Laura Porter Thayer Sheldon

Laura Porter Thayer Sheldon, Muriel’s paternal great-grandmother, was born on August 30, 1820, in Troy, New York.  She married Henry H. Sheldon on June 6, 1843.  They had six children; Charles Stout Sheldon, Dexter Briton Sheldon, Laura Frances Sheldon, Fredrick Nott Sheldon, Harry Franklin Sheldon (Muriel’s grandfather) and Mary M. Sheldon.  Laura died in Grass Valley, California.