Samuel M. Wilson Shelby family genealogy collection

Descriptive Summary

Title
Samuel M. Wilson Shelby family genealogy collection
Date
1898-1943 (inclusive)
Extent
0.45 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Frontier and pioneer life -- Kentucky.
Indians of North America -- Warfare.
Lists
Marriage licenses.
Abstracts.
Arrangement
Chronologically arranged.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Preferred Citation
50W39: [Identification of item], Samuel M. Wilson Shelby family genealogy collection, 1898-1943, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Wilson's wife, Mary, was a descendent of Isaac Shelby, the first governor of Kentucky. Wilson traced the line to Wales.
Scope and Content
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.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Use Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.

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