10 April 1866–14 March 1954 (Age 87)
Pickens, Alabama, United States
When Joseph Young Shelton was born on 10 April 1866, in Pickens, Alabama, United States, his father, Louis Henry Shelton, was 23 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Huff, was 22. He married Mollie Tabitha Lawrence in September 1888. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Beat 4, Lowndes, Mississippi, United States in 1880 and Election Precinct 5 Henry, Pickens, Alabama, United States for about 40 years. He died on 14 March 1954, at the age of 87, and was buried in Andrews Chapel Cemetery, Liberty, Pickens, Alabama, United States.
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