Marietta Moulton

Brief Life History of Marietta

When Marietta Moulton was born on 13 April 1857, in York, Maine, United States, her father, David Moulton, was 37 and her mother, Mary Jacobs, was 39. She married Charles Horace Young on 29 June 1876, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Maine, United States in 1870. She died in 1931, in York, York, Maine, United States, at the age of 74.

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Charles Horace Young
Marietta Moulton
Marriage: 29 June 1876
Bessie Moulton Young
John Young
David Webster Young
Sylvia Moulton Young
Ellen Y. Young
Mildred Young
Clifford Horace Young
Elmer Russell Young
Roger Elbridge Young

Sources (33)

  • Maryetta Moulton in household of David Moulton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Marietta Moulton in entry for Unknown and Unknown, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Mariette Young, "United States Census, 1930"

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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.

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