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From: "J. Lindley" <>
Subject: [Shelton-L] NC Sheltons
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2003 13:13:35 -0600
I don't have a lot of info on NC Sheltons, so will include all I have (including family histories, trees, etc.) Please remember, not all this info is verified---I'm just passing it on in hope that it will give someone a clue as to where to look.
>From "The Annals of Lincoln County (NC)", pp. 412-16:
JOHN WASHINGTON LOWE, son of THOMAS LOWE (will dated 6/6/1829), married ABIGAIL SHELTON on 04/30/1830.
FRANCES LOWE, daughter of THOMAS LOWE, married Henry Shelton on 08/29/1830 (marriage date found in Bynum's "Marriage Bonds of Tryon and Lincoln Counties")
JOHN WASHINGTON LOWE and ABIGAIL SHELTON had nine sons: TULLIUS, JAMES, ED, MILTON, MEACOM, WILLIAM, GEORGE, SAMUEL D., and SIDNEY HOUSTON. Of these ED LOWE, who died in 1934, and SIDNEY HOUSTON LOWE, who died in 1891, were Lowesville merchants.
WILLIAM (LOWE) was a Denver merchant for many years.
SAMUEL D. LOWE entered the Confederate Army as a Lieutenant, August 15, 1861, was a gallant soldier, repidly promoted in turn to the rank of Captain, Major, Lieutenant-Colonel, until November 1, 1862, when he was commissioned Colonel. He was wounded at Gettysburg July 3, 1863. He was a merchant at Iron Station, 1870-1873; later moved to another state.
MARY (LOWE) was the only daughter and she married PINCKNEY MONDAY, of Denver.
JOHN WASHINGTON LOWE, the sheriff, lived and died near Denver.
>From a history of Haywood Co., NC, pp. 514-19:
(Note: this is a long article, so I am going to "shrink" it here to names, etc. If anyone is interested in a particular name, I will be glad to expand on this or to mail a copy of the article)
MARSHALL SHELTON (b. ca 1750) came to VA with brother, WILLIAM ca 1778. Three children listed: GEORGE, stayed in VA; CAIN, moved to TX; MARSHALL, moved to SC, near Greenville
WILLIAM SHELTON (b. ca 1750) came to VA from Eng. with brother MARSHALL. Married twice; children by first wife (name unk.) WILLIAM, JR. and ELLIS m. AMELIA (MILLIE) BOLING (twin of RACHEL). Children by second wife (name unk.): S.P.C., ELIAS, DAVID, WASHINGTON, daughter who married JOSIAH GALLOWAY of Transylvania Co., NC.
WILLIAM SHELTON, JR. (son of WILLIAM above) (b. ca 1810-1815) m. RACHEL BOLING. Lived in Haywood Co., NC in Jonathan's Creek section; moved there ca 1840 from SC. Had following children: STEPHEN J. (b. 1835) m. MAHALA CONLEY; WILLIAM PERRY m. INGABOO CONLEY (lived in Whittier), EPHRAIM m. MARY DAVIS (lived in Jonathan's Creek), MARY m. DAN SHOOK, LAVADA m. PERRY RIDDLE (moved to SC ca 1900).
STEPEHN J. SHELTON, son of WILLIAM, JR., (b. 8/27/1835 in SC) had 7 children: W. T. m. HATTIE SLEDGE; MINNIE m. C.E. RAY (lived in Waynesville), ANNIE m. F. A. ANDERSON (of Johnson City, TN), DAISY m. I. E. RHINEHART (lived in Asheville), PEARL m. E. J. HYATT (lived in Waynesville), JAMES m. JENNIE RINALDI (JAMES killed in railroad accident in TN), and CONLEY m. ELSIE KINNE (lived in Los Angeles, CA)
W. T. SHELTON, son of STEPHEN J., (b. 05/07/1869) had eight children: EMMA m. DAN WIKE, MATTIE m. ----- WHITMIRE, EVA m. ELIJAH GREEN, BEULAH m. JOHN HYATT, CRAWFORD m. LUCY ROGERS, BIRDIE m. DEE PARKER, BESSIE, and JESSE.
EPHRAIM SHELTON had four children: ROBERT m. RACHEL OWEN, J. FLETCHER m. MAGGIE SHOE, ASBURY m. FRANCES PARTON, LILLIE.
MINNIE SHELTON RAY, daughter of STEPHEN J., had eight children (all surnames RAY): BONNER m. MYRTLE MASSIE; JAMES WILFORD m. EDNA ALLEY, CHARLES EDWIN m. SALLIE TAYLOR of Chapel Hill; KATHERINE, HELEN CONLEY, FRANCES ELIZABETH, ROSALYN WELLS, WILLIAM SHELTON.
MARY SHELTON SHOOK, daughter of WILLIAM, JR., had three children (all surnames SHOOK): JOHN m. ADDIE BUCHANNAN (lived in Buncombe Co., NC), ROBERT m. ALICE BROWN (lived in Buncombe Co., NC), and MANSON m. SALLIE CLINTON (lived in Asheville); MANSON had a daughter who married JOHN M. QUEEN of Waynesville.
PEARL SHELTON HYATT, daughter of STEPHEN J., had two children (all surnames HYATT): MARGARET and HOWARD.
>From NC Taxpayers, p. 182:
SHELTON, DAVID, Esq., Caswell Co., 1777
SHELTON, JOHN, Caswell Co., 1777
SHELTON, JOHN, Surry(?) Co., 1771
SHELTON, JOHN, Surry(?) Co., 1772
SHELTON, RALPH, Surry(?) Co., 1771
SHELTON, RALPH, Surry(?) Co., 1772
SHELTON, STEPHEN, Caswell Co., 1777
>From "The Annals of Lincoln County", p. 119:
W. W. MUNDAY was married to LUCINDA SHELTON May 15, 1837.
>From "Caswell County Heritage":
DAVID SHELTON, first appointed High Sheriff of Caswell Co.; native of Louisa Co., VA, b. ca 1734; son of THOMAS & LUCY AUSTIN SHELTON (step-mother was ANN POLLARD)
THOMAS SHELTON: son of WILLIAM & MARGARET WEATHERSTONE SHELTON of Middlesex Co., VA (WILLIAM & MARGARET m. 5/18/1703)
DAVID SHELTON left VA after 1765; by 7/1770 in Halifax Co., VA; on Richmond, NC Dist. tax list of 1797; had 1416 acres of land & 8 black polls; appointed High Sheriff ON 6/12/1777 to 1779; appointed county treasurer in 9/1777; in 1783-84 respresented Caswell Co. in NC General Assembly
DAVID 1m. ELIZABETH MATLOCK, daughter of JOHN MATLOCK of Louisa Co., VA, on 06/30/1754; children: JOHN, AGNES, LUCY.
DAVID 2m. SUSANNAH VAUGHN in Caswell Co., NC on 06/03/1784; children: JAMES, ELIZABETH, DAVID VALENTINE, NANCY, and HENRY (all minors when DAVID died in late 1800)
JAMES, son of DAVID, returned to Mecklenburg Co., VA ca 1810; 1m. MARY -----; 2m. NANCY MARSHALL; prob. born ca 1785
ELIZABETH, daughter of DAVID, (b. ca 1786) m. WILLIAM B. STOKES of Mecklenburg Co., VA
DAVID VALENTINE, son of DAVID, (b. 2/14/1789) 1m. (before 1810) HANNAH HUMPHREY; 2m. ANN BAKER in Halifax Co., VA; had son JOHN BULLOCK SHELTON
NANCY, daughter of DAVID, (b. ca 1791) m. JOSEPH SPEED
HENRY, son of DAVID, (b. ca 1795) m. TEMPERANCE HARRIS on 08/02/1815; died before 1840
JOHN SHELTON (b. 5/25/1755, Louisa Co., VA), son of DAVID, came to NC with father; m. SUSANNAH "JUDITH" BRADLEY, daughter of JAMES & JUDITH SANDERS BRADLEY, on 04/30/1780; moved to Smith Co., TN after 1794; served in Revolutionary War; children: JAMES, DAVID COLEMAN, JOHN, SUSANNAH, AGNES, ELIZABETH, AND MARY.
AGNES SHELTON (b. 7/19/1757), daughter of DAVID, m. JOHN SUTHERLAND of Pittsylvania Co., VA on 01/08/1776; JOHN son of GEORGE SUTHERLAND, SR. & MARY DEPRIEST; JOHN b. 07/19/1752; AGNES died 09/15/1821 in Anderson Co., TN; children (surnames all SUTHERLAND): SARAH, DAVID, ELIZABETH, SUSANNAH, GEORGE V., LUCY, JOHN, AGNES, THOMAS; JOHN, SR. died 09/07/1836 in Tuscumbia, AL
LUCY SHELTON (b. ca 1759 in Louisa Co., VA), daughter of DAVID, 1m. ALEXANDER MILES in 1776 in Orange Co., NC; ALEXANDER son of JACOB & HANNAH MCCOMAS MILES; ALEXANDER died 1785; children (all surnames MILES): THOMAS, JOHN, JACOB, ELIZABETH; LUCY 2m. JOSHUA CARNEY on 12/26/1786; JOSHUA died in 1832 in Sumner Co., TN
>From NC Records:
THOMAS SHELTON was in Anson Co., NC on 01/11/1775
MICAJAH SHELTON witnessed will of ZACHARIAH MCDANIEL in Richmond Co., NC on 02/02/1795
>From Caswell Co. Marriage Records:
HARRISON HEADLEY & SALLY SHELTON, 12/10/1803
JOHN BENNETT & ELIZABETH A. SHELTON, 12/24/1839
CALVIN BRINSFIELD & MARY SHELTON, 7/2/1847
JACKSON CARROL & MARTHA SHELTON, 4/12/1838
GODFREY CROWDER & SUSANNAH SHELTON, 2/23/1802, SPENCER SPEED, Witness
BEVERLEY DICKIN & SUSAN SHELTON, 12/5/1840
RALPH GLAZE & ELIZABETH SHELTON, 11/6/1823
ALANSON HOWARD & SUSAN S. SHELTON, 12/10/1833
WILLIAM LEWIS & ELIZABETH SHELTON, 8/6/1847
BENJAMIN C. MCCAIN & CAROLINE M. SHELTON, 4/29/1842
JOHN P. MOSS & DRUCILLA SHELTON, 9/12/1827
JAMES W. MUSTAIN & SALLY SHELTON, 3/11/1814
HENRY RICE & MARGRET SHELTON, 12/20/1798
ASA SCOTT & PATSEY SHELTON, 12/1812
BERRY WALTERS & JANE SHELTON, 12/28/1866
STEPHEN T. WARE & ELIZABETH SHELTON, 10/10/1837
VINCENT H. WHEELER & LOUISA SHELTON, 3/19/1839
>From "Index of NC Ancestors":
JESSE F. SHELTON (b. 1804, NC) m. CECILIA JONES (b. IN) in 1832
JOSHUA JAMES SHELTON (b. 1843, VA; d. 1912, NC) m. JULIA ANN ELIZABETH FERGUSON (b. VA) in 1870
WILLIAM ARNOLD (b. 1759, VA; d. ca 1825, GA) m. ELIZABETH SHELTON of VA
BERRY PINKNEY MORRIS (b. 1822, NC; d. 1905, AR) m. LAURA ANN SHELTON (b. AL) in 1844
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