Person:Solomon Shewe (4)

m. 22 MAY 1823
  1. Sarah Shewe1824 - 1900
  2. Nancy Shewe1827 - 1912
  3. Elizabeth Catharine Shewe1829 - 1901
  4. Charles SheweAbt 1832 -
  5. Solomon Shewe, Jr.1833 - 1907
  6. Amanda Ellen SHEWE1835 - 1914
  7. Alonzo Shewe1841 - 1926
  8. Harvey SHEWE1844 - 1921
m. 28 Apr 1864
  1. Emma S. Shewe1865 - 1923
  2. Essie SHEWE1866/67 - 1938
  3. Charles Ellis SHEWE1869 - 1965
  4. Loren Thomas Shewe1871 - 1894
  5. Jeanette May Shewe1877 - 1974
  6. Dora SHEWE1878 - 1954
  7. Everett Andrew Shewe1880 - 1939
  8. Ernest Allen SHEWE1884 - 1884
Facts and Events
Name Solomon Shewe, Jr.
Gender Male
Birth[1] 10 Oct 1833 Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States
Census[1] 1860 Pleasant Vale (township), Pike, Illinois, United States
Marriage 28 Apr 1864 Rockport, Pike, Illinois, United Statesto Catherine Emily Brammell
Census[4] 1880 Barry, Pike, Illinois, United States
Census[5] 1900 Barry, Pike, Illinois, United States
Occupation? Farmer
Death[2][3] 11 Oct 1907 Barry, Pike, Illinois, United States
Burial[3][8] 13 Oct 1907 Park Lawn Cemetery, Barry, Pike, Illinois, United StatesSection E or B

1. At 9 years of age (about 1842), came down the Ohio and up the Mississippi with his parents to settle near New Canton. Source , page 15, gives 1844 as date of entry to Pike Co.

2. Lived on the farm at the mouth of Grubb Hollow for 28 years (1865-1893).

3. Park Lawn Cemetery deed: Lot #44 Pt. W. of Section B. Plan shows trapezoidal lot, approx 200 sf, at SE corner of North Walk and Avenue. Plot #2 marked, "S.S." This deed was to solomon Shewe. A second deed, to Charles E. Shewe of Kinderhook, dated 10 August 1923: Deed 501, "Lot No. 8 S. E., Section No. C, containing about 130 square feet, in Park Lawn Cemetery".

4. US Census-1860, Pleasant Vale Twp., Pike Co., IL has Solomon Shewey, 24, living in the household of Nancy Brown as a laborer. (Page 830, Line 13) His assets were $500. 5. Pike Co. does not have death record. 6. By March, 1894, "Sol. Shewe & Co.- Dry Goods" is operating on Broadway, across from the Square. It is spared in the great fire of 30 March 1894, when over half the business district burned to the ground. (See Loren's letter to CES)

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Pike, Illinois, United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule.

    Illinois, Pike Co., Pleasant Vale Twp., Heritage Quest digital image, Ser: M653, Roll 219, Page 830

  2. Family Bible.

    SIN 1. Family Bible - Shewe/Brammell, Polyglot Family Bible, Hitchcock & Walden. An extract is filed with sources.

  3. 3.0 3.1 Park Lawn Cemetery and Sexton's Records.

    SIN 100. White, James and Lora Doman White, Cemetery and Sexton's Records, Park Lawn Cemetery, Barry, Pike Co. IL, 1962-63, Film #0874001, Item #2, Family History Library, viewed 8/27/99.

  4. Pike, Illinois, United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule.

    Bary, Pg 278C, NARA microfilm publication T9, Roll 81

  5. Pike, Illinois, United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule.

    Barry, page 45, sheet 13A, line 8-12.

  6.   Pike County Historical Society (Pittsfield, Illinois). Combined atlases of Pike County, Illinois, 1872-1912. (Evansville, Indiana: Whipporwill Publications, 1986).
  7.   Letter from Park Lawn Cemetery Association
    23 Jul 1902.

    SIN 104. To: Solomon Shewe (father of Charles E. Shewe).

  8. Funeral at home