American Banker and Art Collector
- 3rd Great-grandfather of J.P. Morgan — 6th Generation
- Ahnentafel No:
- Thomas Sheldon
- Mary Hinsdale
- Birth Date:
- ABT 1697
- Birth Location:
- prob. Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
- Christening Date:
- Christening Location:
- Death Date:
- 28 Aug 1773
- Death Location:
- Burial Date:
- Burial Location:
- Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
- Spouse Name:
- Mary Strong
- Marriage Date:
- 12 Jun 1723
- Marriage Location:
- Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Mary Sheldon (Ahnentafel No:31 )
- Some sources list his death year as 1772.
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Sources for Benjamin Sheldon
- 1 Find A Grave, (accessed 11/12/2012).
- 2 Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910, 1921-1924, Marriage record for Benjamin Sheldon and Mary Strong.
- 3 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 1982, Vol. 136, p. 324.
- 4 Andrews, Herbert Cornelius and Holman, Alfred L., ed., Hinsdale Genealogy: Descendants of Robert Hinsdale of Dedham, Medfield, Hadley and Deerfield, Lombard, Illinois: Printed for Alfred Hinsdale Andrews (1906), 72, 83.
- 5 Dwight, Benjamin W., The History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong, of Northampton, Mass., Vol. 2, Albany, New York: Joel Munsell (1871), 1122.
- 6 Leach, Josiah Granville, Memoranda Relating to the Ancestry and Family of Hon. Levi Parsons Morton, Vice-President o f the United States, Cambridge, Massachusetts: unknown (1894), 99, 111.
- 7 Roberts, Gary Boyd and William Addams Reitwiesner, American Ancestors and Cousins of The Princess of Wales, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (1984), 44.
- 8 Roberts, Gary Boyd, comp., Ancestors of American Presidents, 2009 Edition, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society (2009), 440, 479.