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John B. Shuman
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Birth: Sep. 11, 1833
Dearborn County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 1871
Dearborn County
Indiana, USA

John B. Shuman

John B. Shuman (1833-1871) married Martha Ann Thompson in Dearborn County, Indiana December 27, 1857. Their five children were Albert James Shuman, Charles W. Shuman, Mary Alice Shuman Loftus, Laura Ellen Shuman Peck and Glendora Shuman Dearwester. John B. Shuman's second wife was Philena "Lena" Christy; they were married in Dearborn County, Indiana April 25, 1869. Their daughter Emma was born 4-10-1871 and died 7-14-1871.

familysearch United States Civil War Soldiers Index (John B. Shuman Private Union 3rd Regiment IN Cavalry); familysearch US General Index to Pension files 1861-1934 (John B. Shuman A 3 IN Cav pension 1890 Glendora Shuman).

1915 History of Dearborn Co. IN pp. 737-738 "John Shuman, father of Mrs. James Loftus, was born at Aurora, and his wife, Martha Ann (Thompson) Shuman, was a native of Chesterville. Mr. Shuman lived in Sparta township all of his life, where he farmed during the summer months, and taught school in the winter. Mr. and Mrs. Shuman were the parents of five children, namely: Albert J., who married Anna A. Wheeler, is living at Dillsboro, and has two children, Cordis (sic) S. and Ernest; Laura E., who became the wife of William Peck, lives at Price Hill, Cincinnati, and has five children, Bertha M., Armor S., Charles W., Clarabelle, and Raymond."

Obituary The Dearborn Independent 12-28-1871 p.3; The Dearborn Independent, Calendar of Events, 1-4-1872 p. 3: "December ... 23 John Shuman ...".

The John B. Shuman signatures were written on a page in a book he owned titled "Lives of Illustrious Men of America". 
Family links: 
  John Carpenter Shuman (1799 - 1867)
  Martha Ann Thompson Shuman (1836 - 1868)
  Albert James Shuman (1858 - 1931)*
  Lydia Shuman Cain (1818 - 1884)*
  John B. Shuman (1833 - 1871)
*Calculated relationship
Note: John B. Shuman died in Dearborn County, Indiana; his burial place in Dearborn County is supposed to be Concord Cemetery; however his marker has not yet been located.
Concord Cemetery
Dearborn County
Indiana, USA
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Record added: Mar 07, 2011
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John B. Shuman
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