Shuck.-- Frederick Shuck, born Alexandria, Virginia, 1780, died February 20, 1815, married Elizabeth Bogan, born Alexandria, Virginia, March 15, 1795, died October 24, 1868. Issue: John Thomas Shuck, born Washington, D.C., September 4, 1814, died at Leon, Kansas, April 28, 1903; Jehu Lewis Shuck, born Alexandria, Virginia, in 1812, died at Barnwell, South Carolina, August, 1863, married Henrietta Hall, daughter of Addison Hall, and went to China as missionaries. Mrs. Shuck was the first white woman missionary to that country, She died at Hong Kong in 1844. Mrs. Shuck published a book of her experiences. Of Frederick Shuck there is no record. Dr. John Thomas Shuck was married in 1840 to Elvira Barbara Madison Hill, who was born at Lynchburg, Virginia, January 30, 1815, daughter of William Davis Hill of Amherst County, Virginia, and Nancy Williams, whose parents were William Williams and Barbara Steele. She claimed relationship to President Madison and Pocahontas. Dr. John Thomas Shuck and his
wife established a home at Harpers Ferry, Va., moved to Parksville, Missouri in 1855, after about three years moved to Olathe, Kansas and in 1883, moved to Leon, Kansas. Mrs. Shuck died at Cartersville, Missouri on May 26, 1905. Issue: Lavinia A. Shuck, born January 31, 1841 at Harper's Ferry, Virginia, was married to Mr. King, of Pryor Creek, Oklahoma. John Thomas Shuck, born February 26, 1844 at Harper's Ferry, Virginia; Luther Malanthon Shuck, born May 21, 1851; Marie Elvira Shuck, born May 6, 1852, married F. H. T. Brown of Cartersville, Mo., died April 24, 1928.
John Thomas Shuck, Jr., born at Harper's Ferry, Virginia, February 26, 1844, died from accidental gun shot near Perryville, Arkansas, February 28, 1902. He was a plainsman, miner, school teacher and rancher. He was married at Olathe, Kansas, September 29, 1870 to Sarah Blanche Washington, born near Lovettsville, Virginia, May 8, 1849. She was the daughter of Samuel Edward Wasnington and Sarah Jane Everhart. Samuel Edward Washington was born near Lovettsville, Virginia, and died at Leeds, Missouri (near Kansas City) February 7, 1905, and was buried in Washington Cemetery, Kansas City. He was the son of John Augustine Washington (by his first wife, Amelia Saunders) a native of Fairfax County, Virginia, a communicant of Pohick Church, and a prominent Mason; his second wife was Elizabeth Ann George of Lovettsville, Virginia. John Augustine Washington died near Lovettsville, Virginia, in 1863 at the age of 65. The parents of Edward were Edward Washington (will probated at Fairfax Court House, September 18, 1792, and his wife, Anne, who was a daughter of Edward De Barre of France. Issue: Elvira Hill Shuck, born near Leon, Kansas, August 28, 1871; Luther Edward Shuck, of Los Angeles, born near Leon, Kansas, April 1, 1875; Lillie P. Shuck, born near Leon, Kansas, August 8, 1873, died November 14, 1874; Walter P. Shuck, born February 15, 1877, died at Olathe, Kansas, May 26, 1878. Elvira Hill Shuck married at Denver, Colorado in 1904 to Charles D. Harkrader. Their daughter, June Blanche Harkrader, born in Denver, July 5, 1895, was married to Howard Meade of Los Angeles, California, and they are the parents of one son, Robert. Luther Edward Shuck married in St. Louis, Missouri, December 1, 1912, to Annette Lillian Flory who was born at Moberly, Missouri, August 3, 1892, the daughter of Allan V. and Parrie Lee Armstrong Flory. They had two sons, Luther Edward Shuck, Jr., was born in St. Louis, Missouri, April 18, 1916, was a student of Stanford University in the class of 1937, now at Harvard University; and John Flory Shuck who was born October 8th, 1918, and is now a student at The University of Southern California, class of '40.
