no image
Privacy Level: Open (White)

William K. Shoptaw (abt. 1842 - abt. 1892)

William K. Shoptaw aka Shoptan
Born about in Kentuckymap
Son of and [mother unknown]
Husband of — married 15 Dec 1881 in Yell County, Arkansasmap
[children unknown]
Died about in Arkansas, United Statesmap
Profile last modified
This page has been accessed 32 times.


William Shoptaw served in the United States Civil War.
Enlisted: October 19, 1862
Mustered out: June 10, 1863
Side: Confederate
Regiment(s): Company H, 35th Regiment Arkansas Infantry
35th Regiment Arkansas Infantry (Confederate), US Civil War
William Shoptaw served in the United States Civil War.
Enlisted: Oct 30, 1863
Mustered out: May 22, 1865
Side: Union
Regiment(s): Company D, 3rd Regiment Arkansas Cavalry

3rd Regiment Arkansas Volunteer Cavalry (Union), US Civil War

Confederate Service: SHOPTAW, W.K. Pvt - Enl 19 Oct 1862 at Huntsville, AR. Deserted 10 Jun 1863 at Little Rock, AR. [Link]

Union Service: SHOCKTAN, WILLIAM K. Blksmith - Enl 30 Oct 1863 in Yell Co, AR. Eyes blue, hair lt, complx fair, blacksmith, age 26. Discharged 22 May 1865. [Link]


  • "United States Civil War Soldiers Index, 1861-1865," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2014), Wm. K. Shoptaw, , Company D, 3rd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry, Union; citing NARA microfilm publication M383 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 3; FHL microfilm 881,490.
  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch( : 12 August 2017), William Shoptaw, 1880; citing enumeration district ED 91, sheet 293B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d), roll 0048; FHL microfilm 1,254,048. McKennon, Johnson County, Arkansas
  • 2nd Marriage to Tennessee (Underwood) Miller Dec 15, 1881 in Yell County, Arkansas; Source Information; Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: "Arkansas County Marriages, 1838–1957." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2011. "Arkansas County Marriages, 1838–1957," database, FamilySearch; from Arkansas Courts of Common Pleas and County Clerks. Digital images of originals housed at various county courthouses in the State of Arkansas. Marriage records. FHL Film Number 1026493

More Genealogy Tools

Sponsored Search

Is William your ancestor? Please don't go away!
 star icon Login to collaborate or comment, or
 star icon ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by

No known carriers of William's ancestors' DNA have taken a DNA test.

Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Sponsored by Ancestry ®

Family History Search.


Enter a grandparent's name. Just one grandparent can lead you to many discoveries.


Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.