Charles (Clay?) Arledge

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Charles (Clay?) Arledge

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Son of ??? ??? and Mary [Molly] Arledge

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About Charles (Clay?) Arledge

The News-Herald. (Hillsboro, Highland Co., Ohio) 1886-1973, March 21, 1901, Image 1


Chas. Purdom, alias, Chas Clay, was arrested at the home of relatives here Friday for deserting the United States Army. Purdom was born in Hillsboro, and was the son of Charles Clay, who was a number of years ago a clerk in the old Elliott House. His mother was an Arledge, and still resides here. Several months ago, Purdum deserted from the regiment at San Francisco and was captured and given 18 months sentence. He and two other prisoners escaped March 1 by knocking the guard senseless.

Name: Chas. Arlegde

Gender: Male

Birth Date: 10 Aug 1879

Birthplace: Liberty Twp., Highland, Ohio

Race: White

Mother's Name: Mary Arledge

Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C04158-0

System Origin: Ohio-EASy

Source Film Number: 570609

Reference Number: v 2 p 62

Collection: Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962

In the 1880 census he is living with Jess Arledge & Emily and it shows him as their grandson. Here is the census information on him.

1880 United States Federal Census

about Charlie Arlege

Name: Charlie Arlege

Home in 1880: Hillsboro, Highland, Ohio

Age: 10M

Estimated birth year: abt 1879

Birthplace: Ohio

Relation to Head of Household: GSon

Father's birthplace: Ohio

Mother's birthplace: Ohio

Marital Status: Single

Race: White

Gender: Male

Household Members:

Name Age

Jesse Arlege 57

Emily Arlege 42

Mary E. Arlege 20

George Arlege 18

Milton Arlege 15

Lucas Arlege 11

Cora Arlege 6

Charlie Arlege 10M It shows Aug of 1879 as his birth if you go into it.

He was not living with Mary and Horce in the 1900 census because he had gotten married. I found this:

Groom's Name: Charles Clay

Groom's Birth Date: 1879

Groom's Birthplace: Hillsboro, O.

Groom's Age: 21

Bride's Name: Matilda Sullivan

Bride's Birth Date: 1881

Bride's Birthplace: Cinti, O.

Bride's Age: 19

Marriage Date: 07 Jul 1900

Marriage Place: Hamilton County, Ohio

Groom's Father's Name: Chars. Clay

Groom's Mother's Name: Mary Alridge

Bride's Father's Name: Steve Sullivan

Bride's Mother's Name: Anna Murphy

Groom's Race: White

Bride's Race: White

Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02299-3

System Origin: Ohio-EASy

Source Film Number: 355059

Reference Number: ML 304

Collection: Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958

Now he is living with Charles Hauser in the 1920 census being divorced., it reads that he was Charles stepson. He is also living with he and Mary in the 1930 census. Where the last name of Clay comes in I don't have a clue. I do know that he isn't listed in any of the census as a Purdom. He used the last name Clay. He was married twice and both lists his mother as Mary.

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