Name: Chloe Wedding
Birth: 1771 in Charles County, Maryland
Death: AFT 1860 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky
=== Contributed by Ralph D. Smith
July 12, 1791 - The Charles Co., Md. will of Eleanor Wedding, probated Oct. 10, 1791, names the following heirs:
--son Thomas Wedding
--dau. Anne Wedding
--dau. Eleanor Harris Wedding
--son Nicodemus Wedding
--dau. Elizabeth Bonsman/Bousman?
--dau. Susannah Mahoney
--dau. Amilla Church
--dau. Cloe Wedding
--grandson Aquilla Logan.
Executor: son Thomas Wedding.
Source: Charles Co., Md. Wills, 1791-1801, pp. 46-7.
1820 - Benjamin Burch is in the 1820 Census of Ohio Co., Ky., as follows:
--Benjamin Burch, age 45 or older
--female [wife Chloe], age 45 or older
--male, age 18-26
--female, age 10-16
--2 females, age 0-10
Comment: Benjamin is the only Birch/Burch in the 1820 Census of Ohio Co., Ky. There is no Burch/Birch in the 1820 Census of Breckinridge Co., Ky.
1840 - Chloe Burch, age 60-70, is living with her dau. Nancy and son-in-law William Tuttle in the 1840 Census of Breckinridge Co., Ky.
1850 - Chloe Burch is in the 1850 Census of District 2, Breckinridge Co., Ky., p. 3, dwelling no. 33, as follow:
--William Tuttle, age 45, stonemason
--Nancy Tuttle, age 38
--Mary E. Tuttle, age 12
--James F. Tuttle, age 10
--Alexander Tuttle, age 8
--Charity A. Tuttle, age 5
--Francis Tuttle, age 1
--Chloe Burch, age 80, b. Md.
Comment: Living next to William Tuttle in this Census is Chloe's son James F. Burch.
1850 - Cassandra Keenan is in the 1850 Census of District 2, Breckinridge Co., Ky., p. 3, dwelling no. 26, as follows:
--Cassandra Keenan, age 65, b. Md., value of real estate $400.
--John Keenan, age 40, farmer.
Comment: On this same page of the Census, dwelling no. 33, is Chloe Burch, widow of Benjamin Burch. In 1852, the widow Cassandra sold the family farm to son John Keenan who never married.
1860 - Cloe Birch, age 89, blind, b. Md., is living with her dau. Nancy and son-in-law William Tuttle in the 1860 Census of Breckinridge Co., Ky.
Father: Thomas Wedding b: 1729 in Charles County, Maryland
Mother: Eleanor Harris b: 1739 in Prince George's County, Maryland
Benjamin Burch b: 1753 in Prince George's County, Maryland
ABT SEP 1809
in Prince George's County, Maryland
- Eleanor Harris Burch b: 10 AUG 1810 in Prince George's County, Maryland
- Nancy Margaret Burch b: 8 AUG 1812 in Ohio County, Kentucky
- Mary 'Polly' Burch b: BEF 1817 in Ohio County, Kentucky
- James Fennell Burch b: 17 DEC 1820 in Ohio County, Kentucky