The Horn/Shelby Family

Webpage by Paul Ridenour email

Created 02/10/08
Updated 08/05/2015

The information on the Horn Family probably came from JD Ridenour

Other Horn information came from the Adams Family.

Shelby Family information came from Wallace2 Family Tree at Ancestry.com


Evan Shelby 1748  1825 [Patriot]
Sumpters Brigade
Mecklenburg County, NC
My 5th great grandfather's brother

 

SHELBY FAMILY

Phillip Shelby (1650 Wales - ) married Margaretta Alexander
(Paul's 8th great grandparents)
Children:

Maria Shelby 1682  
Ellinora Shelby 1683  
Evan Shelby, Sr. 1690  1750
Rees Shelby 1693  
Elizabeth Shelby 1696  
Rowland Shelby
1697  1736

Evan Shelby, Sr. (1690 Tregaron, Cardigan, Wales - 1751 Frederick, MD) married Catherine Davies Morgan in 1716
(Paul's 7th great grandparents)
Children:

Evan Shelby, Jr. 1719  1794
Patriot,
Brigadier General of the militia of the Washington District of North Carolina, 1786

John Shelby 1723  1794
Rees Shelby 1724  1811 - descendent Carroll Hall Shelby (1923 - 2012) "Shelby Mustang"
(Cousin and Bryan Adams High 1979 grad Carole Welch Womack also descends from Reese)
Thomas Shelby 1725  1776
Moses Shelby 1728  1776  (Carole, I descend from Moses - Paul Ridenour)
Eleanor Shelby 1730  1803
David Shelby 1732  1799
Mary Shelby
1735  1813

Moses Shelby (5/5/1728 Tregaron, Cardiganshire, Wales - 10/13/1776 NC) married Isabella Alexander
(Paul's 6th great grandparents)
Patriot,
Mecklenburg Militia, North Carolina
Children:

Mary Shelby 1746  1822
Evan Shelby 1748  1825 married Susan Polk Alexander [Same family as President James Knox Polk]
Patriot,
Sumpter's Brigade, probably as a surgeon, North Carolina
Thomas Shelby 1752  1799
Eleanor Shelby 1755  
William Shelby 1760  1787
Moses Jr Shelby 1761  1823
John Shelby 1762  1811
Catherine Shelby 1763  1820
Rachael Shelby 1768  1855
Margaret Dorcas Shelby 1772  1844
Isabella Shelby
1775  1827

Evan Shelby 1748  1825 married Susan Polk Alexander
(Paul's 5th great grandparents)
Patriot,
Sumpter's Brigade, probably as a surgeon, North Carolina
Children:

Sarah Shelby 1778  1856
Susanna Shelby 1783  1853
Moses Shelby 1784  1826
William Alexander Shelby 1786  1856
Dorcas Shelby 1791  1869
Thomas Shelby 1797  1856
Evan Shelby 1799  
Harriet Shelby 1806 - 1856
John Milton Shelby 1806  1872

Moses Shelby (1784 - 1826) married Mary Ann Knox
(Paul's 4th great grandparents)
Children:

Winfield Moses Shelby 1804  1881
John Rufus Shelby 1810  1878
Smith Shelby 1811  1860
James Madison Shelby 1814  1889
David Daniel Shelby 1816  1896

|Eleanor Ann Selina Shelby 1817  1900

Samuel Norton Shelby 1821  1881
Joseph F Shelby 1823  1853
Thomas Alexander Shelby
1825  1862

James Madison Shelby married Amanda Ann Henderson

(Paul's 3rd great grandparents)
The Shelby's came to East Texas from Alabama in a convoy of covered wagons.
Children:

James Adam Shelby 1843  1886

Mary Ellen Shelby 1844  1899

Jane Eliza Shelby 1846  1902
John McNitt Shelby 1849  1917
Elvira Ann Shelby 1851  1862
Rachel Lenora Shelby 1853  1927
Martha Selina Shelby 1855  1925

Margaret Amanda "Maggie" Shelby 1858  1912
Susan Ella Shelby 1860  1911

 


James Madison Shelby - Shelby Chapel Historical Marker [Athens, Texas]


James Madison Shelby and Amanda Ann Henderson - 3rd great grandparents

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HORN FAMILY

Lawrence Larry Horn (1779 - circa 1829) married Mary Uln (1790 - )
[Paul's 4th great grandparents]
Children:

Benjamin Columbus Horn 1814  1891
James M Horn 1816  1864
Harriet Jane Horn 1818  1880
Joshua Lawrence Horn 1820  1886
Daniel Green Horn 1822  1892
Alfred Jackson Horn, Sr. 1825  1876
Early Horn 1826  

Alfred Jackson Horn, Sr. (1825 Emanuel, GA - 1876 Russell, AL) married Rebecca Mary Veal
[Paul's 3rd great grandparents]
Children:

Jane Horn 1846  
Lewis Horn 1848  
Alfred Jackson Horn, Jr 1852  1902
Jourdan J Horn 1854   |
David M Horn
1856  
Mary Molly Horn 1859  1936
Jefferson Decal Horn 1861  1932
James H Horn
1867  

