Saturday, January 22, 2011

Surname Saturday : MOULTON

The MOULTON surname is in my paternal line.  The origins of the surname are unknown at this time.

Ahnentafel # 23: Clara Moulton (1843-1899).  Clara was born September 1843 in Licking County, Ohio.  She married November 13, 1864 in Jay County, Indiana to John Adam Metzner (1840-1895).  John was born August 23, 1840 in Licking County, Ohio.  They had 4 children and lived in Wayne Township, Jay County, Indiana.  John was a Civil War veteran, serving in Co. G, 40th Ohio Infantry and in the 51st Ohio Infantry.  John died December 4, 1895 in Westchester, Jay County, Indiana.  Clara died July 2, 1899 in Westchester, Jay County, Indiana.  Both are buried in the Mt. Zion Cemetery, Noble Township, Jay County, Indiana.

Ahnentafel # 46: Albert Moulton (1819-1864?).  Albert was born May 10, 1819 in Rutland County, Vermont.  He married in 1848 to Emeline Philbrick (1817-1881).  Emeline was born in May 29, 1817 in Johnstown, Licking County, Ohio.  They had 2 daughters and lived in Licking County, Ohio and Bureau County, Illinois.  Albert abandoned his family during the Gold Rush to California.  Emeline died January 16, 1881 in Newton County, Indiana.  Albert may have died May 18, 1864 in California, known to be in El Dorado County, California in the 1850 census.

Ahnentafel # 92: Selah Moulton (1790-1848).  Selah was born October 28, 1790 in Rutland County, Vermont.  He married circa 1815 in Rutland County, Vermont to Lydia Fennel (1796-1869).  Lydia was born February 21, 1796 in Rutland County, Vermont.  They raised 9 children in Rutland County, Vermont and Licking County, Ohio, coming to Ohio circa 1833.  Lydia died December 1869 in Licking County, Ohio.  Selah died February 1848 in St. Albans Township, Licking County, Ohio.  

Ahnentafel # 184: John Moulton (1755-c1808).  John was born December 27, 1755 in Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut.  He married July 24, 1781 in Castleton, Rutland County, Vermont to Avis Hurlbut (1762-    ).  Avis was born November 11, 1762 in Woodbury, Connecticut.  They raised 15 children in Rutland County, Vermont.  Avis died sometime after 1808.  John died circa 1808 in Vermont.

Ahnentafel # 368: Samuel Moulton (c1730-     ).  Samuel was born circa 1730.  He married Phoebe ________.  They had at least 4 children.

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1 comment:

Barbara Poole said...

Travis, I also have a Moulton line, early, in Salem, MA. Per NEHG Register. Vol. 147: 146+ (Apr. 1993) "Elizabeth Moulton, Wife of Henry Skerry of Salem" by Robert Charles Anderson. I wonder if your line stems from this.