Descendant of Moses Sr Garriott

04-Delilah "Delia" Shirley
Birth: 1768, Culpeper Co, VA
Death: before 1845- age 77
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; d. 26 Jan 1922- age 74, bur. Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery], m. Martha Thomas BAILEY [b. 1848; d. 1922- age 74] in 1868, had children:
          07----MATTIE JAMES FLESHMAN [b. 28 Nov 1883; d. 1 Dec 1906- age 23, bur. Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery]; and
          07----ARTHUR FLESHMAN ]b. 19 Sep 1890; d. 1 Jul 1928- age 37, bur. Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery];
    NOTE: Although these two tombstones are convincing information of the children of James and Martha, the following two children are also listed-- through NSSAR documents-- and are proven to be descendants of James and Martha:
          07----THOMAS SHIRLEY FLESHMAN [b. 28 Aug 1872, Appomattox Co, VA; d. 31 Dec 1928- age 56, bur. Salem Cemetery], see below, Mina PEPER, had a daughter:
               08----GERALDINE FLESHMAN [b. 1902], married ___ GRAHAM and had a daughter;
                    09----ANN LEIGH GRAHAM [b. 1927];
          07----ELIZABETH FLESHMAN [b. 1879], m. William Dawson COFER [b. 1871] in 1903;
               08----WILLIAM OSBORNE COFER [b. 15 Apr 1906, Bluefield, Mercer Co, WV], see below;
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.

     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) J P L 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).

     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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