Descendants of George Wyatt Shelton



First Generation



1. George Wyatt Shelton was born in 1813 in Christian, KY.

George married Nancy Greenfield. Nancy was born about 1813 in Christian, KY and died on Feb 3, 1876.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 2 M    i. William Wyatt Shelton was born in 1834 in Kentucky and died on Nov 10, 1873.

+ 3 F    ii. Elizabeth J Shelton was born in 1837 in Kentucky, died in 1897, and was buried in Kirk Cemetery, Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL.

+ 4 M    iii. John B Shelton was born about 1838 in Kentucky.

+ 5 F    iv. Susan Catherine Shelton was born on Oct 17, 1840 in Kentucky, died on Feb 24, 1913, and was buried in Atkinson Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   6 F    v. Frances Shelton was born in 1842 in Kentucky.

Frances married Lewis C Highsmith, son of William Highsmith and Mariah, on Mar 28, 1861 in Crawford County, IL. Lewis was born on Apr 15, 1842 in Crawford County, IL and died on Dec 1, 1912 in Jefferson, IL.

+ 7 M    vi. Abraham M Shelton was born in 1844 in Kentucky.

   8 F    vii. Lucy B Shelton was born about 1846 in Kentucky.

Lucy married Daniel B Mathus on Feb 2, 1868 in Crawford County, IL.

+ 9 M    viii. Benjamin H Shelton was born about 1849 in Kentucky and died before 1876.

+ 10 F    ix. Cinderella Shelton was born in Nov 1853 in Texas.

Second Generation (Children)


2. William Wyatt Shelton (George Wyatt1) was born in 1834 in Kentucky and died on Nov 10, 1873.

William married Seralda Jane Shelton, daughter of William Jasper Shelton and Mary Polly Ethington, on Aug 18, 1853 in Crawford County, IL. Seralda was born about 1832 in Kentucky.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 11 M    i. George William Shelton was born on Jan 26, 1856 in Crawford County, IL, died on Sep 14, 1934, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

+ 12 M    ii. Fielding David Shelton was born on Sep 19, 1856 in Crawford County, IL, died on Aug 17, 1935, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   13 M    iii. John H Shelton was born about 1858 in Crawford County, IL.

   14 M    iv. Lewis W Shelton was born about 1861 in Crawford County, IL.

   15 M    v. James M or W Shelton was born on Sep 1, 1862 in Crawford County, IL.

James married Frances Minor on Nov 27, 1890 in Lawrence County, IL.

   16 M    vi. Abram Shelton was born about 1864 in Crawford County, IL.

William next married Maria E Highsmith, daughter of William Highsmith and Mariah, on Feb 4, 1869 in Crawford County, IL. Maria was born about 1842 in Illinois.

The child from this marriage was:

   17 M    i. Louis Shelton was born in Apr 1870 in Crawford County, IL.

3. Elizabeth J Shelton (George Wyatt1) was born in 1837 in Kentucky, died in 1897, and was buried in Kirk Cemetery, Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL.

Elizabeth married Fielding David Shelton, son of William Jasper Shelton and Mary Polly Ethington, on Dec 30, 1858 in Crawford County, IL. Fielding was born in 1836 in Kentucky, died in 1902, and was buried in Kirk Cemetery, Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 18 M    i. William Wyatt Shelton was born on May 23, 1860 in Crawford County, IL, died on Mar 1, 1942, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

+ 19 M    ii. Elias C Shelton was born in 1862.

+ 20 F    iii. Anna Georgia Shelton was born on Jul 28, 1869 and died on Nov 1, 1956.

4. John B Shelton (George Wyatt1) was born about 1838 in Kentucky.

John married Lucinda Jane Mathews on Dec 9, 1860 in Crawford County, IL. Lucinda was born about 1840 in Illinois.

Children from this marriage were:

   21 F    i. Lucy J Shelton was born about 1864 in Crawford County, IL.

   22 F    ii. Hetta Ella Shelton was born about 1866 in Crawford County, IL.

   23 M    iii. George Hugh Shelton was born about 1869 in Crawford County, IL.

   24 F    iv. Mary C Shelton was born after 1870 in Crawford County, IL.

5. Susan Catherine Shelton (George Wyatt1) was born on Oct 17, 1840 in Kentucky, died on Feb 24, 1913, and was buried in Atkinson Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Susan married William Perry Shelton, son of William Jasper Shelton and Mary Polly Ethington, on Apr 8, 1859 in Crawford County, IL. William was born in Aug 1837 in Kentucky, died on Jul 7, 1911, and was buried in Atkinson Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   25 F    i. Mary F Shelton was born about 1860 in Crawford County, IL.

   26 F    ii. Nancy E Shelton was born in 1862 in Illinois.

Nancy married William A Munselle, son of Lorenzo Munselle and Cordelia 'Fidelia' Smith, on Mar 19, 1881 in Jefferson, IL. William was born about 1862 in Illinois.

   27 F    iii. Ida F Shelton was born on Aug 28, 1868 in Illinois, died in Jul 1887, and was buried in Atkinson Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

+ 28 M    iv. Lewis Clark Shelton was born on Nov 9, 1870 in Arkansas, died on Sep 21, 1906, and was buried in Harmony Cemetery, Farrington, Jefferson, IL.

+ 29 F    v. Belle Marrah Shelton was born in Apr 1873 in Illinois.

+ 30 M    vi. Rufus Harvey Shelton was born in 1875 in Illinois, died in 1940, and was buried in East Salem Cemetery, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

   31 M    vii. Walter Newton Shelton was born on Jan 8, 1879 in Illinois and died on Nov 22, 1964.

Walter married Vada Rich.

7. Abraham M Shelton (George Wyatt1) was born in 1844 in Kentucky.

Abraham married Martha Ann Shelton, daughter of William Jasper Shelton and Mary Polly Ethington, on Sep 24, 1865 in Crawford County, IL. Martha was born in Apr 1850 in Crawford County, IL, died on Oct 10, 1921, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   32 F    i. Dora E Shelton .

+ 33 F    ii. Mary Alice Shelton was born on Jan 16, 1866, died on Apr 15, 1940, and was buried in Old Orchard Cemetery, Dodds, Jefferson, IL.

+ 34 F    iii. Nancy J Shelton was born on May 23, 1868 in Crawford County, IL, died on Feb 28, 1951, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   35 M    iv. John H Shelton was born on Jan 13, 1870 in Arkansas and died on Sep 20, 1945.

