Elizabeth "Betsey" Shutters

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2) Elizabeth "Betsey" Shutters:
   born 25 Jun 1812 VA; 
   died 01 Feb 1893 KS;
death notice;
   buried Vining Cemetery, Vining, Washington, KS;
tombstone photo;

  Note: We have various documents regarding land transactions by Matthias Andis (Elizabeth Shutters's grandfather) and his heirs. They include purchase, sale and distribution of land in Washington Co, VA. These are very important documents to our research, as they conclusively tie Matthias, his children, and his grandchildren together.

    married Tennessee Bunton on 25 Jul 1833 Jackson Co, IN - by John R Tender, minister;  
             (born 15 Aug 1810 NC (possibly Liberty, Randolph, NC)
             died 30 Aug 1876 possibly Cloud Co, KS; 
             buried Vining Cemetery, Vining, Washington, KS;
tombstone photo
             unable to determine Tennessee's parents)
   marriage certificate for Elizabeth and Tennessee;
   children:
        1) William S Bunton - bo
rn 08 Mar 1836 Jackson Co, IN;
                 died 19 Aug 1923 Seymour, Jackson, IN; 
obituary;
                 buried Riverview Cemetery, Seymour, Jackson, IN
; tombstone photo;
                 Civil War - Union; enlistment record;
                 married Elizabeth Ingram* on 30 Jan 1859 Lawrence Co, IN   
                            (born Apr 1842; died 1910-1920 KS)
                 marriage record for William and Elizabeth

          * There is an Elizabeth Bunton buried in Maple Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Wyandotte, KS.  She died 11 Dec 1911 and was 71 years old, which calculates to a birthdate of c. 1840. This is a possible match, but we cannot verify at this time.

                 children:
                      1) Ellen Alice Bunton - born 1860 Johnson Co, IN; 
                             
died by Aug 1923; married?; children? 
                      2) Marcus C Bunton - born 1862 Seymour, Jackson, IN; 
                              died 02 Feb 1930 Leavenworth, Leavenworth, KS - no obituary found in Leavenworth, KS;  
                              cause of death: chronic myocarditis with dilitation; 
                              buried Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, Leavenworth, KS; 
tombstone photo
                              U.S. Army; Disabled Soldier Register;      
                              married? (He was listed as a widower at the time of his death)
                              children?
                      3) Delmont Bunton - born 14 Sep 1866 Johnson Co, IN; 
                              died 28 Oct 1878;
                              buried Vining Cemetery, Vining, Washington, KS;
tombstone photo
                      4) Alva A Bunton - born 18 Nov 1877 KS;
                              died 02 Jun 1879; 
                              buried Vining Cemetery, Vining, Washington, KS;
tombstone photo
                      5) Lillian May "Lilly" Bunton - born 1871 KS; 
                              died after 1930; living with daughter Nellie in Orange Co, CA in 1930 census
                              Lillian married possibly (1) ____ Mann (born (___); died (___));
                              children:  
                                   1) Nina Lillian Mann - born 27 Nov 1889 KS;
                                              died 07 May 1989 possibly LaMesa, San Diego, CA;
 
                                              buried Mt Hope Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego, CA; tombstone photo;
                                              married Delbert Thomas Burger  
                                                            (born 16 Aug 1881 Moniteau Co, MO;
                                                            died 26 May 1973 National City, San Diego, CA; obituary
;
                                                            buried Mt Hope Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego, CA; tombstone photo;
                                                           
WWI draft registration card
; signature:

                                                             ;       
                                                            unable to determine Delbert's parents);     
                               
               children:
                                                   1) Delbert Harold Burger - born 01 Oct 1911 Los Angeles Co, CA;
                                                                died 13 Aug 1981 San Diego Co, CA; obituary
;  
                                                                buried El Camino Memorial Park, El Camino, San Diego, CA; tombstone photo
                                                                married Esther May ____
                                                                              (born 08 Aug 1911 CA;
                                                                              died 09 Jun 2000 possibly Hemet, Riverside, CA;
                                                                              buried El Camino Memorial Park, El Camino, San Diego, CA; tombstone photo
);  
                                                                children:
                                                                    1)
Walter H Burger - living?; married?; children?
                                                                    2) George T Burger - l
iving?; married?; children?
                              likely divorced c. 1890-1894;
                              Lillian married (2) Arthur J Smith c. 1890-1894
                                       (born Oct 1850 IN; died by 1920);  
                              children:
                                   2) William A Smith - born Jun 1895 KS; died (__
_);
                                             no draft registration card found;

                                             married?; children?
                                   3) Nellie E Smith - born 09 Feb 1898 KS;
                                             died 23 Dec 1961 Stanislaus Co, CA - no obituary found in Stanislaus Co;
                                             married Fred Lysle Prewitt
                                                           (born 07 Jun 1900 MO;
                                                           died 18 Feb 1958 Stanislaus Co, CA - no obituary found in Stanislaus Co);
                                             children?
                                   4) Carl E Smith - born c. 1900 KS; died (___); married?; children?
                      
