Shorter Family Network

The Shorter family from Charles and Prince George's Counties, Maryland, and Washington, DC, sued for their freedom between 1795-1823, claiming they were descended from a free woman named Elizabeth Shorter.

Unknown Branches

The following are descendants of Elizabeth Shorter, though it is uncertain through which line.


1. Jenny Shorter says in her deposition that Henrietta, Basil and Robert are the siblings of Lucy, but Terry Shorter says that they are her siblings. [back]