Catherine SHELBY ID#2844, b. about 1755
Father*Evan SHELBY Jr.1,2,3 b. 23 Oct 1720, d. 4 Dec 1794
Mother*Letitia COX1 b. 12 Jan 1727, d. 6 Sep 1777
Birth*Catherine SHELBY was born about 1755 in Frederick, Maryland.3 
She was the daughter of Evan SHELBY Jr. and Letitia COX.1,2,3 
Marriage*Catherine SHELBY married Capt. James A. THOMPSON in 1771.1,3 
WillCatherine SHELBY was mentioned in the will of Evan SHELBY Jr. on 21 February 1778; His will, dated 1778, lists children John, Isaac, James, Evan, Moses and Catherine.
Note: the will is listed 1798 in part of index to Washington County Wills and Administrations (1770 - 1800) p. 186-189. Will pro. 16 Oct. 1798. Will Book 2, 1792-1806 (Reel 15), Library of Virginia.4,3 


Capt. James A. THOMPSON

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  4. [S209] Shelby, Cass K.; A Report on the First Three Generations of the Shelby Family in the United States of America. Place of publication not identified, 1917. Print.
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