Sheldon Genealogy

Generation No. 1

    1.  JAMES1 SHELDON was born Abt. 1780 in CONNECTICUT.  He married MARY SHENNICH.  She was born 17 Aug 1791
in NEW YORK, and died 08 Jun 1881 in LEXINGTON TWP, SANILAC CO, MICHIGAN.
    
Children of JAMES SHELDON and MARY SHENNICH are:
    2        i.        HENRY2 SHELDON, born Abt. 1813.
+        3        ii.        EBENEZER SHELDON, born Abt. 1815 in CANADA; died 1907 in SANILAC CO. MICHIAN.
+        4        iii.        JOHN SHELDON, born 02 Nov 1817 in CANADA.
+        5        iv.        CHARLES SHELDON, born Abt. 1823 in CANADA; died 09 Oct 1914.
+        6        v.        GEORGE SHELDON, born Abt. 1827 in CANADA.
    7        vi.        MARY SHELDON, born Abt. 1831 in CANADA.  She married JAMES WILTSIE.


Generation No. 2

    3.  EBENEZER2 SHELDON (JAMES1) was born Abt. 1815 in CANADA, and died 1907 in SANILAC CO. MICHIAN.  He
married ALMIRA SCHELL 08 Apr 1841 in St CLAIR CO, MICHIGAN, daughter of JOHN SCHELL and ELISABETH.  She was
born 1827 in MICHIGAN TERRITORY.
    
Children of EBENEZER SHELDON and ALMIRA SCHELL are:
    8        i.        MARY3 SHELDON, born Abt. 1841.
    9        ii.        HANNAH SHELDON, born Abt. 1844.
    10        iii.        MARK SHELDON, born Abt. 1846.
+        11        iv.        SARAH SHELDON, born Feb 1847 in WORTH TWP, SANILAC, MICHIGAN, USA; died 31 Jan 1931 in
ELGIN, KANE, ILLINOIS, USA.
    12        v.        GEORGE SHELDON, born Abt. 1862.
    13        vi.        ALMIRA SHELDON, born Abt. 1865.
    14        vii.        JOHN SHELDON, born Abt. 1869.


    4.  JOHN2 SHELDON (JAMES1) was born 02 Nov 1817 in CANADA.  He married (1) HANNAH HUCKINS 15 Sep 1832 in
LEXINGTON, SANILAC CO, MICHIGAN.    He married (2) SOPHRONIA A. WIXON 14 Jan 1846 in ST CLAIR CO. MICHIGAN.  
    
Children of JOHN SHELDON and SOPHRONIA WIXON are:
    15        i.        FRANKLIN J.3 SHELDON, born 17 Dec 1846; died 18 Aug 1869.
    16        ii.        MARTIN W. SHELDON, born 24 Oct 1848.  He married EMILY HYKES 09 Nov 1873 in SANILAC CO,
MICHIGAN.
    17        iii.        WATSON H. SHELDON, born 07 Feb 1851.  He married ANNA WRIGHT 27 Apr 1873 in SANILAC CO,
MICHIGAN; born in IRELAND.
    18        iv.        WILMER W. SHELDON, born 20 Feb 1853.
    19        v.        LOELLA SHELDON, born 11 Jun 1855.
    20        vi.        JEFFERSON SHELDON, born 11 Aug 1857.
    21        vii.        WILLIAM SHELDON, born 21 Dec 1859.
    22        viii.        CHARLES A. SHELDON, born 06 Apr 1862.
    23        ix.        RICHARD H. SHELDON, born 20 May 1864.
    24        x.        MINNIE M. SHELDON, born 28 Jun 1868.
    25        xi.        MAY SHELDON, born 12 Jul 1872.


    5.  CHARLES2 SHELDON (JAMES1) was born Abt. 1823 in CANADA, and died 09 Oct 1914.  He married MAHALA SCOTT
19 Sep 1849 in HILLMAN, ALPENA CO, MICHIGAN.  She was born in CANADA, and died 19 Sep 1891.
    
Children of CHARLES SHELDON and MAHALA SCOTT are:
    26        i.        HIRAM3 SHELDON, born 01 Apr 1853 in LEXINGTON, SANILAC CO, MICHIGAN.  He married FANNY W.
PORTERFIELD.
+        27        ii.        CLARK SHELDON, born 08 Jan 1852 in LEXINGTON, SANILAC CO, MICHIGAN; died 08 Apr 1923 in
CROSWELL, SANILAC CO, MICHIGAN.


