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Shropshire, Walter

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Shropshire, Walter
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]

WALTER SHROPSHIRE, farmer, P. O. Oxford; was born in Bourbon County,
Dec. 27, 1843. His father was James H. Shropshire; born Aug. 25, 1808;
occupation, a farmer; maiden name of his mother was Maria L. Harcourt;
born in Bourbon county April 27, 1815; died Dec. 30, 1852; parents had
nine children, eight of whom are living; was educated in Bourbon county,
and began life in the business of farming; was married in Scott county,
Nov. 21, 1871; maiden name of his wife was Rebecca F. Sutphin, born in
Baton Rouge, La., March 13, 1851. Her father was John T. Sutphin, born
Kentucky in 1820, in Scott county; her mother, Ann L. Flournoy, was born
in Fayette County, Feb. 26, 1826. He has been in the business of farming
and breeding fine cattle and horses. He enlisted in Co. A. Breckinridge's
9th Kentucky Cavalry, commanded by Capt. Lawrence Jones, C.S.A.; has
three children: J. J. R. Earl, Flournoy and Walter H.; is a member of the
Christian Church and a Democrat.

Shropshire Sutphin Flournoy Harcourt
Fayette-KY Bourbon-KY LA

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