Surname: Charlton

1923 Historical and Pictorial Directory of Angola Indiana

Luedders’ historical and pictorial city directory of Angola, Indiana for the year 1923, containing an historical compilation of items of local interest, a complete canvass of names in the city, which includes every member of the family, college students, families on rural lines, directory of officers of county, city, lodges, churches, societies, a directory of streets, and a classified business directory.

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History of the Methodist Church at Norwich Vermont

Prior to the year 1800, Methodism had scarcely gained a foothold in Vermont. The first Methodist society in the State is said to have been formed at Vershire by Nicholas Suethen in 1796. Two years later, only one hundred church members were returned as residents in the Vershire Circuit, then including the whole of eastern Vermont. Zadock Thompson, in the first edition of his Gazetteer of Vermont, published in 1824, gives the number of preachers, traveling and local, at that time as about one hundred, and the number of societies much greater. Probably no religious body ever made so...

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Treaty of October 11, 1842

1842, October 11. Treaty with the Confederated tribes of Sauk and Fox at the agency of the Sauk and Fox Indians in the Territory of Iowa. Schedule of debts annexed. Resolution of Senate, February 15, 1843. Ratification of President, March 23, 1843. The confederated tribes of Sacs and Foxes cede to the U. S. all the lands W. of the Mississippi river to which they have any claim or title. The Indians reserve a right to occupy for three years from the signing of this treaty all that part of the land above ceded which lies W. of a line running due N. and S. from the painted or red rocks on the White Breast fork of the Des Moines river, which rocks will be found about 8 miles in a straight line from the junction of the White Breast with the Des Moines. Upon ratification of this treaty the U. S. agree to assign a tract of land suitable and convenient for Indian purposes to the Sacs and Foxes for a permanent home for them and their descendants, which tract shall be upon the Missouri river or some of its waters.

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Biography of John M.P. Charlton

John Charlton, member of Parliament from Norfolk, is a descendant from the Chadtons of Northumberland, England, whence his father, Adam Charlton, immigrated to the United States, in 1824, settling at Caledonia, Livingston County, N. Y., and engaging in teaching and storekeeping. There the son was born, February 3, 1829, the maiden name of his mother being Ann Gray, a native of the Empire State. In the infancy of John, the family removed to Ellicottville, Cattarangas County, same state, where Adam Charlton was employed by the Holland Land Company; its lands, known as the “Holland Purchase,” once embracing most of Western New York. The subject of this brief biography was educated at the Springville Academy, Erie County, N. Y.; came to Canada with his father’s family in April, 1849; located on a farm in West Dumfries, near Ayr, County of Waterloo, and four years later removed to Lynedoch, on Big Creek, Norfolk County, his home since March, 1858. He formed a partnership with George Gray, and the firm of Gray and Charlton opened a store with a combined capital of $1,000, out of which they built their store and dwelling house, mainly with their own hands; added, a little later, the lumber to general mercantile trade, and their business grew in a few years to liberal proportions. In 1859, Mr. Charlton sold out to his partner, and assumed the management...

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Biography of Adam Charlton

Adam Charlton, was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, February 19,1806. At the age of eighteen he was sent by his father to America to report whether the prospects would warrant the family in removing to that country. He left England, April 4, 1824, and arrived at New York after a stormy passage of sixty days. His father and the family came the following year. He was married to Miss Ann Gray of Caledonia, N. Y., 1828. For some time he had charge of a store at Garbuttsville, and then at Mamfordsville, N. Y. In July, 1832, he removed to Cattarangus County, and settled upon a new farm, three miles from Ellicottville. After being about two years in Cattarangus, he entered upon the employment of the Holland Land Company, and remained in their service and in the service of the successors of that company in their proprietory rights in Western New York the Farmer’s Loan and Trust Company of New York, till April, 1849, when he removed to Canada and purchased a farm one mile south of Ayr, Ontario. He moved from Canada to Columbus City, Iowa, in April, 1855; returned to Canada in. 1876. He is a quiet, unassuming man, but possessed of remarkable traits of mind; noted, when in the employ of the Holland Land Company, for business ability; he is possessor of a great and varied...

