Robert J. Elliott

b. 1837, d. 24 March 1918
  • Father: Robert Elliott
  • Company: B
  • Robert J. Elliott was also known as Robert Campbell.
  • He was born about in 1837 at Scotland, son of Robert Elliott.
  • On 14 Mar 1854 Robert J. Elliott married Esther S. Lawrence, 19, daughter of John Lawrence and Phebe W. Broughton, at Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Robert J. Elliott and Esther S. Lawrence were enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census on 24 Jun 1860 at Ashburnham, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Robert J. Elliot, 24, tubmaker, b. Scotland
    Esther C., 26, b. MA
    Mary C., 3/12, b. MA.
  • In 1861 Robert was living at Ashburnham, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Robert gave his occupation as tub turner.
  • On 4 Mar 1861 his infant daughter, Mary Sirena Elliott, died at Ashburnham, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Robert mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Ashburnham, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 24 years old.
  • On 24 Sep 1862 Robert ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts at Harrison's Landing, Virginia, by transfer, to reenlist in Battery I, 1st U. S. Light Artillery.

  • Starting 25 Sep 1862, Robert also served in the Battery I, 1st U. S. Light Artillery (Regular Army.)
  • He ended his service by discharge on 12 Jul 1864 at Petersburg, Prince George County, Virginia.
  • He and Esther S. Lawrence were divorced about 1868.
  • Robert J. Elliott was not enumerated in the household of Esther S. Lawrence in the 1880 US Federal Census on on 15 Jun 1880 at at Ashburnham, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Elliot, Esther S., 45, divorced, b. MA (as were all)
    ---, Linnie A., 15, daur
    ---, Etta M., 12, daur
    Lawrence, Phebe, 69, mother, works in the family.
  • On 24 Dec 1885 Robert and Esther's daughter, Linnie A. Eliot married Robert M. Samson at Ashburnham, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • On 31 May 1888 Robert and Esther's daughter, Etta Maria Elliott married Winslow C. Fletcher at Ashburnham, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Robert J. Elliott made application at Oregon for a veteran's pension on 6 May 1892, received certificate number 1039116.
  • In Jun 1894 Robert was living at Oregon where he is a preacher.
  • In Jun 1897 Robert was living at Soldiers' Home, Roseburg, Douglas County, Oregon.
  • On 11 May 1898 at "The Fitchburg Sentinel", Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Robert J. Elliott was mentioned in an article as an original member of the Fitchburg Fusiliers.
  • On 19 Dec 1898, at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (Pacific Branch), Sawtelle, Los Angeles County, California, Robert was admitted.
  • He was not enumerated in the household of Robert M. Samson and Linnie A. Elliott in the 1900 US Federal Census on 9 Jun 1900 at Ashburnham, Worcester County, Massachusetts, with:
    Samson, Robert M., b. Apr 1865, 35, married 14 years, b. MA (of VT parents), teamster
    ---, Linnie A., wife, b. May 1865, one child living
    ---, Bernice L. daur, b. Apr 1893, b. MA
    Elliott, Esther S., mother-in-law, b. July 1834, 65 widow, one of three children living, b. MA.
  • In Jun 1909 Robert was living at Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.
  • On 26 Jun 1909 at Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Robert J. Elliott attended the 41st reunion of Company B, The Fusiliers.
  • He was enumerated in the 1910 US Federal Census on 12 May 1910 at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (Pacific Branch), Sawtelle, Los Angeles County, California, as:
    Robert J. Campbell, 73, single, b. NH (of Scottish parents.)
  • He died on 24 Mar 1918 at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (Pacific Branch), Sawtelle, Los Angeles County, California. He was 81 years old.
  • He was buried in 1918 at Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, Plot: 36 5/RD.
  • Last Edited: 8 May 2016

Family: Esther S. Lawrence b. Jul 1834, d. 21 Apr 1920

  • Mary Sirena Elliott b. 6 Apr 1860, d. 4 Mar 1861
  • Linnie A. Elliott b. May 1865, d. 18 Sep 1956
  • Etta Maria Elliott b. 18 Jun 1867, d. 27 Jan 1898

Andrew William Ellis

b. 21 November 1847, d. between 1880 and 1884
  • Father: William G. Ellis b. 1820, d. 13 Apr 1905
  • Mother: Delana M. Dickinson b. 1828, d. 24 Feb 1887
  • Company: A
  • Andrew William Ellis was born on 21 Nov 1847 at Ware, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, son of William G. Ellis and Delana M. Dickinson.
  • Andrew William Ellis was enumerated in the household of William G. Ellis and Delana M. Dickinson in the 1850 US Federal Census on 12 Aug 1850 at Ware, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, as:
    Wm. Ellis, 30, laborer, b. CT
    Delana, 22, b. MA
    Wm. E. (sic ?), 2, b. MA.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Andrew gave his occupation as scholar / student.
  • In 1861 Andrew was living at Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Andrew mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry as a Musician, being credited to the quota of Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He was 13 years, 7 months and 21 days old.
  • On 22 Jan 1864 Andrew ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts at Stevensburg, Culpeper County, Virginia, by desertion according to the 1870 roster, Ford's history and the MASSCW.

  • On 24 Jul 1864 Andrew William Ellis, 16, married Ellen Dickenson, 23, daughter of Freeman Warren Dickenson and Hannah Sherman, at Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Starting 25 Aug 1864, Andrew also served in the 2nd MA HA, Co. E, as a musician.
  • He ended his service with the 2nd Mass. HA, by mustering out on 26 Jun 1865 at New Berne, North Carolina.
  • On 11 Aug 1875, Andrew was the drum-major of the Fitchburg Cornet Band according to an article in the Fitchburg Sentinel.
  • He and Ellen Dickenson were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 7 Jun 1880 at Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, as:
    Ellis, Andrew, 32, works in shoe shop, b. MA
    ---, Ellen M., wife, 39, b. MA
    ---, Hattie, dau, 14, b. MA.
  • Andrew William Ellis died between 1880 - 1884 (details unknown).
  • On 28 Nov 1883 Andrew's daughter, Hattie Ellis married Nathaniel George at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a second marriage for him and the first for her.
  • On 23 May 1884 Ellen Dickenson received a pension to surviving family member in Massachusetts based on Andrew's service; and received certificate number 375331, for his service in Co. B. 1st US Inf. and Co. E, 2nd Mass. Inf.
  • Andrew's wife, Ellen Dickenson, died and was buried in Aug 1914 at Hope Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 73 years and 5 months.
  • Last Edited: 10 Mar 2016

