Capt. Charles T. Shelman

The Cartersville Courant
Cartersville, Georgia
December 2, 1886, page 3
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Like Leaves They Fall.
Capt. Charles T. Shelman, Another Old and Valued Citizen Dead.

Captain Charles T. Shelman died at his residence, “Etowah Heights,” in this country Monday evening at 7 o’clock, aged 62 years.  Captain Shelman has been a resident of this county for over half a century, and was greatly beloved for his many splendid traits of character.  Tuesday, the day following his death, was the anniversary of his birth.  Capt. Shelman was born in Edenton, Ga., but removed to this county when he was quite young.  The funeral took place yesterday, at the home of the deceased, and he was buried in the family burying ground there, the services were conducted by Rev. W. R. McConnell, rector of the Episcopal church here.  Captain Shelman was a valued citizen of a genial sunny nature, and was honored, admired, and loved by those who knew him.  The immediate cause of death was ulceration of the stomach.


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