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Biography of Judge J. R. Charlton

Judge J. R. Charlton, district judge of the thirtieth judicial district of Oklahoma and one of the most distinguished citizens of Washington County, his residence being at Bartlesville, was born in Salem, Marion County, Illinois, July 21, 1858, his parents being W. J. and Elizabeth Ann (Huff) Charlton, the latter a daughter of Samuel A. Huff, who in 1873 removed to Kansas and secured a government claim near Sedan, where his remaining days were passed. The grandfather in the paternal line was Isaac Bradbury Charlton, who was a native of Virginia, whence he removed to Tennessee in 1820. In that state he married a Miss Black and afterward became a resident of Marion County, Illinois, taking up his abode on the farm which was afterward the birth-place of Judge Charlton. It was also the birthplace of W. J. Charlton, whose natal day was December 31, 1836, and who in Marion County was reared and educated. After attaining adult age he there wedded Elizabeth Aim Huff, who was born March 28, 1838, about six miles from the Charlton home. They began their domestic life on the old homestead property which continued to be their place of residence until 1873, when they moved to Odin, Illinois, where they resided until October, 1877, when they removed to Chautauqua County, Kansas, crossing the country in one of the old-time prairie schooners and locating...

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Taylor, Mary Grewell – Obituary

Mrs. Wm. Taylor, early pioneer of Kittatas, passes. One of the oldest living settlers here, dies Sunday first teacher. Crossed Plains Oxteam, fought Indians, was still active . Mrs. William Taylor, 75, joined the band of Kittitas county’s vanishing pioneers in mid-afternoon Sunday [October 1, 1933], succumbing to a month’s illness. Mrs. Taylor, despite her advanced age was in rugged health and quite active until she became ill the first of last month. Her passing takes from the ranks of the valley pioneers another of the earliest settlers. Mary Grewell was a true product of the West, crossing the plains from Iowa to Vancouver, Wash., at the age of six years in 1863, spent many years in the midst of Indian Wars, and taught the first school in this valley. She was born in Chariton, Iowa, February 27, 1858. During the trip in covered wagon westward, her father died July 7, 1863. The ox team journey from Iowa to Clark County required six months. The family settled there for 10 years coming to the Kittitas Valley over the old Government Road (the blockhouse route) in October, 1873, settling in a homestead near the present town of Kittitas. The following year she conducted the first school in the county, with a room in their log cabin, housing the initial formal educational endeavor of this community. In 1877 she was married...

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Charlton, Naomi H. McCoy – Obituary

Naomi H. Charlton, 76, Rt. 5, Ellensburg, died Wednesday [November 3, 1982] at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. She was born in Heartland, Wash., on Jan. 15, 1906. She graduated from Ellensburg Normal School in 1928 and taught school for 2 years at Heartland. She and Glenn Charlton were married in Heartland on May 18, 1930. They came to the Kittitas Valley from LaGrande, Ore., in 1953. Mr. Charlton died July 2, 1961. Mrs. Charlton was a member of the First Methodist Church and the Order of Eastern Star, Grace Chapter No. 5, and worked with the Salvation Army while living in Oregon. She served as president of the Federated Women’s Club in Le Grande. Survivors include one son, Larry Charlton, Ellensburg; three grandchildren; and two brothers, Willis McCoy, Yakima, and Ernest McCoy, Portland, Ore. Her funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Evenson Chapel. The Rev. Jim Finkbeiner will officiate, and burial will follow at the IOOF Cemetery. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Charlton, Max Ernest – Obituary

Max E. Charlton, 74, a native Fairview District rancher, died Friday [February 4, 1977]. Born Aug. 27, 1902 in Ellensburg, he was a graduate of Ellensburg High School and attended Washington State University. He married Loila Schnebly April 9, 1933 in Ellensburg and then began farming in the Fairview District. He was a member of the First Christian Church and past member of the Fairview Grange, Farm Bureau and Kittitas County Cattlemen’s Association. He was the son of the late George and Maude Charlton. He is survived by his wife, Loila; two sons, Dave Charlton, of Ellensburg; and Paul Charlton, of Okanogan; five grandchildren; a brother, J. L. (Bob) Charlton, of Ellensburg; and a sister, Mrs. John Haberman of Ellensburg. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Evanson Chapel. The Rev. William A. Dietz will officiate and burial will follow at the IOOF Cemetery. The family suggests memorials to a charity. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Charlton, Glenn Carmi – Obituary

