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Re: charles e dearborn brattleboro vt
Posted by: David C. Dearborn (ID *****7746) Date: February 20, 2003 at 18:20:56
In Reply to: charles e dearborn brattleboro vt by darlene stamp of 455

Here's what I know about him and his immediate family:

CHARLES EDWARD[9] DEARBORN, b Brattleboro, VT 7 or 8 June 1867, son of David P.[8], Daniel M.[7], Josiah[6-5], John[4-3-2], Godfrey[1]) and Hattie S. (White) Dearborn (note: documentation for all events that took place in VT comes from the microfilmed VT vital records). He married at Chicago, IL 24 Nov 1894 (Cook County, IL Marriages, #226187; Family History Library microfilm #1030246), BESSIE BENNETT, b Ruardean, Herefordshire, England 12 May 1863(according to her obit in the Brattleboro Daily Reformer, Fri, 27 Nov 1953, 5/8); d Putney, VT 25 Nov 1953, age 90, daughter of Elizabeth Bennett. Charles went West as a youth, and became chief engineer on the Davenport & Rock Island Railroad. He and his family were enumerated at Davenport, IA in the 1900 Census and at Gary, Lake Co., IN in the 1920 Census. He returned East in 1923 and afterwards raised chickens on a farm in Dummerston, VT. He d at Hill-Crest Rest Home, Brattleboro, VT May 1948 (obit, Brattleboro Daily Reformer, Mon., 3 May 1948, 5/5). Charles and Bessie are buried in Locust Ridge Cemetery, Brattleboro.

They had the following children:

1 GORDON BENNETT[10] DEARBORN, b Chicago, IL 29 Aug 1895; d Colorado Springs, CO 26 Apr 1989, age 93 (obit, Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph, Mon, 1 May 1989, B5); mar at Detroit, MI 9 Feb 1924, VERYL KATHERINE OXMAN. They had two children: a) VIRGINIA J.[11] DEARBORN, mar --- HINTON; and b) GORDON BENNETT[11] DEARBORN JR., b Cincinnati, OH 17 July 1939, mar there 10 Apr 1962, BRENDA JOYCE STAMP; two children.

2 ALLEN[10] DEARBORN, b Davenport, IA 5 June 1900; d Brattleboro, VT 25 Nov 1986; mar (1) at Brattleboro 9 June 1920, ELLEN MARGUERITE PETERSON, whom he divorced for desertion on 3 June 1925; she mar (2) at Hinsdale, NH 2 Apr 1932, ARTHUR G. CARLSBERG. He mar (2) at Brattleboro 20 June 1926, ETHEL BROWN, b Dover, VT 6 Apr 1908; d Brattleboro 26 Nov 1986, daughter of Herman and Nora (Leary) Brown. Allen ran an upholstery business for many years. Allen and Ethel died a day apart, and they are buried in St. Michael's Cem, Brattleboro (obits, Brattleboro Reformer, Wed., 26 Nov 1986, 28/4; same, Fri., 28 Nov 1986, 28/2-4 [includes photo of Allen and Ethel]). Children (by 1st wife): a) WADE BENNETT[11] DEARBORN, b Brattleboro 27 Jan 1921; lived in Wilmington, NC at time of his parents' death; mar JULIA ANN ROSSINI; (by 2nd wife): b) DAVID ALLEN[11] DEARBORN, b E. Northfield, MA 12 Sept 1931; living (1985) Middleburg, FL; mar (1) Brattleboro 7 Mar 1953, IRENE RUTH BROOKS; mar (2) Middleburg, Clay Co., FL 19 Nov 1979, RELMA (AMBLER) LORENZEN; c) PATRICIA[11] DEARBORN, b Gardner, MA 1935; lived (1986) Brattleboro; mar Brattleboro 20 June 1953, DAVID L. MATAVA; d) ALLEN PETER[11] DEARBORN, b Brattleboro 19 July 1939; lived (1986) Brattleboro; mar there 10 June 1961, MARY MARGARET CORBEIL; 4 children.

3 CHARLES EDWARD[10] DEARBORN, b Chicago, IL 1902; d ----. He was living at Gary, IN in the 1920 Census and was there in 1948 when his father made his will. He was living at Hobart, IN in 1953. He mar at Brattleboro 1 Oct 1925, MINERVA JANE TOWNSHEND, daughter of Charles and Edna (Littlefield) Townshend. They were divorced 29 May 1929, and she mar (2) at Brattleboro 23 Dec 1932, HENRY J. MURRAY. Children: a) EDWARD DAVID[11] DEARBORN, b Brattleboro 3 Feb 1927; mar Orange, MA 9 Sept 1950, BARBARA ANN LAUGHLIN; they live Bernardston, MA; 2 children; b) ROSE PAULINE[11] DEARBORN, b Brattleboro 19 May 1928.

I hope this is the information you want.

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