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Sgt James Monroe Shelley
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Birth: May 22, 1843
Fairfield
Jefferson County
Iowa, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 1925
Oregon, USA

Union Civil War veteran and Past Commander of Gen. J.W. Geary GAR Post 7 of Eugene. He served as 1st Sergeant of Company A, 1st Oregon Volunteer Infantry.
He was the son of Michael Shelley and Sena Mays, Oregon pioneers of 1848.
James Shelley was the owner of Eugene Mill and Elevator Company, was elected as sheriff of Lane County, and served in the Oregon legislature.
He married Lydia Baxter in 1874. Lydia died in 1884 and Mr. Shelley married widow Nancy Applegate in 1898. 
 
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 Parents:
  Michael Shelley (1814 - 1894)
  Sena Shelley (1814 - 1861)
 
 Spouses:
  Lydia A Baxter Shelley (1852 - 1884)
  Nancy J Johnson Shelley (1850 - 1943)
 
 Siblings:
  James Monroe Shelley (1843 - 1925)
  Roswell F Shelley (1846 - 1910)**
  Rolandes L. Shelley (1853 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Eugene Pioneer Cemetery
Eugene
Lane County
Oregon, USA
Plot: 262
 
Created by: Randy Fletcher
Record added: Aug 16, 2006
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- Col. Edward D. Baker Camp, Sons of Union Veterans
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