I do not know when/where William Shelton was born.He died 1807 Grainger, Tn.William m Sarah Doggett Shelton Lucas Lewis.His land on Indian Creek, Grainger Co, was divided between his five sons: John, James, Samuel, Miller and David.All were in Franklin Co, MO area by 1825.
Claiborne Co, TN Land Deeds 4Mar1806.George Willis to William Shelton, $80 for Lot EE of Henderson, Powells Valley Survey, N Powells River, upper line of lot E, David Cain's corner.Wit: David Snuffer (m Ruth Lea), John Linch (Lynch?), Silas Williams.
23Aug07.William Shelton to Thomas Sherly, $150, 100 ac, Lot EF, Powell Valley, Henderson's, immediately N side Powell River.David Cain's corner.Wit: James McCam, William McCam (McCann?), John Nevells.Registered 19Jan09.Signed John Shelton.(William Shelton d Apr 1807 and this deed is signed by his son John who would have been 24 in 1809.)
20Feb08.Thomas Sherley to Samuel and James Erls.100 ac, $200.E&F #2. David Cains line. North of Powell River.Wit: William Smith, James Mians, John Norvell (Nevell?).