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Mon, 11 Jul 1859

Texas Intelligence, The Houston Telegraph of Wednesday says:  The Goliad Messenger learns that Benjamin Sheldon, whose residence is about three miles east of Helena, was shot on the 20th by Alexander Selser, and died in twenty-four hours thereafter.  The two men lived on the same farm and were cropping together.  The farm belonged to Mr. Shelden.

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Dale has been studying genealogy heavily for over 30 years, since the age of 10. Although he does not seek professional clients, he has helped a family regain property lost during the Holocaust, and has assisted to obtain historical preservation status for a building in San Francisco. He is a co-admin of the ftDNA Sheldon DNA Project. He lived most of his life in California but has recently moved to upstate New York. He works in the travel industry.

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