Shoudy, George W.

Flourished: Logan County, Illinois

Alternate name: Showdy

In 1841, Shoudy purchased federal land in Logan County. By 1847, Shoudy was dead.

Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales, Logan County, 818:73, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; Receipt, 5 June 1847, Lincoln wrote judgment decree for Fogg, Martha L. Benner and Cullom Davis et al., eds., The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln: Complete Documentary Edition, 2d edition (Springfield: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2009),