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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George Shuey
Elizabeth Mizer
Marriage: 14 November 1823
George Washington Shuey
Sarah Margaret Shuey
Dr. James W. Shuey
Elizabeth Jane Shuey
Benjamin Franklin Shuey
John Jacob Shuey

Spouse and Children

14 November 1823
Augusta, Virginia, United States


    George Washington Shuey


    Sarah Margaret Shuey


    Dr. James W. Shuey


    Elizabeth Jane Shuey


    Benjamin Franklin Shuey


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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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