Holy Trinity Episcopal Church~Sheldon Window

I SAMUEL 16:14-23
But the Spirit of the Lord departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from the Lord troubled him. And Saul's servants said unto him, Behold now, an evil spirit from God troubleth thee. Let our lord now command thy servants, which are before thee, to seek out a man, who is a cunning player on an harp: and it shall come to pass when the evil spirit from God is upon thee, that he shall play with his hand, and thou shalt be well. And Saul said unto his servants, provide me now a man that can play well, and bring him to me. Then answered one of the servants, and said, Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Beth-lehemite, that is cunning in playing, and a mighty valiant man, and a man of war, and prudent in matters, and a comely person, and the Lord is with him. Wherefore Saul sent messengers unto Jesse, and said, Send me David thy son, which is with the sheep. And Jesse took an ass laden with bread, and a bottle of wine, and a kid, sent them by David his son unto Saul. And David came to Saul, and stood before him: and he loved him greatly: and he became his armourbearer. And Saul sent to Jesse, saying, Let David, I pray thee, stand before me: for he hath found favour in my sight. And it came to pass, when the evil spirit from God was upon Saul, that David took an harp, and played with his hand: so Saul was refreshed, and was well, and the evil spirit departed from him.

George Bertron Sheldon B: 4-24-1895 D: 1-14-1919
Son of Gertrude Noyes and B.C. Sheldon
George Bertron Sheldon was born in Morrisville, VT and moved to Swanton with his family when his father established a local drug store.
He worked as a clerk in his father's drug store.
He attended Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania in 1916.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Church and was one of the church's organist.
In 1916, he had to leave college at a early age due to serious illness.
He died of Tubercular Meningitis at the age of 23.
George was the Uncle of Mary Jane Sheldon a long time member of Holy Trinity Church.


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