Obituaries o-s003, Macoupin County IL ©1998-2011

Obituary of Catherine SHANAHAN (CARROLL), Macoupin County Illinois 2004  Submitted by:  Maureen Pierce

Name of Deceased: SHANAHAN, Catherine (nee CARROLL)
Name of Newspaper: unknown
Date of Obituary: unknown 
Obituary: Mrs. Catherine SHANAHAN, wife of P.H. SHANAHAN, passed away at her home in the north part of the city, March 22, 1922, at 1:15 a.m., after an illness of three weeks from erysipelas at the age of 49 years, 3 months and 4 days. The deceased was born in Bunker Hill, December 18, 1872, and at an early age moved with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Phillip CARROLL, deceased, to this place where she spent part of her life. She was united in marriage to P. H. SHANAHAN at St. Kivins church in St. Louis, Mo., by the late Father SHEN. She was of a gentle disposition and kind to all. To know her was to love her. She leaves to mourn her death, her husband and six children, Irene, Catherine, Nellie, Frances [should be Frances NELL - not 2 separate names], Philip, John and Mrs. Dell HUGHES, one brother and two sisters; Mr. Edward CARROLL of East St. Louis; Mrs. A. LOGEMANN, and Nellie CARROLL of St. Louis; besides a host of relatives and friends. She was a kind and loving wife and mother, and the family have the sympathy of the entire community. The funeral took place from SS. Simon and Jude's Catholic church in Gillespie, Friday, March 25, 1922. Fr. John CROSSON officiating, and the remains were laid to rest in Holy Cross cemetery followed by a large concourse of relatives and friends. The pallbearers were Richard LONG, Michael BURNS, Michael BERGEN, Edward CALLAHAN, Pete CAVENY and George CARROLL. The funeral offerings were many and beautiful. May her soul rest in peace.

Obituary of Patrick Henry SHANAHAN, Macoupin County Illinois 2004  Submitted by:  Maureen Pierce 

Name of Deceased: SHANAHAN, Patrick Henry
Name of Newspaper: unknown
Date of Obituary: unknown 
Obituary: PATRICK SHANAHAN DEAD (undated newspaper clipping but he died in February of 1934) Patrick SHANAHAN, formerly of this city, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Catherine DIGMAN in St. Louis, Friday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock. Patrick SHANAHAN was born in Charleston, Illinois, April 11, 1876, and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John SHANAHAN. He was reared on a farm near Gillespie and received his education in the public schools of this city. About 37 years ago he was married to Miss Catherine CARROLL, who passed away 14 years ago. There were six children born to this union, a daughter, Mrs. Charles LANGE, died 7 years ago, those surviving are: Mrs. Lee DIGMAN, Mrs. Dell HUGHES, of St. Louis, Mrs. Nellie LAMB of Denver, Colo., John of St. Louis and Phillip of Denver, Colo. He also leaves five sisters: Mrs. A. CARROLL, Mrs. Louise FIREHAMMER, Mrs. Marguerite BARTLETT, Mrs. Martha McEVOY of this city and Mrs. John MORRISON of St. Louis and one brother, George of Gillespie. For a number of years Mr. SHANAHAN was the Asst. Superintendent of the Superior Coal Co. and was loved and respected by the men under him. He was an expert mining man, and was held in high esteem by the officials of the Superior Coal Company. Among those from out of town attending the funeral here Monday were: Mr. and Mrs. Dell HUGHES, Mr. and Mrs. Lee DIGMAN, Mr. and Mrs. John SHANAHAN, Mr. and Mrs. Charles WIETERS, Dan GOULD, John CARROLL, John READER, Misses Mary, Julie and Elizabeth CARROLL, Mrs. John MORRISSEY of St. Louis, Mike and Kate DENKINS of Venice; John and Edward DUNCAN of Bunker Hill, Charles LANGE of Springfield, Mr. and Mrs. Pete CAVENY and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence CAVENY, of Carlinville, Mr. and Mrs. George CARROLL and daughter of Nashville, Mrs. A. HASSE and Mrs. Aggett FRITZ, of Staunton. Funeral services were held at the SS. Simon & Judes church, Rev. Fr. John CROSSON officiating at the mass. Mgr. E. J. CAHILL, of Litchfield, a cousin of the deceased delivered the sermon. Two grandsons, Charles LANGE, Jr., and Robert HUGHES acted as servers. Pallbearers were John NEYLON, Joe BUSAYTUS, Henry ANDREAUS, Tim CAIN, Pat GANEY and Barney FLAHERTY. The remains were interred in the Catholic Cemetery.

