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Solomon M Washburn1,2      husband of 2nd cousin 4xR
b. August 1842, d. 18 May 1931, #7396
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Father   Alvin Washburn3 b. circa 1796, d. 18 September 1881
Mother   Clarissa Anna Holden3 b. 21 January 1805, d. 15 July 1884

Birth August 1842 Solomon M was born in August 1842 at likely in, Livingston county, New York.4,2

Birth 4 August 1845 Solomon M was born on 4 August 1845 at Springwater, Livingston county, New York. Melinda Jax  gives his birth date as 4 Aug 1845. But the information that Solomon gives on the 1900 census is that he was born in 1842.

 
Cen1850 1850 Solomon M Washburn appears on the 1850 census of Springwater, Livingston county, New York with his father Alvin Washburn.   Alvin and son Alvin are living with their families in one household.
Alvin, the elder is 54
Anna, his wife is 48
Chester 20
Horace 18
Aliza 15 (female)
Valentine 12 (male)
Elisha 9 (male)
Solomon 7
Pell (male) 4
Alvin Jr is 23
Jane his wife is 20 and their son
Cleat is 1.4

CEN1860 21 June 1860 Solomon M Washburn appears on the 1860 census with his parents, Alvin Washburn and Clarissa Anna Holden taken on 21 June 1860 in Springwater township, Livingston county, New York, Alvin is a 60 year old farmer, born in New York. Wife is Clarrinda N, who is 55 years old, born in New York. Children are:
Amma Ann 23
Henry V 22, farm laborer
Elisha G 19, farm laborer, attended school in the last year
Solomon 15, Farm laborer, attended school in the last year
Tell T 13, did NOT attend school in the last year.
They also have one hired hand, born in Germany, Charles Goodfrey, 17.5

Marriage circa 1861 Solomon M Washburn married Sarah (?) circa 1861. On the 1900 census he says that he was first married when 19 years old.6,2

Cen1880 29 June 1880 Solomon M Washburn shows on the 1880 census for Springwater, Livingston county, New York taken 29 June 1880. Solomon is a 35 year old widower. He has four children: Burt 11 (who may appear as Arthur on the 1870 census); Bertha 8; Tovin or Alvin 5 and Eugene 3. His housekeeper is Eunice Horton 29. Eunice has a daughter Eunice who is 2 years old.7

Marriage 30 March 1881 Solomon M Washburn, 38 years old, married Martha Havens, who was 19 years old, daughter of Joseph B Havens III and Ruth Tate, 30 March 1881 in New York. Lorraine Healton says that they had at least 4 girls and 1 boy. On the 1900 census they have 7 children and Martha says that she has had seven children and all are living.8,1,9

Cen1900 20 June 1900 Solomon M Washburn shows on the 1900 U.S. census in Springwater, Livingston county, New York. Solomon is a 57 year old farmer, born in New York in Aug of 1842. Martha is his wife, born May of 1861 in New York. She is 39. She has had 7 children and all 7 are living in the household at this census. They were first married when Martha was 19.

Altha C 18
Rachel B 16
Harley 14
May L 12
Harrison W 10
Orpha 7 and
Ruth S 5.2

Cen1910 27 April 1910 Solomon M Washburn and Martha Havens show on the U.S. Census for 1910 at Springwater, Livingston county, New York Solomon appears as Solmon. He is a 65 year old fruit farmer. This is his second marriage and Martha's first. She is listed as "Havens" Washburn. She is 45 years old, has had 7 children 6 of whom are living. Children still at home are:
Rachel 24, working out as a housekeeper
LaVerne 19 (must be the child that shows as Harrison on the 1900 census) 19 years old, working as farm labor.
Orpha 17, working out as a housekeeper.10

1917 In the 1917 Agricultural Index for Livingston county, Solomon and Martha are listed as "berry growers", living on Rte #4 in Springwater, with a Naples Post Office. They have 8 acres under cultivation.11

