Descendants of James Shed 

Source:  Reba Parks, <rtp071945 @ hotmail.com>, Jan. 2004



Generation No. 1

1.  JAMES SHED 1,2 was born 1812 in SC (Fairfield, Pickens or Greenville Co?)3,4, and died  in Burnet Co, TX5,6.  He married JANE/JENNY UNKNOWN6 Bef. 1832 in prob GA7,8.  She was born 1814 in SC9,10, and died WFT Est. 1859-192511,12.
   
Children of JAMES SHED and JANE/JENNY UNKNOWN are:

2. i.
WILLIAM SHED, b. 1832, GA.
ii.
NANCY S. E. SHED12, b. Abt. 1835, Georgia12; d. probably Williamson Co. TX12; m. JESSE D. JONES12, December 18, 1870, Marion Co.  TX13,14;
d.  probably Williamson Co. TX14.
3.
iii.
JOHN WESLEY SHED, b. September 16, 1836, GA; d. December 14, 1907, probably Oakhalla, Burnet Co. TX, his home.

iv.
SARAH SHED14, b. Abt. 1838, ga.14.
4.
v.
JULIE E. "AUNT SIS" SHED, b. 1839, GA; d. Abt. October 1934.
5.
vi.
ANNA "ANNIE" SHED, b. 1841, GA; d. June 30, 1916, San Antonio, TX (SW Insane Asylum, Bexar Co. TX).
6.
vii.
HARRIET SHED, b. 1842, GA.
7.
viii.
JAMES WILLIAM SHED, b. July 28, 1843, Shelby Co. GA; d. May 07, 1935, Taft, San Patricio, TX (7 miles south of Taft).
8.
ix.
REBECCA SHED, b. March 1844, GA; d. May 07, 1921.
9.
x.
CLARISSA ABIGAIL 'CLARSIE' SHEDD, b. December 09, 1851, Georgia; d. September 23, 1921, Gatesville, Coryell Co. TX.
10.
xi.
JOEL HOUSTON SHED, b. November 22, 1854, Texas; d. October 07, 1922, Fischer Co. TX,.
11.
xii.
JENNIE MINERVA SHEDD, b. August 22, 1857, TX; d. March 03, 1944.

xiii.
ALFRED M."ALF" SHED14, b. March 18, 1860, TX14; d. August 09, 1938, Lampasas Co. TX14.
12.
xiv. MARY ANN SHED, b. 1833, GA.; d. February 11, 1917, Austin State Hospital, Austin, TX.



Generation No. 2

2.  WILLIAM SHED14 was born 1832 in GA14.  He met RACHEAL UNKNOWN14 Abt. 185714.  She was born 1831 in Ark14.
   
Child of WILLIAM SHED and RACHEAL UNKNOWN is:

    i.    JOSEPH M. SHED14, b. 1848, TX14.


3.  JOHN WESLEY SHED15,16 was born September 16, 1836 in GA16, and died December 14, 1907 in probably Oakhalla, Burnet Co. TX, his home16.  He married (1) MARY/JANE FERGUSON16 December 12, 1870 in Marion Co. TX,16.  She was born 1841 in Tennessee16, and died Bef. 1874 in poss. Bell Co. TX16.  He married (2) EVEILINE CANNON17,18 December 20, 1874 in Bell Co. TX 18  daughter of JAMES CANNON and MARTHA KNOWLES.  She was born April 1837 in probably Franklin Co. ARK18, and died October 19, 1919 in Gatesville TX,  death cert. says body removed to Copperas Cove, TX18.
   
Children of JOHN SHED and MARY/JANE FERGUSON are:


i.
SARAH J. SHED18, b. 1855, TX18; d. Bet. 1870 - 1874, prob. Shelby or Bell Co.TX18; m. UNK WIGLEY18.

ii.
J.E. SHED18, b. 186018; d. prob. d. young18.
13.
iii.
MARY SHED, b. 1863, prob Shelby or Titus Co. TX.
14.
iv.
NANCY E. SHED, b. February 06, 1866, TX; d. June 08, 1938.
15.
v.
ANNA ARIZONA SHEDD, b. December 23, 1868, TX; d. April 08, 1942, Brazoria Co. TX,.

vi.
MARGARET L. SHED19,20, b. 1870, TX20; d. res. Killeen, TX Feb 194320; m. GEORGE HAMILTON20.
 

Children of JOHN SHED and EVEILINE CANNON are:

16.
vii.
GEORGE HARVEY SHED, b. January 08, 1876, Oakhalla, Burnet Co. TX; d. April 23, 1956, Belton,TX.
17.
viii.
ALFRED THOMAS SHEDD, b. June 16, 1878, Oakhalla, Burnet Co. TX; d. September 01, 1954, Aransas Pass,.
18.
ix.
HENRY CLINTON SHED, b. July 01, 1880, Oakhalla, Burnet TX; d. 1952.
 


