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Augusta M. Shumway
Date: 1827 - 1884
Augusta M. Shumway
Remarks: Augusta Mary Johnston was the daughter of William Sage Johnston (1791-1869) and Clarina (Bartow) Johnston (1798-1846). Miss Johnston married Horatio Gates Shumway (1817-1924), a lawyer. The couple had three childern: Clarina Bartow Shumway (Mrs. Charles Stedman Hanks, 1857-1924), Eunice Kinney Shumway (1860-1862), and Augusta Shumway (1862-1864). Mrs. Shumway's philanthropic gifts benefited Shattuck Military School in Faribault, Minnesota, where her funds built a chapel (dedicated to the memory of her daughter Eunice) and Shumway Hall. She contributed generously to the Seabury Mission Theological School, to build Johnston Hall in honor of her father. Her death was was a result of a carriage accident in Colorado.