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William Granville Short
and Rachel Henrietta Brooks

William Granville Buck Short b 1805 Burke Co NC d 30 Aug 1857 West Liberty, Morgan Co KY; buried Grassy Creek, Morgan Co KY; s/o William Grancer Short and Elizabeth Bolling. William Grancer Short m. abt 1824 KY to Rachel Henrietta Brooks b abt 1816 NC d abt 1879 West Liberty, Morgan Co KY; buried Grassy Creek, Morgan Co KY. Children of William Granville Buck Short and Rachel Henrietta Ritter Brooks;

1. William Alford Short b 9 Feb 1825 VA d 3 Mar 1895 Cattletsburg, Boyd Co KY; m. Elizabeth Roman Davis b 22 Mar 1830 Wise Co VA d 4 Jun 1910 Morehead, Rowan Co KY

2. Calvin Short b 1829 VA

3. Wesley Lafayette Short b 1835 Pound VA

4. Matilda Ellen Short b 1838 VA d Nov 1879 Casey Co KY; m. John Greenbury Ross b 1 May 1838 VA d 6 Jan 1919 Casey Co KY.

5. Alexander Brooks Short b 1842 Pound VA d abt 1869 Casey Co KY; military sercice Civil War, Union Army; m. abt 1863 Casey Co KY to Lou Vicey Pemberton b 4 Jul 1842 Casey Co KY d 11 Nov 1909 Liberty, Casey Co KY; d/o Thomas Pembertson and Anne Annis Lane. Alexander Brooks Short m. 14 Apr 1890 to John Jefferson Gillock b 22 May 1837 Barren Co KY d 17 Jul 1919 Liberty, Casey Co KY

6. John Short b 1845 VA d 5 Jul 1912 Morgan Co KY; buried John Short Graveyard, Henry Co KY

7. Rebecca Caroline Short b 8 Apr 1847 Morgan Co KY d 6 Jun 1928 Casey Co KY; m. 19 Dec 1869 Liberty, Casey Co KY to Isham Monroe Cochran b 20 Dec 1846 Liberty, Casey Co KY d 13 May 1925 Casey Co KY; s/o Lewis Lee Cochran and Nancy Oliver. Children of Isham Monroe Cochran and Rebecca Caroline Short; i. George Preston Cochran b 21 Sept 1879 Casey Co KY ii. William Lewis Cochran b 21 Dec 1880 iii. Alma Cochran b 30 Jun 1882 iv. Nancy Jane Cochran b 11 Mar 1884 v. Isham Monroe Cochran b 20 Oct 1885 vi. John Sherman Cochran b 6 Nov 1887.

8. Patience Jane Short b 1849; m. 18 Apr 1867 Casey Co KY to George Lane b 1844 Casey Co KY; s/o Harvey Lane Rhoda Pembertson. George Lane m. 25 Apr 1871 Casey Co Ky to Nancy Pittman b 1854 KY; d/o John Pittman and Mary F Unknown. Children of George Lane and Nancy Pittman; i. Mary E Lane b 1870 Casey Co KY ii. James M Lane b 1871 Casey Co KY iii. Delpha B Lane b 25 Mar 1874 iv. Infant Lane b 25 Mar 1874 Casey Co KY v. Samuel T Lane b 15 Dec 1876 Casey Co KY


1860 Wise Co VA Census
368 Short, Alfred 32 M Farmer VA
368 Short, Elisabeth 29 F Housekeeper VA
368 Short, William G 12 M KY
368 Short, Nancy M 10 F VA
368 Short, James A 8 M VA
368 Short, Mary A 6 F VA
368 Short, Sara A 4 F KY
368 Short, Lucinda 3/12 F VA
368 Short, George Anderson 4/12 M VA


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