George Shuey

10 September 1794–27 August 1881 (Age 86)
Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George

When George Shuey was born on 10 September 1794, in Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johann Henry Shuey, was 47 and his mother, Anna Catharina Loesch, was 34. He married Elizabeth Mizer on 14 November 1823, in Augusta, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Augusta, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Riverhead District, Augusta, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 27 August 1881, at the age of 86, and was buried in Middlebrook, Augusta, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Shuey
1794–1881
Elizabeth Mizer
1801–1881
Marriage: 14 November 1823
George Washington Shuey
1824–1901
Sarah Margaret Shuey
1826–1891
Dr. James W. Shuey
1829–1883
Elizabeth Jane Shuey
1832–1894
Benjamin Franklin Shuey
1835–1861
John Jacob Shuey
1837–1920

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 November 1823
Augusta, Virginia, United States
children

(6)

    George Washington Shuey

    Male1824–1901Male

    Sarah Margaret Shuey

    Female1826–1891Female

    Dr. James W. Shuey

    Male1829–1883Male

    Elizabeth Jane Shuey

    Female1832–1894Female

    Benjamin Franklin Shuey

    Male1835–1861Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 18

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 25

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of Dutch Schuy ( see Shy ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Shuey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George Shuey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Shuey, "United States Census, 1880"

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