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William Charles Mulford

William Charles Mulford

Male 1842 - 1920  (77 years)

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  • Name William Charles Mulford 
    Born 11 Nov 1842  Sparta, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Sparta, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Benjamin Mulford, 48, farmer, real estate $2500, born in Ohio. Mary Mulford, 40, born in Ohio. John Mulford, 19, farmer, born in Ohio. Clarissa A. Mulford, 17, born in in Ohio. William C. Mulford, 9, born in Ohio. Benjamin F. Mulford, 6, born in Ohio. James F. Vandolah, 1, born in Ohio.
    Buried Feb 1920  South Sparta Church Cemetery, Moores Hill, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 20 Feb 1920  Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • William Charles Mulford, justice of the peace, Sparta township, was born on November 11, 1842, in the same township In which he now resides. His parents were Benjamin and Mary (Legg) Mulford. He received his education at the district schools at Cold Springs, and when through school followed farming under the instruction of his father, and has been in that business all his life. Mr. Mulford has always been prominent in the affairs of his township, and has not escaped some of the public offices, among them being justice of the peace, which he held for twenty- four years in Sparta township, and was also road supervisor. Politically, he has always given his support to the Democratic party, and his religious membership is with the Presbyterian church. He belongs to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and the Knights of Pythias.

      William C. Mulford was married, August 17, 1862, to Rebecca Caldwell, daughter of Barkley and Alice (Stage) Caldwell. She was born on March 9, 1845, in Sparta township, and died on October 25, 1895. To this union have been born three children, James F. (deceased), Benjamin B. and Fleetwood S., who died aged five years.

      Benjamin B. Mulford was married to Anna Fuller and lives in Sparta township. They have two children, Idel and Clarence. Mr. Mulford also adopted a boy, Philip, who married Sophia Honegar and is engaged in automobile work at Cincinnati . He has two children, Howard and one who died in infancy. After the death of his first wife, William C. Mulford, was married, secondly, to Amelia Wilkennig, daughter of Henry and Wilhelmlna (Wellholf) Wilkennig.

      Barkley and Alice (Stage) Caldwell, parents of Mrs. Mulford, are natives of Sparta township.

      Mr. Mulford has been a life-long farmer, and is well and favorably known throughout his township, where he possesses the respect and friendship of all who know him and his family.

      History of Dearborn County, Indiana, 1915, B. F. Bowen & Co., Inc. Indianapolis, Ind. pp 953-956 and pp 1033-1036
    Person ID I65050  7_families
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2010 

    Father Benjamin Mulford,   b. 17 Aug 1802, Clermont, Clermont, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1883, Sparta, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Mary Legg,   b. 22 Feb 1810, , Boone, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Mar 1862, Sycamore, Hamilton, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1827  Pittsburg, Carroll, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F25551  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Rebecca Caldwell,   b. 9 Mar 1845, Sparta, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1895  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 17 Aug 1862  Sparta, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. James F. Mulford,   b. Abt 1866, Sparta, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sparta, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Benjamin B. Mulford,   b. Abt 1867, Sparta, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sparta, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Fleetwood S. Mulford,   b. Abt 1868, Sparta, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1873, Sparta, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 4 years)
    +4. Living
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2005 
    Family ID F25569  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Amelia Wilkennig,   b. Nov 1864, , , Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946, , Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 06 Mar 1895  Lawrenceburg, Dearborn, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2010 
    Family ID F25570  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Nov 1842 - Sparta, Dearborn, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Sparta, Dearborn, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Aug 1862 - Sparta, Dearborn, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 06 Mar 1895 - Lawrenceburg, Dearborn, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Feb 1920 - South Sparta Church Cemetery, Moores Hill, Dearborn, Indiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Feb 1920 - Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    William Charles Mulford Headstone
    William Charles Mulford Headstone

  • Sources 
    1. [S887] Indiana, Dearborn County - History, Archibald Shaw, (Indianapolis, Indiana : B. F. Bowen & Co. Inc., 1915 FHL Film 931796), 953 - 956, 1033 - 1036 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S888] Indiana, Dearborn, Sparta - 1850 - Federal Census, Indiana, Dearborn, Sparta, (www.ancestry.com), William C. Mulford, 9, born in Ohio (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S884] Mulford Family Bibles - Wahlbom, Jeannette Mulford. Wahlbom - owner, (First entry was in 1752. Entries transcribed by Jeannette Mulford Wahlbom. Copy in possession of Lee Drew), Benjamin Mulford, son of Daniel and Mary Mulford, was married September 7, 1828. (Reliability: 3).