SHIRLEY (born May 15,1735 in eastern Penn.) married Susannah
BAKER (born May 11, 1742)about 1773. Robert died Sept. 1, 1834
and Susannah died June 9, 1843 in Conemaugh Township, Indiana
County, Penn(lOly). Robert served as a soldier in the Revolutionary
War, came to Indiana County in 1792 from Conococheague Valley
and settled in Conemaugh Township, two miles from Saltsburg.
He lived there until age of 99 and his widow survived to age
101. Their oldest son, John lived to 103 years. Dolores Ellis
says Susannah's maiden name may be spelled Backer. There is a
will listed for a George Bacher of York County published in the
Indiana County newspaper who has a daughter Susannah dated 1768
(2 years before possible marriage to Robert). Robert Shirley
is in list of in habitants in 1807 in Conemaugh Township, Indiana
County, Penn. - Shirley Family compiled by Carol Hopping
1775 - Bucks
County, Penn (tax)
1778 - Bucks County, Penn (tax)
1778 - Springfield Twp, Bucks County, Penn (Sr and Jr oath of
Allegiance) (Boyd Powell believes this is not our Robert Shirley,
he thinks this one went to Virginia)
1779 - Springfield Twp, Bucks County, Penn (tax 2 times with
one listed as estate)
1784 - Springfield Twp, Bucks County, Penn (list of inhabitants)
1790 - Cumberland County, Penn (census) p82 (6 male and 6 female)(Boyd
Powell lists Franklin County, Penn)
1792 - from Conocoheague Valley to Conemaugh Twp settling on
Black-leg Creek(Caldwell and Fendrick) listed in History of Armstrong
County by Smith and as original settler of Kiskiminitas Twp but
no dates(Kiskiminitas Twp issued first warrants in 1773 and was
formed in 1831)
1800 - not in census
1810 - Conemaugh Twp, Indiana County, Penn (census) p245 2 boys
1820 - Indiana County, Pennsylvania (census) pl40
1830 - Indiana County, Penn (census) pl97
She was born
May 11, 1742 and of German descent, according to family researchers.
Dec 14, 1771 in Bucks County PA. Died July 27, 1875. Married
1(ii). Jane Shirley born 1774, Bucks County
PA. Married Hugh MULLEN born 1755 in Ireland. Moved west. supposedly
to Ohio and died there. - from "Shirley Family"
compiled by Carol Hopping
1(iii). Thomas Shirley born November 11, 1776,
Bucks County, Penn; died May 11, 1875 at age 99. Married Mary
born 1777, Bucks County, Penn. Married Elizabeth.
born about 1780 (only record is from sister Elizabeth Shirley's
family tree submission to the LDS church) may have died young.
about 1783 (only record is from sister Elizabeth Shirley's family
tree submission to the LDS church) may have died young.
June 11, 1785.
a family tree to the Church of Latter Day Saints listing her
parents as Robert Shirley and Susan Baker. She stated she was
born June 11 1785 in Chambersburg Franklin Co PA. She married
Peter Wimmer about 1800 in Inidana County PA and died 31 August
1862 in Springville Utah. - from "Shirley Family"
compiled by Carol Hopping
born May 11, 1787 in Chambersburg, Franklin County PA. He and
wife are buried in Olivet Cemetery near Elder Ridge, PA. Married
Catherine [Crawford or Fulmer - 2 sources]
1(ix). Ann Shirley born 1790 in Conemaugh,
Indiana County PA. Married William BASH
on this family is desired by Mary Jane Martin