Obit: Sheldon, Charles H. (1847 - 1927)

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Surnames: SHELDON ADAMS

----Source: NEILLSVILLE PRESS (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 01/13/1927

Sheldon, Charles H. (1 JUN 1847 - 30 DEC 1927)

Charles H. Sheldon, a former sheriff of Clark County, Wis., and for some time postmaster of Thorp, died at his home near Gilman, Dec. 20, 1926. He was born at Lisbon, St. Lawrence Co., N.Y., June 1, 1847. He came to Waupaca Co. in 1864, and to Thorp in 1882. He and Melvin Nye built the first sawmill there, later disposing of this to Nye, Lusk and Hudson. For a number of years he carried on a drug store at Thorp.

Mr. Sheldon was a veteran of the Civil War, being a member of Co. A, 8th Wis. Infantry. He was a charter member of the Odd Fellow Lodge at Thorp. He is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Charles Adams, and 9 grandchildren.

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Obit: Sheldon, Charles H. (1847 - 1927)

Contact: Jan
Email: rslater463@aol.com

Thanks Stan!

Charles H. Sheldon was my Great-grandfather - my mother is the youngest of the 9 grandchildren mentioned in the obit.

Jan Slater

 

 


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