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Catherine Shugart (Best)

Birthplace: Heiliges Römisches Reich Deutscher Nation (Present Germany)
Death: Died in Wayne County, Indiana, United States
Immediate Family:

Wife of Zachariah Shugart
Mother of George Shugart; John Shugart; Leonard Shugart; Sarah Reese (Shugart); Eli Shugart and 4 others

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About Catherine Shugart (Best)

On the Find A Grave page for her son, Eli Shugart:

J. Stover, a genealogy researcher, author, and weekly genealogy columnist in Cumberland County, KY, writes that Catherine, Eli's mother, was actually named at birth Catherine Best, and had been born in Germany on 6 April 1742, rather than in Pennsylvania. According to her research, she died in 1822 in Wayne County, Indiana. Presumably, her sources of information are available on request through her contact page on Find A Grave.

From "Martha's Extended Family" family tree page on Catherine from Pennsylvania:

Catherine (?)[1],[2]

  • F, b. 3 May 1742
  • Birth* Catherine was born on 3 May 1742 in Pennsylvania.
  • Marriage* She married Zachariah Shugart.

Family Zachariah Shugart b. 28 Feb 1747

  • Children
  • 1. George Shugart+ b. 30 Aug 1770, d. 10 Oct 1851
  • 2. Leonard Shugart+ b. 1772


1.[S186] Eleanor M. Davis, Davis: A Quaker Family, Charles Davies, the Immigrant, to Pennsylvania about 1725, from there to North Carolina, His Wife, Hannah Matson, and Their Descendants, p. 929.

2.[S177] William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, p. 997.

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Catherine Shugart (Best)'s Timeline

April 6, 1742
Heiliges Römisches Reich Deutscher Nation (Present Germany)
October 9, 1769
Age 27
Clinton, Kentucky, United States
August 30, 1770
Age 28
Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania, (Present USA)
July 2, 1772
Age 30
Snow Camp, Orange County (Present Alamance County), Province of North Carolina, (Present USA)
December 12, 1774
Age 32
Marlborough Township, Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania, (Present USA)
July 30, 1776
Age 34
Cane Creek, Orange, North Carolina, United States
October 3, 1778
Age 36
North Carolina, United States
Age 79
Wayne County, Indiana, United States