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    John SHORKEY

    Male 1867 - 1931  (64 years)


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    • Name John SHORKEY 
      • 2nd wife ? CARRIE V. (BANACH) SHORKEY ? She reported his death (1931?) Or daughter? Was a horse trader. Not a good reputation. Wife CARRIE also had a colorful reputation. She ran hard cider and was known for her clay pipe and sidearm. When the 1910 census was taken, John and Carrie Shorkey were living in Menden (Rutland), Vermont. Carrie said she was the mother of 2 children with both of them living. John was a laborer, odd jobs. When the 1920 census was taken, John and Carrie were living in Brandon (Rutland), Vermont. John was a laborer, odd jobs. Carrie was a laborer, working out. When the 1930 census was taken, John and Carrie Shorkey were living in Brandon (Rutland), Vermont. John was a junk peddler. In this census John said his first marriage was when he was 19, and Carrie said her first marriage was when she was 20. Also, in this census John said he could not read or write. John’s death certificate said he was a “horse dealer”. When the 1910 census was taken, John and Carrie Shorkey were living in Menden (Rutland), Vermont. Carrie said she was the mother of 2 children with both of them living. John was a laborer, odd jobs. When the 1930 census was taken, John and Carrie Shorkey were living in Brandon (Rutland), Vermont. John was a junk peddler. In this census John said his first marriage was when he was 19, and Carrie said her first marriages was when she was 20. Also, in this census John said he could not read or write.
      Born 13 May 1867  Pittsford, Rutland Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Gender Male 
      Died 21 Aug 1931  Brandon, Addison Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Buried Orwell, VT @ Mountain View Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Person ID I4736  Chartier Family
      Last Modified 7 Jul 2016 

      Father Louis (Lewis) SHORKEY,   b. 13 Dec 1847, St.Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Sep 1926, Rupert, Bennington Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
      Relationship Birth 
      Mother Jennie DUCHAINE,   b. 12 Nov 1846, St. Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1900, Whiting, Addison Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
      Relationship Birth 
      Married c.1866 
      Family ID F2157  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family 1 Christine CROSSMAN 
      Married 14 Jan 1889  Whiting, VT @ Congregational Church Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Last Modified 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 
      Family ID F2159  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family 2 Carrie V. BANACH,   b. 23 Jul 1869, North Adams, Berkshire Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 May 1960, Rutland, Rutland Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
      Children 
       1. Son SHORKEY  [Birth]
      Last Modified 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 
      Family ID F2160  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Event Map
      Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 May 1867 - Pittsford, Rutland Co., VT Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Jan 1889 - Whiting, VT @ Congregational Church Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Aug 1931 - Brandon, Addison Co., VT Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsBuried - - Orwell, VT @ Mountain View Cemetery Link to Google Earth
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