Corsicana in Navarro County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
George Washington Shelton
(Jan. 12, 1814 - Nov. 15, 1882)
His wife was Sara Elizabeth Johnson. They had four children: Izora, Ann Madora, George W., Jr., and Emma Tennessee. Recorded, 1967 Presented by family of Raymond Shelton Crawford.
Navarro County & Texas
Pioneers And Heroes
Erected 1967 by Texas Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 11634.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War, Texas Independence. A significant historical date for this entry is January 14, 1863.
Location. 32° 5.877′ N, 96° 28.427′ W. Marker is in Corsicana, Texas, in Navarro County. Marker is on North 15th Street, on the right when traveling north. Located in Oakwood Cemetery, entrance on North 15th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corsicana TX 75110, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least Colonel Clinton McKamey Winkler (a few steps from this marker); David Reed Mitchell (within shouting distance of this marker); Navarro County World War Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonel Roger Q. Mills (approx. ¼ mile away); YMCA of Corsicana (approx. ¼ mile away); Frank Neal Drane (approx. ¼ mile away); Alva Everett Taylor (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of The First Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corsicana.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 351 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 19, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.