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James Sheridan Shelby
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Birth: May 9, 1877
Wright County
Missouri, USA
Death: May 4, 1951
Mountain Grove
Wright County
Missouri, USA

s/o Jonathan & Emilia "Emily" (Baker) Shelby

h/o Joy Zelletta Simon (m. abt 1906) She was the daughter of Benjamin & Elsie M (?) Simon

f/o Earl J. Shelby, Elois L. Shelby, Thelma Shelby, Lorain G Shelby, & Ilene E Shelby

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Obit - Unsourced/Undated

May 10, 1951 - JAMES S. SHELBY
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon in the Methodist Church in Mountain Grove for James S Shelby who died Friday in the Mountain Grove hospital. Mr. Shelby, a prominent Wright county farmer, lived his entire life on the old Jonathan Shelby farm, 8 miles north of Manes, where he was born. Survivors include his wife, Joy; one son Earl; three daughters, Eloise Moseley, Loraine Shelby, and Ilene Young of Springfield; two sisters Mrs. Cordelia Graven and Cora Graven. Graveside services were held at the Manes cemetery with Rev. Geo. Scott officiating.

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Sources:
1.) "United States, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K3T7-SG5, James Sheridan Shelby, 1917-1918. States James Sheridan Shelby was a 41 year old farmer (having been born May 9, 1877) living in Manes, Wright, Missouri. He was a tall man of slender build with blue eyes and dark hair and no physical limitations.

2.) Censuses
a.) "United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6NV-NKM, J. S. Shelby in entry for J. Shelby, 1880.
b.) "United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M3DG-KMF, James S Shelby in entry for Jonathan Shelby, 1900.
c.) "United States Census, 1910," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MLM8-PMH, Jim Shelbey, 1910.
d.) "United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M88K-N9D, James S Shelby, 1920.
e.) "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHVJ-3PY, James S Shelby, 1930.
f.) "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K7WY-MVC, James S Shelby, Manes, Montgomery Township, Wright, Missouri, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 115-11, sheet 15A, family 273, NARA digital publication T627, roll 2164. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jonathan Shelby (1837 - 1904)
  Emily Baker Shelby (1839 - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  Joy Zelletta Simon Shelby (1879 - 1970)*
 
 Children:
  Elois Lilith Shelby Moseley (1906 - 1994)*
  Io Thelma Shelby (1908 - 1911)*
  Esta Florene Shelby (1913 - 1918)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jesse Ivan Shelby (1859 - 1926)*
  Hannah Cordelia Shelby Graven (1866 - 1955)*
  Andrew William Sherman Shelby (1874 - 1949)*
  James Sheridan Shelby (1877 - 1951)
  Cora Elizabeth Shelby Graven (1880 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: bu. May 6, 1951
 
Burial:
Manes Cemetery
Manes
Wright County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: genealogyfever
Originally Created by: June Barker
Record added: Jan 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24085780
James Sheridan Shelby
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