The Arnold and Moberly Family Genealogy

Alexander vanPeltAge: 76 years17731849

Name
Alexander vanPelt
Given names
Alexander
Surname
vanPelt
Birth April 24, 1773
Death of a fatherDaniel vanPelt
August 27, 1776 (Age 3 years)
Note:
Daniel was a Revolutionary War soldier who died fighting for the Patriots in Brooklyn Heights at the Battle of Long Island on August 27, 1776. His son, Alexander, allegedly remembered his father, in uniform, picking him up before leaving for the war, although he was only three years old at the time. He never saw his father again. From: A Place Called Sodom, by AG Cooper, page 25
MarriageElizabeth CorwinView this family
July 4, 1799 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#1
First Infant Son vanPelt
June 1800 (Age 27 years)

Note: This first child of the Alexander vanPelt and Elizabeth Corwin union, an infant son, died at birth.
Death of a sonFirst Infant Son vanPelt
June 1800 (Age 27 years)

Birth of a son
#2
Matthias Corwin vanPelt
January 2, 1802 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Mary “Polly” vanPelt
May 4, 1804 (Age 31 years)
Note: Sutton's application provides a DOB variaton, stating that Mary was born 17 FEB 1804 in Warren Co, Ohio, USA
Birth of a son
#4
Sutton vanPelt
April 7, 1806 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#5
Hallack vanPelt
May 12, 1808 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6
Sarah C vanPelt
June 18, 1810 (Age 37 years)
Military
War of 1812, Soldier
1811/12 CE (1812) (Age 38 years)

Note: Alexander fought in the War of 1812 under General William Henry Harrison. It is possible that he participated in the campaign at Tippecanoe on November 7, 1811.
Birth of a son
#7
Harvey vanPelt
April 7, 1813 (Age 39 years)
Note: Sutton vanPelt's SAR application Natl: 29412 and IL State: 1987 dated 14 JUN 1933 provides a DOB of 16 APR 1812
Birth of a son
#8
Thomas Jefferson vanPelt
January 31, 1814 (Age 40 years)
Death of a wifeElizabeth Corwin
April 29, 1814 (Age 41 years)
Burial of a wifeElizabeth Corwin
about April 30, 1814 (Age 41 years)
MarriageElizabeth PearceView this family
November 27, 1814 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a son
#9
Michael Pearce vanPelt
September 1, 1815 (Age 42 years)

Birth of a daughter
#10
Eliza Ann vanPelt
August 19, 1817 (Age 44 years)
Birth of a son
#11
Squire L “S.L.” vanPelt
September 21, 1819 (Age 46 years)
Death of a sonThomas Jefferson vanPelt
March 23, 1820 (Age 46 years)

Birth of a son
#12
Daniel vanPelt
February 11, 1822 (Age 48 years)
Marriage of a childHerman AveryMary “Polly” vanPeltView this family
July 22, 1822 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1
Child Avery
about 1823 (Age 49 years)
Death of a grandsonChild Avery
about 1823 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a daughter
#13
Infant vanPelt
June 1, 1824 (Age 51 years)
Death of a daughterInfant vanPelt
June 1, 1824 (Age 51 years)
Death of a wifeElizabeth Pearce
June 10, 1824 (Age 51 years)
Note: may have died as a result of complications from childbirth
Burial of a wifeElizabeth Pearce
about June 11, 1824 (Age 51 years)
Note: Plot: Section 1, Row 5 N-S
Birth of a grandson
#2
Alexander VanPelt Avery
April 1825 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a grandson
#3
Daniel Gillett Avery
January 19, 1826 (Age 52 years)
Death of a grandsonAlexander VanPelt Avery
March 19, 1826 (Age 52 years)
Note: Headstone states that baby Alexander died in infancy at age 11 months
MarriageDorothy QuinnView this family
August 25, 1826 (Age 53 years)
Burial of a grandsonAlexander VanPelt Avery
1826 (Age 52 years)
Cemetery: VanPelt aka Waldron-Odgen Cemetery
Birth of a daughter
#14
Margaret Jane vanPelt
December 17, 1827 (Age 54 years)
Marriage of a childSutton vanPeltJuliette SquierView this family
July 20, 1828 (Age 55 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4
Charlotte Ann Avery
June 6, 1829 (Age 56 years)
Marriage of a childHallack vanPeltCaroline Quinn OrrView this family
June 14, 1829 (Age 56 years)
Birth of a daughter
#15
Frances Ann vanPelt
October 1, 1829 (Age 56 years)

