George Washington Shelton

George Washington Shelton (HM16KR)

Location: Corsicana, TX 75110 Navarro County
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N 32° 5.877', W 96° 28.427'

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(Jan. 12, 1814 - Nov. 15, 1882)

??? A Texas War for Independence soldier. Born in Virginia. Lived in Tennessee, where he joined 15 other recruits late in 1835 to come to Texas and fight against dictator Santa Anna. Served Jan. 14 to Sept. 18, 1836. Was awarded two land bounties for military duty. Became a pioneer citizen of Navarro County.
???His wife was Sara Elizabeth Johnson. They had four children: Izora, Ann Madora, George W., Jr., and Emma Tennessee. Recorded, 1967 Presented by family of Raymond Shelton Crawford.

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HM NumberHM16KR
Marker Number11634
Year Placed1967
Placed ByTexas Historic Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 9:00am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 738394 N 3554086
Decimal Degrees32.09795000, -96.47378333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 5.877', W 96° 28.427'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 5' 52.62" N, 96° 28' 25.62" W
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Area Code(s)903
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 655 N 15th St, Corsicana TX 75110, US
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