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05-Lawrence Shirley
Birth: 17 Jun 1804, Oldham Co, KY35
Death: 2 Jan 1891, Oldham Co, KY- age 86
Burial: Shirley Cemetery
Father: William Shirley

Marriage: 9 Nov 1826, Oldham Co, KY
Spouse: Laurinda Montreville OVERSTREET

Birth: 4 Nov 1805
Death: 25 Sep 1868, Oldham Co, KY- age 62
Burial: Shirley Cemetery
Father: Samuel Overstreet
Mother: Elizabeth Hawkins

     CHILDREN:
33 [pg 154] Lawrence and Laurinda had the following 8 children:
06----ALBERT GALLATIN SHIRLEY [b. 1829, listed below];
06----MARY ELIZA SHIRLEY [b. 1832, listed below];
06----MARGARET CATHERINE SHIRLEY [b. 13 Sep 1834; d. 20 May 1916- age 81, bur. Crown Point Cemetery], m. Jesse Clore YAGER [b. 20 Feb 1832;  d. 5 May 1916- age 84, bur. Crown Point Cemetery], son of Eli Yager and Sarah Ann Clore, on 2 Feb 1854, Oldham Co, KY, had 5 children;
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     07----LAWRENCE MICHAEL YAGER [b. 12 Feb 1855;  d. 24 Mar 1932- age 77, bur. Crown Point Cemetery], m. Leora K ___ [b. 6 Aug 1855; d. 26 Aug 1932- age 77, bur. Crown Point Cemetery], had daughter:
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          08----MARY B YAGER [b. 8 Mar 1878; d. 7 Jan 1969- age 90, bur. Crown Point Cemetery];
     07----SARAH MALISSA YAGER [b. 18 May 1857];
     07----IDA BELLE YAGER [b. 25 Nov 1859, d. 10 Feb 1880- age 20], m. AC TOUBY;
     07----JOHN PRESSLEY YAGER [b. 3 May 1862];
     07----ELI YAGER [b. 12 Jul 1872].
06----WILLIAM SAMUEL SHIRLEY [b. 6 Sep 1836, Oldham Co, KY], m. first Martha J S McGINNIS [b. 19 Nov 1839, d. 20 Nov 1867- age 28] on 28 Nov 1861, Monroe Co, IN, had two children;
     07----ANNA MONTROVILLE SHIRLEY [b. 3 Nov 1862];
     07----MAGGIE MAY SHIRLEY [b. 7 Feb 1864].
     William second married Sarah Melinda CONDUITT [b. 19 May 1842] on 14 Jan 1869, Morgan Co, IN, and had four children;
     07----MABEL CONDUITT SHIRLEY [b. 19 Jul 1870];
     07----MARY BERENICE SHIRLEY [b. 24 Aug 1873];
     07----GEORGIE SHIRLEY [b. 9 Jul 1876];
     07----RICHARD ALEXANDER SHIRLEY [b. 29 Jun 1885];
06----MELISSA SHIRLEY [b. about 1839, KY];
06----JOHN THOMAS SHIRLEY [b. 19 Jul 1845, Oldham Co, KY], m. Lizzie HESS on 1 Jan 1872, and had four children;
     07----WILLIAM GALLATIN SHIRLEY [b. 15 Aug 1872];
     07----LAWRENCE H SHIRLEY [b. 25 Dec 1874; d. 24 Feb 1884- age 9, bur. Shirley Cemetery];
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     07----ARTHUR SHIRLEY [b. 22 Dec 1876];
     07----JENNIE SHIRLEY [b. 22 Apr 1880];
06----ZACHARY SHIRLEY [b. 6 Dec 1846; d. Aug 1847, Oldham Co, KY- age 9 mo, bur. Shirley Cemetery]; and
06----LAURA ALICE SHIRLEY [b. 24 Apr 1848, Oldham Co, KY; d. 11 Sep 1935, Shelby Co, KY- age 87], m. George W KING [b. Aug 1831, IN].

     CENSUS:
     1850 Division 1, Oldham Co, KY census
: has (all but 1 b. KY) Lawrence Shirley 47, Farmer w/ $3,000 RE; Lorinda Shirley 44; Martha Brander 19, b. IN, Teacher; Albert G Shirley 20, Farmer; Mary Shirley 18; Katherine Shirley 15; Saml Shirley 13; Melissa Shirley 11; John Shirley 7; and Alice Shirley 2.
     1860 Oldham Co, KY census:
has (all b. KY) Lawrence Shirly 56, Farmer w/ $9,000 RE; Lorinda Shirly 56; Jno Shirly 17, Farmer; and Laura Shirly 12.
     1870 Brownsboro, Oldham Co, KY census:
has (all b. KY) Lawrence Shirley 66, Farmer w/ $15,000 RE; Laura A Shirley 21, Keeping House; and William Forsyth 12, Works on Farm.
     1870 Howard Co, IN census: has (all but 2 b. IN) Jesse Yager 38, b. KY, Farmer; Kate Yager 36, b. KY, Keeping House w/ $5,000 RE; Lawrence Yager 15, Farm Hand; Sarah Yager 13; Isabell Yager 11; Presley Yager 8; and GW Parks 30, Carpenter.
     1880 Howard Co, IN census: has Jesse C Yager 48, b. KY, Farmer; Margaret C Yager 45, b. KY, Keeping House; Sarah M Yager 23, b. IN; John P Yager 18, b. IN; and Eli Yager 7, b. IN.
     1900 German, Bartholomew Co, IN census: has George King 68, Farmer; and Laura King 52 (no children).
     1910 Howard Co, IN census: has Lawrence M Yeager 55, b. IN, Farmer-General Farm; Leora K Yeager 54, b. IN (2 children-2 living); Mary B Yeager 32, b. IN; Jesse C Yeager 78, b. KY, Own Income (Father); Margaret C Yeager 75, b. KY (Mother); and Lucian L Spencer 16, b. IL, Farm Laborer.
     1920 Magisterial District No 2, Westport, Oldham Co, KY census:
has (all b. KY) Joe Barrickman 29, Farmer-General Farm; Thomas Barrickman 72 (Father); Mary E Barrickman 65 (Mother); and Etta Haydon 44 (Aunt?).
     1930 Louisville Ward 1, Jefferson Co, KY census: has Laura A King 82, (Widow) a resident in the Church Home and Infirmary.

     1877 BIOGRAPHY:
33 Lawrence Shirley was born in Oldham County, KY, 17 Jun 1804. A son of William and Elizabeth (Close?) Shirley. Natives of Virginia, the former coming to Kentucky in 1800. Lawrence was reared on a farm, has always been engaged in agricultural pursuits, and now has a farm of 256 acres in LaGrange precinct. He married, in 1826, Laura M Overstreat, of Oldham County, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth (Hawkins) Overstreet. Mrs Shirley died in 1868, the mother of the following children: William S, John T, living, and Albert and Zachary, deceased. Politically Mr Shirley is a Democrat. He has been a member of the Missionary Baptist Church for ten years. (These children differ from Garr's book)