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Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers – Company A

Roster of Company A, Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, Civil War Captains. Macon C. Weld, Charles L. Norton. First Lieutenants. Leander Waterman, William H. Parmlee. Second Lieutenants. Daniel P. Dewey, George W. Hugg, Henry C. Ward, George H. Goodwin. Sergeants. Daniel Calahan, Aaron Cook, William S. Hubbell, Albert H. Olmsted, Samuel L. Otis, Harris B. Wildman. Corporals. George H. Forbes, James W. Gates, William H. Hawley, Edgar B. Hills, Martin B. Hillis, William B. Keyes, Joseph F. Lincoln, William H. Smith, Albert F. Thompson, Gurdon Trumbull, Jr., Charles L. Ulrich, Edwin A. Woodbridge. Musicians. Samuel S. Folwell, Henry Sipel, George D. Stewart. Privates. Charles R. Arnold, George A. Avery, Ira A. Baldwin, Merritt W. Baldwin, Newton H. Baldwin, Henry W. Barber, Emerson W. Belden, Franklyn D. Brewster, Frank E. Brockway, James L. Brockway, James B. Chapman, John Collins, Thomas Costello, Philip E. Cowles, Henry H. Deming, Philip H. Demings, William H. Faxon, Michael Flaherty, George S. Gage, Albert Gates, Thomas Gorman, John Harger, Everett S. Hayden, Hugh Heath, John Holt, Clayton P. Holcomb, William W. House, Williard Hent, Harvey C. Hurlbut, Franklyn E. Kilby, Wyllys Kilby, George W. King, James Lanan, Charles W. Lathrop, John Lawrence, Charles Loveland, Eldred C. Mitchel, John C. Moose, Emery A. Mosman, Francis W. Munn, John O’Conner, William Phippeny, Lucien Rice, Charles W. Risley, John Robinson, Dennis Ryan, Henry Sage, Oliver L. Steele, Anthony Stokes, Joseph P. Sumner, Henry C. Taylor, Leonard Thompson, Archibald...

Biography of Hon. E. Hubbard

E. Hubbard is a native of Middlesex county, Connecticut, and was born April 7, 1818. His parents, Job and Hannah Hubbard, were both natives of Connecticut. He was educated in the common schools of his native State. In the fall of 1839 he left the Nutmeg State for the West in the interest of a book firm, but soon abandoned that and engaged in selling the Seth Thomas clocks, which business he was engaged in for sixteen years. He came to this county in the fall of 1834, and was engaged in selling clocks and farming until 1852, then he moved to Harrison county, this State, and was elected to the legislature five months afterward. He represented that district in the General Assembly in 1853 and 1854, and was engaged in farming in that county until the breaking out of the war, when he espoused the cause of his country, raised a force of men for home protection, and after recruiting about five hundred men marched them to Chillicothe, then to St. Louis, where they were mustered into the United States service, in August, 1861, and known through the war as “Merrill’s Horse.” He was elected first lieutenant of Company F, Second Regiment Missouri Cavalry, the regiment he had recruited in 1863, and served his country four years and two months. After his discharge he returned home and engaged in farming until 1868, when he moved back to this county. In August, 1870, he began the erection of the Jameson House, and in September of that year opened it, and has since carried on the business. He represented his...

Biography of Charles Gilkey

Charles Gilkey, a prominent resident of Cornish, who was formerly engaged in the gunsmith business, is a native of Plainfield, N.H., born September 29, 1826. Charles Gilkey, his grandfather, born in Connecticut, was the first of the family to come to Plainfield. He came originally as agent of a wealthy Connecticut family, and remained in their employ for some time. After failing in an attempt to buy a farm with the Continental money in which his salary was paid, owing to the depreciated value of that currency then, he succeeded in leasing one from the State for nine hundred and ninety-nine years. This property is still in the possession of the family, subject to an annual rental of six or eight dollars, which is paid to the treasurer of the Episcopal church of the town. Grandfather Gilkey married Lucy Avery, who bore him five children-Jonathan, John, Charles, William, and James. Jonathan married a Miss Spaulding, and lived in Vermont. John married and spent his life in Vermont, working at the trade of ship-carpenter. He had one daughter, who married the Rev. Robert Christie. Charles was drowned when a young man. William died young. James Gilkey, the father of Charles Gilkey, a native of Connecticut, born in September, 1769, came to Cornish when about seven years old. By trade he was a mechanical woodcutter, in which he carried on a large business for some time. After the death of his brother Charles he took charge of the farm. Highly esteemed in the community, he served in every office in the gift of the town, including that of legislative Representative. He...

