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Stephen Van Rensselear Shortess

Male 1921 - 2005  (83 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Stephen Van Rensselear Shortess was born 12 Aug 1921, Harvard, McHenry Co., Illinois (son of Melvin Hillary Shortess and Ruth Aribel Freeman); died 18 Jul 2005, Turtle Lake, Barron Co., Wisconsin.

    Stephen married Living [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Living
    2. Living
    3. Living
    4. Living
    5. Living

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Melvin Hillary ShortessMelvin Hillary Shortess was born 27 Nov 1883, Shellsburg, Benton Co., Iowa; died 9 Dec 1956, Turtle Lake, Barron Co., Wisconsin; was buried 12 Dec 1956, Mt. Hope, Turtle Lake, Barron Co., Wisconsin.

    Melvin married Ruth Aribel Freeman 19 Feb 1916, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois. Ruth (daughter of Pressly Monroe Freeman and Mary Duff) was born 16 Dec 1891, Leon, Decatur Co., Iowa; died 10 Oct 1981, Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin; was buried Oct 1981, Mt. Hope, Turtle Lake, Barron Co., Wisconsin. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Ruth Aribel FreemanRuth Aribel Freeman was born 16 Dec 1891, Leon, Decatur Co., Iowa (daughter of Pressly Monroe Freeman and Mary Duff); died 10 Oct 1981, Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin; was buried Oct 1981, Mt. Hope, Turtle Lake, Barron Co., Wisconsin.
    Children:
    1. Lucy Maribel Shortess was born 15 Apr 1917, Lakefield, Jackson Co., Minnesota; was christened 15 Jun 1930, Methodist Church, Centaria, Polk Co., Wisconsin; died 19 Sep 2010, Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin; was buried 23 Sep 2010, Balsam Lutheran Cemetery, Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin.
    2. Hazel Carolyn Shortess was born 27 Jan 1920, Centuria, Polk Co., Wisconsin; died 28 Aug 1923, Marengo, McHenry Co., Illinois; was buried 30 Aug 1923, Marengo, Marengo, McHenry Co., Illinois.
    3. 1. Stephen Van Rensselear Shortess was born 12 Aug 1921, Harvard, McHenry Co., Illinois; died 18 Jul 2005, Turtle Lake, Barron Co., Wisconsin.
    4. Edna Bernice Shortess was born 29 Dec 1929, Centuria, Polk Co., Wisconsin; died 3 Aug 1982, Sumner, Pierce Co., Washington.


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  Pressly Monroe FreemanPressly Monroe Freeman was born 1860, West Union, Adams Co., Ohio (son of Joseph G. Freeman and Rebecca Ann Baldridge); died 21 May 1906, Sheridan, Sheridan Co., Wyoming; was buried May 1906, Municipal, Sheridan, Sheridan Co., Wyoming.

    Pressly married Mary Duff 13 Feb 1889, Dundee, Kane Co., Illinois. Mary (daughter of Alexander Duff and Eleanor McCallum) was born 17 Jul 1862, Dundee, Kane Co., Illinois; died 2 May 1899, Stotts City, Lawrence Co., Missouri; was buried 6 May 1899, West Dundee, Dundee, Kane Co., Illinois. [Group Sheet]


  2. 7.  Mary DuffMary Duff was born 17 Jul 1862, Dundee, Kane Co., Illinois (daughter of Alexander Duff and Eleanor McCallum); died 2 May 1899, Stotts City, Lawrence Co., Missouri; was buried 6 May 1899, West Dundee, Dundee, Kane Co., Illinois.
    Children:
    1. Eleanor Rebecca Freeman was born 19 Jun 1890, Grand River, Decatur Co., Iowa; died 12 Jan 1962, Ft. Lauderdale, Broward Co., Florida; was buried 15 Jan 1962, Lauderdale Memorial Gardens (now Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Central), Ft. Lauderdale, Broward Co., Florida.
    2. 3. Ruth Aribel Freeman was born 16 Dec 1891, Leon, Decatur Co., Iowa; died 10 Oct 1981, Amery, Polk Co., Wisconsin; was buried Oct 1981, Mt. Hope, Turtle Lake, Barron Co., Wisconsin.
    3. Charles Freeman
    4. Eva Freeman


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  Joseph G. Freeman

    Joseph married Rebecca Ann Baldridge 10 Feb 1859. [Group Sheet]


  2. 13.  Rebecca Ann Baldridge
    Children:
    1. 6. Pressly Monroe Freeman was born 1860, West Union, Adams Co., Ohio; died 21 May 1906, Sheridan, Sheridan Co., Wyoming; was buried May 1906, Municipal, Sheridan, Sheridan Co., Wyoming.

  3. 14.  Alexander DuffAlexander Duff was born 30 Mar 1807, Dowally, Perthshire, Scotland; was christened 21 Apr 1807, Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland (son of Robert Duff and Elizabeth Douglas, Immigrant); died 29 May 1885, Dundee, Kane Co., Illinois; was buried 30 May 1885, West Dundee, Dundee, Kane Co., Illinois.

    Alexander married Eleanor McCallum 4 Mar 1859, Dundee, Kane Co., Illinois. Eleanor (daughter of James McCallum and Jane) was born 23 Apr 1826, Glasgow, Lanark Co., Scotland; was christened 30 Apr 1826, Regent Place United Presbyterian Church, Glasgow, Lanark Co., Scotland; died 1 Mar 1907, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois; was buried 4 Mar 1907, West Dundee, Dundee, Kane Co., Illinois. [Group Sheet]


  4. 15.  Eleanor McCallumEleanor McCallum was born 23 Apr 1826, Glasgow, Lanark Co., Scotland; was christened 30 Apr 1826, Regent Place United Presbyterian Church, Glasgow, Lanark Co., Scotland (daughter of James McCallum and Jane); died 1 Mar 1907, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois; was buried 4 Mar 1907, West Dundee, Dundee, Kane Co., Illinois.
    Children:
    1. Ellen Duff was born 3 Mar 1860, Dundee, Kane Co., Illinois; died 27 Feb 1948, DeKalb, DeKalb Co., Illinois; was buried 29 Feb 1948, West Dundee, Dundee, Kane Co., Illinois.
    2. 7. Mary Duff was born 17 Jul 1862, Dundee, Kane Co., Illinois; died 2 May 1899, Stotts City, Lawrence Co., Missouri; was buried 6 May 1899, West Dundee, Dundee, Kane Co., Illinois.
    3. Jane Duff was born 5 Dec 1864, Dundee, Kane Co., Illinois; died 15 Feb 1929, Elgin, Kane Co., Illinois; was buried 17 Feb 1929, Algonquin Cemetery, Algonquin, McHenry Co., Illinois.
    4. Lucy Duff was born 9 Mar 1867, Dundee, Kane Co., Illinois; died 5 Jun 1925, DeKalb, DeKalb Co., Illinois; was buried 7 Jun 1925, West Dundee, Dundee, Kane Co., Illinois.


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