Sylvester A. Shelton
Sylvester A. Shelton,
Born 21 Aug 1821 , Union County , KY.
Died 21 Aug 1898
Family moved to Jefferson County , IL in 1826 .
Married Malissa W. SMITH , 1839
8 Children : 3 survive , Louis J. & CS SHELTON and Mrs. Missouri A.
Joined Methodist Church in Dahlgren about 1883.
[ Note : Sylvester & Melissa were married on 16 Apr 1840 in Jefferson
Co, IL . Both are buried in the SHELTON Cemetery in Moore's Prairie ,
Jefferson Co, IL ]
26 Aug 1898 Times Newspaper - Hamilton County, IL
Submitted by Brenda Magee
3rd Great- Granddaughter