Close Family Tree

1850 US Federal Census

Edwin J CloseAge: 47 years18361884

Name
Edwin J Close
Birth September 12, 1836
Census 1850 US Fed 1850 (Age 13 years)
Note: Living with parents and family at Albion, New York.
Census 1855 US NY 1855 (Age 18 years)
Note: Living with parents and family at Barre, New York. Engineer.
Census 1860 US Fed 1860 (Age 23 years)
Note:

Living with the Close family at Mayfield, New York. Clerk.

Edwin is a distant relation of the family here.

Milit-Beg about June 1863 (Age 26 years)
Publication: Period, American Civil War
Note: US Civil War Draft
MarriageHelen Josephine DeWolfView this family
July 2, 1863 (Age 26 years)
Death of a brotherTheodore Close
August 1, 1865 (Age 28 years)
Burial of a brotherTheodore Close
after August 1, 1865 (Age 28 years)
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Birth of a son
#1
Frederick DeWolf Close
October 25, 1865 (Age 29 years)
Death of a motherLucy Park Hobby
May 25, 1870 (Age 33 years)
Burial of a motherLucy Park Hobby
after May 25, 1870 (Age 33 years)
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Census 1870 US Fed 1870 (Age 33 years)
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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 1880 (Age 43 years)
Note: Living with wife Helen and family at Center, Iowa. Merchant.
Death of a fatherGilbert Close
October 13, 1882 (Age 46 years)
Burial of a fatherGilbert Close
after October 13, 1882 (Age 46 years)
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Death of a brotherCicero M Close
June 1, 1883 (Age 46 years)
Burial of a brotherCicero M Close
after June 1, 1883 (Age 46 years)
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Death April 9, 1884 (Age 47 years)
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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 April 10, 1884 (1 day after death)
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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 after April 9, 1884
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Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: April 13, 1817Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, America
14 months
elder brother
1850 US Federal CensusJonathan Augustus Close
Birth: May 31, 1818Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, America
Death: October 7, 1911San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, America
18 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
1850 US Federal CensusTheodore Close
Birth: about 1821Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, America
Death: August 1, 1865Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, America
4 years
elder sister
1850 US Federal CensusLucy Caroline (Carrie) Close
Birth: about 1824Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, America
Death: February 8, 1897Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, America
3 years
elder sister
21 months
elder brother
18 months
elder sister
1850 US Federal CensusLeonora E Close
Birth: about 1829Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, America
Death: February 21, 1903Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, America
3 years
elder brother
4 years
elder sister
3 years
himself
4 years
younger sister
Family with Helen Josephine DeWolf - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: July 2, 1863Henry County, Iowa, America
2 years
son

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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