Submitted by: Diane Miller dianermiller @ gmail.com Mon Sep 28, 1998 Address updated December 22, 2006
I am searching for info on Melissa Shackelford born 1862 Ark. She married L.C.Estes (my ggg-grandfather) in Dallas Co. Tx. in Sept. 1875.
They are shown on the 1880 Hill Co. Tx census with three children:
Melissa stated that her parents were from Arkansas. She was only 15 when she had her first child so I feel that she must have come from Arkansas with her parents. I would appreciate any help.
More information sent from Diane
Patricia, thank you so much for adding me to your list. I have a certified copy of the marriage certificate of L.C. Estes and Melissa J.(Malissa) Shackleford m: 2 Sept 1875, Dallas Co.Tx. Vol.E pg 234 Marriages Records of Dallas Co. Tx. You are welcome to add it your marriage list if you would like. You need one from Texas anyway.
Did you know that there was a Capt. Shackelford at the Fannin Massacre, Battle of Goliad that actually survived, there was another Shackelford that did not. I have names and documentation if you are ever interested. As a matter of fact I have not been researching Shackelford long but I do have an assortment of Shackleford data, mostly Texas with some Arkansas, Missouri and Illnios if anyone is ever interested. Thanks again, Diane Miller
Joseph Estis to Anna Shackelford Dallas Co. TX -- 26-July-1874
Andrew Jackson Estes to Sarah William Shackelford--unknown--probably about 1870's
Feb 23, 1999
My gg grandfather Leonard C. Estes married Melissa J. Shackelford in Dallas Co. 1875. In my search to find Estes data in Mississippi. I ran across alot of Shackelford data that I have no idea if I will ever need until I identify Melissa's parents. I decided to pass it along in hopes that it will be of value to some Shackelford researcher.
Data obtained from a USGENWEB/MS search on Shackelford
Rucker Cemetery, Tippah Co., MS
** Shackelford, Annie L. 5/14/1889 7/26/1889 dau. of S.G. and S. A.
Shackelford, Joseph L. 12/23/1890 10/03/1861
Shackelford, Joseph Samuel 6/25/1975 age 53 years
Shackelford, Lillian J. 4/02/1896 wife of T.M.
Shackelford, Ruby M. 2/18/1891 wife of J.L.
** Shackelford, S. A. 10/25/1863 7/31/1922 (appears she was Sallie Morton married Dec 29, 1886 in Tippah Co., MS listed below)
(Donnie Shackleford# 47 has her name as Sallie A. Morton Shackelford)
** Shackelford, S. G. 2/23/1856 5/15/1906 husband of S. A. (appears his marriage is listed in Tippah Co. below) (Donnie Shackleford# 47 has his name as Samuel Gibson Shackelford)
Shackelford, Sammie G. 3/08/1885 8/02/1885 son of S.G. and S. A.
Shackelford, Terry M. 6/23/1893 12/03/1962
Tippah County MS, Marriages
** SHACKELFORD, A E to ANDERSON, W W 1871 3 184 B
(Mary Ann Elizabeth Shackeford & William Walter Anderson) (sister to John Henry , Catherine, Sarah & Georgia Shackelford)
** SHACKELFORD, Anna to COVINGTON, Walter Dec 30 1886 4 419 B
(Georgia Ann Shackelford & Walter Covington) (brother to Mary Lou Covington) (Georgia sister to John Henry, Catherine Sarah & Mary Ann Shackelford)
** SHACKELFORD, C D to TIGERT, D T Sep 18 1884 4 214 B
(Catherine Caldonia Shackelford & David T. Tigret) (sister to John Henry, Georgia , Sarah & Mary Ann Shackelford)
SHACKELFORD, George to DANIEL, L J 1871 3 184 G
** SHACKELFORD, J H to COVINGTON, Mary Lou Feb 14 1889 5 155 G
(John Henry Shackelford & Mary Lou Covington) (sister to Walter Covington) (John brother to Georgia, Catherine, Sarah & Mary Shackelford)
SHACKELFORD, Mary Lou to BONE, Rev W D Dec 15 1892 6 60 B
