PELTON ANNEX

 

Penelope Jane (Pelton) Cool Pedigree

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Last Change: 26 May 2016

 

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Origin of the surname "Pelton:"

 

 

Generation

 

 

13 

 

12  John Pelton

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1616 at Essex, England.  Died 1681 at Dorchester, Massachusetts.  Emigrated from England to America between 1620 and 1650.

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Pelton: See generation 1, below.

 

11  Samuel Pelton

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1644 in Massachusetts.  Died 1713 in Massachusetts.

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. John B. Pelton: See generation 10, below.

 

10  John B. Pelton

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1682 in Massachusetts.  Died 1735 in Connecticut.  Moved from Massachusetts to Connecticut.

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Joseph Pelton: See generation 9, below.

 

9   Joseph Pelton

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1722 in Connecticut.  Died 1804 in Connecticut.

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Joseph Pelton, Jr.: See generation 8, below.

 

8   Joseph Pelton, Jr.

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1752 in Connecticut.  Died 1820 in Massachusetts.

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Roswell Pelton: See generation 7, below.

 

7   Roswell Pelton

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1763 .  Died 1834.  Moved from Connecticut to Nova Scotia, Canada

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. George A. Pelton: See generation 6, below.

 

6   George A. Pelton

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1802 in New Brunswick, Canada.  Died 1882 in New Brunswick, Canada.

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. George Pelton: See generation 5, below.

 

5   George Pelton

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1827.  Died 1882.  Moved from Nova Scotia, Canada to Massachusetts.

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children:

 

a. George William Pelton: See generation 1, below.

 

4   George William Pelton

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born August 1857 in New Brunswick, Canada.  Died 1891 in Massachusetts.  Immigrated to the United States about 1880.

 

1880 US Census: No record found.

 

1900 US Census: George W. Pelton, age 42 (b. Aug 1857 in New Brunswick, Canada; father b. New Brunswick; mother b. Canada) an employed as a miner, was heading a household at 897 Main Street in the City of Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  He immigrated to the US in 1880.  The household also included his wife of 20 years, Jennie Pelton, age 34 (b. Oct 1865 in French speaking Canada; father b. Wales, mother b. Canada), who had had 6 children, 4 of whom were still alive, and who immigrated to the US in 1880; son, Burton W. Pelton, age 14 (b. Oct 1885 in WI) and single; parents b. Canada); daughter, Isabelle W. Pelton, age 11 (b. Sep 1888 in WI); daughter, Bessie H. Pelton, age 8 (b. Sep 1891 in WI); and son, Donald R. Pelton, age 4 (b. Jun 1895 in WI).

 

1901 Canada Census: (enumerated 31 Mar 1901) G. Wm Pelton, age 44 (b. New Brunswick) was heading a household at E. Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Religion: Church of England.  The household also included lodger, Roger C. Halden, age 19 (b. USA); wife, Gennie Pelton, age 36 (b. New Brunswick, Canada); son, Burton W. Pelton, age 16 (b. US); daugther, Isabell W. Pelton, age 13 (b. US); daughter, Bessie H. Pelton, age 10 (b. US); son, Donald R. Pelton, age 5 (b. US); and father-in-law, Owen Roberts, age 60 (b. Wales, England).

 

2. Wife: Jane "Jennie" Roberts

 

Born October 1865 in Canada; daughter of Owen Roberts (b. Wales, England).  Died .  Married George W. Pelton about 1880, and about the same time immigrated to the United States; subsequently naturalized.

 

1920 US Census: Jane R. Pelton, age 54 (b. Canada; father b. England; mother b. Canada) and widowed, who immigrated to the US in 1880 and was naturalized in 1881, was heading a household at 65 Brighton Avenue, (Ward 25), Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.  The household also included her son, Burton W. Pelton, age 35 (b. WI; parents b. Canada) and employed as proprietor of a garage; daughter-in-law, Edna K. Pelton, age 30 (b. MA; parents b. MA); daughter, Olive F. Pelton, age 17 (b. Canada; parents b. Canada) and single; and lodger, Ellsworth Holbrook, age 22 (b. ME; parents b. ME), single, and employed as a shoe worker for a shoe company.  Of interest, Burton W. Pelton was also enumerated separately at Boston with his wife and two children.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Burton Waldo Pelton: See generation 3, below.

