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Benjamin Benton Shelton (1888 - 1974)

Benjamin Benton Shelton
Born in Alabama, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 7 May 1911 in Alabama, United Statesmap
Husband of — married 1 Oct 1942 in Jackson, Alabama, United Statesmap
Died at age 85 in Alabama, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified | Created 24 Aug 2009 | Last significant change: 9 Jul 2022
17:00: Larry Jones edited the Biography for Benjamin Benton Shelton (1888-1974). (Formatting. Bio improvement. ) [Thank Larry for this]
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Ben was born in 1888. He passed away in 1974.


  • "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 9 July 2022), Benjamin B Shelton in household of Naoh B Shelton, Precinct 32, Limrock, Jackson, Alabama, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 46, sheet , family , NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm .
  • "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 19 February 2021), Ben B Shelton and Tola B Austin, 01 Oct 1942; citing Election Precinct 29 Alabama City, Etowah, Alabama, United States, County Probate Courts, Alabama; FHL microfilm 1,877,332.
  • "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974", database, FamilySearch ( : 11 January 2021), Benjamin Benton Shelton, 1974.

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