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Evan Shelby

Evan Shelby, Welsh army officer, state senator. member North Carolina Senate, 1781.

Background

  • Shelby, Evan was born in 1719 in Tregaron, Cardiganshire, Wales. Son of Evan and Catherine (Davies) Shelby.

  • Education

    • At least 1 son, Isaac.

    Career

    • Major Virginia Militia, 1776. General Washington Dist.

    Membership

    Member North Carolina Senate, 1781.

    Connections

    • Married Laetitia Cox, 1744. Married second, Isabella Elliott, 1787.
    • father: Evan Shelby
    • mother: Catherine (Davies) Shelby
    • spouses: Laetitia Cox
    • Isabella Elliott
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    Born 1719
    Died December 4, 1794
    (aged 75)
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