Family: Ellen Dickenson b. 28 Feb 1841, d. 9 Aug 1914

  • Hattie Ellis b. May 1866, d. 1936

Elias B. Ellis

b. 1845, d. 26 April 1880
  • Father: Samuel Ellis b. 1811, d. 1879
  • Mother: Eliza A. [--?--] b. 1822, d. 1908
  • Company: E
  • Elias B. Ellis was born in 1845 at Berlin, Hartford County, Connecticut, son of Samuel Ellis and Eliza A. [--?--].
  • Note: at the time of his enlistment, Elias added a couple years to his age. However, his gravemarker and death record give his year of birth as 1845, which also coincides with the 1850 census. In this case, I have accepted the later date since his mother was still living at the time of his death.
  • Elias B. Ellis was enumerated in the household of Samuel Ellis and Eliza A. [--?--] in the 1850 US Federal Census on 19 Sep 1850 at New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, as:
    Samuel Ellis, 35, farmer, b. MA
    Eliza A., 27, b. CT
    Charles, 8, b. CT
    Samuel, Jr., 7, b. CT
    **Elias, 5, b. CT
    Mary, 3, b. CT.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Elias gave his occupation as farmer.
  • In Oct 1861 Elias was living at Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland.

  • On 11 Oct 1861 Elias mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 16 years old.
  • He was declared missing in action on 30 Jun 1862 at Nelson's Farm, Virginia.
  • Thomas Blasland wrote a letter on 6 Jul 1862, mentioning Elias B. Ellis, as follows: for publication in the Southbridge Journal.
  • On 26 Dec 1863, Elias was having received a bounty of $541.99.
  • On 27 Jul 1864 Elias ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts by transfer to the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.

  • On 27 Jul 1864 Elias B. Ellis appeared on the muster rolls of the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry as having officially transferred into the unit, but he was not assigned to a specific company.
  • Starting 28 Jul 1864, Elias also served in the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company "E."
  • On 15 Nov 1864 Elias was wounded.
  • Starting 30 Aug 1865, Elias also served in the discharged for wounds.
  • He made application for a veteran's pension on 26 Sep 1865, and received certificate number 61359.
  • In 1879 Elias was living at Poor Farm, Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 5 Jul 1879 at "The Webster Times", Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Elias B. Ellis was mentioned in the report on the 12th annual reunion of Company E, 15th Massachusetts Infantry.
  • He died on 26 Apr 1880 at Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts, unmarried, of lung disease. He was 35 years old.
  • He was buried in Apr 1880 at Fair View Cemetery, New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, with his parents.
  • He appeared on the Mortality Schedule of 31 May 1880 at Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • In 1909 Elias B. Ellis was included on the Civil War memorial at Dudley, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Last Edited: 9 Apr 2016

Nathan Bassett Ellis Jr.

b. 19 March 1835, d. 27 May 1897
  • Father: Capt. Nathan Bassett Ellis b. 8 Aug 1805, d. 27 Jun 1898
  • Mother: Sabrina Sears Nickerson b. 1 Jan 1814, d. 10 Jan 1872
  • Company: 1_SS
  • Nathan Bassett Ellis Jr. was born on 19 Mar 1835 at Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, son of Capt. Nathan Bassett Ellis and Sabrina Sears Nickerson.
  • Nathan Bassett Ellis Jr. was enumerated in the household of Capt. Nathan Bassett Ellis and Sabrina Sears Nickerson in the 1850 US Federal Census on 17 Sep 1850 at Sandwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, as:
    Nathan B Ellis, 44, sailor, b. MA (as were all)
    Sulvinia, 36
    **Nathan B., 16, sailor
    Maria L., 13
    Lydia, 8
    Ellen, 6
    Julia, 3.
  • On 30 Apr 1855 Nathan Bassett Ellis Jr., 20, married Nancy J. Houghton, daughter of Jere W. Houghton, at Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • On 26 Jan 1859 Nathan Bassett Ellis Jr., 23, married Elizabeth Arvilla Howe, 18, daughter of Luther Barnard Howe and Sarah Elizabeth Arnold, at Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a second marriage for him and the first for her.
  • In 1862 Nathan was living at Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment, Nathan gave his occupation as Bootmaker.
  • Starting 12 Aug 1862, Nathan also served in the 25th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company U.
  • He ended his service with the 25th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company U by transfer on 1 Dec 1862.

  • On 1 Dec 1862 Nathan B. Ellis mustered into service with the 1st Company Massachusetts Sharpshooters. He was 27 years, 8 months and 12 days old.
  • On 20 Dec 1863 Nathan reenlisted, having received a bounty of $325.
  • On 15 Jan 1864 Nathan ended military service with the 1st Massachusetts Sharpshooters by discharge for promotion.

  • Nathan also served in the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company F, as a 1st Lieutenant.
  • Nathan's wife, Elizabeth Arvilla Howe, died and was buried in Aug 1877 at Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Section 5 Lot 71 at age 36 years and 7 months.
  • On 26 Apr 1882 Nathan and Elizabeth's daughter, Carrie I. Ellis married George O. French at Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • On 23 May 1885 his grandson, George Henry French, son of George O. French and Carrie I. Ellis, was born at Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts.
  • On 16 Jun 1887 Nathan Bassett Ellis Jr., 52, married Mary Hughes Woodbury, 43, daughter of Albert Woodbury and Mary C. [--?--], at Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, in a second marriage for him and the first for her.
  • Nathan Bassett Ellis Jr. made application at Massachusetts for a veteran's pension on 11 Apr 1888, and received certificate number 876336.
  • He died on 27 May 1897 at Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts. He was 62 years, 2 months and 8 days old.
  • An obituary for Nathan Bassett Ellis Jr. was published as follows: From the "Boston Herald," (Boston, Massachusetts),Friday, May 28, 1897:
    Well Known Lynn Man.
    Nathan B. Ellis, Jr., a well known citizen of Lynn, died at his residence in that city yesterday of heart failure.
    Deceased was 62 years old. Mr. Ellis was born in Bourne, on the Cape.
    He enlisted as a private Aug. 12, 1862, in company F, 25th Massachusetts volunteers, being later transferred to the 1st company Andews' Sharpshooters, and in December, 1863, was promoted to the positiion of Sergeant.
    In January of the following year he was transferred to company K, 20th Massachusetts Infantry, and commissioned first lieutenant.
    He participated in the battles of the Wilderness, Spottsylvania, North Anna and Cold Harbor, and was wounded seven times. He was mustered out of the service, on account of disability, July 29, 1864.
    He was a member of the G. A. R., and a past commander of the Leominster post. He leaves a widow and two sons.
  • He was buried in May 1897 at Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts.
  • On 10 Jun 1897 Mary Hughes Woodbury received a pension to surviving family member in Massachusetts based on Nathan's service; his wife received certificate number 451003.
  • Mary outlived Nathan and died on 3 Nov 1920 at Stoneham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, at age 77.
  • Nathan's son, Luther Barnard Ellis, died and was buried in Aug 1944 at Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 82 years and 2 months.
  • Last Edited: 7 May 2016

