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Elihu Howard Kelton

Male 1897 - 1975  (78 years)


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  • Name Elihu Howard Kelton 
    Born 4 Jan 1897  Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Birth Record of Elihu Howard Kelton
    Birth Record of Elihu Howard Kelton
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1910  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military 17 Jul 1917 to 22 Oct 1919  [7, 8
    The following is recorded in the Delvey Reunion Records of 1918, "Elihu Howard Kelton, a Harvard sophomore, enlisted in May 1917 training until late in the fall at Long Island when he was sent to France to complete his training at aviation school, after he had qualified as Pilot. He was retrained at the school as an instructor for some time, as the airships were not yet completed. He did not receive his commission of 1st Lieut until May 1918. He was in the 185th Squadron, 1st Pursuit Group and was on the front until he was shot down and taken prisoner Oct 30th and was held for about six weeks when he escaped. Lieut. Kelton is the great grandson of Peter Delvey
    Elihu H. Kelton's Military Service
    Elihu H. Kelton's Military Service
    Harvardīs Military Record in the World War
    Census 1920  Hubbardston, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1929  Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Census 1940  Palmerton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Draft Registration 27 Apr 1942  Palmerton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    He registered for the draft 
    Age: 45 
    Address:
    244 Princeton Avenue 
    World War II Draft Registration of Elihu Howard Kelton
    World War II Draft Registration of Elihu Howard Kelton
    SSN 161-05-5432  [5
    Died 11 Sep 1975  Palmerton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Buried Towamensing Cemetery, Palmerton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I355  Delvee Family
    Last Modified 29 Mar 2016 

    Father George Howard Kelton,   b. 20 Sep 1861, Hubbardston, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1941, Bedford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ruth Sarah Coolidge,   b. 07 Apr 1873, Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jun 1941, Bedford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 21 Mar 1893  Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 12
    Marriage Record of Ruth S Coolidge and George H Kelton
    Marriage Record of Ruth S Coolidge and George H Kelton
    Family ID F176  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Charlotte Frances Taylor,   b. 8 Sep 1902, Brockton, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1993, Hudson, St. Croix County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 11 Apr 1925  Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 13
    • The date of marriage to Charlotte Taylor is the legal, but? secret" marriage. They were publicly "married" in June of that year.
    Groom Card for Elihu Howard Kelton who married Charlotte Frances Taylor
    Groom Card for Elihu Howard Kelton who married Charlotte Frances Taylor
    Children 
     1. Richard Taylor Kelton,   b. 19 Dec 1926, Palmerton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 2005, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [Birth]
     2. Charlotte Coolidge Kelton,   b. 12 Mar 1929, Palmerton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1993, Stillwater, Washington County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Jan 1897 - Waltham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his parents. - 1900 - Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his parents. - 1910 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his parents. - 1920 - Hubbardston, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Apr 1925 - Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - He is listed as a farmer. - 1929 - Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He is listed as a Research Investigator - 1940 - Palmerton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDraft Registration - He registered for the draft - 27 Apr 1942 - Palmerton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Sep 1975 - Palmerton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Towamensing Cemetery, Palmerton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S386] Ruth, Mary. Descendants of Susan Carter Delvy, (Stoney Creek, North Carolina: manuscript, 2002).

    2. [S572] Find a Grave web site, (Provo, Utah: Find A Grave, Inc.).
      Find A Grave Memorial# 119476526

    3. [S997] U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010).
      Draft Registration of Elihu Howard Kelton

    4. [S801] Massachusetts, Birth Records, 1840-1915 , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Birth Record of Elihu Howard Kelton

    5. [S83] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Benefit Records (SSDI), (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011).

    6. [S504] 1900 U.S. Federal Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004).
      Year: 1900; Census Place: Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Roll: 669; Page: 17B; Enumeration District: 1026; FHL microfilm: 1240669

    7. [S388] Delvee Historian. Delvee Family Records 1887 - 1988, (Warwick, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1988).

    8. [S1016] U.S., Adjutant General Military Records, 1631-1976, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).

    9. [S499] 1920 U.S. Federal Census - Massachusetts, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010).
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Hubbardston, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_746; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 91; Image: 976

    10. [S846] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Fitchburg, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1929

    11. [S1017] 1940 U.S. Federal Census - Pennsylvania, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012).
      Year: 1940; Census Place: Palmerton, Carbon, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3461; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 13-47

    12. [S827] Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Marriage Record of Ruth S Coolidge and George H Kelton

    13. [S693] Vermont Marriage Records, 1909-2008, Vermont Department of Health, (Ancestory.com ).
      Groom Card for Elihu Howard Kelton who married Charlotte Frances Taylor