Abner Shuttlesworth

1793–February 1870 (Age 77)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Abner

When Abner Shuttlesworth was born in 1793, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Joseph Shuttlesworth, was 41 and his mother, Mary Polly A Hughes, was 46. He married Margaret Nimmons about 1829, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Pickens, South Carolina, United States in 1860. He died in February 1870, in Seneca, Oconee, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 77.

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Abner Shuttlesworth
Margaret Nimmons
Marriage: about 1829
Winifred Shuttlesworth
Martha R. Shuttlesworth
David Shuttlesworth
William Ira Shuttlesworth
Nancy C. Shuttlesworth
Clementine Shuttlesworth
Adeline F. Shuttlesworth
Jackson Burnett Shuttlesworth

Spouse and Children

about 1829
South Carolina, United States


    Winifred Shuttlesworth


    Martha R. Shuttlesworth


    David Shuttlesworth


    William Ira Shuttlesworth


    Nancy C. Shuttlesworth


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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 7

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.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 26

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

English: variant of Shuttleworth .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abner Shettlesworth, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Abner Shettleworth, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abner Shuttleworth, "United States Census, 1840"

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