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Birth: Aug. 27, 1726DeerfieldFranklin CountyMassachusetts, USA Death: Mar. 8, 1808BernardstonFranklin CountyMassachusetts, USA He served in the French and Indian Wars, being in Capt. Israel Williams' Co. from Dec. 11, 1755, to Oct. 18, 1756, scouting to the westward. The same year, 1756, he was also on a scout under Lieut. Matthew Clesson. From Oct. 19, 1756 to Jan. 23, 1757, he was in the service at Lake George. His name also appears on Burk's enlistment roll ending Nov. 30, 1758. He was sergeant, and in 1758-9 was in charge of one of the Sheldon Forts, later attained the rank of Captain. Husband of Sarah Bardwell Sheldon, the daughter of Thomas Bardwell and Sarah Belding Bardwell.Children: Amasa Sheldon Jr, Reuben Sheldon, Elihu Sheldon, Rufus Sheldon, Arad Sheldon, Oliver Sheldon, Hannah Sheldon Holton Webster, Lois Sheldon, Eunice Sheldon, Sarah Sheldon Ash, and Elisha Sheldon. Family links: Parents: Ebenezer Sheldon (1691 - 1774) Thankful Barnard Sheldon (1694 - 1746) Children: Arad Sheldon (1754 - 1813)* *Point here for explanation Burial:Old Cemetery BernardstonFranklin CountyMassachusetts, USA

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27 Aug 1726 1
Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States 1
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08 Mar 1808 1
Bernardston, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States 1
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Amasa Sheldon Sr 1
Birth:
27 Aug 1726 1
Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States 1
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08 Mar 1808 1
Bernardston, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States 1
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Burial Place: Old Cemetery Bernardston Franklin County Massachusetts, USA 1
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1747 1
Spouse Death Date: 1805 1

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Birth:  Aug. 27, 1726DeerfieldFranklin CountyMassachusetts, USA Death:  Mar. 8, 1808BernardstonFranklin CountyMassachusetts, USA He served in the French and Indian Wars, being in Capt. Israel Williams' Co. from Dec. 11, 1755, to Oct. 18, 1756, scouting to the westward. The same year, 1756, he was also on a scout under Lieut. Matthew Clesson. From Oct. 19, 1756 to Jan. 23, 1757, he was in the service at Lake George. His name also appears on Burk's enlistment roll ending Nov. 30, 1758. He was sergeant, and in 1758-9 was in charge of one of the Sheldon Forts, later attained the rank of Captain. Husband of Sarah Bardwell Sheldon, the daughter of Thomas Bardwell and Sarah Belding Bardwell.Children: Amasa Sheldon Jr, Reuben Sheldon, Elihu Sheldon, Rufus Sheldon, Arad Sheldon, Oliver Sheldon, Hannah Sheldon Holton Webster, Lois Sheldon, Eunice Sheldon, Sarah Sheldon Ash, and Elisha Sheldon.  Family links:  Parents:  Ebenezer Sheldon (1691 - 1774)  Thankful Barnard Sheldon (1694 - 1746)  Children:  Arad Sheldon (1754 - 1813)* *Point here for explanation   Burial:Old Cemetery BernardstonFranklin CountyMassachusetts, USA

 

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