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Veteran of the American Revolution: From MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS REVOLUTIONARY WAR. SHELDON, EBENEZER, Southampton (probably). 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Timothy Clark's 8th (2d Southampton) co., 2d Hampshire Co. regt. of Mass, militia; list of officers chosen by the several companies in said regiment, as returned by Seth Pomeroy and others, field officers, dated Northampton, March 22, 1776; ordered in Council April 8, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned April 5 ['.']. 1776; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Elijah Clapp's co., Col. John Dickinson's regt. ; engaged Aug. 17, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 22, 1777 ; service, 5 days ; company marched towards Bennington as far as New Providence on an alarm; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Lemuel Pomeroy's co., Col. John Dickerson's regt. ; engaged Sept. 20, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 14, 1777 ; service, 30 days, under Col. Ezra May on expedition to Saratoga, including travel (112 miles) home; also, Captain, 6th co., Col. Israel Chapin

Birth:
10 Dec 1738 1
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States 1
Death:
19 Jan 1804 1
Southampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States 1
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Ebenezer Sheldon 1
Birth:
10 Dec 1738 1
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States 1
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Death:
19 Jan 1804 1
Southampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States 1
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Father: Pvt Stephen Sheldon 1
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Esther Strong 1
01 Jan 1763 1
Southamption, Massachusetts, United States 1
Spouse Death Date: 1792 1

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Veteran of the American Revolution: From MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS REVOLUTIONARY WAR. SHELDON, EBENEZER, Southampton (probably). 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Timothy Clark's 8th (2d Southampton) co., 2d Hampshire Co. regt. of Mass, militia; list of officers chosen by the several companies in said regiment, as returned by Seth Pomeroy and others, field officers, dated Northampton, March 22, 1776; ordered in Council April 8, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned April 5 ['.']. 1776; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Elijah Clapp's co., Col. John Dickinson's regt. ; engaged Aug. 17, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 22, 1777 ; service, 5 days ; company marched towards Bennington as far as New Providence on an alarm; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Lemuel Pomeroy's co., Col. John Dickerson's regt. ; engaged Sept. 20, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 14, 1777 ; service, 30 days, under Col. Ezra May on expedition to Saratoga, including travel (112 miles) home; also, Captain, 6th co., Col. Israel Chapin's (2d Hampshire Co.) regt. of Mass, militia ; list of officers ; commissioned July 6, 1778 ; also, Captain, Col. Seth Murray's regt. ; engaged July 4, 1780; discharged Oct. 12, 1780; service, 3 mos. 16 days, including 7 days (132 miles) travel home ; regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months ; also, Captain, 7th co. of volunteers, 2d Hampshire Co. regt. ; service against the insurgents at Hadley June 13, 1782, and at Northampton June 12, 14, 15, 16, and 17, 1782, 6 days ; also, Captain, same co. and regt. ; service, 3 days ; company ordered to Springfield to protect the sitting of the Supreme Judicial Court Sept. 28, 1784. Family links: Parents: Stephen Sheldon (1709 - 1781) Children: Aretas Sheldon (1764 - 1831)* Ebenezer Sheldon (1768 - 1812)* Spouse: Esther Strong Sheldon (1739 - 1792) *Point here for explanation Burial: Center Cemetery Southampton Hampshire County Massachusetts, USA

 

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