Israel Bates Sheldon

4 June 1815–
Southampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Israel Bates

When Israel Bates Sheldon was born on 4 June 1815, in Southampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Schuyler Sheldon, was 31 and his mother, Polly Strong, was 24. He married Elizabeth Nancy Bates on 9 October 1839, in Trumbull, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Atwater Township, Portage, Ohio, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Israel Bates Sheldon
1815–
Elizabeth Nancy Bates
1818–1891
Marriage: 9 October 1839
Arthur Bates Sheldon
1841–1924
Elizabeth Rowe Sheldon
1847–
Henry Beecher Sheldon
1856–1934

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 October 1839
Trumbull, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States
children

(3)

    Arthur Bates Sheldon

    Male1841–1924Male

    Elizabeth Rowe Sheldon

    Female1847–Female

    Male1856–1934Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 21

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1846

Age 31

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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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Sources (3)

  • J B Sheldon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Israel B Sheldon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Israil Sheldon in entry for Arthur Bates Sheldon, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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