James Monroe SHELBY

HAIRSTON.org ID#1667, b. 8 May 1840, d. 5 August 1915
Father*John Milton SHELBY1 b. 30 Jan 1806, d. 23 Jan 1872
Mother*Amanda F. RUDISILL b. 13 Jan 1813, d. 6 Mar 1884
Marriage*James Monroe SHELBY married Mary H. MEANS.2 
Birth*James Monroe SHELBY was born on 8 May 1840 in Tennessee.2 
He was the son of John Milton SHELBY and Amanda F. RUDISILL.1 
Census 1850James Monroe SHELBY appeared on the 1850 census of John Milton SHELBY on 6 November 1850 in District 7, Shelby County, Tennessee; John M Shelby 46 (blacksmith, b. NC), Amanda 36 (b. NC), Amanuel 16, Mary 14, Susan 12, Jas 10, Margaret 6, Nerissa 3, Danl 8/12. all children born in Tennessee.3

Census 1860James Monroe SHELBY appeared on the 1860 census of John Milton SHELBY on 17 September 1860 in District 7, Shelby County, Tennessee; John M Shelby 54 (blacksmith), Amanda F 47, Margaret A 16, Amandas R 26 (male), Narcapa N 14, Daniel G 11, John B 9, Charles S 6, James M 20 (John and Amanda born in NC, all others in Tennessee).1

Census 1870*James Monroe SHELBY appeared on the census of 1870 in District 2, Shelby County, Tennessee, living with T.J. and Elizabeth Briggs.4 
Death*He died on 5 August 1915 at age 75.2 
Burial*He was buried in Salem Associate Reformed Presbyterian Cemetery, Tipton Co., Tennessee.2 

Family

Mary H. MEANS b. 27 Aug 1841, d. 12 Jul 1883

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  2. [S48] Find A Grave Website with Photo - only listings with photos of grave markers that are contemporary to the deceased individuals death are acceptable for genealogical proof.
  3. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  4. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
Last Edited29 Jun 2016