Herschel Carnes Kelton

15 November 1871–about 1872
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Herschel Carnes

When Herschel Carnes Kelton was born on 15 November 1871, in Tennessee, United States, his father, James Peay Kelton, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Annette Carnes, was 23. He died about 1872, at the age of 1.

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James Peay Kelton
Elizabeth Annette Carnes
Dr. Leslie Eugene Kelton Sr.
Herschel Carnes Kelton
Alva Lee Kelton
Dr. Walter Elmo Kelton
Horace Almanzar Kelton
Myrtle M. Kelton
William White Kelton Sr.
Lillian Kelton
Lucille Kelton

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World Events (2)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from the village of Kelton in the parish of the same name in Kirkcudbrightshire.

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

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