Rebecca D. Shelton

about 1774–before 1844 (Age 70)
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Rebecca D.

When Rebecca D. Shelton was born about 1774, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, her father, Armistead Shelton, was 21 and her mother, Susannah Shelton, was 24. She married John McCuthion Shelton on 17 March 1794, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States. She died before 1844, at the age of 69.

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John McCuthion Shelton
1770–
Rebecca D. Shelton
1774–1844
Marriage: 17 March 1794

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World Events (8)

1776
Age 2
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital
Age 6
On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
Age 20
The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

(1997: 29881;2007: 66288; 2010: 90517)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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  • Rebecca Shelton, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"

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