** SHACKELFORD, S G to MORTON, Sallie Dec 29 1886 4 414 G (they are listed in the Rucker Cemetery above)
** SHACKELFORD, Sallie A J to MARTIN, J D Oct 23 1884 4 217 B
(Sarah Adeline Jones Shackelford & James Dixie Martin) (sister to John Henry, Georgia , Georgia & Mary Ann Shackelford)
SHACKELFORD, Wm to ATKINS, Rebecca M Oct 14 1858 1 19 G
Pontotoc, MS 1850 Federal Census
18 1980 1980 SHACKELFORD S W 60 M JAILER 700 VA
19 1980 1980 SHACKELFORD COURTNAYE 40 F VA
20 1980 1980 SHACKELFORD ROBERT 33 M PRODUCE DEALER VA
21 1980 1980 SHACKELFORD RICHARD 28 M PRINTER VA
22 1980 1980 SHACKELFORD JOSEPHUS 20 M FARMER VA
23 1980 1980 SHACKELFORD SATTERWHITE 19 M FARMER VA
24 1980 1980 STONE SEFRIDGE 45 M WAGONER
Clear Creek Cemetery, Tippah Co., MS
Shackelford, J. H., Rev. 7/11/1890 29 yr. 10m 20d
Shackelford, J. P. 5/15/1909 - 1/24/1911
Shackelford, Joseph J. 3/14/1822 - 6/17/1906
Shackelford, M. B. 3/26/1881 - 2/22/1910
Shackelford, Sarah J. 8/22/1835 - 1/28/1891
Ashland Cemetery Est. 1871
Sherrell, Polly Shackelford 09-27-1916 - 02-08-1997
Two Double Markers/with 09-27-1917 - 02-09-1997 in the middle of the Marker. Marker Has Shackelford on both sides with out names. The Marker behind this one has on it/Joseph Arnold
Shackelford 03-04-1878 - 10-04-1962
Shackelford, Daisy Brunson 02-12-1882 - 09-26-192?
Shackelford, Alice Brunson 11-22-1880 - 01-07-1960
Shackelford, Charles Arthur 03-04-1873 - 03-15-1966
Pine Grove Cemetery, Tippah Co., MS
Shackelford, Annie Liza 2/15/1903 - 10/12/1990 wife of T.W.
Shackelford, Elizabeth 2/20/1942 (was not listed as birth or death date)
Shackelford, James J. 12/06/1937 - 1/27/1994
Shackelford, Thomas W. 11/25/1905 - 1/09/1985
Charleston Cemetery North East Ward
Charleston Cemetery is located at Charleston Mississippi: Indexed by Nick Denley. Nick is Chancery Clerk of Tallahatchie County Mississippi.
Shackelford, Elwyn R. 03-03-1924 - 12-11-1995
Shackelford, Marie L. 07-30-1903 (was not listed as birth or death)
Shackelford, Ryan Brunson 04-07-1901 - 12-30-1950
Paynes Chapel Cemetery, Tippah Co., MS
** Shackelford, Fannie Viola 2/14/1883 - 5/01/1966 wife of J.J.
** Shackelford, J. J. 6/10/1874 - 12/13/1937
** Shackelford, Ruby Jane 9/02/1918 - 8/09/1919 dau. of J.J. and F.V.
Dec 26, 1998
In my search to find the identity of the parents of my gg grandfather, Leonard Core Estes and his wife (my gg grandmother) Melissa (Malissa) J. Shackelford, I have found three Estes/Shackelford marriages.
Joseph Estis to Anna Shackelford -- Dallas Co. TX -- 26-July-1974
** L.C Estes to Melissa J. Shackelford--Dallas Co. TX--3-Sept-1875 (L.C is Leonard C. Estes)
Andrew Jackson Estes to Sarah William Shackelford--unknown--probably about 1870's.
Any info about these three Shackelford women would be appreciated.
Question: I have been working in genealogy less than a year and could use some advice. It is reasonable to think there may be a connection between 2 or more of these couples or is just one of those flukes of fate in genelogy research? Thanks for any and all help. Diane Miller
Posted: January 10, 2000
When I first started researching my gggrandmother, Melissa J. Shackelford, I read on a web page (I believe it was in Tenn.) that the Shacklefords settled on Core Creek named for the Coree Indians. I did not note the page and now I can't find it. My gggrandfather was named Leonard Core Estes, he married Melissa. Does any one have any information about the Shacklefords and Core Creek?
Link to Texas Handbook Online posted by Diane Miller January 10, 2000
(Patricia Viellenave notes: ** & underlined means I have entered the information into my data base, ( ) in means these are my remarks)
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