Arenia Darsey

F, #3896, b. circa 1832
     Arenia Darsey was born circa 1832 in GA.1 She was the daughter of Jesse Darsey and Mary Bryant. Arenia Darsey was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Decatur Co., GA, in the household of Jesse Darsey.

Citations

  1. [S414] US1850.

Elizabeth Womack Shelfer

F, #3897, b. 13 Apr 1830, d. 22 Jun 1897
     Elizabeth Womack Shelfer was born on 13 Apr 1830 in Gadsden Co., FL.1 She was the daughter of Nathan Henry Shelfer and Nancy Womack.

Elizabeth Womack Shelfer married Andrew J. Miller. Elizabeth Womack Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Andrew J. Miller (her husband.)2 Elizabeth Womack Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Andrew J. Miller.3 Elizabeth Womack Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Andrew J. Miller. Elizabeth Womack Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Andrew J. Miller.4 Elizabeth Womack Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1885 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Andrew J. Miller.5

Elizabeth Womack Shelfer died on 22 Jun 1897 in Gadsden Co., FL, at age 67.1 She was buried in Shelfer Cemetery, Havana, Gadsden Co., FL.1,6

Citations

  1. [S674] Miles Kenan Womack, Little River Pioneers (Kingsport, TN: Collier Publishing Co., 1998). Hereinafter cited as Little River Pioneers.
  2. [S414] US1850.
  3. [S402] US1860.
  4. [S496] US1880.
  5. [S498] FL1885.
  6. [S813] Cemetery Marker in Shelfer Cemetery, Havana, Gadsden Co., FL (Take US 27 in Havana, FL., go east on SR12 for 1 mile. Cemetery is on your right. Follow sign through Big Oak Ln.).

Henry Mitchell Shelfer

M, #3898, b. 8 May 1832, d. 2 Apr 1917
     Henry Mitchell Shelfer was born on 8 May 1832 in Gadsden Co., FL.1 He was the son of Nathan Henry Shelfer and Nancy Womack. Henry Mitchell Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Nathan Henry Shelfer.

Henry Mitchell Shelfer married Eliza J. Wilson on 20 Dec 1855 in Gadsden Co., FL.2 Henry Mitchell Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1860 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Eliza J. Wilson.3

Henry Mitchell Shelfer began military service on 8 Jun 1863 in Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL, in the CSA, in Co. C, Capt. D. W. Gwynn's Company, Col. G. W. Scott's Battalion, 1st Florida Cavalry.4 His military service ended in May 1865 in Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL, at the close of the war.4 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Eliza J. Wilson.5 Henry Mitchell Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Eliza J. Wilson. Henry Mitchell Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1885 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Eliza J. Wilson.6

Henry Mitchell Shelfer received a pension on 28 Sep 1901 in Gadsden Co., FL, for his service in the CSA, in Co. C, 1st Florida Cavalry. His pension was approved for 9 Oct 1901.4 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Havana, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Eliza J. Wilson.7

Henry Mitchell Shelfer died on 2 Apr 1917 in Havana, Gadsden Co., FL, at age 84.1 He was buried in Shelfer Cemetery, Havana, Gadsden Co., FL.1,8

Citations

  1. [S674] Miles Kenan Womack, Little River Pioneers (Kingsport, TN: Collier Publishing Co., 1998). Hereinafter cited as Little River Pioneers.
  2. [S869] Jordan Dodd (Ancestry.com), Florida Marriages, 1851-75 (Original data: Gadsden County, Florida Marriages, 1851-75. County court records located in Quincy, Florida or Family History Library microfilm #0915811).
  3. [S402] US1860.
  4. [S950] Henry Mitchell Shelfer file; #6459; Florida Confederate Pension Application Files (Tallahassee, FL: Florida Department of State).
  5. [S497] US1870.
  6. [S498] FL1885.
  7. [S663] US1910.
  8. [S813] Cemetery Marker in Shelfer Cemetery, Havana, Gadsden Co., FL (Take US 27 in Havana, FL., go east on SR12 for 1 mile. Cemetery is on your right. Follow sign through Big Oak Ln.).