Notes about members of the above family: Allan V. Flory, who died in a railway accident, November 9, 1905, was the son of Nathan and Elizabeth (Cuppy) Flory of Logansport, Indiana. Parrie Lee Armstrong, who died at St. Louis, Missouri, April 19, 1919, was the daughter of James Armstrong and Isabelle Houston of DeWitt and Brunswick, Missouri. Elizabeth Bogan Shuck, after the death of her husband, married Samuel S. Handley of Washington, D.C. She died October 24, 1868 and Mr. Handley died April 27, 1872. Percy Hall Shuck, 1430 Main St., Columbia, South Carolina, is a grandson of Jehu Lewis Shuck. Luther M. Shuck married Betty Hayden, teacher, and moved to Stockton, California. He died in 1917 at the family home, 6327 California St., San Francisco. Jessie Washington Alder, of
Washington, D.C., is a granddaughter of John Augustine Washington, by his second wife, Elizabeth Ann George. Betty Hayden Shuck died at San Francisco, April, 1934. Rose L. Chenoweth, sister of Sarah Blanche Washington Shuck, died at Leon, Kansas, March 16, 1937. Lilly Washington Wilson, the other sister of Blanche Washington, died in Washington, D.C., May, 1936, and is buried at Petersburg, Virginia. Her daughter, Blanche McKinzie, lives at Brook Terrace, Chevy Chase, Maryland.
Henrietta Hall Shuck wrote a book about her experiences: A Memoir of Mrs. Henrietta Shuck, the First American Female Missionary to China; Boston: Gould, Kendall & Lincoln; 1850; 251p. A second book by her published in 1860: Scenes in China; or, Sketches of the Country, Religion, and Customs, of the Chinese; Philadelphia: American Baptist Publication Society; 1860; 252p. (Both are located in numerous libraries nationwide and may be available through inter-library loan.) A school in Hong Kong was named for her and they have a website at The Henrietta School with a history which mentions her and husband with a picture at Henrietta Secondary School History.
[page 55] 22.214.171.124.1 Jehu Lewis SHUCK b Alexandria Co Va 4 Sep 1812 d Barnwell Courthouse SC 20 Aug 1863 md. three times, 1) Henritta [sic] HALL b 28 Oct 1817 in Kilmarnock Va d 27 Nov 1844 in China, 2) md. 29 Oct 1848 Elizabeth SEXTON d/o S M SEXTON d 1851 in China, 3) md. 19 Jan 1854 Anna L TROTTI d/o General G J TROTTI. [page 56] Jehu L. went to Lewisburg WVa (Greenbrier Co) when he was about 6 yrs with his mother and brother. Why there, has not been established but there could have been a close kinship between this Shuck lineage and Mose SHUCK. Names of children of Jacob's brother George and Mose are very much alike. Jehu was baptized at age 10. He attended the Lewisburg Academy and was licensed to preach by the age 20. The church presently is called the Shuck Baptist Church in his honor and is being continually used. He later studied at the Virginia Baptist Seminary in Richmond and apparently while there decided to become a missionary. It was there he met Henritta [sic] HALL and they married 8 Sep 1835. Jehu and Henritta [sic] left for China 22 Sep 1835 aboard the Louvre, 14 days after they got married and Henrietta not yet 19 yrs old. There is material published on these two about their stay in China until Henrietta's death there and this will not be repeated by reference an article by T S DUNAWAY in "PIONEERING FOR JESUS, THE STORY OF HENREITTA HALL." Henreitta was the daughter of a minister Addison HALL. Her mother died when she was 14. In 1832 the family had moved to Richmond and there she entered the female seminary conducted by Rev H KEELING. She was enrolled in the Virginia Baptist Seminary when she met Jehu. Her father Addison b 3 Sep 1797 d 2 Apr 1871 md. her mother 2 Jan 1817 Susan EDMONDS of Lancaster Co Va. Addison's parents were John HALL, a merchant, and Clarissa POLLARD d/o Captain Thomas POLLARD of the Rev. War. For more background on the Rev. Addison HALL see "FACES ON THE WALL" by Woodward B HACKLEY. Addison was married three times: 2) 18 Jul 1832 Catherine C CRITTENDEN of Middlesex Co 3) 20 Dec 1854 Lucy A NOYES, having a total of 15 children, all receiving an excellent education. Jehu spent two separated 4 years tours in China. Issue of Jehu Lewis SHUCK and Henrietta HALL; 126.96.36.199.1.1 Lewis Hall SHUCK b in Singapore, educated at Wake Forest and the University of Virginia with a PhD and was a baptist minister. Held pastorates in Virginia and South Carolina, succeeded his father as pastor of Steel Creek and Blackville churches, buried next to his father at Barnwell Courthouse. Lewis was married twice; 1) 3 Jul 1856 md. Mary A PARRISH, 2) 19 Nov 1863 Gassie J TROTTI d/o General Casper TROTTI. This is the sister to Annie L TROTTI that married Jehu L. Lewis' father. Issue of these were not researched but from published obituary notices in the Richmond Religious Herald the following is noted; -Gasper Tritti SHUCK s/o Rev. Lewis H and Gassie T SHUCK 31 May 1866 -Mollie Tobey d/o Dr L H SHUCK 1 Jul 1886 -Gassie T SHUCK wife of Dr L H SHUCK 25 Feb 1909 These are the published dates, not the event date. 188.8.131.52.1.2 Ryland Keeling SHUCK. 184.108.40.206.1.3 Oscar Devan SHUCK. 220.127.116.11.1.4 Henrietta Layton SHUCK (a school teacher) 18.104.22.168.1.5 One child died early. Jehu Lewis SHUCK next married Elizabeth G SEXTON a teacher in the Judson Female Institute at Marion Alabama in 1864. She died five years later in 1851 in China. She was the daughter of S M SEXTON. On 19 Jan 1854 Jehu married Annie TROTTI of South Carolina, daughter of General C J TROTTI. They had one child that died 25 Jun 1863, Jehu died soon after on 20 Aug 1863 at his home near Barnwell Courthouse.
