Olive Shelton

after 1782–after 1860 (Age 78)
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Olive

When Olive Shelton was born after 1782, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, her father, Armistead Shelton, was 30 and her mother, Susannah Shelton, was 33. She married Beverly Shelton on 8 August 1803. She lived in Northern District, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States in 1860. She died after 1860, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, at the age of 78.

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Beverly Shelton
Olive Shelton
after 1782–1860
Marriage: 8 August 1803

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World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America
Age 1
The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state
Age 6
On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
Age 22
Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

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.

Sources (2)

  • Olive Shelton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Olive Shelton, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"

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