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Family Group Record: Emily Jane Biffle and DeWitt Clinton Shrum

Information supplied by: and Janet M. Roseen
Researching this family: Cheri Buchholz

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   DeWitt Clinton Shrum 
   Born: August 10, 1849 Place: Stoddard County, Missouri
   Married: May 12, 1870 Place: Bollinger County, Missouri
   Died: May 10, 1924 Place: Missouri
   Parents: possibly Issac Shrum and Liddia Mills/Millis

   Emily/Emma Jane Biffle 
   Born: November 6, 1853 Place: Tennessee
   Died: December 27, 1935 Place:
   Parents: Wilson McAlister Biffle and Nancy Isabell Howell


1 Nancy C. Shrum (is this Cora Lee Shrum Aslinger?)
Sex Born: June 22, 1872 Place: Missouri
F Married: ca. 1891; Joseph Luther Aslinger Place: Missouri
   Died: Place:

2 Ida Mae Shrum
Sex Born: August 10, 1877 Place: Missouri
F   Married: 1st: Lemons?, ended in divorce; 2nd: Albert Sidney Bennett Place:
   Died: October 27, 1965 Place:
  1900 census indicates that she had had 2 children and 1 was living; however, it wasn't listed with the family (she was living with her parents). Does anyone know what became of this child?

3 Octava Josephine Shrum
Sex Born: April 1, 1880 Place: Missouri
F   Married: ? Lee Place:
   Died: Place:

4 Edward Dewitt Shrum
Sex Born: February 1882 Place: Missouri
Married: ca. 1905; Lillie A. Place: Missouri
   Died: Place:

5 Wilson Odas Shrum
Sex Born: January 21, 1884 Place: Patton, Bollinger County, Missouri
Married: ca. 1915; Eula M. Presnel Place:
   Died: June 2, 1937 Place: Marble Hill, Missouri

6 Isaac Monroe Shrum
Sex Born: March 1886 Place: Missouri
M Married: ca. 1909; Maggie J. ? Place: Missouri
   Died: Place:

7 Rosa Myrtle Shrum
Sex Born: November 1888 Place: Missouri
F Married: Vance Place:
   Died: Place:

8 Biddie Bell Shrum
Sex Born: November 1891 Place: Missouri
F Married: Lee Place:
   Died: Place:

9 Lydia Dell Shrum
Sex Born: November 1891 Place: Missouri
F Married: Combs Place:
   Died: Place:

10 Lovie Jane Shrum
Sex Born: January 1896 Place: Missouri
F Married: Brown Place:
   Died: Place:

11 Edith F. Shrum
Sex Born: November 1898 Place: Missouri
F Married: Place:
   Died: not listed in 1910 census Place:

  • 1880 U.S. Census, Union, Bollinger County, Missouri, Film T9-0674, pg 412D. I question the spellings of the children's names.
  • 1900 U.S. Census, Union, Bollinger County, Missouri, E.D. 8, p. 2A.
  • 1910 U.S. Census, Union, Bollinger County, Missouri, E.D. 8, p. 3A
  • According to Wilson Odas' birth record, he was her 6th child; one is missing from my list

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