| Early Days of Greenbush: Thomas Moulton|
EARLY DAYS IN GREENBUSH
THOMAS MOULTON. Thomas Moulton was born November 14, 1800. He came from Indiana to Greenbush, Illinois, in 1838, and settled on section 16, where he lived and died. He was a farmer by occupation. He filled the office of justice of the peace for many years, and was also a local preacher in the Christian church. His wife, whose maiden name was Margery Howe, was born November 14, 1801, and was also a member of the Christian church.
To Thomas Moulton and wife were born the following-named children:
John, born September 25, 1825; married Elizabeth Sargent. He died. December 22, 1851. She afterwards married John Worden. Andrew J., born September 30, 1834; married Mary Jane Cunningham. They moved to Kansas and from there to California, where he died. David, born March 18, 1836; died September 5, 1858. Thomas B., born May 24, 1843; married Eliza Davis. She died May 31, 1901. Mary Jane, born September 18, 1823; married Walter Bond. After his death, she married Benjamin C. Carter. She died April 26, 1893. B. C. Carter died December 18, 1897, at the age of 75 years. Lucinda, born July 23, 1831; married James H. Simmons. She died April 17, 1874. Sarah, born September 18, 1829; married Alfred W. Simmons. She died May 18, 1902. Elizabeth, born February 24, 1827; married Thomas Cunningham. Susan, born September 6, 1837; married William Bryant Reed. She died September 4, 1858. Thomas Moulton died January 24, 1868. Margery, his wife, died July 1, 1887.