Daniel Sheldon


Gender:
Male
Born:
1750
Died:
1840
Home Town:
Hartford, CT
Later Residences:
Washington, CT
Litchfield, CT
Marriage(s):
Charlotte Judson Sheldon (1777)
Huldah Stone Sheldon (1784)
Biographical Notes:
Dr. Daniel Sheldon, who practised medicine with great reputation and success, in Litchfield, Connecticut, for more than half a century, was born in the city of Hartford, October 19th, 1750, O. Style. His early education was received at the long known and celebrated 'Hartford Grammar School,' then, no less than now, appreciated as one of the best literary institutions of the kind in New England.

After leaving this school, and when quite young, he placed himself under the tuition of the eccentric and celebrated Dr. Seth Bird of Litchfield, one of the most prominent medical men of his time in the State, who was his relative by marriage, and a most suitable instructor for a young man of Sheldon's age and abilities. He continued with Dr. Bird some years. When at the early age of twenty-one ...
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Education
Other Education:
Hartford Grammer School

Profession / Service
Profession:
Doctor



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