Connecticut World War 2 NMCG Casualty List

Inclusion of names in this Connecticut World War II Casualty List has been determined solely by the residence of next of kin at the time of notification of the last wartime casualty status. This listing does not necessarily represent the State of birth, legal residence, or official State credit according to service enlistment. Casualties listed represent only those on active duty in the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, resulting directly from enemy action or from operational activities against the enemy in war zones from December 7, 1941, to the end of the war. Casualties in the United States area or as a result of disease, homicide or suicide in any location is not included. This is a state summary taken from casualty lists released by the Navy Department, corrected as to the most recent casualty status and recorded residence of next of kin. Personnel listed as MISSING are under continuous investigation by the Navy Department, and therefore will be officially presumed or determined dead. Some will be found alive. The last official notice to next of kin will take precedence over this list. Compiled, February 1946 State Summary of War Casualties Dead:          Combat 347          Prison Camp 6 Missing 16 Wounded 380 Released Prisoners 25 Total 774 Connecticut World War 2 NMCG Casualty List Connecticut WW2 NMCG Casualty List – A Surnames Connecticut WW2 NMCG Casualty List – B Surnames Connecticut WW2 NMCG Casualty List – C Surnames Connecticut WW2 NMCG Casualty List – D Surnames Connecticut WW2 NMCG Casualty List – E Surnames Connecticut WW2 NMCG Casualty List – F Surnames Connecticut WW2 NMCG Casualty...

Biography of Charles Mortimer Bingham

Charles Mortimer Bingham, a former well-known merchant of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H., was born in New London, Conn., February 22, 1804, son of Nathan Bingham. His father settled in Claremont in 1809. He was a hatter by trade, and carried on a large and successful business here. He was a musician, and played the bass-viol in the Episcopal church for years. He died at the age of seventy-eight. He had six children. His daughter Lucretia married Ralph Metcalf, who became the governor of New Hampshire. Her sister Elizabeth married Luther S. Porter, and Maria became the wife of Henry W. Galpin. Silas L., one of the three sons, was a professional voice teacher. He died in Cleveland, Ohio. George, the only surviving member of the family, resides in Minneapolis, Minn. Both Elizabeth and Silas Bingham had remarkable voices. In 1818, at the age of fourteen, Charles Mortimer Bingham began to fit himself for a business career by entering the employ of Josiah Stevens & Sons, dealers in general merchandise, his father, Nathan Bingham, having made an agreement with the firm that, under certain conditions, he should remain with them until twenty-one years of age. We copy, with a few verbal corrections, the following well-told story of his life and character: “A typical New Englander, having completed his term of service with Josiah Stevens, he struck out for himself. He left Claremont with little capital, but with a good deal of honest purpose, and engaged in business in Greenbush, Vt. From thence he went to Chester, where he did a thriving business until 1837, when he was induced by friends...

Genealogy of Nicholas Baker of Scituate Massachusetts

K155 NICHOLAS BAKER: b. in England, 1610; d. in Scituate, Mass., 1678; St. John’s College, Cambridge, Eng., 1632; M.A. 1635; ordained as a minister in Scituate, and served the Puritan Church there until death; may have married his first wife in Eng.; m. (2), 1663. Samuel: 1628-1714; m. Fear Robinson; m. (2), Abigail (Lathrop) Huntington; lived in Hull, Barnstable, Norwich, Conn., Windham and Windsor, Conn. John: 1672-1763; m. Anna Annable; purchased lands in Windham County, Conn., 1643. Samuel: 1706-1791; m. Prudence Jenkins. Samuel: 1740-1812; m. Lydia Smith; m. (2), Chloe Silsby; m. (3), Sarah Farnham; established a separatist church called the “Brunswick Church”. Erastus: b. 1764. Ephraim: b. 1766; m. Phebe Edgerton Abbott; m. (2), Mary Kelsey; moved from Windham Co., to Salisbury, and then to Catskill, N. Y. Henry: moved to North Carolina before the Civil War. Charles: 1790-1853; m. Eleanor Abeel; a capt. in the War of 1812; in 1838, located in Columbus Twp., St. Clair Co., Mich. Moses Cantine: 1823-1894; m. Clarisa Thurston, moved to Oceana Co., Mich. Ch.:  Ashley Cantine: b. 1849; m. Beatrice Woodward.  Henry Woodward (b. 1887; m. Elsie Phipps), Floyd Miller (b. 1897). Frank E.: b. 1851; m. Emma Hall; d. 1907; had Clyde Harvey (b. 1882). Garrett A.: m.; in 1883 lived near Marshville, Mich. Ch.: Everett; Albert; William; Moses Cantine. Henry Augustus: m.; d. at Port Huron, Mich., 1873. Charles Nelson: 1832-1875; m. Mary E. Kenyon; served in Civil War, commissioned a Major, 1864. Ch.: Burton Sydney: b. 1865; m. Maude McNeill. Ch.: Fred Abbott: b. 1870; m. Ada Claia Lester; had Leonard Lester (b. 1898). Samuel A.: 1793-1855; m. Julia Ann...

