My 2x great grandfather, John Short (1805-1852-3) lived in Union County, NC-anyone have any info about him?

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John Short

mentioned in the record of Minor J. Short

Name John Short
Birthplace Union Co., N.C.
Gender Male
Wife Hannah A. Montgomery
Son Minor J. Short

Other information in the record of Minor J. Short

from North Carolina, Deaths

Name Minor J. Short
Event Type Death
Event Date 10 Aug 1931
Event Place Sandy Ridge Township, Union, North Carolina
Birth Year 1837
Burial Date 11 Aug 1931
Burial Place Weddington Church
Residence Place Washaw, N.C.
Address R. #3
Gender Male
Age 93
Marital Status Widowed
Race (Original) W
Occupation Farming
Birth Date 28 Oct 1837
Birthplace Union County, N.C.
Father's Name John Short
Father's Birthplace Union Co., N.C.
Mother's Name Hannah A. Montgomery
Mother's Birthplace Union Co., N.C.


"North Carolina, Deaths, 1931-1994," database, FamilySearch( : accessed 26 September 2015), John Short in entry for Minor J. Short, 10 Aug 1931; citing Sandy Ridge Township, Union, North Carolina, cn 20, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh; FHL microfilm 1,943,041.

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1850 Census

Name: John Short
Age: 43
Birth Year: abt 1807
Birthplace: North Carolina
Home in 1850: Union, North Carolina, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 316
Household Members:
Name Age
John Short 43
Nancy Short 43
Washington Short 20
Mary Short 18
John Short 14
W J Short 12
Sarah Short 10
J E Short 8
W F Short 5


Source Citation

Year: 1850; Census Place: Union, North Carolina; Roll: M432_647; Page: 21A; Image: 47

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