The SHELLY surname is in Eileen's maternal line. The origins of the surname are unknown at this time.
Stories and history:
Ahnentafel # 31: Samantha Shelly (1848-1933). Samantha was born December 16, 1848 in Dora, Wabash County, Indiana. She married May 21, 1872 in Wabash County, Indiana to Christopher Sills (1840-1913). Christopher was born February 15, 1840 in Jackson Township, Champaign County, Ohio. They raised 5 children in Lagro Township, Wabash County, Indiana. Christopher died March 19, 1913 in Dora, Wabash County, Indiana. Samantha died March 20, 1933 in Grant County, Indiana.
Ahnentafel # 62: Jacob Shelly (c1794-1863). Jacob was born circa 1794. He married before 1841 to Elizabeth Rickert (c1818-1900). Elizabeth was born circa 1818 in Ohio. They raised 7 children in Lagro Township, Wabash County, Indiana. Elizabeth died February 18, 1900 in Dora, Wabash County, Indiana. Jacob died July 1863 in Dora, Wabash County, Indiana.
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