GEORGE W. SHELTON
(son of Henry SHELTON & Matilda HAGOOD/BRUCE)

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George W. SHELTON was born 1848/50 in Georgia.  He was married on 19MAR1874 to Nancy POWELL.  They were married in Lumpkin County, Georgia by J. H. SATTERFIELD, J.P.  Nancy was born ca.1854 in Georgia.

This couple had the following children:

Gordon SHELTON b.ca.1875 GA19 and living in Dawson Co., GA in 1910.
Liddia/Matilda SHELTON b.ca.1878 GA19 and living in Shoal Creek District of Dawson Co., GA in 1910. She married James BRUCE ca.1899.  James died before 1910 when we find Matilda and her 3 children residing with her parents George W. SHELTON and Nancy SHELTON and her brother, Gordon SHELTON.  Matilda's children were:
Josie/Denie BRUCE (daughter)b.ca.1900 GA
Saler/Zaler BRUCE (daughter) b.ca.1903 GA
Grady BRUCE (son) b.ca. 1907

In the 1920 census the parents are no longer shown on the census and Matilda BRUCE is residing with her brother, Gordon in Shoal Creek District of Dawson Co., GA.