Manville Shumway Pedigree

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Origin of the surname “Shumway:”







8   Peter Shumway


1.  Biographical notes:


Emigrated from France to America between 1660 and 1675.  No proof that he was one of the Huguenots.


2.  Wife: (?)


3.  Children:


a. :  See generation , below.


7   Peter Shumway, Jr.


1.  Biographical notes:


Served with Colonial soldiers very early in the Massachusetts Colony.


2.  Wife: (?)


3.  Children:


a. :  See generation , below.


6   Oliver Shumway


1.  Biographical notes:


2.  Wife: Sarah Pratt


3.  Children:


a. Nathan Shumway:  See generation 5, below.


5   Nathan Shumway


1.  Biographical notes:


Born 21 April 1731 at Oxford, Massachusetts.  Served in the French and Indian War.


2.  Wife #1: Judith Wh???


a. Biographical notes:


Married Nathan Shumway on 7 February 1754.


b. Children:


a. Reuben Shumway: See generation 4, below.


3.  Wife #2: Hannah Chuff


Married Nathan Shumway on 17 September 1771.


4   Reuben Shumway


1.  Biographical notes:


Born 28 December 1759 at Belchertown, Massachusetts.  Died 20 December 1827.  Moved from Steuben County, New York to Wyalusing Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania about 1803.  Moved to Spring Hill about 1805.  First settler in Tuscarora Township.


2.  Wife: Miriam Town


Of Belchertown, Massachusetts.  Married Reuben Shumway in 1785.


3.  Children:


a. Esther Shumway.


b. Sylvanius Shumway: Married Esther Hurlbut.


c. Darius Shumway: See generation 3, below.


d. Luther Shumway.


e. Cyrus Shumway: Married Bridget Clink and had the following son:


(1. William Shumway: Born 17 January 1841.  Resided at Spring Hill.  Married (1st) Helen Adeline “Addie” Ackley (d. 1877), daughter of Ferris Ackley, and had the following children:


(a. Florence Shumway.


(b. Daisy Shumway.


Following Addie’s death in 1877, William married (2nd) Minnie Sumner, daughter of George Sumner, in 1884 and had the following children:


(c. Gerald Shumway.


(d. Margarite Shumway.


(e. Grace Shumway: Married Martin Blocker and had 3 children.


f. Alva Shumway.


g. Reuben T. Shumway: Born 23 May 1798.  Died 10 June 1853.  Married Mary Ann Foster (b. 16 Oct 1796, d. 13 Mar 1865) on 23 May 1819 and resided at Spring Hill.  Reuben and Mary Ann had the following children:


(1. Lounda Shumway.


(2. Luther Shumway.


(3. Loren Shumway: Born 12 January 1825 at Tuscarora Township.  Died 9 August 1888.  Served in the Civil War.  Married Betsy Decker (b. 3 Jun 1826) on 19 July 1846 and resided at Lacyville, Pennsylvania.  Loren and Betsy had the following children:


(a. Benjamin F. Shumway.


(b. Sylvanus O. Shumway.


(c. Maria R. Shumway.


(d. Thomas Shumway.


(e. Franklin Shumway.


(f. Alford V. Shumway: Born 28 December 1861.  Married Lettie Nurss (b. 28 Feb 1866), daughter of Henry and Almira (Baldwin) Nurss, on 29 May 1881 and had the following son:


(1) Leon Henry Shumway: Born 10/18 December 1881.  Married (1st) Leonel Jennings and had the following son:


(a) Theodore Shumway: Married (?) and had the following daughter:


[1. Marilyn Shumway: Married (?) Dronin.


Leon Shumway married (2nd) Eleanor Jenkins in April 1926 and had the following children:


(b) Leon Shumway, Jr.


(c) Ruth J. Shumway.


(4. Winslow Shumway: Married Samantha Slater and had the following daughter:


(a. Edith Celinda Shumway: Married George Decker and had the following daughter:


(1) Daisy Maude Decker: Married Lewis Lorenzo Jackson and had the following daughter:


(a) Virgie Edith Jackson: Married (?) Nichols and had the following daughter:


[1. Caroline "Carol" Nichols.


(5. Wallace Shumway.


(6. Sarah Ann Shumway.


(7. Deloo W. Shumway.


(8. Alonzo Shumway.


(9. Wealthy Shumway.


h. Sally Shumway.


3   Darius Shumway


1.  Biographical notes:


Of Spring Hill.


2.  Wife: Catherine Hurlbut


3.  Children:


a. Lucy Shumway.


b. Charlotte Shumway.


c. Charles H. Shumway.


d. Hiram Shumway: See generation 2, below.


e. Julia Shumway.


f. Pamelia Shumway.


g. Sylvanus Shumway.


h. Berton Shumway: Died at age 2.


i. Elizabeth Shumway.


2   Hiram Shumway


1.  Biographical notes:


2.  Wife: Sally Lyon


Sally’s grandfather may have been Stephen Lyon, who owned the farm originally settled by Reuben Shumway, generation 4, above.


3.  Children:


a. Lettie Shumway: Married Sanford Lemon (d. about 1950).


a. Manville Shumway: See generation 1, below.


1   Manville Shumway:


Born.  Died .  Married Gertrude Sumner, paragraph 3a.c.(3.(a. of the John Irvine (3) page.




1. Reference: The Shumways; by Asahel A. Shumway; published 1909 by Tobias A. Wright of New york; only 200 copies produced.



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