Family 1: Nancy J. Houghton b. between 1833 - 1834

Family 2: Elizabeth Arvilla Howe b. 13 Dec 1840, d. 29 Aug 1877

  • Luther Barnard Ellis b. 23 May 1862, d. 9 Aug 1944
  • Carrie I. Ellis b. 1865, d. 27 Nov 1887
  • Freddie Ellis b. 15 May 1876, d. 7 Jul 1876

Family 3: Mary Hughes Woodbury b. 23 Sep 1843, d. 3 Nov 1920

Reuben A. Ellis

b. 1839, d. 25 December 1861
  • Father: Nathan Ellis b. 24 Oct 1796, d. 20 Apr 1873
  • Mother: Mary D. Parker b. 1800, d. 2 May 1852
  • Company: G
  • Reuben A. Ellis was born about in 1839 at Massachusetts, son of Nathan Ellis and Mary D. Parker.
  • Reuben A. Ellis was enumerated in the household of Nathan Ellis and Mary D. Parker in the 1850 US Federal Census on 2 Aug 1850 at Wolcott, Lamoille County, Vermont, as:
    Nathan Ellis, 54, farmer, b. VT
    Mary, 50, b. MA
    George A., 17, b. MA
    Mary D., 15, b. MA
    **Reuben A., 10, b. MA.
  • On 2 May 1852 his mother, Mary D. Parker, died at Vermont.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Reuben gave his occupation as painter.
  • In 1861 Reuben was living at Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Reuben mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 22 years old.
  • On 21 Oct 1861 Reuben was taken prisoner at The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Leesburg, Virginia.
  • On 30 Oct 1861 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Reuben A. Ellis was included, with 304 other men, among "The Killed Wounded and Missing of the Fifteenth Regiment," after Ball's Bluff.
  • On 20 Nov 1861 at "The Worcester Daily Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Reuben A. Ellis was listed with 195 other men among the prisoners taken at Ball's Bluff.
  • On 20 Nov 1861 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Reuben A. Ellis was listed, with 88 other men of the 15th Massachusetts, as a prisoner at Richmond.
  • He died on 25 Dec 1861 at Richmond, Richmond County, Virginia, as a prisoner of war. He was 22 years old.
  • He was buried in Dec 1861 at Shockoe Hill Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia, according to the research of Jeffry Burden. See his website The Soldiers of Shockoe Hill.
  • A commemorative marker with his name is in Shockoe Hill Cemetery. However, research has established that Reuben and the other POWs, who had been buried originally just outside the walls of Shockoe Hill, were moved in 1866-67 to _Richmond National Cemetery,_ and are buried there as unknowns.
  • He was buried at Richmond National Cemetery, Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, as an unknown.
  • Last Edited: 11 Apr 2016

Warren Ivory Ellis

b. 20 December 1840, d. 21 July 1880
  • Father: George Washington Ellis b. 4 Mar 1808, d. 27 Apr 1885
  • Mother: Bethiah Ellen Pratt b. 6 Mar 1818, d. 13 Sep 1870
  • Company: F
  • Warren Ivory Ellis was born on 20 Dec 1840 at Fitzwilliam, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, son of George Washington Ellis and Bethiah Ellen Pratt.
  • Warren Ivory Ellis was enumerated in the household of George Washington Ellis and Bethiah Ellen Pratt in the 1850 US Federal Census on 16 Aug 1850 at Fitzwilliam, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, as:
    George W. Ellis, 42, farmer, b. NH (as were all in the family)
    Bethia, 32
    George H., 11
    Edward B., 10
    **Warren J. (sic), 9
    Ira W., 7
    Elliott J., 5
    Harriet N., 3
    Charles P., 7/12.
  • Warren Ivory Ellis was enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census in Jun 1860 at Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, living in the home of:
    John S. Woodbury, 40, farmer, b. MA and family .....
    **Warren Ellis, 19, farm labor, b. New Hampshire.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Warren gave his occupation as mechanic.
  • In 1861 Warren was living at Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Warren mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. He was 20 years, 6 months and 22 days old.
  • On 17 Sep 1862 Warren was wounded at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland, in the shoulder.
  • On 22 Oct 1862 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Warren Ivory Ellis was mentioned, together with 20 others, among the wounded at the Patent Office hospital in Washington, D.C.
  • On 27 Oct 1863 Warren was transferred from to the Veterans' Reserve Corps, according to the 1870 roster to.
  • On 1 Jan 1864 Warren was transferred from to the Signal Corps as a Private, according to the MASSCW to.
  • On 12 Jul 1864 Warren ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts as 2nd Class Private, U. S. Signal Corps, at the expiration of his term of service.

