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.


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