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William Cobb Shelby

Male 1861 - 1956  (94 years)


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  • Name William Cobb Shelby 
    Born 11 Aug 1861  Dallas Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 May 1956  Bessemer, Jefferson Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Cobb Confederate Cemetery, Jemison, Chilton Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1901  MyTree
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2012 

    Father William Houston Shelby,   b. 25 May 1836, Mecklenburg Co., N.C. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1897, Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Malone Cobb,   b. 20 Oct 1842, Calera, Shelby, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1917, Chilton, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 17 Sep 1861  Shelby Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2591  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lola Viola McClendon,   b. 30 May 1875, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1971, Bessemer, Jefferson Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married Bef 1891  Dallas Co, AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Ozzie Houston Shelby,   b. 28 Aug 1891, Chilton Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1968, Fairfield, Jefferson Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +2. Mae Shelby,   b. Dec 1893, Dallas Co, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Chester Earl Shelby,   b. 21 Jun 1896, Dallas Co, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1977, Phoenix, Az Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +4. Claude Dewey Shelby,   b. 8 Feb 1898, Dallas Co, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1965, Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +5. Edra Pearl Shelby,   b. Abt 1903, Chilton Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1983, Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
     6. Bessie Shelby,   b. Abt 1905, Dallas Co, AL Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Charles Shelby,   b. 9 Jan 1908, Chilton Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1967, South Miami, Dade Co., FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +8. Cecil Alexander Shelby,   b. 22 Jan 1910, Chilton Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1982, Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     9. William Paul Shelby
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F1683  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 May 1956 - Bessemer, Jefferson Co., AL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 

    • 1900 Census, Jefferson Co., AL, Precinct 38, 4ollT623_13, page 4A,
      family #59:
      Willie C. Shelby, head, 37, b. Aug 1863, furnace laborer, b. AL, f. b. SC, m. b. AL;
      Violia, wife, 25, b. Feb 1875 f. b. AL, m.b. AL;
      Osa, son, 9, b. Dec 1891;
      Mary, daughter, 7, b. Jun 1893;
      Chester, daughter (?), 4, b. Dec 1896;
      Dewey, son, 2, b. May 1898.

      1910 United States Federal Census
      Name: Willie C Shelby
      Age in 1910: 51
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1859
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Father's Birth Place: Alabama
      Mother's Birth Place: Alabama
      Spouse's Name: Viola
      Home in 1910: Mineral Spring, Chilton, Alabama
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Enumerated 26 Apr 1910:
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Willie C Shelby 51 (b. abt. 1859)
      Viola Shelby 33 (b. abt. 1877) AL, f. b. Scotland, m. b. AL
      Ozie May Shelby 16 (b. abt. 1894) (daughter) ? mistake
      Chester Shelby 14 (b. abt. 1896) (Son)
      Claud Shelby 12 (b. abt. 1898) (Son)
      Edria Shelby 8 (b. abt 1902) (Daughter)
      Bessie Shelby 5 (b. abt. 1905) (Daughter)
      Charlie Shelby 3 (b.abt. 1908) (Son)
      Cecil Shelby 3/12 (b. Feb. 1910) (Son)

      1920 United States Federal Census
      Name: William C Shebby
      [William C Shelby]
      Home in 1920: Jemison, Chilton, Alabama
      Age: 56 years
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1864
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Spouse's Name: Viola
      Father's Birth Place: Alabama
      Mother's Birth Place: Alabama
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Sex: Male
      Home owned: Own
      Able to read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes
      Image: 502
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      William C Shebby 56
      Viola Shebby 43
      Marl Shebby 17 (b. abt. 1803) (Edria Pearl)
      Charley Shebby 11 (b. abt. 1809)
      Cecil Shebby 8 (b. abt 1812)
      Willie Shebby 6 (b. abt 1814)
      (Ozie would be 28 and married. Didn't find him in the 1920
      Census)

      1930 United States Federal Census
      Name: William P Shelby
      [William Paul Shelby]
      Gender: Male
      Birth Year: abt 1914
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Race: White
      Home in 1930: Miami, Dade, Florida
      Marital Status: Single
      Relation to Head of House: Brother-in-law
      Father's Name: William C Shelby (William Cobb Shelby)
      Father's Birthplace: Alabama
      Mother's Name: Willie V Shelby
      Mother's Birthplace: Alabama
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Madison H Smith 28
      Pearl E Smith 27 (Pearl Shelby) wife
      Madison H Smith 4- 8/12 son
      Shelby A Smith 2-5/12 son
      Vera M Smith 0 daughter
      William C Shelby 53 (43) father-in-law (William Cobb Shelby)
      Willie V Shelby 52 mother-in-law (Lola Viola Shelby)
      William P Shelby 16 (William Paul Shelby) (brother-in-law)
      Cecil Shelby 20 brother-in-law)

      Alabama Deaths, 1908-59
      about William C Shelby
      Name: William C Shelby
      Death Date: 9 May 1956
      Death County: Jefferson
      Volume: 20
      Certificate: 9860
      Roll: 6