William Riley Shoemaker

Male 1838 - 1877


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  • Name  William Riley Shoemaker 
    Born  1 Feb 1838  Owsley Co., Ky. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  30 Sep 1877  Wolfe Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Big Andy Ridge, Lee Co., Ky. Alexander farm Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Another source gives his wife's name as Eliza Ann Alexander.


      Research of Sharon Milich Kouns
      1860 Census, Swiftsville, Owsley Co., Ky. taken 13 Aug. 1860
      Page 118, Family 790
      Shoemaker, William, age 21, Farmer, value $150, b. Ky.
      Eliza Ann, age 20 b. Va.
      Michael, age 1, b. Ky.

      (handwritten note in Sharon's files - Michael died in a sawmill accident at age 21?]

      Most of the William Riley Shoemaker comes from Ethel Nickell Herkert sent to my mother, Eunice Cox Milich in 2001-2002. Ethel Herkert is the daughter of Eliza Shoemaker Nickell and Rev. James Nickell.
    • 1870 Wolfe Co., Ky. Census, Precinct 3
      Shoemaker, William age 31 b. KY
      Eliza A. age 30 b. VA
      Michael age 11 b. Ky
      Lydia A. age 9 b. Ky.
      Sarah J. age 6 b. Ky.
      John D. age 4 b. Ky.
      William Z. age 3 b. Ky.
    • Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953
      Name: Wm Shoemaker
      Death Date: 30 Sep 1877
      Death Location: Wolfe
      Residence Location: Wolfe
      Age: 39
      Gender: Male
      Ethnicity: White
      Birth Date: abt 1838
      Father's name: Jas Shoemaker
      Mother's name: Phebia Shoemaker

    Person ID  I013  Cox-Hobbs-Shoemaker
    Last Modified  10 Jul 2009 

    Father  James Shoemaker,   b. Abt 1810, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Phenabie Ann Spencer,   b. abt. 1810, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F286  Group Sheet

    Family  Eliza Ann Blanton or Alexander,   b. Sep 1840, VA or Perry Co., Ky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov, Owsley Co., Ky. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Michael Shoemaker,   b. 14 Feb 1859
     2. Lydia Ann Shoemaker,   b. 1861
     3. Sarah Jane Shoemaker,   b. 1864, Wolfe Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Crab Orchard, Lincoln Co., Ky Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. John Daniel Shoemaker,   b. 1866, Wolfe Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. William Zion Shoemaker,   b. 29 Mar 1868,   d. 27 May 1942
    Family ID  F009  Group Sheet