Father: Rees Shelby
Born in Pennsylvania, maried Esther Jane Polk and they lived in Anson County, N.C. About 1815 they migrated to Pope County, Ill.
Ester Jane Polk
Children: Nancy Loucinda Shelby
Probably b orn in North Cartolina. Married Ruth Hibbens. They bought government land and moved to Johnson Copunty, Illinois. They lived on a farm near the present little town of Simpson. In 1853 they sold out and moved to Jasper County, Missouri. A few years later they moved to White County, Arkansas.