Transcription: Will of Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky.

Will of Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky.

  The following is my transcription of the will of Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky.   WILL OF ISAAC SHELBY, SR.   First GOVERNOR or KENTUCKY   Governor Isaac Shelby died July 18, 1826. His will is of record in the Lincoln County Court. The Filson Club has a photostatic copy of the will which …


Transcription: William Read Shelby biographies

William Read Shelby, Biography

NOTE: In biography of William Read Shelby and some other biographies of Shelbys of the time, the birthplace is erroneously claimed to be Cameron, Wales, when in truth it was Tregaron, Carnarvon, Wales. ____________ Shelby, William Read, Vice-President, Treasurer and Purchasing Agent Grand Rapids & Indiana Ry. Oflice Grand Rapids. Mich. Born Dec. 4, 184, …


Transcription: Biography of Susannah Hart Shelby

Fort Boonesborough

  Biography of Susannah Hart Shelby   SHELBY (Susannah Hart) fl. 1779-84   (Featured image above: Fort Boonesborough: Nathaniel Hart was a member of the Transylvania Company and one of the original settlers at Boonesborough in 1775, having helped construct the fort there. Col. Isaac Shelby, after the capture of Cornwallis, went out to Kentucky in 1782 …


Genealogy and bio: Evan Isaac Shelby of Tregaron, Wales

River Brenig at Tregaron.

Evan Isaac Shelby of Tregaron, Wales was the son of David Phillip “Phillip” Shelby (1648-1731) and Margaretta Alexander (1660-    ) and was the one who was honored by future namesakes including Brigadier General Evan Shelby. (The original data, images and more on this individual and family are also available on Blythe Genealogy.) Also believed to …


Genealogy transcription: Obituary for Robinson Coke Jones

Amelia County Courthouse

The following is my genealogy transcription of the obituary for Robinson Coke Jones of Covington, Indiana. (Original data, images and more are available for this individual and family on Blythe Genealogy.)  ____________________ DIED. Robinson Coke Jones died at the family residence in Warren county, northwest of this place, Thursday morning, May 11, 1897, at 2 …


Transcription: David (Davie) Shelby, 1847-1914


Transcription: David (Davie) Shelby, 1847-1914 SHELBY (David Davie) 1847-1914 SHELBY, David D., U. S. circuit judge, apptd. March 2, 1899; b. Madison Co., Ala., Oct. 24, 1847; s. Dr. David and Mary (Bouldin) S.; studied law at Cumberland Univ., Lebanon, Tenn.; m. Huntsville, Ala., Aug. 8, 1872, Annie Davis. Admitted to Ala. bar, April 8, …


Transcription: David D. Shelby, Lawyer


Transcription: David D. Shelby, Lawyer Shelby, David D., lawyer, state senator, jurist, was born Oct. 24, 1847, in Madison county, Ala. In 1882-84 he was a member of the Alabama state senate. Since 1899 he has been United States circuit judge for the fifth circuit of Alabama. HERRINGSHAW, T.W.  Herringshaw’s national library of American biography. …


Oliver Stillwell Jones, Mayor of Covington, Fountain County, Indiana.

Oliver Stillwell Jones, Mayor of Covington, Indiana.

  Oliver Stillwell Jones, third great grandfather to my children, was born on 24 Oct 1862 to Robinson Coke “Boby” Jones and Emily (Emma) S. Shelby of Warren County, Indiana in the United States.   A well-educated man, his early education was earned in Warren County, where he attended Indiana Normal School. After completing his …