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Shrum Families of Barry County, MO



We start the Peter King Shrum family line of Missouri, with his father, Peter Shrum, born in 1787 in Lincoln Co., North Carolina, but first a little history.

Jacob Schramm & Anna Maria and children sailed for America on the Ship "Davy", leaving from the vicinity of Rotterdam, Holland, traveling via Cowes, England, arriving in the port of Philadelphia on 25 October 1738. Jacob and Anna Maria settled near York, PA where Jacob died in 1748. Anna Maria died near there in 1754. They have markers at the Prospect Hill Cemetery, York, PA where it is believed that they were buried.

Several sons of this immigrant group moved to new frontiers beyond York, before the War of Independence. Son Nicholas moved south to Lincoln County, North Carolina.

Nicholas left Pennsylvania via the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia about 1763 and settled in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Nicholas moved south to Lincoln County, North Carolina about 1765. The 1790 Census of Morgan District, Lincoln County, NC records Nicholas Shrum with 2 males over 16, 2 males under 16, and 5 females.

Nicolas Shrum wrote his last will and testament August 24, 1791 naming his wife Margaret and his children Peter, Nicholas Jr., Jacob, Mary, Elizabeth, Katreena, Christine, Margaret, Hannah, Sarah, Henry, John, David, Susannah, and Barbara. His will includes instructions, "to use the money arising from the sale of the estate to put to the use to school four of the youngest children. " Signed with "his X mark" Nicolas Shrum. Will was probated April 1793.

The first member of the Shrum Family to appear in Smith/Macon County, TN was Nicholas Shrum, Jr., son of Nicholas and Anna Kroener Shrum. It is believed that he left Lincoln County, NC after 1787. Nicholas Shrum, Jr. and Betsy Hostetler's children were determined by taking Smith County deeds to identify Nicholas, John, Peter (b. 1787) and Henry Shrum.

Stephen Calvin Gregory’s popular “Cal’s Column” section of the Macon County Times was devoted to genealogy and research on the history of the Upper Cumberland area of northern Middle Tennessee where one will find articles on the family of Nicholas Shrum Jr.

Peter Shrum, born in 1787 in Lincoln Co., North Carolina, was a son of Nicholas Shrum, Jr. Peter died in Macon Co., Tennessee and his son Peter King Shrum, Sr. migrated to Barry Co. Missouri. This family line begins with Peter Shrum, born in 1787.

Sources for this genealogy from family lore, Shrum notes of Mel Shrum’s database at RootsWeb, census records, Barry Co. GenWeb, and a family history by J. R. Shrum, graciously loaned to me by Leon Shrum. I have more on this family than is posted here and if anyone would like additional information, feel free to ask.

As in the past, I want to remind everyone that nothing is written in stone. This is only a guide to further one’s interest in the Shrum family.

Phyllis Long
Shrum Notes

Peter King Shrum of Missouri

First Generation



1. Peter Shrum. Born in 1787 in Lincoln Co., North Carolina. Peter died in Macon Co., Tennessee. Peter married Sarah Beckie Lovelady, daughter of John Lovelady & Mary Ellis. Born in 1789 in South Carolina. Sarah Beckie died in Macon Co., Tennessee in 1879, she was 90.

1820 Smith Co. TN Census

86 LN1783 Srum, Peter

3 males under 10

2 males 10-16

1 male 26-45

3 females under 10

1 female 26-45

2 of the above in agriculture

1830 Smith Co. TN Census

Peter Shrum

2 male under 5

1 male 5-10

1 male 10-25

2 males 15-20

1 male 40-50

1 female under 5

2 females 5-10

1 female 10-15

1 female 30-40

1850 United States Federal Census Tennessee Macon District 10

Peter Shrum, age 63, born NC

Sarah, age 50, born NC

Nancy A., age 22, born TN

William,age 18, farmer, born TN

Newton,age 15?, born TN

D. H. Cosby, age 22, born TN, male

SHRUM PETER 72 M W NC TN MACON LAFAYETTE 1860

1860 TENNESSEE MACON LAFAYETTE

Series: M653 Roll: 1263 Page:

Peter Shrum, age 72, real estate value $1650, personal estate $500, born NC, farmer

Sarah, age 69, born SC

Nancy, age 31, born TN

Susan, age 10, born TN

1870 TENNESSEE MACON LAFAYETTE P O

Series: M593 Roll: 1545 Page: 36

Peter Shrum, age 84, farmer, real estate value $1000, personal $600, farmer, born NC

Sarah, age 80, born SC

Nancy A., age 40, born TN

Susan B., age 21, born TN

Hanta?,age 4, born TN

Tennessee land grants under the name Shrum:

17N24W David H. Shrum

18W24N David H. Shrum

19N23W Edward D. Shrum

19N23W Henry Shrum

17N23W Nicholas J. Shrum

17N23W Pleasant F. Shrum

19N23W Steve E. Shrum

19N23W Thomas P. Shrum

19N23W Walter Shrum

19N23W Walter Shrum

19N23W William A. Shrum

Not sure that all these children are correct. Thomas L. was listed as son of Peter and then again as son of John Allen "Johif", same birth date, in the notes of Cal’s Column. There were supposedly 18 children in all. I have 17 listed.