4.  JULIE E. "AUNT SIS" SHED 20 was born 1839 in GA20, and died Abt. October 193420.  She married PLEAS SMITH20.  He died 193520.
   
Children of JULIE SHED and PLEAS SMITH are:


i.
DAUGHTER TWO SMITH20.

ii.
MARY ALICE SMITH20,  b. September 29, 187820;
m. (1) UNKNOWN LYKINS20
m. (2) GEORGE H. FIELDER20; b. August 30, 187920.

 
5.  ANNA "ANNIE" SHED 20 was born 1841 in GA20, and died June 30, 1916 in San Antonio, TX (SW Insane Asylum, Bexar Co. TX)20.  She married STEVEN MARTIN GRISSOM20, son of JOHN GRISSOM and MARY UNKNOWN.  He was born April 03, 184720, and died December 15, 1935 in Floresville, Wilson Co. TX20.
   
Children of ANNA SHED and STEVEN GRISSOM are:

19.
i.
JULIA GRISSOM, b. January 22, 1871.

ii.
MARY JANE GRISSOM20, b. 187320; d. Bet. 1875 - 188520.
20.
iii.
PALOMA CORNELIA GRISSOM, b. 1875.
21.
iv.
JOHN RANDALL GRISSOM, b. August 07, 1875.
22.
v.
ELIZA JANE GRISSOM, b. 1877.
23.
vi.
ALFRED ELYE/ELI GRISSOM, b. January 05, 1881, Kandalia, TX; d. April 24, 1965, resided in Aransas Pass, San Patricio Co. TX.
24.
vii.
SARAH ELLEN GRISSOM, b. September 18, 1884; d. December 16, 1957.
25.
viii.
ANNIE PEARL GRISSOM, b. November 08, 1886; d. May 1977.


6.  HARRIET SHED 20 was born 1842 in GA20.  She married UNKNOWN CORT20
   
Child of HARRIET SHED and UNKNOWN CORT is:
   
i.    FRANK CORT20.


7.  JAMES WILLIAM SHED 20 was born July 28, 1843 in Shelby Co. GA20, and died May 07, 1935 in Taft, San Patricio, TX (7 miles south of Taft)20.  He met CANZADA WHITMIRE20 October 26, 1871 in Williamson Co. TX20, daughter of HENRY WHITMIRE and AMANDA FISH.  She was born 1846 in Williamson County, Texas21,22, and died 192223 23,24.
   
Children of JAMES SHED and CANZADA WHITMIRE are:

26.
i.
RILEY ACE SHED, d. May 03, 1965, Neuces Co. TX.

ii.
MANDY SHED24.
27.
iii.
MELONA SHED24, b. July 14, 1873, TX24; d. January 19, 196324; m. ASA H. "BRUSHY" WHITMIRE24, October 31, 1892, Williamson Co. TX24.
28.
iv.
JOHN WILLIAM "WILL" SHED, b. July 14, 1874; d. January 19, 1963.

v.
MELISSA SHED24, b. Abt. 187724; m. S.L. HICKMAN24.
28.
vi.
JAMES PRIOR SHED, b. July 14, 1878, TX; d. May 29, 1946, Aransas Pass Hospital, Aransas Pass, TX.

vii.
NANCY SHED24, b. Abt. 188024.
29.
viii.
ALBERT RILEY SHED, b. 1884.


8.  REBECCA SHED 24 was born March 1844 in GA24, and died May 07, 192124.  She married JAMES PRIOR DAVIS24 May 16, 1867 in Ellis Co. TX24.  He was born 1839 in Missouri24, and died Bef. 1900 in Burnet, Lampasas, or Williamson Co. TX24.
   
Children of REBECCA SHED and JAMES DAVIS are:

30.
i.
MARGARET E. "LIZZIE" DAVIS, b. March 29, 1871; d. April 04, 1912.
31.
ii.
MARY J. "MOLLY" DAVIS, b. March 29, 1871; d. December 12, 1917.
32.
iii.
JESSIE RICHARD DAVIS, b. July 30, 1872, Eastland Co. TX; d. April 12, 1957.

iv.
FRANCES " FANNIE" DAVIS24, b. September 25, 187524; d. June 25, 194424; m. JOSEPH ROBBINS24.

v.
JOEL HOUSTON DAVIS24, b. October 10, 187624; d. August 21, 194724; m. GERTRUDE WHIT24.

vi.
TAYLOR DAVIS24, b. Abt. 187824.

vii.
LOLETTA DELLA DAVIS24, b. December 10, 187924; d. March 06, 197824; m. RILEY POPE24.

viii.
JAMES/ JIM DAVIS24, b. September 15, 1886, Burnet Co. TX24; d. Abt. 188624.

ix.
VERNETTIE "JAINT" DAVIS24, b. September 15, 1886, Burnet Co. TX24; d. February 01, 197024.


