Allen Shelton

March 1870–before 1930 (Age 59)
Amarillo, Randall, Texas, United States

The Life of Allen

When Allen Shelton was born in March 1870, in Amarillo, Randall, Texas, United States, his father, Isaac Bynum Shelton, was 27 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Coffman, was 24. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Willhmina Freeda Goede. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Morris, Texas, United States in 1880. He died before 1930, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Allen Shelton
Willhmina Freeda Goede
Geneva Shelton
William Shelton
Ethel Adeline Shelton

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 6

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.

Age 16

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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 (2)

  • William A Shelton in household of Isaac B Shelton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Allen and Minnie's marriage Certificate

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