 

b. Isabella W. Pelton: Born September 1888 in Wisconsin.

 

c. Bessie H. Pelton: Born September 1891 in Wisconsin.

 

d. Donald R. Pelton: Born June 1895 in Wisconsin.

 

e. Olive F. Pelton: Born about 1903 in Canada.  Immigrated to the US in 1915; subsequently naturalized.

 

3   Burton Waldo Pelton (more info)

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 22 October 1884 at Appleton, Outagamie, Calumet, and Winnebago Counties, Wisconsin.  Died 24 October 1960 at San Bernardino, California.  Before marriage employed as a chauffer.  In 1918 resided at 31 Gardner Street, Brighton, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.  Employed there as a garage manager.

 

1900 US Census: Burton W. Pelton, age 14, resided with his parents at 897 Main Street in the City of Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

 

1910 US Census:

 

1920 US Census: Burton W. Pelton, age 35 (b. WI, parents b. WI) and employed as proprietor of a garage, was heading a household at 31 Gardner Street (Ward 25), Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.  The household also included his wife, Edna K. Pelton, age 31 (b. MA; parents b. MA); son, George K. Pelton, age 7 (b. MA; father b. WI; mother b. MA); and daughter, Elizabeth W. Pelton, age 3 years and 8 months (b. MA; father b. WI; mother b. MA).  Of interest, Burton W. Pelton was also enumerated separately at Boston with his mother and sister.

 

1930 US Census: Burton W. Pelton, age 44 (b. WI; parents b. Wales) and employed as operator of a gas station, was heading a household on North Oxford Avenue in the City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.  He married 1st at age 34.  The household also included his mother [clearly written "mother H", meaning, mother of the head of household], Catheryn L. Pelton, age 40 (b. Scotland; parents b. Scotland), who was married 1st at age 16, and who immigrated to the US in 1890 [abt year of birth) and was subsequently naturalized; and step-son, John E. Quinlan, age 26 (b. MA; father b. MA; mother b. Scotland), single, and employed as a gas station salesman.

 

1940 US Census: No record found anywhere in the US.

 

2. Wife #1: Edna Kitfield (photos)

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1889 in Manchester Township (on Cape Ann), Essex County, Massachusetts; daughter of George A. and Hattie B. (Carter) Kitfield (both b. MA).  Before marriage employed as a school teacher.  Married (1st) Burton Waldo Pelton on 22 June 1911 in Manchester Township, Essex County, Massachusetts; subsequently divorced.  Married (2nd) Alfred Walen (photos) and resided in the rear half of 53 School Street in the Village of Manchester, Manchester Township, Essex County, Massachusetts.

 

1930 US Census: Alfred Walen, age 45 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a grocery store salesman, was heading a household in the rear half of 53 School Street in the Village of Manchester, Manchester Township, Essex County, Massachusetts.  He rented his dwelling and was married 1st at age 21.  The household also included his wife, Edna K. Walen, age 41 (b. MA; parents b. MA) and employed as a teacher in a private school, who was married 1st at age 22; step-son, George K. Pelton, age 17 (b. MA; father b. WI; mother b. MA) and single; and step-daughter, Elizabeth W. Pelton, age 13 (b. MA; father b. WI; mother b. MA).

 

b. Children:

 

(1. George Kitfield Pelton: See generation 2, below.

 

(2. Elizabeth Wello Pelton: (photos) (more info) Born 31 May 1916 in Arlington Township, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.  Married Ralph Chapman (b. 26 Jun 1909 at Belleville, Adams Twp, Jefferson Co., NY), son of Henry and Helen (Sprague) Chapman, after 28 March 1935 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

3. Wife #2: Catheryn L. (?) Quinlan

 

Born about 1890 in Massachusetts.  Married (1st) (?) Quinlan; subsequently divorced.  They had the following son:

 

a. John E. Quinlan: Born about 1904 in Massachusetts.

