Tombstone Tuesday ~ Shadrack McGlothlin

Shadrach McGlothlin

Shadrack McGlothlin, © All rights reserved

This photo was taken by John Jackson at Pleasanton Cemetery, Pleasanton, Linn County, Kansas on August 19, 2007.

Shadrack McGlothlin was the youngest child of Jemima Corel and David McGlothlin, born in April 1847 in Tazewell County, Virginia.

At the age of 16, Shadrack mustered into Company F of the 45th Kentucky Mounted Infantry in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky on November 2, 18631 to fight with the Union in the Civil War.  Many documents have Shad listed as “Shadrack McGlathlin”.

By 1885 Shadrack moved his family to Pleasanton, Linn County, Kansas2, where his older brother, Henry H. McGlothlin had settled.  Shadrack remained in Pleasanton until his death on February 4, 1906.  More can be read about Shadrack McGlothlin on his page here on the Corel Cousins website.

  1. Ancestry.com. Original data: Report of the adjutant general of the state of Kentucky. Frankfort, Ky.: Printed at the Kentucky Yeoman Office, J.H. Harney, public printer, 1866-1867. Volume II, Schedule A, Page 452. <http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=genealogy-glh43635757&h=1443&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt> (accessed 5/12/2009)
  2. Ancestry.com. Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925 (database on-line). Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2009. Original data:  1885 Kansas State Census. Microfilm reels K-1 – K-146. Kansas State Historical Society. <http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ksstatecen&h=414234&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt> (accessed 3/27/2007)
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