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1850 US Federal Census

Edwin J CloseAge: 47 years18361884

Name
Edwin J Close
Birth 12 September 1836 42 42
Birth of a sisterMary Frances (Frankie) Close
16 March 1840 (Age 3 years)
Marriage of a siblingWilliam Gilbert CloseJulia Ann NobleView this family
25 December 1846 (Age 10 years)
Marriage of a siblingCicero M CloseMary Swain MeadView this family
3 October 1847 (Age 11 years)
Marriage of a siblingWilliam Gilbert CloseMary B McGrawView this family
about 1850 (Age 13 years)
Census 1850 US Fed 1850 (Age 13 years)
Note: Living with parents and family at Albion, New York.
Marriage of a siblingGeorge E H CloseHannah S AllenView this family
8 April 1851 (Age 14 years)
Marriage of a siblingLafayette ParkerJosephine Louise CloseView this family
about October 1851 (Age 15 years)
Note: Iowa, Select Marriages, 1809-1992
Census 1855 US NY 1855 (Age 18 years)
Note: Living with parents and family at Barre, New York. Engineer.
Marriage of a siblingJonathan Augustus CloseSarah (Sally) Ellen EdmundsonView this family
about 1856 (Age 19 years)
Marriage of a siblingJames Erasmus RobertsCynthia Elizabeth CloseView this family
after 1855 (Age 18 years)
Marriage of a siblingJames C HitchcockLeonora E CloseView this family
27 August 1856 (Age 19 years)
Census 1860 US Fed 1860 (Age 23 years)
Note: Living with the Close family at Mayfield, New York. Clerk.
Marriage of a siblingCharles Llewellyn GriswoldMary Frances (Frankie) CloseView this family
20 January 1863 (Age 26 years)
Milit-Beg about June 1863 (Age 26 years)
Publication: Period, American Civil War
Note: US Civil War Draft
MarriageHelen Josephine DeWolfView this family
2 July 1863 (Age 26 years)
Death of a brotherTheodore Close
1 August 1865 (Age 28 years)
Burial of a brotherTheodore Close
after 1 August 1865 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#1
Frederick DeWolf Close
25 October 1865 (Age 29 years)
Marriage of a siblingWilliam Gilbert CloseMary McDermottView this family
about 1866 (Age 29 years)
Note: Estimate. Not entirely sure about this but we have 2 children who named Mary McDermott as their mother when they married.
Death of a motherLucy Park Hobby
25 May 1870 (Age 33 years)
Census 1870 US Fed 1870 (Age 33 years)
Note: Living with wife Ellen and family at Center, Iowa. Dry Goods Merchant.
Marriage of a siblingWilliam Gilbert CloseMary L NolanView this family
about 1874 (Age 37 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.
Census 1880 US Fed 1880 (Age 43 years)
Note: Living with wife Helen and family at Center, Iowa. Merchant.
Death of a fatherGilbert Close
13 October 1882 (Age 46 years)
Death of a brotherCicero M Close
1 June 1883 (Age 46 years)
Burial of a brotherCicero M Close
after 1 June 1883 (Age 46 years)
Death 9 April 1884 (Age 47 years)
Note: Iowa, Cemetery Records, 1662-1999
Obituary 10 April 1884 (1 day after death)
Note: From The Davenport Daily Gazette
Burial after 9 April 1884
Census 1850 US Fed
Living with parents and family at Albion, New York.
Census 1855 US NY
Living with parents and family at Barre, New York. Engineer.
Census 1860 US Fed
Living with the Close family at Mayfield, New York. Clerk. Edwin is a distant relation of the family here.
Milit-Beg
US Civil War Draft
Census 1870 US Fed
Living with wife Ellen and family at Center, Iowa. Dry Goods Merchant. Also present is John Close, son of Edwin's brother Cicero.
Census 1880 US Fed
Living with wife Helen and family at Center, Iowa. Merchant.
Death
Iowa, Cemetery Records, 1662-1999 Name: Edwin Close Birth Date: 1836 Death Date: 9 Apr 1884 Age: 48 Burial Location: Leon, Decatur Cemetery: Leon General Burial Info: row 19 Source: Grave Stone Records of Decatur County, Iowa Page Number: 27
Obituary
From The Davenport Daily Gazette A telegram was received in this city yesterday morning giving the sad intelligence of the death of E.J. Close, a brother of Mrs. L.F. Parker, at Eureka Springs, Col. He died thursday, of Bright's disease, after years of suffering. Years ago Mr. Close lived in this city and was with the hardware firm of T. Close & Co. From here he went to Mt. Pleasant and afterwards to Leon, Iowa, where he has ever since been one of the leading merchants. He was a thorough business man and a Christian Gentleman. A wife and son and several brothers and sisters mourn his death.
Burial
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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
elder brother
2 years
elder 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
elder 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
elder 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
elder 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
elder 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
elder 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
elder 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
himself
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 Helen Josephine DeWolf - View this family
himself
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
wife
Marriage: 2 July 1863Henry County, Iowa, America
2 years
son

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