Cen1920 26 Jan 1920 Solomon M Washburn and Martha Havens show on the 1920 U.S. census on Feather street,in  Springwater, Livingston county, New York.  Census was done on 26 January 1920. Solomon and Martha are living alone but very close to son LaVern. Solomon is 73 years old and Martha is 55. Actually, if the birth date that Solomon gave in 1900 is correct and he is the Solomon that shows on the 1850 census as 7 years old then he is likely 78 years old!!!!!!12

Cen 1930 1930 Solomon M Washburn shows on the 1930 census, in 360 West Street, Bath Village, Steuben county, New York, in the household of Charles R Towner and Rachel B Washburn.  Charles is a pumper in the water works. He is 47 years old, first married when 28 years old. They rent a house @ $15 per month. Rachel B is 45. Charles L, who appeared as Leo C. on the 1920 census is 16 and Rachael R, who appeared as Ruth R on the 1920 census is 13. Solomon Washburn, the father of Rachel, the wife, is 85 years old. If his birthday is correct on the 1900 census then he should be about 87 years old.13
Death 18 May 1931 Solomon M died on 18 May 1931 at Naples,  Ontario county,  New York at age 88. The date, other than the year, is supplied by Melissa Jax with no documentation.14

Burial Solomon was buried at Roseridge cemetery in  Naples, New York. Section A lot 007.14,11 

Family 1 Sarah Butler    b. circa 1847, d. between 1877 and 1880
Children  1. Arthur A Washburn b. c 18696
  2. Bertha Washburn b. c 187215
  3. Alvin Washburn b. 1875
  4. Eugene Washburn b. 1877

Family 2  Martha Havens  b. 15 May 1861, d. 23 September 1924
Children  1. Altha C Washburn b. Jan 18822
  2. Rachel B Washburn+ b. Sep 1883, d. 19562
  3. Harley Solomon Washburn b. 25 Sep 1885, d. a 19302
  4. May L Washburn b. Oct 18872
  5. Harrison L Washburn+ b. 22 Feb 1890, d. 11 Jun 19862
  6. Orpha Washburn+ b. Jul 18921
  7. Ruth S Washburn b. Jun 18942

Citations
  1. [S1235] Letter, Cris Cansdale Sr. To unknown recipient, 18 Aug 1997, This source give name only..
  2. [S1308]  US 1900 census Springwater, Livingston county, New York, ED 18, p 157A, line 22, res 174,fam 176..
  3. [S1308] US 1850 census Springwater, Livingston county, NY, p254, res 384, fam 392.
  4. [S1308]  US 1850 census Springwater, Livingston county, New York, res 384, fam 392, page 254..
  5. [S1308] , 1860 US census, SpringWater, Livingston county, New York, Page 14.
  6. [S1308] US 1870 census, Richmond, Ontario county, New York, p 378, line 33, res 102 fam 109.
  7. [S1308]  US 1880 census Springwater, Livingston co. NY.
  8. [S183] "Email, no hard copy" , Robin Floyd using data from Lorraine Healton Oct 2004.
  9. [S1308] Download, http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jmf2&id=I24097 e-mail address.
  10. [S1308] Download, 1910 US census, page 101B, Springwater, Livingston county, New York..
  11. [S183] "Email, no hard copy" , Descendants of Solomon Washburn FGS provided by Mike Schroeder, February 2005. Some information from Lorraine Healton..
  12. [S1308] , 1920 US census ED 64, page 7a, res 137, fam 139.
  13. [S183] "Email, no hard copy" , Mike Schroeder citing US 1930 census Bath, Steuben co. NY; ED 5, page 48, sheet 8A, line 24 res 219 fam231.
  14. [S183] "Email, no hard copy" , Mike Schroeder citing http://www.rootsweb.com/~nyontari/roseridgecempart3.htm.
  15. [S1308]  US 1880 census Springwater, Livingston county, New York, .

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