Shelby County Pioneers

Persons living in Shelby County 1850-1900


This list was complied by Shelby County Centennial Commission and is by no means a complete list of the Pioneers of Shelby County.  These names were taken from a list of Veterans of the U.S. Mexican War; Civil War; 1850 Census of School Ledgers, personal knowledge and correspondence.

Name

Adams Elisha
Adams, Ben F.
Alexander, C.C.
Alexander, G.B.
Alford, A.J.
Alford, B.M.
Allen C.B.
Allen, Theodore
Alvis, William C.
Amason, Jesse
Amey, Wallace
Amote, Fresnius
Anderson, Perry
Andrews, William
Applegate, James
Applegate, Mary
Armour, James
Armstrong, John
Arrington, William
Ashcroft, Levy H.
Ashton, Chancer
Ashton, Henry C.
Askins, Charles
Atkinson, W.
Bagwell, John Newton
Baker, Thomas
Ballard, Dave
Ballard, James W.
Ballard, M. N.
Ballard, W.W.
Ballard, Will W., Sr.
Bannzell, John
Barbee, George C.
Barner, Rufus
Barnett, mary
Barnett, W.H.
Barron, John
Baugh, R.G.
Beamis, Ezekial
Beard, Benjamin
Beauchamp, Bennedict
Beck, Hugh
Beck, John
Beck, John
Beckham, S. N.
Beckham, Wilson
Becku, Samuel
Bell, Columbus
Bell, Joe
Bell, R.F.
Belsha, Francis P.
Belvin, J.M.
Benge, Elizabeth
Bennett, John
Biggar, Roy F.
Biggars, R.S.
Biggs, Asa
Billingsley, James
Bird, James M.
Bishop, L.H.
Bittick, G.W.
Bittick, Joseph
Bivens, Albert S.
Black, J.A.
Black, Susan
Blankenship, David
Blankenship, John
Bogard, George
Bogard, John
Bolard, James
Boles, Able
Bolton, Charles A.
Booth, J.T.
Booth, John T.
Borders, Bennett
Bordon, John
Bounds, Frank B.
Bowlin, Jeremiah
Boyd, Huldy
Bradley, Martin
Brady, C.U.
Bragg, James
Branch, Peter
Brawley, Leroy
Bridges, J.A.
Bridges, J.L.
Bridges, Nancy
Bridges, Will
Bridges, Zed
Brittain, Tom
Brittain, William J.
Brock, Rubin
Brookin, Henry
Brooks, A.G.
Brooks, Henry
Brown, A.W.
Brown, Benjamin
Brown, James
Brown, Jesse
Brown, L.B., Jr.
Brown, Lovard Bryan
Brown, Sam
Bryan, A.L.
Bryant, John
Bryarly, Judge R.S.
Buckley, John
Buckner, T.J.
Buckner, Tom
Burns, Harry
Burns, J.E.
Burns, John
Burns, John W.
Burns, R.E.
Burris, Henry
Burson, Joseph
Burton, Asa
Burton, Malissa
Burton, William
Buse, Bryant
Byfield, Holmes
Cain, Eddie
Caldwell, Charles H.
Caldwell, Dr. John
Caldwell, L.B.
Caldwell, R.V.
Callahan, R.P.
Campbell, John P.
Cannada, Sary
Cannon, Martha
Cannon, William
Carnahan, Eliza F.
Carnahan, Elizaphan
Carpenter, Clay B.
Carr, Anthony
Carriker, Henry James
Carroll, B. Short
Carroll, Mose
Carroll, Thomas
Carroll, Thomas
Carshaw, George W.
Cartwright, R.K.
Cartwright, Ida
Cartwright, Robert G.
Cash, Grayson,
Cash, Izora
Castleberry, David
Chadwick, Reuben
Chambers, John
Chandler, A.R.
Chandler, James
Chandler, W.B.
Childers, Hiram
Childress, W.I.
Childs, Ben T.
Cholston, Miss Harlow
Christian, J.W.
Clardy, James H.
Clay, John
Choate, Joab
Coburn, William
Collins, Elizabeth
Connell, John
Conner, Daniel
Conway, Henry
Conway, J.B.