    6.  GEORGE2 SHELDON (JAMES1) was born Abt. 1827 in CANADA.  He married LYDIA ANN THOMAS.  She was born in
CANADA.
    
Children of GEORGE SHELDON and LYDIA THOMAS are:
+        28        i.        CHARLES BENJAMIN3 SHELDON, born 1852; died 11 Feb 1894 in LEXINGTON, SANILAC CO, MICHIGAN.
    29        ii.        GEORGE F. SHELDON, born 1871.


Generation No. 3

    11.  SARAH3 SHELDON (EBENEZER2, JAMES1) was born Feb 1847 in WORTH TWP, SANILAC, MICHIGAN, USA, and
died 31 Jan 1931 in ELGIN, KANE, ILLINOIS, USA.  She married THOMAS FREDERICK PURKISS 16 Sep 1866 in WORTH
TWP, SANILAC, MICHIGAN, USA, son of JAMES PURKISS and HARRIET BLOMFIELD.  He was born 01 Oct 1846 in EAST
DONYLAND, ESSEX, ENGLAND, and died 18 Feb 1901 in LAKE ORION, OAKLAND, MICHIGAN, USA.

More About SARAH SHELDON:
Burial: LOVE CITY CEMETERY, ELGIN, ILLINOIS, USA

More About THOMAS FREDERICK PURKISS:
Burial: 20 Feb 1901, LAKESIDE CEMETERY, PORT HURON, MICHIGAN, USA
Census: 1894, Lived at 523 Michigan (Ave), Port Huron, MI
Immigration: 28 Aug 1854, Arrived New York from London, aboard the Richard Cobden
Military service: 06 Feb 1862, Served as an ambulance driver with C Company, 10th Mich Infantry in the Civil War; mustered
out 5 Feb 1864
Occupation: Bet. 1884 - 1888, Co-owner of Purkiss Brewery, Lexington, with brother Alfred
    
Children of SARAH SHELDON and THOMAS PURKISS are:
    30        i.        CAROLINE "CARRIE" M.4 PURKISS, born 15 Feb 1869 in ,SANILAC, MICHIGAN, USA; died 26 Jun 1943 in
PITTSBURG, ALLEGHENY, PENNSYLVANIA, USA.  She married GEORGE S. BLANEY.

Notes for CAROLINE "CARRIE" M. PURKISS:
The Elgin Civil Court Divorce Records show that Carrie was granted a divorce from George S. Blaney in 1927.

More About CAROLINE "CARRIE" M. PURKISS:
Burial: ALLEGHENY COUNTY MEMORIAL CEMETERY
Census: 1880, This the only reference to her name being Caroline

+        31        ii.        REVEREND ARTHUR FRANCIS PURKISS, born 04 Dec 1873 in LEXINGTON, SANILAC, MICHIGAN, USA;
died 14 Jun 1964 in PITTSBURG, ALLEGHENY, PENNSYLVANIA, USA.
+        32        iii.        FREDERICK THOMAS PURKISS, born 28 Jan 1876 in LEXINGTON, SANILAC, MICHIGAN, USA; died 24
Feb 1960 in PORT HURON, ST CLAIR, MICHIGAN, USA.
+        33        iv.        WALTER HENRY PURKISS, born 22 Aug 1882 in LEXINGTON, SANILAC, MICHIGAN, USA; died 27 Nov
1949 in ELGIN, KANE, ILLINOIS, USA.
    34        v.        NELLIE E. PURKISS, born Aug 1884 in LEXINGTON, SANILAC, MICHIGAN, USA; died 1958 in ELGIN, KANE,
ILLINOIS, USA.

More About NELLIE E. PURKISS:
Burial: LOVE CITY CEMETERY, ELGIN, ILLINOIS, USA


    27.  CLARK3 SHELDON (CHARLES2, JAMES1) was born 08 Jan 1852 in LEXINGTON, SANILAC CO, MICHIGAN, and died
08 Apr 1923 in CROSWELL, SANILAC CO, MICHIGAN.  He married MATILDA GARDNER 10 Oct 1875 in SANILAC CO,
MICHIGAN.  
    
