Peter Marcus Shellhorn

Male7 April 1851–3 August 1926

Brief Life History of Peter Marcus

When Peter Marcus Shellhorn was born on 7 April 1851, in Andrew, Missouri, United States, his father, Jacob Balsor Shellhorn, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Ent, was 27. He married Anna Elizabeth Dewitt on 3 November 1881, in Du Bois, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Richardson, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years and South Fork Township, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States for about 40 years. He died on 3 August 1926, in Du Bois, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Du Bois, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Marcus Shellhorn
Anna Elizabeth Dewitt
Marriage: 3 November 1881
Adelia Catherine Shellhorn
Jacob Bartlette Shellhorn
Floyd Wilbur Shellhorn
Charles Rufus Shellhorn

Sources (13)

  • Peter Shellhem in household of Jacob Shellhem, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Peter Shellhom, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Peter Marcus Shellhorn, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 November 1881Du Bois, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Historical Boundaries: 1854: Richardson, Nebraska Territory, United States 1867: Richardson, Nebraska, United States


    Age 12

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

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 21

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Schellhorn .

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

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