Father: Evan Shelby
Mother: Catherine Davies
Second son. Born in Wales about 1721, married Mary ? and they moved to the Little Cove in Southern Pennsylvania. They migrated to Anson County, N.C., in about 1761 and later moved to the Cheraw District of South Carolina in about 1787.
Spouse: Ester Jane Polk
Children: Abraham Shelby
Born in Pennsylvania, maried Esther Jane Polk and they lived in Anson County, N.C. About 1815 they migrated to Pope County, Ill.