Schuyler County, Illinois

Shelton Luttrell

The Rushville Times Newspaper, June 15, 1882, Rushville, Illinois

LUTTRELL, Shelton - died at his residence in Browning township April 6, 1882, of general debility, Mr. Shelton Luttrell; aged 87 years, 10 months and 24 days. The deceased was one of the early settlers of this county, having located in Browning township in 1834, where he resided up to the time of his death. He was born in Casey County, Kentucky, May 12, 1795 -- was married to Sarah Bryant, Nov. 13, 1813, who survives him, having lived together 69 years. They had 12 children, 10 grandchildren, 64 great grandchildren, and 8 great great grandchildren. Mr. Luttrell was a member of the Christian church for 45 years and died respected in the community, where he had resided nearly half a century. (While in the office last week, Mr. Felix H. Thornton, son-in-law of the deceased informed us that he sent us the particulars of Shelton Luttrell death but it was not received or was mislaid, Editor)

The Rushville Times Newspaper, Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois, c/o Schuyler Co. Jail Museum, 200 S. Congress Street, Rushville, IL  62681; 217-322-6975.

Submitted by Marcine Lohman




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