 

1940 US Census: John E. Quinlan, age 36 (b. MA), single, and employed as a night watchman in a factory, was a lodging at 226 S. Main Street in the City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.  He had completed 3 years of high school and had resided in the same city in April 1935.

 

Catheryn L. (?) Quinlan married (2nd) as his 2nd wife, Burton Waldo Pelton.

 

4. Wife #3: Gladys Gertrude Eagler (more info)

 

Born about 1908 in California; daughter of Bert Ennis (b. 1882 in IL, d. 1945, age 62, in CA; interred there) and Lula May (Briggs) Eagler (b. 18 Jun 1891 in KY, m. 1907 in CA) and granddaughter of Willis W. (b. May 1861 in IL) and Ella (Carroll) Eagler.  At age 29 married (3rd), as his 3rd wife, Burton Waldo Pelton, age 49, on 13 July 1937 at Santa Ana, Los Angeles County, California.

 

2   George Kitfield Pelton (photos) (more info)

 

Pelton, George Kitfield 1956, 8 Sep & Eunice Emerson (Mather) at Cliff's wedding (56) # scan0002.jpg

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 27 October 1912 in Manchester Township, Essex County, Massachusetts.  Died 16 February 1997 in Jefferson County, New York, age 84, in New York, Jefferson County, New York.  Initially employed as a farmer.  Subsequently owned a pub at Belleville, Adams Township, Jefferson County.

 

1920 US Census: George K. Pelton, age 7, resided with his parents at 31 Gardner Street (Ward 25), Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

 

1930 US Census: George K. Pelton, age 17 (b. WI) resided with his mother and step-father, Alfred Walen, in the Village of Manchester, Manchester Township, Essex County, Massachusetts (see above).

 

1940 US Census: Florence Mather, age 59 (b. NYS) and widowed, was heading a household on the Henderson to Adams Road in Henderson Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Her home was valued at $5,000, and she had completed 1 year of college.  She lived in the same house in April 1935.  The household also included her daughter, Eunice Pelton, age 27 (b. NYS), who had completed 4 years of college; son-in-law, George Pelton, age 27 (b. MA) and employed managing the Mather farm, who had completed 1 year of college and resided in the same house in April 1935; granddaughter, Patricia Pelton, age 4 (b. NYS); granddaughter, Penelope Pelton, age 2 (b. NYS); mother, Laura Newcomb, age 83 (b. NYS) and widowed, who had completed 2 years of high school; and farm laborer, Francis Kelleher, age 27 (b. MA) and single, who had completed 4 years of high school and in April 1935 resided at Manchester, Massachusetts.

 

2.  Wife #1: Ann Devoy.

 

3.  Wife #2: Eunice Emerson Mather (photos) (more info)

 

Pelton, Eunice Emerson (Mather) (56) #.jpg

 

Born 23 October 1912 in Henderson Township, Jefferson County, New York; daughter of William Alvah and Florence M. (Hinman)(Newcomb) Mather.  Died 15 January 2008, age 95, at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York; interred 18 January 2008 in Evergreen Cemetery (also known as Roberts Corners Cem.), Henderson, New York.  Was an avid bridge player.  Married George Kitfield Pelton on Thursday, 31 May 1934 (license issued 28 May 1934 by Henderson Twp) at Roberts Corners (vicinity of the intersection of New York Route 178 and County Road 75, west of the Village of Adams), Adams Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

4.  Children:

 

a. Patricia "Pat" Anne Pelton: (photos) Married (1st) (?) Lynch.  Married (2nd) (?) Nichols.

 

b. Penelope Jane Pelton: See generation 1, below.

 

c. Polly Kitfield Pelton: (photos) Married (?) Brown.

 

d. Pamela "Pam" Gail Pelton: (photos) Married (?) Maracle?

 

1   Penelope "Penny" Jane Pelton:

 

Born 1938 at the House of the Good Samaritan Hospital, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Clifford Ernest Cool, descendant # 2.2 of generation 13 of the Descendants of Louisa Mehitabel (Drake) Cool on 8 September 1956.  See Clifford's page for descendants.

 

 

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