Genealogy of Joseph Baker of Marshfield Massachusetts

Z173. NICHOLAS BAKER: probable father of Z174 SAMUEL BAKER: made Freeman in 1657; m. Eleanor Winslow. Z175 KENELIN BAKER: b. 1657; m. Sarah Bradford. Z176. KENELIN BAKER: b. 1695; m. Patience Dolen. Z177 WILLIAM BAKER: b. Oct. 16, 1734; m. Hannah Lincoln. Z178 WILLIAM BAKER: b. Sept. 10, 1759; m. Abigail Low. Z179 JOSEPH BAKER: b. Marshfield, Mass., Sept. 24, 1794; m. Olive Cushing. Z180 JOSEPH BAKER: b. Marshfield, Mass., Feb. 27, 1827; m. Martha Jane Perrin. Sarah James: b. Thompson, Conn. a181 JAMES BAKER: b. Nov. 28, 1824; m. Lydia Ann Mentzer, b. Jan. 8, 1826; had John, James, Emma, Susie and Abraham. Abraham: b. July 21, 1860; m. Sophia Jane Graham (b. 1864) on Dec. 23, 1885. William: b. 1887; m. Elizabeth Fry. Beuford. James. Ralph: b. 1889. Arthur: b. 1890. b182. JACOB HULL BAKER: b. Jan. 10, 1838, in Allegany Co., Md.; m. Julia Harriett Dudley of Virginia. She was born Feb. 20, 1858, in Glade Hill. Was a breeder of thoroughbred horses; d. 1903. Thomas Dudley: b. Nov. 6, 1898, at Lyons, Mont. Graduate of the Montana State School of Mines in 1923. Mining engineer for the Anaconda Copper Mining Co. of Butte. Mary H.: b. Jan. 18, 1900, at Lyons, Mont.% 9Graduate of the University of Washington, and teacher of Art at the Montana State Normal School. c183 O. O. BAKER: descendant of a family that came to America about 1750, settled in Clarion County, Pa., and later moved West; m. Louise Kloepfer. E. R. Baker: b. Feb. 28, 1889, Cleveland, Ohio; m. Florence E. Nickels, Dec. 31, 1917. Neal Ellis: b. Jan. 22,...

Genealogy of Thomas Baker of East Hampton Connecticut

Genealogy of Thomas Baker 1153 THOMAS BAKER: came from England in 1639 and was enrolled as a “Free Planter” at Milford, one of the original six towns of the New Haven Colony, on the organization of that town, 1639; in 1650 purchased property and real estate in Easthampton, a settlement that was begun in 1649; wrote his name “Backer”, and it was so written in both the Easthampton Patents and in many places in the early Easthampton records. His son Thomas appears to have written his name without the “c”, and it has been so written by the descendants of Thomas for at least a hundred and fifty years; Hobart House was built in 1682; 1618-1700; m. Alice Dayton, 1643. Thomas: 1654-1735; m. Ann Topping. Nathaniel: bapt. 1699. Micah: bapt. 1700. Samuel: 1702-1767; m. Mercy Schellinger. Samuel: b. 1729. Jacob: b. 1732. Jonathan: 1736-1820; m. Mary Barker; separated in 1770, and a divorce followed; m. (2), Sarah Morris. Samuel: 1763-1842; m. Elizabeth Daniels; captured by Indians in 1777, and sold to an officer on the staff of General Burgoyne; one of few Americans present at the formal surrender of Burgoyne and his army to General Gates at Saratoga; served in the Revolutionary War. William: 1791-1863; m. Eunice Conger. Azariah: 1819-1863; m. Harriet Kennedy. Hugh. John K. Ch.: Winfield, Harold, William Kenneth. Benjamin Franklin: b. 1823; m. Mary Brundage. Aaron Y.: b. 1827; m. Maria Dorsey. Frank Dorsey.  Walter. Frederick: attorney-at-law; Los Angeles, Cal.; m. Elizabeth Hooker. Ch.: Frederick Hooker. Samuel: 1795-1842; m. Catharine Hammond. John H.: b. 1836; m. Roxana Kingsley. Ch.: Samuel. Franklin: 1799–1832; m. Elizabeth Ford. Thomas...