Cook, Dudley
Cook, Frank
Cook, N.F.
Cook, William R.
Cooper, George
Cooper, James
Corbell, Perry C.
Corder, Marthy
Corley, Alfred B.
Cosort, Hiram
Covington, Cas
Cravens, J. J.
Crawford, W.H.
Crawford, William C.
Crenshaw, Charles O.
Crocker, T. N.
Crook, William C.
Crossen, J.W.
Crow, Pearl
Crown, Burtis
Crump, John
Crump, Robert C.
Cutler, Samuel
Daggett, E. M.
Daniels, Henry
Dansby, Issac
Darnell, N. H.
Darnell, Nicholas
Daugherty, D.S., Sr.
Davis, Buck
Davis, Caleb L.
Davis, John T.
Davis, John W.
Davis, R.L.
Day, A.E.
Day, Thomas H.
Day, William W.
Dean, John
Dearing, Joseph
Dial, Anna (Hotel)
Dillard, H.H.
Dillon, James M.
Doggett A.S.
Doggett, Charles
Doggett, Eugene
Donnihue, Thomas
Dorsey, Elizabeth
Downs, George S.
Duke, Dr. A.W.
Duke, Walker
Duncan, Joseph
Dwyer, Thomas
Dysart, E.B.
Eakin, Elizabeth
Eaves, W.E.
Echolls, William F.
Eddins, George
Eddins, Robert
Edwards, John E.
Eldridge, Samuel
Ellington, Jacob
Ellington, John
Ellington, W.E.
Ellington, William D.
English, James
Espy, G.S.
Estes, A.D.
Estes, Bethlehem
Evooten, Williams
Fabre, William
Fain, Misen
Fambro, Dr. F. W.
Farmer, Simon B.
Farrar, Sam
Fenegan, Patrick
Field, Judge Drury
Field, Robert L.
Fielder, John
Floyd, William
Forbes, W.F.
Forbis, Jackson
Foster, John F.
Fountain, Noah
Fowler, J.S.K.
Franks, Ida
Frasure, Hartwell
Freeland, James
Froton, William
Fuller, James
Fuller, Jessie W.
Fults, A.B.
Gainers, William H.
Gann, George
Gann, James
Garrett, A.B.
Garrett, Sallie
Garrison, John
Gholston, Col
Gibbs, john
Gibbs, P.F.
Gibbs, R.K.
Gibbs, R.L.
Gibson, J.J.E.
Gibson, Joseph D.
Gibson, William
Gillis, William
Glass, Shelby
Golding, Joel F.
Goodbread, Joseph
Goodbread, Mary
Goodbread, Susan
Goodwin, Robert
Goodwin, Thomas
Goodwin, William
Gorder, William
Goss, Gideion
Goulding, James A.
Grady, Jackson
Grady, Sary J.
Graham, James
Graves, Giles N.
Graves, John
Gray, James
Green, David
Greer, David C.
Gregory, Thomas
Griffin, Eula
Griffith, James
Groomes, William
Grubbs, Steve
Hackett, Jonathan
Hairgrove, Joel M.
Halbert, Miss Leona
Haley, B.F.
Hall, Abraham
Hall, Henry G.
Ham, Joel
Hamblett, William B.
Hamilton, H.B.
Hamilton, Matthew
Hammers, J.B.
Hancock, Henry
Handley, A.E.
Hanks, James
Hanks, Robert T.
Hanson, Thomas
Hardin, J.D.
Harding, John D.
Hargrove, Porter
Harkness, Benjamin
Harper, William
Harris, A. M.
Harris, Ira
Harrison, Jonas
Harvey, M.J.
Harvey, Paul
Haverland, E.W.
Hawkins, John T.
Hay, John
Hayes, Issaac
Hearn, Octavia
Heath, Samuel
Hecks, Don
Hecks, Jeff
Heith, William L.
Henderson, John T.
Henning, Levy
Henry, Jack
Henson, Elizabeth Ann
Herrington, Clarence
Hewitt, John W.
Hewitt, William M.
Hicks, A. W. O.
Hicks, Charles B.
Hicks, Ed
Hill, Soloman
Hilliard, C.t.
Himes, Osmus
Hinley, Joseph
Hinton, George
Hobbs, P.W.
