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SHIRLEY, Joshua R.

Male Abt 1840 - Aft 1860  (~ 21 )


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  • Name SHIRLEY, Joshua R. 
    Born Abt 1840  AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    1850 Census 19 Dec 1850  Fayette Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    sheet 48, page 95, dwelling & family no. 662 - Beat 6, Division 18 
    • enumerated as Joshua age 10 born in AL
    1860 Census 20 Jun 1860  Columbus P.O., Lowndes Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    sheet 635, page 27, dwelling no. 184, family no. 191 
    • enumerated as Joshua Shirley age 19 born in AL - enumerated in the household of his Uncle Gabriel Shirley
    Died Aft 1860 
    Probate 19 Jul 1862  Lowndes Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Estate File #876 - Joshua R. Shirley, minor 
    • ** Joshua R. Shirley signed on 19 Jul 1862 for his share of the estate of Joshua Shirley, dec'd - his guaridan at the time was lsited as Gabriel Shirley, Admr of the estate - signed J.R. Shirley
      ** On 2 Feb 1863 a petition for the final settlment and discharged Gabriel Shirley as guardian of Joshua R. Shirley, an heir of Joshua Shirley, dec'd. - recorded and ordered 9 May 1863.
    Probate 1863  Lowndes Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Estate File #1224, Joshua R. Shirley, dec'd - Gabriel Shirley admin 
    • ** widow listed as Mrs. Sarah A. Shirley
      ** S.A. Shirley represents that her husband Joshua R. Shirley, lately departed this life leaving an estate which should be administered. She does not desire to be the administratrix, but recomments Gabriel Shirley, brother of the said dec'd, be appointed. Dated 9 Jan 1863
      ** Joshua R. Shirley is listed as dec'd by 20 Feb 1863
      ** On 8 Sept 1863, Gabriel Shirley admin of the estate of Joshua R. Shirley, dec'd, gave his final account and final settment of the said estate. He noted that he had not collected on the notes mentioned in the said estate because of the depreciatio of the currency and the heirs at law were willing to take the notes in lieu of money. The heirs at law of the said dec'd are Sarah A. Shirley, the widow of the dec'd, who has never been allowed her years provision which should be done before the final settlement. The dec'd left no heirs of his body, but a brother of the whole blood Richard W. Shirley and two sisters of the whole blood, viz: Hulda Mann a widow living in Choctaw Co. in the state; Nancy Spruil wife of Martin Spruil living in Calhoun Co. in this state, the said Richard being a citizen of this county.
      ** Richard W. Shirley signed for his distributinve share of the estate of Joshua R. Shirley on 24 Oct 1863
    Person ID I425189  Gean~ealogy Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2017 

    Father SHIRLEY, Joshua,   b. 13 May 1776, Fauquier Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1854, Fayette Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 ) 
    Mother Mary "Polley",   b. Abt 1798, SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1875  (Age ~ 78 ) 
    Family ID F164010  Group Sheet

    Family Sarah A.,   d. Aft 7 Oct 1863 
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F164057  Group Sheet