http://genforum.genealogy.com/shoup/messages/182.htmlhttp://genforum.genealogy.com/shoup/messages/182.html Oliver Henry Nelson Shoup Posted by: Mark Gaines Jessop Date: November 04, 2000 at 11:41:36 Does anyone have any information on the ancestry of Colorado Governor Oliver Henry Nelson Shoup (1869-1940)? Re: Oliver Henry Nelson Shoup Posted by: Sherry Kaseberg Date: November 04, 2000 at 21:40:45 In Reply to: Oliver Henry Nelson Shoup by Mark Gaines Jessop of 541 William Rufus Shoup married "Fidelia" J.M. Ferris in Franklin County, OH in 1868. ##### Re: Oliver Henry Nelson Shoup Posted by: Sherry Kaseberg Date: November 04, 2000 at 21:36:21 In Reply to: Oliver Henry Nelson Shoup by Mark Gaines Jessop Reference: Colorado Genealogist vol. 20, page 18; 1959, and Quantrillo D. McClung who compiled the family tree:
****Henry Shoup b 10 May 1814 at *****Lancaster Co PA, m Margaret ---- and their children were: 1. Jacob Shoup; 2. Henry Shoup, Jr.; 3. Emanuel Shoup; 4. George Shoup; 5. William Rufus Shoup b 1836, d 1903 Colorado Springs, CO, m Fidelia Janette Marie Ferris 1868.
The children of William Rufus Shoup and Fidelia Ferris were: 1. Oliver Henry Nelson Shoup b 13 December 1869 at Boggs Corner, Champaign County, IL, d 30 September 1940 at Santa Monica, CA, m 18 September 1891 at Colorado Springs CO, moved to Colorado Springs in 1888 [it appears that he married twice, first to Unetta Small 1871-1927, then to Mary Alice Hackett 1887-1955, but it is not clear which of these the marriage date is for;
2. Marion Ora Shoup b 18 May 1872 Champaign Co IL, m 24 November 1907 John Corbett, and was living in 1958;
3. William Earl Shoup b 18 October 1880 at Atchison KS, d 18 January 1928 at Denver, CO, m Martha Franke, had a son Arch Oliver Shoup b 1 October 1913 at Dallas, TX.
The children of Oliver Henry Nelson Shoup and Unetta Small were: 1. Reba Amy Shoup 1893-1935 m John Lemming Jr. 1916;
2. Harold Oliver Shoup who changed his name after WWI to Oliver Henry Shoup Jr., b 1894 d 1946 at Wichita KS, m1 Miriam Perkins, m2 Mrs. Virginia Stanley Craig;
3. Merrill Edgar Shoup b 1899 m1 Beatrice Fern Orchard and had son Merrill Edgar Shoup who later took the name Peter ORchard Mattei, m2 Dorothy Evelyn Chambers and had two daughters Mary and Nancy and Beatrice m2 Albert Chester Mattei;
4. Verner Reed Shoup 1900 - 1957 m1 Anne Hagerman 1925 and had Beatrice, Anna, and Nell, m2 Cornelia A. Lake and had Verner Reed Jr., Francis Edward, and Merrill Edgar Shoup II.