Wednesday, January 02, 2008

Charles Moulton family - Marion Co,, IA & Holt Co., NE

The Charles MOULTON family appears in the 1860 & 1870 census of Marion Co., IA and the 1900 & 1910 of Holt Co., NE. Charles was my paternal 3rd-great granduncle, the son of Selah and Lydia (FENNEL) MOULTON.

In the 1860 census, Charles was a 26 year-old carpenter, born in Vermont, with real estate valued at $650 and a personal estate valued at $550. Wife Charlotte was listed as aged 29 years and born in New York. Their children were listed as Ellen A., aged 5, born in Ohio and Sydney, aged 1, born in Iowa.

In the 1870 census, Charles was a 37 year-old wagon maker, born in Vermont, with real estate valued at $600 and a personal estate valued at $700. Wife Charlotte was also aged 37, born in New York, listed as keeping house. Their children were listed as Ella, aged 15, born Ohio; Ora, aged 8, born Iowa, and Leroy, aged 5, born in Iowa.

In the 1900 census, Charles was listed as a 67 year-old farmer, born in Vermont, married for 46 years. Wife Charlotte was listed as aged 69 years old, the mother of four children; two of whom were living. Their son Leroy was living with them; he was listed as a 35 year-old carpenter, born in Iowa.

In the 1910 census, Charles was listed as a 77 year-old with no occupation, born in Vermont. Wife Charlotte was listed as being 79 years old, born in New York. Again, son Roy was living with them; listed as a 38 year-old carpenter in 1910.

Charles MOULTON b. November 12, 1832 Rutland Co., VT., d. after 1910 census; m. September 23, 1853 Licking Co., OH to Charlotte Cordelia PHILLIPS. Charlotte b. May 23, 1831 New York, d. after 1910 census.
Known children of Charles and Charlotte Cordelia (PHILLIPS) MOULTON :
i. Ellen A. MOULTON b. ca. 1855 Ohio, d. May 28, 1902, m. Clarkson W. JURY
ii. Sydney MOULTON b. ca. 1859 Iowa, d. between 1860-1870 Iowa
iii. Orry MOULTON b. ca 1862 Iowa, d. before 1900 census
iv. Leroy S. MOULTON b. December 1864 Iowa, d. after 1910 census
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