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Jeremiah Martin Sr PELTON

Male 1859 - 1908  (49 years)


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  • Name Jeremiah Martin Sr PELTON 
    Born 30 Sep 1859  Jerseyville, Jersey, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880 
    • Lyons, Clinton, IA
    Alt. Burial Alt. Burial  [1
    • Oakland Cemetery, Clinton, IA
    EMPL: Employment 1880 
    • Machinist
    Reference Number 5046 
    _UID 7A861C22156D484595A353711F42CE35ADFB 
    Buried Dec 1908  Clinton, Clinton, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 18 Dec 1908  Salem, Dent, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I5044  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 

    Father Theodore Gwary PELTON,   b. 4 Jul 1830, Gowanda, Erie, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1917, Lyons, Clinton, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Anna M. BLISS,   b. 1 May 1834, Clearfield, Clearfield, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1904, Clinton, Clinton, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 27 Jan 1856  Marion, Linn, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Reference Number:40452
    Family ID F1337  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma Ellen GAY,   b. 19 Jun 1865, Brooklyn, Kings, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1946, St Louis, Saint Louis, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 10 Sep 1881  Clinton, Clinton, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference Number:71069
    Alt. Marriage 10 Sep 1881  [1
    Alt. Marriage 
    • Lyons, Clinton, IA
    Children 
     1. William Martin PELTON,   b. 30 Aug 1882, Lyons, Clinton, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1945, Moline, Rock Island, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     2. Percy Perry PELTON,   b. 17 Jun 1886, Lyons, Clinton, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Feb 1948, St Louis, Saint Louis, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     3. Theodore Gubery PELTON,   b. 23 Mar 1890, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1909  (Age 18 years)
     4. Jeremiah Martin Jr PELTON,   b. 18 Mar 1892, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1967, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     5. Dock Berley PELTON,   b. 7 Apr 1896, Marion, Linn, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1983, Windsor, Henry, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     6. Charles Dewey PELTON,   b. 25 Nov 1898, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1954  (Age 55 years)
     7. Julie Emma PELTON,   b. 9 Feb 1901, Belgrade, Washington, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1907, Graig, Jersey, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     8. Florence Beatrice PELTON,   b. 23 Nov 1904, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1923  (Age 18 years)
     9. John Gay PELTON,   b. 16 Feb 1885, Lyons, Clinton, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1885, Lyons, Clinton, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     10. Arthur H. PELTON,   b. 17 Jun 1886, Lyons, Clinton, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1955, Cascade, Cascade, MT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     11. C. Martin PELTON,   b. Abt 1888, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1889, Lyons, Clinton, Clinton, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     12. Jeremiah Martin PELTON, Jr.,   b. 3 Nov 1892, Lyons, Clinton, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1967, Rock Falls, Whiteside, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     13. Percy Allen PELTON
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F2287  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Sep 1859 - Jerseyville, Jersey, IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Sep 1881 - Clinton, Clinton, IA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Dec 1908 - Clinton, Clinton, IA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Dec 1908 - Salem, Dent, MO Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
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      He worked as an Engineer and had a machine shop in Lyons, IA. He and h is son are said to have invented a turbine that brought water into the hou ses. They built and maintained the water works in Clinton and Lyons, I A. Reported to have invented the steam engine that ran the old paddle whe el boats up and down the Mississippi river.

  • Sources 
    1. [S151] T[1].G. Pelton.FTW.
      Date of Import: 24 Nov 2004