Olive Shelton

Femaleafter 1782–after 1860

Brief Life History of Olive

When Olive Shelton was born after 1782, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, her father, Armistead Shelton, was 8246 and her mother, Susannah Shelton, was 8249. 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 8216.

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

Sources (2)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 August 1803
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    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 (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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