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1850 US Federal Census

William Gilbert CloseAge: 74 years18191894

Name
William Gilbert Close
Birth 12 December 1819 25 25
Birth of a brotherTheodore Close
about 1821 (Age 12 months)
Birth of a sisterLucy Caroline (Carrie) Close
about 1824 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a sisterJosephine Louise Close
10 October 1826 (Age 6 years)
Note: Iowa, Select Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990
Birth of a brotherCicero M Close
6 July 1828 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterLeonora E Close
about 1829 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a brotherGeorge E H Close
22 June 1831 (Age 11 years)
Baptism of a sisterLeonora E Close
about 1832 (Age 12 years)
Birth of a sisterCynthia Elizabeth Close
about 1834 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a brotherEdwin J Close
12 September 1836 (Age 16 years)
Birth of a sisterMary Frances (Frankie) Close
16 March 1840 (Age 20 years)
MarriageJulia Ann NobleView this family
25 December 1846 (Age 27 years)
Marriage of a siblingCicero M CloseMary Swain MeadView this family
3 October 1847 (Age 27 years)
Death of a wifeJulia Ann Noble
22 August 1849 (Age 29 years)
Note: U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885
Burial of a wifeJulia Ann Noble
after 22 August 1849 (Age 29 years)
MarriageMary B McGrawView this family
about 1850 (Age 30 years)
Census 1850 US Fed 1850 (Age 30 years)
Note: Living with wife Mary at Albion, New York. Boatman.
Birth of a son
#1
William Howard Close
about 1851 (Age 31 years)
Marriage of a siblingGeorge E H CloseHannah S AllenView this family
8 April 1851 (Age 31 years)
Marriage of a siblingLafayette ParkerJosephine Louise CloseView this family
about October 1851 (Age 31 years)
Note: Iowa, Select Marriages, 1809-1992
Birth of a daughter
#2
Libby Close
about 1853 (Age 33 years)
Census 1855 US NY 1855 (Age 35 years)
Note: Living with wife Mary and family at Barre, New York. Shoemaker.
Marriage of a siblingJonathan Augustus CloseSarah (Sally) Ellen EdmundsonView this family
about 1856 (Age 36 years)
Marriage of a siblingJames Erasmus RobertsCynthia Elizabeth CloseView this family
after 1855 (Age 35 years)
Marriage of a siblingJames C HitchcockLeonora E CloseView this family
27 August 1856 (Age 36 years)
Death of a daughterLibby Close
7 May 1859 (Age 39 years)
Burial of a daughterLibby Close
after 7 May 1859 (Age 39 years)
Census 1860 US Fed 1860 (Age 40 years)
Note: Living with wife Mary and family at Albion, New York. Shoe Maker and Dealer.
Marriage of a siblingCharles Llewellyn GriswoldMary Frances (Frankie) CloseView this family
20 January 1863 (Age 43 years)
Marriage of a siblingEdwin J CloseHelen Josephine DeWolfView this family
2 July 1863 (Age 43 years)
Milit-Beg 1863 (Age 43 years)
Publication: Period, American Civil War
Note: US Civil War Draft.
Birth of a daughter
#3
Katherine (Kittie) E Close
9 March 1865 (Age 45 years)
Death of a brotherTheodore Close
1 August 1865 (Age 45 years)
Burial of a brotherTheodore Close
after 1 August 1865 (Age 45 years)
MarriageMary McDermottView this family
about 1866 (Age 46 years)
Note: Estimate. Not entirely sure about this but we have 2 children who named Mary McDermott as their mother when they married.
Birth of a son
#4
Frederick A Close
about December 1867 (Age 47 years)
Note: The 1900 census specifies December 1869 but the year doesn't correspond with any of the earlier census records.
Birth of a daughter
#5
Minnie R Close
about February 1870 (Age 50 years)
Note: The 1900 census specifies February 1874 but if that was the case she wouldn't appear on the 1870 census or have an age of 10 on the 1880 census.
