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Joseph Andrew SHOESTALL
FAMILY
Group Sheet


Submitted by
Nancy L Hammer




Gosper County Family Genealogy
FAMILY GROUP SHEET
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HUSBAND: Joseph Andrew SHOESTALL
BORN: 7 Apr 1859 Tipton, Cedar Co., Iowa
MARRIAGE: 8 May 1886
OTHER MARRIAGES: Blanche RHODES
MILITARY SERVICE:
DIED: 25 Jan 1940 Elwood, NE
FATHER'S NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH: Edward SHOEFSTALL b. 1832, d. 22 Nov 1869 Tipton, Edar Co., Iowa. Married 1854 Rosannah MARKLE in Pennsylvania. Their children Joseph Andrew SHOEFSTALL, MARY SHOEFSTALL SUTPHIN, Katie SHOEFSTALL CURTIS, Albert SHOEFSTALL, John Frank SHOEFSTALL, Edward SHOEFSTALL.
MOTHER'S NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH: Rosannah MARKLE
NOTES: Joseph was an implement dealer and served the county one term as sheriff. It was said he changed the spelling of the name from SHOEFSTALL to SHOESTALL as people kept leaving the "F" out of his name. At the age of 10 his father died and he went to York County, NE where he lived until 1886. He married Eliza R. McARTHUR 8 May 1886 and their honeymoon was taken in a prarie schooner that took them to their homestead southwest of Elwood (Gosper Co., NE) where they lived until 1894. They then moved to farm southeast of Elwood, and then, in the city of Elwood. He is buried in the Elwood Cemetery (1B OLD).
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WIFE: Eliza R. McARTHUR
BORN b. 21 Apr 1871 in Roschelle, IL (per her death certificate)
OTHER MARRIAGES:
DIED: 10 Aug 1927 Omaha, NE, buried Elwood, NE
FATHER'S NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH: Olin s. McARTHUR b. 21 Jun 1843 Wolcott, Wayne Co., NY he was a farmer who died of the effects of the Civil War.
MOTHER'S NAME AND DATE OF BIRTH: Charlotte Amelia MASON b. 9 Oct 1842 in Strykersville, Wyoming Co, NE d. 22 Apr 1914 in York, NE. 2nd marriage - William Henry COLEMAN b 2 May 1844 PA, d. 22 July 1941, York, NE
NOTES: Eliza had a brother, John W. McARTHUR who worked on a mail car on a passenger train, and a half sister, Edith COLEMAN JONES. Eliza died of cancer of the thyroid at age 56 in a hospital in Omaha, NE. She is buried in the Elwood Cemetery (B1-OLD).
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CHILD 1: Mabelle Rosanna SHOESTALL
SEX: Female
BORN: 11 March 1887 Elwood, Gosper Co., NE
MARRIAGE: Ernest Albert HAMER, 19 March 1913, Sterlin, CO
OTHER MARRIAGES:
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DIED: 20 Oct 1947 North Platte, Lincoln Co., NE
NOTES: Mabelle HAMER was a school teacher for grade school and high school and a superintendent in several schools includng Dickens, NE, Smithfield, NE and in Wyoming and Sterling, CO.
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CHILD 2: Ethel SHOESTALL
SEX: Female
BORN:
MARRIAGE:
OTHER MARRIAGES:
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DIED: 6 Aug 1890 Elwood, Gosper Co., NE
NOTES: Died of Cholera as an infant
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CHILD 3: Hazel Fern SHOESTALL
SEX: female
BORN: 7 Jul 1894 Elwood, NE
MARRIAGE: Alvin Robert COOK of University Place, NE
OTHER MARRIAGES:
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DIED: 2 Sept 1985 Missoula, Montana
NOTES: No children. Each of the daughters, in order to complete their high school educations, went to school in Lincoln, Lancaster Co., NE

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