William McShane, 7N 51W

William claimed a quarter in section 25, 7N 51W in 1891.

He might be the William McShane in 1870 Cass County, Nebraska, 2, born in Illinois. Henry is a plasterer, 40, born in Ireland, Ellen 30 in Illinois. Josephine 6 was born in New York.

In 1880 Saline County, Nebraska, Henry "McChaine" is 41, Ellen 40, Josie 15, and Willie 13 born in Illinois.

Henry is on the 1890 census of veterans in Lincoln, Nebraska.
William H. McShane in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1900, a grocer with Henry and Eliza W., 64, born in New York. Henry and Eliza have been married 12 years.

His mother Ellen D. McShane born December 24, 1838, died May 6, 1887, and is buried in Dorchester, Saline County, Nebraska.
His sister Josie Ida (McShane) Wright 1864-1886, wife of J. W. Wright is buried there. JW. died August 20, 1887, age nine months.
Joseph was born November 8, 1886, and Josie died November 13, 1886.

In 1895 Lincoln "This afternoon the court is engaged in hearing the case of D. M. Benner vs. Henry and William McShane. The parties were partners in the Lincoln steam laundry, and Benner claims the others have appropriated too large a share of the income to their own use, end wants an accounting."

William was born Sept 1867 in Illinois.

March 15, 1901 "Henry McShane died at his home, 2619 J street, at 2 p. m. yesterday. The funeral services will be held from the family residence at 9 o'clock Saturday morning, and the remains will be taken to Dorchester for interment on Burlington No. 5. Mr. McShane formerly lived at Dorchester. He leaves a wife and a son, W. H. McShane. Henry McShane was born in County iVrma, Ireland, January 6, 1839. He came with his parents to this country when a child; lived in New York city for a number of years, and then moved to Missouri, where he was living when the war of the rebellion broke out. When President Lincoln made his first call for troops Mr. McShane enlisted in company K, Fourteenth regiment Missouri volunteers, commanded by Colonel Mulligan, and was with the command at the defense of Lexington, where, after four weeks' most heroic defense the forces were obliged to surrender. He was taken prisoner and soon after was exchanged and discharged. He came to Lincoln in 18?6 and has resided here since. He was well and favorably known by a large circle of friends."
Henry's FindaGrave number is 57800054.

In 1903 Eliza is living at 2619 J., widow of Henry, and William H. is a produce merchant at 417 N. 10th, living with Eliza.
In 1910 Kansas City, William H. is 41, born in Illinois, a real estate agent, married six years to Fannie, 38 born in Pennsylvania.


W.H. and Fannie, both 59, are in Kansas City in 1930.

The 1932 Kansas City directory has Wm. H. (Fannie) manager of Western States Distributing Company, living at 2631 Norledge Place.

William might be buried in Kansas City 1868-1932 # 42951771, with Frances 1879-1949.

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