Charles L. Sheldon Dies
At Home of Daughter
Hartwick, Dec. 9---Charles L. Sheldon passed away this morning at 5:20 o'clock at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Bertha DeMett, on West Main street, this village, where he had been ill of pneumonia for about two weeks. He had not been in good health for about two months.
The funeral will be held from the home of Mrs. DeMett Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. R. C. Updyke of the Christian church will officiate. Burial will be in the Hartwick cemetery.
Mr. Sheldon was born in Illinois, December 25, 1856, coming to New York state when a small boy. He was married to Miss Mary E. Robinson of Hartwick, December 20, 1874. Mrs. Sheldon died several years ago and on January 16, 1916, he married Mrs. Emma Barrett, who survives him.
Surviving besides his wife, are the three children, Fred Sheldon of Dover, N. J., Mrs. Bertha DeMett and Mrs. Clara Tuller of Hartwick; one sister, Mrs. Mark Stanton of Nunda, also three grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Mr. Sheldon had been a resident of Hartwick for many years and was employed by Moody and Gould of Oneonta for several years before coming to Hartwick.