Isaac Sheldon (1730-1813)
Parents
Father Thomas Sheldon (1709-1758)
Mother Harriet Winters
Vital Information
Born 5 Aug 1730 in Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island
Spouse (1) Sarah Gifford
Spouse (2) Mrs. Deborah Haight
Spouse (3) Mrs. Miriam Straight
Married (1) c1754
Married (3) before 1808
Died Jun 1813 at Willsboro, Essex, New York
Children
1 Gideon Sheldon (1776-1805)
2 Peleg Sheldon
3 Nehemiah Sheldon
4 Jedediah Sheldon (died 1802)
5 Justus Sheldon (died 1796)
6 John Sheldon
7 Thomas Sheldon
8 Sarah Sheldon (died 1813)
9 Elizabeth Sheldon
10 Benjamin Sheldon
11 Isaac Sheldon (died 1820)
12 Esther Sheldon
13 Mary Sheldon
14 William Sheldon

Isaac Sheldon was born in Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island on August 5, 1730 to Thomas Sheldon and Harriet Winters. He married his cousin Sarah Gifford, daughter of Jabez Gifford and Dinah Sheldon, in about 1754. By 1776 he was living in Pawling, Dutchess, New York when he was listed on the Board of Sequestration for Dutchess County during the Revolution. He was still there when listed in Pawling for the first Federal Census in 1790 but moved to Willsboro, Essex, New York by 1800. His will was written in the town of Essex in 1808, at which time he was living in the Brookfield Patent. His will was recorded in June of 1813. Several trees say that he died July 13, 1813 but this is not possible as his will was already recorded on June 28, 1813 and he is listed as deceased.

Documentation

Publications

  1. The Sheldon Magazine: 1835-1857 by the Rev. Henry O. Sheldon

Wills and Probate

  1. Isaac Sheldon, March 4, 1808 in Essex, Essex, New York; Recorded June 28, 1813
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