Note N20723 Index
Hiram was a farmer and nurseryman in Pine Island, Goodhue County, Minnesota. He and his family moved there from New Hampshire in 1855. He was one of the earliest settlers of Goodhue County. His marriage to Mahala was the first marriage conducted in Roscoe. The History of Goodhue County says that they were married in July 1856.
Note N20724 Index
John was a farmer in the Minnesota towns of Oronoco, Olmsted County, and Grand Meadow, Mower County. He and Mary Ann were living with their daughter, Lois, and her family in Bruno, Pine County, when he died.
Note N20725 Index
Caleb served in the Civil War, for only a few months at the end of the conflict. On 10 February 1865, he enlisted as a Private in Co. H, 1st Minnesota Heavy Artillery Regiment. 10 days later, on 20 February, he was promoted to Full Corporal. The unit fought no battles. During its short term of service, the unit was stationed at Chattanooga, Tennessee, in charge of the heavy guns and forts there. On 27 September 1865, Caleb and his company were mustered out (AMERICAN CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS. Ancestry.com).
Caleb and Helen moved to Oronoco about 1868. He was a farmer there (1870). They lived for a few years in Mazeppa, Wabasha County. By 1880, they moved to Pine Island, Goodhue County, where he worked as a meatcutter in a grocery store. By 1890, they had returned to farming in Oronoco.
Note N20728 Index
Edmund and his family left New Hampshire in the mid-1850's and settled in Oronoco Township, Olmsted County, Minnesota, in September 1857. They had a farm that eventually grew to 90 acres. According to his Obituary [op.cit.], Edmund was a "kind and considerate father.... Although a farmer, and not widely known outside of the immediate neighbourhood, Mr. Moulton has held offices of public trust in the county and was noted for his integrity in business matters. It has been truly said of him,'He had not an enemy in the world.'"
Edmund was aged 75 years, 10 months and 3 days when he died at his home from influenza and old age. He is buried beside Mary in the Pine Island Cemetery, Goodhue County.
Note N20731 Index
Napoleon appears to have preferred to be referred to by his middle name.
Bryant was a farmer in Oronoco, Minnesota.
Note N20734 Index
After Elijah died, Sarah lived with her children. They lived in Minnesota, Nebraska, Canada and California.
Note N20735 Index
According to Elijah's Obituary [op.cit.], when he was 6 (1854), he and his parents moved from New York state to Minnesota. He lived in the town of Wabasha, a Mississpi River town in Wabasha County, and neighboring towns until 1890, when he moved to Alexandria in Douglas County. After their marriage, Elijah and Sarah lived with her parents in Oronoco for a short time, then he and his family lived in Alexandria for 18 years, moved to St. Paul, where they lived 5 years, then returned to Alexandria.
Elijah was a stonemason by trade, and, apparently, was a physically strong man ("one of the most rugged of men"). He died from stomach cancer.
Note N20736 Index
Daniel was a house carpenter and contractor in Alexandria, Minnesota. Prior to 1930, he and Bertha moved to Glendale, California, and lived with their daughter, Aletha, and her husband, Albert Stalker (1930 Census of Glendale: T626, Roll 127, E.D. 19-954, Page 16A).
Note N20737 Index
Phidella is also referred to as Fedella on some family pages.
Note N20740 Index
Daniel was a house carpenter in Alexandria, Minnesota.