Holland, William A.
Holman, Jeremiah
Holmes, James A.
Holt, Hardy
Holt, William
Hooper, J.M.
Hooper, Judge O. R.
Hopkins, Thomas
Horn, Nina
Horton, Levy
Hosa, Nancy
Hosay, Abner
Houston, Rufus
Howard, Leir
Huckaby, William
Huddleston, Pleasant
Hughes, Aguilla
Hughes, Andy
Hughes, Elkanah
Hughes, Frank
Hughes, Robert
Humphreys, John
Hurst, Seth
Hurst, William
Hutson, Ann
Iley, Elbert
Ingram, B. F.
Ingram, George
Inman, John
Innis, John
Irish, Ada
Irish, B.M.
Irish, Charlie
Irish, Ella
Irish, Emily Eaves
Irish, Harriett Jernigan
Irish, J.R.
Irish, Jennie Amason
Irish, Joe
Irish, Leerone
Irish, Lovick
Irish, Mathern
Irish, Riley
Irish, Rouser Levon
Irish, Steve
Irish, Sudie
Jackson, Washington
Jacobs, John
Jamison, William
January, R.S.
Jarrett, James H.
Jetton, Hiram
Johnson, Anderson
Johnson, Becky
Johnson, M.T.
Johnson, Middleton T.
Johnston, Alex R.
Johnston, Dick
Jones, Charles Louis
Jones, Hardy
Jones, Ples
Jones, Tom
Jordan, William H.
Joyce, James
Kellis, James M.
Kennedy, Federick
Kerr, William
King, Augustus
King, O.B.
Kirksey, John M.
Kirpatrick, Hiram
Lack, Rachel
Lambright, William
Lance, Alcin
Land, W.A.
Landrum, William P.
Lane, Frank
Lane, James A.
Lane, W.J.
Lanier, Clement
Latham, John
Lathrop, Cathron
Lawrence, C.C.
Lawson, W.W.
Lee, James
Lee, Owen
Lemons, James
Lewallen, Angus
Lewis, Elizabeth
Lindsay, Mary
Lister, James Henry
Lister, Thomas
Locke, George
Longacre, Elliott
Looney, J.C.
Lout, Bailey
Lout, John
Loving, George
Loving, Tom
Loyd, William
Lucas, David C.
Lucky, J. M.
Luman, A. J.
Madegan, James
Mahan, Dennis
Mangum, Robert
Manning, Francis
Manning, Richard
Martin, Easter
Martin, George W.
Matthews, brinkley
Matthews, N.W.
Mauldin, James
Maxwell, Dr. H.H.
May, D.H.
Mays, William
McAdams, James
McBride, Robert
McCallum, John
McCann, Jane
McCary, Miss Justine
McClellan, Samuel
McClelland, Joseph
McClelland, William
McCoy, David
McCray, Henry
McCrery, Wilson
McCullen, William
McDaniel, S.A.
McFely, John H.
McGuffrey, R. M.
McKee, Joseph
McKee, Louisa
McKee, Rev. Joseph
McKelvy, James E.
McKemp, Daniel
McKenzie, D.L.
McKnight, D. M.
McKnight, D.F.
McKnight, Dan
McKnight, Daniel M.
McKnight, James H.
McKnight, Tom
McLamore, Adkin
McLaughlin, Pat H.
McLendon, Barto
McLendon, John
McLendon, L.G.
McLendon, Mattie Lou
McLendon, Will
McQueen, Donald
McRae, John P.
McWilliams, Robert
Means, Thomas
Meeks, Caswell
Menefee, George
Messie, W.J.
Metcalf, W.B.
Michum, James
Middleton, D.C.
Middleton, Drury
Milford, M.D.
Miller, J.W.
Mills, A.E.
Mills, Alec
Mills, Ellender
Milstead, Joseph
Mitchel, Ephreiem
Mize, Allen
Mize, L.G.
Mock, Moses
Moody, John
Moon, John L.
Moore, Charles
Morgan, Elizabeth
Morris, Benjamin
Morris, Elija
Morrison, John C.
Morrison, Zilla
Morse, George W.
Mosely, M.H.
Moss Family
Mott, J.C.