Peter and Sarah had the following children:

2 i. Nicholas (1803-1863)

3 ii. John Allen (-1850)

4 iii. Tilman D. (1807-1901)

5 iv. Sarah "Sally" (-1860)

v. Mary "Polly". Born in abt 1812 Smith Co., Tennessee. Mary "Polly" married Robert Gammons.

6 vi. Peter King (1813-1891)

7 vii. Matilda Susan

8 viii. Carroll L.

9 ix. Rebecca (-1910)

10x. Moses

11 xi. Thomas L. (1824-1900)

12 xii. Asa Joyner (1826-1864)

xiii. Nancy A.. Born in abt 1829. Nancy, the last mentioned daughter of Peter Shrum, Sr., never married and died an old maid. In 1860, Nancy is still living at home. Also listed is Susan Shrum, age 10. Sarah is too old to have had Susan and I wonder if she is a child of Nancy's, born out of wedlock.

SHRUM PETER 72 M W NC TN MACON LAFAYETTE 1860

1860 TENNESSEE MACON LAFAYETTE

Series: M653 Roll: 1263 Page:

Peter Shrum, age 72, real estate value $1650, personal estate $500, born NC, farmer

Sarah, age 69, born SC

Nancy,age 31, born TN

Susan,age 10, born TN

In 1870, we now have Susan and added Hanta.

1870 TENNESSEE MACON LAFAYETTE P O

Series: M593 Roll: 1545 Page: 36

Peter Shrum, age 84, farmer, real estate value $1000, personal $600, farmer, born NC

Sarah, age 80, born SC

Nancy A., age 40, born TN

Susan B., age 21, born TN

Hanta?, age 4, born TN

13 xiv. Pleasant Franklin (1830-1884)

14 xv. William B. (1832-)

15 xvi. Newton B. (1835-1865)

xvii. Jesse. Jesse married Leatha Nichols.

Second Generation

Family of Peter Shrum (1) & Sarah Beckie Lovelady



With Siblings of our Peter King Shrum who is buried on Kettle Mountain

2. Nicholas Shrum. Born on 15 Sep 1803 in Smith Co., Tennessee. Nicholas died in Howell Prairie, Marion, Oregon on 4 Oct 1863, he was 60. Buried in Stipp Cemetery, McClay Co., Oregon. On 19 Jul 1821 when Nicholas was 17, he married Delilah Fine, daughter of Thomas Fine & Mary Ellen Nave, in Montgomery Co., Missouri. Born on 6 May 1801 in Washington Co., Tennessee. Delilah died in Salem, Marion, Oregon on 22 Nov 1880, she was 79. Buried in Stipp Cemetery,McClay Co., Oregon.

Family records of J. R. Shrum state that Nicholas migrated to Missouri in 1820. He led one of the first wagon trains west into Oregon Territory. He lived his days out in Marion County and Douglas County, Oregon. He was the father of six sons.

According to the 1830 census of Smith County, TN, Nicholas was 20-30 years of age and his household included one female age 15-20 years, one female 0-5 years and possible one male under age 5 (illegible)

1880 Howell Prairie, Marion, Oregon

Delilah SHRUM Self W Female W 79 TN Keeping House TN TN

John SHRUM Son W Male W 59 MO Farmer TN TN

Perry SHRUM GSon S Male W 26 OR Farm Laborer MO MO

Frank SHRUM GSon S Male W 18 OR Farm Laborer MO MO

Isabell RAY Other S Female W 20 CA Domestic Servant TN TN

Source Information:

Census Place Howell Prairie, Marion, Oregon

Family History Library Film 1255082

NA Film Number T9-1082

Page Number 143A

Nicholas and Delilah had the following children:

i. John (Twin)

ii. Henry (Twin). Born in abt 1826 Missouri. Henry married Eleanor. Born in abt 1829 England.

iii. Thomas.

iv. Nicholas IV.

v. Jeffrey.

vi. Andrew.

3. John

Allen Shrum. Born in abt 1806 Smith Co., Tennessee. John Allen died in 1850. John Allen married Elizabeth Wakefield. Born in abt 1805 South Carolina.

They had one child:

i. Edgar

4. Tilman D. Shrum. Born on 31 Dec 1807 in Smith Co., Tennessee. Tilman D. died in Macon Co., Tennessee on 5 Jun 1901, he was 93. Tilman D. married Mary Gifford,daughter of Gideon Gifford & Catherine Slaughter. Born in abt 1809 Tennessee.

