Henry Calvin Halstead1

#1426, (14 December 1858 - 7 March 1935)
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Levi G. Halstead1 (1826 - 1880)
Mother*Anna Bridges1 (1828 - 1890)

Family 1

Celia Hardin b. 1870, d. 1893

Family 2

Sarah Rebecca Reel b. 1855, d. 1922
Henry Calvin Halstead was also known as Hallsted (variant.) 
Birth*14 December 1858He was born on 14 December 1858 at New Boston, Mercer Co., IllinoisG.2 
12 July 1860He appeared on the census of 12 July 1860 in the household of Levi G. Halstead and Anna Bridges at Twp. 4 N Range 5 W, Mercer Co., IllinoisG.3 
10 August 1870He appeared on the census of 10 August 1870 in the household of Levi G. Halstead and Anna Bridges at New Boston, Mercer Co., IllinoisG.4 
Marriage*27 January 1892He married Celia Hardin on 27 January 1892 at Mercer Co., IllinoisG.5 
Marriage*6 August 1903He married Sarah Rebecca Reel, daughter of Zacahriah Reel and Mary Deckard, on 6 August 1903 at Des Moines, Polk Co., IowaG.6 
16 April 1910He and Sarah Rebecca Reel appeared on the census of 16 April 1910 at 1738 Maple Street, Des Moines, Polk Co., IowaG.7 
21 April 1930He appeared on the census of 21 April 1930 in the household of Edward Barnhouse and Ruth Fuller, father-in-law, age 71, wid., b. IL, parents b. OH, farmer.8 
Death*7 March 1935He died on 7 March 1935 at Mercer Co., IllinoisG, at age 76.9 
Burial*March 1935He was buried in March 1935 at Keithsburg Greenmound Cemetery, Keithsburg, Mercer Co., IllinoisG.10,11 


  1. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S197] Ancestry.com McNeal Fuller Epperly Sperlin, itracy7_1, owner, online \Ancestry.com\. Hereinafter cited as McNeal Fuller Epperly Sperlin.
  3. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Levi (33), farmer, b. PA; Ella (32), b. OH.
  4. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Levi (44), b. PA, farmer; Anna M (42), b. OH.
  5. [S1516] Illinois Marriage Index, 1860-1920, online Ancestry.com, Henry Halstead and Celia Hardin, marr. Mercer Co. IL 27 Jan 1892.
  6. [S1141] Iowa County Marriages, 1838-1934, online FamilySearch.com, Digital Folder 4310038, img. 100/295. Polk Co. Marriage Register and Index 1903, sh. 105, Lic. No. 15040, 6 Aug 1903. Henry Halstead, age 44, farmer, res. New Boston IL, b. Mason Co. IL, son of Levi and Margaret Halstead; and Mrs. S R Fuller, age 47, res. Des Moines, b. IN, dau. of Zaconal Reel and Mary Deckard; both second marriage, marr. Des Moines 6 Aug 1903 by Thos. M Evans, minister.
  7. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Henry (50), b. and parents b. IL, laborer, Des Moines Ice Co.; Sadie R (55), b. and mother b. IN, father b. OH, 12 children, all living; marr. 6 yrs.
  8. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. Edward (39), b. and parents b. OH, farmer; Ruth (37), b. and parents b. IL.
  9. [S196] Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths 1916-1947, online FamilySearch.org. Henry C Halstead, farmer, b. and res. New Boston Twp., Mercer Co. IL, son of Levi Halstead, b. New Boston, Mercer Co. IL, and Sadie Fuller; d. New Boston Twp., Mercer Co. IL, 7 Mar 1935; bur. Greenmound, Keithsburg, Mercer Co. IL, 9 Mar 1935; citing FHL film 1754242.
  10. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, Shared ground marker. Hallsted / Celia Hardin 3 Nov 1870 - 17 Mar 1893 / Henry Calvin 14 Dec 1858 - 7 Mar 1935 / Parents of Ruth Barnhouse. Narrative: Celia Hardin Hallsted, marr. Henry Calvin Hallsted, Mercer Co. IL 27 Jan 1892 (1858-1935); parents of Ruth Hallsted Barnhouse (1893-1956). Memorial 6619451, created by Larry McNeal, maintained by Valarie McNeal-Smith, photo added by Linda.
  11. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Des Moines IA. Shared standing memorial. Hallsted / Henry C 1858 - 19__ / Sarah R Fuller 1855 - 1922. Narrative: Henry Calvin Hallsted, b. 14 Dec 1858, d. 4 Mar 1935. Note on Henry: "actually buried in Keithsburg Greenmound Cemetery, Keithsburg, Mercer County, Illinois, with his 1st wife, Celia Hardin 1870-1893." Memorials 134738649 and 134738703, created by and photo added by Carl Nollen.