9.  CLARISSA ABIGAIL 'CLARSIE' SHEDD 25,26 was born December 09, 1851 in Georgia27,28, and died September 23, 1921 in Gatesville, Coryell Co. TX29,30.  She married ACA C. "ACE" 'ROCKY' WHITMIRE31,32 January 11, 1872 in Williamson County, Texas33,34, son of HENRY WHITMIRE and AMANDA FISH.  He was born April 03, 1844 in Williamson County, Texas35,36, and died February 19, 1923 in Coryell Co. TX37,38.
   
Children of CLARISSA SHEDD and ACA WHITMIRE are:


i.
JEEMY IRVIN WHITMIRE39,40, b. WFT Est. 1869-189641,42; d. WFT Est. 1875-197643,44.
33.
ii.
WILLIAM HENRY "BOSS" WHITMIRE, b. March 13, 1874, Williamson County, Texas; d. December 21, 1932.
34.
iii.
IDA BELL WHITMIRE, b. August 21, 1875, Williamson County, Texas; d. November 10, 1950, Brownfield, Terry Co. TX.
35.
iv.
MALONA A. "ONA" WHITMIRE, b. April 08, 1877, Williamson County, Texas; d. June 07, 1952.
36.
v.
ALFRED H. WHITMIRE, b. November 18, 1878, Williamson County, Texas; d. May 04, 1970, Oxnard California.

vi.
MALE WHITMIRE44, b. April 188044.
37.
vii.
AMANDA WHITMIRE, b. June 20, 1881, Williamson County, Texas; d. December 01, 1971, Clute, Texas.
38.
viii.
REBECCA VERA WHITMIRE, b. June 05, 1883, Williamson County, Texas; d. November 29, 1959.
39.
ix.
JENNIE MINERVA CATHERINE WHITMIRE, b. December 14, 1884, Williamson Co. TX; d. June 14, 1962.
40.
x.
JOHN LOUIS WHITMIRE, b. February 17, 1886, Williamson County, Texas; d. July 24, 1947, Gatesville, Texas (He is burried in the cemetary).
41.
xi.
JESSE JAMES WHITMIRE, b. June 19, 1888, Williamson Co. TX; d. January 19, 1918, Woodson, Texas.
42.
xii.
RUTH "DINK" WHITMIRE, b. February 21, 1891, Williamson County, Texas; d. July 16, 1975.

xiii.
OTHO WALTER WHITMIRE45,46, b. March 1895, Williamson County, Texas47,48; d. 196949,50; m. ADA HUFSTETLER51,52, Abt. 190453,54; b. WFT Est. 1867-189354; d. WFT Est. 1910-198555,56.



10.  JOEL HOUSTON SHED56 was born November 22, 1854 in Texas56, and died October 07, 1922 in Fischer Co. TX,56.  He married VIOLA O'STEEN56 July 28, 1878 in Williamson Co. TX56.  She died Abt. August 189756.
   
Children of JOEL SHED and VIOLA O'STEEN are:

43.
i.
WALTER HOUSTON SHED, b. July 19, 1879, Williamson Co. TX; d. November 10, 1966, St. Anthony's Hospital, Amarillo, Potter Co. TX.

ii.
NETTIE JANE SHED56, b. November 18, 188256; d. May 15, 195656; m. FRANK F. JOHNSON56.

iii.
ARTHUR WILLIAM SHED56, b. December 188456; m. LAURA M. UNKNOWN56.

iv.
MATILDA MAE "TILDY" SHED56, b. October 188756; m. JAMES MORGAN56.

v.
DORA EVALINE SHED56, b. March 189056; m. BUD MCNORTON56.

vi.
MARION RICHARD SHED56, b. April 189256.

vii.
ELMER GEORGIE "JACK" SHED56, b. August 20, 189756; d. Abt. 199056; m. OPAL UNKNOWN56.


