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Maria SHORT1818

Name
Maria SHORT
Given names
Maria
Surname
SHORT
Birth 1818 28 21
Note: The connection of Maria Short of Rankin Co to Siemon Short is circumstantial. Her marriage took place in the same county where Simeon resided in 1838 , in 1840 she lived adjacent to Simeon and the families went to San Augustine Tx at the same time in 1841, along with Simeon's sons Elbern and Jonas Short.
Birth of a brotherElbern SHORT
1820 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherJonas SHORT
1825 (Age 7 years)
Death of a paternal grandfatherJonas SHORT
1831 (Age 13 years)
Note: Jonas Short appeared in several tax lists from 1823 through 1825 but had disappeared from the tax ro…
MarriageCharles M IRBYView this family
January 2, 1838 (Age 20 years)
Note: Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935 about Mariah Short
Death of a paternal grandfatherJonas SHORT
1840 (Age 22 years)
Note: In 1840 a Jonas Short appeared in Texas with Simeon Short and Elbern Short where Jonas was granted 320 acres by a land commission in Jasper Co. This might have been old Jonas Short with his son and grandson. Or it might have been young (15 years old) Jonas, son of Simeon. No age was given in the land record.
Conditional Certificate Recipients in Jasper Co Tx, 1841

Note: Charles Irby and his Short in-laws were in Jasper Co Tx obtaining land in 1841. Evidently they did not stay but returned to Rankin Co MS by 1850.

Census 1840 (Age 22 years)
Note: Newlyweds Chas Irby and wife Maria are living next door to Simeon Short in the 1840 census.
Death of a maternal grandfatherJonathan MAGEE
October 1841 (Age 23 years)
Note: Estate Notice for Jonathan Magee, Jackson Mississippian, Oct 22, 1841: December 1841 term of the Probate Court, Simpson County MS. Thomas Hutson and William H Pervis, Adms.
Residence 1841 (Age 23 years)
Note: Chas M Irby was listed at having arrived in Texas in Nov 1841, along with Simeon, Jonas, and Elbern Short in the 1841 Conditional Certificate lists. Evidently the Irby family returned to MS and others returned to LA.
Conditional Certificate Recipients in Jasper Co Tx, 1841

Note: Charles Irby and his Short in-laws were in Jasper Co Tx obtaining land in 1841. Evidently they did not stay but returned to Rankin Co MS by 1850.

Death of a maternal grandmotherRebecca JAMES
1845 (Age 27 years)

Death of a fatherSimeon SHORT
about 1845 (Age 27 years)
Death of a motherElizabeth MAGEE
1847 (Age 29 years)

Note: Elizabeth Short, deceased, is mentioned in her father Jonathan's probate in 1847.
Census 1850 (Age 32 years)
Note: 1850 United States Federal Census, Rankin Co Mississippi
CensusCharles M IRBYView this family
1850 (Age 32 years)
Note: 1850 Census for Maria Irby
Death of a husbandCharles M IRBY
August 1860 (Age 42 years)
Note: 1860 Federal census Mortality Schedule for C. M. Irby
Census 1860 (Age 42 years)
Note: Maria Irby's husband had died in 1860. Mraiah was living on the the JD Smith Farm at the time of t…
Census 1880 (Age 62 years)
Note: Maria Short Irby was living with her daughter Letitia's family in 1880.
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 27, 1815St. Tammany Parish LA
3 years
herself
8 years
younger brother
-4 years
younger brother
Family with Charles M IRBY - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: January 2, 1838Rankin Co MS

Birth

The connection of Maria Short of Rankin Co to Siemon Short is circumstantial. Her marriage took place in the same county where Simeon resided in 1838 , in 1840 she lived adjacent to Simeon and the families went to San Augustine Tx at the same time in 1841, along with Simeon's sons Elbern and Jonas Short.

Marriage

Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935 about Mariah Short Name: Mariah Short Spouse: C. M. Irby Marriage Date: 2 Jan 1838 County: Rankin

Census

Newlyweds Chas Irby and wife Maria are living next door to Simeon Short in the 1840 census.

Residence

Chas M Irby was listed at having arrived in Texas in Nov 1841, along with Simeon, Jonas, and Elbern Short in the 1841 Conditional Certificate lists. Evidently the Irby family returned to MS and others returned to LA.

Census

1850 United States Federal Census, Rankin Co Mississippi

Charles Irby 32 Maria Irby 32, LA Letia Irby 6 Louisa Irby 4 James Irby 1 Elizabeth Short 14

Census

1850 Census for Maria Irby Birthplace: Louisiana Home in 1850: Rankin, Mississippi, USA

Charles Irby 32 Maria Irby 32 Letia Irby 6 Louisa Irby 4 James Irby 1 Elizabeth Short 14

Census

Maria Irby's husband had died in 1860. Mraiah was living on the the JD Smith Farm at the time of the cunsus.

Mariah Irby Home in 1860: Rankin, Mississippi J D Smith 38 Sarah Smith 41 John W Smith 19 ...... Amy Powel 72 Martha J Slaughter 36 Clarinda Slaughter 5 Nancy S Slaughter 2 Mariah Irby 43

Census

Maria Short Irby was living with her daughter Letitia's family in 1880.

Mariah Welch [Mariah Short] Home in 1880: Beat 2, Simpson, Mississippi Marital Status: Widowed Name Age T.J. Welch 43 Letitia Welch 38 Helen Welch 15 Alva Welch 11 Mack Welch 8 Dolly Welch 6 William Welch 5 Ophelia Welch 1 Mariah Welch 63 ( Ed: Maria Short Irby)

ResidenceConditional Certificate Recipients in Jasper Co Tx, 1841
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Note: Charles Irby and his Short in-laws were in Jasper Co Tx obtaining land in 1841. Evidently they did not stay but returned to Rankin Co MS by 1850.
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Note: Charles Irby and his Short in-laws were in Jasper Co Tx obtaining land in 1841. Evidently they did not stay but returned to Rankin Co MS by 1850.