Burkittsville 
Female Seminary, in Maryland, and Fairview Academy in Rock 
Island, Illinois. 

On August 2, 1887, she was united in marriage to Claude W. 
Foss, Professor of History and Political Science in Augustana 
College, Rock Island, Illinois. Since then she has been his con- 
stant companion and helpmeet, having with him traveled not 
only in this country, but in Europe, the Orient, Egypt and Pales- 
tine, when in 1908-9, he was given a year's leave of absence and 
sent as a commissioner by the General Council of the Evangelical 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 237 

Lutheran Church to inspect its mission fields in India and by the 
Augustana Synod to inspect its field in Persia. 

When Augustana College became co-educational she was ap- 
pointed its first lady principal in 1888, which position she held for 
three years. 

In infancy she was baptized, and at the age of twelve years 
was confirmed a member of Mt. Tabor Lutheran church. In 
February, 1888, she transferred her membership to become a 
charter member with her husband of the First (Grace) English 
Lutheran church in Rock Island, in which she still worships. 
Besides her church's organized activities she is also much inter- 
ested in a number of women's organizations of various kinds. 

Dr. and Mrs. Foss have no children of their own, but an 
orphaned niece, Martha Foss, has taken the place of a daughter 
in their home since 1895. 

At this writing, Dr. Foss still occupies the chair of History 
and Economics at Augustana College, being in point of continuous 
service the oldest professor at the institution, and their home 
address is 3808 Eighth Ave., Rock Island, Illinois. 

Martha Foss was married to Paul Gordon Silas of Rock- 
ford, 111., on June 10, 1919. Both of them are graduates of the 
Augustana College. Mr. Silas saw service oversea in the World's 
War for seven months. They will reside in Rockford, where he 
is a teacher in the high school. 

2. Sarah M. Shuey (4) was bom July 4, 1826. She was 
married to Captain William S. Hiser, and had five children, all 
daughters: Elizabeth C, Alice V., Sarah M., Laura F., and 
Luella F. They resided on a farm near Fort Defiance, Augusta 
county, Va. They were members of the Lutheran Church. 
The daughters were educated in the Staunton Female College. 
They were intelligent and well qualified for social life as well 
as the more earnest duties devolving upon them. Captain Hiser 
died Aug. 24, 1888, and Mrs. Hiser died Feb. 19, 1891. Eliza- 
beth Hiser (5) was married to James F. Bowman, a farmer near 
their home farm. They now reside in Staunton, Va. Alice 
V. Hiser (5) was married to Mr. Shickel, of Salem, Va., Nov. 
4, 1884. After their marriage, they traveled extensively abroad. 
Soon after their return she lost her health and died Dec. 13, 
1887, in Staunton, where they resided. Sarah Maggie Hiser 
(5) remained unmarried and is living with her sister, Laura. 
She has traveled a great deal — practically all over the United 
States and Europe. Laura F. Hiser (5) was married to John 
A. Wise, a successful business man in the agricultural implement 



238 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

line. Failing health compelled him to retire from business in 
1900. Residence, Staunton, Va. Luella F. Hiser (5) was mar- 
ried to Frank J. Nesbitt, a prosperous lumber dealer, Dec 14, 
1898. They reside in Indianapolis, Ind. All of these are mem- 
bers of the Lutheran Church except Luella, who is a Presbyter- 
ian. There are no living grandchildren of Sarah M. Shuey 
Hiser. 

3. Dr. James W. Shuey (4) was bom Aug. 25, 1829. He 
was a student at Roanoke College, which was then only an 
academy, for three years ; he then entered Pennsylvania College, 
located at Gettysburg, Pa., where he studied two years and grad- 
uated in classics. He then read medicine privately one year with 
Dr. William McChesney, in Middlebrook, Augusta county, Va., 
afterwards attended the medical school in the University of Vir- 
ginia for one year, and completed his course in the Medical Uni- 
versity of New York. He married Mary Jane Shuey (4), a 
daughter of John Shuey, October 21, 1858, and had four children, 
viz: Charles, Alberta, James and Laura. They were members 
of the Lutheran Church. He was practicing his profession of 
medicine in Amsterdam, Botetourt county, Virginia. He was 
a man of considerable influence, standing high in his profesaion 
as a physician ; was well liked by all who knew him, having had 
both the scholarly and social qualifications to make him a leader 
of the people in whose midst he resided. He died Feb. 8, 1883, 
at Sherman, Texas. 

1. Charles William Franklin Shuey (5) was born Dec. 1, 
1859, and died the 29th of the same month, aged 29 days. 

2. Alberta Price Shuey (5) was born March 2, 1862. 

3. James Edwin Shuey (5) was bom July 3, 1863. 

4. Laura Wilma Shuey (5) was bom Dec. 23, 1865. 

4. Elizabeth J. Shuey (4) was bom Aug. 29, 1832. She 
was married to Robert D. Hoover, and had eight children: 1. 
An infant son who died May 16, 1856; 2. Augusta V. Hoover 
(5), died Jan. 11, 1911; 3. Florence E. Hoover (5), married 
W. M. Argenbright. They have one daughter, Maggie Virginia 
Argenbright (6), residence, Swoope, Va. ; 4. Georgia A. Hoover 
(5) is not married, residence, Swoope, Va. ; 5. Bertie Hoover 
(5) was married to G. D. Wine, and they have two daughters, 
Marguerite Elizabeth Wine (6) and Pauline Hoover Wine (6), 
residence, Swoope, Va. ; 6. B. Franklin Hoover (5) married 
Delia Knopp, two sons, Wallace Hoover (6) and Weldon Hoover 
(6), residence, Qifton Forge, Va. His wife died March 3, 1904. 
Later he married Willie Raker, one son, Joseph Hoover (6) ; 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 239 

7. James Shuey Hoover (5) married Callie Miller. They have 
two daughters, Antha (6) and Audrey (6). Reside near Staunr 
ton, Va. ; 8. Margaret S. Hoover (5) is not married. Residence, 
Swoope, Va. The Hoover family are members of the Lutheran 
Church. Robert D. Hoover was a farmer and lived on part of 
the land formerly belonging to the old homestead, which Mrs. 
Hoover's grandfather bought when he first came to Virginia in 
1795. Mrs. Hoover died Sept. 13, 1894. They resided near 
Swoope, Va. 

5. Benjamin Franklin Shuey (4) was bom Sept. 19, 1835. 
As soon as the Civil War broke out, he entered the Confederate 
Army, and held the position of Lieutenant of a company in the 
5th Regiment Virginia Volunteers, Infantry, which served in the 
Stonewall Brigade. At the first battle of Manassas, July 21, 
1861, he was wounded, and died the following day, July 22, aged 
26 years, 10 months and 3 days. He was a member of the 
Lutheran Church. 

6. John Jacob Shuey (4) was bom Nov. 10, 1837, near 
Swoope, Augusta county, Va. He grew up on his father's farm 
and received a common school education. The late Dr. D. F. 
Bittle, founder and first president of Roanoke College, was his 
pastor during early manhood, and tried to prevail upon him to 
enter college in preparation for the Gospel ministry. But he 
stoutly declined, an act that he sorely regretted in maturer years. 

In boyhood, he was received into communicant membership 
with Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church, of which he has remained a 
consistent, faithful, aixd influential member. At different times, 
he has held long terms as superintendent of the Sunday school. 
For forty years he was the efficient treasurer of the congrega- 
tion. He has been a trustee of the church property since young 
manhood. Being a good singer, he led the music of his congre- 
gation for many years in the days when musical instruments were 
unknown in most country churches. 

In the year 1858, he married Julia Frances Mizer and, receiv- 
ing sixty acres of land and a little log cabin from his father, off 
the home farm, they set out together upon the voyage of life. 
When the Civil War broke out, he volunteered and entered the 
ranks of the Confederate army as a soldier. He was wounded at 
the first battle of Manassas, which terminated his career as a 
soldier, excepting some time spent in the ranks of the Home 
Guards near the close of the war, when Hunter made his raid 
through southwestern Virginia. He served his government, how- 
ever, on detail, as shoemaker for the army. 



240 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

After the war, prices were high on all farm products, and the 
couple went to work with a will. They were prosperous and 
happy and soon accumulated sufficient money to purchase addi- 
tional land and build a handsome large brick dwelling house to 
take the place of the humble cabin. 

As a farmer, he was eminently successful. He always kept 
his fences and roads in good repair and his land in a good state 
of cultivation. 

He has always been a good citizen, taking active interest in 
all matters relative to the public welfare. In politics, he has 
always been a staunch Democrat, voting the straight Democratic 
ticket in all national elections. Yet, he has taken a decided in- 
terest in the temperance movements. Yielding to the Prohibi- 
tion movement, he once consented to become a candidate for the 
State l^islature, upon the Prohibition ticket, polling the highest 
vote ever cast by the party, and was defeated by only a very 
small majority. 

He has ever been a free and liberal supporter of all benevo- 
lent objects. Few ever went away from him empty handed. 

In Jan., 1904, his wife died, who had been to him a true 
companion and helpmeet for thirty-six years. She was buried 
in the family plot in old Mt. Tabor cemetery. They had three 
children: Benjamin F., John W. and James L. 

After the departure of his beloved wife, he sold his farm 
and all his personal property to his youngest son, with whom 
he makes his home, but much of his time he spends with his 
other two sons. 

Considering his age (he is now in his eightieth year), he is a 
remarkably well preserved man. A man of indomitable will, 
he has been strictly temperate in all his habits all his life, and, 
to-day, his step is as elastic and his carriage as erect as that of a 
man of forty years. 

1. Benjamin Franklin Shuey (5) was born June 20, 1861, 
near Swoope, Augusta county, Va. After completing the in- 
struction given in the public schools, he attended the Augusta 
Male Academy at Fort Defiance, for two years. He then en- 
tered Roanoke College, which he attended for three sessions 
and a half. Owing to a small-pox scare in the town of Salem, 
he left college just before graduation and never returned. 

On Dec. 22, 1889, he married Sallie V. Miller and took charge 
of a large farm owned by his father-in-law. They were very 
successful and prosperous, working hard and living economically 
After the death of the wife's parents, they bought the farm 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 241 

which they now own free from debt, besides having recently 
purchaised a large additional tract of land for grazing purposes. 
The first tract i% an old homestead and one of the most valuable 
farms in the coimty. 

Both he and his wife are members of the Mt. Tabor Lutheran 
church. Highly respected and honored by everybody, they live 
a quiet and imassuming life, attending strictly to their own busi- 
ness. They have five children. 

1. Mead F. Shuey (6) was born March 31, 1892. He at- 
tended the public schools. In 1915, he married Miss Manley. 
They live on the home place. 

2. John Jacob Shuey, Jr. (6), was bom Sept. 9, 1895. 

3. William Haller Shuey (6) was born June 9, 1899. 

4. Lewis Hermon Shuey (6) was born June 22, 1901. 

5. May Alberta Shuey (6) was born May 25, 1905. 
All are at home with their parents. 

2. Rev. John William Shuey (5) was born May 20, 1867. 
His boyhood days were spent on his father's farm, where he 
learned to do all kinds of farm work. On account of defective 
vision he was taken from the public school in his sixteenth year 
and devoted all of his time to farm work until, at the age of 
nineteen, he entered a business school, graduating in ten months. 
He then returned to the farm and assumed largely its control 
for his father. 

When approached by his pastor and other clergymen upon 
the subject of making preparation for the ministry, he pleaded 
the excuse of being unable to pursue a classical course on account 
of his eyes. One eminent divine answered this excuse by asking 
the question: "Where did you get your eyes?" "Possibly,*' said 
he, "if you were to use them as the Lord would have you. He 
might overcome the difficulty, occulists are accomplishing won- 
derful things nowadays." After this conversation, much time 
was devoted to prayerfully considering the subject of the min- 
istry. 

Baptized in infancy, and confirmed in boyhood, he had always 
been an active worker in the church and Sunday school. Now 
that the difficulty as to eyes had been settled, there arose the 
thought of the deficiency of early education, but, after much 
thought and fervent prayer, he decided to enter college. At the 
age of twenty-three he entered Roanoke College, bearing creden- 
tials from his pastor. The first thing done after matriculating, 
was to see an occulist who informed him that his trouble was. 



242 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

in plain English, farsightedness which could be easily corrected 
with the proper lenses. 

Owing to the lack of preparation, he was compelled to enter 
the boy's preparatory class. This made him the butt of many 
jokes and cruel ridicule from the upper classmen. At the end 
of five years, however, he graduated at the head of his class, 
bearing away with him five certificates, of First distinction, one 
for each year, and the orator's medal. 

After completing his academic course in college, he entered 
the Lutheran Theological Seminary of Chicago. Owing to a 
very virulent attack of typhoid fever at the close of his second 
year, his physicians and teachers advised against returning to 
Chicago. But the Dean of the seminary gave him a letter to the 
president of his synod advising ordination. 

In May, 1897, he accepted a call to a small Lutheran church, 
near Lexington, Va., and, in the following August, after passing 
an examination by the regular examining committee of synod, 
was solemnly ordained to the Gospel ministry of the Evangelical 
Lutheran Church. He served the little congregation to which 
he was first called until called by his synod, in 1907, to take 
charge of a mission that it was contemplating starting in Ports- 
mouth, Va. He labored in this new field very successfully for 
five years, gathering, in that time, a congregation of ninety-five 
members, in a city where he was the first Lutheran minister to 
hold a service. 

When this mission was transferred to the oversight of the 
general body, he received and accepted a call to return to his 
first parish. This congregation was one of the smallest and 
weakest congregations in the synod. To-day it stands fourth 
from the top of the list, regarded from the standpoint of con- 
tributions. 

On the 17th of April, 1900, he married Beulah von Bora 
Shank, of Rockingham county, Va. To her faithful companion- 
ship and devotion to the work of the Church is due, in great 
measure, whatever success has attended his labors. They have 
three children : Julia, John and Clarence. 

1. Julia Ellen Shuey (6) was bom May 15, 1901. She was 
baptized in infancy, confirmed a member of her father's church 
on Easter, 1915. She lives with her parents and is in the high 
school. 

2. John Harry Fred Shuey (6) was born June 12, 1904. 
He was baptized and, died at the age of seven months. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 243 

3. Clarence William Shuey (6) was bom July 8, 1906. Bap- 
tized in infancy, he is how in the grade grammar school. He has 
a very inquiring mind and devotes a great deal of time to the 
study of birds. He is very fond of all kinds of animals and 
soon wins their confidence. 

3. James Luther Shuey (5) was born on March 12, 1871. 
He has spent all his days upon the home place. When all his 
brothers had left the old home, he remained and cared for his 
parents. In infancy, he was baptized and, in boyhood received 
into communicant membership with the church of his parents. 
For years he has held an official position in the congregation 
to which he belongs. 

Though his education is limited to that furnished by the pub- 
lic school, he is a man of good, sound judgment and well informed 
upon the topics of the day. A very close observer, as well as a 
careful reader of the farm journals, he may be considered a very 
successful farmer. As a citizen, he is public-spirited, taking an 
intelligent and active interest in all affairs pertinent to the pub- 
lic welfare. In politics, he is a Democrat, though, in no sense, 
a politician. Generous and liberal, almost to a fault, the needy 
never go to him in vain. Possessed of more than ordinary 
mechanical skill, he is handy with all kinds of tools and loves 
to run machinery. Consequently, he keeps well posted as to the 
latest improvements in farm machinery. 

On Nov. 3, . 1897, he married Ella Belle Bosserman, a very 
frugal and industrious lady. After the death of his mother, he 
bought the home farm from his father, there they live with their 
family, highly respected and honored by everybody who knows 
them. They have five children: 

1. James Armand Shuey (6) was born Oct. 18, 1899. He 
is a bright and industrious young man and lives with his parents. 

2. John Lewis Shuey (6) was bom Oct. 19, 1901. 

3. Mary Elizabeth Shuey (6) was bom April 26, 1903. 

4. Maggie Virginia Shuey (6) was born Oct. 17, 1906. 

5. Berta E. Shuey (6) was born July 21, 1916. 

All are baptized members of the Lutheran Church. The boys 
have both been confirmed. 

VIIL JACOB SHUEY (3) 

Was born June 20, 1797, in Augusta county, Va. He was 

reared on the farm and farming was his chosen occupation. He 

was united in marriage to Elizabeth Lowman, March 22, 1822. 

They had nine children: William Henry, Mary Margaret, Ber- 



244 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

nard Lewis, Catharine, Caswell Bell, Jacob Augustus, Jason 
Harrison, Robert Glossbrenner, and Virginia Elizabeth. The 
two latter are now the only survivors. Through frugality, econ- 
omy, and industry he amassed a considerable property and owned 
one of the finest farms in Augusta county, Va. In appearance 
he was tall, slender, fine featured with dark hair and eyes. Was 
genial, quiet and mild tempered and withal a devout Christian 
gentleman. Was a member of the United Berthren Church. 
Through the earnest entreaty of his son, William, in Oct., 1855, he 
disposed of all his property and moved to Johnson cotmty, Iowa, 
by wagon, being seven weeks on the road. There he bought 1,500 
acres of land and laid out the little village of Shueyville. 

He donated the land in the next county of Linn, one mile 
distant, on which to build Western College, To that institution 
he gave much money. In recent years this school is known as the 
Leander Clark College and is at Toledo, Iowa. He furnished 
the ground and built the present United Brethren church at 
Shueyville. To each of his children was given a fine education 
and more than all the example of a good Christian home. Of 
the land which he bought a share was given each child and suf- 
ficient retained for his own needs. He died Oct. 30, 1867, aged 
70 years, 4 months and 10 days. 

Interment was made in the family lot in the cemetery, which 
he had laid out. 

His wife was a small, active woman of a humorous disposi- 
tion. The latter trait being inherited by most of her children. 
She was a noted cook, a fine housekeeper, having a great store 
of beautiful bed and table linen. 

Their home was known for its generous hospitality and good 
cheer. Mrs. Shuey died at Western, July 12, 1875, and was 
buried by the side of her husband at Shueyville. 

1. William Henry Shuey (4), eldest son of Jacob and Eliza- 
beth Shuey, was born in Augusta county, Virginia, Aug. 11, 
1823. His father was an extensive farmer, and, like most of 
farmers' sons in that day, the son labored on the farm through 
the sunnmer, and attended country schools through the winter. 
He attended a classical school one year, and gave some attention 
to the study of practical surveying, and did considerable business, 
both in the East and West, as a surveyor. On the 20th of April, 
1847, he married Catharine Virginia Baker, a daughter of Fred- 
erick Baker, of Boonesboro, Washington county, Maryland. 
They had six children, viz: Charles L., Frederic B., Ann E.. 
Amanda S., Ella V. and William H. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 245 

In the days of the Virginia Militia, when "big musters" were 
the days to which all others had to be subservient, Col. Shuey 
took his part in home military duty. At the age of twenty-one 
he was elected Captain of an armed uniformed company, known 
as the Middlebrook Rifles, and at the age of twenty-seven was 
elected Colonel of the 93d Regiment of Virginia Militia. He kept 
in his possession the original commission signed by John B. Floyd, 
then Governor of Virginia. All able-bodied men, from the age 
of twenty-one to forty-five, were then compelled, by law, in that 
State, to do military duty ; and in the parades and drills of that 
day he was frequently associated with men who afterwards be- 
came noted in the Confederate service, such as Stonewall Jackson, 
Imboden, Baldwin, and others. 

In 1852, he became editor of the Northwestern Observer, a 
Whig paper published at Buckhannon, West Virginia, and in 1854 
removed to Johnson county, Iowa. In 1861 he entered the United 
States Army, and served as Captain in CompanyF, 14th Regiment 
Iowa Infantry. His regiment commenced active duties at the 
battles of Donelson and Shiloh, and at the battle of Corinth, Mis- 
sissippi, on the 3d and 4th of October, 1862, he was the senior 
officer of his regiment. He was with his regiment in the Mis- 
sissippi and Tennessee campaign, and in Bank's Red River Expe- 
dition, in 1864, and for a year served on the staff of General A. J. 
Smith, and won his respect as a brave and efficient officer. He 
served his three years in the army, and was discharged in Novem- 
ber, 1864. 

From 1865 to 1868 he served as a member of the Board of 
Supervisors of Johnson county, Iowa, and part of the time as 
President of the Board. Col. Shuey was connected with the 
Western College Advocate and Reporter, the most of the time 
from 1856 to 1864, as one of the editors and with the Western 
Gazette from its first nimibers, in 1869, to 1872. He 
wai: a member of the United Brethren Church. He was one of 
the incorporators of Western College, Linn county, Iowa, where 
he resided and much was due to his efforts and influence for the 
location of the College, and he was ever one of its warmest friends. 

Col. Shuey was giving some attention to the practice of law, 
having been admitted to the Bar after his removal to Iowa. He 
had been postmaster at Western College, Iowa, since 1868. Died 
July 1, 1876. Hi3 wife died May 8, 1897. 

1. Charles L. Shuey (5) was born in Augusta county, Va., 
Nov. 16, 1848, and died Nov. 30, 1848. 



246 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

2. Frederic B. Shuey (5) was bom in Augusta county, Va., 
Nov. 8, 1849. He went to Iowa with his parents in 1854, first to 
Shueyville and later to Western College. Here he married Jane 
C. Bownian, Nov. 9, 1871. In 1881, they moved to South Dakota, 
where they remained until 1897. Then moved to Osbom county, 
Kansas, where he was engaged in farming and stock raising until 
1914, when he moved to Natoma and erected a fine residence. He 
has been a director of the First National Bank of Natoma since its 
organization, and is one of the directors of the Natoma Central 
Telephone Company. He has been a life-long Republican. Five 
children were born to them: 1. Edward B. Shuey (6) was bom 
April 5, 1873 , died Aug. 6, 1874. 

2. Alice Shuey (6) was bom Dec. 23, 1874. She was mar- 
ried to H. C. Shober. They reside at Huron, S. Dakota. They 
have two children: Howard Shober (7) was bom in 1891, and 
Miriam Shober (7) was born in 1895. 

3. Olivia Shuey (6) was bom March 17, 1879. She was 
married to D. H. Whitman. They reside in Indianapolis, Indiana. 
They have two children: Lorene Whitman (7) was bom in 1905, 
and Robert Whitman (7) was born in 1911. 

4. Ella Shuey (6) was bom Nov. 17, 1882. She was married 
to W. L. Bowlby; residence, Natoma, Kansas. They have on^ 
child: Warrena Bowlby (7), bom in 1910. 

5. Jane C. Shuey (6) was bom Jan. 1, 1895. She is a stud- 
ent in the University of Kansas, at Lawrence, Kansas. 

3. Anna E. Shuey (5) was bom in Shueyville, Iowa, Oct. 29, 
1854. She graduated from Western (now Leander) College when 
but seventeen years of age. After teaching in public schools for 
a while she was elected Lady Principal of the same college. This 
position she held for five years. Then she was elected professor 
of mathematics in the same college, teaching there in all nine 
years, 1886-1895. She has the degree of M.A. from the same col- 
lege. She studied for a time in the University of Evanston, 111. 
She was married in Washington, Iowa, on Dec. 20, 1882, to Rev. 
Richard La Rue Swain, Ph.D., whose parents came from Leicester, 
England in 1857. He is also a graduate of Leander College 
(1885), and Union Biblical Seminary (1887), and took a one 
year's course in Philosophy in Yale. He was pastor of Otterbein 
University five and a half years and lecturer oh Evidences of 
Christianity. He continued his philosophical studies and received 
the degree of Ph.D. in 1889. Congregational pastor in South 
Hadley Falls, six years, Laconia, N. H., ten years, Bridgeport, 
Conn., six years. He is now in the lecture field; residence. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 247 

Bridgeport, Conn. They have four children: 1. Richard Shuey 
Swain (6) was bom in Arcanum, Ohio, July 6, 1887, took a three 
year's course in Syracuse University, and then a course in the 
Yale law school, graduated in 1915, and admitted to the Connecti- 
cut Bar and practices law in Bridgeport, in the firm of GarKck and 
Swain; 2. Philip William Swain (6) was bom Aug. 24, 1889, 
Westerville, Ohio, graduated in Syracuse University in 1911, de- 
gree A.B. ; graduated in mechanical engineering in Sheffield scien- 
tific school, in 1913, and took a post-graduate course in Yale, de- 
gree M. E., in 1915. He is now a teacher in the Sheffield scien- 
tific school and is Proctor of Byers Hall ; 3. Esther Hellen Swain 
(6) was bom Oct. 20, 1891, graduated at Dana Hall School, 
Wellesley, Mass., in 1914 ; she is now at home ; 4. Stuart Fred- 
erick Swain (6) was bom in South Hadley Falls, Mass., May 9, 
1895, went to high school and to Mount Hermon School, Mass. 
He is now in Bridgeport, Conn., in the automobile business. 

4. Amanda E. Shuey (5) was born Oct. 25, 1857; died Nov. 
22, 1857. 

5. Ella Virginia Shuey (5) was born in Shuey ville, Johnson 
coimty, Iowa, Oct. 25, 1858. She was a student in Western Col- 
lege. In 1884, after five year's teaching she was married to Wil- 
liam Shannon Kelly, of Wilton Junction, Iowa, where they resided 
fifteen years. Then moved to Missouri and four years later 
to Long Lake, Minn., their present home. Eight children were 
born to them : Alta Grace, Lloyd Shuey, Lester Herbert, Florence 
Louise, Harold Lovelace, William Shuey, Rodney Frederic and 
Kenneth Samuel. 

1. Alta Grace Kelley (6) was bom Feb. 28, 1886. Is a 
Presbyterian. Attended school at Wilton, Iowa, and graduated 
from the Davenport High School in 1904. In 1907 she entered 
the University of Minnesota, and four years later received her 
degree of B.A. She worked in the Minneapolis Library and later 
was secretary for a Baptist, minister and also Sunday-school 
visitor. In 1914 she was married to Edward A. Rodgers. Two 
children, Helen Bradley Rodgers (7) was bom July 13, 1915, and 
Ruth Shuey Rodgers (7) was born March 25, 1917. Residence, 
2005 Garfield Ave., Minneapolis, Minn. 

2. Lloyd Shuey Kelley (6) was bom June, 1887. In 1909 
he graduated from the State Agricultural School of Minnesota. 
He is now foreman of a large dairy farm at Lake Minnetonk, 
Minn. In 1915 he married Winona Snoke. Belongs to Presby- 
terian Church. Their son, Lester Snoke Kelley (7) was bom 
June 28, 1916. 



248 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

3. Lester Herbert Kelley (6) was bom in 1888, studied at 
Wilton, Iowa, Marquand, Mo., and Long Lake, Minn. Joined 
Presbyterian Church. At fifteen years of age took sick of stom- 
ach trouble and three weeks later died in the hospital. 

4. Florence Louise Kelley (6) was bom Oct. 31, 1890. In 
1912, she graduated from the high school. United with the Pres- 
byterian Church. 

5. Harold Lovelace Kelley (6) was bom in 1892; Baptist; 
Minneapolis high school; traveling salesman for Dayton firm. 
On July 7, 1917 he married Elizabeth Savage, of Minneapolis. 

6. William Shuey Kelley (6) bom July, 1893 ; Presb)rterian. 
Graduated from Minneapolis high school, June, 1915. He be- 
came a student at the University of Minnesota College of Engi- 
neering. Later he entered the U. S. Marine Corps for active ser- 
vice, April, 1917. 

7. Rodney Fredric Kelley (6) born Sept. 21, 1896; Presby- 
terian. Graduate of Minneapolis high school, June, 1915. Ex- 
pects to enter State University. He later entered the Radio ser- 
vice of the U. S. 

8. Kenneth Samuel Kelley (6) born May 10, 1904. Attends 
?rade school. Joined church at age eleven. 

6. William H. Shuey (5) was bom in Shueyville, Iowa, 
March 5, 1860. He pursued a course of studies in Western Col- 
lege. May 13, 1882, he married Alice M. Millard, of Milledge- 
ville, 111. They moved to Huron, South Dakota, where he en- 
gaged in farming. On Nov. 30, 1885, his wife died. He then 
came to Iowa. Dec. 24, 1889, he married Helen McGarvey, of 
Davenport, Iowa. He is a traveling salesman with residence, 
Davenport, Iowa. Two children: Alice Hazel and Dorothy 
Elizabeth. 

1. Alice Hazel Shuey (6) was bom March 18, 1892. Sept. 
2, 1914, she was married to Aubrey M. Horton. Hazel died Oct. 
14, 1915, and her infant son, Stanford Shuey Horton (7) was 
born Oct. 7, 1915, died March 2, 1916. 

2. Dorothy Elizabeth Shuey (6) was bom March 19, 1903. 
She is a student in Davenport high school. 

2. Mary Margaret Shuey (4) was born in Augusta coimty, 
Va., Jan. 26, 1825. She was married to Rev. James Elias Bower- 
sox, Oct. 9, 1843, by Bishop J. J. Glossbrenner. They had nine 
children : Jacob, Elizabeth, William, Catharine, Clay, Laura, Laur- 
ence, Margaret and James. 

1. Jacob Shuey Bowersox (5) was bom May 13, 1846. He 
married Jane Hudson. They had these children: Clarence 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 249 

Eugene (6), George H. (6), who died in infancy, Elizabeth 
Ethel (6), Ruia Margaret (6), James Arthur (6), who died in 
infancy, Jacob Oscar (6), who died at eight years of age, Alta 
Inez (6), Frederick Clay (6). They reside at Shuejrville, Iowa. 
This is a family of school teachers. Jacob taught 32 years; 
Lizzie, six years; Ruia, five years; Eugene, who is a graduate 
of the State University, has taught a number of years. 

2. Elizabeth Arbela Bowersox (5) was married to David 
Overholser. Children: Waldo (6), Augustus (6), James Elery 
(6) dead, Margaret Bowersox (6), John D. (6), Julia Shuey (6), 
Ralph (6), Fred (6), Ray (6). They reside at Coleta, White- 
side county. 111. 

3. William Henry Bowersox (5) married Cinderella Hall. 
Children: Margaret Mildred (6), Kate Adella (6), James Ritchey 
(6), Charles Henry (6), (dead), Orin (6), (dead), Hugh (6), 
(dead), Cora Elizabeth (6), Flora Fay (6), and Nellie Marie (6). 

4. Catharine Virginia Bowersox (5), (dead). 

5. Clay Bowersox (5) married Mary A. Crowell, daughter 
of Rev. and Mary (Kephart) Crowell, native of Clearfield county, 
Pennsylvania. Children: Lela A. (6), (dead), Earl (6), Ralph E. 
(6), Etta (6), William E. (6), Clara (6), and Lester (6). He 
has been postmaster of Shueyville, Iowa, since 1883. He is a 
stalwart Republican. He has been township trustee, president 
of the school board, and later jcounty supervisor of Johnson 
county, Tcwa. 

6. Laura Bowersox (5) was married to James Fordice 

7. I^urence Markwood Bowersox (5) married Seffa Silvers. 

8. Margaiet Virginia Bowersox (5). 

9. James Elias Bowersox (5) married Frances Freme. 
Children: George (6) and Elias (6). 

3. Bernard Lewis Shuey (4) was bom in Augusta county, 
Va., Oct. 29, 1826. On Feb. 28, 1850, the Rev. J. J. Glossbrenner 
officiating, he was united in marriage to Sarah Margaret Brown, 
of the .same county ne;ir Staunton. 

They made their home on a farm givep them by Jacob Shuey 
— called Big Spring, near Middle River. 

Here two girls were born, Emma Virginia and Elizabeth Cor- 
nelia. The other seven children were all bom at Shueyville, Iowa. 
And all but one child were baptized by Bishop Glossbrenner. 

March 6, 1854, in company with William H. Shuey and his 
wife, they left their home and its comforts for a new one in a new 
country, going by land with teams over the mountains to Parkers- 
burg on the Ohio River. At that place they took a steamboat, 



250 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

going down to its mouth, and then up the Mississippi River to 
Kec^cuk, thence by land to Iowa City, and to where Shueyville 
now stands, which was to be their home. 

Of trials, harckhips and illnesses incident to a new country, it 
was theirs in full measure. Here in a rude log cabin on a farm 
given them by their father, Jacob Shuey, they made their new 
home. 

Bemard'b last years were spent at Cleveland, 111., where he 
was postmaster many years. He was a member of a Masonic 
lodge at Colonna, 111., and attained the place of a 33d degree 
Mason. He died at Oeveland, 111., Feb. 22, 1904. The funeral 
being held at Colonna. Interment was in the family lot at Shuey- 
ville, Iowa. 

1. Emma Virginia Shuey (5) was born at Big Spring, Augus- 
ta county, Va., Dec. 19, 1850. She was united in marriage to 
William Cassius Wood, Sept. 7, 1885, who died March 1, 1898. 
They had one daughter, Virginia Ethel. The life of Mrs. Wood 
has been devoted to the care of others, and the welfare of those 
she held most dear, was more to her than the advancement of her 
own interests. She resides with her daughter, Virginia, in Cedar 
Rapids, Iowa. They are members of the Presbyterian Churrfi. 

Virginia Ethel Wood (6) was bom April 29, 1890. She was 
married to Merle Mansfield Reeve, Feb. 26, 1910. Mr. Reeve 
is in the employ of the C. R. I. and P. R. R. They have two 
children : Roger and Elizabeth. Residence, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 

1. Roger Mansfield Reeve (7) was bom at Tipton, Iowa, 
May 20, 1911. 

2. Elizabeth Virginia Reeve (7) was bom in Cedar Rapids, 
Iowa, April 6, 1913. 

2. Elizabeth Comelia Shuey (5) was bom at Big Spring, 
Augusta county, Va., Oct. 14, 1852, and was married to George 
Catlin Parker, a native of New York State, March 27, 1871, at 
Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 

Mr. Parker was a contractor for the Burlington, Cedar Ra|>ids 
and Northern R. R. He was a veteran of the Civil War, being 
in Co. C, 65th Reg., 111. Vol. Inf. 

He was kind, genial, and industrious, and devoted to the wel- 
fare of his family. He died suddenly from heart failure, Feb. 9, 
1883, on his 40th birthday. To this union were bom four children. 

1. Edna Gertrude Parker (6) was bom in Cedar Rapids, 
Iowa, Aug. 19, 1872, and was married to John A. Randall, Nov 
8, 1901. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 251 

Mr. Randall was a civil engineer on construction work for the 
Chicago, Rock Island system in Arizona, Arkansas, Mississippi 
and Texas. They lived for a time at Fort Worth, Benton and 
Little Rock. He is now Rate Inspector for the State of Iowa, 
and is a veteran of the Spanish War — was a member of Co. C, 
49th Regt., Col. Wm. Dows commanding. 

To this union one son was bom, Parker Randall (7), bom at 
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Feb. 3, 1904. 

2. Nelle Margaret Parker (6) was born in Cedar Rapids^ 
Iowa, Aug. 4, 1874, and was married Nov., 1903, to Harry Purdy. 
Mr. Purdy is a railway mail clerk on the Northwestern railroad. 
Their residence is in Chicago, Illinois. 

3. George Parker, Jr. (6) was born Nov. 9, 1878, and died 
July 17, 1879. 

4. Roy George Parker (6) was bom May 1, 1883, and died 
April 28, 1906. These children are buried with their father in 
Oak Hill cemetery. Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The mother still resides 
in the old home built in 1874. The members of this family are 
Episcopalians. 

3. Mary Margaret Shuey (5) was bom May 1, 1855, at 
Shueyville, Johnson county, Iowa, on May 9, 1875. She was 
married to Milan F. Brink at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and now re- 
sides at Neligh, Nebraska. 

To this union were born the following seven children, one 
having died in infancy. 

2. Emma Cornelia Brink (6) was born April 3, 1876, at 
Ontario, Story county, Iowa, and resides with her parents at 
Neligh, Nebraska. 

3. Ira Willard Brink (6) was bom Sept. 30, 1877, at Jef- 
ferson, Greene county, Iowa; married Mary Severson, a music 
teacher, March 12, 1902, and engaged in farming at Martinsburg, 
Neb. Here, Dec. 19, 1903, a daughter, Caryl Margaret (7), was 
bom. Later, they moved to Mazomania, Wis., where he entered 
the mail service as railway postal clerk. Feb. 23, 1912, a son, 
Ira Milan (7) was bom at Prescott, Wis. In the early winter of 
1912-13, he moved with his family to St. Paul, Minn., from which 
place he runs as railway postal clerk to Rochelle, 111. 

4. Francis McFarland Brink (6) was born Feb. 21, 1879, at 
Jefferson, Greene county, Iowa. He married Grace Berry, a 
school teacher, at Neligh, Nebraska, July 4, 1913. To them were 
bom two sons: Loyal Francis Brink (7), bom July 6, 1914, and 
Stanley Eli Brink (7), bom Aug. 11, 1916, at Neligh, Neb., where 



252 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

they live on a farm. He bought 160 acres two miles east of 
Butte, Neb. 

5* Roy Allen Brink (6) was bom July 20, 1883, at Ticonic, 
Iowa. He married Eva May Jacobs at Ponca, Neb., Sept. 27, 
1906, and later located on his father's farm near Neligh, Neb., 
where he now resides. 

6. Orris Brink (6) was bom Jan. 24, 1888, at Whiting, Iowa. 
He married Mary Dorothea Schutt, Sept. 8, 1914, at Neligh, Neb. 
He is engaged in farming near the same place. They have one 
son, Meryl Wendall Brink (7), bom Jan. 30, 1917. 

7. Erie Milan Brink (6) was born April 27, 1899, at Whiting, 
Iowa, and resides with his parents on a farm at Neligh, Neb. 

This is an interesting family, all are well educated, have mar- 
ried well, and are prosperous. The two eldest having had super- 
ior educational advantages. 

4. William Francis Shuev (5) was born Oct. 26, 1857, and 
died April 8, 1858. 

5. Effie Hamilton Shuey (5) was bom May 26, 1859. She 
was married to James Orison, March 30, 1881. Mr. Orison is a 
contractor and carpenter. They reside in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 
They have two children : Mabel and Mary. 

1. Mabel Virginia Orison (6) was bom in 1882, and was 
married in 1904 to John Hageman, an electrician. They have two 
daughters: 1. Elois (7), who was bom May 15, 1905; 2. Mar- 
garet (7) was bom July 17, 1908. 

2. Mary Elizabeth Orison (6) was bom in 1887, and was 
married to John Kelty, a contractor for the Rock Island Railroad 
on July 31, 1904. They have one son, James Hamilton Kelty 
(7) was born Oct. 7, 1905. 

6. Theda Jerusha Shuey (5) was born near Shueyville, Iowa, 
Feb. 1, 1862. She was educated in the Cedar Rapids public 
schools and had a two year's course in Western College. Cir- 
cumstances would not permit her finishing her course however 
much she desired to do so. She then taught two years in the rural 
schools of the county,, followed by nine years teaching in the 
grade schools of Cedar Rapids, and during the last year of her 
school work she was principal of the Jefferson school. She is 
a member of a chapter of the Pi Beta Phi Fraternity. She was 
married to Alfred Henry White, a native of England, born Nov. 
3, 1859, and came to this country, via Canada, in 1870. He is of 
a prominent family. He has been in continuous service with the 
Rock Island Railroad System since 1880. While residing in Tip- 
ton, Iowa, their son Douglas Nash Manwell White (6) was bom 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 253 

March 18, 1903. In 1905 they moved to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 
where they now reside at 1830 Washington Ave. They are mem- 
bers of the Presbyterian Church. 

7. Charles Thompson Shuey (5) was born Aug. 5, 1864, and 
•died March 10, 1865, aged 7 months and 5 days. 

8. Sallie M. Shuey (5) was born in Louisa county, Iowa, 
May 28, 1867, and died at Cedar Rapids. 

9. A notice of the other child which died has not been fur- 
nished. 

4. Catharine Jane Shuey (4) was bom April 7, 1828. She 
died June 22, 1828. 

5. Rev. Caswell Bell Shuey (4) was bom in Augusta county, 
Va., Feb. 15, 1832. He took a course of studies in Pennsylvania 
College at Gettysburg, Pa. He married Virginia C. Brown, of 
Johnson county, Iowa, Jan. 1, 1861, to which State he had moved. 
He entered ministerial labors in which he continued to the time of 
his death. Two children: James F. and Ada Miriam, who died 
at six months of age. He died April 30, 1865, aged 33 years, 2 
months and 15 days. 

1. James F. Shuey (5) was born Sept. 3, 1862. He grad- 
uated from the high school at Jefferson, Iowa, in the class of 
1882. After working on the farm a few years he studied phar- 
macy and passed the State Board examination Sept. 6, 1893. He 
had purchased a half interest in a drug store and in 1894 pur- 
chased the other half in Jefferson, Iowa, and has conducted this 
business ever since. On May 8, 1890, he married Emma J. Wil- 
kinson. Children: Janet I-., Florence M., John W., and Willis 
D. They are members of the Presbyterian Church, where he was 
treasurer for eight years. His wife died Nov. 25, 1909. On 
April 24, 1912, he married Mrs. Jessie P. Matthiessen, of Monti- 
cello, Iowa. This Shuey family have taken great interest in the 
business, religious and social circles of Jefferson, Iowa, where 
they reside. 

1. Janet L. Shuey (6) was born Feb. 22, 1891. She is sales- 
lady in a store in Pasadena, Cal. 

2. Florence M. Shuey (6) was born Jan. 24, 1895. She was 
married to Edward Crist, Dec. 4, 1915. They reside near Stan- 
wood, Iowa. 

3. John W. Shuey (6) was born Feb. 5, 1896. He is a stud- 
ent in a business college in Des Moines, preparing himself for a 
commercial life. 

4. Willis Dean Shuey (6) was bom Nov. 4, 1909. 



254 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

6. Jacob Augustus Shuey (4) was born April 17, 1836, near 
Swoop, Va. He came to Shuejrville, Iowa, with his father in 
1855. Was a member of the United Brethren Church and later 
of the M. E. Church, and was a teacher of a Bible class 32 years. 
He was a graduate of Western Collie, and taught for a short time 
and later was a trustee for eight years of said college. He held 
positions of trust in both church and State, and had a large circle 
of friends. He married Mary Annie Henderson, of Cedar Rapids, 
Nov. 24, 1864. They had four children : John J., Lucy E., Ed- 
ward H., and Mabel V. Mrs. Shuey died Aug. 27, 1906, and Mr. 
Shuey died May 27, 1915. 

1. John Jacob Shuey (5) was bom Oct. 12, 1868, at Jeffer- 
son, Iowa. He married Nettie Y. Cook. He is a traveling sales- 
man. Member of the Christian Science Church. They reside in 
Sioux City, Iowa. 

2. Lucy Elizabeth Shuey (5) was bom March 11, 1872, at 
Jefferson, Iowa. She was married to Dr. Mark E. Johnson. 
They have two children: Mary Irma Johnson (6) and Merrill 
Shuey Johnson (6). They are members of the M. E. Church. 
Residence, Coming, Iowa. 

3. Edward Henderson Shuey (5) was bom July 20, 1880, 
at Red Oak, Iowa. He graduated from Red Oak high school in 
1899. Taught two years. Graduated from Simpson College 
and Simpson School of Business at Indianola, Iowa, in 190b. 
Was commandant of St. Charles Military College one year. 
Manager of Guardsman Printing Co. two years. Principal of the 
high school at Winterset and Knoxville, Iowa, each one year. 
Then five years principal of the # Junior-Senior high school at 
Rochester, Minn. Teacher of a large Bible class in the M. E. 
Church and a member of its official board. On Dec. 31, 1906, 
he married Anna Louisa Brown, of Indianola, Iowa. They have 
two children: George Edward Shuey (6) bom Aug. 19, 1908, 
and Robert Kenneth Shuey (6) bom Sept. 12, 1915. They now 
reside at Marshalltown, Iowa, where he is principal of the high 
school. 

4. Mabel Virginia Shuey (5) was bom Feb. 15, 1886. She 
was married to J. T. Rogers, Jr., at Red Oak, Iowa, Oct. 1, 1906. 
They have two children: Phyllis (6) bom at Shoemaker, New 
Mexico, Aug. 9, 1914, and John Jacob Rogers (6) born April 4, 
1918. They are members of the Christian Science Church; resi- 
dence, Carroll, Iowa. 

7. Jason Harrison Shuey (4) was bom June 29, 1840, and 
died May 27, 1877. He married Elizabeth Nicholson, of Johnson 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 255 

county, Iowa, Jan. 1, 1863. They had four children : Henry E. A., 
Frances V., William J., Charles B. Mrs. Shuey died Nov. 4, 1902. 

1. Henry Edward Augustus Shuey (5) was bom July 30, 
1864, and died Dec. 4, 1865. 

2. Frances Virginia Shuey (5) was bom Dec. 7, 1866, and 
died March IS, 1877. 

3. William Jason Shuey (5) was born May 5, 1868, and died 
Aug. 8, 1870. 

4. Charles Benjamin Shuey (5) was bom July 30, 1872. 
He married Mollie Z. Hungcrford, March 2, 1903. They reside 
at Brookfield, Linn county, Missouri. 

8v Robert Glossbrenner Shuey (4) was born Oct. 2, 1842, 
near Staunton, Augusta county, Va. Moved to Iowa, Oct., 1855, 
locating at Shueyvilie, Johnson county. He enlisted in Co. H., 
22d Regt., Iowa Inf., at Shueyvilie. He was mustered into the 
United States service at Iowa City, Aug. 27, 1862. He took part 
in the battles of Port Gibson, Champion Hills, Black River Bridge 
and four days at Vicksburg. He was severely wounded in the 
foot, shoulder and side in the charge on Fort Beauregard at 
Vicksburg, Miss., May 22, 1863, and was left on the field of bat- 
tle 24 hours without food, water or medical attendance. In this 
charge 38 of his company were killed and wounded, the regiment 
losing 82 per cent, of their number engaged in this charge. He 
was discharged at Davenport, Iowa, Nov. 23, 1863. He is State 
Oil Inspector. He married Emma S, Dunning, of Ohio, Sept. 
8, 1864. One child, Herbert A. In his second marriage Hattie 
A. Chamberl.in became his wife, Aug. 27, 1885. Two children : 
Clara A. and Lucien G. They reside in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 

1. Herbert A. Shuey (5) was bom May 12, 1868. He mar- 
ried Mary Hineman, Jan. 18, 1894, and they have two children : 
June and Donald. June Lenore Shuey (6) was born Sept. 22, 
1899, and Dc»pald Everett Shuey (6) was born Dec. 1, 1902. 

2 Clara A. Shuey (5) was born Aug. 28, 1887. She was 
married to Leland S. Leasure, May 22, 1916. Address, Box 
1235 R. F. D. No. 2, San Gabriel, Cal. 

3. Lucien G. Shuey (5) was born Oct. 31, 1895. He married 
Mabel Steffy, September 9, 1913. One child, Mildred Esther 
Shuey (6), bom August 4, 1914. 