Obituary of William SHARP, Macoupin County Illinois ©2007 Carol Cyrus

Name of Deceased: SHARP, William
Name of Newspaper: Macoupin Enquirer
Date of Obituary:
Obituary: Died, at the residence of John SHARP, near Sharpsburg, Christian County, Illinois, June 20th, 1875, in the seventy-seventh year of his age, William SHARP. Mr. SHARP was born in Clayboourne County, Tennessee, June 3d 1799. Was married to Miss Barbara HUNTER, Oct. 21st, 1818, by whom he raised ten children, five boys and five girls. He emigrated to Macoupin county, Ill., in the fall of 1836 and two years afterward sustained perhaps the greatest loss subject to man--that of his devoted wife. He was afterwards married to his second wife, Elizabeth WILSON, and removed to Barton County, Missouri, in 1869. His wife being of feeble health, he returned to Illinois, but contrary to his expectations, she lived but a short time. Of his last wife he had five children, of whom two are living. In all he has eleven children who survive him, among whom are our worthy citizens, John, Henry, and Riley SHARP, who are well known in this county. The time must come when all will have been said to exalt the character of any individal of our race. But too much cannot be said in praiseworthy terms of the character of William SHARP, who always taught by example what he held to by precept. For forty years he has been a model for the old and young, being a professor of religion and a member of the Baptist church, in which he held the position of Deacon for a number of years. He always had a good word for everybody and a greeting that none but the pure in heart entertain. His little grand children ever received the tender caresses of his palsied and feeble hands, and with what extreme respect did all reverence their "Grandpa". He was of sterling integrity, and did not wish that any should be idle. He has walked steadfast like Jacob of old, until his time had come, when "Mysterious are His ways, whose power Brings forth that unexpected hour, When minds that never met before Shall meet, unite, and part no more." And now that his children have been called to part with their dear and aged parent, who was their shield and protector while young, their friendly adviser through every affliction, may they be consoled and remember that while it is theirs to mourn, it is his to be happy in realms above, where sickness and death never come.

Obituary of Salome W. SHAW (Mrs.), Macoupin County Illinois ©2001 Sue Raffurty McMurry

Name of Deceased: SHAW, Salome W. Mrs. 
Name of Newspaper: Macoupin Times 
Date of Obituary: January 27, 1870 
Obituary: Died - At her residence in Palmyra, Jan. 15th, 1870, after a short illness, Mrs. Salome W. SHAW, relic of the late F. E. SHAW. Mrs. SHAW was a true and devoted Christian and friend. She was always working for the good cause in which she was a member; as a neighbor she was liked and loved. In sickness she was prompt and attentive. She died happy, knowing that she had done her duty as a Christian, that she had fought the good fight. Her death will long be remembered in the hearts of all.

