Pleasant Baylord Shewmaker

29 October 1847–17 December 1930 (Age 83)
Helt Township, Vermillion, Indiana, United States

The Life of Pleasant Baylord

When Pleasant Baylord Shewmaker was born on 29 October 1847, in Helt Township, Vermillion, Indiana, United States, his father, Jeremiah Vardamon Shewmaker, was 37 and his mother, Mary Louisa Howell, was 36. He married Minnesota Richardson on 4 March 1880, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Stonington, Christian, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Brookville, Brookville Township, Ogle, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 17 December 1930, in Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Fairlawn Cemetery, Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pleasant Baylord Shewmaker
1847–1930
Minnesota Richardson
1862–1928
Marriage: 4 March 1880
Nellie May Shewmaker
1880–1968
Charles Albert Shewmaker
1883–1957
Iva Pearl Shewmaker
1885–1923
Leray Shewmaker
1886–1976
Walter Ray Shewmaker
1890–1977
Cora Edith Shewmaker
1892–1981
Jennie Ester Shewmaker
1896–1931
Goldie Irene Shewmaker
1898–1921
Ada Geneva Shewmaker
1902–1921
Minnie Velma Shewmaker
1907–1976

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 March 1880
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
children

(10)

    Nellie May Shewmaker

    Female1880–1968Female

    Male1883–1957Male

    Iva Pearl Shewmaker

    Female1885–1923Female

    Male1886–1976Male

    Walter Ray Shewmaker

    Male1890–1977Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jeremiah Vardamon Shewmaker

    Male1810–1891Male

    Mary Louisa Howell

    Female1811–1856Female

siblings

(7)

    George W Shewmaker

    Male1834–1933Male

    James M. Shewmaker

    Male1838–1907Male

    Fred Shewmaker

    Male1840–Male

    Marie Shewmaker

    Female1841–1917Female

    John Wesley Shewmaker

    Male1843–1919Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 1

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 23

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Schoemaker or German Schumacher .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Pleasant Shumaker in household of Charles Shumaker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Plesent Shoemaker, "United States Census, 1880"
  • P B Shewmaker, "United States Census, 1920"

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