Children of CLARK SHELDON and MATILDA GARDNER are:
+        35        i.        HIRAM J.4 SHELDON, born 19 Nov 1876 in SANILAC CO. MICHIAN; died 07 Jan 1940.
    36        ii.        ALBERT A. SHELDON, born 04 Nov 1878 in SANILAC CO. MICHIAN; died 07 Jun 1961 in SANILAC CO.
MICHIAN.  He married ELIZABETH JANE KIRK.
    37        iii.        JAMES Z. SHELDON, born 27 Oct 1880 in SANILAC CO. MICHIAN; died 17 Oct 1963 in MARYSVILLE, ST
CLAIR CO, MICHIGAN.
    38        iv.        STELLA SHELDON, born 29 Dec 1883 in SANILAC CO. MICHIAN; died 01 Apr 1946 in SANILAC CO. MICHIAN.
    39        v.        VALERIA SHELDON, born 23 Mar 1886 in SANILAC CO. MICHIAN; died 07 Sep 1973.
    40        vi.        MYRTLE MATILDA SHELDON, born 23 Apr 1889 in SANILAC CO. MICHIAN; died 12 Oct 1930.
    41        vii.        JOHN FREEMAN SHELDON, born 08 Jul 1892 in WASHINGTON TWP, SANILAC CO, MICHIGAN; died 04 Jun
1963.
    42        viii.        EFIE MAY SHELDON, born 21 Mar 1895 in LEXINGTON, SANILAC CO, MICHIGAN.
    43        ix.        JENNIE NAOMI SHELDON, born 13 Nov 1898 in LEXINGTON, SANILAC CO, MICHIGAN; died 21 Aug 1993.
    44        x.        HELEN MADELINE SHELDON, born 01 Feb 1903 in LEXINGTON, SANILAC CO, MICHIGAN; died 09 Oct 1931.


    28.  CHARLES BENJAMIN3 SHELDON (GEORGE2, JAMES1) was born 1852, and died 11 Feb 1894 in LEXINGTON,
SANILAC CO, MICHIGAN.  He married ADELINE BAKER 01 Feb 1872 in MICHIGAN.  She was born 1859 in LEXINGTON,
SANILAC CO, MICHIGAN, and died 16 Mar 1924 in LEXINGTON, SANILAC CO, MICHIGAN.
    
Child of CHARLES SHELDON and ADELINE BAKER is:
    45        i.        CHARLES AMOS4 SHELDON, born 31 Aug 1880 in LEXINGTON, SANILAC CO, MICHIGAN; died 16 Aug 1929.


Generation No. 4

    31.  REVEREND ARTHUR FRANCIS4 PURKISS (SARAH3 SHELDON, EBENEZER2, JAMES1) was born 04 Dec 1873 in
LEXINGTON, SANILAC, MICHIGAN, USA, and died 14 Jun 1964 in PITTSBURG, ALLEGHENY, PENNSYLVANIA, USA.  He
married (1) MARGARET B. BARBER.  She was born 19 Jun 1896, and died 23 Jul 1972.  He married (2) MARY STOWE NEAL
20 Jul 1905 in PORT HURON, ST CLAIR, MICHIGAN, USA.  She was born 31 Aug 1877 in Lansing, and died 14 May 1933.

More About REVEREND ARTHUR FRANCIS PURKISS:
Burial: Allegheny County Memorial Cemetery

More About MARGARET B. BARBER:
Burial: Allegheny County Memorial Cemetery

More About MARY STOWE NEAL:
Burial: Allegheny County Memorial Cemetery
    
Child of ARTHUR PURKISS and MARY NEAL is:
+        46        i.        MARGARET ELIZABETH "PEGGY"5 PURKISS, born 13 Mar 1914 in LANSING, INGHAM, MICHIGAN, USA;
died 07 Aug 2005 in CINCINATTI, OHIO.


    32.  FREDERICK THOMAS4 PURKISS (SARAH3 SHELDON, EBENEZER2, JAMES1) was born 28 Jan 1876 in
LEXINGTON, SANILAC, MICHIGAN, USA, and died 24 Feb 1960 in PORT HURON, ST CLAIR, MICHIGAN, USA.  He married
SARAH EMERETTE "SADIE" WELSHER 03 Jan 1898 in PORT HURON, ST CLAIR, MICHIGAN, USA, daughter of ALANSON
WELSHER and MARY FASSET.  She was born 16 Jan 1873 in HARTLAND, NIAGARA, NEW YORK, USA, and died 21 May
1965 in NORWALK, ORANGE CO, CA, USA.

