Mary Melissa SHELBY

HAIRSTON.org ID#1716, b. 12 October 1835, d. 25 June 1923
Father*John Milton SHELBY b. 30 Jan 1806, d. 23 Jan 1872
Mother*Amanda F. RUDISILL b. 13 Jan 1813, d. 6 Mar 1884
Birth*Mary Melissa SHELBY was born on 12 October 1835 in Tennessee.1,2

 
She was the daughter of John Milton SHELBY and Amanda F. RUDISILL
Census 1850Mary Melissa SHELBY appeared on the 1850 census of John Milton SHELBY on 6 November 1850 in District 7, Shelby County, Tennessee; John M Shelby 46 (blacksmith, b. NC), Amanda 36 (b. NC), Amanuel 16, Mary 14, Susan 12, Jas 10, Margaret 6, Nerissa 3, Danl 8/12. all children born in Tennessee.1

Marriage*Mary Melissa SHELBY married William Benjamin WILLIAMSON on 27 March 1860. 
Death*Mary Melissa SHELBY died on 25 June 1923 in Tennessee at age 87.2 
Burial*She was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee.2 

Family

William Benjamin WILLIAMSON
Child

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  2. [S48] Find A Grave Website with Photo - only listings with photos of grave markers that are contemporary to the deceased individuals death are acceptable for genealogical proof.
Last Edited28 Nov 2021