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Re: Rufus F. Shue - Pope County, Arkansas
Posted by: Lina Boyd (ID *****0757) Date: April 22, 2003 at 08:11:34
In Reply to: Re: Rufus F. Shue - Pope County, Arkansas by Carlene of 278

Carlene, You have cleared up two questions that I had about this family. First, Rufus F. Shue that I have the pension application on is the same one who was here in Pope County, Arkansas. His first wife was Eliza J. Taylor who he married 20 Feb 1865 Bk D-101 in Pope Co. AR. They had two children. Nancy E. born about 1866 and William M. born 1868 probably in Pope Co. AR. Then from her pension application when Rufus "died (17 Sep 1890 of Pernicious Malarial fever at Detroit, Tennessee, he married 2nd to Judy Theresa Welch on 25 Oct 1869 by Wm. King, JP at Marion Ark." This pension lists these children who were under age 16 at time of pension application (18 Jun 1892): Richard L. B. Shue born 23 Feb 1877; Chas. E. J. Shue 31 Jul 1880; Harry Lee Shue 01 Mar 1883 and Van Houton Shue 04 Mar 1888.

The second clarification was who Susan Shue listed in 1860 census was married to. I had wondered if she was married to John A. Shue but after 1850 census, but the ages of her children didn't fit. I don't find a William Riley Shue in the census here. I don't have any information about Susan and Wm. Riley other than census and marriages from Pope Co. I do have pension for their son, John William Shue who married Mary Phillips. He is buried in Fairbanks Cemetery in Quitman, Cleburne Co. AR.

This I found in a Civil War site on Arkansans in the Civil War.
Shue, Henry C. Pvt. Co. A. 3rd AR Cav. Union enlisted 18 Oct 1863 Dardanelle, AR. Ht. 5' 10" eyes gray, hair dark, complx. dark. farmer age 28 born Cabarrus Co. NC

Shue, John W. pvt. Co. A. 3rd AR Cav. Union Enlisted 19 Jan 1865 Lewisburg, AR Ht 5' 5",eyes blue, hair lt. complx fair. farmer age 18, borninCabarrus Co. NC

Nelson M. Shue, Co. A 3rd AR Cav. Union Pvt. enlisted 19 Nov 1863 at Dardanelle, AR Ht. 5' 11", eyes blue, dark hair dark complex., farmer age 35 born in Pope Co (this is a mistake) died of pneumonia 10 Jan 1864 while at home on furlough in Pope Co. AR.

Rufus F. Shue Pvt same company enlisted 08 Oct 1863 Dardanelle, AR ht 5'6", blue eyes, dark hair, fair complex., farmer age 18 born Cabarrus Co. NC.

William T. Shue pvt. same company enlisted 19 Nov 1863 Dardanelle Ht 5' 4", blue eyes, red hair, complex fair, farmer age 18 born in Pope Co. AR.( not sure if this is right either)

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