Carl Shelton and Pearl Vaughn were married in Madisonville Ky on Oct. 13, 1947. This was just 10 days before he was killed. The marriage Bond Certificate stated that Carl and Pearl were married by Rev. C R Matthews and the witnesses were Jess McGary and Sarah L McGary. Carl Shelton stated he was born in Chicago and resided in Henderson, KY Route 3 and was 50 years old. Pearl stated she was born in White County, Illinois,the daughter of Cleve and Ida Abshere Vaughn, resided in Jacksonville, Florida and was 35 years old. These addresses of course were not true. Carl listed his occupation as "Oil Business" and he was actually 59 years old not 50.