Gustave Adolph Graichen

b. 21 September 1839, d. 13 May 1906
  • Father: Tobias Friedrich Graichen b. 22 Jan 1810, d. 27 Jul 1872
  • Mother: Antonia Anlauft b. 24 Dec 1809, d. 25 Nov 1862
  • Company: C
  • Gustave Adolph Graichen was born on 21 Sep 1839 at Nissma, Saxony, (Germany), son of Tobias Friedrich Graichen and Antonia Anlauft.
  • Gustave Adolph Graichen and Franz Hermann "Frank" Graichen emigrated in 1852 from Germany together with the rest of the family.
  • Gustave Adolph Graichen was enumerated in the household of Tobias Friedrich Graichen and Antonia Anlauft in the 1860 US Federal Census on 25 Jul 1860 at Harvard P. O., Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Tobias Graichen, 57, weaver, $1000 real estate, $300 personal estate, b. Preussia, Germany
    Antonia, 57, b. Prussia
    **Gustav, 20,b. Prussia
    Barnard, 18, b. Prussia
    Herman, 10, b. Prussia
    Oscar, 9, b. Prussia
    **Frederick, 28, b. Prussia
    Elizabeth, 24. b. Scotland
    James W., 2, b. MA
    William Wagner, b. Prussia
    John Ritch, 26, painter, b. Bavaria

    (Note: one door away)
    **Frank GRAICHEN, 26, Weaver, b. Prussia, Germany,
    Margaret, 24, b. Scotland
    Antonia, 2/12, b. MA
    Charles Simpson, 30, pedler, b. Scotland (boarder )

    (Note: another door away)
    **John KIRCHNER, 30, weaver, b. Prussia
    Margaret, 27, Scotland

    (Noted: Two other families of weavers right nextdoor to the Graichens who are of Prussian origin and have Scottish wives. Bernard Wieseman, who also served in the 25th Mass. Infantry, and Herman Kleisener. Also noted in the MASSCW, an Edward Graichen, res. Clinton, weaver, age 25 in 1860, also served in 25th Mass. Inf. Relationship likely, but unknown.)
  • In 1861 Gustave Adolph Graichen and Franz Hermann "Frank" Graichen, brothers, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Gustave gave his occupation as operative.
  • In 1861 Gustave was living at Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Gustave mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 21 years, 9 months and 21 days old.
  • On 29 Aug 1861, Karl Friedrich Bernhard Graichen, his brother, was was enlisted in the 20th Massachusetts, and deserted 30 June 1862 at Harrison's Landing.
  • On 17 Sep 1862 Gustave was wounded at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland, in the knee.
  • On 22 Oct 1862 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Gustave Adolph Graichen was mentioned, together with 20 others, among the wounded at the Patent Office hospital in Washington, D.C.
  • On 25 Nov 1862 his mother, Antonia Anlauft, died at Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 52.
  • On 30 Dec 1862 Gustave ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to disability from wounds received in action.

  • On 1 Jan 1863 Gustave Adolph Graichen, 23, married Anna Winkler, 19, daughter of Charles Winkler, at Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Gustave Adolph Graichen made application for a veteran's pension on 29 Apr 1863, and received certificate number 15429.
  • On 26 Oct 1863 Franz and Gustave's widowed father, Tobias Friedrich Graichen, remarried to Catherine Robert at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a second marriage for him and a first for her.
  • On 30 Aug 1871 Anna Winkler, his wife, died at Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts, at age 28 of consumption.
  • On 25 Jul 1872 Gustave Adolph Graichen, 32, married Ernestine Ida Donath, 20, daughter of Gottlieb Johan Donath and Caroline Knoerig, at Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts, in a second marriage for him and the first for her.
  • Gustave Adolph Graichen and Ernestine Ida Donath were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census in 1880 at Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts, he is a Loom Fixer. There are no children enumerated in the household.
  • Gustave Adolph Graichen was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts, as having served in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company C, noting that he was discharged as disabled.
  • In 1896, Gustave was included in "The History of Clinton, Massachusetts."
  • He and Ernestine Ida Donath were enumerated in the 1900 US Federal census on 1 Jun 1900 at Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts, noting that there are no children of this marriage; he is retired.
  • Gustave Adolph Graichen died on 13 May 1906 at Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts, of chronic Bright's. He was 66 years, 7 months and 22 days old.
  • He was buried in May 1906 at Bellevue Cemetery, Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts.
  • In May 1906 Ernestine Ida Donath received a pension to surviving family member in Massachusetts based on Gustave's service; received certificate number 704981.
  • Ernestine, his wife, outlived Gustave and died on 11 Sep 1912 at Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts, at age 61.
  • Last Edited: 18 Jun 2017

