William Wallace Barbour Sheldon (1836-1915)
Parents
Father Gideon Sheldon (1804-after 1855)
Mother Sarah Ann Stafford (1809-1846)
Vital Dates
Born May 15, 1836 in Westport, Essex, New York
Married Mary Campbell (1835-1931) - Jan 31, 1856 in Brooklyn, Kings, New York
Died March 17, 1915 in Oakland, Alameda, California
Children of Wallace and Sarah
1 William Wallace Sheldon (1857-1941)
2 Euphemia Sheldon (1859-1926) m. George John Monck
3 Sarah Ann Sheldon (1862-1865)
4 George Lincoln Sheldon (1864-1952) m. Lore Louise Bisaillon
5 Frank Gideon Sheldon (1865-1871)
6 John Albert Sheldon (1869-1871)
7 Mary "Minnie" Elvira Sheldon (1872-aft 1931) m. Charles Oliver Moe
8 Josephine Sheldon (1875-1961) m. Oscar Paulus Bergsten
9 Grace A. Sheldon (1877-bef 1911)

William Wallace Barbour Sheldon was born May 15, 1836 in Westport, Essex, New York to Gideon Sheldon and Sarah Ann Stafford. He was married January 31, 1856 in Brooklyn, Kings, New York to Mary Campbell, daughter of John Campbell and Euphemia Pitbladdo. He died March 17, 1915 in Oakland, Alameda, California.

Documentation

Census Records

  1. 1850 Census: Westport, Essex, New York - July 29, 1850
  2. 1860 Census: Brooklyn, Kings, New York - June 7, 1860
  3. 1870 Census: Brooklyn, Kings, New York - June 6, 1870
  4. 1880 Census: San Francisco, California - 1880

City Directories

  1. Brooklyn NY, 1857: Sheldon, Wallace, carpenter, Hamilton av. n. Henry
  2. Brooklyn NY, 1858: Sheldon, Wallace, carpenter, Hamilton av. n. Nelson
  3. Brooklyn NY, 1863: Sheldon, Wallace, fancygoods, Court n. 4th pl
  4. Brooklyn NY, 1864: Sheldon, William W., carpntr, Court n. 4th pl
  5. Brooklyn NY, 1865: Shelden, W. B. builder, h. 63 Wyckoff
  6. Brooklyn NY, 1866: Sheldon, Wallace B. carpenter, 203 Court, h Court n 4th pl
  7. Brooklyn NY, 1867: Sheldon, W. B. carptr, 203 Court, h 298 Sackett
  8. Brooklyn NY, 1868: Sheldon, W. B. builder, 203 Court, h 298 Sackett
  9. Brooklyn NY, 1869: Sheldon, Wallace B. carpenter, 203 Court, h. 200 Court
  10. Brooklyn NY, 1875: Sheldon, Wm. B. bldr. 250 Baltic, h 248 Baltic
  11. Brooklyn NY, 1876: Sheldon, Wm. W. B. bldr. 250 Baltic, h 20 Butler
  12. San Francisco, 1877: Sheldon, Wm. W. B., carptr, r. 329 Seventeenth
  13. San Francisco, 1878: Sheldon, William W. B., carpenter Western Development Co., dwl 329 Seventeenth
  14. San Francisco, 1879: Sheldon, W. B., carpenter Pacific Improvement Co., r. 329 Seventeenth
  15. San Francisco, 1880: Sheldon, William B., carpenter, r. 14 Capp
  16. Oakland, 1884: Shelton, William B, carpenter, res 1658 Seventh
  17. Oakland, 1887: Sheldon, W W B, foreman carpenter SPCo, res 1658 Seventh
  18. Oakland, 1889: Sheldon, W B, carpenter SPCo, res 1658 Seventh
  19. Oakland, 1892: Sheldon, William B., carpenter SPCo, res 1658 7th
  20. Oakland, 1903: Sheldon, Wallace B insp SPCo r1372 7th
  21. Oakland, 1906: Sheldon, Wallace B insp SPCo r1372 7th
  22. Oakland, 1907: Sheldon, Wm B inspr SPCo r1372 7th
  23. Oakland, 1909: Sheldon, Wallace B r1372 7th
  24. Oakland, 1910: Sheldon, Wallace B, insptr, r1372 7th
  25. Oakland, 1911: Sheldon, Wallace B r1372 7th
  26. Oakland, 1912: Sheldon, Wm B r1386 7th
  27. Oakland, 1913: Sheldon, Wallace B r1386 7th
  28. Oakland, 1915: Sheldon, Wallace B r1386 7th

Memoirs

  1. John Henry Pitbladdo Campbell - American Biography: A New Cyclopedia, Vol 10 (about 1921)

Newspaper Articles

  1. Brooklyn Eagle: August 7, 1866 - carpenters union meeting
  2. Oakland Tribune: November 18, 1906 - sons 25th wedding anniversary
  3. Oakland Tribune: February 4, 1908 - 52nd wedding anniversary
  4. Oakland Tribune: February 2, 1911 - 55th wedding anniversary
  5. Oakland Tribune: March 18, 1915 - obituary
  6. Oakland Tribune: September 15, 1931 - wifes obituary

Voter Registration

  1. 1908: Sheldon, William Wallace B., builder, 1372 7th st (Oakland). Rep, age 72

Wills & Probate

  1. Euphemia Campbell: Probate Records, Brooklyn, 1887