DESCENDANTS OF HENRY SHUMAN

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                              Don Norman

 

1.HENRY SHUMAN

 

    Henry Shuman was probably born about 1850.  He married Mary Bush.

 

Known children of Henry and Mary (Bush) Shuman.

 

  2.  (1). John Henderson          b.Feb  7 1879   d.Apr  7 1980

         m.Ora Dell Simms 1906

 

  3.  (2). Sarah                   b.Mar 12 1884   d.Nov  4 1978

         m. ---- Stull

         m. ----- Wilson

 

  4.  (3). Alice

         m. ----- Lowther

 

2.JOHN HENDERSON SHUMAN    1.HENRY SHUMAN

 

    John Henderson Shuman, a son of Henry and Mary (bush) Shuman, was

born in Tyler County WV February 7, 1879 and died in Gilmer County WV

April 7, 1980.  He married Ora Dell Simms in 1906.  Ora, a daughter of

Eli S. and Ardleia (Wyant) Simns, was born in Lewis County WV December

24, 1890 and died February 7, 1971.

    John and Ora moved to Gilmer county WV about 1921. John operated two

boats the "Ora D." and the "Ruby" on the Little Kanawha River.

 

Children of John Henderson and Ora D. (Simms) Shuman.

 

  5. (1). Mary                    b.       1908

         m.John Eb Conner 1931 (Jun 25 1907-Jan 8 1984)

 

  6.  (2). William                 b.Jun  5 1910   d.Apr 11 2001

         m.Hallie Cox (Nov 5 1910-Apr 27 1984)

 

  7.  (3). Carl "Dick"             b.Oct  1 1912

         m.Ruble Beall 1932  (Oct 12 1912-Feb 22 1971)

 

  8.  (4). Herbert "Toots"         b.Sep  1 1914

         m.Dessa Miller

 

  9.  (5). Irene                   b.Dec  6 1916   d.Aug  5 1987

         m.Ross Knisley  (Apr 21 1892-Apr 14 1977)

 

 10.  (6). Dorothy                 b.       1919

         m.Charles Stutler

 

 11.  (7). Ruby                    b.Aug  5 1922

         m.Stanley Reaser

 

 12.  (8). Daisy "Connie"          b.May 15 1926

         m.Leonard Thasho

 

 13.  (9). Kenneth                 b.Nov  3 1928

         m.Melvina Jackson (Mar 13 1928-Dec 10 1967)

 

6.WILLIAM R. SHUMAN   2.JOHN HENDERSON SHUMAN    1.HENRY SHUMAN

 

    William R. Shuman, a son of John Henderson and Ora D. (Simms)

Shuman, was born June 5, 1910 and died in WV April 11, 2001. He married

Hallie Cox. Hallie was born Novebmer 5, 1910 and died April 27, 1984.

    William served in the US Army in World War II.

 

Children of William R. and Hallie (Cox) Shuman.

 

 14.  (1). William R. Jr.

 

 15.  (2). Harry E.

 

8.HERBERT SHUMAN    2.JOHN HENDERSON SHUMAN    1.HENRY SHUMAN

 

    Herbert "Toots" Shuman, was born in Gilmer county WV September 1,

1914. He married Dessa Miller.

 

Children of Herbert and Dessa (Miller) Shuman.

 

 16.  (1). William Dalton

 

 17.  (2). Linda

         m.-----  Thompson

 

 18.  (3). Herbert Dean            b.       1936   d.May  7 1999

         m.Cathy -------

 

 

18.HERBERT DEAN SHUMAN    6.HERBERT SHUMAN    2.JOHN HENDERSON SHUMAN

1.HENRY SHUMAN

 

    Herbert Dean Shuman, a son of Herbert and Dessa (Miller) Shuman, was

born in Gilmer County WV in 1936 and died in Wood Wounty WV May 7, 1999.

He married Cathy -----.

 

Children of Herbert Dean and Cathy Shuman.

 

 19.  (1). Rick Shuman

 

 20.  (2). Jack Wilson

 

 21.  (3). Larry Wilson

 

 22.  (4). Rick Wilson

 

 23.  (5). Christine

         m.----- Chenoweth

 

 24.  (6). Brenda Shuman

 

 25.  (7). Gina Heflin

 

 26.  (8). Susan Swesey

 

 27.  (9). Lisa Hayes

 

 28. (10). Sandy Wilson

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

"Gilmer County WV History 1845-1989" pp.241,242

"Leewis County WV, Her People and Places", 2000, p. 178

"The Glenville Democrat" May 20 1999, Apr 26 2001