William R Mullen

William R Mullen
b. 6 August 1844, Liberty Township, Shelby County, Indiana, to James Franklin and Jane (Vance) Mullen
d. 10 June 1917, Lowell Township, Kent County, Michigan

m. 5 September 1875, Walnut Township, Marshall County, Indiana
Martha Jane Baker
b. 18 January 1854, Rochester, Fulton County, Indiana, to William and Elizabeth Baker
d. 14 February 1936, Lowell Township, Kent County, Michigan

Children with Martha Jane Baker:
• Harley Samuel (b. 1876)
• Nancy Alice (b. 1879)
• Orlando Clyde (b. 1881)
• William A. (b. 1886)
• Ethel E. (b. 1895)

William lived in Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana, then in 1858, his family moved to Walnut Township, Marshall County, Indiana. He enlisted as a Private in Company A, 53rd Regiment of the Indiana Infantry Volunteers at Michigan City, Indiana, in April 1865. After being honorably discharged at Louisville, Kentucky, in July 1865, he returned to Marshall County and took up farming. He and his young family moved in 1882 to West Olive Township, Ottawa County, Michigan, then to Lowell Township, Kent County, Michigan, in 1890.

Submitted by:
Barbara Taylor Szabo
Osceola IN 46561-9424

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