Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Shuttlesworth - Repton Cemetery

James A.
Jan. 24, 1829
May 12, 1896
Marinda His Wife
Aug. 19, 1847
Jan. 22, 1916

Buried Repton Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 6 June 2014.

The given name and birth and death dates for Marinda Shuttlesworth  on her death certificate do not agree with the inscription on her tombstone.  Her death certificate shows her name as Malinda Shuttlesworth;  she was born 4 August 1846 Henderson County, Kentucky and died 18 January 1916 Crittenden County. Her parents are listed as Alec Minten and -- Powell, both born in Henderson County.[1]

James A. Shuttlesworth married Miss Malinda Minton 23 March 1867 in Union County, Kentucky. Her given name is listed as Marinda Minton on the marriage return.[2]

James A. and Marinda Shuttlesworth and their children are listed on the 1880 Union County census in Morganfield.[3]

The 14 May 1896 issue of the Crittenden Press gives the following information on James A. Shuttlesworth's death:  "Mr. James A. Shuttlesworth, an aged citizen of the Repton neighborhood, died very suddenly Monday night. He had been in rather poor health for several years."

[1] Kentucky Certificate of Death #861, Malinda Shuttlesworth, Ancestry.com.
[2] Kentucky County Marriage Records 1783-1965, Union County 1849-1882, #244, Ancestry.com.
[3] 1880 Union County, Kentucky census, Morganfield, Roll 444, p. 523, E.D. 31, James A. Shuttlesworth family, Ancestry.com.

Published 2 October 2018, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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