Rebecca Jane PELTON 1
- Born: 19 Dec 1856, Albany Co, NY 1
- Marriage (1): Benjamin F. WICKHAM on 17 Sep 1873 in Coeymans, Albany Co, NY 1
- Died: Albany Co, NY
- Buried: Coeymans Hollow Cem, Coeymans Hollow, Albany Co, NY 2
1860 NY CENSUS, Albany Co, Coeymans town: Rebecca Pelton, 4, b. NY. She was living with James & Gitty Pelton.
1870 NY CENSUS, Albany Co, Coeymans town, Coeymans Hollow P.O.:
Rebecca J. Pelton, 13, domestic servant, b. NY. She was living with James & Roda Pelton and other children. (Listed next to them on the census was Ezekiel Wickham.)
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:
144. James Pelton, seventh son of Joel, Itha-
mar, John, John, Samuel, John, born Coxsackie,
N. Y., September 1, 1828; married (1) Bethlehem
Church, Albany Co., N. Y., January 13, 1855, Gertrude
Rarick, daughter of Peter Rarick, of Coeymans,
N. Y. (d. Feb. 2, 1864); married (2) at the same
place, April 11, 1866, Rhoda Cornelius, daughter of
Peter Cornelius, of Coeymans. Mason. Residence,
1878, South Bethlehem, N. Y. Enlisted July or
August, 1862, in the 41st N. Y. Vols, for three years.
Discharged for disability after about four months'
service. Enlisted again April 3, 1865, in the 91st
N. Y. Vols, for one year, and served to the end of
the war. Children:
I. Rebecca Jane, born Dec. 19, 1856; mar-
ried September 17, 1873, Benjamin
Wickham. Residence, 1878, Coeymans
Hollow, N. Y. Children: Mary Jane,
b. May 22, 1874; Edward, b. June 4,
1876; John Henry, b. April 14, 1878.
Rebecca married Benjamin F. WICKHAM, son of Daniel WICKHAM and Hannah SEABURG/SEABURGH, on 17 Sep 1873 in Coeymans, Albany Co, NY.1 (Benjamin F. WICKHAM was born in Jul 1852 in Albany Co, NY 3 and died after 1940 in Albany Co, NY 4.)