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Charles Rollin Post
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Birth: Jan. 14, 1826
Vermont, USA
Death: Jul. 15, 1919
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Aged 93yrs, 6ms. Died in Los Angeles, CA.

Charles R. Post, Springfield, Illinois, was born in Cornwall, Vermont, January 15, 1826; son of Truman and Betsy (Atwater) Post, who emigrated to Marietta, Ohio, in 1833, where the subject of this sketch was rented on a farm. In 1842, Truman came to Waverly, Morgan county, where he purchased a farm and remained until his death, which occurred in 1847. The same year, Charles went to California, crossing the plains; remained in the mines a couple of years, then returned to Waverly, where he stopped a short time; went to Jacksonville and embarked in merchandising one year; thence to Springfield, where he engaged in the grain trade, and continued in the same until 1857; then engaged in selling farm implements.

He married Miss Caroline Lathrop, daughter of Erastus Lathrop, of Ashforth, Connecticut. By this marriage there were three sons: Charles William, Aurilian A, and Carroll L. Mr. Post has held several local offices of trust in the gift of the people, is a deacon of the Congregational Church. In politics a Republican.

1881 HISTORY OF SANGAMON COUNTY, ILLINOIS
published by Inter-State Publishing Company
Chicago, Illinois


His son, Charles William Post, was the famous inventor of Postums coffee substitute, founder of Post Cereals, and other endeavors. C W Post was the father of Marjorie Merriweather Post. -Contributed by The Meriwether Society #46827721
 
 
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 Parents:
  Truman Post (1797 - 1847)
  Betsey Atwater Post (1794 - 1861)
 
 Spouse:
  Caroline Cushman Lathrop Post (1824 - 1914)
 
 Siblings:
  Reuben Larned Post (1822 - 1871)*
  Charles Rollin Post (1826 - 1919)
  Herbert Post (1827 - 1920)*
  Emma B. Post (1836 - 1847)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 11, 81
 
Created by: BjJ
Record added: Dec 03, 2009
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Charles Rollin Post
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Charles Rollin Post
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