"Our People at Rest:Shellsford Cemetery", researched,read and compiled by Robert A. C. & Leona Hillis, Bill Wannamaker, Almetia Cunningham and Martha Holt.
1880 Warren Co.,TN Census, transcribed by Robert A. C. Hillis, Jr., 1988, AC Hillis' Notes p. 78
"Van Buren County Historical Journal",Vol. VII,1987 Edition,Landon D. Medley, Editor,article,"James Hillis - Early Van Buren County Settler",by Dr. Margret Rhinehart,published by the Van Buren County Historical Society. p. 17