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Descendants of Malachi Shoulders

 

Second Generation

THOMAS TIMBERLAKE SHOULDERS son of Malachi Shoulders and Mary (Polly) Gregory was born between 1812 – 1813 in Smith County, Tennessee and died in 1872 at age 60.

            Noted events in his life were:

  • Census M704-534, 1840 Smith County, Tennessee.  Thomas Shoulders appears with (1) m under 5, (1) m 20 – 30, (1) f 20 – 30 on Page 288, Line 10.
  • Census M432-896, 12 October 1850 Smith County, Tennessee.  Thomas Shoulders age 38 appears with wife Mary A. E. age 32, John age 12, Mary J. age 9, David T. age 7, Martha A. age 5, Joseph P. age 3, Susan C. age 9 months on Page 274, Line 672.
  • Census M653-127, 22 June 1860 Smith County, Tennessee.  Thomas T. Shoulders age 47 appears with wife Elvira age 48, Mary J. age 20, David age 18, Martha A. age 16, Joseph P. age 12, Susan C. age 10, Ben F. age 9, Sarah F. age 7, Wilson age 5, Robert A. age 3, Helder age 1 on Page 317, Line 542.
  • Census M593-1564, 21 July 1870 Smith County, Tennessee.  Thomas Shoulders age 58 appears with wife Mary age 49, Joseph P. age 21, Sarah age 15, Robert H. age 14 on Page 13, Line 90.

THOMAS TIMBERLAKE SHOULDERS married MARY A. ELVIRA BRANSFORD, parents unknown, about 1838 in Smith County, Tennessee. 

            Noted events in her life were:

  • Census 1880 Smith County, Tennessee.  Elvira Shoulders age 59 with son Robert H. age 22 are living with Joseph P. Shoulders age 31 and his wife Mary age 21, Safrona age 3, Leona age 1.

Children from this marriage were:

  1. JOHN B. SHOULDERS was born 1838.
  2. MARY JANE SHOULDERS was born 1840.
  3. DAVID TIMBERLAKE SHOULDERS was born 23 November 1842.
  4. MARTHA ALLIS SHOULDERS was born 1844.
  5. JOSEPH PEYTON SHOULDERS was born 15 November 1847.
  6. SUSAN C. SHOULDERS was born 1849.
  7. BENJAMIN F. SHOULDERS was born March 1851.
  8. SARAH F. SHOULDERS was born 1853.