9. Virginia Elizabeth Shuey (4) was bom Jan. 23, 1848, 
in Augusta county, Va. She is a graduate of Western College. 
She was married to Rev. William Taylor Jackson, Ph.D., at 
Shueyvilie, Iowa, Nov. 23, 1865. They had seven children: — 
William S., Frederick T., Thomas L., Cora May, Bessie Bell, 



256 FIISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILV 

Grace V., Charles H. Doctor Jackson was principal of the Green 
Hill Seminary, Poolesville, Indiana, and then pastor at different 
places and later rector of St. Michael's Church, at Mt. Pleasant, 
Iowa. He died at Mt. Pleasant, Sept. 12, 1915, of cerebral 
menengitis. 

1. William Shuey Jackson (5) was bom Nov. 22, 186/, at 
Westfield, 111. He graduated from the Fostoria, Ohio, high 
school, June, 1886. He then studied three years at Oberlin Col- 
lege, Oberlin, Ohio. He was a member of the Oberlin Glee Club 
and on the match tennis team. Upon leaving college he went to 
Fostoria and worked up to the position of assistant cashier of a 
bank. Later went to Davenport, Iowa, and engaged in invest- 
ment and loan business. On Oct. 22, 1895, he married Clarissa 
Jane Robins. One son, William S., Jr., was bom after his 
father's death, which occurred on April 4, 1896, of typhoid pneu- 
monia, at San Diego, Cal. Buried at Emmettsburg, Iowa. 

William Shuey Jackson (6) was bom Aug. 26, 1896, at 
Emmettsburg, Iowa. Attended the Emmettsburg high school and 
later Cornell College at Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. He is in the U. S. 
Aviation Corps. 

2. Frederick Taylor Jackson (5) was bom at Lafayette, 
Ind,, April 20, 1872. He was a graduate of both the Fostoria 
high school and Toledo Business College. On Dec. 29, 1898, he 
married Anne Miller, of Cylinder, Iowa, who is a member of the 
Iowa Colon ian Dames. He was a successful business man and 
was the general manager of the Okanagan United Growers, Lim- 
ited, shippers of fruit and vegetables at Vernon, B. C, Canada. 
They attended the Episcopal Church. They have two children: 
1. Virginia Miller Jackson (6) was bom Feb. 12, 1900, and is a 
student in the Iowa City high school ; 2. Frederick Osman Jack- 
son (6) was bom Aug. 29, 1903. F. T. Jackson died Feb. 26, 
1917, of heart failure. His widow and children now reside at 
506 S. Dodge St., Iowa City. Iowa. 

3. Lester Thomas Jackson (5) was bom at Western, Iowa, 
May 14, 1874. He graduated with highest honors of his class 
from the Fostoria high school. Later he graduated from the 
State University of Iowa. He was elected to membership in 
the Phi Beta Kappa — an honorary scholarship Greek letter 
society of the University. He was then instructor in chemistry 
for two years in the university. He then taught chemistry and 
physics in the Clinton, Iowa, high school. In 1901 he became 
a member of the Thompson and Jackson Land and Investment 
Company at Toulon, 111. He married Harriet Elvene Robins, 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 257 

on Aug. 29, 1899. They are members of the Episcopal Church, 
where he has been a vestryman. They have five children: 1. 
Phoebe Gertrude Jackson (6) was born Nov. 14, 1901 ; 2. Qara 
Elizabeth Jackson (6) was bom Aug. 21, 1903 ; 3. Dorothy Elvene 
Jackson (6) was bom Sept. 17, 1906; 4. Lester Robins Jackson 
(6) was bom Sept. IS, 1915, who died Oct. 26, 1917. Mr. Jack- 
son is president of the Board of Education of the Toulon town- 
ship high school, and chairman of the County Liberty Loan 
Committee, also of the Y. M. C. A. War Relief Fund. 

4. Cora May Jackson (5) was born at Lafayette, Ind., Oct. 
18, 1876. Graduated from the high school at Iowa City, Iowa, 
June, 1894. Spent one year in the University in Syracuse, N. 
Y., specializing in music. She is quite intelligent and promi- 
nent. She was married to Robert N. Carson of Iowa City, Iowa, 
on Nov. 5, 1896. Both are members of the Episcopal Church. 
Residence, 906 College Hill, Iowa City, Iowa. They have two 
children: Virginia Josephine Carson (6) was bom May 26, 1899. 
A graduate from the high school, 1917, and now a student in the 
University of Iowa; 2. Grace Georgine Carson (6) was bom 
Sept. 9, 1901, is also a graduate from the high school. 

5. Bessie Bell Jackson (5) was born Jan. 29, 1879, at Ann 
Arbor, Mich. Died March 7, 1879. Buried at Ann Arbor. 

6. Grace Virginia Jackson (5) was born at Bloomington, 
Ind., June 1, 1881. Graduated from the Emmettsburg high 
school in June, 1898, and from the St. Catherine's Hall, Daven- 
port, Iowa, June, 1900. Married to Van Dawson Alston, of 
Warrenton, N. C, on Jan. 9, 1907. Both are members of the 
Episcopal Church. Thev have two children: 1. Van Dawson 
Alston, Jr. (6), was born April 11, 1909; 2. William Alston (6) 
was born Sept. 1, 1912; died Dec. 20, 1915. Residence, War- 
renton, N. C. 

8. Charles Herbert Jackson (5) was born Sept. 28, 1886, at 
Fostoria, Ohio. He is in the insurance business at Mt. Pleasant, 
Iowa. Episcopalian. The Jackson family are Republicans. 

IX. MARY SHUEY (Z) 

Was bom May 4, 1800, in Augusta county, Va. She was 
married to David Beard. They moved to Indiana, where she 
died. They were members of the United Brethren Church. No 
other facts have been furnished concerning her family. 

V. ELIZABETH SHUEY (2) 

Oldest daughter of Ludwig Shuey, was bom Jan. 13, 1758, in 
Bethel township, Lancaster county, Pa. She was a member of 



258 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

the Reformed Church, She was married to John George Royer, 
a native of Lancaster, Pa., and they had seven children — ^three 
sons and four daughters. Three died in infancy. Those whose 
history is here given were: Henry, Catharine, Elizabeth and 
Christina, who was never married. They moved to the eastern 
portion of Center county, Pa. John George Royer died at 
Rebersburg, Pa., July 30, 1823. Buried in the Union cemetery. 
Elizabeth Shuey Royer died Dec. 3, 1830. Buried at Rebers- 
burg, Pa. 

1. Col. Henry Royer (3) was bom in Bethel township, 
Dauphin county. Pa., April 6, 1796. He married Mary Gross, 
bom at New Berlin, Sept. 29, 1800; died June 25, 1883; buried 
at Rebersburg. They had five children: 1. Elizabeth Royer; 
*2. John George Washington Royer; 3. Phoebe Ann Royer; 4. 
Elvina Catharine Royer; 5. Isabella Jane Royer. Col. Royer 
died July 8, 1890, aged 94 years, 3 months and 2 days. Buried 
at Rebersburg. 

1. Elizabeth Royer (4) married Thomas Wolfe, and they 
had four children: 1. Thomas Newton Wolfe (dead); 2. Jas- 
per Royer Wolfe, (dead); 3. Anna Minerva Wolfe; 4. Mary 
Jane Wolfe, (dead). Both parents are dead. 

1. Thomas Newton Wolfe (5), (dead), was first married to 
Melissa Kleckner. Children: 1. Thomas Oscar Wolfe (6), 
(dead) ; 2. Mary Olive Wolfe (6), New Berlin, Pa.; 3. Robert 
Kleckner Wolfe (6), St. Louis, Mo.; 4. James Lee Wolfe (6), 
(dead.) His wife died. He then married Fannie Schlarbaum. 
Children: 5. Elsie Wolfe (6), Iowa; 6. Edwin F. Wolfe (6), 
Altoona, Pa. This wife died. He then married Sarah Jane Ber- 
key, (dead). Children: 7. Edith May Wolfe (6), Iowa; 8. 
Elizabeth Myrtle Wolfe (6), Iowa; 9. Jasper Wolfe (6), Iowa. 

2. Mary Olive Wolfe (6), New Berlin, Pa., married to S. 
Everett Benner. Children : 1. William Ernest Benner (7) ; 2. 
Ada Melissa Benner (7), (dead) ; 3. Anna Elizabeth Benner (7) ; 
4. Josephine Benner (7) ; 5. Kathryn Arlene Benner (7) ; 6. 
Aria Genevieve Benner (7). 

1. William Ernest Benner (7), married Lucile Renhall. 
Children: 1. lola Benner (8) ; 2. Beatrice Benner (8). 

3. Anna Elizabeth Benner (7) was married to Clarence A. 
Kniss. One child, Richard Clair Kniss (8). 

4. Josephine Kleckner Benner (7) was married to John F. 
Hayes. One child, Wilmae Olive Hayes (8). 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 259 

3. Robert Kleckner Wolfe (6), St, Louis, Mo., married May 
Ferrick. Children: 1. Thomas Ferrick Wolfe (7); 2. Eliz)»» 
beth AdellaWolfe (7). 

4. James Lee Wolfe (6), (dead) ; married Mame Bridgens, 
Lock Haven, Pa. One child, Olive Rae Wolfe (7). 

5. Elsie Wolfe (6) was married to Herman Brehmer, Iowa. 
Children: L Eldon Brehmer (7); 2. Edwin Brehmer (7); 3. 
Edith Brehmer (7). 

6. Edwin F. Wolfe (6), Altoona, Pa., married Rebecca 
Spangler. Two children: 1. Robert Wolfe (7); 2. James 
Wolfe (7). 

7. Edith May Wolfe (6) was married to Fred A. Root. One 
child, Mildred Eldona Root (7). 

8. Elizabeth Myrtlfe Wolfe (6), Iowa, was married to Floyd 
Anderson. Children: 1. Verle James Anderson (7); 2. Floyd 
Anderson (7) ; 3. Jasper Anderson (7). 

3. Anna Minerva Wolfe (5), Bell wood, Pa., was married to 
David M. Weaver, (dead). One child, John Thomas Weaver (6). 

4. Mary Jane Wolfe (5), (dead), married William J. Mus- 
ser. Two children: Elsie Musser (6) and Grace Musser (6). 

L Elsie Musser (6), Lady Smith, Wis., was married to Dn 
Walter O'Conner. Two children: 1. Anna Jane O'Conner (7) ; 

2. Walter O'Conner (7). 

2. Grace Musser (6), Tyrone, Pa., was married to Charles 
W. Hunter. One child, Martha Jane Hunter (7). 

2. John George Washington Royer (4), (dead), married 
Mary Harter, (dead). Children: 1. Laura Elvina Royer (5), 
Rebersburg, Pa.; 2. Mary Elizabeth Royer (5), Loganton, Pa.; 

3. Charles Roland Royer (5), Altoona, Pa.; 4. Henry Calvin 
Royer (5), (dead); 5. Emmon George Royer (5), (dead); 6. 
Cyrus Theodore Royer (5), Loganton, Pa.; 7. Ada Minerva 
Royer (5),* (dead). 

2. Mary Elizabeth Royer (5), Loganton, Pa., was married 
to John Kerstetter. One child, Wilda Ruth Kerstetter (6). 

3. Charles Roland Royer (5), Altoona, Pa., married Mary 
Frank. Two children: 1. Helen Frank Royer (6), (dead); 2. 
Montissa Royer (6). 

2. Montissa Royer (6) was married to Edwin Lytle, Altoona, 
Pa. Two children : L Genevieve Lytle (7) ; 2. Robert Lytle (7). 

6. Cyrus Theodore Royer (5), Loganton, Pa., married Ida 
Herlacher. Children: 1. Randolph Royer (6); 2. Chauncy 
Royer (6) ; 3. Grace Royer (6) ; 4. Earl Royer (6) ; 5. Paul 
Royer (6). 



260 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

1. Randolph Royer (6), Loganton, Pa., married Minnie 
Womclscforf. Children: 1. Glen Royer (7) ; 2. Helen Royer (7) ; 
3. Eleanor Royer (7). 

2. Chauncy Royer (6), Loganton, Pa., married Pearl Frank. 

3. Phoebe Ann Royer (4), Rebersburg, Pa., was married to 
Daniel Bningart, (dead). Children: 1. Elmira Elizabeth B:*un- 
gart (5), (dead) ; 2 Jasper Koyer Brurgart (5). On Sept. 22, 
1897, th2 author visited Mrs. Bnmgart in Rebersburg. She was 
a good woman and raised five orphan girls and set them up in 
housekeeping when they were married. She and her husband also 
had eight boys who worked for them, r.nd when they were grown 
they were given a start in life. Such acts prove the noble char- 
acter of this family. Members of the Reformed Church. She 
said it was about the year 1810, when George Royer and Eli/:a- 
beth Shuey Royer moved to Miles township. Brush Valley, Cen- 
ter county. Pa. 

2. Jasper Royer Brungart (5), Rebersburg, Pa., married 
Mary E. Long, (dead). He is secretary of Miles township school 
district. He furnished the data of the Royer Family for this 
history. 

4. Elvina Catharine Royer (4), Tylers ville, Pa., was mar- 
ried to Aaron Grieb, (dead). Children: 1. Mary Catharine Grieb, 
Millheim, Pa. 2, George Phares Grieb, (dead). 3. Arthur 
James Grieb, (dead. 4. Newton Aaron Grieb, British Columbia. 
5. Anna Elizabeth Grieb, Tylersville, Pa. 6. John Royer Grieb, 
Clintondale, Pa. 7. Henry Daniel Grieb, Tylersville, Pa. 8. 
Cora Jane Grieb, Tylersville, Pa. 

1. Mary Catharine Grieb (5), Millheim, Pa., was married 
first to Lewi> Snook (dead). Children: 1. Aaron Grieb Snook. 
Illinois. 2. Sallie Elizabeth Snook, Sunbury. 3. Olive May 
Snook, Sunbury. 4. Fred Cleveland Snook. 5. Wallace Kreider 
Snook. 6. Robert Emery Snook (rjead). She was afto.rwards 
married to John Stoner (.lead).. One child. 7. Lizzie Stouer. 

1. Aaron Grieb Snook (6), Freeport, 111., married Sevilla 
ShoU. One child, Donald Snook ( 7) . 

2. Sallie Elizabeth Snook (6), Sunbury, Pa., was married to 
Jonathan Steiner. 

3. Olive May Snook (6), Sunbury, Pa., was married to Jacob 
Haines. One child. Myrtle C. Haines (7). 

4. Fred Cleveland Snook (6), Pocahontas, Iowa, married 
Elizabeth Schmidt. Children: 1. Leonard Snook (7); 2. Eline 
Snook (7). 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 261 

5. Wallace Kreider Snook (6), Pocahontas, Iowa, married 

Hattie . Children: 1. Louis Snook (7); 2. Wil- 

helm Snook (7). 

3. Arthur James Grieb (5), (dead), married Margery Condo. 
Children : 1. George Gross Grieb (6) ; 2. Cleve Curtin Grieb (6) ; 
3. Royer Russell Grieb (6) ; 4. Elsie Elvina Grieb (6) ; 5. Anna 
Lula Grieb (6); 6. Nevin Henry Grieb (6). 

1. George Gross Grieb (6), Tylersville, Pa., married Mary 
Miller. Children : 1. LaRue Orwig Grieb (7) ; 2. Richard Elmer 
Grieb (7). 

2. Cleve Curtin Grieb (6) married Regina Miller. Chil- 
dren: 1. Roxana Miller Grieb (7) ; 2. Arthur Leon Grieb (7) ; 
3. Ruby Grieb (7) ; 4. Lewis Grieb (7) ; 5. Harold Grieb (7). 

4. Elsie Elvina Grieb (6), Tylersville, Pa., was married to 
Cleve Rishel. One child, Grace Rishel (7). 

5. Anna Lula Grieb (6), Jersey Shore, Pa., was married to 
Lynn Miller. One child, James Leon Miller (7). 

6. John Royer Grieb (5), Clintonvale, Pa., married Eva Car- 
ris. Children: 1. William Carris Grieb (6). 2. Cora Elvina 
Grieb (6), (dead). 3. Aaron Russell Grieb (6). 4. Ruth Phoebe 
Ann Grieb (6). 5. Paul Harold Grieb (6). 6. Gladys Elsie 
Grieb (6). 

1. William Carris Grieb (6), Clintonvale, Pa., married Min- 
nie Miller. One child, Morris Grieb (7). 

7. Henry Daniel Grieb (5), Tylersville, Pa., married Mar- 
gery Grieb. One child, Nina Voneda Grieb (6). 

5. Isabella Jane Royer M), (dead), was married to Philip 
Kreider (dead). Children: 1. Newton Philip Kreider {^5), Mif- 
flinburg, Pa. 2. Wallace J. Kreider (5). 3. Calvin J. Kreider 
(5), (dead). 4. Rosa May Kreider (5), Mifflinburg, Pa. 5. 
Henry Royer Kreider (5). 

2. Wallace J. Kreider (5), Rebersburg, Pa., married Ella C. 
Hosterman. Children: 1. Roy Hosterman Kreider (6), Chicago, 
111., married Catharine Meyer. 2. Philip Kreider (6), (dead). 
3. Beatrice Ruth Kreider (6). 

5. Henry Royer Kreider (5), Detroit, Mich., married Eliza- 
beth Moyer. Children: 1. Josephine Kreider (6). 2. Henry 
Royer Kreider (6). 

VL CHRISTIAN SHUEY (2) 

Christian Shuey, the fifth son of Ludwig Shuey, was bom 

Oct. 10, 1760, in Bethel township, Lancaster county, Pa. He was 

reared on the farm, and became a practical farmer. He married 

Magdalena Edris, and had seven children, viz: John Henry (3), 



262 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

George (3), Christian (3), Maria Catharine (3), John (3), 
Elizabeth (3), and Magdalena (3). He had an excellent farm in 
Bethel township, about half a mile south of Klopp's Church. It is 
a beautiful farm, having an excellent spring of water adjacent to 
the house. He was a member of the Reformed Church, and held 
his membership in Klopp's Church, where he at different times 
held office, and in 1798 and 1799 was one of the trustees of said 
church. He lived in three different counties without changing 
his residence. This may appear a little singular to the reader, 
but it is nevertheless a fact. The explanation is that the coimty 
changed names. He was bom and grew up in Lancaster county. 
He reared his family in Dauphin county, and he died in Lebanon 
county. In 1785 the northern part of Lancaster county was 
formed into a separate district, and received the name Dauphin 
county. In 1814 the eastern portion of Dauphin county was 
formed into a separate district, and was called Lebanon county. 
During this whole time the name of the township was not 
changed, but continued in the name of Bethel, to which many 
references are made in this volume. During the same year in 
which Lebanon county was organized, Christian died, and his 
will is one of the first recorded in the new county, being in- 
scribed on page 60, volume A. His will is dated June 12, 1814. 
He disposed of his worldly possessions in the following manner : 
to his wife Magdalena, he gave 300 pounds in gold or silver, and 
all household and kitchen furniture ; the use of two rooms in the 
house, and all privileges of the house, kitchen, cellar, garret and 
springhouse, and she was to receive yearly six bushels of wheat, 
six bushels of rye, 200 pounds of pork, 40 pounds of beef, 12 
pounds of hackled flax, 10 pounds of tow, firewood, and 
she shall have the right to take as many apples, potatoes, 
hens' eggs, and cider as she wants. These supplies are 
to be furnished her by her two sons, Christian Shuey and 
John Shuey. To these two sons he gives to each one half, 
of 170 acres contained in four pieces of land, and to each 
of these two the one half of his personal property. To Henry 
he gives 800 pounds, but as he had loaned him 600 pounds, that 
sum must be deducted. He is also to receive one sorrel colt. To 

* 

George, 765 pounds, ten bushels of wheat, and all that he had 
received before. To Magdalena, 700 pounds, also a kitchen 
dresser and table, a two-year-old bay colt, 10 bushels of wheat and 
all that she had received before. All the money in the distribution 
was to be paid out of bonds and money which he had. He named 
his friend John Shuey as executor. He died Aug. 30, 1814, 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 263 

age 53 years, 10 months and 20 days. Buried in the graveyard 
at Klopp's Church. Christian had been an active participant in 
the Revolutionary War, as is shown by the following certificate: 

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., 

March 20, 1916. 
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN : 

I hereby Certify that one CHRISTIAN SHUEY was a 
Private in Captain Stoever's Company, Second Battalion, Lan- 
caster County Militia, taken for the year 1782. 

See p. 171, Volume Seven, Pennsylvania Archives, Fifth 
Series. 

THOMAS L. MONTGOMERY, 

State Librarian, 
In testimony whereof 
I hereby affix the Seal 
of this Department. 
(SEAL.) 

His wife, Magdalena, died Aug. 29, 1834, aged 69 years, 5 
months and 20 days. She likewise made a will, which bears date 
July 12, 1834, and is recorded in the Register's Office in Lebanon, 
Pa., in book B, page 309. She gives to her granddaughter Anna 
Shuey, daughter of son, Henry Shuey, dead, one hundred dollars 
cash, one-fourth of the remainder to George Shuey, two-fourths 
to Magdalena, wife of Philip Moyer, and one-fourth equally sub- 
divided to her four grandchildren, children of Henry Shuey, viz : 
Henry, Anna, Elizabeth and Catharine. Philip Moyer is named 
as executor of the will. She is buried at Klopp's Church. 

/. JOHN HENRY SHUEY (3) 

Was born May 25, 1785, in Bethel township, Dauphin county, 
Pa. He married Catharine Winter, and had two children, viz: 
Sarah and Henry. His first wife having died, he married Cath- 
arine Miller, and had five children, viz: John, Elizabeth, Mary 
Ann, Catharine and Amos. He learned the miller's trade, and 
lived in East Hanover when he married the first time, and con- 
tinued to live there until 1821, when he removed with his family 
to Franklin county. Pa., to a mill on the Conococheague Creek, 
near the Maryland line, about eleven miles from Hagerstown. 
He died this same year, and lies buried in the Greencastle ceme- 
tery. On account of several persons by the name of Henry Shuey 
living in Lebanon county, this one was commonly known by the 
name of Miller Henry Shuey. He was a member of the Re- 



264 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

formed Church. After his death, his family returned to East 
Hanover, Lebanon county, Pa. His widow subsequently married 
George Walmer, and then moved to Wayne county, Ohio, and 
later lived with her daughter, Mrs. Joseph Pifer, in Ashland 
county, Ohio, near Ashland. She was past ninety years old 
when she died. 

1. Sarah Shuey (4) was bom July 22, 1806; baptized Aug. 

17, 1806; sponsor, Adam Bordlemay. She was married to Jacob 
Walmer, Dec. 27, 1822, and had fifteen children, viz: 1. Mar>' 
Pontious (5) was bom Dec. 7, 1823, a member of the Reformed 
Church; 2. Eliza Wolf (5) was bom Feb. 15, 1828, a member 
of the Lutheran Church; 3. Sarah (5) was bom July 31, 1831, 
and died at the age of two years ; 4. Martha Gable (5) was bom 
Nov. 21, 1833; 5. Catharine Gift (5) was bom Dec. 5, 1835; 6. 
Daniel (5) was bom Feb. 13, 1838; 7. Sarah (5) was bom April 
3, 1840, died at the age of fourteen years; 8. Joseph (5) was 
bom Aug. 9, 1842; 9. Caroline (5) was bom Dec. 6, 1844; 10. 
Anna (5) was born March 5, 1846; 11. John Henry (5) was 
born May 18, 1847, died aged 3 months and 22 days; 12. Matilda 
(5) was born Nov. 23, 1848, died aged six months; 13. Anthony 
Wayne (5) was born June 20, 1850. In 1829 they moved to 
Wayne county, Ohio, and commenced farming. About the year 
1849, they moved to Fairfield, Jefferson county, Iowa. Mr. 
Walmer died in 1864. In 1873 she returned to Wayne county, 
Ohio. They were members of the Lutheran Church. 

2. Henry Shuey (4) was born April 26, 1809 ; baptized June 

18, 1809; sponsors, Henry and Elizabeth Fisher. He married 
Susan Baumgartner, and had two children, viz: Susan (5) and 
Elizabeth (5). He died, after being married several years; but 
the facts relative to his death or his family have not been fur- 
nished. 

3. John Miller Shuey (4) was born Oct. 2, 1811, in Dauphin 
county. Pa. He learned the paper-making business; then went 
to Qeveland, Ohio, and afterwards to Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 
where he superintended a paper mill. W^hile here he married 
Maria A, Victor, and had one child, viz: John H. (5). A part 
of the time he was engaged in the grocery business. He was a 
good man, and respected by all who knew him. He is said to 
have been a fine-looking man, and bore the appearance of one who 
commands respect. He was a strictly honest man, and to know 
was to admire him. He died Sept. 25, 1845, at Cuyahoga Falls, 
Ohio, aged 33 years, 11 months and 23 days. Mrs. Shuey died 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 265 

of consumption, Aug. 16, 1867. They were members of the 
Lutheran Church. 

1. John H. Shuey (5) was born Aug. 17, 1845. At sixteen 
years of age he enlisted in the United States service, and became 
a member of the 6th Ohio Independent Battery, Light Artillery, 
and served twenty-six months. He then re-enlisted, and was de- 
tached as mail agent, 4th Army Corps. He had seen service in 
all the southern States. He served his country four years and 
two months, and then returned to his home in Ohio. He married 
Maria Awier, Dec. 23, 1867, and had one child, viz : Arthur Leon. 
He moved to Hillsdale, Hillsdale county, Michigan, and worked 
at his trade, which was tinsmithing. Quitting this, he became a 
clerk for the firm of Bunt & Lawrence, hardware merchants, at 
Hillsdale. He was of a jovial and good-natured disposition, al- 
ways mirthful, and was not only himself happy, but likewise 
made others happy who came in contact with him. They were 
members of the Protestant Episcopal Church. 

1. Arthur Leon Shuey (6) was born Sept. 26, 1869. 

4. Elizabeth Shuey (4) was born Jan. 29, 1815. She was 
manied to William Throne, in 1841, and had four children, viz: 
John (5), David (5), Katie (5), and William (5). David was a 
mercantile agent, in New York City, for a Chicago firm. Wil- 
liam was proprietor of a business college in Iowa. They lived 
in Williams county, Ohio, and carried on farming. Her family 
is said to have been well educated and greatly respected. They 
were in possession of a large and valuable farm. 

5. Mary Ann Shuey (4) was bom Jan. 6, 1816. She was 
marriefl to Joseph Pif er, in 1837, and had two children, viz : Henry 
(5) and Emily (5), both married. Mr. Pifer was a carpenter, 
but was later a farmer. They lived near Ashland, Ashland county, 
Ohio. They were members of the Reformed Church. 

6. Catharine Shuey (4) was born November 25, 1819. She 
was married to Samuel Bolton, in 1837, and had six children, viz : 
John Henry (5), Elizabeth (5), William (5), Mary Ann (5), 
Jeremiah (5), and Catharine (5). ^Ir. Bolton was a blacksmith, 
but later engaged in farming. They resided near Rives Junction, 
Jackion county, Michigan. She was a member of the United 
Brethren Church. She died Aug. 2, 1877. 

7. Amos Shuey (4), their youngest child, was born in 1821, 
and died in infancy. 



266 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

//. GEORGE SHUEY (Z) 

And for distinction's sake called Big George Shucy, was bom 
in the year 1790, in Bethel township, Dauphin county. Pa. He 
married Anna Miller, and had eight children, viz: George, John 
Henry, Maria M., Catharine, Christian, Elizabeth, Adam and 
Solomon. He was not very successful as a business man in his 
yoimger years, and therefore lost a good part of what he received 
from his father. He never recovered from the effects of this loss, 
and all during life he never accumulated more than to make a 
living for himself and family. He bought a small property on 
the south side of the Blue Mountain, in Union township, Lebanon 
county. Pa., containing 9 acres and 126 perches, for 388 pounds 
from Henry Shuck, dated April 2, 1817, Book A, Vol. 1, page 
456, Lebanon county. Pa. Near this same place was the noted 
"Smith's Fort" during the time of the Indian invasion, from 1750 
to 1765. He was a soldier in the war of 1812-15, as shown by 
the following certificate: 

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., 

March 20, 1916. 
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN : 

I hereby Certify that one GEORGE SHUEY was a Private 
in a Company of Infantry in actual service of the United States 
under the command of Colonel Maxwell Kennedy, at York, Penn- 
sylvania, Sept. 5, 1814. Place of residence, Lebanon county. 

See page 893, Volume Eight, Pennsylvania Archives, Sixth 
Series. 

THOMAS L. MONTGOMERY, 

State Librarian. 
In testimony whereof 
I hereby affix the Seal 
of this Department. 
(SEAL.) 

The author also secured from the same office the following: 

George Shuey, Private in Captain Benjamin Lesher's Com- 
pany, 117 Regt., Pa. Militia, 1st Brigade, 6th Division, Coimty 
of Lebanon, 1812-14. 

See pages 374, 391, Voliune Seven, Pennsylvania Archives, 
Sixth Series. 

George Shuey, Private, Place of Residence — ^Lebanon Coimty, 
in a Company of Infantry, in the actual service of the United 
States, tmder the command of Colonel Maxwell Kennedy, at York, 
Pa. Dates of appointment or enlistment — Sept. 5, 1814; To 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 267 

what time engaged or enlisted — March 5, 1815. Benjamin 
Lesher, Captain. Commencement of service, Aug. 29, 1814. 

See pages 893, 894, 897, Volume Eight, Pennsylvania Archives, 
Sixth Series. 

Also — Anna Shuey, widow of George Shuey, Private, Cap- 
tain Lesher's Company, Pensions and Gratuities, 1812-14. 

See page 392, Volume 9, Pennsylvania Archives, Sixth Series. 

He had a pleasant little home, with clear, cool mountain water 
nmning but a few steps from his door. The house was built of 
rough mountain stone, very thick walls and only one story high. 
All the buildings were torn down some years ago. George found 
great pleasure in having children around him, and with cherished 
feelings does the author remember some very pleasant days which 
he spent there when a boy of about six years of age. In winter 
time George would treat his little friend to some very fine chest- 
nuts, and in summer time there was always an abundance of 
watermelons about, which he took great pains to cultivate. Then 
again, he would entertain his young friend by relating stories of 
the experience which he had with wild birds and savage beasts 
on the mountains. 

George spent most of his time on the mountains, being engaged 
in Imuling wood. Nearly all the timber on the south side of the 
moimtain was reduced to charcoal for use in the neighboring 
forges and furnaces. George was engaged for many years in 
hauling this wood together, preparatory to burning it and reduc- 
ing it to charcoal. With his little sled and white horse, he would 
move about on the mountain, and this white horse could be seen 
for miles around by farmers who were plying their occupation 
in tilling the soil. A few miles from the mountain it appeared 
like a movable little speck, now visible and then obscured by 
bushes. 

George was a man of large proportions, well built and of tall 
statute, hence his popular name. Big George Shuey. He had a 
deep, heavy voice, and he used some singular expressions, which 
afforded amusement to some. On Jan. 25, 1864, George made 
a will, in which he bequeathed everything of his worldly goods 
to his wife, Anna Shuey. He died Dec. 2, 1864, aged about 75 
years. He lies buried at Walmer's Church. He was a member 
of the Reformed Church. 

1. George Shuey (4) was born June 26, 1817, in East Han- 
over township, now Union, Lebanon county. Pa. He was bap- 
tized Sept. 17, 1817, sponsor, John Shuey. He learned the black- 
smith's trade, which he followed all his lifetime. He married 



268 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Leah Rdch, and had eleven children, viz : John H., William R., 
Margaret, Catharine E., David, Martha, George W., Mary J., 
Eliza J., Sarah and Edward L. He was a hard-working man 
and made his living by honest toil and reared his family to habits 
of industry. He was a Democrat iij politics. He resided in Har- 
risburg, Pa., No. 532 Filbert street. He died July 31, 1874, aged 
57 years, 1 month and 5 days. 

1. John Henry Shuey (5) was bom June 22, 1845, and died 
at the age of eleven weeks. 

2. William R. Shuey (5) was bom Jan. 18, 1847. He was 
a practical machinist and was considered an excellent mechanic. 
He enlisted in Company H, 210th Regt., P. V., and was mustered 
into service on the 14th of Sept., 1864. After several days hard 
fighting he was captured at Gravelly Run, Virginia, March 31, 
1865. He was discharged by General Order, June 8, 1865. On 
the muster roll his name is given Shuye, and he writes his own 
name the same way, but this is not a correct spelling and is not 
found in any other record of any of the Shuey family. He was 
a staunch Republican and says that he believes in voting with the 
party he assisted in saving the Union. He married Serena Hitz, 
of Lancaster City, and had two children, viz: George Moore 
Shuey (6), who was bom Aug. 18, 1871 ; and Katie Shuey (6), 
bom May 11, 1876. Mr. Shuey was a fine-looking man, not 
very stout and of medium height, and consequently differed very 
much from his grandfather in this respect. He lived in Harris- 
burg, on the corner of Briggs and East streets. 

3. Margaret Ann Shuey (5) was bom Jan. 18, 1847, and was 
therefore a twin sister to William. She was married to Robert 
Weaver and had four children, viz : William (6), Mary (6), John 
(6), and Martha (6). 

4. Catharine Ellen Shuey (5) was born Oct. 19, 1850. She 
died Aug. 2, 1863, aged 12 years, 9 months and 16 days. 

5. David Shuey (5) was bom July 9, 1852. He died July 
25, 1853, aged 1 year and 16 days. 

6. Martha Shuey (5) was born Feb. 27, 1853. She was 
married to Charles Myers, a machinist. She died Oct. 19, 1874, 
aged 21 years, 7 months and 22 days. They lived in Harrisbui^. 

7. George W. Shuey (5) was bom Feb. 27, 1857. He 
assisted his father in the shop and followed the blacksmith trade. 

8. Mary Jane Shuey (5) was bom Sept. 12, 1858. She lived 
in Harrisburg. 

9. Eliza Jane Shuey (5) was born Aug. 30, 1860. She died 
Aug. 9, 1861, aged 11 months and 10 days. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 269 

10. Sarah Shuey (5) was born March 2, 1865. She died 
July 15, 1865, aged 4 months and 13 days. 

11. Edward Lomley Shuey (5) was born March 26, 1867. 
Some of the members of this family belong to the Lutheran 

Church. The author was not able to obtain later facts of this 
family. 

2. John Henry Shuey (4) was born Feb. 7, 1819, baptized 
May 8, 1819, sponsors William and Barbara Walmer. The facts 
of his life have not been furnished. 

3. Maria Magdalena Shuey (4) was bom Jan. 2, 1821. She 
was married to Henry Rank and had eight children, viz: 1. Cath- 
arine; 2. Elizabeth; 3. Annie; 4. Sallie; 5. Henry; 6. Magda- 
lena, and twins who died and were buried with their mother at 
Walmer's Church. She was a member of the Reformed Church. 
They lived in Rankstown, Union township. 

1. Catharine Rank (5) was born June 11, 1842. She was 
married to John Moore, a Frenchman, and had seven children, 
viz: John (6), Rose (6), Joseph (6), France (6), Alice (6), 
Tillie (6), and Mary (6). She had united with the Catholic 
Church. She died Jan. 17, 1916. Buried at Lebanon, Pa. 

2. Elizabeth Rank (5) was born Jan. 31, 1845. She was 
married to William .Bixler and had four children: Emma (6), 
Kate (6), Henry (6), and Frank (6). 

3. Annie Rank (5) was bom Feb. 27, 1847. She was mar- 
ried to Levi Rittle, May 18, 1867, and had three children : Maria 
(6), Kate Jane (6), and Levi (6). They live near Myerstown. 
Members of the Lutheran Church. 1. Maria Rittle (6), bom Feb. 
16, 1868. Married to Samuel Beck, of Fredericksburg, and has 
six children: Martha (7), Minnie (7), Clayton (7), Annie (7), 
Levi (7), and Alice (7). Member of the Lutheran Church. 1. 
Martha Beck (7) married to Milton Rabold, Myerstown, Fa. 2. 
Minnie Beck (7) married to Clayton Umberger, Myerstown, Pa. 
3. Qa)rton Beck (7) married Jennie Schaeffer. 2. Kate Jane 
Rittle (6), bom June 21, 1869, was married to Calvin Gulden, 
Oley, Pa. Two children: Ella Nora (7) and Sallie Rachel (7). 
1. Ella Nora Gulden (7) was bom Aug. 6, 1888, married to Aaron 
AUwein, of Lebanon, and has six children: twin boys bom and 
died March 17, 1907. Mary C AUwein (8), bora March 1, 
1908, died April 28; Ammon W. AUwein (8), born March 10, 
1909; Warren H. AUwein (8), bom Dec. 16, 1910, and Henry 
W. AJlwein (8), bom March 31, 1912. 3. Levi Rittle (6), born 
Feb. 27, 1872, married TiUie Frank; four chUdren: Robert H. 



270 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

(7), Jennie May (7), Ammon Levi (7), and Wa)me Rajrmond 
(7). Residence in Myerstown, Pa. 

4. Sallie Rank (5) was bom March 8, 1849. She was mar- 
ried to Henry Zeller, of Wintersville, and had seven children, viz : 
Maria, Elizabeth, Mary Magdalena, Ella Nora, Henry Isaac, 
Lillie Medare and Richard. Mr. Zeller was a miller, living at dif- 
ferent mills and finally bought a mill in Bethel township, where 
his wife died Feb. 14, 1909. Buried at Klopp's Church, Lutheran. 
1. Maria Zeller (6) was bom June 27, 1868, was married to John 
C. Dunkle, April 16, 1887, and has three children: Eulan H., 
Luther M., and Beulah M. These children received a careful 
training. Mrs. Dunkle is a faithful member of the Church of the 
Brethren. 1. Eulan H. Dunkle (7) was educated in the public 
schools, the Robesonia high school and the West Chester Normal 
and taught school a number of years, when his health failed. He 
is very fond of instrumental music and has a good tenor voice as a 
singer. Member of the Reformed Church. 2. Luther M. Dun- 
kle (7) was bom Jan. 11, 1889. He married Mabel E. Stump, 
May 1, 1909. They have one child, Harold (8), born Sept. 23, 
1909. Luther has worked on the farm, has been in the mail ser- 
vice and a painter. Residence, Reading, Pa. Member of the 
Reformed Church. 3. Beulah May Dunkle (7) was bom Sept. 
28, 1892. She was married to William Hertzler, of Richland, 
Pa. She is a good soprano singer. She is a member of the 
Church of the Brethren. Residence, Richland, Pa. 2. Elizabeth 
Zeller (6), bom Dec. 30, 1869. Was married to Edwin E. Stupp ; 
one child, Richard Z. Stupp (7), bom June 25, 1888, married 
Mary Gassert; one child, Mildred Elizabeth Stupp (8), bom 
Sept. 22, 1914. Richard is a baker; residence, Fredericksburg, 
Pa. Member of the Lutheran Church. Mrs. Elizabeth Stupp 
died at the age of 23 years. Buried at Klopp's Church. 3. Mary 
Magdalena Zeller (6), bom Aug. 10, 1871, married to Wallace 
Wolf in 1892. Farmers, near Klopp's Church. One daughter, 
Ella Wolf (7), bom June 29, 1893, married to Paul C Wilhelm, 
and died in April, 1915, leaving one son, Frederick Joseph Wil- 
helm (8), bom March 28, 1915. 4. Ella N. Zeller (6), bom 
Dec. 24, 1873, married to Aaron J. Schaef fer, Dec. 24, 1892. Six 
children. Are farmers with residence near Richland, Pa. Luth- 
erans. 5. Henry Isaac Zeller (6), bom Oct. 10, 1876. Reformed 
Church. He married Mary Jane Schucker, Oct. 30, 1897. Now 
owns the mill formerly belonging to his father. Three children : 
1. Walter Henry Zeller (7), bom March 7, 1899. 2. Pierce 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 271 

Harvey Zeller (7), born June 19, 1901. 3. Mabel Emma Zeller 
(7), bom June 16, 1909. Residence, Bethel, Pa. 

5. John Henry Rank (5) was bom Sept. 1, 1857. He mar- 
ried Emaline Dubbs, Aug. 5, 1876, and has eight children : Maggie, 
Annie Maria, Emma, Ella, Sallie, Harry, Robert, and Mabel. 
He works at the Robesonia furnace. He is a Lutheran. Resi- 
dence, Robesonia, Pa. 1. Mary Magfdalena Rank (6), bom Aug. 
16, 1878, married to Oayton Mentzer, Aug. 16, 1902, and has 
one daughter. Bertha (7). Lutheran. 2. Anni^ Maria Rank 
(6), bom Oct. 23, 1880. Married to George Johnston, of Rein- 
hold's Station, Berks county. Pa., and has eight children. They 
live on a farm near Reading, attend the market twice a week. 
Lutherans. Their children: 1. William M. Johnston (7), bom 
Dec. 4, 1900. 2. Bertha May Johnston (7), bom Sept. 15, 1902. 
3. Greorge K. Johnston (7), born Feb. 8, 1904. 4. Leroy K. 
Johnston (7), born Aug. 19, 1905. 5. Elmer G. Johnston (7), 
bom Sept. 29, 1907. 6. Annie A. Johnston (7), bom Dec. 4, 
1908. 7. Esther M. Johnston (7), bom April 15, 1911. 8. 
Clarence J. Johnston (7), bom July 8, 1915. 3. Emma Rank 
(6) was born July 12, 1883. Married to Daniel Brunner, of 
Pottstown, Pa., and has four children. 4. Ella Rank (6), bom 
Sept. 18, 1885. Married to Howard C. Schoener and has four 
children: Calvin H. (7), bom Oct. 28, 1909; Paul E. (7), born 
Jan. 19, 1911; Lesta E. (7), bom Nov. 13, 1914, and Elsie Ella 
(7), born Jan. 4, 1916. 5. Sallie Rank (6), was bom Aug. 21, 
1889: Married to Howard Kepley, of Robesonia, and has one 
child. 6. Harry Rank (6), born Aug. 12, 1889, (died). 7. 
Robert Rufus Rank (6), born Dec. 14, 1894. 8. Mabel Eva 
Rank (6), bom Dec. 24, 1898. Married to William H. Weik. 
Residence, Mt. Zion, Pa. 

4. Catharine Shuey (4) was born Dec. 5, 1822, baptized 
March 23, 1823, sponsors John and Catharine Shuey. She was 
married to Martin Sealor, and had eleven children, viz : Ephraim 
(5), George (5), David (5), Harriet (5), Mary (5), Sallie (5), 
Morris (5), Robert (5), Solomon (5), and twins who are dead. 
They resided near Lebanon, Pa. 

5. Christian Shuey (4) was bom July 23, 1825, in Union 
township, then Hanover township, Lebanon county. Pa. He 
married Sarah Miller, of Millersburg, Berks county. Pa., and 
had nine children, viz: Adam M., Emma, George, Andrew J., 
Solomon, Lizzie, Peter, Katie and Sallie. Christian was a hard- 
working man, and spent most of his life as a teamster, living for 
a long time at Union Forge. He was likewise employed at dif- 



272 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

ferent other forges as teamster. His life was not an easy one, 
on account of being obliged to be out with his team during all 
kinds of weather, at all hours of the day and very often a part of 
the night. During his later years he lived in Tremont, Schuyl- 
kill coimty. Pa., where he was employed as a teamster. He met 
with an unfortunate accident which resulted in his death. While 
working at his team, either cleaning or feeding, a mule kicked him, 
which caused his death. He died June 8, 1867, aged 41 years, 
10 months and 16 days. During the Civil war Christian was 
drafted in the call for troops in 1862, and was mustered into ser- 
vice on the 30th of Oct., 1862. He became a member of Com- 
pany B, 173d Rgt., Pa. He was discharged with the regiment 
Aug. 17, 1863, having served nine months and a half. In poli- 
tics he was a Democrat. Mrs. Shuey died in Shamokin, Pa., 
in Oct., 1915, aged 90 years. 

1. Adam M. Shuey (5) was bom Dec. 24, 1846, at Pine 
Grove, Pa. He spent a great part of his life in the coal mines 
and was an expert miner. He enlisted in the United States ser- 
vice in the Civil war as a member of Co. B, 16th Pa. Cavalry, 
March 6, 1865, and was discharged with the regiment Aug. 11, 
1865. He married Amanda Carl and they had eleven children: 
Franzetta, Grant E., George W., Harry L., Milton A., Adam M., 
Mary M., Qara C, Ef fie E., Martha W., and Ruth C. They have 
lived many years in Shamokin, Pa. They are members of the Re- 
formed Church. He was a member of the school board six years. 
He always tooik great interest in the G. A. R., of which he has 
been a member since 1870. He was a member of the Odd Fel- 
lows and in politics a Democrat. He took a great interest in the 
History of the Shuey Family, and his order for a book was the 
first received by the author for the first edition, and one of the 
first for the revised edition. He died Jan. 11, 1918. Buried at 
Walmer's Church. 

1. Franzetta Shuey (6) was born May 18, 1867. She was 
married to John Ban ford and they had nine children: John A. 
Banford (7), who died and is buried at Shamokin; Robert Ban- 
ford (7), who married Anna Hoover, and they have one child 
named John (8); the other seven children are: Harry L. (7), 
Thomas (7), Albert (7), Theodore (7), Emma (7), Minnie (7), 
and Helen (7). They reside in Philadelphia, Pa. 

2. Grant E. Shuey (6) was born July 18, 1870, in Tremont, 
Pa. He works in the mines. He was a Spanish-American sol- 
dier in Co. M., 21st Rgt., Pa. Vol. Residence, Shamokin, Pa. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 273 

3. George W. Shuey (6) was bom Feb. 10, 1873, in Tremont. 
He married Nora Hoembach, and they had one child named Lydia 
A. (7). George died of hydrophobia, Dec. 2, 1895, after intense 
suffering, less than two days. He had been bitten by a mad dog 
about nine months previous. Buried at Shamokin, Pa. 

4. Harry Lee Shuey (6) was born Aug. 2, 1875, in Tremont. 
His occupation is coal mining. He married Jennie Walsh, and 
they had eleven children: Robert O. Shuey (7); bom Jan. 31, 
1900, and died March 1, 1900; William M. Shuey (7) was born 
Feb. 11, 1902; Margaret E. Shuey (7) was bom May 19, 1903; 
John P. Shuey (7) was born Feb. 7, 1905 ; Edward W. Shuey (7) 
was born April 10, 1906; George L. Shuey (7) was bom Sept. 3, 
1907 ; Catharine Shuey (7) was born March 30, 1909; James H. 
Shuey (7) was bom July 21, 1910; Joseph Shuey (7) was born 
March 22, 1912, and died June 3, 1912; Howard R. Shuey (7) 
was bom June 23, 1913; Elmer C. Shuey (7) was bom Aug. 
14, 1914. Residence, Shamokin, Pa. 

5. Milton A. Shuey (6) was bom March 19, 1876. He mar- 
ried Anna Reed and they have two children, Mildred (7) and 
Lenora (7). He also is a miner. Residence, Shamokin, Pa. 