1870 Census

SHRUM TILLMON D 60 M W TN TN MACON LAFAYETTE P O 1870 1870 TENNESSEE MACON LAFAYETTE P O

Series: M593 Roll: 1545 Page: 79

Tillmon D. Shrum, age 60, farmer, real estate value $500, personal $300, born TN

Melvina S., age 20, keeping house, born TN

Parthena, age 19, female, born TN

Adilla A., age 15, born TN, female

Mary Drury, age 26, born TN

William T. Drury, age 10, farm laborer, born TN

Darthula D. Drury, age 7, female, born TN

1880 Macon, Tennessee

T. D. SHRUM Self W Male W 70 TN Farmer NC SC

Mary DRURY Dau W Female W 37 TN House Keeping TN TN

Dorthula DRURY GDau S Female W 17 TN House Keeper TN TN

Bell DRURY GDau S Female W 8 TN TN TN

? DRURY GGSon S Male W 6M TN TN TN

Saroh DRURY Other S Female W 41 TN Boarding TN TN

Source Information:

Census Place E. D. 69, Macon, Tennessee

Family History Library Film 1255270

NA Film Number T9-1270

Page Number 6D

1900 TENNESSEE MACON 10-DIST

Series: T623 Roll: 1586 Page: 283

SHRUM TILMAN 92 M W TN TN MACON 10-DIST 1900

Tilman Shrum, head, born Dec 1807 TN, age 92, widowed, father born NC, (doesn't list where mother born), landlord

Tilman and Mary had the following children:

i. Gideon (1825-1892) Born in Sep 1825 in Macon Co., Tennessee. Gideon died in Pleasant Hill, Franklin, Illinois on 28 Oct 1892, he was 67. Went to Illinois.

Gideon W Shrum: age 50 was 5 feet 7 1/4 inches tall with a light complexion, light brown hair, blue eyes.

He was a Private in Co. G of 111th Reg ILLS Vol. He enrolled on Aug 21, 1862 and discharged at Camp Butler, Ils on June 6th 1865, mustered out a Sargent 6 June 1865. He was a blacksmith when he enrolled.

ii. Sarah Evelyn. Born in abt 1829 Tennessee. Sarah Evelyn died in 1918 in Arkansas. In 1850 Sarah Evelyn married Jacob Sisco.

iii. John Allen (-1886) John Allen married Mary Susanna Leath, daughter of Isaac Leath & Elizabeth Story, in abt 1849 Macon Co., Tennessee. Born on 26 Feb 1830 in North Carolina. Mary Susanna died in Sumner Co., Tennessee on 19 Oct 1912, she was 82. Buried in Bethpage Cemetery.

iv. Elizabeth. Born in abt 1832 Tennessee.

v. Joseph or Joel. Born in Jul 1838 in Macon Co., Tennessee.

Joseph or Joel married Susan B. Shrum. Joel F. Shrum: Confederate TN 2nd (Robison's) Inf. Co. K

vi. Mary. Mary, the wife of Francis Drury, was the mother of Billie Drury and Tina Drury, the latter marrying Tom Parker.

vii. Nancy. Nancy first married Henry Eden. Nancy second married Alexander Martin.

viii. Malvina S.. Born in abt 1846 Tennessee.

ix. Jane AKA: Parthenia? (1849-) Jane AKA: Parthenia married John Green.

x. Adilla A. "Dillie". Born in abt 1855 Tennessee.

Adilla married Charles Garrett.

5. Sarah "Sally" Shrum. Born in abt 1811 Smith Co., Tennessee. Sarah aka Sally died in 1860 in Macon Co., Tennessee. Sarah "Sally" married Jerry Brawner, Sr., son of Dosier Brawner & Jennie.

They had the following children:

i. Betsey. Born in abt 1846 Tennessee.

ii. Malvena. Born in abt 1848 Tennessee. Malvena married Billy Lovelady and went to Arkansas.

iii. Martha S. (1849-1926)

iv. William "Bill". Went to Illinois.

v. Matilda "Tilda". Matilda "Tilda" married Stephen Dixon.

vi. John

vii. Rebecca "Becky".

Rebecca first married Hiram Willis.

Rebecca second married Mr. Hightower.

Rebecca third married Mr. Shrum.

viii. Pate

ix. James. Born in abt 1854 Tennessee. James married Miss Duncan.

x. Sampson. Born in abt 1857 Tennessee and went to Arkansas.

xi. Nancy J.

6. Peter King Shrum Sr. Born on 24 Apr 1813 in Smith Co., Tennessee. Peter King died in Barry Co., Missouri in Nov 1891, he was 78. Buried on Kettle Mountain, Barry Co., Missouri. Other researchers have more than 2 wives for Peter King. I have first, Mary Tilitha Shinkly and second, Amy Parsley. There seems to be much confusion about the wives of Peter, Sr.

Family history passed on to me by a great-great grandson of Peter King Shrum says that he requested that he be buried on Kettle Mountain near Eagle Rock, Barry,Missouri. We made a trip to the burial site and you will find pictures on the following link. The story repeated to me was that he was taken by horse and wagon as far as they could go and then carried the rest of the way to the top of the mountain by friends and relatives. At one time, there was supposed to be 3 graves but we only found two stone markers. One of the other graves could be the young son of Peter King.

Kettle Mountain - Barry Co., MO, Shrum burials.

