Thomas Sheldon (1709-1758)
Parents
Father Isaac Sheldon (1686-1752)
Mother Susannah Potter
Vital Information
Born 18 Feb 1709 in South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island
Died 1758 in the battle of Ft. Ticonderoga, New York
Spouse Harriet Winters
Married c1730 in Est. Dover Plaines, Dutchess, New York
Children
1 George Sheldon
2 Gideon Sheldon
3 Thomas Sheldon
4 Isaac Sheldon (1730-1813) m. Sarah Gifford
5 Susan Sheldon (born 1741)
6 Joseph Sheldon (born 1743)
7 Benjamin Sheldon (born 1744)
8 Potter Sheldon (born 1745)
9 Caleb Sheldon (born 1747)
10 Hannah Sheldon (born 1751)
11 Sarah Sheldon (born 1758)

Thomas Sheldon was born in South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island on February 18, 1709 to Isaac Sheldon and Susanna Potter. Although unconfirmed, it is believed that he and Harriet Winters were married in Dover Plains, Dutchess, New York in 1730. Harriet was the daughter of Andrew Winters and Harriet Wood. He died in 1758 at the Battle of Ft. Ticonderoga in upstate New York. He was only 49 years old.

Documentation

Publications

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

Vital Records

  1. Rhode Island, Vital Extracts: Thomas Sheldon, son of Isaac and Susannah - Feb 18, 1708/9
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