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Mary Sheldon

Female - 1843


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  • Name Mary Sheldon  [1
    Born Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Alternate birth of Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 1843  [4
    Buried Union Cemetery, Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I20982  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2021 

    Father Roderick Sheldon,   b. 1755,   d. 8 Jan 1812, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Mary Sheldon,   b. Abt 1767,   d. 25 Feb 1853, Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Family ID F13860  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alexander Johnston McDowell,   b. 1788, New London Crossroads, Chester, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1871, Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 19 Jul 1814  Jefferson County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Notes 
    • U.S., Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704-1930, on ancestry.com, indexes the 30 Aug 1814 issue of the American Mercury of Hartford, Connecticut, which reported that Alexander McDowell and Mary Sheldon married in Steubenville, Ohio in August 1814, and that she was a daughter of "the late Roderick of Hartford."
    Children 
    +1. Lydia Lucretia McDowell,   b. 4 Jul 1825, Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1904, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F12481  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The Find a Grave record for Mary Sheldon, which contains no dates and says only where she was buried, has to refer to this one and not to her mother, because the wife of Roderick Sheldon died in Steubenville in 1853 and Union Cemetery was founded in 1854.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4430] U.S., Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704-1930, on ancestry.com.

    2. [S2984] Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910, on familysearch.org., death certificate of her daughter Lucretia.

    3. [S2988] "The McDowell Family." Notes and Queries, Historical, Biographical, and Genealogical, Relating Chiefly to Interior Pennsylvania, Annual Volume, 1899, ed. William Henry Egle. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Harrisburg Publishing Company, 1900.

    4. [S4429] Find a Grave page for Mary Sheldon McDowell.

    5. [S2849] Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, on ancestry.com.