  • He made application for a veteran's pension on 2 Jul 1866, and received certificate number 75515.
  • On 6 Dec 1866 Warren Ivory Ellis, 25, married Emeline Viola Metcalf, 17, daughter of Timothy Metcalf and Adaline McIntire, at Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire.
  • In 1879, Warren was mentioned in Marvin's history of Lancaster.
  • He and Emeline Viola Metcalf were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 1 Jun 1880 at Fitzwilliam, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, where he is a farmer, and it is noted that he suffers from consumption.
  • Warren Ivory Ellis died on 21 Jul 1880 at Fitzwilliam, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, of consumption, and the death was registered in Winchendon. He was 39 years, 7 months and 1 day old.
  • He was buried in Jul 1880 at Riverside Cemetery, Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 14 Nov 1881 Emeline Viola Metcalf received a pension to surviving family member based on Warren's service; his wife, received certificate number 200305.
  • On 11 Jan 1893 Warren and Emeline's daughter, Effie J. Ellis married Orlando E. Bickford at Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • On 4 Jun 1901 Warren and Emeline's daughter, Bessie Maud Ellis married Charles Abel Gleason at Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Emeline, his wife, outlived Warren and died on 27 Aug 1915 at Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 66.
  • Last Edited: 9 Apr 2016

Family: Emeline Viola Metcalf b. 8 Jul 1849, d. 27 Aug 1915

  • Effie J. Ellis b. 5 Nov 1871
  • Bessie Maud Ellis b. 17 Mar 1875
  • Lula Adelia Ellis b. 26 Apr 1880, d. 30 Sep 1880

Samuel Emerson

b. 28 July 1828, d. 26 September 1862
  • Father: Jonathan Emerson b. between 1782 - 1783
  • Mother: Lydia Harwood
  • Company: H
  • Samuel Emerson was born on 28 Jul 1828 at Charlton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Jonathan Emerson and Lydia Harwood.
  • Samuel Emerson was enumerated in the 1850 US Federal census on 30 Jul 1850 at Charlton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Samuel Emerson, 22, blacksmith, b. MA
    living in the home of:
    Francis Reyan, 22, blacksmith, b. MA
    Martha E., 19, b. MA
    Forbes, 20, shoemaker, b. MA
    (Relationship if any unknown.)
  • On 13 Sep 1853 Samuel Emerson, 25, married Elizabeth Jenkins, daughter of John Jenkins, at Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Samuel Emerson and Elizabeth Jenkins were enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census on 18 Jul 1860 at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Samuel Emerson, 28, blacksmith, b. MA
    Elizabeth, 28, b. Nova Scotia
    Wm. J., 4, b. MA.
  • In 1861 Samuel was living at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Samuel gave his occupation as blacksmith.

  • On 29 Jul 1862 Samuel mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 34 years and 1 day old.
  • On 2 Aug 1862 at "The Webster Times", Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Samuel Emerson was mentioned, along with 18 other men, as a new recruit in the 15th Massachusetts.
  • On 17 Sep 1862 Samuel was wounded at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland, in the neck.
  • He died on 26 Sep 1862 as a result of his wounds. He was 34 years, 1 month and 29 days old.
  • He was buried at Mount Zion Cemetery (East Village), Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • In May 1863 Elizabeth Jenkins received a pension to surviving family member based on Samuel's service; his wife, received certificate 10756.
  • On 25 Sep 1869 Samuel Emerson was mentioned in an article about the Slater Guards, published in the Webster Times, possibly written by Elmoine Clemens.
  • He's surviving family was enumerated in the household of Elizabeth Jenkins in the 1870 US Federal Census on 18 Jun 1870 at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Emerson, Elizabeth, 39, dressmaker, b. Nova Scotia
    ---, William J., 14, b. MA
    ---, Edward S. 9, b. MA.
  • Elizabeth Emerson was enumerated as the widow of Samuel Emerson, of the 15th Massachusetts, in the 1890 Veterans' Schedules of the US Federal Census in Jun 1890 at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 2 Apr 1897 at "The Webster Times", Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, his widow was mentioned, as follows:(Volume XL #5)
    "At the meeting of the selectmen, Monday, a communication was received from Mr. E. D. Clemans, in behalf of Mrs. Samuel Emerson, whose husband was killed at Antietam, and was a member of Company I, 15th Mass. Regt., asking for aid from the town. The matter was laid on the table pending an investigation."
  • On 17 Sep 1900 Samuel Emerson was included on the Civil War memorial at Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland, as having died of his wounds received at the battle. (Read several articles from the Fitchburg Sentinel about the planning for the memorial.)
  • On 4 Jul 1907 Samuel Emerson was included on the Civil War memorial at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, according to an article in the Webster Times. See the "Documents" section at the main website for an account of the festivities of dedication.
  • Elizabeth, his wife, outlived Samuel and died on 4 Jul 1908 at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Last Edited: 29 Jun 2017

Family: Elizabeth Jenkins b. 1832, d. 4 Jul 1908

  • William Jenkins Emerson b. 27 Oct 1855, d. 1928
  • Edward S. Emerson b. 1860, d. 1948

Stephen Decater Burnham Emerson

b. 22 October 1838, d. 26 February 1876
  • Father: William Preston Emerson Sr. b. 6 Oct 1807, d. 27 Oct 1902
  • Mother: Mary Jane McDuffee b. 16 May 1816, d. 26 May 1847
  • Company: 1_SS
  • Stephen Decater Burnham Emerson was born on 22 Oct 1838 at Chester, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, son of William Preston Emerson Sr. and Mary Jane McDuffee.
  • On 26 May 1847 his mother, Mary Jane McDuffee, died at Chester, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, at age 31.
  • On 8 Aug 1859 Stephen Decater Burnham Emerson, 20, married Charlotte B. Peterson, daughter of Paul Peterson and Catharine [--?--], at Stoneham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Stephen Decater Burnham Emerson and Charlotte B. Peterson were enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census on 3 Aug 1860 at Stoneham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, as:
    Stephen D. Emerson, 23, cordwainer, b. NH
    Charlotte B., 19, b. Nova Scotia
    Charles N., 18, b. NH.
  • In 1861 Stephen was living at Stoneham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment, Stephen gave his occupation as Shoemaker.

  • On 2 Sep 1861 Stephen Decater Burnham Emerson mustered into service with the 1st Company Massachusetts Sharpshooters. He was 22 years, 10 months and 11 days old.
  • On 10 Apr 1862 his daughter, Martha Ann Emerson, died at Stoneham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, at age 1.
  • On 16 Feb 1863 Stephen ended military service with the 1st Massachusetts Sharpshooters at Falmouth, Stafford County, Virginia, by discharge due to disability.

