Charles S. SHELBY
HAIRSTON.org ID#611, b. 5 April 1854, d. 22 November 1900
|Father*||John Milton SHELBY1 b. 30 Jan 1806, d. 23 Jan 1872|
|Mother*||Amanda F. RUDISILL b. 13 Jan 1813, d. 6 Mar 1884|
|Birth*||Charles S. SHELBY was born on 5 April 1854 in Shelby County, Tennessee.1 |
|He was the son of John Milton SHELBY and Amanda F. RUDISILL.1|
|Census 1860||Charles S. SHELBY appeared on the 1860 census of John Milton SHELBY on 17 September 1860 in District 7, Shelby County, Tennessee; John M Shelby 54 (blacksmith), Amanda F 47, Margaret A 16, Amandas R 26 (male), Narcapa N 14, Daniel G 11, John B 9, Charles S 6, James M 20 (John and Amanda born in NC, all others in Tennessee).1|
|Census 1870||Charles S. SHELBY appeared on the 1870 census of John Milton SHELBY on 28 June 1870 in District 7, Shelby County, Tennessee; John Shelly 64, Amanda 56, Maggie 20, John 17, Charlie 14.2|
|Census 1880||Charles S. SHELBY appeared on the 1880 census of Amanda F. RUDISILL in 1880 in District 7, Shelby County, Tennessee.3 |
|Marriage*||Charles S. SHELBY married Hester Henry BAKER, daughter of John Coffman BAKER and Louisa Ann WEBBER, on 17 May 1883 in Linden Avenue Christian Church, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee. From "The Daily Memphis Avalanche", 18 May 1883, Friday, page 4.|
" Mr. Charles Shelby, of Bartlett, and Miss Hester Baker, of this city, were married in the Linden street Christian church at 4 o'clock p.m. by Rev. G. W. Sweeny. The church was beautifully decorated. Mrs. Fitts furnished the music for the occasion."4,5
|Address*||As of 24 January 1885, Charles S. SHELBY lived at Bartlett, Shelby County, Tennessee.|
|Photo*||He was photographed |
|Newspaper*||"A Memphis Truck Farm - Referring to the editorial in The Appeal-Avalanche yesterday morning in reference to the $10,000 per year Georgia truck farm, Mr. Charles Shelby, of Breedlove and Volentine avenues, states that he has a truck garden of 40 acres that he expects will yield him $3,000 this year. Next year he will put in an additional 50 acres, and expects to sustain the reputation of West Tennessee for fine truck farms."|
The Memphis Appeal-Avalanche (Memphis, Tennessee) - 13 Jun 1891, Sat. - Page 5.
|Census 1900*||He appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 in Civil District 15, Dist 51, image 3, Shelby County, Tennessee, Charles 46, Hester B 30, Charles Jr. 14, Louis C 12, John B 10, Hester B 6, Mattie A 4, Allie M 1.6|
|Burial*||He was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Lot #81 - 5, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee.7 |
|Death*||He died on 22 November 1900 in 1088 Vollentine Street, The Baker and Shelby Home, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, at age 46.|
|Hester Henry BAKER b. 15 Aug 1860, d. 30 Sep 1928|
- [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
- [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
- [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
- [S52] Marriage Certificate or Register.
- [S164] Shelby. Bible - Shelby Family 1826-1970. N.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date. Martha Carroll, unknown location.
- [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
- [S256] Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee.
|Last Edited||20 May 2023|