WILLIAM HENRY SHELTON
(son of James Milton SHELTON and Rachel Elizabeth FORTNER)

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William Henry SHELTON was grown and on his own when the family picture of James Milton SHELTON's family was taken.  This photo was sent by another family member and obviously taken from some other family picture.  It would be very interesting to know what this complete picture is.  If anyone knows, please let me know.  I think Hoyle SHELTON sent me this picture, but I am not certain.

William Henry SHELTON was born 05MAY1865 in Shawneetown, Gallatin County, Illinois.13  In the 1870 Lumpkin County, Georgia Census William is listed as being born in Georgia.  He died 27JUL1947 in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida and is buried at the Memorial Park Cemetery in St. Petersburg.  He married in 1934 to Georgia DUCKETT who was born 25DEC1872 in Banks County, Georgia and died 02MAR1918 and is buried at the Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery in Hollingsworth, Banks County, Georgia.  They had the following children:

Corrine SHELTON 13 b.23MAY1900  d.24DEC1905 bur. Harmony Baptist Church, Hollinsworth, Banks Co. GA. 13
Clay Duckett SHELTON 13 b.24FEB1903, Athens, Clarke Co., GA, d.21SEP1980, St. Petersburg, FL and was m. to Sadie RAULERSON. 13
Hoyle Lyndon SHELTON 13 b.04MAR1907, Athens, Clarke Co., GA, and m. Genevee FLETCHER who d. 1982. 13

 

 

William Henry SHELTON married 2nd Lillian WARREN who was born 09JUL1861 and died 06OCT1947 in St. Petersburg, Florida and is buried beside her husband. 13

William Henry SHELTON began teaching school at Hollingsworth, Georgia before his first marriage. 13