Submitted by: Kay Carrico Tapia            1/12/1999

I am new to the list (and Shackelford research) and I've been working on my family genealogy for almost six years now (since grandma died and I  inherited her file). Some call it a hobby, but in my case (as in most) I have found my  obsession!!

The Shackelfords I'm looking for information on are:

Generation No. 1

1. Strother Henry1 Shackelford was born Bet. 1810 - 1825. He married Anne Edwards.

Child of Strother Shackelford and Anne Edwards is:

2 i. William Henry2 Shackelford, born November 20, 1845 in Stafford Co, VA; died December 15, 1919 in Stafford Co, VA At home of son John Lymon.

Generation No. 2

2. William Henry2 Shackelford (Strother Henry1) was born November 20, 1845 in Stafford Co, VA, and died December 15, 1919 in Stafford Co, VA At home of son John Lymon. He married Miranda Anne Musselman September 06, 1875 in Stafford Co, VA Ramoth church, (First couple to be married at Ramoth Baptist Church. Ceremony performed by Rev. Walter Moncure), daughter of Albert Musselman and Frances Knight.

More About William Henry Shackelford and Miranda Anne Musselman: Both Buried: Stafford, VA, Family Cemetery, No Tombstone, Home of son John Lyman Shackelford

Children of William Shackelford and Miranda Musselman are:

i. James Walter3 Shackelford, born October 23, 1876; died December 27, 1948. He married Maggie Adell Groves January 05, 1898.

ii. William Strother Shackelford, born February 28, 1879; died July 31, 1941. He married Rose Babos.

iii. John Lyman Shackelford, born March 26, 1881. He married Martha Mattie Gallaghan January 12, 1909.

iv. Daisy Shackelford, born January 06, 1884. She married (1) Czar Knight. She married (2) David Armstrong.

v. Martha Etta Shackelford, born March 24, 1888 in Stafford Co, VA; died December 03, 1963 in Fredericksburg, Stafford Co, VA. She married Lyman Bruce Embrey December 28, 1910 in Stafford, VA, son of Lemuel Embrey and Lucy English.

vi. Jeanette Shackelford, born January 02, 1895; died December 29, 1910. Burial: Garrison Family Cemetery

Martha Etta Shackelford was my great-grandmother.


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