Shifflett Family Genealogy

  1. Primary Sources: General
    1. Excerpts from 2 pages of the 1815 Virginia Landowners Directory for Albemarle County submitted by Tom Lewis
    2. 1920 Federal Census: Blackwell Precinct submitted by Julia Crosswell
    3. Original Albemarle Co. Patents by Location submitted by Julia Crosswell
    4. Catterton's Store in Orange Co. 1810/18 list of shoppers
    5. Maps
      1. Early Shiflet Locations
      2. Kidd's Creek site of first Shiflet land
      3. Details of Albemarle Co., from the Hotchkiss Map of 1866
      4. Plat of land deed to Lewis Shiflet by heirs
      5. Map of Buck Mountain region.
    6. Place Names submitted by Kim Morris & Larry Shifflett (Frazier Mountain, Shiflet Hollow, etc.)
    7. Extracts from The Plecker Bulletin used with permission from the Melungeon Home Page.
    8. Shiflets buried at U.S. Veterans Cemeteries submitted by Bob Klein
  2. Primary Sources: Shiflet Family - VA & WV
    1. Shiflet Timeline - short summaries of all early records found to date
      1. 1683 - 1774
      2. 1775 - 1789
      3. 1790 - 1795
      4. 1796 - 1800
    2. Early Shiflet Project Additional info welcome!
    3. Bible Records
      1. GA: John McMullen Bible
      2. KY: Hasten Tussey and Susan Estill Shifflett Bible
      3. VA: The Winston Shifflett New Testament Reader
      4. VA: John T. and Barbara C. Obaugh Shiplet Bible
      5. WV: John Calvin and Emma Jane Cotter Shiflett Bible
    4. Vital Records
      1. Albemarle Co. Death Records
      2. Excerpts from Vol. I and II of Augusta Co. Death Records submitted by Tom Lewis.
      3. Death Records from mixed counties submitted by Larry Shifflett and Barbara Hensley
      4. Berkeley Co. (WV) Death Records submitted by Anna Gray
      5. Orange Co. Funeral Records submitted by Marie Snow
      6. Greene County Records submitted by Vicky Hensley
      7. More Greene Co. Births for Shifflett and Morris
      8. Randolph Co. (WV) Births submitted by Kevin Williams
      9. Rockingham Co. Births 1853-1856 (includes related families)
      10. Rockingham Co. Births 1894-1896 (includes related families)
      11. Rockingham Co. Deaths 1870 - 1894 submitted by Cathy Phillips and Julia Crosswell (includes related families)
    5. Marriages
      1. States Other Than VA
        1. Georgia: Elbert Co.
        2. Illinois: various counties
        3. Iowa: Muscatine Co.
        4. Kentucky: Madison Co., unknown KY counties
        5. Maryland: Howard Co.
        6. Missouri: DeKalb, Howard, Linn Counties
        7. Ohio: Allen, Shelby, various Counties
        8. Tennesse: Meigs County
        9. West Virginia: Berkeley, Gilmer, Randolph, Ritchie counties
      2. Virginia
        1. Albemarle County
        2. Orange and Greene Counties
        3. Augusta, Berkeley, Fluanna, Louisa, and Madison, Counties
        4. Harper's Ferry Bridge, Page, Rockbridge, Rockingham and Shenandoah Counties
      3. John Gibson's Greene Co., VA marriage returns of 1840/41 submitted by Larry Shifflett.
    6. Master list of Wills, Estates and Chancery Causes
      1. Analysis & scan of 1791 Will of John Shiftlett Sr. submitted by Larry Shifflett
      2. Wills before 1870
      3. Wills 1870 and later
      4. Chancery Causes
        1. 1833 Sukey Shiflet etc. vs. Bartlett Davis etc. submitted by Wendy Mathias
        2. 1860: Turner Shiflett in his own right and as administrator with the will annexed of John Shiflett dec'd., and Parrott H. Elliott Plaintiffs vs. James Shiflett, John Shiflett & Vina Shiflett & others. Extract submitted by Larry Shifflett
    7. Index to Obituaries & Death Notices found on the Shiflet website by first name -- 500 plus entries and still adding more.
