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Chauncey Lee Sheldon (1782 - 1828)

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Dr. Chauncey Lee Sheldon
Born in Rupert, Bennington, Vermont, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 16 Feb 1806 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Warsaw, Genesee, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 24 Oct 2017 | Created 9 Jan 2014
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Dr. Chauncey Sheldon served for New York in the War of 1812
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  • Surgeon's Mate, War of 1812
  • Genesee County Clerk (As Clerk, he processed many Am. Rev. War pension applications as found on
  • First Genesee County Post Master
  • Mason?
  • Early Member of Presbyterian Church, Society Clerk
  • Drugstore Owner
  • Founding Trustee of Genessee Library
  • Moved to Warsaw, NY in 1808
  • Married at Dorset, Vermont - HRN

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  • Family bible of Flora Elsie Sheldon Nelson in possession of Howard Ross Nelson 1945-46.
  • Family Papers of Flora Elsie Sheldon Nelson in possession of Howard Ross Nelson 1945-46.


  • "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908," index, FamilySearch ( accessed 15 December 2014), Chancey Sheldon, 11 May 1782; citing RUPERT TWP,BENNINGTON,VERMONT, reference ; FHL microfilm unknown.
  • "Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954," index and images, FamilySearch ( accessed 15 December 2014), Chancey Sheldon, 11 May 1782, Birth; State Capitol Building, Montpelier; FHL microfilm 27,683.



See Also:

  • Sons of the American Revolution applicaton of Howard Ross Nelson for Joel Sheldon. Found on
  • Sheldon Family Association: SFA #S1664

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Source Away! Vic. Thank you.
posted by Michael Stills
Hi Michael,

The two sources you show for Chauncey's birth show the year as 1782, not 1783.

Also, I am going to try to source as many of the Unsourced Sheldons as I can. Is it OK with you if I work on any Unsourced Sheldon profiles you manage? Vic

posted by Vic Watt

Chauncey is 18 degrees from Danielle Liard, 13 degrees from Jack London and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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