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Jesse PELTON

Male 1778 - 1862  (84 years)


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  • Name Jesse PELTON 
    Born 7 Jun 1778  Killingworth, Essex, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 671 
    _UID 60000C38B9E447A886C844F87AA3DA520395 
    Died 1 Oct 1862  South Shenango, Crawford, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I669  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 

    Father Josiah PELTON,   b. 15 Aug 1745, Saybrook, Essex, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1818, Gustavus, Trumbull, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Mary GRISWOLD,   b. Abt 1747, East Guilford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1811, Gustavus, Trumbull, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married 10 Dec 1767  CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference Number:5999
    Family ID F157  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ruhama DEWOLF,   b. 1783, Granby, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1872, Trumball Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 12 Sep 1802  Vernon, Trumbull, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference Number:11679
    Children 
     1. PELTON,   b. 3 Jul 1803, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1803  (Age 0 years)
     2. Mary S. PELTON,   b. 21 Sep 1805, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. IA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Ruhama C. PELTON,   b. 20 Sep 1809, Gustavus, Trumbull, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1867, Port Byron, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     4. Sarah D. PELTON,   b. 22 Dec 1811, Gustavus, Trumbull, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. IA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Joseph Dewolf PELTON,   b. 2 May 1814, Gustavus, Trumbull, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1896, South Shenango, Crawford, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     6. Electa M. PELTON,   b. 5 Apr 1816, Gustavus, Trumbull, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1840  (Age 24 years)
     7. George Kirkpatrick PELTON,   b. 12 Apr 1818, Gustavus, Trumbull, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1888, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     8. Cynthia L. PELTON,   b. 13 Nov 1820, Gustavus, Trumbull, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1913, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     9. Dr Sidney Rigdon PELTON,   b. 2 Jan 1823, Gustavus, Trumbull, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1909, Grove City, Mercer, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     10. Tensard Dewolf PELTON,   b. 18 Mar 1825, Gustavus, Trumbull, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1887, Gustavus, Trumbull, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     11. Eugene S. PELTON,   b. 10 Jun 1828, Gustavus, Trumbull, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1837, Gustavus, Trumbull, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
    Documents
    1850 Census Ruhania Pelton1.jpg
    1850 Census Ruhania Pelton1.jpg
    1850 Census Ruhania Pelton2.jpg
    1850 Census Ruhania Pelton2.jpg
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F352  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Jun 1778 - Killingworth, Essex, CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Sep 1802 - Vernon, Trumbull, OH Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Oct 1862 - South Shenango, Crawford, PA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
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      Elias and Jesse went to OH late spring of 1800, built a log house and stay ed until fall. Elias returned to VT and Jesse stayed in OH. The first wh ite men to do so. In March 1801, Elias and his wife and infant daught er Zilpha, left VT for OH going down the CT river to New Haven, CT, th en by vessel to New York then to Philadelphia. From there they too a s ix horse wagon to Pittsburgh, a boat down the Ohio river to Veaver a nd up the Beaver river to Sharon, PA. From there they took ox teams to Gu stavus, OH, arriving in May. The trip took six weeks from VT and they we re the first white family. In 1802, father Josiah and family removed to G ustavus being the second white family. In the autumn Jesse, Third s on of Josiah married to become the Third family.
      He was a Farmer.