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Della (aka Daisy or Dell) Smith Sheldon
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Birth: 1884
Minnesota, USA
Death: Sep. 25, 1953
Texas, USA

Della (aka Dell & Daisy D.) Sheldon was born in April 10,1884 (or 1895) to Aaron and Carrie (French) Smith. Relatives tell me she was from Brownton, MN but I do not know if she was born there. She married Clyde Porter Sheldon (1880-1945) They had 2 children: Katherine & Charles. Della died in 1953 and is buried in Electra ,TX under the name Daisy D. Sheldon. (For additional information see the findagrave site for her husband Clyde Sheldon.)

Note from Shirley Hemingway: I received the above information from various sources. Corrections or additions are welcomed.

Update: Obituary from Electra Star News Oct. 1, 1953

MRS. C.P. SHELDON

Rev. F.M. Talbot, pastor of the First Methodist Church, officiated in beautiful and impressive funeral services held Monday morning in the chapel of the James B. Totten Funeral Home, for Mrs. Del D. Sheldon, who died in the Electra Hospital, Friday morning. Mrs. Roy E. Gibson provided organ music and accompanied a woman's quartet composed of Mesdames J.B. Minton, Fred Warren, E.V. Haltom and Howard Doores who sang appropriate hymns. Pallbearers were Dewey Dovel, Jr., Ray B. Dickey, and Frank Warner of Electra; J.T. Hamilton, Vernon; James Edward Knight, Dalhart, and L.V. Risinger Jr. of Lubbock. Burual was in the family lot in the Old Electra Cemetery. The deceased, a native of Albion, Mich., came to Electra with her family in 1913 and with the exception of short periods of residence in Chicago, Terre Haute, Indiana, and in Wichita Falls she has made her home here since then. Her husband, Clyde P. Sheldon, well known oil operator, died some years ago. A daughter, Mrs. Katherine Sheldon McDannald, also preceded her mother in death. Survivors include a son, Capt. Charles Perry Sheldon of Brooks AFB, San Antonio; two brothers, Dean and Harry Smith of Milk River, Alberta, Canada; three granddaughters, Martha Kay McDannald of Okla. City; Julia Ann and Sue Lynn Sheldon of San Antonio. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Clyde Porter Sheldon (1880 - 1945)
 
 Children:
  Katherine Sheldon McDannald (1906 - 1950)*
  Charles Perry Sheldon (1920 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Electra Memorial Cemetery
Electra
Wichita County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: S Hemingway
Record added: Apr 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18925137
Della (aka Daisy or Dell) <i>Smith</i> Sheldon
Added by: S Hemingway
 
Della (aka Daisy or Dell) <i>Smith</i> Sheldon
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Added by: James Brown
 
 
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...in memory of Della (Daisy) Sheldon...wife of Clyde Sheldon who was a grandson of Josiah & Elizabeth Hemingway
- S Hemingway
 Added: Apr. 14, 2007
 
 
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