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first Sheriff of Caswell County, North Carolina

b. 1730-1736 in either Halifax County, VA or Hanover County, VA
d. 1801 Caswell County, North Carolina (His will was written 03 MARCH 1801)
m. 1st 30 JUN 1754
Louisa Co, VA
Elizabeth MATLOCK, daughter of John MATLOCK
b. 03AUG1737 VA

(1)  John SHELTON b.25MAY1753 Louisa Co., VA
d.07MAY1843 Smith Co., VA
m.30APR1780 Caswell Co., NC
Susannah "Judith" BRADLEY, daughter of James BRADLEY b.ca.1730
b.ca.1755-1770 Orange Co., NC
Smith Co., TN

(2)  Agnes SHELTON b.19JUL1757 Louisa Co., VA or Hanover VA or Halifax Co., VA
d. 15SEP1821 Anderson Co., TN
b.19JUL1752 Pittsylvania, VA
d.07SEP1836 Tuscumbia, AL

(3)  Lucy SHELTON  b.ca.1753-1760 VA
m.1st ca.1778 Alexander MILES in what was Orange Co., NC b.ca.1755 Baltimore, MD. He was the son of Jacob MILES and Hannah McCOMBS.
Lucy m.2nd ca.26DEC1786 Caswell Co., NC to Joshua CARNEY b.ca. 1755  d.after 1832 Sumner Co., TN

David SHELTON first Sheriff of Caswell County, North Carolina
m. 2nd 06 MAR  1784 Caswell Co., NC
Susannah VAUGHAN
b.ca.1730-63 Caswell Co., NC

(1) Elizabeth SHELTON b.ca.1785 VA
William B. STOKES b.ca.1785

(2) James SHELTON  b.20DEC1785 Middlesex Co., VA  d.1850
m.1st Mary MAIDENNAMEUNKNOWN b.ca.1750
m.2nd Nancy MARSHALL b.ca.1791 Mecklenburg, VA

(3) David SHELTON b.14FEB1789 Caswell Co., NC d.1864
m.1st before 1810 Hannah MAIDENNAMEUNKNOWN b.ca.1750
m.2ndca. 1750  Halifax Co., VA  Ann BAKER b.ca.1750

(4) Nancy SHELTON b.1791-1757  m. Joseph SPEED b. after 1750

(5) Henry SHELTON b.ca.1791-1794 NC d.25 NOV 1880 Lumpkin Co., Georgia
m.1st 02AUG1815 to Temperance HARRIS b.after 1750 (it is thought that they had 4 children- 2daughters [one may have been named Caroline] and 2 sons)
m.2nd ca.1835 Georgia to Matilda HAGOOD b.1810-1817 Georgia d.30SEP1899 Forsyth Co., Georgia.

For the Issue of Henry SHELTON's 2nd marriage go to the Henry Shelton Page