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Mary (Carr) Shoptaw (abt. 1820 - bef. 1879)

Mary Shoptaw formerly Carr
Born about in Kentucky, United Statesmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 3 Jan 1837 in Hardin, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died before [location unknown]
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Marriage Record [1]

Name: Mary Carr
Gender: Female
Marriage Date: 3 Jan 1837
Marriage Place: Hardin, Kentucky, USA
Spouse: William J. Shoplane [sic] Shoptaw
Film Number: 000390788

1840 United States Federal Census [2]

Name: Wm Shoptaugh [sic]
Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Hardin, Kentucky
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 2
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
Total Free White Persons: 4
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 4

1860 United States Federal Census [3]

Name: Rebecca Choctow [Rebecca Shoptaw]
Age: 13
Birth Year: abt 1847
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Kentucky
Home in 1860: District 3, Hardin, Kentucky
Post Office: Elizabethtown
Dwelling Number: 427
Family Number: 423
Attended School: Yes
Household Members: Name Age
Wm Choctow 46
Mary Choctow 43
David Choctow 22
Caroline Choctow 14
Rebecca Choctow 13
Rachael C Choctow 11
John Choctow 10
Wm Ward 7

1870 United States Federal Census [4]

Name: William Shoptaw
Age in 1870: 55
Birth Year: abt 1815
Birthplace: Kentucky
Dwelling Number: 51
Home in 1870: Smith, Greene, Indiana
Race: White
Gender: Male
Occupation: Farmer
Male Citizen over 21: Y
Personal Estate Value: 500
Real Estate Value: 1116
Inferred Spouse: Mary Shoptaw
Inferred Children:
Cassie Shoptaw
John Shoptaw
Household Members: Name Age
William Shoptaw 55
Mary Shoptaw 52
Cassie Shoptaw 21
John Shoptaw 20

Mary Carr Shoptaw likely passed away before 1880, because by that year, he had married his second wife. See the following record for confirmation.

Second Marriage Record for Husband William Shoptaw [5]

Name: William J Shoptaw
Spouse Name: Franky A Yancy
Marriage Date: 7 Aug 1879


  1. Marriage Records. Kentucky Marriages. Madison County Courthouse, Richmond, Kentucky. See:
  2. 1840 United States Federal Census, Year: 1840; Census Place: Hardin, Kentucky; Page: 66. See:
  3. 1860 United States Federal Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: District 3, Hardin, Kentucky; Roll: M653_371; Page: 57; Family History Library Film: 803371. See:
  4. 1870 United States Federal Census, Year: 1870; Census Place: Smith, Greene, Indiana; Roll: M593_318; Page: 420B; Family History Library Film: 545817. See:
  5. Marriage Records, Greene Co Indiana; Index to Marriage Record 1821 - 1920, Lacking 1828, W. P. A.; Book: K; Page: 436. See:

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