Great-Great-Great Grandfathers/Grandmothers • George Wellington Shelton • Born in Spotsylvania County, VA. In 1826 • Married Maria Perry in 1860. • Shelton died in 1901. Perry Died in 1929. • Jarman Davis • Born in Lenoir County, NC. In 1824 • Married Mary Stanley. No Date. • There is no date of death for Davis or Stanley.
Great-Great Grandfathers/Grandmothers • Robert Lee Shelton • Born in Stafford County, Va. In 1861 • Married Virginia Bowie. No date • Died in 1899. Bowie died in 1905 • John Davis • Born in Swansboro, NC. No date. • Married Penny Boyett. No date. • There is no date of death for Davis and Boyett.
Great Grandfathers/Grandmothers • Artie Lewis Allen • Born in Fredericksburg Va. In 1885 • Married Bertie Francis Shelton. No date • Died in 1945. Shelton died in 1885. • Robert Leslie Davis • Born in Swansboro, NC. In 1892. • Married Delphia Heath in 1917. • Davis died in 1953. Heath died in 1989.
Grandfathers/Grandmothers • Lewis Artie Allen • Born in Stafford County, Va. In 1926 • Married Carolyn Johnson in 1955 • Allen died in 1997. Johnson is still living. • Daniel Thomas Davis • Born in Jones County, NC. In 1918. • Married Cecilia Greene in 1938 • Davis died in 1982. Greene is still living
Parents Daniel Thomas Davis Jr. Born in Philadelphia, Penn. In 1957 Married Kathy Lou Allen in 1980 Kathy Lou Allen Born in Fredericksburg, Va. In 1960
Notes • The Sheltons/Allens are my Mother’s family. • The Davis’ are my Father’s family. • Both my great-great-great grandfathers were Confederate soldiers. Shelton served in the 30th Virginia Infantry. Davis served in the 27th North Carolina Infantry. Davis surrendered with the Army of Northern Virginia on April 9th, 1865 at Appomattox Courthouse. • Prior to my parents’ generation, none of the members of my family attended college. • The main profession through both sides of my family was farming.