COROLINE “CAROLYN” “CORA” (MARBLE) CLEVELAND

Coroline “Carolyn” “Cora” (Marble) Cleveland gravestone
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B. March 5, 1849 in Avon Township, Lake County, IL
D. January 15, 1927 in Long Lake, Lake County, IL
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  • Father: Solomon Marble born February 20, 1796 in New York son of Ephraim Marble (1767-1825) and Anna (Dunham) Marble (1769-1832); married four times, first two unknown; (3) married Mary who died August 3, 1845 at Waukegan; (4) married Catherine Bingama Converse in 1845; Solomon died March 12, 1879 in Waukegan, Lake County, IL (See section pertaining to Solomon Marble buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Mother: Catherine Bingama (Converse) Marble born August 1, 1813 in Vermont dauther of James Augustus Converse (1777-1833) and Lucinda (Smith) Converse (1790-1828); Catherine died May 18, 1883 in Avon Township, Lake County, IL (See section pertaining to Catherine Bingama (Converse) Marble buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Husband: Erastus Tyler Cleveland born August 26, 1844 in Austerlitz, Columbia County, NY son of John Milton Cleveland (1804-1881) and Mary Ann (Tyler) Cleveland (1818-1902); Civil War Veteran, Private; married Caroline Marble on November 26, 1867 in Avon Township, Lake County, IL; Erastus died March 25, 1926 in Lake Villa, Lake County, IL (See section pertaining to Erastus Tyler Cleveland buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Children:
    1. John Solomon Cleveland born January 20, 1870 in Avon Township, Lake County, IL; married Mabel Frances Hennessy (1877-1956) on November 19, 1919 in Chicago, Cook County, IL daughter of Francis P. Hennessy and Harriet (Crowley) Hennessy; John died January 5, 1937 in Avon Township, Lake County, IL (See section pertaining to John Solomon Cleveland buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
    2. Catherine Converse “Kate” Cleveland born February 24, 1875 in Avon Township, Lake County, IL; Catherine died May 1, 1941 in Waukegan, Lake County, IL (See section pertaining to Catherine Converse “Kate” Cleveland buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
    3. Mary A. Cleveland
  • Step Siblings:
    • Alice (Marble) Granger; married Gilbert Granger on June 20, 1838 in Cuyahoga County, OH; Alice died August 7, 1847 in Waukegan, Lake County, IL
    • Cynthia (Marble) Wilson born about 1829 in New York; married Lorenzo Wilson on January 28, 1845 in Lake County, IL; Cynthia died before 1878; According to the 1850 U.S. Census: Cynthia and her child, Lorenzo A. Wilson, age 1, was living with her sister, Sabrina Brown in the Town of Goodale, Lake County, IL
    • Sabrina (Marble) Brown born March 13, 1830 in Willoughby, Lake County, OH; married as his first wife James B. Brown (1824-1910) on December 16, 1847 in Lake County, IL son of William Brown and Sarah “Sally” (Boutwell) Brown (1792-1877); Sabrina died November 11, 1895 in Grayslake, Lake County, IL; James married (2) Lucinda L. Pearce on May 18, 1896 in Lake County, IL; Sabrina and James are buried in Grant Cemetery, Ingleside, Lake County, IL; According to “An American Family, Botsford-Marble Ancestral Lines,” compiled by Otis Marble Botsford of Winona, Minnesota by Donald Lines Jacobus. New Haven, Connecticut. 1933, pag 117:

      “Sabina, who m. in Lake County, Ill., 16 Dec. 1847, James B. Brown and in 1878 was the only child living who had come from Ohio with Solomon.”

  • Siblings:
    • Converse Marble born November 2, 1847 in Avon Township, Lake County, IL; married Arabella King (1849-1938) on October 3, 1870 in Sheboygan Falls, Sheboygan County, WI, daughter of Chauncy Kine (1809-1871) and Hanna (Marble) King (1819-1903) and a granddaughter of Levi Marble; Converse died December 22, 1926 in Sheboygan County, WI; Converse and Arabella are buried in Sheboygan Falls Cemetery, Sheboygan Falls, Sheboygan County, WI; According to the Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan WI) Wednesday, December 22, 1926, page 13:

“RECENT STROKE
BRINGS DEATH TO
FALLS RESIDENT

   Sheboygan Falls. – Converse Marble, 79, died at 7:15 a. m. today as the result of a stroke which he received a week ago.
   Although retired from business for many years, Mr. Marble was well known in this community and was in possession of a large list of friends.  he was born Nov. 2, 1847, in Avon township, Lake county, Illinois.  Mr. Marble resided in Chicago from 1879 until 1883 and then went to  South Dakota where he engaged in stock raising until 1892.
   During the past fourteen years he lived in Sheboygan Falls, with the exception of the winter months when he went to Florida.  He was a member of Waukegan chapter of the A. F. and A. M.
   He was married to Miss Arabella King at Sheboygan Falls on Oct. 3, 1870.  Mrs. Marble and one sister, Cora Cleveland, Lake Villa, Illinois, survive him.”

Additional Information:

According to “The Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families” by Edmund Janes Cleveland and Horace Gillette Cleveland, Vol. 1. Hartford, Conn. 1899:

   “ERASTUS TYLER CLEVELAND (John Milton, Wm., Eleaser, Sam. Sam.), m. Avon, Ill., Nov. 30, 1867, Caroline Marble, b. A. Mar. 5, 1849, da. Solomon and Catherine Bingama (Converse).  Of Sutherland, O’Brien co., Ia., 1882), hotel proprietor.  Ch. B. Avon: 9726 John Solomon Cleveland, Jan. 20, 1870. Catharine Converse, Feb. 24, 1875.”

