Marie Antoinette Shuey

1849–1920 (Age 70)
Botetourt, Virginia, United States

The Life of Marie Antoinette

When Marie Antoinette Shuey was born on 20 June 1849, in Botetourt, Virginia, United States, her father, George Adam Shuey, was 34 and her mother, Martha Coldsmith, was 31. She married Ephraim Baxter Bear on 26 October 1871, in Augusta, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Churchville, Augusta, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Pastures District, Augusta, Virginia, United States in 1910. She died on 16 January 1920, at the age of 70, and was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Churchville, Augusta, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marie Antoinette Shuey
Ephraim Baxter Bear
Marriage: 26 October 1871
Charlotte Coldsmith Bear
William Theodore Bear
Mary C. Bear
Franklin Alexander Shuey Bear
Margaret Elizabeth Bear
George Christian Bear

Spouse & Children

26 October 1871
Augusta, Virginia, United States


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Parents & Siblings

  • Male1815–1876Male

  • Martha Coldsmith




  • Female1842–1915Female

  • Mary Eliza Shuey


  • Theodore Frelinghuysen Shuey


  • Female1849–1920Female

  • George Henry Shuey


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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 12

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 19

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Nettie M Shue in household of George A Shue, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nettie M Bear, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Maria A Shuey in household of Geo A Shuey, "United States Census, 1860"

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