William Hardy Shelfer

M, #3899, b. 5 Mar 1834, d. 12 Oct 1910
     William Hardy Shelfer was born on 5 Mar 1834 in Gadsden Co., FL.1 He was the son of Nathan Henry Shelfer and Nancy Womack. William Hardy Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Nathan Henry Shelfer. William Hardy Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Wiley Wallace Shelfer.2

William Hardy Shelfer began military service in 1861 in the CSA, in Co. D, Capt. Scott's Battalion, 2nd Regiment, 5th Florida Cavalry.3 His military service ended in 1865 in Camp Milton, Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL, at the close of the war.3

William Hardy Shelfer married Zella Floyd on 16 May 1866 in Gadsden Co., FL.4 William Hardy Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Zella Floyd and Elbert B. Shelfer.5 William Hardy Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Quincy, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Zella Floyd and Elbert B. Shelfer.6

William Hardy Shelfer received a pension on 28 Jun 1907 in Gadsden Co., FL, for his service in the CSA, in Co. D, Capt. Scott's Battalion, 2nd Regiment, 5th Florida Cavalry. His pension was approved for 2 Jul 1907.3 He was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Elbert B. Shelfer.7

William Hardy Shelfer died on 12 Oct 1910 in Havana, Gadsden Co., FL, at age 76.4,1 He was buried in 1910 in Shelfer Cemetery, Havana, Gadsden Co., FL.1,8

Child of William Hardy Shelfer and Zella Floyd

Citations

  1. [S674] Miles Kenan Womack, Little River Pioneers (Kingsport, TN: Collier Publishing Co., 1998). Hereinafter cited as Little River Pioneers.
  2. [S402] US1860.
  3. [S953] William Hardy Shelfer file; #A01238; Florida Confederate Pension Application Files (Tallahassee, FL: Florida Department of State).
  4. [S952] Zella Floyd, Widow's Pension Claim #A01238 27 May 1911 (Florida Department of State).
  5. [S496] US1880.
  6. [S555] US1900, has 1854.
  7. [S663] US1910.
  8. [S813] Cemetery Marker in Shelfer Cemetery, Havana, Gadsden Co., FL (Take US 27 in Havana, FL., go east on SR12 for 1 mile. Cemetery is on your right. Follow sign through Big Oak Ln.), Row 3, grave 31.

Wiley Wallace Shelfer

M, #3900, b. 13 Oct 1835, d. 23 Apr 1907
     Wiley Wallace Shelfer was born on 13 Oct 1835 in Gadsden Co., FL.1 He was the son of Nathan Henry Shelfer and Nancy Womack. Wiley Wallace Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Nathan Henry Shelfer.

Wiley Wallace Shelfer married Martha Wells Speer, daughter of Hugh Lawson Speer and Martha W. Allen. Wiley Wallace Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1860 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Martha Wells Speer and William Hardy Shelfer.2 Wiley Wallace Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL. He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Martha Wells Speer. Wiley Wallace Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1885 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Martha Wells Speer.3 Wiley Wallace Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Martha Wells Speer.4

Wiley Wallace Shelfer died on 23 Apr 1907 in Gadsden Co., FL, at age 71.1 He was buried in Shelfer Cemetery, Havana, Gadsden Co., FL.1,5

Citations

  1. [S674] Miles Kenan Womack, Little River Pioneers (Kingsport, TN: Collier Publishing Co., 1998). Hereinafter cited as Little River Pioneers.
  2. [S402] US1860.
  3. [S498] FL1885.
  4. [S555] US1900, has 1854.
  5. [S813] Cemetery Marker in Shelfer Cemetery, Havana, Gadsden Co., FL (Take US 27 in Havana, FL., go east on SR12 for 1 mile. Cemetery is on your right. Follow sign through Big Oak Ln.).

George Washington Shelfer

M, #3901, b. 21 Apr 1838, d. 23 Jan 1929
     George Washington Shelfer was born on 21 Apr 1838 in Gadsden Co., FL.1,2 He was the son of Nathan Henry Shelfer and Nancy Womack. George Washington Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Nathan Henry Shelfer.

George Washington Shelfer married first Margaret E. Speer, daughter of Hugh Lawson Speer and Martha W. Allen, between 1859 and 1860 'married within the year' according to the census record.3 George Washington Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1860 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Margaret E. Speer.

