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Martin Shirley (b. September 16, 1834, d. August 05, 1901)Martin Shirley (son of Hardin Shirley and Casander Moore) was born September 16, 1834 in Shelby County, Indiana1204, and died August 05, 1901 in Shelby County, Indiana1205.He married Ary Martha Kelly on February 09, 1854 in Shelby County, Indiana1206, daughter of James Fields Kelly and Eliza Ann McGraw.
Notes for Martin Shirley:
According to a daughter's obit. they had 11 children all together.
1860 Shelby Co. IN census
Martin Shirley, 25, Farmer, b. IN
Ary M. 22, housekeeper, b. IN
Elizabeth Kelly, 42, b. IN
William H. Kelly, 18, b. IN
James C. Kelly, 15, b. IN
Charlotte A., 5, b. IN
James H., 2, b. IN
Rachael, 1/12th b. IN
1870 Shelby Co. IN census
Martin Shirley 36, b. IN
Martha, 33, b. IN
Lotta 15, b. IN
James 13, b. IN
Rachael 10 b. IN
Willie 10 b. IN
Ettie 2, b. IN
Eliza Kelly 50, b. OH
1880 Shelby Co. IN census:
Martin Shirley, 45, farmer, b. IN
Martha, 41, b. IN, father b. KY, mother b. KY
Charlotte, 25, b. IN
James, 23, b. IN
William, 17, b. IN
Etta, 11, b. IN
Rowdy 8, b. IN
Emma 3, b. IN
1900 Shelby Co. IN census
Martin Shirley, b. Sept. 1834, 65, widow, b. IN, father b. KY, mother b. KY, landlord.
Charlotte A., b. Jan. 1855, 45, b. IN
Amy, b. Oct. 1876, 23,b. IN
Alta, b. Oct. 1876, 23, b. IN
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church cemetery records:
Charley Shirley 1874-75, son of M.(this may be a son of Martin's)
Martin Shirley 1832-1901
Infant 1896 son of J. and S.
Denie K. 1856-1897-wife of James
Infant 1838-1889(dates must be wrong)
Infant 1898 daughter of J. and S.
Obituary-Columbus Evening Republican, 8/6/1901
Invalid for years-Monday morning occurred the death of Martin Shirley at his home north of Hope.He was 60 years old and had been an invalid for a number of years.He was a brother of Rand Shirley, who keeps a hotel at Hope.Funeral Wed. at Pleasant Grove.
More About Martin Shirley:
Burial: Unknown, Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Shelby County, Indiana.1207
More About Martin Shirley and Ary Martha Kelly:
Marriage: February 09, 1854, Shelby County, Indiana.1208
Children of Martin Shirley and Ary Martha Kelly are:
- +Mary Etta Shirley, b. April 11, 1868, Shelby County, Indiana1209, d. January 03, 1944, Shelby County, Indiana1210.