    8. Cemeteries VA/WV
      1. Bacon Hollow Cemetery, Greene
      2. Brown's Cove Cemetery, Albemarle
      3. Buck Mountain Episcopal Church, Earlysville
      4. Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Albemarle
      5. Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, Albemarle
      6. Evergreen Cemetery, Rockingham
      7. Free Union Baptist Church, Albemarle
      8. Free Union Cemetery, Albemarle
      9. Gentry Methodist Church, Albemarle
      10. Hensley/Shifflett/Powell Cemetery, Shenandoah Park
      11. Hightop Free Pentecostal Church, Greene
      12. Hillsboro Baptist Church, Albemarle
      13. Holly Memorial Gardens, Charlottesville
      14. Innisfree Village, Albemarle
      15. Ivy Creek Methodist Church, Albemarle
      16. Mitchell-Davis Cemetery, Greene
      17. Monticello Memorial Park, Charlottesville
      18. Mt. Moriah Methodist Church, White Hall
      19. Oakwood Cemetery, Charlottesville
      20. Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond
      21. Old Buck Mountain Church, Albemarle
      22. Old Buck Mountain Church, Cemetery across the road, Albemarle
      23. Old City Cemetery, Lynchburg
      24. Piney Ridge Church of the Brethren, Albemarle
      25. Prize Hill Cemetery, Albemarle
      26. Riverview Cemetery, Charlottesville
      27. Rockgate Cemetery, Crozet
      28. St. John the Baptist Episcopal of Ivy, VA
      29. Shifflett Cemetery, Rockingham
      30. Shifflett's Cemetery, Lynnwood
      31. Shifflett-Lam Cemetery, Greene
      32. Slayton Shifflett Cemetery, Greene
      33. Thomas and Patience Shiflett Cemetery, Albemarle
      34. Tomahawk Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Hedgesville, Berkeley Co., WV
      35. Wesley Chapel, Albemarle
      36. Wild Rose Cemetery, Albemarle
      37. Woodson Cemetery, Greene
      38. Shenandoah Park Cemeteries submitted by Kim Morris
      39. Information on Known cemeteries within Shenandoah NP submitted by Larry Shifflett
    9. Taxes and Order Books
      1. *Tax Table showing tithe and land tax lists from Albemarle and Orange from 1725 - 1837
      2. *Tax Table showing tithe and land tax lists from Albemarle and Orange from 1837 - 1880
      3. 1779 Albemarle Co., VA Quit Rents
      4. Albemarle Co., VA, Court Order Book submitted by Chester Johnson
      5. Albemarle Co., VA, Guardian Bonds submitted by Tom Lewis
      6. Albemarle Co., VA, Road Orders submitted by Chester Johnson and Wendy Mathias
      7. Albemarle Co., Overseers of the Poor book 1786 - 1807 submitted by Chester Johnson
      8. Augusta Co., VA, Court Order Book submitted by Chester Johnson
      9. Augusta Co., VA Personal Property Tax submitted by Larry Shifflett
      10. Greene Co. 1902/3 Poll Tax, (partial) S surnames submitted by Julia Crosswell
      11. Greene County Court Records and accompanying notes submitted by Larry Shifflett
      12. Shifletts in the 1782-1799 Orange Co. Personal Property Tax List submitted by Chester Johnson
      13. Excerpt fromOrange County Road Orders
      14. Some Albemarle county Road Orders submitted by Chester Johnson
      15. Rockingham Co., VA, Court Orders submitted by Larry Shifflett
    10. Census Records
      1. Shifletts in the 1790 Census submitted by Harry W. Shifflett
      2. 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840 Albemarle Census
      3. Excerpts from the 1850 Albemarle Co. Census
      4. Excerpts from the 1900 Albemarle Co. Census submitted by Eugene Powell
      5. 1920 Federal Census: Albemarle Co., Blackwell Precinct submitted by Julia Crosswell
      6. 1920 Federal Census: Albemarle Co., Free Union Precinct submitted by Julia Crosswell (excerpts)
      7. 1920 Federal Census: Albemarle Co., Crozet Precinct submitted by Julia Crosswell (excerpts)
      8. 1820, 1830 Orange Census
      9. 1840 Greene Co. Census (bottom of Orange Co. page)