6. Adam M. Shuey (6) was bom Aug. 15, 1880, and died 
Nov. 25, 1881. Buried in the Shamokin cemetery. 

7. Mary M. Shuey (6) was born Oct. 28, 1883, and was 
married to Robert Thomas, and they had three children : Ver- 
non (7), who died, Alda Roberta (7), and Uerta Rebecca (7). 
Mrs. Thomas died Nov. 2, 1904. Buried in Shamokin cemetery. 

8. Clara C. Shuey (6) was bom May 7, 1885, and was mar- 
ried to Curtis F. Beck. One child, name, George (7). Shamo- 
kin, Pa. 

9. Effie E. Shuey (6) was born March 12, 1887. Married 
to Elmer Stank and they have three children : Elizabeth (7), Hilda 
(7), and Mary (7). Shamokin, Pa. 

10. Martha W. Shuey (6) was bom March 1, 1891. She 
died and was buried in the Shamokin cemetery. 

11. Ruth C. Shuey (6) was bom Dec. 19, 1894. All of the 
above families are members of the Reformed Church. 

2. Emma Shuey (5) was born May 3, 1849. She was mar- 
ried to Girard Long. Five children : Laura, George, Annie, Irwin 
and Sarah. They are all married. 1. Laura laril (6) has four 
children living. 2. George Long (6) has 3 children living. 3. 
Annie Thomas (6) has four children living. Members of the 
Reformed Church. Reside in Detroit, Mich. 4. Irwin Long (6) 



274 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

has two children living. 5. Sarah Eardman (6) has four children 
living. Members of the Reformed Church. 

3. George Shuey (5) was bom April 13, 1851, at Pine Grove, 
Pa. He was a good worker and when fourteen years of age worked 
on the farm for the author of this book, on E. B. Shuey's farm 
while E. B., the owner, served in the army. George was of. a 
happy disposition, and was always whistling, as soon as he got 
out of bed, even before he had his clothes on, and only stopped 
when he went to bed. There was not much music in his whist- 
ling. He afterwards was a faithful worker in the mines. He 
was a member of the Reformed Church in Shamokin. He mar- 
ried Sarah A. Zinunerman. They had eight children : John Wes- 
ley, Andora Maud, Linda Gertie, Carrie Blanche, Girard, Rupert 
Rue, Elsie Cecelia, Dennis Ephraim. George Shuey died sud- 
denly Jan. 11, 1916, of dropsy and heart failure. 

1. John Wesley Shuey (6) was bom March 30, 1875. He 
married Ella A. Fisher, Oct. 20, 1897. She died Sept. 2, 1912. 
On Jvme 30, 1913, he married Bertha A. Hager. He is employed 
as a car builder. They live in Shamokin. 

2. Andora Maud Shuey (6) was bom Dec. 31, 1876. Lives 
in Shamokin, Pa. 

3. Linda Gertie Shuey (6) was bom May 2, 1879. Married 
to Harry E. Haupt. They have six children: Joseph Winfield 
Haupt (7), bom July 9, 1899, employed in a grocery store; Cath- 
arine Elizabeth Haupt (7), bom Aug. 24, 1901, died April 20, 
1904; Sarah Ellen Haupt (7), bom April 26, 1903; Alma Ger- 
trude Haupt (7), bom Oct. 28, 1905; Josiah Raymond Haupt 
(7), bom Jan. 21, 1908, died April 26, 1908; Harry Frederick 
Haupt (7), bom June 21, 1909. Harry E. Haupt is employed 
as a butcher. Residence, Shamokin, Pa. 

4. Carrie Blanche Shuey (6) was bom Sept. 18, 1881. She 
was married to George A. Holshue, and they have three children • 
Gladys Elizabeth Holshue (7), bom Oct. 29, 1909; Florence Beat- 
rice Holshue (7), bom March 25, 1912; Mary Gertmde Hols- 
hue (7), bom July 21, 1914. Mr. Holshue is a car inspector. 

5. Girard Shuey (6) was bom May'25, 1886, and died at the 
age of four years. 

6. Rubert Rue Shuey (6) was bom May 26, 1889, and died 
Oct. 12, 1892.. 

7. Elsie Cecelia Shuey (6) was bom Sept. 22, 1892. She 
was married to Ralph E. Yost, a carpenter. They have one 
child, Adeline Elizabeth Yost (7), bom March 7, 1914. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 275 

8. Dennis Ephraim Shuey (6) was bom Oct. 14, 1896. He 
is a car loader at the Bumside Colliery. The George Shuey 
family are all members of the Reformed Church in Shamokin. 

4. Andrew J. Shuey (5) was bom March 10, 1855, and died 
Sept. 18, 1873. 

5. Solomon Shuey (5) was bom April 28, 1857. He is a 
member of the Odd Fellows and the Sons of Veterans. By occu- 
pation he is a miner. He married Sarah Jane Cardwell and they 
had four children. Mrs. Shuey, wife of Solomon, died May 12, 
1889. He afterwards married Martha Adams and they had three 
children, Fitzhugh, William and Irwin. He died April 27, 1908. 
Buried in the Shamokin cemetery. 

1. John Christian Shuey (6) was born April 7, 1881, and 
died aged 4 months and 6 days. 

2. Robert Emerson Shuey (6) was bom May 28, 1883. He 
is a miner. He married Sarah Kerstetter, and they have three 
children: Martha Marian Shuey (7), born Sept. 15, 1907; Sarah 
Evelyn Shuey (7), bom Dec. 10, 1909, and Laveria Swereda 
Shuey (7), bom July 31, 1915. 

3. George Washington Shuey (6) was bom Jan. 31, 1886. 
He is a licensed automobile driver. He married Mary Hazel 
Shipp and they have four children : Raymond Garrison Shuey (7), 
bom May 28, 1910; Edna Rebecca Shuey (7), bom Sept. 7, 1911 ; 
Mary Ruth Shuey (7), bom June 12, 1913; Sarah Elizabeth 
Shuey (7), bom Aug. 8, 1914. 

4. Sarah Hannah Shuey (6), bom in Jan., 1889, and died 
in July, 1889. 

5. Fitzhugh Leroy Shuey (6) was bom July 26, 1893. He 
is a fireman at the Bumside Colliery. He married May Hen- 
ninger and they have one child, Dorothy Winifred Shuey (7), 
bom May 28, 1914. 

6. William Wilson Shuey (6) was born Sept. 24, 1895. 

7. Irwin Luther Shuey (6) was bom Oct. 25, 1897. 
Members of the Reformed Church and Democrats in politics. 

6. Elizabeth Shuey (5) was bom Aug. 9, 1859. She was 
married to Louis Campbell and has six children living: 1. Jennie 
Welker (6) ; 2. Curtin Campbell, one child. Curtin died in 1915 ; 
3. DoUie Gillespie (6), two children living; 4. Millie Jenkin (6), 
who has three children living; 5. Dalton Campbell (6), who lives 
in California; 6. Howard Campbell (6), who lives at home. All 
are members of the Reformed Church. 

7. Peter Shuey (5) was bom March 7, 1861. He has 
nine children living: 1. Harry Solomon Shuey (6) was bom May 



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13, 1883. He was married and they had four children. Harry 
was a railroader and met with an accident at West Milton ; had 
a leg cut off, his skull fractured, and died in Williamsport, March 
11, 1916. He was 32 years of age and is said to have been an 
excellent young man; 2. Beulah Rebecca Shuey (6) was bom 
July 6, 1887. She was married to Joseph McGlin, and has one 
son, named John (7) ; 3. Annie Elizabeth Shuey (6) was bom 
Aug. 3, 1892, lives with her parents in Shamokin; 4. Russell 
George Shuey (6) was bom April 23, 1895. He is married and 
lives in Shamokin, Pa.; 5. Gertmde Leah Shuey (6) was bom 
Feb. 2, 1898; 6. Sarah Roberta Shuey (6) was bora April 30, 
1900; 7. Esther Shuey (6) was bom Aug. 18, 1903. 

8. Catharine Shuey (5) was bom July 9, 1864. She was 
married to Peter Weaver and had fourteen children: 1. Matilda 
(6) ; 2. Elizabeth (6) ; 3. Peter (6) ; 4. John (6), and 5. Jean 

(6) are dead ; 6. Joseph Weaver (6) is married and has four chil- 
dren living, namely, William (7), Walter (7), Peter (7), and 
Bertha (7); 7. Annie Weaver (6) is at home; 8. Charlotte 
Brannon (6) has two children living: Catharine (7) and John 

(7) ; 9. Emma Ruser (6) is married and has one child, Charlotte 
(7); 10. Charles (6); 11. George (6); 12. Jessie (6); 13. 
Florence (6) and 14. Thomas Weaver (6) are all at home. 

9. Sarah Shuey (5) was bom Nov. 8, 1867. She was mar- 
ried to John Mench. They live on a farm near Augustaville and 
are well to do financially. They are members of the Reformed 
Church. 

6. Elizabeth Shuey (4) was born Feb. 13, 1828. She was 
married to David E. Ford, and had four children, viz : George 
Irwin and a twin sister who died in infancy, David Solomon and 
Samuel Morris. She was a member of the Reformed Church. 
They lived about two miles west of Pine Grove in Schuylkill 
county. Pa. They owned a small farm and were engaged in 
farming. Mr. Ford was a shoemaker, and for a number of years 
they lived in different rented houses in Union township, Lebanon 
county. Pa. The two oldest of the boys are married and live in 
Schuylkill county. 

7. Adam Shuey (4) was bom Oct. 1, 1829. He married 
Sarah Leopold in 1848, and they had eleven children: Emma, 
Elizabeth, Jacob, Isabel, Edward, Bertha, Adam, Ellen, Mprris, 
Sarah and Ida. Adam was always a forge man working at Union 
Forge, Lickdale, Speedwell, and later in the Light Bros.' mills in 
Lebanon, Pa. He always earned good wages and provided well 
for his large family. He was always a staunch Democrat in poli- 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 277 

tics. After his retirement from active labor his days were spent 
in peace and happiness with his good wife and faithful daughters, 
who ministered to their every want. He left a large posterity 
who will always remember the good times and the many happy 
days spent in the old Shuey homestead in Lebanon. He died Jan. 
19, 1912, aged 81 years, 3 nwnths and 19 days. At the time of 
his death the Lebanon papers spoke of him as one of the pioneer 
forgemen. His wife preceded him in death by three weeks and 
was aged 80 years, 6 months and 24 days. 

1. Emma Shuey (S )was born April 24, 1850. She was mar- 
ried to G>melius Carmany and has one son named Harry Car- 
many (6). Mr. Carmany served with great credit during the Civil 
War and was a prisoner at Andersonville for nine months and suf- 
fered great hardships. They reside in Lebanon, Pa. Mrs. Car- 
many died in the spring of 1918. She was a member of the 
Lutheran Church. 

2. Elizabeth Shuey (5) was born Sept. 11, 1851. She was 
married to George Berkheiser. Three children : William, Charies 
and Robert. William (6) died in infancy. Charles (6) and 
Robert (6) are married and live in Williamsport, Pa., as does also 
their mother. Mr. Berkheiser died a number of years ago. 

3. Jacob L. Shuey (5) was born Aug. 8, 1853. He married 
Frances M. Keller, Feb. 27, 1881. They have eight children: 
Regina M., Sarah, George L., Anna V., Benjamin H., Robert A., 
Isabel C, and Russel. Jacob is an expert forgeman, having worked 
at his trade for nearly forty years. He is a staunch Republican 
in politics and served three years in the city council of Lebanon. 
He is also identified with the Lebanon fire department and heads 
a family of fire fighters, his oldest son being assistant chief, an- 
other son being a chief engineer of a company and two other sons 
are directors. Jacob is tall, straight and well built. They reside 
in Lebanon, Pa., 1223 Forge St. 

1. Regina M. Shuey (6) was born Dec. 5, 1881. She was 
married to Wm. H. Seubert. They have four children : John J. 
(7), George P. (7), Frances M. (7), and Robert W. (7). They 
reside in Lebanon. 

2. Sarah Shuey (6) was born Jan. 10, 1884, and died Aug. 
23, 1894. 

3. George L. Shuey (6) was bom Jan. 3, 1886. He married 
Lucy B. Arnold; three children: Marion (7), George (7), and 
Charles (7). The two boys died in infancy. He holds a re- 
sponsible position as machine and coal foreman at the Semet Sol- 
vay Co., in Lebanon. He is a strong Republican. 



278 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

4. Anna V. Shuey (6) was bom May 7, 1888. She was 
married to E. M. Faust, and they have three children: Dorothy 
F. (7), James M. (7), and Richard J. (7). They reside in Steel- 
ton, Pa., where Mr. Faust is employed as an expert mechanic. 

5. Benjamin H. Shuey (6) was bom March 16, 1890. He 
is employed at the Semet Solvay Co., as chief engineer of the 
by-products buildings. Later information is given in the follow- 
ing clipping from a Lebanon daily paper: 

"Benjamin H Shuey, former Chief Engineer of the Perse- 
verance fire company, and now a member of a field artillery com- 
pany with the American Expeditionary Forces in France, has writ- 
ten letters to several friends which arrived to-day. He says he has 
little time for letter writing, as they are too busy knocking the tar 
out of the (jermans. He says he was enjoying the best of health 
at the time the letter was written, Oct. 20, 1918, but will not re- 
gret any harm or suffering, even to the supreme sacrifice, if only 
the effort ends in a victory and punishment of the Huns for their 
atrocities and meanness. 

"He writes that he has had some exceedingly narrow escapes 
from bursting shells, as the artillery have frequent duels, but he 
has been very lucky thus far. He has been on the firing line for 
five months, and has seen sights and action that will furnish 
material for many evenings of reminiscence when he retums. 
Ben enlisted in the R^^lars shortly after the war was in progress, 
and says he is more than glad to be of service to his country." 

6. Robert A. Shuey (6) was bom July 30, 1892. He is a 
prominent singer in Lebanon. He has a strong tenor voice, rich 
in quality and expression, and is one of the leading soloists in the 
male choir of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church. 

7. Isabel C. Shuey (6) was bom Oct. 7, 1895. She is a 
graduate of the local parochial schools and is an elocutionist. She 
is engaged as a private tutor in Philadelphia, Pa. 

8. Russell J. Shuey (6) was bom July 14, 1898. He is six 
feet and three and a half inches tall, though less than eighteen 
years old. At the age of 17 years he enlisted in Co. H., 4th Regi- 
ment, Pa. Inf., and served at the Mexican border. Upon their 
return they were sent to Augusta, Ga. ; now known as Co. D., 
107th Machine Gun Battalion, U. S. A. He ranks as a Sergeant, 
but would have received a Lieutenant commission, had it not been 
on account of his youth. 

4. Isabel Shuey (5) was bom May 28, 1855. She resides in 
Lebanon, Pa., and is a member of the M. E. Church. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 279 

5. Edward Shuey (5) was bom Jan. 6, 1857, and died Sept. 
23, 1863. 

6. Bertha, Shuey (5) was bom Jan. 27, 1859. She resides 
in Glenside, Pa., a suburb of Philadelphia. 

7. Adam Shuey (5) was borh Aug. 10, 1862. He married 
Elizabeth Zimmerman and thev had eight children: Roy (6), 
Bertha (6), Ralph (6), Gladys (6), Stella (6), Archibald (6), 
Ruth (6), and Lottie (6). Mrs. Shuey died about ten years ago. 
Bertha and Archibald are married and reside in Lebanon. The 
other children reside at home with their father in Lebanon. 

8. Ellen Shuey (5) was born April 28, 1865, and died July 
28, 1912. She was the devoted daughter who cared for her par- 
ents in their declining years until tTieir death, and she soon fol- 
lowed them to the other world. 

9. Morris Shuey (5) was bom June 1, 1867, and died of 
typhoid fever when fourteen years of age. 

10. Sarah Shuey (5) was bom July 17, 1869, and died when 
six years old. 

11. Ida Shuey (5) was bom Nov. 1, 1872. She resides in 
Lebanon, Pa. 

8. Solomon Shuey (4) was born Nov. 1, 1833. He had a 
roving disposition, left home, and finally located in New Orleans. 
He was never married. When last heard from he had entered 
the Confederate Army in the Civil War and it is said he belonged 
to the 9th Regiment, often called Louisiana Tigers. His friends 
presume he lost his life in the army, inasmuch as they never heard 
from him since the close of the war. It is reported that he lost 
his life in the batttle at Gettysburg, Pa. 

III. CHRISTIAN SHUEY (3) 

Was born April 20, 1792, in Bethel township, Dauphin county. 
Pa. He was brought up on the farm, and chose farming as his 
occupation. He married Miss Meily, and had one child, viz: 
Eliza. He lived near Klopp's Church and had a fine farm there. 
He was a member of the Reformed Church. He died May 31, 
1822, aged 30 years, 1 month and 11 days. He is buried in the 
cemetery at Klopp's Church. 

He was a private in Captain George Lightner's Company, 117th 
Regiment, under the detachment of First Brigade, Sixth Division, 
Jonestown, Aug. 8, 1814. 

See page 387, Volume Seven, Pennsylvania Archives, Sixth 
Series. 



280 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

1. Eliza Shuey (4) was born Nov. 9, 1820. She was mar- 
ried to Levi Eberly, of Cumberland county, Pa., and had four 
children, all sons, viz: William Harrison (5), Davrd Henry (5), 
Edward M. (5), and Ira S. (5). They resided in Mechanicsburg, 
Cumberland county. Pa., and had plenty of means to enjoy a 
comfortable living. 

IV. MARIA CATHARINE SHUEY (3) 
Was bom June 20, 1795, in Bethel township, Dauphin county, 
Pa., and was baptized Aug. 3, 1795. She died in infancy. 

V. JOHN SHUEY (3) 
Was bom Nov. 27, 1796, and baptized Dec. 26, of the same year. 
He was born and reared on his father's farm, near Kloop*s Church 
in Bethel township, Dauphin county, Pa. At 22 years of age he 
was married to Catharine Fisher, of Hanover township, Lebanon 
county. Pa., at Lebanon, by the Rev. William Heister, of the Re- 
formed Church. John was a member of the Reformed Church. 
He bought a farm in Hanover township from Mr. Zehring, and 
invested his whole patrimony, probably amounting to five thousand 
dollars. He did not manage very well on this farm, and in a very 
few years was compelled to sell out and lost by his ill-managed 
business everything he had received. . This farm was later owned 
by Jacob G. Walmer, and is situated near the Blue Mountains, and 
close to the noted Smith's Fort. He then concluded to go west, 
but he had barely enough money to pay the expenses of moving, 
so that when he came to Wayne county, Ohio, in March, 1826, he 
had but one hundred dollars, and this was a present from his 
father-in-law, Mr. Fisher. He bought a tract of woodland con- 
taining eighty acres situated about eight miles north of Wooster. 
He now set to clearing it, and managed in the eleven years he 
lived there to clear about fifty-five acres of this woodland. In 
1837 he sold this farm for fourteen hundred dollars, and moved 
to Elkhart county, Indiana. Here he again commenced farming, 
and continued for thirteen years at this place. In 1850 he caught 
the California gold fever, and started to cross the plains, en rout 
for the gold coast. He never accomplished his object, having 
died on his way somewhere near Fort Laramie ; but the correct 
circumstances relative to his death have never become known to 
his family. In settling up his effects, his estate, at the time of 
his death, was found to be about two thousand dollars. He had 
seven children, viz: Sarah, Catharine, Michael F., John H., 
Elizabeth, Mary M., and Susannah. His widow lived with her 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 281 

son Michael, in Elkhart, Indiana. Although John never accumu- 
lated wealth, he nevertheless was always very industrious, after 
his first failure in Lebanon county, Pa., and made a comfortable 
living for his family. He was respected by his neighbors and was 
very devoted to his family. 

1. Sarah Shuey (4) was born in Hanover township, Leb- 
anon county, Pa., Dec. 23, 1819. She was married to John 
Haines. They had one daughter, Margaret Haines (5), who was 
married to A. Stutzman, of Elkhart, Indiana, who had one daugh- 
ter. Bertha Stutzman (6), who died some twenty years ago. 
Mr. Haines died in 1849. In 1851, she was married to Philip 
Poorbaugh. They had four children : John M., Idella, Frank and 
Lina. All were bom in Elkhart, Ind. Mrs. Poorbaugh died 
April 5, 1860. 

2. John M. Poorbaugh (5) was born March 17, 1852. He 
is a contractor and builder. He married Hattie Drinkwater. 
They have nine children: Charles, Alvin, Stella, Robert, Carl, 
Idella, John, Dora, Nina. They reside at Rock Creek, Ohio. 

1. Charles F. Poorbaugh (6) was born Aug. 19, 1872. He 
married Dora Shelley. They had one son. He died Sept. 22, 
1903. 

2. Alvin A. Poorbaugh (6) was born Sept. 12, 1875. He 
is a merchant in Elkhart, Indiana. He married Sadie Sigafoos. 
They have three boys: Morris Poorbaugh (7), Howard Poor- 
baugh (7), and John Poorbaugh (7). 

3. Stella May Poorbaugh (6) was bom April 8, 1879. She 
was married to Dr. Hotham, of Pittsburgh, Pa. They had two 
children: Bartland Hotham (7) and Stella Hotham (7). She 
died June 29, 1909. 

4. Robert Poorbaugh (6) was born Sept. 6, 1882, and died 
June 24, 1904. 

5. Carl E. Poorbaugh (6) was born Feb. 26, 1884. He is a 
contractor and builder. He married Clara Paulus. They reside 
at 1290 W. 103d St., Qeveland, Ohio. 

6. Idiella Poorbaugh (6) was born Jan. 31, 1886. She was 
married to C. Akard. They had three children : Raymond Akard 
(7), Ellen Akard (7), and Qyde Akard (7). She died Nov. 
13, 1912. 

7. John M. Poorbaugh (6) was bom Aug. 3, 1887. He is 
a builder. He is married. They reside at 3612 Spokane Ave., 
Cleveland, Ohio. 

8. Dora Belle Poorbaugh (6) was bom Feb. 28, 1889. She 
was married to William Molzer, a machinist. .They have two 



282 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

children: Dorothy Molzer (7) and Virginia Molzer (7). Resi- 
dence, 3300 Altona R. D., Cleveland, Ohio. 

9. Nina Pearl Poorbaugh (6) was bom Jan. 22, 1893. She 
was married to Glenn Bates, a carpenter. They have one daugh- 
ter, Marian Bates (7). Residence, 3304 Mspledait Ave., Qeve- 
land, Ohio. 

3. Idella Poorbaugh (5) was bom Aug. 8, 1854. She was 
married to Charles Austin. She died Oct. 15, 1916. No 
children. 

4. Frank Poorbaugh (5) was bom Dec. 21, 1856. He mar- 
ried Annie Harrison. They have seven children : Ernest, Nellife, 
Bessie, Cora, Frank, Sarah and Jasper. Two other children are 
dead. Residence, Warren, Ohio. 

5. Lina Poorbaugh (5) was bom April 5, 1858. She was 
married to Gove Winegardner and had five children: Raymond 
Winegardner (6), of Detroit, Mich; Lenora Winegardner (6), 
who was married to W. T. Lilly, of Elkhart, Ind. ; Kenneth 
Winegardner (6), who lives in New York; Qyde Win^^rdner 
(6), who lives in Detroit, Mich., and Mabel Winegardner (6), 
who was married to H. A. Miller, of Elkhart, Indiana. Lina 
Winegardner died Nov. 22, 1913. 

2. Catharine Shuey (4) was bom in Lebanon county. Pa., 
Dec. 6, 1821. She was baptized Jan. 27, 1822, wfth Christiana 
Walmer as sponsor. She was married to Benjanlln Bickel and 
had four children, all sons, and died in 1852, when her baby boy 
was only nine days old. The other children are William Henry 
Bickel (5), who was less than seven years old when his mother 
died; John Milton Bickel (5) less than five, and E. C. Bickel (5) 
less than three. E. C. Bickel is an enterprising business man 
in real estate in Elkhart, Indiana, especially in that portion of the 
city called Riverside. He married Miss Smith, a member of the 
D. A. R. They have four children. 

3. Michael Fisher Shuey (4) was born Fdb, 26, 1824, and 
was baptized April 4, 1824, with Michael Fisher as sponsor. He 
was but two years old when his father left Lebanon county, and 
moved to Wa)me county, Ohio. Here he assisted his father on 
the farm as soon as he was able to do any work. In this em- 
ployment he continued, except when attending common school, 
until he was grown. On the 6th of Nov., 1846, he married An- 
gelina A. Call, of Scottish descent. In the fall of 1848 he moved 
to Whiteside county, Illinois, where he again continued working 
on a farm. He had a strong inclination for the Bar, and con- 
sequently while engaged on the farm he devoted all his spare 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 283 

time to reading law under the instruction of Miles S. Henry. 
In 1852 he was admitted as an attomey-at-law, to practice at the 
Bar of the Supreme Court of Illinois. Hon. Lyman Trumbull 
signed his license, he being then on the Supreme Bench. In 
1853 he moved to Elkhart, Indiana, where he was engaged in his 
profession of law. He was a strong Republican in politics, and in 
1860 made speeches in Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota, 
in favor of the election of Abraham Lincoln, with whom he was 
personally acquainted. This gave him considerable prominence, 
and in 1865 he was elected to represent his district in the State 
Legislature, and was re-elected in 1867 ; both times his party hon- 
ored him with a nomination by acclamation. In the election his 
majority was considerably above the other candidates of his party, 
thus giving proof that he was a popular man and had the confi- 
dence of the people. 

His course in the Legislature was such that even his political 
opponents could find no fault with him. He had the pleasure 
of casting his vote to ratify the fifteenth amendment to the Con- 
stitution of the United States. He also* particularly interested 
himself in the establishment of a House of Correction for juvenile 
offenders and an institution for the care of the incurable insane, 
a fire-proof building for the State offices and archives, a sejya^ 
rate prison for females, and several other bills, all of which he 
had the pleasure of seeing permanently established during his 
term of office. He held no public offices after 1870. and inas- 
much as he found his law office more profitable and lucrative, 
and his own home more agreeable than the scramble for public 
office, he did not wish any further public favors in that direction. 
He had not accumulated any great riches, but had plenty of the 
world's goods to enjoy a very comfortable living. He was sur- 
rounded by a very fine family of children, there being seven of 
them, viz : John W., Mary A., Charles F., Cora, George E., Emma 
K., and Edwin Stanton. He was a popular man in Elkhart and 
had a large circle of friends. 

In 1886 the Michael F. Shuey family moved to MacClenny, 
Florida, where Mr. Shuey purchased a section of land, built a 
residence, and then resumed the practice of law, in partnership 
with his son, Chas. F. Shuey. In the early fall of 1888, yellow 
fever broke out in that section of Florida, and Michael F. Shuey 
was one of the early victims who lost his life. Mrs. Shuey also 
died of this disease. 

1. John William Shuey (5) was born Aug. 18, 1850. He 
married Katherine Mann, Feb. 2, 1870. He was engaged in the 



284 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

furniture business in Elkhart, Indiana, where he died in 1876. 
Of their children, Carl Emerson Shuey (6), was born April 7, 
1872, and Willie Glenn Shuey (6) was bom Nov. 22, 1875, both 
of whom died of yellow fever in 1888 in Florida. Their sister, 
Nina Katherine Shuey (6), born Aug. 13, 1875, and her mother 
both had the fever, but recovered and later came north again. 
Nina was married to George T. Benson, Oct. 5, 1893, and resides 
now on their 400 acre farm, Bentley, Michigan. 

2. Mary Adelaide Shuey (5) was bom May 3, 1853. She 
was married to John Henry Mochelle, who was in partnership 
in the furniture business with John William Shuey in Elkhart, 
Indiana. In 1880, she was married to Bryant S. Benson, of 
Genoa Junction, Wisconsin, where they now reside. They have 
two children: Bryant Shuey Benson (6), of Bristol, Wisconsin, 
(who has two boys, Bryant (7) and William (7), and Nina 
Luella Benson (6), who lives at home. 

3. Charles Francis Shuey (5) was bom Aug. 23, 1855. He 
read law and was for a time in partnership with his father in the 
practice of law, both in Elkhart, Indiana, and at MacClenny, 
Florida. For some time he had an office in Chicago, and now 
follows his profession in New York City. He is married and 
his daughter, Mary Cosette Shuey (6), was married to Mr. Rey- 
nolds, a bank clerk in Chicago. They now live in Wendell, Idaho, 
where Mr. Reynolds holds a position in a bank. They have two 
boys: Karl (7) and Gordon (7). Charles Francis Shuey 's son, 
Charles Royal Shuey (6), is a photographer in Gilmore, Idaho. 
He has two girls. 

4. Cora Angelina Shuey (5) was bom June 10, 1858. She 
was married to John E. Swartz, and in 1886, they moved with 
the rest of the Shuey family to MacClenny, Baker county, Florida, 
a small town 28 miles west of Jacksonville, where Mr. Swartz 
engaged in the hardware business. In the spring of 1889, the 
year after the yellow fever epidemic, they returned to Elkhart, 
and later to Chicago, where he with his brother engaged in the 
manufacture of chemical and remedial extracts. Present ad- 
dress is 729 East 39th Street, Chicago, where he is one of the 
owners and manager of the Phospho Albumen Co. 

5. George Emerson Shuey (5) was bom March 22, 1860. 
He studied medicine and in 1884 he moved to Arcadia, Kansas, 
for the practice of his profession. He married Frances C. Miller, 
a school teacher, Sept. 14, 1883. They later moved to Granger, 
Indiana, where their daughter Josephine was bom, also a daugh- 
ter Marguerite. They also moved to MacClenny, Florida, where 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 285 

Doctor Sbuey opened a drug store. Here their daughter Mar- 
guerite (6) died of yellow fever. They then moved to Medora, 
Indiana, where he opened a drug store in connection with his 
practice of medicine. Here he died in Jan., 1903. Mrs. Shuey 
died Nov. 4, 1904. 1. Josephine Mercedes Shuey (6) was bom 
in Indiana. She was married to Dorwin B. White, Dec. 29, 
1909, a telephone engineer. They reside at Portland, Indiana. 
They have one child, Flora Catharine White (7), bom May 
16, 1912. 

6. Emma Kate Shuev (5) was bom Jan. 9, 1862, and died 
Nov. 24, 1864. 

7. Edwin Stanton Shuey (5) was born Oct. 28, 1863. He 
graduated from the schools in Elkhart, and went into the insur- 
ance business, which business he continued for a while after mov- 
ing to MacClenny, Florida. In 1890 he was appointed a special 
agent of the United States Treasury Department, which office 
he held but a few months, when he resigned, and bought the plant 
of the MacClenny Sentinel, a weekly newspaper, and conducted 
it as editor, until he accepted an offer as editor-in-chief of the 
Gainsville, Florida, Advocate, a Republican daily, which com- 
pelled him to move to Gainsville, Florida. In 1891, a stock com- 
pany inaugurated a new Republican paper in Florida (the Florida 
Daily Tribune), in Jacksonville, and he was offered its editorship, 
which he accepted, and continued in that work for about two 
years, when on account of impaired eyesight, he resigned the 
position in 1893. Since then he has been sketch writer and cor- 
respondent for Chicago and New York dailies. He is not mar- 
ried and now resides in Fort Worth, Texas. 

4. John H. Shuey (4) was born Aug. 3, 1826, in Wayne 
county, Ohio. In 1853 he married Lucetta J. Lamb, and had 
three children, two sons, who both died small, and a daughter, 
who is married to a Mr. Alexander, and resides at Richmond, 
Illinois. John lived in Elkhart, Indiana, and was at times engaged 
in moving buildings. He was in comfortable circumstances and 
made a good living. 

5. Elizabeth Ann Shuey (4) was bom Feb. 27, 1829, and 
died Jan. 23, 1911. She was married to John S. Stiver, Nov. 
7, 1850, who died May 29, 1905, and had six children : Philip, 
John, Charles, Amasa, Ida, and George. They were farmers 
and lived on a farm about seventeen miles southeast of Elkhart, 
Indiana. 

1. Philip Melancthon Stiver (5) was bom July 13, 1852. 
He married Margaret Showalter, Jan. 28, 1877. They had two 



286 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

children: Georgia Eva and Maybelle Claire. He died Jan. 28, 
1918. 

1. Georgia Eva Stiver (6) was married to John Belt, Sept. 
14, 1899. They have two children: Thelma Belt (7) and Donald 
Belt (7). 

2. Maybelle Claire Stiver (6) was married to Fred James 
in Jan., 1905. 

2. John Henry Stiver (5) was bom Aug. 23, 1854, and died 
June 29, 1874. 

3. Charles M. Stiver (5) was born Feb. 2, 1857. He mar- 
ried Nancy Bollinger, March, 1879. They have one daughter, 
Zulla May Stiver (6), who was married ti> Harry Fahl, Jan., 
1912. 

4. Amasa Shuey Stiver (5) was born June 18/1859. He 
married Susan Ann Niner, Nov. 28, 1889. They have three 
sons: Alvin J. L. Stiver (6), bom Jan. 5, 1895; Lawrence C. 
Stiver (6), born June 2, 1901, and Paul M. Stiver (6), bom May 
12, 1903. 

5.. Ida Belle Stiver (5) was born Jan. 5, 1862. She was 
married to John H. Haglind, in Sept., 1883. They have three 
children: Elinor Elizabeth Haglind (6), bom Jime 13, 1886; 
Harry W. Haglind (6), born Jan. 17, 1892, and Nina B. Hag- 
lind (6), born Oct. 16, 1900. Elinor Elizabeth Haglind (6) was 
married to Doctor Mussera and they have two children : Elizabeth 
Ann (7) and John Samuel (7). 

6. George Shuey Stiver (5) was bom Sept. 9, 1864. He 
married Esther Ford, June 23, 1886. Residence, Elkhart, Ind. 

6. Mary M. Shuey (4) was bom in November, 1831, and 
died in 1853, aged about 22 years. 

7. Susannah Shuey (4) was born in June, 1834. She was 
married to John Paulus and had three children, one son and two 
daughters. She died in 1869, aged about 35 years. They re- 
sided in Elkhart, Indiana. 

VI. ELIZABETH SHUEY (3) 

Was born Nov. 12, 1799, baptized Dec. 15, 1799. She died 
Jan. 19, 1810, aged 10 years, 2 months and 6 days. She was 
butied in the cemetery at Klopp's Church. 

VII. MAGDALEN A SHUEY (3) 

Daughter of Christian Shuey, was married to Philip Moyer, 
and lived in Bethel township. By her father's will she received 
700 pounds, and by her mother's will she received one-half of 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 287 

what was left after 100 dollars had been paid out of the estate. 
No other particulars nor dates relative to her life have been fur- 
nished. 

VII. CATHARINE SHUEY (2) 

Second daughter of Ludwig Shuey, was born Sept. 6, 1765. 
She was married to Daniel Gunckel, and moved to Germantown, 
Ohio. Quite a large family of her descendants are living in the 
vicinity of Germantown, and they are a respectable and prominent 
family. 

VIII. JOHN ADAM SHUEY (2) 

John Adam Shuey, sixth son of Ludwig Shuey, was bom in 
Bethel township, Lancaster county, Pa., Sept. 2, 1768. He mar- 
ried Mary Magdalena Spitler, of Bethel township. They had 
three children, viz: Adam, Catharine and John. Following in 
the footsteps of his father, he became a practical farmer, which 
business he followed throughout his whole life. He was an active 
business man and was highly respected by his neighbors. Feeling 
that he might be able to better his temporal condition, he removed 
to Augusta county, Virginia, where he bought a farm about the 
year 1795 or 1800. He led a useful life, and was a member of 
the Reformed Church both before and after his removal to Vir- 
ginia. 

He was strong in the faith and died happy. He was but 
eight years old when his father died, but he had the benefit of a 
Christian mother's training, which formed his true character for 
active life. He endeavored to train his family in the same Chris- 
tian spirit in which he was reared. He died in August 1841, 
aged almost 74 years. 

/. ADAM SHUEY (3) 

First son of John Adam Shuey, was born in the year 1796. 
This was about the time his father moved to Augusta county, 
Virginia. Although less than 18 years of age, he entered the 
United States Army in the war of 1812-14, and became a member 
of Captain Lange's Company, in which he served faithfully for a 
period of three months. A part of this time this company was 
stationed near Richmond, Virginia. They were then marched 
over into Maryland and camped at Ellicott's Mills, where they 
were stationed to the time of their discharge from service. 
Choosing farming as his occupation, he settled in Augusta county, 
and in 1823 he married Elizabeth Baylor, a daughter of Martin 
Baylor. They became the parents of four children, viz : Catha- 



288 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

rine, Mary Jane, Adam Henry, and Barbara Ann. He was en- 
gaged in farming to the time of his death, and resided on a farm 
near a small town called New Hope, which was their post office. 
He died on the 19th of October, 1875, being in his eightieth year. 

1. Catharine Shuey (4), oldest daughter of Adam Shuey, 
was bom Feb. 22, 1827, in Augusta county, Virginia. In 1856, 
she was married to Ireneus Comer and had one child, a daughter, 
Cornelia E. (5). They resided on a farm near New Hope, 
Augusta county, Virginia. 

2. Mary Jane Shuey (4), second daughter of Adam Shuey, 
was born June 8, 1829. In 1867 she was married to John Fin- 
baugh. They were farmers, and resided near New Hope, Augusta 
county, Virginia. 

3. Adam Henry Shuey (4), son of Adam Shuey, was bom 
March 15, 1832. His younger years were spent on the farm with 
his father. On the 29th of Sept., 1868, he married Eliza J. Ar- ' 
bogast, a daughter of Jacob H. Arbogast, Pocahontas county. 
West Virginia. They had three children, viz : Mintie F., Mirtie 
E. and Jacob G. Adam was a farmer, and lived near New Hope, 
Augusta county, Virginia. 

1. Mintie Florence Shuey (5) was bom Jan, 3, 1870. 

2. Mirtie Elizabeth Shuey (5) was born March 2, 1872. 

3. Jacob Gordon Shuey (5), was born Dec. 18, 1874. 

4. Barbara Ann Shuey (4), the youngest daughter of Adam 
Shuey, was bom Jan. 1, 1839. She was not married and lived 
near New Hope, Augusta county, Virginia. 

//. CATHARINE SHUEY (i) 

Only daughter of John Adam Shuey, was bom in the year 
1799. She was married to Philip Towberman and had ten chil- 
dren, viz: 1. George (4), who was bom in Sept., 1820; 2. Sarah 
(4), born July, 1822; 3. John (4), bom April, 1824; 4. Susan 
C. (4), bom Feb., 1826; 5. Adam (4), bom March, 1828; 6. 
Mary (4), bom Sept., 1830; 7. Henry (4), bom June, 1833; 
8. David (4), born Nov., 1835; 9. William (4), bom Sept., 
1838; and 10. Jacob (4), born Nov., 1841. This family followed 
agricultural pursuits. They were members of the Lutheran 
Church, and were faithful to their church. Catharine died in 
1862, at the age of 63 years. They resided in Augusta coimty, 
Virginia. 

///. JOHN SHUEY (i) 

Youngest son of John Adam Shuey, was bom in June, f800. 
His early life was spent on the farm with his father. He mar- 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 289 

ried Lydia Rhinebart, a daughter of Andrew Rhinehart, who had 
married Christiana Shuey (3). They had four children, viz: 
Mary Jane, Eliza A., John A., and William A. They lived on a 
farm in Augusta county, Va. Mr. Shuey was a member of the 
Presb)rterian Church, and was faithful in his church relation. 
He died Oct. 22, 1873, in his seventy-fourth year. 

1. Mary Jane Shuey (4), the oldest daughter of John Shuey, 
was married to Dr. James W. Shuey (4), a son of George Shuey- 
She had three children, who are mentioned under Dr. Shuey's 
name. She was a member of the Presb)rterian Church. 

2. Eliza A. Shuey (4), the second daughter of John Shuey, 
was not married, and lived on the old homestead in Augusta 
county, Virginia. She was a faithful member of the Presby- 
terian Church. 

3. John A. Shuey (4), son of John Shuey, lived on the old 
homestead, where his father was born, lived and died. He was 
therefore engaged in farming. In Jan., 1876, he married Miss 
Shafer, of Virginia. 

4. William A. Shuey (4) was the youngest son of John 
Shuey. He studied at the University of Virginia, and took a 
medical course of studies. He was a practicing physician in 
Grant county. West Virginia. 

The author addressed the family several times for the dates 
of birth and other facts which would be interesting to insert; 
but for some reason or other they neglected to furnish the answers 
to the author's questions to them. This is to be regretted, as it 
makes the book incomplete, and breaks in upoi\ the original idea 
of the book, viz : that it shall be an authentic record of the Shuey 
family in America. 

The author could not get into communication with this family 
for the Revised History. 



II. JOHN SHUEY (1) 

John Shuey, the second son of Daniel Shuey, was born pre- 
sumably in the year 1728, and grew up as a farmer. When he 
became of age he entered in the Land Department in Harrisburg, 
for ISO acres of land on Jan. 4, 1749. The patent deed for this 
land is dated Jan. 5, 1764. It is in Hanover township, Dauphin 
coimty. His wife's name was Catharine, for John Shuey and 
wife Catharine were sponsors at the baptism of John Shuey, son 



290 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

of Ludwig Shuey, in 1753. He was one of those who desired 
that his sister EHzabeth should have the fifty pounds, condition- 
ally designated to her in Daniel Shuey's will, and signed the bond 
of indemnity to Martin Shuey the elder and Martin Shuey the 
younger, executors of the will of Daniel Shuey. 

John Shuey's will, dated Jan. 22, 1808, probated April 23, 1816, 
stands reccMxled in Book D, page 101, in the Register's Office at 
Harrisburg. At the time of making the will he lived with his son 
Daniel Shuey, in West Hanover township, Dauphin county. Pa. 
Daniel was to have the homestead and pay out as follows: To 
daughter Catharine (2), 97 pounds, 16 shillings; to son Martin 
Shuey (2), 107 pounds, 15 shillings; to daughter Margaret (2), 
102 potmds, 2 shillings; to son Conrad (2), 90 pounds, IS shil- 
lings; to son BenneveFs (2) children — ^to son, 60 pounds; to 
daughter, 40 pounds, when they arrive at age ; to daughter Bar- 
bara (2), 127 pounds; to son Frederich's (2) children, equal 
shares of 167 pounds, 10 shillings; to son Michael (2), 36 
pounds; to son Jacob (2), 142 pounds, 19 shillings and 1 penny. 
Son Daniel Shuey (2) and friend David Ferguson, Esq., were 
appointed Executors. According to this will he had seven sons 
and three daughters. As his wife Catharine is not mentioned in 
this will it is presumed she had died. The death of John Shuey 
was shortly before April 23, 1816, when his will was probated. 

The author was unable to trace the history of the children of 
John Shuey, except Daniel, Conrad, Frederich, Michael and Jacob. 
Daniel was likely the ancestor of those living in Schuylkill county, 
Pa., Conrad of 'those living near Greensburg, Westmoreland 
county, and Jacob of those residing in Dauphin county. Pa. 

/. DANIEL SHUEY (2) 

Daniel Shuey (2), who is supposed to have been the eldest 
son of John Shuey and grandson of Daniel Shuey, the original, 
was born in Lancaster county, afterwards Dauphin county, about 
the year 1756. He had bequeathed to him by his father the home 
farm by paying to the other heirs the proportions named in his 
father's will, and he was appointed the executor of the will. 
The author is of the opinion that he later moved across the moun- 
tains into Schuylkill county, where he invested in real estate. 

His wife's name was probably Anna Maria, formerly Berger. 
They raised a large family. The sons were John Shuey, Daniel 
Shuey, Peter Shuey, Michael Shuey, Joseph Shuey, Henry Shuey, 
and Benjamin Shuey. Some of these sons moved to Center 



^' ' HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 291 

county, Pa., and were the ancestors of the numerous families in 
that county named Shuey. 

It is ascertained from official record that one Daniel Shuey 
was a Private in Captain John Barnett's Company, 2d Rgt., 
Dauphin County Militia, commanded by Colonel William Allen, 
July 21, 1794. See page 261, Volume 5, Pennsylvania Archives, 
Sixth Series. 

/. JOHN SHUEY (i) 

John Shuey (3), son of Daniel Shuey, was bom in Dauphin 
county, Pa., Sept. 4, 1788. He married Christina Hold- 
erman, and had four children, viz: Daniel, Christina, Sarah and 
Felix. It is said he was the first Shuey that moved from Schuyl- 
kill county to Center county. He lived on a farm between 
Houserville and Lemont, where he djed March 8, 1874. Buried 
in the Boalsburg Lutheran graveyard. He was a member of the 
Lutheran Church. His will is recorded in the office in Belle- 
fonte in Will Book C, page 585, dated June 30, 1862. Son Daniel 
is to have part of the farm in Harris township. Daughter Chris- 
tina Houtz is to have two pieces of land (one on which she re- 
sides containing 68 acres, the other on which Daniel Shuey re- 
sides containing 15 acres and 63 perches). "My daughter Sarah 
Schreck is to have the farm on which I now reside, it being 
two pieces conveyed by John Holderman of Lower Mahantonga 
township, Schuylkill county, bearing date, Aug. 27, 1827. To 
my son Felix the farm on which he now resides in Ferguson 
township. Center county. Also a lot in Harris township, 20 
acres and 45 perches. My wife Christina is to have her home 
with my son Felix ; Daniel and Felix are to pay, each to her, sixty 
dollars annually.'* Will probated March 19, 1874. Daniel Shuey 
and Felix Shuey were the Executors. 

1. Daniel Shuey (4), son of John Shuey, was bom April 
11, 1811. He married Susan Roland. They had two children: 
Leah and Christina. His wife having died he married Sarah 
Temple and they had two children : Veronica and John. 

1. Leah Shuey (5) was born Sept. 20, 1837, and died Oct. 
5, 1837. 

2. Christina Shuey (5) was born Nov. 3, 1839. She was 
married to John Swartz and had 9 children. Lived near Abi- 
lene, Kansas. 

3. Veronica Shuey (5) was bom June 26, 1844. She was 
married to Israel Kaufman. No children. 



292 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMn.Y 

4. John Alfred Shuey (5) was born June 3, 1847, and died 
April 12, 1866. 

2. Christina Shuey (4) was bom in 1817. She was 
married to Christian Houtz and had 9 children : Jacob, Mary, 
Sarah, Cornelius, Rachel, Lucy, Dr. John Calvin, Thomas, and a 
child dead. Christina died in May, 1892, and was 75 years old. 
Buried at Shiloh. They were Lutherans. 

3. Sarah Shuey (4) was married to Peter Schreck and had 
9 children: Elizabeth (5), Annie (5), John (5), William (5), 
Ellen (5), Sallie (5), Alice (5), Mary (5), and Emna (5). 

4. Felix Shuey (4) was bom Aug. 10, 1828. He married 
Catharine Garberick and they had four children: George G., 
Rebecca Christina, Mary Catharine and John Calvin. Felix 
lived six miles southwest of Bellefonte. 

