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Samuel Norton Shelby, Sr.

Male 1820 - 1881  (61 years)


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  • Name Samuel Norton Shelby 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 14 May 1820  Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Jul 1881  Lauderdale, MS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Bethel Cemetery, Lauderdale, MS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5281  MyTree
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2015 

    Father Moses Shelby,   b. Abt 1775, Mecklenburg Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1826, Mecklenburg Co., N.C. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Knox,   b. 28 May 1785, Mecklenburg Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1855, Selma, Dallas County, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married Abt 1803  2nd Philadelphia Presbyterian Church, Mecklenburg Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2760  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Priscilla Ross Gibson,   b. Nov 1827, Abbeville, SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1903, Lauderdale, MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 28 Oct 1847  Selma, Dallas County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Alexander Shelby,   b. Selma, Dallas Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Grady Shelby,   b. Selma, Dallas Co, AL Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William Lawrence Shelby,   b. Selma, Dallas Co, AL Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary Ann Shelby,   b. Selma, Dallas Co, AL Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Samuel Norton Shelby, Jr.,   b. Selma, Dallas Co, AL Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Evan Ross Shelby,   b. 31 Jan 1861, Selma, Dallas Co, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1940, Lauderdale Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     7. Priscilla Shelby,   b. Selma, Dallas Co, AL Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F2063  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bethel Cemetery, Lauderdale, MS Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Samuel Norton Shelby
    Samuel Norton Shelby
    Photo taken in 1858
    Samuel Norton Shelby
    Samuel Norton Shelby
    Taken in 1821

  • Notes 

    • 1850 United States Federal Census
      Name: Samuel Shelly
      [Samuel Shelby]
      Age: 27
      Birth Year: abt 1823
      Birthplace: North Carolina
      Home in 1850: Woodlawn, Dallas, Alabama
      Gender: Male
      Family Number: 1256
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Samuel Shelly 27
      Priscilla Shelly 24
      Lawrence Shelly 2
      Joseph Shelly 0

      1870 United States Federal Census
      Name: Evins R Shelley
      [Evan R Shelley]
      Age in 1870: 9
      Birth Year: abt 1861
      Birthplace: Mississippi
      Home in 1870: Township 8, Lauderdale, Mississippi
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Lauderdale
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Samuel Shelley 47
      Parcilla Shelley 41
      William Shelley 21
      Joseph T Shelley 19
      Mary Shelley 16
      Samuel N Shelley 12
      Evins R Shelley 9
      Poroilla Shelley 6
      Lilian Shelley 5

      1880 United States Federal Census
      Name: Evan R. Shelby
      Age: 18
      Birth Year: abt 1862
      Birthplace: Mississippi
      Home in 1880: Lauderdale, Lauderdale, Mississippi
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Son
      Marital Status: Single
      Father's Name: Sam'l Shelby
      Father's Birthplace: North Carolina
      Mother's name: Priscilla R. Shelby
      Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Occupation: Farm Laborer
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Sam'l Shelby 59
      Priscilla R. Shelby 52
      Mary Ann Shelby 26
      Sam'l N. Shelby 21
      Evan R. Shelby 18
      Priscilla R. Shelby 16
      Lillian Shelby 12
      Robt. E.L. Shelby 9

      Moved to Sumter Co., Alabama then Lauderdale Co., Miss. just west of
      the state line.

      From the Samuel Shelby page just copied on page 3, at the top of the
      page and in left margin, written in the handwiring of the late Joseph
      Alexander Shelby is the following:
      "Sons of Moses Shelby of Mecklenburg Co., NC.
      Rufus Shelby - Died in Dallas County, Ala.
      Winfield Shelby. Buried at Elizabeth Church, Sumter County, Ala.
      James Madison Shelby, moved from Perry County, Ala. to Tyler, Texas
      1869.
      Dan Shelby, moved from Perry County, Ala. to Louisiana.
      Smith Shelby of Tennessee. Father of Will L. Shelby who died in
      Avondale, Ala.
      Tommie Shelby. Married in Dallas County, Ala. to Miss Mary Morrow,
      and died in the Civil War.
      Samual Shelby, my grandfather. Recorded on this page.
      Joe Shelby never married. Died young in Dallas County, Ala.
      Miss. Silana Shelby married Wm. Henderson and moved to Texas.
      (daughter)
      Samuel Shelby moved from Dallas County to Sumter County 1854 (or
      1845).

      Samuel and Priscilla Ross Gibson SHELBY mar. Dallas Co., AL. Oct. 28, 1847. Their children 1) Grady, 2) William Lawrence m. Nancy Jarman, 3)Joseph Theodore m. Martha Nancy Alexander, 4) Mary Ann m. James Rutherford, 5)Samuel Norton m. Annie Dove, 6)Evan Ross m. Nora Elizabeth Parker, 7)Priscilla C. m. S.E. Fortson.

      Samuel Norton Shelby was born 14 May 1820 in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina and died 03 Jul 1881 in Lauderdale County, Mississippi. He married Priscilla Ross Gibson 28 Oct 1847. She was born in November 1827 in Abbeville, South Carolina and died in 1903 in Lauderdale, Mississippi. They are both buried at Bethel Cemetery in Lauderdale. They had at least one son, Joseph T.