  • Starting 29 Jul 1864, Stephen also served in the 13th Infantry Regiment U.S. Veteran Reserve Corps, Company G.
  • He ended his service with the 13th Infantry Regiment U.S. Veteran Reserve Corps, Company G by dischargd on 21 Nov 1865.
  • He and Charlotte B. Peterson were enumerated in the 1870 US Federal Census on 22 Jul 1870 at Londonderry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, as:
    Emerson, Stephen D., 32, works for shoe manufacture, b. NH
    ---, Charlotte B., 28, b. Nova Scotia
    ---, Arthur, 3, b. MA.
  • Stephen Decater Burnham Emerson died on 26 Feb 1876 at Stoneham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, of consumption. He was 37 years, 4 months and 4 days old.
  • He was buried in Feb 1876 at Lindenwood Cemetery, Stoneham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Chapel Path, Lot-297, grave-6.
  • On 5 Mar 1876 Stephen's widow, Charlotte B. Peterson remarried to John Leathe at Reading, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for him and the second for her.
  • On 14 Nov 1885 his son, Arthur C. Emerson, died at Stoneham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, at age 19 unmarried, of typhoid fever.
  • Charlotte outlived Stephen and died on 10 Mar 1909 at Stoneham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  • Last Edited: 10 May 2016

Family: Charlotte B. Peterson b. between 1840 - 1841, d. 10 Mar 1909

  • Martha Ann Emerson b. 7 Jun 1860, d. 10 Apr 1862
  • Arthur C. Emerson b. 8 Nov 1866, d. 14 Nov 1885

William Hovey Emerson

b. 25 April 1832, d. 19 January 1884
  • Father: Thomas Emerson b. between 1800 - 1801, d. 21 Aug 1851
  • Mother: Eliza Bartlett b. between 1801 - 1802, d. 17 Jun 1881
  • Company: E
  • William Hovey Emerson was born on 25 Apr 1832 at Auburn, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Thomas Emerson and Eliza Bartlett.
  • William Hovey Emerson was enumerated in the household of Thomas Emerson and Eliza Bartlett in the 1850 US Federal Census on 5 Aug 1850 at Auburn, Worcester County, Massachusetts, with his parents and grandmother, Eunice Bartlett.
  • On 21 Aug 1851 his father, Thomas Emerson, died at Auburn, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of cancer.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, William gave his occupation as farmer.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 William mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Auburn, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 29 years, 2 months and 17 days old.
  • On 21 Oct 1861 William was taken prisoner at The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Leesburg, Virginia.
  • On 30 Oct 1861 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, William Hovey Emerson was included, with 304 other men, among "The Killed Wounded and Missing of the Fifteenth Regiment," after Ball's Bluff.
  • On 20 Nov 1861 at "The Worcester Daily Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, William H. Emerson was listed with 195 other men among the prisoners taken at Ball's Bluff.
  • William was paroled from prison.
  • On 22 Feb 1862 at "The New York Times", New York City, New York, William Hovey Emerson was mentioned, with 61 other men of the 15th Massachusetts, in an article about the return of prisoners under a flag of truce:
    National Prisoners Released, Arrival of Four hundred at Fortres Monroe
    Notice having been received by Gen. Wool, that some 400 exchanged prisoners would be sent down the James River Yesterday, the "George Washington" and "Express" left at about noon for the appointed meeting place.
    The rebel boat was appointed to meet us at 3 o'clock, but at that time she was not in sight, and shortly after a heavy fog shut down, making it impossible to move in any direction. The two boats were then fastened together, and having dropped anchor, waited for the rebel boat to appear.
    The fog did not lift till late in the evening, when the wind blew so fresh that the boats dragged their anchors and had to be separated. This morning at sunrise the expected prisoners made their appearance, on the "William Allison," which it seemed had also anchored for the night a few miles above us. The return passage was made without any incident, and the prisoners arrived here about 10 o'clock this forenoon. The returned prisoners will be immediately sent north. (Note: here follows a complete list of the released prisoners who arrived by a flag of truce from Richmond.)
  • On 10 Dec 1862 William ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to disability.

  • He made application for a veteran's pension in Dec 1872, and received certificate number 139358.
  • In 1879 William was living at Auburn, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 5 Jul 1879 at "The Webster Times", Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, William Hovey Emerson was mentioned in the report on the 12th annual reunion of Company E, 15th Massachusetts Infantry.
  • He and Eliza Bartlett were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 9 Jun 1880 at Auburn, Worcester County, Massachusetts, where he is enumerated as single and lives with his widowed mother. No occupation is given for him, and he has a disability.
  • On 17 Jun 1881 his mother, Eliza Bartlett, died at Auburn, Worcester County, Massachusetts, by drowning.
  • William Hovey Emerson died on 19 Jan 1884 at Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, unmarried, of epilepsey. He was 51 years, 8 months and 25 days old.
  • He was buried on 23 Jan 1884 at Evergreen Cemetery, Douglas, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Last Edited: 22 Aug 2012

Henry Martin Engley

b. 28 June 1839, d. 3 July 1862
  • Father: Albert Engley b. 11 Oct 1807, d. 19 Apr 1861
  • Mother: Sally Aldrich b. 13 Jun 1814, d. 16 Feb 1883
  • Company: H
  • Henry Martin Engley was born on 28 Jun 1839 at Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Albert Engley and Sally Aldrich.
  • Henry Martin Engley was enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census on 15 Jun 1860 at Webster P. O., Douglas, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Henry Engley, 20, farm labor, b. MA
    living in the home of
    Celia A. Walls, 43, b. MA.
  • In 1861 Henry was living at Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 19 Apr 1861 his father, Albert Engley, died at Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 53.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Henry gave his occupation as farmer.