1. George G. Shuey (5) was bom Nov. 4, 1856. He mar- 
ried Sarah E. Bross, Aug. 6, 1885. They had two children: 
Alfred C. and Gertrude L His wife died Nov. 4, 1914. On 
Sept. 4, 1916, he married Elizabeth M. Kern. Residence, 
Lemont, Pa. 

1. Alfred C. Shuey (6) was born May 1, 1886. He mar- 
ried Katy D. Breaon on Dec. 24, 1914. Two sons were bom 
to them and both are dead. Residence, Lemont, Pa. 

2. Gertmde L Shuey (6) was bom June 17, 1888. She 
was married to Andrew C. Jordon, Jan. 21, 1915. One son, 
Norman S. Jordon (7), born Feb. 8, 1916. Residence, Lemont, 
Pa. 

2. Rebecca Christina Shuey (5) was bom Nov. 13, 1857. 
She was married to Adam Krumrein. They have two children : 
Katie Priscilla (6) and Mary (6). 

3. Mary Catharine Shuey (5) was bom Dec. 19, 1859. She 
was married to George Tressler. One child, Catharine Viola (6). 

4. John Calvin Shuey (5) was bom Jan. 1, 1864. He mar- 
ried Mary Miller. Four children: Lizzie (6), George (6), 
(dead), Mabel Rebecca (6), and Esther Merien (6). 

//. DANIEL SHUEY (3) 

Daniel Shuey (3), second son of Daniel Shuey, was bom 
in Schuylkill county. Pa. He married Catharine Shuger. They 
bought 9 acres of land from James Philips and 3 years later 
sold it to George Deitrich and moved to Center county. They 
had five children: John, David, Charles, George and Paul. His 
wife having died he married Miss Heverling and they had chil- 
dren. They later moved to Brookville, Ogle county, Illinois. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 293 

1. John Shuey (4) was born Aug. 13, 1815. He married 
Hannah Zerby. They had eight children: Henry C, Daniel, 
John, George, Hannah, Catharine, Mary and Rebecca. His 
second wife was Hettie Sterne. One son, Charles. Address, 
Hegins, Lower Mahantonga township, in Schuylkill county, Pa. 
He died Nov. 1, 1882. 

1. Henry C. Shuey (5) was born June 9, 1838. In 1858 
he located in Jefferson county. Pa. On the 4th of July, 1861, 
he enlisted in Co. I., 62d Reg., Pa. Vol. Inf., and served faith- 
fully during the Civil War. After his return from the army he 
worked at blacksmithing to 1882, when he was elected a Justice 
of the Peace, which office he held until his death. In 1866, he 
married and had seven children — ^names and dates not fur- 
nished. He died May 15, 1913. Resided at West Millville, Pa. 

2. Daniel C. Shuey (5), born in 1840, resided in Taylorsville, 
Schuylkill county. He served three years in the Civil War in Co. 
K, 76th Pa. Vol. Inf. He married Savilla Billman, and his son 
Charles B. Shuey (6) resides in Philadelphia. Daniel was a 
prominent man and was a member of the legislature of Pennsyl- 
vania. He died of blood poisoning, resulting from a carbuncle 
on his arm. His daughters were DoUie Shuey (6) and Agnes 
Shuey (6). 

3. John C. Shuey (5), (deceased), married Sarah Troup 
and had two sons. West Shuey (6), Ashland, Pa., and Amos 
Shuey (6), Minersville, Pa. 

4. George Shuey (5) died at fifteen years of age. 

5. Hannah Shuey (5) was married to Peter Hartz. Both 
are dead. No children. 

6. Catharine Shuey (5) was married to Solomon Koons, Mt. 
Carmel, Northumberland county, Pa. 

7. Mary Shuey (5) was married to Joseph Hemer, Mt. 
Carmel, Pa. 

8. Rebecca Shuey (5) was married to Frank Huntzinger 
(deceased), and lives in Schuylkill county. 

9. Charles Shuey (5) was born Aug. 16, 1858. He married 
Elmira Artman and they have five children: 1. Regina Shuey 
(6) was married to Lyman Morgan. They reside in Philadelphia ; 
2. Oscar Shuey (6), who lives in Hegins, Pa.; 3. Mabel Shuey 
(6) was married to Leonard C. Moyer, Philadelphia, Pa. One 
child, Leonard Moyer (7) ; 4. Maud V. Shuey (6) was bom 
March 29, 1897; 5. Leroy E. Shuey (6) was bom Nov. 19, 1899. 

2. David Shuey (4) married Margaret Andre. They re- 
sided in Center county, near Bellefonte or Lemont. He was a 



294 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

dealer in horses and made many trips from Indiana and Illinois 
with a drove of horses, driving them to the eastern markets of 
Pennsylvania. They had a son named Andrew, and three 
daughters. 

1. Andrew Shuey (5) was a soldier during the Civil War in 
Forty-fifth Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry; he was wounded 
at the battle of Spottsylvania Courthouse, and from the effects 
of this woimd died in 1880, near Lemont, Pa. He had married 
Rachel Close of Milroy, Pa. They had five children: 1. Alice 
Shuey (6) was married to Cla)rton Etters. Residence, Oak Hall, 
Center county. Pa. ; 2. William A. Shuey (6) is a conductor on 
the P. R. R., residing at 227 Green St., Wilkensburg, Pa.; 3. 
John D. Shuey (6) is a retired farmer, residing at Tyrone, Pa. 

4. Oscar C. Shuey (6) was bom in Center county. Pa. He 
is married and has seven children: 1. Elizabeth S. Shuey 
(7), bom Feb. 19, 1898; 2. Grace C Shuey (7), bora Oct. 31, 
1899, died Sept. 10, 1900; 3. Oscar D. Shuey (7), bora Jan. 
11, 1901; 4. Margaret A. Shuey (7), bora Jan. 4, 1903; 5. 
Frederick J. Shuey (7), bom Dec. 17, 1905; 6. Edith K. Shuey 
(7), bom March 13, 1907; 7. John C. Shuey (7), bom March 
31, 1909. Mr. Shuey is a conductor on the P. R. R., residing at 
4601 Carlton Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa. 

5. Charles H. Shuey (6) is a locomotive engineer and re- 
sides in Los Angeles, California. 

3. Charles Shuey (4) was bom Sept. 22, 1832. He mar- 
ried Mary Frankenberger. They had ten children : Frank, Isaac, 
James, Israel, (dead), Nancy, Rebecca, Emma, Fannie, Ellen, 
and John. Residence, near Bellefonte, Pa. 

1. Frank Shuey (5) is married. They have children. 
Names not given. Resides near Bellefonte, Pa. 

2. Isaac Shuey (5) married Mary Freyberger. They have 
five children. Reside near Bellefonte. 

///. PETER SHUEY (3) 

Peter Shuey (3), third son of Daniel Shuey, was bom 
in Schuylkill county, Pa. He was a soldier in the war of 1812- 
1814. He was married and they had the following children: 
Benjamin, Barbara, John, Jonathan, Jacob. 

1. Benjamin Shuey (4) was bom in 1816. He married 
Elizabeth Cronemiller. They had 8 children: 1. Jonathan (5), 
died in Center county; 2. William (5) was drowned; 3. Sarah 
Ann (5) was married to Mr. Shaw in Iowa; 4. Thomas (5); 
5. Jeremiah Shuey (5), who lived at Peterson, Clay county, Iowa; 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 295 

6. Catharine Ann Shuey (5), died; 7. Mary Shuey (5); 8. 
George W. Shiiey (5), who lived at Beatrice, Nebraska. Ben- 
jamin Shuey then married Miss Rebaugh and they had one son, 
named Franklin Shuey (5). They moved to Scott county, Iowa, 
near Dixon, about 1857. 

2. Barbara Shuey (4), daughter of Peter Shuey, was mar- 
ried to Jeremiah Mays. They had five children : Peter S. Mays 
(5), Melinda Mays (5), Jeremiah Mays (5), Wesley Mays (5), 
Lovina Mays (5). Barbara Shuey Mays died in 1897, at the 
age of more than 77 years. 

3. John Shuey (4), son of Peter Shuey, was born Sept. 
6, 1823. He married Jane Yamell and had two children : Win- 
field Scott Shuey (5), who died when 21 years old, and Alma 
Amelia Shuey (5). 

4. Jonathan Shuey (4), son of Peter Shuey, was born Sept. 

5, 1826. He married Maria Cobel. They had three children: 
Austin Shuey (5) and Milton Shuey (5) were twins, and George 
Shuey (5). 

1. Dr. Austin Shuey (5) was bom Oct. 6, 1859, at State 
College, Pa. He married Henrietta Hoy, of Bellefonte, Pa., 
July 26, 1887. He graduated from the Cincinnati Eclectic Med- 
ical School in May, 1891. He practiced his profession at Pros- 
pect, Ohio, to the time of his death, June 30, 1911. They had 
two children: Vida A. Shuey (6), born Dec. 2, 1889. She is a 
Registered nurse. Hoy Cyril Shuey (6), bom Jan. 24, 1891, is 
engaged in commercial business. They are members of the M. 
E. Church. Residence, Prospect, Ohio. 

2. Milton Shuey (5) was bom Oct. 6, 1859, twin brother to 
Austin. He married Rebecca Tanger. They have three chil- 
dren : 1. Lloyd Seacroft Shuey (6) ; 2. Leda Ella Shuey (6) ; 
3. Guy Alexander Shuey (6). They reside at State College, Pa. 

3. George Shuey (5) was bom Sept. 18, 1861. 

5. Jacob Shuey (4), son of Peter Shuey, was born Sept. 

6, 1830. He married Sarah Strohm. They have seven children : 
Barbara, Peter, Charles, Sarah, Mary, James and Alice. 

1. Barbara Ellen Shuey (5) was bom Aug. 14, 1853. She 
was married to William Johnsonbaugh and they had five children : 
Charles C. (6) ; Jacob Edward (6^ ; George Peter (6) ; Sarah 
Ellen (6) ;. and John Clay (6). 

2. Peter Shuey (5) was bom Jan. 9, 1855. He married 
Anna McMahan. They reside at Anita, Jefferson county. Pa. 
No children. 



296 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

3. Charles E. Shuey (5) was born Feb. 1, 1857. He mar- 
ried Rebecca Mulholland They have four children. 

4. Sarah E. Shuey (5) was bom Jan. 18, 1859, and died 
same day. 

5. Mary Jane Shuey (5) was bom April 18, 1860, and died 
next day. 

6. James William Shuey (5) was bom Dec 14, 1864, and 
died Jime 7, 1866. 

7. Alice Orlanda Shuey (5) was bom Sept. IS, 1868, and 
died Feb. 9, 1871. 

IV. MICHAEL SHUEY (3) 

Michael Shuey (3), fourth son of Daniel Shuey, was 
bom April 10, 1804. He married Rebecca Whittle. They had 
six children: John W., Priscilla, Caroline, Leah, Lx)vina, arid 
Daniel. He died April 12, 1885. 

1. John W. Shuey (4), was bom Dec. 21, 1826. He mar- 
ried Mollie Rockey. They had nine children : Margaret E., Alvin, 
Jared, William W., Ira, James H., Sarah, Daniel and Henry. 
He later married Ellen Wise. No children. 

1. Margaret Elizabeth Shuey (5) was bom Jan. 12, 1851, 
and died Feb. 26, 1851. 

2. Alvin Shuey (5) was bom Nov. 7, 1852. He married 
Alice C. Grove, daughter of Michael Grove. No childreri. 

3. Jared Shuey (5) was bom Jan. 27, 1856. He married 
Miss Swartz. They had six children. They moved to Abilene, 
Kansas. 

4. William Watson Shuey (5) was bora Oct. 11, 1857. He 
married Ida Osman. They have four children: John Irwin (6), 
Bertha (6), and Mary (6). They live near Lemont, Pa. 

5. Ira Shuey (5) was bom Sept. 23, 1859. He married 
Miss Swartz. One child. They live near Abilene, Kansas. 

6. James Harvey Shuey (5) was bom Oct. 16, 1861. He 
married Annie Grenoble. They have three children: Ida Shuey 
(6), Samuel Shuey (6), and Waldo Shuey (6). They reside 
at Lemont, Pa. 

7. Sarah E. Shuey (5) was bom May 12, 1863. She was 
married to John Kramer. They have five children. Address, 
Abilene, Kansas. 

8. Daniel Lincoln Shuey (5) was bom Oct. 23, 1865. He 
married Blanche Benner. They have five children: Mollie (6), 
John (6), Benner (6), and two others. They live near Lemont, 
Pa. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 297 

9. Henry Price Shuey (5) was bom Jan. 7, 1868. He mar- 
ried Suma Love. They have three children: Oliver (6), Lestef 
(6). Address, Lemont, Pa. 

2. Priscilla Shuey (4). 

3. Caroline Shuey (4). 

4. Leah Shuey (4). 

5. Lovina Shuey (4). 

6. Daniel Shuey (4) was born April 17, 1838. He served 
his country through the Civil War and was First Lieutenant of 
Co. C, 148th Rgt., Pa. Vol. Inf. He died June 3, 1874, aged 
36 years, 1 month and 15 days. Buried in the Boalsburg Luth- 
eran graveyard. His wife, Lydia R., died July 16, 1877, aged 
40 years and 7 months. 

V. JOSEPH SHUEY (3) 

Joseph Shuey (3), fifth son of Daniel Shuey, was born 
in Schuylkill county, Pa. He moved to Center county. He 
married Julia Albright. They had four children: Magdalena, 
Emanuel M., Harriet and John C. Joseph Shuey is dead and 
buried at Shiloh Church. 

1. Magdalena Shuey (4) was bom in Schuylkill county. Pa., 
Aug. 7, 1823. She was married to Samuel Wasson, in Center 
county. Pa., April IS, 1847. They had 8 children: 1. William 
H. Wasson (5), born July 10, 1849. He married Martha Welty, 
Oct. 11, 1882. Children: Samuel Wasson (6), Belief onte, Pa.; 
Mrs. Chester Neff (6), Howard, Pa.; Mrs. Charles Zerby (6), 
Spring Mill, Pa. 2. John C. Wasson (5), Bolivar, N. Y., bom 
Oct. 17, 1851. 3. Julianna Wasson (5), born May 7, 1853, died 
Aug. 15, 1860. . 4. Jane A. Wasson (5), bom April 22, 1856. 
She was married to William F. Biddle, March 1, 1880, died 
Sept. 6, 1901. 5. Mary E. Wasson (5), Lemont, Pa., was bom 
Aug. 26, 1858. She was married to John F. Payne, Feb. 29, 
1884. They have 6 children: 1. Ira S. Payne (6), born Jan. 1, 
1885; 2. Wimfred W. Payne (6), born June 11, 1886, died 
Aug. 22, 1888; 3. Gilbert B. Payne (6), born Oct. 25, 1888; 4. 
Ruth W. Payne (6), bom July 19, 1891, died July 6, 1914; 5. 
Samuel W. Payne (6), bom May 13, 1894; 6. Mary Elinor 
Payne (6), bom April 23, 1897; 6. Joseph H. Wasson (5), 
Bolivar, N. Y., bom Jan. 9, 1862; 7. Alfred M. Wasson (5), 
Warrior's Mark, Pa., born Feb. 21, 1865; 8. Fanny Wasson (5), 
died in infancy. 

2. Emanuel M. Shuey (4) was born Feb. 7, 1827. Resi- 
dence, State College, Pa. He married Ellen Houser. One 



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298 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

child, Joseph H. He then married Margaret Gross. One child, 
Harvey. 

1. Dr. Joseph H. Shuey (5) was bom Feb. 18, 1850. He 
married Lamora Sullivan. One daughter, Bertha L. Shuey (6), 
bom Oct. 22, 1885; married to J. B. Sidener. Dr. Shuey was 
practicing medicine for a number of years in Toledo, Ohio. He 
is in feeble health. His wife, who is also a physician, continues 
practicing this profession in Toledo. 

2. Harvey C. Shuey (5) lives near State College, Pa. He 
married Dudeneath Robinson, and they have four children : Clyde 

E. (6), Ethel M. (6), Harry (6), Robert (6). 

3. Harriet Shuey (4), daughter of Joseph Shuey, was bom 
Feb. 11, 1831. She was married to Dr. Thomas W. Johnston, 
Jan. 25, 1859. They moved to Kingston, Caldwell county, Mis- 
souri. They had eight children: H. W. S. Johnston (5), bom 
Jan. 2, 1860; C. J. W. Johnston (5), born March 30, 1861 ; James 
A. H. Johnston (5), bom Sept. 8, 1862; Major W. T. Johnston 
(5), U. S. A., born July 26, 1865; an infant born Nov. 29, 1866 
and died Jan. 12, 1867; Julia A. Johnston (5), bom Feb. 22, 
1869 ; Jennie E. Johnston (5), married to Mr. Isenhart, Thompson, 
111., born Nov. 9, 1870; Samuel Calvin Johnston (5) bom June 
3, 1873, and died Aug. 4, 1874. In the office in Bellefonte, Book 

F, page 27, is the record of a release signed by Thomas W. 
Johnston and Harriet (Shuey) Johnston, for $280.00, to Emanuel 
M. Shuey, Administrator of the estate of Joseph Shuey, deceased, 
releasing their interest in the estate of Joseph Shuey. Harriet 
Johnston died April 24, 1911. 

4. John C. Shuey (4), son of Joseph, was bom July 12, 
1838. He married Ellen Wise, Jan. 29, 1861. They had two 
children : Annie and Emanuel S. He fell from a bam loft and in- 
jured his spine and was a cripple for 10 years. He died Sept. 18, 
1873. Buried at Shiloh. 

1. Annie Catharine Shuey (5) was born Jan. 13, 1862. She 
was married to Joseph Myers and had three chil4;*en : Catharine 
(6), Christian Calvin (6), and Albert Henry (6.) 

2. Emanuel S. Shuey (5) was born Sept. 28, 1863. He 
married Jane Settle. They had two children: Samuel (6), and 
Ella (6). They moved to Dalton, 111. 

VL HENRY SHUEY (3) 

Henry Shuey (3), sixth son of Daniel Shuey, moved 
from Schuylkill county, to Bradford county, Pa.,* about the year 
1844. No further facts of this family could be obtained. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 299 

VII. BENJAMIN SHUEY (3) 
Benjamin Shuey (3), the seventh son of Daniel Shuey, 
is said to have remained in Schuylkill county, Pa. On March 
25, 1844, he purchased a tract of land from John Hand, Jr. In 
Nov., 1852, he sold a tract to Samuel Workman, and another 
tract to the same person, Feb. 1, 1861. On April 27, 1866, he 
sold a tract to John Brown. 

V, CONRAD SHUEY (2) 

Conrad Shuey (2), a son of John Shuey, was bom in 
Dauphin county, Pa., about the year 1763. The author is of 
the opinion that he went to Westmoreland county. Pa. He mar-^ 
ried Rosanna Pariesen, May 3, 1785. They had three children: 
John, another son who died young, and Catharine, who was 
married to Thomas Nipple. In the Recorder's office in the 
courthouse in Greensburg, Westmoreland county, Vol. 10, page 
200, is recorded a deed from Jacob Frantz and wife to Conrad 
Shuey, who resided in Hempfield township, for a farm contain- 
ing 225 acres in Hempfield township, for a consideration of 
$3,487.50. He likely owned land here previous to this date. 
Then on March 5, 1836, Conrad Shuey purchased from John F. 
Beaver a tract of land, 16 acres, for $240, also in Hempfield 
township, which joins land of Conrad Shuey. See Vol. 22, page 
160. Conrad Shuey was a Private in Captain John Barnett's 
Company, 4th Battalion, Dauphin County Militia, commanded 
by Col. Robt. Clark, 1786. See page 383, Volume Three, Penn- 
sylvania Archives, Sixth Series. 

/. JOHN SHUEY (3) 

John Shuey (3) was born about the year 1787. He mar- 
ried Susannah Bush. They had five children: Conrad (4), 
Catharine (4), John (4), Jacob (4), and Susannah (4). The 
will of John Shuey, Sr., of Hempfield township, dated March 
28, 1867, is recorded in the Register's offipe in Greensburg in 
Vol. 5, page 357. He bequeaths to his wife, Susanna, all furni- 
ture, 2 cows, and she is to keep all money she now has. She is 
to receive annually the interest of the third of tl\e appraised value 
of his real estate. Balance of his property is to be equally divided 
between his children as follows: Catharine (4), married to Ben- 
jamin Bear, Jacob (4), Susanna Mariah (4), married to James 
Moore, each can choose to take at appraised value the tract 
they now occupy. Conrad Shuey (4) and Caleb A. Steck were 
appointed executors. Will probated Nov. 14, 1870. 



300 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

The children of John Shuey afterwards made an agreement 
for the distribution of the real estate, recorded in Vol. 68, t)age 
287, dated Jan. 14, 1871, as per appraisement made Dec. 2, 1870: 
Conrad Shuey, 118 acres, 30 perches, at $70.00 per acre; Benja- 
min Bear and Catharine, his wife, 141 J4 acres at $55.00 per acre; 
Jacob Shuey, 159 acres, 116 perches, at $90.00 per acre; John 
Shuey, 105 acres, 20 perches, at $50.00 per acre; they severally 
occupying these tracts of land. 

1. Conrad Shuey (4), first son of John Shuey, was bom 
about the year 1810. He married Polly Holtzer or Sarah C. 
Holtzer. They had eight children: Elizabeth (5), John M. (5), 
Simon P. (5), Henry D. (5), Frank (5), Christina (5), Susan 
(5), and Mary (5). Conrad was an enterprising man and careful 
in business and accumulated considerable property. Beside the 
farm from his father's estate he had other real estate. William 
Nipple and wife deeded to Conrad Shuey, on Jan. 15, 1878, a 
farm of 72 acres in Hempf ield township, consideration, $6,500.00. 
Vol. 94, page 482. Then George Kepple and wife deeded to 
Conrad T. Shuey, Vol. 99, page 324, dated June 13, 1879, 12 acres, 
130 perches in Hempf ield township, joining land of Conrad Shuey, 
consideration $858.43. Also Ella E. Lindsay deeded to Conrad 
Shuey, Vol. 103, page 254, dated June 15, 1880, 3 acres and 
137 perches in Hempf ield township, consideration $192.81. H. 
Gibson and wife deeded to Conrad Shuey, June 12, 1882, a lot 
in Greensburg, consideration $400.00. Vol. 115, page 209. Also 
Henry Brauchler and wife deeded to Conrad Shuey, a tract of 
land in Hempfield township, consideration $1,215.00, dated Jan. 
24, 1887. Vol. 146, page 582. 

Conrad Shuey's will is recorded in Book 9, page 4. Dated 
Feb. 12, 1887. He bequeaths to his wife, Sarah C. Shuey, house 
and lot, also the yearly interest on $2,000.00 to be paid by his 
sons, Henry D. (5), and Simon P. Shuey (5). To daughter, 
Elizabeth Shuey (5), $200.00. To Henry D. Shuey (5) and 
Simon P. Shuey (5), the farm in Hempfield township, 118 acres. 
They are to pay $10,000.00, viz : Interest on $2,000.00 to wife, 
Sarah C. Shuey, and each of them is to retain $2,000.00 for his 
share. They are^to pay to his other six children, each $1,000.00. 
To his son Frank Shuey (5), the farm on which Frank now 
resides at $7,000.00, to be paid, viz: $760 to the executors to 
meet debts and funeral expenses, and the legacy to daughter 
Elizabeth Shuey (5), and to retain $780.00 for his own share, 
and the balance to the other children, $780.00 each. All residue 
to his eight children: John M. (5), Simon P. (5), Henry D. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 301 

(5), Frank (5), Elizabeth (5), Christina (5), married to Isaac 
Silvis, Susan (5), married to John Silvis, and Mary (5). Simon 
P. Shuey and John M. Shuey are appointed executors. Will 
probated May 18, 1893. 

VIII. FREDERICK SHUEY (2) 

Frederick Shuey (2), a son of John Shuey and grandson of 
Daniel Shuey, w^s reared in Dauphin county. Pa. He was a 
Private in John Bamett's Company, 2d Regt., Dauphin County 
Militia, commanded by Colonel William Allen, July 21, 1794. 
See page 261, Vol. 5, Pennsylvania Archives, Sixth Series. No 
further information could be secured. 

IX. MICHAEL SHUEY (2) 

Michael Shuey (2), a son of John Shuey, also has a military 
record. The official record says: Michael Shuey, Private in 
Captain John Barnett's Company, 2d Regt., Dauphin County 
Militia, commanded by Colonel William Allen, July 21, 1794. 
See Page 261, Vol. 5, Pennsylvania Archives, Sixth Series. 

X. JACOB SHUEY (2) 

The youngest son of John Shuey, lived in Dauphin county, 
Pa. He married Catharine Folmer, and had four children, two 
daughters and two sons. The daughters' names are not known 
to the author; but one of them was married to Jacob Bolton, 
and the other to John Smeltzer. 

/. JOHN SHUEY (Z) 

A son of Jacob Shuey, was born Aug. 18, 1798. He mar- 
ried Miss Kremer, of Dauphin county. He lived in Union town- 
ship, Lebanon county. Pa., in a small house on the Pine Grove 
State road, directly north of the Shuey homestead. By occu- 
pation he was a weaver, and was usually known as Weaver 
John Shuey, to distinguish him from other John Shueys who 
lived in the neighborhood. He died Sept. 11, 1864, aged 66 
years and 24 days. Buried in Walmer's Church graveyard. 

According to his will, which is recorded in the Register's 
Office in Lebanon, and bears date Aug. 23, 1864, he had eight 
children, who are mentioned in the following order: Elizabeth, 
Sarah, Catharine, Henry, Amos, Jeremiah, Abraham and William. 

1. Henry Shuey (4) was bom in Union township, Lebanon 
county. Pa. He was a shoemaker and lived in Jonestown, Pa. 
He was married and had the following children: 1. Sallie 
(5), who was married to William Wagner. They lived at Rich- 



302 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

land, Pa. They had no children. She died in 1918. 2. Cyrus 
H. Shuey (5), Lebanon, Pa. 3. John Shuey (5), Lebanon, Pa. 
4. Kate (5), married to Heister Stme, of Lebanon, Pa. 

//. JACOB SHUEY (3) 

Son of Jacob Shuey, was bom July 5, 1806, in Pauphin 
county, Pa., where he lived all his lifetime. He was a farmer. 
He married Catharine Mohn, and had thirteen children, viz: 
William, Catharine, Jacob, John, Daniel, Mary Ann, Lavina, 
Adam, George, Samuel, Henry, Susannah and Lizzie. He died 
May 1, 1866. 

Jacob Shuey's will is dated April 1, 1866; was proven May 
8, 1866; recorded in Book G, page 449, in the Raster's Office 
at Harrisburg. According to this will he lived in Derry town- 
ship, Dauphin county. His wife, Catharine, was to have all his 
property during her life, and after her death it was to be divided 
into ten equal shares: 1st to William Shuey; 2d to Catharine, 
married to Adam Ulrich, and if she don't need it, it was to go 
to her children; 3d, to Jacob Slwtey; 4th, to John Shuey; 5th, to 
Daniel Shuey ; 6th, to Mary; married to John Bolton (now dead), 
and if she marry again, to her children ; 7th, to Lavina, married 
to Peter Liken, but to her children if she don't need it; 8th, to 
Adam Shuey; 9th, to Samuel Shuey; and 10th, to Lizzie, then 
single. Lizzie was to have $150 for furniture, which the others 
received, if she is not married, and has not received the furniture 
at the time of his wife's death. Besides the $150, she is to re- 
ceive her full share with the rest of the family. Jacob belonged 
to the Church of God, or Winebrennerian Church. 

1. William Shuey (4) was bom July 10, 1828. He married 
Caroline Wagner and had two children : John and William. His 
wife died. He then married Mrs. Tillie Wessner, and they had 
four children: George, Kate, Emma (deceased), and Harvey. 
He was a farmer and lived i^ar Linglestown. He died June 
15, 1910. 

1. John H. Shuey (5) was bom Dec. 15, 1855. He was a 
carpenter. He married I^uisa C. Souders, of Bellwood, Pa. 
They had twelve children: 1. Charles E. 2. William V. 3. 
Ross H. 4. John.C, died in infancy. 5. Rev. Arthur L. 6. 
Elsie C. 7. Edgar R. 8. John P., died in infancy. 9. Lyda 
F. 10. Dorothy F. 11. Bertha E., died in infancy, and 12. Ezra 
S., died in infancy. John H. Shuey died Oct. 9, 1915. 

1. Charles E. Shuey (6) married Edna M. Enders, May 
3, 1906. She died Dec' 14, 1909, leaving one son, Ralph Ells- 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 303 

worth (7). Oct. 30, 1913, Charles married Mary E. Bradley. 
He is a clerk and lives at Progress, Pa. 

2. William V. Shuey (6) was married to Stella Pearl Bush. 
They have four children: William Emmet (7), Alice Louisa (7), 
Arthur Ellsworth (7), and Bemice Pearl (7). He is a miller. 
Residence, Peninsula, Summit county, Ohio. 

3. Ross H. Shuey (6) married Katie Seely. They have 
two children, Arthur (7) and G. Leroy (7). He is a mechanical 
engineer. Residence, Cleveland, Ohio. 

5. Rev. Arthur L. Shuey (6) married Viola Miller. They 
have one child. He is pastor of the Bethel Church of God at 
Grundy Center, Iowa. 

6. Elsie C. Shuey (6) lives at New Kingston, Cumberland 
county. Pa. Single. 

7. Edgar R. Shuey (6) is single and lives at Linglestown, 
Pa. He is a farmer. He was a soldier in the 79th Division of 
the U. S. Army in France. He had been gassed but recovered, 
and was honorably discharged in 1919. 

9. Lydia F. Shuey (6) was married Jan. 23, 1913, to Ernest 
M. Cassel. Two children: Ernest M. (7), and Thelma (7). 
Residence, Harrisburg, Pa. 

10. Dorothy F. Shuey (6) lives at Linglestown, I?a. 

2. William B. Shuey (5) married Ida Deimler. They have 
three children: Carrie, Lillie and Meade. He is a carpenter. 
Residence, Linglestown, Pa. 

1. Carrie Shuey (6) was married to Edward Campbell. 

They have three children: EdWard, Louise and . He is 

a florist. Residence, Shamokin, Pa. 

2. Lillie Shuey (6) was married to Edward Bolton. They 
have one child, Lillian (7). He is a banker. Residence, Hum- 
melstown. Pa. 

3. Meade Shuey (6) is single and lives in Detroit, Mich. 

3. George Shuey (5) married Lizzie Reigle. They have 
one son, Harry (6). He is an engineer. Residence, Enola, Pa. 
The son Harry is also an engineer and is single. 

4. Kate Shuey (5) was married to Robert Hocher, a farmer 
near Linglestown, Pa. She died May 25, 1898. 

6. Harvey Shuey (.S) married Lydia Fisher. They have 
six children: Norman (6), Esther (6), William (6), Kathryn 
(6), Marlin (6), and Sarah (6). He is a clerk. Residence, 
Enola, Pa. 

1. Norman Shuey (6) is married and they have one child. 
He is a clerk. Residence, Rochester, New York. 



304 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

2. Catharine Shuey (4) was bom Jan. 18, 1830. She was 
married to Adam Ulrich, a farmer, and had nine children : Sam- 
uel, John, William, Alice, Harry, and four who died in childhood. 
They lived at Highspire, Dauphin county, Pa, Adam Ulrich 
died April 14, 1919. 

1. Samuel Ulrich (5) was bom April 19, 1855. He married 
Helen Hoffer and had the following children: May A. Ulrich 
(6), bora Oct. 10, 1878; Elizabeth Ulrich (6), bom July 20, 
1884, who was married to C. Roy Heckman, a clerk, and lives 
in California. His wife having died, Samuel married Romaine 
Knowderer, and they have the following children: Maud, Lloyd, 
Mark, Frank, Alice, Dorothy, and Ned. Residence, Mechanics- 
burg, Pa. 

2. John Ulrich (5) was born Feb. 28, 1857. He married 
Zemovia McCalister. He is a dairyman, living at Steelton, Pa. 
They have the following children: 1. Bessie (6), who is married 
to Charles Smeltzer and had three children; Anna Z. (7), K. 
Louise (7), and one dead. 2. Jessie (6). 3. George (6). .4. 
Robert (6). 5. Ralph (6), who married Helen Hoke, one child, 
Edna (7). 

3. William Ulrich (5) was bom June 5, 1863. He mar- 
ried Emma Walmer. Two children, Russell (6) and one dead. 
He is an fron worker. Steelton, Pa. 

4. Alice Ulrich (5) was bom Dec. 24, 1867. 

5. Harry Ulrich (5) was born April 4, 1872. He married 
Elizabeth Keister and they have five children: Kathryn (6), 
Esther (6), Zemora (6), Robert (6), and one dead. He is a 
foreman at the rail mill at Highspire, Pa. 

3. Jacob Shuey (4) was born in Dauphin county. Pa., June 
18, 1832. He married Mary Lentz, of the same county, and 
after several children were born to them they moved to Seneca 
county, Ohio, about four miles southeast of Tiffin. He was 
both a carpenter and farmer. He died Oct. 21, 1915. They 
had ten children: Monroe, George, Harrison, William, Mary, 
Lavina, Edward, John, Jacob and Christian. Mrs. Shuey died 
July 14, 1917. 

1. Monroe M. Shuey (5) was born in Dauphin county, Pa., 
July 2, 1863. He located at Pine City, Minnesota, where he 
married Madora Austin, Oct. 7, 1890, who died Sept. 26, 1914. 
Fourteen children were bom to them : Earl, Rosy, Olive, Claire, 
Ray R., Bert, Ray Webster, Minnie, Paul, Mary, Jessie, Monroe, 
Alice and Evelyn. When Monroe Madison Shuey moved to 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 305 

Minnesota the country was wild and but few people lived where 
he located^ except some Indians. He spent considerable time in 
hunting and trapping wild animals. He was an expert at it and 
it wns often remarked, "If Shuey cannot get a deer it is useless 
for others to try/' Five years after he was married they moved 
to Missouri, where they remained five years, and then returned 
to Minnesota and bought a farm containing eighty acres, within 
a mile of where he used to camp in former years. As years went 
on he purchased more land and his farm now contains 360 acres. 
This farm is now one of the nicest in the county, being situated 
on the brow of the St. Croix Hill, overlooking the Snake and 
St. Croix river valleys. He is also an expert in com raising. In 
a newspaper clipping it is stated that he was in a competition 
with 1500 others, from eight northwestern States, divided into 
districts, and in the second district he obtained the first prize, 
and his son Paul Shuey received first prize in the boys' class, in 
the same district. Their address is Pine City, Minn. * M. M. 
Shuey died Nov. 12, 1918. 

1. Earl W. Shuey (6) was born July 25, 1891. He is a sales- 
man in Minneapolis, Minn. 

2. Rose May Shuey (6) was born Aug. 7, 189.1. She is 
a school teacher. She is married to Mr. Stevens and has one 
son, Clifford Stevens (7). They reside at Dodge Center, Minne- 
sota. 

3. Olive Myrtle Shuey (6) was born Oct. 11, 1893. She 
is a professional cook in Minneapolis. 

4. Claire Henry Shuey (6) was born Nov. 12, 1894. He 
is a salesman in Minneapolis. 

5. Ray Raymond Shuey (6) was bom April 25, 1896, and 
died at Marshfield, Missouri, Aug. 1, 1896. 

The other children are all at home on the farm and the dates 
of births are as follows: 6. Bert Roy Shuey (6), born May 4, 
1897. 7. Ray Webster Shuey (6), born Dec. 27, 1899. 8. 
Minnie Birdie Shuey (6), born Oct. 9, 1900. 9. Paul Wilsie 
Shuey (6), born Oct. 2, 1902. 10. Mary Anne Shuey (6), bora 
June 18, 1904. 11. Jessie Bernice Shuey (6), born Aug. 2, 1906. 
12. Monroe Madison Shuey (6), born June 10, 1908. 13. Alice 
Irene Shuey (6), born April 8, 1910. 14. Evelyn Dorothy 
Shuey (6), born Feb. 20, 1912. 

2. George W. Shuey (5) was born Oct. 7, 1864. He is a 
farmer living near Tiffin, Ohio. 

3. Harrison H. Shuey (5) was bom Oct. 19, 1866. He is 
a farmer residing near Tiffin, Ohio. 



306 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

4. William W. Shuey (5) was bom March 13, 1868. Resi- 
dence, West Fairview, Cumberland county, Pennsylvania. He 
met with an accident from which a heavy charge of electricity 
passed through his body ; after four days of suffering, died June 
18, 1918. 

5. Mary Alice Shuey (5) was bom July 25, 1869. Resi- 
dence, 1605 Oak Street, Toledo, Ohio. 

6. Lavina Ellen Shuey (5) was bom Oct. 13, 1871. She 
was married to Mr. Armstrong. Address, Tiffin, Ohio. 

7. Edward H. Shuey (5) was bom May 27^ 1873. Address, 
Tiffin, Ohio. 

8. John L. Shuey (5) was bom March 29, 1878. He mar- 
ried a Kansas woman and they have two children: 1. Lawrence 
Shuey (6) was bom at Long Beach, California, May 21, 1908. 
2. The other one was bom March 7, 1910. They now reside at 
Wilmington, California. 

9. Jacob Shuey (5) was bom Oct. 25, 1880. Address, Wil- 
mington, California. 

10. Christian E. Shuey (5) was bom Feb. 15, 1886. Resi- 
dence near Tiffin, Ohio. 

4. John Shuey (4) was bom Feb. 16, 1834. He married 
Sallie Hemer and they have five children : Jacob A., Lizzie, Car- 
rie, Eli and one dead. He has always been a farmer and lives 
near Hernerstown, Dauphin county. Pa. 

1. Jacob A. Shuey (5) was bom in S. Hanover township, 
Dauphin county, Pa., June 5, 1867. He was reared on the farm. 
He married Ruth E. Hoffer, Dec. 21, 1893. They have ten 
children: Joseph (6), Sarah (6), Frances (6), John (6), Mary 
(6), Ada (6), Blanche (6), Grace (6), Alice (6), and Ethel 
(6). In 1903 they moved to a farm in York county, near New 
Cumberland, where he makes a specialty of raising potatoes, and 
is noted as the largest potato grower in that part of the State. 
He is also a dealer in farming implements and fertilizers. The 
births of his children are the following dates: Joseph H., Oct. 
26, 1894; Sarah N., Oct. 7, 1895; Frances R., Aug. 11, 1897; 
John H., May 19, 1899; Mary C, Nov. 19, 1900; Ada E., Dec. 
7, 1902; Blanche E., Sept. 6, 1905; Grace M., Feb. 17, 1908; 
Alice J., Feb. 17, 1910; Ethel E., April 16, 1913. Address, New 
CtmAerland, Pa. 

3. Carrie E. Shuey (5) was bom Jan. 11, 1872. She was 
married to Christian Wolfersperger, Aug. 19, 1890. He is a 
farmer. They live near Hernerstown, Dauphin county. Pa. 
I'hey have a large family. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 307 

1. John F. Wolfersperger (6) was born Jan. 30, 1891. He 
is a farmer. He married Mary Knight. One child, Ruth (7). 

2. Mabel E. Wolfersperger (6) was bom Oct. 27, 1892. 
She was married to John Baldwin, a farmer, residing near Hum- 
melstown. Pa. They have two children: Blanche (7) and Earl 

(7). 

3. Leroy W. Wolfersperger (6) was born Sept. 22, 1894. 
He is a farmer near Hummelstown, Pa. He married Bertha 
Straw. 

4. Annie Wolfersperger (6) died at the age of five months. 

5. Leah C. Wolfersperger (6) was born June 20, 1898. 

6. Paul M. Wolfersperger (6) was born April 22, 1900. 

7. Ruth C. Wolfersperger (6) was bom Aug. 12, 1902. 

8. Sarah R. Wolfersperger (6) was born March 29, 1904. 

9. Pearl May Wolfersperger (6) was bom Nov. 29, 1906. 

10. Blanche S. Wolfersperger (6) was born May 14, 1910. 

11. Robert Ward Wolfersperger (6) was bom March 25, 
1912. 

These are all members of the Reformed Church. 

4. Eli Henry Shuey (5) was bom April 7, 1880. He mar- 
ried Louisa Anna Keller. He is a farmer. They live at Etters, 
York county. Pa. They have five children: 1. David Henry 
Shuey (6), bom Feb. 13, 1903. 2. Sarah Catharine Shuey (6), 
bom Dec. 4, 1909. 3. Elizabeth Jane Shuey (6), bom Dec. 6, 
1911. 4. Ruth Louisa Shuey (6), bom Oct. 13, 1913. 5. John 
Eli Henry Shuey (6), bom Aug. 12, 1915. 

5. Daniel Shuey (4) was bom Jan. 14, 1836. He married 
Sarah Botteicher. Four children: Elizabeth, Mary, Eddie and 
Emma. The last two have died. His wife having died he mar- 
ried Eliza Bowman. Children: William, Sarah, Ida, and John. 
Daniel was a shoemaker and lived at Progress, Pa. He died 
April 26, 1917. 

1. Elizabeth Shuey (5) was married to Henry Fegley, a 
teamste^r. Residence, Harrisburg, Pa. Eight children: Nora 
(6), Ida (6), Harry (6), William (6), Charles (6), Daniel (6), 
George (6), and Sarah (6). Nora was married to Daniel 
Snyder, a shoemaker; residence, Penbrook, Pa. Children: two 
died in infancy, and William (7). Ida (6) was married to 
Warren Reed, a boiler maker at Harrisburg, Pa. One son living, 
named Warren (7). Harry (0) married and they have three 
children: Wanetta (7), l.o^^abelle (7), and one child dead. 
Charles (6) married Esther l»eck. 



308 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

2. Mary Shuey (5) is married to Reuben Packer and has 
five children: Charles (6), Roy (6)j Ralph (6), Clarence (6), 
and Ruth (6). Charles is dead. Roy (6) married Ethel Akens. 
Two children: Thelma (7) and Kathryn (7). Residence, Pen- 
brook, Pa. 

5. William Shuey (5) married Elizabeth Ulrich. One son, 
Herman (6). 

6. Sarah Shuey (5) was married to Aaron Shutt. Four 
children: Mary (6), Aaron (6), Stephen (6), and Sarah (6). 
First three are dead. Residence, Progress, Pa. 

8. John A. Shuey (5) married Laura Schlosser. Two chil- 
dren: Kathryn (6), (dead), and Ida Belle (6). John is a car- 
penter. Residence; Penbrook, Pa. He assisted the author in 
gathering the facts for this branch of the family, residing in 
Dauphin county, Pa. 

6. Mary Ann Shuey (4) was bom Jan. 16, 1838. She was 
married to John Bolton, a farmer. Children: Lizzie (5), John 
(5), Jacob (5), and Henry (5). Mr. Bolton having died she 
married Simon Saylor, a farmer. Children: Sallie (5), (dead), 
Solomon (5^ married Irene Fox. One daughter, Verna (6). 
They live ne:«r Linglestown, Pa. Simon Saylor died April 18, 
1917. 

7. Lavina Shuey (4) was born Jan. 6, 1840. She was mar- 
ried to Peter Liken and had two children: Edward (5) and Katie 
(5). Residence, Steelton, Pa. Katie Liken (5) died July 9; 
1890. Edward Liken (5) married Ella Hoffman. Two chil- 
dren: Franklin (6) and Esther (6). Residence, Steelton, Pa. 
Franklin Liken (6) is a druggist in Philadelphia, Pa. 

8. Adam Shuey (4) was born Sept. 7, 1841. He was a 
carpenter and lived near Linglestown, Pa. He married Kate 
Lingle. Nine children: 1. Harry S. Shuey (5), born May 1, 
1871. Died Feb. 21, 1872. 2. Albert S. Shuey (5), bom Dec. 
12, 1872. Died Jan. 18, 1881. 3. Jennie Shuey (5), bom Aug. 
23, 1874, and was married to Frank E. Deeter. 4. Mary Shuey 
(5), born Aug. 29, 1877, and died May 21, 1902. 5. Eder 
Shuey (5), bom Aug. 22, 1880. He is in the Regular U. S. 
Army. 6. William Shuey (5), born Sept. 24, 1882. He is also 
in the Regular U. S. Army. 7. Elsie Shuey (5), born Aug. 2, 
1884. She was married to Joseph Anderson. 8. Charles 
Shuey (5), bom Aug. 2, 1887, died May 9, 1910. 9. Kathryn 
Shuey (5), born Oct. 7, 1889, and died June 28, 1902. 

9. George Shuey (4) was born Aug. 10, 1843, and died 
Dec. 3, 1845. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 309 

10. Samuel Shuey (4) was bom January 5, 1845. He mar- 
ried Rebecca Fox and they bad fifteen children: 1. Mary M. 2. 
William T., (dead). 3. John J. 4. David J. 5. Samuel F. 
6. Franklin H., (dead). 7. Charles E; 8. Kathjarine R. 9. 
Sallie J. 10. Bessie F. 11. Qara E. 12. Emnia G., (dead). 
13. Cemora B., (dead). 14. Percy Leroy, (dead). 15. Ada 
G. Samuel Shuey is in the employ of the government. Resi- 
dence, Bressler, Pa. 

1. Mary M. Shuey (5) was married to Isaac Loudermilch, 
a laborer, and they lived at Oberlin, Pa. They had eight chil- 
dren: 1. Emma F. Loudermilch (6), married to Edward Altich. 
Children: Eva (7), Mary (7), and Charles (7). They reside 
at Oberlin, Pa. 2. William T. Loudermilch (6), married Myrtle 
Hoffman, and they have four children: Harold (7), (dead), 
Clarence (7), Lester (7), and Charles (7). He is a laborer. 
They reside at Steelton, Pa. 3. Ella R. Loudennilch (6), was 
married to John Holtzman, a brakeman. One child, John (7). 
Residence, Bressler, Pa. 4. Iva M. Loudermilch (6), married 
to Floyd Goldenstine, a farmer in Illinois. One son, Floyd 
(7). 5. Ada Loudermilch (6), (dead). 6. Mabel Louder- 
milch (6), (dead). 7. Samuel S. Loudermilch (6), single. 8. 
Bessie F. Loudermilch (6), married to Benjamin Smith. One 
child, Ruth (7). Residence, Bressler, Pa. 

3. John J. Shuey (5) is a shoemaker and lives at Carlisle, 
Pa. He married Susie Shultz and they have three children: 
1. William Shuey (6), a machinist residing in Harrisburg, Pa. 
He married Vina Pensinger. Three children: Calder (7), 
James (7), and Anna M^y (7). 2. Mary S. Shuey (6), mar- 
ried to John Roller, a boilermaker. One son, John (7). Resi- 
dence, Steelton, Pa. 3. John J. Shuey (6), is a machinist. 
Married Mary Deal. One child. Fay (7). Residence, Steel- 
ton, Pa. 

