Name: Charles Amory Rathbun
Given Name: Charles Amory
Birth: 27 Jul 1850 in Hopkinton, Middlesex, Ma
Death: 10 Feb 1917 in Butler, DeKalb, In
[Letter from Robert B. Rathbun, Feb.1999]:
Change Date: 13 Aug 2013 at 01:00:00
Charles was a salesman of shoes, store owner, rancher and railroad station manager. He lived in Chicago, Cook, ILlinois; Las Vegas, New Mexico; Hutchinson and Dodge City, Kansas; and Rowe, New Mexico.
He first worked for MacFarland relatives in a shoe store in Chicago. It is said he left Chicago after the fire and opened a shoe store in a tent in Las Vegas, New Mexico. He was a cattle rancher and shoe manufacturer in Las Vegas having land also in Range, New Mexico and Guadalupe County. He sold his interests in 1887. He left Las Vegas in 1899 and moved to Hutchinson, Kansas being a herdsman there. He had a livestock company, Alamo Livestock Company, in Ness City, Kansas which was sold on August 2, 1902. The family briefly settled in Dodge City where they separated. Carrie moved to Colorado Springs and finally Denver. Charles moved to Rowe, New Mexico working on the railroad.
Charles was buried on February 12, 1917 in Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton, Williams, Ohio with his parents. (Date of burial is taken from his death record) Gravemarker viewed by Robert B. Rathbun.
Birth information and marriage information are from the marriage record of Charles Amory Rathbun and Carrie Adams Dyer. Wallingford Rutland Vermont Clerk's Office, Wallingford, Vermont #5 W. Townsend, Clerk Attested: Henry Archibald Pastor, Baptist Church 17 June 1884. Also his birth is verified by a family list of birthdays made by Carrie Adams (Dyer) Rathbun in 1913 now in possession of Robert B. Rathbun.
Death records of Charles Amory Rathbun, Indiana State Board of Health #4365.
Carrie Adams Dyer b: 29 Jun 1867 in Wallingford, Rutland, Vt
17 Jun 1884
in Wallingford, Rutland, Vt
- Charles Amory Rathbun , Jr. b: 7 Aug 1885 in Las Vegas, San Miguel, Nm
- James Dyer Rathbun b: 12 Nov 1887 in Las Vegas, San Miguel, Nm
- William Sargent Rathbun b: 27 Oct 1889 in Las Vegas, San Miguel, Nm
- Henry Howe Rathbun , Sr. b: 12 May 1891 in Las Vegas, San Miguel, Nm
- Dorothy Rathbun b: 7 Nov 1892 in Las Vegas, San Miguel, Nm
- Marjorie Rathbun b: 19 Jan 1894 in Las Vegas, San Miguel, Nm
- Edward Colburn Rathbun b: 9 Nov 1900 in Hutchinson, Reno, Ks