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Evan Shelby

army officer , state senator

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