1850 Census, Goliad Co., Texas


Page #638, Dwelling #30, Family #30
Name Age Sex Race Occupation Real Estate Birthplace
 Geo. C. Brightman  58 M   Farmer $2000 Rhode Island
 Nancy Brightman 55 F Ill.
 Lyman Brightman 22 M Farmer Indiana
 John C. Brightman 28 M Farmer $100 Indiana
 Wm Brightman 24 M Farmer Indiana
 Annet M. Brightman 17 F Indiana
 Benj. Shelton 30 M Mason NY
Notes:  The Benjamin Shelton here is our Benjamin Sheldon.  His wife and children were still behind in Edgar Co., Illinois while he arrived in Texas ahead to arrange a home.  They eventually joined him and it was near here, in Helena, Karnes County, Texas, that Benjamin was shot and killed in 1859.




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