Reese SHELBY, Sr.

Male 1724 - Abt 1811  (87 years)


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  • Name Reese SHELBY 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 1724  Tregaron, Cardiganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1811  Cheraw District, Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried 1811  Old Waxhaw Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Riverside, Lancaster County, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I2146  BlytheGenealogy
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2019 

    Father Evan (Dhu) Isaac SHELBY,   b. 2 Sep 1694, Tregaron, Cardiganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 18 Jul 1751, North Mountain, Frederick, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 56 years) 
    Mother Catherina MORGAN,   b. 1697, Tregaron, Cardiganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1751  (Age > 55 years) 
    Married 9 Nov 1716  Tregaron, Cardiganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Family ID F714  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary BLAIR,   d. Aft 1788 
    Married Bef 1750  [3, 6
    Children 
     1. Evan SHELBY,   b. Abt 1739, Prince George, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Thomas SHELBY,   b. Abt 1750, Little Cove, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Winter 1823, Maury, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
     3. Rachel SHELBY,   b. 7 Apr 1754, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. David SHELBY,   b. Abt 1755, Prince George, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Rees SHELBY,   b. Abt 1759,   d. Abt 1820, Lauderdale, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
     6. Hannah SHELBY,   b. Abt 1760,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Jonathan SHELBY, Sr.,   b. 1761, Craven, SC Chinkapin Creek Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1800 and 1815, Union, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     8. Jacob SHELBY,   b. Abt 1763, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1840, Poss, Pope, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)
     9. Isaac SHELBY,   b. Abt 1765, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Abraham SHELBY
     11. Mary SHELBY,   b. 18 Feb 1778, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1840, Polkton, Anson (now Union), North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     12. Soloman SHELBY
     13. Catherine SHELBY
     14. Elinora SHELBY
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F781  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Shelby, Reese; Application for Headstone or Marker.
    Shelby, Reese; Application for Headstone or Marker.

  • Notes 
    • I found a Rees Shelby Revolutionary War Memorial in Lancaster Co., S C Waxhaw Presbyterian Church (oldest in Upper SC).
      BURIAL: Buried near Andrew Jackson mother and 2 Brothers. It is for ou r Rees, but he is not buried there--probably in private family cemetar y. There is a DAR headstone at the Waxhaw Presbyterian Church. It is a bout 18 miles northwest of the land of Rees Shelby.

      DAR Patriot Index Rees Shelby b c. 1724, d. p. 1810, married Mary So l NC. Rezin Shelby, the son of David Shelby and Mary (Williams)Shelby , was born in 1791.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3447] US Military, Application for Headstone or Marker digital image, Fin d A Grave findagrave.com.
      Shelby, Reese; Application for Headstone or Marker.
      Shelby, Reese; Application for Headstone or Marker.


    2. [S3448] Shelby, Reese Sr.; Old Waxhaw Presbyterian Church Cemetery , Riverside , Lancaster, South Carolina, Tombstone; 1724-1811; Reese Shelby Sr.

    3. [S3342] Janet D. Schonert, Chasin' Shelbys: A Basic Outline of the Descendant s of Jonathan, Jacob, Rees She.

    4. [S3341] Shelby Historical Data Chronology for Evan Shelby, Jr. and Letitia Cox , online [http://images.googl.

    5. [S3384] Soldiers of the American Revolution from Franklin County Ancestry*co m : accessed ; extracted from.

    6. [S2150] Details: Marriage note.