        2) Silas Bunton - born 1839; died 1850-1908 (possibly 1890); married?; children?

         3) Jacob H "Jake" Bunton - see separate personal page          

        4) Amanda J Bunton - born 1844;
                died by Jul 1908 (possibly by 1875, likely KS);  
                married Robert C McCandless on 03 Jul 1862 Jackson Co, IN
                       (born c. 1842 PA; died (___);  
                       Robert married (2) Sarah Cranmer c. 1875;
                       son of Robert McCandless (09 Feb 1811 PA-1850 PA) and Margaret Jane ____ (1809 NY-1847 PA));
                children:
                    1) Aseph W McCandless - born 04 Sep 1864 KS;
                              died 17 Mar 1910;  
                              buried Sheridan Cemetery, Kingfisher Co, OK;
tombstone photos;
                              married?; children?
                    2) Norman McCandless - born c. 1866 KS; died (____)
can't find after 1885 KS census;
                              married?; children?
                    3) Elmer McCandless - born c. 1870 KS; died (____); can't find after 1885 KS census;  
                              married?; children?

        5) Malinda Bunton (twin) - see separate personal page

        6) Lucinda Bunton (twin) - born 16 May 1847 Seymour, Jackson, IN; 
                news item referencing Lucinda;
                died 24 Jun 1933 Seymour, Jackson, IN; obituary; funeral record;  
                cause of death: paralytic stroke;
                buried Riverview Cemetery, Seymour, Jackson, IN; tombstone photo;
                married Wesley Burkdall 22 or 24 Dec 1866 Seymour, Jackson, IN  
                            (born 09 Nov 1845 Gallatin Co, KY; news item regarding Wesley and family;
                            died 11 Aug 1896 Seymour, Jackson, IN; obituary;
                            buried Riverview Cemetery, Seymour, Jackson, IN; tombstone photo;
                            Civil War; pension records
                            unable to determine Wesley's parents)
                marriage record for Lucinda and Wesley;  
                children: 
                    1) Otto C Burkdall - born Dec 1867 IN; news articles regarding Otto;
                            died by 1920; 
                            Otto married (1) Rosella E Leslie on 01 Jul 1897 Jackson Co, IN  

                                        (born 23 Nov 1876 Seymour, Jackson, IN; news item referencing Rosella;
                                        died 30 Apr 1949 Seymour, Jackson, IN; obituary; funeral record;
                                        cause of death: related to injuries received from being struck by a car;

                                        buried Riverview Cemetery, Seymour, Jackson, IN; tombstone photo
                                        daughter of William J Leslie (1852 PA-08 Feb 1916 Jackson Co, IN; obituary) and
                                        Katherine "Katie" Fagan (13 Aug 1852 Ireland-07 Jan 1937; obituary);
                                        William and Katherine married 1871; William and Katherine buried Riverview Cemetery, Seymour, Jackson, IN - tombstone photos
); 
                            marriage record for Otto and Rosella;
                                               children:

                                                    1) Dean T Reed - living?; married?; children?
                                                    2) Linda Reed - living?; married ____ Allendorf (living?);
 children?

                            likely divorced;
                            children: 
                                  1) Ruth Katheryn Burkdall - born 07 May 1898 Seymour, Jackson, IN;
                                           died 18 Jul 1977 possibly Seymour, Jackson, IN; obituary;
                                           buried Riverview Cemetery, Seymour, Jackson, IN; tombstone photo;
                                           married Emery Joseph Olinger on 08 Nov 1922 Jackson Co, IN
                                                     (born 27 Oct 1899 Jackson Co, IN;
                                                     no draft registration card found;

                                                     died
Aug 1979 possibly Indianapolis, Marion, IN;
                                                     b
uried Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Indianapolis, Hamilton, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                     son of William M Olinger (06 Mar 1879 IN-26 Jun 1958; funeral record) and

                                                     Elizabeth "Bessie" Madden (05 Apr 1881 IN-09 Feb 1961 Seymour, Jackson, IN; funeral record);
                                                     William and Bessie buried St Ambrose Cemetery, Seymour, Jackson, IN - tombstone photo;
                                                     William and Bessie married 13 Mar 1898;