9. Benjamin H Shelton (George Wyatt1) was born about 1849 in Kentucky and died before 1876.

Benjamin married Sarah A Richards on May 13, 1869 in Crawford County, IL. Sarah was born about 1848 in Crawford County, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   36 F    i. Nancy Jane Shelton was born in Apr 1870 in Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Nancy married Simon Goldman on Apr 14, 1887 in Wayne County, IL. Simon was born in Dec 1866 in Illinois.

   37 M    ii. Cyrus R Shelton was born after 1870.

10. Cinderella Shelton (George Wyatt1) was born in Nov 1853 in Texas.

Cinderella married Cyrus Highsmith, son of Samuel F Highsmith and Mary Wallace, about 1872. Cyrus was born in Mar 1852 in Crawford County, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 38 M    i. Shelby N Highsmith was born in Aug 1878 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL, died in 1954, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

+ 39 F    ii. Mary Ellen Highsmith was born in Sep 1881 in Illinois, died in 1962, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   40 M    iii. Samuel S Highsmith was born in Sep 1883 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Samuel married Cora M Williams, daughter of Samuel Barton Williams and Sarah Jane Rich, in 1908 in Jefferson, IL. Cora was born on Dec 29, 1886 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL, died on Feb 22, 1913 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   41 M    iv. Alva M Highsmith was born in Jan 1886 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Alva married Etta A Sattgast, daughter of John Sattgast and Uhlke Smith, in 1909 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL. Etta was born in 1888.

   42 M    v. George A Highsmith was born in Feb 1888 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

George married Theodocia Cummings in 1907 in Jefferson, IL. Theodocia was born in 1889.

   43 M    vi. Arthur M Highsmith was born in Jul 1890 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Arthur married Linnie Collins, daughter of Allen Collins and Olive Tucker, in 1912 in Jefferson, IL. Linnie was born in 1893.

   44 M    vii. Lincoln Highsmith was born in Sep 1892 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Lincoln married Ethel Keef, daughter of Jesse Keef and Mary L Carter, in 1920 in Jefferson, IL. Ethel was born in 1898.

   45 F    viii. Lena R Highsmith was born in Jun 1896 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Third Generation (Grandchildren)


11. George William Shelton (William Wyatt2, George Wyatt1) was born on Jan 26, 1856 in Crawford County, IL, died on Sep 14, 1934, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

George married Keziah Elizabeth Williams, daughter of Jonathan Calvin Williams and Prudence Jane Atchison, on Jul 10, 1873 in Jefferson, IL. Keziah was born on Sep 19, 1858 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL, died on Apr 1, 1942, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   46 F    i. Seralda Jane Shelton was born in Jan 1876 in Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Seralda married Henry Clifton, son of Jesse Clifton and Amanda Shorter, on Nov 26, 1899 in Jefferson, IL. Henry was born in Jan 1874 in Tennessee.

   47 M    ii. William Shelton was born about 1878 in Webber, Jefferson, IL.

+ 48 F    iii. Millie Ann Shelton was born on Nov 8, 1878 in Illinois, died on Mar 7, 1961, and was buried in Atkinson Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

+ 49 M    iv. John William Shelton was born on Jul 8, 1886, died on Apr 10, 1964, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

+ 50 M    v. Charles Everett Shelton was born on Jul 7, 1888, died on Dec 29, 1971, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

   51 F    vi. Tennessee Ethel Shelton was born on Jun 16, 1892 and died on Jul 8, 1974.

12. Fielding David Shelton (William Wyatt2, George Wyatt1) was born on Sep 19, 1856 in Crawford County, IL, died on Aug 17, 1935, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Fielding married Emma Tennessee Rogers, daughter of William G Rogers - Civil War Casualty and Nancy W Blakely, on Mar 13, 1878 in Webber, Jefferson, IL. Emma was born on Mar 24, 1862 in Dodds, Jefferson, IL and died on May 9, 1894.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 52 F    i. Nancy Idella Shelton was born in 1884, died in 1974, and was buried in Harmony Cemetery, Farrington, Jefferson, IL.

   53 M    ii. James Orley Shelton was born on May 3, 1886 and died on Nov 24, 1966.

James married Alta Ann Newnom.

   54 M    iii. Claude Thomas Shelton was born on Feb 8, 1889, died on Nov 12, 1955, and was buried in Bethel Memorial Cemetery, Dodds, Jefferson, IL.

Claude married Edna M Moore, daughter of Edgar Madison Moore and Martha Jane Williams, in 1909 in Jefferson, IL. Edna was born on Dec 16, 1890, died on Aug 20, 1979 in Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Claude next married Gertrude A Harvill. Gertrude was born in 1891, died in 1983, and was buried in Bethel Memorial Cemetery, Dodds, Jefferson, IL.

   55 F    iv. Pearl Shelton was born in 1891 and died in 1955.

Pearl married Stinson J Bodine, son of John Gasaway Bodine and Nancy J Gould, in 1909 in Jefferson, IL. Stinson was born in Oct 1885 in McClellan, Jefferson, IL.

Fielding next married Angie Montgomery on May 19, 1895 in Jefferson, IL. Angie was born in 1862.

Fielding next married Nancy Gertrude 'Trudy' Bruce, daughter of James Henry Bruce and Sarah Ann Lavina Chambliss, in 1907 in Jefferson, IL. Nancy was born on Dec 22, 1881 in Field, Jefferson, IL, died on Feb 8, 1956, and was buried in Harmony Cemetery, Farrington, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 56 M    i. Raymond David 'Jack' Shelton was born on Sep 12, 1908 in Farrington, Jefferson, IL, died on Apr 23, 1977, and was buried in Atkinson Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   57 F    ii. Alice Shelton was born about 1913 in Webber, Jefferson, IL.

+ 58 M    iii. Floyd Dawson Shelton was born on Dec 8, 1914, died on May 31, 1984, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

   59 M    iv. Walter Edward Shelton was born on Mar 14, 1917 and died on Feb 17, 1975.

Walter married Marie.

   60 M    v. Foster M Shelton was born on Jul 7, 1920 and died on Jul 30, 1999.

Foster married Living

   61 M    vi. Lester Fred Shelton was born on Jun 23, 1925, died on Feb 19, 2003, and was buried in Harmony Cemetery, Farrington, Jefferson, IL.

