Albert Shelton

31 August 1845–1 January 1888 (Age 42)
Southampton, York, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life Summary of Albert

When Albert Shelton was born on 31 August 1845, in Southampton, York, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, David Booth Shelton Sr., was 58 and his mother, Bethia Slason, was 43. He married Alice Phillips Law about 1871, in Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 1 January 1888, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

Albert Shelton
1845–1888
Alice Phillips Law
1852–1894
Marriage: about 1871
Albert Alfred Law
1872–1922
Ellison Shelton Law
1874–1896

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1871Paradise, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1846
    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · British North America Act
    Age 22
    The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.

    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.

    Story Highlight

    History of Martha Shelton Obray

    Written by Martha Price Martha Shelton Obray was born 2 October 1830 at Southampton, New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter of David Booth Shelton and Bethia Slason Shelton. Her father, David Shelton w …

    Sources (4)

    • Alfred Shelton in entry for Albert Alfred Law, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • 1860 U.S. Census Salt Lake City, Utah Benj. (Bing) Brown family.
    • Albert Shelton, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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