William John Shoup, (USA)

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William John Shoup, (USA)

Birthplace: Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: November 11, 1892 (46)
Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, United States
Place of Burial: Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry M Shoup and Ann Jane Shoup
Husband of Samantha Chloe Shoup
Father of George Russell Shoup; Grace M. Shoup; William Allen Shoup; Edwin Glendinning Shoup; Lillian Margaret Shoup and 1 other
Brother of Abram Nelson Shoup, (USA); George L. Shoup, Governor, U.S. Senator; Elizabeth Shoup; Joseph Snowden Shoup, (USA); Rebecca A. Shoup and 3 others

Occupation: School Principal
Managed by: Michael Carl Nelson
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About William John Shoup, (USA)

Birth 15 Mar 1846 Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, USA Death 11 Nov 1892 (aged 46) Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA Burial Linwood Cemetery Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA Plot Soldiers Row #3, space 17 Memorial ID 84745822 · View Source Son of Henry M and Anna Jane McCain Shoup

W. J. SHOUP: Principal of the Fourth Ward School, Dubuque, is a native of Kittauning Armstrong Co., Penn., and was born in 1846. He grew up to manhood in Illinois. He moved with his parents to Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois in 1853, and received his education in that state and graduated at Knox College, Galesburg in 1873. After graduation he came to Dubuque and since then has been connected with the public schools of this city. During the war, at the age of 18, he enlisted and served in Co. H. 48th I.V.I. (being the fourth son his widowed mother had given to the Union Armies.) Mr. Shoup is editor of Iowa Normal Monthly, The school organization publication of the State. He was chosen and served as President of the State Teachers Association.

He was married to Miss Samantha Whipple June 29, 1871, (a classmate at Knox). He left two daughters and four sons - Grace, George, William, Edwin, Margaret, and Arthur. Survived by three brothers, U. S. Senator Geo. L. Shoup of Salmon City, Idaho - J. B. Shoup, of Sioux City, (superintendent of schools for Woodbury Co.) IA. and the Hon. James M. Shoup of Challis Idaho; two sisters, Mrs.Robert McAfee of Allegheny, PA and Mrs. James Glendenning of Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dubuque Daily Herald, November 11, 1893

A platoon of Governors’ Greys under command of First Lieutenant A. M. Jaeggi will assist the G. A. R. in the burial of the late Professor W. J. Shoup at Linwood this afternoon. The platform will assemble at the armory at 1 o’clock sharp. Capt. Thrift will march with his comrades of Hyde Clark past.

His children with Samantha: Grace M Shoup 1873–1949 George Russell Shoup 1873–1928 William Allen Shoup 1877–1946 Edwin Glendinning Shoup 1883–1933 Lillian Margaret Shoup 1888– (I cannot find her on any other records besides the 1900 census) Arthur Nelson Shoup 1890–1966

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William John Shoup, (USA)'s Timeline

March 15, 1846
Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States
November 11, 1892
Age 46
Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, United States
Linwood Cemetery, Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, United States