I am searching for info. of these families.The Shoptaw/Shoptaugh came out of KY, mostly miners moved to IN, IL and AK. I want to know more about the Shoptaw/Shoptaugh of Sullivan Co. IN, lived Greene Co. too, married Bedwell, Monk, and others. Lived Vigo Co. IN, Switz City IN, Brazil IN, Pleasantville IN.John, David, Jerry(Jeremiah), Adam Hoke are all Shoptaw/Shoptaugh and related.Am trying to figure out the family line. My David and John Shoptaw were sons of William.David was a bit older than John who was born 1850 KY near Meade, Bullitt Counties of KY.John travelled with his father by wagon to IN about the time the CW broke up. Can you offer some help here?