Lester married Living

18. William Wyatt Shelton (Elizabeth J Shelton2, George Wyatt1) was born on May 23, 1860 in Crawford County, IL, died on Mar 1, 1942, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

William married Clara Jennete Clemons, daughter of Isaac Clemens and Amanda Alexander, on Dec 10, 1882 in Jefferson, IL. Clara was born on Feb 10, 1860 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on May 10, 1941, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   62 M    i. William Asberry Shelton was born on Jul 26, 1885 in Jefferson County, IL.

William married Arena A before 1917. Arena was born on Mar 19, 1892, died on Jul 24, 1917, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

William next married Gertrude Schanachtenberger in 1919 in Jefferson, IL. Gertrude was born in 1882.

+ 63 F    ii. Amanda Elizabeth Shelton was born on Jan 10, 1887, died on May 25, 1955, and was buried in Bethel Memorial Cemetery, Dodds, Jefferson, IL.

   64 M    iii. John Everett Shelton was born on Mar 7, 1889, died on Aug 28, 1973, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

John married Cora B Smith, daughter of Edward T Smith and Emma L Harshbarger, in 1915 in Jefferson, IL. Cora was born on Sep 19, 1893 in Four Mile, Wayne, IL, died on Sep 8, 1959, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

John next married Living

+ 65 F    iv. Phoebe Agnes Shelton was born on Mar 18, 1896 in Illinois, died on Sep 8, 1963 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Black Oak Ridge Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

   66 F    v. Della Shelton was born on Apr 30, 1901 and died on Aug 9, 1950.

19. Elias C Shelton (Elizabeth J Shelton2, George Wyatt1) was born in 1862.

Elias married Phoebe Emeline Carter, daughter of Abraham Carter and Nancy Shelton, on Oct 14, 1883 in Jefferson, IL. Phoebe was born on May 30, 1862, died on Jun 20, 1948, and was buried in Kirk Cemetery, Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 67 M    i. Ralph C Shelton was born in Aug 1886 in Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL, died in 1916, and was buried in Kirk Cemetery, Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL.

+ 68 M    ii. Robert Dale Shelton was born on Dec 25, 1890 in Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL, died on Nov 13, 1934, and was buried in Kirk Cemetery, Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL.

   69 M    iii. Finias Shelton was born in May 1891 in Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL.

   70 M    iv. Abraham W Shelton was born in Dec 1893 in Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL, died on Jan 10, 1929, and was buried in Kirk Cemetery, Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL.

   71 M    v. Samuel Shelton was born in Oct 1898 in Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL.

20. Anna Georgia Shelton (Elizabeth J Shelton2, George Wyatt1) was born on Jul 28, 1869 and died on Nov 1, 1956.

Anna married Samuel Wilson on Dec 4, 1892 in Jefferson County, IL. Samuel was born in Dec 1862 in Tennessee.

Children from this marriage were:

   72 F    i. Ollie Wilson was born in May 1894 in Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL.

   73 M    ii. Henry Wilson was born in Aug 1896 in Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL.

28. Lewis Clark Shelton (Susan Catherine Shelton2, George Wyatt1) was born on Nov 9, 1870 in Arkansas, died on Sep 21, 1906, and was buried in Harmony Cemetery, Farrington, Jefferson, IL.

Lewis married Nancy Gertrude 'Trudy' Bruce, daughter of James Henry Bruce and Sarah Ann Lavina Chambliss, on Mar 29, 1900 in Webber, Jefferson, IL. Nancy was born on Dec 22, 1881 in Field, Jefferson, IL, died on Feb 8, 1956, and was buried in Harmony Cemetery, Farrington, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   74 F    i. Lillie B Shelton was born in 1901 in Texas, died in 1936, and was buried in Harmony Cemetery, Farrington, Jefferson, IL.

+ 75 M    ii. Harvey Clark Shelton was born on Jan 18, 1903 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Oct 6, 1989, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

+ 76 F    iii. Ruby Idella Shelton was born on Apr 9, 1904 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Nov 28, 1941, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

29. Belle Marrah Shelton (Susan Catherine Shelton2, George Wyatt1) was born in Apr 1873 in Illinois.

Belle married Eli W Allen, son of John R Allen - Civil War Vet and Sarah M Tate, on Feb 8, 1893 in Jefferson County, IL. Eli was born in Dec 1861 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   77 F    i. Josie Allen was born in Aug 1894 in Jefferson County, IL.

   78 F    ii. Luvenia Allen was born in Oct 1896 in Jefferson County, IL.

   79 F    iii. Silvia Allen was born in Oct 1898 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

30. Rufus Harvey Shelton (Susan Catherine Shelton2, George Wyatt1) was born in 1875 in Illinois, died in 1940, and was buried in East Salem Cemetery, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

Rufus married Anna A Fields, daughter of Henry Perry Fields and Louisa J Harlow. Anna was born in Sep 1886 in Field, Jefferson, IL, died on Mar 15, 1940, and was buried in East Salem Cemetery, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   80 M    i. William P Shelton was born on Dec 20, 1904 and died on Jan 30, 1979.

+ 81 M    ii. Harry V Shelton was born on Jul 23, 1911 and died on Jul 24, 1984.

+ 82 M    iii. Rufus Hershel Shelton was born on May 29, 1918 in Illinois, died on Dec 11, 1940 in Jefferson, IL, and was buried in East Salem Cemetery, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

   83 F    iv. Dorothy Marie Shelton was born on Jul 19, 1920 in Illinois, died on Oct 3, 1987, and was buried in Panther Fork Cemetery, Field, Jefferson, IL.

Dorothy married Basil Richardson, son of Earl H Richardson and Grace Shaw. Basil was born on Oct 27, 1915 in Four Mile, Wayne, IL, died on Jul 15, 1992, and was buried in Panther Fork Cemetery, Field, Jefferson, IL.

Rufus next married Lydia Alice Short, daughter of Thomas B Short and Louisa Jane Garrison, on Nov 14, 1894 in Jefferson, IL. Lydia was born in 1877 in Farrington, Jefferson, IL.

The child from this marriage was:

   84 M    i. Olen H Shelton was born on May 1, 1898 and died on Dec 1, 1926.

33. Mary Alice Shelton (Abraham M2, George Wyatt1) was born on Jan 16, 1866, died on Apr 15, 1940, and was buried in Old Orchard Cemetery, Dodds, Jefferson, IL.

