SHELTON FAMILY CEMETERY
Barboursville, Cabell Co., WV


Latitude: N 38-25.702
Longitude: W 082-19.368
Elevation: 623 feet
Accuracy: 19 feet


The following list was compiled by actual reading of the tombstones. All the information, excluding annotation, is written on the tombstone. Annotations are included following the entry for the majority of the stones. Abbreviations are used for the following: d/o - dau of; s/o - son of; c/o - child of; w/o - wife of; and h/o - husband of.

Submitted by Candie Freeman
Read 2001.


SACRED
TO THE
MEMORY
Of
MARY L. JOHNSON
THE WIFE Of
JAMES F. JOHNSON
WHO DEPARTED THIS
LIFE SEPt 23 DAY, 1824
IN THE 21 YEAR Of
HER AGE

Note: The stone is loose on ground, but near base.


IN MEMORY
OF
RICHARD M JOHNSON
INFANT SON OF
JAMES F. JOHNSON
AND MARY L. JOHNSON
HIS WIFE DYED OCt 2
DAY 1823 AGED 6
WEEKS AND 3 DAYS

Note: Stone is loose on ground, but at bottom of base.


GEORGE WASHINGTON
Son of
JAMES & SUSAN SHELTON
DIED
July 7, 1850
Aged 39 y
4 mo. 1 day

Note: Stone broken in half where the words "Aged 39y" is on the stone, bottom half firmly in ground.


JAMES SHELTON
DIED
Aug 21, 1852
Aged 62 ys.

Brother thou art gone to rest
And this shall be our prayer,
That when we reach our journey's end
Thy glory we may share.

Note: Stone is loose on ground, but near base.


SUSAN
Wife of
JAMES SHELTON
BORN
Jan. 22, 1796,
DIED
Oct. 8, 1869
 
AGED 73 YEARS.

Note: Stone is broken into two pieces, loose on ground, but near base.

FOOTSTONES ONLY:
1. S M - letters etched on stone, loose on the top of the ground. This stone could also read W S if you turn it around.
2. A. F. W. - footstone, loose on the top of the ground. This footstone is for America Fenton Wilson, d/o James S. Wilson & Sarah Ann Shelton.
3. Fieldstone, no data
4. Fieldstone, no data
5. Fieldstone, no data


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Copyright 2002 Candace Freeman

Revised: 25 Mar 2002

Candie Freeman Cfreeman99@aol.com