4. David J. Shuey (5) is a laborer. Residence, Oberlin, 
Pa. He married Elizabeth Loudermilch. Children: 1. Ger- 
trude M. Shuey (6), married to Harry Reed, a laborer. Resi- 
dence, Bressler, Pa. They have five children. 2. Norman 
Shuey (6), single. 3. Daniel Shuey (6), single. 4. Erma 
Shuey (6), single. 

5. Samuel F. Shuey (5) is a farmer and lives near Middle- 
town, Pa. He married Elizabeth Cockley and they have eight 
children: 1. Anna M. Shuey (6), single. 2. Ada T. Shuey (6), 
married to Simon Seiders, a farmer. They live at Oberlin, Pa. 
3. George F. Shuey (6), a farmer, married Mary Jones. Resi- 



310 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

dence, Progress, Pa. 4. Ray Shuey (6), single. 5. Beatrice 
Shuey (6), single. 6. Charles Shuey (6), single. 7. Freada 
Shuey (6), single. 8. Edgar Shuey (6), single. Mrs. Shuey 
having died, Samuel F. married Adda Toomey. 

7. Charles E. Shuey (5) is a farmer and lives at Rutherford, 
Pa. He married Carrie Stare. They have three children: 1. 
Howard Shuey (6), a farmer at Oberlin, Pa., married Anna 
Smith. Two children, Marlin (7) and Nelson (7). 2. Chester 
Shuey (6), a farmer at Bressler, Pa., married Anna Balsbaugh. 
One child, Anna (7). 3. Mabel Shuey (6), single. 

8. Katharine R. Shuey (5) was married to Maurice Sickle, 
a farmer, at Oberlin, Pa. 

9. Sallie J. Shuey (5) was married to John Smith, a farmer, 
at Bressler, Pa. Two children: Samuel Smith (6), Qare Smith 
(6), (dead). Mrs. Smith also died. 

10. Bessie F. Shuey (5) was married to Jacob Doupe, a 
car man at Steelton, Pa. They had these children: 1. Bertha 
Doupe (6), married to Clarence Shelly, a car man at Steelton. 
Three children: Louis (7), Ethel (7), and Erma (7). 2. Charles 
Doupe (6), €1 car man at Oberlin, Pa., married Miss Isenhauer. 
One child, Charles (7). 3. Clara Doupe (6), single. 4. Maude 
Doupe (6), (dead). 5. Mary Doupe (6), (dead). Bessie F. 
Shuey Doupe (6), also died. 

11. Clara E. Shuey (5) was married to Edward Dell, a lab- 
orer, at Steelton, Pa. Children': Edward Dell (6), (dead), Fred 
Dell (6), and Josephine Dell (6). Mrs. Dell is deceased. 

15. Ada G. Shuey (5) was married to Aaron Keim, a pat- 
tern maker at Steelton, Pa. Eight children: Earl (6), (dead), 
Rebecca (6), (dead), Walter (6), (dead), John (6), Alfred 
(6), Charles (6), Harper (6), and Irene (6). 

11. Henry Shuey (4) was bom Jan. 18, 1847, and died April 
1, 1848. 

12. Susannah Shuey (4) was born Jan. 17, 1849, and died 
Feb. 19, 1862. 

13. Lizzie Shuey (4) was bom Dec. 5, 1851, and died Aug. 
23, 1918. She was married to Christian Wenrich and had four 
children: Carrie, Jessie, Kathryn and Nora. Carrie (5) died at 
the age of seventeen years. Jessie (5) was married to Edward 
Olewine. They had two children: Wilson (6) and Melvin (6). 
Mr. Olewine was a brakeman and was killed. She was later 
married to Tom Tooker, one child, Stella May (6). Kathryn 
(5) was married to Jerry Carkland. Two children: Leroy (6) 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 311 

and Margarine (6). Nora (5) was married to Lambert Mc- 
Creary. These families reside at Harrisburg, Pa. 



III. MARTIN SHUEY (1) 

Martin Shuey was the third son of Daniel Shuey. He 
was one of the executors named in Daniel Shuey's will. He 
lived in Bethel township, Berks county, Pa., where he owned a 
farm of 236 acres, which he purchased from his father, Daniel 
Shuey. Deed Book A, Vol. 2, page 118, in the Reading office. 
It bears date Dec. 1, 1762. He also owned other lands and was 
a farmer. Martin Shuey's will is recorded in Vol. 4, page 62, in 
the Reading office, and bears date March 7, 1795 ; probated Nov. 
25, 1801. He bequeathed to his wife Margaret a tract of land of 
seven acres and twenty perches, for life or while she remains 
his widow. The transition from the hearth to the stove wa^ 
taking place about this time. Also the wife was not supposed 
to own an3rthing except what the husband bequeathed her, as 
appears in this will. He bequeaths to his wife, bed and bed- 
stead, one cow, "my pipe stove," table, house clock, chest, **her 
clothes and her side saddle," and as much household goods and 
furniture as she stands in need of while she remains his widow 
It she marries she shall immediately release the same by quit 
claim, both land and movable goods. To John (2), his eldest 
son, he gives five pounds over and above his equal share for his 
first birthright. To John (2), Catharine (2), the wife of Philip 
Mover, Anna Maria (2), the wife of Henry Holtzman, Barbara 
(2), wife of John Nicholas Seerer, Margaret (2), wife of John 
Moyer, five hundred pounds to be equally divided. The balance 
equally to the said children with one share to the grandchildren : 
Elizabeth (3), John (3), and Jacob Seerer (3), children of his 
daughter Magdalena. George Seerer, his son-in-law, was to re- 
tain the one hundred pounds which he received from him (Martin 
Shuey), and no more. Martin Shuey, of Dauphin county, was 
named as executor. Samuel Royer and Christian Walborn sub- 
scribed as witnesses. 

From the Administrators' Book, Vol. 6, page 313, it appears 
that Martin Shuey had moved away and therefore renounced 
his right as executor. The Register of Wills therefore appointed 
John Shuey, son of Martin Shuey, administrator Dec. 1, 1806. 

Some explanation for the restrictions in Martin Shuey's will 
as to his wife Margaret Shuey might be ascertained. The author 



312 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

is of the opinion that Margaret was his second wife, and not the 
mother of his children mentioned in his will, but perhaps the 
mother of his son-in-law Philip Moyer and others, as might be 
discovered from the will of Margaret Shuey, widow, dated May 
30, 1806, Vol. 4, page 361. Here she bequeaths "to the children 
of my deceased son, Henry Moyer, one dollar, to be in full. 
To granddaughter, Elizabeth Moyer, a child of my deceased son, 
Philip Moyer, one dollar in full. To my eleven children, viz: 
Christian Moyer, John Moyer, Jacob Moyer, Michael Moyer, 
Peter Moyer, Rudolph Moyer, and Abraham Moyer, and to my 
daughters, Anna, wife of Jacob Lesh; Elizabeth, wife of Michael 
Frantz; Barbara, wife of Jacob Kline, and Margaret, wife of 
Rudolph Hunsicker, to be equally divided between them." God- 
fried Rehrer, of Bethel, to be executor. Witnesses, Martin Wal- 
bom and Andrew Graff. Probated Aug. 4, 1806. 

In the Commission Book P, Vol. 1, page 79, Berks county, 
Martin Shuey grants a water right to Jacob Rohrer for ten 
pounds consideration. In the Index of said record this is the first 
indexed under the letter S. Dated Jan. 17, 1784. 

Some of these Shueys must have been land speculators, for on 
May 22, 1790, Philip Kunselman, Jr., of Pinegrove township, 
Berks county, sold a tract of land containing 208 acres to Lud- 
v/ich Shuey, Martin Shuey, and Christian Shuey, of Bethel 
township, Berks county, for which Kunselman was to receive 
eighty pounds, "good hard money, gold or silver of Pennsyl- 
vania." On May 23, 1794, Ludwig Shuey, Martin Shuey, and 
Christian Shuey, of Bethel township, Dauphin county, sold this 
208 acres tn.ct, situated in Pinegrove township, to John Shuger, 
Jr., for 120 pounds. It joined lands of Martin Shuey. 

Then on Dec. 4, 1816, the widow and heirs of John Shuger, 
deceased, signed a release for 80 pounds, received from John 
Shuey, Bethel township, son of the within named Martin Shuey, 
"in full satisfaction for all damage sustained by widow and chil- 
dren of John Shucker, on account of older right and title of heirs 
of Samuel Jones, deceased, and these now release Ludwig Shuey, 
Martin Shuey and Christian Shuey, and their heirs all claims 
from the beginning of the world to the date of these presents." 
This release surely goes back far enough in time to satisfy all 
parties in this transaction. 

/. JOHN SHUEY (2) 

John Shuey, born Sept. 18, 1760, was the only son of 
Martin Shuey. He lived in Bethel township, Berks county, not 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 313 

far from Millershurg, and was a faithful member of the Re- 
formed Chiirch, at that place. A deed dated Dec. 24, 1812, from 
Godfrey Rehrer and his wife Eve, transfers to "J^^'^'i Shuey and 
Leonard Miller, Jr., both of the same place. Gentlemen, Trus- 
tees and Wardens duly nominated and appointed, to and for the 
only use and purpose and behalf of the Protestant German Church 
or Congregation, called by the name REFORMED CHURCH, 
in Bethel township, in the county of Berks, and in the Common- 
wealth of Pennsylvania, containing 2 acres, 76 perches strict 
measure. Consideration, $1.00 forever for the use of said con- 
gregation." Recorded Jan. 6, 1813. Also a deed from George 
Schneider and Catharine, his wife, dated Dec. 24, 1812, to John 
Shuey and Leonard Miller, Jr., (here uses the same language 
as in the former deed), containing one acre and 4 perches strict 
measure to the REFORMED CHURCH as above. Considera- 
tion, $40.00. Recorded Jan. 6, 1813. A public proclamation was 
made by John Shuey and Leonard Miller, Jr., dated' Jan. 6, 1813, 
Vol. 25, pa|,e r5,<, declaring that they held the above mentioned 
two tracts as "Trustees for Said Protestant German Church or 
Congregation" in Bethel township, Berks county. Pa., and that 
they laid no further claim to such land. The author is of the 
opinion that the above is now known as Salem Church at Millers- 
burg, Berks coimty. Pa. 

John Shuey's will is recorded Vol. 7, page 310. Bears date 
Feb. 26, 1835. Probated Oct. 3, 1835. His wife's name was 
Catharine, He had a farm and three pieces of land in Bethel 
tow^nship, and a house and two lots in Millershurg. He wills 
his whole property' to his wife for her use during her lifetime. 
He is more liberal than his father was in his will, for John gives 
all his property to his beloved wife, Catharine, "to do therewith 
at her pleasure during her natural life, and spend, and do with 
the personal estate whatsoever she thinks proper." After her 
death all the property was to go to John Holtzman, son of Peter 
Holtzman, Sr. From this we infer that John Shuey had no 
children, consequently the name Shuey in this family became 
extinct with his death. He died Sept. 13, 1835. Buried at 
Millerj^burg, Pa. 

//. CATHARINE ELIZABETH SHUEY (2) 
Catharine Elizabeth Shuey (2), daughter of Martin Shuey, 
was bom June 3, 1762. She was married to Philip Moyer. She 
died April 15, 1842, aged 79 years, 10 months and 11 days. Her 
husband, Philip Moyer, was born March 6, 1757, and died March 
6, 1819, aged 62 years. 



314 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 



The authoi ascertained no further information concerning 
the other daughters of Martin Shuey. 



IV. PETER SHUEY (1) 

Peter Shuey was the fourth son of Daniel Shuey. In the 
will of his father it reads, "I give and bequeath unto my son 
Peter Shuey one shilling lawful money, over and above of what 
he hath received of me already and no more, which said shilling 
my executors shall pay unto him after my death, he having before 
in my lifetime received his share from me." Further on in the 
will it says, "I will yet remember the heirs of my said son, Peter 
Shuey, and I now bequeath unto them the sum of one hundred 
pounds lawful money, which my Executors shall pay them, when 
they shall have arrived at their full ages, but not sooner. No 
Body shall make any Pretentions, save his bodily Issues or Chil- 
dren, as many as there are." According to Deed Book A, Vol. 
2, page 236, dated June 8, 1760, Peter Shuey bought a farm con- 
taining 185 acres from George Derr and his wife Maria Eliza- 
beth, of Heidelberg township, Berks county, Pa., for the consider- 
ation of 500 pounds. This tract was a part of the Manor of 
Plumton, containing 1165 acres which ''John Penn, Thomas Penn 
and Richard Penn, Esqrs., true and absolute Proprietaries and 
Governors of the Province of Pennsylvania, by Patent under the 
great Seal of the Province," bearing date Sept. 17, 1735, and re- 
corded in Philadelphia, in Patent Book A, Vol. 7, page 264. The 
above tract of 185 acres was sold to George Derr and his heirs 
forever, for the consideration mentioned therein with this ad- 
ditional clause, "and the Quit rent of one Red Rose yearly." 
When George Derr sold this land to Peter Shuey the same con- 
dition is mentioned, "under and subject to the Quit rent of one 
Red Rose yearly." This peculiar consideration is worth men- 
tioning in this family history as a fact of record, and the only 
one found in all our researches. 

The very first deed placed on record in the county of Berks, 
describes a farm which joins this Manor of Plumton above re- 
ferred to. See Vol. 1, page 1. This same land above mentioned, 
Peter Shuey and his wife Magdalena mortgaged to Wendel 
Weber for 150 pounds, dated Aug. 1, 1769. This mortgage was 
released May 14, 1771. 

The author has no positive information as to what became of 
Peter Shuey and his children, and whether those children were 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 315 

sons or daughters. It may be that he sold the above described 
farm and moved to York county, Pa. The author found a 
record in the court house in Gettysburg, Adams county. Pa., in 
which the Hon. John Penn and Richard Penn, Esqrs., by their 
Attorney, Edmund Physick, Esq., conveyed a tract of land to 
Peter Shuey, dated March 31, 1798, described more fully as fol- 
lows: "Between the Hon. John Penn, of Stoge Poges, in the 
county of Bucks, in the Kingdom of Great Britain, Esq., one 
of the late proprietaries of Pennsylvania, and of the lower coun- 
ties of New Castle, Kent and Sussex, now the Delaware State, 
and the Honorable Richard Penn, of Queen Ann Street, west, 
in the county of Middlesex in the Kingdom of Great Britain, 
aforesaid, Esq., brother of the late John Penn, by Edmund 
Physick, of the City of Philadelphia, Esq., their Attorney Con- 
stituted by Letter of Attorney, dated March 14, 1796. See Book 
No. 5, page 332, Rolls office for Pennsylvania, at Philadelphia, 
of the one part and Peter Shuey, of Mount Joy township, in the 
county of York, in Pennsylvania^ Yeoman, of the other part." 
This tract is a part of the Manor of Maske. An agreement had 
been made between said above named parties, dated Feb. 4, 1797. 
Also states that the settlers have obtained an Act of the General 
Assembly of Pennsylvania, whereby all claims of the Common- 
wealth of Pennsylvania, to the said Manor of Maske, were re- 
leased as by the said Act entitled, "An Act to Release all Claims 
on the part of the Commonwealth to certain Lands within the 
Manor or reputed Manor of Maske in the county of York, 
passed the 23d day of March, 1797." "And Whereas the said 
Peter Shuey has represented and alleged that he is in possession 
and is the rightful owner of the tract or piece of land hereinafter 
described and intended to be granted by these presents and hav- 
ing ccwnplied with the terms of purchase agreed on in the above 
recited contract hath requested a conveyance to be made to him 
for the same agreeably to the above recited agreement. Now this 
Indenture Witnesseth that for and in consideration of forty 
pounds, twelve shillings and six pence Current money of Penn- 
sylvania in specie, thirteen pounds and six pence part thereof 
being a Balance due for purchase money and the remainder for 
Interest Computed to this day." Then follows a long descrip- 
tion. Containing 277 Acres and 96 Perches, and the usual al- 
lowance of six per cent, for Roads and Highways. Adams 
county was at that time a part of York county, and in 1800 was 
formed into Adams county. On Feb. 27, 1804, Peter Shuey, of 
Cumberland township, and Magdalena, his wife, made a deed 



316 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

to Samuel Eichelberger, Book B, page 263, for a consideration 
of 2,077 pounds and 10 shillings. It is described as lying in Mt 
Joy township and Cumberland township, being a part of the 
Manor of Maske, 277 acres and 96 Perches and the usual allow- 
ance of six per cent. This deed proves that this Peter Shuey is 
the same that resided in Berks county, formerly, for in both 
cases the wife's name is Magdalena. 



V. ANNA MARGARET SHUEY (1) 

Anna Margaret Shuey (1) was likely the oldest daughter of 
Daniel Shuey. In the Pennsylvania Archives, Second Edition, 
Volume 17, on page 50, is a copy of the original names of the 
persons who came in the Ship with Daniel Shuey. In the first 
column are the names of Maria Schwe and Margaretta Schwe, 
while in the second column are the names of Daniel Schwe and 
Lodawick Schwe. This was the Shuey family giving the names 
with the French pronunciation. Anna Margaret Shuey was 
married to Nicholas Pontius, whose name appears on the tax 
list for 1754, in Bethel township, Berks county. Pa. Their home 
was therefore close to that of I)aniel Shuey. 



VI. BARBARA SHUEY (1) 

A daughter of Daniel Shuey, was bom in Bethel township, 
Lancaster county. Pa. In the Swatara Qiurch book the date of 
her birth is given June 26, 1741. Her sponsors were George and 
Barbara Moyer. She was married to George Feeser and lived 
in Bethel township. Her father, Daniel Shuey, sold a- tract of 
land conta.ining 268^ acres with the usual allowance of six per 
cent, to George Feeser, for a consideration of 2,200 pounds, 
which would be $11,000.00, which proves that it was valuable 
land. Sixty acres of this, however, is not transferred, because 
this was granted previously to Ludwich Shuey: This land was 
bounded by lands of Michael Albrecht, John Gunckel, Philip 
Houts, Christian Brechtbill, Thomas Sowers and other land of 
the said Daniel Shuey. This deed bears date May 1, 1777. See 
Vol. R, page 362. As this deed was made but seven days before 
Daniel Shuey made his will, and as Mrs. Feeser was a daughter 
of Daniel Shuey, the author is of the opinion that Daniel divided 
his property before making his will. This would account for 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 317 

the fact also why most of Daniel Shuey's children were to re- 
ceive one shilling, according to his will. Daniel Shuey had 
bought this farm of 268^ acres, Nov. 12, 1753. The author 
saw this original deed, which was in the possession of Joseph 
Hunsicker, with other ancient documents, when he gathered the 
material for the first edition of the Shuey History. 



VII.CATHARINEELIZABETH SHUEY(l) 

A daughter of Daniel Shuey, was born June 8, 1747. Her 
sponsors at baptism were Peter and Maria Catharine Shell. This 
record is found in the Swatara Church book. She was married 
to Jacob Giger, and lived in Warwick township, Lancaster 
county. Pa. 



VIII. ELIZABETH SHUEY (1) 

A daughter of Daniel Shuey, was married to Henry Moser 
and had one son, viz : Christian Moser. Reference is made to this 
in Daniel Shuey's will, which is inserted in another part of this 
book, where her father bequeaths her fifty pounds if she should 
become a widow or in need. The son also is to have fifty pounds 
according to the will. We have no further account of Mrs. 
Moser until 1784, where we fiiid her name again, but now as the 
wife of Adam Paul, of Gedockten township, Frederick county, 
Maryland. This is gleaned from a record in Deed Book B, Vol. 
1, page 320, in the Recorder's Office in Harrisburg. The record 
.is a bond of indemnity given by the heirs of Daniel' Shuey to the 
executors of the last will of Daniel Shuey, so as to allow them 
to pay to Mrs. Paul the fifty pounds which were conditionally 
designated to her use in the will. The record is a relic of an- 
tiquity, strangely composed and curiously expressed, a paper 
which does not reflect so much on the heirs of Daniel Shuey as 
it does on the "squire" who drew up the paper. When the author 
first found the record it amused him considerably, and thinking 
it might be interesting to the reader, it is here inserted in full 
with all the flaws of orthography and composition. 

Know all men by these presents that wee Hennr Shujr Eldest son of 
Ludwik Shuy and John Shuy Both of Hanover Township in Lancaster 
County, George Feeser in Bethel Township and County aforesaid Jacob 
Giger of warwick Township in the said County and Nicholas Pontius of 



318 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Bethel Township in Berks County wee are all inhabitants of the State of 
Bennsylvania Whereas Daniel Shuy of Bethel Township in Lancaster 
County Dec^ hath made his last will and Testament and wee are a part 
Heirs of the Estate. And Martin Shuy of Bethel Township in Berks 
County and Martin Shuy in Bethel Township in Lancaster County, these 
be the appointed Executors of the said will or Testament of the Said Dan- 
iel Shuy, Dec* Now therein is a Legacies The sum of Fifty Pounds to his 
Daughter Elizabeth Adam Paul his wife which should have and receive 
such said sum of Fifty Pounds Lawful Money of Pennsylvania if She 
should comes to the widdowhood or else in want or need. But in no 
other cause. Because but the above named apart Brother and parts 
brothers in Law have pity on her the said sister & Daughter Elizabeth, and 
wee have Agreed with the Aforenamed Executors Concerning this Cause 
That they should with our Concence and Licence given to the said Eliza- 
beth and her Husband the aforesaid Fifty Pounds for some help and 
wee the above named Henry Shuy John Shuy George Feeser Jacob 
Giger and Nicholas Pontius wee do herewith bind us self, our heirs 
Executors and Administrators in the sum of one Hundred Pounds 
in Real Special Money the above named Martin Shuy the Elder, and 
Martin Shuy the younger in this Cause to keep harmless not alone 
these both said> But their Heirs Executors and Administrators. 
Therewith if the should come in any harm thereof or the said Eliza- 
beth should come in Need or want, that she not may Molest or trouble 
of the Township, wee promise to given Satisfaction in this Cause, and 
what is done is done with our all concent. 

In witness whereof wee have hereunto set our hand and seals this 
Twenty eight Day of September in the year of our Lord one seven 
hundred and eighty four. 

Signed Sealed and Delivered in the 
presence of us. 

SCHROY 

John Michael Baker 

Henry Schuy 
John Schuy 
George Feeser 
Jacob Giger 
his 
Nicholas x Pontius. 
mark 

These names are all written in German, except those of Baker 
and Pontius. Schroy's first name could not be deciphered. 
This writing shows that the heirs of Daniel Shuey were well 
disposed toward Elizabeth, and were desirous that she should 
have the portion of fifty pounds, although she was not at the time 
a widow, nor needy, because the last part makes reference to it, 
that if she should come in need or want they, the heirs, promise 
to give satisfaction to the executors if she should molest them 
in any way. 

At some places words are omitted altogether, as the word 
thousand at the close. At other places capital letters are used 
improperly, and many other errors occur, which taken as a whole 
makes it an interesting paper to put on record. 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 319 

IX. DANIEL SHUEY (1) 

Daniel Shuey, a son of Daniel Shuey, is mentioned in his 
father's will, wherein it is decreed that son Daniel is to have "one 
shilling lawful money to be paid to him by my executors after 
my death, and he shall demand no more of my estate, because 
he has received much in mv life time of me/' What became of 
Daniel is not positively known, but there is a family of Shueys 
living in Carroll county, Maryland, whose ancestor's name was 
Daniel. The date corresponds to the Daniel of this history, 
and the members of the family claim that their ancestor came 
from Lancaster, or what is now Lebanon county. Pa. The facts 
of Daniel Shuey's family as they have been fragmentarily fur- 
nished by some members of the family, and partly from official 
records, are here given. 

Daniel Shuey was also in military service, as is shown by 
the following official record: Daniel Shuey was a Private in 
Ca-ptain Peter Ford's Company, York township, York county 
Militia, War of the Revolution. See page 448, Volume 2, Penn- 
sylvania Archives, Sixth Series. 

Also— Corporal in the Eleventh Pennsylvania Regiment, Con- 
tinental line. "List of Non-Commissioned Officers and Privates." 
See page 627, Volume Three, Pennsylvania Archives, Fifth 
Series. 

Also— Corporal, Eleventh Pennsylvania Regiment. "List of 
Soldiers who received Depreciation Pay for services in the War 
of the Revolution." See page 181, Volume 4, Pennsylvania 
Archives, Fifth Series. 

According to this record it would appear that he resided in 
York county. Pa., before moving into Carroll county, Maryland. 

Daniel Shuey was married to Rosanna Sample, and had seven 
or eight children. He was an extensive farmer, and lived in 
Frederick county, Maryland, and afterwards in Carroll county, 
after that county was organized. The date of his birth and death 
have not been ascertained, but it is likely that he was buried in 
the graveyard near New Windsor, Maryland. 

We gather some additional information from the will of 
Daniel's wife, Rosanna Shoey, as the name is written in the record 
in the court house in Westminster, Carroll county, Maryland. 
The will bears date Dec. 11, 1830, but was not proven until April 
22, 1839. Oath was made by George Yandis, as a witness to the 
will. It is recorded in J. B., Folio No. 1, page 87. The estate 
. is to be equally divided between six children, except 138 dollars, 
which son Henry Shoey is to have extra, which she laid aside 



320 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMM-Y 

for him, becatise the others received that much before. Of the 
residue, one-sixth shall be given to daughter Mary Cook, widow 
of Mathias Cook, deceased; one-sixth to daughter Barbara 
Greenwood, wife of John Greenwood; one-sixth to daughter 
Elizabeth Hinning, widow of Thomas Hinning, deceased; one- 
sixth to Catharine Greenwood, wife of Ludwich Greenwood, 
and one-sixth to Daniel Shoey. It is stated in the will that John 
Shoey received his full part before, and, therefore, he is not to 
have any portion. David is not mentioned in the will, though 
he was a son of Daniel Shuey. The two Greenwood families 
lived. in Carroll county, Maryland. They have quite a number 
of descendants living near New Windsor, and are engaged in 
agricultural pursuits. Henning's family lived in Baltimore. In 
the will the name is written Hinning. 

/. ELIZABETH SHUEY (2) 

Elizabeth Shuey (2) was married to Thomas Henning. They 
had five children : Daniel, Rebecca, Mariah, David and Rosanna. 

1. Daniel Henning (3) was married, but they had no children. 

2. Rebecca Henning (3) died in infancy. 

3. Mariah Henning (3) was married to Peregrine Gorsuch; 
They had eleven children: 1. John T. Gorsuch (4). 2. Eliza- 
beth Ann Gorsuch (4). 3. Theodore Gorsuch (4). 4. Daniel 
Gorsuch (4). 5. Julia Gorsuch (4). 6. Silas Gorsuch (4). 
7. Louis Gorsuch (4). 8. Charles Gorsuch (4). 9. Washing- 
ton Gorsuch (4). 10. James Gorsuch (4). 11. Rosanna Gor- 
such (4). 

4. David Henning (3) married Mary Ann Hitzelberger, and 
they had eight children: Amelia Elizabeth, Jane Rebecca, Vir- 
ginia Ann, Sarah L., Thomas, Mary Rosanna, David N., and 
William S. 

1. Amelia Elizabeth Henning (4) was married to Edward 
P. Standiford and they bad six children: 1. Mary Alverta Stand- 
iford (5). 2. David C. Standiford (5). 3. Lydia Standiford 
(5). 4. Edward Standiford (5). 5. Alice Standiford (5). 6. 
Sadie Standiford (5). 

2. Jane Rebecca Henning (4) was married to Lawson Lee 
Martin and they had six children: 1. Norris Martin (5). 2. 
Mary Ella Martin (5). 3. Willie Martin (5). 4. Amelia Mar- 
tin (5). 5. Harry Martin (5). 6. Ella Jane Martin (5). 

3. Virginia Ann Henning (4) was married to James H. 
Jones and they had two children: 1. Charles Stirk Jones (5). 2. 
Mary Edith Jones (5). 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 321 

4. Sarah L. Henning (4) was married to John Henning 
Jones and they had four children: 1. Sarah Virginia Jones (5). 

2. Mary Emma M. Jones (5). 3. Elizabeth Henning Jones (5). 
4. Genetta Jones (5). 

5. Thomas Henning (4) married Mary Wood and they have 
seven children: 1. Mary Henning (5). 2. Oswald Henning (5). 

3. Cora Henning (5). 4. Mabel Henning (5). 5. David Hen- 
ning (5). 6. Ruby Henning (5). 7. Clifford Henning (5). 

6. Mary Rosanna Henning (4) was married to Robert Ren- 
nich and they had seven children: 1. Margaret Rennich (5). 2. 
Mary Grace Rennich (5). 3. William Rennich (5). 4. Robert 
Rennich (5). 5. Telfer Rennich (5). 6. Jessie A. Rennich 
(5). 7. Bertha R. Rennich (5). 

7. David N. Henning (4) was a prominent attorney residing 
at Westminster, Maryland, and was the Commonwealth Attor- 
ney in Carroll county. He married Elizabeth Wells. No children. 

8. William S. Henning (4) mafried Mary Taylor and they 
had three children: 1. William T. Henning (5). 2. Edith Hen- 
ning (5). 3. Zelia Henning (5). 

5. Rosanna Henning (3) was married to Harry Vauner. 
They had no children. 

All the daughters of Daniel Shuey lived and died in Mary- 
land. Of the sons we have but few facts. Henry was a tanner 
and farmer, and lived in Indiana, where he died. We have no 
information of his descendants. Daniel was a brick and stone 
mason, and for some time a shoemaker. He lived and died in 
Ohio. David also lived in Ohio, where he died. 

//. JOHN SHUEY (2) 
Was bom in 1778. He married Catharine Sweigart, of Lan- 
caster county, Pennsylvania. They had four sons, viz: David, 
Lewis, Daniel, and John. He lived in Carroll county, Maryland. 
He was an extensive farmer, and was in possession of consider- 
able property. In his younger days he was captain of a militia 
company. He served as captain in the war of 1812. In some 
respects he was a very peculiar man. He was fond of traveling ; 
several times he went to Ohio in a light carriage, and stayed for 
nearly a year. When he took a notion to go West he gave hardly 
an intimation to any one, and started off with but little prepara- 
tion; his neighbors not knowing it until he had gone, and his 
own family had but a few days notice. His family was left to 
take charge of the farm in his absence. He requested that no 
tombstone should be placed at his grave. He died in 1858, near 
New Windsor, Carroll county, Maryland. 



322 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

/. DAVID SHUEY (3) 

Son of John Shuey, was bom February 27, 1800. His ^)on- 
sors at baptism were Christian Swigart and wife. He married 
and had six children, viz: Caroline (4), who was married to 
Abraham Greenwood and moved West; Matilda (4), who was 
married to Charles Hobbs, of New Windsor, Carroll county, 
Maryland ; Granville (4), who lived at Uniontown, Carroll county ; 
Sarah (4), who was married to William Franklin, and lived at 
Taylorville, Carroll county; David (4) and Eliza (4). Mr. 
Shuey was a farmer and lived in Carroll coimty, Maryland, where 
he also died. 

//. LEWIS OR LUDWIG SHUEY (3) 

Was bom March 5, 1801. His sponsors were his grand- 
parents, Daniel and Rosanna Shuey. His younger years were 
spent on the farm, and he chose farming as his occupation. He 
married Sarah Keim, Jan. 1, 1823, and had nine children, viz: 
Jacob K., Jeremiah L., Deborah Ann, Lewis V., Sarah Jane, 
John T., Joseph R., James W. and Lucinda Ann. He was a 
very extensive farmer, and accumulated a great deal of property 
in Carroll county, Maryland. He had several farms, one of 
which contained about 300 acres. After the close of the Civil * 
War he sold his large farm and moved to Waterford, Loudoun 
county, Virginia, with a view of living retired. There this aged 
couple lived peacefully, having had a son and a granddaughter 
to keep them company and to take care of them in their old days. 
They were very nice old people, and had seen hard work in their 
day. They reared a noble, respectable and prominent family. 
He died May 2, 1878. Buried in the New Windsor cemetery. 

1. Jacob Keim Shuey (4) was bom March 20, 1825. He 
married Susannah Wagner, daughter of Michael Wagner, of 
Uniontown district, Carroll county, Maryland. They were mar- 
ried on the 8th of Dec, 1846, by the Rev. C. Reamsnyder. They 
had four children, viz : Augustus, Lola, John and Lewis. They 
lived on a fine farm near Warfieldsburg, Maryland. He died 
in the year 1858. 

1. Augustus Newton Washington Keim Shuey (5) was bom 
Feb. 13, 1848. He was a farmer, and lived in Carroll county, 
Maryland. 

2. Susannah Lola Montez Shuey (5) was bom July 30, 
1852. She lived with her grandparents in Waterford, Loudoun 
county, Virginia. 



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3. John L. Shuey (5) was bom Dec. 19, 1854, and died 
Aug. 4, 1855, aged 7 months and 16 days. 

4. Lewis Michael Shuey (5) was bom Jan. 21, 1857, and 
lived in Carroll county, Maryland. 

2. Jeremiah L. Shuey (4) was bom July 9, 1827. He spent 
his younger years on the farm with his father, and he likewise 
became a farmer. He married Mary Elizabeth Powder, March 
27, 1847, and had eight children : William C, John L., Mary E., 
Agnes A., John T., Alice E., Sarah A., and Christie. They 
lived on the farm which formerly belonged to Jacob K. Shuey 
until April, 1876, when they moved to Westminster, where he 
bought a house. His first wife died when his children were yet 
small. He then married Sarah Duddera. 

1. William Cass Shuey (5) was bom June 13, 1848. He 
died Feb. 26, 1874, aged 25 years, 8 months and 13 days. 

2. John Lewis Shuey (5) was born May 27, 1850, and died 
Oct. 9, 1851, aged 1 year, 4 months and 12 days. 

3. Mary Elizabeth Shuey (5) was born Sept. 7, 1851. She 
was married to David Owings, Dec. 13, 1870, and had three chil- 
dren, viz : Thomas B., Harry William and Minnie L. They had 
a fine farm and lived near Warf ieldsburg, Carroll county, Mary- 
land. 

4. Agnes Amelia Shuey (5) was bom Aug. 15, 1853. She 
was spending part of her time with her grandparents in Water- 
ford, Loudoun county, Virginia. 

5. John Thomas Shuey (5) was born April 18, 1855. He 
was an industrious man, and worked on the farm. 

6. Alice Estelle Shuey (5) was born June 1-2, 1857. She 
lived with her parents. 

7. Sarah Arabella Shuey (5) was bom July 25, 1859. She 
was married to Harry Smith, June 22, 1875, and had one child, 
viz: Mary Elizabeth (6). 

8. Christiana Shuey (5) was bom Sept. 7, 1861. 

3. Deborah Ann Shuey (4) was born Dec. 8, 1829. She 
was married to Dr. Elijah Cook, and had two children, viz : Grace 
and Marshall. She died Feb. 18, 1854. 

4. Lewis V. Shuey (4) was born March 20, 1832. He was 
of a roving disposition, and in consequence thereof traveled con- 
siderably in his younger days. He went West and visited Cali- 
fornia twice. On his return he settled down to a quiet life. He 
married Laura Edwards Bond, Jan. 21, 1869, and had three chil- 
dren, viz: Sarah Edna (5), born Oct. 29, 1869; Leonades Bond 
(5), born June 13, 1872; and Thomas Moore (5), bom May 2, 



324 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

1874. Lewis built a fine house on an elevated place in Water- 
ford, Loudoun county, Virginia, and had a pleasant home. 

5. Sarah Jane Shuey (4) was bom Dec. 21, 1834. She was 
married to Edwin A. Adee, May 7, 1861, and had four children. 
The names of two are Lillian (5) and Mary Alice (5). Mr. 
Atlee was a stodc dealer. They lived in Waterford, Loudoun 
county, Virginia. 

6. John Thomas Shuey (4) was bom Aug. 3, 1836. He 
spent a good part of his life in traveling, and had twice visited 
the Pacific coast, and spent some time in California. He was 
highly respected, and was mayor of Waterford, Va. He lived 
with his parents, and took care of them in their old age. 

7. Joseph Roop Shuey (4) was bom Feb. 24, 1839. He 
was a faithful and studious young man, and greatly respected. 
He graduated at Calvert College, and subsequently devoted 
the best energies of his mind to acquiring a knowledge of the 
medical profession. He graduated at the University of Mary- 
land with great honor, and bid fair for a life of usefulness. He 
died, aged 25 years. 

8. . James Wesley Shuey (4) was bom Jtdy 14, 1841, and 
died Oct. 18, 1841, aged 2 months and 28 days. 

9. Lucinda Ann Shuey (4) was bom Aug. 10, 1843. She 
was married to Andrew B. McLaughlin, a teacher in Rock Hill 
College at Ellicott's Mills in Maryland, and had one child, viz : 
Rosa (5). She died Jan, 22, 1864, aged 20 years, 5 months and 
12 days. 

All the members and descendants of Lewis Shuey write their 
names with two e's, thus, Shueey. They, however, cannot ac- 
count for the change, and acknowledge that Shuey is correct. 

///. DANIEL SHUEY (3) ' 

The third son of John Shuey, was bom March 16, 1803. His 
early life was spent on his father's farm, and he chose farming 
as his occupation for life. He married a daughter of Paul 
Maurer, of Lancaster county, Pennsylvania. They lived in Car- 
roll county, Maryland, until May, 1831, when they moved to 
Muskingum county, Ohio, where he bought a farm on which 
they lived until he retired from farming, and they moved to 
Alexandria, Licking county, Ohio, where he died. He was suc- 
cessful as a business man and had plenty of means to enjoy life 
in his declining years. They had sons and daughters, but not 
all the names could be ascertained. Those known are Samuel 
Paul, Daniel, Lewis and John (commonly called Jack), Kate and 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 325 

Harriet. In his letter to the author, before the first History of 
the Shuey Family was published, he stated that all his brothers 
and sisters were dead. But it will be noticed that his brother 
Lewis then resided at Waterford, Virginia. The families had 
not been in correspondence for a. number of years, and as he 
liad not heard from the others' he concluded they were dea-I. In 
the author's answer to his letter he was informed of his brother 
Lewis and his place of residence. 

1. Samuel Paul Shuee (4), (he always insisted on writing 
his name Shuee), was bom about the year 1820, in Carroll county, 
Maryland. He likely came to Ohio before his father moved there. 
He married Katharine Ayers of Ohio. They had seven children : 
George W., Sarah Jane, Mary Anne, Samuel Paul, James Leslie, 
and Celia, also another daughter, whose children reside in 
Chicago. They had moved to Missouri, where Samuel Paul 
Shuee was a patriot of his country. At the beginning of the Civil 
War, he paid the great price for his loyalty, by being shot during 
a raid and his house burned to the ground with all it contained. 
Soon thereafter his three sons enlisted in the U. S. service. 

1. George Washington Shuee (5) was bom in Ohio, Sept. 
7, 1840. He married Eliza Jane Powell, at Stockton, Missouri, 
April 18, 1861. They have five children : William Samuel, George 
Washington, Daniel Marion, Henry Clay, and Daisy Lillian. He 
served on scout duty, before enlisting at Pleasant Hill, Kansas, 
Feb. 3, 1864, as a Private in Captain Charles F. Coleman's Com- 
pany D., Ninth Regiment, Kansas Volunteer Cavalry. Promoted 
to corporal of new Company D., March 22, 1865. He received 
honorable discharge at Duvall's Bluff, on July 17, 1865. He is 
a member of Hugh Wilson Post, No. 21, G. A. R., and now re- 
sides at Caldwell, Idaho. 

1. William Samuel Shuee (6) was bom Aug. 2, 1862. He 
married Louise Snyder in 1886. Children: Eliza Shuee (7) and 

Bess Shuee (7). His second marriage was to Cora Belle , 

in 1895. Children: 

3. Herman Shuee (7) was bom Nov. 21, 1896. He is a 
member of the Idaho National Guard. 

4. Cora Belle Shuee (7) was born March 2, 1900. 

5. Leona Shuee (7) was born Aug. 9, 1903. 

6. Clara Shuee (7) was born May 3, 1906. 

2. George Washington Shuee (6) was bom Jan. 29, 1864. 
He married Rose Fortney in 1884. Children: 1. Charles Robert 
Shuee (7), of Ellensburg, Washington. 2. James Shuee (7). 3. 
Pearl Shuee Floyd (7), and George Washington Shuee (7). 



326 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

• 

3. Daniel Marion Shuee (6) was bom March 31, 1867. He 
married Amelia Hey, April 5, 1899. Children: Celia Lillian 
Shuee (7), bom Jan. 13, 1900; 2. Beryl Marie Shuee (7), bom 
Aug. 22, 1901. 3. Grace Isabel Shuee (7), bom Dec. 29, 1902. 
4. Lela Mildred Shuee (7), bom Aug. 8, 1904. 5. Wilbur Hey 
Shuee (7), bom Feb. 23, 1906. 6. Edith Eleanor Shuee (7), 
bom Oct. 21, 1911. Their address is Caldwell, Idaho. 

4. Henry Clay Shuee (6) was bom Oct. 21, 1875, and died 
March 5, 1901. 

5. Daisy Lillian Shuee (6) was bom March 20, 1878, and 
died Dec. 11, 1878. 

IV. JOHN SHUEY (3) 

The youngest son of John Shuey, was bom Sept. 30, 1804. 
He married and moved to Missouri, where he engaged in farm- 
ing. He has a number of descendants, but the author could not 
get into correspondence with them. They live in Franklin 
county, Missouri, in the neighborhood of Oakfield, Union or 
Franklin. 



CONCLUDING CHAPTER 

A personal sketch of the different members of the Shuey 
family is given in the preceding pages ; but it would seem neces- 
sary to make some additional remarks, in order to close this 
volume with some satisfaction to the reader. There are some 
things which can be mentioned in common, regarding the Shueys 
as a family. Individuals have certain peculiarities, which leave 
their almost indelible imprint on their characters. This is true 
likewise of States, countries, and nations, and if true of all these, 
we can look for certain characteristics in a family. On account 
of the separation of the family, and the length of time it has 
been separated, it would, perhaps, be more proper to give this 
part of the history in sections, indicated by the different locali- 
ties where they now reside. But that in itself would give suffi- 
cient material to write a volume which would be both interesting 
and useful. What is here written is given in a very general way, 
which may not always apply to all the persons represented in 
this book. The idea of these additional pages is at once mani- 
fest to the reader who has carefully perused the personal sketches. 
We give the peculiarities under certain heads. 

NAMES 

In several branches of this family the names of Adam and 
Eve, as husband and wife, can be traced ; and owing to this fact 
many, no doubt, can boast that they are more closely related to 
Adam and Eve than persons of other families. This relationship 
is claimed in all earnestness and with legal propriety ; but at the 
same time let it be understood that no reference is had here to 
the garden of Eden and the forbidden fruit. This family is not 
willing, on account of these names, to take upon itself a greater 
portion of the sin and disobedience of our first parents when 
they made that fatal choice between right and wrong, obedience 
and disobedience. 

It is a noticeable fact, likewise, that family names have been 
well preserved. The same names we find repeated again and 
again, from one generation to the other. By merely referring 
to the names of a few families, the reader will readily ascertain 
this fact. Then examine the Index to this book and notice the 
many similar names. John is a popular name, and if it were not 
for an additional name, or a nickname, it would be almost im- 



328 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

possible to distinguish all the members of the Shuey family who 
bear that name. Hardly a family can be f otmd where the name 
John is not represented. 

There aire otfier names which ai^>ear quite often on these 
pages which cannot here be enumerated. On the old homestead 
many apple trees in the orchard and shell-baiic trees in the adjoin- 
ing fields were named after certain members of the family. These 
names were used to such an extent that whenever reference was 
made to any of those trees it was always done by using their 
proper names. One might hear them speak of grandfather's 
tree, or grandmother's tree, or other trees which were named 
after uncles or atmts, father or mother, or even back to great- 
grandfather. One tree bearing sour apples was named after 
one of the horses many years ago, and the tree has been known as 
"Billy tree" to this day. It is said that a favorite horse called 
Billy was sick, and the horse-doctor who sought cures by pow- 
wowing made use of this tree in connection with his magical 
art by boring a hole in this tree and driving a plug into the hole, 
whereupon it is said the horse was restored to health ; hence the 
origin of the name. 

MORALITY 

To speak in a general way of the Shuey family in America, 
we can without any hesitancy say, that there are no very bad per- 
sons in this family. True, of such an extensive family, we 
would not presume to say that they are all first-class people, and 
that crime, wickedness and immorality are not found among them. 
Not one member of this large family has ever been imprisoned, 
or compelled to appear before the bar of justice to plead his 
innocence of any crime with which he had been charged. They 
believe in moral reform rather than legal reform, and they seek 
to keep clear of the law by not allowing any occasion which might 
necessitate a resort to law. 

It is substantially a moral family, and many of its members 
who make no profession of faith, nor have any connection with a 
Christian Church, are nevertheless strictly moral. The number 
of non-church-goers and anti-churchmen is very limited in this 
family. Drunkenness and debauchery are an exception, if found 
at all, and intemperance is scorned by all. A certain member of 
the Virginia family, in speaking on this point, says in a letter to the 
author, "No one ever saw a dissipated Shuey, or one intoxicated, 
which is an honor to our name in Virginia." Similar expressions 
came from Ohio and California. This cannot be strictly affirmed 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 329 

of the Pennsylvania Shueys, though in general it is true; but 
there are a few exceptional cases, where certain members have 
allowed themselves to come under the influence of liquor, and 
have thus violated the strict principle of the Shuey family as a 
whole. 

In their financial transactions they are strictly honest, scoiti- 
ing to do a mean act ; and whatever promises are made by them 
in a business way are sure to be fulfilled, and all financial obli- 
gations are promptly met. "Honesty is the best policy" has been 
their motto of old, and they have endeavored to carry it out to its 
fullest extent, not for the sake of policy, but on accotmt of that 
higher idea contained in the word honesty. Honesty itself is 
the incentive, and for its sake alone is it practiced. Some have 
always been poor in this world's goods, or probably were in in- 
digent circumstances ; but they have regarded a good name better 
than riches, and have preferred poverty to rascality. It is al- 
ways much safer to bear, and to be worthy of, a good name, than 
to have great riches, which may be ill-gotten gains and perhaps 
were obtained by making others poor. Generosity is one thing 
especially for which this family is noted. A hungry wayfiaring 
man is never turned away from their door, without an abund- 
ance to eat. The poor are always assisted where their claims 
are made known. They endeavor to scrutinize, however, between 
the worthy and the unworthy, and the worthy have never been 
permitted to remain in want. Their sympathy can easily be en- 
listed, and more than once has impbsition been practiced by 
scoundrels in an unguarded hour. 

EDUCATION 

It has ever been an established custom in this family to have 
the children educated; in earliest times even, as will be seen by 
referring to Ludwich Shuey*s will, recorded more than a cen- 
tury ago, where mention is made that his children should be 
educated. Nearly all the members of this family have rather 
bright minds, and very ignorant persons are not known among 
them. Many who have had the opportunity of mental culture, 
have become prominent in the litereary world. Others who were 
not so fortunate as to acquire an extended education, have never- 
theless sufficient to make them prominent in their different 
spheres of life ; and in many, yea very many cases, they are termed 
the leaders of the people in the neighborhood in which they reside. 
Many have had the benefit of a full classical course in college or 
university, and arc now in the ranks of the higher professions. 



