|The Shoemakers have been identified with the city's life since its first settlement by William Penn. The Mumford's and Murray's held grants from Lord Delaware.
Obituary published on Thursday 9 October 1941 in the Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph reads:
MRS. MARY SHOEMAKER SINTON DIES IN HOSPITAL
Mrs. Mary Shoemaker Sinton, wife of Dr. J. J. Sinton, died early Wednesday at a local hospital following a brief illness. Dr. and Mrs. Sinton returned only Sunday from a trip to Monte Vista for a visit with their daughter, Mrs. Walter S. Peterson, Jr., to whom a son was born October 2. Mrs. Sinton was taken ill Monday. Death resulted from a heart ailment.
Besides Mrs. Peterson, Mrs. Sinton is survived by her husband; another daughter, Miss Mary Jo Sinton, school teacher at Rocky Ford, and a son, Tom Sinton.
Dr. and Mrs. Sinton were married in Philadelphia, where Mr. Sinton attended dental school. Her grandfather was Spencer Shoemaker, member of the famous Pennsylvania family that came from England with William Penn.
Private services will be held Friday at the Blunt mortuary, the Rev. Hurley Begun, pastor of All Souls Unitarian church officiating.
The transcript comes courtesy of the Pikes Peak Library District's Special Collections
[RFSS Nov 2009]
Headstone of Mary Estelle Shoemaker Sinton 1895 - 1941
Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado
The photograph comes courtesy of Joy H. Jones, Colorado Springs.
The location is Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, United States of America.
To view a map of the Evergreen Cemetery and the location of the grave, click on MAP
[RFSS Mar 2009]
|Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951
Groom's Name: James J. Sinton
Bride's Name: Mary E. Shoemaker
Marriage License Year: 1915
License Number: 328537
Image Number: 00287
Digital Folder Number: 4141922
[RFSS Jan 2011]
|[ s3066 ]||Cemetery Marker - Headstone - Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, United States of America - H1941-08-10-MES|
|[ s2876 ]||Marriage Registration - Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951 - Marriage of James Joseph Sinton and Mary Estelle Shoemaker in June 1915 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America - License Number: 328537, Image Number: 00287, Digital Folder Number: 4141922 - MR1915-xx-06-JJS-MES|
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