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Edward Shirley
b. 1720 England. Son lived in Fryeburg, Maine 


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2(i). Jonathon Shirley born Feb 3, 1773 Dunbarton, Merrimack Co New Hampshire; lived with son David in 1850 Oxford Co ME census; died March 11, 1854.  He served in the War of 1812. Shirleys of Merrimack NH and Oxford ME

married Mehitable Pattee on Feb 25, 1796.

children:

3(i). Salley Shirley born Aug 18, 1797, died 1841. She married Mason Wiley Grover   

3(ii). Moses Shirley born Mar 21, 1798

3(iii). Edward Shirley born Nov 17, 1799

married Hannah B. Andrews

children (1850 Oxford Co ME census)

4(i). Susan Shirley born 1831 Maine

4(ii). Franklin Shirley born 1833 Maine

3(iv). Barbary Shirley born May 6, 1802  died Oct 25, 1802

3(v). David Shirley born Feb 14, 1803; Lived at Fryeburg Oxford Co ME in 1850 census. He lived at Saco, York Co Maine in 1870 census, occupation: brick mason

married Catherine Hazeltine

children

4(i). Dorothy "Dora" Shirley born 13 November 1833 (tombstone). She died 24 August 1915. Buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery, York Co ME. She married Luke B Smith

4(ii). Georgianna Shirley born 30 August 1834 (tombstone). She died 20 August 1910. Buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery, York Co ME. She married Ferdinand W Guptill.

4(iii). Harriet Shirley born 13 February 1838 in Fryeburg Oxford Co Maine (tombstone). She died 12 December 1918 at Portland Cumberland Co ME. Buried Laurel Hill Cemetery, York Co ME. She married Daniel O McIntire.

4(iv). Jonathon Shirley born 30 May 1842 at Fryeburg Oxford Co Maine (tombstone). He died 11 November 1915 at Saco York Co ME. Buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery, York Co ME

married Elvira Bragdon

4(v). Moses Shirley born 25 August 1846 (tombstone). He enlisted in the Union Army on 23 December 1863 and died during the war on 17 January 1864, age about 18. Buried Laurel Hill Cemetery, Saco York Co ME

4(vi). Elden E. Shirley born 19 June 1849 (tombstone), age 0 in 1850 census, age 20 in parents' 1870 census household, occupation: brick mason. Lived at Conway Town, Carroll Co NH in 1880 and 1900. He lived in nephew Frank Mansfield census household in 1930. He was widowed. He died 14 March 1934. Buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery, York Co ME

married Anna M. Rounds (son George's death cert) She died 14 October 1926. Buried Laurel Hill Cemetery, York Co ME

children:

5(i). C. Walter Shirley born 1876. He died 29 August 1878. Buried Laurel Hill Cemetery, York Co ME, age about 2 years

5(ii). George C Shirley born about 1879, age 1 in parents' 1880 census household and 21 in parents' 1900 census household. They were roomers in a household in Jacksonville, Duval Co Florida in 1920 census. He died on 24 August 1922 at Biddeford, York Co ME, age 43.

married Mildred Royles on 3 June 1912 at South Portland, Cumberland Co ME. She was the daughter of James Royles and Elizabeth Burris.

children:

6(i). Elden Eugene Shirley born 17 March 1913 at Saco York Co ME. He was divorced at the time of his 1941 WWII army enlistment

3(vi). Mason Shirley born Jan 1, 1805

3(vii). Porter Shirley born July 21, 1806

3(viii). Ephraim Shirley born Nov 26, 1808; In 1850, he is enumerated in both Cumberland ME and St Louis MO; It is clear from Maine census list of the childrens' birthplaces that the family only temorarily returned to ME, but then resided in St Louis afterwards; The same family is in 1860 1870 and 1880 St Louis MO census; occ: plasterer; He died Sept 13, 1891.

married Charlotte Tanner on 21 February 1838 in Madison Co Illinois; she was born on 24 Dec 1818; died at on 17 Nov 1864

children

4(i). William E Shirley born on 19 Jan 1849 died on 5 Aug 1893 (source: DAR lineage, but he does not appear in family's 1850 census household)

married Nellie Estelle Lockwood on 27 Apr 1882; she was born on 6 Mar 1854

4(i). Charlotte Shirley born about 1842 in MO; living in family's ME and MO households in 1850 census

4(ii). Eliza Shirley born about 1844 in MO; living in family's ME and MO households in 1850 census; living with widowed father in 1880 MO census, unmarried

4(iii). William C. Shirley born about 1846 in MO; living in family's ME and MO households in 1850 census

4(iv). Charles Shirley born about 1848 in MO; living in family's ME and MO households in 1850 census

4(v). Mary Shirley born about 1854 in MO; living with widowed father in 1880 MO census, unmarried; occ: teacher

3(ix). Arthur Shirley born Nov 6, 1809, died Feb 11, 1810

3(x). Mehitable Shirley born Dec 31, 1810

3(xi). Dolley Shirley born Sept 4, 1812

3(xii). Jonathan Shirley born Nov 5, 1814

3(xiii). Pamelia Shirley born Mar 26, 1816

3(xiv). Betsy Shirley born Dec 30, 1817

   


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