Rachael Sheldon

1790–
Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, United States

The Life of Rachael

When Rachael Sheldon was born in 1790, in Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, United States, her father, Joseph Sheldon, was 40 and her mother, Ruth Harmon, was 39.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Sheldon
1750–1806
Ruth Harmon
1751–1827
Lydia Sheldon
1776–1811
Joseph Sheldon
1776–1857
Ruth Sheldon
1782–
Oliver Sheldon
1779–1861
Ruth Sheldon
1780–
Israel Sheldon
1784–1821
Anna Maria Sheldon
1787–1864
Rachael Sheldon
1790–
Silas Sheldon
1794–1881

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1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · The Bill of Rights

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After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 1

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

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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