Death of a motherLucy Park Hobby
25 May 1870 (Age 50 years)
Census 1870 US Fed 1870 (Age 50 years)
Note: Living with wife Mary and family at Saginaw, Michigan. Shoe Maker.
Birth of a daughter
#6
Mary Close
26 May 1871 (Age 51 years)
Note: Michigan, Births and Christenings Index, 1867-1911
Death of a daughterMary Close
2 August 1871 (Age 51 years)
Note: Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995
Birth of a daughter
#7
Katie Close
about October 1872 (Age 52 years)
Death of a daughterKatie Close
19 November 1872 (Age 52 years)
Note: Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995
MarriageMary L NolanView this family
about 1874 (Age 54 years)
Note: Estimate. Not entirely sure about this but we have a number children who have Mary Nolan recorded as their mother when they were born.
Birth of a son
#8
Hobley Close
about 31 August 1876 (Age 56 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Howard CloseAnna Rebecca SmithView this family
about 1876 (Age 56 years)
Death of a sonHobley Close
31 August 1876 (Age 56 years)
Burial of a sonHobley Close
1 September 1876 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a son
#9
Robert S Chester Close
15 December 1879 (Age 60 years)
Note: Michigan, Births and Christenings Index, 1867-1911
Census 1880 US Fed 1880 (Age 60 years)
Note: Living with wife Mary and family at Saginaw, Michigan. Shoe Maker.
Birth of a daughter
#10
Alice May Close
13 October 1881 (Age 61 years)
Note: Michigan, Births and Christenings Index, 1867-1911
Death of a fatherGilbert Close
13 October 1882 (Age 62 years)
Death of a brotherCicero M Close
1 June 1883 (Age 63 years)
Burial of a brotherCicero M Close
after 1 June 1883 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a son
#11
Gilbert Willard Close
13 October 1883 (Age 63 years)
Publication: Period, WW1
Death of a brotherEdwin J Close
9 April 1884 (Age 64 years)
Note: Iowa, Cemetery Records, 1662-1999
Burial of a brotherEdwin J Close
after 9 April 1884 (Age 64 years)
Death of a wifeMary B McGraw
10 February 1885 (Age 65 years)
Burial of a wifeMary B McGraw
after 10 February 1885 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a son
#12
George M Close
23 December 1885 (Age 66 years)
Death of a sonRobert S Chester Close
5 November 1886 (Age 66 years)
Burial of a sonRobert S Chester Close
after 5 November 1886 (Age 66 years)
Death of a sisterCynthia Elizabeth Close
22 March 1890 (Age 70 years)
Burial of a sisterCynthia Elizabeth Close
after 22 March 1890 (Age 70 years)
Death of a brotherGeorge E H Close
23 November 1890 (Age 70 years)
Burial of a brotherGeorge E H Close
after 23 November 1890 (Age 70 years)
Birth of a son
#13
Infant Close
about 7 April 1891 (Age 71 years)
Note: Estimate
Death of a sonInfant Close
about 7 April 1891 (Age 71 years)
Note: Estimate
Burial of a sonInfant Close
9 April 1891 (Age 71 years)
Death of a sisterMary Frances (Frankie) Close
19 March 1892 (Age 72 years)
Burial of a sisterMary Frances (Frankie) Close
after 19 March 1892 (Age 72 years)
Marriage of a childGeorge D FosterKatherine (Kittie) E CloseView this family
about 1894 (Age 74 years)
Death 14 June 1894 (Age 74 years)
Note: Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995
Obituary 17 June 1894 (3 days after death)
Note: William G. Close Dies At The Age of 75 Years.
Census 1850 US Fed
Living with wife Mary at Albion, New York. Boatman. The rest of his family are nearby.
Census 1855 US NY
Living with wife Mary and family at Barre, New York. Shoemaker. We also have a sister present but would appear to be the sister of wife Mary, rather than William.
