04-Delilah "Delia" Shirley
Birth: 1768, Culpeper Co, VA, or 1774 (SAR appl)
Death: before 1845- age 77, or 1790 (SAR appl)
Mother: Judith Garriott

Marriage: about 1790, VA, or 1789, Jefferson Co, KY 
Spouse: Benjamin FLESHMAN
Birth: 1770, Culpeper Co, VA
Death: before 1845, KY- age 75
Father: Peter W Fleshman (1739-)
Mother: Winifred Smith (1742)

     CHILDREN: Delilah had a child while unmarried, then she and Benjamin had nine children:
05----LEWIS SHIRLEY FLESHMAN [b. before 1790]?;
05----JOSHUA FLESHMAN;
05----JAMES FLESHMAN;
05----SIMEON BUFORD FLESHMAN [b. 1803; d. 1886- age 86], m.
Ann LEIGH [b. 1805; d. 1876- age 71], on 27 Jul 1829, Prince Edward Co, VA, she the daughter of Paschal G and Elizabeth A Leigh, had son:
     06----JAMES PASCHAL LEIGH FLESHMAN [b. 23 Jul 1847, Appomattox Co, VA; d. 26 Jan 1923, Appomattox Co, VA- age 75, bur. Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery], m.
Martha Thomas BAILEY [b. 29 May 1848, Charlotte Co, VA; d. 17 Dec 1922- age 74, bur. Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery] in 1868, had children:​

     06----WILLIAM LEIGH FLESHMAN [b. 4 Jul 1869, Appomattox Co, VA; d. 20 Apr 1932, Lawrence Co, OH- age 62, bur. Monte Vista Park Cemetery], m. Rozalia GROVE [b. 17 Dec 1875, Washington Co, MD; d. 24 Mar 1953, Cabell Co, WV- age 77, bur. Monte Vista Park Cemetery], had daughter:

          07----BEULAH GROVE FLESHMAN [b. 7 Nov 1901, Mercer Co, WV; d. 5 Feb 1967, Mercer Co, WV- age 65, bur. Monte Vista Park Cemetery], m. George Mortimer CRUISE [b. 27 Feb 1897, Carroll Co, VA; d. 1 Feb 1990, Mercer Co, WV- age 92, bur. Monte Vista Park Cemetery], had daughter:

               08----ROZALIA ANN CRUISE [b. 31 Dec 1931, Mercer Co, WV; d. 9 Jan 1996- age 64, bur. Rosewell Memorial Garden Cemetery], m. Edward Welford HOGG [b. 26 Jul 1932; d. 2 Jun 1972- age 39, bur. Maplewood Cemetery], son of Edward Weford Hogg (1902-1963) and Floye Gail Sisson (1901-1982), had children:

                    09----GAYLE LEIGH HOGG [b. 21 Jul 1954; d. 28 Mar 2005- age 50, bur. Rosewell Memorial Garden Cemetery]; and

                    09----ALICE ANN HOGG [b. 14 Jun 1955; d. 29 Aug 2001- age 46, bur. Hollywood Cemetery];   

     06----THOMAS SHIRLEY FLESHMAN [b. 28 Aug 1872, Appomattox Co, VA; d. 31 Dec 1928, Forsyth Co, NC- age 56, bur. Salem Cemetery], applied for and received a certificate from the West Virginia Society of the Sons of The American Revolution​ at the age of 55, m. Elmina Mary PEPPER [b. 26 Mar 1879; d. 17 Mar 1965- age 85, bur. Salem Cemetery], daughter of John Kerr Pepper (1837-1885) and Judith Cornelia Kerner (1853-1899), had children:

​          07----Infant Son FLESHMAN [b. & d. 11 Jun 1910, bur. Kernersville Moravian God's Acre];

​          07----KATHERINE VIRGINIA FLESHMAN [b. 1 Sep; d. 1 Jan1905- age 4 Mo, bur. Kernersville Moravian God's Acre];

​          07----OSBORNE STOVER FLESHMAN [b. 9 Apr 1900; d. 13 Jun 1902- age 2, bur. Kernersville Moravian God's Acre];

          07----GERALDINE FLESHMAN [b. 18 Feb 1902, Forsyth Co, NC; d. 23 Dec 1980- age 78, bur. Salem Cemetery], m. 1st Gregory Nowell GRAHAM [b. 3 Nov 1896; d. 23 Apr 1932, Forsyth Co, NC- age 35, bur. Salem Cemetery], m. 2nd Stewart Camden PRATT [b. 30 Sep 1885, Wash, DC; d. 14 Jun 1951, NY, NY- age 65, bur. Rock Creek Cemetery], son of James Calcott Pratt (1846-1913) and Margaret Stewart Johnston (1857-1940) on 19 Jun 1936, Manhattan, NYC, NY;

     06----MARY ANN FLESHMAN [b. 17 Jun 1875; d. 31 May 1938- age 62, bur Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery], m. Charles North ABBITT [b. 27 Jun 1864, VA; d. 16 Jun 1957, Monroe Co WV- age 93, bur. Rowan Memorial Home Cemetery], had children:

