Here is what I know of James Monroe Minyard He was born 1855 married Nancy Jane Holly Children Thomas W Pearl E Rosa L Sion Simon Perry Mary Estell Married Charles Jones Jess Homer Edward Roma E He grew up in Arkansas in the 1870 census for Terre Noire Arkansas his mother is listed as margret shelton Margret Shelton 26 Mary Shelton 8 Talton Shelton 6 Jas M Minyard age 5 BB Price 12 in the 1880 census for the same town He is under James and Mary Minyard as Monroe age 15 would like to know who his grandfather and Grandmother was. I have run up an many James Monroe Minyards so I am trying to figure out who goes with who. 1880 census
James Minyard 40 Mary Minyard 39 Francis M. Minyard 18 John W. Minyard 15 Martha E. Minyard 12 Mary J. Minyard 10 George H. Minyard 6 Monroe Minyard 15 Willie Minyard 8 In my family there is talk of a Jack Shelton is it possible that the James that I am looking for Mother was a Minyard or was Married to A Shelton and then Married a Minyard then divorced him.
It all confusing to me hope some one can figure this out