(See Ga-sa-du-e-sge) —Bessie Shutt, born at Springfield, Missouri February 4, 1874, educated at Springfield Wagoner, December 12, 1900, A. J., son of J. W. and Elizabeth Moore.
A. J. and Bessie (Shutt) Moore are the parents of: Howard W., born October 17, 1901 and Malcolm, born January 2, 1904.
Mr. Moore is a pharmacist and Mrs. Moore is a member of the Christian Scientist church and is a Rebecca.
Delilah Amelia, daughter of James and Elizabeth Vann was born in 1795, married David McNair, born 1774. He died August 15, 1836 and she died November 30, 1838. Their daughter Elizabeth married John Bean amid John Weir. Her children were: Amelia, David, Talbert, Augustus, William E. and Almira Neely Bean; Susan Virginia amid Clementine Weir. The latter was born May 15, 1848 and married at Springfield, Missouri, February 9, 1865 Augustus A. Shutt, a native of Virginia. He died April 8, 1875. They were the parents of Ella Virginia, John Weir amid Bessie Shutt. The latter the subject of this sketch.
Benjamin Gold of Litchfield, Connecticut, the father-in-law of Elias Boudinot stopped at the home of David and Delilah Amelia McNair in October 1829 and in a letter to his brother Hezekiah wrote. “He had a beautiful white house, and about six or seven hundred acres of the best land you ever saw and Negroes enough to tend it and clear as much more as he pleased. He raised this year about five thousand bushels of corn and it would make you feel small to see his situation.”