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Joseph Mulford

Male 1785 - 1850  (65 years)


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  • Name Joseph Mulford 
    Born 16 Mar 1785  , , New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1810  Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1850  , Shelby, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Died of scarlet fever.
    Buried Jun 1850  Indian Creek Cemetery, Shelby, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Tombstone inscription: Joseph Mulford died June 8, 1850 aged 65 Ys, 2 Ms, 23 D
    Died 8 Jun 1850  , Shelby, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • On October 10, 1839, Joseph Mulford purchased land in the north-northwest portion of Section 8, in Township 1, Range 8, located in Shelby County, Ohio from David and Ann Campbell, for the some of Eight Hundred Dollars. Here he resided until his death from Scarlet Fever, which occurred on the 8th day of June 1850.

      Joseph Mulford lies buried in the Old Indian Creek Cemetery in Perry Township, just north of Pemberton, in Shelby County, Ohio.

      His widow, Elizabeth Mulford, lived on until sometime after the 1860 Ohio Federal Census. On the 1850 census she is listed as owning property valued at Fifteen Hundred Dollars. Living with her in the 1860 census is a daughter, Elizabeth Ann Mulford, and also a Genra Mulford, age 4, relationship unknown. Also living in the Mulford household is a Jane Johnston, aged 69, whose relationship is also not known, but possibly she could be Elizabeth Mulford's sister.

      To Joseph and Elizabeth Mulford were born nine children: John C., Harvey, James D., Rebecca, Amos S., David, Russell B., Mary and Elizabeth Mulford.

      Deed records in Shelby County, Ohio between 1852 and 1855 record transactions between John C. Mulford and his siblings pertaining to his purchasing each of their one-ninth interest in their father's land.

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      The 1880 Federal Census showing Joseph's son, Russell, states that Russell's father was born in Pennsylvania and his mother was born in Ireland.
    Person ID I63235  7_families
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2010 

    Father Benjamin Mulford,   b. 8 Jan 1752, , Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1830, , Hamilton, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Mrs. Benjamin Mary? Mulford,   b. Abt 1755, Of, , , New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1783  , , New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F561  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth Downey,   b. 1789, , , Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1876  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 23 Sep 1809  , Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joseph Mulford,   b. Abt 1810, , , Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Mary Mulford,   b. 1810, , Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. John Collins Mulford,   b. 17 Oct 1811-1812, , Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1881, , Page, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +4. Harvey Mulford,   b. 1815, , Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1861  (Age 46 years)
    +5. Rebecca Kelly Mulford,   b. 1 Oct 1816, , , Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1871, , Shelby, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    +6. James D. Mulford,   b. 1817, , Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1873, , Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    +7. Amos S. Mulford,   b. 1822, , Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1905, , Shelby, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +8. David Mulford,   b. 1823, , Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1882, Warsaw, Kosicksko, Indianna Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +9. Russell Bigelow Mulford,   b. 28 Aug 1825, , Warren, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1901, Burden, Cowley, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     10. Elizabeth Mulford,   b. 1830, , Shelby, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1891, , Shelby, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2005 
    Family ID F24863  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Mar 1785 - , , New Jersey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Sep 1809 - , Warren, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1810 - Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - , Shelby, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Jun 1850 - Indian Creek Cemetery, Shelby, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jun 1850 - , Shelby, Ohio Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Hiram and Mary Mulford Anderson Marriage Record
    Hiram and Mary Mulford Anderson Marriage Record
    Joseph Crosley Deed to Joseph Mulford
    Joseph Crosley Deed to Joseph Mulford

  • Sources 
    1. [S694] Ohio, Hamilton, Cincinnati - 1810 - Federal Census, Ohio, Hamilton, Cincinnati, (www.ancestry.com).

    2. [S774] Ohio, Shelby County - 1850 - Federal Census, Ohio, Shelby County, (www.ancestry.com).