Emerson Shurr, BiographyPorter County biographical sketches . . . .

Transcribed biography of Emerson Shurr


George Shurr's oldest son was Emerson Shurr (July 19, 1883 -- July 16, 1909). He married Elizabeth Schneider in 1905 and fathered one child, Harold Oliver Shurr (June 21, 1906 -- November 21, 1951). Harold married Isobel Foster on September 7, 1929. Their three children, Marilyn, Sarah Adell, and Michael Stephen were born October 23, 1934; May 11, 1938; and August 27, 1944, respectively.

Marilyn became Mrs. Ordell Gertsmeier on October 28, 1953. They have Nancy Joan born April 12, 1956; Robert Michael, born May 16, 1957; David Alan, born September 13, 1961; and Jonathan Paul, born January 10, 1971.

Sarah Adell married John E. Long and brought into the world John David, March 14, 1958; Rosemary Elizabeth, January 3, 1961; and Kathleen Hattie, September 2, 1962.

Michael Steven and Mary Jayne Nix were wed May 25, 1968, and have added twin girls, Barbara Jayne and Susan Diane, July 13, 1970.

Source: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County. 1976. A Biographical History of Porter County, Indiana. Valparaiso, Indiana: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County, Inc. 180 p.
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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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