330 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

In this family can be found editors, school teachers, clerks, book 
keepers, lawyers, doctors and miiiisters of the Gospel. Indeed, 
all professions are well represented, and considerable original 
research woik in the sciences has been done by some. Wherever 
professional men are found, they give dignity to the positions 
which they fill. At least every one in the whole family is suffi- 
ciently educated to have common sense, and to possess and prac- 
tice proper manhood. Insanity or mental derangement is un- 
known in this family. If there are any who are non compos 
mentis, they have not come to the knowledge of the author of 
these pages. In this respect this family is indeed exceptional 
and worthy of particular notice. 

THE OLD SCHOOL-HOUSE 

Quite a nuniber of our ancestors, and many whose personal 
sketches are given in the preceding pages, received their primary 
education in the "Old School House." This school-house is sit- 
uated in Union township, Lebanon county. Pa., and only a few 
steps from Walmer's Church. Before the system of free 
schools was introduced in Pennsylvania, this scliool-house was 
used for the purpose of a parochial school by the church. The 
building was owned by the church, and contained both the school- 
room and the sexton's house. At that early time, however, the 
sexton had more duties to perform than he has now. The man 
who lived in the same house where the school-room was, occu- 
pied at the same time the positions of teacher, leader of the sing- 
ing in church or "Fore-singer," as he was then called, and he was 
also the sexton of the church. In these churches where they had 
a pipe organ, this man was also the organist. It was also bis duty 
to assist the pastor in his work ; and in the absence of the pastor 
he had to catechise the young, and conduct funerals with a full 
service for the burial of the dead. What will our modem school 
teachers say to this, who complain that they have too laborious 
duties? Think for a moment of the teachers of olden times and 
their duties, and it will perhaps inspire you to work harder and 
seek to accomplish more in the future in your work. 

In some cases in this history every member of the family 
was a school teacher. 

Our forefathers believed in having church and school-house 
near together, and in having the work of the school go hand in 
liand with the work of the church. It would undoubtedly be 
much better now if our schools were pervaded by a stronger 
church and religious idea in educating the young. The school- 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 331 

house tmder consideration, was the place where our forefathers 
attended school a hundred and more years ago. The same build- 
ing is standing to this day, and is still occupied by the sexton of 
the church. When the free school system was introduced^ the 
church kindly consented to give the use of the school-room to 
the district, rent free, if the district keep the room in proper re- 
pair. This old school-room remained in use for school purposes 
until the year 1870, when the district erected a new school-house 
about half a mile east of the old building. The old school-room 
is at present also made use of by the sexton's family. Three, if 
not four, generations of the Shuey family attended school in this 
old building, and in it the author of this book received his pri- 
mary education, and attended here until he was employed by the 
district as a teacher, and afterwards taught awhile in this build- 
ing of bygone days. 

The building was constructed of very heavy logs, weather- 
boarded on the outside, and the school-room was only partly plas- 
tered within. The floor was laid with oak plank — made to wear — 
which the thousand little feet, running over it, could not wear 
out. A heavy log extended through the room on which the 
joists were resting ; the ceiling was unplastered, and the top floor 
had no less than five pipe-holes, which one would think should 
be sufficient egress for the smoke; but by looking at the dark 
ceiling, on which rests the smoke of a century, it would appear 
that even five were not sufficient. In approaching the school- 
room from without, it is necessary to ascend several steps, which 
brings you on the porch. This porch extends along the whole 
length of the building. About the middle of it is a double door — 
one door extending from the floor about three feet high, and the 
other then reaches to the top of the door frame. This upper 
door was open most of the time; the lower was closed. Enter 
this door and you are in a small ante-room, having one door 
leading to the kitchen, a stairway, and the school-room door. 
There were only board partitions between the rooms. What- 
ever conversation was going on in the kitchen by the mem- 
bers of the family could be distinctly understood by the scholars 
in the room. Immediately above the school-room was a room 
used by the sexton's family for sleeping purposes. But two rows 
of desks were in the school-room, and six or seven pupils were 
crowded on one bench behind each high desk. The benches were 
so high that none but the larger scholars could reach the floor 
with their feet while seated at the desks. This old school-house 
was built in 1783, as shown on a stone in the east wall, and is 



332 HIStOftY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

therefore considerably more than a century old. It was an old 
school-house when our grandparents attended at this place. 

POSITION IN SOCIETY 

This family always occupied a prominent and a medium 
position in society. We might say that the members of this 
family are a rq>resentative class of people. Their place was a 
very useful one, they being ever ready to do good where oppor- 
tunity afforded, and to fall in with any movement which carried 
in itself the principles of morality and true manhood. In many 
places they might have done more than they actually did, but 
this could be said of every family, and it is a defect which is 
common to all. Although the places of trust committed to them 
were not always of the highest g^ade, yet we have the assurance 
that such responsibilities as were placed upon them were prompt- 
ly met, and fully discharged. This family never was very am- 
bitious to get into public offices, or strove to place itself into high 
positions. We have found many people whose ambition brought 
them into public offices which they were not able to fill, and 
who found themselves incompetent to discharge the duties per- 
taining to the offices in which they had been placed. The mem- 
bers of this family were contented with such offices and posi- 
tions of trust as were offered to them, and in accepting such 
positions they endeavored to meet the full responsibilities of the 
office, with the full approval of their constituents. They can- 
not boast of a IVesident of the United States, nor a Governor 
of some Commonwealth : but Congressmen, Legislators, Cashiers 
of National Banks, commissioned officers in the U. S. Army, 
and officers down to small municipal places of trust, 
can be found in this family. Ministers of the Gospel, the 
highest office on earth, doctors, lawyers, musicians, and teachers, 
are also found in this family in large numbers ; and such as have 
professions are persons of no ordinary qualifications, and occupy 
prominent places in their different vocations. Respectability is 
characteristic of this large family, and when we make mention on 
these pages of a certain member of the family as being respect- 
able and esteemed we do so without any exclusion of other 
members whose history is given without such mention. The 
members of this family are, as a general thing, the prominent 
men and women of the communities wherein they reside. They 
are regarded to a great extent as the leaders of the people. 
Without seeking prominence, they are nevertheless influential 
people in their own communities. They boast not of their quali- 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY EAMILY 333 

fications, but pursue their work and profession in an unpretending 
manner, with satisfaction to themselves and to others. 

OCCUPATIONS 

Many of the members of this family are engaged in agricultural 
pursuits — ^a noble occupation — and they have as a general thing 
been very successful in this branch of diversified life. To a 
great extent this family has had its home in the country as tillers 
of the soil, and made a living by honest toil and by the sweat of 
the face, as was commanded by our Creator in the days of our 
first parents. This living in the open air, and spending youth- 
ful days in tilling the soil, has made them robust, strong and 
muscular. Very few can be found in the family who are delicate 
or weak physically. Hundreds, however, of the family have their 
homes in cities, towns and villages, and are attending to their 
share of usefulness in such business and occupations as are 
adapted to those places. Such as are mechanics have useful 
trades, and are flourishing in their business. Wherever we find 
them, we discover that they are masters of the'^trades they repre- 
sent. We also find that they represent the better class of trades 
and occupations. They have no desire for any business which 
would be degrading, or which might lessen their respectability. 

LOVE OF HOME 

Perhaps no family can be found which is more attached to 
home than the Shuey family. The members of this family have 
great reverence for the homes of their fathers, and the old home- 
steads, as they are called, have become sacred places to the later 
generations. This is strongly manifested by the fact that the 
old homesteads are kept in the family name from generation to 
generation. Some of these homesteads are known to have car- 
ried the name Shuey, and have been occupied by different mem- 
bers of the family for a period of at least a hundred years, and 
they may possibly remain in the Shuey ownership for another cen- 
tury. Many of the letters which the author received contained 
references to the fact of the high estimation in which the home- 
steads are held. Being so much attached to home, they are loath 
to give up the places which have sheltered their ancestors. Very 
few of the family have what may be called a roaming disposition, 
inclining them to move about from place to place, like Noah*s 
dove, seeking a place of rest. The family, however, has become 
considerably separated, as it necessarily must ; for it can be easily 
understood that not all could live on their fathers' farms, and 
therefore some would venture out to a new place, and their pos- 



334 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

terity as it increased would soon spread the name Shuey in that 
community. The principal settlement of the Shuey family was 
in Lebanon county, Pennsylvania, near the original home. There 
is also quite a large settlement of Shueys in and near Dayton, Ohio. 
Another extensive portion of the family is near Staunton, 
Virginia. The family is represented in Pennsylvania, New York, 
Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, District of Columbia, 
Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wis- 
consin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado and Califor- 
nia — indeed, in nearly all the States of the Union. The reader 
can form some idea of the labor and patience of the author to find 
where the members of the family live and then ascertain their 
individual histories. Notwithstanding this wide scattering of the 
family, we nevertheless find that Continuity is largely developed, 
and the different members take pleasure in tracing their con- 
nection with the old homesteads. 

THE SHUEY PICNIC 

In July, 1870, a Shuey picnic was held near Dayton, Ohio, 
where, it is said, several hundred members of the family were 
present. A small paper was read and published concerning the 
Shueys around Dayton. This paper was of some assistance to 
the author in compiling that portion of the history for this book. 
The paper gives the dates of birth of the children of Lewis Henry 
Shuey, but does not give his name, for the reason that his name 
was not known to them at that time. It also states that these 
children were all bom in Dauphin county, Pennsylvania, whereas it 
should say Lancaster county, now Lebanon county, Pennsylvania. 
The place was Dauphin county from 1785 to 1814, but the young- 
est of the children was bom in 1768, consequently nearly twenty 
years prior to the formation of Dauphin county. John Shuey, 
of California, was the only Shuey present from abroad, and he 
was really a member of the Dayton family. 

REUNIONS OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

The reunion suggested by the author in his first history to 
be held in 1876, near the place where Daniel Shuey, the ancestor 
of all the Shueys in America, resided, could not be arranged for 
and was not held. But many reunions have been held since by 
different branches of the Shuey Family, notably those in Lebanon 
coimty. Pa. These have been attended by large numbers of the 
family, both those with the name Shuey and others whose mater- 
nal ancestors were of the Shuey Family. Those present registered, 
in a book, their name, date of birth and present residence. This 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 335 

record book became valuable to the author in compiling the re* 
vised edition of the history of this large family. It was at 
such a reunion held in the fall of 1915, in Lebanon county, Pa., 
that the author, by invitation, came from Ohio to give the address 
and told many important facts not contained in the original his- 
tory, and that he was then requested and strongly urged to revise 
the history and prepare a new book, bringing the history down to 
the present time. This encouraged him to undertake the vast 
project, adding forty-three years more to the history, during which 
time more than a thousand young persons have come and joined 
the Shuey family. These reunions are valuable in many re- 
spects and should be continued. The Michael Shuey family at 
Germantown, Ohio, has for some years been holding a family 
reunion, lasting several days about the 4th of July. 

The author suggests that another Shuey reunion should be 
held on a grander scale ; let it be of the whole family in America, 
by having representatives present from the different branches 
of the family. This reunion should be held in Lebanon county, 
Pennsylvania, on the farm where Daniel Shuey, the ancestor of all 
the Shueys in America, lived; and to make it more complete it 
should be held on or about the ISHh day of September, when 
we could celebrate the anniversary of the landing in this country 
of the first Shuey. Persons of the different branches of the 
family should be delegated to attend this anniversary. It should 
be a real family reunion. 

The reason is at once apparent why this reunion should be 
held in Bethel township, Lebanon county. Pa. It would bring 
to mind many recollections, and would have a tendency to unite 
the present generation of the different branches of the family 
by such an intermingling on the very soil where lived and tilled 
the first Shuey of America. Papers could be prepared and read 
by representatives of the different branches of the family. These 
papers could be preserved for future use and publicaition, if so 
desired. The French blood in our veins would become manifest 
in such pride of ancestry, or at least we would pay a proper re- 
gard to the memory of the parents who gave birth to thi« exten- 
sive family. 

LANGUAGE 

This is perhaps the most difficult subject that we are called 
upon to treat in this volume, because it is no easy matter to make 
it intelligible to the different portions of the family, on account 
of the peculiarity of the Pennsylvania German language. It is 



336 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

a well-known fact, that the first Shuey families in this country 
were German. Their language was of a high order, and might be 
called classical German. In course of time the families in Penn- 
sylvania fell in with and appropriated that peculiar dialect denomi- 
nated "Pennsylvania German," which is a peculiar dialect used, 
not in the whole State, but especially in the counties where the 
Shuey family resided, and the counties adjoining. This dialect was 
prevailingly spoken at that time in the rural districts of those coun- 
ties. The Pennsylvania Shueys made use of this dialect to a great 
extent, and some few no doubt could be found who are not able to 
make good use of the English nor the pure German language. 
The author was brought up in a neighborhood where this dialect 
was prevailingly used. One must be able to use the language in 
order to understand its peculiarities. 

It is a very limited language ; that is, it takes but few words 
to express a thought, and the vocabulary of the language is not 
very extensive. The purity of the German words is lost in this 
dialect, and the words and sentences are made much shorter than 
in the pure German language. Quite a number of English words 
have been introduced. These introductions are becoming more 
numerous as the people come in contact with the English lan- 
guage, and no doubt in course of time this dialect will be dropped 
and the English used in its stead. 

An extraordinary fact, which may appear amusing or even 
incredible to some, is the manner in which this dialect was made 
use of in the schools of those sections of country where this lan- 
guage was spoken at the time the author attended school. The 
children when they first came to school were not able to speak 
English; yet they commenced with the English language, and 
had all their studies in English. Their studying and their reci- 
tations were English, while their conversation was in Pennsylvania 
German. On the play-ground but little English was heard. To 
some readers it might appear to be an impossibility, that children 
who cannot speak English should have all their studies in En- 
glish; but this was a fact well-known to all Pennsylvania Ger- 
mans. Of the German alphabet and German studies they knew 
nothing. Then, as they grew older and became more advanced 
in their studies, they learned to speak the English; but this they 
did more from their book knowledge than by conversation with 
others. 

There were no books printed in the Pennsylvania German lan- 
guage; and, therefore, the children were compelled to take np 
another language. It was consequently the study of a foreign 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 337 

language to them. This fact goes to show that the children of 
these German counties labored under great disadvantages, and 
it might seem were much embarrassed in the progress of their stud- 
ies, which, no doubt, was a fact in reference to beglaners at 
least; but it is also a well-known fact, that many of our most 
eminent men of Pennsylvania and other States, possessing superior 
literary abilities, are the sons of just such families, and are per- 
sons who were compelled to labor under just such difficulties as 
are stated above. This assertion is not made without reflection. 
Let the rea.ier look at the great men of our country, and then 
examine into their parentage, and he will be surprised to find 
that many of them are of Pennsylvania German descent. 

To give the reader a proper idea of this Pennsylvania Ger- 
man language, the following poein is inserted, which the author 
of this book composed in 1870. No particular claim is based 
on the poetry of the production, but it serves the purpose of giv- 
ing an example of the language. The English letters are used, so 
that there may be no difficulty in reading it. Those who are 
unable to understand it will confer a favor by not asking for a 
translation, as that would be more difficult than to write or com- 
pose the original. The subject is "The School-house at the 
Church,*' a sketch of which is given on a preceding page, where 
it is called "The Old School-house.'' That portion of the family 
using the Pennsylvania German will readily understand the poem. 
Others may be enabled to understand the greater part of it with 
the aid of our sketch of the house under consideration. 

DES SCHULHAUS AN DER KERCH ' 

Gans neghst wo ich mei Haemet hab» 
Net weit vum ncue Wangncr Shop, 
Senscht du en Haus gans iwcrzwcrch — 
Sell is es Schulhaus an der Kerch. 

Dort shtehts alt Bakhaus, dort der Shtall, 
Un dorch der Bush gebts oft en Schall, 
Wann yusht die Kinner spiele drin, 
Bis dos der Teacher ruft *'Come in." 

Die Porch is schlecht — die Bank shteht druf — 
An yedem End gehn Dreppe nuf — 
Die Bump joisht drei Schritt von dem Haus 
Dort grickt mer*s wasser frisch heraus. 

Die Kerrich shteht shtick draus am Weg, 
Vum Schulhaus wo mer grickt hen Schleg, 
Der Kerch-hof dort uf d'ranre Seit, 
Die Grick for Shkaete ah net weit. 



338 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Die Schttler viel, die Sdiulsttib gldi, 
Wer sich net blieft mas ins Eck shteh — 
Sen war <^ Rule, on wer's net doht, 
Der grickt sei Buckel gliacht, recht gut 

Die Desks sin long— die Fenshtre gleh, 
Der off e doht dertswishe shteh, 
Der Wasser-kiwel dort im Eck 
Yosht ens kann dro, so Ueib her week. 

» 

Du f rogst f erleicht was duht der Shtall 
Des Bakhaos, Bump un Porch un all, 
Des Haus is doppelt — senscht dn net 
Der Teadher wohnt dc^t wie er sett 

Er ziegt die Clock un halt die Sdiul, 
Singt vor in Kerch — sell war die Rule, 
Er hot der Kerchc Glaube glehrt 
Un Yedes hot ihn hoch ge'ehrt 

Die Bivel hen sie g^ese all. 
Von Christus, un von Adam's fall — 
Hen g'lemt zu wisse Recht von Letz — 
Was g'schrive is in Gottes G'setz, 

Ich wees gans gut ich war 3rusht so. 
En Buv'le, gleh, in der Schul do, 
Wie mir hen g'lese, g^spellt un g'lemt, 
Un oft der Teacher wiest vcrzemt 

Mir hens gegliche — mir yunge Leit, 
Wanns g'hese hot s'is Schul-geh zeit 
Der Teacher hot oft Selver g^acht 
Wann mir 3rusht hen viel G'spuchte g'macht 

Uf Christag's Woch, des Morgens frie, 
Sin mir ans Schulhaus gange hie. 
Hen Thier un.Fenshter zu gemacht, 
Des war en Lust — was hen mer glacht 

Der Teacher konmit — er kann net nei — 
Was is dann des— er guckt gans schei — 
Vor obzuschrecke hot er g'wist 
Wann er's prowirt don net er's g'mbt. 

Er steckt sei Beh zum Rohr-loch nei, 
Un mir sin all mit Wippe bei 
Un hen's em gewe, druf gelasht 
Om end doch hen mer'n nei gelust 

Now hot er kauft paar Dahler wert. 
No warre mir recht gut un schmert. 
Bis das der Zucker war verzehrt, 
Ver lenger wars ah net de wehrt 

Des war der Platz ver'n lange Zeit, 
Wo komme sin von wcit un brei 
Zu lehme was der Teacher lehrt — 
Des Schulgeh do war ah dewehrt 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 339 

Now hen sie's Schulhaus naus ans Eck, 
Gans neu gebaut — ach geh mer week, 
Des guckt yo gar net wie deheem, 
Ich mehn es wer gewiss en Shame. 

Die Walmer, Shuey un Gerwich dort 
Sin gange in die Schul als fort. 
Von selle Lett sin yusht noch i>aar 
Wo gange sin ins Schulhaus do. 

Die Clock die ruft noch wie sie hot, 
Die Leit zu samle mit Dank an Gott, 
Die Voegle fliege wie sie hen 
Der Hahne kreht im Scheier-den. 

Doch now guckts mir gans ivverzwerch, 
S4s nimme Schulhaus an der Kerch. 
Es duht mir leht vor sell alt Haus, 
Wo als noch sht^ht am Weg dort draus. 

Die Schuler komme nimme nei 

Sie hen now g'sawt ihr letscht, "good-bye;" 

So gehts do in der sinde Welt 

Now hab ich euch vum Schulhaus g'melt. 

MIDDLE NAME SHUEY 

The reader will notice in many of the names mentioned in this 
history the letter for the middle name is S and this almost always 
stands for Shuey even to the third generation, indicating ttet 
they desire to continue carrying the name Shuey, though other- 
wise changed by marriage into other families. The author 
noticed this particularly as the information for the new book 
came in from the different States. Surely they are entitled to 
wear the name with honor if by so doing they also continue to 
maintain the noble characteristics of this wonderful family. 

THE FAMILY LIFE 

This family has always believed in the sanctity of the mar- 
riage relation, the beautiful home and the congenial family life. 
Divorce is almost unknown. In the history of this family cover- 
ing nearly two hundred years and spread over many of the States 
the author has learned of two divorces only, and it is purported 
that in neither case did the fault He on the Shuey side. 

One of the members of the Shuey family in Iowa writes : "I 
am happy to say there have been no divorces — ^no drinkers, gam- 
blers or hi any way bad characters in the family. On the other 
hand, all have been true Christians, upright, honorable, leaders 
in the church and community and great lovers of family and 
home." 



340 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMH-Y 

THE DISCOVERY OF ANTHRACITE COAL 

In I. D. Rupp's History of Schuylkill county, Pa., he says 
coal was first known in 1790. See page 298. In 1795 a black- 
smith tried it. Others dug for coal but the difficulty of burning 
it was so great that it was abandoned. In 1800, William Morris 
took some to Philadelphia, but could not bring it into notice. It 
was not tried again imtil 1806, when David Berlin, a blacksmith, 
again tried and succeeded in using it. In 1812, Col. George 
Shoemaker loaded nine wagons with coal and went to Philadel- 
phia, but he found little success. Those who tried it said he was 
an impostor in trying to sell them stones. But Mellon & Bishop 
tried it in their rolling mill and succeeded, and from that time 
it has been used. 

It will be interesting to note that in 1798, Martin and Chris- 
tian Shuey were interested in coal land. "Feb. 10, 1798, be- 
tween Jacob Gunckel, of Pinegrove township, Berks county. Pa., 
and Susanna his wife, of the first part, and Martin Shuey and 
Christian Shuey, both of Bethel township, Dauphin county. Pa., 
of the second part. By virtue of Warrant dated Oct. 1, 1784, 
surveyed unto Jacob Gunckel and George Royer, a certain tract 
of land in Pinegrove township, bounded by other lands of Jacob 
Gunckel and George Royer and others, containing 391 acres and 
allowance. Also by Warrant dated June 17, 1785, to Jacob 
Gunckel and George Royer another tract in same township which 
joins the other tract, also joins lands of Michael Gunckel and 
vacant lands, containing 110 acres and 90 perches and allowance. 
Consideration of 125 Pounds, 7 shillings and 6 pence, sell their 
undivided one-half interest (Excepting and Reserving out of 
this grant all the Sea-coals whatsoever are in and on a certain 
hill on the side of a certain creek Running through the Said de- 
scribed two Tracts of Land, so that it shall and may be lawful for 
the said Jacob Gunckel, his heirs and assigns to take, carry or 
haul away any time or times hereafter all the Sea-coals whatso- 
ever are on or in the said hill to be his and their own property). 
To have and to hold (as tenants in common), under and subjea 
to the payment of the proportional part of the Remainder of the 
Purchase money and interest now due and hereafter to become 
due and payable for the same to the Commonwealth of Pennsyl- 
vania." Sea-coal is defined in an old Webster's Dictionary as 
"Coal brought by sea ; a vulgar name for mineral coal, in distinc- 
tion from charcoal." This proves that the Shuey family were 
very early in the coal field, and it shows their enterprise. Later 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 341 

many of the Shueys became coal miners, as will be noticed in this 
history. 

(From the "Designer,'' October, 1903.) 

ONE woman's gift. 

A life to be proud of is that of Mrs. Nancy Shuey, aged 86. 
Mrs. Shuey was never blessed with children of her own, but for 
sixty years she has devoted her whole time and energies to caring 
for other people's children. She has reared and educated 25 or- 
phans, 9 of whom were married at her home at Kouts, Indiana. 
When asked how she happened to take such an interest in these 
children, she said with a benevolent twinkle in her eye: "Well, 
I just got interested in the poor little things, and the more I did 
for them, the more I wanted to do. I felt I could do some good 
that way and I am not sorry I tried it. I raised and educated 
25 of them — 14 boys and 11 girls. All but 3 of them are still 
living, scattered about over the country. And the best of it is 
they are all doing well, and every one of them is grateful. They 
all turned out to be industrious, honorable men and women and 
are good citizens." In other words, this woman has been a 
whole orphan asylum in herself. Motherless herself, she has 
done the work of a dozen ordinary mothers. That she has 
been a real mother is attested by the fact that her "children" are 
"all doing well and every one of them is grateful." Herein is real 
philanthropy. This woman has not simply given money, she has 
given herself. 

Sent to the author bv Mrs. Lutie Morris. 

It is a difficult matter to close a Family History of this kind 
which i*" intended to bring it down to date. In such a large family, 
spread over the whole nation, births, marriages and deaths are 
occurring so rapidly, that the latest cannot be noted. This is 
especially the case of the military service rendered by members 
of this family in the World's War. The author realizes that this 
part of the history is quite incomplete, inasmuch as but a limited 
part of information came to hand. These young men who gave 
their services (and some perhaps their lives) to our country 
and the cause for which it entered into this war, deserved a much 
fuller account. This part would, indeed, be of great interest to 
the coming generations. Some very important facts came to 
hand which could not be included in this book because the liistor>' 
of the persons to which it had reference had been in print on 
foregoing pages. Some peculiar incidents or items mentioned 
in this book will likely be of interest to the members of this ex- 



342 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

ceptional family. While the church relationship is not mentioned 
in the case of many of the individuals whose history is given in 
this book^ yet it is known that nearly all are active Christians 
and there are none who are agnostic or unbelievers in the Tiiune 
God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. All honor to the God who 
gave life and happiness to this large family. 



INDEX 

Name P, 0. Address State Pate 

Abraham Lincoln Artz. Boston Mass 169 

Adam Arnold Bluffton Ind 72 

Catharine Arabelle Austin San Rafael Calif 158 

Catharine Elizabeth Artz Boston Mass 169 

Eliza Ann Artz Dayton Ohio...... 172 

Elija Arnold Tecumseh Mich 72 

Elizabeth Artz Dayton Ohb. ..... 169 

Elizabeth M. Anderson Iowa. ..... 259 

Ella Nora AUwein Lebanon Pa 269 

Elsie Anderson Linglestown Pa 308 

Emma F. Altich Oberlin Pa 309 

Florence E. Argenbright Swoope. Va 238 

Florence Atwood Park Rapids Minn 84 

Frederick Binkerd Artz Dayton Ohio 170 

Fredonia Ampt Germantown Ohio 163 

Gertrude Acheson Brazil Ind 204 

Grace Virginia Alston Warrenton N. C 257 

Henry Arnold Tecumseh Mich 72 

Irvin Emory Artz Pittsburgh Pa 172 

Idella Akard .Cleveland Ohb 281 

Idella Austin , Cleveland Ohio 282 

John Crowell Artz Boston Mass 169 

John Dudley Artz Dayton Ohio 169 

Joseph Elam Artz Dayton Ohio 170 

Lavma Ellen Armstrong .Tiffin Ohio 306 

Martha Artman Bluffton Ind 48 

Mary A. Arnold Bluffton Ind 72 

Mary Ampt Cincinnati Ohio 163 

Minerva J. Adams Carlinville Ill 188 

Nora Adams Toledo Ohio 65 

Robert Artz Dayton Ohio 169 

Sarah Catharine Ammerman Germantown Ohio 170 

Sarah Genevieve Ashmore Westfield Ill 212 

Sarah J. Ambrose Ashland Ohio 58 

Sarah Jane Atlee Waterford Va 324 

Viola Frances Aneshansley Sugar Grove Ohio 118 

Walter Acheson Coast Artillery, U.S.A 204 

Warner Artz New York N. Y 169 

William Henry Artz Pittsburgh Pa 172 

William N^leyArtz Dayton Ohio 169 

Abia Zeller Boda Dayton Ohb 173 

Ada L. Brown Dayton Ohio 193 

Ada Mae Bopp Decatur Ill 201 

Adam Bartlemay Bluffton Ind 71 

Adam L. Behney Onset Pa 135 

Addie Shuey Benson Genoa Junction Wis 284 

Albert Bartlemay '. Barton Oe 71 

Alice Brehm Dayton Ohio 163 

Alice R. B utz B uffalo N . Y 127 

Alma Lucina Baer Gibson City Ill 208 

Amos H. Boeshore Annville Pa 63 

Amy M. S. Bookwalter Cincinnati Ohio 180 



344 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Name P. 0, Address State Page 

Anna Maria Bennett Dayton Ohio 1 93 

Anna Batchlor. Bluffton Ind 53 

Annie E. Branthoover Huntington W. Va. . . . 127 

Antoinette Eliz. Brand Staunton Va 219 

Arlie P. Bartlemay Bluffton Ind 72 

Arthur C. Bartlemay Bluffton Ind 72 

Arthur Shuey Books Lebanon Pa 101 

Austin O. Boda, Rev Baltimore Md 173 

Bryant Shuey Benson Bristol Wis 284 

Carrie Basom. Williamsport Pa 135 

Carrie Maria Bohr. Annville Pa 102 

Catharine Bear Greensburg Pa 299 

Catharine Bickel Elkhart Ind 282 

Catharine Billow Columbus Ohio 164 

Catharine Boda Dayton Ohio 173 

Catharine Bolton Rives Junction Mich 265 

Catharine Brandt Suedburg Pa 81 

Catharine Hanger Brand Staunton Va 2 19 

Catharine Holland Burton Covington Va 231 

Charles Bartlemay Boring Ore 71 

Charles Bartlemay Elkhart Ind 71 

Charles Berkheiser Williamsport Pa. 277 

Charles Jacob Bevenger Miamisburg Ohio 196 

Charlotte Brannon Shamokin Pa^ 276 

Charlotte Coldsmith Bear Churchville Va 223 

Chester B. Boda, Rev Brookville Ohio 173 

Clara C. Beck Shamokin Pa 273 

Clarence Eugene Bowersox Shueyville Iowa 248 

Clarence Wayne Books Lebanon Pa 101 

Clay Bowersox Shueyville Iowa 249 

Clayton Beck Myerstown Pa 269 

Cora Albertine Bigelow Westfield Ill 208 

Cora J. Bomberger Annville Pa 78 

Daniel Adam Boda Dayton Ohio 173 

David B. Behney Onset Pa 135 

David S. Bordlemay Philadelphia Pa 136 

Earl Bowersox Shueyville Iowa 249 

E. C. Bickel Elkhart Ind 282 

Edward Bartlemay Bluffton Ind 72 

Effie A. Boda Philadelphia Pa 173 

Elizabeth Bartlemay Bluffton Ind 71 

Elizabeth Baker Germantown Ohio 166 

Elizabeth Bender Lebanon Pa 66 

Elizabeth Berkheiser Williamsport Pa 27? 

Elizabeth Bbder Fredericksburg Pa 269 

Elizabeth Blakesley Dayton Ohio 193 

Elizabeth Bowman Staunton Va 237 

Eliza Benson Lebanon Pa 8l 

Eliza Margaret Board New Goshen Ind 2 00 

Eliza Bolton Westfield Ill 211 

Ella Lucile Bevenger. Dayton * Ohio 196 

Ella Bowlby Natoma Kan 246 

Ellender Bevenger Dayton Ohio. 196 

Elona Beck Reading Pa 55 

Elsie Brehmer Iowa 259 

Emma Brunner Pottstown Pa 271 

Emma Cornelia Brink Neligh Neb 251 

Emma E. Boeshore Annville Pa 62 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 345 

Name P,0. Address State Page 

Emma S. Boeshore Annville Pa 63 

Erie Milan Brink. . ; Neligh Neb 262 

Essie B. Burgan Benton Harbor Mich 72 

Esther Bevei^^er Miamisburg Ohio 196 

Eve Brandt Lebanon Pa 86 

Femandes Boda Dayton Ohio 173 

Frances J. Bnibakn- Eureka Ill 86 

Frances Benson Bolton Westfield Ill 211 

Francis McFarland Brink Neligh Neb 261 

Franklin Shuey Bear Richmond Va 224 

Franzetta Banford. Philadelphia Pa 272 

Frederick Clay Bowersox Shueyviile Iowa 249 

Georgia Eva Belt Elkhart Ind 286 

George Philip Bolton Westfield Ill 211 

Hannah C. Brown Paris Ill 190 

Harriette B. Brown Gaston Ind 86 

Henry Bartlemay Goshen Ind 71 

Henry Bartlemay Tecumseh Mich 72 

Henry Bolton Linglestown Pa 308 

H. E. Bartlemay BlulFton Ind 72 

H. Stanley Boda Philadelphia Pa •. 173 

Ida Bartlemay Blu£fton Ind 72 

Ida Bishop Elyria Ohio 68 

Ida Books Lebanon Pa 100 

Ira WHlard Brink. St. Paul Minn 261 

Isabella C. Bright Paris Ill 191 

acob Bolton Linglestown Pa 308 

acob Shuey Bowersox Shueyviile Iowa 248 

ames Carlyle Brand U. S. A 219 

ames Elias Bowersox Shueyviile Iowa 249 

ames Henry Bolton Westfield Ill 211 

ames Ritchey Bowersox Shueyviile Iowa 249 

ane A. Biddle Center County Pa 297 

. E. Bartlemay Robinson Ill 71 

asper Rover Bningart Rebersburg Pa 260 

ohn Bartlemay Boring Ore 71 

ohn Bartlemay Lafayette Ind 71 

John Bolton Linglestown Pa 308 

John Herbert Books Let^non Pa 101 

John I. Bolton Westfield Ill 211 

Katie Brandt Lebanon Pa 61 

Katie Holland Burton Covington Va 23 1 

Lawrence Markwood Bowersox Shueyviile Iowa 249 

Leander Bartlemay Boring Ore 71 

Leonore Binford Baltimore Md 226 

Lester Bowersox Shueyviile Iowa 249 

Levi M. Boda Columbus Ohio 174 

Lida Brenneman Lebanon Pa 82 

Lillie Bolton Hummelstown Pa 303 

Lillie Burgner Grantville Pa 76 

Lizzie P. Bordlemay Philadelphia Pa 136 

Louis Christian Brand Staunton Va 219 

Lucinda Sensing Lebanon Pa 79 

Lucinda Catharine Blaisdell .Piedmont Calif 161 

Lulu Reed Brown .Germantown Ohio 169 

Lvdia Baylor Summerdeen Va 188 

Mabel Bashore Lebanon Pa 66 

Mabel E. Baldwin Hummelstown Pa 307 



346 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Name P.O. Address State Page 

Madeline Shuey Brand Staunton Va 219 

Magdelena Boeshore Lickdale Pa 67 

Magdalena Bordlemay East Hanover P^ 134 

Margaret Elizabeth Buchannan Raphine Va 224 

Marparet V. Boeshore Annville Pa 63 

Mana Beck Fredericksburg Pa 269 

Marie Antoinette Bear Churchville Va 223 

Martha Brown Germantown Ohio 169 

Mary Adelaide Benson Genoa Junction Wis 284 

Mary Ann Blouch Jonestown Pa ^ 138 

Mary Ann Bolton Linglestown Pa 308 

Mary Brenner Bluffton Ind 55 

Mary Catharine Bear Churchville Va 224 

Mary E. T. Buck Wyoming Ohio 131 

Mary Louise Brown Germantown Ohio 169 

Mary M. Bowersox Shueyville Iowa 248 

Mary Margaret Brink Neligh Neb 251 

Mary Olive Benner New Berlin Pa 258 

Mary Reed Bennett Detroit Mich 169 

Mary Shuey Beard Ind 257 

Mattie Bartlemay Goshen Ind 71 

Mildred Brown Germantown Ohio 169 

Nettie Baker Bridgeport Ill 72 

Nina Pearl Bates Cleveland Ohio 282 

Nina Shuey Benson Bentley Mich 284 

Olivia Bower Oriana Ill 158 

Orris Brink Neligh Neb 252 

Orville S. Boda Pittsburgh Pa 173 

Orvon Graff Brown Germantown Ohio 169 

Paul G. Binkley Jonestown Pa 69 

Pearl Baker Byron Mich 209 

Phoebe Ann Brungart Rebersburg Pa 260 

Ralph E. Bowersox Shueyville Iowa 249 

Rebecca Boltz Lebanon Pa 66 

Reed McClellan Brown Germantown Ohio 169 

Robert Banford Philadelphia Pa 272 

Robert Berkheiser Williamsport Pa 277 

Robert Boda Columbus Ohio 174 

Robert Martin Blaisdell Alameda. .^^. Calif 161 

Robert Reiter Bevenger Dayton Ohio 196 

Rosanna Baylor Winchester Ohio 183 

Roy Allen Brink Neligh Neb 252 

Sadie Ellen Burgner Lebanon Pa 79 

Sallie Basehore Lebanon Pa 53 

Simon Bordlemay Pine Grove Pa. 135 

S. Kennedy Brown Germantown Ohio 169 

Stella M. Binkley. Jonestown Pa 69 

William Bartlemay Earty Ore 71 

William Bartlemay Goshen Ind 71 

William Benson Reading Pa 81 

William Brandt Suedburg Pa 81 

William Bordlemay Philadelphia Pa 136 

William E. Bowersox Shueyville Iowa 13^ 

William Ernst Benner New Berlin Pa 258 

William Ezra Bolton Westfield Ill 211 

William Henry Bowersox Shueyville Iowa 249 

Wlliam John Boda Dayton Ohio 173 

Wlliam Kiefer Boda. Dayton Ohio 173 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 347 

Name P, O, Address State Page 

William Marshall Bright Paris Ill 191 

William Shuey Bordlemay Lebanon Pa 134 

William Theodore Bear Churchville Va. 224 

Anna Martha Crane Tippecanoe City Ohio 164 

Annie Clayton Buffalo. N. Y 81 

Carrie Campbell Shamokin Pa 303 

Catharine Comer New Hope Va 288 

Cora May Carson Iowa City Iowa 267 

Curtin Campbell Shamokin Pa 275 

Dalton Campbell Calif 275 

Daniel J. Cnstman Eaton Ohio 183 

Deborah Ann Cook New Windsor Md 323 

Delia Clark The Dalls Ore 71 

Edward Crane Tippecanoe City Ohio 164 

Effie Copenhaver Lebanon Pa 62 

Elizabeth Campbell Shamokin Pa 275 

Elizabeth Cristman Eaton Ohio 183 

Emma Cormany Lebanon Pa 277 

Evaline A. Crow Livermore. Calif 160 

Fernandez O. Clemmer, M.D . Indianapolis Ind 166 

Florence Mae Campbell Tuscola Ill 208 

Florence M. Crist Stanwood Iowa 253 

George S. Copenhaver Lebanon Pa 62 

--Kirace Helen Cook Fresno Calif 161 

Grace Georgine Carson Iowa City Iowa 257 

Harry Cormany Lebanon Pa 277 

Henry C. Cristman Eaton. Ohio 183 

Howard Campbell Shamokin Pa 275 

Ida Belle Comelson Battle Creek Mich 207 

John Cristman Eaton Ohio 183 

John Wesley Clemmer, M.D Columbus Ohio 166 

Kathryn Carkland Harrisburg Pa 310 

Lvdia F. Cassel Harrisburg Pa 303 

Margaret Cotterman Dayton Ohio 166 

Martha A. Collins Champaign .Ill 204 

Mary A. Collins Des Moines Iowa 184 

Mary Clemmer Dayton Ohio 165 

Mary E. Cramer Peoria Ill 85 

Mary Crist Swoope Va 188 

Nina Holland Covington Raleigh N. C ..... . 230 

Rosanna Cline Eaton Ohio 183 

Susan Belle Cromer Los Angeles Calif 172 

Weakley Crane Tippecanoe City Ohio 164 

Willa Carr Dayton Ohio 197 

William Edward Clemmer Boston Mass 166 

William H. Cristman Eaton Ohio 183 

Abraham Shuey Dotter Philadelphia Pa 133 

Andrew Shuey Dotter Lebanon Pa 134 

Andrew William Dotter Pottsville: Pa 132 

Anna Catharine Daub Hamlin Pa 73 

Bessie F. Doupe Steelton Pa 310 

Carrie Demler Lebanon Pa 55 

Catharine Dotter East Hanover Pa 132 

Charles Doupe Oberlin Pa 310 

Charles Garfteld Dotter '. . . Annville Pa 132 

Clara Doupe Steelton Pa 310 

Clara E. Dell Steelton Pa 310 

Clara E. Dotter Philadelphia Pa. 133 



348 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Name P.O. Address SUUe Pant 

Daniel A. Dravenstott Jeromeville Ohio 64 

David Dotter East Hanover Pa 133 

Douglaa Speck Dotter Ono Pi 105 

Edward D. Dravenatott Rowsburg Ohio 64 

Eliza A. Dotter Ono Pi 104 

Ellen Dravenstott Creston Ohio 65 

Elizabeth Dener Germantown Ohio 186 

Ella M. Dotter Philadelphia Pa 133 

Ella N. Douden Jamaica L. 1 128 

Ethel Douden Jamaica L. 1 128 

Ethel J. Dravenstott Creston Ohio 65 

Elza R. Dravenstott Rowsbutjg Ohio 64 

Eulan H. Dunkle Robesonia Pa 270 

Eva Donlev Lebanon Pa. 56 

Floyd C. Dravenstott Rowsburg Ohio 64 

Fred Dravenstott Creston Ohio 65 

George Edgar Dotter Ono Pa 106 

Harry Grant Dotter Pittsburgh Pa 132 

Harry J. Dotter Lehigbton Pa 133 

Harvey G. Dotter Philadelphia Pa 132 

Henry Shuey Dotter > Tremont Pa 133 

Howard Dravenstott Creston Ohio 65 

Ida Derr Lebanon Pa 61 

Ida E. Dickson Baltimore Md 54 

Ida Katharine Duff Wolcott Ind 85 

ennie Deeter Linglestown Pa 308 

ohn Adam Dotter East Hanover Pa 132 

ohn Adam Dotter Wade Pa 132 

ohn C. Dotter Philadelphia Pa 133 

ohn Dodds Dayton Ohio 170 

, ohn Shuey Dotter Ono Pa 104 

Joseph Dravenstott Lakewood Ohio 64 

Lizzie Daubert Lebanon Pa 33 

Lizzie Deaton Bryan Ohio 165 

Loretta Dubbs Pine Grove Pa 135 

Luther M. Dunkle Reading Pa 270 

Mabel Daly Xenia Ohio. . , , . . 173 

Maria Dunkle Robesonia Pa , . . 270 

Mary Deckert Bluffton Ind ...,,.. 54 

Mary A. Dravenstott Mohican Ohio 64 

Mays Dodds Cleveland Ohio 170 

Orion Dodds Dayton Ohio 170 

Percy A. Dunham Maroa Ill 205 

Theodore Jacob Dotter Ono Pa 101 

Sallie B. Desh Jonestown Pa 143 

Tully Dravenstott Creston Ohio 64 

Vernon Dravenstott Creston Ohio 65 

William C. Dravenstott Rowsburg Ohio 64 

William E. Dravenstott Creston Ohio, 64 

William Henry Dotter Philadelphia Pa 133 

William Shuey Dotter East Hanover Pa 133 

Alice Eitnier Harrisburg Pa 51 

Alice Etters Oak Hall Pa 294 

Amanda Elmira Early Grantville Pa 74 

Andrew Edris Hamlin Pa 86 

Carl Edris Oskaloosa Iowa 87 

Catharine E. Edris Hamlin Pa 86 

Charles Henry Edris Oskaloosa Iowa 87 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 349 

Name P.O. Address State Page 

Charles H. Edris Oskaloosa. Iowa — 87 

David Henry Eberly Mechanicsburg Pa 280 

Edward A. Edris Grand Junction Col 87 

Edward Edris Oskaloosa Iowa 86 

Edward Edris Oskaloosa Iowa 87 

Edward M. Eberly Mechanicsburg Pa 280 

Eliza Eberly Mechanicsburg. ; Pa 280 

Elvira Edris Oskaloosa Iowa 87 

Ethel Edris Oskaloosa Iowa 87 

Frank Milburn Edris Lokosee Fla 87 

Helen June Eiler Tower Hill Ill 213 

Henry Edris Hamlin Pa 86 

Howard Edris Grand Junction Col 87 

Wa Ehle Tecumseh Mich 73 

Iva S. Eberly Mechanicsburg Pa. . * 280 

Katie A. Early Palmyra Pa 64 

Laura Ewing. Leipzig Ohio 65 

Lawr ence Edris Oskaloosa Iowa 87 

Lizzie Deaton Bryan Ohio 165 

Luella Delia Elgin Richland Va 131 

Mary Edris Oskaloosa Iowa 87 

Mary Fianna Eby Lebanon Pa 100 

Mary Ermentrout New Goshen Ind 200 

Percy F. Edris Oskaloosa Iowa 87 

Roy Edris Oskaloosa Iowa 87 

Ruth Edris Oskaloosa Iowa 87 

Sadie Engebretsen Grand Junction Col 87 

Sarah Eardman '. Shamokin Pa 274 

Sarah Eldris Jonestown Pa 80 

Walter P. Edris Spokane Wash 87 

Walter S. Edris Custer S. D 87 

William Harrison Eberly Mechanicsburg Pa 280 

William Henry Ermentrout New Goshen Ind 200 

Amanda Freeman Lebanon Pa 55 

Anna V. Faust Steelton Pa 278 

Awilda L. Foster South Pasadena Calif 162 

Barbara Feeser Millersburg Pa 316 

Bertha Freeman Lebanon Pa 56 

Bessie Viola Felker Beaver Springs Pa 172 

Carrie Marie Fisher Reading Pa 132 

Catharine Frear Staunton Va 231 

Catharine V. Flickinger Churchville Va 224 

Charles A. Fry Portland Ore 138 

Charles Fegley Harrisburg Pa 307 

Charies M. Fry Cleona Pa 138 

David Solomon Ford Pine Grove Pa 276 

Donald Freeman Lebanon Pa 56 

Elizabeth Fegley Harrisburg Pa 307 

Elizabeth Floyd Dayton Ohio 169 

Elizabeth Ford Pine Grove Pa 276 

Elizabeth Furman West Salem Ohio 66 

Emma Maria Fryback Bluffton Ind 53 

Ethel Freeman Lebanon Pa 56 

Eve Freeman Lebanon Pa 56 

George Irwin Ford Pine Grove Pa 276 

Harry Fegley Harrisburg Pa 307 

Harry Freeman Wis 56 

Helen Christina Finfrock Dayton Ohio 169 



350 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Name P. O, Address SUUe Page 

