Susan Shelton

1923–19 July 1982 (Age 59)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Susan

When Susan Shelton was born in 1923, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Hugh Todd Shelton, was 32 and her mother, Katherine Minor Towler, was 29. She lived in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 9, Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 19 July 1982, at the age of 59, and was buried in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States.

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Hugh Todd Shelton
Katherine Minor Towler
Hugh Todd Shelton Jr.
Susan Shelton

Parents and Siblings


    Katherine Minor Towler




World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 0

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 8

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

Age 18

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Susan Shelton in household of Hugh Todd Shelton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Susan Shelton in household of Hugh G Shelton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Susan Shelton Shreaves, "Find A Grave Index"

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