Obituary of James Syra SHIPLEY, Macoupin County Illinois ©1999 Mary Jansma

Name of Deceased: SHIPLEY, James Syra
Name of Newspaper: Unknown
Date of Obituary: March, 1932
Obituary: James Syra SHIPLEY James Syra SHIPLEY, son of Thomas and Phoebe SHIPLEY, was born in Lincoln county Kentucky, December 23, 1842 and passed away at the SHIPLEY home, four and one-half miles southeast of Palmyra, at 12:45 a. m., March 23, 1932, being at the time of his death 89 years and three months of age. He was one of a large family of children and his father, having passed away when he was ten years of age, he came with his mother and brothers and sisters to Morgan county, Illinois in about the year 1857, the entire trip being made in a one horse wagon, the mother riding in the wagon and the children walking the entire distance. In 1865 the family bought and moved on a farm near Palmyra, where Hazel Green School house now stands. On October 15, 1861, he enlisted in company D. Second Light Artillery at Jacksonville, Illinois and served three years and two months, being honorably discharged at Memphis, Tennessee on December 30, 1864, having seen much hard service and being in thirteen states in that time. Uncle Jim as he was lovingly called liked nothing better in his declining years that to gather a group of children and grand- children around him and relate experiences of the time he was a soldier boy. On August 23, 1875, he was united in marriage to Sarah E. CRUMP at the CRUMP homestead in North Otter township and resided on this farm a few years. To this union eleven children were born, five of whom and Mrs. SHIPLEY preceded him in death. In the year 1892, the family moved on a farm in the Duncan neighborhood, where Mr. SHIPLEY resided until his death. When a young man Mr. SHIPLEY united with the Methodist church but after coming to Palmyra, he united with the Presbyterian church in Palmyra and was a member there until he was called by death. He was a devoted husband, a wonderful father and a Christian gentleman, kind to any one in need, never turning from his door anyone in distress. He was a member of the G. A. R. and was commander of the Chiles Post at the time it disbanded. Mr. SHIPLEY is survived by six children, namely, William of Carlinville; Alson and Mrs. Clara BARROW of Alton; Mrs. Elizabeth HARRIS and the Misses Izuna and Carrie SHIPLEY all of Palmyra; thirteen grandchildren and one brother Samuel SHIPLEY of Mattoon, Illinois. The funeral services were conducted at the Baptist church in Palmyra, Friday, March 25, 1932 at two p. m. Elder Baxter HALE officiating. The Buy Baird Post of the American Legion gave him a military funeral which was very impressive. The pallbearers were five grandsons, Kenneth, James and Loyd SHIPLEY, Christie and Truman BARROW and a close friend of the family Forrest GOODWIN. The Honorary pallbearers were, Messers P. E. SPOONER, Louis SMITH, Bert BROWN, Owen ROBISON, Otis ROBISON and John ROSS. The flowers were carried by four grand-daughters, the Misses Marie and Dorothy SHIPLEY, Olive BARROW and Elma HARRIS. Interment was made in the Oak Hill cemetery. Cards of Thanks. We wish to thank everyone who so kindly assisted us in the last illness of our father James SHIPLEY. Mr. and Mrs. Grover HARRIS and family.

Obituary of Sarah Elizabeth SHIPLEY (CRUMP), Macoupin County Illinois ©1999 Mary Jansma

Name of Deceased: SHIPLEY,  Sarah Elizabeth (CRUMP) 
Name of Newspaper:
Date of Obituary: October 1926 
Obituary: Sarah Elizabeth CRUMP, excellent woman, mother of large family, laid to rest. Sarah Elizabeth CRUMP was born January 12, 1853 in North Otter Township, Macoupin County, Illinois and was a daughter of William and Elizabeth CRUMP. Her life until her marriage was spent on the old CRUMP homestead in North Otter. She was united in marriage on August 24, 1875 to James SHIPLEY also of North Otter. To this union were born eleven children. Izuma, Samuel, Carry, Clara, William, Charlie, Olive, Oliver, Alson, Truman and Elizabeth. Five of these preceded her in death, six are living. In girlhood she united with the Baptist church at Buchanan. Later she united with the Presbyterian church at Palmyra where she still belonged at her death. She died October 2, 1926, at 11:30 p.m., at her home near Palmyra. She was a loving wife and a devoted mother and also a true and devoted Christian. She leaves to mourn their loss, her husband and six children, William SHIPLEY, Bunker Hill; Alson SHIPLEY, Palmyra; Carry and Izuma at home; Mrs. Clara BARROW, Granite City; Mrs Grover HARRIS, Modesto. Fourteen grandchildren and one brother, Thomas CRUMP, Washington and one sister, Martha HOWARD, of Arkansas also a host of other relative and friends. Funeral services were held in the Presbyterian church Tuesday conducted by Rev. V. E. KING. The body was laid to rest in the Oak Hill cemetery.

