Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President


    Benjamin Sheldon

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    • 6th Generation — 3rd Great-grandfather of Franklin D. Roosevelt
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 58 
    • Birth Date:
    • ABT 1697 
    • Birth Location:
    • prob. Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 28 Aug 1773 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 12 Jun 1723 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts 
    • Notes: 
    • Some sources list his death year as 1772.

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  • Sources for Benjamin Sheldon

    • 3 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 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, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 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, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 6 Leach, Josiah Granville, Memoranda Relating to the Ancestry and Family of Hon. Levi Parsons Morton, Vice-President of the United States, Cambridge, Massachusetts: unknown (1894), 99, 111, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).
    • 7 Roberts, Gary Boyd and William Addams Reitwiesner, American Ancestors and Cousins of The Princess of Wales, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (1984), 44, Ancestry.com (Online Database).