Museum the New Llano Colony

Emma Shutt

Birth: She was born around 1863 in Nebraska.  


Pre-Colony History:  

Family Information: Wife of Will A. Shutt.

Mother of Anna Shutt (Thompson, Garrett, Shoemaker).

Grandmother of Zelma (Thompson) DeFausell and Royall Thompson.  

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Home in Colony:  

Other Info: In 1928 she was one of the founding members of the local Conscientious Objectors Union; Theodore Atworth served as the first Secretary-Treasurer with O.E. Enfield serving as the President. The organization was planned to be international, composed of people who refused to go to war as a matter of conscience. Charter members included: Theodore Atworth, Mary H. Atworth, Emily H. Dougherty, I.A. Dougherty, Carl H. Gleeser, S. Weislander, Charlie C. Black, John Hight, Lowell H. Coate, W.A. Shutt, F.O. Jernberg, Reka Jernberg, Anna Tabb, Peter Kemp, F. Rosenburg, B. Wade Hewitt, Hamilton H. McClurg, W.J. Hoag, Theodore F. Landrum, C.N. Butts, Mary Snyder, George Snyder, Anna Garrett, Emma Shutt, M.A. Brattland, Richard P. Condon, Jr., Emily Swenson, W.J. Newman, George T. Pickett, Raymond DeFausell, S.E. Baldwin, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Molenar, Earl L. Bosch, Guy F. Rogers, Ora E. Newman, James J. Miller, Bert Busick, Mabel D. Busick, Ole Synoground, C.C. Mickey, Fred A. Jensen, Katie Mickey, F. Rahn and Isaac H. Keyes.

In April 1934 she traveled to the Gila, New Mexico location, with her daughter and grandson to join her son-in-law who was already there working.  

Post-Colony History:  


Sources: "Llano Colonist": December 22, 1928, April 14, 1934; US Census: 1930