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Descendants of Malachi Shoulders

 

Second Generation

LEVI SHOULDERS son of Malachi Shoulders and Mary (Polly) Gregory was born 29 Oct 1807 in Peyton’s Creek, Smith County, Tennessee and died on 16 Nov 1859 in Jenny Creek, Jackson County, Tennessee, at age 52, and was buried in November 1859.

Noted events in his life:

  • Census:  1840 Smith County, Tennessee.  Levi Shoulders is shown with (1) m under 5; (1) m 30 – 40; (1) f under 5; (2) f  5 – 10; (1) f 30 – 40 on Page 296, Line 10.

LEVI SHOULDERS married first to ADELINE OLDHAM abt 1830 – 1832. 

Children from this marriage were:

  1. CELIA JANE SHOULDERS was born on 1 October 1832.  Celia married CYRUS GRAHAM CLARK about 1851 – 1852 and they had seven children:  Roark, John Smith, Coley, Adeline, Willis S., Bailey Peyton and Elizabeth (Betty).  Celia then married SAMUEL H. TAYLOR on 3 September 1868 and they had one child:  William B. Taylor.  Celia died on 23 December 1917 and her remains were moved to Gainesboro City Cemetery and placed beside Cyrus Graham Clark. 
  2. MARY ANN (POLLY) SHOULDERS was born on 18 April 1835 in Smith County, Tennessee and died 15 May 1911, at age 76, and was buried in Macon County, Tennessee.  Mary married JAMES R. or JOHN T. RUSSELL, have seen this listed both ways, it’s possible she had two husbands named Russell.  They had nine children:  Elvira P., Martin or Martha A., Vandola Canady, Pauline Pontes, Ulysses Grant, Erastus, Inocella D., Paschal and Marry Ella.
  3. SAMUEL SHOULDERS was born 15 June 1837 in Jackson County, Tennessee and died 21 July 1914 in Macon County, Tennessee.  Samuel married MARY ANN SUTTON about 1859 – 1860 and they had seven children:  Amanda, Andrew J., Celia Jane, Cecondus Matthew, Joseph, James and Palestine.
  4. ALETHA A. SHOULDERS was born 7 April 1839 in Jackson County, Tennessee and died 21 February 1883.  Aletha married JAMES LEVI SUTTON on 2 February 1869 and they had eight children:  Mary Katherine, Levi Burdine, Flavious M., David McDonald, Sarah Jane, Haley, Nancy E. and Martha E.

LEVI SHOULDERS married second to CELIA JANE GRINADE abt 1840 - 1841.  Celia was born 8 November 1816 in Smith County, Tennessee and died 7 June 1895.

Noted events in his life:

  • Census:  1850 Jackson County, Tennessee

Noted events in her life:

  • Census:  1860 Jackson County, Tennessee
  • Census:  1870 Jackson County, Tennessee

Children from this marriage were:

  1. THOMAS JONES SHOULDERS was born on 24 May 1842.
  2. SILAS JAMES SHOULDERS was born on 15 January 1844.
  3. JOHN (JACK) SHOULDERS was born on 18 November 1846.
  4. SARAH A. (BABE) SHOULDERS was born in 8 November 1848.
  5. REBECCA E. SHOULDERS was born on 6 September 1849.
  6. LEONIDAS HOGG (LON) SHOULDERS was born 8 June 1851.
  7. MARTHA O. SHOULDERS was born 27 May 1853.