My Relationship : 7th Great Grandfather
Father: Ralph SHELTON
Mother: Mary CORSPEN
Birth: 1 Apr 1713, Middlesex County, Virginia
Death: 1794, Pittsylvania County, Virginia
Crispen had 6 sons in the Revolution, held a Captain's commission, servedas a
member of the committee of Safety, Judge of Court and member of theCommission
on Peace. Crispen was 63 years of age in 1776. Will was dated 10-9-1787 and
prob. 2-17-1794 in Pittsylvania Co., VA. Sons Beverly and Vincent exec.
Marriage record on Crispen and Letitia has not been found, but a descendant,
Mrs. Martin claims that Letitia was a Shelton who was also descended from Sir
John Shelton and Lady Anne Boleyn Shelton of England. Others of the family
with whom the author hascorresponded are of the opinion that Letitia may have
been a Spencer or Freeman.
- Marriage with: Letitia
Marriage: 29 Oct 1787,