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Dorcus Shiver was born abt 1834 in Dooly County, Georgia, a daughter of Manning Shiver and Sarah LOVE or NETTLES.

She was married on 19 Oct 1857 in Worth County, Georgia to Henry Fleming SHIVER , son of Fleming SHIVER and Elizabeth CALHOUN. Henry was married previously to an unknown woman and they had one child, Elizabeth, b. abt. 1855, who married a Mr. BRICE.

The known children of this couple are:

  1. Marshall, b. 28 Jul 1858, d. 9 Jun 1946. (Married Arkansas or Missy SHIVER).
  2. Shadrack or Shack, b. 28 Sep 1859, d. 12 Dec 1899. (Married Mary Rebecca FAIRCLOTH).
  3. Amanda, b. abt. 1862. (Married Isaac MURRAY).
  4. John B., b. 1866, d. abt. 1910. (Married Lila CHAMBERS).
  5. James, b. abt. 1870.

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1860 Federal Census of Worth County, Georgia
Enumeration Date: 23 Jun 1860
Page #1024, Dwelling #134, Family #112

Fleming SHIVER 36 M Farming $2600 $4000 Georgia
Dorcus SHIVER 20 F Georgia
Elizebeth SHIVER 5 F Georgia
Marcheal SHIVER 3 M Georgia
Shack SHIVER 1 M Georgia

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