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 US Civil War Soldiers flag  John  MOULTON

  (b. 28 August 1835Parsonsfield, Maine, USA   d. 18 May 1920Asheville, North Carolina, USA )  
Summary: John MOULTON was born 28 August 1835 in Parsonsfield, Maine, USA . John MOULTON was the child of John MOULTON and Jane COFFIN and the grandchild of: (paternal)  David MOULTON and Dorothy MOULTON (maternal)  James COFFIN and Jane MCMILLAN

He married  Annie WATSON 9 October 1867 in Camden County, New Jersey, USA .  Annie WATSON  was born abt. 1844 .  She died 18 October 1870 in Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA . 

He married  (2) Ella V SHEELY 8 September 1876 in Hamilton County, New York, USA .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Ella V SHEELY  was born 1 September 1847 in Watertown, New York, USA .  She died 19 June 1934 in Asheville, North Carolina, USA .  She was the daughter of Arthur SHEELY and Emily E BAKER.

John MOULTON died 18 May 1920 in Asheville, North Carolina, USA.
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Did You Know? America - Did you know? May 14, 1804 - Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, Mo., on expedition to explore the West and find a route to the Pacific Ocean.

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Parsonsfield, Maine, USA (Kezar Falls) - Hotel Malvern
Parsonsfield, Maine, USA (Kezar Falls)
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Parsonsfield, Maine, USA (Kezar Falls)

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Parsonsfield, Maine, USA (Kezar Falls)

Asheville, North Carolina, USA - Bon Marche Department Store
Asheville, North Carolina, USA
Bon Marche Department Store
Asheville, North Carolina, USA - Battery Park Hotel, Asheville, N.C.
Asheville, North Carolina, USA
Battery Park Hotel, Asheville, N.C.
Asheville, North Carolina, USA - Airplane View of Biltmore Hotel, Asheville, N.C.
Asheville, North Carolina, USA
Airplane View of Biltmore Hotel, Asheville, N.C.

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John MOULTON married  Annie WATSON-- Date: 9 October 1867 Place: Camden County, New Jersey, USA
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Husband: Moulton, John
Wife: Anna Watson
Date: 9 Oct 1867

Ancestry.com. Camden County, New Jersey Marriages, 1837-1910 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1999.
John MOULTON married  flag Ella V SHEELY-- Date: 8 September 1876 Place: Hamilton County, New York, USA
Ella V SHEELY was the daughter of Arthur SHEELY and Emily E BAKER




Children:
flag Arthur MOULTON (b.19 July 1877, Charleston, West Virginia, USA  d. 7 September 1950, Charleston, West Virginia, USA)

 flag Annie Louise MOULTON (b.3 May 1882, Charleston, West Virginia, USA  d. 25 January 1961, Henderson County, North Carolina, USA)

 flag Roscoe Norris MOULTON (b.8 November 1884, Charleston, West Virginia, USA  d. 2 December 1950, Charleston, West Virginia, USA)


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John Moulton, m. October 9, 1867, Annie Watson of Camden, N. J. She d. October 18, 1870. Married...Read MORE...


USA 1836 - The Alamo and Texas Declaration of Independence
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USA 1837 - The Panic of 1837
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World History 1839 - January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre.

www.wikipedia.org - January 2, 1839

USA 1840 to 1860s - French-Canadian emigration to the United States
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USA 1840s - 1880s - The Oregon Trail
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World History 1845 - September 9 – Potato blight breaks out in Ireland: beginning of the Great Famine.
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USA 1846 - April 25 – Mexican–American War: Open conflict begins over border disputes of Texas' boundaries.
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USA 1848 - January 24 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California.
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USA 1848 - February 2 - Mexican–American War formally ends with signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ceding virtually all of what becomes the Southwestern United States to the U.S.

www.wikipedia.org - February 2, 1848

USA 1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form
This influential book is often included in lists of "causes of the Civil War" (1861-65). Harriet...Read MORE...


USA 1853 - Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations
Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations was a World's Fair held in 1853 in what is now Bryant...Read MORE...


USA 1854 - July - Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery.
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USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861.

www.civilwar.org/ education/ history/ civil-war-overview/ triggerevents.html - December 20, 1860

USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.
...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, formally took leave of the Senate in a few eloquent remarks. He...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States

www.wikipedia.org - February 8, 1861

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.
The shelling of the fort was the culmination of a simmering conflict in which a small garrison of...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.

www.wikipedia.org - April 20, 1861

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.
ATCHISON - Oct. 19. - Orders have to-day been issued by the President of the Pike's Peak Express...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
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USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation...Read MORE...


USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).

www.wikipedia.org - July 3, 1863

USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered a short speech at the end of the ceremonies dedicating the battlefield cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. That speech has come to be known ...Read MORE...


USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.
Harried mercilessly by Federal troops and continually cut off from turning south, Lee headed west,...Read MORE...


USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:
Shortly after 10 p.m. on April 14, 1865, actor John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential box at...Read MORE...


1867 Marriage / Partner
John MOULTON and Annie WATSON 9 October 1867, Camden County, New Jersey, USA
USA 1867 - March 30 – Alaska is purchased for $7.2 million from Alexander II of Russia, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. The news media call this "Seward's Folly"
U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward signs a treaty with Russia for the purchase of Alaska for $7 million. Despite the bargain price of roughly two cents an acre, the Alaskan purchase was...Read MORE...


