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Shropshire, Joseph

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Shropshire, Joseph
February 28, 2007 06:38PM
History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky, ed.
by William Henry Perrin, O. L. Baskin & Co., Chicago, 1882. p. 641.
[Scott County] [Newtown Precinct]

JOSEPH SHROPSHIRE, farmer, P. O. Leesburg; was born in Bourbon County,
March 4th, 1811; his father was Joseph Shropshire, who was born in Virginia
about 1770; was by occupation a farmer and trader, died in 1844. The
maiden name of his mother was Susan W. Neal; born in Bourbon County, died
in 1836. His parents had twelve children, five boys and seven girls, he
was educated in Bourbon County; education of a primary cast; he began
life in the business of farming; was married in Bourbon county in 1839;
the maiden name of his wife was Elizabeth Ann Hawkins; born in Bourbon
county in 1822. The name of his wife's father was John Hawkins, born in
Harrison county in 1798, whose wife was Mary Harcourt, born in Bourbon
county in 1799; has been engaged in the business of farming, had eight
children, five of whom are living, as follows: Mary Susan, Ellen, Ann
Frances, Amelia, Elizabeth Dandridge, Elisa Margaretta, James Hubbell,
Sarah Bowman. He was a Baptist and a Democrat.

Shropshire Neal Hawkins Harcourt
Bourbon-KY Harrison-KY VA

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