Peter King Shrum: Was in Wayne County, IL 1840 Census and in Barry County, MO 1860 and 1870 Census.

1860 Crane Creek Twp., Barry Co., MO AKA:: Crain Creek - 4th of August 1860

Peter K. Shrum, 47, Farmer, Tennessee, Male

Telitha Shrum, 24, Domestic, Kentucky, Female

Ursuley Shrum, 9, Illinois, Female

Wm T. Shrum, 5, Kentucky, Male

Jas W. Shrum, 4, Kentucky, Male

Nancy J. Shrum, 2, Kentucky, Female

Eliza T. Shrum, 8 months, Kentucky, Female

1870 Roaring River Twp., Barry Co., MO,

Post Office, Cassville, MO

Peter Shrumb, age 56, TN, white, male [This is Peter Shrum]

Anna (Amy), 27, TN, white, female

Joseph, age 8, IL, white, male

Robert, age 5, IL, white, male

Zack, age 3, AR, white, male

Nancy J., age 12, KY, white, female

Tilitha, age 10, KY, white, female

William P., age 15, KY, white, male

James, age 14, KY, white, male

1880 Census Place Roaring River, Barry, Missouri

Roaring River, Barry, Missouri

Peter SHRUM Self M Male W 77 TN Farmer TN TN

Ann SHRUM Wife M Female W 38 TN Keeping House TN TN

Newton SHRUM Son S Male W 17 IL At Home TN TN

Elijah SHRUM Son S Male W 13 IL At Home TN TN

Franklin SHRUM Son S Male W 12 IL At Home TN TN

Elias SHRUM Son S Male W 10 MO At Home TN TN

Family History Library Film 1254672 - NA Film Number T9-0672 - Page Number 326D

Peter King first married Mary Tilitha Shinkly. Born 5 Mar 1835 in Kentucky. Mary Tilitha Dewitt Shrum died on 16 Sep 1861 in Barry Co., Missouri. Buried at Munsey Cemetery, Barry Co., MO.

Peter King and Mary had the following children:

28 i. William L. (1832-1861)

29 ii. Newton L. (1834-1865)

iii. Elizabeth. Born in 1845.

30 iv. Ursala (-1880)

31 v. William Peter "Billy" (1855-1926)

vi. James Wakefield. Born on 27 Jul 1856 in Louisville,Jefferson, Kentucky. James Wakefield died in Carmargo, Dewey, Oklahoma on 13 Mar 1930, he was 73. James’ sister Ursala and daughter were living with him in the

1880 census of Barry Co., Missouri.

1880 Census Place

Roaring River, Barry, Missouri

James SHRUM Self S Male W 25 KY Farmer TN TN

Ersula DAVIS Sister W Female W 28 IL Keeping House TN TN

Josaphine DAVIS Niece S Female W 4 AR SA IL

Source Information: 1880 Census Place

Roaring River, Barry, Missouri - Family History Library Film 1254672 - NA Film Number T9-0672 - Page Number 326D

vii. Nancy J.. Born in abt 1858 Kentucky.

viii. Eliza Tilitha. Born in 1859 in Kentucky.

Peter King second married Amy Parsley, daughter of Robert Parsley & Susan Rainey. Born on 23 Dec 1842 in Tennessee. Amy died in Barry Co., Missouri on 5 Jul 1932, she was 89. Possibly buried at the Archer/Shrum Cemetery - near Mano, Barry, Missouri.

Second marriage for Amy:

Barry County, Missouri

Marriage Book 'H' 1895-1897

Sorted by Grooms: Reel, Jacob H (53) (Reed) Shrum, Amy (54); Mar. 5, 1896, By W F Conningham, MG

Peter King and Amy had the following children:

i. Peter King. Born in 1862. Peter King died in 1881, he was 19. Probably buried on Kettle Mountain.

ii. Joseph Newton. Born in abt 1863 Illinois. 32 iii. Robert Elijah "Liege" (1865-1950)

33 iv. Zacharia Lewis Franklin "Frank" (1868-1953)

34 v. Elias Morris Franklin

7. Matilda Susan Shrum. Born in abt 1814 Smith Co., Tennessee.

Matilda Susan married John Brawner, son of Henry Brawner & Polly Gammon. Born in abt 1818 Smith Co., Tennessee.

They had the following children:

i. Peter Harris.

ii. Sarah Ann. Sarah Ann married Shaw.

iii. Isaac.

iv. John Thomas. John Thomas married Cook.

v. Mary B.

vi. Martha Adaline. Born on 31 Dec 1848. Martha Adaline died on 23 Aug 1936, she was 87. Buried in Bradley Cemetery, Macon Co., Tennessee.

Martha Adaline married Joseph L. Cartwright, son of Enoch George Cartwright & Sallie Waters. Born on 9 Feb 1855 in Macon Co., Tennessee. Joseph L. died on 8 Sep 1895, he was 40. Buried in Bradley Cemetery, Macon Co., Tennessee. Occupation: Deputy Sheriff, Macon Co., Tennessee.