More About FREDERICK THOMAS PURKISS:
Burial: LAKESIDE CEMETERY, PORT HURON, MICHIGAN, USA

More About SARAH EMERETTE "SADIE" WELSHER:
Burial: Lakeside Cemetery, Port Huron, MI
    
Children of FREDERICK PURKISS and SARAH WELSHER are:
    47        i.        JESSIE ETHEL5 PURKISS, born 07 Apr 1900 in PORT HURON, ST CLAIR, MICHIGAN, USA; died in
SACREMENTO, CALIFORNIA.  She married JOSEPH PATRICK EARLY 13 Jul 1943 in OAKLAND, ALAMEDA, CALIFORNIA,
USA; born 01 Mar 1902 in SACREMENTO, SACREMENTO, CALIFORNIA, USA; died 29 Dec 1980 in SACREMENTO,
CALIFORNIA, USA.
+        48        ii.        ARTHUR THOMAS PURKISS, born 24 Feb 1902 in PORT HURON, ST CLAIR, MICHIGAN, USA; died Apr
1963 in LAKE WORTH, FLORIDA, USA.
    49        iii.        RUTH FRANCES PURKISS, born 24 Dec 1905 in PORT HURON, ST CLAIR, MICHIGAN, USA; died 1916 in
PORT HURON, ST CLAIR, MICHIGAN, USA.
+        50        iv.        CHARLES ALANSON "CHARLIE" PURKISS, born 29 May 1910 in PORT HURON, ST CLAIR, MICHIGAN,
USA; died 22 Nov 1952 in PORT HURON, ST CLAIR, MICHIGAN, USA.
+        51        v.        REVEREND WESLEY WELSHER PURKISS, born 07 Sep 1913 in PORT HURON, ST CLAIR, MICHIGAN,
USA; died 08 Nov 1971 in ,,CALIFORNIA.


    33.  WALTER HENRY4 PURKISS (SARAH3 SHELDON, EBENEZER2, JAMES1) was born 22 Aug 1882 in LEXINGTON,
SANILAC, MICHIGAN, USA, and died 27 Nov 1949 in ELGIN, KANE, ILLINOIS, USA.  He married (1) LILLIAN MYRTLE
TAGGART.  She was born 27 Jan 1885 in ,,WISCONSON, USA, and died May 1981 in ELGIN, KANE, ILLINOIS, USA.  He
married (2) VELMA BROWN.  She was born 12 Aug 1911, and died 21 May 1989.

Notes for WALTER HENRY PURKISS:
Lillian divorced Walter in 1924 in Elgin, IL.
    
Children of WALTER PURKISS and LILLIAN TAGGART are:
+        52        i.        KENNETH SHELDON5 PURKISS, born 27 Jan 1909 in JANESVILLE, ROCK CO, WISCONSON, USA; died
Jan 1977 in DOWNINGTOWN, CHESTER CO,  PENNSYLVANIA, USA.
    53        ii.        DOROTHY MARY PURKISS, born 01 Jan 1911 in JANESVILLE, ROCK CO, WISCONSON, USA; died 09 Jul
1919 in ELGIN, KANE, ILLINOIS, USA.
+        54        iii.        MARY MARGARET PURKISS, born 10 Oct 1912 in PORT HURON, ST CLAIR, MICHIGAN, USA; died 2004
in ELGIN, KANE, ILLINOIS, USA.
+        55        iv.        ROBERT THOMAS PURKISS, born 15 Feb 1921 in ELGIN, KANE, ILLINOIS, USA.


    35.  HIRAM J.4 SHELDON (CLARK3, CHARLES2, JAMES1) was born 19 Nov 1876 in SANILAC CO. MICHIAN, and died 07
Jan 1940.  He married MARY H. NILES 24 Jun 1907 in CROSWELL, SANILAC CO,  MICHIGAN, USA.  
    
Children of HIRAM SHELDON and MARY NILES are:
    56        i.        IVAN R.5 SHELDON, born 17 Feb 1909 in MICHIGAN; died Jun 1967.
    57        ii.        MARJORIE SHELDON.


