Biography of Charles J. Moses
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Moses, Charles J., was born in Petersburgh, June 28, 1834. He is a son of Dr. Hiram and Abeline (Worthington) Moses. Hiram was a son of Thomas, a native of Norfolk, Conn. Dr. Hiram was a graduate of Yale and afterwards took a course in medicine at Castleton. Vt. In 1825 he practiced medicine with his brother at Hoosick Falls. One year later he moved to Petersbugh, where he spent the remainder of his days. He married Abeline Worthington, and their children are Dr. Hiram, Aaron, Thomas, Charles J., Albert A. and Solon. Charles J. had a common school education, and when about twenty years of age he went West and spent five years on the lakes and in Western States. He then enlisted in the sloop of war Hartford and visited China, Japan and other foreign countries. He, was mustered out in December. 1861, since which time he as followed farming and the hotel business. May 1, 1863, he married Mary Etta Hewitt, and their children are Jennie, Solon and Frank. His wife died April 30, 1891. Later he married Mary daughter of George Perdiger of Poestenkill, N. Y. Aaron Worthington married Abigail Ross, and their children are Sardinia, Sallie, Pauline, John, Abeline, Aaron F., David R., William C., Ambrose and Winfield S. Thomas Moses married Abigail (Brown) Moses, and their children are Solomon, Thomas J., Ralph, Benjamin, Hiram, Betsey, Julia, Eunice, Abigail and Ruth.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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