married 1) Susannah ________
(some say Walker). She apparently died prior to 1814.
married 2) Esther Allen, the
widow of William Roach, sometime before 1814. Esther was born
Feb 8, 1770 Virginia. Her husband William Roach died in 1809.
They were later the parents of Fielden, Sarah, Betsey, Anna,
Lucinda and Peggy Roach. Her name appears on the family
tombstone of son William Roach Shirley at Bethel Cemetery, Logan
Co., Illinois. Her date of death was reported as 1855.
Shirley born Mar 29, 1783. He died Jan 2, 1860 Fayette, Boone
married Philadelphia Perry on
Jan 12, 1804 She was born Nov 4, 1787 and died July 20, 1856
Shirley, son of James Shirley branch #8
Shirley She married a Mr. Smith
Shirley She married a Mr. Wright
Shirley born ca. 1790 Abbeville Co. SC
d. 1840 Scott Co. KY. Married James Perry
1(vi). William Roach
Shirley born Aug 7, 1814 Scott Co. Kentucky, died Aug 5,
1864, buried at Bethel. He married Elizabeth Dorothy Alsop Jan
11, 1835 Scott Co. Kentucky. She was born Jan 27, 1819 d. Feb
9, 1903 and buried at Bethel. She was the daughter of Spencer
Alsop born June 12, 1785 d. July 13m 1829 and his wife Judith
Carter born Nov 16, 1785 d. 1847 married Jan 22, 1908. Judith
was the daughter of Obediah Cater who died July 26, 1820 and
his wife and cousin, Judith Carter born Nov 18, 1755 married
March 13, 1781.