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Charles Arthur Jr. (1)
Parents Charles Arthur, Elizabeth Smith (1)
Born February 5, 1813, Frederick Co., Md. (1)
WIFE Harriet A. Mealy (1)
Born September 19, 1815, Frederick Co., Md. (1)
Married March 9, 1834 (1)
CHILDREN Charles W. Arthur (1)
Ann Arthur (1)
  Francis T. Arthur (1)
  Edward N Arthur (1)
Mary E. Arthur (1)


1840C Scioto Twp., Delaware Co., OH (28)
1 M 20-30; 1 M under 5; 1 F 20-30; 1 F 10-15; 1 F under 5
1850C Scioto Twp., Delaware Co., OH (28)
2312-2324 Charles, 33, MD; Harriett A., 34, MD; Charles W., 13, OH;Ann T., 11, OH; Francis C., 9, OH; Edward N., 1, OH
1850AG (28)
50AC Improved; 20AC Unimproved; value land $1200; value farm machinery $75; 5 horses, 4 milch cows; 4 other cattle; 15 swine; value livestock, $312; 100bu wheat; 500bu corn, 25lb wool; 20bu potatoes; 200lbs butter; 5T hay; value animals slaughtered; $21
1860C Scioto Twp., Delaware Co., OH (28)
1112 Charles A., 47, MD; Harriet, 45, MD; Charles, 25, MD; Ann, 21, OH; Frances, 19, OH; Edward, 10, OH; Ellen, 18, OH; Sara E. Hamber, 11
1870C Scioto Twp., Delaware Co., OH (28)
214 Charles, 58, MD; Harriet A., 57, OH; Ann V., 31, OH; Edward W., 21, OH
1880C Scioto Twp., Delaware Co., OH (12)
 Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Charles Arthur  Self   M   Male   W   67   MD      FRA   MD 
Hariet Arthur  Wife   M   Female   W   65   MD      MD   ENG 
Guian Arthur  Other   S   Male   W   20   OH   Farm Hand   OH   OH 
Blacksmith (1)
Farmer (1)
Delaware Woolen Mills (Owned 1/5) (1)
County Commissioner - Delaware Co., OH (6 years) (1)
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bef. 1836; Maryland (1)
1836/37; Delaware Co., Ohio (1)
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Charles was born the eldest son of a family of four and passed his youth and early manhood with his parents; at the age of 18, he entered a shop and served an apprenticeship of three years at blacksmithing; he remained in Maryland working at his trade until 1836, when he came to Delaware Co., Ohio in 1836/37 and for a number of years, worked at his trade, farmed, and dealt quite extensively in live stock; he was one of the first men of the county to encourage the manufacture of woolen goods in its limits; he owned 1/5 interest in the Delaware Woolen Mills of Delaware; besides this, he owns a nice improved farm of 190 acres in Scioto Township.  He held the office of County Commissioner six years; was a member of the hat body in the county. (1)
None found.