Descendants of
Jesse L. Short



Parents & Siblings

Doug's Genealogy


Short Generation # 6

1. Jesse L. Short; b. 4 May 1811; m. Rebecca A. Lewis, daughter of Daniel Lewis and Abigail Brown, 31 Mar 1839 in Franklin Co., Missouri; d. 2 Aug 1893 in Collin Co., Texas, at age 82.

Rebecca A. Lewis was born on 19 Jan 1820 in Alabama. She died on 18 May 1890 in Collin Co., Texas, at age 70.

Children of Jesse L. Short and Rebecca A. Lewis were as follows:


Short Generation # 5

2. Abigail J. Short; b. Nov 1850 in Texas; m. Richard T. Mitchell 22 Nov 1866 in Coryell Co., Texas; d. 29 Jun 1927 in Coryell Co., Texas, at age 76.

Richard T. Mitchell was born in May 1839 in Tennessee. He died on 22 May 1904 in Coryell Co., Texas.

Children of Abigail J. Short and Richard T. Mitchell all b. in Texas were as follows:

3. Rebecca Short; b. circa 1852 in Texas; m. Edwin R. Saye.

Edwin R. Saye was born circa 1842 in Missouri.

Children of Rebecca Short and Edwin R. Saye all b. in Texas were as follows:

4. Masuria Short; b. circa 1853 in Texas; m. William K. McCollum.

William K. McCollum was born circa 1848 in Kentucky. He married Eliza Mandy McCarley circa 1895.

Children of Masuria Short and William K. McCollum all b. in Texas were as follows:

5. Lida A. Short; b. circa 1858 in Texas; m. William Wilson.

William Wilson was born circa 1852 in South Carolina.

Children of Lida A. Short and William Wilson were:


Short Generation # 4

15. Jennie McCollum; b. Feb 1871 in Texas; m. Richard Thatcher say 1885; m. William J. Madding circa 1900.

Children of Jennie McCollum and Richard Thatcher were:

William J. Madding was born in Oct 1862 in Tennessee. He married Nellie (-?-).

Children of Jennie McCollum and William J. Madding were as follows:


Short Generation # 3

24. Royce Elmer Madding; b. 27 Jan 1901 in Anna, Texas; m. Shirley Heyn in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; m. Jewel Ona Frair; d. Feb 1979 at age 78.

Children of Royce Elmer Madding include:

Children of Royce Elmer Madding and Jewel Ona Frair both b. in Collin Co., Texas, were as follows:



Bibliography - descendants of Jesse L. Short

"Rebecca Short Probate," Collin Chronicles, Vol 5, No 4 (June 1985).

Civil War Penson Application.

Dolores Sheperd Miltenberger & Rev. Gordon Miltenberger. Three Hamiltons of Maryland: Gavin, Andrew & Ninian. 3617 Dallas, Texas 75214: researchers, 1963-1983.

Missouri. Franklin County. 1830 U.S. census. Micropublication M19, roll 72. Washington DC: National Archives.

Missouri. Franklin County. County Clerks Office. Union. Marriage Records.

Missouri. Franklin County. Union. Franklin County Probate Court Building, Wills & Administration.

Pitts, Alice, Collin County Cemetery Inscriptions, Volume 1. Mckinney, Texas: POP Publications, 1975-1978.

Social Security Death Index, Inc., RootsWeb.Com, http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com. The SSDI component of RootsWeb is drawn from the Social Security Death Benefits Index of the U.S. Social Security Administration and is available by subscription from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Texas. Collin County. 1850 U.S. census, population schedule. Micropublication M432, roll 910. Washington DC: National Archives.

Texas. Collin County. 1860 U.S. census. Micropublication M653, roll 1291. Washington DC: National Archives.

Texas. Collin County. 1880 U.S. census, population schedule. Micropublication T9, roll 1296. Washington DC: National Archives.

Texas. Collin County. 1900 U.S. census, population schedule. Micropublication T623, roll 1621. Washington DC: National Archives.

Vital Statistics, online http://www.rootsweb.com/rootsweb/graphics/texas.html.





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