Joseph L. Cartwright was born on 09 February 1855 in Macon County,TN. Joseph was a deputy sheriff in Macon County, TN. He was married to Martha Adeline Brawner on 09 January 1876. She was born on 31 December 1848 in Macon County, TN. Martha was the daughter of John L. and Matilda Shrum Brawner. Joseph was killed on 08 September 1895. Martha passed away on 23 August 1936. They are both buried in unmarked graves in the Bradley Cemetery in Macon County, TN.

Sources: Enoch Cartwright Bible Records - Death Certificates -Macon Co., TN GenWeb

vii. James. James married Cook.

viii. George. George married Phoebe Roark.

ix. Samuel. Samuel married Matilda Payne.

8. Carroll L. Shrum. Born in abt 1815 Smith Co., Tennessee.

These children placed with different mothers purely speculation. Taken from the census.

1840 Smith County, Tennessee Census

PG# 245 LN# 4

Shrum, Carol

2 Males under 5

1 male 20-30

1 female under 5

1 female 15-20

1 female 20-30

6 Total

1 Agr occupation

1850 United States Federal Census Tennessee Macon District 4

Carroll Shrum, age 38, real estate value $300, born TN

Mary, age 22, born NC

Thomas, age 13, born TN

Sarah, age 11, born TN

Margaret, age 8, born TN

Newton, age 5, born TN

King, age 4, born TN

Peter C., age 3, born TN

Minerva, age 11 months, born TN

1860 TENNESSEE MACON LAFAYETTE

Series: M653 Roll: 1263 Page: 30

C. L. Shrum (Carroll L. ), age 44, farmer, real estate value $600,personal $300, born TN

Mary / Mallie?, age 43, born NC

M. H., age 19, female, born TN (Margaret?)

King, age 14, male, born TN

P. E., age 13, male, born TN (Peter)

Jane, female, age 10, born TN

M. H., age 8, female, born TN (Minerva?)

John, age 7, born TN

Martha, age 6, female, born TN

1870 TENNESSEE MACON LAFAYETTE P O

Series: M593 Roll: 1545 Page: 36

Carroll L. Shrum, age 58, real estate value $400, personal $300,farmer, born TN

Phoebe?, age 28?, keeping house, born KY (new wife?)

Peter, age 24, born TN

John W., age 17, born TN

William, age 3, born TN

Louvena?, age 1, born TN

(living in same household is John Calvin)

John Calvin, age 18, farm hand, born TN

Martha A. Calvin, age 18, keeping house, born TN (probably daughter to Carroll)

1880 Macon, Tennessee

Carrol SHRUM Self M Male W 65 TN Farmer KY SC

Mary J. SHRUM Wife M Female W 56 TN Keeping House VA SC

Coleman SHRUM Son S Male W 31 TN TN TN

William C. SHRUM Son S Male W 13 TN Works On Farm TN TN

Louvena SHRUM Dau S Female W 11 TN TN TN

Amy SHRUM Dau S Female W 9 TN TN TN

Anna SHRUM Dau S Female W 7 TN TN TN

Sarah SHAVER SisterL S Female W 63 TN VA SC

Source Information:

Census Place District 3, Macon, Tennessee

Family History Library Film 1255270

NA Film Number T9-1270

Page Number 48B

In 1835 Carroll L. first married Mary "Mallie" Leath, daughter of Isaac Leath & Elizabeth Story, in Smith/Macon Co., Tennessee. Born in abt 1818 Sumner Co., Tennessee. Mary "Mallie" died on 21 Feb 1864 in Macon Co., Tennessee.

They had the following children:

i. Thomas

ii. Sallie "Sarah"

iii. Margaret

iv. Newton. Born in abt 1845 Tennessee. Civil War soldier.

v. King M.

vi. Peter. Born in abt 1847 Tennessee.

vii. Minerva. Born in abt 1849 Tennessee.

viii. Coleman. Born in abt 1849 Tennessee.

Coleman is not on any census. Might be a twin to sister Minerva also born about 1849.

ix. Jane. Born in abt 1850 Tennessee.

x. John Henry (1852-1896)

xi. Martha. Born in abt 1854 Tennessee. Martha married John Calvin. Born in abt 1854 Tennessee.

Martha had married by 1870 and was living with her parents.

1870 TENNESSEE MACON LAFAYETTE P O

Series: M593 Roll: 1545 Page: 36

Carroll L. Shrum, age 58, real estate value $400, personal $300,farmer, born TN

Pluba????, age 28?, keeping house, born KY

Peter, age 24, born TN

John W., age 17, born TN

William, age 3, born TN

Clonia?, age 1, born TN

(living in same household is John Calvin)

John Calvin, age 18, farm hand, born TN

Martha A. Calvin, age 18, keeping house, born TN (daughter to Carroll)

Carroll L. second married Phoebe Lancaster.

They had the following children:

i. William. Born in abt 1867 Tennessee.

ii. Louvena. Born in abt 1869 Tennessee.

Carroll L. third married Mary J. Shaver. Born in abt 1817 North Carolina.

