According to my mother's book "The Shelnutt Book of Records" John Pink Shelnut born 19 April 1844, Campbell County, Georgia, son of Thomas Pink and Jan (Ward) Shelnut, died 17 October 1927, Heard County, Georgia.Buried Yellowdirt Cemetery, Centralhatchee, Heard County, GA.Married Heard County, GA. (ca. 1866) to Emma Frances "Fannie" Jackson B. 8 May 1847, _____________County, Ga,, daughter of John C. and Sara H. (_____) Jackson, died 16 August 1896, Heard County, Ga.Buried Yellowdirt Cemetery, centralhatchee, Heard County, Ga.Married (2) 7 January 1897, Heard County, Ga. by E.W. Burson, NP and JP (Bk. 1, page 80), to Emma (Adams) Wood, born 13 October 1866, Heard County, Ga., daughter of Benjamin and Carrie (Culpepper) Adams, died 10 July 1932, Heard County, Ga.
Muster Roll of Company G, 40th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, C>S>A>, Haralson County, Ga.Haralson Defenders: Shellnutt, J>P> - Private March 4, 1863 and paroled there July 6, 1863.Wounded at Resaca, Georgia, May 14, 1864.Pension records state he was captured at Dalton, Ga., in July 1864, and sent to Alton, Ill., and released March 7, 1865.
John was a farmer.He and his family are found in the 1870,1880, 1900 and 20 census of Heard County, Ga.
Children of John Pink and Emma Frances "Fannie" Shelnutt:
1.Martha E. __________
2.John Thomas B. 3 July 1869
3.James S.B.___October, 1871
4.Joseph R. B. 7 October, 1873
5.Lucy J. B. __________
6.Callie Frances B. 21 March 1878
7.William A. B. 20 April 1880
8.George J. B. 4 June 1882
9.Emma B. 4 November 1884
10. Walter F. B. 21 June 1889
Children of John Pink and Emma (Adams) Wood Shelnutt:
1.Dora B. ___May 1898
2.Dera B. ___May 1898
3.John Pink, Jr. B. 13 Aug. 1900
4.Nancy J. "Sis" B. ____
5.Henry W. B. 25 November, 1903
There is more infomation on some of the children.
Hope this helps fill in the gaps.
BJ Shelnutt Cash