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James Shelton "Shelt" Alsup
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Birth: Jun. 25, 1844
Ozark County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1879
Douglas County
Missouri, USA

James "Shelt" Alsup was killed in a shootout with the sheriff, along with one of his children. He was a son of Moses Locke Alsup and Martha "Patsy" Grant. He married Nancy Jane Coats and had 7 children: Sarah "Sally", 1866, Burton A. J., 1867, Isabell Grant "Ibby", 1870, Susan Elizabeth, 1872, Mary Artena, 1874-1879, Martha Jane, 1877-1878, and James Shelton, 1879. 
 
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 Parents:
  Moses Locke Alsup (1813 - 1896)
  Martha Grant Alsup (1810 - 1879)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy Jane Coats Alsup (1845 - 1917)*
 
 Children:
  Burton A. Alsup (1867 - 1938)*
  Susie Elizabeth Alsup (1872 - 1948)*
  Mary Artena Alsup (1874 - 1879)*
  Martha Jane Alsup (1877 - 1878)*
  James Shelton Alsup (1879 - 1935)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Shelton Alsup (1836 - 1884)*
  John Benton Alsup (1840 - 1893)*
  John Benton Alsup (1840 - 1893)*
  Benjamin Alsup (1842 - 1920)*
  Benjamin Alsup (1843 - 1920)*
  James Shelton Alsup (1844 - 1879)
  Elizabeth Alsup Woods (1847 - 1916)*
  Burton A. Alsup (1850 - 1894)*
  Jane Alsup (1852 - 1877)*
  Martha Alsup Cox (1853 - 1926)*
  William Wiley Alsup (1855 - 1919)**
  Cynthia Ann Alsup Burris (1857 - 1912)**
  Clemontine Alsup Hammons (1883 - 1939)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Denlow Cemetery
Denlow
Douglas County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Kathy Riley
Originally Created by: Reba Alsup
Record added: May 01, 2002
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- Bill Vanderpool
 Added: May. 24, 2013
There is a story about "Shelt" in the book "Searching for Booger County" (nickname for Douglas County), starting on page 18. It mentions that he was in the Civil War, but was barely old enough. He was red-headed, and liked in the community. He was quite a...(Read more)
- Gloria Maloney
 Added: Apr. 25, 2010

- Elizabeth Reed
 Added: Feb. 1, 2005
 
 
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