Mary married John Wesley Clemens, son of Isaac Clemens and Amanda Alexander, on Dec 19, 1885 in Webber, Jefferson, IL. John was born in Mar 1867 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died in Jun 1947 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Old Orchard Cemetery, Dodds, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 85 M    i. Artie Oscar 'Sherd' Clemins was born on Jul 12, 1888 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Dec 17, 1958, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

+ 86 F    ii. Hattie A Clemins was born in Jul 1890 in Webber, Jefferson, IL.

+ 87 M    iii. Charles Fred Clemens was born on Sep 6, 1893 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on May 4, 1974, and was buried in Old Orchard Cemetery, Dodds, Jefferson, IL.

+ 88 F    iv. Effie J Clemins was born on Sep 11, 1899 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Jun 21, 1979 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

+ 89 F    v. Eva Clemens was born in 1902 in Jefferson County, IL, died in 1969, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

+ 90 F    vi. Clara Verne Clemins was born about 1904 in Jefferson County, IL, died in 1990, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

34. Nancy J Shelton (Abraham M2, George Wyatt1) was born on May 23, 1868 in Crawford County, IL, died on Feb 28, 1951, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Nancy married Jasper Newton Scott, son of Jasper B Scott and Millie C 'Mary' Clayborn, on Jan 4, 1890 in Jefferson, IL. Jasper was born in Mar 1863 in Illinois, died on Mar 27, 1948 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   91 M    i. John H Scott was born in Jul 1892 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Nov 28, 1914, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   92 M    ii. Leander 'Lee' Scott was born in Jul 1894 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died in 1985, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Leander married Flossie Dollie Gowler, daughter of Prince Albert Gowler and Cora Elizabeth Davis, in 1915 in Jefferson, IL. Flossie was born on Mar 10, 1898 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died in 1998, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

+ 93 M    iii. Walter A Scott was born in Jul 1896 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died in 1922, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

+ 94 F    iv. Inez E Scott was born in Nov 1898 in Webber, Jefferson, IL.

   95 M    v. William Mckinley Scott was born on Nov 2, 1900 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Jan 10, 1975, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

William married Elmira G Gregory, daughter of Nicholas Bernard Gregory and Irene C Or L McAnuley. Elmira was born in 1904, died in 2000, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   96 M    vi. Clarence Scott was born about 1906 in Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Clarence married Hellen about 1927. Hellen was born about 1905 in Illinois.

   97 M    vii. Hazel Scott was born about 1909 in Webber, Jefferson, IL and died before 1920.

+ 98 F    viii. Alta Scott was born on Sep 19, 1912 in Webber, Jefferson, IL and died on May 20, 1975 in Decatur, IL.

38. Shelby N Highsmith (Cinderella Shelton2, George Wyatt1) was born in Aug 1878 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL, died in 1954, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Shelby married Vivian Morris, daughter of Thomas Morris and Barron, in 1912 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL. Vivian was born in 1896, died in 1985, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   99 F    i. Mabel S Highsmith - Teacher was born on Aug 12, 1913 in Jefferson, IL, died on Oct 26, 2007 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Mabel married Lawton Taylor on Aug 31, 1940 in Jefferson, IL. Lawton died on Jun 28, 1968.

   100 F    ii. Living

   101 F    iii. Living

39. Mary Ellen Highsmith (Cinderella Shelton2, George Wyatt1) was born in Sep 1881 in Illinois, died in 1962, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Mary married Walter W Waite, son of John N Waite - Civil War Vet and Elizabeth Ham, on Apr 4, 1900 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL. Walter was born about 1879 in Jefferson, IL, died in 1966, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   102 M    i. Gerald Waite was born in 1900 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   103 M    ii. Harold W Waite was born on Feb 23, 1901 and died on Mar 25, 1989.

Harold married Sarah A Hanger, daughter of William H Hanger and Nancy A Green. Sarah was born on Nov 3, 1893 and died on May 16, 1979.

+ 104 M    iii. Cyrus Glenn Waite was born on May 7, 1903 and died on Sep 9, 1956.

   105 F    iv. Pauline Waite was born about 1912 in Jefferson, IL.

Pauline married Lee Moore, son of Morton Moore and Bertha S Carter. Lee was born about 1913 in Jefferson, IL.

Fourth Generation (Great-Grandchildren)


48. Millie Ann Shelton (George William3, William Wyatt2, George Wyatt1) was born on Nov 8, 1878 in Illinois, died on Mar 7, 1961, and was buried in Atkinson Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Millie married Neoneriah Omanual Brookman, son of John William Brookman - Civil War Vet and Nancy Jones Laird, on Dec 9, 1897 in Jefferson, IL. Neoneriah was born on Jan 14, 1873 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL, died on May 28, 1941, and was buried in Atkinson Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   106 F    i. Cora E Brookman was born about 1901 in Field, Jefferson, IL.

+ 107 F    ii. Sarah Florence Brookman was born on Apr 6, 1902 in Field, Jefferson, IL and died on Feb 24, 1930 in Field, Jefferson, IL.

+ 108 M    iii. Leslie Omanual Brookman was born on Nov 12, 1903 in Field, Jefferson, IL, died on Mar 14, 1979, and was buried in Atkinson Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   109 M    iv. Henry Leroy Brookman was born on Apr 16, 1906 in Field, Jefferson, IL, died on Mar 29, 1978, and was buried in Atkinson Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   110 M    v. Chester Oclevando Brookman was born on Jun 26, 1910 in Field, Jefferson, IL, died on Apr 23, 1920, and was buried in Atkinson Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   111 F    vi. Cloia Lurena Brookman was born on Jul 12, 1912, died on Sep 19, 1969, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Cloia married Alfred Richard Clemins, son of Artie Oscar 'Sherd' Clemins and Beulah A Bruce, on Sep 9, 1936. Alfred was born on Apr 17, 1912 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on May 25, 1985, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

   112 F    vii. Norma Ethel Brookman was born about 1915 in Field, Jefferson, IL.

Norma married Paul Scott.

+ 113 M    viii. John Everett Brookman was born on Jul 23, 1916 in Field, Jefferson, IL, died on May 25, 1997, and was buried in Atkinson Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   114 M    ix. Irvin Christopher Brookman was born on Sep 7, 1918 in Field, Jefferson, IL and died on Apr 15, 1998.

