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Shelby family genealogy
University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506
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[Identification of item], Shelby family genealogy, 1898-1943, 1M50W39, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.
Wilson's wife, Mary, was a descendent of Isaac Shelby, the first governor of Kentucky. Wilson traced the line to Wales.
Also known as: Genealogy: Shelby family. This collection contains notes and correspondence of Samuel M. Wilson compiled from 1898 to 1943, during his genealogical research on the Shelby family of Kentucky. It includes a list of descendents and relatives of Isaac Shelby, abstracts of Virginia and Kentucky land office records, copies of marriage records, and correspondence relating to Wilson's search. There is also a typed copy of an enlistment roster for a company formed to fight the Ohio Indians in 1774, and a volume of Shelby family genealogy written in longhand by Susan Goodloe Hart Shelby.
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