                                                     Emery married (2) Mary Catherine Linsmith 1907 IN-1985; buried
                                                     Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, Indianapolis, Hamilton, IN; tombstone photo)
);
                                           marriage record for Ruth and Emery;
 
                                           divorced;
                                           children:  
                                               1) Max William Olinger - born 16 Jun 1923 Indianapolis, Marion, IN; photo of Max;
                                                        died 12 Aug 1997 possibly Indianapolis, Marion, IN; obituary;
                                                        buried Oaklawn Memorial Gardens,Fishers, Hamilton, IN; tombstone photo;
                                                        U.S. Navy - WWII;
                                                        marri
ed Marilyn Louise McMahan on 11 Apr 1951 Jackson Co, IN
                                                                  (living?; daughter of Charles McMahan and Gladys Kennedy);
                                                        marriage record for Max and Marilyn
;
                                                        children:
                                                            1) William Joseph "Bill", "Joe" Olinger - living?;
                                                                     partner Scott Taylor (living?);
                                                                     no children
                                                            2) Mary Jane Olinger - living?;
                                                                     married Jonathan "Jody" Grober (living?);
                                                                     no children
                                                            3) Jeffrey Allen "Jeff" Olinger - living?;
                                                                     married Penney Skaggs McClure (living?);
                                                                     no children

                                  2) Earl Francis Burkdall - born 01 Jun 1900 Seymour, Jackson, IN;
                                           news article regarding Earl;
                                           died 24 Jan 1977 Seymour, Jackson, IN
obituary; funeral home record;
                                           buried St Ambrose Cemetery, Seymour, Jackson, IN - unmarked;
                                           WWI draft registration card; signature:

                                            ;

                                            married Frieda Sierp on 06 Jun 1928 Jackson Co, IN 
                                                    (born 25 Jan 1905 Seymour, Jackson, IN;
                                                    die
d (___) (no obituary found in Jackson Co, IN);  
                                                    daughter of Fred A Sierp (14 May 1880-17 Jul 1904 Jackson Co, IN; buried
                                                    St Paul United Church of Christ Cemetery, Seymour, Jackson, IN; tombstone photo)
and Anna Schrier);
                                           marriage record for Earl and Frieda;  
                                           children?
                             Otto married (2) Rosella E Leslie on 01 May 1904 Jackson Co, IN (see first marriage)
                              marriage record for Otto and Rosella;
                  
                    2) Edward Mason Burkdall - born 27 Sep 1870 KS;
                               died 02 Jul 1879 Cloud Co, KS; cause of death: smallpox;
                               cemetery records note that mother dug grave;
                              
buried Mt Hope Cemetery, Clyde, Cloud, KS; tombstone photo 
                    3) Lizzie
Belle Burkdall - born 03 Oct 1872 KS;
                               died 03 Jul 1879 Cloud Co, KS; cause of death: smallpox;
                               cemetery records note that mother dug grave;
                               buried Mt Hope Cemetery, Clyde, Cloud, KS; tombstone photo 
                    4) Bertha
M "Birdie" Burkdall - born Mar 1880 Clyde, Cloud, KS;
                               died 25 Apr 1905 Seymour, Jackson, IN; obituary;
 
                               cause of death: spinal meningitis;  

                               buried Riverview Cemetery, Seymour, Jackson, IN - unmarked;  
                               married Bruce Reed
on 09 Apr 1899 Jackson Co, IN
                                                (born 04 Sep 1872 IN; died (___);
                                                no draft registration card found;
                                                Bruce married (2) Rose ____;
                                                unable to determine Bruce's parents);
                               marriage record for Bertha and Bruce;
 
                               children:

                                   1) Harrell Reed - born Jan 1900 IN;
                                               died 07 Jan 1901 Seymour, Jackson, IN; obituary and death record;
                                               cause of death: pneumonia
                                   2) Ruby M Reed - born c. 1902 IN;
                                               died (____);
                                               married ____ Janert (living?);  children?
                                   3) Lynn M Reed - born 18 Nov 1904 o
r 1905 IN;
                                               died 07 Dec 1959
Bakersfield, Kern Co, CA; obituary;
                                               buried Greenlawn Memorial Park, Bakersfield, Kern, CA; tombstone photo;
                                               Lynn married
(1) Gladys Marie Teulker on 04 Dec 1926 Jackson Co, IN (living?);  
                                               children:
                                                    1) Dean T Reed - living?; married?; children?
                                                    2) Linda Reed - living?; married ____ Allendorf (living?);  children?
                                               Lynn married (2) Carolyn M ____ (living?);
                                               children?  