Irvin married Living

+ 115 F    x. Living

   116 M    xi. Living

49. John William Shelton (George William3, William Wyatt2, George Wyatt1) was born on Jul 8, 1886, died on Apr 10, 1964, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

John married Lora Mae Scott, daughter of Tecumseh Sherman Scott and Leona B Howell, about 1908. Lora was born on Apr 30, 1892 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Nov 22, 1977, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 117 M    i. Glen Howell Shelton was born on Apr 16, 1910, died on Apr 14, 1987, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

   118 M    ii. Noble W Shelton was born on Nov 25, 1911 and died on Mar 19, 1992.

Noble married Margaret E Clifton, daughter of George W Clifton and Alma Laird. Margaret was born on Sep 22, 1913 and died on Mar 5, 2004.

   119 F    iii. Living

Living married Paul Owens.

50. Charles Everett Shelton (George William3, William Wyatt2, George Wyatt1) was born on Jul 7, 1888, died on Dec 29, 1971, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

General Notes: From 'Jefferson County Facts and Folks'

GEORGE W. SHELTON
George W. Shelton, born January 26, 1856 in Crawford County: He married Kiziah Williams, born September 19. 1858 in Jefferson County. Seven children were born to them: Everett; John W.; Millie; Jane; Tennie; and two other girls who died when young. George died in 1934 and Kiziah in 1942.

Everett, born July 7, 1888, helped his Dad on the farm near Marlow. On July 1, 1906 he married Iva Scott, daughter of Leona (Howell) and Sherman Scott. Seven children were born to them: Hall; Hazel; Gladys; Vera; Raymond; Myrtle Mae, and Wanda Lee.

Everett was a farmer and road worker. He worked in Mt. Vernon Township as a dragman from 1928 to 1936 when they used horses to pull the drag. After he sold his horses he ran a grader for the township.

The family lived several places in Jefferson County before they bought a 20-acre farm near Camp Ground in 1918 where they lived for 50 years. One room of the house was made of logs and two small rooms had been built onto the logs. They added another room later. Hall, the oldest son, bought 2 acres of the 20 when he married in 1927 and built a house on it, and Harold Standerfer bought 15 acres in 1962.

In 1968 Everett, Iva. and Hazel moved to Mt. Vernon on Bell Street where they lived until Iva died on September 17, 1971, at age 81. Everett died three months later, December 29, at 83, and Hazel died April 21, 1973 at age 63.

(Snipped)

-Vera Scott


Charles married Iva Myrtle Scott, daughter of Tecumseh Sherman Scott and Leona B Howell, about 1906. Iva was born on Mar 15, 1890 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Sep 17, 1971 in Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 120 M    i. Charles Hall Shelton was born on Jun 1, 1908, died on Sep 1, 1988, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

   121 F    ii. Hazel Rose Shelton was born on Aug 1, 1910, died on Apr 2, 1973, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

+ 122 F    iii. Gladys Shelton was born on Sep 14, 1912, died on Apr 2, 1995, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

   123 F    iv. Vera Shelton was born on Feb 10, 1915, died on Aug 11, 2000, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

Vera married Robert Kenneth Scott on Dec 22, 1934. Robert was born on Jan 14, 1913, died on Aug 5, 1986, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

   124 M    v. Raymond G Shelton was born on Nov 29, 1916 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL, died on Apr 1, 1989, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

Raymond married Living

   125 F    vi. Living

Living married Robert Lipe.

   126 F    vii. Living

Living married Ronald L Gowler, son of Roy L Gowler and Opal A Highsmith. Ronald was born on Jan 3, 1933, died on Sep 18, 1990, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

52. Nancy Idella Shelton (Fielding David3, William Wyatt2, George Wyatt1) was born in 1884, died in 1974, and was buried in Harmony Cemetery, Farrington, Jefferson, IL.

Nancy married Frank Chambliss, son of Joseph James Chambliss Jr and Matilda Jane Mitchell, in 1902 in Jefferson, IL. Frank was born on Aug 8, 1882 in Jefferson, IL, died on Jan 19, 1939, and was buried in Harmony Cemetery, Farrington, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   127 F    i. Thelma Ruth Chambliss was born on May 17, 1905 and died on Jun 14, 1968 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Thelma married Clarence Knight in 1931 in Benton, Franklin, IL.

   128 F    ii. Retha Chambliss was born about 1915 in Farrington, Jefferson, IL.

   129 F    iii. Living

56. Raymond David 'Jack' Shelton (Fielding David3, William Wyatt2, George Wyatt1) was born on Sep 12, 1908 in Farrington, Jefferson, IL, died on Apr 23, 1977, and was buried in Atkinson Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Raymond married Beulah Evelyn Smith on Mar 14, 1927. Beulah was born on Apr 20, 1910, died on Jun 27, 1978, and was buried in Atkinson Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   130 M    i. David Franklin Shelton was born on Jul 2, 1927 in Jefferson, IL, died on Nov 27, 2007, and was buried in Atkinson Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

David married Living

   131 M    ii. James Diamond Shelton was born on Mar 27, 1930 and died on Mar 7, 1986.

James married Delsie Mulvaney. Delsie was born on Mar 1, 1931 and died on Oct 28, 1998.

   132 M    iii. Edward Lee Shelton was born in 1937, died on Jul 2, 2003, and was buried in Atkinson Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   133 M    iv. John Lloyd Shelton was born on Feb 16, 1951 and died on Mar 16, 1954.

58. Floyd Dawson Shelton (Fielding David3, William Wyatt2, George Wyatt1) was born on Dec 8, 1914, died on May 31, 1984, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Floyd married Mary Katherine Baker, daughter of James Chester Baker and Addie F Hixon. Mary was born on Jun 25, 1921 in Illinois, died on Dec 26, 1962, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   134 F    i. Velma Jean Shelton was born on Oct 7, 1940 in Jefferson, IL and died on Dec 19, 2007 in Lakeland, FL.

Velma married Living

   135 M    ii. Chester Dale Shelton was born on Oct 27, 1950, died on Dec 26, 1962, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

   136 F    iii. Kathryn Elaine Shelton was born in 1951, died in 1962, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

   137 F    iv. Joyce Marie Shelton was born on Jan 9, 1954, died on Dec 26, 1962, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Floyd next married Living

Floyd next married Bernice Dycus. Bernice was born on Feb 12, 1919 and died on Feb 3, 1984.

63. Amanda Elizabeth Shelton (William Wyatt Shelton3, Elizabeth J Shelton2, George Wyatt1) was born on Jan 10, 1887, died on May 25, 1955, and was buried in Bethel Memorial Cemetery, Dodds, Jefferson, IL.

