Person:Solomon Shewe (6)

Watchers
Solomon Shewe, [3]
m. ABT 1785
  1. Margaret SHUEAbt 1786 -
  2. Catharine SHEWEYAbt 1789 -
  3. Martin Shewey, [3]Abt 1792 - Abt 1862
  4. Solomon Shewe, [3]1793 - 1882
  5. John SHEWEYAbt 1796 -
  6. Simon Shewey, [3]Abt 1799 -
  7. Richard SCHUYAbt 1802 -
  • HSolomon Shewe, [3]1793 - 1882
  • WEllen Willis1801 - 1888
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
Facts and Events
Name Solomon Shewe, [3]
Gender Male
Birth[1][2][9] 17 OCT 1793 Washington, Ohio, United States
Marriage 22 MAY 1823 Marietta, Washington, OHto Ellen Willis
Census? 1830 Washington, Ohio, United States
Census[5] 1850 New, Pike, Illinois, United States
Census? 1860 Pleasant Vale Township, Pike, Illinois, United States
Census[6] 1880 Pleasant Vale Township, Pike, Illinois, United States
Occupation? Farmer
Death[3][4] 21 FEB 1882 Pike, Illinois, United Statespossibly
Burial? New Canton, Pike, Illinois, United StatesBrown Cemetery

1. "My grandfather, Solomon Shewe Sr. lived in Marietta, OH, and I understand some of his family lived in W. VA and PA. He and his children moved from Ohio and came down the Ohio river and up the Mississippi to a point near Rockport and New Canton, IL." (abt 1841.) All lived and died in or near New Canton, except Charlie who moved to Los Angeles and later to Washington. (Charles Shewe ltr to Mrs. Austin, 11/28/1962) [History of Pike Co. says he came in 1844]

2. The History of Pike County says he was born in Pennsylvania of German descent.

3. In 1860 Census lists real estate asssets at $3000; personal at $1000. Eleanor Willis, age 11, resides with them.

4. Used "Shewey"

5. "Great Grandfather Shewe [Martin Schuy] lived to be 106. Came from Germany. Read German but not English. A very small man - hated Indians. He and wife from Germany Living around Marietta, Ohio. Grandfather S - 88 [?] Grandmother S - 88 [Amelia Butler ] Father 74 - Mother 68 [Solomon Jr & Catherine Brammell ] Grandfather & Grandmother Willis, from Ireland. He was 78.

6. Birth date calculated from date and age on grave marker, "88y, 4m, 4d"

7. Harve's obit says he was youngest of a family of ten; 3 children not known.

8. The 1860 Federal Census for Pleasant Vale Twp., Pike Co., IL lists Eleanor Willis, age 11, born in Illinois, as living in Solomon's household. (Page 825, Line 11) This Ellen/Eleanor was probablythe daughter of Sampson Willis (1808, PA - ) and Eliza/Elizabeth Harrison; married 30 Nov 1830, OH. (e-mail from Marynel Corton, 12/15/01)

9. Solomon's assets in 1860: Real Estate $3000, Personal $1000. 10. James B. Elledge in 1836 acquired 40 acres in Section 16 (a school section) in Pleasant Vale township, just south of New Canton. Daniel B. Bush, then school commissioner, sold the 40 acres to Elledge for $6.27 an acre, the transfer to Elledge being signed by Governor Joseph Duncan at Vandalia, December 8, 1836. This tract in 1847 passed to Solomon Shewe. Thompson, Ch.70


10. Check Thompson, Ch.70 for ref to sale of land in Pleasant View by Daniel Boone's heirs to Solomon, ca 1847 11. In 1850, Ellen Willis, 2, resides with them. She is daughter of Sampson Willis and Elizabeth Harrison.


1840 Wa, OH census?

References
  1. Source (260). (SIN 36. History of Pike County, Illinois, 1880, Chas. C. Chapman & Co., Chicago, 977.345 / D3p, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film #0873830, Item #1. Excerpt transcribed by HSB. (Includes notes on S.P. Shewe, Martin Shewe, Leona Dunbar, Caroline Atkinson, Sarah Baughman)).
  2. Source (512).
  3. Source (7).
  4. Source (72).
  5. Source (80).

    p. 232A, line 19-27.

  6. Source (75).

    page 699A.

  7.   Source (416).
  8.   Source (502).
  9. Ref 36 gives abt 1800