Census 1860 US Fed
Living with wife Mary and family at Albion, New York. Shoe Maker and Dealer.
Milit-Beg
US Civil War Draft.
Marriage
Estimate. Not entirely sure about this but we have 2 children who named Mary McDermott as their mother when they married.
Census 1870 US Fed
Living with wife Mary and family at Saginaw, Michigan. Shoe Maker. He's taking serious liberties with his age here.
Marriage
Estimate. Not entirely sure about this but we have a number children who have Mary Nolan recorded as their mother when they were born.
Census 1880 US Fed
Living with wife Mary and family at Saginaw, Michigan. Shoe Maker.
Death
Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995 Name: Wm. G. Close Birth Date: abt 1820 Birth Place: Conn. Death Date: 14 Jun 1894 Death Place: Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan Death Age: 74 Occupation: Harness Mker Race: White Marital Status: Married Gender: Male Father Name: Close
Obituary
William G. Close Dies At The Age of 75 Years. William G. Close, an old and esteemed resident of Saginaw, died at his home, 171 Bay Street, at 2:40 o'clock yesterday morning of a combination of diseases and old age. Deceased was born in Fairfield County, Connecticut, 75 years ago. When a young man he went to Albion, N.Y. It is said that when he was 18 years of age he was captain of a boat on the Erie Canal, for which James A. Garfield drove the mules. George M. Pullman was carpenter on the same boat. Mr. Close acted as chief of the fire department at Albion for a number of years. He came to Saginaw 29 years ago and has resided in this city since that time. During the first few years of his residence here he was engaged in the shoe business on Water, now Niagra, street. Deceased was twice married. His second wife survives him. Besides his wife, a son and daughter by his first wife, William H. Close, of Duluth, and Katherine Close of Albion, N.Y., survive him; also three sons and two daughters by his second wife, Fred B., Gilbert and George and Minnie R. and Allie, all residing in this city. Mr. Close leaves a large estate, holding property in Saginaw, Albion, Jamestown and Mt. Pleasant. In business dealings, he was strictly honest. He was highly esteemed and all who knew him mourn the loss of an honorable, upright citizen. The funeral will take place from the residence at 2 o'clock Sunday Afternoon.
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Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 13 April 1817Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, America
14 months
elder brother
1850 US Federal CensusJonathan Augustus Close
Birth: 31 May 1818 23 24Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, America
Death: 7 October 1911San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, America
Burial: after 7 October 1911Oak Hill Memorial Park, San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, America
18 months
himself
2 years
younger brother
1850 US Federal CensusTheodore Close
Birth: about 1821 26 27Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, America
Death: 1 August 1865Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, America
Burial: after 1 August 1865Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, America
4 years
younger sister
1850 US Federal CensusLucy Caroline (Carrie) Close
Birth: about 1824 29 30Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, America
Death: 8 February 1897Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, America
Burial: after 8 February 1897Albion, Orleans County, New York, America
3 years
younger sister
1856 US IA State CensusJosephine Louise Close
Birth: 10 October 1826 32 32Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, America
Death: 2 April 1915Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, America
Burial: after 2 April 1915Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, America
21 months
younger brother
1850 US Federal CensusCicero M Close
Birth: 6 July 1828 33 34Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, America
Death: 1 June 1883Washburn, Black Hawk County, Iowa, America
Burial: after 1 June 1883Oak Hill Cemetery, Cedar Falls, Black Hawk County, Iowa, America
18 months
younger sister
1850 US Federal CensusLeonora E Close
Birth: about 1829 34 35Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, America
Baptism: about 1832 37 38Second Congregational Church, Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, America
Death: 21 February 1903Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, America
Burial: 24 February 1903La Belle Cemetery, Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, America
3 years
younger brother
1850 US Federal CensusGeorge E H Close
Birth: 22 June 1831 36 37Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, America
Death: 23 November 1890Hebron, Thayer County, Nebraska, America
Burial: after 23 November 1890Washburn Cemetery, Washburn, Black Hawk County, Iowa, America
4 years
younger sister
1850 US Federal CensusCynthia Elizabeth Close
Birth: about 1834 39 40Albion, Orleans County, New York, America