The following information was provided by a reasearcher who is interested in Gold Rush Baptist ministers. He would be especially in seeing any copies of this newspaper. His message follows:
Home: Surnames: Shuck Family Genealogy Forum Re: Louis and Henrietta Shuck Posted by: Janet Finley Davis Date: April 25, 2000 at 09:25:50 In Reply to: Re: Louis and Henrietta Shuck by Vicky Dusen-Westra 110 of 116 Since I posted that message I discovered my husband's grandmother, Henrietta Shuck, was the daughter of Jehu Lewis Shuck and his second wife. So you and my husband are some kind of half-cousins, I guess. Since you've been in touch with Tom Pike (I thought from his email that his first name was Pike and last name Thomas, but I probably got it wrong) you probably already have this I copied from an email from him: Rev Shuck had a fascinating biography. You'll find a short bio in the Dictionary of American Biography, but the best is a small (198pp) soft-cover book done in 1983 by Thelma Wolfe Hall (2332 Scarsborough Dr, Richmond VA 23235). [ed. note: This is "I Give Myself: The Story of J. Lewis Shuck and His Mission to the Chinese"; Hall, Thelma Wolfe; 1983; Richmond, VA; 199p. Copies located in at least 22 libraries nationwide.] You should DEFINITELY get one if Mrs Hall is still alive and kickin' (although she did not know at the time of our line from John Sexton Shuck),Shuck was married three times. The first was the famous Henrietta Hall (dau of Rev Addison Hall of Lancaster Co VA), a wealthy planter/minister. They made a splendid faith-filled couple and were off to China almost immediiately after their marriage. The time there (lots of letters home survivie, plus Henrietta's diary) was very difficuly, esp. re language and money. Henrietta lasted nine years and died 1844 (and is buried)in Hong Kong. I saw her grave when I was in the service in the mid-Sixties. Lewis came home on a tour, bringing his kids for school and a tour and married in 1846 Eliza G Sexton, who met Shuck while he was ytouring and giving talks on mission. She (from Philadelphia) was teaching at Judson female Institute, Marion AL. Her father Silas Sexton had been a merchant in Philadelphia and evidently received the call to ministry in the mid-1840's and thereafter lived in Vicksburg MS as Baptist minister (he died in the midst of the siege of Vicksburg in 1863). She too went off almost immediately with him to China, this time to Shanghai. More troubles, less documentation. She bore two children and died in 1851 childbirth with her second, Eliza Sexton Shuck who d at age two in Wilmington NC with an aunt (she probably had miscarriages in between). She is buried in Shanghai. First child was John Sexton Shuck (b 1847). Shuck returned to States in 1852 and once again married, this time from SC: Annie Trotti (from a prominent landowner family of Barnwell Co; her father was called "Count"). Family lore says she refused to go to China, and so they went to Gold-Rush California at Sacramento and opened a Chineses Mission until the Civil War, when he returned to Barnmwell to minister at Barnwell Baptist Church. There is a monument to him there, right on the Town Square) until his death in 1863. The impulse to ministry continued in his son Lewis Hall Shuck whom was pastor at Charleston's famous First Baptist Church for many