Henrietta Clay Fox Salem Va 225 

Ida S. Freitag Vermilion Ohio 68 

Irwin Fegan Annville Pa, 133 

Jacob Freeman Lebanon P^ 56 
enniej. Fry Cleona Pa 137 

Jessie Farrer Dayton Ohio 165 

fohn Freeman Claysburg Pa 56 

[oseph Freeman Let^non Pa 56 

[Cathar^n Freeman Lebanon P^ 56 

Laura Fordice Shueyville Iowa 249 

Lizzie Flatt Pasadena Calif 169 

Margaret E. Fryback Bluifton Ind 53 

Marietta Focht Winchester Ohio 183 

Mary A. Foutz Germantown Ohio 186 

Mary Jane Finbaugh New Hope Va 288 

May Freeman Lebanon Pa 56 

Mildred Freeman Lebanon Pa 56 

Morris Freeman Lebanon Pa 56 

Nellie Forcum Oblong Ill 71 

Pearl Shuee Floyd Caldwell Idaho 324 

Ramain Freeman Lebanon Pa 56 

Robert Freeman Lebanon Pa 56 

Samuel Freeman Lebanon Pa 56 

Samuel Freeman Lebanon Pa 56 

Sallie Fegan Lebanon Pa 134 

Sarah Fegan Annville Pa 133 

Sarah Franklin Taylortown Md ... 322 

Sarah Margaret Foss Rock Island Ill 236 

Zulla May Fahl Elkhart Ind 286 

Abraham Gerberich Vinton Iowa S2 

Adam Gerberich Lickdale Pa 70 

Adam S. Gerberich Lickdale Pa 70 

Allen D. Gerberich East Hanover Pa 84 

Amanda Gerberich Onset Pa 67 

Amanda Gill Wooster Ohio 66 

Amos Gerberich Grantville Pa 70 

Andrew Gerberich El Paso Ill 85 

Anna Barbara Gerberich Lickdale Pa 68 

Anna Christena Gerberich Hummelstown Pa 84 

Annetta Grumbine Lebanon Pa 61 

Annie Laura Gerberich Grantville Pa 74 

Annie M. Gibson .Jonestown Pa 139 

Arthur J. Grieb Tylersville Pa 261 

Arthur W. Grumbine Lebanon Pa 62 

Aseph M. Gerberich Jonestown Pa. 69 

Barbara Gunckel Germantown Ohio 163 

Calvin T. Gerberich Bellefonte Pa. . . . 82 

Carl Lyman Gerberich Artillery, U. S. A 84 

Caroline Greenwood Carroll County Md 322 

Carrie Gerberich Annville Pa 63 

Catharine Elizabeth Giger Warwick Pa. 317 

Catharine Gunckel Germantown Ohio 287 

Charles Andrew Gerberich El Paso Ill 85 

Charles Gorsuch Baltimore Md 320 

Charles W. Gunckel Germantown Ohio. ..... 164 

Clarence G. Gebhart : . . . . Fredericksburg Pa 69 

Cleveland Curtin Grieb Tylersville Pa 261 

Christena Gerberich Grantville Pa 71 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 351 

Name P. 0. Address State Page 

Daniel Gerberich Des Moines loii^a 83 

Daniel Gorsuch Baltimore Md 320 

David G. Gerberich, Rev Sunbury Pa 70 

David W. Gerberich Fredericksburg Pa 69 

Dennis Gerberich Allentown Pa 70 

Dollie Gillespie Shamokin Pa 275 

Edith M. Gebhart Fredericksburg Pa 69 

Edwin Gerberich Vinton Iowa 82 

Edwin G. Gerberich Lickdale Pa 70 

Edwin W. Gerberich, M.D Spokane Wash ..... 83 

Elizabeth Guile hforth Portland Ore 71 

Ella Gable Gemiantown Ohio 198 

Ella Grimes Germantown Ohio 166 

Ella Grove Springfield Ill 190 

Ellen Gerberich . Lebanon Pa 83 

Elsa Lenora Gerberich Des Moines Iowa 84 

Elvina Catharine Grieb Tylersville Pa 260 

Emeline W. Gerberich Jonestown Pa 69 

Enos E. Gerberich Philadelphia Pa 83 

Enos Gerberich, M.D Shamokin Pa 83 

Ephraim Gerberich East Hanover Pa 83 

Francis F. Gerberich Maysville Ky 82 

Frank Gerberich Vinton Iowa 82 

George Forest Gerberich York Pa. ...... . 83 

George Gerberich, P.S East Hanover Pa 81 

George G. Grieb Tylersville Pa 261 

George L Gunckel, Col U. S. A. 164 

George S. Gerberich Lickdale Pa 70 

George W. Gerberich Akron Ohio 70 

George W. Gunckel Germantown Ohio 164 

Grant G. Gerberich Jonestown Pa 70 

Harriet Newell Gallaher Clinton Iowa 213 

Harry Gerberich Bellefonte Pa 82 

Harry S. Gerberich Jonestown Pa 69 

Henry D. Grieb Tylersville Pa 261 

Henry Gunckel Dayton Ohio 164 

H. Roy Garst, Dr Quetta India 169 

Henry S. Gunckel Germantown Ohio 163 

Ida W. Gerberich Jonestown Pa 70 

Iva M. Goldenstine Ill 309 

acob G. Gerberich Lebanon Pa 70 

ames Gorsuch Baltimore Md 320 

ohn E. Gunckel .Toledo Ohio 163 

ohn Gerberich Grantville Pa 80 

ohn Grumbine Lebanon Pa 61 

. Ray Garst, Dr Troy Ohio 169 

ohn Royer Grieb Clintonvale Pa 261 

ohn Shuey Gerberich Germantown Ohio 84 

ohn S. Gerberich Ono Pa 69 

ohnT. Gorsuch Baltimore Md 320 

oseph S. Gunckel, Dr Cincinnati Ohio 164 

Kate Jane Gulden Oley Pa 269 

Katharine Negle>[ Garst Dayton Ohio 169 

Landis A. Gerberich Lebanon Pa 82 

. Lewis B. Gunckel, Att'y Dayton Ohio 165 

Lewis W. Gunckel Dayton Ohio 165 

Louisa Gerberich East Hanover Pa 82 

Louis Gorsuch Baltimore Md 320 



352 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Name P.O. Address Slate Pag^ 

Lula Gorham Contra Costa County .Calif 157 

Lyman Shuey Gerbcrich Dcs Moines Iowa 84 

Mabel Gcttel Lebanon Pi 53 

Magdalena Gerberich Ono Pa 67 

Maggie Gerberich Grantville Pa 80 

Marp^aret Gerberich Grantville Pi 71 

Manah Gorsuch Baltimore Md 320 

Maria Elizabeth Gerberich East Hanover Pi 80 

Marion Elsie Gerberich Greenville Pa 132 

Maria M. Glossbrenner Churchville Va 224 

Mary Gerberich Lickdale Pa 70 

Mary Gerberich Greenville Pa 132 

Melissa E. Groves Carlinville Ill 190 

Michael S. Gunckel Dayton Ohio 164 

Milton Gerberich Vinton Iowa 82 

Mollie Getz Annville Pa 134 

Milton Gunckel Dayton Ohio 163 

Morris W. Gerberich Jonestown Pa 69 

Nina Peari Gates Cleveland Ohio 282 

Oliver I. Gunckel Dayton Ohio 164 

Pitrick H. Gunckel Minneapolis Minn 163 

Philip A. Gerberich Park Rapids Minn 84 

Samuel Gerberich W. Va . . . . 85 

Samuel W. Gerberich Akron Ohio 70 

Silas Gorsuch Baltimore Md 320 

Theodore Gorsuch Baltimore Md 320 

Thomas P. Gerberich East Hanover Pa 83 

Washington Gorsuch Baltimore Md 320 

Wealthy Goodfellow Springfield Ohio 185 

William C. Grieb Clintonvale Pa 261 

William Gunckel Germantown Ohio 163 

William Gunckel Toledo Ohio 163 

William Henry Gerberich Germantown Ohio 84 

William Henry Gerberich Wolcott Ind 85 

Abe Houser Lebanon Pa 55 

Abia Zeller Hoffman Milton , Ind 168 

Adam Heilman. M.D New York N. Y 86 

Adam S. Heilman Hamlin Pa 86 

Agnes Harper Fredericksburg Pa 143 

Afire Hazel Horton Davenport Iowa 248 

Alice R. Husk Minneapolis Minn .* 93 

Allen M. Houser Palmyra Pa 64 

Alma May Houser Annville. Pa 106 

Amanda Hare Jeromeville Ohio 59 

Andora Houser Lickdale Pa 101 

Andrew Dotter Houser Jonestown Pa 105 

Anna Jane Heilman Cleona Pa 137 

Anna Marp;aret Hetrich East Hanover Pa 68 

Anna Mana Houser Annville ! . . . Pa 106 

Anna Maria Huber Chambersburg Pa 86 

Annie R. Houser Palmyra Pa 64 

Authur Hauer Reading Pa 134 

Avice Beatrice Hammond Wooster Ohio 207 

Bessie Hilton Alamo Calif 158 

Bessie Holmes Dayton Ohio 169 

B. Franklin Hoover Clifton Forge Va 238 

Beulah May Hertzler Richland Pa 270 

Caroline Hetrich Reading Pa 133 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 353 

Name P. 0. Address State Page 

Carrie Blanche Holshue Shamokin Pa 274 

Charles Hoffman Chicago Ill 169 

Christena Heilman Jonestown Pa 86 

Christena Hetrich Ono Pa 81 

Christiana Hoffman Dayton Ohio 168 

Christina Houtz , . . . Lemont Pa 292 

Clarence Mark Houser Annville Pa 106 

Clifford Henning Baltimore Md 321 

Clifton Luther Hailman Vienna Va 234 

Daniel Henning Baltimore Md 320 

David Henning Westminster Md 321 

David Henning Baltimore Md 321 

David Hetrich Reading Pa 81 

David H. Houser Palmyra Pa 64 

David Holsberg West Salem Ohio 66 

David N. Henning Westminster Md 321 

Ednora Hamilton Churchville Va 218 

Edwin Shuey Houser Lickdale Pa : . . . 101 

Eliza Ann Holland Salem Va 226 

Eliza Heilman East Hanover Pa 83 

Elizabeth A. Hamm Shelby Ohio 65 

Elizabeth Heckman Calif 304 

Elizabeth Henning Baltimore Md 320 

Elizabeth Heilman Heilman Dale Pa 86 

Elizabeth B. Hoffman Huntington Ind 72 

Elizabeth J. Hoover Swoope Va 238 

Elizabeth Virginia Hailman Vienna Va 234 

Ella Hartley Muncie Ind 48 

Ella Hoffer Phillipsburg Pa 82 

Ella R. Holtzman Bressler Pa 309 

Elmer Leroy Harper Fredericksburg Pa 143 

Emma E. Hetrich Reading Pa 81 

Emma Hinnershitz Reading Pa 59 

Emma Houser Milwaukee Wis 55 

Emma Huber Chambersburg Pa 86 

Erma Maria Houser Annville Pa 106 

Eugene Vernon Hailman Atlantic City N. J 236 

Eva May Houser Lickdale Pa 101 

Eve M. Heilman Heilman Dale Pa 85 

Florence Hebble Osborn Ohio 185 

Franklin Hoover Clifton Forge Va 238 

Frank Titus Hoffman Chicago Ill 169 

George E. Huston Calif 157 

George Franklin Hailman Chester Pa 234 

Georgia A. Hoover Swoope Va 238 

G. W. Wallace Hanger Washington D. C 225 

George William Holland Newberry N. C 226 

Gertrude Hauer Annville Pa 75 

Grace B. Hamlin Mansfield Ohio 65 

Grace Musser Hunter Tyrone Pa 259 

Hannah Hartz Hegins Pa 293 

Harriet Shuey Hailman Vienna Va 234 

Harry D. Hartley Piqua Ohio 49 

Harry Hanger Washington D. C 225 

Harvey Wallace Hoffman Dayton Ohio 168 

Heilman Huber Chambersburg Pa 86 

Homer Hamilton Churchville Va 218 

Hubert Victor Hailman Ft. Simcoe Wash 234 



354 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Name P. 0. Address State Page 

Ida Belle Ha^lind Elkhart. . , Ind 286 

Irene Fry Heilman Cleona Pa 138 

Irma Henrietta Heilman Pittsburgh Pa 132 

fames Henry Huston Paso Robles Calif 157 

fames Shuey Hoover Staunton Va 239 

[ohn Allemong Hailman Vienna Va 235 

John Edward Hoffman Kansas City Kans 168 

Josephine K. Hayes New Berlin Pa 258 

Joseph Houser Lebanon Pa 55 

Joseph Tra Hoffman Dayton Ohio 168 
oseph Wmfield Haupt Shamokin Pa 274 

Kate Hocher Linglestown Pa 303 

Katie Hauer Reading Pa 134 

Katie Lx)vina Hain GrantviUe Pa. ...... . 74 

Katharyn Shuey Hartman Lebanon Pa 129 

Lavina E. Hetrich Palmyra Pa 60 

Leona Belle Hoover Dayton Ohio 231 

Lettia Alice Howard Piedmont Calif 161 

Linda Gertie Haupt Shamokin Pa 274 

Linwopd Ann Hoover Dayton Ohio 231 

Lizzie A. Hebble Osborn Ohio 185 

Louisa Hetrich Reading Pa 81 

Lydia Jane Hicklin Westfield Ill 211 

Lydia M. Hess GrantviUe Pa 74 

Mabel Ellen Hiller Mansfield .Ohio 58 

Mabel Virginia Hageman Cedar Rapids Iowa 252 

Mamie Hoffman Reading Pa 51 

Margaret Lucretia Huston Paso Robles Calif 157 

Marian Humes Effingham Ill 205 

Marp;aret S. Hoover Swoope Va 239 

Maria Catharine Houser Annville Pa 105 

Mary C. Hetrich Mohnton Pa 81 

- Mary Emma Huber Chambersburg Pa 86 

Mary Fanny Hunsaker Hunsaker Calif 158 

Mary Herner Mt. Carmel Pa 293 

Mary Herr Dayton Ohio 165 

. Mary J. Hamm Shelby Ohio 65 

Matilda Hobbes New Windsor Md 322 

Melvina A. Heslep San Francisco Calif 162 

Naomi Howell Harrisburg Pa 56 

Nellie E. Harper Fairbury Neb 189 

Nellie G. Hale Bluifton Ind 53 

Newton Holland, M.D Raleigh N C 230 

OKve May Haines Sunbury Pa 260 

Oswald rienning Baltimore Md 321 

Rebecca Holsberg West Salem Ohio 66 

Rebecca Huntzinger Pottsville Pa 293 

Robert Christian Holland, Rev Columbia S C 226 

Russell Fry Heilman Cleona Pa 137 

' Ruth Marian Houser Annville Pa . . .^ 106 

Sallie Haldeman York .Neb 81 

Sarah A. Houser Palmyra Pa 64 

Sarah Catharine Hanger Churchville Va 218 

Sarah Ellen Haupt Shamokin Pa 274 

Sarah Hoffman Dayton Ohio 168 

Sarah Maggie Hiser Staunton Va 237 

Sarah M. Hiser Mt. Sidney Va 237 

Stella May Hotham Pittsburgh Pa 281 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 355 

Name P, O. Address State Page 

Stella Hunter Memphis Tenn 173 

Stuart Theodore Hanger Portsmouth Va 218 

Thomas Henning Baltimore Md 321 

Victor Hanger Richmond Va 225 

Wallace Hoover Clifton Springs Va 238 

Weldon Hoover Clifton Springs Va 238 

William Heilman Hamlin Pa 86 

William Henry Hoffman Dayton Ohio 168 

William Lee Huston San Miguel Calif 157 

William Michael Houser Annville Pa 105 

William S. Henning Baltimore Md 321 

William T. Henning Baltimore Md 321 

Adam Imhof Lebanon Pa ... . 54 

Emma Imhof Lebanon Pa 54 

Ernest Imhof Lebanon Pa 54 

Herman Imhof Lebanon Pa 54 

Jennie E. Isenhart Thompson Ill 298 

Laura laril Shamokin Pa 273 

Lyman D. Imhof Lebanon Pa 54 

Raymond Imhof Lebanon Pa 54 

Anna Maria Johnson Reading Pa 271 

Annie Long Jones Portland Pa 129 

Barbara Ellen Johnsonbaugh State College Pa 295 

Charles Herbert Jackson Mt. Pleasant Iowa 257 

Charles Stirk Jones. Baltimore Md 320 

C. J. W. Johnston Kingston Mo 298 

Cornelia Doub Jones Doe Hill Va 225 

Delta Judd Springfield Ohio 185 

Frederick Taylor Jackson Vernon, B. C Canada . . . 256 

Gertrude I. Jordan Lemont Pa 292 

Harriet Johnston Kingston Mo 298 

H. W. S. Johnston Kingston Mo 298 

James A. H. Johnston Kingston Mo 298 

Julia A. Johnston. Kingston Mo 298 

Lela M. Johnson Fairbury Neb 189 

Lester Thomas Jackson Toulon Ill 256 

Lucy Elizabeth Johnson Corning Iowa 254 

Phoebe Gertrude Jackson Toulon Ill 257 

Maybelle Claire James Elkhart Ind 286 

Millie Jenkin Shamokin Pa 275 

Ruth R. Jones Portland Pa 129 

Sarah L. Jones Baltimore Md 321 

Sarah Virp;inia Jones. Baltimore Md 321 

Virginia Elizabeth Jackson Mt. Pleasant Iowa 255 

William Shuey Jackson Davenport Iowa 256 

William Shuey Jackson, Jr Aviation Corps, U. S. A 256 

W. T. Johnston, Major U S. A 298 

Aaron Keedy Germantown Ohio 187 

Ada G. Keim Steelton Pa 310 

Alice Marie Klick Lebanon Pa 142 

Anna Elizabeth Kniss New Berlin Pa 258 

Annie Kreider Lebanon Pa 133 

Bessie Knoll Wernersville Pa 54 

Carrie Klopp Myerstown Pa 75 

Catharine Karnes Bluffton Ind 48 

Catharine Koons Mt. Carmel Pa 293 

Cecil Karnes Bluffton Ind 48 

Charlotte B. Kepler Miamisburg Ohio 199 



356 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Name P, O. Address State Page 

Cora Koons Lebanon Pa 51 

Daisy Kalter Dayton Ohio 168 

Elias Keedy Germantown Ohio 187 

Elizabeth Keedy Germantonvn Ohio 186 

Elizabeth King Greenville Ohio 136 

Eliza Kieffer Chambersburg Pa 86 

Ella Virginia Kelly Long Lake Minn 247 

Ellen Kembel Lebanon Pa 55 

Elmer Joseph Klick Lebanon Pa 143 

Emma Kneasel Lebanon Pa 53 

Eva Kerschner Reading Pa 51 

Florence Ada Klick Lebanon Pa 143 

Florence Louise Kelly Long Lake Minn 248 

Frances M. Kissel Ashland Ohio 59 

Franklin David Klick Lebanon Pa 143 

George Karnes Bliiffton Ind 48 

Georce Kreider Reading Pa .-. . 52 

Guy Kreider Reading Pa 52 

Harold Lovelace Kelly Minneapolis Minn 248 

Harry Karnes Bluffton Ind 48 

Henry Royer Kreider Detroit Mich 261 

Ida Kauffman Harrisburg Pa 78 

Isabella Jane Kreider Rebersburg Pa 261 

John Keedy Germantown Ohio 187 

Katharine Goode Kepler Washington D. C 223 

ioshua Keedy Germantown Ohio 187 

[enneth Samuel Kelly ^"f Lake Minn 195 

Lelia Karnes Bluffton Ind 48 

Lester Herbert Kelly Long Lake Minn 248 

Llo)|d Shuey Kelly ^'^S Minnetonk Minn 247 

Louise Karnes Blunton Ind 48 

Margaret Catharine King Swoope Va 235 

Mary Elizabeth Kelty Cedar Rapids Iowa 252 

Mary Elizabeth Kerstetter Loganton Pa 259 

Mary Jane Klinger Dayton Ohio 167 

Mary Kleiser Lebanon Pa 56 

Mary M. Krall Jonestown Pa 70 

Mary Rover Kerstetter Loganton Pa 259 

Newton P. Kreider Mifflinburg Pa 261 

Rebecca Christina Krumrein Center County Pa 292 

Rebecca Klick Annville Pa 142 

Rodney Frederick Kelly Radio Service, U. S. A 248 

Rosa May Kreider Mifflinburg Pa 26l 

Roy Hosterman Kreider Chicago Ill 261 

Sallie A. Kreider Lebanon Pa 52 

Sallie Kepley Robesonia Pa 271 

Sallie Kreider Lickdale Pa 59 

Sarah E. Kramer Abilene Kan 296 

Ulta Flantina Kramer Clarion Iowa ....'.. 206 

Veronica Kaufman Schuylkill County .... Pa 291 

Wallace J. Kreider Rebersburg Pa 261 

William Shuey Kelly Marine Corps, U. S 248 

Adam C. Long Lykens Pa 127 

Annie Long Lebanon Pa 52 

Auburn Elmer Long Kokomo Ind 126 

Caroline Lentz Avon Pa 66 

Catharine Long Jonestown Pa 125 

Clara A. Leasure San Gabriel Calif 25^ 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 357 

Name P. O. Address State Page 

Clara Light Lebanon Pa 81 

Donald Hooper Long Bay Shore N. Y 128 

Dorothy Long Bay Shore N. Y 128 

Edith Lessley Lebanon Pa 53 

Edward C Long Pittsburgh Pa 128 

Edward Harvey Long Huntington W. Va . . . . 127 

Edward Liken Steelton Pa 308 

Elizabeth E. Loose Jonestown Pa 139 

Emma Long Shamokin Pa 273 

Franklin Liken Philadelphia Pa 308 

George Long Shamokin Pa 273 

Harry Joseph Long Tarentum Pa 126 

Hairy Long Kokomo Ind 127 

Irwin J. Long Bay Shore L. 1 128 

Irwin Long Shamokin Pa 273 

Jennie Lanning Bluffton Ind 73 

Joseph Harvey Long Huntington W. Va . . . . 126 

Joseph M. Long Kokomo Ind 129 

Katharine Lov Dayton Ohio 165 

Katie Liken.'. Steelton Pa 308 

Laura B. Lockhart Ashland Ohio , 59 

Lavina Liken Steelton Pa 308 

Laura Larish Shamokin Pa 273 

Leafy Larson Decatur Ill 202 

Lenore Lilley Elkhart Ind 282 

Lillie May Long Kokomo Ind 127 

Logona Long Bay Shore N. Y 128 

Luther Thompson Long Huntington W. Va . . . . 127 

Mary Light Lebanon Pa 81 

Mary M. Loudermilch Oberlin Pa 309 

Maude Luritz Kansas City Mo 189 

Mearl Leese Annville Pa 70 

Monroe C. Long Jonestown Pa 128 

Montissa Royer Lytle Altoona , ... Pa 259 

Paul Walker Long Huntington W. Va .... 127 

Rebecca Landow West Salem Ohio 66 

Ruth Light Annville Pa 54 

Sadie C. Lutz Akron Ohio 70 

Samuel S. Loudermilch Oberlin Pa 309 

William Benjamin Long U. S. A 126 

William T. Loudermilch Steelton Pa 309 

Alvin Augustus Miller Seattle Wash 172 

Amanda E Miller Annville Pa 54 

Amanda Metzer Ft. Warner Ind 52 

Amanda Mondahan Philadelphia Pa 59 

Anna Lulu Miller Jersey Shore Pa 261 

Annie C. Myers Bellefonte Pa 298 

Barbara Mays Bellefonte Pa 295 

Bessie Mease Lebanon Pa 83 

Bessie N. Mower Oreland Pa 142 

Beulah Rebecca Maglin Shamokin Pa 276 

Castle Munch Weldon Ill 201 

Catharine Elizabeth Moyer Millersburg Pa 313 

Catharine Mills Chicago Ill 184 

Catharine Moore Lebanon Pa 269 

Cora Jane Moulfair Lebanon Pa 143 

David Shuey Miller Grantville Pa 139 

Dora Belle Molzer Cleveland Ohio 281 



358 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Name P. O. Address State Page 

Edwin M. Miller Lebanon Pa 140 

Elinor Elizabeth Mussera Elkhart Ind 286 

Elizabeth Miller Lebanon Pa 140 

Elizabeth Mulholland Bluffton Ind 72 

Ellen Elizabeth Merrill Worcester Mass 95 

Elmer M. Miller Lindsay Calif 172 

Elsie Mote Dayton Ohio 173 

Emma E. Markley Bluffton * . Ind 49 

Emma May Miles St. Clair Pa 132 

Eva Shuey Miller Ono Pa 103 

Ezra Theodore Miller Lincoln Neb 172 

Florence Manly Bluffton Ind 72 

Fred E. Markley Bluffton Ind 49 

George Mease Lebanon Pa 83 

Gertrude Munch Weldon Ill 201 

Harry Martin Baltimore Md 320 

Harry Zeller Marshall Los Angeles Calif 169 

Horace Mann Oakland Calif 161 

Jane Rebecca Martin Baltimore Md 320 

Jeremiah Mays Bellefonte Pa 295 

essie Mayer New York N. Y 163 

Laura L. Miller Jonestown Pa 78 

Laura Marshall Dayton Ohio 169 

Lauretta Moore Elyria Ohio 59 

Levi Milton Miller Monrovia Calif 172 

Lovina Mays Bellefonte Pa 295 

Mabel Miller Jonestown Pa 78 

Mabel Miller Elkhart Ind 282 

Mabel Mitchell Toledo Ohio 55 

Mabel Moyer Philadelphia Pa 293 

Magdalena Moyer Hamlin Pa 286 

Maggie Markley Bluffton Ind 72 

Margaret Moyer Dayton Ohio 165 

Marchie S. Moore Ashland Ohio 58 

Maria Mease Lebanon Pa 83 

Martha Myers Harrisburg Pa 268 

Mary A. Mann Berkeley Calif 161 

Mary Magdalena Mentzer Robesonia Pa 271 

Mary M. Metz Basin Wyo 172 

Mary Jane Musser Rebersburg Pa 259 

Mary Miller Dayton Ohio 172 

Maurice Munch Weldon Ill 201 

Melinda Mays Bellefonte Pa 295 

Norris Martm Baltimore Md 320 

Ora Stella Munch Weldon Ill 201 

Paul E. Miller Miller Ind 140 

Peter S. Mays Bellefonte Pa 295 

Rebecca Miller 111. . .^ 139 

Regina Morgan Philadelphia Pa 293 

Robert L. Mann San Francisco Calif 160 

Robert Marshall Mann San Francisco Calif 161 

R Ray Miller Lebanon Pa 140 

Ruth Miller Lindsay Calif 172 

Sallie Miller .Grantville Pa 63 

Sarah Jane Mann Berkeley Calif 160 

Sarah Shuey Mench Augustaville Pa 276 

Sue Martin Lebanon Pa 56 

Susanna Mariah Moore Greensburg Pa 299 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 359 

Name P. O, Address State Page 

Suvius Collista Mohn Lebanon Pa 141 

Twilla Munch Decatur Ill 201 

Warren S. Miller Lebanon Pa 140 

Wesley Mays Bellefonte Pa 294 

Ada McFeeley Pittsburgh Pa 164 

Allie M. McCaw Fowler Kan 189 

Beulah Rebecca McGlinn Shamokin Pa 276 

Eliza Ann McKinstrey Eaton Ohio 183 

Ida F. McFeaters Johnstown Pa 189 

Lucinda Ann McLaughlin Ellicott's Mills Md 324 

Louise McGowan Philadelphia Pa 169 

Nora McCreary Harrisburg Pa 311 

Ollie McNaught Pasadena Calif 169 

Pearle McFeaters Johnstown Pa. 190 

Susan McCracken Bellefontaine Ohio 166 

Aaron Nicodemus. . Winchester Ohio 183 

Catharine Nicodemus Winchester Ohio 182 

Catharine Nipple Greensburg Pa 299 

Catharine Noel Adel Iowa ...... 192 

Cleo D. Norton Ashland Ohio 59 

Corrine NeflF Columbus Ohio 164 

Eleenor Bradford Negley Dayton Ohio 170 

Frank Negley White Hall Mont 170 

Grace Niblick Bluffton Ind 72 

Jacob Nicodemus Winchester Ohio 183 

Jefferson Neff Columbus .Ohio 164 

ohn H. Nicodemus Winchester Ohio 183 

Joshua Nicodemus Winchester Ohio 183 

Luella F. Nesbitt Indianapolis Ind 238 

Mary Negley Germantown Ohio 168 

Martha Ney Rattling Run Pa 59 

Mrs. Chester Neff Howard Pa 297 

Weakley Neff Columbus Ohio 164 

William Henry Negley Cincinnati. Ohio 170 

William Henry Negley .Indianapolis Ind 170 

William Henry Negley, M.D Dayton Ohio. . 170 

Edith May Okeshott Niles Calif 161 

Efiie Hamilton Orison Cedar Rapids Iowa 252 

Elizabeth A. Oyerholser Coleta. . Ill 249 

Elsie Musser O'Conner Lady Smith Wis 259 

Ernest I. Owen Westfield Ill 212 

Flora Osterholdt Los Angeles Calif 173 

Gertrude Owen Westfield Ill 212 

Henrietta Oldt Lewistown Pa 186 

Jessie Olewine Harrisburg Pa 310 

Louisa Ann Ormsby Westfield Ill 202 

Martha E. Owen Westfield Ill 212 

Mary E. Owings Warfieldsburg Md 323 

Susannah Ott Rockville Ill 192 

Alvin A. Poorbaugh Elkhart Ind 281 

Anna Margaret Pontius Millersburg Pa 316 

Anna Peters Wooster Ohio 66 

Carl E. Poorbaugh Cleveland Ohio 281 

Charles Albert Putnam Walnut Creek Calif 156 

Charles F. Poorbaugh Elkhart Ind 281 

Charles Packer Penbrook Pa 308 

Dorothy A. Painter Bluffton. Ind 49 

Elizabeth Cornelia Parker Cedar Rapids Iowa 250 



360 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Name P, O. Address State Page 

Elizabeth Paul Frederick Md 316 

Elizabeth Sophronia Putnam Walnut Creek Calif 154 

Elmer Shuey Protzman, M.D Kenton Ohio 186 

Emma Orilla Parcel Westfield Ill 211 

Ernest Poorbaugh Warren Ohio 282 

Frank Poorbaugh Warren Ohio 282 

George Augustus Putnam Walnut Creek Calif 154 

Gertie Elsie Pancake Grantville Pa 74 

Gilbert B. Payne Lemont Pa 297 

Henry Pifer Ashland Ohio 265 

Howard Paine Harrisburg Pa 51 

Ida B. Plattenburg Dayton Ohio 167 

Ida R. Painter Bluffton Ind 49 

Ira S. Payne Lemont Pa 297 

John M. Poorbaugh Rock Creek Ohio 281 

ohn M. Poorbaugh Cleveland Ohio 281 

John R. Painter , Bluffton Ind 49 

Joseph C. Pifer Jonestown Pa 69 

Lelia Pitrat. Urbana Ill 204 

Malinda Paine Lebanon Pa 51 

Mary Ann Pifer Ashland Ohio 265 

Mary Elinor Payne Lemont Pa 297 

Mary E. Painter Bluffton Ind 49 

Mary E. Payne Lemont Pa 297 

Mary Packer Penbrook Pa 308 

Mary Pontious Wooster Ohio 264 

Nellie Margaret Purdy Chicago Ill •. . . 251 

Paul E. Pamter Bluffton Ind 49 

Robert Poorbaugh Elkhart .Ind 281 

Roy George Parker .Cedar Rapids Iowa 251 

Roy Packer Penbrook Pa 308 

Ruth W. Payne Lemont Pa 297 

Samuel W. Payne Lemont Pa 297 

Sarah Poorbaugh Elkhart Ind 281 

Susannah Paulus Elkhart Ind 286 

Susan Virginia Pastor Indianapolis Ind 191 

Thomas Paine Reading Pa 51 

Walter Paine Allentown Pa . . , 51 

William Henry Putnam Walnut Creek Calif 155 

Adam S. Riegel Lebanon Pa 66 

A. J. Riegel. M.D Lebanon Pa 66 

Altd Grace Rodgers Minneapolis Minn 247 

Anna Bodman Reynolds Minneapolis Minn 93 

Anna Maria Riegel Lickdale Pa 124 

Annie Rittle Myerstown Pa 269 

^Bessie Rowe New York N. Y 163 

Caroline Rohland Penbrook Pa 136 

Caroline Ruth Annville Pa 83 

Carrie Rodabaugh Ft. Wayne Ind 168 

Catharine V. Rippetoe Effingham Ill 210 

Charles Roland Royer Altoona Pa 259 

Chauncy Royer Loganton Pa 260 

Christiana Rinehart Ind 192 

Clara Reed Oakland Calif 157 

C'ara C. Rodgers Bluffton Ind. 53 

Clarence Rougeout Contra Costa County .Calif 157 

Cyrus T. Royer Loganton Pa 259 

Daniel Riegel Annville Pa 66 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 361 

Name P. O. Address State Page 

David Riegel Ono Pst. 66 

Dona Robertson Urbana Ohio 163 

Donavan Shuey Rider Westfield. Ill 210 

Edna Gertrude Randall Cedar Rapids Iowa 250 

Edith May Root Iowa 257 

Edna May Robb Lebanon Pa 96 

^Edward L. Rowe, Att'y Dayton Ohio 163 

--Edward Rowe New York N. Y 163 

Edwin S. Riegel Chicago Ill 126 

Effie Reifert Huntington Ind 53 

Elizabeth Rhinehart Parke County Ind 192 

Elizabeth Riegel Lickdale Pa 65 

Ella H. W. Rippetoe Connersville Ind 210 

Elizabeth Shuey Royer Rebersburg Pa. 258 

.-Elizabeth Rowe Germantown Ohio 163 

Elizabeth Royer Rebersburg Pa 258 

Elsie E Rishel Tylersville Pa 261 

Emma E. Rusher Fairbury Neb , 189 

Emma Rudi Contra Costa County . Calif 157 

Emma R. Reinoehl Lebanon Pa 50 

Emma Ruser Shamokin Pa 276 

Frank Rougeout Contra Costa County . Calif 157 

Frederick Castle Rider Westfield Ill 210 

Gertrude M. Reed Dressier Pa 309 

Grant W. Riegel Lebanon Pa 66 

Harry B. Riegel Avon Pa 66 

Harry G. Ruth Lebanon Pa 83 

Hattie Rowley Anderson Ind 48 

Henrietta Elizabeth Rider Westfield Ill 209 

Henry Rover, Col Rebersburg Pa 258 

Henry S. Riegel Annville. . .* Pa 66 

H. M. M. Richards Lebanon Pa 25 

Ida Elizabeth Rhoads Grantville Pa 74 

Ida Reed Harrisburg Pa 307 

Jacob Riegel. Annville Pa 66 

James Emory Rippetoe, Rev Hagerstown Ill 210 

James H. Rusher Fairbury Neb 188 

Jane M. Rank Shamokin Pa 82 

Jason L. Rippetoe Connersville Ind 210 

Jennie E. Rippetoe Connersville Ind 210 

Jennie Rowley Anderson Ind 48 

John Edward Rohland Penbrook Pa 136 

John G. W. Royer Rebersburg Pa 259 

John Henry Rank Robesonia Pa 271 

John Henry Rippetoe Sanford Ind 210 

Joseph F. Rusher Fairbury Neb 189 

Kate S. Rippetoe Connersville Ind 210 

Laura Elvina Royer Rebersburg Pa 259 

Lavina Raber Jonestown Pa 87 

Leonidas L. H. Rippetoe Effingham Ill 210 

Levi Rittle Myerstown Pa 269 

Lihaa Reeder Dayton Ohio 170 

Lizzie Robertson Urbana Ohio 163 

Mabel Virginia Rogers Carroll Iowa 254 

Maggie Rogers Bluffton Ind 48 

Maggie Roebuck Annville Pa 63 

Margaret Rhyan New Goshen Ind 200 

Maria Magdalena Rank Lickdale Pa 269 



362 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Name . P. O. Address State Page 

Martha Rabold Myerstown Pa ....... . 269 

Martha Reed Germantown Ohio 169 

Mary Cosette Reynolds Wendell Idaho 284 

Mary Ream Lebanon Pa 133 

Mary Rosanna Rennich Baltimore Md 321 

Mary S. Roller Steelton Pa 309 

May Rougeout Contra Costa County. Calif 157 

Minerva Rhodes Grantville Pa 59 

Olin Bruce Rippetoe Connersville Ind 210 

Olive M. Rippetoe Connersville Ind 210 

Pearl Ream Lebanon Pa 55 

Randolph Royer Loganton Pa 260 

Robert Rennich Baltimore Md 321 

Robert A. Rusher Santa Monica Calif 188 

Robert Rodabaugh Ft Wayne Ind 168 

^Robert Rowe Germantown Ohio 163 

Robert Rowley Anderson Ind 48 

Robert Rufus Rank Robesonia Pa 271 

Roscoe Rockafield Fairfield Ohio 186 

Samuel D. Riegel Chicago Ill 125 

Samuel Riegel Annville Pa 66 

Sarah C. Rockafield Springfield Ohio 186 

Sarah Rusher Carlinville Ill 188 

Telfer Rennich Baltimore Md 321 

Virginia Ethel Reeve Cedar Rapids Iowa 250 

William Benson Rippetoe, Rev Liberty Tenn 210 

William J. Rusher Carlinville Ill 190 

Walter Rodabaugh Col 168 

William Rennich Baltimore Md 321 

William Rowley Anderson Ind 48 

Aaron David Shuey Jonestown Pa 80 

Aaron Grieb Snook Freeport Ill 260 

Aaron Harry Shirk Copley Pa 138 

Aaron Henry Shuey Annville Pa 139 

Abraham L. Shuey Fairfield Ohio 185 

Ada Elizabeth Shuey Palmvra Pa 80 

Ada E. Shuey New Cumberland Pa 306 

Ada Retta Shuey Twin Falls Idaho 203 

Ada Smith Washington D. C 51 

Ada T. Seiders Oberlin Pa 309 

Adam C. Shuey Hamilton Ohio 130 

Adam Henry Shuey New Hope Va 288 

Adam M. Shuey Shamokin Pa 272 

Adam Sholley Lebanon Pa 54 

Adam Shuey Dayton Ohio 170 

Adam Shuey Fairfield Ohio 185 

Adam Shuey Fincastle Va 213 

Adam Shuey Lebanon Pa 276 

Adam Shuey Lebanon Pa 279 

Adam Shuey New Hope Va 287 

Adam Shuey Linglestown Pa 308 

Addison H. Shuey Harrisburg Pa 77 

Addison W. Shuey Harrisburg Pa 77 

Agnes Amelia Shuey Waterford Va 323 

Agnes Louise Symmers Milton Point, Rye N. Y 222 

Albert Edison Shuey Harrisburg Pa 141 

Albert Sholley Lebanon Pa 51 

Alexander B. Shuey Annville. Pa 137 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 363 

Name P. O. Address Stale Page 

Alfred C. Shuey Lemont Pa 292 

Alfred Mayhew Shuey Minneapolis Minn 94 

Alice Estelle Shuey Westminster Md 323 

Alice M. Sowers Germantown Ohio 199 

Alice Shober Huron S. D 246 

Alice V. Shickel Staunton Va 237 

Allen Charles Sherk Harrisburg Pa 79 

Allen P. Shuey Lebanon Pa 120 

Alma Maria Shuey Westfield Ill 209 

Almeda Sholley Hamlin Pa 66 

Alverta Shuey Lebanon Pa 124 

Alvin J. L. Stiver Elkhart Ind 286 

Alvin Shuey Contra Costa County . Calif 296 

Amanda Sealor Grantville Pa 59 

Amanda Shaffer Muncie Ind 48 

Amanda Shuey Ono Pa 61 

Amanda Shuey Adel Iowa 185 

Amasa Shuey Stiver Elkhart Ind 286 

Amelia Standiford Baltimore Md 320 

Amos B. Shuey Lickdale Pa 62 

Amos B. Shuey Lebanon Pa 62 

Amos Sholley Lebanon Pa 53 

Amos Shuey Lickdale Pa 95 

Amos Shuey Minersville Pa 293 

Amos S. Shirk Jonestown Pa 138 

Andora Maud Shuey Shamokin Pa 274 

Andrew SJioUey Minneapolis Minn 52 

Andrew Shuey Lemont Pa 294 

Amanda Catharine Shuey Jonestown Pa 80 

Anna Amanda Shell Annville Pa 79 

Anna Eliza Shirk Reading Pa .... 129 

Anna E. Swain Bridgeport Conn 246 

Anna Maria Shirk Jonestown Pa 138 

Anna M. Shuey Middletown Pa 309 

Annie Elizabeth Shuey Shamokin Pa 276 

Annie Smith Lebanon Pa 51 

Annie Snyder Steelton Pa 136 

Anson B. Shuey Lickdale Pa 102 

Anson Sholley Lebanon Pa 55 

Archibald Shuey Lebanon Pa 279 

Arthur Ferguson Shuey Tampa Fla 199 

Arthur Henry Schropp Salem Ohio 129 

Arthur Leon Shuey Hillsdale Mich 265 

Arthur L. Shuey, Rev Grundy Center Iowa 303 

Augustus N. W. K. Shuey Warfieldsburg Md 322 

Austin Shuey, M.D Prospect Ohio 295 

Barbara Ann Shuey New Hope Va 288 

Barbara Gerberich Spayd Toledo Ohio 84 

Beatrice Shuey Middletown Pa 310 

Benjamin Franklin Shuey Swoope Va 239 

Benjamin Franklin Shuey Swoope Va 240 

Benjamin H Shuey Lebanon Pa 278 

Benjamin Shuey Wooster Ohio 65 

Benjamin Shuey Dixon Iowa 294 

Benjamin Shuey Schuylkill County .... Pa 299 

Bernard Lewis Shuey Cleveland Ill 249 

Bertha Marie Shuey Galion Ohio 1 17 

Bertha May Schools Bloomsburg Pa 129 



364 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Name P, O. Address State Page 

Bertha May Solliday Lebanon Pa 101 

Bertha Shelly Steelton. Pa 310 

Bertha Shuey Glenside, Philadelphia. Pa 279 

Bert Roy Shuey Pine City Minn 305 

Bert Sealor JeromeviUe Ohio 59 

Bertha L. Sidener Toledo Ohio 298 

Bessie Fredonia Shuey Dayton Ohio 196 

Bessie F. Smith Bressler Pa 309 

Bessie Smeltzer Steelton Pa 304 

Bess Shuee Stockton Mo 325 

Blanche A. Shuey St. Peters Minn 198 

Birdie A. Shuey Ashland Ohio 58 

C. A. Shuey Berkeley Calif 155 

Calvin Harrison Shuey Annville Pa. 101 

Carrie Emma Snediker Dayton Ohio 173 

Carl Oldfather Shelley Bluffton Ind 55 

Carrie May Shuey Canton Ohio 58 

Carrie Satazahn Hershey Pa 133 

Carrie Sigmund Schuylkill Haven Pa 134 

Caroline Shuey Fredericksburg Pa 67 

Caswell Bell Shuey. Rev Shuey ville Iowa 253 

Catharine Jane Shuey Dayton Ohio 193 

Catharine J. Shuey Camden Ohio 198 

Catharine Negley Schaeffer Germantown Ohio 170 

Catharine Schaeffer Germantown Ohio 170 

Catharine Sealor Lebanon Pa 271 

Catharine Spitler Fredericksburg Pa. 148 

Catharine Steele Dayton Ohio 166 

Catharine V. Shank New Goshen Ind 200 

Cecil Shaffer Muncie Ind 48 

Charles Alvin Shuey Charleston Ill 209 

Charles Benjamin Shuey Brookfield Mo 255 

Charles D. Shuey Canton Ohio 58 

Charles E. Shuey State College Pa 296 

Charles E. Shuey Progress Pa 302 

Charles E. Shuey Rutherford Pa 310 

Charles Francis Shuey. Att'y New York N. Y 284 

Charlie Franklin Shuey Westfield Ill 213 

Charles F. Shuey Dayton Ohio 168 

Charles H. Shuey Los Angeles Calif 294 

Charles M. Shuey Dayton Ohio 198 

Charles M. Stiver Elkhart Ind 286 

Charles Robert Shuee Ellensburg Wash 325 

Charles Royal Shuey Gilmore Idaho 284 

Charles R. Shirk Reading Pa 130 

Charles Shelley Bluffton Ind 55 

Charles Sholley Lebanon Pa .^ 53 

Charles Sholley FuUerton Calif 55 

Charles Sholley Lebanon Pa 55 

Charles Shuey Hegins Pa 293 

Charles Shuey Bellefonte Pa 294, 

Charles Shuey Linglestown Pa 308 

Charles Shuey Middletown Pa. 310 

Charles S. Shuey Berkeley ^ . . . . Calif 155 

Charles U. Shuey Annville Pa 137 

Charles William Shuey Westfield Ill 208 

Chester Shuey Bressler Pa 310 

Christian Beard Shuey Staunton Va 230 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 365 

Name P. O. Address Stale Page 

Christian E. Shuey Tiffin Ohio 306 

Christian Shuey Lickdale Pa 87 

Christian Shuey Swoope Va 214 

Christian Shuey Hamlin Pa 261 

Christian Shuey Tremont Pa 271 

Christian Shuey Hamlin Pa 279 

Christian S. Seaman Grantville Pa 74 

Christina Shrouder Germantown Ohio 186 

Christina Silvis Greensburg Pa 301 

Cliristina Swartz Abilene Kan 291 

Claire Henry Shuey Minneapolis Minn 305 

Clara Adella Shuey Galion Ohio 120 

Clara Sholley Campbellstown Pa 56 

Clarence A. Shuey Claremont, Berkeley. .Calif 162 

Clarence Otterbein Shuey Denver Col 202 

Clarence William Shuey Lexington Va 243 

Clayton C. Shuey Canton Ohio 58 

Clayton Holmes Shuey Lebanon Pa 14! 

