Treasury Warrent #6917 is granted to Thomas Shearly and
Dan Neale __ of Robert Johnston and George Newman, a certain
tract or parcel of land containing five hundred acres bearing
date of December 9, 1794 lying and being in Scott Co. on the
waters of Raven Creek.
Grubbs May 7, 1770.
born Feb 22, 1771; He died 1846. They had a large plantation
in Barren Co. The land adjoined that of his father. The
house was large 4 story brick structure having a full basement,
main floor, upstairs and attic that went over the entire house.
In each end there was a design made of light colored and dark
colored bricks, contrasting with the read of the main wall. A
great crack came in one of the walls which made it necessary
to wreck the house. In the early days, the stage that ran through
this part of the country made a regular stop at the Richard Shirley
plantation. The story told was about great stacks of dried pies
that were kept ready to serve the travelers and of the great
beauty of their youngest daughter , Fanny.
headwaters of Marrowbone, Skegg's, No Bob and Glover's Creeks,
settled ... [names] ... and Richard Shirley, who killed two panthers
on his plantation; others were heard day and night, screaming
around his home. In those days--1800 to 1804--persons carried
their guns with them everywhere, even to meeting to protect themselves
against Indians and wild animals." - The Times of Long Ago,
Barren County, Kentucky, by Franklin Gorin. Published by John
P. Norton, Inc. Louisville, KY 1929. - originally a series of
articles in the Glasgow Times about 1876 p. 25:
1(ii). Elizabeth Shirley born May 1782; she died
Shirley, son of James Shirley and Mary McMekin, Branch #8.
born March 15, 1773; he died 1833 Never married.
1(iv). Nancy Shirley born Nov 1, 1779; She
married Thomas Smith. They are living in Hendricks Co. Indiana
in the 1850 census.
Shirley, Jr. born
June 15, 1779; he died April 9, 1851 at Hiseville Barren
m. Hannah Dale.
She was born January 15, 1779 and died Jan 20, 1859. She was
the sister of Rueben Dale
from Margo Elmhorst
1(vi). Lettice Shirley born about 1785; she died July 1859;
she married William Cullins in 1813 Barren Co. KY
1(vii). Sarah Shirley born about 1786; she died Mar 18, 1831
Barren Co. KY; she married Isaac Dale, Jr. Sept 2, 1817
1(viii). Elijah Shirley born Oct 1, 1777; he died 1807, age
1(ix). Fannie Shirley born Oct 1788 nothing more known