Birth of a grandson
#5
Alexander vanPelt
September 6, 1830 (Age 57 years)
Death of a daughterFrances Ann vanPelt
September 27, 1830 (Age 57 years)

Marriage of a childMatthias Corwin vanPeltSally Maria “Sara” AveryView this family
October 7, 1830 (Age 57 years)
Marriage of a childArthur C McClureSarah C vanPeltView this family
September 22, 1831 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6
Daniel Wilson “Wils” Avery
March 30, 1832 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#7
Martha Ann Elizabeth McClure
August 30, 1832 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a grandson
#8
David Squier vanPelt
about 1833 (Age 59 years)

Birth of a grandson
#9
Matthias VanPelt Avery
February 19, 1834 (Age 60 years)
Death of a sonDaniel vanPelt
August 19, 1834 (Age 61 years)
Burial of a sonDaniel vanPelt
about August 20, 1834 (Age 61 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10
Edna Avery vanPelt
June 17, 1835 (Age 62 years)
Note: 1900 Census shows DOB as SEP 1834
Birth of a granddaughter
#11
Camilla vanPelt
about 1835 (Age 61 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#12
Sarah Elizabeth Avery
June 6, 1836 (Age 63 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam MajorEliza Ann vanPeltView this family
July 14, 1836 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a grandson
#13
Jerome A McClure
March 2, 1837 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#14
Sarah Ann Major
July 9, 1837 (Age 64 years)
Death of a sonMichael Pearce vanPelt
December 15, 1838 (Age 65 years)

Burial of a sonMichael Pearce vanPelt
about December 16, 1838 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a grandson
#15
Allan Alfred Major
April 9, 1839 (Age 65 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#16
Juliatt Frances McClure
December 24, 1839 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#17
Margaret L “Maggie” Major
January 3, 1841 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#18
Mary Lee vanPelt
April 22, 1841 (Age 67 years)

Marriage of a childHarvey vanPeltCornelia D HubbartView this family
June 17, 1842 (Age 69 years)
Death of a daughterMary “Polly” vanPelt
August 3, 1842 (Age 69 years)
Burial of a daughterMary “Polly” vanPelt
after August 4, 1842 (Age 69 years)
Cemetery: VanPelt Cemetery, Waldron-Odgen Cemetery
Marriage of a childSutton vanPeltHannah E BridgeView this family
October 13, 1842 (Age 69 years)
Marriage of a childHerman AverySarah C vanPeltView this family
December 20, 1842 (Age 69 years)
Note:
Married sister Mary's husband, Herman, shortly after her death, 3 Aug 1842.
Birth of a grandson
#19
Thomas Corwin vanPelt
about 1843 (Age 69 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#20
Georganne McClure
about March 1843 (Age 69 years)
Death of a grandsonThomas Corwin vanPelt
about 1843 (Age 69 years)
Death of a daughterSarah C vanPelt
April 2, 1843 (Age 69 years)
Note: Sutton vanPelt's SAR application Natl: 29412 and IL State: 1987 dated 14 JUN 1933 provides a date of death of 23 APR 1842, not 02 APR.
Burial of a daughterSarah C vanPelt
about April 3, 1843 (Age 69 years)
Cemetery: VanPelt Cemetery, aka Waldron-Odgen Cemetery
Birth of a granddaughter
#21
Harriet Elizabeth vanPelt
about 1844 (Age 70 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#22
Sharlotte A Major
May 13, 1844 (Age 71 years)

Death of a granddaughterSharlotte A Major
June 17, 1844 (Age 71 years)

