Obit: Sheldon, Frederick J. (1839 - 1903)



----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 12/17/1903

Sheldon, Frederick J. (16 OCT 1839 - 8 DEC 1903)

Frederick J. Sheldon of Longwood, Clark County, Wis., died at his home on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 1903, after an illness of several months duration. He was born in Onondaga Co., N.Y., Oct. 16, 1839, and soon after removed to near Detroit, Mich. with his parents. He served in the Civil War for three years in Company B, Second Michigan Volunteer Infantry, and was in all the battles from first Bull Run to that of the Wilderness and North Auna, including Spottsylvania Court House, second Bull Run, Fredericksburg, Manassas Junction, Knoxville, and others. He came to Clark County in 1867, settling on a homestead near Longwood, where he has since resided. Mr. Sheldon was married at Saginaw, Mich., to Ellen E. Clark, who died Sept. 22, 1888. He leaves four children, Wm. A., Albertis, Frank L. and Nancy M., and one sister, Mrs. P. F. Lantz, of this village. The funeral took place at Greenwood on Thursday last.



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