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SHOEMAKER, Jacob
(Abt 1740-Abt 1798)
LEE, Catherine
(1741-After 1800)
LONG, Jonathon
(1748-1815)
UNKNOWN, Mary
(Abt 1750-Bef 1784)
SHOEMAKER, Michael
(1778-1864)
LONG, Elizabeth
(1782-1856)
SHOEMAKER, Elizabeth Green
(1815-1900)

 

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Spouses/Children:
MORGAN, Joshua Carmen

SHOEMAKER, Elizabeth Green 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 20 Sep 1815, Butler County, Ohio
  • Marriage: MORGAN, Joshua Carmen on 23 Apr 1835 in Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois 1
  • Died: 20 Oct 1900, East River, Page County, Iowa at age 85
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bullet  General Notes:

Elizabeth last appears on the 1900 US Census, living with her son, Spencer, and his family in East River, Iowa. This census was ennumerated on 5 Jul 1900, and as she passed away in October of the same year, it is reasonable to assume that she died there.

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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Pension: Civil War Pension for son, Jerome, 16 Feb 1862. Elizabeth received $8 per month. Certificate #196177.

Affidavit: For son, Spencer D. Morgan, 20 Jul 1888, Oregon, Holt County, Missouri.


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Elizabeth married Joshua Carmen MORGAN, son of Isaac MORGAN and Margaret CARMEN, on 23 Apr 1835 in Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois.1 (Joshua Carmen MORGAN was born on 15 Jul 1804 near Xenia, Greene County, Ohio, died in Jul 1850 in Lee County, Illinois and was buried in 1850 in Lee County, Illinois.) The cause of his death was Fever x21 days.


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Sources


1 Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (Tazewell County, Illinois). Surety: 4. Marriage of Elizabeth Shoemaker to Joshua C. Morgan on 23 Apr 1835 in Tazewell County. License #277.

2 1850 US Census (Palmyra, Lee County, Illinois). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Elizabeth, widow, (age 34, b. OH), and children Alphonso (age 12, b. IL), Jerome (age 9, b. IL), Spencer (age 6, b. IL), Charles (age 4, b. IL), Sidney S. (age 3, b. IL), and Florence S. (age 1, b. IL), living in Palmyra, Illinois.

3 1860 US Census (Palmyra, Lee County, Illinois). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Elizabeth [Shoemaker] Morgan, widow, (age 44, b. OH), and children Jerome (age 18, b. IL), Spencer (age 16, b. IL), Charles (age 14, b. IL), Sidney (age 13, b. IL), and Florence (age 11, b. IL) living in Palmyra, Illinois. Also in the household is Elizabeth's father, Michael Shoemaker (age 83, b. DE). Elizabeth is listed as a "seamstress." Jerome is listed as a "clerk." Spencer is listed as a "farm laborer."

4 1880 US Census (District 24, Benton, Holt County, Missouri). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Alphonso Morgan (age 40, b. IL), wife Josephine (age 27, b. IL), and children Lulu (age 4, b. Iowa) and Edward (age 2, b. MO), living in Benton, Missouri. Also in the household are Josephine's sister, Lillian Martin (age 22, b. IL) listed as "teaching school," Robert Clumes (age 21, b. MO) listed as a "farm laborer," and Alphonso's mother, Elizabeth [Shoemaker] Morgan (age 50, b. IN). Alphonso indicates that both his parents were born in Ohio. Josephine indicates that both her parents were born in New Hampshire. Lillian indicates that her father was born in New Hampshire and her mother in Canada (perhaps they had different mothers?). Elizabeth indicates that her father was born in New Jersey and her mother in Indiana. Also living in Benton at this time is Alphonso's brother, Sidney Morgan, and his family.

5 1900 US Census (District 85, East River, Page County, Iowa). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Spencer Morgan [spelled S.D] (age 56, b. IL), wife Pluma (age 49, b. IL), and children Maude (age 25, b. IA), Roy (age 23, b. IA), Roy's wife, Bertha (age 23, b. OH), Sisle (age 18, b. IA), Eva (age 15, b. IA) and Lorena (age 10, b. IA), living in East River, Iowa. Also in the household is Spencer's mother, Elizabeth [Shoemaker] Morgan (age 84, b. OH). Spencer is listed as a "farmer." Roy is also listed as a "farmer." Sisle is listed as a "school teacher." The record indicates that Roy and Bertha have no children at this time, Spencer and Pluma have had 8 children, 6 of which are living, and Elizabeth has had 7 children, 4 of which are living. Spencer indicates that both his parents were born in Ohio. Pluma indicates that her father was born in Massachusetts and her mother in New Hampshire. Elizabeth indicates that her parents were both born in New York [info probably provided by son or daughter-in-law, as this is incorrect]. Bertha indicates that both her parents were born in Ohio.

6 1820 US Census (Reilly Township, Butler County, Ohio). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 2. Shows Michael Shoemaker (age 26-45, b. 1775-1794), wife (age 26-45, b. 1775-1794) and children 1 male (age <10, b. 1810-1820) [William], 2 males (age 10-16, b. 1804-1810) [twins Elmore & Pearson], 1 male (age 16-18, b. 1802-1804) [Nathan], 1 male (age 16-26 including HOH, b. 1794-1804) [John], 2 females (age <10, b. 1810-1820) [Elizabeth & Henrietta] and 2 females (age 10-16, b. 1804-1810) [Mary and John's wife, Elizabeth, or Sarah], living in Reilly, Ohio. The record indicates that 2 persons in the household are engaged in agriculture.

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