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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Henrietta Padden , 6 South 44 West


Henrietta Wilson is 13 in 1850, Licking County, Ohio, with Daniel Wilson 40 and Susan 36 (O'Bannon) Wilson. Rufus is 10, Welton 7, Jennett 4, and Ceed 1.

One post "Mely Padden was born on March 16, 1827, in Stockton, New York."
Mely is in the Chickasaw County, Iowa census in 1856, 29, farming, married. The next houshold is Martin Henchy, 30 Ireland and his family. Then comes "Wetta" Padden 27 born in New York and I. M. Padden 4, OHio
In 1860 Chickasaw County, Iowa, Mely Padden is 32, Henriette 23, with Julia 9.

One Chickasaw County history says "Mely Padden came with his wife to Fredericksburg the spring of 1855. He opened a small farm one-half mile south of town, now embraced in the Grover estate farm. He left here in 1863 going to Michigan. "


In 1870 Allegan County, Michigan, Mely Padden is 43, Henrietta 36, Julia 18, and Hannah 5.
St. Mary's Cemetery, Wright Township, Ottawa County, Michigan has " Hines-Padden, Julia No Dates
Hines-Padden, Kathryne No Dates
Hines-Padden, Mary No Dates
Hines-Padden, Michael, Jr. No Dates
Hines-Padden, Michael, Sr. No Dates"

"The Federal Census of 1860 reported a Hines family in Banks Twp., Carbon County, PA. Michael 30 from Ireland, 'Mrs.' 26 from Ireland, children Julia 5, Thomas 3 and John 1 all born in PA. Mrs. Hines is Kathryne Padden. By 1870 they were in Wright Twp, Ottawa Co., MI. Other Paddens in the county were James 36 in 1860 from Pennforest Twp with his wife Ann 32, a James Padden 30 in 1860 in Banks Twp., Dominick 22 and Francis(female)21 in Mauch Chunk Borough, Banks Twp. " "

In 1875 McPherson County, Kansas, Mely Padden is 49, Henrietta 41 born in Ohio, with Dora 9, Michigan and Ira 11.
In 1880 McPherson County, Mely is 53, born in New York, Henrietta 47, Ohio, with Dora 14 Michigan, and Ira adopted 14, Ohio. Henrietta cash-claimed 156 acres in 30, 6S 44W in 1891. Henrietta M. Padden 1834-1900 is buried in Nodaway County, Missouri, # 86852826, wife of Mely Padden 1827-1911.

Mely Padden, born March 16, 1827 in New York to Robert Padden of Vermont, died April 7, 1911 in Nodaway County, informant Dora Clayton., to be buried in Oak Hill.
Dora, born June 20, 1865 in Kalamazoo Michigan, died August 6, 1938 in Nodaway County, widowed. Informant was Ralph Clayton of Casper Wyoming.
Her husband, Thomas Jefferson Clayton, 1854-1937, was to be buried in Nodaway County.

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