      10. Excerpts from the 1850 Greene Co. Census
      11. A few families from the 1870 Greene Co. Census
      12. 1880 Greene Co. Census Monroe District, part 1 submitted by Sarah Fezio
      13. 1880 Greene Co. Census Monroe District, part 2 submitted by Sarah Fezio
      14. Excepts: 1810, 1820, 1830 & 1840 Rockingham Co. Census
      15. Excerpts from the 1850 Rockingham Co. Census submitted by Tom Lewis
      16. Excerpts from the 1850 Rockingham Co. Census submitted by Larry Shifflett
      17. Excerpts from the 1870 Rockingham Co. Census - Elk Run Township
      18. Excerpts from the 1870 Rockingham Co. Census - Ashby, Central, Franklin and Port Republic Townships.
      19. Excerpts from the 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, & 1850 Augusta Co. Census
      20. Excerpts from the 1860 Augusta Co. Census
      21. Excerpts from the 1840, 1850 Greenbrier Co. Census
      22. Excerpts from the 1850 Shenandoah Co. Census
    11. Deeds
      1. Shiflet Land Deeds from Orange, Albemarle, Rockingham Counties submitted by Tom Lewis and others; also deeds/grants from other locations: WV
        1. Master List
        2. Part One 1760 - 1799
        3. Part Two 1800 - 1822
        4. Part Three 1825 - 1830
        5. Part Four 1831 - 1839
        6. Part Five 1841 - 1843
        7. Part Six 1844 - 1868
        8. Part Seven 1871 - 1902
      2. Land Deeds of William Shifflett of Augusta County submitted by Tom Lewis
        1. Part One: 1837 - 1850
        2. Part Two:1850 - 1900
    12. Miscellaneous Records and Notes
      1. Albemarle/Buck Mountain/Chesnut Grove Baptist Church Records submitted by Julia Crosswell
      2. Excerpt Thomas E. Shifflet Diary, 1909, listing some of the children of Thomas and Patience Shiflett submitted by Cheri Salz
      3. 1914 Harrisonburg Letters to Santa
      4. Christmas in Brown's Cove by George Foss
      5. Albemarle County Notes submitted by Vicky Hensley
      6. Greene County Newspaper articles submitted by Larry Shifflett
      7. Greene Co. Newspaper Articles: Those Hot Blooded Shiffletts submitted by Vicky Hensley and updated by Gina Gibson
      8. Rockingham Co. Newspaper articles by various submitters
      9. Notes from The Descendants of Francis Meadows of Orange & Rockingham Co., Va. by Shirley Seal Breeden submitted by Vicky Hensley
      10. (Yet Another) Disputed Election: Orange County, 1741
      11. Store Registers:
        1. Catterton's Store 1810/18
        2. Acct. of John Shiflet at Jesse Garth's Albemarle Store in 1823
    13. Compilations on Individual Shiflets from VA
      1. John Shiflett Jr. with land plat of Shiflett heirs submitted by Chester Johnson
      2. John Shiflett Sr. submitted by Chester Johnson
  3. Bureau of Land Management Records
  4. Primary Sources: Shiflet Family - California
    1. California death records submitted by Talmadge Shifflett
  5. Primary Sources: Shiflet Family - Georgia
    1. Deed Record Abstracts submitted by Chester Johnson
  6. Primary Sources: Shiflet Family - Iowa
    1. Iowa Cemeteries
  7. Primary Sources: Shiflet Family - Illinois
    1. Diary of Thomas Ephiram Shifflet of KY and IL, 1916-1918, submitted by Cheri Salz
    2. Thomas and Anna Hardin Shifflet Bible; transcript found in Thomas Ephiram Shifflet's diary, submitted by Cheri Salz
    3. Illinois Cemeteries submitted by Cheri Salz
      1. Atlanta Cemetery, Logan Co., IL
      2. McClean Cemetery, McLean Co., IL
      3. Park Hill Cemetery, McLean Co., IL
      4. Waynesville Cemetery, DeWitt Co., IL
  8. Primary Sources: Shiflet Family - Kentucky
    1. Photo of the Shifflet cabin now located in Berea, Madison Co., KY submitted by Norman & Mary Franklin
    2. 1810 thru 1860 Madison Co., KY Census submitted by Cheri Salz
    3. KY Death Index 1911-1986
    4. Hasten Tussey Shifflet Bible submitted by Elizabeth Shifflette Hanna
    5. Excerpt Thomas E. Shifflet Diary, 1909, listing some of the children of Thomas and Patience Shiflett
  9. Primary Sources: Shiflet Family - Missouri
    1. Missouri Census Records with map
    2. Missiouri Land Grants
  10. Primary Sources: Shiflett Family - North Dakota
    1. 1900 ND census excerpt
  11. Primary Sources: Shiflet Family - Ohio
    1. Nathaniel & Solomon Shiflet submitted by Ray Fannin Ohio Map showing Shiflet locations
    2. Census Records submitted by Ray Fannin, Kate Forster, & Larry Shifflett
    3. Ohio Ohio Deeds and Grants submitted by Ray Fannin.
    4. Ohio Vital Records submitted by Ray Fannin
    5. Miami Valley Area Records submitted by Julia Crosswell
  12. Primary Sources: Shiflet Family - Tennessee
    1. Shiflets in Tennessee submitted by Julia Crosswell

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