Patsy Shelton

about 1802–
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Patsy

When Patsy Shelton was born about 1802, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, her father, Cuthbert Shelton, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Leak Terry, was 32. She married Abel Penrod in 1823, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

Abel Penrod
Patsy Shelton
Marriage: 1823
Jackson Penrod

Spouse and Children

Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States


    Jackson Penrod


Parents and Siblings


    Sarah Leak Terry




    Hall Shelton


    Lydia Shelton


    Tryphania Francis F. Shelton


    Elizabeth Shelton



+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 10

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 34

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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 (1)

  • Patsy Shelton, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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