Person:Mary Meadors (4)

Mary Meadors
m. Bef 1795
  1. Travie Meadors - Btw 1819
  2. Mary Meadors1795 - 1855
  3. Elizabeth Meadors1796 - 1883
  4. Thomas Moberly Meadows1799 -
  5. Sarah MeadorsAbt 1802 - Aft 1850
  6. Pleasant Winkler Meadors1803 - 1865
  7. William Troy Meadors1803 - 1862
  8. Nancy Meadors1807 - 1882
  9. Dorcas Meadors1810 - 1888
  10. Harrison W Meadors1811 - 1852
  11. Jemima Meadors1814 - 1885
  12. Jane S MeadorsAbt 1815 - Abt 1890
m. 29 Jan 1813
  1. Thomas Shelly1814 - 1863
  2. Jeremiah ShellyAbt 1817 -
  3. Nathan ShellyAbt 1820 -
  4. Elizabeth ShellyAbt 1822 - 1902
  5. Jane Shelly1825 - 1903
  6. William Thomas ShellyAbt 1827 -
  7. Jackson L. ShellyAbt 1830 -
  8. Nancy Shelly1832 - 1921
  9. Mary ShellyAbt 1836 -
Facts and Events
Name[1] Mary Meadors
Alt Name[2] Mary Meadows
Alt Name[1][2][4] Polly
Gender Female
Birth[3][4] 23 Sep 1795 South Carolina, United States
Alt Birth[1] 23 Sep 1795 North Carolina, United States
Marriage 29 Jan 1813 Knox, Kentucky, United StatesPerformed by Angus Ross, JP
to Nathan Shelly
Other[2] Mar 1819 Whitley, Kentucky, United Stateslisted as heir of father
Census[5] 1820 Whitley, Kentucky, United States
Property[8] 8 Nov 1827 Whitley, Kentucky, United Stateswith siblings (all heirs of father), had land surveyed for mother
Census[6] 1830 Whitley, Kentucky, United States
Other[2] Jan 1839 Whitley, Kentucky, United Stateslisted as heir of her mother
Census[7] 1840 Whitley, Kentucky, United States
Will[9] 11 Sept 1845 Whitley, Kentucky, United Statesnamed executor in husband's will
Census[4] 1850 Whitley, Kentucky, United States
Death[1][3] 2 Nov 1855 Whitley, Kentucky, United States
Burial[1][3][10] Aft 2 Nov 1855 Whitley, Kentucky, United StatesJellico Creek Cemetery
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Mary Polly Meadors Shelly, in Find A Grave, Memorial# 46360976, Secondary quality.

    Mary Polly Meadors Shelly
    Birth: Sep. 23, 1795, North Carolina, USA
    Death: Nov. 2, 1855 Whitley County, Kentucky, USA
    Mother of Jane Shelly Parker Criscillis (1825 - 1903)

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Hieronymus, Goldie Smith. Descendants of Nathaniel Smith, Knox/Whitley County, Kentucky: son of Elijah Smith, Revolutionary War patriot from New Jersey and Virginia. (Arlington, Virginia: G.S. Hieronymus, 1982), pp. 84, 85, Secondary quality.

    Order Book 1, p. 53, Mar Term, 1819, Whitley, KY
    --Order that the following persons be certified to the register of the land office as the proper heirs of Thomas Meadows: Tarvie, Polly Shelley, Betsy Campbell, Thomas M. Meadows, William T. Meadows, Pleasant Meadows, Sally Meadows, Nancy W. Meadows, Darky Meadows, Harrison W. Meadows, Jamima Meadowes, and Jane S. Meadows.
    Order Book No. 1, p 485, Whitley, KY, January Term, 1839
    --Satisfactory proof was this day made in open court on the oath of Nathaniel Smith that Elizabeth Meadows, Polly Shelly, Mobley Meadors, Elizabeth Campbell, W. T. Meadors, Pleasant Meadors, Sally Meadors, Nancy Smith, Darky Mayfield, Mima Moor, Harrison Meadors, Jane Hughes are the heirs and legal representatives of Elizabeth Meadors

  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Hieronymus, Goldie Smith. Descendants of Nathaniel Smith, Knox/Whitley County, Kentucky: son of Elijah Smith, Revolutionary War patriot from New Jersey and Virginia. (Arlington, Virginia: G.S. Hieronymus, 1982), pp. 84-86, Secondary quality.