  • On 20 Jan 1862 Henry mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 22 years, 6 months and 23 days old.
  • He died on 3 Jul 1862 at Harrison's Landing, Virginia, killed in action, according to his gravemarker. He was 23 years and 5 days old.
  • He was buried in 1862 at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, with his parents.
  • On 7 Mar 1866 Henry's sister, Abby Maria Engley, married Augustus L. Bush at Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 11 Mar 1866 Sally Engley received a pension to surviving family member based on Henry's service; his mother, received certificate number 102883.
  • Sally, his mother, outlived Henry and died on 16 Feb 1883 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 68.
  • Last Edited: 9 Apr 2016

Edward Ennis

b. between 1829 and 1830, d. 20 November 1866
  • Father: Phillip Ennis b. 1800, d. 12 Sep 1852
  • Mother: Bridget [--?--] b. 1800, d. before 1850
  • Company: E
  • Edward Ennis was born between 1829 - 1830 at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Phillip Ennis and Bridget [--?--].
  • On 7 Oct 1847 Edward Ennis married Mariah Bradford, 21, daughter of Archibald Bradford and Maria Reynolds, at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 27 Apr 1848 his infant daughter, Harriet F. Ennis, died at Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 21 Jul 1848 Mariah Bradford, his wife, died at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 22.
  • Before 1850 his mother, Bridget [--?--], died apparently.
  • On 12 Sep 1852 his father, Phillip Ennis, died at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Edward gave his occupation as gardener.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Edward mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 17 Sep 1862 Edward was wounded at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland.
  • On 28 Jul 1864 Edward ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts having fulfilled his term of service.

  • On 24 Aug 1864 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Edward Ennis was reported among the prisoners, for a total of four commissioned officers and seventy-seven enlisted men.
  • Edward reenlisted, per Centennial History of Millbury, however there is no mention of this in the MASSCW.
  • He died on 20 Nov 1866 at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of kidney disease.
  • He was buried in Nov 1866 at Millbury Central Cemetery, Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • From the National Aegis, 10 June 1876:
    Millbury
    "The town authorities have recently set thirty-four tablets over graves of deceased Union soldiers buried there. The town's roll of honor includes fifty-six names, but the other twenty-two graves have been provided with headstones by friends.
    The tablets are of zinc bronze, 26 inches in height, with raised letters and bearing a design including the flag and seal of the United States. The names of the deceased thus honored
    ...."
  • In 1890 Edward Ennis was included on the Civil War memorial at Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Click HERE to see the full listing.
  • Last Edited: 9 Apr 2016

Family: Mariah Bradford b. 3 Dec 1825, d. 21 Jul 1848

  • Harriet F. Ennis b. 4 Mar 1848, d. 27 Apr 1848

Hersey Estes

b. 2 May 1833, d. 9 February 1916

Hersey Estes
  • Father: Henry Estes b. 15 May 1799, d. 15 Aug 1888
  • Mother: Susan Round b. 22 Oct 1807, d. 1898
  • Company: K
  • Hersey Estes was born on 2 May 1833 at Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Henry Estes and Susan Round.
  • On 30 May 1858 Hersey's sister, Mary Louis Estes, married John L. Starrett at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Hersey Estes was enumerated in the household of Henry Estes and Susan Round in the 1860 US Federal Census on 28 Jul 1860 at Milford P. O., Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Henry Estes, 55, shoemaker, b. MA
    Susan, 50, b. RI
    **Hersey, 27, carpenter, b. MA
    **John Starrett, 23, weaver, b. Ireland
    Mary L., 23, b. MA
    Louisa, 1, b. MA.
  • In 1861 Hersey was living at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Hersey gave his occupation as carpenter.

  • On 1 Jul 1861 Hersey mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry as a wagoner, being credited to the quota of Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 28 years, 1 month and 29 days old.
  • Hersey Estes and John L. Starrett, brothers-in-law, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Company K.
  • On 17 Sep 1862 his brother-in-law, John L. Starrett, died at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland, killed in action.
  • On 30 Mar 1863 Hersey ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts at Boston, Massachusetts, due to disability.

  • On 4 Jul 1863 Hersey Estes, 30, married Mary A. Aiken, 23, daughter of Hugh Aiken and Rebecca McAuslan, at Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island.
  • Hersey Estes and Mary A. Aiken were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 8 Jun 1880 at Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island, as:
    Estes, Percy (sic), 47, carpenter, b. MA
    ---, Mary, 40, wife, b. Ireland
    ---, Susy, 15, dau, b. MA
    ---, Helen, 9, dau, b. RI
    ---, Hersey, 81, father, b. MA
    ---, Susan, 72, b. RI.
  • About 1890, Hersey was photographed.
  • He was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in 1890 at Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island, as having served in the 15th Massachusetts.
  • Hersey and Mary's daughter, Susan Rebecca Estes married William McCulloch.
  • Hersey Estes made application at Rhode Island for a veteran's pension on 17 Jan 1900, and received certificate number 1006873.
  • He and Mary A. Aiken were enumerated in the 1900 US Federal census on 6 Jun 1900 at Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island, as:
    Estes, Hersey, head, b. May 1833, 67, married 37 years, b. MA, carpenter
    ---, Mary, wife, b. Mar 1840, both of her children are living, b. Ireland.
  • On 1 May 1907 Mary A. Aiken, his wife, died at Attleboro, Bristol County, Massachusetts, at age 67 of heart disease.
  • Between 1908 - 1909 Hersey Estes married Elizabeth [--?--].
  • Hersey Estes and Elizabeth [--?--] were enumerated in the 1910 US Federal Census on 28 Apr 1910 at East Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, as:
    Estes, Hersey, 76, married for the second time one year, b. MA
    ---, Elizabeth, 59, her first marriage one year previous, she has no children, b. NY.
  • Hersey Estes died on 9 Feb 1916 at Hancock, New York. He was 82 years, 9 months and 7 days old.
  • He was buried in Feb 1916 at Newell Burying Ground, Attleboro, Bristol County, Massachusetts.
  • On 23 Dec 1924 Elizabeth [--?--] received a pension to surviving family member in Massachusetts based on Hersey's service; his wife, received certificate number 957755.
  • Last Edited: 10 Mar 2017

Family 1: Mary A. Aiken b. 16 Mar 1840, d. 1 May 1907

  • Susan Rebecca Estes b. 1 Jan 1865, d. 9 Jun 1949
  • Nancy Helen Estes b. 31 Mar 1871, d. 1923

Family 2: Elizabeth [--?--] b. between 1850 - 1851

Robert Evans

b. 1837, d. 25 August 1863
  • Father: David W. Evans b. 4 Jan 1802, d. 4 Nov 1879
  • Mother: Agnes Fergusson b. 9 May 1809, d. 21 Jan 1898
  • Company: 1_SS
  • Robert Evans was born about in 1837 at Ireland, son of David W. Evans and Agnes Fergusson.
  • Robert Evans was enumerated in the household of David W. Evans and Agnes Fergusson in the 1860 US Federal Census on 9 Jun 1860 at Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, as:
    David W. Evans, 55, farmer, b. Ireland
    Agnes, 49, b. Ireland
    **Robert, 24, b. Ireland
    John W., 20, b. Ireland
    Margaret, 15, b. Ireland
    Wm. F., 13, b. Ireland
    Agnes, 10, b. MA
    ???, 8 (m.), b. MA
    David H., 4, b. MA
    John Fergurson, 26, b. Ireland.
  • In 1861 Robert was living at Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment, Robert gave his occupation as Shoemaker.
  • On 9 Jul 1861 John W. Evans, his brother, was enlisted on Company H, 22nd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, mustering out on 22 December 1862.

