Mary Shutters


parents:  Jacob Shutters and Hannah Feylenger


Birth:  c. 1794  VA
Death:  c. 24 Sep 1880 (burial was 26 Sep)
Burial:  Oak Hill Cemetery, Buckhart, Sangamon, IL 
(unmarked - lot 4; block 28)

Marriage #1

Andrew Andis

14 Mar 1814  Washington Co, VA - by James Folley


Henry Andis c. 1815
Rachel Andis c. 1817
Catherine Andis 10 Sep 1817
Julia Ann Andis 30 Sep 1818
James C Andis c. 1822
Eli Andis Oct 1824
Jacob Andis? * c. 1825-1830
Sarah Andis c. 1828
Mary M Andis ? * c. 1835
notes regarding the children of Andrew Andis and Mary (Shutters) Andis


1820 Federal census Washington Co, VA - age 16-26 (view census information)
1840 Federal census Brown Twp, Martin, IN - age 40-50 (view census information)
1850 Federal census Brown Twp, Martin, IN - 17 Sep 1850 - age 56 (view census information)
1860 Federal census Mc Cameron Twp, Martin, IN - age 66 (view census information)
1870 Federal census Wabash, Clark, IL - 25 Jul 1870 - age 71 (view census information)
1880 Federal census Mt Auburn, Christian, IL - age 84 (view census information)
National Archives, Washington D.C. Service and pension records of Andrew and Mary (Shutters) Andis (personally viewed and copied or transcribed)
Family History Center, Salt Lake City, UT Washington Co, VA marriage records 1781-1853 (book)
1845-1846 Martin Co, IN taxes Mary Andus is listed with $160 in land value
Martin Co, IN Courthouse, Shoals, IN Land records, marriage records (personally viewed and transcribed or copied)
Cemetery index Oak Hill Cemetery, Buckhart, Sangamon, IL
Family research Research belonging to Valerie Boman and Debra Branigan



Miscellaneous Information

1) Parents of Mary Andis:  Jacob Shutters (born c. 1766 possibly Frederick, MD; died possibly Martin Co, IN) and Hannah Feylenger (born c. 1767 VA; died possibly Martin Co, IN).

2) Mary is the sister of Henry Shutters - found here and John W Shutters - found here.

3) We have a copy of the document where Jacob Shutters sold land to Mary Andis on 31 May 1839.  She paid $50.00 for the NW quarter of the NW quarter of Section 36, Twp 5N, Range 4N (40 acres) see Jacob's land patent document and the NE quarter of the NE quarter of Section 35, Twp 5N, Range 4W (40 acres) see Jacob's land patent document, all in Martin Co, IN. This Jacob Shuttersis likely her father.

4) We have an affidavit for a land warranty that is dated Sep 1, 1853 and a Military Warrant that is dated 01 Nov 1854..

5) Mary filed for a widow's pension under her husband's name. She received $8.00 per month, commencing 14 Feb 1871.  We have a copy of a document from the U S Pension Agency - dated 01 Jul 1883 - dropping her from the pension rolls effective 04 Sept 1880, because of her death.      

Photos and/or signatures

Mary (Shutters) Andis is buried in 
Oak Hill Cemetery, Buckhart, Sangamon, Illinois 
(unmarked - lot 4; block 28).  This is a photo of that area.

thanks to Lori Little for this photo