I just came across your posting and thought i would add what i have located 1860 Census King Shumate 45 ,Mary Shumate 33 Children Martha Shumate 18,Esley Shumate 16,Enoch Shumate 14 Nancy Shumate 12 ,Henry Shumate 10 ,Huander Shumate 8 Franklin Shumate 6 ,Wilson Shumate 4
and what i believe to be Nancy Kilby and her family in 1860 census living in Wilkes County North Carolina James W Kilby 57Mary Kilby 48 Children Rebecca Kilby 26 ,Chloe Kilby 20,Nancy Kilby 18 John H Kilby 16 ,Wm J Kilby 13,Catherine Kilby 11
1870 Census Esley(26) & Nancy(27)lived in Union Township,Wilkes County,NC with 2 childrena 3 year old daughter(appears to say Dove) and a 7/12ths of a yr old son named Thomas.
1880 Census Household: NameRelation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace Esley SHUMATE Self M Male W 37 NC Farm Laborer NC NC Nancy SHUMATE Wife M Female W 38 NC Keeping House NC NC Flory SHUMATE DauS Female W 13 NCNC NC Wily T. SHUMATE Son S Male W 10 NC Works On Farm NC NC Mary E. SHUMAATE Dau S Female W 7 NCNC NC James SHUMATE Son S Male W 4NCNC NC Nancy SHUMATE Dau S Female W 2M NCNC NC
Source Information: Census Place Mulberry, Wilkes, North Carolina Family History Library Film1254987 NA Film NumberT9-0987 Page Number69D
////////////////// http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~bhusler/Logan/Billings/Biographies/BillingsWilliamM.htmlhttp://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~bhusler/Logan/Billings/Biographies/BillingsWilliamM.html an excerpt William Francis "Yank" was born June 16, 1862, married first Samantha Shumate, married second Cloie Shumate, daughter of Esley Shumate and Nancy Kirby* *probally a typo ! /////////////////// Esley Shumate Civil War Service Source: North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster. 13 vols. Raleigh: University Graphics, 1993. Name: Esley Shumate , Residence: Wilkes County, North Carolina Occupation: Farmer Enlisted as a Private on 24 September 1861 at the age of 18 Is listed in Company F, 37th North Carolina Infantry Regiment on November 201861. Deserted on August 091862 Returned on December 271864 Deserted to enemy on January 011865 Took Oath of Allegiance at Washington, DC Transferred on January 06 1865 at Washington, DC
According to the 1890Veterans Census he emlisted June 15th 1861,and served until April 7th 1862 in the 37th North Carolina Infantry Company F //////////////// Esley Shumate andNancy Kilby were married Jan 5 1866 in Wilkes County ///////////////
I am connected to the Kilby surname through the Kilby line from Culpeper Virginia.