Elisha Allen Charlton

19 October 1856–16 June 1923 (Age 66)
Hickory, Missouri, United States

The Life of Elisha Allen

When Elisha Allen Charlton was born on 19 October 1856, in Hickory, Missouri, United States, his father, George W Charlton, was 40 and his mother, Hannah Amelia Lucy Maynard, was 27. He married Margaret Jane Tinsley on 15 May 1884, in Calhoun, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Belleview, Calhoun, Illinois, United States for about 40 years and Midvale, Washington, Idaho Territory, United States in 1910. He died on 16 June 1923, in Weiser, Washington, Idaho, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Midvale, Washington, Idaho Territory, United States.

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Elisha Allen Charlton
Margaret Jane Tinsley
Marriage: 15 May 1884
Gertrude Alma Charlton
George Calvin Charlton
Willis A. Charlton
Ralph L. Charlton

Spouse and Children

15 May 1884
Calhoun, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Charles A. Charlton


    Charles Abraham Charlton


    Charles S. Charlton


    Sarah Jane Charlton


    James S. Charlton


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World Events (8)


Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 8

Historical Boundaries 1864: Idaho, Washington Territory, United States 1869: Ada, Idaho Territory, United States 1879: Washington, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Washington, Idaho, United States
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 19

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the numerous places called Charlton, mainly in southern England, from Old English Ceorlatūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) of the peasants’. Old English ceorl denoted originally a free peasant of the lowest rank, later (but probably already before the Norman conquest) a tenant in pure villeinage, a serf or bondsman.2 Irish: altered form of Carlin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Allen Charton in household of Larkin Ramsey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Allin Carrolton in household of Larkin Ramsay, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elisha A Charlton, "United States Census, 1920"

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