married Elizabeth Cardwell Dec 28, 1811 Scott Co. KY, born
about 1773. She lived in Jefferson Co. KY in the 1850 census.
Living with her son George in the 1860 census of Clark Co. IN
(age 87 in census). Her father was William Cardwell 1760 d. 1780
Bullitt Co. KY who served in the Rev War and her mother was Famariah
Fields 1760 d. 1843. They were married Mar 1781 Culpepper Co.
2(i). Harriet Shirley born about 1812 m. John
Bass Sept 17, 1828
2(ii).William Cardwell Shirley born about 1813 KY
They are living in Jefferson Co. KY in the 1850 census.
married Rebecca Bishop May 20, 1835 Bullitt Co. KY.
[Info from: Margaret Rabb June 1985]
3(i). Malinda Shirley born 11 March 1836. She died
Dec 9, 1926 Jefferson Co. KY m. James R. Martin Dec 6, 1859 Bullitt
3(ii). William H. Shirley born about 1838
married Amelia Gentry
4(i). Mary B. Shirley born about 1862 Jefferson Co.
4(ii). Laura K. Shirley born about 1863 Jefferson Co.
4(iii). Joseph A. Shirley born about 1865 Jefferson
4(iv). Mignonette Clay Shirley (Nettie C.) born on
Oct 15, 1871 d. April 14, 1938 Atlanda GA m. 1st.
George E. Holman Sept 8, 1889 Clark Co. IN, m. 2nd Charles
3(iii). Francis Shirley born about 1840
married Mary Thixton
3(iv). Amanda Shirley born about 1844. She married
1st Christopher Martin May 14, 1860 Jefferson Co. KY, m. 2nd
3(v). John H. Shirley born about 1845
married Rosella Cornell Jan 22, 1868 Bullitt Co. KY
children: (1880 Census Bullitt Co. KY)
4(i). John Shirley born about 1869 KY
4(ii). Anna Shirley born about 1871 KY
4(iii). Erastis Shirley born about 1872 KY
4(iv). Mollie Shirley born about 1874 KY
4(v). Samuel Shirley born about 1877 KY
4(vi). Katie Shirley born about 1879 KY
3(vi). Newton Shirley born about 1849 KY
married Elizabeth Cornwall
children: (1880 census)
4(i). Ophelia Shirley born about 1871 KY
4(ii). Joseph Shirley born about 1876 KY
4(iii). Ann Shirley born about 1877 KY
3(vii). Elizabeth Shirley 1850 m. John Spenser
2(iii). America Shirley born about 1814 Bullitt Co.
KY. She married Parkenson O'Curry Aug 25, 1834
2(iv). Louis Johnson Shirley born on June 16,
1816 Jefferson Co. KY. They lived in Buillit Co. and Jefferson
Co. IN. In the 1870 census of Jeffersonville, Clark Co. Indiana,
Louis is listed as a City Policeman. Was a soldier in the Texan
War of 1836.
married 1st Mary E. Mill,
married 2nd Cora___.
children: (1850 census of Bullitt Co. KY and
1870 census of Clark Co. IN)
3(i). Sarah Elizabeth Shirley born December 1844 Bullitt
3(ii). Martha Alice Shirley born about 1846 KY
3(iii). James W. Shirley born on Nov 13, 1850
Bullitt Co. KY d. Dec 25, 1936 Rhea Co. TN
married Elizabeth Vandergrift
4(i). James William Shirley born on July 1, 1879 Dearborn
married 1st. Elizabeth Nepher d. 1895 Hamilton Co. OH
married 2nd Eleanor Sadie Lester in 1929
5(i). George William Shirley b. d. June 4, 1976
m. 1st. Dorothy Hickey, m. 2nd Mabel Rea (Mabel lived San Jose
5(ii). Claudia Shirley m. Charles Betts
5(iii). Beatrice Shirley
5(iv). Virginia Shirley m. Mr. Meshot
5(v). Virgil Shirley (twin of Virginia)
5(vi). Charles Robert Shirley (retired probation officer,
lived San Jose CA)
4(ii). Claudia Shirley born March 1881 Dearborn Co.
IN m. Robert Crane. NO children
4(iii). George Edward Shirley born on April 30, 1883
at Dearborn Co IN
married Catharina Schottenberg
5(i). John "Jack" Shirley (father of Deanna
5(ii). George Shirley
4(iv). Frankie Cleveland Shirley born March 23, 1885
ditto m. George Scrambling, NO children
4(v). Hampton Houston Shirley born in 1889 d. young
3(iv). George Thomas Shirley born July 4, 1856 Bullitt
3(v). Luella Shirley born Mar 16, 1861 Jeffersonville,
Clark Co. IN
3(vi). Edward Howard Shirley born Oct 24, 1863 Clark
3(vii). Louis Kyle Shirley born Mar 29, 1866 Clark
3(viii). Charles Augustes Shirley born Nov 27, 1869
Clark Co. IN
2(v). George Edward Shirley born about 1819 KY Living
in Jefferson Co. KY in the 1850 census, Clark Co. IN 1860 and
1870. Only one child shown in 1850 and 1860 census. Mother Elizabeth
Shirley lived with the family in both censuses.
married Sarah Ann Cardwell Mar 22, 1841 in Bullit Co KY
3(i). Martha Shirley born about 1843, age 7 in 1850
census, age 17 in 1860 census. She may be the Martha Jane Shirley
who married James T McKenzie on 8 September 1861 in Clark Co
2(vi). John Shirley born about 1823. He was liviing
in home of George Murphy and family, listed as a mechanic, also
listed in another home same census, with Joseph W. Mitler and
family in the 1850 census of Jefferson Co. KY. He was 27 and