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.

Seaton Grantland

M, #3906, b. circa 1849, d. 16 Sep 1871
     Seaton Grantland was born circa 1849 in GA.1

Seaton Grantland married Flora C. Carr, daughter of William Walter Carr and Caroline Tucker, on 29 Mar 1870 in Washington Co., GA.2,1 Seaton Grantland was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Washington Co., GA, in the household of William Walter Carr.1

Seaton Grantland died on 16 Sep 1871 in Washington Co., GA.3

Citations

  1. [S497] US1870.
  2. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Washington County Marriage Book, 1859 - 1872, p. 478.
  3. [S2095] Rome Weekly Courier, Rome, Ga., The Rome weekly courier, September 22, 1871, p. 2. Hereinafter cited as Rome Weekly Courier.

Claudia C. Screven

F, #3907, b. 26 Mar 1852, d. 29 Dec 1936
     Claudia C. Screven was born on 26 Mar 1852 in GA.1,2 She was the daughter of James O. Screven and Sarah Eleanor Talbot.

Claudia C. Screven married Robert W. Carr, son of William Walter Carr and Caroline Tucker, on 19 Dec 1877 in Troup Co., GA.3,4 Claudia C. Screven was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Washington Co., GA, in the household of Robert W. Carr.5 Claudia C. Screven was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA, in the household of Mary B. Screven (her sister.)6

Claudia C. Screven and Robert W. were living in Savannah, Chatham Co., GA, between 1904 and 1922, where they were recorded in the city/county directories.7,8 Claudia C. Screven was enumerated in the census of 1910 in Savannah, Chatham Co., GA, in the household of Robert W. Carr (her husband.)9 Claudia C. Screven was enumerated in the census of 1920 in Savannah, Chatham Co., GA, in the household of Robert W. Carr.10

Claudia C. Screven was widowed on 10 Feb 1922.11

Claudia C. Screven was living in Savannah, Chatham Co., GA, in 1923.12 She was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Savannah, Chatham Co., GA.13

Claudia C. Screven died on 29 Dec 1936 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA, at age 84.14,15,1 She was buried on 31 Dec 1936 in Crest Lawn Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA.1

Children of Claudia C. Screven and Robert W. Carr

Citations

  1. [S2022] Cemetery Marker in Crest Lawn Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA.
  2. [S496] US1880, has age as 24, born ca 1856.
  3. [S1241] Marriage Books-County Ordinary Court-Georgia Archives, Georgia Marriage Records from Microfilm (Georgia Virtual Vault), Troup County Marriage Book, 1870 - 1881, p. 78.
  4. [S768] Ancestry.com http://www.ancestry.com, Georgia Marriages, 1851-1900 (Original data: Information originating on courthouse marriage licenses in various Georgia counties).
  5. [S496] US1880.
  6. [S555] US1900.
  7. [S2023] Savannah City Directory (Goette's) (Savannah, Georgia: H. A. Goette, Manager, 16 Oct 2018),
    Carr, Robt. W., clk C. of Ga., bds 223 West Broad (1904, p. 375)
    Carr, Robt. W. (Claudia), clk C. of Ga., h 515 Barnard (1905, p. 322)
    Carr, Robt. W. clk C. of Ga (1906, p. 287)
    Carr, Robt. W. (Claudia C.), clk C. of Ga., r 515 Barnard (1908, p. 283)
    C. of Ga is Central of Georgia Railroad. Hereinafter cited as Savannah City Directory (Goette's).
  8. [S2024] Savannah City Directory (Savannah, Georgia: The Savannah Directory Publishing Co., 16 Oct 2018),
    Carr, Robert W. (Claudia), clk C. of G., h 515 Barnard (1909, p. 301)
    Carr, Robt. W. (Claude), wks C. of G., h 515 Barnard (1912, p. 268)
    Carr, Robt. W. (Claudia), wks C. of G., h 515 Barnard (1913, p. 251)
    Carr, Robt. W. (Claudia), carp C. of G., h 515 Barnard (1914, p. 263)
    Carr, Robt. W. (Claudia), C. of G., h 517 Barnard (1920, p. 549)
    Carr, Robt. W. (Claudia C.), clk C. of G., h 517 Barnard (1921, p. 251)
    Carr, Robt. W. (Claudie), h 517 Barnard (1922, p. 254)
    C. of Ga is Central of Georgia Railroad. Hereinafter cited as Savannah City Directory.
  9. [S663] US1910, Enumerated under surname Walker.
    Reasons why this is Robert Walker Carr:
    His middle name is Walker
    He is a clerk on the railroad, the same as in 1920
    Her middle name is Cornelia
    Roy is with them on the 1920 census, age 29
    They live at 515 Barnard Street, which is their address in the city directories.
  10. [S681] US1920.
  11. [S989] Certificate of Death from original data: Georgia Department of Health and Vital Statistics. Certificate of death, Family History-Pilot Site, http://www.familysearch.org. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Deaths 1914-1927.
  12. [S2024] Savannah City Directory,
    Carr, Claudia C., wid Robt., r 517 Barnard (1923, p. 263).
  13. [S679] US1930.
  14. [S1744] "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1942," Images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 3 Nov 2015), Citing Georgia Archives, Morrow, Certificate Number 34514.
  15. [S767] Death Registration from original data: State of Georgia. Indexes of Vital Records for Georgia: Deaths, 1919-98. Georgia: Georgia Health Department, Office of Vital Records (1998), Ancestry.com, Provo, UT, Certificate Number 34514. Hereinafter cited as Georgia Death Index.

Roberta Carr

F, #3908, b. Apr 1880
     Roberta Carr was born in Apr 1880 in GA.1 She was the daughter of Robert W. Carr and Claudia C. Screven. Roberta Carr was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Washington Co., GA, in the household of Robert W. Carr.1

Citations

  1. [S496] US1880.

Sarah Eleanor Talbot

F, #3909, b. circa 1815
     Sarah Eleanor Talbot was born circa 1815 in GA.1

Sarah Eleanor Talbot married James O. Screven in 1832 in SC.2 Sarah Eleanor Talbot was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Washington Co., GA, in the household of Robert W. Carr.1

Children of Sarah Eleanor Talbot and James O. Screven

Citations

  1. [S496] US1880.
  2. [S2025] "U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900," Database, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 16 Oct 2018), Citing Original data: This collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases.