Evelina Shelton

18 April 1847–29 June 1854 (Age 7)
Southampton, York, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life Summary of Evelina

When Evelina Shelton was born on 18 April 1847, in Southampton, York, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Charles Shelton, was 22 and her mother, Rebecca Ann Dow, was 19. She died on 29 June 1854, in Grasshopper Township, Atchison, Kansas, United States, at the age of 7, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Charles Shelton
Rebecca Ann Dow
James Alfred Shelton
Evelina Shelton
Charles Edwin Shelton
David Booth Shelton
William Slason Shelton
Willard Orson Shelton

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Age 7
Bleeding Kansas was a time period between the years 1854 and 1861 with a series of violent confrontations over whether slavery would be legal in Kansas Territory.

Name Meaning

English (Nottinghamshire): habitational name primarily from Shelton (Nottinghamshire), but also from Shelton (Bedfordshire, Norfolk, Shropshire, and Staffordshire). The placenames all derive from Old English scelf ‘rock, ledge, shelf’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

Sources (5)

  • Birth & Death - Evelina Shelton 1847-1854
  • Evelina Shelton, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elvelina Shelton, "Find A Grave Index"

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