Looking for any information to confirm parental links to James Knox Polk Shelton b. 1844. d. 1891 and buried in Smith co. TX. Served in the CSA enlisted on 12-7-1861 at camp Trousdale in Lebanan, TN. CO I 44th TN. inf. later consolidated to CO A. 44th TN inf. I see a Hanry Austin Shelton B. 1801 in Albermarle co. VA. and married Sarah Ruple b. 1803 in Augusta co. VA. In a census for 1850 it shows Henry, Shara, and Children: William H. b. 1824 agusta co, VA/ Catherine R. b. 1830/ David M. b. 7-17-1832/ Sarah F. b. 1835 Bath co. VA/ Mary J. b 1836/ Thomas A. b. 1839/ Nancy B. b. 1841/ and James Knox Polk b. 1844.......I am not sure if this is my James K.P. or not......I have found alot of people named the children Knox Polk in this era. If anyone is linked to ANY of these people, please fell free to email me with any information to firstname.lastname@example.org
Carol B. Shelton Maverick of Grayson County, TX.