Moses SHELBY ID#1641, b. 5 May 1728, d. 13 October 1776
Father*Evan SHELBY1,2 b. bt 1690 - 1695, d. 1750
Mother*Catherine (surname unknown) d. 1754
Baptism*Moses SHELBY was baptized on 5 May 1728 in St Carons Church, Tregaron, Cardiganshire, Wales. 
He was the son of Evan SHELBY and Catherine (surname unknown).1,2 
Marriage*Moses SHELBY married Isabella ALEXANDER about 1745.1 
Will*Moses SHELBY left a will on 2 September 1776 in Mecklenburg, North Carolina. 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 
Death*He died on 13 October 1776 in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, at age 48. 
Burial*Graves are not marked, if they are there, in Rocky Springs Graveyard, Mecklenburg, North Carolina.1 
Probate*His estate was probated on 16 January 1777 in Mecklenburg, North Carolina. Copies of probate records are found on Family Search Library Film #007067376.3 


Isabella ALEXANDER d. a 1780

Sources (

  1. [S84] Shelby, Cass Knight - Paternal Ancestry of Louis Shelby - May 12, 1953, Hollidaysburg. Penn'a. Binder given to Louis Coffman Shelby (1888-1969) in 1953. Contains genealogy information, maps, photographs and an appendix with sources. Starts Evan Shelby Jr., Moses Shelby, Evan Shelby, John Milton Shelby, Charles Shelby and then Louis Shelby. There are handwritten notations indicating additional information.
  2. [S173] Moon, Mary Ann. Sketches of the Shelby, McDowell, Deaderick, Anderson Families, The University of Wisconsin - Madison - 1933, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  3. [S3551] North Carolina Wills and Probate Records 1665-1998,
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