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Louisa Shelby (Looney)

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Birthplace: Augusta County, Virginia
Death: Died in Washington County, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Looney, Sr. and Elizabeth Looney
Wife of Capt. John Shelby
Mother of John Shelby, Jr; Catherine Shelby; Evan Shelby; Thomas Shelby; Isaac Shelby and 2 others
Sister of Martha Rowland; Thomas Looney; Robert Looney, Jr.; Adam Looney, Sr.; Daniel Looney and 23 others

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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.

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Louisa Shelby's Timeline

1728
1728
Augusta County, Virginia
1751
1751
Age 23
North Carolina, United States
1755
1755
Age 27
Isle of Man
1757
1757
Age 29
1759
1759
Age 31
1761
1761
Age 33
1763
1763
Age 35
1763
Age 35
Washington County, Virginia, United States
1794
1794
Age 66
Washington County, Virginia