Martha "Patsy" Shelton

about 1788–1883 (Age 95)
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Martha "Patsy"

When Martha "Patsy" Shelton was born about 1788, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, her father, Armistead Shelton, was 35 and her mother, Susannah Shelton, was 38. She died in 1883, at the age of 95.

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Armistead Shelton
Susannah Shelton
Rebecca D. Shelton
Stephen D Shelton
Henrietta Rita Shelton
Martha "Patsy" Shelton
Susan Shelton
Olive Shelton
Selah Shelton
Vincent H Shelton
John Wesley Shelton

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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election
Age 0
The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state
Age 0
On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 31
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

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’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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