Sebert Murray Shelton

5 February 1885–28 May 1960 (Age 75)
Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States

The Life 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, British Columbia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ophir, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1900 and Alberta, Northwest Territories, Canada in 1901. He died on 28 May 1960, in Shelton, Mason County, Washington, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Shelton Memorial Park, Shelton, Mason County, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sebert Murray Shelton
1885–1960
Marguerite Emelia Letoria
1903–1987
Marriage: 27 October 1921
Ina Maebelle Shelton
1922–1976
Ione M Shelton
1923–2010
Sebert Marion Shelton
1925–2002
Merrill Montgomary Shelton
1925–1993
Hazel B Shelton
1928–
Waite Murray Shelton
1929–
Arthur Leroy Shelton
1934–2010

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 October 1921
Rossland, British Columbia, Canada
children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 11

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

Age 21

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 (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 (3)

  • Leberth Wing in household of Samuel Wing, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Lebert M Wing in household of Samuel Wing, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sebert M Shelton, "United States Census, 1940"

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