Evan SHELBY

HAIRSTON.org ID#1639, b. about 1748, d. April 1813
Father*Moses SHELBY1 b. 5 May 1728, d. 13 Oct 1776
Mother*Isabella ALEXANDER d. a 1780
Birth*Evan SHELBY was born about 1748 in Prince George, Maryland.1 
He was the son of Moses SHELBY and Isabella ALEXANDER.1 
Marriage*Evan SHELBY married Susannah Polk ALEXANDER, daughter of Charles ALEXANDER and Susan POLK, about 1776 in North Carolina.1,2 
WillIn Moses SHELBY's will dated 2 September 1776 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, Evan SHELBY was named as an heir; Moses Shelby mentions the following children in his will; daughters Catherine, Margaret, Mary, Eleanor, Rachel, Margaret, Isabella, sons Thomas, William, Evan, Moses Jr., John.1,3 
Census 1790*He appeared on the census of 1790 in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, Males <16 1, 16+ 1, Females 6.4 
Census 1800*He appeared on the census of 1800 in Salisbury, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, Males <10 2, 10-15 1, >45 1, Females <10 1, 10-15 2, 26-44 1.5 
Census 1810*He appeared on the census of 1810 in Capt. Sample, Meckleburg, North Carolina, Males <10 1, 10-15 1, 16-25 1, >45 1, Females <10 1, 10-15 1, 16-25 1, >45 1.6 
Death*He died in April 1813 in Cabarrus, North Carolina.2 
Burial*He was buried in Poplar Tent Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Cabarrus Co., North Carolina

Family

Susannah Polk ALEXANDER b. 1759, d. Jan 1837
Children

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S84] Shelby, Cass K. - Paternal Ancestry of Louis Shelby - May 12,1953, Hollidaysburg. Penn'a.
  2. [S171] Kaiser, Barbara Rich, Guadalupe Victoria Chapter, D.A.R., Victoria, Texas and Letter to Joy Shelby Hairston - 1970, Personal Collection - original documents.
  3. [S3551] North Carolina Wills and Probate Records 1665-1998, Ancestry.com.
  4. [S1790] 1790 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S1800] 1800 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  6. [S1810] 1810 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
Last Edited27 Jan 2016