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from Biography & Historical Record of Ringgold County, Iowa

Lewis Publishing Company of Chicago, 1887, Pp. 336-37


Charles L. SHATTUCK, station agent for the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad at Mt. Ayr, is a native of the State of New Yrok, born in Cortland County, April 28, 1824, his parents, David P. and Asenath (PHELPS) SHATTUCK, being natives of Connecticut and New York respectively. They were the parents of thirteen children, five sons and eight daughters, our subject being the sixth child. He was reared on the home farm, his father following the avocation of a farmer, and his education was obtained in the district schools and at the Cary Collegiate Institute. He remained with his parents till reaching the age of twenty-three years, when he commenced farming on his own account.

He was married December 23, 1847, to Miss Rhayadergowy WINSLOW, a native of Monroe County, New York, where her father, Jacob WINSLOW, is still living. They have two sons, one of whom is living - Jacob, now in Chicago, Illinois, who has been an engineer for eighteen years. Charles L[yman]. was killed [at the age of 23] in a railroad accident near Lucas, Iowa, in November [11th], 1884 [and was interred at Rose Hill Cemetery, Mount Ayr, Iowa. He was born in New York on September 27, 1861.]

Mr. SHATTUCK followed farming until 1861, when he entered the employ of the New York Central Railroad Company as a station agent, remaining with that company until the winter of 1876-'7, since which he has been in the employ of the Chicago, BUrlington & Quincy Company, and is at present acting as ticket and freight agent at Mt. Ayr. Mr. SHATTUCK is a member of the Masonic fraternity, belonging to a lodge in New York State.

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CB&Q Rail Road, Mount Ayr, Iowa
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NOTE: Col. Charles Lyman SHATTUCK died at the age of sixty-four years on October 3, 1888, with interment at Rose Hill Cemetery, Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa. Mrs. SHATTUCK's name has also been spelled as "Rhayadergrey."

Biography & Historical Record of Ringgold County, Iowa, Pp. 336-37, 1887.

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Transcription and note by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2009

Biographical Sketches Pages Index: A - F,   G - L,   M - R,  S - Z

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