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Guy Ray PELTON[1, 2, 3]

Male 1824 - 1890  (65 years)


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  • Name Guy Ray PELTON 
    Born 3 Aug 1824  Great Barrington, Berkshire Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 24277 
    _UID 15FA3D3185AE4E84A3F1025F593BE8564900 
    Died 24 Jul 1890  Yellowstone National Park Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Person ID I24277  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 

    Father Joseph Kneeland PELTON,   b. 23 Nov 1801, Portland, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1873  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Harriet RAY,   d. 18 Mar 1856 
    Married 27 Feb 1822  Great Barrington, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Reference Number:174412
    Documents
    1850 Census James K Pelton.jpg
    1850 Census James K Pelton.jpg
    Family ID F5175  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Childs FRANKLIN,   d. Nov 1866 
    Married 20 Feb 1859  New York, New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Reference Number:191265
    Children 
     1. Franklin Dwight PELTON,   b. 20 Aug 1861, New York, New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F5532  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Angie SCOVILLE 
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F6729  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Aug 1824 - Great Barrington, Berkshire Co., MA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Feb 1859 - New York, New York, NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Jul 1890 - Yellowstone National Park Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • [josephpelton.FTW]

      [a.ged]

      Still, in 1890, in active practice and recognized as an able member of h is profession. In 1857 he was elected to the thirty-fourth Congress from N ew York city. He served as a member of the House of Representatives to t he end of that Congress, and declined a second nomination. Residence, in 1 890, New York city. Died, suddenly, in the National (Yellowstone) Park, Ju ly 24, 1890, while on his way home from Alaska with Mrs. Pelton. Mr. Pelt on was educated at the public schools and at Sedg- wick Institution, Gre at Barrington, Mass., and at Oberlin College, Ohio; studied law at Kinderh ook, N. Y., and at other places, going to New York before 1856, where he h ad a long and honorable career as a lawyer in the law fi rm of G. R. & T. D. Pelton, of 167 Broadway. In Congress he served with ho nor on the Committee of Commerce; in New York he held a number of offic es of honor and trust, and at death was a member of the Cable Road Commiss ion; in all positions being a sound counsellor and a genial man. He w as a member of the Union League Club, a prominent Mason, and an officer a nd stockholder in a manufacturing rubber company. He left a competency.

  • Sources 
    1. [S34] a.ged.
      Date of Import: 17 Oct 2004

    2. [S71] josephpelton.FTW.
      Date of Import: 29 Mar 2005

    3. [S71] josephpelton.FTW.
      Date of Import: 31 Mar 2005