Pleasant Baylord Shewmaker

Brief Life History 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 43. 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 Brookville, Ogle, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Shannon, Carroll, 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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Pleasant Baylord Shewmaker
Minnesota Richardson
Marriage: 4 March 1880
Nellie Mary Shewmaker
Charles Albert Shewmaker
Iva Pearl Shewmaker
Leray Shewmaker
Walter Ray Shewmaker
Cora Edith Shewmaker
Jennie Esther Shewmaker
Goldie Irene Shewmaker
Ada Geneva Shewmaker
Minnie Velma Shewmaker

Sources (30)

  • Pleasant Shoemaker in household of Phelix Davidson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • P.b. Shoemaker, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Pleasant Baylord Shewmaker, "Find A Grave Index"

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Historical Boundaries: 1848: Ogle, Illinois, United States

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

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.

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