Amanda married Crate Gowler, son of Robert Carter Gowler and Hulda Garrison, about 1920 in Webber, Jefferson, IL. Crate was born on Jun 16, 1878 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Apr 13, 1956, and was buried in Bethel Memorial Cemetery, Dodds, Jefferson, IL.

The child from this marriage was:

   138 M    i. Living

Living married Living

65. Phoebe Agnes Shelton (William Wyatt Shelton3, Elizabeth J Shelton2, George Wyatt1) was born on Mar 18, 1896 in Illinois, died on Sep 8, 1963 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Black Oak Ridge Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Phoebe married Raymond Joe Scott, son of Tecumseh Sherman Scott and Leona B Howell, in 1912. Raymond was born in Oct 1894 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died in 1961 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Black Oak Ridge Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   139 F    i. Living

+ 140 M    ii. Charles Lewis Scott was born on Jan 27, 1920 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Oct 5, 1988 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

67. Ralph C Shelton (Elias C Shelton3, Elizabeth J Shelton2, George Wyatt1) was born in Aug 1886 in Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL, died in 1916, and was buried in Kirk Cemetery, Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL.

Ralph married Noma L Kniffen, daughter of Willis Kniffen and Mary J McGeath. Noma was born in 1896 in Illinois, died in 1968, and was buried in Kirk Cemetery, Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL.

The child from this marriage was:

   141 M    i. Virgil I Shelton was born on Jan 3, 1916, died on Feb 5, 1992, and was buried in Kirk Cemetery, Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL.

Virgil married K Marie Harpole, daughter of Alva R Harpole and Keef Matha J. K was born on Dec 10, 1915, died on Jan 15, 1994, and was buried in Kirk Cemetery, Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL.

68. Robert Dale Shelton (Elias C Shelton3, Elizabeth J Shelton2, George Wyatt1) was born on Dec 25, 1890 in Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL, died on Nov 13, 1934, and was buried in Kirk Cemetery, Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL.

Robert married Minnie Florence Shelton, daughter of George Washington Shelton and Minnie Alice Willmore, in 1915 in Jefferson, IL. Minnie was born on May 22, 1898, died on May 20, 1987, and was buried in Kirk Cemetery, Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   142 F    i. Edith M Shelton was born on Sep 1, 1916 in Illinois, died on Jan 28, 1941, and was buried in Kirk Cemetery, Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL.

   143 M    ii. Living

   144 F    iii. Dorothy E Shelton was born on Apr 24, 1919 in Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL, died on Mar 25, 1922, and was buried in Kirk Cemetery, Spring Garden, Jefferson, IL.

   145 F    iv. Living

   146 M    v. Luther Dale Shelton was born on Jan 30, 1924 and died on Dec 4, 2003.

   147 F    vi. Living

75. Harvey Clark Shelton (Lewis Clark Shelton3, Susan Catherine Shelton2, George Wyatt1) was born on Jan 18, 1903 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Oct 6, 1989, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Harvey married Lena Opal Lane, daughter of Carl 'Carrol' Lane and Nancy Jane Davis, on Feb 1, 1923 in Webber, Jefferson, IL. Lena was born on Jun 28, 1903 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Apr 28, 1996, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 148 F    i. Living

   149 F    ii. Eva Lena Shelton was born on Aug 1, 1930 in Webber, Jefferson, IL and died on Jan 19, 2008.

Eva married Marvin Lee Wilson, son of Horacia S Wilson and Blanche Ellen Parkhill, on Oct 27, 1949. Marvin was born on Jul 2, 1926 in Four Mile, Wayne, IL and died on Dec 16, 2003.

76. Ruby Idella Shelton (Lewis Clark Shelton3, Susan Catherine Shelton2, George Wyatt1) was born on Apr 9, 1904 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Nov 28, 1941, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Ruby married Samuel Virgil Lane, son of Carl 'Carrol' Lane and Nancy Jane Davis, about 1920 in Webber, Jefferson, IL. Samuel was born on Jun 6, 1898 in Four Mile, Wayne, IL, died on May 5, 1969, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 150 M    i. Living

   151 M    ii. Living

   152 M    iii. Living

+ 153 M    iv. Harvey Louis Lane was born on Dec 7, 1930 in Webber, Jefferson, IL and died on Jun 17, 2006 in Opdyke, Pendleton, Jefferson, IL.

   154 F    v. Living

81. Harry V Shelton (Rufus Harvey Shelton3, Susan Catherine Shelton2, George Wyatt1) was born on Jul 23, 1911 and died on Jul 24, 1984.

Harry married Verna Dobbs.

The child from this marriage was:

   155 M    i. Harry E Shelton was born on Jun 14, 1929 and died on Jun 24, 1976.

Harry married Living

Harry next married Living

82. Rufus Hershel Shelton (Rufus Harvey Shelton3, Susan Catherine Shelton2, George Wyatt1) was born on May 29, 1918 in Illinois, died on Dec 11, 1940 in Jefferson, IL, and was buried in East Salem Cemetery, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL. The cause of his death was Car Wreck.

Rufus married Living

Children from this marriage were:

   156 M    i. Living

   157 F    ii. Living

85. Artie Oscar 'Sherd' Clemins (Mary Alice Shelton3, Abraham M2, George Wyatt1) was born on Jul 12, 1888 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Dec 17, 1958, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL. The cause of his death was railroad crossing accident.

General Notes: Mount Vernon Register News - December 19, 1958

"Sherd" Clemins Rites Saturday; Accident Victim

Funeral services for Artie Oscar "Sherd" Clemins, who was killed when a train hit his car at Bluford yesterday, will be held Saturday at the East Hickory Hill Baptist Church

The Rev Kenneth Holland and the Rev Maurice Paxton will officiate and burial will follow in East Hickory Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call at Myers Chapel at any time until noon Saturday, when the body will be taken to the church to lie in state until the funeral hour.

Mr Clemins, a retired farmer who resided on Route 2, Bluford, was 70 years, five months and six days of age.

He was born July 12, 1888 in Jefferson county, the son of John W. and Alice (Shelton) Clemins. He was a lifetime resident of this county.

He was married to Beu1ah Bruce who survives. They observed their Golden Wedding anniversary only a few weeks ago.

Mr Clemins was a member of the East Hickory Hill church.

