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Abraham Shiver
(1819 - 1894)

Abraham Shiver was born 18 Feb 1819 in either Georgia or South Carolina. He was the son of John Jackson Shiver and Sarah Ann SWILLEY.

Abraham was md. abt. 1850 to Minda or Minnie JOHNSON. To this marriage was born at least 4 known children, all born in Alabama:

  1. Elizabeth or Betty Shiver, b. abt. 1852.
  2. Sarah, b. abt. 1854.
  3. Nicholas, b. abt. 1860.
  4. William, b. 22 Sep 1862. For more information on this line, please contact Kenny Shivers.

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1860 Federal Census of Haw Ridge P.O., Coffee County, Alabama
Enumeration Date: 4 Sep 1860
Page #937, Dwelling #1254, Family #1254

NAME AGE SEX OCCUPATION R/E VALUE P/E VALUE BIRTHPLACE
Abram SHIVER 41 M Farmer $400 $300 S. Carolina
Lumerda SHIVER 29 F Alabama
Betty SHIVER 7 F Alabama
Sarah SHIVER 5 F Alabama


In the 1870 Census, Abraham and Minda were enumerated twice in the same census. The two entries are below:

1870 Federal Census of Haw Ridge P.O., Coffee County, Alabama
Enumeration Date: 6 Jul 1870
Page #488, Dwelling #37, Family #37

NAME SEX AGE OCCUPATION R/E VALUE P/E VALUE BIRTHPLACE
Abram SHIVER M 50 Farmer $300 $200 Georgia
Minnie SHIVER F 38 Housekeeping Alabama
Elizabeth SHIVER F 18 At Home Alabama
Sarah SHIVER F 15 At Home Alabama
Dicolus SHIVER M 10 At Home Alabama
William SHIVER M 6 At Home Alabama


1870 Federal Census of Elba P.O., Coffee County, Alabama
Enumeration Date: 3 Aug 1870
Page #480, Dwelling #16, Family #16

NAME SEX AGE OCCUPATION R/E VALUE P/E VALUE BIRTHPLACE
Abram SHIVER M 50 Farmer $600 $900 Georgia
Minda SHIVER F 37 Housekeeping Alabama
Elizabeth SHIVER F 17 At School Alabama
Sarah SHIVER F 16 At School Alabama
Niclas SHIVER M 11 At School Alabama
William SHIVER M 7 At Home Alabama

Abraham died on 7 Dec 1894 in Victoria, Coffee County, Alabama. Minda followed him in death on 1 Mar 1907 also in Victoria, Coffee County, Alabama. I do not know where they are buried at this time.

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

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