Mary Sheldon (1898 - 1979)

A photo of Mary Sheldon
Mary Sheldon
1898 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Sheldon was born on February 21, 1898. She died in November 1979 at age 81. We know that Mary Sheldon had been residing in Hudson Falls, Washington County, New York 12839.

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Mary Sheldon Biography

With today's technology we are able to write and share our own history which lasts forever online. Our ancestors never had a chance to document their lives. This biography is dedicated to memorialize the life of Mary Sheldon, honor her ancestry & genealogy, and her immediate Sheldon family.

Most Commonly Known Name

Mary Sheldon

First name

Mary

Middle name

Unknown.

Maiden name

Unknown.

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Female

Birth

Mary Sheldon was born on

Death

Mary Sheldon died in

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Mary.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Mary Sheldon?

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Mary's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

Unknown. Was Mary a religious woman?

Last Known Residence

Hudson Falls, Washington County, New York 12839

Education

Did Mary finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Mary attend?

Professions

Share what Mary did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life & Organizations

Share some highlights of Mary's personal life & organizations in which they participated.

Military Service

Did Mary serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Mary Sheldon?
View other bios of people named Mary Sheldons
Back to Top

Mary Sheldon Family Tree

Mary's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Sheldon family tree.

Mary's Family

Add a parent
Add a parent
Mary Sheldon
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

Friends:

Click to add friends & family.

Mary's Family Photos

We currently do not have photos of Mary Sheldon. Below are potential family photos that share Mary's last name or surname. Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Mary during various points of her life

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Share Memories about Mary

What do you remember about Mary Sheldon? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Mary is remembered.

Mary Sheldon Obituary

This obit of Mary Sheldon is maintained by Mary's followers. Contribute to her obituary and include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Mary Sheldon died in November 1979 at age 81. She was born on February 21, 1898. We are unaware of information about Mary's surviving family. We know that Mary Sheldon had been residing in Hudson Falls, Washington County, New York 12839.
Followers & Sources
Other Records of Mary Sheldon

1898 - 1979 World Events

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Mary's lifetime

In 1898, in the year that Mary Sheldon was born, on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

In 1937, she was 39 years old when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1946, Mary was 48 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1965, by the time she was 67 years old, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1979, in the year of Mary Sheldon's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

Other Biographies

Other Mary Sheldons

Mary B Sheldon
Born: around 1919
Illinois, United States
Mary L Sheldon
Born: around 1916
New York, United States
Mary Ann Elizabeth Sheldon
Died: 1925
Australia
Mary Sheldon
Warb, Australia
Mary Lillian Sheldon
Ekew, Australia
Mary Mcdowell Sheldon
Kyne, Australia
Mary Jane (Holyoak) Sheldon
Sebastopol, Australia
Mary Mansfield Sheldon
Moon, Australia
Mary Anne Murray Sheldon
Park, Australia
Mary Bonner Sheldon
Richmond, Australia
Mary Munday Sheldon
Pas Vales, Australia
Mary Ann Baker Sheldon
Barat, Australia
Mary Ann G Sheldon
1861 - 1940
Barat, Australia
Mary Ann Mcdowell Sheldon
Cfield, Australia

Other Sheldons

Charles Sheldon
Sep 30, 1897 - July 1975
Hartford, NY
John M Sheldon
Mar 1, 1948 - Jun 26, 1995
Robert J Sheldon
Feb 4, 1973 - Dec 5, 1998
Beulah Sheldon
Jan 15, 1913 - Nov 15, 1998
Island Park, NY
Sylvia Sheldon
Sep 26, 1918 - Nov 7, 2007
Stamford, CT
Thomas H Sheldon
Dec 12, 1907 - Jun 10, 1990
Charles Sheldon
Apr 19, 1909 - September 1976
New York, NY
Mary Sheldon
Oct 20, 1896 - November 1980
Bronx, NY
John Sheldon
May 18, 1915 - August 1982
Lakehurst, NJ
Charles S Sheldon
Aug 11, 1893 - Feb 22, 1988
Mamaroneck, NY
Charles Sheldon
Jul 17, 1902 - January 1974
Seymour, CT
Seymour Sheldon
Sep 11, 1920 - Sep 9, 2009
Brooklyn, NY
Gerald Sheldon
Jun 29, 1924 - Feb 26, 1998
Hagaman, NY
Izzy Sheldon
Mar 14, 1896 - February 1973
New York, NY
David Sheldon
Mar 16, 1901 - November 1969
Geneva, NY
Cheryl Sheldon
Apr 24, 1944 - August 1973
George Sheldon
October 1879 - August 1968
Tivoli, NY
Alma Sheldon
Aug 10, 1893 - October 1979
Hudson, NY
William Sheldon
Mar 4, 1881 - July 1966
Sterling Forest, NY
Edith Sheldon
Nov 24, 1899 - November 1982
Otego, NY

