A German Hill Family
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Name: William Patrick MULHERON
Birth: 14 MAR 1830 in Ontario, Canada
Death: 6 FEB 1920 in Newberg, Yamhill, Oregon
Note: Rev. Fred Carter Officiating
Burial: 8 FEB 1920 Friends Cemetery, Newberg, Yamhill County, Oregon
Note: Roseland Section, Block 23, Lot 5
Occupation: Baker, Nursery Owner, Salesman, Barber, Minister (PDX Gospel Mi ssion)
1830's - Born in Canada West (Ontario).
1840 - Canada West
1850 - Canada West
1852 - Married, Canada West
1855 - Toronto, Canada (Oldest daughter, Mollie born). Worked a s baker.
1857 - Toronto, Canada (Oldest son, Lawerence born)
1860 - Canada West - Joined Wesleyan Methodist Church
1862 - Canada West (Daughter Sarah born)
1865 - Emigrated to Geneva, Ontario County, New York with wife a nd 4 children.
Evangelical Methodist Church. Family me mbers, possibly including his father, lived
Ontario County . Son, Lawrence, reported in 1900 Census that family entered U. S.
1864. Engaged in the nursery business.
1870 - Living in Seneca, Ontario County, New York (US Census) . Believe that
sister-in-law and nephew are living in Canandaig na, Ontario County, New York.
1870 - Daughter Elizabeth born in Canada West (1880 US Census ) - Elizabeth's
of 1873 found in 1895 Iowa State Cens us is believed to be wrong.
1871 - Moved to Clinton County, Iowa. Established a nursery bus iness.
1873 - Son Frank reportedly born in Iowa (Likely Clinton County) .
1875 - Oldest daughter, Molly, married in Clinton County in Janu ary.
1875 - Moved from Clinton County to Crawford County, Iowa. Enga ged in nursery
farming and operation of restaraunt i n Charter Oak.
1875 - Mollie's 1st child (Wm Leslie Hill) born: Denison, Crawf ord County,
1876 - First identified land purchase in Crawford County, Iowa . Earlier purchases
likely since identified land sales ar e greater than identified land purchases.
John Mulheron ( father) had substanital land holdings in the County including a n
inheritence from Charles Mulheron (relationship presently unkn own) of 240 acres in
Charles Mulheron acquired patient de ads on the 240 acres from the U.S. Government
1860. Charle s also owned land in Carroll County and other unidentified Iow a
See Crawford County probate records Book 1, pages 1 87-190, and Book B, pages 339+.
21 November 1878 - Filed Declaration of Intention (naturalizatio n) in Crawford
Iowa. Gave his place of birth as Canada . (FHL #1516247)
1880 - Hanover Township, Crawford County, Iowa (Census).
Time Period Unknown - Served as Post Master, Ricketts, Crawfor d County, Iowa.
1881 - Sold or gave two land holdings totalling 160 acres to so n Lawrence
30 October 1884 - Naturalized Citizen, Crawford County Distric t Court, Iowa.
his birth place as Canada.
1885 - Sold two land holdings totalling 120 acres. These are be lieved to be the
farm holdings in the county. The State Ce nsus reported Wm, Margaret, Lizzy and
living in Charter Oa k Town, Charter Oak Township, Crawford County. The family
their religion as Methodist.
1890 - Charter Oak, Crawford County, Iowa (Census).
1890 - Signatory to petition to District Court of Crawford Count y for
Charter Oak, Iowa.
1891 - Incorporation of Charter Oak. William P, Mulheron was fi rst Mayor.
1890's - Charter Oak Restaraunt was kept by W.P. Mulheron who se rved good
meals and kept
a fine stock of confectionary, temperan ce drinks, and all kinds of fruits and
1895 - Charter Oak, Crawford County, Iowa (State Census).
1899 - Post Office was established at Ricketts, Crawford County , Iowa on December
1899. The first Post Master was William P . Mulheron, appointed December 14, 1899.
1900 - Charter Oak, Crawford County, Iowa (Census).
1900 - Resigned Position of Post Master prior to June 27, 1900.
1901 - Moved to Portland, Oregon in July with wife and younges t daughter and
1903 - Pastor, Evangelist Mission. Living at 344 11th, Portland , Oregon.
1904 - Salesman. Living at 344 11th, Portland, Oregon.
1906 - Employed as travel agent. Living at 344 11th, Portland , Oregon.
1909 - Living at 1201 Missouri Avenue, Portland, Oregon.
1910 - Living in his home at 1201 Missouri Avenue, Portland, Ore gon. Worked in
as traveling salesman of nursery stock . Frank Mulheron living with family and
bookkeeper f or a creamery.
1911 - No listing in Portland.
1912 - Margaret Burne Mulheron dies in Yamhill County, Oregon.
1915 - Living with Mollie (daughter), John L. Hill, Arthur Hil l and Roy Hill at
Vancouver, Portland, Oregon.
1920 - US Census: Living with Hans and Sarah (Mulheron) Paulse n at 509 College
Newberg, Oregon, ED 442, p. 15A.
1920 - Wm Patrick Mulheron dies in Newberg, Yamhill County, Oreg on. Residence was
recorded as 509 South College (Home of son-in -law, Hans Paulsen).
Change Date: 16 NOV 2002
Father: John MULHERON b: ABT 1805 in England
Mother: Ellen PATTON b: ABT 1805 in Scotland / England
Marriage 1 Margaret Sarah BURNE b: JUL 1834 in Ontario, Canada
Married: ABT 1852 in Ontario, Canada
1. (Embedded image moved to file: pic19169.gif)Has ChildrenMary Margaret (Mollie)
b: 15 MAY 1855 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2. (Embedded image moved to file: pic15724.gif)Has ChildrenLawerence MULHERON b: 21
in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
3. (Embedded image moved to file: pic11478.gif)Has ChildrenEllen L. MULHERON b: 1859
4. (Embedded image moved to file: pic29358.gif)Has ChildrenSarah Ann MULHERON b: 7 JUL
in Ontario, Canada
5. (Embedded image moved to file: pic26962.gif)Has No ChildrenElizabeth (Celia)
MAR 1870 in Geneva, Ontario, New York
6. (Embedded image moved to file: pic24464.gif)Has ChildrenFrancis (Frank) J. MULHERON
1873 in Iowa