James Wesley SHELL1

HAIRSTON.org ID#6129, b. 7 May 1819, d. 26 December 1901
Birth*James Wesley SHELL was born on 7 May 1819 in Banks County, North Carolina.2,1,3,4 
Marriage*He married Lucinda GLASS about 1843.2 
Census 1850*James Wesley SHELL appeared on the census of 8 August 1850 in Lower Creek, Caldwell County, North Carolina; Wesley Shell 31 (born Banks, NC), Lucinda Shell 28 (born Virginia), Margaret Shell 6, John Shell 4, George Shell 1, Caroline Hastin 10 (born Virginia), Frank Armor 23.2 
Census 1860*He was Head of Household on 5 June 1860 in Puetts, Caldwell County, North Carolina. Her son G. H. Hastin is living next to her.5

 
Census 1880*He appeared on the census of 1 June 1880 in Caldwell County, North Carolina, Wesley Shell 62 NC, Lucinda 60 VA, Nancy L. 16, John W. 15, Robert 11.3 
Census 1900*He appeared on the census of 18 June 1900 in Caldwell, North Carolina, James W. Shell 81 widower.1 
Death*He died on 26 December 1901 at age 82.4 
Burial*He was buried in Littlejohn Methodist Church Cemetery, Caldwell County, North Carolina.4 

Family

Lucinda GLASS b. 13 Sep 1820, d. 19 Mar 1891

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  2. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  3. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  4. [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.
  5. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
Last Edited15 Oct 2021