Descendants of Oliver Shropshire

(The names of our ancestors are highlighted in red)

 If it's Shropshires you are interested in, check out Daniel Smith's web page.

Generation No. 1

 

1. Oliver1 Shropshire was born Abt. 1617 in Marlborough, Wiltshire, England, and died 1667 in Marlborough, Wiltshire, England. He married Elizabeth Ring July 27, 1657 in St Peters Marlbo, Wiltshire England, daughter of Richard Ring and Joane Rolfe.

 Children of Oliver Shropshire and Elizabeth Ring are:

 

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Mary2 Shropshire, born October 16, 1650 in MARLBOROUGH, England. She married William Blakely July 14, 1666 in Purton Parish, Wiltshire, England.

 

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Samuel Shropshire, born June 16, 1654 in MARLBOROUGH, Wiltshire, England; died September 21, 1654 in MARLBOROUGH, Wiltshire, England.

 

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Elizabeth Shropshire, born June 16, 1654 in MARLBOROUGH, Wiltshire, England; died June 16, 1654 in MARLBOROUGH, Wiltshire, England.

 

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Joseph Shropshire, born January 13, 1657/58 in MARLBOROUGH, Wiltshire, England.

 

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Oliver II2 Shropshire, born September 19, 1658 in Wiltshire, England.

 

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Matte Shropshire, born Abt. 1661 in Wiltshire, England.

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St. John Shropshire, born May 13, 1663 in Marlborough, Wiltshire, England; died 1718 in Westmoreland Co., Virginia.

  

Generation No. 2

 

8. St. John2 Shropshire (Oliver1) was born May 13, 1663 in Marlborough, Wiltshire, England, and died 1718 in Westmoreland Co., Virginia. He married Elizabeth Winkfield 1727 in Va., daughter of Bryant Winkfield.

  Child of St. Shropshire and Elizabeth Winkfield is:

 

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St. John II3 Shropshire, born Abt. 1697 in Westmoreland Co., VA; died March 26, 1751.

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Winkfield Shropshire I3, born 1700 in Orange County, Virginia; died 1798.

  

Generation No. 3

 

10. Winkfield Shropshire I3(St. John2, Oliver1) was born 1700 in Orange County, Virginia, and died 1798. He married (1) Unknown Wife. He married (2) Jane JONES.  There is a controversy of whether this was one Winkfield Shropshire or two. I subscribe to the one Winkfield theory.

Children of Winkfield Shropshire and Unknown Wife are:

 

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St. John4 Shropshire, born 1728.

 

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Mary Shropshire, born 1730 in Hanover, Va.; died September 1806 in Amherst, Va.. She married Joseph Smith April 03, 1746 in St Paul Parish . 

Children of Winkfield Shropshire and Jane JONES are:

 

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William4 Shropshire, born 1760 in Rockingham Co., NC; died August 10, 1835 in White Co., TN.

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Catherine Shropshire, born September 1760 in Rockingham Co., NC;

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Winkfield II Shropshire, born 1761; died 1816 in White Co., TN.

 

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John Shropshire, born 1768 in Rockingham Co., NC.

 

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Joshua Shropshire, born Abt. 1770 in Rockingham Co., NC; died 1803 in Oglethorpe Co., GA.

 

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Bartholemew Shropshire, born Abt. 1771 in Rockingham Co., NC; died Bef. February 1804 in Oglethorpe Co., GA.

 

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Walter Shropshire, born Abt. 1772 in Rockingham Co., NC; died Bef. 1840.

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Spencer Shropshire, born August 21, 1774 in Rockingham Co., NC; died 1833.

 

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Penelope Shropshire, born Abt. 1775.

 

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Sally Shropshire, born Abt. 1776 in Rockingham Co., NC.

 

Generation No. 4

 

14. Catherine4 Shropshire (Winkfield I3, St. John2, Oliver1) was born September 1760 in Rockingham Co., NC, and died February 14, 1854 in White Co., TN. She married Thomas Hill July 17, 1783 in Rockingham Co., N.C., son of William Hill and Hannah Bridges.

For the descendants of Catherine Shropshire and Thomas Hill, switch to the Hill line.

 

15. Winkfield II4 Shropshire (Winkfield I3, St. John2, Oliver1) was born 1761, and died 1816 in White Co., TN. He married Catherine Hill 1782 in Rockingham Co., NC.

Children of Winkfield Shropshire and Catherine Hill are:

 

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John5 Shropshire.

 

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Elizabeth Shropshire.

 

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Nancy Shropshire.

 

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Sabrina Shropshire.

 

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Pamelea Shropshire.

 

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Joseph R. Shropshire.

 

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Mary W. Shropshire.

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James Henry Shropshire, born 1788 in Guilford County, NC; died 1860 in Yell County, Arkansas.

 

20. Spencer4 Shropshire (Winkfield I3, St. John2, Oliver1) was born August 21, 1774 in Rockingham Co., NC, and died 1833. He married Frances Pollard January 09, 1800.

Children of Spencer Shropshire and Frances Pollard are:

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Wesley Witherspoon5 Shropshire, born April 03, 1801.

