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Louisa Shumway (Minnerly)

Birthplace: Tarrytown, Westchester, New York, United States
Death: Died in Linden, Navajo, Arizona, United States
Place of Burial: Taylor, Navajo, Arizona, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Minnerly; <private> Minnerly; Catherine Minnerly and <private> Taylor
Wife of Charles Parley Shumway
Mother of Charles Minnerly Shumway; Wilson Glenn Shumway; Peter Minnerly Shumway; Levi Minnerly Shumway and <private> Shumway

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About Louisa Shumway

Louisa Minnerly's ancestors are Dutch who lived in Westchester County, NY since before 1700. In the 1830s her family moved to Thompson, Sullivan, NY where they joined the LDS Church. They then moved to Nauvoo, IL where in 1845 Louisa became the 2nd wife of Charles Shumway. On the 4th of Feb 1846 Charles led the first group of Saints west to escape religious persecution. They arrived in Salt Lake City Utah in 1847. At Brigham Young's request they pioneered the settlement of Manti, Sanpete County, and Cache County Utah and Navaho County Arizona.

Louisa Minnerly was b. Jan. 8,1824 in Tarrytown, Westchester Co., New York; she m. with CHARLES SHUMWAY on Aug. 5,1845 to become co-wife with Julia Ann Hooker Shumway. She d. Feb. 28,1890 in Linden, Navajo Co., Arizona and is buried at the Taylor Cemetery, Taylor, Arizona.

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Louisa Shumway's Timeline

January 8, 1824
Tarrytown, Westchester, New York, United States
August 10, 1848
Age 24
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
December 6, 1850
Age 26
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, USA
January 20, 1853
Age 29
Payson, Utah, Utah, United States
February 28, 1890
Age 66
Linden, Navajo, Arizona, United States
Taylor, Navajo, Arizona, United States