  • On 3 Sep 1861 Robert Evans mustered into service with the 1st Company Massachusetts Sharpshooters. He was 24 years old.
  • On 24 Sep 1862 Robert ended military service with the 1st Massachusetts Sharpshooters by discharge due to disability.

  • He made application for a veteran's pension on 11 May 1863, with application number 21917, but no certificate is recorded.
  • He died on 25 Aug 1863. He was 26 years old.
  • He was buried in Aug 1863 at Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts.
  • On 4 Nov 1879 his father, David W. Evans, died at Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, of consumption at age 77.
  • On 2 Jun 1885 Agnes Fergusson received a pension to surviving family member based on Robert's service; his mother, received certificate number 223386.
  • Agnes, his mother, outlived Robert and died on 21 Jan 1898 at Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, at age 88.
  • Last Edited: 9 Sep 2016

Henry Martin Everest

b. 2 June 1836, d. 19 March 1909
  • Father: Joseph W. Everest b. 1806
  • Mother: Eleanor H. [--?--] b. 1812
  • Company: 1_SS
  • Henry Martin Everest was born on 2 Jun 1836 at Meridan, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, son of Joseph W. Everest and Eleanor H. [--?--].
  • Henry Martin Everest was enumerated in the household of Joseph W. Everest and Eleanor H. [--?--] in the 1850 US Federal Census on 25 Sep 1850 at Plainfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, as:
    Joseph W Everest      44, farmer, b. NH (as were all)
    Eleanor, 38
    Lucia , 17
    Celesta, 15
    **Henry M., 13
    Laura J., 10
    George W., 6
    Hiram A., 3
    Emily R, 0.
  • On 16 Jul 1860 Henry Martin Everest, 24, married Minerva Pomery G. Hunt, 19, daughter of Aaron Hunt and Susan [--?--], at Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • At the time of his enlistment, Henry gave his occupation as Spinner.
  • In 1862 Henry was living at Dracut, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

  • On 10 Mar 1862 Henry M. Everest mustered into service with the 1st Company Massachusetts Sharpshooters. He was 25 years, 9 months and 8 days old.
  • On 28 Sep 1862 Henry ended military service with the 1st Massachusetts Sharpshooters at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, by discharge for wounds.

  • He made application for a veteran's pension on 8 Dec 1862, with application number 5575, but no certificate number is recorded.
  • Starting 1 Jan 1864, Henry also served in the 15th Independant Battery, Massachusetts Heavy Artillery.
  • He ended his service with the 15th Independant Battery, Massachusetts Heavy Artillery by desertion, according to one report on 19 Aug 1864 at New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • He and Minerva Pomery G. Hunt emigrated in 1864 from Massachusetts to Ontario, Canada.
  • Henry Martin Everest and Minerva Pomery G. Hunt were enumerated in the 1871 Canadian census on 1 Apr 1871 at Chatham, Kent, Ontario, Canada, as:
    H M Everest, 34, b. US, shoemaker
    Minerva, 29, b. US, milliner
    Eleanor, 9, b. US
    Henrietta, 5, b. Ont.
    Cora, 1, b. Ont.
  • On 31 Dec 1879 Henry and Minerva's daughter, Eleanor Susan Everest married George John Warren at Orilla, Ontario, Canada.
  • Henry Martin Everest and Minerva Pomery G. Hunt were enumerated in the 1891 Canadian census on 1 Apr 1891 at Chatham, Kent, Ontario, Canada, as:
    Henry Martin Everest      55, b. US, shoemaker
    Minerva Pomery Everest, 50, b. US
    Henrietta Minerva Everest, 25, b. Ont.
  • On 14 Oct 1901 Henry and Minerva's daughter, Henrietta Minerva Everest married Cornelius H. Mains at Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Michigan.
  • Henry Martin Everest died on 19 Mar 1909 at Michigan. He was 72 years, 9 months and 17 days old.
  • He was buried in Mar 1909 at Oak Hill Cemetery, Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan, plot Section 5, where his wife would later join him.
  • He's surviving family was enumerated in the household of Cornelius H. Mains and Henrietta Minerva Everest in the 1910 US Federal Census on 4 May 1910 at Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan, as:
    Cornelius A Mains, 46, married 9 years, fruit farmer, immig 1905
    Henrietta M., 44, both children living
    Cornelius E., 7
    Cora, 3
    Minerva P Everest, 68, mother-in-law, widow, b. NH (fat b. NH, mor b. VT) two of 9 children living.
  • Minerva, his wife, outlived Henry and died on 20 Jun 1923 at age 82.
  • Henry's daughter, Henrietta Minerva Mains, died and was buried in 1933 at Oak Hill Cemetery, Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan, at age 68 years.
  • Last Edited: 9 Apr 2016

Family: Minerva Pomery G. Hunt b. 8 May 1841, d. 20 Jun 1923

  • Eleanor Susan Everest b. 17 Mar 1862
  • Henrietta Minerva Everest b. 1865, d. 1933
  • Cora Everest b. 1870
  • George Henry Everest b. 25 Apr 1872, d. Aug 1872