          07----GEORGE ALFRED ABBITT [b. 3 Jan 1901, WV; d. 28 Oct 1979, VA- age 78, bur. Monticello Memorial Park], m. Dorothy Florence DAVIDSON [b. 21 Aug 1906, VA; d. 21 Apr 1995- age 89, bur. Monticello Memorial Park], daughter of Marshall Van Davidson (1875-1952) and Mary Alice Harris (1880-1946);

          07----MARTHA ELIZABETH ABBITT [b. 19 Dec 1903, Mercer Co, WV; d. 24 Nov 1979- age 75, bur. Monte Vista Park Cemetery]; 

     06----ELIZABETH FLESHMAN [b. 23 Nov 1879, Charlotte Co, VA; d. 31 Mar 1939, Cabell Co, WV- age 59, bur. Monte Vista Park Cemetery], m. William Dawson COFER [b. 10 Oct 1871, Bedford Co, VA; d. 30 Oct 1938, Mercer Co, WV- age 67, bur. Monte Vista Park Cemetery], son of Pleasant Dudley Cofer (1814-1890) and Caroline Rebecca Garrett (1842-1914)  on 1 Jul 1903, Appomattox Co, VA;
          07----WILLIAM OSBORNE COFER [b. 15 Apr 1906, Bluefield, Mercer Co, WV; d. 27 Aug 1969, Wood Co, WV- age 63, bur. Monte Vista Park Cemetery], see SAR below;

     06----MATTIE JAMES FLESHMAN [b. 28 Nov1883; d. 1 Dec 1906- age 23, bur. Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery], had son:

​     06----ETHEL FLESHMAN [[b. 24 May 1886, Appomattox Co, VA; d. 30 Mar 1970, Forsyth Co, NC- age 83, bur. Salem Cemetery], m. George Rufus PURDUM [b. 13 May 1877, Appomattox Co, VA; d. 27 Oct 1934, Appomattox Co, VA- age 57, bur. Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery], son of John Filmore Purdum (1851-1935) and Laura Richard  Hewitt (1855-1917);

​     06----ARTHUR FLESHMAN [b. 19 Sep 1890; d. 1 Jul 1928- age 37, bur. Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery], m. Kathryn BALLARD Lowrey [b. 10 Sep 1899; d. 21 Jun 1997- age 97, bur. Memory Gardens Cemetery], daughter of Elijah F Ballard (1870-1939) and Johnnie Keyes (1872-1955); 
05----ALLEN S FLESHMAN;
05----JANE FLESHMAN, m. 1st 
James POWELL, m. 2nd George PRICE on 13 Mar 1820, Madison Co, VA;
05----ABSOLOM FLESHMAN;
05----NOAH FLESHMAN, m.
___ OVERTON;
05----POLLY FLESHMAN, m.
Archey BROWN; and
05----MILDRED FLESHMAN, m.
Barnett GRIMSLEY.

     NSSAR: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
     Thomas Shirley Fleshman was accepted in the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, service through James Shirley through his daughter Delilah, National # 46032.
     William Osborne Cofer was accepted in the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, service through James Shirley through his daughter, Delilah, National # 45275.

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     CENSUS:
     1850 Appomattox Co, VA census:
 has (all b. VA) Simeon B Fleshman 47, Farmer w/ $2,200 RE; Ann Fleshman 44; Sarah J Fleshman 16; Mary A Fleshman 9; Frances A H Fleshman 7; and James P Fleshman 3.
     1860 Appomattox Co, VA census: 
has (all b. VA) Simeon B Fleshman 57, Farmer w/ $8,000 RE; Ann Fleshman 54; Mary A Fleshman 18; Francis A H Fleshman 16; James PL Fleshman 12.
     1870 Southside, Appomattox Co, VA census:
 has (all b. VA) Simeon Fleshman 67, Farmer w/ $5,000 RE; Ann Fleshman 65, Keeping House; James P L Fleshman 22, Works on Farm; Mattie T Fleshman 21, A** House Keep; and Willie L Fleshman 1.
     1880 Southside, Appomattox Co, VA census: 
has (all b. VA) JPL Fleshman 32, Atty at Law; Martha P Fleshman 30, Keeping House; Willie L Fleshman 10; Robert C Fleshman 9; Thomas E Fleshman 7; Mary A Fleshman 4; Randolph T Fleshman 2; Elizabeth P Fleshman 6/12; Simeon B Fleshman 77 (Father); and Slivy J Abbitt 13 (Servant/Mulatto).

​     1910 Kernersvile, Forsythe Co, NC census: has 

Thomas S Fleshman 38, b. VA, Commercial Traveler-Dry Goods; Minnie P Fleshman 31, b. NC (3 children-1 living); and Geraldine Fleshman 8, b. NC.

     1920 Winston-Salem, Forsyth Co, NC census: has (all but Thomas b. NC) Thomas S Fleshman 46, b. VA , Agent-Life Insurance; Mina P Fleshman 37; Geraldine Fleshman 17; 

and Grace Benson 28, Cook (B Servant).