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Generation #4
Sarah Warden and David Shay


On this page you will find

1-Introduction
2-History of Crawford County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens

3-1850 Census, Crawford County, Ohio

4-1860 Census, Crawford County, Ohio

5-Will of David Shay Sr.


Introduction

Sarah M. Warden, d/o Benjamin Warden and _Ramage (could be Isabel Cunningham), was b.abt.1809 in MOOR. She m.David Shayon Nov.14, 1831 CRAW., son of David Shay and Agness, and had the following children, born OHIO: 

1-Benjamin Warden Shay, b.abt.1833 CRAW: 
2-Isabella Shay, b.abt.1836: 
3-James Shay, b.abt.1838: 
4-Mary S. Shay, b.abt.1840, d.Sept.01, 1865 Todd Twp., Craw. Co., Ohio: 
5-David Jackson Shay, b.abt.1842, d.June 05, 1867 Todd Twp., Craw. Co., Ohio: 
6-William Shay, b.abt.1844: 
7-John Waldo Shay, b.abt.1846: 
8-Stephen Shay, b.abt.1848:

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History of Crawford County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens --- by John E. Holpey; In Crawford County the records (marriage) were all destroyed by fire some time in the latter part of 1831,some time in October; but four returns were made of licenses that were issued before the fire and these were pinned on the fly leaf of the record book; (one) of these four licenses are; Nov. 14, 1831 - David Shay and Sarah M. Warden
 

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1850 Census, Crawford County, Ohio - LDS film # 432-671, Jackson Township
 

Shay, David --- age 38 --- farmer --- born Ohio
Shay, Sarah --- age 42 --- born Ohio
Shay, Benjamin --- age 17 --- armer --- born Ohio
Shay, Isabella --- age 14 --- sewing --- born Ohio
Shay, James --- age 12 --- farm labourer --- born Ohio
Shay, Mary --- age 10 --- born Ohio
Shay, David J. --- age 8 --- born Ohio
Shay, William. --- age 6 --- born Ohio
Shay, Jno --- age 4 --- born Ohio
Shay, Stephen --- age 2 --- born Ohio

Also living in Jackson Twp. was:

Shay, David --- age 72 --- shoemaker --- born N. Jersey
Shay, Agnes --- age 72 --- born Pa.
Shay, Elizabeth --- age 10 --- born Pa.
 

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1860 Census, Crawford County, Ohio - Crestline
 

Shay, David --- age 48 --- farmer --- born Ohio
Shay, Sarah --- age 57 --- born Ohio
Shay, Isabella --- age 24 --- sewing --- born Ohio
Shay, James --- age 22 --- farm labourer --- born Ohio
Shay, Jackson --- age 18 --- born Ohio
Shay, Wm. --- age 16 --- born Ohio
Shay, John --- age 14 --- born Ohio
Shay, Stephen --- age 12 --- born Ohio
Shay, Melonia --- age 20 --- sewing
Shay, Nancy --- born Pa.
 

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Will of David Shay Sr., father of David Shay, our subject --- Crawford County, Ohio
 

Will, Jackson Twp., Craw. Co., Ohio, WI-220, January 10, 1852, of David Shay - Executor was his son Donald Shay, witnesses were George Sprow and Stephen Kelly --- wife Agnes to have farm residence, stock, household goods and provisions during her lifetime. The will provides for disposal of property and bequests grandson, David Jackson Shay, son of son, David Shay, to have residue of estate. Other bequests: daughter Eliza Shay $50.00; daughter Barbary Butler $25.00; grandson David Shay Warden, son of daughter Jane, $25.00; Stephen Decature Shay, son of son John, $25.00; daughter Mary Ann Shay $25.00; James Madison Warden, son of daughter Nancy, $10.00. If David J. Shay shall not live to inherit his legacy is to go to his brother, John Waldo Shay.
 

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