James Mason Shelburne was the youngest child of Augustine Shelburne and Jane Bush. He married Perlina Ashby, daughter of Robert and Mary Russell Ashby, on December 8, 1831. He was a farmer and lived his life around Shelby/Spencer County in Kentucky.
He had a large family and was known to be devoted to them. R.W. Buck writes in his "Book of Augustine" that James was known to ride many miles on horseback to visit his children and grandchildren.
He died at the age of 82 and was buried in the cemetery on his farm.
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