John Carpenter Shuman was the son of Johann 'Jacob' Shuman and Mary Hoffner Shuman. John's siblings were Catherine Shuman Whiteaker, Mariah Shuman Thompson, Horatio Shuman, Hoffner Shuman, George W. Shuman, Thomas Shuman, Harriet Shuman Lord, and Eliza Jane Shuman Colson. He married Elizabeth (b 1797 MD); their children were Lydia Shuman Cain, Jacob Shuman, John B. Shuman, Margaret A. Shuman Johnson, and Thomas B. Shuman.
[Findagrave contributor Mark Parsons, #48808367, provided the following information: "You show Jacob SHUMAN marrying Mary HOFFNER. This was a popular belief, but he actually married Mary CARPENTER, the daughter of John CARPENTER."]