Joseph Young Shelton

10 April 1866–14 March 1954 (Age 87)
Pickens, Alabama, United States

The Life of Joseph Young

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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Family Time Line

Joseph Young Shelton
1866–1954
Mollie Tabitha Lawrence
1872–1935
Marriage: September 1888
Maggie Virginia Lena Shelton
1890–1933
James Reed Shelton
1892–1975
Lila Mae Shelton
1893–
Tabitha Lucile Shelton
1898–
Boyd Nathaniel Shelton
1900–1989
Fred Shelton
1902–
Daisey Shelton
1907–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
September 1888
children

(7)

    Maggie Virginia Lena Shelton

    Female1890–1933Female

    James Reed Shelton

    Male1892–1975Male

    Lila Mae Shelton

    Female1893–Female

    Tabitha Lucile Shelton

    Female1898–Female

    Male1900–1989Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Louis Henry Shelton

    Male1842–1917Male

    Mary Elizabeth Huff

    Female1844–1894Female

siblings

(10)

    Johnny Shelton

    Male1864–Male

    Male1866–1954Male

    Rufus Lemuel Shelton

    Male1870–1926Male

    Ella Shelton

    Female1872–1911Female

    Male1874–1955Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Alabama Under Military Rule

Age 2

Alabama was under military rule after the end of the Civil War in May 1865 until it was readmitted to the Union in 1868.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 24

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • J Y Shelton in household of L H Shelton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Joe Y Shelton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joe Y Shelton, "United States Census, 1940"

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