Obituary of Henry SHOWALTER, Macoupin Co Illinois ©2007 Submitted by: M Trover

Name of Deceased: SHOWALTER, Henry
Name of Newspaper: Girard Gazette
Date of Obituary: Dec. 1915
Henry SHOWALTER Dies The children of Henry SHOWALTER residing in this city, received word last Friday night of the death of their father, which occurred at his home in McPherson, Kansas, Friday, December 31st. The following left Saturday for McPherson to attend the funeral. Mr. and Mrs. John FREY and family, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. CLEAR and daughter, and Mrs. Vernor VANIMAN. Henry SHOWALTER was the third child of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel SHOWALTER, and was born near Salem, Virginia, November 28, 1854, and died at his home in McPherson, Kansas on Friday, December 31, 1915, aged 61 years, 1 month, and 3 days. He came to Illinois when a young man, where he was married to Miss Rinda GIBSON, September 26, 1878. To this union ten children were born, two sons dying in infancy. He is survived by his widow and eight children as follows: Mrs. Apheus BRUBAKER, of Lindsey, California, Mrs. John FREY and Mrs. J. W. CLEAR of Girard, IL, Mrs. Vernor VANIMAN of Virden, Mrs. Rufus GARST of Fredonia, Kansas, Milton SHOWALTER of Bakersfield, California, Clarence and Dale who reside at home. Also two sisters Mrs. Katherine RONK of Cushing, Oklahoma, and Mrs. Sam WREN of McPherson, Kansas, one brother Edward SHOWALTER of Salem, Virginia. After his marriage he went west and engaged if farming for eighteen years when he returned to Girard, Illinois, and resided on a farm west of the city and later he moved his family to the GATES farm northeast of Girard and farmed there until he again decided to go west, this time locating near McPherson, Kansas. He conducted this farm until six years ago when he moved into a suburb of McPherson known as College Hill where he was making his home at the time of his death. His death was due to a complication of diseases while a severe case of la grippe hastened the end. He appartently had not completely recovered fro the auto acccident he suffered about a year ago. All his life has been spent in the farming business with the exception of the last six years when he engaged in a general feed store business. He united with the Church of the Brethren when a young man of which he was an earnest and devoted member. He was a kind father and devoted husband and will be greatly missed in his home, church and community. The funeral services were held at McPherson, Kansas, on Monday, Jan. 3, and interment made in the cemetery at that place.

Obituary of Rinda G. SHOWALTER (GIBSON), Macoupin Co Illinois ©2007 Submitted by: M Trover

Name of Deceased: SHOWALTER, Rinda G. (GIBSON)
Name of Newspaper: The State Journal
Date of Obituary: Thursday, Jan. 9, 1927
Girard, IL Mrs. Rinda GIBSON SHOWALTER died Wednesday at her home in McPherson, Kansas, according to word received in this city. Mrs. SHOWALTER was a former local resident, having been born and reared in this community. She was the daughter of Cullen C. and Nancy DAUGHERTY GIBSON. Born in Morgan County, Illinois, she came with her family to Macoupin County in 1864. They settled in Girard, where she was married to Henry SHOWALTER. They resided here a few years after their marriage, later removing to Kansas. They returned to this city and again returned to Kansas to make their home. She is survived by two sons, Dale and Milton, at home; and the following daughters, Mrs. Ella FREY of this city, who was with her when she died; Mrs. Nora VANIMAN, Champaign, Illinois; Mrs. Nettie GARST, Wichita, Kansas; and Mrs. Minnie BRUBAKER, California. Her husband Henry SHOWALTER, two sons, and one daughter, Mrs. Grace CLEAR, of this city, preceded her in death. Four sisters and three brothers survive: Mrs. John STOWE and Mrs. Sarah GARST of this city; Mrs. James WIRT, Virden; Mrs. Frank GATES, Carlinville; Henry GIBSON, Hot Springs, Arkansas; Cullen Q. GIBSON, Springfield; and George GIBSON, Girard.

Obituary of Alonzo Meshach SHULTZ Macoupin County Illinois ©2000 Robert Shultz

Name of Deceased: SHULTZ, Alonzo Meshach
Name of Newspaper: Macoupin County Enquirer
Date of Obituary: 29 January 1948
Obituary: Alonzo Meshach SHULTZ was born at Petersburg, Maryland Jan 1, 1856; died at his home in Shipman, Ill., May 28, 1931 age 75 years, 4 months, 23 days. He was born son of Meshach SHULTZ and Charlotte (AUGUSTINE) SHULTZ. He attended the public school at Grantsville., Md., and at the age of 13 was confirmed and made a member of the Evangelical Lutheran church at Grantsville. At the age of 14 he moved with his parents, brothers and sisters to Shipman, Ill., where he continued his schooling. He remained on the farm with his father until 24 years old, when for three years he was engaged in the milling busness which he sold and purchased a farm on which he remained for 29 years. On July 12, 1879 he was united in marriage to Margaret MITCHELL. To them there was born five children - Lottie Mae FRENCH, Umatilla, Florida; Otis, who died in infancy; Florence, at home; Orval and Ada BRUEGGEMAN, near Shipman. His wife died July 17, 1891, and on July 20, 1892 he was married to Belle UTT. To this union were born two children, Lester, who died in infancy, and Bertha, at home. Mrs. SHULTZ preceded him in death Dec. 10, 1925. There are eight grandchildren. Besides the children and grandchildren, there are one brother and three sisters - H. J. SHULTZ of Shipman; Mrs. Jennie FISHER of St. Louis, Mo.; Mrs. Alice MILLER of Carlinville, Ill., and Mrs. Cora DODSON of Shipman, Ill., and a host of friends. Mr. SHULTZ was a member of the Masonic order, and of the Modern Woodmen, Shipman camp. He was a charter member of the Shipman Lutheran Church. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Lutheran church, conducted by the pastor, Rev. O. O. WALKER.

