Jonathan Sheldon (1687 - 1769)

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Birthplace: Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA
Death: Died in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut
Managed by: Shelley Chrystal Mactyre
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About Jonathan Sheldon

Moved from Northampton to Suffield in 1723 and built the Captain Johnathan Sheldon house, the oldest house in Suffield. He was a soldier in the French and Indian Wars.

Captain Jonathan Sheldon owned about 1,100 acres of the choice land at Suffield and settled each of his six sons on farms along a road named Sheldon Street.

!TOMBSTONE READS: IN MEMORY OF: CAPT JONATHAN SHELDON & CONSORT. He died 11 Apr 1769, aged 82 years. She died 11 Jan 1768, aged 80 years. Parents, Grand Parents & Great Grand Parents of 166. !THE HAPPY PAIR--In Love they liv'd, in Peace they died--The various Scenes their graces tri'd; Their Faith, their patience, and their Love--Have took their flight to realms above; They ran the round of threescore years--in happy harmony; And this engrav'd upon this stone--In gratefull Memory.

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Jonathan Sheldon's Timeline

1687
May 29, 1687
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA
1700
1700
Age 12
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
1708
December 30, 1708
Age 21
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA
1711
April 13, 1711
Age 23
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1713
1713
Age 25
Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
1714
April 18, 1714
Age 26
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA
1715
December 12, 1715
Age 28
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
1717
June 27, 1717
Age 30
Northampton, Hampton Co., MA
1719
November 2, 1719
Age 32
Northampton,Hampshire,Massachusetts
1721
1721
Age 33
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts