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 Rebecca Margaret <I>Gerst</I> Brayton

Rebecca Margaret Gerst Brayton

Green, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Death 28 Apr 1910 (aged 62)
Rome City, Noble County, Indiana, USA
Burial Witmer Manor, Lagrange County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 43620102 · View Source
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My great-great Aunt.

Married Edward C. Brayton on August 1, 1867 in LaGrange Co., IN. Note: I also found a marriage record for Edward Brayton & Maggie Gerst, August 1, 1867 in Sturgis, St Joseph Co., MI. I believe him to be the son of Abram Brayton & Ann M Potter Brayton; they were living in Clear Spring, La Grange Co., IN during the 1850 census taking.

1880 Noble Co., IN census:
Edwin (head) 33 b IN Blacksmith
Margaret (wife) 30 b IN
Frederick (son) 12 b IN
Gertrude (dau) 4 b IN
Harley (son) 1 b IN

1900 Wolcottville Town, Orange, Noble Co., IN census:
Edward C (head) May 1847 53 b IN,
m 32 years, Blacksmith
Margaret (wife) Feb 1850 50 b OH,
m 32 years, 7 children / 4 living
Gertrude (dau) Sep 1875 24 b IN
Nettie (dau) Jul 1882 17 b IN
Clinton (son) Aug 1887 12 b IN

1910 Orange, Noble Co., IN census (index):
Edward (head) 61 b IN
Margaret (wife) 60 b OH

Her husband:
1920 Noble Co., IN census (index):
Edward (head) 67 b IN, Widower

62 years, 2 months, 6 days

Many thanks to Colleen Sanders Brown for stone photos.

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