        7) James H Bunton - born 1851 Johnson Co, IN; 
                died probably between 1851-1860;  
                married?; children?  

        8) Polly Ann Bunton - born 1852 Johnson Co, IN; 
                died probably before 1890;  
                married?; children?

        9) John Patrick Bunton - born 01 Apr 1855 Seymour, Jackson, IN or Johnson Co, IN; 
                 died 31 Jan 1942 Portland, Multnomah, OR; death notice
                 death certificate; cause of death: bronchopneumonia;
                 buried Forest View Cemetery, Forest Grove, Washington, OR - unmarked
                 married Flora A Stevens  
                          (born 04 May 1855 WI; 
                          died 02 Aug 1919 Forest Grove, Washington, OR - no obituary found in Washington Co, OR
                          death certificate; cause of death: paralysis and age;
                          buried Forest View Cemetery, Forest Grove, Washington, OR; tombstone photo
                          daughter of Ziba S Stevens (17 Feb 1819 VT-02 Jul 1898 KS) and 
                          Hannah S Harding (28 Mar 1819 PA-06 Aug 1875 KS); Ziba and Hannah 
                          buried Mt Hope Cemetery, Almena, Norton, KS; tombstone photoso);
                 divorced? In 1919 Flora's death certificate states "married" and names John Bunton as her husband;
                 In 1942 his death certificate states "divorced" and wife's name was Flora.  We are confused by this.

                 children:
                      1) Ziba Earl Bunton - born 23 Mar 1878 KS; 
                             died Apr 1973 possibly North Platte, Lincoln, NE; 
                             buried IOOF Cemetery, Clifton, Washington, KS; tombstone photo
                             WWI draft registration card;
                             signature:

                              ;   

                              married Beulah Wixson
                                      (born 1879 KS; 
                                      died 03 Jun 1955 Eagle, Eagle, CO; funeral record
                                      cause of death: coronary thrombosis; 
                                      buried IOOF Cemetery, Clifton, Washington, KS; tombstone photo;
                                      daughter of Marvin A Wixson (04 May 1841 NY-20 Feb 1911 NY) and 
                                      Emma A Witter (born c. 1845 NY))
                             children:
                                1) Opal Bunton - born c. Jan 1905; died (___); married?; children? 
                      2) Velma Lucille Bunton - born 23 Mar 1897 Clifton, Washington, KS; 
                             news article regarding Velma - includes photos;
                             died 04 Oct 1982 Portland, Multnomah, OR; obituary;
                             buried Lincoln Memorial Park, Portland, Multnomah, OR; tombstone photo;

                             Velma married (1) Frederick Eugene McCoy on 23 Dec 1916 Forest Grove, Washington, OR  
                                       (born 25 Nov 1898 G
ales Creek, Washington, OR;
                                       died 18 Nov 1944 Portland, Multnomah, OR
; obituary;
                                       death certificate; cause of death: acute coronary thrombosis;
                                       buried Rose City Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah, OR; tombstone photo;
                                       WWI draft registration card; signature:

                                        ;

                                        son of Elijah Sutton McCoy (born IA) and Vasta/Vesta E Parsons (born Washington Co, OR);  
                                       Frederick married (2) Marie ____);  
                             news article regarding Velma and Frederick's marriage;
                          
   children?
                             Velma married (2) Ralph W Edwards 29 Jun 1922 Vancouver, Clark, WA
                                             (born c. 1911 WA; died (___
)
;  
                                             unable to determine Ralph's parents);
                             marriage certificate for Velma and Ralph

                             children:
                                 1) V
ernon R Edwards - living?; married?; children?
                                 2) Virgin
ia M Edwards - living?; married Mac Cramer (living?); children?
                                 3
) Delores
V Edwards - living?; married Arlen Nelson (living?); children?
                             Velma married (3) ____ Potwin   
                                      (born (___); died possibly by 1940 census;  
                                      unable to determine first name or parents);

                             divorced;
                             children?
                            
Velma married (4) Oliver Wendall Lasater 04 Jul 1943 Vancouver, Clark, WA
                                            (born 23 Aug 1880 Sugar Lake, Buchanan, MO;
                                            news article regarding Oliver - includes photos;
                                            died 28 Oct 1979 Portland, Multnomah, OR; obituary;
                                            buried Lincoln Memorial Park, Portland, Multnomah, OR; tombstone photo;
                                            WWI and WWII draft registration cards);
                             marriage certificate for Velma and Oliver