ERASTUS TYLER CLEVELAND

B. August 26, 1844 in Austerlitz, Columbia County, NY
M. Civil War Veteran (September 5, 1862-May 13, 1865) Avon Township, Company B, Illinois 96th Infantry Regiment, Private
D. March 25, 1926 in Lake Villa, Lake County, IL
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  • Father: John Milton Cleveland born July 24, 1804 in Columbia County, NY; married Mary Ann Tyler on May 21, 1835 in Austerlitz, Columbia County, NY; died February 15, 1881; buried in Grayslake Cemetery, Grayslake, Lake County, IL
  • Mother: Mary Ann (Tyler) Cleveland born November 13, 1818 in Austerlitz, Columbia County, NY, daughter of Major Meade or Milton and Edith (Bradford) Tyler; died February 7, 1902; buried in Grayslake Cemetery, Grayslake, Lake County, IL
  • Wife: Coroline “Carolyn” “Cora” (Marble) Cleveland born March 5, 1849 in Avon Township, Lake County, IL daughter of Solomon Marble (1796-1879) and Catherine Bingama (Converse) Marble (1813-1883) (See section pertaining to Solomon Marble buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery) (See section pertaining to Catherin Bingama (Converse) Marble buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery); married Erastus Tyler Cleveland on November 30, 1867 in Avon Township, Lake County, IL: Coroline died January 15, 1927 in Long Lake, Lake County, IL (See section pertaining to Coroline “Carolyn” “Cora” (Marble) 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
  • Siblings:
    • Hammond Cleveland born May 25, 1837 in Starkey, Yates County, NY; Civil War Veteran (September 5, 1862-June 10, 1865) Company B, 96th Illinois Infantry, Major
    • George Francis Cleveland born May 25, 1837 in Starkey, Yates County, NY
    • James Delizon Cleveland born September 1, 1839 in Starkey, Yates County, NY; married Adelia Ann Huson (1840-1926) on December 23, 1868 in Avon Township, Lake County, IL daughter of Dr. Richard Huson and Sarah Elizabeth (Tyler) Huson; died March 6, 1914 in Anderson County, KS; James and Adelia are buried in Garnett Cemetery, Garnett, Anderson County, KS
    • Charles Archibald Cleveland born January 12, 1842 in Austerlitz, Columbia County, NY
    • Maria Louisa (Cleveland) Dykes born April 7, 1846 in Avon, Lake County, IL; married Thomas Dykes on January 3, 1869 in Munroe, Anderson County, KS (1837-?) son of Joseph and Mary (Brandon) Dykes; Maria died on November 30, 1928 in Waukegan, Lake County, IL; buried in Grayslake Cemetery, Grayslake, Lake County, IL
    • Mary Jannette Cleveland born October 6, 1847 in Avon, Lake County, IL; unmarried; died October 21, 1917 in Avon Township, Lake County, IL; buried in Grayslake Cemetery, Grayslake, Lake County, IL
    • Cora Anna Cleveland born January 3, 1849 in Avon, Lake County, IL; married 1) Charles Mortimer Druce on December 23, 1868 (1847-1877), son of Alexander Neere and Mary Louisa (Stiles) Druce; married 2) John Minto on April 27, 1881 in Avon, Lake County, IL (1835-?) son of David and Jane (Johnson) Minto
    • William Henry Cleveland born August 24, 1851 in Avon, Lake County, IL
    • Cyrus M. Cleveland born June 25, 1853 in Avon, Lake County, IL; unmarried; died 1934; buried in Grayslake Cemetery, Grayslake, Lake County, IL
    • Addie Josephine Cleveland born December 12, 1857 (also given as November 14, 1858) in Avon, Lake County, IL; unmarried; died May 20, 1935 in Avon Township, Lake County, IL; buried in Grayslake Cemetery, Grayslake, Lake County, IL

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:

   “John Milton Cleveland accompanied his widowed mother to Illinois, 1845, and settle first on a farm in Avon township, 1 mile from Hainesville, where he thereafter lived, and where his widow res. 1884-95.”

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: John M. Cleveland, age 49, occupation: farmer, born in New York; Mary A. Cleveland, age 34, born in New York; Major H. Cleveland, age 13, born in New York; George F. Cleveland, age 14, born in New York; James D. Cleveland, age 10, born in New York; Charles A. Cleveland, age 8, born in New York; Erastus T. Cleveland, age 7, born in New York; Maria L. Cleveland, age 4, born in Illinois; Jannet Cleveland, age 3, born in Illinois, Cornelia Cleveland, age 1, born in Illinois; Obelia Cleveland, age 84, born in New York.

According to the 1860 U.S. Census for the Town of Avon, Lake County, IL with a Hainesville post office the household members were: J. M. Cleveland, age 54, occupation: farmer, born in New York; Mary A. Cleveland, age 44, born in New York; George Cleveland, age 23, born in New York; Charles A. Cleveland, age 19, born in New York; Arastus (sic Erastus) Cleveland, age 17, born in New York; Mary J. Cleveland, age 13, born in Illinois; Corry Cleveland, age 11, born in Illinois; William H. Cleveland, age 9, born in Illinois; Cyrus Cleveland, age 7, born in Illinois; Addie Cleveland, age 2, born in Illinois

According to the U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 and Illinois: Roster of Officers and Enlisted Men, Old Soldiers who lived in O’Brien County, Iowa:

Erastus Cleveland, a resident of Avon, Lake County, IL enlisted at the age of 17 on August 9, 1862 with a rank of Private.  He enlisted in Company B, Illinois 96th Infantry Regiment on September 5, 1862; mustered out on May 13, 1865 at Nashville, TN.  Biography: Cleveland, Erastus T. Resides Lake Villa, Illinois; born August 26, 1844, at Columbia County, New York; father, John C. (born July 24, 1807, in New York state), mother, Mary Ann Tyler (born November 3, 1813).  Married Caroline Marble November 30, 1867; children: John S., Katherine and Mary A.  Enlisted July 13, 1862, at Avon, Lake County, Ill., Company B, Ninety-sixth Illinois Infantry; wounded in hand at Kenesaw Mountain, losing one finger of left hand; discharged May 13, 1865, Nashville, Tenn.  Settled in county March, 1882, at Sutherland.  Member Ord Post, G.A.R., Sutherland.  Source: Old Soldiers of O’Brien County, Iowa

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; Janett 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: Erastus Tyler Cleveland was of Sutherland, O’Brien County, IA in 1882 and a hotel proprietor.

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.

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