Shadrach Marion Guthrie

Male, #32400, (2 Jan 1835 - 21 Mar 1925)
Birth*2 Jan 1835 Shadrach was born at Bowling Green, Warren Co., Kentucky, on 2 Jan 1835. 
Employment* Shadrach's occupation: farmer. 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1865 He served in the War Between the States between 1861 and 1865

     Paul Boethel wrote on p. 78 of the History of Lavaca County that Shadrack Marion Guthrie enlisted 1863 served in Louisiana, Arkansas, and Missouri and on the border of Kansas. He participated in the battles of Mansfield, Pleasant Hill, Camden and Jenkins Ferry.
      Mrs. Travis (Jacqueline Lorenz) McClinton noted on the Shadrack Guthrie descendant list: Shadrack Marion enlisted in the Confederate Army at Sweet Home, TX on Aug. 6 1861. He enlisted for 12 months and offered to serve in the Infantry or Cavalry. His enlistment papers stated that he had "no arms of improved style." He served as a Private under Captain Frederick J. Malone in the 24th Brigade TST and re-enlisted and served 3 1/2 years. He was in the Battle of Mansfield, LA on April 8, 1864, and the Battle at Pleasant Hill, LA on April 9, 1864. He then served under General Kirby Smith at Camden and Jenkin's Ferry, ARK. and under General Price in the Missouri campaign. He was discharged at Richmond, TX about 26 June 1865. 
Marriage*2 Jul 1861 He married Martha Ann Elizabeth Culpepper at Sweet Home, Lavaca Co., Texas, on 2 Jul 1861 at age 26. 
Census*1870 He was in the in 1870 census at Lavaca Co., Texas
Census14 Jun 1880 He was listed as a resident in the census report at Lavaca Co., Texas, on 14 Jun 1880. 
Photographed*say 1900 He was photographed say 1900 at Lavaca Co., Texas.
Shadrach Marion Guthrie
Census1900 He was listed as a resident in the census report at Lavaca Co., Texas, in 1900. 
Death of Spouse18 Feb 1916 His wife Martha Ann Elizabeth Culpepper died on 18 Feb 1916 at Electra, Wichita Co., Texas
Death*21 Mar 1925 He died at De Witt Co., Texas, on 21 Mar 1925 at age 90. 
Burial* His body was interred at Oak Grove Cemetery, Yoakum, Lavaca Co., Texas
Biography* Census: 1910 Baylor Co., TX. \pct. 5 ED 15 sheet 21 (Shadrack M. Guthrie 75 KY -- TN m1/48).\
      S. M. Guthrie, Sr.'s birth was recorded in his Bible: _________________________S. M. Guthrie Sr.: _________________________Was born January 2nd 1835
      Based on census records and information from descendants, S. M. Guthrie was born in Bowling Green, Warren Co., KY. \Mrs. Travis (Jacqueline Lorenz) McClinton noted on a Shadrack Guthrie descendant list that "Emily Daniel" gave Shadrack's place of birth "Bowling Green."\ The Guthrie family moved to Lavaca Co., TX where he met and married the the widow, Martha Ann Elizabeth (Culpepper) Guthrie in 1861.
      After the war, S. M. Guthrie returned home to Lavaca Co., TX where he was noted with his wife and family in census records through 1900. Some time after the 1900 census, S. M. Guthrie apparently moved to Baylor Co., TX where they were noted in the 1910 census. They were listed as having been married for 48 years. Shadrack's death was also recorded in his Bible by his family: _________________________S. M. Guthrie, Sr. _________________________Died March 21, 1925
      Mrs. McClinton noted on the Shadrack Guthrie descendany list: Masonic grave marker. Called Dompa Dussie by some of his grandchildren. Lost an arm in a cotton gin accident. The Guthrie's owned gins & mills in Lafayette Co., MS & in Lavaca, Falls, & Bell Counties, Texas. 

Family

Martha Ann Elizabeth Culpepper (29 Feb 1832 - 18 Feb 1916)
Marriage*2 Jul 1861 He married Martha Ann Elizabeth Culpepper at Sweet Home, Lavaca Co., Texas, on 2 Jul 1861 at age 26. 
Last Edited18 Oct 2008