Mouser, David
Muckleroy, Carrie
Munnerly, B.H.
Murphey, Burtis
Muse, Thomas
Music, Robert
Myers, Joel
Myrick, Dodson
Myrick, Matthew
Nail, A.D.
Nail, Abner
Nail, William A.
Nations, Obediah
Nesbitt, Henry
Netherly, William
Neuville, S. J.
Neuville, Stephen
Nicholson, Ed
Norris, Ed
Norris, John T.
Norrison, William
Northcutt, H.W.
Oates, S.H.
Oliver, A.L.
Oliver, Albert O.
Oliver, Andrews
Owens, D.R.
Owens, W.R.
Palmer, Amanda
Palmer, John
Parker, I.O.B.
Parker, James
Parker, Jesse
Parker, Nathaniel
Parker, R.L.
Parrish, R. O.
Paul, J.D.
Paul, Samuel
Paul, William A.
Paxton, W.G.
Payne, J.A.
Payne, John
Payne, John C.
Payne, R.V.
Pearce, Ben
Pearce, Frank
Pearce, James
Peoples, Thomas
Perkins, William
Permenter, Louisa
Persons, Benjamin
Pettit, Kissiah
Pierce, William
Pittman, Edward
Polk, S.G.
Polley, Judge Jim
Poppin, James
Porter, Amos
Porter, Loranzo
Potts, F.N.
Potts, John
Potts, Tom
Pou, William Tell
Pounds, W.A.
Pounds, William
Powdrill, John W.
Powell, Franklin D.
Powell, K.R.
Powell, Lucindy
Power, T.J.
Price, Nancy
Price, William
Prince, H. L.
Prince, William
Pullen, John C.
Pursloy, John S.
Purson, Martin
Purvis, Joseph
Quinn, Sary A.
Ragland, W.J.
Raines, Emory
Rains, George R.
Ramsey, F.H.
Ramsey, Joe
Rather, Dr. John
Ratliff, Eliza
Ray, John L.
Ray, W.C.
Rayborn, Hody
Reaves, William
Recman, John
Redders, Nancy
Redditt, J.D.
Redditt, William
Reed, Alex
Reynolds, Watkins
Rhoads, William
Richards, James
Ricks, A.T.
Riddle, William
Riggs, Judge W.T.
Risinger, Levi
Robbison, Jes
Roberts, John T.
Roberts, Moses F.
Robertson, Archie
Robertson, James M.
Rodgers, M.
Rogers, J.M.
Rogers, James
Rogers, John C.
Rogers, Merrel
Rogers, O.C.
Rogers, Will
Rogers, Y.W.
Ross, E.R.
Ross, William
Rossiter, Richard
Rowe, David
Rowe, William
Rudd, William Lorenza
Runnels, Henry
Runnels, J.B.
Runnels, John
Runnels, William D.
Rushing, J.J.
Samford, Burton
Samford, Duke
Samford, Ebnezer Jerry
Samford, Elkanah
Samford, Elton
Samford, George
Samford, Jeff
Samford, Matt
Samford, Sam
Samford, Simeon
Samford, Virgil
Samford, William S.
Sample, James B.
Samples, James Bedford
Samuel, Elisha
Sanders, Arthur
Sanders, Edith
Sanders, Eva
Sanders, John
Sanders, Lela
Sanders, Robert
Sanderson, Arthur
Sanford, Absolom
Sanford, Joab
Sapp, J.M.
Sapp, John
Satterwhite, Ben
Satterwhite, Henry
Saunders, George
Saunders, Joe
Savage, James
Schillings, Issac
Schooler, Benjamin
Scott, George W.
Scott, William
Sessions, Redden
Sevier, LaFayett
Sharcutts, Valentine
Shaw, Leonard
Sherrodd, George
Shoes, Nancy
Shofner, J.M.
Sholer, David
Short, Carroll B.
Short, D. M.
Short, Daniel
Simmons, William
Simpson, James
Sims, Frank B.
Sinclair, Leland
Slaughter, Charles
Smith, Alva
Smith, C.H.
Smith, Hugh
Smith, Jacob
Smith, Logan S.
Smith, William
Snider, Joel
Solloman, Smauel
Spencer, Henry
Spivey, James J.
