Elizabeth Ann T. Goodman


Personal and Family Information

Elizabeth was born on 14 May 1819 in Virginia, the daughter of Meredith P. Goodman and Martha "Patsy" Smith Shelton.

She died on 9 Dec 1862 in Lawrence County, Missouri.[Note 2]

Her husband was Ira Ellis Shelton, who she married on 11 NOV 1842 in Todd County, Kentucky. Their nine known children were Margaret A (1845-1886), Francis Marion (1846-1926), Zachariah (1848-1917), Mary (1850-1863), Catherine Ellen (1853-1926), Chrissilva (1853-1858), Penelope Adeline (1855-1938), Virginia E (1857-1881) and William Henry (1861-1897).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Elizabeth Ann T. Goodman


Meredith P. Goodman


Martha "Patsy" Smith Shelton


Charles Coleman Shelton


Beverly B Shelton


Ann B Coleman


Elizabeth Shelton


Gabriel Shelton


Elizabeth Shepherd



Birth14 MAY 1819
Place: Virginia
Death9 DEC 1862
Place: Lawrence County, Missouri
See Note 2
Census21 AUG 1850
Place: Livingston county Kentucky
Age: 30 to 31
Address: dwelling 358 family 358, Ira Shelton age 35 male farmer born Virginia Elizabeth 35 f Tenn, Margaret “ 5 f KY, Francis “ age 4 f KY, Zackorinh age 2 m born KY Wm P Gooman, age 51 m farmer Virginia Henry H “ 26 m farmer Virginia Catherine “ 21 f Virginia William “ 18 m Tenn Cristaman “ 16 m Tenn
Census2 JUL 1860
Place: Lawrence County, Missouri
Age: 40 to 41
Address: Vineyard Township, dwelling 1025, family 985 I. E. Shelton age 40, m, farmer $500, $600 born Va E,A. “ 40 f VA Margaret “ 16 f KY, Francis M “ 16 f KY, Azchaniah “ a2 m KY Mary “ 10 f KY, C.E. “ 7 f KY, APS “ age 5 f KY, Virginia “ age 3 f Wisconsin
BurialDEC 1862
Place: Lawrence County, Missouri
Address: Patton Cemetery, Stotts City, findagrave 23353521 group maker erected 1999 by descendants of WmL Shelton, son of John D, son of Moses & Nancy https://sites.rootsweb.com/~molawre2/cem/SoBend/patton.htm

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Shelton Fam- Wide South

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Note 1

Livingston County Kentucky Marriage Records, Volume II

"Lay, Thomas J - Chrischany J Goodman Married 4/15/1856 by Willis Champion, pg, at elis shelton's in prescence of William Thompson, Joseph Tolley, David Barnes (clerk entered 4/5/1856 erroneously in register return. original return shows 4/15/1856. license and bond issued 4/12/1856. bondsman j e shelton, groom age 32, b liv co bride age 22 b hockings co, tn (*no hockings co found-hawkins co?) bride also given as christanny j goodman. consent : "to the clerk...this is to certify that you are authorized to issue license to solemnize the rite of matrimony between thomas j lay and miss chrischany j goodman who is of age. given under my hand this 12th day of april 1856" /s/ chrischany j goodman wit j e shelton, elizabeth ann shelton."

Source: 10 May 2013 E-mail from Margaret Rathunde


Note 2

Buried here are Moses Hurt Shelton(1804-1869 & wife Nancy Clark Shelton (1813-1869), Vineyard TWP pioneer settlers who left Pittsylvania Co., Va in 1836, lived 10 years in Todd Co., Ky and came to Lawrence Co in 1847, Moses owned a 280 acre farm nearby. Also here are their son George; niece Elizabeth Goodman Shelton and her children Mary & Chris; daughter Mary Ann’s husband B T Mahan and Moses brother Henry & wife Sarah.

Erected 1999 by descendants of Wm L Shelton, son of John D., son of Moses & Nancy

Patton Cemetery, Stotts City, findagrave 23353521

Daughter of Meredith P and Martha Smith "Patsy" Shelton Goodman

Moses Hurt Shelton 12418426

Sarah E Shelton has stone, no dates 12418428

Henry B Shelton 14 Jn 1806-18Mar 1861 12418427

See Also https://sites.rootsweb.com/~molawre2/cem/SoBend/patton.htm