Thomas SHELBY

HAIRSTON.org ID#1643, b. about 1756, d. about 1797
Father*Moses SHELBY1 b. 5 May 1728, d. 13 Oct 1776
Mother*Isabella ALEXANDER d. a 1780
Marriage*Thomas SHELBY married Sarah HELMS.1 
Birth*Thomas SHELBY was born about 1756.1 
He was the son of Moses SHELBY and Isabella ALEXANDER.1 
Anecdote*Private in Rutherford's Indian Campaign.1 
WillIn Moses SHELBY's will dated 2 September 1776 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, Thomas 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.1,2 
NOTE*Captain in Lt.Col. William Polk's regiment.1 
Death*He died about 1797 in Cabarrus.1 
SAR*SAR Patriot Index Edition III.3 

Family

Sarah HELMS d. a 1804

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S84] Shelby, Cass K. - Paternal Ancestry of Louis Shelby - May 12,1953, Hollidaysburg. Penn'a.
  2. [S3551] North Carolina Wills and Probate Records 1665-1998, Ancestry.com.
  3. [S113] Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications.
Last Edited6 Jun 2014