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Amended Articles Of Incorporation 2018

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Amended By-Laws as approved by the Board of Directors Aug 2018

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2018 Reunion Registration

Salt Lake Plaza Hotel at Temple Square

(801) 521-0130 or (800) 366-3684

Save the dates September 30 – October 5, 2018 to join other members of the Sheldon Family Association for our “research oriented” reunion at the Plaza Hotel and the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For more information click here

SFA Members, Prospective Members and Friends

Are you thinking about joining us for the fun, fellowship, and great research opportunities at the Sheldon Family Association Reunion 2018 in Salt Lake City from September 30 – October 5? If so, it is not too early to book your room at the Plaza Hotel at our special Sheldon association price. According to the response to our surveys sent to members, interest is high so a good attendance is expected.

To book your room, call the Plaza Hotel at either of these numbers and tell them you are with the Sheldon group. Call : 1-800- 366-3684 or 1-801- 521-0130.
Room prices are: $91+ (12.60% tax) for a single/double room $101+ (12.60% tax) for a deluxe room
There is a free shuttle between hotel and airport. If you drive, parking is $8.00 per day.
We will be within walking distance to all planned activities so a car is not a necessity.


78th Sheldon Reunion

Who we are…

The Sheldon Family Association was founded in 1939 by a group of Sheldon descendants, with the purpose of furthering interest in their heritage and preserving their family history.

The genealogical data with which the SFA began was originally collected by Reverend Henry O. Sheldon, a circuit preacher, as he rode from village to village in the 1800s. Rev. Sheldon documented five apparently unrelated Sheldon families dating back to Colonial times; MORE>

But the SFA has become much more than a surname-based genealogy society. Over the years, as descendants of these Sheldon families have met annually in various locations MORE >

In truth, we have become more of an extended family, sharing the bond of a common heritage and a common purpose.

Take a few minutes to learn more about the Sheldon Family Association, and its long history, activities, and resources. And if you have a Sheldon ancestor, please request a free search MORE>

Reunion History

Sheldon Family Association Reunion 2017

Sheldon Family Association Reunion 2016

Sheldon Family Association Reunion 2015

Sheldon Family Association Reunion 2014

** Articles about the association **

Sheldon DNA Project

Explanation of the DNA project for non scientists

We are cooperating with the Family Tree DNA ( FTDNA) testing site
to study the DNA of Sheldon descendants in order to attempt to discover
common ancestors. . MORE>

Officers and Directors- 2018

President:  Betty Knopf
Vice President: Vacant
Treasurer:  Sue Sheldon
Secretary:  Judy Sheldon
Past President: Wayne Nelson

Database Administrator:  Sue Sheldon
DNA Administrator:  Kelly Wheaton
Quarterly Editor:  Michelle Masson
Webmaster:  Vacant
Director at Large:  Alberta Dunn
Director at Large:  Frank Sheldon
Director at Large:  Michael Sheldon
Director at Large: Duane Booth

Old Photos of Sheldon’s –  us know if you recognize any of them

Marie Sheldon Hine Memorial
The sister of Marie Sheldon Hine, Clara Sheldon Gutermuth, has
made a generous contribution to SFA towards the publication of the Isaac
lineage book .

Sheldon Family Association is now on Facebook
Sue Sheldon of Shelton, WA has
set up a facebook page for the Sheldon Family Association. Check it out
and join the fun

Thanks for visiting our site – hope we see you at our next Reunion in 2018! The reunion will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah.