When Martha "Patsy" Shelton was born about 1788, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, her father, Armistead Shelton, was 36 and her mother, Susannah Shelton, was 39. She died in 1883, at the age of 96.
English (Nottinghamshire): habitational name primarily from Shelton (Nottinghamshire), but also from Shelton (Bedfordshire, Norfolk, Shropshire, and Staffordshire). The placenames all derive from Old English scelf ‘rock, ledge, shelf’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.
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