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Cornelius Hurley "Neil" Shoemaker

Male 1852 - 1891


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  • Born  20 Aug 1852  Koeokuk Co, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  27 Jun 1891  Rapid City, Pennington Co, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Rapid City, Pennington Co, South Dakota, USA, -Mountain View Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I3875  Clarkson
    Last Modified  11 Apr 2019 

    Father  Jesse Shoemaker,   b. 17 Mar 1822, Winchester, Randolph Co, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1895, Rapid City, Pennington Co, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Henrietta Hurley,   b. 25 Dec 1825,   d. 8 Sep 1889 
    Married  18 Nov 1841  Randolph Co, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1516  Group Sheet

    Family  Ellen Frances Winne,   b. 31 Mar 1862, Carroll Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1929, Santa Monica, Los Angeles Co, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  11 Feb 1879  South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Alice Maude Shoemaker,   b. 23 Dec 1879, Rockerville, Pennington Co, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1970, Tulare Co, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1515  Group Sheet

  • Histories
    Shoemaker, Cornelius Hurley - Bios of Cornelius Hurley Shoemaker and Ellen Winne Shoemaker Kerber
    Shoemaker, Cornelius Hurley - Bios of Cornelius Hurley Shoemaker and Ellen Winne Shoemaker Kerber
    Cornelius Hurley Shoemaker was born on the 20th of August 1852 on the family farm in Keokuk county Iowa. To Grand Island Nebraska; then Rapid City South Dakota. In the year 1879 . . he married Ellen Frances Winne.

    External Links
    Shoemaker, Cornelius Hurley
    Shoemaker, Cornelius Hurley
    Cornelius Hurley Shoemaker Memorial at Find A Grave

  • Notes 
    • 1870 Census of Hall county Nebraska; Grand Island
      Jesse Shoemaker; 49 (1821) Indiana; doctor horse
      Henrietta Shoemaker; 45 (1825) Ohio
      Alex Shoemaker; 21 (1849) Iowa
      Cornelius Shoemaker; 18 (1852) Iowa
      John Shoemaker; 16 (1854) Iowa
      Henrietta Shoemaker; 9 (1861) Nebraska
      Della Shoemaker: 6 (1864) Nebraska
      Amanda Shoemaker; 3 (1867) Nebraska
      Jessie Mitchell; 8 (1862) Nebraska
      Jane Mitchell; 25 (1845) Iowa
      Lida Mitchell; 6 (1864) Nebraska
      Henry Hurley; 40 (1830) Indiana

      1880 Census of Pennington county, Dakota Territory; Rockerville
      Jessee Shoemaker; 58, Indiana; keeps a livery stable; parents born Pennsylvania
      Henrietta Shoemaker; 54, Ohio; parents born Ohio
      Etta Shoemaker; 18, Nebraska
      Della Shoemaker; 16, Nebraska
      Amanda Shoemaker; 13, Nebraska
      a few house away -
      Cornelius Shoemaker; 29, Ohio; keeps livery stable
      Ella Shoemaker; 18, Missouri
      Alice Shoemaker; 6.12, Dakota; born December

      Neil Shoemaker and wife were taking a pleasure ride Saturday in a small boat on the new lake above Rapid City. The vessel capsized and Mr Shoemaker was drowned and the life of Mrs Shoemaker was saved with great difficulty. The body was not recovered until Tuesday. Deceased was an old resident of the Hills, and a man who had many good friends that will road of his sad death with sorrow.
      [source] Sturgis Advertiser (Sturgis South Dakota); 2 July 1891.

      Bureau of Land Management Database for the states of Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
      note - All of these Shoemaker patent entries are in Section 7, 1N, 2N or 2S. There is more detail in the BLM records.
      Alexander A Shoemaker; 30 June 1884; four entries totalling approx 160 acres
      John H Shoemaker; 11 October 1887; two entries totaling 160 acres
      Alexander A Shoemaker; 31 July 1889; two entries totalling 160 acres
      Ellen F Shoemaker; 30 January 1892; 160 acres (widow of Cornelius Shoemaker)
      AE Shoemaker; 8 Aug 1904; 31 acres
      Alice Shoemaker; 8 August 1904; 31 acres
      Harry Wilber Shoemaker; 14 April 1909; 160 acres

      Ellen Winne Shoemaker was secondly married to John Kerber about 1895.

      Notes for Cornelius Hurley Shoemaker; compiled by Pamela Hutchison Garrett, 2019; for Family Stories at pamgarrett.com.