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Samuel James Augustus SHIVER
(1815 - 1912)

Samuel James Augustus Shiver was born 10 Apr 1815 (though there is conflicting data that he was born in 1823 or 1825), probably in Wilkinson County, Georgia. He was the son of John Jackson Shiver and Sara Ann SWILLEY.

Samuel James Augustus Shiver married Sarah Ann Delila PRESTWOOD (daughter of William Terry PRESTWOOD and his first wife, Nancy BEDDING) abt. 1842 in Alabama. To this marriage was born 11 children, all born in Alabama:

  1. Susanah E., b. 7 Jul 1844, d. Feb 1910.
  2. Jacob R., b. 4 Dec 1848.
  3. Abram T., b. 14 Nov 1850, d. 26 Sep 1904.
  4. Martha W., b. 9 Mar 1853, d. 11 Sep 1930.
  5. Mary T., b. 23 Jun 1855.
  6. Darcus or Molly, b. 17 Mar 1857.
  7. Nancy Lucretia or Critt/Crittie, b. 15 Mar 1859, d. 25 Nov 1912. (Married Robert Monroe CHANCEY).
  8. Samuel Augustus, b. 16 Feb 1863, d. 15 May 1922. (Married Mary Annie JOHNSON).
  9. John Thomas or Brack, b. 16 Feb 1863, d. Sep 1906. (Married Dora Ann Hellena MILSTEAD).
  10. Sarah Ann Caladonia, b. 27 Nov 1870, d. 22 Dec 1945.

1850 Federal Census of Coffee County, Alabama
Enumeration Date: 22 Oct 1850
Page #278, Dwelling #189, Family #189

NAME AGE SEX OCCUPATION R/E VALUE BIRTHPLACE
Samuel SHIVER 25 M $650 Alabama
Sarah SHIVER 22 F Alabama
Susan SHIVER 6 F Alabama
Jacob SHIVER 1 M Alabama
Thomas COOPER 10 M Alabama
Joseph COOPER 8 M Alabama
William W. COOPER 16 M Alabama


1860 Federal Census of Haw Ridge P.O., Coffee County, Alabama
Enumeration Date: 3 Sep 1860
Page #934, Dwelling #1231, Family #1231

NAME AGE SEX OCCUPATION R/E VALUE P/E VALUE BIRTHPLACE
Samuel SHIVER 38 M Farmer $1260 $4000 Alabama
Sarah SHIVER 32 F Georgia
Susan SHIVER 16 F Alabama
Jacob SHIVER 12 M Alabama
Abram SHIVER 9 M Alabama
Martha SHIVER 6 F Alabama
Mary SHIVER 5 F Alabama
Dorcus SHIVER 3 F Alabama
Kitty SHIVER 2 F Alabama

Sarah Ann Delila died 24 Jun 1896 in Coffee County, Alabama and is buried at New Hope Church Cemetery in New Hope, Coffee County, Alabama. Samuel followed her in death on 27 Aug 1912 in Coffee County. His burial place is unknown to me at this time.

If you can add any information to the above data or have any questions, please contact me. Thank you!

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