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HORN-SHELBY FAMILY

Alfred Jackson Horn, Jr. (5/9/1852 Russell, AL - 1902 Bradshaw, TX) married Rachel Lenora Shelby (1853 Perry, AL  1927 TX) on 1/11/1876

[Paul's 2nd great grandparents]
Children:

    James Alfred Horn (1879 - 1955) married Louiza Blanche Grace McLindon [went by Grace] on 4/30/1907
    Children:

        Jessie Alfred Horn married Francis E, Baxter on 12/24/1925
        Children:

            Virginia Francis Horn married S. P. Beauchamp on 6/10/1947
            Children:

                David Beauchamp
                Keith Beauchamp

            Dorthy Joyce Horn married Laurence Patton on 12/27/1954
            Children:

                Douglas Patton
                Lelsia Patton
                Annie Louiza Patton       

            Helen Ruth Horn married Melvin Mills on 6/13/1951
            Children:

                Melinda Sue Mills
                James William Mills
                Dwight Mills
                Rus Mills

        Shelby McLindon Horn married Doris Bowman on 5/20/1957

        Mary Lenora Horn married Alois D. Heirman [went by Pat] on 12/30/1947
        Children:

            Lenora Alois Heirman married R. V. Hargrove
            Children:

                Margaret Lenora Hargrove married Thomas Preston

            Edith Beth Heirman
            Freda Jan Heirman
   
    Annie Mabel Horn (1881 - 1907) married J. A. Stephens
    Children:

        J. Alton Stephens
        Gladys Stephens married Howze

    Dee Burton Horn (1883 - 1968) married Martha Ann Mayhew "Mattie" (1884 - 1960) in 1903
    Mattied was very musical and all of her children played one or more instruments.
    Children:

        Alfred Burton Horn (1904 - 1984) married Lola Belle Crooks Boyer (1907 - 1907) in 1930
        Children:

            Lola Marie Horn married Brady Mills
            Dee Allen Horn
            Wanda Pearl Horn married Jack Rapp

        Jewel B. Horn (1904-1914) - thrown off a horse and was killed

        Floy Lily Horn (1909 - 1999) married Ralph Hardesty Ranson in 1929.  Floy was a teacher and taught piano.
        Children:

            Ralph Lynn Ranson married Patricia Clements
            Martha Ann Ranson married John Dale Lewis
            Linda Jean Ranson married Brent Lasater

        James Horn (1911-1911)

        Victor Monroe Horn (1915 - 2010) married Hazel Estelle Smith (1921 - 2005) in 1939.  Victor played the guitar and banjo
        Children:

            Ronda Beth Horn married Kim Espy
            David Horn married Linda
            Vickie Lee Horn email married Gary Holcomb ( - 1998) and then married David R. Beeson in 2000
            Children:

                Rachel Lenora Holcomb (1980 - ) married Shane Brian in 2009
                Children:

                    Alexander Brian
                    Shane Brian

            Douglas Horn

        Clifford Leon Horn (1917 - 2008) married Jackie Holt in 1941.  Cliff was a band director, played coronet and clarinet.

        Myrla Beth Horn (1920 - 2002) married Eugene W. Neighbors (1920 - 1990) in 1944. Beth taught piano.
        Children:

            Paul Eugene Neighbors (1948 - ) married Catherine E. Vanderhoof in 1971
            Phillip Arthur Neighbors (1952 - ) married Susan Lynn Hall in 1974
            Douglas Edward Neighbors (1958 - )

    Mary Eva Horan (1886 - 1886)

    Clara Lela Horn (1/2/1887 - 1/25/1952) married Errol Thurlow Ridenour [Earl Ridenour] (8/9/1876 - 4/20/1961 CA)
    on
4/21/1907 in Athens, TX [Paul's great grandparents] - see Ridenour Family

    Infant son Horn (1888 - 1888)

    Ruby S Horn (1889 - 1895)

    Jefferson Lee Horn, Sr. (1892 - 1932) married Ethel Alston
    Children:

        Jefferson Lee Horn Jr. married Martha
        Children:

            Chrissie Horn
            Sharie Horn

        Lula C. Horn married E. R. Tanner

    Robert Ira Horn (1894 - 1896)

    Zula Horn (1897 - 1949) married Chester Dee and Jones
    Children:

        Janice Lou Jones married White

    Bessie Lou Horn (1900 - 1954) married Marvin L. O'Quin
    Children:

        William O'Quin married Bonnie
        Eloise O'Quin married W. Baer
 


Errol Thurlow Ridenour


Earl and Clara Lela Horn Ridenour


Moses "Will"


Clara Lela Horn Ridenour with sisters Zula Horn and Bessie Horn


Rachel Lenora Shelby Horn


Rachel Lenora Shelby Horn


Rachel Lenora Shelby Horn


Alfred Jackson Horn, Jr. and Rachel Lenora Shelby Horn


James Madison Shelby and wife Amanda Ann Henderson
The markers above were cleaned by me in 2014 and the photos are on Findagrave.com.


Moses Shelby, my 6th great grandfather


Thomas Shelby, my 5th great grandfather