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Joshua Pollard Shropshire, born February 17, 1806 in Jasper County, Georgia.

 

Generation No. 5

 

30. James Henry5 Shropshire (Winkfield II4, Winkfield I3, St. John2, Oliver1) was born 1788 in Guilford County, NC, and died 1860 in Yell County, Arkansas. He married Sally Eva Henley December 17, 1805 in Greene County, Georgia.

 

Children of James Shropshire and Sally Henley are:

 

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Nancy6 Shropshire, born 1820 in Tennessee.

 

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John M. Shropshire, born 1822; died 1888. He married (1) Burton. He married (2) Frizzel.

 

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Sara Eva Shropshire, born 1823 in Tennessee. She married Lewis Russell.

 

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William Shropshire, born 1825. He married Phila.

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James Wesley Shropshire, born June 1833 in Tennessee; died 1903 in Franklin County, Arkansas.

 

31. Wesley Witherspoon5 Shropshire (Spencer4, Winkfield I3, St. John2, Oliver1) was born April 03, 1801. He married Nancy Swanson January 08, 1826.

Children of Wesley Shropshire and Nancy Swanson are:

 

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Mary6 Shropshire, died November 1849 in Chattooga County, Georgia. She married Jack Scott.

 

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Jack LUMPKIN Shropshire.

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Francis Caloway Shropshire, died November 28, 1862 in Cumberland Gap, TN.

 

32. Joshua Pollard5 Shropshire (Spencer4, Winkfield I3, St. John2, Oliver1) was born February 17, 1806 in Jasper County, Georgia. He married Minerva Letcher Smith February 26, 1833 in Coweta County, GA.

Children of Joshua Shropshire and Minerva Smith are:

 

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William Franklin6 Shropshire, born October 10, 1833; died March 22, 1863 in Confederate Army.

 

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John Wesley Shropshire, born August 19, 1837; died August 01, 1864 in Confederate Army, GA.

 

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Joshua Asbury Shropshire, born August 19, 1839; died in Confederate Army.

 

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Sarah Francis Shropshire, born December 04, 1841; died in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

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Andrew Jackson Shropshire, born May 08, 1844. He married Alice Shephard.

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Aurelia Palestine Shropshire, born October 06, 1846; died July 09, 1885 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Laura Shropshire, born October 08, 1849.

  

Generation No. 6

45. James Wesley6 Shropshire (James Henry5, Winkfield II4, Winkfield I3, St. John2, Oliver1) was born June 1833 in TENNESSEE, and died 1903 in Franklin County, Arkansas. He married Mary GRIFFITH.

Children of James Shropshire and Mary GRIFFITH are:

 

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Mary Melvina7 Shropshire, born June 29, 1861 in Arkansas; died May 13, 1945 in Indianola, Pittsburg Co., OK. She married Nathan C. Mcelhaney.

 

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Abigail Shropshire, born April 15, 1862 in Arkansas; died February 14, 1954 in Sequoyah Co., Arkansas. She married John William Wagers.

 

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Mollie Elizabeth Shropshire, born March 01, 1869 in Etha, Franklin Co., Arkansas; died October 06, 1950. She married William Henry O'Neal.

 

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William Harry Shropshire, born December 19, 1871 in ALTUS, Franklin Co., Arkansas. He married Ethel Blanche Williams.

 

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Sarah Shropshire, born May 19, 1874; died August 22, 1917. She married Ecibeous Williams.

 

48. Francis Caloway6 Shropshire (Wesley Witherspoon5, Spencer4, Winkfield I3, St. John2, Oliver1) died November 28, 1862 in Cumberland Gap, TN. He married Mary Wright.

Children of Francis Shropshire and Mary Wright are:

 

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Wesley7 Shropshire. He married Hattie Marshall.

 

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Augustus Wright Shropshire. He married (1) Clara White. He married (2) Jane Branner.

 

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DeForest Allgood Shropshire. He married Rita.

 

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Thomas Barksdale Shropshire.

 

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Octavia Shropshire. She married N.E. Adamson.

 

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Beulah Shropshire. She married A.B.S. Mosley.

 

54. Aurelia Palestine6 Shropshire (Joshua Pollard5, Spencer4, Winkfield I3, St. John2, Oliver1) was born October 06, 1846, and died July 09, 1885 in Atlanta, Georgia. She married William A. Johnson November 26, 1873 in Atlanta, Georgia.

 Children of Aurelia Shropshire and William Johnson are:

 

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Joshua William7 Johnson, born February 07, 1875 in Fayette County, Georgia; died October 07, 1898 in Guatemala.

 

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Edwin Forrest Johnson, born July 30, 1877. He married Kathleen Goldstine in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

55. Laura6 Shropshire (Joshua Pollard5, Spencer4, Winkfield I3, St. John2, Oliver1) was born October 08, 1849. She married ? Cranford.

 Children of Laura Shropshire and ? Cranford are:

 

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Eula7 Cranford, born September 25, 1880; died February 04, 1906. She married Andrew James Redwine August 31, 1904.

 

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Andrew Cranford, born July 02, 1883 in Coweta County, GA. He married Claude King. 

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