George Shugart (1770 - 1851) MP

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Birthplace: Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania, (Present USA)
Death: Died in Grant County, Indiana, United States
Managed by: Donna Louise Schrader
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About George Shugart

George Shugart was born in North Carolina, where he was married to Mary Davis; and in 1811, came to Indiana, and settled on the quarter section on which the town of Newport now stands. As were most of the early settlers in this township, he was a member of the society of Friends. He lived many years where he first settled, and removed to Grant County, where he died. He had nine children:

John, who married Sarah Ratliff

Sarah, who married first Joseph Ratliff and second David, son of Obadiah Harris

Mary who married Thomas Harris. John, Sarah and Mary died in grant County.

Tamar, who married Simeon Cox, and died in Randolph county.

George who resided near Newport.

Zachariah, who married Susanna, daughter of Obadiah Harris, II, and lived in Tama County, Iowa.

Isaiah, who married Elizabeth, daughter of Jesse Hough; both died near Newport.

Catharine, who married first Daniel, son of Jesse Hough, and second Daniel Charles, in Green.

Gulielma, who married Nathan Coggeshall and removed to Grant County.

George Shugart, the son of George Shugart, the subject of the foregoing sketch, was born in July, 1804, and came, when a boy, with his father to this township. He was married to Ruth, daughter of Jonathan Marine, and resides about three fourths of a mile north, east of Newport. He has ever been an esteemed member of the Society of Friends. He has had eleven children, namely, Luzena, who died in her 7th year, Riley, Irena, Jonathan, Jane, Angelina, Charles, Thomas C., William, Hannah, and Ruth Ann.

SOURCE: History of Wayne County, Indiana: from its first settlement to the present time, with numerous biographical and family sketches.

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George Shugart's Timeline

1770
August 30, 1770
Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania, (Present USA)
1793
October 10, 1793
Age 23
Yadkin, North Carolina
1805
November 26, 1805
Age 35
Surry Co., North Carolina
1814
June 4, 1814
Age 43
North Carolina, USA
1851
October 10, 1851
Age 81
Grant County, Indiana, United States