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Hiram Vorhees Alley and Emily Shelby

Hiram Vorhees Alley
b. 4 December 1821, Decatur County, Indiana, to Doddridge and Jane (Phillips) Alley
d. 4 March 1905, Logan, Gray County, Kansas
m. 31 December 1843, Rush County, Indiana

Emily Shelby
b. 9 February 1827, Rush County, Indiana, to Joshua A. and Mary (Riggan) Selby
d. 10 November 1913, Logan, Gray County, Kansas

Children with Emily Shelby:

  • Lydia Ann (1845-1925) married Lewis Korseman
  • Noah (1847-1847)
  • James Lane (1849-1932) married Tamzen Johnson
  • Emily Isora (1851-1860)
  • Doddridge Buchanan (1853-1940) married America Jane Hilligass
  • Joshua Breckenridge (1858-1933) married Matilda Louise Kidder
  • Samuel Jesse (1860-1913) married Melissa J. Wilburn
  • William Seymour (1863-1927) married Etta E. Christy
  • Jonathan Osborn (1865-1955) married Jenetta Weaver Lewis (b. 1872)

Hiram resided in Decatur and Madison counties in Indiana before emigrating from Madison County in 1889-1890 to Gray County, Kansas.

Submitted by:
Regina Falcetto
Emporia KS

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