They had the following children:

i. Amy. Born in abt 1871 Tennessee.

ii. Anna. Born in abt 1873 Tennessee.

9. Rebecca Shrum. Born in abt 1816 Smith Co., Tennessee. Rebecca died in 1910 in Alpena, Carroll, Arkansas. Rebecca married "Pate" Peyton Dixon. Born in abt 1815 Tennessee.

1850 United States Federal Census Tennessee Macon District 10

Peyton Dixon, age 35, real estate value $300, born TN

Rebecca, age 34, born TN

Sarah, age 5, born TN

William M., age 3, born TN

Andrew J., age 1, born TN

They had the following children:

i. Sarah Jane. Born in abt 1845. Sarah Jane married Samuel Cothron.

ii. William M.. Born in abt 1847 Tennessee.

iii. Andrew J.. Born in abt 1849 Tennessee.

iv. Cath (Catherine?). Cath (Catherine?) married Leonidas Linville.

v. Charles.

vi. Lee.

10. Moses Shrum. Born in abt 1820 Smith Co., Tennessee. Moses married Elizabeth Nichols. Born in abt 1822 Tennessee. Moses had died by 1880 and his widow, Elizabeth is living with their daughter Nancy and husband.

1880 Macon, Tennessee

Thomas J. HARGIS Self M Male W 39 TN Farmer TN TN

Nancy J. HARGIS Wife M Female W 36 TN Keeping House TN TN

John P. HARGIS Son S Male W 13 TN At Home TN TN

Elizabeth SHRUM MotherL W Female W 58 TN At Home NC VA

Source Information: Census Place District 8, Macon, Tennessee

Family History Library Film 1255270

NA Film Number T9-1270

Page Number 68A

They had the following children:

i. William "Billy"

ii. Nancy Jane

iii. Mary (1846-1923)

11. Thomas L. Shrum. Born on 28 Feb 1824 in Smith Co., Tennessee. Thomas L. died in Hickory, Carroll, Arkansas in 1900, he was 75. Thomas L. married Sarah Elizabeth Sisco.

"The following information was given to me, (J. R. Shrum), by Mrs. Maggie Pat Claybourn of Green Forest, Arkansas. She states that her father,Henry Francis Shrum, was born in Clay Co., Tennessee. It is hard to say about this family, but looking at the name pattern of Peter Shrum of Smith County,Tennessee, this family is from one of his sons, probably the other unknown son. He would be the fourth generation.

Mrs. Claybourn gave the name of Thomas Shrum as her Great-grandfather and states that he was a Church of Christ minister, who came from Holland. She does not state when, only that he was 15 years old.

Next, she gave his sister, Becky Shrum Dixon. I have information on Becky and she is a daughter of Peter Shrum. She moved to North Arkansas and is buried in Carroll Co., Arkansas. (Note from Phyllis, I have her buried at Alpena, Carroll, Arkansas). I feel sure this Thomas Shrum is a son of Peter Shrum. I will list it this way and if any one finds it different they have my permission to correct it. "

James R. Shrum, Sr.

Thomas is widowed by 1880 and living with his son William.

1880 Census Place District 8, Macon, Tennessee

Wm. A. SHRUM Self M Male W 33 TN Farmer TN TN

Martha S. SHRUM Wife M Female W 30 TN Keeping House VA TN

Jerry A. W. SHRUM Son S Male W 13 TN At Home TN TN

Thomas P. SHRUM Son S Male W 10 TN At Home TN TN

Edward F. SHRUM Son S Male W 7 TN TN TN

Henry F. SHRUM Son S Male W 3 TN TN TN

Nancy B. SHRUM Dau S Female W 2M TN TN TN

Thomas SHRUM Father W Male W 58 TN At Home TN TN

Family History Library Film 1255270

NA Film Number T9-1270

Page Number 67D

By 1900, Thomas is living with his son Steven.

1900 ARKANSAS CARROLL HICKORY TWP

Series: T623 Roll: 52 Page: 194

SHRUM STEPHEN E 38 M W IN AR CARROLL HICKORY TWP 1900

Stephen E. Shrum, head, born Sep 1862 IN, age 37, married 14 years,parents born TN, farmer

Margaret, wife, born Aug 1860 TN, age 40, married 14 years, no children, father born KY, mother TN

Thomas, father, born Feb 1824 TN, age 76, widowed, parents born TN

Wiley Staggs, lodger, born Jan 1891, age 9, born Indian Terr., father born ILL, mother IN

They had the following children:

i. William Allen (1847-1928)

ii. Wakefield.

iii. Pleasant S. (1854-)

iv. Edward.

v. Henry

vi. Liddie. Liddie married Green.

vii. Nancy. Nancy married Green.

viii. Mary. Mary married Kurkendall. Surname could be Kendall.

ix. Steven E.. Born in Sep 1862 in Indiana. Steven E. married Margaret. Born in Aug 1860 in Tennessee. This Steven could be Steven Edward?

