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Leroy Shutt

Birth: He was born in 1890 at Nebraska.   

Family Information: Son of William A. and Emma Shutt.

Brother of Anna (Shutt Thompson Garrett) Shoemaker, Clarence Shutt and several others who did not live in the colony.

Uncle of Anna's children -- Zelma (Thompson) DeFausell and Royall Thompson; and sister Bessie Mae's son -- Sextus Garrett.  


Pre-Colony History: He had married Erna Moore in 1918, but she'd passed away in 1918, leaving him with three children.  

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Post-Colony History: He died in January 1928 at the New Llano Colony. There was no dance in the colony out of respect for the feelings of his parents.

A funeral was held with songs by the choir and some brief, fitting words by Mr. Gleeser. He was buried at the Llano cemetery. 


Sources: "Llano Colonist": February 11, 1928; Louisiana Statewide Death Index  


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