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Absalom O. J. SHINALL

Absalom O. J. SHINALL

Male 1809 - 1890  (81 years)


  • Name Absalom O. J. SHINALL 
    Born 1809  , , , Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Birth (Alternate) , , , Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation Gardener  [2
    1820 U.S. Census 7 Aug 1820  , Williamsport, Maury County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: > 10y 
    • Absalom was represented by a mark on the census for a white male ages 10-16. Members of the household were:

      1 male aged 10-16 (Absalom was 11)
      1 male, 45 and over (Thomas was 48)
      2 females, 16 to 26 (Sarah was @17, Susannah was @14)
      1 female, 26 to 45 (Polly was @45)
      2 involved in agriculture
      related neighbors: John Shinall (Thomas' son), Fedricks (sic) Cups (moved with Shinalls and Fitzgeralds to IL), Plearant Fittsgerald (sic) (Susannah married a Fitzgerald)
    1820 U.S. census, Tennessee, Maury County, Williamsport Township [SHINALL, Thomas]
    1820 U.S. census, Tennessee, Maury County, Williamsport Township [SHINALL, Thomas]
    Land Purchase 19 Jan 1838  R2W T1N, Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Land Purchase 1 Oct 1839  , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • T25N, R1W, Sect.10, W 1/2 of NE 1/4

      the West half of the North East quarter of Section 10, in Township twenty-five North, of Range one West in the District of lands subject to sale at Kaskaskia, Illinois, containing eighty acres

      Patentee: Absalom Shinall

      Issue Date: 10/1/1839
      Land Office: Kaskaskia
      Cancelled: No
      U.S. Reservations: No
      Mineral Reservations: No
      Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
      State: ILLINOIS
      Acres: 80
      Metes/Bounds: No

      Document Nr.: 5509
      Accession/Serial Nr.: IL1370__.372
    Land Patent Certificate for Absalom Shinall, 1 October 1839
    Land Patent Certificate for Absalom Shinall, 1 October 1839
    Land Patent Certificate for Absalom Shinall, 1 October 1839
    Land Patent Certificate for Absalom Shinall, 1 October 1839
    Land Purchase 1 Oct 1839  , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • T25N, R1W, Sect.1, SW 1/4 of SW 1/4

      the South West quarter of the Sourth West quarter of Section 1, in Township twenty-five North, of Range one West in the District of lands subject to sale at Kaskaskia, Illinois, containing forty acres

      Patentee: Absalom Shinall

      Issue Date: 10/1/1839
      Land Office: Kaskaskia
      Cancelled: No
      U.S. Reservations: No
      Mineral Reservations: No
      Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
      State: ILLINOIS
      Acres: 40
      Metes/Bounds: No

      Document Nr.: 5869
      Accession/Serial Nr.: IL1380__.211
    Land Patent Certificate for Absalom Shinall, 1 October 1839
    Land Patent Certificate for Absalom Shinall, 1 October 1839
    Move Bef 1840  , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Moved from Maury County, TN
    Land Purchase 10 Oct 1840  , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • T25N, R1W, Sect.11, NW 1/4 of NE 1/4

      the North West quarter of the North East quarter of Section 11, in Township twenty-five North, of Range one West in the District of lands subject to sale at Kaskaskia, Illinois, containing forty acres

      Patentee: Absalom Shinall

      Issue Date: 10/10/1840
      Land Office: Kaskaskia
      Cancelled: No
      U.S. Reservations: No
      Mineral Reservations: No
      Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
      State: ILLINOIS
      Acres: 40
      Metes/Bounds: No

      Document Nr.: 6934
      Accession/Serial Nr.: IL1400__.329
    Land Patent Certificate for Absalom Shinall, 10 October 1840
    Land Patent Certificate for Absalom Shinall, 10 October 1840
    Land Purchase 2 Jan 1854  , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • T25N, R2W, Sect.33, W 1/2 of SE 1/4

      the West half of the South East quarter of Section thirty-three, in Township twenty-five North, of Range two West in the District of lands subject to sale at Kaskaskia, Illinois, containing eighty acres

      Military Land Warrant for: Jacob H. Suttfield
      Patentee: Absalom Shinall

      Issue Date: 1/2/1854
      Land Office: Kaskaskia
      Cancelled: No
      U.S. Reservations: No
      Mineral Reservations: No
      Authority: September 28, 1850: ScripWarrant Act of 1850 (9 Stat. 520)

      State: ILLINOIS
      Acres: 80
      Metes/Bounds: No

      Document Nr.: 9402
      Accession/Serial Nr.: MW-0744-202
    Land Patent Certificate for Absalom Shinall, 2 January 1854
    Land Patent Certificate for Absalom Shinall, 2 January 1854
    Census 3 Jul 1865  , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Absalom was represented by a mark on this census for a white male aged 50 to 60.