George Washington Shelfer began military service on 5 Mar 1862 in FL in the CSA in Co. D (Captain Scott's Company), 2nd Florida Cavalry (2nd Cavalry Regiment was organized with 1,190 men during the late spring of 1862. Its members were from Melton and Tallahassee, and the counties of St. John, Marion, Gadsden, and Madison.)4 His military service ended on 8 May 1865 in Vicksburg, Warren Co., MS.5 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Margaret E. Speer, Thomas N. Shelfer, George H. Shelfer, Annie L. Shelfer and Jesse W. Shelfer. George Washington Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Margaret E. Speer, Thomas N. Shelfer, George H. Shelfer, Annie L. Shelfer, Jesse W. Shelfer, Edgar Shelfer, Lula Shelfer, Ward Shelfer, Daniel Moses Shelfer and Margaret J. Shelfer. George Washington Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1885 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Margaret E. Speer, Thomas N. Shelfer, George H. Shelfer, Annie L. Shelfer, Jesse W. Shelfer, Edgar Shelfer, Lula Shelfer, Ward Shelfer, Daniel Moses Shelfer, Margaret J. Shelfer and Arthur J. Shelfer.6

George Washington Shelfer was widowed on 25 Jul 1898.7,1 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Daniel Moses Shelfer, Margaret J. Shelfer, Arthur J. Shelfer, Mamie E. Shelfer and Ethel P. Shelfer.8

George's second marriage was to Alice Cooper, daughter of W. M. Cooper and America <...>, on 30 Jun 1904 in Decatur Co., GA.9,5 George Washington Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Havana, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Alice Cooper and Ethel P. Shelfer.10 George Washington Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Havana, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Alice Cooper.11

George Washington Shelfer died on 23 Jan 1929 in Havana, Gadsden Co., FL, at age 90.5,1,12 He was buried in Shelfer Cemetery, Havana, Gadsden Co., FL.1,7

Children of George Washington Shelfer and Margaret E. Speer

Citations

  1. [S813] Cemetery Marker in Shelfer Cemetery, Havana, Gadsden Co., FL (Take US 27 in Havana, FL., go east on SR12 for 1 mile. Cemetery is on your right. Follow sign through Big Oak Ln.).
  2. [S674] Miles Kenan Womack, Little River Pioneers (Kingsport, TN: Collier Publishing Co., 1998). Hereinafter cited as Little River Pioneers.
  3. [S402] US1860.
  4. [S1836] "Soldiers of Florida in the Seminole Indian, civil and Spanish-American wars", Florida. Board of State Institutions; Robertson, Fred L., Compiler; Internet Archive; archive.org, p. 268. Hereinafter cited as "Soldiers of FL-Seminole and Spanish-American wars."
  5. [S695] Alice C. Shelfer, Widow's Pension Claim #A02971 1 Feb 1929.
  6. [S498] FL1885.
  7. [S761] Barbara Boynton and Angela Cassidy, Gadsden Co., FL GenWeb - Cemeteries (url: http://www.rootsweb.com/~flgadsde/cemeteries/Concord.htm).
  8. [S555] US1900.
  9. [S682] Ida Kirkland Boyce, Brenda King McNair, Denise Kirkland Smiley and Jan Smith, Decatur Co., Georgia Marriage Index, Decatur Co., GA GenWeb (http://files.usgwarchives.net/ga/decatur/vitals/marriages/…), Book D, page 608.
  10. [S663] US1910.
  11. [S681] US1920.
  12. [S674] Miles Kenan Womack, Little River Pioneers, has 22 Jan.

Harriet Shelfer

F, #3902, b. circa 1839, d. 11 Oct 1922
     Harriet Shelfer was born circa 1839 in Gadsden Co., FL.1 She was the daughter of Nathan Henry Shelfer and Nancy Womack. Harriet Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Nathan Henry Shelfer.

Harriet Shelfer died on 11 Oct 1922 in Victoria Co., TX.1

Citations

  1. [S674] Miles Kenan Womack, Little River Pioneers (Kingsport, TN: Collier Publishing Co., 1998). Hereinafter cited as Little River Pioneers.

Joseph Joel Shelfer

M, #3903, b. 26 Aug 1841, d. 26 Jul 1914
     Joseph Joel Shelfer was born on 26 Aug 1841 in Gadsden Co., FL.1,2 He was the son of Nathan Henry Shelfer and Nancy Womack. Joseph Joel Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Nathan Henry Shelfer. Joseph Joel Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Nathan Henry Shelfer.

