Shirley Carson Holford
Shirley Carson Holford, the second child and oldest son of James Solomon and Letisha Catherine (Hampton) Holford, was born on 9 September 1883 in Eldridge Cove, Overton County.
He married Sarah Edna Walker on 12 August 1908.
From this union were born five children:
James Herman, born 3 December 1909. He died shortly after birth.
Fred Thompson, born 9 March 1912.
Melba Elizabeth, born 28 June 1914.
William Blake, born 30 September 1918.
Ollie Mae, born 3 November 1925.
Shirley was a farmer in Cumberland County, Kentucky.
Shirley died 20 July 1943 in Waterview, Kentucky. Edna died 23 March 1950 in Glasgow, Kentucky. They are both buried in Marrowbone, Kentucky.