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Moses Hamilton Kittredge (1846-1903)
Native of Vermont, owner of shoe business in Bay City.

1914 obituary. Added June, 2010.

History of the Class of 1868, Yale College - 1914


Son of Moses and Caroline (Lord) Kittredge, was born in St. Johnsbury, Vt., January 30, 1846, and was prepared for college at Phillips Academy, Andover. He left the Class of '67, Amherst College, and entered the Class of '68 at Yale in January 1867, remaining with it one term.

After leaving Yale, he was employed for about two years in a wholesale book and shoe store in New York City. In 1867 he went to Michigan as an agent for the firm, and in 1871 established a shoe store at Bay City, Mich., in connection with an older brother.

He died, June 21, 1903, in New York City.

1883 bio., belived to be Mose's brother, Albert. Added June, 2010.

History of Bay County, Michigan - 1883


C. L. Kittredge, one of the most prominent boot and shoe dealers in Bay City, is a native of Vermont. In 1873 he came to Bay City from Boston and opened a boot and shoe store on Water Street. In 1879, seeing that business was reaching eastward on Center Street, he removed in 1879 to his present location on the corner of Center and Saginaw Streets, one of the most central points in the city. Mr. Kittredge is a natural merchant, and takes a leading place amoung the business men of Bay City.

Note: See birth of Albert Chandler Kittredge and 1883 directory lists A. L. Kittredge, indicating above bio is this person.

Additional Notes.

    Buried with wife Augusta Reid at Pine Ridge Cemetery, Bay City, Mich.

    Bio in Amherst College states Moses married Augusta A. Reid in Otsego, Mich., Feb. 1, 1879.

    1839 - Vermont Births: St. Johnsbury Twp., Caledona, VT.

  • Albert Chandler Kittredge, born Nov. 9, 1839, father Moses Kittredge.

    1852 - Vermont Births: St. Johnsbury Twp., Caledonia, VT.

  • Walter Kittredge, born July 19, 1852, father Moses Kittredge.

    1860 - New Hampshire Marriages:

  • Mary E. Kittredge, b. 1839, ST. Johnsbury, VT., daughter of Moses Kittredge, married May 30, 1860, in Concord, NH, to Franklin D. Ayer, son of Nathan & Phila A.H. and Ayer.

    1870 - Census: Vermont.

  • Kittredge, Moses - b. 1802. (father)

    1871 - Vermont Marriages: St. Johnsbury, VT.

  • Katie Kittredge, daughter of Moses and Caroline Kittrede, married Nov. 29, 1871, to Putnam D. Mcmillen. (Note: Katie died in 1842 at Minneapolis, MN.)

    1872 Directory: Bay City, Mich.

  • Kittredge Shoe & Boots store, 806 N. Water st.

    1879 - Michigan Marriages: Allegan, Ostego Co.

  • Date: Feb. 1, 1879.
  • Groom: Moses H. Kittridge, Bay City, age 32, b. Vermont, merchant
  • Bride: Augusta A. Reid, Otesgo, age 20, b. Mich.
  • Office: Walter Scott, minister.
  • Witnesses: Edwy C. Reid and James B. Humphrey, both of Allegan.

    1883 Directory: Bay City, Mich.

  • Kittredge, A.L., laborer, bds Gtand Central Hotel.
  • Kittredge, Mrs. A. A., boots & shoes, 16 Center Ave., res 600 N. Madison.
  • Kittredge, Moses, mgr Mrs. A. A. Kittredge boots & shoes, res cor. 5th and VanBuren.

    1890 Directory: Bay City, Mich.

  • Kittredge Shoes & Leather, 207 Center Ave. M. H. Kittredge sec & tres
Related Pages/Notes

Related Pages:
Pine Ridge Cemetery
People Referenced
Ayre, Franks D.
Ayre, Nathan
Ayre, Phia Mrs.
Humphrey, James B.
Kittredge, Albert C. (bro)
Kittredge, Katie (sis.)
Kittredge, Mary (sis.)
Kittredge, Moses (father)
Kittredge, Moses H. (subject)
Kittredge, Walter (bro.)
Lord, Caroline (mother)
Mcmillen, Putnam D.
Reid, Augusta A. (wife)
Reid, Edwy C.
Scott, Walter
Subjects Referenced
Allegan, MI
Amherst College
Bay City, MI
Bay County, MI
Boston, MA
Caledona Co., VT.
Kittredge Shoes & Boots
New York, NY
Minneapolis, MN
Ostego Co., MI
Phillips 'Academy, Andover
Pine Ridge Cemetery
St Johnsbury, VT
Yale University
WRITINGS: History As It Was Written Then.