Besides his wife he is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Louise Ford of Detroit. Mich., Mrs. Marcella Allen of Carlyle, Mrs. Bernadine Rainwater of Springfield and Mrs. Ruby P Smith of Bluford; three sons, Alfred R. of Mt. Vernon; Archie C. of Urbana and Charles F. of Quincy; a brother, Fred of Chicago; four sisters, Mrs. Hattie Weems of Xenia, Mrs Verne Gowler of Opdyke, and Mrs Effie Miller and Mrs Eva Cornwell of Bluford; 15 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Artie married Beulah A Bruce, daughter of Charles Hardy Bruce and Jennie May King, in 1908 in Webber, Jefferson, IL. Beulah was born in 1891 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died in 1985, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   158 F    i. Louise Clemins was born about 1911 in Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Louise married Ed Ford.

   159 M    ii. Alfred Richard Clemins was born on Apr 17, 1912 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on May 25, 1985, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Alfred married Cloia Lurena Brookman, daughter of Neoneriah Omanual Brookman and Millie Ann Shelton, on Sep 9, 1936. Cloia was born on Jul 12, 1912, died on Sep 19, 1969, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Alfred next married Living

   160 F    iii. Clarice Marcella Clemins was born about 1915 in Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Clarice married Clinton Allen.

   161 F    iv. Living

Living married Jack Smith, son of Allen R Smith and Bessie. Jack was born about 1910 in Illinois.

   162 M    v. Archie Cornell Clemins was born on Mar 13, 1919, died on Mar 24, 1994, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

Archie married Living

   163 F    vi. Bernadine Clemins was born about 1925 in Webber, Jefferson, IL and died before 1985.

Bernadine married Living

   164 M    vii. Living

86. Hattie A Clemins (Mary Alice Shelton3, Abraham M2, George Wyatt1) was born in Jul 1890 in Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Hattie married Hiram Alston Weems, son of William Jesse Weems and Amanda J Meador, in 1912 in Jefferson County, IL. Hiram was born on Mar 25, 1886.

Children from this marriage were:

   165 F    i. Opal Weems was born about 1916 in Illinois.

   166 M    ii. Living

   167 F    iii. Living

   168 F    iv. Living

   169 M    v. Living

   170 F    vi. Living

87. Charles Fred Clemens (Mary Alice Shelton3, Abraham M2, George Wyatt1) was born on Sep 6, 1893 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on May 4, 1974, and was buried in Old Orchard Cemetery, Dodds, Jefferson, IL.

Charles married Edith Marlow, daughter of Logan A Marlow and Minnie C Edmison, in 1913 in Jefferson County, IL. Edith was born on Sep 21, 1896 in Jefferson County, IL, died on Oct 31, 1943 in Kankakee, IL, and was buried in Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Kankakee, Kankakee, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   171 M    i. Raymond Clemens was born about 1914 in Illinois.

   172 F    ii. Pauline Margie Clemins was born about 1915 in Illinois.

   173 M    iii. Roy H Clemins was born on Aug 11, 1917 in Jefferson, IL, died on Sep 1, 1979, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

Roy married Gwendolyn J. Gwendolyn was born in 1915, died in 2001, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

   174 F    iv. Edith Clemens was born about 1922 in Illinois.

   175 F    v. Violet Clemens was born about 1925 in Illinois.

Charles next married Jean after 1943. Jean was born on Dec 1, 1906, died on Jan 18, 1993, and was buried in Old Orchard Cemetery, Dodds, Jefferson, IL.

88. Effie J Clemins (Mary Alice Shelton3, Abraham M2, George Wyatt1) was born on Sep 11, 1899 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Jun 21, 1979 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Effie married Clyde Miller, son of Benjamin Franklin Miller and Emma Etta Pepple. Clyde was born on Sep 23, 1896 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Nov 14, 1966 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   176 F    i. Living

Living married Living

   177 F    ii. Living

   178 F    iii. Living

Living married Living

89. Eva Clemens (Mary Alice Shelton3, Abraham M2, George Wyatt1) was born in 1902 in Jefferson County, IL, died in 1969, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Eva married Conard Clark Harlow. Conard was born in 1899, died in 1925, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

The child from this marriage was:

   179 F    i. Nadine Harlow was born about 1920 in Jefferson County, IL.

Eva next married Elton Maford Cornwell after 1925. Elton was born on Nov 29, 1889 in Illinois, died in 1961, and was buried in East Hickory Hill Cemetery, Webber, Jefferson, IL.

The child from this marriage was:

   180 F    i. Living

90. Clara Verne Clemins (Mary Alice Shelton3, Abraham M2, George Wyatt1) was born about 1904 in Jefferson County, IL, died in 1990, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

Clara married Charles Nelson Gowler, son of Prince Albert Gowler and Cora Elizabeth Davis, in 1922 in Jefferson, IL. Charles was born on Sep 6, 1895 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Jul 20, 1982, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   181 F    i. Living

   182 F    ii. Living

93. Walter A Scott (Nancy J Shelton3, Abraham M2, George Wyatt1) was born in Jul 1896 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died in 1922, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Walter married Nora May Atkinson, daughter of Charles F Atkinson and Lillie Bertie Chambliss, in 1917. Nora was born in 1897 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died in 1994, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   183 F    i. Bernice Scott .

   184 M    ii. Harold Scott .

   185 M    iii. Howard A Scott was born on Jun 23, 1921, died on Feb 14, 1998, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Howard married Betty L Sullivan. Betty was born on Jan 19, 1922 in Springfield, Sangamon, IL, died on Jan 27, 2008 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Williams Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   186 M    iv. Elmo W Scott .

94. Inez E Scott (Nancy J Shelton3, Abraham M2, George Wyatt1) was born in Nov 1898 in Webber, Jefferson, IL.

Inez married Leroy G Kirkpatrick, son of Edwin M Kirkpatrick and Ida Good, in 1918 in Jefferson, IL. Leroy was born about 1898 in Webber, Jefferson, IL.

The child from this marriage was:

   187 M    i. Living

98. Alta Scott (Nancy J Shelton3, Abraham M2, George Wyatt1) was born on Sep 19, 1912 in Webber, Jefferson, IL and died on May 20, 1975 in Decatur, IL.

Alta married Shields.

The child from this marriage was:

   188 F    i. Living

Living married George Ward.

Alta next married Oscar Orley Irwin, son of Oscar Edwin Irwin and Emma Rachel Brim. Oscar was born on May 24, 1909 and died on May 26, 1982.

Children from this marriage were:

   189 M    i. Living

   190 M    ii. Living

   191 F    iii. Living

Living married Donald Braddy, son of Harvey Braddy and Alta Loyd. Donald was born about 1930 in Webber, Jefferson, IL.

