Short, John S Sr.

Birth Name Short, John S Sr. [1a]
Gender male
Age at Death about 53 years, 8 months

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth about 1779 Woodford County, Kentucky  
 
Military Service 1794   Company of Mounted Volunteers in the Revolutionary War
 
Death 1832-09-01 Woodford County, Kentucky  
 

Families

Married Wife Holman, Mary
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage 1807-07-16    
 
  Children
  1. Short, James
  2. Short, Louisa
  3. Short, Samuel
  4. Short, Allen
  5. Short, Randoff Coleman
  6. Short, John Jr.

Source References

  1. Mom, Dad, and Their Ancestry
      • Date: 2012-12-12
      • Page: 33-34
      • Confidence: High
      • Source text:

        John Short Sr. (1779-1832 was born in Woodford County, Kentucky around 1779 to
        parents unknown. John Sr. drew a pension beginning in 1810 for serving in the Revolutionary
        War in 1794 when he was fifteen years old. He served in the Company of Mounted Volunteers
        commanded by Captain Anthony Bartlete and Major William Price's Battalion, On July 16,
        1807 he married Mary Holman (1780-1818), the daughter of Edward and Mary Rue Holman.
        They had six children, James (1803-), Louisa (1805-), Samuel (1807-1907), Allen (1808-1881),
        Randoff Coleman (1811-), and John Short Jr. (1813-1903). Both John Short Sr. and Mary
        Holman Short remained in Woodford County their entire life. At one time they owned as much
        as 372 acres of land, but then progressively went down to 40 acres by 1815. Mary died on
        September 25, 1818 at the early age of38. John Sr. lived to be 53 years. He died on September
        1, 1832

Pedigree

    1. Short, John S Sr.
      1. Holman, Mary
        1. Short, James
        2. Short, Louisa
        3. Short, Samuel
        4. Short, Allen
        5. Short, Randoff Coleman
        6. Short, John Jr.