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William Shorte: was born in 1643 in Surry County, Virginia. He married Mary Rookings about 1660.  They had a son, William Shortt about 1664. William Shorte died in 1703 in Surry County, Virginia.

William Shortt: was born about 1664.  He married Elizabeth Griffith. The couple had a son, Cornielius I. Shortt. William Shortt died about 1726.

Cornielius I. Shortt: was born in Charles City, Charles County, Virginia. He had a son, William Shortt, born 4 August 1730 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. Cornielius Short died on 1 January 1764 in Prince Edward, Halifax County, Virginia.

William Shortt: was born 4 August 1730 in Halifax County, Virginia. He married Winifred Tynes and they had a son, William  S. Short, born 15 May 1768 in Burke County, North Carolina.

William S. Short: was born 15 May 1768 in Burke County, North Carolina and died 4 July 1851 in Pound Gap, Wise County, Virginia. He married Elizabeth Bolling before 1794 in North Carolina. Elizabeth was born 8 March 1767 in Rowan, North Carolina, and died 3 March 1819 in Flat Gap, Wise County, Virginia.  They had a son, Benjamin Short, born about 1794 in Roanoke County, Virginia.

Benjamin Short: was born about 1794 in Roanoke County, Virginia, and died in 1877.  He married Elizabeth Stanley about  1811. Elizabeth was born about 1799 and died before 1869 in Wyoming County, West Virginia.  She was a daughter of Joseph and Sarah Kitchen Stanley. Joseph Stanley  was born about 1753 in Orange County, Virginia and died after 17 August 1850 in Russell County, Virginia. He married1 Sarah Kitchen 15 June 1785 in Henry County, Virginia. Sarah Kitchen was born in 1757 in Henrico County, Virginia and died in 1802 in Burke County, North Carolina. Benjamin and Elizabeth had a daughter, Ollie Short, born in 1812 in Burke County, North Carolina.

Ollie Short: was born in 1812 in Burke County, North Carolina, and died in 1864. She married John S. Mullins, 1 September 1830 in Pike County, Kentucky.   John S Mullins was born in 1810 in Burke County, North Carolina and died in 1890 in Wyoming County, West Virginia. John and Ollie had a daughter, Elizabeth Mullins, born 1843 in Pike County, Kentucky. She married Hiram Clay 21 July 1863 in Wyoming County, West Virginia. 

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*Please note: To the best of our knowledge, this lineage is correct.
1Franklin County, Virginia Marriage Bond - Joseph Stanley
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