World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown


World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - February 5, 1870

1870 Death of Spouse/Partner
Annie WATSON died 18 October 1870, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire


USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.
March 1 – Yellowstone National Park (once dubbed "Colter's Hell" after John Colter, of the Lewis &...Read MORE...


USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875
United States federal law enacted during the Reconstruction Era that guaranteed African Americans...Read MORE...


1876 Marriage / Partner
John MOULTON and Ella V SHEELY 8 September 1876, Hamilton County, New York, USA
USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion
May 10, 1876: The Centennial Exhibition opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at which Caroline...Read MORE...


USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:
300 men of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer are wiped ...Read MORE...


1877 Birth of Child
Arthur MOULTON was born 19 July 1877, Charleston, West Virginia, USA
News In 1880, John Devereux and George W. Towle built the Kezar Falls Woolen Mill, a woolen textile factory which became the most important business in Parsonsfield.

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USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
THE RED CROSS SOCIETY
At a meeting this evening, largely attended by prominent citizens and those...Read MORE...


1882 Birth of Child
Annie Louise MOULTON was born 3 May 1882, Charleston, West Virginia, USA
USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.

www.wikipedia.org - May 1, 1884

1884 Birth of Child
Roscoe Norris MOULTON was born 8 November 1884, Charleston, West Virginia, USA
USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.

www.wikipedia.org - December 6, 1884

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
The formal reception of Bartholdi's great statue of "Liberty Enlightening the World" took place at...Read MORE...


News 1886 - December 4-6 - A great snowstorm hit the southern Appalachian Mountains. The three day storm 33 inches at Asheville NC.

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World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

www.wikipedia.org - January 29, 1886

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.

www.wikipedia.org - February 2, 1887

News 1888 - An epidemic of meningitis was on the 20th depopulating Asheville, N. C., at the rate of a dozen deaths a day,
all attempts to check it proving futile. Many inhabitants were leaving town.
St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - January 28, 1888

News 1888 - George H. Vanderbilt, of New York, purchased one thousand acres of mountain lands near Asheville, N.C.,
where it was said on the 2d he would build a large industrial institute for the free education of...Read MORE...


USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended

www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ sdtimeln.htm - December 29, 1890

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.
New York, Jan. 1. - Without any ceremony or formal opening the immigration officials of this city...Read MORE...


World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition
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USA 1894 - Pullman strike
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News 1895 - December 24 - George Washington Vanderbilt II officially opens his "Biltmore House" estate, inviting his family to celebrate his new home in Asheville, North Carolina.

www.wikipedia.org - December 24, 1895

World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike


USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.
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USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.

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USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.
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USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
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USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.
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World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII.

www.wikipedia.org - January 22, 1901

World History 1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication
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USA 1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan

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USA 1903 - October - First World Series
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USA 1904 - April 30 – The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri (closes December 1).
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USA 1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal
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World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.

www.wikipedia.org - April 7, 1906

USA 1908 - September 27 – Henry Ford produces his first Model T automobile.

www.wikipedia.org - September 27, 1908

News 1909 - GUESTS FLED SCANTILY CLAD; FIRE BREAKS OUT IN THE FASHIONABLE KENILWORTH INN NEAR ASHVILLE, N.C.
SEVENTY-FIVE GUESTS ALL ESCAPED.

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World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic
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USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.
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USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act.

www.wikipedia.org - December 23, 1913

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.
GIVES APPROVAL TO MOTHERS' DAY
President Wilson Acts on Joint Resolution of Congress
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World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium
August 1, 1914 - Germany declares war on Russia. France and Belgium begin full mobilization.

August 3, 1914 - Germany declares war on France, and invades neutral Belgium. Britain then sends an...Read MORE...


USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,
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World History 1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.

www.wikipedia.org - May 7, 1915

USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14.

www.americaslibrary.gov - May 30, 1916

USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.
Citizenship for Porto Ricans.
From the New York Herald.

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USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.
U.S. At War
GERMAN SHIPS ARE SEIZED
HOUSE PASSES WAR BILL BY VOTE 373-50

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USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.
AVERAGE MAN HAS A 20 TO 1 CHANCE OF BEING DRAFTED
But He Must Register on Tuesday or Go to...Read MORE...


News 1917 - SCHOOL FIRE.
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World History 1918 - October 31 – The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire.

www.wikipedia.org - October 31, 1918

USA 1919 - June 4 – Women's rights: The United States Congress approves the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which would guarantee suffrage to women, and sends it to the U.S. states for ratification.
SENATE ADOPTS AMENDMENT FOR SUFFRAGE, 56-25
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WASHINGTON, D.C., June 5. - Action by Congress on equal suffrage - subject of...Read MORE...


World History 1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations
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USA 1919 - October 28 – Prohibition in the United States is authorized:
The United States Congress passes the Volstead Act over President Woodrow Wilson's veto. (Wikipedia)

The President's message again makes clear his desire that Congress repeal "war-time"...Read MORE...


Death
18 May 1920
Asheville, North Carolina, USA


John is buried at: Spring Hill Cemetery Charleston Kanawha County West Virginia, USA
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