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Edwin Shirley
Kent Co England to Michigan USA

 Additional family info for this branch.


Descendants of the Shirley family of Sutton Valence, Kent England

5.xiv Edwin Shirley - bapt. 16 Jan 1811 at Chart Sutton Kent; Came to New York from England with father-in-law George Pike's family. They are living in Berre, Orleans Co. New York. Naturalization 24 Sep 1853, Albion, Orleans, NY age 44. He died 13 Feb 1880 Schoolcraft, Kalamazoo MI

According to the letter written in 1884 by W. P. Shirley, the above Edward and Eliz. Shirley are the parents of this Edwin (Edward) born about 1809 England

married Sophia Pike  on 19 September 1831 in Thurnham Kent; dau of George Pike and Jane Pearce of Chart Sutton Kent; She died 7 Oct 1881 Schoolcraft, Kalamazoo


6.i Edwin Shirley b. 9 Jun 1832, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent; chr 19 Aug 1832, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent; , They are living in Delphos, Allen Co. Ohio in 1880 census.died. 15 Mar 1913, Kalamazoo, MI; They are living in Allegan Co. Michigan in 1900 census.

married Sarah Hall.


7.i Isabella S. Shirley born on 13 June 1854 in Lockport, Niagara County, New York and died on 7 August 1917

7.ii George E. Shirley May 16, 1857 Michigan, d. Oct 1936 in a boating "accident" with wife, Edith at Round Lake Michigan. They were living in Toledo Ohio at the time.

married Edith Roebuck Oct 1881.

7.iii Cora Jane Shirley born in Indiana on 11 August 1866 and died on 2 April 1926

7.iv Glenn Shirley

7.v Nettie Shirley born on 24 May 1877 in Marion Township, Allen County, Ohio

6.ii Elizabeth Shirley chr. 9 Jul 1834, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent; died on 14 December 1913 in Cook County, Illinois. married Charles Gadey in New York

6.iii John Shirley chr. 9 Jan 1837, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent; d. 1904 Texas Twp, Kalamazoo Co. MI

married Hannah M. Russell


7.i Effa Shirley1861 MI

7.ii Ada Shirley 1864 MI

7.iii John N. Shirley 1866 MI

7.iv Clara Blanch Shirley Mar 27, 1869 Kalamazoo Co. MI

7.v Grace Shirley 1871 MI Ida F. Shirley April 14, 1874 Kalamazoo Co. MI (see additional info for Ida on next page. Go to top of this page for link to next page)

Ida F. Shirley

7.vii Nettie (Dellia) Shirley Oct 15, 1876 Kalamazoo Co. MI

7.viii Nelly Shirley 1878 MI

7.ix Harry L. Shirley July 17, 1881 Kalamazoo Co. MIP

6.iv Samuel Hood Shirley b 13 Sept 1839, chr. 12 Jan 1840, Boughton Monchelsea, Kent; Retired policeman; died at Casco, Allegan County MI USA 17 Nov 1919; widowed; buried Schoolcraft County Michigan on 19 Nov 1919.

m. Lydia ____ living Kalamazoo Co. MI in 1880 census


7.i Amy Shirley 1865 MI

7.ii Lewis Shirley 1867 MI

7.iii Maud Shirley 1870 MI

7.iv Minnie Shirley Dec 7, 1873 Kalamazoo Co. MI

7.v Della Shirley Oct 25, 1878   same

6.v Matilda Shirley 1841 NY married Henry Johnson in 1867 in Kalamazoo Co MI William P. Shirley b. 8 Feb 1847, Barre, Orleans, NY; living 1880 Kalamazoo Co.  MI.; died 1925

m. Maria Henderson in Kalamazoo Co MI


7.i May Shirley 1869 MI

7.ii Albert Shirley May 3, 1877 Kalamazoo Co. MI

7.iii Alta Shirley May 3, 1877  (twins)


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