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 Elizabeth Malinda “Mattie” <I>Shinn</I> Bailey

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Elizabeth Malinda “Mattie” Shinn Bailey

  • Birth 3 Feb 1836 Cabarrus County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 16 Sep 1906
  • Burial Russellville, Pope County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 62167258

Elizabeth "Malinda" Bailey was the daughter of Littleton Crankfield and Nelly (Tucker) Shinn.

Malinda first married John Wycliffe Shoptaw in Pope County, Arkansas on 21 February 1856. At age 30 Malinda Shoplan (Shoptaw) married Rufus A. Bailey, 28, in Pope County on 4 August 1867, citing the Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957, FHL Film Number: 1034012. This 1867 marriage date was previously stated to have occured on 1 December 1861. The above changes were added as per suggestion on 10 November 2012.

Her children, all inscribed on her marker, were the following: John T., James S. and Mary A. Shoptaw, and Laura E., Henry M., Annie L., Charles F., Cora D., Elizabeth and Ann Bailey.

(Credit: Ballards' & Boyds' "Cemeteries of Pope County, Arkansas" 1996)

Linked to parents on 25 Dec 2015, per auto SAC.

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  • Created by: Mike Casey
  • Added: 26 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62167258
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Malinda “Mattie” Shinn Bailey (3 Feb 1836–16 Sep 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62167258, citing Booher Cemetery, Russellville, Pope County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Mike Casey (contributor 47002614) .