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Posted by: Michael Higgins (ID *****1829) Date: March 28, 2006 at 00:16:28
In Reply to: Re: NANCY KILBY IN TN. by LINDA OLLIS of 568

I just came across your posting and thought i would add what i have located
1860 Census
King Shumate 45 ,Mary Shumate 33
Martha Shumate 18,Esley Shumate 16,Enoch Shumate 14
Nancy Shumate 12 ,Henry Shumate 10 ,Huander Shumate 8
Franklin Shumate 6 ,Wilson Shumate 4

and what i believe to be Nancy Kilby and her family in 1860 census living in Wilkes County North Carolina
James W Kilby 57 Mary Kilby 48
Rebecca Kilby 26 ,Chloe Kilby 20,Nancy Kilby 18
John H Kilby 16 ,Wm J Kilby 13,Catherine Kilby 11

1870 Census
Esley(26) & Nancy(27)lived in Union Township,Wilkes County,NC
with 2 children a 3 year old daughter(appears to say Dove)
and a 7/12ths of a yr old son named Thomas.

1880 Census
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Esley SHUMATE Self M Male W 37 NC Farm Laborer NC NC
Nancy SHUMATE Wife M Female W 38 NC Keeping House NC NC
Flory SHUMATE Dau S Female W 13 NC NC NC
Wily T. SHUMATE Son S Male W 10 NC Works On Farm NC NC
Mary E. SHUMAATE Dau S Female W 7 NC NC NC
James SHUMATE Son S Male W 4 NC NC NC
Nancy SHUMATE Dau S Female W 2M NC NC NC

Source Information:
Census Place Mulberry, Wilkes, North Carolina
Family History Library Film 1254987
NA Film Number T9-0987
Page Number 69D

an excerpt
William Francis "Yank" was born June 16, 1862, married first Samantha Shumate, married second Cloie Shumate, daughter of Esley Shumate and Nancy Kirby*
*probally a typo !
Esley Shumate Civil War Service
Source: North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster. 13 vols. Raleigh: University Graphics, 1993.
Name: Esley Shumate ,
Residence: Wilkes County, North Carolina
Occupation: Farmer
Enlisted as a Private on 24 September 1861 at the age of 18
Is listed in Company F, 37th North Carolina Infantry Regiment on November 20 1861.
Deserted on August 09 1862
Returned on December 27 1864
Deserted to enemy on January 01 1865
Took Oath of Allegiance at Washington, DC
Transferred on January 06 1865 at Washington, DC

According to the 1890 Veterans Census he emlisted June 15th 1861,and served until April 7th 1862 in the 37th North Carolina Infantry Company F
Esley Shumate and Nancy Kilby were married Jan 5 1866 in Wilkes County

I am connected to the Kilby surname through the Kilby line from Culpeper Virginia.

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