A. T. Shelton

13 February 1829–10 April 1909 (Age 80)
Williamson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of A. T.

When A. T. Shelton was born on 13 February 1829, in Williamson, Tennessee, United States, his father, Washington Shelton, was 32 and his mother, Mary Mahaley Fields, was 17. He married Lucy L. Shelton on 12 January 1853. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Civil District 6, Henry, Tennessee, United States in 1900. He died on 10 April 1909, in Perry, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Linden, Perry, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

A. T. Shelton
1829–1909
Lucy L. Shelton
1822–1906
Marriage: 12 January 1853
Elias W Shelton
1854–
Claiborn Allen Shelton
1857–1945
Martha Shelton
1859–
Nancy Amarrilla Shelton
1860–1920
Mary Marcial Shelton
1863–1910
Nancy Shelton
1864–
George Andrew Shelton
1865–1920
James Newton Shelton
1868–1933
Virginia C Shelton
1871–1907
John Bell Shelton
1876–1933

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 January 1853
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Male1829–1909Male

    Male1830–1905Male

    Mary A. Shelton

    Female1834–Female

    Elizabeth Shelton

    Female1838–Female

    Virginia Shelton

    Female1841–1882Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 6

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 33

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

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)

  • Josephus Shelton in household of Washington Shelton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Flovans J Shelton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • F J Shelton, "United States Census, 1870"

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