Olive Shelton

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

The Life 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
Marriage: 8 August 1803

Spouse and Children

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

English (mainly Nottinghamshire): habitational name from any of various places, for example in Nottinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Norfolk, Shropshire, and Staffordshire, which are named from Old English scylf ‘shelf’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (2)

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

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