Elisabeth Sheldon

17 November 1718–20 May 1749 (Age 30)
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Sheldon was born on 17 November 1718, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Isaac Sheldon, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Pratt, was 25. She married Jonathan Marsh III on 26 February 1740, in New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 20 May 1749, in New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 30, and was buried in New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Marsh III
1714–1794
Elisabeth Sheldon
1718–1749
Marriage: 26 February 1740
Ann Marsh
1741–1812
Joseph Whiting Marsh
1742–
Jerusha Marsh
1744–1808
Isaac Marsh
1744–1792
Sgt Daniel Marsh
1746–1791
Elizabeth Marsh
1749–1788

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 February 1740
New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places so called. The main source is probably the one in Derbyshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Scelhadun, formed by the addition of the Old English distinguishing term scylf ‘shelf’ to the place name Haddon (from Old English hǣð ‘heath(er)’ + dūn ‘hill’). There are also places called Sheldon in Devon (from Old English scylf ‘shelf’ + denu ‘valley’) and Birmingham (from Old English scylf + dūn ‘hill’).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

Elisabeth Sheldon wife of Jonathan Marsh

Elisabeth Sheldon Marsh . Birth: Nov. 17, 1718 Hartford Hartford County Connecticut, USA Death: May 20, 1749 New Hartford Litchfield County Connecticut, USA Elizabeth Sheldon, dau. of De …

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth in entry for Isaac Marsh, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Elizabeth Marsh in entry for Ann Marsh, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Maryan Keeth, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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