1900 ARKANSAS CARROLL HICKORY TWP

Series: T623 Roll: 52 Page: 194

SHRUM STEPHEN E 38 M W IN AR CARROLL HICKORY TWP 1900

Stephen E. Shrum, head, born Sep 1862 IN, age 37, married 14 years,parents born TN, farmer

Margaret, wife, born Aug 1860 TN, age 40, married 14 years, no children, father born KY, mother TN

Thomas, father, born Feb 1824 TN, age 76, widowed, parents born TN

Wiley Staggs, lodger, born Jan 1891, age 9, born Indian Terr., father born ILL, mother IN

By 1910, Steven is widowed and living with brother William.

1910 ARKANSAS CARROLL HICKORY TWP

Series: T624 Roll: 45 Page: 112

SHRUM WILLIAM A 62 M W TN AR CARROLL HICKORY TWP 1910

William A. Shrum, head, age 62, married 44 years, born TN, parents born TN, farmer

Martha, wife, age 60, married 44 years, mother of 7 children, 6 living, born TN, father born VA, mother TN

Mary Kendall, sister, widowed, age 50, mother of 2 children, 2 living, born TN, parents born TN

Steve? E. Shrum, brother, age 40, widowed, born IN, father parents born TN

12. Asa Joyner Shrum. Born on 16 Nov 1826 in Jefferson City, Smith,Tennessee. Asa Joyner died in Camp Huntsville, Little Rock, Arkansas on 17 Jun 1864, he was 37. It is said that Asa once walked to Arkansas, where it is presumed that he lived the greater part of his life. In Jul 1843 when Asa Joyner was 16, he married Harriet Hargis, daughter of Howell Hargis & Lucy Tuck. Born on 23 Dec 1825 in Tennessee. Harriet died in Arkansas on 16 Nov 1908, she was 82.

ASA J. SHRUM and HARRIET HARGIS issued marriage license July 26-1843; entered by DANIEL SMITH, July 27, 1843.

ASA J. SHRUM was enrolled 14 day Sept 1863 at Dardnell, Arkansas in co D 2nd regiment of Arkansas Volunteers to serve 3 years during the war. Mustered in a private the 14th day of December, at Fort Smith, Arkansas. May -June 1864 was reported dead of chronic diarrhea at CAMP HUNTSWELL, ARKANSAS,June 1864.

Harriet applied for an army pension; she gave cause of death as measles; said he died at Little ROCK, Ark.

She gave names of their children as:

MARTHA A. P. E. SHRUM, born July 20 1884,

JOHN F. SHRUM, BORN 11-17-1847,

PETER H. L. SHRUM' BORN 4-26-1850,

ASA THOMAS SHRUM, BORN 3-30-1855,

PLEASENT (PLESANT) SHRUM

J . J. D. SHRUM BORN 2-13-1858,

MARY H. L. E SHRUM BORN 6-6-1860

This application for army pension was filed in 1866. They were then back in Tennessee P. O. address LAFAYETTE, in co of Macon TENN. A witness was shown as PLEASANT F. SHRUM. Harriett first received $8. 00 a month, she filed for increase and got $12. 00. Source: Louann Bonham

1850 United States Federal Census Tennessee Macon District 10

Asa J. Shrum, age 24, farmer, real estate value $500, born TN

Harriet, age 24, born TN

Martha, age 6, born TN

John L., age 3, born TN

Peter H., age 3 months, born TN

1860 TENNESSEE MACON LAFAYETTE

Series: M653 Roll: 1263 Page: 30

A. J. Shrum, (Asa Joyner), age 33, personal estate $150, born TN

Harriet, age 33, born TN

M. A., age 12, female, born TN (Martha)

P. H., age 10, male, born TN (Peter H. )

A. L., age 5, male, born TN (Asa Thomas?)

P. G., age 2, male, born TN (Pleasant)

Mary, age 1 month, born TN

By 1880, Harriet is back in Arkansas living with her daughter Mary and husband.

1880 census Big Creek, Craighead, Arkansas

Pleasant F. SISCO Self M Male W 17 TN Farm Laborer (TN) TN

Mary H. L. E. SISCO Wife M Female W 19 TN Keeping House TN TN

Harriet SHRUM MotherL W Female W 54 TN At Home TN TN

Source Information:

1880 Census Place Big Creek, Craighead, Arkansas

Family History Library Film 1254041

NA Film Number T9-0041

Page Number 441B

They had the following children:

i. Martha A.. Born on 20 Jul 1848 in Tennessee.

ii. John F.. Born on 17 Nov 1847 in Tennessee.

iii. Peter H.. Born on 26 Apr 1850 in Tennessee.

iv. Asa Thomas (1855-1928)

v. Pleasant (Twin). Born on 13 Feb 1858.

vi. J. J. D. (Twin). Born on 13 Feb 1858. Must have died a child. Not listed on the 1860 census.

vii. Mary H. L. E.. Born on 6 Jun 1860 in Tennessee. Mary H. L. E. married Pleasant F. Sisco. Born in abt 1863 Tennessee.