Joseph Joel Shelfer married Mary E. Moore, daughter of ? Moore and ? <...>.

Joseph Joel Shelfer began military service in Jul 1862 in New Port, Wakulla Co., FL, in the CSA, in Co. C, Capt. Scott's Battalion.3 His military service ended in May 1865 in Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL, at the end of the war.3 He was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1870 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Mary E. Moore. Joseph Joel Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Mary E. Moore. Joseph Joel Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1885 in Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Mary E. Moore.4 Joseph Joel Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Mary E. Moore.5

Joseph Joel Shelfer was widowed on 20 Feb 1904.6,7

Joseph Joel Shelfer received a pension on 26 Feb 1906 in Gadsden Co., FL, for his service in the CSA, in Co. C, Capt Scott's Battalion. His pension was approved for 11 Mar 1906.3

Joseph Joel Shelfer married Sarah Shepard on 14 Jan 1908 in Gadsden Co., FL.2 Joseph Joel Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Havana, Gadsden Co., FL, with others in the household: Sarah Shepard.8

Joseph Joel Shelfer died on 26 Jul 1914 in Havana, Gadsden Co., FL, at age 72.1 He was buried in Shelfer Cemetery, Havana, Gadsden Co., FL.1,7

Citations

  1. [S674] Miles Kenan Womack, Little River Pioneers (Kingsport, TN: Collier Publishing Co., 1998). Hereinafter cited as Little River Pioneers.
  2. [S696] Sarah C. Shepard, Widow's Pension Claim #A01651 10 Aug 1914 (Florida Department of State).
  3. [S951] Joseph Joel Shelfer file; #A01651; Florida Confederate Pension Application Files (Tallahassee, FL: Florida Department of State).
  4. [S498] FL1885.
  5. [S555] US1900.
  6. [S761] Barbara Boynton and Angela Cassidy, Gadsden Co., FL GenWeb - Cemeteries (url: http://www.rootsweb.com/~flgadsde/cemeteries/Concord.htm).
  7. [S813] Cemetery Marker in Shelfer Cemetery, Havana, Gadsden Co., FL (Take US 27 in Havana, FL., go east on SR12 for 1 mile. Cemetery is on your right. Follow sign through Big Oak Ln.).
  8. [S663] US1910.

Martha L. Shelfer

F, #3904, b. May 1843, d. 20 Apr 1908
     Martha L. Shelfer was born in May 1843 in Gadsden Co., FL.1 She was the daughter of Nathan Henry Shelfer and Nancy Womack. Martha L. Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Nathan Henry Shelfer. Martha L. Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Nathan Henry Shelfer.

Martha L. Shelfer married Elbert Bond on 21 Jun 1866 in Gadsden Co., FL.2 Martha L. Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Elbert Bond (her husband.)3 Martha L. Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Elbert Bond.4 Martha L. Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1885 in Gadsden Co., FL.5 She was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of unresearched people with others in the household: Benjamin Shelfer (her brother. They are living with her son.)6

Martha L. Shelfer died on 20 Apr 1908 in Gadsden Co., FL, at age 64.1 She was buried in Barber Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL.1

Citations

  1. [S674] Miles Kenan Womack, Little River Pioneers (Kingsport, TN: Collier Publishing Co., 1998). Hereinafter cited as Little River Pioneers.
  2. [S1034] Family Search, Florida Marriages 1837-1974 (Original data: Church records and civil registration were official sources).
  3. [S497] US1870.
  4. [S496] US1880.
  5. [S498] FL1885.
  6. [S555] US1900.

Benjamin Shelfer1

M, #3905, b. circa 1843
     Benjamin Shelfer was born circa 1843 in FL.2 He was the son of Nathan Henry Shelfer and Nancy Womack. Benjamin Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Nathan Henry Shelfer. Benjamin Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Nathan Henry Shelfer. Benjamin Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Nathan Henry Shelfer. Benjamin Shelfer was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Nathan Henry Shelfer. Benjamin Shelfer was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1885 in Gadsden Co., FL.3 He was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL, in the household of Martha L. Shelfer (his sister. They are living with her son.)4

Citations

  1. [S674] Miles Kenan Womack, Little River Pioneers (Kingsport, TN: Collier Publishing Co., 1998). Hereinafter cited as Little River Pioneers.
  2. [S414] US1850.
  3. [S498] FL1885.
  4. [S555] US1900.