Clayton Sholley Wernersville Pa 56 

Clay R. Shuey St. Joseph Mo 123 

Clyde Egbert Shuey Emporia Kan 202 

Conrad Shuey Greensburg Pa 299 

Conrad Shuey Greensburg Pa 300 

Cora Angelina Swartz Chicago Ill 284 

Cyrus H. Shuey Lebanon Pa 302 

Cyrus Shney Grantville Pa 63 

Dale Owen Shuey Spokane Wash 203 

Damon Herbel Shuey Lebanon . . ; Pa 141 

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C Shdey Taylorsville Pa 293 

Lincoln Shuey Lemont Pa 296 

Marion Shuee Caldwell Idaho 326 

Sholley Hamlin Pa 56 

Shuey Hamlm Pa 17 

Shuey Smithville Ohio 65 

Shuey Annville Pa...' 80 

Shuey Schuylkill County .... Pa 290 

Shuey Schuylkill County Pa 291 

Shuey Brookville Ill 292 

Shuey Boalsburg Pa 297 

Shuey Progress Pa 307 

Shuey Oberlin Pa 309 

Shuey Westminster Md 319 

Shuey Alexandria Ohio 324 

David Adam Sholley Bluflfton Ind 55 

David Adam Shuey Annville Pa 75 

David Bradley Shuey South Bend Ind 141 

David B. Snyder Steelton Pa 136 

David C. Standiford Towson . . ; Md 320 

David Henry Shuey Grantville Pa 63 

David J. Shuey Oberlin Pa 309 

David L. Shuey Palmyra Pa 60 

David Morris Shuey Myerstown Pa 75 

David M. Shelley Bluffton Ind 53 

David M. Shuey East Hanover Pa 136 

David Sholley Campbellstown Pa 66 

David Shuey West Hanover Pa 67 

David Shuey East Hanover Pa 131 

David Shuey Lickdale Pa 139 



366 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Name P. O. Address State Page 

David Shuey Adel loi^a 185 

David Shuey Beilefonte Pa 293 

David Shuey New Windsor Md 320 

David Shuey New Windsor Md 322 

David S. Shirk Jonestown Pa 139 

David W. Shuey Harrisburg Pa 77 

David Z. Shuey Annvilie Pa. 138 

Davilla E. Shuey Canton Ohio 58 

Dennis B. Shuey, Rev Galion . Ohio 106 

Dennis Ephraim Shuey Shamokin Pa 275 

Dona Scherzer Chicago Ill 165 

Dora Florella Shult Hancock County Ill 211 

Doris Shuey Swoope Va 235 

Dorothy Elizabeth Shuey Davenport Iowa 248 

Dorothy F. Shuey. Linglestown Pa 303 

Dorothy Jefferson Smith Chnstiania Norway. . . 223 

Earl K. Shuey Harrisburg Pa. 77 

Earl Leonard Shuey Germantown Ohio 197 

Earl W. Shuey Minneapolis Minn 305 

Ebenezer C. Steele Dayton Ohio 166 

Eder Shuey U. S. A 308 

Edgar E. Shuey Schuylkill Haven Pa 121 

Edgar R. Shuey Linslestown Pa 303 

Edgar Shuey Middletown Pa 310 

Edith G. Spyd Toledo Ohio 84 

Edith Sholley Campbellstown Pa 56 

Edna M. Shuey Berkeley Calif 155 

Edward Henderson Shuey Marshalltown Iowa 254 

Edward Homer Shuey, Rev Decatur Ill 206 

Edward I. Shuey Oakland Calif 158 

Edward H. Shuey Tiffin Ohio 306 

Edward Lomley Shuey Harrisburg Pa 269 

Edward Sholley Lebanon Pa 52 

Edward Shuey Annvilie Pa 99 

Edward Standiford Baltimore Md 320 

Edward W. Shuey Toledo Ohio 167 

Edwin Bertram Schmucker Norfolk Va 320 

Edwin J. Shuey Canton Ohio 58 

Erdwin Lincoln Shuey Dayton Ohio 180 

Edwin Longstreet Shuey Dayton Ohio 178 

Edwin Shelley Bluffton Ind 55 

Edwin Shuey Germantown Ohio 198 

Edwin Stanton Shuey '. Ft. Worth Texas 285 

Edwin S. Shirk Jonestown Pa 139 

Edwin Thomas Shuey Grantville Pa 74 

Effie E. Stank Shamokin Pa 273 

Effie Shuey Lebanon Pa 124 

Elias Harvey Shuey Palmyra Pa 78 

Eli Henry Shuey Etters Pa 307 

Elizabeth Ann Stiver Elkhart Ind 285 

Elizabeth Mayhew Southward Chicago Ill 94 

Elizabeth Sealor Lickdale Pa 59 

Elizabeth Shamo Greenville Ohio 144 

Elizabeth S. Shuey Pittsburgh Pa 294 

Elizabeth Stupp Fredericksburg Pa 270 

Elizabeth W. Shuey Fincastle Va 214 

Eliza A. Shuey Arbor Hill Va 289 

Eliza Shuee Stockton Mo 325 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 367 

Name P, O. Address State Page 

Elise Shuey Swoope Va 235 

Ella Beatrice Shuey Germantown Ohio 197 

Ella Magdalena Shuey Staunton Va 231 

Ella N. Schaeffer Richland Pa 270 

Ella Schoener Rohesonia Pa 271 

EUie G. Stoner Avon .* Pa 83 

Ellen Amanda Shuey Grantville Pa 139 

Ellen ShoUey Campbellstown Pa 56 

Ellen Shuey Lebanon Pa 279 

Elmer Ellsworth Shuey Ono Pa 103 

Elmer G. Shuey Annville Pa 139 

Elmer Odlin Shuey Springfield Ohio 199 

Elmer Sholley Bethel Pa 56 

Elmer Shuey Shirk Jonestown Pa 139 

Elmira Seibert Harrisburg Pa 137 

Elsie B. Shuey Annville Pa 137 

Elsie C. Shuey New Kingston Pa 303 

Emanuel M. Shuey State College Pa 298 

Emanuel S. Shuey Dalton Ill 298 

Emma Elizabeth Seaman Grantville Pa 74 

Emma Schaeffer Germantown Ohio 163 

Emma Schools Lebanon Pa 129 

Enid Reese Shuey Westfield Ill 209 

Ephraim B. Shuey Lickdale Pa 97 

Ephraim Ezra Shuey Emporia Kan 202 

Ephraim Garfield Shuey Lebanon Pa 101 

Ephraim O. Shuey Vevay Park Ill 204 

Ephraim Sholley Lebanon Pa 53 

Ephraim Shuey Grantville Pa 77 

Ephraim Shuey, Rev Westfield Ill 200 

Erastus B. Shuey Germantown Ohio 198 

Ernest Russell Shuey Villa Grove Ill ... . 209 

Ervin Sholley Easton Pa 53 

Esther Anna Snyder Nanking China 118 

Esther Emma Shuey Palmyra Pa 78 

Esthei* Helen Swain Bridgeport Conn 247 

Esther Shuey Shamokin Pa 276 

Ethel Mary Shuey Pocatello Idaho 203 

Erma Shuey Oberlin Pa 309 

Eva Seyferth Lebanon Pa 55 

Eve Sealor Akron Ohio 59 

Eve Shelley Lebanon Pa 50 

Eve Sholley Campbellstown Pa 56 

Eve Shuey Dayton Ohio 170 

Felix Shuey Bellefonte Pa 292 

Fitzhugh Leroy Shuey Shamokin Pa 275 

Florence Katharine Shuey Dayton Ohio 197 

Florence Shuey Dayton Ohio 198 

Floyd W. Shuey Seattle Wash 198 

Francis Frederick Shuey Cedar Rapids Iowa 204 

Frances R. Shuey New Cumberland Pa 306 

Frank A. Shuey Lebanon Pa 103 

Franklin D. Shuey Harrisburg Pa 137 

Franklin Sholley Lebanon Pa 51 

Franklin Shuey Dixon Iowa 295 

Frank George Shuey, Att'y Camden Ohio 199 

Frank R. Sowers Racine Wis 199 

Frank Shaffer Muncie Ind 48 



368 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Name P. O. Address State Page 

Frank Shuey Grantville Pa 64 

Frank Shuey Miamisburg Ohio 196 

Frank Shuey Bellefonte Pa 294 

Frank Shuey Greensburg Pa 301 

Freada Shuey Middletown Pa 310 

Frederic B. Shuey Natoma Kan 246 

Fred C. Snook Pocohontas Iowa 260 

Fred Ezra Shuey Slaton Texas 203 

Frederick Shuey Paris Ill 190 

Frederick Shuey Harrisburg Pa 301 

Fredonia O. Shuey Germantown Ohio 195 

George Adam Shuey Swoope Va 216 

George B. Shuey Annville Pa 63 

George Bertram Schmucker, Capt . . . . U. S. N 220 

George C. Shelley Lima Ohio 54 

George Christian Schaeffer, Dr Columbus Ohio 170 

George Edward Shuey Ocala Fla 195 

George Emerson Shuey, M.D Medora Ind 284 

George F. Shuey Progress Pa 309 

George G. Shuey Lemont Pa 292 

George Harrison Schaeffer Dayton Ohio 170 

George Eugene Shuey, Rev Swoope^ Va 235 

George J. Shuey Grantville Pa 61 

George L. Shuey Lebanon Pa 277 

George M. Steele Stockton Calif 157 

George R. Shuey Independence Calif 155 

George Sholley Fredericksburg Pa 53 

George Sholley Detroit Mich 53 

George Shuey Smithville Ohio 64 

George Shuey Waterloo Iowa 65 

George Shuey Swoope Va 232 

George Shuey Lickdale Pa 266 

George Shuey Harrisburg Pa 267 

George Shuey Shamokin Pa 274 

George Shuey Enola Pa » . 303 

George Shuey Bellefonte Pa 295 

George Shuey Stiver Elkhart Ind 286 

George S. Sealor Grantville Pa 59 

George W. Shuey. Capt Swoope Va 232 

George W. Shuey Harrisburg Pa 268 

George W. Shuey Shamokin Pa 273 

George W. Shuey Shamokin Pa 275 

George W. Shuey Beatrice Neb 295 

George W. Shuey Tiffin Ohio 305 

George W. Shuee Caldwell Idaho 325 

George W. Shuee Caldwell Idaho S25 

Georgia M. Shuey Akron Ohio 58 

Gertrude Leah Shuey Shamokin Pa 276 

Gideon Sholley Lebanon Pa 51 

Glenn Noma Shelley Bluffton Ind 55 

Grant E. Shuey Shamokin Pa 272 

Granville Eugene Shuey, D.D.S Oakland Calif 162 

Granville Shuey Uniontown Md 322 

Guy Alexander Shuey State College Pa 295 

Harold Shuey Argenta Ill 202 

Harriet Edna Scranton Madison Conn 167 

Harrison H. Shuey Tiffin Ohio 305 

Harrison Lincoln Shuey Springfield Ohio 199 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 369 

^Name P. O. Address State Page 

Harrison M. Shuey Ripley Ohio 194 

Harrison W. Shuey Lebanon Pa 79 

Harry J. Schools, Att'y Lebanon Pa 129 

Harry J. Shuey Detroit Mich 75 

Harry Lee Shuey Shamokin Pa 273 

Harry P. Shuey San Francisco Calif 57 

Harry Sholley Lebanon Pa 62 

Harry Shuey Enola Pa 303 

Harry Solomon Shuey Taniaqua Pa 275 

Harvey C. Shuey Ono Pa 103 

Harvey C. Shuey State College Pa 298 

Harvey Shuey Grantville Pa 64 

Harvey Shuey Enola Pa 303 

Harvey Wilson Shuey Lebanon Pa 79 

Hattie Stine Springfield Ohio 186 

Helen Adine Shuey Apple Creek Ohio 119 

Helen S. L. Shuey Harrisburg Pa 77 

Henry B. Shuey Linglestown Pa 57 

Henry C. Shuey West Millville Pa 293 

Henry D. Shuey Greensburg Pa 300 

Henry E. Steele Dayton Ohio 166 

Henry L. Shuey Grantville Pa 77 

Henry Price Shuey Lemont Pa 297 

Henry Shuey Lickdale Pa 57 

Henry Shuey Alamo Calif 156 

Henry Shuey Germantown Ohio 166 

Henry Shuey Rockville Ind 188 

Henry Shuey Jonestown Pa 264 

Henry Shuey Bradford County Pa 298 

Henry Shuey Jonestown Pa 301 

Henry S. Sealor Ashland Ohio 59 

Henry S. Shuey Canton Ohio 58 

Henry Stick Annville Pa 70 

Henry Webster Shuey Playto Calif 156 

Herbert A. Shuey Cedar Rapids Iowa 255 

Herbert Ephraim Shuey Palmyra Pa 78 

Herbert Stanley Shuey Piedmont Calif 162 

Herbert Wilbert Shay Lebanon Pa 141 

Herman Shuee Caldwell Idaho 325 

Hiram R. Shuey Hershey Pa 121 

Homer Stowe Shuey Walnut Creek Calif 155 

Howard Shelley Bluffton Ind 55 

Howard Shober Huron S. D 246 

Howard Shuey Oberlin Pa 310 

Hoy Cyril Shuey Prospect Ohio 295 

Icie Shuey Wooster Ohio 65 

Ida Shuey Lebanon Pa 279 

Ira L. Shirk Augusta Maine .... 129 

Ira Shuey Abilene Kan 296 

Irvin Blain Shuey Annville Pa 102 

Irwin Elias Shuey Palmyra Pa 78 

Irwin Luther Shuey Shamokin Pa 275 

Isaac Sholley Easton Pa 53 

Isaac Sholley Lebanon Pa 52 

Isaac Sholley Lebanon Pa ^ 53 

Isaac Shuey Bellefonte Pa * 294 

Isabel C. Shuey Philadelphia Pa 278 

Isabella Sherk Ono Pa 79 



370 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Name P. O. Address StaU Page 

Isabel Shuey Lebanon Pa 278 

Inez E. Shuey St. Peters Minn 198 

Ivah Pauline Shuey Decatur Ill 207 

Jacob A. Sholley Lebanon Pa 53 

Jacob A. Shuey New Cumberland Pa 306 

Jacob Augustus Shuey Jefferson Iowa 254 

Jacob C. Shuey Chicago Ill 184 
acob D. Shuey Harrisburg Pa 77 

Jacob Gordon Shuey New Hope Va 288 

Jacob Keim Shuey Warfieldsburg Md 322 

Jacob Levi Shuey Jonestown Pa 80 

Jacob L. Shuey Lebanon Pa. 277 
acob Sealor Jeromeville Ohio 60 

Jacob Sholley Lebanon ..." Pa 51 

Jacob Sholley Chicago Ill 52 

Jacob Shuey Lickdale Pa 67 

Jacob Shuey Miamisburg Ohio 193 

Jacob Shuey Shuejrville Iowa 243 

Jacob Shuey Lemont Pa 295 

Jacob Shuey Harrisburg Pa 301 

Jacob Shuey Derry Pa 302 

Jacob Shuey : .Tiffin Ohio 304 

Jacob Shuey Wilmington Calif 306 

James Armand Shuey Swoope Va 243 
ames Burgess Stetson Oakland Calif 155 

James Edwin Shuey Sherman Texas 238 

James Edgar Shuey Visalia Calif 158 

James F. Shuey, Rev Argenta Ill 201 

James F. Shuey Tefferson Iowa 253 
ames Henry Shuey New Goshen Ind 212 

Tames H. Shuey Lemont Pa 296 

[ames Leslie Shuee Sycamore Neb 325 

James Luther Shuey Swoope Va 243 

James Shuee Caldwell Idaho 325 

James W. Shuey Sherman Texas 238 

Jane C. Shuey Natoma Kansas 246 

Jane E. Siechrist Grantville Pa 60 

Janet L. Shuey Pasadena Calif 253 

Jared Reiley Seaman Grantville Pa 74 

Jared Shuey Abilene Kan 296 

Jason Harrison Shuey Carroll Iowa 254 

Jennie Elizabeth Sheetz Annville Pa 75 

Jennie Sholley Lebanon Pa 53 
ennie Stick Annville Pa 70 

Jeremiah B. Shuey Adel Iowa 185 

Jeremiah L. Shuey Westminster Md 323 

Jeremiah Shuey Peterson Iowa 294 

Jerome Sholley Lebanon Pa. 56 

Jesse A. Shuey Germantown Ohio 198 
ewell F. N. Shuey Hunsaker Calif 158 

John Adam Shirk Jonestown Pa 139 

John Adam Shuey Lickdale Pa 73 

John Adam Shuey Piedmont Calif 162 

John Adam Shuey New Hope Va 287 

John A. Shuey Arbor Hill Va 289 

John A. Shuey Penbrook Pa 308 

John Alfred Shuey Center County Pa 292 

John Amos Shuey Lebanon Pa 102 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 371 

Name P. O. Address State Page 

John B. Shuey Lickdale Pa 67 

John Calvin Shuey Center County Pa 292 

John Christian SchaeflFer Germantown Ohio 170 

Tohn C. Shuey Des Moines Iowa 184 

John C. Shuey. Bellefonte Pa 298 

John C. Shuey Hegins Pa 293 

John D. Shuey Tyrone Pa 294 

John F. Shuey Paris Ill 191 

John Heilman Shuey Minneapolis Minn 92 

John Henry Shuey Lickdale Pa 42 

John Henry Shuey Lickdale Pa 46 

John Henry Shuey East Hanover Pa 138 
ohn Henry Stiver Elkhart Ind 286 

Johii H. Shuey Harrisburg Pa 77 

John H. Shuey Lebanon Pa 140 

John H. Shuey Fincastle Va 214 

John H. Shuey Greencastle Pa 263 

John H. Shuey Hillsdale. Mich 265 

John H. Shuey Elkhart Ind 285 

John H. Shuey Progress Pa 302 

John H. Shuey New Cumberland Pa 306 

John Jacob Shuey Swoope Va 239 

John Jacob Shuey Swoope Va 241 

John Jacob Shuey Sioux City Iowa 254 

John J. Shuey Carlisle Pa 309 

John J. Shuey Steelton Pa 309 

John Lewis Shuey Swoope Va 243 

John L. Shuey Wilmington Calif 306 

John Ludwig Shuey Lickdale Pa 67 

Tohn Ludwig Shuey Lickdale Pa 73 

fohn Ludwig Shuey Swoope Va 187 

John Martin Shuey Germantown Ohio 144 

John Miller Shuey Cuyahoga Falls Ohio 264 

John M. Shuey., Greensburg Pa 300 

John Oscar Shuey Los Angeles Calif 208 

John Philip Shuey Germantown . . . , Ohio 197 
ohn P. Shuey Annville Pa 137 

John P. Shuey Rawhide Col 204 

John P. Shuey. Rev Westfield Ill 205 

John Russell Shuey Westfield Ill 209 

}ohn SchaeflFer Dayton Ohio 170 
ohn Sealor .Jonestown Pa 59 

John Sholley Lebanon Pa 51 

John Sholley Newmanstown Pa 53 

J. Stanley Shuey Cincinnati Ohio 199 

John Shuey Annville Pa 63 

John Shuey Jonestown Pa 143 

John Shuey Mo 144 

John Shuey Hamlin Pa 147 

John Shuey Fruitvale Calif 153 

John Shuey Boonsboro Md 182 

John Shuey Winchester Ohio 182 

John Shuey Adel Iowa 183 

John Shuey. New Goshen Ind 200 

John Shuey Elkhart Ind 230 

John Shuey Arbor Hill Va 288 

John Shuey West Hanover Pa 289 

John Shuey Center County Pa 291 



372 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Name P. O. Address , State Page 

John Shuey Hegins Pa 293 

John Shuey Lemont Pa 295 

ohn Shuey Greensburg Pa 299 

ohn Shuey Greensburg Pa 299 

ohn Shuey Lickdale Pa 301 

ohn Shuey Lebanon Pa 302 

ohn Shuey Hoernerstown Pa 306 

ohn Shuey Millersburg Pa 312 

ohn Shuey New Windsor Md 321 

ohn Shuey Franklin Mo 326 

ohn Speelman Germantown Ohio 186 

ohn Sumler Shuey Newark N.J 141 

ohnT. Shuey Warfieldsburg Md 322 

ohn Thomas Shuey Waterford Va 323 

ohn Walter Stetson Oakland Calif 155 

ohn Wesley Shuey Shamokin Pa 274 

ohn William Shuey, Rev Lexington Va 241 

ohn William Shuey Elkhart Ind 283 

ohn Winfield Shuey Kerman Calif 156 

ohn W. Shuey Rock Island Ill 134 

ohn W. Shuey Jefferson Iowa 253 

ohn W. Shuey Center County Pa 296 

ohn W. Steele Dayton Ohio 166 

onathan Shuey Bellefonte Pa 294 

onathan Shuey State College Pa 295 

oseph G. Shuey, Rev Westfield Ill 205 

oseph G. Steele Dayton Ohio 166 

oseph Henry Shuey Ashland Ohio 57 

oseph H. Shuey, M.D Toledo Ohio 298 

oseph H. Shuey New Cumberland Pa 306 

oseph Roop Shuey New Windsor Md 324 

oseph Shuey Center County Pa 297 

oseph Speelman Germantown Ohio 186 

osephus Martin Shuey Contra Costa County . Calif 157 

oseph W. Shuey Lickdale Pa 142 

oshua F. Shuey Des Moines Iowa 184 

udson Ayers Shuey Da>^on Ky 195 

ulia Ellen Shuey Lexineton Va 242 

Katharine R. Sickle Oberlm Pa 310 

Katie Shirk Ono Pa 66 

Katie Smith Lebanon Pa 51 

Kate Stine Lebanon Pa 302 

Lamora Shuey, M.D Toledo Ohio 298 

Landis R. Shuey Schuylkill Haven Pa 121 

Lavina Ellen Shuey Tiffin Ohio 306 

Lawrence C. Stiver Elkhart Ind 286 

Leda Ella Shuey State College Pa 295 

Leland Ulysses Shuey Champ)aign Ill 208 

Lester Allen Shuey Lebanon Pa 123 

Lester Nathaniel Swartz Alameda Calif 162 

Leroy E. Shuey Hegins Pa 293 

Levi ShoLey Lt banon Pa 52 

Lewis Henry Shuey Swoope Va 230 

Lewis Hermon Shuey Swoope Va 241 

Lewis L. Shuey Dayton Ohio 197 

Lewis M. Shuey Warfieldsburg Md 323 

Lewis Shaffer Muncie Ind 48 

Lewis Sholley Lebanon Pa 52 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 373 

Name P. O, Address State Page 

Lewis Shuey Germantown Ohio 192 

Lewis Shuey, Jr Germantown Ohio 193 

Lewis Shuey Fincastle Va 214 

Lewis Shuey Waterford Va 322 

Lewis V. Shuey Waterford Va 323 

Lilley Shelly Bluffton Ind 55 

Lincoln Chase Shuey Dayton Ohio 181 

Lizzie Annetta Shuey . . .' Grantville Pa 142 

Lloyd Seacroft Shuey State College Pa 295 

Lloyd W. Stetson Oakland Calif 155 

Lois Rosamond Shuey Westfield Ill 210 

Lola M. Shuey Waterford Va 322 

Luba Calice Shay Lebanon Pa 141 

Lucetta Ann Steele Walnut Creek Calif 157 

Lucian G. Shuey Cedar Rapids Iowa 255 

Lucille Schaeflfer Germantown Ohio 170 

Ludwig Henry Shuey Hamlin Pa 31 

Lydia Saylor Winchester Ind 52 

Mabel Shuey Rutherford Pa 310 

Mabel Spangler Reading Pa. 54 

Mack Silas Shuey Ashland Ohio 57 

Maggie Shuey Annville Pa 138 

Mamie Shindel Lebanon Pa. 54 

Marcus Martin Shuey Walnut Creek Calif 155 

Margaret Meivina Stetson Oakland Calif 155 

Margaret Sholley Lebanon Pa 53 

Marguerite Shuey Swoope Va 235 

Maria Barbara Shuey Myerstown . Pa 68 

Marion Shuey Swoope Va 235 

Martha Foss Silas Rockford Ill 237 

Martin Shuey, Gen'l Brooklyn Calif 148 

Martin Shuey Millersburg Pa. 311 

Mary Amanda Schaeffer Dayton Ohio 193 

Mary Alice Shuey Toledo Ohio 306 

Mary Ann Saylor Linglestown Pa 308 

Mary Ann Spitler Greenville Ohio 144 

Mary A. Shuey Lebanon Pa 62 

Mary Ann Stoudt Annville Pa 59 

Mary Audrey Shuey Charleston Ill 209 

Mary C. Shuey New Cumberland Pa 306 

Mary Catharine Stoner Millheim Pa 260 

Mary C. Spayd Toledo Ohio 84 

Mary Edna Shuey Westfield Ill 210 

Mary E. Shuey Fincastle Va 214 

Mary Eliza Schmucker Staunton Va. 219 

Mary Frances Schaeffer Germantown Ohio 170 

Mary Hettie Shenk Grantville Pa 74 

Mary Jane Shuey Fincastle Va 214 

Mary Jane Shuey Harrisburg Pa 268 

Mary Jane Shuey Sherman Texas 289 

Mary Montes Snavely Lebanon Pa 142 

Mary M. Shuey Elkhart Ind 286 

Mary Sherlo Springfield Ohio 185 

Mary Shuey Lickdale Pa 62 

Mary Shuey Germantown Ohio 183 

Mary H. Smith Long Beach Calif 168 

Mary Speelman Germantown Ohio 186 

Mary Swartz Annville Pa 54 



374 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Name P. O. Address State Page 

Maud V. Shuey Hegins Pa 293 

Maurice H. Shuey ^ Berkeley Calif 155 

Max Shuey Argenta Ill 202 

May Alberta Shuey Swoope Va 241 

May Shuey Lebanon Pa 124 

Mead F. Shuey Swoope Va 241 

Meade Shuey Detroit Mich 303 

Melville Steele Dayton : Ohio 166 

Michael F. Shuey, Atfy MacClenny Fla 282 

Michael Sholley Nanticoke Pa 53 

Michael Shuey Germantown Ohio 196 

Michael Shuey Center County Pa 296 

Michael Shuey Harrisburg Pa 301 

Michael Steckbeck. '. Lebanon Pa 52 

Miles Sholley Modistoe Calif 56 

Miles T. Shuey Grantville Pa 61 

Milton A. Shuey Shamokin Pa 273 

Milton C. Shuey Annville Pa 70 

Milton Shuey State College Pa 295 

Minnie Birdie Shuey Pine City Minn 305 

Minnie Sowers Germantown Ohio 199 

Mintie Florence Shuey New Hope Va 288 

Mirtie Elizabeth Shuey New Hope Va 288 

Monroe Madison Shuey Pine City Minn 304 

Mortimer Shuey Chicago Ill 184 

Morton D. Shuey , . . .Effingham Ill 204 

Myldred Shuey Effingham Ill 205 

Nancy Shuey Kouts Ind 341 

Naomi Austia Shoples Clarion Iowa 207 

Nathaniel Shelley Bluffton Ind 54 

Nathaniel Shelley BluflFton Ind 54 

Nevin Shuey Lebanon Pa 124 

Nora Sherman Lebanon Pa 69 

Nora Snyder Penbrook Pa 307 

Norman Shuey Rochester N. Y 303 

Norman Shuey Oberlin Pa 309 

Olin Bruce Shuey Argenta Ill 202 

Olive Myrtle Shuey Minneapolis Minn 305 

Oliver P. Steele Dayton Ohio 166 

Orlando Sholley Lebanon Pa 54 

Orringe P. Simpson Connersville Ind 210 

Oscar C. Shuey Pittsburgh Pa 294 

Oscar D. Shelley BluflFton Ind 53 

Oscar D. Shuey Pittsburgh. Pa 294 

Oscar Sholley Philadelphia Pa 51 

Oscar Sholley Lebanon Pa 53 

Oscar Shuey , . . . Hegins Pa 293 

Otto Sholley .U. S. N 55 

Paul Francis Shuey Pittsburgh Pa 115 

Paul M. Stiver Elkhart Ind 285 

Paul Victor Shelley Aviation Corps, U. S. A 55 

Paul Wilsie Shuey Pine City Minn 305 

Perry R. Shuey U. S. A. 121 

Peter Shuey Shamokin Pa 275 

Peter Shuey Lemont Pa 294 

Peter Shuey Anita Pa 295 

Peter Shuey Adams County Pa 314 

Philip Manford Shuey Miamisburg Ohio 196 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 375 

Name P. O. Address Stale Page 

Philip McGregor Shuey Savannah Ga 223 

Philip Melancthon Stiver Elkhart Ind 285 

Philip Shuey Germantown Ohio 193 

Philip William Swain Sheffield Conn 247 

Ralph A. Shuey Annville Pa 137 

Ralph Clement Shuey Chicap^o Ill 116 

Ralph Shaffer Muncie Ind 48 

Ralph Waldo Emerson Shuey Effingham Ill 205 

Raymond Guy Shelley Wichita Kan 55 

Raymond Stanley Shuey Dayton Ohio 199 

Raymond Tyndall Shuey Dayton Ohio 199 

Ray Lafayette Shuey Emporia Kan 203 

Ray Shuey Middletown Pa 310 

Ray Webster Shuey Pine City Minn 305 

Regina M. Seubert Lebanon Pa 277 

Richard Shuey Swain Bridgeport Conn 247 

Richard Z. Stupp Fredericksburg Pa 270 

Robert A. Shuey Lebanon Pa 278 

Robert A. Shuey Berkelej^ Calif 155 

Robert Emerson Shuey Shamokin Pa 275 

Robert Glossbrenner Shuey Cedar Rapids Iowa 255 

Robert J. Shuey Dayton Ohio 197 

Robert LaVere Shelley Bluffton Ind 55 

Robert Martin Shuey San Francisco Calif 159 

Robert Sholley Campbellstown Pa 56 

Robert Shuey : .Ono Pa 104 

Rollin H. Shuey Harrisburg Pa 77 

Rosanna Martha Shuey Dayton Ohio 193 

Roscoe Donolly Shuey Sanders Mont 203 

Rosie Belle Shuey Westfield Ill 213, 

Rose May Stevens Dodge Center Minn 305 ' 

Ross H. Shuey Cleveland Ohio 303 

Rosie Elizabeth Shuey Harrisburg Pa 140 

Russell George Shuey Shamokin . Pa 276 

Russell Hill Shuey Dayton Ohio 197 

Russell J. Shuey Lebanon Pa 278 

Russell Lewis Shuey Dayton Ohio 197 

Ruth C. Shuey Shamokin Pa 273 

Ruth E. Shuey Annville Pa 139 

Ruth N. Shuey Annville Pa 76 

Sallie A. Schropp Lebanon Pa 129 

Sallie Elizabeth Steiner Sunbury Pa 260 

Sallie J. Smith Bressler Pa 310 

Sallie R. Strouphauer Lebanon Pa 123 

Samuel David Shuey Visalia Calif 158 

Samuel F. Shuey Bressler Pa 309 

Samuel F. Shuey Middletown Pa 309 

Samuel Paul Shuee Citrous Grove Texas 325 

Samuel Shuey Fincastle Va 214 

Samuel Shuey Lemont Pa 296 

Samuel Shuey Dalton Ill 298 

Samuel Shuey Bressler Pa 309 

Samuel Smith Bressler Pa 310 

Sarah Ann Shaw Dixon Iowa 294 

Sarah Ann Shuey Fincastle Va 214 

Sarah Arabella Smith Warfieldsburg Md 323 

Sarah Catharine Shuey Dayton Ohio 180 

Sarah A. Straw Bluffton Ind 72 



376 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Name P. O. Address State Page 

Sarah E. Shaw Fairbury Neb 188 

Sarah I. Shuey, M.D Oakland Calif 155 

Sarah Tane Shuey Westfield Ill 213 

Sarah N. Shuey New Cumberland Pa 306 

Sarah Roberta Shuey Shamokin Pa 276 

Sarah Schreck Center County Pa 292 

Sarah Schreckengast Ono Pa 144 

Sarah Sholley Campbellstown Pa 56 

Sarah Shuey Grantville Pa 67 

Sarah Shuey East Hanover Pa 131 

Sarah Shutt Progress Pa 308 

Sarah Spitler Greenville Ohio 136 

Savilla C. Shuey Jonestown Pa 80 

Selah Shuey Germantown Ohio 198 

Simon P. Shuey Greensburg Pa 300 

Simon Shuey Fredericksburg Pa 143 

Solomon Saylor Linglestown Pa 308 

Solomon Shuey Shamokin Pa 275 

Solomon Shuey New Orleans La 279 

Sophia Saylor Winchester Ohio 183 

Stanley Garfield Shuey Harrisburg Pa 140 

Stanley Smith Martinsdale Mont 168 

Stuart Fred Swain Bridgeport Conn 247 

Susan A. Shuey Grantville Pa 61 

Susan Silvis Greensburg Pa 301 

Tate Glossbrenner Shuey Posey ville Ind 231 

Theodore Franklin Schmucker Pittsburgh Pa 219 

Theodore F. Shuey Washington D. C 221 

Theodore George Shuey, Rev Pittsburgh Pa 236 

Thomas H. Shuey Grantville Pa 60 

Thomas Shuey Lickdale Pa 72 

Thomas Shuey Dixon. Iowa 294 

Thomas S. Seaman Grantville Pa 74 

Tillie A. Shuey Ono Pa 104 

Titus Sholley Lebanon Pa 55 

Ve ra Anne Shuey : . . . Camp)aign Ill 209 

Vergie Sealor Coatsyille Pa 59 

Verna M. Shirk Fredericksburg Pa 69 

Vida A. Shuey Prospect Ohio 295 

Virgil Holland Shuey Fruitvale Calif 154 

Virgil Shuey Independence Calif 155 

Waldo Shuey Lemont Pa 296 

Wallace K. Snook Pocahontas Iowa 261 

Walter A. Shuey Ashland Ohio 58 

Walter R. Shuey St. Peters Mich 198 

Walter Sholley Lebanon. Pa 51 

Walter Shuey Coast Artillery, U. S. A 204 

Walton Smith Shuey Casey Ill 205 

Warren B. Steele Dayton Ohio 166 

Warren J. Shuey Ashland Ohio 57 

W. A. Shuey Berkeley Calif 155 

Wayne O. Shuey Westfield Ill 209 

Wayne R. Shuey Avon Pa 124 

Webster Amos Shuey U. S. A France .... 124 

Webster E. Shuey Toledo Ohio 167 

Webster W. Shuey, Att'y Dayton Ohio 167 

Wesley Sholley Hamlin Pa 56 

West Shuey Ashland Pa 293 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 377 

Name P. 0. Address State Page 

Wilbur Clav Shuey Dayton Ohio 168 

Wilbur William Shuey Dayton Ohio 168 

Willard Shuey Dayton Ohio 199 

Willa Shuey Dayton Ohio 199 

William Applegate Shuey Dayton Ohio 180 

William A. Shuey Dayton Ohio 167 

William A. Shuey, M.D Grant County. ...... W. Va 289 

William A. Shuey Wilkinsburg Pa 294 

William Benjamin Seaman Grantville Pa 74 

William B. Shuey Lebanon Pa 78 

William B. Shuey Linglestown Pa 303 

William Cass Shuey Westminster Md 323 

William Dosher Shuey Paris. Ill 191 

William Franklin Shuey Washington D. C 236 

William Haller Shuey Swoope Va 241 

William Henry Shuey Oak Park Ill 93 

William Henry Shuey Almo Calif 158 

William Henry Shuey Germantown Ohio 194 

William Henry Shuey Effingham Ill 204 

William Henry Shuey, Col Western Iowa 244 

William Horace Shuey Effingham Ill 204 

William H. Shuey Dayton Ohio 168 

William H. Shuey Davenport Iowa 248 

William John Shuey. D.D Dayton Ohio 174 

William Lewis Shuey Westfield Ill 211 

William Ormsby Shuey Westfield 111. ....... 209 

William Robert Shuey. Prof Westfield Ill 208 

William R. Shuey Harrisburg Pa 268 

William Samuel Shuee Stockton Mo 325 

William Schaeffer .... Germantown Ohio 170 

William Sherman Shuey Argenta Ill 202 

William ShoUey Annville Pa 52 

William Shuey Annville Pa 63 

William Shuey Atlanta Ga 186 

William Shuey Bellefonte Pa 294 

William Shuey Linglestown Pa 302 

William Shuey Harrisburg Pa 308 

William Shuey Harrisburg Pa 309 

William Shuey Regular, U. S. A 308 

William V. Shuey Peninsula Ohio 303 

William Watson Shuey Lemont Pa 296 

William Wilson Shuey Shamokin Pa 275 

William W. Shuey Fairview Pa 306 

William Steele San Miguel Calif 157 

Winfield Scott Shuey Lemont Pa 295 

Woodbridge O. Shuey St. Peters Minn 148 

Zenia Shelley BluflFton Ind 55 

Zera Shuey Argenta Ill 202 

Abel I. Tice Lebanon Pa 54 

Alfred M. S. Trask Minneapolis Minn 95 

Alice M. Tice Lebanon Pa 54 

Anna A. Tschopp Chicago Ill 61 

Annie Thomas Detroit Mich 273 

Austin Flint Toby Westfield Ill 213 

Barbara Tribolet Coldwater Mich 48 

Catharine Ann Thompson Swoope Va 235 

Catharine Tice Annville Pa 54 

Catharine Tomberman Augusta County Va 288 



378 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Name P. O. Address State Page 

Charles Tice Annville Pa 54 

Charles T. Tribolet Isthmus of Panama 48 

Charles W. Tice Lebanon Pa 54 

Clara Troutman Bluifton. Ind 49 

Clinton U. Tice Wernersville Pa 54 

David Throne New York N. Y 265 

Dorothy Troutman Bluffton Ind 49 

Earl Tribolet Coldwater Mich 48 

Edwin H. Tice Annville Pa 54 

Elizabeth Throne Steuben County Ind 265 

Eliza J. Tudington Dallas County Iowa 184 

Emma Catharine Tanner Los Angeles Calif 173 

Emma Tice West Lebanon Pa 56 

Etty Leona Turner Westfield. 111. 202 

Fannie E. Trask Minneapolis Minn 95 

Frank Turner Baltimore Md 225 

Harold Tribolet U. S. A 48 

Harry C. Toby Davenport Iowa 213 

Helen Tice Wernersville Pa 54 

Helen Troutman Bluffton Ind 49 

Henry Troutman BluflFton Ind 49 

Jessie Tooker Harrisburg Pa 310 

osephine Turner Baltimore Md 225 

Landis Tice Lebanon Pa 54 

Leah Tice Lebanon Pa 52 

Lester Tice Annville Pa 54 

Luella M. K. Trimble Swoope Va 231 

Louise Tribolet Coldwater Mich 48 

Lurah Grace Tohill Villa Grove Ill 210 

Mamie Tobias , .Annville Pa 75 

Maria Tebbs Harrison Ohio 165 

Martha Josephine Toby Westfield Ill 212 

Mary Catharine Tressler Center County Pa 292 

Mary M. Thomas Shamokin Pa 273 

Mary Tribolet Coldwater Mich 48 

May Belle Thornburg Dayton Ohio 167 

Minnie Trimble Staunton Va 231 

Neil Troutman Bluffton Ind 49 

Paul Tribolet Coldwater Mich 48 

Rebecca Tice Lebanon Pa 54 

William Throne Iowa 265 

Adam Shuey Ulrich. ! Annville Pa 76 

Adelaide Elizabeth Ulrich .Annville Pa 76 

Alice Ulrich Highspire Pa 304 

Annie Elizabeth Ulrich Annville Pa 76 

Carrie C. Umberger Annville Pa 80 

Carrie Udell Chicago Ill 169 

Daniel Nevin Ulrich Annville Pa 76 

Emma May Ulrich Annville Pa 76 

George Ulrich Steelton Pa 304 

Harry Ulrich Highspire Pa 304 

Jessie Ulrich Steelton Pa 304 

John Henry Ulrich Annville Pa 76 

John Ulrich Steelton Pa 304 

Kathryn Ulrich Highspire Pa 304 

Mary Ann Ulrich E^st Hanover Pa 76 

Minnie Umberger Myerstown Pa 269 

Ralph Ulrich Steelton Pa 304 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 379 

Name P. O, Address State Page 

Robert Ulrich. Steelton Pa 304 

Samuel Nevin Ulrich Palmyra Pa 76 

Samuel Ulrich Mechanicsburg Pa 304 

Sarah Umberger Annville Pa 135 

William Ulrich Steelton. Pa 304 

Cornelia K. Van De Water Minneapolis Minn 95 

Florence E. Van DeWater Flushing N. Y 95 

Julia Van Sickel Garden City N. Y 164 

Rosanna Vauner Baltimore Md 321 

Susie Van Ausdal Dayton Ohio 164 

Adam Walmer Jonestown Pa 67 

Alfred M. Wasson Warrior's Mark Pa 297 

Allen Walmer Jonestown Pa 67 

Alma Hamilton Wheeler Staunton Va 231 

Amanda S. Walmer Annville Pa 63 

Amelia Warner Mohnton Pa 81 

Amos B. Walmer Jonestown Pa 49 

Anna Minerva Weaver Bellwood Pa 259 

Annie May Wagner Annville Pa 75 

Annie Weaver Shamokin Pa 276 

Annie Wolfe Lebanon Pa 99 

Barbara Walmer Lickdale Pa 47 

Bertha E. Walmer Philadelphia Pa 50 

Bertie Wine Swoope Va 238 

Carrie E. Wolfersperger Hummelstown Pa 306 

Carrie May Witmyer Annville Pa 105 

Catharine Walmer Lickdale Pa 66 

Catharine Weakley New Carlisle Ohio 164 

Catharine Weaver Shamokin Pa 276 

Clyde Winegardner Detroit Mich 282 

Daniel Walmer Onset Pa 67 

David A. Walmer . Bluffton Ind 48 

Dee Walmer Bluffton Ind 49 

Dwight Walmer Bluffton Ind 49 

Edward Weakley Dayton Ohio 164 

Edwin F. Wolfe Altoona Pa 259 

Edwin Shuey Walmer Bluffton Ind 49 

Elias S. Walmer. V.S. Washington D. C 76 

Elizabeth Walmer Lickdale Pa 69 

Elizabeth Walmer Lickdale Pa 76 

Elizabeth Werner Lebanon Pa 52 

Elizabeth Wolfe Rebersburg Pa 258 

Ella Wilhelm Fredericksburg Pa 270 

Ellen Walmer Annville. Pa. 80 

Emma C. Worcester Cincinnati Ohio 130 

Emma Virginia Wood Cedar Rapids Iowa 250 

Emma V. Wormwood Wood River Ill 190 

Emma Z. Webster Collinsville Ind 210 

Etta Rosa Emma Wells Westfield Ill 207 

Ephraim Walmer Lickdale ^ Pa 67 

George H. Walmer Bluffton Ind 49 

Glenn Walmer Bluffton Ind 49 

Grant Walmer Onset Pa 67 

G. W. Weakley, Dayton Ohio 164 

Harold P. Worcester Blue Ash Ohio 135 

Harriet Wagmire Germantown Ohio 186 

Hazel Walmer Bluffton Ind 49 

Helen Walmer Bluffton Ind 49 



380 HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 

Name P. O. Address State Page 

Henry Shuey Walmer BlufTton Ind 47 

Herbert H. Weakley Dayton Ohio 164 

Hillard Walmer Bluffton Ind 49 

Homer Walmer Bluffton Ind 49 

Homer Walmer Bluffton Ind 49 

Ida Wetzel Toledo Ohio 82 

Jacob Walmer Bluffton Ind 49 

James Lee Wolfe Lock Haven Pa 259 

Jennie Welker Shamokin Pa 275 

John A. Walmer Jonestown Pa 67 

John C. Wasson Bolivar N. Y 297 

John D. Walmer Bluffton Ind 49 

John F. Wolfersperger Hummelstown Pa 307 

John Henry Walmer Bluffton Ind 47 

John Henry Walmer Bluffton Ind 48 

John S. Walmer Lebanon Pa 76 

Josephine Maude White Portland Ind 285 

Joseph H. Wasson Bolivar. N. Y 297 

Joseph Weaver Shamokin Pa 276 

Kenneth Winegardner New York N. Y 282 

Laura F. Wise Staunton Va 237 

Leah C. Wolfersperger Hummelstown Pa 307 

Leroy W. Wolfersperger ' . . . Hummelstown Pa 307 

Lillian Arlene Wolfe Lebanon Pa 100 

Lina Winegartner Elkhart Ind 282 

Lizzie Wenrich Harrisburg Pa 310 

Lois Virginia Wothen Effingham Ill 205 

Mabel Eva Weik Mt. Zion Pa 271 

Mabel R. Walmer Lebanon Pa 50 

Magdalena Wasson Bellefonte Pa 297 

Mamie S. Walmer Fredericksburg Pa 63 

Margaret Ann Weaver Harrisburg Pa. ..:... . 268 

Marguerite Elizabeth Wine Swoope Va 238 

Marguerite Walmer Bluffton Ind 48 

Mary E. Walmer Bluffton Ind 49 

Mary Magdalena Wolf Fredericksburg Pa 270 

Maude Wallace Bethlehem Pa 134 

Minnie Watson Muncie Ind 48 

Myrtle Wooldridge Latham Ill 201 

Morris Walmer Baltimore Md 76 

Olivia Whitman Indianapolis Ind 246 

Ora May Willett . Paso Robles Calif 157 

Pauline Hoover Wine Swoope Va 238 

Paul M. Wolfersberger Hummelstown Pa 307 

Raymond Winegardner Detroit Mich 282 

Roberta Walmer Bluffton Ind 49 

Robert Kleckner Wolfe St. Louis Mo 259 

Samuel Wasson Bellefonte Pa 297 

Sallie Wagner Richland Pa 301 

Sena C. Wormwood Girard Ill 189 

Sarah Walmer Wooster Ohio 264 

Shuey Earl Wolfe, Major Lebanon Pa 99 

Theda Jerusha White Cedar Rapids . Iowa 252 

Thomas A. Worcester Schenectady N. Y 131 

T. J. Weakley Dayton Ohio 164 

Thomas Newton Wolfe Rebersburg Pa 258 

Thomas Shuey Walmer Lebanon Pa 49 

William Edward Wolfe Lebanon Pa 100 



HISTORY OF THE SHUEY FAMILY 381 

Name P. 0. Address State Page 

William H. Wasson Bellefonte Pa 297 

William Walmer BluflFton Ind 49 

William Walmer Palmyra Pa 67 

Elizabeth Yoder Smithville Ohio 65 

Eliza Victoria Younce Salem Va 225 

Ella May Yoder Sir.ithville Ohio 65 

Elsie Cecelia Yost Shamokin Pa 274 

Emma Yorty . Grantville Pa 63 

Estella May Yiengst Lebanon Pa 143 

Florence Younger Lynchburg Va 48 

Mary Arabel Young Danville Calif 165 

Mary Kate Yocum Lebanon Pa 79 

Sallie Yin|:st Grantville Pa. 66 

Abia Zearing Dayton Ohio 165 

Amanda Zatazahn Hershey Pa 81 

Anna V. Zeller Dayton Ohio 169 

Caroline Zeller Dayton Ohio 169 

Carrie Zatazahn Hershey Pa 81 

Charles H. Zearing Bellefontaine Ohio 166 

Charles Zerby, Mrs Spring Mills Pa 297 

Charles Zimmerman Philadelphia Pa. 51 

Christiana Zeller Germantown Ohio 148 

Cora W. Zearing Bellefontaine Ohio 166 

Elizabeth Zimmerman Grantville Pa 81 

Ella Zell Columbus Ohio 169 

Emma Carrie Zerby Grantville Pa 74 

Ernest Negley Zell Columbus Ohio 169 

Henry Isaac Zeller Bethel. . Pa. 270 

Isaac Newton Zearing Bellefontaine Ohio 166 

Maria Margaret Zatazahn Pine Grove Pa 144 

Mary Ethelberga Zell Columbus Ohio 169 

Sallie Zeller Hamlin Pa 270 

Sallie Zerby Avon Pa 52 

Walter Henry Zeller Bethel Pa 270 

W. Craig Zearing Bellefontaine Ohio 166 

William Alonzo Zeller Dayton Ohio 169 



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