Sebert Murray Shelton

Brief Life History of Sebert Murray

When Sebert Murray Shelton was born on 5 February 1885, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, his father, Marion Jackson Shelton, was 51 and his mother, Sarah Gold Montgomery, was 35. He married Marguerite Emelia Letoria on 27 October 1921, in Rossland, Kootenay Boundary, British Columbia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Alberta, Northwest Territories, Canada in 1901 and Mason, Washington, United States for about 1 years. He died on 28 May 1960, in Shelton, Mason, Washington, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Shelton Memorial Park, Shelton, Mason, Washington, United States.

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Sebert Murray Shelton
Marguerite Emelia Letoria
Marriage: 27 October 1921
Ina Maebelle Shelton
Ione M Shelton
Sebert Marion Shelton
Merrill Montgomery Shelton
Hazel B Shelton
Waite Murray Shelton
Arthur Leroy Shelton

Sources (20)

  • Sebert M Shelton, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Sebert Marion Shelton, "British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932"
  • Sebert Murry Shelton, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1896 · Utah Becomes a State

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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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