|EARLY DAYS IN GREENBUSH|
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.