Albert Everett

b. 25 March 1840, d. 1937
  • Father: Leonard Fessenden Everett b. 1 Jun 1809, d. 1901
  • Mother: Freelove Darling b. 31 Jan 1808, d. 24 Apr 1853
  • Company: H
  • Albert Everett was born on 25 Mar 1840 at Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Leonard Fessenden Everett and Freelove Darling.
  • Albert was educated at Appleton Academy about 1850.
  • On 24 Apr 1853 his mother, Freelove Darling, died at South Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 45.
  • On 19 Oct 1854 Albert's widowed father, Leonard Fessenden Everett, remarried to Hannah Hopkins at Franklin, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, (She was the widow of George Mann.)
  • Albert Everett was enumerated in the household of Leonard Fessenden Everett and Hannah Hopkins in the 1860 US Federal Census on 22 Jul 1860 at Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Leonard F. Everett, 51, farmer, b. MA
    Hannah, 50, b. RI
    **Albert, 20, shoemaker, b. MA
    Daniel W. (Mann), 11, b. MA.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Albert gave his occupation as shoemaker.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Albert mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 21 years, 3 months and 17 days old.
  • Albert Everett and William Maxy Burlingame Mann, step-brothers, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.
  • On 21 Oct 1861 his step-brother, William Maxy Burlingame Mann, died at The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Leesburg, Virginia, at age 19.
  • On 12 Sep 1862 Mahlon Everett his brother, a resident of Hesper, Iowa, enlisted in Co. E, 38th Iowa Regiment.
  • On 25 Sep 1862 Henry Clay Mann, his step-brother, a weaver from Blackstone, enlisted in the 51st Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company K, and was discharged for disability on 03 November 1862.
  • On 1 May 1863 Albert was promoted to Corporal.
  • Albert wrote a letter on 16 May 1863 as follows: describing in detail the occupation of Fredricksburg by Gen. Gibbon's division of the 2d Corps on May 3rd and 4th 1863, and the extreme danger of the two companies, including Co. H, of the 15th Massachussetts of being left behind during the retreat on May 5th.
    Everett distrusted the Union high command, and said if the Rebels "had come down [into town] ...the pontoons would have been swing[ing] round in all probability before all got over." We could then "swim and take our chances, or be prisoners, for the general would not run the risk of having the Rebs get possession of the bridge.... Consequently, we felt no little anxiety... lest the Rebs swoop down upon us, and we get to Richmond a good deal sooner than desirable." Since the fog hid their movements, Everett said their two companies formed a line of battle in the streets, then gradually withdrew until within thirty rods of the river, when they "double quicked it down to the bank."
  • On 2 Jul 1863 Albert was wounded at The Battle of Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, in action.
  • On 22 Jul 1863 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Albert Everett was reported as wounded at Gettysburg.
  • On 1 Sep 1863 his brother, Mahlon Everett, died at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, at age 25 of disease, serving with the 38th Iowa Regiment.
  • On 15 Jul 1864 Albert ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to expiration of his term of service.

  • He was a teacher in employ of the Freedman's Bureau in S.C., 2 years. Much of his life engaged in mercantile pursuits at Boston and Worcester. Member of many humanitarian organizations, reaching the head of three and entering the grand lodges of two.
  • On 12 Jun 1870 Albert Everett, 30, married Frances Reid at West Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • About 1871 Albert was living at Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • He was engaged for many years in the study of historical matter concerning his native town, its military records and its soldiers. Wrote history of his regiment, and family histories. Member of the Society of the Cincinnati (for descendants of Revolutionary War soldiers). Member of Post Ten (George H. Ward) of Worcester of the Massachusetts Department of the G.A.R., as well as GAR Post #24 (A. B. R. Sprague) in Grafton, MA.
  • He made application for a veteran's pension on 18 Sep 1872, and received certificate number 153394.
  • He and Frances Reid were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census in 1880 at Somerville, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, where he was employed as a provision dealer, and his wife was a bookkeeper.
  • In 1886 Albert was living at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • In Jun 1886 Albert Everett took part in the regimental reunion Excursion to the Battle-Fields of Gettysburg, PA., Antietam, MD., Ball's Bluff, Virginia and Washington, D.C.
  • He was a pall bearer at the burial of Edward Spaulding Betterley on 29 Oct 1888 at Grove Cemetery, Holden, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Albert Everett was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as having served in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Co. H.
  • In 1901 his father, Leonard Fessenden Everett, died.
  • On 24 Jun 1902 Albert and Frances's daughter, Frances Isabelle Everett married Frederick Hall Beals at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for birth.
  • On 21 Oct 1903 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Albert Everett attended the 37th annual regimental reunion with some eighty other veterans.
  • In 1906 Albert was living at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 20 Oct 1906 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Albert Everett attended the 40th annual reunion of the 15th regiment association, with some 75 other veterans of the regiment. (Report believed to be from the Worcester Spy.)
  • On 27 Oct 1910 at The State Mutual Building, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Albert Everett attended the 44th reunion of the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.
  • He and Frances Reid were enumerated in the 1920 US Federal Census on 2 Jan 1920 at Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Everett, Albert, head, 79, b. MA
    ---, Fanny R., wife, 75, immig. 1844, b. Ireland
    Beals, Frances I., dau, 45, widow, b. MA
    ---, Frances I., grand-dau, 14, b. CA
    ---, Edward E., grandson, 11, b. CA.
  • In 1922 Frances Reid, his wife, died.
  • On 22 Oct 1926 at "The Webster Evening Times", Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Albert Everett was mentioned as attending the 60th reunion of Company I.
  • He was enumerated in the 1930 U. S. Federal Census on 7 Apr 1930 at Hornell, Steuben County, New York, as:
    Prior, John, head, 62,
    ---, Alice, wife, (dau of Albert's sister, Susan), 58
    Sargent, Susan, sister-in-law, (dau of Albert's sister, Susan), 48
    Prior, Edward Beale, adopted son, 21
    **Everett, Albert, Uncle, 90, widower
    and two roomers.
  • He died in 1937. He was 96 years old.
  • He was buried in 1937 at Mount Vernon Cemetery, West Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • The personal papers or letters of Albert Everett are available at at Worcester Historical Museum, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, consisting of a history of the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, as well as other papers and historical research.
  • Last Edited: 26 Mar 2017

Family: Frances Reid b. Jun 1845, d. 1922

  • Jennie Augusta Everett b. 16 Sep 1871, d. 23 Jan 1875
  • Frances Isabelle Everett b. 24 Aug 1874, d. 1921
  • Albert Leonard Everett b. 4 Dec 1884, d. 21 Jul 1885