Obituary of Catherine SHOCKEY SHULTZ Macoupin County Illinois ©2000 Robert Shultz

Name of Deceased: SHULTZ, Catherine SHOCKEY
Name of Newspaper: Macoupin County Enquirer
Date of Obituary: 8 Nov 1911
Obituary: Mrs. Bailey SHULTZ, one of Macoupin county's oldest residents, died at her home here Sunday, October 29, at the age of 92 years. "Aunt Catherine,: as she was known the county over, was born in Somerset county, Pa., September 8, 1819. Her parents, Valentine and Catherine SHOCKEY, were children of veterans of the Revolutionary war. She was married at the age of sixteen, and moved to the dividing line of Maryland and West Virginia, where she kept a tavern on the national turnpike while her husband built ships for the government on the Potomac. They moved west in 1865 and located at Shipman, where the husband died in 1871. Mrs. SHULTZ was the mother of nine children, three still survive and are Mrs. Virginia TRATT and Miss Belle SHULTZ, both of Shipman, and Mrs. Nick KAHL of St. Louis, Mrs. SHULTZ was the sister-in-law of the late J. A. J. and Chauncey SHULTZ, pioneers of St. Louis, Mo. Mrs. SHULTZ was buried Tuesday afternoon from the Lutheran Church, Rev. ZERGER officiating. She was laid to rest reside her huband in the Shipman Cemetery. The family have the sympathy of the community.

Obituary of Franklin Snyder SHULTZ Macoupin County Illinois ©2000 Robert Shultz

Name of Deceased: SHULTZ, Franklin Snyder 
Name of Newspaper: Macoupin County Enquirer 
Date of Obituary:
February 9, 1921 
Obituary: Franklin Snyder SHULTZ was born Jan. 16, 1860 in Petersburg, Pa. In 1869 his parents moved to Shipman, Ill., where he received his early education. He married Miss Jessie TALLEY in 1885 and moved to Independence, Mo., where he was engaged in business. In 1889 they moved to Arizona where he spent two years, returning to Shipman in 1891 and engaged in farming. His wife died in 1894. In 1889 he married Miss Maud BLANKENSHIP of Independence, Mo. Of this marriage, was born one daughter, Helen Maude. Her coming made one of the happiest families God plants on this earth. In 1904 he moved to town where he engaged in the feed business from which he retired in 1919. He was taken sick Jan. 17, 1921 and died in the St. Josephs Hospital in Alton, Jan. 29, 1921. He is survived by his wife and daughter, two brothers and three sisters: A.M. and H. J. SHULTZ of Shipman, Nancy Jane FISCHER of St. Louis; Cora DODSON of Bunker Hill and Alice MILLER of Carlinville. He was truly a Godly man, very much devoted to the church, always present and doing his best to keep the church and all its agencies in good working order. He could lead or he could take his place faithfully in the congregation while others led. He was a benevolent man and used his money and influence freely for good causes. One among them being the cause for temperance. He was more than kind and affectionate in his family. he was successful in business. His influence was felt by all and we are loathe to give him up.