    Children of Thomas and Elizabeth Meadows/Meadors
    Mary “Polly” – b. 1795, SC, d. 2 Nov 1855 age 60,
    m. 29 Jan 1813, Knox, KY by Angus Ross to Nathan Shelley (b. 1790, d. 19 Sep 1845 age 55, both buried Jellico Creek Cem., Whitley, KY. (Nathan Shelley went into Kentucky with his mother, Jane (Campbell) Shelley in the early 1800s and settled on Jellico Creek near Whitecotton Ford.)
    Children: Thomas, Jeremiah, Nathan, John or Jackson L., Elizabeth, Jane, William T., Mary, and Nancy (From will of Nathan Shelley, which is possession of Charles M. Cornelius, Albuquerque, NM)

  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Dist. 1, Whitley County, Kentucky, in United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH 550, Fam 560, Primary quality.

    Shelly, Polly, 54, RE = $800, b. SC
    , Nancy, 18, b. KY
    , Polly, 14, b. KY

  5. Whitley, Kentucky, in United States. 1820 U.S. Census Population Schedule.

    Shelly, Nathan, 3 males under 10 [Thomas, Jeremiah, Nathan Jr.], 1 male 26-44 [Nathan], 1 female 26-44 [Mary/Polly]

  6. Whitley, Kentucky, in United States. 1830 U.S. Census Population Schedule, pg 289, Primary quality.

    Nathan Shelley
    2 males under 5 (b 1825-1830) [William (1827), Jackson]
    2 males 5-10 (b 1820-1825) [Jeremiah, Nathan Jr. - see note below]
    1 male 10-15 (b 1815-1820) [Thomas (1814)]
    1 male 20-30 (b 1800-1810) [Nathan - see note below]
    2 females 5-10 (b 1820-1825) [Elizabeth (1820), Jane (1825)]
    1 female 30-40 (b 1790-1800) [Mary/Polly (1795)]

    Note: There seem to be several problems with the age categories for the 1830 census. All known members of the family appear to be listed, but ages are more accurately recorded in the 1820 and 1840 census records.

  7. Whitley, Kentucky, in United States. 1840 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Primary quality.

    Nathan Shely
    2 males 10-15 (b 1825-1830) [William (1827), Jackson]
    3 males 20-30 (b 1810-1820) [Thomas (1814), Jeremiah, Nathan Jr.]
    1 male 40-50 (b 1790-1800) Nathan (1790)
    1 female under 5 (b 1835-1840) [Mary "Polly"]
    1 female 5-10 (b 1830-1835) [Nancy (1832)]
    2 females 10-15 (b 1825-1830) [Jane (1825), unknown]
    1 female 40-50 (b 1790-1800) [Mary/Polly (1795)]

  8. Schmidt, Cindy, and Janice Worley. Survey book no. 1 for Whitley County, Kentucky: surveys beginning in 1818 through 1827, warrants of Knox and Whitley counties beginning in 1801. (Cordova, Maryland: C.V. Schmidt, c2003-), Vol. 2, p. 83, Secondary quality.

    8 November 1827
    Surveyed for Polly Shelly, Betsey Campbell, Thomas M. Meadors, William T. Meadors, Pleasant Meadors, Sally Meadors, Nancy W. Meadors, Darkey Meadors, Harrison W. Meadors, Jemima Meadors, Jane L. Meadors heirs of Thomas Meadors 100 acres of land in pursuance of an act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky approved February 6th 1819 being part of Knox County Court certificate No. 192 granted to Israel Mayfield on the first day of August 1813.
    Situate in Whitley County on Cumberland River including the improvement Elizabeth mother of said children now lives on beginning on a chestnut and hornbeam on the north bank of Cumberland River thence up the same with the meanders N41E44 poles thence N27E42 poles to a hickory on the bank of the river thence leaving the river N44W215 poles to a double dogwood and a white oak thence S34W88 poles to a stake thence S42E215 poles to the beginning.
    William Mayfield HK [House Keeper], William T. Meadors ChM [Chain man], Harrison White marker
    Joseph Gilless sureyor

  9. Nathan Shelly Will, in Meadows Family Documents.
  10. Jellico Creek Cemetery, Oldest section, in Cornelius, Charley M. (Charley Maynard). Whitley County cemeteries, Whitley County, Kentucky. (Albuquerque, New Mexico: C. M. Cornelius, 1980-1983), Vol. I (1981), p. 63.

    Shelly, Mary (Meadors) 2 Nov 1855 age 60 yrs., wife of Nathan