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Jefferson Mattinlee Shortridge
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Birth: May 24, 1846
Death: Apr. 16, 1934

Jefferson Mattinlee Shortridge was the husband of (1) Clarinda Sellards, and (2) Hannah Lucretia Hunter Lombard.

He had 7 children with Clarinda :
1. Florence Susannah -b. 26 Oct. 1871
2. Ellen May -b. 23 May 1873
3. William Edward -b. 28 Aug. 1875
4. Jasper Joseph -b. 30 Nov. 1877
5. Clarenda Elsie -b. 10 March 1880
6. "Unknown" -b. 11 July 1882
7. Ida Emily -b. 20 June 1884

and with Hannah he had 7 children :
1. George Francis -b. 29 Jan. 1889
2. Mattie Ruth -b. 18 Aug. 1891
3. Andrew Jefferson -b. 1 Feb 1894
4. James Cass -b. 5 Sep. 1896
5. Bernice H. -b. March 1899 (died as a child)
6. John Darrell -b. 20 Oct. 1901
7. Levi Leslie -b. 24 Feb. 1904 (MY Grandpa)

-- Veteran of Civil War Passes On--

Jeff Shortridge Rugged Warrior '61 to '65 Succumbs
to Old Age.

-The Grand Army of the Republic, the ranks of which have been rapidly depleted during the past few years, has lost another of the grizzled warriors of '61 to '65, Jeff Shortridge, late member of Co. D. 39th Vol. Inf. of Kentucky, having answered the long last roll, at his home in Nevis, April 16, at the age of 88 years. Mr. Shortridge enlisted Sept. 20, 1862, and was honorably discharged Sept. 15, 1865, at Louisville, Ky. The family have resided at Nevis since 1913.
-Funeral services were conducted at the Christian Church of Nevis, Wednesday afternoon, Rev. Chas. Swindells of Laporte officiating. An impressive sermon was preached from Judges 8:1-2-3 with the central thought of service; "Is not the gleaming of the grapes of Ephraim better than the vintage of Abi-Ezer."
-Ellwell Engelking Post, American Legion, Wm. Ainchaim, commander, paid full military honors to the deceased. Interment was at Nevis cemetery.
-Jefferson M. Shortridge was born in Tazewell county, Virginia, May 24, 1846. Died at Nevis, Minn., April 16 1934. He is survived by his wife, Anna, two daughters, Ellen and Mattie and seven sons, William, Joseph, George, Andrew, James, Darrell and Levi; also two sisters, Mrs. Nettie McBrierty and Mrs. Louise Ralston. The Herald Tribune will be joined by the people of this community in extending condolence to the family in their great loss of their distinguished husband and father.

--American Civil War Soldiers--

Name: Jefferson Shortridge
Enlistment Date: 20 Sep 1862
Side Served: Union
State Served: Kentucky

Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 20 September 1862.
Enlisted in Company H, 14th Infantry Regiment Kentucky.
Transferred out of Company H, 14th Infantry Regiment Kentucky on 20 January 1865.
Transfered into Company D, 39th Infantry Regiment Kentucky on 20 January 1865.

Mustered out Company D, 39th Infantry Regiment Kentucky on 15 September 1865 in Louisville, KY

Family links: 
  Hannah Lucretia Hunter Lombard Shortridge (1864 - 1944)
  Clarinda Sellards Shortridge (1840 - 1914)*
  Florence Susanah Shortridge Rexford (1870 - 1909)*
  Elsie Clarinda Shortridge (1880 - 1896)*
  Ida Emily Shortridge (1884 - 1896)*
  George F. Shortridge (1889 - 1967)*
  Mattie Ruth Shortridge Dickinson (1891 - 1976)*
  Andrew Jefferson Shortridge (1894 - 1956)*
  James Cass Shortridge (1896 - 1965)*
  John Darrell Shortridge (1901 - 1966)*
  Levi Leslie Shortridge (1904 - 1994)*
*Calculated relationship
Lakeview Cemetery
Hubbard County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: Jean
Record added: May 02, 2007
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Jefferson Mattinlee Shortridge
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Jefferson Mattinlee Shortridge
Added by: Joan Edmonson
Jefferson Mattinlee Shortridge
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- Jeannie
 Added: May. 16, 2014
From your great-great-grandson, Robbie Wenstrom.Great-grandson of Mattie Shortridge Anderson Dickinson. Grandson of Charlie Anderson. Son of Judy Anderson Wenstrom.
- Robbie
 Added: Sep. 1, 2013
Thank you for your service to our country.
- Rose Wenstrom
 Added: Sep. 1, 2013
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