Jacob Shawler
Mary Potter Baird
(1775-Bef 1837)
Elizabeth Shawler


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Peter Lee Troutman

Elizabeth Shawler 2

  • Born: 18 Mar 1818, Bullitt County, Kentucky
  • Marriage: Peter Lee Troutman on 18 Feb 1836 in Shepherdsville, Bullitt County, Kentucky
  • Died: 7 Sep 1906, Bullitt County, Kentucky at age 88
  • Buried: Jesse Waters Farm Cemetery, Wilson Creek Rd, Bullitt County, Kentucky

bullet  General Notes:

On the 1880 census, she was living with son James Jacob in Pine Tavern, Bullitt, Kentucky.
In the 1880 census, father's place of birth listed as Germany, mother's place of birth listed as KY.
Both birth & death dates are exactly as written on her tombstone.

1850 Bullitt County, KY Census (pt. 3 Households 500 - 970)

HH 598
Peter TROUTMAN 43m farmer 1200 SC
Elizabeth 34 f Elizabeth Shawler
Mary 13f
Caroline 10f m. 1871 Wm. Sanford Collings
Michael S. 8m m. 1871 Sarah Howlett
Belzora 3f m. 1869 Joseph Muir Harned
Lorinda 2f m. 1868 J. W. Woods


Obit : Mrs. Elizabeth Troutman
Sep-21-1906 News Bullitt Co

Mr. Willis Troutman and Mr. J.W. Woods of Lebanon Ind, have returned home after they were summoned to the beside of their mother, Mrs. E. Troutman.
On Thursday evening Sept 6, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Wm Collings, Mrs. Elizabeth Troutman passed peacefully away at the ripe old age of 89 years. All the children, with the exception of one daughter, Mrs. Woods of Lebanon Ind., were gathered around the bedside when the end came. She had been ill for the past three years, but until a few weeks prior to her death, was not confined to her bed. She was a most remarkable old lady and had many friends through out the county, being perhaps, one of the oldest residents. She leaves two sons and three daughters, Mr. M.J. Troutman of Washington county, Mr. Willis Troutman of Indiana. Mrs. Caroline Collings, Mrs. Belle Harned, and Mrs. Woods of Ind. besides a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren. The funeral services were conducted by the Rev. B.P. Martin in the Avenue Baptist church on Friday morning, after which the remains were laided to rest besides those of her husband in the old family grave yard near the old Troutman homestead on Cane Run. Here what the voice from heaven declared To whom in Christ who die: Release from all thier earthly cares, they'll regin with him on high, Then why ____ departed friends or shake
at death's alarms; Deaths but the servant Jesus sends To call us to his arms.
Have seen first name listed as Laurens
Received copy of Bullitt County, KY marriage record May 2003


Elizabeth married Peter Lee Troutman, son of John Michael Troutman Jr. and Mary, on 18 Feb 1836 in Shepherdsville, Bullitt County, Kentucky. (Peter Lee Troutman was born on 27 Jan 1807 in Laurens District, South Carolina, died on 10 Mar 1861 in Bullitt County, Kentucky and was buried in Jesse Waters Farm Cemetery, Wilson Creek Rd, Bullitt County, Kentucky.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

Alt. Marriage, 1835. Have seen it listed as 1835 in a couple of places.

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