 
11.  JENNIE MINERVA SHEDD56 was born August 22, 1857 in TX56, and died March 03, 194456.  She married JOSIAH 'JOE' FLETCHER COPELAND56 January 02, 1881 in Williamson Co. TX56, son of JEFFERSON COPELAND and MARY COPELAND.  He was born December 05, 1854 in Liberty Hill, Williamson Co. TX56, and died November 10, 1913 in Liberty Hill, Williamson Co. TX56
   
Children of JENNIE SHEDD and JOSIAH COPELAND are:


44.
i.
MARY JANE C. COPELAND, b. January 01, 1882; d. March 18, 1970.
45.
ii.
LENORA CATHERINE COPELAND, b. January 18, 1883; d. February 1973, Austin, Travis Co. TX.

iii.
LAWSON "LOS" COPELAND56, b. August 25, 188456; d. December 23, 193356; m. DELIA HUNT56.
46.
iv.
RICHARD HENRY COPELAND, b. October 16, 1886, Liberty Hill, Williamson Co. TX; d. August 30, 1962.
47.
v.
ORLANDO LACURTSIE "LANDO" "RL" COPELAND, b. January 25, 1888, Liberty Hill, TX; d. February 18, 1975, Hillside Manor Nursing Home, San Marcos, TX.
48.
vi.
FRANK LANDO COPELAND, b. November 04, 1891; d. October 21, 1945.

vii.
TIMEY C/E. COPELAND56, b. December 16, 189356; d. March 19, 198056; m. ELMER WOLVERTON56; b. November 06, 188156; d. May 18, 197456.

viii.
CYNTHIA ALICE C. COPELAND56, b. January 05, 190056; d. October 21, 1932, Austin, Travis Co. TX56; m. J. BRITTAIN "JABE" CHAPMAN56.

 
12.  MARY ANN SHED 56 was born 1833 in ga.56, and died February 11, 1917 in Austin State Hospital, Austin, TX56.  She married (2) UNKNOWN FIELDER56 Abt. 185156.  He died Aft. 185656.  She married (3) HARVEY SANDERS56 Abt. 185956.  He was born 1815 in Virginia56.
   
Child of MARY ANN SHED is:

49.    i.    JAMES T./F. FIELDER, b. 1856; d. June 08, 1925, Williamson Co. TX.

   
Children of MARY SHED and UNKNOWN FIELDER are:



ii.
JOHN FIELDER56, b. 185256.

iii.
ANDREW J. SANDERS56, b. 185856.

iv.
HENRY SANDERS56, b. December 185956.

  

  Children of MARY SHED and HARVEY SANDERS are:


50.
v.
REBECCA "BECKY" SANDERS, b. 1866.
51.
vi.
LATHA J. SANDERS, b. March 05, 1870; d. April 05, 1941.
52.
vii.
VAN BUELL SANDERS, b. 1874; d. 1916.
53.
viii.
SAM HOUSTON "BILL" SANDERS, b. June 17, 1875; d. August 19, 1959, Austin, TX,.



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Endnotes

1.  Chuck and Ruth Davis research, Georgetown TX  512-863-5137.All research re: to James Shed family, ie census, etc.
2.  blparftw., Date of Import: Nov 28, 2003.
3.  Brøderbund Software, Inc., World Family Tree Vol. 1, Ed. 1,  (Release date: November 29, 1995), "CD-ROM," Tree #5717, Date of Import: May 24, 1998.
4.  blparftw., Date of Import: Nov 28, 2003.
5.  Brøderbund Software, Inc., World Family Tree Vol. 1, Ed. 1,  (Release date: November 29, 1995), "CD-ROM," Tree #5717, Date of Import: May 24, 1998.
6.  blparftw., Date of Import: Nov 28, 2003.
7.  Brøderbund Software, Inc., World Family Tree Vol. 1, Ed. 1,  (Release date: November 29, 1995), "CD-ROM," Tree #5717, Date of Import: May 24, 1998.
8.  blparftw., Date of Import: Nov 28, 2003.
9.  Brøderbund Software, Inc., World Family Tree Vol. 1, Ed. 1,  (Release date: November 29, 1995), "CD-ROM," Tree #5717, Date of Import: May 24, 1998.
10.  blparftw., Date of Import: Nov 28, 2003.
11.  Brøderbund Software, Inc., World Family Tree Vol. 1, Ed. 1,  (Release date: November 29, 1995), "CD-ROM," Tree #5717, Date of Import: May 24, 1998.
12.  blparftw., Date of Import: Nov 28, 2003.
13.  LDS records.
14.  blparftw., Date of Import: Nov 28, 2003.
15.  Myrtle Shed Morris, 1982's.
16.  blparftw., Date of Import: Nov 28, 2003.
17.  will of Evilene Cannon Cowan Shed.
18.  blparftw., Date of Import: Nov 28, 2003.
19.  Margaret L. Hamilton, sister of AT Shedd, signed his birth records.
20.  blparftw., Date of Import: Nov 28, 2003.
21.  Brøderbund Software, Inc., World Family Tree Vol. 1, Ed. 1,  (Release date: November 29, 1995), "CD-ROM," Tree #5717, Date of Import: May 24, 1998.
22.  blparftw., Date of Import: Nov 28, 2003.
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24.  blparftw., Date of Import: Nov 28, 2003.
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