(son of Henry SHELTON & Matilda HAGOOD/BRUCE)
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John SHELTON was born ca. 1846/54 in Georgia. He married Melissa/Martha NICHOL who was born ca. 1850/54 in Georgia. She was the daughter of James NICHOL and Sarah (__?__) according to the 1850 Lumpkin Co., GA census. John and Melissa/Martha married on 01 NOV1865 in Lumpkin County, Georgia. They were married by C.W. WASH, M.G.9
John served in the Civil War as a Private in Company E, 11th Regiment, CSA. He enlisted on 04MAY1864 and appears on a receipt roll for clothing issued 06SEP1864 and also on 03DEC1864. No further Civil War Records have been found.
John and Melissa/Martha had the following children:
|Mary E. SHELTON||b.1867-8 Lumpkin Co. GA.6, 18|
|Missiure SHELTON||b.1869-70 Lumpkin Co. GA.6, 18|
|James C. SHELTON||b.1877 GA 18|