Biography of Robert Shackelton
Barton, Tioga County, NY Biographies





ROBERT SHACKELTON was born near Belvidere, N. J. His wife was Lydia Killpatrick. THey has a family of eleven children. In 1826 he came to Barton and for two years was engaged in farming and lumbering, then became a merchant in Factoryville and later was a hotel proprietor. About 1866 he moved to Illinois, where he died. John Shackelton, son of Robert, was born November 23, 1824, in New Jersey, and came to Barton when two years old and has since resided here. He married Sarah, a daughter of WIlliam Hanna; their only daughter Emma is the wife of Charles E. Lane. Mr. and Mrs. Lane have one daughter, Beatrice. Mrs. Shackelton died December 9, 1891. Mr. Shackelton has been a farmer and broker. He owns 900 acres of farming land and numerous house lots in Waverly, and has seen the prosperous growth of the village from his youth and has planted and sown corn and wheat where is now the main portion of Waverly.

From:
OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A MEMORIAL HISOTRY OF TIOGA COUNTY
NEW YORK
EDITED BY: LEROY W. KINGMAN
W. A. FERGUSSON & CO. ELMIRA, N. Y., 189?


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