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Andrew Jackson PELTON

Male 1842 - 1901  (58 years)


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  • Name Andrew Jackson PELTON 
    • Andrew J. Pelton, son of James M. and Elizabeth Pelton, early pioneers of this county, was born May 19, 1842. He was reared on a farm and educated in the common school. He enlisted in the war for the Union in Co. K, 3d Mich. Vol. Inf., and was discharged Dec. 23, 1863. He re-enlisted the same day in the same regiment to fight once more for the re-establishment of the Union. June 10, 1864, the ''Mich. 3d?' was consolidated with the 5th Mich. Vet. Vols. Mr. Pelton was engaged in 45 encounters with the rebels, among them the following: Williamsburg, Fair Oaks, Seven Pines, White Oak Swamp, Charles City, Cross Roads, Second Bull Run, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Mine Run, Wilderness, Petersburg, two fights at Deep Bottom, Hatch's Run and Clover Hill. He was discharged July 5, 1865. Mr. Pelton married Elizabeth Pelton, and they have six children - Marilla J., Liberty M., Edith L., Ellwood J., Statira, and Ruth. '
    Born 19 May 1842  Corinth, Kent, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1870 
    • Gaines, Kent, MI
    Census 1880 
    • Gaines, Kent, MI
    EMPL: Employment 1880 
    • Farmer
    Reference Number 7001 
    _UID FDBC37F4A5B64D84837BA74CA6B581E5C2E7 
    Buried Jan 1901  Gaines, Genesee, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 27 Jan 1901  Kent City, Kent, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6997  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 12 Oct 2020 

    Father James M. PELTON,   b. 21 May 1814, Burford, Oxford, ON, Can Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1891, Kent Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth HOISINGTON,   b. Abt 1815,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 14 Apr 1839  Plainfield, Kent, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference Number:61160
    Documents
    1850 Census James Pelton MI 2.jpg
    1850 Census James Pelton MI 2.jpg
    1850 Census James Pelton MI.jpg
    1850 Census James Pelton MI.jpg
    Family ID F1982  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth PELTON,   b. 25 May 1848, Can Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1935  (Age 86 years) 
    Married Abt 1870 
    • Reference Number:62008
    Children 
     1. James I. PELTON,   b. Abt 1890, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1972  (Age ~ 82 years)
     2. Marilla J. PELTON,   b. Abt 1869, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Liberty PELTON,   b. Abt 1872, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Edith L. PELTON,   b. Abt 1874, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Jackson PELTON,   b. Abt 1876, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Stanley PELTON,   b. Abt 1878, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F2014  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 May 1842 - Corinth, Kent, MI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Jan 1901 - Gaines, Genesee, MI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Jan 1901 - Kent City, Kent, MI Link to Google Earth
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