Genealogy of Daniel Baker

Qa161 DANIEL BAKER: b. in England; m. Sarah Chase, 1740. Col. Jacob: reported to have served on General Washington’s staff, and at his death left an estate now reported to be worth about $800,000,000. Samuel: M.D.; b. 1742; m. Roda (Silliman) Weed, 1773. Isaac: M.D.; b. 1783, at Fairfield, Conn.; m. Susan Morgan Dodge (d. 1833); in 1804 Dr. Isaac surveyed, laid out and named the townsite of Bloomington, Ill.; was county surveyor, clerk of the court (held this office for fifteen years) ; served as postmaster for a great many years and was a much respected citizen; died at the age of 90 years, at the home of his son, LeRoy, Ill. Sidney Dodge: b. 1820; d. 1906, at Council Grove, Kansas; m. Laura A. Edwards, 1848. Frank W.: b. 1857, LeRoy, Ill.; m. Mary Hester Catherine Sherfey, 1878, at Bloomington, Ill.; now living at Anaheim, Calif. Emery Dodge: b. 1880, at Bloomington, Ill.; m. Cora May Kinkle; is a practicing physic;an and surgeon; now living in Spokane, Wash. Ch.: Catherine, Wooster and Emery, Jr. Fred Sherfey : b. 1884 at Rock Creek Ranch, Council Grove, Kansas; m. Alice Tedstone; now living in Ganado, Texas. Ch.: Rosalee and Theodore. Sidney Woods: b. 1885; m. Daisy Scribner; jeweler and optometrist; now living at Sheridan, Montana. Ch.: Frank. George Smith: b. 1887; m. Edna Bell; is an expert orange orchardist; now living at Anaheim, Calif. Ch.: Bernell and Barbara. Harry Edw ards: b. 1891; graduate optometrist and optician; m. Helen Vance; now living at Oakland, Calif. Solomon Frank: b. 1895; financial appraiser and realtor; m. Catherine Walker White, 1926; enlisted Signal Corps,...

Genealogy of Richard Baker

H152 RICHARD BAKER: the first American ancestor of those known distinctively as of the Dorchester family of Baker; arrived in this country from England, 1635; m. Faith Withington about 1639; made a Freeman of the colony 1649; a member of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company; nearly every year from 1642-85 his name is on record as exercising some office in the town administration of Dorchester; d. 1689. (1) John: 1643-1690; m. Preserver Trott; home occupied as a barrack for American troops during the siege of Boston: an efficient townsman. (A) John: 1671-1745; owned extensive farming tracts; m. Hannah Withington. (a) James: 1713-1776; m. Priscilla Paul; inherited homestead; an extensive farmer. 1. James: 1739-1825; grad. Harvard, 1760; m. Lydia Bowman; practiced as a physician; established a country store; in 1772 began the manufacture of chocolate at Dorchester Lower Mills. A. Edmund: 1770-1846; m. Sarah Howe; m. (2), Mrs. Elizabeth Lillie (Vose); took charge of the chocolate manufacture. a. Walter: 1792-1852; graduated from Harvard 1811; began study of Law at Litchfield, Conn., ran profitable woolen manufacturing business during war with England; in 1824 took sole charge of chocolate manufacture, and under new style of “Walter Baker”, it became prosperous and widely known; m. Deborah Smith Mott; m. (2), Eleanor Jameson Williams. (I) Walter: 1827-1887; m. Frances Cordelia Temlett. Ch.: (1) Walter Sydney: has been a resident of England from boyhood; m. Kitty Constance Barling. Ch.: Sydney Tremlett (b. 1888). b. Horatio: 1797-1845; m. Mary A. Soutbwortb. (I) James Edmund: b. 1821; m. Lucinda M. Gardiner; res. in Ohio. (II) Horace: b. 1833; m. Susan C. Cole; served in Civil War; for...

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