My grandfather's old Bible says on the flyleaf" From Howard Reynolds, to Wesley Muget, Christmas, 1887" Inside, in the family record are: W. B. Mudgett was borned Nov 4, 1876 in Waukesha Co. Wisconsin.
Ruth Allison was born April 18, 1881, Floyd Co., Iowa.
Thomas A. Moulton born Dec. 16, 1852, Ohio Co., Indiana.
Henry Franklin Mudgett was born July 28, 1901, in the township of MapleWood Otter Tail Co., Minn.
Harvey Joseph Mudgett was born May 28, 1903 in the Township of MapleWood Otter Tail Co. Minn.
John Thomas Mudgett was born February, 9, 1905 in Maplewood Township, Otter Tail Co., Minn.
Grace Anna Moulton born Oct. 8, 1915, in Orwell TP. Otter Tail Co., Minn.
Deaths: W. B. Mudgett Died in Maple Wood Township Otter Tail Co. Minn. Sept. 23, 1905.
Marriages:In the town of Maple Wood, Otter Tail Co. Minn. W. B. Mudgett and Ruth Allison was married August 12, 1900.
In the City of Fergus Falls, Minn. Dec. 12, 1906, Mr. Thos Moulton and Ruth Mudgett was united in Marriage.
Clippings pasted into the covers are: An obituary for Mrs. J. H. Allison (Ruth Mudgett Moulton's mother), Mrs. Thomas Moulton, (the first wife of Thomas Moulton, Lizzie Sellick Dudley). and Mr. A. V. Sargent, of Fonda, Pocohantas Co., Iowa. (Mr. Moulton's step-father)
Wesley Mudgett's parents were Benjamin Franklin Mudgett b. 14 March 1857, and d. 7 March 1889. (Birthplace unknown, but death in Otter Tail Co., Mn.) and Adeline Hotelling, b. about May, 1858, and died in Fulton Co., Illinois, buried in Canton. Name at death, Adeline Gore. Her parents were Joseph Hotelling and Malinda Aldrich, who were married 1 Jan. 1852 in Columbia, Co., Wisc. Malinda died 21 Oct. 1904, Otter Tail Co., Mn. She was Mrs. Benona Grant then. What happened to Joseph Hotelling, her first husband?
Joseph Hotelling and Malinda Aldrich were my G-great grandparents.
Thankyou for any help. Elaine Mudgett