Name: Amos SHOCKLEY
Given Name: Amos
BIOGRAPHY: From 1850 Census: Annotated Carroll County, Virginia by John P. Alderman
Change Date: 24 Feb 2001 at 08:16:35
They were both raised near Hillsville. Amos' parents were Meredith and Sarah (Worrell) Shockley and he was named for his Uncle Amos Worrell. He married Jemima Franklin in 1823; her parents were John and Margaret (Newman) Franklin. They had five daughters who lived and took into their home a good many homeless children. Jemima died in 1860 and two years later Amos remarried Harriett Howlett, widow of James Howlett. An ordained Methodist minister, Amos died about the first of the year 1881. Elizabeth Shockley shown here (census), is his afflicted sister who died in 1867.
Father: Meredith SHOCKLEY
Mother: Sarah WORRELL
- Sarah SHOCKLEY