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Members of the SHEDDEN Family who
had SPECIAL OCCUPATIONS

(Non-farm, non-governmental and non-military)

Armorer (made guns) (1)
1 THOMAS STEVENS probably London, England S1112 11th generation

Blacksmith (3)
 1  JAMES E SHEDDEN Kane County, Illinois S401 4th generation
2 GEORGE SOULE Dutchess County, New York S903 9th generation
3 CYPRIAN STEVENS Lancaster, Massachusetts
He was also a tavern innkeeper
S1022 10th generation

Brewer (1)
 1  EVERT PELS Kingston, Ulster County, New York S1231 12th generation

Carpenter (1)
 1  DIRCK VOLKERTSEN New Amsterdam, New York S1233 12th generation

Editor - Newspaper (1)
 1  GEORGE WILLIAM SHEDDEN Frankfort, Kansas S301 3rd generation

Fisherman (1)
 1  GEORGE SOULE Dartmouth, Massachusetts S1101 11th generation

Owned Flour Mill or Saw Mill (3)
 1  JACOB RODEE Plattsburgh, New York
Operated saw mill that was swept away in flood in 1827
S504 5th generation
2 DANIEL RODEE Plattsburgh, New York
Built the first grist-mill in the area
S605 6th generation
3 JACQUES CAUDEBEC Deerpark, New York S1027 10th generation

Minister (Part or Full Time) (2)
 1  LYDIA (HOWLAND) SOULE Quakeress Preacher
She started her Quaker preaching at the age of 19
S903 9th generation
2 ALEXANDER ENNES Scottish Presbyterian S1001 10th generation

Merchant (8)
 1  WILLIAM BROWN Scotland
He was an innkeeper
S702 7th generation
2 ISSAC SOULE Greene County, New York
Proprietor of an inn & country tavern
in the Catskill Mountains
S706 7th generation
3 CYPRIAN STEVENS Lancaster, Massachusetts
He was a tavern keeper and blacksmith
S1022 10th generation
4 NATHANIEL WILDER Lancaster, Massachusetts
He was an innkeeper
S1023 10th generation
5 WILLIAM GODDARD Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts
He was a grocer
S1121 11th generation
6 WILLIAM BRACKET Sudbury, Norfolk, England
He was a butcher
S1403 14th generation
7 MALACHI BROWNING Boston, Massachusetts
Owned a large book shop in Boston
S1320 13th generation
8 BENJAMIN PROVOOST Kingston, Ulster County, New York
Trading business
S1134 11th generation

Operated a Ferry (2)
 1  JOSEPH ENNIS New Jersey
Across the Delaware River at Dingsman Landing
S705 7th generation
 2  RICHARD INGERSOLL Salem, Massachusetts
Across the North River
S1110 11th generation

Railroad Worker (1)
 1  CHARLES ARTHUR RODEE Eureka, Kansas
Engineer -- before that he was a wheelwright
S402 4th generation

Teacher (3)
 1  ALANSON SOULE Chenago County, New York S604 6th generation
 2  WILLIAM ENNES Sussex County, New Jersey
(William had only one arm)
S803 8th generation
 3  EDWARD GODDARD Farmington & Boston, Massachusetts S1020 10th generation

Weaver (Clothier) (3)
 1  WILLIAM SOULE Dartmouth, Massachusetts S1005 10th generation
 2  EDWARD FROST Stanstead, Suffolk, England S1307 13th generation
 3  JOHN PEASE England S1415 14th generation

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