Bio: Trudell, Capt. Peter (1835 - 1885)



Surnames: Trudell, Kenson, Abbott, Nelson, Oakland, Goodman


----Sources: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin

CAPT. PETER TRUDELL, groceries and provisions. Black River Falls, Wisconsin. He was born in Ogdensburg, N. Y., Jan. 26, 1835. Came to Territory of Wisconsin, in 1842, and first settled at Green Bay, and engaged in the mercantile business until 1854, when he moved to Black River Falls, and opened a store on Water street, in a frame building, since been destroyed by fire. In 1856, took charge of the Shanghai House for a year, and then started a grocery store, and also was engaged in the lumber business until 1864, when he enlisted in 48th Wis. V. I., as lieutenant, and afterward became captain of Co. H. After he came home, started in the lumber trade again, and in 1873, went in the grocery business at Black River Falls, which he has followed ever since. He is a member of the order of A. F. & A. M., Black River Lodge, No. 74, and Chapter, No. 41. Was married to Miss Mary Clarke Kenson, who is a native of New York. They have two children, Theodore K., and Gertrude, now Mrs. E. W. Abbott.

*Civil War Veteran, Captain Peter Trudell (Co. H. 48th Reg. Wis. Vol. Infantry) died 17 Nov 1885 at the age of 51 yrs and is buried in the Riverside Cemetery, Black River Falls, Wisconsin.  Buried in the same plot are his wife, Mary C. (1838 - 1908) and his son, Theodore Kenson Trudell (d. Oct 19, 1896 at the age of 29 yrs.)

Obit: Trudell, Capt. Peter (1835 - 1885)

----Source: Sioux County Herald, Orange City, Iowa, Thursday, November 26, 1885, Page 6

Peter Trudell, one of the most widely knownand popular residents of Black River Falls, died Tuesday, death resulting from cancer in the throat. He was an old settler, having located there over thirty years ago. He was captain of Company H, Wisconsin Infantry.

1870 Federal Census, Albion, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 36, dwelling 256, family 263

Peter Trudell

Occupation: Speculator

Estate: $1,000

Personal: $2,000
estimated birth year: 1834
gender: Male
age in 1870: 36y
color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, indian): White
birthplace: Canada
home in 1870: Wisconsin, United States
Household Members
Peter Trudell M 36y Canada
Mary Trudell F 32y New York
Theadore Trudell M 12y Wisconsin
Gertrude Trudell F 10y Wisconsin
Lena Nelson F 28y Norway

1880 Federal Census, Albion, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 283

Peter Trudell, white, married male
occupation : Grocer
father's birthplace : Canada
mother's birthplace : Canada

Household Members
self Peter Trudell M 46 New York, United States
wife Mary C. Trudell F 41 New York, United States
son The. K. Trudell M 23 Wisconsin, United States
other Rhoda Oakland F 20 Norway

1890 Census Schedules Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War,1890

Peter Trudell
widow: Mary C Trudell
event date: 1890
event place: Black River Falls City, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States

Wisconsin Marriages

John Mitten Engerham
groom's birth date:
groom's birthplace:
bride's name: Delphine Goodman
marriage date: 11 Jul 1889
groom's father's name: S. W. Engerham
groom's mother's name: Mary E. Engerham
bride's father's name: Peter Trudell
bride's mother's name: Trudell

Wisconsin Death Records

Peter Trudell
Death date: 17 Nov 1885
event place: Jackson, Wisconsin
page: 0074

Theodore Kenson Trudell
gender: Male
burial place: B. R. Falls, Jackson Co., Wis.
death date: 19 Oct 1886
death place: Hixton, Jackson, Wisconsin
age: 29
birth date: 19 Sep 1857
birthplace: B. R. Falls, Wis.
occupation: Merchant
race: White
marital status: Married
spouse's name: Mary Trudell
father's name: Peter Trudell
mother's name: Mary C. Trudell



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