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Shoemaker, George J.

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Shoemaker, George J.
February 26, 2007 05:02PM
History of Trigg County, Historical and Biographical, ed. W.H. Perrin,
F.A. Battey Pub. Co., Chicago, 1884. p. 200. [Cadiz Precinct]

GEORGE J. SHOEMAKER was born November 30, 1813, in Adams County, Ohio, and
is a son of Solomon and Nancy (Carr) Shoemaker; the former was
born in Virginia, the latter in Ireland. Our subject was reared on his
farm, where he remained till [sic] the age of twenty-one; he then removed
to the Cumberland Iron Works; there worked five years. In 1839 he came to
Trigg County, engaged in agricultural pursuits till [sic] 1878, when he was
elected Jailer; he is now serving on his second term; he also held the
office of Coroner four years. He was married, December 28, 1835, to
Malinda Griffin, of Tennessee, Stewart County; she died in January, 1870,
aged fifty-six; they had twelve children, seven living--three sons and four
daughters. His second marriage was in November, 1870, to Eliza Pallomor,
of Trigg County; four daughters bless this union.

Shoemaker Carr Griffin Pallomor
Adams-OH VA Ireland Stewart-TN

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