William Hardy Shelfer and Ezilla Bailey Floyd Family Bible

Submitted by Barbara Boynton

Note: William Hardy Shelfer was the son of Nathan Henry Shelfer (1st generation in Gadsden Co.) and Nancy
Womack, a widow whose maiden name is unknown. Ezillah Bailey Floyd was the daughter of Matthew Benjamin
Floyd and Martha Ann Dalton. The following listed are not all of the chidren. Cliffie Florence's birth date was never even
recorded and Alexander Oliver Shelfer followed her. Charles Boat was later written as Charles Boatman. This family is
buried in the Shelfer Cemetery, Havana.

This certified that the Rite of Holy Matrimony was celebrated between W. H. Shelfer of Gadsden Co. and Ezilla Floyd of Gadsden County on the 16th day of May 1866 at the residence of the bride's Father by Rev. R. Stubbs.
Witness G. Oliver
Witness A. Nicholson


William H. Shelfer, born in Gadsden Co., March 5th, 1832
Ezillah Shelfer, born in Decatur Co., February 9th, 1851
Elbert Benjamin, born in Gadsden Co., April 7th, 1867
Charles Boat, born in Gadsden Co., February 9th, 1870
Annie Lee, born in Gadsden Co., May 18th, 1871
Marietta Lottie, born in Gadsden Co, September 19th, 1873
Cliffie Florence