Gabriel Shelton

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Personal and Family Information

Gabriel was born in 1739 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, the son of Crispin Shelton and Letita Buford.

He died in 1803 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.

He had two marriages/partners. His first wife was Elizabeth Shepherd, who he married on 24 MAR 1762 in Amelia County, Virginia. Their eleven known children were Lemuel (c1763-1848), Catherine (c1764-?), Abraham (c1765-1804), Elizabeth (1770-1850), Gabriel Jr (1779-1863), Jane (c1781-?), Lettice (c1782-?), Watt (1765-1820), Gregory (c1772-?), Beverley (c1783-?) and Reddick (c1783-?).

His second wife was Mary Buford, who he married on 29 JUN 1794 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Gabriel Shelton
(1739-1803)

 

Crispin Shelton
(1713-1794)

 

Ralph Sr Shelton
(c1690-c1734)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Mary unknown
(c1690-?)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Letita Buford
(1716-c1795)

   
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth1739
Place: Pittsylvania County, Virginia
Death1803
Place: Pittsylvania County, Virginia
Will17 FEB 1794
Place: Pittsylvania County, Virginia
Address: page 524, signed 29 Oct 1787, proven 1794 sons: Abranam, Garriel, Lewis, Beverley, Spencer, Armistead, and Vincent grandson Crispin Shelton son of Abraham, daughters Elizabeth Hurt, Jane Todd, Susanna Dickerson. Wife Lettice Shelton
Will-SheltonCrispin1787
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Will21 APR 1803
Place: Pittsylvania County, Virginia
Age: 66
Address: signed 21 April 1803, proven 20 June 1805 ( Shelton County…Largest) has 20 June 1805 age 66 names wife Mary, names 5 sons, 3 daughters
Will-Shelton Gabriel 1803
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Sources

  1. Shelton County, A Genealogy of Pittsylvania County’s Largest Family
    Source: Shelton County, A Genealogy of Pittsylvania County’s Largest Family
    Authors: April Miller
    Date: 1994
    Publisher: Printed on demand by Higginson Book Company, Salem, Massachusetts www.HigginsonBooks.com 142 pages including index of Coupes with surname Shelton and Names with other than Shelton.