Anna Maria Sheldon

1787–1864 (Age 76)
Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, United States

The Life of Anna Maria

When Anna Maria Sheldon was born on 23 July 1787, in Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, United States, her father, Joseph Sheldon, was 37 and her mother, Ruth Harmon, was 36. She married Brownson Keeler on 17 June 1832, in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States. She died on 30 April 1864, at the age of 76, and was buried in Malone, Malone, Franklin, New York, United States.

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Anna Maria Sheldon
Brownson Keeler
Marriage: 17 June 1832

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17 June 1832
Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States

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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 4

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.

Age 21

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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’).

Possible Related Names

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

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  • Anna Sheldon Keeler, "Find A Grave Index"

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