When Edward Columbus Shelly was born on 7 November 1880, in Hardeman, Tennessee, United States, his father, Christopher Columbus Shelly, was 23 and his mother, Martha Jane Rich, was 22. He married Mary Frances Swanson on 5 August 1907, in Carter, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Cotton, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Strauss Township, Cotton, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 17 November 1970, in Lawton, Comanche, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Walters Cemetery, Walters, Cotton, Oklahoma, United States.
English and Irish: variant of Shelley .