Death: 22 March 1890Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, America
Burial: after 22 March 1890Greenwood Cemetery, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, America
3 years
younger brother
1850 US Federal CensusEdwin J Close
Birth: 12 September 1836 42 42Albion, Orleans County, New York, America
Death: 9 April 1884Colorado, America
Burial: after 9 April 1884Leon Cemetery, Leon, Decatur County, Iowa, America
4 years
younger sister
1850 US Federal CensusMary Frances (Frankie) Close
Birth: 16 March 1840 45 46Albion, Orleans County, New York, America
Death: 19 March 1892Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, America
Burial: after 19 March 1892Greenwood Cemetery, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, America
Family with Mary McDermott - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1866Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
2 years
son
2 years
daughter
1870 US Federal CensusMinnie R Close
Birth: about February 1870 50 24Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Death: 9 September 1935Hart, Oceana County, Michigan, America
16 months
daughter
Mary Close
Birth: 26 May 1871 51 25Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Death: 2 August 1871Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
17 months
daughter
Katie Close
Birth: about October 1872 52 26Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Death: 19 November 1872Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Family with Mary B McGraw - View this family
himself
wife
1850 US Federal CensusMary B McGraw
Birth: about 1830Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Death: 10 February 1885Orleans County, New York, America
Burial: after 10 February 1885Mount Albion Cemetery, Albion, Orleans County, New York, America
Marriage: about 1850Orleans County, New York, America
2 years
son
1855 US NY State CensusWilliam Howard Close
Birth: about 1851 31 21Albion, Orleans County, New York, America
Death: 14 August 1899Mount Clemens, Macomb County, Michigan, America
Burial: after 14 August 1899Forest Hill Cemetery, Duluth, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, America
3 years
daughter
1855 US NY State CensusLibby Close
Birth: about 1853 33 23Orleans County, New York, America
Death: 7 May 1859Orleans County, New York, America
Burial: after 7 May 1859Mount Albion Cemetery, Albion, Orleans County, New York, America
12 years
daughter
1870 US Federal CensusKatherine (Kittie) E Close
Birth: 9 March 1865 45 35Albion, Orleans County, New York, America
Death: 26 October 1935Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, America
Burial: after 26 October 1935Mount Olive Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, America
Family with Mary L Nolan - View this family
himself
wife
1880 US Federal CensusMary L Nolan
Birth: 20 June 1846New York City, Kings County, New York, America
Death: 24 April 1921Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Burial: after 24 April 1921Oakwood Cemetery, Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Marriage: about 1874Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
3 years
son
Hobley Close
Birth: about 31 August 1876 56 30Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Death: 31 August 1876Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Burial: 1 September 1876Oakwood Cemetery, Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
3 years
son
1880 US Federal CensusRobert S Chester Close
Birth: 15 December 1879 60 33Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Death: 5 November 1886Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Burial: after 5 November 1886Oakwood Cemetery, Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
22 months
daughter
2 years
son
1900 US Federal CensusGilbert Willard Close
Birth: 13 October 1883 63 37Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Death: 26 March 1938Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Burial: 28 March 1938Oakwood Cemetery, Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
2 years
son
1900 US Federal CensusGeorge M Close
Birth: 23 December 1885 66 39Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Death: 29 December 1918Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Burial: after 29 December 1918Oakwood Cemetery, Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
5 years
son
Infant Close
Birth: about 7 April 1891 71 44Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Death: about 7 April 1891Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Burial: 9 April 1891Oakwood Cemetery, Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, America
Family with Julia Ann Noble - View this family
himself
wife
Julia Ann Noble
Birth: 26 February 1830Henrietta, Monroe County, New York, America
Death: 22 August 1849Albion, Orleans County, New York, America
Burial: after 22 August 1849Mount Albion Cemetery, Albion, Orleans County, New York, America
Marriage: 25 December 1846Orleans County, New York, America

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