Obituary of Herman Jacob SHULTZ Macoupin County Illinois ©2000 Robert Shultz

Name of Deceased: SHULTZ, Herman Jacob
Name of Newspaper: Macoupin County Enquirer
Date of Obituary: 29 January 1948
Obituary: Herman J. SHULTZ, 83 a retired farmer, died at 11:30 p.m. Saturday at the home of his son, Melville, at Shipman. He was born Oct. 16, 1864 at Grantsville, Md., and came to Shipman at the age of 5. He was married to Winifred SMITH on Sept. 27, 1887 who preceded him in death. He was a member of the Lutheran church and served as president of the Macoupin County Farm Bureau for eight years. He leaves three sons, C. M. of Evansville, Ind., Albert and Melville, both of Shipman. Seven grandchildren and one great grandchild also survives. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Lutheran church in Shipman, with the Rev. Marvin C. REICHERT officiating. Burial was in Shipman Cemetery.

Obituary of Louisa Belle SHULTZ (UTT), Macoupin County Illinois ©2000 Robert Shultz

Name of Deceased: SHULTZ,  Louisa Belle (UTT
Name of Newspaper: Macoupin County Enquirer 
Date of Obituary:
December 16, 1925 
Obituary: Louisa Belle UTT was born Oct. 23, 1857 at Taylorville, Christian county, Ill., as the daughter of Napoleon UTT and his wife Sarah (nee PETTY). At the age of 16 years she was received into the church of her Redeemer being baptized by immersion. She affiliated with the M. E. church. On July 20, 1892 she was united in marriage to Alonzo M. SHULTZ. After her marriage she joined the Evangelical Lutheran church by letter and has been a very faithful member ever since. The Lord blessed this union with two children, Lester Clarence who passed away at the tender age of 22 months, and Bertha L. who resides at the parental home. She was also a wonderful mother to the children of the former marriage of her husband, namely: Lottie (Mrs. Walter FRENCH), Miss Florence at home, Orvil and Ada (Mrs. Wesley BRUEGGEMAN). Eight grandchildren hold in sacred remembrance the grandmother who had been so exceedingly kind to them. Of her family of eight children, there are only two left with her passing - Mrs. Freeman HALL and Miss Lily UTT, both of Carlinville, Il. Mrs. SHULTZ seemed to fail ever since early last summer but not until six weeks ago, did her condition become grave. Something had weakened her to such an extent that it was hard for her to be about. Just a week ago another attack undermined her last strength and she passed away very peacefully on Dec. 10 at eight minutes to ten in the morning, at the ripe age of 68 years, one month and 17 days.

Obituary of Margaret Louise SHULTZ (MITCHELL), Macoupin County Illinois ©2000 Robert Shultz

Name of Deceased: SHULTZ,  Margaret Louise (MITCHELL)
Name of Newspaper: Carlinville Democrat 
Date of Obituary:
July 16, 1891 
Obituary: Without a note of warning death entered the home of A. M. SHULTZ, Sunday, July 12, and claimed for its own the beloved wife and mother. Cause of death was heart disease. Maggie S. MITCHELL was born at Parksville, Mo., June 10, 1860; moved to Macoupin County in 1861; was united in marriage to A. M. SHULTZ July 17, 1879; died July 12, 1891. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. G. W. FRASER, Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the Lutheran church, of which Mrs. SHULTZ was an active member. The deceased leaves a husband and four little children to morn her loss. To them is extended the sympathy of many friends and neighbors.

Obituary of Meshack SHULTZ Macoupin County Illinois ©2000 Robert Shultz

Name of Deceased: SHULTZ, Meshack 
Name of Newspaper: Macoupin County Enquirer 
Date of Obituary:
December 4, 1907 
Obituary: Meshack SHULTZ an old resident of the county dies of paralytic stroke. Death has again visited a happy home and claimed as its victim Meshack SHULTZ, of Shipman, who passed away peacefully Tuesday morning at 8 o'clock. A few days ago he suffered a paralytic stroke and never rallied. Mr. SHULTZ was one of the prominent citizens of Macoupin County and will be missed from a vast circle of relatives and friends. Mr. SHULTZ was born in Somerset County, Pa., May 28, 1831. He was about five years old when his parents moved to Allegheny County, Maryland. There he grew to manhood under the mild influence of farm life. Arriving at years of manhood he was united in marriage in his adopted state March 20, 1853 to Miss Charlotte AUGUSTINE. The first years of his married life was spent in Allegheny County, Maryland, and Somerset County, Pennsylvania, until 1869, when he came to Macoupin county and settled in Shipman township. He suffered many hardships but by hard work managed to get ahead, and by continually investing his earnings amassed a vast estate, owning at one time over 700 acres of land. In 1891 he moved to Shipman where he resided up to the time of his death. Mr. SHULTZ has held many offices of trust, being supervisor of Shipman for several terms and also school director. He was an active member of the Lutheran Church and a generous supporter of the same. In politics he always affiliated with the Democratic party and proved to be an able defender of its principles. During his long residence in Macoupin county Mr. SHULTZ has made many friends who will be grieved to learn of his death. Six children, besides the widow, survive. They are A.M., Frank S., and Herman J. SHULTZ, of Shipman; Mrs. W. A. FISCHER, of St. Louis, Mrs. F. M. DODSON, of Bunker Hill, and Mrs. Chester H. MILLER, of this city. He also leaves sixteen grandchildren. The funeral will take place Thursday afternoon at 2'clock from the Lutheran church in Shipman. Interment in the Shipman Cemetery.

