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George Washington Shelton
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Birth: Jan. 12, 1814
Death: Nov. 15, 1883

Transcription of the State Historical Marker located at his gravesite:

A Texas War for Independence soldier. Born in Virginia. Lived in Tennessee where he joined 15 other recruits late in 1835 to come to Texas and fight against Dictator Santa Anna. Served January 14th to September 18th, 1836. Was awarded two land bounties for military duty. Became a pioneer citizen of Navarro County.

His wife was Sara Elizabeth Johnson. They had four children: Izora, Ann Madora, George W. Jr., and Emma Tennessee.

All honor to our Navarro County & Texas pioneers and heroes. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sara Elizabeth Shelton (1832 - 1904)*
 
 Children:
  Izorah B Shelton Jones (1850 - 1934)*
  Elenorah Shelton (1856 - 1858)*
  Ella Eugenia Shelton (1863 - 1864)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Corsicana
Navarro County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Beth Ivie-Allen
Record added: Oct 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30531816
George Washington Shelton
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George Washington Shelton
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George Washington Shelton
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Very proud to be his great great granddaughter.
- Sharon Spain Ingle
 Added: Feb. 11, 2013
This image placed on this site indicates this individual is documented with either the Sons or Daughters of the Republic of Texas as having lived in Texas in the years (1836-1846) of the Republic.
- Mervin D. Peters
 Added: Jan. 30, 2012

- Pat Gafford Bunch
 Added: Nov. 6, 2009
 
 
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