      Males:
      1 - under 10
      2 - between 10 and 20
      1 - between 50 and 60

      Females:
      2 - under 10
      3 - between 10 and 20
      1 - between 20 and 30
      1 - between 40 and 50
    1865 Illinois State census, Washington County, [SHINALL, Absolam]
    1865 Illinois State census, Washington County, [SHINALL, Absolam]
    FamilySearch ID
    Died 12 Apr 1890  , Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 10
    Age: 78y 
    Cause: La Grippe 
    Death Record of SHINALL, Absalom, pg. 2
    Death Record of SHINALL, Absalom, pg. 2
    Death Record of SHINALL, Absalom, pg. 1
    Death Record of SHINALL, Absalom, pg. 1
    Buried 14 Apr 1890  Masonic Cemetery, Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • block 1 row 2 lat. X
    Gravestone for SHINALL, Absalom O.J. and Rebecca M.
    Gravestone for SHINALL, Absalom O.J. and Rebecca M.
    Person ID I5622  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Lawhorn Branch
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2018 

    Father Thomas SHINALT\SHINALL,   b. 1772, , , Bedford County, Virginia, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Polly JENKINS,   b. Abt 1775 
    Married 22 Dec 1797  , , Amherst County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    • A marrage bond between Thomas Shinalt and Polly "Jinkins", d/o Jemima Jenkins, both residents of Lexington Parish, Amherst County, Virginia. Thomas is stated as being a 'bachelor'.
    Family ID F2004  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rebecca M. LYONS,   b. 13 Jun 1817, , , , Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1887, , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1834  , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2013 
    Family ID F2013  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1809 - , , , Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth (Alternate) - - , , , Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1820 U.S. Census - Age: > 10y - 7 Aug 1820 - , Williamsport, Maury County, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jan 1834 - , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 19 Jan 1838 - R2W T1N, Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 1 Oct 1839 - , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 1 Oct 1839 - , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMove - Bef 1840 - , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 10 Oct 1840 - , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 2 Jan 1854 - , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 3 Jul 1865 - , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 78y - 12 Apr 1890 - , Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 Apr 1890 - Masonic Cemetery, Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

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    SHINALL, Absalom O.J.
    SHINALL, Absalom O.J.

  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I5622&tree=1: accessed 15 October 2018), "Absalom O. J. SHINALL".

  • Sources

    (Reliability ratings:
      0=Unreliable   1=Questionable   2=Secondary   3=Primary) 
    1. [S657] Historical Society of Washington County (Ill.), compiler, Washington County, Illinois 1979 History, (Nashville, Illinois : Historical Society of Washington County, 1980), p. 450, entry for "Thomas Shinalt". (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S1049] Washington County, Illinois, Record of Deaths to County Clerk, vol. 1 (Dec 1877 - Dec 1901): 117, No. 1503 (12 Apr 1890), Absalom Shinall; Washington County Clerk's Office, Nashville (Illinois). (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S1064] 1820 U.S. census, Maury County, Tennessee, population schedule, Williamsport Township, p. 124 (penned), line 6, Thomas Shinall; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 9 August 2010); citing National Archives microfilm publication M33, roll 124.

    4. [S1284] Marissa Historical and Genealogical Society, Washington County Illinois Land Records, Prior to 1836 and 1841, (Marissa, Illinois : Marissa Historical & Genealogical Society, 1998), p. 18. (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search", database with images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 6 March 2013), Absalom Shinall, Patent no. 5509. (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search", database with images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 6 March 2013), Absalom Shinall, Patent no. 5869. (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search", database with images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 6 March 2013), Absalom Shinall, Patent no. 6934. (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search", database with images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 6 March 2013), Absalom Shinall and Jacob H. Sutfield, Military Warrant no. 9402. (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S1129] 1865 Illinois State census, Washington County, p. 14, line 2, Absalam Shinall household; digital image 12 of 55, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 8 April 2013); citing Illinois State Census microfilm publication 103.010, roll 2186.

    10. [S1049] Washington County, Illinois, Record of Deaths to County Clerk, vol. 1 (Dec 1877 - Dec 1901): 117, No. 1503 (12 Apr 1890), Absalom Shinall; Washington County Clerk's Office, Nashville (Illinois). (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S526] Masonic Cemetery (Nashville, Washington County, Illinois; LAT/LON N38.33226°, W-89.38285°; located in Nashville, Illinois; from the center of town on Rt. 15, take Rt. 127 south, approx. .8 mi to Masonic Rd., then turn right onto Masonic Rd., and the cemetery is on the right (north) side), Absalom O.J. and Rebecca M. Shinall joint marker; personally read and photographed, 21 Oct 2010. (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S1175] "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XRDN-8BS : accessed 27 March 2016), Thomas Shinalt and Polly Jinkins Or Jenkins, 22 Dec 1797; citing Amherst County, Virginia, reference 122; FHL microfilm 30,273. (Reliability: 2).

    13. [S1062] Donna S. Mellick and Carolyn Sue Chenault, editors, Descendants of Estienne Cheneau (Stephen Chenault), 2008 Edition, (Auburn Hills, Michigan : Data Reproductions Corp., 2008), p. 234, no. 11311. (Reliability: 2).

    14. [S1097] Kay Jetton and Elda Jones, compilers, Washington County, Illinois marriage records 1831-1869, (Marissa, Illinois : Marissa Historical and Genealogical Socity, 2007), p. 12 - entry for "Chinall, A.O.J. and Lyons, Miss R.M. (1 Jan 1834). (Reliability: 2).