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John SHELTON
Son of David SHELTON, first sheriff of Caswell Co., NC and Elizabeth MATLOCK

b. 25MAY1753-1755 Louisa Co., VA
Served in Rev. War - He enlisted from Hanover Co., VA and fought at Valley Forge.
d. 07SEP1843 TN
m. 30APR1780 or 31MAY1789 Caswell Co., NC
Susannah BRADLEY (daughter of James BRADLEY b.ca.1730)
b. 1755-1770, Orange Co., VA
d.ca.1826 Smith Co., TN (John moved his family to Cumberland Region of TN--later Smith Co.)

ISSUE:
(1)  David Coleman SHELTON b.16MAY1789 Caswell Co., NC
d.18OCT1859 Sumner Co., TN
m.03DEC1817 Sumner Co., TN
Rebecca Lillie DICKSON
Issue:
Mary Ann SHELTON
b.19DEC1818 Sumner Co., TN

(2)  Mary SHELTON d.1826
m. ca.1818
John H. DICKASON
(They had a son who r.Shelby Co., TN on SHELTON land he inherited)

(3)  Susannah SHELTON 
b.NC
m.ca.1820
Carr CRENSHAW

(4) Agnes SHELTON
m.
Mr. CALHOUN
 

(5) Elizabeth SHELTON      
m.
SANDERS/WALKER

 

     
(6) John SHELTON, Jr. James SHELTON (below) says he has no solid proof at this time that John SHELTON, Jr. of Miller Co., MO is the son of John SHELTON, son of David of Caswell Co., NC.    
b.1778 NC      
d.1855 Miller Co., MO

 

As per James SHELTON (jLjshelton@yahoo.com)    
A lot of the info below about (7)James SHELTON was provided by James SHELTON( jljshelton@yahoo.com)
(7) James SHELTON
(Could this really be the son of David SHELTON & Susannah VAUGHAN?)    
b.12MAR1791 NC      
d.12SEP1850      
Christian Co., KY      
m.1819      
Elizabeth THOMPSON      
Issue:      
Judith Ballou SHELTON m. FirstNameUnknown WATTS    
Dr. John Foster SHELTON   Had a son, John Malcom SHELTON who lived in Amarillo, TEXAS  
Frances A. M. SHELTON m. Richard QUISENBERRY    
Elizabeth A. SHELTON
b.1824

m.1st Garland T. QUISENBERRY
m.2nd B.J. MYERS
   
Lucy SHELTON
b.1824
m. John BAILEY    
William T. SHELTON
b.ca.1834
  Served in the Confederate Army in the Civil War 1880 McLean Co., KY  census has William living in household of nephew, T. QUISENBERRY, Williams's middle initial incorrectly listed as L.