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Jonathan Shreve (1794 - 1856)

Jonathan "John" Shreve
Born in Georgetown, Brown, Ohio, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1812 in Brown, Ohio, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Vernon, Jennings, Indiana, United Statesmap
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Biography

Jonathan Shreve, with his family, moved on a flatboat built by himself down the Ohio River and located on a tract of timberland near the present site of Cross Plains, Indiana, where he lived a number of years, joining the Baptists and serving as a Justice of the Peace.

He sold his place and moved to Jennings County, Indiana, near Vernon, where he died.

He and his father served in the Indian war of 1816. John, the eldest son, remained at home, helping on his father's farm until he married when his father gave him a farm of eighty acres near Cross Plains.[1]

Children per The Genealogy and History of the Shreve Family[1]

  1. Nancy
  2. John
  3. Samuel
  4. David M.
  5. Thomas
  6. Jonah
  7. James
  8. William
  9. Mary (Polly)
  10. Caleb
  11. Elizabeth
  12. Sarah Catharine

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 The genealogy and history of the Shreve family from 1641; by Allen, L. P. (Luther Prentice), 1853- [1]
  • Ancestry.com. The genealogy and history of the Shreve family from 1641 [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. Original data:Allen, Luther Prentice,. The genealogy and history of the Shreve family from 1641. Greenfield, Ill.: Priv. print., 1901.
  • Year: 1830; Census Place: Ripley, Indiana; Series: M19; Roll: 32; Page: 17; Family History Library Film: 0007721
  • Year: 1850; Census Place: Brown, Ripley, Indiana; Roll: 169; Page: 293B
  • Indiana Archives and Records Administration; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Death Certificates; Year: 1899 - 1900; Roll: 15; Source Information Ancestry.com. Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Original data: Indiana State Board of Health. Death Certificates, 1900–2011. Microfilm. Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis, Indiana.


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