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George Shirley
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Birth: 1761
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 8, 1824
Morgan County
Ohio, USA

George's siblings: Alice, Sarah, Richard, Ann Dorcus and Charity.

1771 George and Ruhannah lived near Saxton in Bedford Co PA He served during the Revolutionary War as a fifer in Capt Lawrence Keene's Company, Colonel John Patton's Regiment of Foot, Continental Troops. He enlisted Apr 24,1777 and his name last appears on the company payroll Apr 1779.
They left Bedford Co. PA and went to Ohio around 1810. George and Ruhannah built a raft and went down the Monongahela River to Pittsburgh and then down the Ohio River to Marietta, Washington Co. OH.

Thanks to Mike Fromholt for solving the mystery of where George and Ruhanna are buried! 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Shirley (1728 - 1821)
  Charity Galloway Shirley (1723 - 1817)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruhannah Norris Shirley (1767 - 1827)*
 
 Children:
  John Servis Shirley (1786 - 1853)*
  William Shirley (1789 - ____)*
  William Henry Shirley (1789 - 1845)*
  Mary Shirley Ogle (1791 - ____)*
  Joseph Shirley (1793 - 1864)*
  Elizabeth Shirley Keith (1797 - 1830)*
  Lewis Shirley (1799 - 1872)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alice Shirley Gilson (1747 - 1842)*
  Sarah Shirley McGraw (1754 - 1832)*
  George Shirley (1761 - 1824)
  Richard Shirley (1764 - 1849)*
  Ann Dorcas Shirley McGuire (1765 - 1843)*
  Charity Shirley McGuire (1773 - 1844)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wagner Cemetery
Three Forks
Noble County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Debbie Shirley
Record added: Oct 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78810925
George Shirley
Added by: Michael Fromholt
 
 
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