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Jane Eliza "Jennie" Shelby Dunklin
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1845
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 9, 1902
Henderson County
Texas, USA

As a small child Jennie Shelby moved with her family from North Carolina to Perry County, Alabama. There she married her first husband, John James Simons, on October 24, 1867. The following year the young family joined both of their extended families in leaving Alabama for Smith County, Texas. Shortly after their arrival, in December of 1869, her husband died from pneumonia. Their second son, James Elmo Simons, was born two months later. For the next six years, Jennie and her two sons, Cicero and Jim, lived with her parents. Then, in 1876, she married George Thomas Dunklin, the widower of her cousin, Lorena Isabella Henderson. To this union were born an additional eight children. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Madison Shelby (1814 - 1889)
  Amanda Ann Henderson Shelby (1816 - 1896)
 
 Spouse:
  George Thomas Dunklin (1844 - 1895)
 
 Children:
  James Elmo Simons (1870 - 1935)*
  Della Dunklin Pickle (1877 - 1948)*
  Georgie Dunklin Mitcham (1878 - 1951)*
  Mary Una Dunklin Pledge (1882 - 1965)*
  Thomas Brooks Dunklin (1883 - 1884)*
  Joseph Dunklin (1885 - 1885)*
  Gilbert Turner Dunklin (1889 - 1945)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Adams Shelby (1843 - 1886)*
  Mary Ellen Shelby Hawkins (1844 - 1899)*
  Jane Eliza Shelby Dunklin (1845 - 1902)
  John McKnitt Shelby (1849 - 1917)*
  Elvira Ann Shelby (1851 - 1862)*
  Rachel Lenora Shelby Horn (1853 - 1927)*
  Martha Salina Shelby Bell (1855 - 1925)*
  Maggie Amanda Shelby Robbins (1858 - 1912)*
  Susan Ella Shelby Horn (1860 - 1911)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Athens Cemetery
Athens
Henderson County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Suzy & Rob
Originally Created by: Frank Everett
Record added: Jan 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33012514
Jane Eliza Jennie <i>Shelby</i> Dunklin
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Jane Eliza Jennie <i>Shelby</i> Dunklin
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Jane Eliza Jennie <i>Shelby</i> Dunklin
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- Lanie
 Added: Jul. 2, 2016
Honoring my paternal 1st cousin 4x removed ~ Ellis-Dellinger-Alexander-Henderson-Sample Family ~
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