Joseph Short was born in 1803 in Burke Co., NC.
Joseph Short was married to Ollie Mullins (daughter of "Pound Jim" Mullins and Unknown Unknown) in 1827. Joseph and Ollie had no children. Joseph Short did have a daughter "Polly" by a unknown woman.
Polly married a sheriff by the name of Gibson. She was his second or third wife. Joseph was a twin to Virginia Jane "Jennie".
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