Generation No. 5

    46.  MARGARET ELIZABETH "PEGGY"5 PURKISS (ARTHUR FRANCIS4, SARAH3 SHELDON, EBENEZER2, JAMES1) was
born 13 Mar 1914 in LANSING, INGHAM, MICHIGAN, USA, and died 07 Aug 2005 in CINCINATTI, OHIO.  She married (1)
CHARLES HENRY DUGGAN.  He was born 1894, and died 1965.  She married (2) HENRY HERMAN RUTTINGER 18 Dec
1977.  He was born 1900.
    
Child of MARGARET PURKISS and CHARLES DUGGAN is:
    58        i.        MARY MARGARET "MOLLIE"6 DUGGAN.  She married PAUL MIHALIK.


    48.  ARTHUR THOMAS5 PURKISS (FREDERICK THOMAS4, SARAH3 SHELDON, EBENEZER2, JAMES1) was born 24
Feb 1902 in PORT HURON, ST CLAIR, MICHIGAN, USA, and died Apr 1963 in LAKE WORTH, FLORIDA, USA.  He married (1)
GERALDINE F..  She was born 04 Dec 1906, and died May 1972 in ,,MICHIGAN, USA.  He married (2) MYRTLE A. FAIRCHILD,
daughter of JOHN FAIRCHILD and IDA WALLER.  She was born 19 Jun 1905 in MICHIGAN, and died 02 Mar 1958 in
DECKERVILLE, ST CLAIR COUNTY, MICHIGAN, USA.
    
Child of ARTHUR PURKISS and MYRTLE FAIRCHILD is:
+        59        i.        JACK FREDERICK6 PURKISS, born 03 Jul 1931 in ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, USA; died 07 May 2002 in
Cadillac, Michigan; Adopted child.


    50.  CHARLES ALANSON "CHARLIE"5 PURKISS (FREDERICK THOMAS4, SARAH3 SHELDON, EBENEZER2, JAMES1)
was born 29 May 1910 in PORT HURON, ST CLAIR, MICHIGAN, USA, and died 22 Nov 1952 in PORT HURON, ST CLAIR,
MICHIGAN, USA.  He married HELEN AUGUSTA ERNST 29 Oct 1938 in FLINT, GENESEE, MICHIGAN, USA, daughter of
THEODORE ERNST and EDNA MUDGE.  She was born 08 Feb 1917 in PORT HURON, ST CLAIR, MICHIGAN, USA.
    
Children of CHARLES PURKISS and HELEN ERNST are:
    60        i.        NORMAJEAN6 PURKISS, born 29 Sep 1935 in PORT HURON, ST CLAIR, MICHIGAN, USA; Adopted child.  
She married RICHARD CHARLES SPENCER 20 Jan in MIAMI, FLORIDA; born 08 Dec 1933 in MICHIGAN; died 09 Jan 2005
in GLENDORA, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA.

+        61        ii.        CHARLES THOMAS PURKISS, born 16 Jan 1940 in PORT HURON, ST CLAIR, MICHIGAN, USA.
+        62        iii.        FREDERICK GEORGE PURKISS, born 03 Apr 1952 in PORT HURON, ST CLAIR, MICHIGAN, USA.


    51.  REVEREND WESLEY WELSHER5 PURKISS (FREDERICK THOMAS4, SARAH3 SHELDON, EBENEZER2, JAMES1)
was born 07 Sep 1913 in PORT HURON, ST CLAIR, MICHIGAN, USA, and died 08 Nov 1971 in ,,CALIFORNIA.  He married
BARBARA FRANCES BASH.  She was born 1919.
    
Children of WESLEY PURKISS and BARBARA BASH are:
    63        i.        SARAH FRANCES "SALLY"6 PURKISS, born 1943.  She married ALLEN ELLIOTT; born 1945.
    64        ii.        HELEN RUTH PURKISS, born 1945.  She married III LESLIE WIGGER; born 1945.
    65        iii.        ELEANORE SUE PURKISS, born 1947.  She married YNEZ GARCIA; born 1945.
+        66        iv.        WESLEY JOHN PURKISS, born 1951.
    67        v.        ELIZABETH JEAN "BETH" PURKISS, born 1953.  She married MICHAEL MCGRATH 1974; born 1953.
+        68        vi.        DR THOMAS EDWIN PURKISS, born 11 Nov 1957.


