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  John Shirley
Anderson SC (continued) 
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1(xi). Robert Shirley born about 1788 Abbeville, SC; Robert lived in Abbeville Co SC in 1820, Fayette Co. AL in 1830, 1840, and 1850 census, age 62; and supposedly later in Mississippi. He was living in the James and Hetty Lacey household in Fayette Co AL in October 1849 when he old a slave girl to the Lacey family.

Note: This family is impossble to find in all later census, for some reason (help!). The following children live with Robert and wife in the 1850 Fayette Co census, but in the earlier 1840 Fayette Co Al census, Robert (age 50-60) and wife (age 40-50) have no children. So are these his children, or those of a relative?

married 1) Mary ______. She died just prior to 10 October 1849 in Fayette Co Alabama (deed record)

Fayette Co AL Deed Book pg 370 8th April 1850 - Robert Shirley to James and Hetty Lacey. "In cosideration of the care and attention which has been exercised towards myself and my wife who is now deceased viz. mary Shirley during her sickness and the boarding lodging and other kind offices rendered to me and still being rendered by James Lacey and his wife Hetty Lacy be confirmed to the amount of $400 which I do now hereby ackn the receipt thereof from the hands of said James Lacy and his grant bargain sell and deliver unto them a certain negro girl about 8 years old named Bete to their bodily heirs and assigns forever." Dated 10 October 1849 <s> Robert Shirley

married 2)? Leitresta_____ born about 1812 in NC, enumerated with Robert Shirley, age 38 in 1850 census

Are these his children: (Robert Shirley's 1850 Fayette Co AL census)

2(i). Sarah Shirley born about 1833 NC (ditto under mother's NC listing, probably should be SC)

2(ii). Leanah Shirley born about 1836 NC

2(iii). Thomas Shirley born about 1838 NC

2(iv). Joseph Shirley born about 1840 NC

2(v). John Shirley born about 1842 MS

2(vi). David Shirley born about 1847 AL



1820 Abbeville Co SC Census

Robert Shirley 000010 - 00010 (age 26-45) no children

1830 Fayette Co AL Census

Robert Shirley 1m age 40-50; 1f age 30-40 (with 1 slave) no children

lives nearby to

Joshua Shirley 0111101... - 102101... (with 20 slaves) brother of Joshua, see his family in this Branch.

1840 Fayette Co AL Census

Joshua Sherley 201100001...-0110001...

Robert Shirley 1m age 50-60; 1f age 40-50 no children

living next to

Nathan Shirley 11001.... - 2001....

1850 Fayette Co AL Census

Gabril 1817 SC (son of Joshua)
Mary L. 1827 MS
Albert 1849 AL


Joshua 1775 VA (son of John and Eliz Barmore, branch #2) Large number of slaves in the slave census
Mary 1800 SC
Nimrod 1820 SC
Richard William 1836 AL (is in Clay Co. MS in 1880)
Joshua 1840 AL


Lorancy D. 1813 SC (son of John and Eliz Fields, branch #5)
Rebekah 1814 KY
Sarah E. 1839 AL
Madison 1842 AL
Missoline 1845 AL
Georgeannah 1846 AL
Taitha C. 1849 AL


Robert 1788 SC (son of John and Eliz Barmore, branch #2)
Leitresta 1812 NC
Sarah 1833 SC
Lennah 1836 SC
Thomas 1838 SC
Joseph 1840 SC
John 1842 MS
David 1847 MS


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