Charles Nelson Maitland Sr. (4-14-1856 in Watertown, Jefferson Co, NY to 2-13-1945 in Norton, Muskegon Co., MI at 3:30pm) and Comfort E. Collins/Meyers (3-5-1862 in Kokomo, Howard Co., Indiana to 7-11-1926 in Rose Lake, MI of sugar diabetes) Married: 12-25-1879 in LeRoy, Osceola Co., MI
Children: William O. (married Clara Bristol Miller) (6-18-1881), John E. (3-1883), James W. (3-3-1884 to 12-21-1946), Orilla “Ora”(2-1887), Melvin H. (7-13-1889), Hazel (5-30-1891), Radine E. (9-23-1893), Charles Nelson (9-3-1895), Franklin (7-27-1897 to 1972), Coy T. (5-30-1900 to 8-2-1987), Malcolm Vern (7-18-1902 to 4-1964), Harold A. (4-8-1910 to 1-31-1976)
Parents: William Henry Maitland (12-18-1823 in Brownville, Jefferson Co., NY to 4-7-1874 in Sherman, Osceola Co., MI) (Civil War Veteran) and Sarah A. Nelson (about 1828 in NY to after 7-5-1888 in Osceola Co., MI) Married: about 1845 in DeKalb, St. Lawrence Co., NY
Children: Mary (1846), John Wesley (11-28-1848 in DeKalb, St. Lawrence Co., NY to 1931 in Vancouver, BC, Canada), Emma (m. Charles Bignall) (1851), Franklin (5-1854 to 1903), Charles Nelson (4-14-1856), Fanny (died young?), Ella A. (1862), Lois (1864)
They moved from Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY to Sherman, Osceola Co., MI when Charles Nelson Maitland Sr. was twelve years old.
Grandparents: William Maitland (10-26-1791 in Ireland to 8-4-1851 in Henderson, Jefferson Co, NY) (Buried in Carpenter Cemetery in Henderson, NY) and Lois Sherman (c.1804 in NY to after 1880 in Henderson, NY)
Children: William Henry (12-18-1823), Libbeus (c.1824), Robert (2-9-1826 d. before 3-27-1906), Roxy Jane (m. William Dunn) (c.1828), Roxa (c.1828), Fidelia (Parker) (1-1830)
Death Certificate of Charles Nelson Maitland Sr. of LeRoy, Michigan, who died in Norton, Muskegon Co., MI on 2250 Henry Street.
Death Certificate of Comfort E. Maitland, who died in Rose Lake, MI on July 11, 1926 at the age of 64 years 4 months and 6 days.
Town Meeting, Book One, 1806-1845 (of Dekalb, New York), pp. 298, 311, 321, 332, 359.
According to Jerry Muril Maitland, his grandfather Maitland (Charles Nelson Maitland Sr.) has Native American in his background but would never talk about it.
From Book 1 of the Town of Dekalb records, William Maitland was an overseer of Highways in the town in 1838 and 1840 (pgs. 321, 332, 359). On page 359, Benoni Sherman, William Maitland’s brother-in-law was also an overseer of Highways in Dekalb, NY.
William Maitland swore to uphold the constitution of the United States in Dekalb, NY on March 13, 1838.
William Maitland shows up on the passenger list of those who came to New York City, NY on the ship Alexander. They arrived to New
York City from Londonderry, North Ireland on December 21, 1811. Is he the same person as William Maitland of Dekalb, NY who was Ireland born?
P. 298 William Maitland elected Overseerer of Highways for district #32 in the town of De Kalb March 1837.
P. 311 William Maitland elected Overseerer of Highways for district #35 in the town of De Kalb March 1838.
P. 321 William Maitland elected Overseerer of Highways for district #35 in the town of De Kalb March 1839.
P. 332 William Maitland elected Overseerer of Highways for district #35 in the town of De Kalb Feb 18, 1840.
also P. 332 Asa I. Sherman's sheep mark is the end of the right ear cutoff and a happenny in the forward side of said right ear and the leftear slit.
Recorded October 31, 1840 P. 359 William Maitland elected Overseerer of Highways for district #39 in the town of De Kalb February 1843.
The reference from page 44 in the De Kalb town meeting book refers to Asa Sherman being drawn as a juror in a trial to abandon a town road.
The action took place June 3, 1846.
Complete Record, Relating to Officers, Soldiers, and Seaman Composing to the Quotas of the Troops Furnished to the United States. Town of Henderson, County of Jefferson, State of New York. As Required by Chapter 690, of the Laws of 1865.
John Wesley Maitland Residence: Henderson, NY Birth: November 28, 1850 in Dekalb, NY Rank: Private Present: 186 B Infantry Enlisted: E August 20, 1864 M Sept. 5, 1864 3 yr. in Henderson, NYRace: WhiteBounty: 1000SingleParents: William H. Maitland and SarahFarmerPromotions, Resignations, Discharges, Deaths, & c, with dates, causes & c.: In Battle Hatchers Run Oct 27, 1864
William Henry Maitland Residence: Henderson, NY Birth: December 18, 1823 in Brownville, NY Rank: Corp. Present: 10th Art E Enlisted: E Aug. 25, 1862 M. Sept. 11, 1863 3 yr. in Henderson, NY Race: White Bounty: 100 Married Parents: William Maitland and Louis FarmerPromotions, Resignations, Discharges, Deaths, & c, with dates, causes & c.:In Battle in Front of Petersburgh Jun 15th. and July 30th., 1864. Wounded while on Pickett in the neck by Mini Ball.
Robert Maitland Residence: Henderson, NY Birth: February 9, 1825 in Hammond, NY Rank: Private Present: 10th Art E Enlisted: E. Aug. 25, 1862 M. Sept. 11, 1862 3 yr. in Henderson, NY Race: White Bounty: 100 Married Parents: William Maitland and Louis Farmer Promotions, Resignations, Discharges, Deaths, & c, with dates, causes & c: In Battle in Front of Petersburgh June 15th., 1864; July 30th., 1864.