1880 Census Place Big Creek, Craighead, Arkansas

Pleasant F. SISCO Self M Male W 17 TN Farm Laborer (TN) TN

Mary H. L. E. SISCO Wife M Female W 19 TN Keeping House TN TN

Harriet SHRUM MotherL W Female W 54 TN At Home TN TN

Source Information:

Census Place Big Creek, Craighead, Arkansas

Family History Library Film 1254041

NA Film Number T9-0041

Page Number 441B

13. Pleasant Franklin Shrum. Born on 2 May 1830 in Smith Co., Tennessee. Pleasant Franklin died in Hartsville, Trousdale, Tennessee on 14 Jun 1884, he was 54. On 16 Jun 1846 when Pleasant Franklin was 16, he first married Emaline Hargis, in Macon Co., Tennessee. Born on 27 Jan 1829. Emaline died in Macon Co., Tennessee on 18 Nov 1864, she was 35.

Pleasant, a northern soldier, returned from the war to find his wife and youngest son dead. His wife died in 1864 of Pneumonia.

Smith Co., TN GenWeb

Pleasant Franklin Shrum

Son of Peter SHRUM and Sarah LOVELADY, was born in Smith County,Tennessee

on 2 May 1830 and died in Macon County, Tennessee on 14 June 1884.

Private, Company I, 9th Kentucky Infantry, C. S. A

Enlisted on 25 October 1861 in Columbia, Kentucky

Discharged on 15 November 1864 at Louisville, Kentucky

1860 TENNESSEE; MACON LAFAYETTE

Series: M653 Roll: 1263 Page: 30

Pleasant Franklin Shrum, age 30, real estate value $530, personal $1200, born TN, farmer

Emaline, age 31, born TN

D. M., age 9, male, born TN (must be David Newton)

Suzy, age 7, born TN

I. F., age 4, male, born TN

Louisa, age 1, born TN

1880 Macon, Tennessee (Pleasant has remarried. )

Pleasant F. SHRUM Self M Male W 51 TN Farmer TN TN

Louisa J. SHRUM Wife M Female W 47 TN Keeping House TN TN

William J. SHRUM Son S Male W 14 TN Works On Farm TN TN

Thomas W. SHRUM Son S Male W 13 TN Works On Farm TN TN

Louisa C. SHRUM Dau S Female W 9 TN TN TN

Malvina C. SHRUM Dau S Female W 7 TN TN TN

Melia P. SHRUM Dau S Female W 6 TN TN TN

Source Information:

Census Place District 3, Macon, Tennessee

Family History Library Film 1255270

NA Film Number T9-1270

Page Number 53D

All children not proven. Some from news item, some from census, some from RootsWeb. Suzy and Lucy could be the same person or maybe twins?

They had the following children:

i. David Newton. Born in abt 1851 Tennessee.

On 11 Nov 1867 David Newton married Jane Dixon, in Goose Creek, Macon Co., Tennessee.

ii. Lucy Ann (1853-1937)

iii. Suzy. Born in abt 1853 Tennessee.

iv. James. Born in abt 1856 Tennessee. James married Dora Curlee. Born in abt 1862 Tennessee.

1880 Census Place District 3, Macon, Tennessee

James SHRUM Self M Male W 24 TN Farmer TN TN

Dora SHRUM Wife M Female W 18 TN TN TN

Family History Library Film 1255270

NA Film Number T9-1270

Page Number 53D

On 25 May 1865 when Pleasant Franklin was 35, he second married Louisa Jane Ellis / Cothron. Born on 4 Oct 1836 in Meadorville, Macon Co., Tennessee. Louisa Jane died on 7 Feb 1914, she was 77.

They had the following children:

i. William J.. Born in abt 1866 Tennessee.

ii. Thomas W.. Born in abt 1867 Tennessee.

iii. Louisa C.. Born in abt 1871 Tennessee.

iv. Malvina C.. Born in abt 1873 Tennessee.

v. Melia P.. Born in abt 1874 Tennessee.

14. William B. Shrum. Born in 1832 in Macon Co., Tennessee. William B. married Mary Elizabeth DeWhitt, in Simpson County, Kentucky.

Civil War Record: Shrum, William B. - Enlistment expired October 19, 1862. Double barreled shotgun valued at $25, furnished by self. The 7th Tennessee Cavalry Battalion

Organized November 15, 1861 , at Camp Jim Davis. Epperson Springs, Macon County. Mustered into Confederate Service at Camp Sandy Barnes, Gallatin in December 1861. Reorganized June 13, 1862, by order of General Bragg under the Conscript Act and merged with the 1st (McNairy's) Battalion to form the Tennessee Cavalry Regiment. As there was already a 2nd Regiment on official rolls, at Richmond this was officially designated the 22nd Tennessee Cavalry Regiment. This caused some confusion as the regiment was known by both designations.

15. Newton B. Shrum. Born in 1835 in Macon Co., Tennessee. Newton B. died in Barry Co., Missouri on 20 Nov 1865, he was 30. Newton B. married Elizabeth Logan.
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