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1860 Elihu Gorton & Susan M. Young Wedding Victorian Calling Card


Printed in ornate script on card: "Mr. and Mrs. Elihu Gorton" and wife's name "Susan M. Young" is printed in the lower corner. This is a wedding card. It was found in Brimfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts. 

Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Elihu Gorton 1834-1907 born in Rhode Island to Benjamin Gorton 1805–1865 and Hannah Reynolds Gorton born 1806.
His Siblings
Albert Gorton born 1829
Samuel Potter Gorton 1831–1897
Phebe Gorton born 1835
Reynolds Gorton born 1842

1st Wife: Susan M. Young Dorton 1833-1896
2nd wife: Nellie S. Gorton 1852-1922 (Ellen Sophronia Spear Pomroy daughter of Elijah Pomroy and Mary B. Dickman Pomroy. She later married George Cutting Willard in 1915, and died in 1922 her nickname may have been Nellie)

Elihu Gorton in the 1870 United States Federal Census
Age in 1870: 39
Birth Year: abt 1831
Birthplace: Rhode Island
Home in 1870: Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island
Post Office: Centreville
Household Age Birthplace
Elihu Gorton 39 laborer
Susan M Gorton 37 keeps house
Sarah Blackmar 39 works cotton mill
Susan M Blackmar 9
Angy Simmons 20 works cotton mill
Franky V Simmons 10/12

Elihu Gorton in the Rhode Island, State Censuses, 1865-1935
Name: Elihu Gorton
Birth Date: abt 1832
Birth Place: Coventry
Age: 43
Enumeration Year: 1875
County: Providence
Household Age Birthplace
Elihu Gorton 43
Susan M Gorton 42
Frankie Simmons 6 grandson

Elihu Gorton in the 1880 United States Federal Census
Age: 47
Birth Date: Abt 1833
Birthplace: Rhode Island
Home in 1880: Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Susan M. Gorton
Father's Birthplace: Rhode Island
Mother's Birthplace: Rhode Island
Occupation: Works On R.R. Railroad
Household Age
Elihu Gorton 47
Susan M. Gorton 47
Frank N. Simmons 10 grandson, at school

Elihu Gorton in the Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915
Birth Year: abt 1834
Birth Place: Rhode Island
Marriage Date: 1 Feb 1897
Marriage Place: Wrentham, Massachusetts, USA
Age at Marriage: 63
Father: Benjamin
Mother: Hannah Raynolds
Spouse: Ellen Sophronia Spear Pomroy
Spouse Birth Place: Mendon
Spouse Age at Marriage: 44
Spouse Father: Elijah
Spouse Mother: Mary Heuries

It is unusual to have the wife's maiden name printed on a card, a great clue. This beautiful old piece will be sent in a new clean archival rigid sleeve for your collection. This was a personal calling card for Elihu and Susan Young, and is one of a kind. We feel it was printed for their 1860 wedding.

Size: 2 x 3.5 inches
Debra Clifford Ancestorville Genealogy       Note: Hello from ~debra. I have spent years collecting over 10,000 ID’d lost family photos & paper from US flea markets & antique shops. I do the best gen research I can, but am always open to corrections. This is an original antique item, not a reprint. A new high quality rigid sleeve is included for extra protection, especially during shipping. You may buy a piece alone, or large intimate 300 dpi scans of the front and back sent immediately via email, or both. Please search carefully, as they are often found together and many may be related. I also invite you to join me at Ancestorville Genealogy on facebook. Thank you, enjoy! ~Debra Clifford (contact info on top bar)

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