Family 1: Anna Winkler b. 12 Jul 1843, d. 30 Aug 1871

Family 2: Ernestine Ida Donath b. 15 Aug 1851, d. 11 Sep 1912

Peter Graus

b. between 1831 and 1832
  • Company: 1_SS
  • Peter Graus was born between 1831 - 1832.
  • At the time of his enlistment, Peter gave his occupation as Laborer.
  • In 1862 Peter was living at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

  • On 11 Sep 1862 Peter Graus mustered into service with the 1st Company Massachusetts Sharpshooters.
  • On 28 Oct 1862 Peter ended military service with the 1st Massachusetts Sharpshooters by transfer.

  • Starting 28 Oct 1862, Peter also served in the 2nd Cavalry Regiment Massachusetts, Company B.
  • Last Edited: 7 Sep 2012

Alexander Graveling

b. between 1841 and 1842
  • Company: G
  • Alexander Graveling was born between 1841 - 1842 at Massachusetts.
  • He was enumerated in the household of Leonard S. Wheelock and Lucy Pollard in the 1860 US Federal Census on 12 Jul 1860 at Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    L. S. Wheelock, 45, hotel keeper, b. MA (as were all in the family)
    Lucy P., 37
    **William R., 40, farmer
    Caroline E., 38
    Novella E., 15
    Abby S., 14
    William H., 12
    Frank H., 7
    Carrie L., 7/12
    Bridget Agan, 30, house maid, b. Ireland
    F. B. Pratt, 29, merchant, b. MA
    William Young, 20, jeweller, b. NY
    Henry Peckham, 30, jeweller, b. RI
    John Briggs, 38, farmer, b. MA
    **Alec Gravelin, 18, hostler, b. MA
    James Manning, 25, farmer
    Henry H. Dancessort (?), 20, farmer.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Alexander gave his occupation as yeoman.
  • In 1861 Alexander was living at Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland.

  • On 4 Sep 1861 Alexander mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 27 Jul 1864 Alexander ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts by transfer to the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.

  • Starting 28 Jul 1864, Alexander also served in the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company "E."
  • He ended his service by discharge on 1 Sep 1864.
  • The 1870 roster places this man among the "unassigned recruits"; Ford's history includes him in Co. G. It appears that he joined the 15th Massachusetts when they were already on the march.
  • Last Edited: 7 Sep 2012

George Cheever Gray

b. 26 April 1836, d. 1 June 1923
  • Father: Benjamin Archer Gray b. 6 Jul 1811, d. 1891
  • Mother: Martha Ann Agge b. 22 Jun 1812
  • Company: 1_SS
  • George Cheever Gray was born on 26 Apr 1836 at Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, son of Benjamin Archer Gray and Martha Ann Agge.
  • George Cheever Gray was enumerated in the household of Benjamin Archer Gray and Martha Ann Agge in the 1860 US Federal Census on 8 Jul 1860 at Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, as:
    Benjamin A. Gray, 48, clerk, b. MA (as were all)
    Martha A., 47
    **George C. Gray, 24, sash and blind maker
    John, 20, painter
    Anna, 18
    Benj. A., Jr., 15, porter
    Mary A., 13
    Caroline E., 10
    Agusta M., 8
    Jane M., 5
    Catherine M., 1.
  • In 1861 George was living at Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment, George gave his occupation as Carpenter.
  • Starting 15 Apr 1861, George also served in the 8th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts, Company I, as a Sergeant.
  • He ended his service with the 8th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts, Company I on 1 Aug 1861 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

  • On 3 Sep 1861 George Cheever Gray mustered into service with the 1st Company Massachusetts Sharpshooters being commissioned as Full 2nd Lieutenant. He was 25 years, 4 months and 8 days old.
  • On 30 May 1862 George ended military service with the 1st Massachusetts Sharpshooters by resignation.

