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William Westwood Shuttlesworth
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1841
Death: Mar. 28, 1912
Union County
Kentucky, USA

William Westwood Shuttlesworth was the son of John Shuttlesworth (VA) and Mary Selene Carr(KY). His brothers were Adolphus and Thomas Shuttlesworth. From his Civil War pension papers he is said to have been 5' 5 3/4" tall, weighed 121 lbs., and had a dark complexion. His first wife was Elizabeth Broadus (1843-1872) and the 1870 Census for the county of Union, KY lists the following children:

Missouri F 9yr,
Olive F 7yr,
Malinda F 5yr,
John M 8yr,
William M 1yr

Fifteen years after the death of Elizabeth he married Phoebe Spinks on March 2, 1887 in Uniontown, KY. They had at least one daughter named Delilah Shuttlesworth. Phoebe died July 25, 1920.

William served as a private in Company I of the 35th Kentucky Mounted Infantry (Union). He enlisted August 18, 1863 in Owensboro, KY and was mustered out on December 29, 1864 in Louisville, KY. During his war service he contracted the Measles which settled in his lungs and led to a very severe lung infection from which he recovered but suffered severe effects from it the rest of his life.

William died March 28, 1912 and was buried in St Agnes Cemetery in Uniontown, KY.

All of the above information is from William's Civil War Service Records and Pension Documents from the National Archives, Washington, D.C. 
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  Malinda Shuttlesworth Mills (1867 - 1930)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Agnes Cemetery
Union County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: G Wooden
Record added: Jun 25, 2008
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William Westwood Shuttlesworth
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William Westwood Shuttlesworth
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- Vivian Puryear Almand
 Added: Oct. 4, 2014
I am sad to inform you there is no headstone at Saint Agnes Cemetery, Uniontown, Union County, Kentucky, U.S.A., for William Westwood Shuttlesworth 1841-1912. ~ + ~ "We do not want you to be uninformed, brethren, about those who are asleep, so that you ...(Read more)
- Pam H
 Added: May. 31, 2013

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