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John Spaulding

Male 1786 - 1872  (85 years)


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  • Name John Spaulding  [1, 2
    Born 27 Jun 1786  Dummerston, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Jun 1872  Stockbridge, Madison, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10639  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Leonard Spaulding,   b. 14 Mar 1760, Westford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1792, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Percilla Gleason,   b. 30 May 1758, Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1855, Stockbridge, Madison, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 9 Dec 1779 
    Family ID F371  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Margaret Peterson,   b. 1792, Lincoln, Madison, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1868, Stockbridge, Madison, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 5 Dec 1814  Chenango County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Ervilla Spaulding,   b. 23 Apr 1830, Stockbridge, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1907  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
     2. Lois Spaulding,   b. 6 Feb 1817, Munnsville, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1837  (Age 20 years)  [natural]
    Married: 3x3. Philander Adam Spaulding,   b. 8 Feb 1818, Stockbridge, Madison County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1909, Munnsville, Madison, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [natural]
     4. Roxey Spaulding,   b. 26 Dec 1820, Chenango, Madison, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1877, Stockbridge, Madison, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [natural]
     5. Samuel Spaulding,   b. 9 Oct 1822, DeRuyter, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1898, Munnsville, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     6. Betsy Spaulding,   b. 17 Feb 1824,   d. 31 Jul 1846  (Age 22 years)  [natural]
     7. Margaret Spaulding,   b. 20 Nov 1825,   d. 1916  (Age 90 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x8. John Lyman Spaulding,   b. 20 Mar 1828, Stockbridge, Madison, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1884, Elwood, Gosper, Nebraska, USA ? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x9. Solomon Spaulding,   b. 24 Oct 1832, Stockbridge, Madison, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1913, Munnsville, Madison, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
     10. John Gilbert Spaulding,   b. 30 Jun 1835, Stockbridge, Madison, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     11. Ira Spaulding,   b. 9 Jul 1837, Munnsville, Madison, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb, Stockbridge, Madison, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F58892  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The son of Leonard & Priscilla Gleason Spaulding, John was born in New Hampshire and lived in Chenango Co., NY for a while before moving to Stockbridge in 1827 with his mother & a brother. He married Margaret Peterson on December 5, 1814 in Munnsville, Madison, New York and they had 12 children (13 according to the sketch below). The following is adapted from a biographical sketch of John and Margaret's son Ira published in "The Leading Citizens of Madison County, NY" - 1894 Biographical Review Publishing Company SPAULDING, JOHN: Son of Leonard. Wife Margaret daughter of Philip Peterson of Schoharie County. Philip was a Rev. War soldier. Philip died in Stockbridge. He bought land from the Indians and kept enlarging his farm. He invested in land in Michigan and owned 3 farms there. Margaret died aged 76, John aged 86. Their funerals were held in the old Indian meeting house at Stockbridge. Children are enumerated as per this database. The father of our subject was married in his native State. At one time he lived in the town of De Ruyter. When he came to Stockbridge, it was but sparsely inhabited; and he was one of the earliest settlers, there being but one or two white families living in the vicinity. Indians still made their home here, and wild game was plentiful. These pioneers had to live in a primitive fashion,--their clothes of homespun, woven by the deft hands of the women, and their food the produce of farm and forest. Mr. Spaulding made all the shoes for his family. He was a hard-working farmer, and was shrewd and far-sighted withal. He bought land from the Indians, improved a good farm, and engaged quite extensively in raising and feeding stock. He invested in land in Michigan, and at one time owned three or four farms there. His death occurred on the old homestead, at the venerable age of eighty-six; and his wife died there, aged seventy-six years. They were people of true Christian worth, and were honored members of the Baptist church, attending the old Indian meeting house at Stockbridge. Politically, he was a sound Democrat. Seven of the thirteen children reared by this worthy couple are living, namely: Philander J., a resident of Lenox; Samuel, of Stockbridge; Margaret, wife of Miles Parker, of Stockbridge; Ervilla, wife of James Peterson, of Michigan; Solomon S., a resident of Vernon; Gilbert, of Fort Atkinson, Wis.; and Ira, our subject, the youngest of the family." Children not included in the list below include: Ervilla b: 23 Apr 1830 m: James Peterson John Gilbert b: 30 Jun 1835 m1: Adelia Cornelia Crawford, m2: Miriam Brown Lois b: 21 Dec 1841 d: 23 Dec 1841

  • Sources 
    1. [S549] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Year: 1870; Census Place: Stockbridge, Madison, New York; Roll: M593_968; Page: 489B; Image: 428; Family History Library Film: 552467.

    2. [S590] Vermont, Vital Records, 1720-1908, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2013;).



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