Cause: Death in Infancy
Burial of a granddaughterSharlotte A Major
about June 18, 1844 (Age 71 years)
Marriage of a childSquire L “S.L.” vanPeltMary MajorView this family
August 22, 1844 (Age 71 years)
Death of a granddaughterMary Lee vanPelt
August 27, 1844 (Age 71 years)
Burial of a granddaughterMary Lee vanPelt
about August 28, 1844 (Age 71 years)
Cemetery: VanPelt Cemetery, Waldron-Odgen Cemetery
Birth of a grandson
#23
Corwin Beecher vanPelt
about July 1845 (Age 72 years)
Birth of a grandson
#24
Alexander vanPelt Major
August 29, 1845 (Age 72 years)

Birth of a grandson
#25
Halleck vanPelt
about 1847 (Age 73 years)
Birth of a grandson
#26
George Alexander vanPelt
June 8, 1847 (Age 74 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#27
Emma Corwin vanPelt
October 22, 1847 (Age 74 years)
Death of a grandsonHalleck vanPelt
about 1847 (Age 73 years)
Birth of a grandson
#28
William A Major
January 12, 1848 (Age 74 years)
Marriage of a childEdmund CooperMargaret Jane vanPeltView this family
February 20, 1848 (Age 74 years)
Birth of a grandson
#29
Matthias W vanPelt
calculated March 23, 1848 (Age 74 years)

Death May 27, 1849 (Age 76 years)
Burial after May 27, 1849
Note: Plot: Section 1, Row 5 N-S
Alexander vanPelt (24 APR 1775-27 MAY 1849) headstone in the VanPelt cemetery, Noble Twp, Shelby Co, Indiana, USA.

Note: Photo by and courtesy of JWRIGHT, findagrave member and contributor. All rights remain with its owner.

CensusDorothy QuinnView this family
September 20, 1850 (15 months after death)
Shared note: 1850 USA Federal Census Transcription - Dorothy Quinn - household

Reference: HF: 966/919, LN: 18/24, Image 15/32, enumerated by H C Hargis Location: Noble Twp, Shelby Co, Indiana, USA

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBPNotes
Dorothy VANPELT65FWnone-NH
Eliza P ORR25FWnoneIN
Julia A McCLURE10FWFarmerINAttg School

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 1772
16 months
himself
Family with Elizabeth Corwin - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: July 4, 1799Lebanon, Turtlecreek Twp, Warren Co, Ohio, USA
1 year
son
19 months
son
2 years
daughter
23 months
son
2 years
son
2 years
daughter
3 years
son
10 months
son
Family with Elizabeth Pearce - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: November 27, 1814Butler Co, Ohio, USA
9 months
son
2 years
daughter
2 years
son
2 years
son
Daniel vanPelt
Birth: February 11, 1822Indiana, USA
Death: August 19, 1834Shelby Co, Indiana, USA
2 years
daughter
Infant vanPelt
Birth: June 1, 1824Shelby Co, Indiana, USA
Death: June 1, 1824Shelby Co, Indiana, USA
Family with Dorothy Quinn - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: August 25, 1826Bartholomew Co, Indiana, USA
16 months
daughter
21 months
daughter
Noah Crane Jr + Elizabeth Pearce - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: January 9, 1806Butler Co, Ohio, USA
Jonathan Orr + Dorothy Quinn - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
daughter-in-law
16 months
step-son
John Orr
Birth: May 29, 1810New York, USA
Death: April 7, 1854Bartholomew Co, Indiana, USA
18 months
step-daughter
18 months
step-son
Edmund R Orr
Birth: June 16, 1813New York, USA
Death: May 12, 1840Bartholomew Co, Indiana, USA
2 years
step-son
James Orville Orr
Birth: October 22, 1815New York, USA
Death: November 27, 1855Shelby Co, Indiana, USA
3 years
step-daughter
4 years
step-daughter
Eliza Jane Orr
Birth: November 27, 1822Bartholomew Co, Indiana, USA
Death: August 6, 1856Shelby Co, Indiana, USA