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About Louisa Shelby

According to Notable Southern Families (Vol. 2, pp. 305, 315) a Louisa Looney married Captain John Shelby of the military organization of Washington County, Virginia. According to a D.A.R. application paper (Lineage 78, 382) John Shelby Sr. (b. 1724 - d. 1794) went to join his brother Moses in North Carolina in 1750 where he met Louisa Looney. He established a station in the Wautauga District known as Shelby's. Their children were:

  1. JohnJr., married Elizabeth Brigham;
  2. David married Sarah Bledsoe;
  3. Eban,
  4. Thomas,
  5. Isaac;
  6. Louisa married Wm.McCrab; and
  7. Catherine Shelby who married ____ Evan.