 According to the 1850 U.S. Census for the Town of Avon, Lake County, IL the household members were: Solomon Marble, age 53, occupation: farmer, born in New York; Catherine Marble, age 37, born in Vermont; Converse Marble, age 3, born in Illinois; Caroline Marble, age 1, born in Illinois.

According to the 1860 U.S. Census for the Town of Avon, Lake County, IL with a Fox Lake post office the household members were: Solomon Marble, age 65, occupation: farmer, born in New York; Catharine Marble, age 49, born in Connecticut; Converse Marble, age 18, born in Illinois; Caroline Marble, age 11, born in Illinois; Mary Marble, age 8, born in Illinois

According to the 1870 U.S. Census for the Town of Avon, Lake County, IL with a Hainesville post office, the household members were: John M. Cleveland, age 65, occupation: farmer, born in New York; Mary A. Cleveland, age 56, born in New York; Erastus Cleveland, age 26, occupation: farmer, born in New York; Janette M. Cleveland, age 22, born in Illinois; Ada J. Cleveland, age 12, born in Illinois; Caroline Cleveland, age 21, born in Illinois; John S. Cleveland, age 4/12, born in Illinois.

According to the 1880 U.S. Census for the Town of Avon, Lake County, IL the household members were: Marshal Huson, age 29, married, occupation: farmer, born in Illinois, parents born in New York; Mary Huson, age 27, wife, married, born in Illinois, father born in New York, mother born in Vermont; Sarah Huson, daughter, single, born in Illinois; Georg Huson, age 1, son, single, born in Illinois: Erastus Cleveland, age 36, married, occupation: farmer, born in New York, parents born in New York; Cora Cleveland, age 31, wife, married, born in Illinois, father born in New York, mother born in Illinois; John Cleveland, age 10, son, single, born in Illinois; Kate Cleveland, age 5, daughter, single, born in Illinois. (NOTE: Mary Huson and Cora Cleveland were sisters and daughters of Solomon Marble)

According to “The Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families” by Edmund James Cleveland and Horace Gillette Cleveland, Vol. 1. Hartford, Conn. 1899:

   “ERASTUS TYLER CLEVELAND (John Milton, Wm., Eleaser, Sam. Sam.), m. Avon, Ill., Nov. 30, 1867, Caroline Marble, b. A. Mar. 5, 1849, da. Solomon and Catherine Bingama (Converse).  Of Sutherland, O’Brien co., Ia., 1882), hotel proprietor.  Ch. B. Avon: 9726 John Solomon Cleveland, Jan. 20, 1870. Catharine Converse, Feb. 24, 1875.”

 According to the 1900 U.S. Census for Avon Township, Lake County, IL the household members were: Erastus Cleveland, head, born August 1843, age 56, married for 32 years, born in New York, parents born in New York, occupation: farmer; Cornelia Cleveland, wife, born March 1849, age 51, married 32 years, 3 children born, 2 children living, born in Illinois, father born in New York, mother born in Vermont; John S. Cleveland, son, born January 1870, age 30, single, born in Illinois, occupation: farm laborer;  Catherine C. Cleveland, daughter, born February 1875, single, born in Illinois

 According to the 1910 U.S. Census for Avon Township, Lake County, IL the household members were: Erastus T. Cleveland, head, age 66, married once for 41 years, born in New York, parents born in New York, occupation: farmer – odd jobs at home; Coraline Cleveland, wife, age 65, married once for 41 years, 3 children born, 2 children living, born in Illinois, father born in New York, mother born in Vermont; John Cleveland, son, age 41, single, born in Illinois, occupation: farmer – home farm; Catherine C. Cleveland, daughter, age 35, single, born in Illinois

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for Avon Township, Lake County, IL the household members were: John S. Cleveland, age 50, head, age 50, married, born in Illinois, father born in New York, mother born in Illinois, occupation: farmer – dairy farm; Mabel Cleveland, wife, age 42, married, born in California, parents born in England; Catherine Cleveland, sister, age 45, single, born in Illinois; Erastus Cleveland, father, age 75, married, born in New York, parents born in New York; Coroline Cleveland, mother, age 70, married, born in Illinois, father born in New York, mother born in Vermont.

According to the Lake County Illinois Genealogical Society. “Strang Funeral Home – Grayslake, Illinois – 1908-1964”. Mundelein IL. 2015:

“Name: Mrs. Carolyn Cleveland; Death Date/Place: 16 Jun 1927, Long Lake; Cause of Death: Encarditis; Age: 77 yrs; Marital Status: W; Minister: Rev Nye; Funeral Home: Home; Burial Place: Fort Hill”

 According to the Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947:

Name: Caroline Cleveland (Caroline Marble); Birth Date: 5 Mar 1849; Birth Place: Avon Tw, Lake Co, Ill; Death Date: 15 Jan 1927; Death Place: Lake Villa, Lake Co, Ill; Burial Date: 18 Jan 1927; Burial Place: Fort Hill; Death Age: 77; Occupation: Housewife: Marital status: M; Gender: Female; Residence: Lake Villa, Lake Co, Ill. Father Name: Solomon Marbel (sic); Father Birth Place: Sodus, Wayne Co., New York; Mother Name: Catherine Converse; Mother Birth Place: Montpelier, VT.; Spouse Name: Erastus T. Cleveland: Comments: 32y 10m 24d here (sic); FHL Film Number: 1613726″

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