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Henry S Aseltine
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Birth: 1794
Franklin County
Vermont, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 1880
Ingham County
Michigan, USA

Henry S. Aseltine was born in 1794 in Swanton, Franklin County, Vermont.

Henry's parents were Isaac Aseltine (1767- ?1861) and
Maria(?-?) or Catherine (?-?). Records vary on the wife's name.

The spelling of the last name has had many variations over the years. Asseltine, Eseltine, Aselton and Atherton to name a few.

Henry married Rosette Wheeler in Vermont.
She was born in Lower Canada.

Shortly after their marriage they moved to Canada.

Later to Ingham County, Michigan.
Henry received land in Section 9 of Ingham Township on January 14, 1840.

Rosetta died February 1, 1877.

The 1880 Census shows Henry living with Peter and Maria and their youngest children in Dansville.

Together they had 10 children. Roxanna, Rozilla & Peter were born in New York.
Elizabeth, Timothy, Isaac,& Luke were born in Lower Canada. Cynthia, Henry, Lucy Ann & Horace were born in Ingham County, Michigan.

Roxanna Maria Aseltine Bevens (1823 - 1866)
m. Cornelius Bevens

Rozilla Aseltine Coy (1825 - 1909)
m. Albert Coy

Peter Aseltine (1826 - 1910)
m. Maria E. Coy

Timothy Frank Aseltine (1828 - 1872)
m. Laura Drumm

Elizabeth Aseltine (1828-1883)
m. Virgel Walker

Isaac B. Aseltine (1832 - 1861)
m. Mary Ann Whipple *

Luke Aseltine (1833 - 1918)
m. Harriett Whipple *

Cynthia Aseltine Bygrave (1836 - 1895)
m. Richard Bygrave

Henry Aseltine (1839 - 1872)

Lucy A Aseltine Shaw (1842 - 1914)
m. Orrin Shaw & Mr. Barnhart

Horace W. Aseltine (1846 - 1921)
m. Caroline Lindsley

* Mary Ann and Harriett were sisters.

Henry and Rosetta are buried in Fairview Cemetery in Dansville, Michigan.
9 of their 10 children with their spouses are buried there also.

One, Horace is in Maple Grove Cemetery in Mason, Michigan.
Many of their grandchildren also rest in Fairview.
Family history: In 1835 Henry with his brother John left near Montreal to come to Michigan. This trip took six weeks. Henry had a horse and an ox and John had two oxen. They stopped in Ann Arbor and then later made their way to Ingham County. While in Ann Arbor they helped build the first building on the University of Michigan Campus. Henry made his home 6 miles west of Mason on Brick Yard Road. This is now Columbia Road. He always lived there. John acquired 160 acres in the same area. He later divided 60 acres each to two of his sons. The remaining 40 acres he traded for a wagon. 
Family links: 
  Rosette Wheeler Aseltine (1804 - 1877)*
  Roxanna Maria Aseltine Bevens (1823 - 1866)*
  Rozilla Aseltine Coy (1825 - 1909)*
  Peter Aseltine (1826 - 1910)*
  Timothy Frank Aseltine (1828 - 1872)*
  Elizabeth Aseltine Walker (1828 - 1883)*
  Isaac B. Aseltine (1832 - 1861)*
  Luke Aseltine (1833 - 1918)*
  Cynthia Aseltine Bygrave (1836 - 1895)*
  Henry Aseltine (1839 - 1872)*
  Lucy Ann Aseltine Shaw Barnhart (1842 - 1914)*
  Horace W. Aseltine (1846 - 1921)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: This grave doe not have a marker.
Fairview Cemetery
Ingham County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Plot 10, Row22 Section 1C
Created by: Connie West Stewart
Record added: Aug 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75585203
Henry S Aseltine
Added by: Connie West Stewart
Henry S Aseltine
Added by: Connie West Stewart
Henry S Aseltine
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