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Isaac Falconbury
(Abt 1725-)
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James Wheeldon

Selah Falconbury 5

  • Born: 2 Sep 1802, South Carolina 6
  • Marriage: James Wheeldon on 20 Dec 1825 in Jacob Falconbury, Sr's House Near Stanford, Lincoln County, Kentucky 1 2 3 4
  • Died: 21 Jan 1872, Decatur County, Indiana at age 69
  • Buried: 24 Jan 1872, Eddelman Cemetery, Westport, Decatur, Indiana 7


In various records, Selah's first name is spelled Celah and Seliah as the the marriage sources indicate.

In the marriage bond document between Selah and James, Jacob Falconbury is identified as Selah's father.

Selah died just twor days after her daughter, Mary E., and they were buried together as the headstone shows. An image of the headstone is in the "Photographs" section of this web site.


Selah married James Wheeldon, son of John Wheeldon and Catherine, on 20 Dec 1825 in Jacob Falconbury, Sr's House Near Stanford, Lincoln County, Kentucky.1 2 3 4 (James Wheeldon was born about 1798 in Kentucky, died on 18 Dec 1852 in Decatur County, Indiana 6 and was buried in Eddelman Cemetery, Westport, Decatur, Indiana.)



1 Selah Falconberry Wheeldon, "Affidavit" August 5, 1863, Decatur County, Indiana, Paper/ink.

2 "Marriage Bond: James Wheeldon and Selah Falconberry," 10-12-1825, Lincoln County, Kentucky, p. 126, Lincoln County, Kentucky Records, Volume I, Michael L. Cook.

3 "James Wheeldon/Seliah M. Falconberry," Dec 20, 1825, Lincoln County, Kentucky., Certified Jan 26, 1866, paper/ink, Lincoln County (KY) Clerk.

4 Reynolds, Lyman Foster, Jacob Falconbury 1757-1844 (Self published, Louisville, Kentucky, January 1993), Page 7.

5 Documents from the files of Myron E. Williams, received June 25, 2002.

6 Eddelman Cemetery, Westport, Indiana.

7 Greensburg Standard, Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana; January 25, 1872.

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