Joel PELTON
Rosetta EDWARDS
Aaron PELTON
(1824-Aft 1900)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Eleanor "Helena" J. WICKHAM

2. Catherine GREEN

Aaron PELTON 1

  • Born: 24 Aug 1824, Athens, Greene Co, NY 1 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Eleanor "Helena" J. WICKHAM on 5 Nov 1845 in Coeymans Hollow, Albany Co, NY 1
  • Marriage (2): Catherine GREEN about 1854 in NY
  • Died: Aft 1900, probably Albany Co, NY 2
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bullet  General Notes:

1855 NY STATE CENSUS, Albany Co, Coeymans,
"Ezekial" Wickham, 56, b. Albany Co, mason, 56 yrs in Coeymans, owner of land;
Peggy Wickham, wife, 56, b. Albany Co, 56 yrs in Coeymans;
"Anson" Pelton, son-in-law, 26, wd, b. Green Co, 9(?) yrs in Coeymans, laborer;
"Elena" Pelton, grand dau, 8, b. Albany Co, 8 yrs in Coeymans;
Mary Pelton, grand dau, 7, b. Alabny Co, 7 yrs in Coeymans;
"Joseph" Pelton, grandson, 3, b. Albany Co, 3 yrs in Coeymans;
"Ezekial" Pelton, grandson, 2, b. Albany Co, 2 yrs in Coeymans.

1860 NY CENSUS, Albany Co, District #3, Coeymans P.O.:
Aaron Pelton, 35, day laborer, $150 personal property, b. NY;
Catherine Pelton, 35, b. NY;
Joel Carknard(?), 13, b. NY;
George Pelton, 8, b. NY, attended school;
Joel Pelton, 7, b. NY, attended school;
Hannah Pelton, 4, b. NY;
Aaron Pelton, Jr., 3, b. NY;
Ruth A. Pelton, 1, b. NY.

1870 NY CENSUS, Albany Co, Coeymans, Coeymans Hallow P.O.:
Aaron Pelton, 46, farmer, $2500 real estate, $700 personal property, b. NY;
Catherine, 47, keeping house, b. NY;
Hannah, 13, at home, b. NY;
Aaron B., 12, at home, b. NY;
Ruth A., 9, at home, b. NY;
Mary, 5, at home, b. NY.

1880 NY CENSUS, Albany Co, Bethlehem:
Aaron Pelton, 56, married, boatman, b. NY, parents b. NY;
Catherine Pelton, 54, wife, married, keeping house, b. NY, parents b. NY, cannot read/write;
Ruth Ann, 20, dau., divorced, b. NY, parents b. NY, cannot read/write;
Ada Shutter, 5, g. dau., b. NY, parents b. NY;
George Pelton, 29, son, married, boatman, b. NY, parents b. NY.

1895 NY STATE CENSUS, Albany Co, Bethlehem:
Aaron Pelton, 65, b. NY, laborer;
Catherine, 67, b. NY.

1900 NY CENSUS, Albany Co, Coeymans town:
Ruth Shutter, head, Jun 1859, 40, widow, 1 child, 1 living, b. NY, parents b. NY, no occupation listed;
Aaron Pelton, father, Aug 1824, 75, married, married 50 yrs, b. NY, father b. MA, mother b. NY, no occupation listed;
Catherine Pelton, mother, Jun 1822, 78, married, married 50 yrs, 11 children, 3 living, b. NY, parents b. NY.

Genealogy of the Pelton Family in America: being a record of the descendans of John Pelton who settled in Boston, Mass about 1630-1632, and died in Dorchester, Mass, January 23rd, 1681 by Jeremiah M. Pelton, 1892:
p. 144:
94. Joel Pelton, sixth son of Ithamar, John,
John, Samuel, John, born East Windsor, Conn.,
August 19, 1779; married Middlefield, Mass., about
1803, Ruth Fields, daughter of Deacon Zachariah
Fields, of that place, who died March, 1822. Wife
Ruth died about 1819; (2) about 1823 Rosetta Ed-
wards, of Cairo, N. Y., daughter of Stephen Edwards,
of Athens, N. Y. Farmer. Lived Middlefield, Mass.,
Cairo and Coeymans and Coeymans Hollow, Albany
Co., N. Y., where he died, March 20, 1865. His
wife, Rosetta, died March 20, 1870. He served as
constable, justice of the peace and as sheriff.
p. 145:
children of the second wife:
150 XII Aaron, b. Aug. 24, 1824; m. (1) Nov. 5,
1845, Eleanor Wickham; (2) Catharine
Green.
150XIII James, b. Sept. i, 1828; m. (1) Jan. 13,
1855, Gertrude Rarick; (2) Apr. 11,
1866, Rhoda Cornelius.


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Aaron married Eleanor "Helena" J. WICKHAM, daughter of Ezekiel WICKHAM and Margaret "Peggy" SICKLES, on 5 Nov 1845 in Coeymans Hollow, Albany Co, NY.1 (Eleanor "Helena" J. WICKHAM was born about 1825 in Coeymans, Albany Co, NY,4 died on 22 Mar 1905 in Cedar Hill, Albany Co, NY 5 and was buried in Mt. Pleasant Cem, So. Bethlehem, Albany Co, NY 6.)


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Aaron next married Catherine GREEN about 1854 in NY. (Catherine GREEN was born in Jun 1822 in NY 2 and died after 1900 in probably Albany Co, NY 2.)


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Sources


1 Genealogy of the Pelton Family of America.

2 1900 NY Census.

3 1855 NY State Census.

4 1850 NY Census.

5 Info from Betty Fink.

6 Ancestry.com One World Tree.


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