    52.  KENNETH SHELDON5 PURKISS (WALTER HENRY4, SARAH3 SHELDON, EBENEZER2, JAMES1) was born 27 Jan
1909 in JANESVILLE, ROCK CO, WISCONSON, USA, and died Jan 1977 in DOWNINGTOWN, CHESTER CO,  
PENNSYLVANIA, USA.  He married (1) MARGARET P..  She died Nov 1993 in DOWNINGTOWN, CHESTER CO,  
PENNSYLVANIA, USA.  He married (2) HELEN MARY THOMPSON 1937 in ST CHARLES, KANE, ILLINOIS, USA.  She was
born 12 Aug 1911, and died 22 May 1989 in BATAVIA, KANE, ILLINOIS, USA.

More About HELEN MARY THOMPSON:
Burial: ST CHARLES MEMOR, ST CHARLES, ILLINOIS, USA
    
Child of KENNETH PURKISS and HELEN THOMPSON is:
    69        i.        ELIZABETH ANN "BETTY"6 PURKISS, born 26 Dec 1939 in GENEVA, KANE, ILLINOIS, USA.  She married (1)
RICHARD WILLIAM NELSON 06 Jun 1959 in ST CHARLES, KANE, ILLINOIS, USA.  She married (2) PAUL ARTHUR WHITE
07 Jul 1974.


    54.  MARY MARGARET5 PURKISS (WALTER HENRY4, SARAH3 SHELDON, EBENEZER2, JAMES1) was born 10 Oct 1912
in PORT HURON, ST CLAIR, MICHIGAN, USA, and died 2004 in ELGIN, KANE, ILLINOIS, USA.  She married ELZA
FORRESTER 30 Jun 1934 in ELGIN, KANE, ILLINOIS, USA.  He was born 15 Dec 1908 in NORRIS CITY, WHITE, ILLINOIS,
USA, and died Jun 1995 in ELGIN, KANE, ILLINOIS, USA.
    
Children of MARY PURKISS and ELZA FORRESTER are:
    70        i.        SANDRA MARY6 FORRESTER, born 14 May 1938.
    71        ii.        JOANNE KAY FORRESTER, born 23 Jul 1945.
    72        iii.        JAMES CONWAY FORRESTER, born 09 Oct 1950.
    73        iv.        LOIS JEAN FORRESTER, born 09 Jul 1943.


    55.  ROBERT THOMAS5 PURKISS (WALTER HENRY4, SARAH3 SHELDON, EBENEZER2, JAMES1) was born 15 Feb
1921 in ELGIN, KANE, ILLINOIS, USA.  He married (1) BETTYE LOU GRIEVE 27 Jun 1945 in SAN ANTONIO, BEXAR, TEXAS,
USA.  She was born 17 Sep 1926 in SAN ANTONIO, BEXAR, TEXAS, USA.  He married (2) MILDRED REID MCCARTY 30 Aug
1974.  
    
Children of ROBERT PURKISS and BETTYE GRIEVE are:
+        74        i.        ROBERT THOMAS JR6 PURKISS, born 08 Feb 1948 in SAN ANTONIO, BEXAR, TEXAS, USA.
    75        ii.        MARY MARGARET PURKISS, born 17 May 1953 in HOUSTON, TEXAS, USA.  She married MOHAMMED
MEHDI ALAVI 20 Dec 1970 in LUBBOCK, TEXAS, USA.
    76        iii.        BETTYE LOU PURKISS, born 17 Sep 1954 in PLAINVIEW, TEXAS, USA; died 05 May 1983 in HUNTSVILLE,
TEXAS, USA.  She married ROBERT THIELEN in GRAPELAND, TEXAS, USA.
    77        iv.        SUE ELLEN PURKISS, born 17 Jul 1956 in DALLAS, TEXAS, USA.
+        78        v.        RUSSELL GRIEVE PURKISS, born 13 Jul 1958 in LUBBOCK, TEXAS, USA.
Sarah Sheldon (Generation 3) was my GreatGrandmother.  The Genealogy Report below is there
primarily to show the link between the Purkisses and Sheldons in Sanilac County, Michigan.  There is
no attempt to display the complete know genealogy for the Sheldon family.  For further genealogical
information on the Sheldons,  you can go to the Sheldon Association website at
http://www.sheldonfamily.org/.