Charles Angell 4th great uncle, Delia’s older brother farmed in Iowa from about 1850 until the turn of the century. By 1852 Charles was married to Eleanor Black, they may have married in Illinois. They had at least two children, Leander and Mary Alice. In 1854 Charles inherits a quarter of his father Dexter Angell’s estate which may have been substantial. In 1870 Charles’s 120 acre farm is valued at $4800. He keeps 4 horses, 5 milk cows, 5 other cows, 41 sheep and 17 swine. The farm produces 240 bushels of wheat, 350 of Indian corn and 180 of oats. 146 pounds of wool are produced along with 30 pounds of potatoes and 150 pounds of butter; 40 bales of hay and 40 gallons of molasses.
U.S. Federal Census Non-Population Schedules, 1870; Butler, Iowa; Archive Collection Number: T1156; Roll: 6; Page: 1; Line: 23; Schedule Type: Agriculture -at Ancestry $.
New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659-1999 Wills, 1792-1922; New York. Surrogate’s Court (Chenango County); Chenango, New York -at Ancestry $