Other Bios

Laura Kinne
Nov 2, 1884 - May 1968
Fort Edward, NY
Elizabeth Badger
Apr 15, 1886 - August 1970
Hartford, NY
Vincent Robinson
Sep 1, 1936 - Jun 24, 2003
Staten Island, NY
Margaret Wells
Dec 13, 1923 - June 1993
Hague, NY
Effie Archambault
Jan 5, 1910 - May 8, 1992
Schenectady, NY
James Skellie
Feb 18, 1905 - April 1984
Stillwater, NY
Vera M Wells
Jul 16, 1908 - May 25, 2000
Gansevoort, NY
Walter Ward
May 22, 1885 - August 1963
New York
Edward E Atwell
Feb 23, 1941 - Jun 1, 2001
Parsonsfield, ME
Cora Ketcham
Sep 29, 1877 - March 1967
Granville, NY
Harold Wilson
Dec 1, 1911 - March 1966
Salem, NY
Irene Kramar
Dec 22, 1917 - November 1984
Greenwich, NY
Alice Mccarty
Aug 17, 1916 - December 1972
Cornelia Clough
Apr 13, 1893 - November 1975
Greenwich, NY
Glennis Barber
Nov 16, 1893 - April 1986
Putnam Station, NY
George E Fox
May 28, 1938 - Sep 27, 2009
Onsted, MI
Rita Winchell
Aug 10, 1937 - September 1979
Margaret M Brady
Jun 3, 1903 - Sep 10, 1987
Corinth, NY
Gregory Carrera
Mar 23, 1883 - January 1967
Middle Granville, NY
Leila Sherman
Apr 17, 1905 - March 1989
Success Stories from Biographies like Mary Sheldon
I have to tell you a VERY special story about how AncientFaces helped to reunite our family. For 13 years, I have been searching for my grandmother's missing sister. She just disappeared from the family in the 1930s without a trace. No one ever knew where or when she died or where she was buried. My years of searching have just run into dead ends, so I had given up. Today, out-of-the-blue, a young lady called me and said that she had seen a photograph on AncientFaces and one of the women in the photo was her grandmother! Little did I know that she had left a small child behind when she died so young of TB. You can imagine our shock and excitement at finding each other and a whole new family that we never knew existed. We only live one state away from each other and very soon plan to have all family members meet to share our sides of "the story" and of course, many, many more picturesl AncientFaces...... without you, this family may never have been complete and Aunt Grace would have been lost to us forever. I hope you realize what a valuable service you provide and how grateful we are to have found you. Thank you!!!! -Lynda B.
I never knew my biological family. My family is my mother and father who raised me. But, as I got older I got curious about my heritage. It took me years of investigation to finally discover my parents’ names. Well, I get goosebumps just writing this, I have found my biological family because of AncientFaces. Yes!! I did a search for my [parents' names] and was shocked to find a photo of them on AncientFaces! I cannot tell you the feeling that came over me when I saw this photo - to see the faces of my biological parents…JUST LIKE THAT. I left a comment on the photo and you won’t believe this - the owner of the photo is MY SISTER!!! Yes, I have a LITTLE sister! It turns out my parents were too young when they had me and had to give me up. My little sister knew I existed and wanted to find me but had no way of doing it. Thanks to you I am meeting my little sister for the first time next month. GOD BLESS YOU ANCIENTFACES. -Anonymous
We have found our missing relative entirely thanks to AncientFaces. We have received a much clearer photo of Captain Grant from his Son. The picture we on AncientFaces is an old yellowed newspaper photo. I am attaching the new photo and ask that you take the old one out and put the new clear picture in its place. With our Canadian Remembrance Day here in 2 days - the timing could not be better. Thank You, AncientFaces. My long lost Aunt is now 86 years old and her Son and I are talking by phone and e-mails. Captain Grant was his Father and died in France in 1944 and is buried there. By posting pictures of the visit to his gravesite - we connected through one of his brothers. Amazing that our prayers have been answered. Thank you -Beth B.
I came home for lunch yesterday and decided to look at my email before going back to work. The weekly newsletter that I subscribe to from the Logan Family History Center had this message in it about AncientFaces. I clicked on the link and the first search I did was for Woodruff, and Mamie was the first picture that came up. I could hardly stand it. I was late getting back to work. I had to add comments and write to you. Thank you for noticing her in the store and for the website. I can't help but wonder how many other family pictures may have ended up in that store and why. I also can't help but feel that it was meant to be and that there is a purpose that this picture is coming home as you say. What are the chances of this all just happening? It's amazing that you even picked it up at the store and then went to all the extra effort to post it. It makes me feel as though you have been my friend forever. It certainly has given me a connection to you, and I have a love for what you do. I just can't tell you how excited I am. I can't even hold it in. -Cathy K., Utah
I have previously submitted several pictures of my grandfather August Zemidat. I have tried for many years to find anyone with that name, and I have searched many genealogy web sites to no avail. Recently I was contacted by someone who saw my pictures on AncientFaces who may well be a cousin. She also provided me with information that seems to indicate her grandparents were my grandfather’s siblings. Considering the many years I have been searching for the name Zemidat, I find this is absolutely amazing that I have finally found a family member. Thank you AncientFaces -Ron D.
I love AncientFaces, a while back I saw that you had labeled Garcia surname pictures. At the time I didn’t have all my family facts for my research. Anyway, I wandered into your site just to check it out AND NOW 1 YEAR LATER I received a picture from an 87 year old aunt and guess what you had this very same picture on your site!! (They were my great aunts and my great-grandmother!). Thank you… -Angela M.
I have loved AncientFaces since I first found it, it's the first thing I check when I turn on the computer. There was a time when even in the most modest households there were three cherished possessions, a family Bible. a family album and a fancy lamp. It was usual for the family to gather in the parlour, generally on Sunday and talk, tell stories of family and friends with the photos in the albums as illustration. Sadly in our modern electronic age we have fallen away from the oral tradition and interest in history has waned. I was quite shocked on the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic to see so many comments from younger people who were surprised to learn that the Titanic wasn't just a movie. This is why AncientFaces is so important, to me it's the electronic age version of the oral tradition on a global scale and the sheer volume of people who follow, comment and contribute seems to prove the point. We are all grateful to you all for providing us with this wonderful site. - Arba M.