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Rare photo of Rev. Joseph Martin Shadowen, grandson of Rev. Joseph Martin James

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Rev. Joseph Martin Shadowen, b. 1848

Thanks to Brother Wendell Butte for providing this rare image of a grandson of the “talented, but erratic” Joseph Martin James.

Rev. Joseph Martin Shadowen served as pastor of Bethlehem, Mount Lebanon, Pleasant Hill, and Pitman Creek Baptist Churches. He is buried in the cemetery at Bethlehem Baptist Church. He is the son of Sally James (1817-1898) and Samuel Chaudoin Sr. (1813-1893). His twin sister, Martha Ann Shadowen, is the spouse of Rev. William Madison “Matt” Roy, who also served Bethlehem Church.

Descendants of Joseph Martin Shadowen and Mary Ann West:

1 Joseph Martin (Twin) (Rev.) Shadowen 1848 – b: Jul 11, 1848 in Pulaski Co Ky Burial: Bethlehem Baptist Church cemetery + Mary Ann West 1849 – b: 1849 in Northern KY

2 Mary Cassie (Chaudoin) Shadowen 1868 – b: 1868 in Pulaski Co KY + Shannon Butte 1878 – b: May 1878 in Pulaski Co KY

… 3 James Butte

2 Tabetha F. (Chaudoin) Shadowen 1871 – b: 1871 in Pulaski Co KY + Ezekiel H. (Twin) Meade 1868 – b: May 25, 1868

2 Emphrium (Chaudoin) Shadowen 1873 – 1874 b: 1873 in Pulaski Co KY d: Aug 03, 1874 in Pulaski Co KY

*2nd Wife of Joseph Martin (Twin) (Rev.) Shadowen: + Eunice Ellen S. “Nicy/Sarah” Doss 1853 – b: 1853 in Pulaski Co Ky

2 Louella E. Shadowen 1876 – 1962 b: Nov 1876 in Pulaski Co KY d: Feb 1962 + Charles F. “Charley” Warren 1873 – 1943 b: 1873 in Pulaski Co KY d: 1943

… 3 Marris Warren 1902 – b: 1902 in Pulaski Co KY

… 3 Marie Warren 1904 – b: 1904 in Pulaski Co KY

… 3 Joe Warren 1905 – b: 1905 in Pulaski Co KY

… 3 Edna Warren 1911 – b: 1911 in Pulaski Co KY

2 Lucinda Shadowen 1879 – b: 1879 in Pulaski Co KY + Robert T. Mercer 1871 – 1936 b: Jan 07, 1871 in Pulaski Co KY d: Feb 27, 1936 in Pulaski Co KY (Bur West Somerset Cem) Burial: West Somerset Cemetery; Somerset, Pulaski Co KY

… 3 Vester Mercer – 2003 d: Bef. May 26, 2003

… 3 Harold Mercer – 2003 d: Bef. May 26, 2003

… 3 Lena Mercer – 2003 d: Bef. May 26, 2003 + Unknown Winchester

… 3 May Mercer – 2003 d: Bef. May 26, 2003

… 3 Nannie Mercer 1902 – 1932 b: Jun 1902 in Pulaski Co KY d: Jun 28, 1932 in Pulaski Co, KY Burial: West Somerset Cemetery, Pulaski Co KY

… 3 Ben I. Mercer 1905 – 1969 b: Dec 31, 1905 in Pulaski Co KY d: Mar 05, 1969 in Pulaski Co, KY Burial: West Somerset Cemetery, Pulaski Co KY + Nannie Winchester

… 3 Joseph “Joe” Mercer 1916 – 2003 b: Sep 03, 1916 in Pulaski Co KY d: May 26, 2003 in Wesley Hall Nursing Home, Cincinatti, OH Burial: May 31, 2003 West Somerset Cemetery; Somerset, Pulaski Co KY + Josie Tarter – 2003 d: Bef. May 26, 2003

2 John J. Shadowen 1880 – 1958 b: Sep 07, 1880 in Pulaski Co KY d: Dec 30, 1958 Burial: Beech Grove Cemetery, Pulaski Co KY + Angie Taylor 1884 – b: Jul 19, 1884 in Pulaski Co KY

2 Martha Shadowen 1882 – b: 1882 in Pulaski Co KY d: in Pulaski Co KY when a child.

2 Elizabeth J. “Lizzie” Shadowen 1884 – b: Nov 27, 1884 in Pulaski Co KY d: in Pulaski Co, KY Burial: Science Hill Cemetery, Pulaski Co KY + John Hendrick 1872 – 1961 b: Mar 10, 1872 in Pulaski Co KY d: Feb 09, 1961 Burial: Science Hill Cemetery, Pulaski Co KY

2 Nancy Mae “Nannie Mae” Shadowen 1887 – b: Apr 1887 in Pulaski Co KY

2 Mitchell Shadowen 1901 – b: 1901 in Pulaski Co KY


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WELL, PULL MY TEETH! Dr. Timothy Michael Huckabee & staff wear Huckabee Dental’s own brand of dental scrubs in Southlake, TX. Dr. Tim is a 4th great-grandson of Rev. Joseph Martin James & Rhoda May, and a 3rd great-grandson of Cyrenius Wait James & Amanda Hall. That’s how his James genes from Pulaski Co KY took root in TX. Dr. Tim’s grandmother is Anna Ruth James-Wingo. With her degree in journalism, Anna later studied at Cambridge University in England. Back home, she was an officer in the Parent Teachers Association, a charter member of the Wills Point Historical Society, special correspondent to the Dallas Morning News, and was chosen Woman of the Year by the Rotary Anns in 1976. The Wills Point High School named the Wingo Library in honor of her and her husband David Stimson Wingo in 1998. Anna wrote books for her grandchildren and a legacy of memory stories for the James family titled “Roots and Wings”. Dr. Tim is also a 3rd cousin of Frank & Jesse James. When requesting services, be sure to ask him for "the outlaw discount." See MoreSee Less

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JESSE JAMES & JIM YOUNGER? Stray Leaves responded to this submission, saying, "Following the recent 6-year fiasco of a tintype image and its claims, wanna-be images keep on coming our way, as you surmise. They add to the hundreds already on file with the James Preservation Trust. While you may see ‘a passing resemblance,’ our experience takes us way past any such consideration. However, old tintypes are always fun to see. Thank you. See MoreSee Less

JESSE JAMES & JIM YOUNGER? Stray Leaves responded to this submission, saying, Following the recent 6-year fiasco of a tintype image and its claims, wanna-be images keep on coming our way, as you surmise. They add to the hundreds already on file with the James Preservation Trust. While you may see a passing resemblance, our experience takes us way past any such consideration. However, old tintypes are always fun to see. Thank you.
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Go behind-the-scenes look at the making of the movie Te Ata, now viewable on Netflix. Te Ata is a famed Chickasaw storyteller who is the 3rd great-granddaughter of our Susannah James & Chickasaw Chief James Holmes Colbert and 4th great-granddaughter of our family’s Benjamin James Esq., the Indian Trader, and his Choctaw wife.

Chickasaw.tv | April 1, 2018 – Te Ata Behind the Scenes, Part 1
Go behind the scenes of the feature film Te Ata, an account of the life of the iconic Chickasaw storyteller.
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