years. Lots more where this came from!Here is a short tree: Descendants of Jehu Lewis Shuck [ed. note: indented following] 1 Jehu Lewis Shuck b: September 3, 1812 Alexandria Va. src: tombstone, Barnwell Cem; bio sketch d: August 20, 1863 Barnwell Co SC src: tombstone, Barnwell Cem. Father: Frederock Shuck Mother: Elizabeth Bogan +Henrietta Hall b: October 28, 1817 Kilmarnoc, Lancaster Co., Va d: November 27, 1844 Hong Kong China m: September 8, 1835 Richmond, Henrico Co, VA Father: Addison Hall Mother: Susan Edmonds 2 Lewis Hall Shuck b: August 3, 1836 Singapore, British Malay States d: July 8, 1911 Cheraw, SC src: bur. Barnwell Baptist ChCeme. +Mary A. Parish d: Abt. 1863 m: Abt. 1854 3 Mary Parish (Mollie) Shuck b: 1856 d: 1874 3 Lewis Garland Shuck b: July 9, 1858 d: March 14, 1934 +Addie Burk b: Aft. 1858 m: Abt. 1887 4 Lewis Hall Shuck b: 1889 d: 1923 4 Annie Gilmer Shuck b: January 23, 1891 +Clifford Newell Jones m: July 9, 1912 Father: James EdwardJones Mother: Elizabeth Norton 5 Clifford Newell Jones b: November 10,1913 +Louise Vilensky 6 Louise Clifford Jones b: July 27, 1940 6 Emily Annis Jones b: April 9,1947 5 Addie Elizabeth Jones b: June 18, 1923 +Thomas Richard Bryant b: Bef. 1923 6 Thomas Richard Bryant b: January 22, 1945 6 Peggy Annis Bryant b: July 28, 1948 5 Lewis Edward Jones b: January 7, 1928 +Betty Mann 6 Lewis Edward Jones b: August 4, 1953 6 David Mann Jones b: September 20, 1954 6 Jeffrey Lee Jones b: January 31, 1958 4 William Burk Shuck b: 1895 d: 1896 4 Mollie Parish Shuck b: December 11, 1900 +Robert Wynn Wommack b: September 4, 1898 m: June 15, 1922 Conyers GA Father: Daniel Spencer Wommack Mother: Eugenia Jackson Mize 5 Jean Wommack b: November 25, 1929 +James Edward Cox b: Bef. 1925 m: July 18, 1945 6 James Edward Cox b: Aft. 1946 6 Dorothy Jean Cox b: Aft. 1946 6 Susan Cox b: Aft. 1946 *2nd Wife of  Lewis Hall Shuck: +Gasparella (Gassie) I. Trotti b: 1838 d: 1908 bur Barnwell Cem m: 1864 Barnwell Co SC Father: Gaspar J. Trotti Mother: Caroline Y. Adams 3 Gaspar Trotti Shuck b: 1868 d: May 17, 1869 3 Percy Hall Shuck b: October 3, 1869 d: June 10, 1921 Columbia SC 2 Ryland Malcolm Shuck b: October 29, 1838 Macao 2 Henrietta Layton Shuck b: April 2, 1841 Macao d: bur Barnwell Bapt. Ceme. 2 Oscar Devan Shuck b: April 1843 2 Henrie Fuller Shuck b: November 27, 1844 US d: November 9, 1845 at sea *2nd Wife of  Jehu Lewis Shuck: +Eliza G. (Lizzie) Sexton b: December 11, 1824 Philadelphia, Pa. src: "Religious Herald" 29 Oct 1846 (cf HD Jackson ppr in Ala Bap Hist Soc files) d: November 21, 1851 Shanghai CHINA src: JL Shuck ltr:"Home&Foreign Jrnl" May 1852 (cf HD Jackson ppr- Samford U Arch) m: October 14, 1846 Marion AL (min Milo P Jewett, Pres Judson Female Inst) src: Ala Baptist 23 Oct 1846 Father: Silas Wood Sexton Mother: Harriet Clark 2 John Sexton Shuck b: August 20, 1847 Shanghai, China src: see letters of J.Lewis Shuck d: November 5, 1905 Aiken, SC (bur Bamberg Cemetery SC) src: one record says 1907 +Catherine (Kitty) Ingram b: March 25, 1851 Barnwell Co SC d: March 5, 1932 Bamberg, SC (bur Bamberg Cem) m: Abt. 1868 Barnwell Co SC Father: James Johnson Ingram Mother: Mary Elizabeth Johnson However, it's possible that you don't have it so that's why I posted it. That's about all I have so far, I think.
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