Henry Clay Shiflett

Male19 January 1860–21 November 1949

Brief Life History of Henry Clay

When Henry Clay Shiflett was born on 19 January 1860, in Fayette, Howard, Missouri, United States, his father, William Alfred Shiflett, was 22 and his mother, Margaret Ann Powell, was 24. He married Mary Thomas Lusby on 5 June 1884, in Howard, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Howard, Missouri, United States in 1876 and Prairie Township, Howard, Missouri, United States for about 50 years. He died on 21 November 1949, in Armstrong, Howard, Missouri, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Hackley Cemetery, Prairie Township, Howard, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Clay Shiflett
Mary Thomas Lusby
Marriage: 5 June 1884
Ed Shiflett
Lessie S. Shiflett
Aubra A Shiflett
William Wallace Shiflett
Ida Mae Shiflett
Chester S. Shiflett
Cora Pearl Shiflett
Everett Shiflett
Henry C. Shiflett
Lewis Shiflett
Denzell Shiflett

Sources (17)

  • H C Sheffette, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henry Shiflett, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Henry Clay Shiflett, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 June 1884Howard, Missouri, United States
  • Children (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 3

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.


    Age 26

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Variant of Shifflett , a surname of French origin.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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