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My gg-grandmother was Elisabeth Allen born about 1813 in North Carolina ; daughter of C. Anderson Allen and Sarah Tilley.  They moved to Patrick Co Va where Elisabeth married Thomas Shelton in 1835.  Her sister Phebe married Thomas' brother, Levi Shelton.


Coleman Anderson Allen  was born 1765 in  NC.   He married Sarah TILLEY, daughter of Henry TILLEY and Margaret Elizabeth MARTIN. She was born ABT 1785 in NC.


Children of Coleman Anderson ALLEN and Sarah TILLEY are:
+ 2   i. Elisabeth D ALLEN was born 1814 in NC.
+ 3   ii. Charles Madison ALLEN was born ABT 1815 in NC.
+ 4   iii. Andrew J ALLEN was born 1818.
+ 5   iv. Phoebe ALLEN.
+ 6   v. Martha ALLEN.
+ 7   vi. Mary "Polly" ALLEN was born ABT 1806 in NC, and died 5 May 1875 in Patrick Co VA.

Descendant Register, Generation No. 2

2. Elisabeth D ALLEN (Coleman Anderson ALLEN11, Young ALLEN10, was born 1814 in NC.  She married    Thomas SHELTON 15 Jan 1835 in Patrick Co VA,  son of Josiah SHELTON and Frances"Fathy" FORD. He was born ABT 1813 in VA.

Children of Elisabeth D ALLEN and Thomas SHELTON are:
+ 9   i.

Josiah A SHELTON , Lost his life in the Civil War.VA Inf. 24th Co. I. was born 1835 in Patrick Co VA.

+ 10   ii. William J SHELTON was born 1838.
  11   iii. James P SHELTON was born 1841 in Patrick Co VA, and died in the Civil War in1862 in Williamsburg VA.
+ 12   iv. Mary Jane SHELTON was born May 1842 in Patrick Co VA, and died 11 May 1904.
+ 13   v. Charles Madison SHELTON Civil War POW,was born ABT 1843 in Patrick Co VA, and died bet 1900-1935.
  14   vi. Sarah E SHELTON was born 1844 in Patrick Co VA. She married Joseph F. WIMBISH 15 Oct 1874 in Patrick Co VA, son of William H. WIMBISH and Rebecca Ellen REYNOLDS. He was born ABT 1850.
+ 15   vii. Lucinda SHELTON was born 1845 in Patrick Co VA.
+ 16   viii. Peter SHELTON was born 1846 in Patrick Co VA.
+ 17   ix. Susan R SHELTON was born 1847 in Patrick Co VA.
+ 18   x. Martha A SHELTON was born 1849 in Patrick Co VA.
+ 19   xi. Samuel E SHELTON was born ABT 1855 in Patrick Co VA.
  20   xii. George W SHELTON was born 14 Jun 1853 in Patrick Co VA.

Charles Madison Shelton, "Maddy", above, is my greatgrandfather.  He married Nelia Frances Napier.


Estate of Anderson Allen of Patrick County, VA

1850 Deed, Heirs of Anderson Allen

Elizabeth D. Allen Shelton and family; torn apart by the Civil War


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