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Shelden, Douglas

Posted: 6 Sep 2000 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 23 Jun 2001 11:33PM GMT
Surnames: Shelden, Douglas
Can anyone connect Carlos Douglas Sheldon to Carlos Douglas an early settler of Walworth, Walwoth Co.?
SHELDEN, Carlos Douglas, a Representative from Michigan; born in Walworth, Walworth County, Wis., June 10, 1840; moved with his parents to Houghton County, Mich., in 1847; attended the Union School, Ypsilanti, Mich., and returned to his home in the fall of 1861; served throughout the Civil War as captain in the Twenty-third Regiment, Michigan Volunteer Infantry; at the end of his service returned to Houghton and engaged in mining and the real estate business; member of the State house of representatives in 1892; served in the State senate in 1894; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fifth, Fifty-sixth, and Fifty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1897-March 3, 1903); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1902; died in Houghton, Mich., June 24, 1904; interment in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Re: Shelden, Douglas

Posted: 1 Jul 2004 12:29AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 4 Jul 2004 2:14AM GMT
Theresa Douglass b 1818 m. Ransom Sheldon in Houghton MI.

Family group sheet looks like this:

Christopher Douglass b 2/22/1787 CT m Phoebe Douglass (yes, a cousin) b 1787

Children:
1. Oscar Houghton b 1810 m Sarah Golf
2. Christopher Columbus b 1812 m 1) Ruth Warren 2) Lydia Smith
3. Aourilla b 1814 m David Atwood
4. Roxana Columba b 1816 m Alber Wooster
5. Theresa b 1818 m Ransom Sheldon
6. Gilbert Lafayette b 1820 m 1) Alydia Hawver 2) Eunice Brown
7. Phoebe Angeline b 1823 m Newel Crooks
8. Agnes Nomwillis b 1825 m Sylvester Hawver
9. Carlos Lavalette b 1827 m Margaret Stewart
10. Maria Josephene b 1829 m 1) Allen Holly 2) Levi B. Ripley

Re: Shelden, Douglas

Posted: 8 Jan 2010 9:28PM GMT
Classification: Query
My great, great grandfather was Carlos Stewart Douglass, born 8/1/1854, and married Emma C. Bordwell, daughter of Danforth Bordwell of Mc Henry, IL. His father, Carlos Lavalette Douglass, was born 1827, in Cattaraugus county, NY. Carlos L. married Margaret Caroline Stewart of Cavan, Ireland. and died 1/6/1898.

Re: Shelden, Douglas and Hawvers

Posted: 28 Jun 2011 8:42PM GMT
Classification: Query
Do you have any more information on the marriage of Gilbert L. to Alydia Hawver? I am trying to get more info on the Hawver line and, specifically, the line of Henry Sylvester Hawver.
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