Spurgeon, John W.
Stanfield, Elizabeth
Stanley, Charles
Stansberry, Louisa
Staples, Robert
Starky, John
Starr, Thomas
Steel, W.E.
Stephens, G.H.
Stephens, John R.
Stephens, L.H.
Stephenson, Judge James S.
Sterrett, Elizabeth
Stevens, Enoch
Stevenson, Hamillon
Stiles, Richard
Stockman, Peter
Stokes, John B.
Stone, Martin B.
Stotts, Mary
Strickland, Amos
Strickland, David
Strickland, Issaac
Strickland, James
Strong, Isam
Stroops, George
Stuart, Edward
Styles, James
Sublett, William
Swanzy, Floyd
Swearingen, P.G.
Sweezy, Matthias
Swinebroad, A.J.
Tamplin, Edward
Tamplin, H.H.
Tanner, James
Tate, Allen
Tatum, J.C.
Taylor, Thomas P.
Thomas, Sam
Thomas, W.J.
Thompson, R.D.
Thompson, Steve
Thornsburg, Alexander
Tims, Joseph S.
Tines, John
Tinsley, Wells
Todd, James
Todd, John
Todd, John D.
Todd, Sam
Todd, Thomas J.
Todd, William
Tolbert, Hohanna
Trammele, William T.
Tribble, Hilliard
Tribble, James A.
True, Sally F.
Truitt, Alfred
Truitt, Alfred M.
Truitt, Joshua
Truitt, Levi
Truitt, Levy M.
Tubbs, Abraham
Tucker, James
Tucker, William H.
Turner, A.G.
Turner, Bob
Turner, F. Larkin
Turpin, G.V.
Turpin, William
Twomey, Ann
Tyler, Millie
Tyre, J.R.
Updegraf, Samuel
Vance, Loranza D.
Vannoy, Harvey
Vaughn, T.C.
Vick, J.J.
Wadkins, William P.
Wagstaff, James
Wagstaff, William
Walker, James
Walker, S.O.
Walkins, D.S.
Wallaba, Andrews
Walling, N.D.
Walling, Will
Walton, W.
Wannacan, John
Warren, J.C.
Waters, J. H.
Watkins, Barney
Watson, Charlie
Watson, Frank
Watson, George W.
Weaver, Earnest
Weaver, George W.
Weaver, Joseph N.
Weaver, Marion
Weaver, Noble
Weaver, Sam
Weaver, Tolbert
Weaver, Vernon
Weaver, William
Webb, David
Webb, George W.
Webb, John
Webb, M.B.
Webb, Merideth
Weeks, John
Welsh, John
West, M.E.
Westly, William
Wharton, Dilliard Marion
Wheeler, Alf
Wheeler, Jol Preston
Wheeler, Laura
Wheeler, R.
Wheeler, Ransom
White, A.C.
White, F.G.
White, Levi
Whitehead, J.M.
Whiteside, T.C.
Whitfield, William J.
Whittelsey, Oscar A.
Whitton, William
Whitton, William N.
Wiet, William
Wiggens, James
Wiggens, R.R.
Wiggins, Washington
Wilburn, L.T.
Wilburn, Lihur T.
Wilcocks, Allen R.
Wilkens, C.C.
Wilkens, Valentine
Williams, Anson
Williams, William I.
Willis, James F.
Wills, James A.
Wilson, Benjamin
Wilson, Dr.
Wilson, Henry
Wilson, John D.
Wilson, Justin
Wilson, Loving
Wilson, Samford T.
Wilson, W.O.
Wilson, William
Wimberly, John
Wimberly, Lebi
Windham, Jessie
Windom, Jackson H.
Wiseman, M.K.
Withers, Henry
Wolf, Mary
Womack, J.
Wood, James
Wood, John M.
Woodall, William
Woodfin, Elizabeth
Woodfin, George W.
Woods, Elijah
Wooten, Moses T.
Word, P.B.
Worsham, T.
Wright, Harding
Wyatt, R.
Yarborough, Z. Richard
Yates, A.C.
Yates, Caroline
Yates, Mark
Yates, Noah
Yeary, N.N.
Youngblood, Jeff
Youngblood, W.W.

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