|Birth: ||Mar. 11, 1840|
|Death: ||Dec. 16, 1920|
Husband of Isabel Colclayer
Enlisted as a Private on July 22, 1862 in Company B, 72nd Infantry Regiment Indiana. Mustered out on July 24, 1865 in Nashville, TN.
December 16, 1920
Waynetown, Dec 15 - John A. Shurr passed away at 4:30 Thursday morning at his home here after an illness of two weeks. Mr. Shurr had been suffering from a complication of diseases. The deceased was born March 11, 1840, near Crawfordsville, son of John and Permelia Armstrong Shurr. In 1867 he was united in marriage with Miss Isabel Colelazer and to this union 7 children were born, 3 dying in infancy. Mr. Shurr had been a member of the Baptist Church 45 years and with the exception of the time he spent in the serving during the Civil War had lived all his life in Montgomery County. He was a volunteer soldier in Wilder's brigade, 72nd Indiana. Besides his wife he is survived by 3 sons, William of Parkeville, Mo; Charles of Crawfordsville and Walter of Danville, Illinois. One daughter survives, Mrs. Lou Simpson of Waynetown. The funeral services will be held from the late home Saturday morning at 10:30, Rev. G.E. Tremain in charge. Burial made at the Waynetown Masonic Cemetery.
Isabel S. Colclazer Shurr (1846 - 1926)*
Charles Elmer Shurr (1871 - 1941)*
Lula Shurr Simpson (1887 - 1967)*
Note: Civil War Veteran
Waynetown Masonic Cemetery
Plot: Div 2 Lot 169 Bed 4
Created by: Honoring our ancestors
Record added: Jan 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17759201
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