Obituary of Nancy SHULTZ (SHOCKEY) Macoupin County Illinois ©2000 Robert Shultz

Name of Deceased: SHULTZ, Nancy (SHOCKEY
Name of Newspaper: Carlinville Democrat 
Date of Obituary:
March 3, 1893 
Obituary: Grandmother SHULTZ died at the home her daughter, Mrs. H. (Hulda) KIGHT, Sunday morning Feb 26th. Funeral services were held in the Lutheran Church Monday at 2 p.m. and conducted by Rev. G. W. FRASER, pastor in charge. A large number of friends gathered to pay their last tribute of respect to their aged friend, and the floral offerings were beautiful. Mrs. Nancy SHULTZ was born in Somerset Co., Pa. May 19, 1802; was married to Adam SHULTZ in 1818, of which marriage there were 14 children, 9 sons and 5 daughters, who all reached ages of maturity. At present 6 sons and 3 daughters survive the deceased. Adam SHULTZ, the husband, died at Grantsville, Md., where the family was brought up. The mother and the greater part of the children came to Illinois in 1865 and has lived here since. Mrs. SHULTZ has been a member of the German Reform and Lutheran church for over 70 years. She died in her 91st year, leaving behind her the record of a long, useful and well spent life. As near as can be estimated the number of decead's living descendants are about 220. Our worthy townsman, Mr. Meshach SHULTZ, is a son.

Obituary of Winifred Maude SMITH SHULTZ Macoupin County Illinois ©2000 Robert Shultz

Name of Deceased: SHULTZ, Winifred Maude SMITH
Name of Newspaper: Macoupin County Enquirer
Date of Obituary: 14 Dec 1932
Obituary: Winifred SMITH was born in Dolgeville, New York, Feb. 15, 1867. She attended public schools of Dolgeville and Coenovia Seminary. She came to Shipman with her parents in the spring of 1885 and on Sept. 27, 1887 was united in marriage with Herman J. SHULTZ. To this union four children were born - Clarence M. SHULTZ of Evansville, Ind.; Gladys SHULTZ KELSEY who departed this life, July 6 1931 and Albert and Melville of Shipman. Immediately after marriage, Mr. and Mrs. SHULTZ moved to Kansas City, Mo. and remaned there until February 1894. Upon returning to Shipman, Mrs. SHULTZ and her husband united with the Lutheran church on Easter sunday of the same spring. Mrs. SHULTZ has ever remained a consistent and faithful member, giving of her talent and time to the fullest of ability as long as her health permitted. Upon returning to Shipman from Kansas City, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. SHULTZ settled upon Elmview Farm and there spent the most useful part of their lives, remaining until November, 1929, at which time they moved to the village of Shipman and from their present home, Mrs. SHULTZ departed this life 10 minutes after 10 o'clock the morning of Dec. 5, 1932. She leaves to mourn her departure, her husband, three sons, several grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Funera services were held at the Lutheran church Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. O. O. WALKER. Interment in the village cemetery. Pall bearers were Messrs. William ADAMS, Sr., W. H. BRUEGGEMAN, Ed BRUEGGEMAN, Joe TRAVERS, G. B. WEISS and Earl C. KAHL. Flower girls were Misses Annabel ARCHER, Marie SCHWENKE, Hermina SCHAFER, Margaret BRUEGGEMAN, Anna WEISS, Dorothy JOHNSON, Mary TRAVERS and Hazel ALLEN.

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