The Clarksburg Telegram., July 22, 1898, pg. 7
Our well-known townsman N. A. Shuttleworth is critically ill and not expected to recover.
The Clarksburg Telegram., August 05, 1898, pg. 7
Dr. W. B. Shuttleworth, of Martin’s Ferry, Ohio, was here Monday attending the funeral of his uncle, N. A. Shuttleworth.
Captain N. A. Shuttleworth, the subject of this obituary, was the son of Notley and Frances Shuttleworth, and was born in Clarksburg, Va., on the 13th day of November, 1828, and was consequently at the time of his death, which occurred on the 30th day of July, 1898, 69 years, 8 months and 17 days old.
His life was spent in Clarksburg, except 5 or 6 years, and they were spent near Clarksburg and in the United States Army, which he entered as a private in 1861.
At the commencement of the rebellion he raised a company and was elected its Captain, and was engaged in several hard battles.
Returning from the Army to his home he went into the mercantile business with his elder brother B. F. Shuttleworth, the two having been continuously partners for 42 years.
The deceased was for many years a consistent member of the Episcopal church, and was a very liberal supporter of all the benevolent enterprises of his church.
He was also for about 40 years a member of the Odd Fellows organization of this city, and from his brethren during his illness he received the kindest attention, for which his surviving friends feel very grateful.
He was a director in the Clarksburg Gas and Electric Light Companies and the Clarksburg TELEGRAM Co. and was very successful in his business enterprises.
Captain Shuttleworth was a man who never stooped to do little or mean acts, and in his relations with his neighbors and friends he was always fair and generous.
He had many friends and a very large acquaintance over the State.
His splendid judgement and his peculiar ability to analyze human nature marked him as a man of affairs and caused his suggestions to be highly prized by those who knew his discerning mind.