   192 F    iv. Living

Living married Living

   193 F    v. Living

Living married Living

104. Cyrus Glenn Waite (Mary Ellen Highsmith3, Cinderella Shelton2, George Wyatt1) was born on May 7, 1903 and died on Sep 9, 1956.

Cyrus married Marie Nolta.

The child from this marriage was:

   194 M    i. Living

Fifth Generation (Great Great-Grandchildren)


107. Sarah Florence Brookman (Millie Ann Shelton4, George William3, William Wyatt2, George Wyatt1) was born on Apr 6, 1902 in Field, Jefferson, IL and died on Feb 24, 1930 in Field, Jefferson, IL.

Sarah married Benjamin Hershel Tate Sr, son of Amos B Tate and Harriet L Mooney, before 1924 in Field, Jefferson, IL. Benjamin was born on Oct 2, 1901 in Farrington, Jefferson, IL and died on Apr 24, 1967.

Children from this marriage were:

   195 M    i. Living

   196 F    ii. Living

   197 F    iii. Living

108. Leslie Omanual Brookman (Millie Ann Shelton4, George William3, William Wyatt2, George Wyatt1) was born on Nov 12, 1903 in Field, Jefferson, IL, died on Mar 14, 1979, and was buried in Atkinson Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Leslie married Ethel Irene Duncan, daughter of James Sylvester Duncan and Minnie Darnell, on Dec 22, 1923. Ethel was born on Mar 18, 1905, died on May 19, 1957, and was buried in Atkinson Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   198 M    i. Oakley E Brookman was born on May 27, 1930 and died on Feb 26, 1988.

Oakley married Irene Ray, daughter of Holla Ray and Lula Lonnon. Irene was born on Jul 17, 1925 and died on Mar 6, 2003.

   199 M    ii. Living

Living married Living

   200 F    iii. Living

Living married Living

   201 M    iv. Living

   202 M    v. Living

Leslie next married Living

113. John Everett Brookman (Millie Ann Shelton4, George William3, William Wyatt2, George Wyatt1) was born on Jul 23, 1916 in Field, Jefferson, IL, died on May 25, 1997, and was buried in Atkinson Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

John married Anna Imogene Tyler, daughter of Harvey M Tyler and Mary R Gaines. Anna was born on May 13, 1919 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Nov 19, 1990 in Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Atkinson Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   203 F    i. Shirley Mae Brookman was born on Aug 1, 1937 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Apr 10, 1939, and was buried in Atkinson Cemetery, Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL.

   204 M    ii. Living

   205 M    iii. Living

   206 F    iv. Living

John next married Freda Thomason Burgess.

115. Living (Millie Ann Shelton4, George William3, William Wyatt2, George Wyatt1)

Living married Satterwhite. Satterwhite died in 1954.

Children from this marriage were:

   207 F    i. Living

Living married Living

   208 F    ii. Living

Living married Living

   209 M    iii. Living

Living married Living

117. Glen Howell Shelton (John William4, George William3, William Wyatt2, George Wyatt1) was born on Apr 16, 1910, died on Apr 14, 1987, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

Glen married Mildred Verna Moore, daughter of Edward Moore and Lucy Jenkins, on Jul 7, 1928 in Webber, Jefferson, IL. Mildred was born on Nov 11, 1911 in Illinois, died on Feb 24, 2000, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   210 M    i. William Edward Shelton died on Sep 19, 2000.

   211 M    ii. John Robert Shelton was born on Jul 25, 1931 and died on Oct 22, 2005.

   212 M    iii. Living

120. Charles Hall Shelton (Charles Everett4, George William3, William Wyatt2, George Wyatt1) was born on Jun 1, 1908, died on Sep 1, 1988, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

Charles married Vivian Edna Moore, daughter of Edward Moore and Lucy Jenkins, on Aug 6, 1927. Vivian was born on Jan 4, 1908 in Illinois, died on Jun 12, 1976, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   213 M    i. Charles E Shelton was born on Apr 1, 1928 in Mt Vernon, Jefferson, IL and died on Jun 6, 1998.

Charles married Living

   214 M    ii. Clyde D Shelton was born on Dec 6, 1930 and died on Apr 28, 2003.

Clyde married Living

Charles next married Living

122. Gladys Shelton (Charles Everett4, George William3, William Wyatt2, George Wyatt1) was born on Sep 14, 1912, died on Apr 2, 1995, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

Gladys married Edwin Dale Estes on Dec 24, 1930. Edwin was born on Dec 18, 1912, died on Jun 23, 1953, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

The child from this marriage was:

   215 M    i. Calvin Estes was born on May 31, 1936, died on Dec 30, 1962, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

140. Charles Lewis Scott (Phoebe Agnes Shelton4, William Wyatt Shelton3, Elizabeth J Shelton2, George Wyatt1) was born on Jan 27, 1920 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, died on Oct 5, 1988 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

Charles married Beulah Biggerstaff, daughter of Walter C Biggerstaff and Julia Mondy, on Jul 2, 1939 in Cape Girardeau, MO. Beulah was born on Feb 26, 1921 in Jefferson, IL, died on Oct 27, 2006 in Webber, Jefferson, IL, and was buried in Memorial Gardens, Shiloh, Jefferson, IL.

Children from this marriage were:

   216 F    i. Living

Living married Living

   217 F    ii. Living

148. Living (Harvey Clark Shelton4, Lewis Clark Shelton3, Susan Catherine Shelton2, George Wyatt1)

Living married Warren Taylor.

Children from this marriage were:

   218 F    i. Living

   219 F    ii. Living

   220 M    iii. Living

150. Living (Ruby Idella Shelton4, Lewis Clark Shelton3, Susan Catherine Shelton2, George Wyatt1)

Living married.

His children were:

   221 M    i. Living

   222 F    ii. Living

153. Harvey Louis Lane (Ruby Idella Shelton4, Lewis Clark Shelton3, Susan Catherine Shelton2, George Wyatt1) was born on Dec 7, 1930 in Webber, Jefferson, IL and died on Jun 17, 2006 in Opdyke, Pendleton, Jefferson, IL.

Harvey married Betty Lou Buchanan. Betty was born on May 23, 1932 in Keenes, Wayne, IL and died on Feb 10, 2001 in Opdyke, Pendleton, Jefferson, IL.

The child from this marriage was:

   223 M    i. Living

Living married Living