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Moulton Bigbee, Elijah Left wife and children in Middlebury, Knox, OH; 1850 census he is at Middle Fork of The American River, El Dorado, CA 
Moulton Hollister, George Franklin  25 Apr 1852 left for CA; returned 1860 & purchased a farm near Hartwick, Otsego, NY (h/o Elizabeth Snyder, Mary C's aunt) Their son Edwin, 1yr 7mo, died three days after he left for CA. 
Moulton Holman, George Wood Sr. 1849 - 1853. By all accounts he was very successful in his endeavors; it is noted that he returned "a wealthy man". (FiL of Jennie Rawlins, d/o Gen John Aaron Rawlins) 
Moulton Rawlins, James Dawson 1849-1851. Went to CA with his eldest son and returned without him. Jarrard stayed in San Francisco and worked for the IRS. (gf/o Frances, w/o Harold Glenn Moulton) 
Moulton Rawlins, Jarrard Owen 1849 - ?. Went to CA with his father, who returned to Illinois while Jarrard stayed in CA and took a job with the IRS. He lost his life when a boiler burst in a sugar processing factory. 
Moulton Sheean, David 1851 - 1856. He traveled down the Mississippi and sailed from New Orleans to the Isthmus of Panama. From there he walked or rode a horse to the Pacific Ocean and boarded a ship for San Francisco. He reversed his journey to return. It is noted that he found success in the placer mines.  
Moulton Sheean, Jeremiah Lorden 1860, spring to fall. Went to Pikes Peak in search of gold. Have read nothing about a successful outcome. 
Moulton Waters, Joseph He's in El Dorado county on the 1850 census and his wife (Angelina Snyder, Mary C's aunt) & four children are in Indiana. 
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