Truman Kilborn

Truman Kilborn and Elizabeth Warner

Truman2 Kilborn, (James1), 1818-1880, aged 62. 1 Truman was born in Leeds County, Upper Canada and was a son of James Kilborn, and Sarah Stone, who both died in Kitley Township at age 76. James Kilborn was born in Litchfield, Connecticut, USA, where he had been a deacon of the Baptist Church for 50 years. Truman married Elizabeth Warner, 1826-22 June 1909, aged 83 years, 2 months and 8 days [46 in 1871]. Elizabeth was born near London, England and was a daughter of Joseph Warner, -1860, and Jane Smith, – , aged 78. Joseph Warner died in Clinton and his wife Jane died in Kitley Township. Truman and Elizabeth resided on a farm on the north half of Lot 30, Concession 9, Kitley Township near Plum Hollow in Leeds County, Canada West. 2 Truman is buried in Leeds County, and Elizabeth is buried in Hillman-Rust Cemetery, Hillman, Montmorency County, Michigan, USA. Truman and Elizabeth had at least five children. 3

Lucy Jane3 15 December 1846/47-31 January 1930 md Thomas B. Johnston 1 February 1881 4 children
Delilah3 14 in 1871
Ida3 12 in 1871
Wilton3 7 in 1871
Delmar3 5 in 1871

1 Thomas B. Johnston biographical sketch, Alpena Argus-Pioneer, Alpena, Michigan, Wednesday 20 July 1910, page 3. This edition of the Alpena Argus-Pioneer newspaper mentions Truman Kilborn and his forebears in a full biographical sketch of his son in law, Thomas B. Johnston, of Hillman, Michigan, under the heading “Pioneer Settlers of Alpena County”.
2 Illustrated Historical Atlas of the Counties of Leeds and Grenville, Canada West, (Kingston, C. W. [Canada West]: Putnam & Walling Publishers, 1861-2).
3 1871 Kitley Township census, pages 20-21.

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