Descendants of
Jonathan Bird Short



Parents & Siblings

Doug's Genealogy


Short Generation # 7

1. Jonathan Bird Short; b. circa 15 Dec 1771 in Guilford Co., North Carolina; m. Elizabeth Lomax, daughter of Thomas Lomax and Lydia Short, 21 Jun 1794 in Guilford Co., North Carolina. The bondsman was William Short; d. 22 Apr 1847 in Guilford Co., North Carolina.

Elizabeth Lomax was born on 25 Dec 1774 in Guilford Co., North Carolina.

Children of Jonathan Bird Short and Elizabeth Lomax were as follows:


Short Generation # 6

4. Alfred Short; b. 1798 in Guilford Co., North Carolina; m. Hannah Miller 17 Jan 1828 in Guilford Co., North Carolina.

Children of Alfred Short and Hannah Miller all b. in Guilford Co., North Carolina, were as follows:

5. Allen B. Short; b. circa 1803 in Guilford Co., North Carolina; m. Malinda Armfield 29 Nov 1827 in Guilford Co., North Carolina; d. circa 1872 in Franklin Co., Missouri.

Malinda Armfield was born circa 1803 in North Carolina.

Children of Allen B. Short and Malinda Armfield were as follows:

9. Thankful Short; b. 27 Sep 1812 in Guilford Co., North Carolina; m. Hamilton Armfield 2 Feb 1832; d. 13 Feb 1892 at age 79.

Hamilton Armfield was born on 15 Nov 1800 in Rockingham Co., North Carolina. He died before Jun 1880.

Children of Thankful Short and Hamilton Armfield were as follows:

11. Albert George Short; b. 5 Aug 1819 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina; m. Abalina Ozment, daughter of Thomas Ozment and Abigail Cummings, 18 Feb 1840 in Guilford Co., North Carolina; d. 16 Jan 1906 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina, at age 86.

Abalina Ozment was born on 24 Aug 1823 in Guilford Co., North Carolina. She died on 1 Jan 1877 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina, at age 53.

Children of Albert George Short and Abalina Ozment were as follows:


Short Generation # 5

12. Jasper Short; b. 12 Oct 1828 in Guilford Co., North Carolina; m. Martha Reece 20 Feb 1851 in Guilford Co., North Carolina; d. 7 Nov 1870 at age 42.

Martha Reece was born on 25 Jan 1828 in Virginia. She died on 2 Sep 1871 at age 43.

Children of Jasper Short and Martha Reece were as follows:

13. Winston M. Short; b. 19 Mar 1831 in Guilford Co., North Carolina; m. Mary L. Gamble 18 Aug 1852 in Guilford Co., North Carolina; d. 10 May 1882 at age 51.

Children of Winston M. Short and Mary L. Gamble all b. in Guilford Co., North Carolina, were as follows:

19. Thankful Short; b. circa 1834 in North Carolina; m. Marion Francis Thurmond 29 Dec 1853 in Franklin Co., Missouri, with Plato Cole.officiating; m. Jesse M. Nichols circa 1856.

Marion Francis Thurmond was born circa 1835 in Missouri. He married Mary Polly Prather, daughter of Daniel Henry Prather and Ann Nancy Bay, on 12 Apr 1863. He married Mary A. Oliver on 19 Dec 1898 in Hillsboro, Jefferson Co., Missouri.

There were no children of Thankful Short and Marion Francis Thurmond.

Jesse M. Nichols was born circa 1830 in Tennessee.

Children of Thankful Short and Jesse M. Nichols both b. in Missouri were as follows:

21. Albert H. Short; b. Oct 1844 in Missouri; m. Fanny L. (-?-) circa 1874; d. 1916.

Fanny L. (-?-) was born in Dec 1854 in Missouri. She died in 1916.

Children of Albert H. Short and Fanny L. (-?-) were:

36. Alfred M. Short; b. 12 Jun 1850 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina; m. Lemecia Frances Haymore, daughter of Daniel Haymore and Martha Hall, 19 Apr 1877 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina; d. 29 Aug 1893 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina, at age 43.

Lemecia Frances Haymore was born on 18 Apr 1857 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina. She died on 29 Nov 1934 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina, at age 77.

Children of Alfred M. Short and Lemecia Frances Haymore all b. in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina, were as follows:

38. Albert Seymour Short; b. 31 Oct 1855 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina; m. Mary Leticia Dick 27 Dec 1879 in Surry Co., North Carolina; d. May 1908 in Jacksonville, Florida, at age 52.

There were no children of Albert Seymour Short and Mary Leticia Dick.

Children of Albert Seymour Short include:

39. Jasper Hamilton Short; b. 31 Mar 1858 in Surry Co., North Carolina; m. Eliza Jane Jackson, daughter of James Jackson and Adaline Belton, 4 Nov 1880 in Surry Co., North Carolina; d. 29 Apr 1948 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina, at age 90.

Children of Jasper Hamilton Short and Eliza Jane Jackson were as follows:


Short Generation # 4

46. Emma F. Short; b. circa 1853 in Guilford Co., North Carolina; d. before 10 Jun 1885.

Children of Emma F. Short include:

55. Cora Belle Short; b. 15 Feb 1878 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina; m. Rogenious Cicero Moser 15 Mar 1900 in Surry Co., North Carolina; d. 6 Dec 1961 in Ashboro, Randolph Co., North Carolina, at age 83.

Rogenious Cicero Moser was born on 20 Aug 1878 in Surry Co., North Carolina. He died on 20 Oct 1941 in Randleman, Randolph Co., North Carolina, at age 63.

Children of Cora Belle Short and Rogenious Cicero Moser were as follows:

56. Dora Anne Short; b. 10 Feb 1881 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina; m. William Lafayette Kirkman 8 Jan 1901 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina; d. 21 Dec 1946 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina, at age 65.

William Lafayette Kirkman was born on 22 Jul 1877 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina. He died on 28 Apr 1954 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina, at age 76.

Children of Dora Anne Short and William Lafayette Kirkman all b. in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina, were as follows:

57. Edgar Roland Short; b. 13 Sep 1883 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina; m. Lucy Ada Kirkman, daughter of Andrew Virgil Kirkman and Laura Jane Golding, 23 May 1908 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina; d. 29 Mar 1964 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina, at age 80.

Lucy Ada Kirkman was born on 23 May 1882 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina. She died on 26 Oct 1963 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina, at age 81.

Children of Edgar Roland Short and Lucy Ada Kirkman all b. in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina, were as follows:

58. James Lonzo Short; b. 13 Oct 1886 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina; m. Ella Deatherage 23 Jun 1907 in Surry Co., North Carolina; d. 31 Oct 1975 in Randleman, Randolph Co., North Carolina, at age 89.

Ella Deatherage was born on 29 Apr 1891 in Surry Co., North Carolina. She died on 13 Jul 1971 in Randleman, Randolph Co., North Carolina, at age 80.

Children of James Lonzo Short and Ella Deatherage both b. in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina, were as follows:

63. Annie Mae Short; b. 7 Jul 1886; m. Nathan Marcus Shelton, son of James Shelton and Elizabeth (-?-), 24 Dec 1902 in Carroll Co., Virginia; d. 3 Dec 1903 in Mount Airy, Surry Co., North Carolina, at age 17.

Children of Annie Mae Short and Nathan Marcus Shelton were:



Bibliography - descendants of Jonathan Bird Short

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