William Sherman Moulton

about 20 May 1841–23 March 1918 (Age 76)
New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of William Sherman

When William Sherman Moulton was born about 20 May 1841, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Gurdon B. Moulton, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Guest, was 23. He married Eva Emeline Brumbaugh in June 1870, in Center Township, Marion, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Greenwich Township, Warren, New Jersey, British Colonial America in 1850 and Center Township, Marion, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 March 1918, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

William Sherman Moulton
1841–1918
Eva Emeline Brumbaugh
1856–1926
Marriage: June 1870
Alma June Moulton
1870–1922
Alden Roy Moulton
1873–1881
Fay R Moulton
1876–1945
Earl Ray Moulton
1879–
William Frank Moulton
1886–1965

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    June 1870Center Township, Marion, Kansas, United States
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1844
    Age 3
    The 1844 revision of the New Jersey State Constitution made some significant changes. Suffrage rights were revoked from women and non-whites, meaning that only white men could vote. A separation of powers was established between executive, legislative, and judicial branches. A new bill of rights was provided, and the state now had the right to elect the governor.
    1846
    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Cheshire and Lancashire): habitational name from one or more of the places called Moulton (Cheshire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Staffordshire, Suffolk, North Yorkshire), most of which are named with the Old English personal name Mūl(a), the Old Norse personal name Múli, or Old English mūl ‘mule’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Molden
    Moulden
    Molton

    Sources (11)

    • Wm Sherman Moulton in entry for Moulton, "Kansas County Birth Records, 1885-1911"
    • William S Moulton, "United States Census, 1870"
    • W S Moulton in entry for Alma June Yale, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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