Isaac Moulton
Woodford County, Illinois
source: Past and Present of Woodford County, Illinois 1878, pg 640-41
Transcribed by Dena Whitesell

Tax-Payers of Woodford County: Cazenovia Township

Farmer; P.O. Washburn; Liberal; Democrat; owns 120 acres of land, valued at $3,000; born June 26, 1825, in Indiana, near Rising Sun; married Mary J. Hattan Aug. 20, 1849; she was born April 11, 1829; had eleven children, two of whom have died - Elizabeth, born June 29, 1850, died in six weeks after birth by a stroke of lightening; Sophia, born Aug. 6, 1851; Mary Ellen, born Nov. 27, 1853; William, born March 30, 1856; Vienna, born Jan. 27, 1858, died when 9 months old; Jeremiah, born Sept. 13, 1859; John, born April 1, 1862; Anna, born May 5, 1864.  Mr M. came here before the Black Hawk war; he was 7 years old at the time of that event; he has heard his mother tell of an Indian battle that happened near where the Richland school house now stands; he remembers seeing the troops as they passed through Pleasant Grove.  Mr. M. has been a great hunter, and generally killed from twenty-five to forty deer every Winter until about fifteen years ago; he says that the last deer that he killed was eight years ago, in Isaiah Jones' field.


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