Glenn C. Charlton native Kittitas Valley resident died July 2 [1961], at the age of 60 at Eastern State Hospital. Charlton was born Aug. 13, 1900 in Ellensburg and attended the No. 18 Nanum Grade School and graduated from Ellensburg High School. In 1926 he graduated from Washington State College School of Agriculture. He served for 29 years with the Forest Service. He first was in the Umatilla National Forest and after two years was transferred to the Wenatchee National Forest where he served until 1935 when he was transferred to Willamette National Forest in the Detroit District. In 1942 he was transferred back to the Umatilla Forest at La Grande, Ore., and while there also severed with the Whitman National Forest Service. He retired nine years ago and has lived on Rte. 3 Ellensburg. Charlton married Naomi H. McCoy in Hartland, Wash., May 18, 1930. He was a member of the Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, a son Larry, his mother, Mrs. G. C. Charlton, two brothers, Max and Bob Charlton and a sister, Mrs. John Haberman, all of Ellensburg. Another sister, Mrs. Will Roberts lives at Pasco. Funeral services will be at the Evenson Chapel Wednesday, July 5 at 2 p.m. Rev. Miller C. Lovett will officiate and interment will be in the IOOF Cemetery. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Charlton, Maude Betty Filer – Obituary

Mrs. Maude Betty Charlton, Fairview District pioneer died at Bernath Nursing Home Monday, Feb. 24 [1964] at the age of 92 years. She had been a Kittitas Valley resident 80 years. Maude Filer was born March 26, 1871 in Dallas, Tex. and came West to Pendleton, Ore. in a covered wagon at the age of 11 years. Her father died there shortly after arrival and in 1883 the family moved to the Kittitas Valley [Jacob is listed as being buried in the Ellensburg IOOF Cemetery so this account seems to be in error]. She was married here to George C. Charlton on October 23, 1890. He preceded her in death in 1919. Mrs. Charlton was a longtime member of the Christian Church. Survivors include two sons, Max E. Charlton and J. L. (Bob) Charlton, both of Ellensburg; two daughters, Mrs. Merle Roberts of Pasco and Mrs. Fern Haberman of Ellensburg; 20 grandchildren and 36 great grandchildren. Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Lulu Tuverson of Kellogg, Idaho, and Mrs. Flora Jones of Port Angeles. She was preceded in death by two sons, Ralph and Glen Charlton and a daughter, Mrs. Madge Shelley. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Feb. 27 at 2 p.m. at the Evenson Chapel with the Rev. Paul Nance officiating. Interment will be in the IOOF Cemetery. The family suggests that those wishing to make memorials...

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Charlton, Loila Marie Schnebly – Obituary

Loila M. Charlton, 69, died Saturday [September 30, 1978] at her home on Route 5. She was born Oct. 22, 1908 at Ellensburg, a daughter of the late Fred C. and Margaruite Schnebly. She graduated from Washington State College in 1930 with a degree in home economics. She attended Merle Palmer College, a subsidiary of Northwestern University and taught nursery school at WSC and the University of Washington in the education department. She started one of the first private nursery schools in the Northwest in 1931. She and Max Charlton were married in Ellensburg in April 1933. They farmed in the Fairview District until his death in February 1977. She was a member of the First Christian Church, Progressive Club, Jolly Neighbors, Fairview Homemakers and was a past member of the Grange, Farm Bureau and Cattlemen’s Association. She is survived by two sons, David of Ellensburg and Paul of Okanogan; five grandchildren; and one brother, Henry Schnebly of Ellensburg. Funeral will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Evenson Chapel. The Rev. Bill Dietz will officiate and burial will be at the IOOF Cemetery. Family suggests memorials to charity of donor’s choice. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Charlton, George Carmi – Obituary

George Charlton, one of the pioneers of Kittitas Valley, died yesterday morning [April 14, 1919] at 7 o’clock at the family residence on a farm northeast of Ellensburg. Mr. Charlton had been suffering for the past seven years with heart trouble, which yesterday caused his death. Mr. Charlton was born in Jacksonville, Oregon, November 4th, 1858, and came to the Kittitas Valley in 1881, where he has made his home ever since. Mr. Charlton was married October 23rd, 1890, to Miss Maude Filer, who still survives him. To this marriage, seven children were born, three girls, Madge, Fern and Mr. W. J. Roberts, all of Ellensburg, and four boys, Ralph, Glen, Max and LaVerne, all of Ellensburg. The deceased is also survived by his father J. J. Charlton of Daisy, Wash., one brother, John Charlton, of Daisy, Wash, and five sisters, Misses Alice and Lydia Charlton of Daisy, Wash., Mrs. B. W. Filer of Twisp, Wash., Mrs. J. L. Wilson of Chewelah, Wash., and Mrs. Frances Charlton of Ellensburg. The funeral services will be held from the house Wednesday afternoon at 1 o’clock. Rev. F. E. Billington of the Christian church officiating. Interment will be made in the IOOF Cemetery under the direction of George Steltz. Contributed by: Shelli...

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