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Notes for Charles Monroe Northup

The Family of Stephen Monroe Northup & Harriet Eliza Gilbert

From manuscript sent from Marie Fox to Charles W. Northup (year? Latest date on descendant out line is 1942):
Stephen M. Northup moved to Iowa in the spring of 1853 and settled in Jefferson County near Abingdon. He also lived in Keokuk and Wapello Counties.

1856 state census Polk, Jefferson, Iowa
Stephen Northup, age 37, b. Ohio, Farmer
Harret Northup, age 36, b. Ohio
Mary A., age 11, b. Ohio
Elisabet E, age 10, b. Ohio
Missouri C., age 8, b. Ohio
Daniel T., age 7, b. Ohio
Abram G., age 5, b. Ohio
Syrus W., age 3, b. Ohio
Rachel N, age 1, b. Ohio

Charles Northup born in August 1856 in Iowa

1860 census Lancaster Twp., Keokuk Co., IA July 31, 1860 page 1030
S.M. Northup, age 40, b. OH, farmer, $800 real estate and $600 personal estate
Harriet E., age 41, b. OH
Mary A., age 15, b. OH
Elizabeth E., age 14, b. OH
Missouri, age 12, b. OH
Daniel F., age 11, b. OH
Abram G., age 9, b. OH
Cyrus W., age 8, b. OH
Matilda, age 7, b. IA
Charles, age 5, b. IA
Nancy, age 2, b. IA
V.W. Darling, age 22, male, occupation Miller, b. Vermont
Cyrus is not listed as blind although according to family papers he became blinded at age 8 or 9.

1870 census Competine Twp, Wapello Co., IA page 104a
Stephen N. Northup, age 51, farmer
Harriett, age 50, b. OH
Missouri, age 23, b. OH
Daniel, age 21, b. OH, Huckster
Abraham, age 19, b. OH, farm laborer
Cyrus, age 17, b. OH, blind
Matilda, age 15, b. IA
Charles, age 13, b. IA, farm laborer
Nancy, age 12, b. IA
Emma, age10, b. IA
Rooks County, Kansas Marriage Records Book A, 1874-1891
Northup, Charles M McKendry, Sarah E 4 Feb 1879 27
Northup, Cyrus W Potts, Anna V 28 Feb 1882 136
Northup, Daniel T McKeudry, Lottie 12 Nov 1878 22

1880 census Ash Rock, Rooks Co., Kansas
Charles Northup, age 25, farmer, Iowa/--/--
Ellen, age 19, wife, keeping house, Indiana/Indiana/Indiana
Hattie, age 5 months, daughter, Kansas/Iowa/Indiana

Cemetery listing from Woodston, Rooks Co.Kansas that says
Northup, Charles N. hus of Ellen d. Oct, 17, 1883 27 y 1m 29da
Northup, Charles M. son of C.&E. d Dec 6 1887 3y 11m
The father died three or four months before the boy was born.