  • Starting 17 Oct 1863, George also served in the 178th Infantry Regiment New York, Company K, as a Captain.
  • He ended his service with by discharge on 21 Jan 1865.
  • On 18 Jul 1866 George Cheever Gray, 30, married Anne E. W. Robinson, 23, daughter of Samuel Robinson and Lucy Ann Glover, at Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • George Cheever Gray and Anne E. W. Robinson were enumerated in the 1870 US Federal Census on 13 Jul 1870 at Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, as:
    Gray, George C., 34, sash and blind maker, b. MA (as were all)
    ---, Annie W., 27
    ---, Lucy A., 3
    Robinson, John, 29, clerk in dry goods store.
  • George Cheever Gray made application for a veteran's pension on 18 Jan 1875, and received certificate number 147420.
  • In 1876 George Cheever Gray and Anne E. W. Robinson moved to Wheatland, Barton County, Kansas, from Massachusetts. They were among the first settlers in the township.
  • George Cheever Gray and Anne E. W. Robinson were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 4 Jun 1880 at Wheatland, Barton County, Kansas, as:
    Gray, George C., 44, farmer, b. MA
    ---, Annie E. W., 37, wife, b. MA
    ---, Lucy A., 13, daur, b. Wisc.
    ---, Sarah A., 8, daur, b. MA.
  • About in 1893 George's daughter, Sarah A. Gray married W. Grant Jones at Kansas.
  • George Cheever Gray and Anne E. W. Robinson were enumerated in the 1900 US Federal census on 22 Jun 1900 at Wheatland, Barton County, Kansas, as:
    Gray, George C., b. Apr 1836, married 32 years, b. MA, farmer,
    ---, Annie E., wife, b. Jan 1843, both children living
    ---, Lucy A., daur, b. Apr 1869, in Wisc., school teacher.
  • On 10 Dec 1906 Anne E. W. Robinson, his wife, died at Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas, at age 63.
  • George Cheever Gray was enumerated in the 1920 US Federal Census on 8 Jan 1920 at Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas, as:
    Gray, George C., head, 83, widower, b. MA
    ---, Lucy A., daur, 52, single, b. Wisc., school teacher.
  • He died on 1 Jun 1923 at Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas. He was 87 years, 1 month and 6 days old.
  • He was buried in Jun 1923 at Great Bend Cemetery, Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas.
  • On 18 Sep 1926 George and Anne's daughter, Lucy A. Gray married John Baldwin Chapman at Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas.
  • Last Edited: 25 Apr 2016

Family: Anne E. W. Robinson b. Jan 1843, d. 10 Dec 1906

  • Lucy A. Gray b. Apr 1869, d. 2 Jun 1961
  • Sarah A. Gray b. 15 May 1872, d. 1911

James Madison Gray

b. 29 November 1837, d. 2 February 1913
  • Father: Henry Gray b. between 1797 - 1798
  • Mother: Dorothy Otis b. between 1796 - 1797
  • Company: C
  • James Madison Gray was born on 29 Nov 1837 at Sheffield, Caledonia County, Vermont, son of Henry Gray and Dorothy Otis.
  • James Madison Gray was enumerated in the household of Henry Gray and Dorothy Otis in the 1850 US Federal Census on 14 Aug 1850 at Sheffield, Caledonia County, Vermont, as:
    Henry Gray, 52, farmer, b. NH
    Dorothy, 53, b. VT
    Owen, 24, b. VT (as were all the following)
    Eliza, 26
    Jeremiah, 5
    Hannah G., 3
    Rhoda A., 6/12
    **James, 12
    Elizabeth, 14
    John, 21.
  • In 1861 James was living at Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, James gave his occupation as pump maker.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 James mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 23 years, 7 months and 13 days old.
  • On 11 Feb 1863 James ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to disability being lame.

  • In 1865 James was living at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.
  • On 20 Jan 1865 James Madison Gray was machinist.
  • Starting 20 Jan 1865, James also served in the 61st Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, a one-year unit.
  • On 11 Feb 1865 James was promoted to Corporal in the 61st Massachusetts Regiment.
  • On 16 Jul 1865, James was mustered out of the 61st Regiment.
  • On 29 Nov 1865 J. M. Gray, 28, married Agnes D. Laird, 20, daughter of John Laird and Margaret [--?--], at Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • In 1876 James joined the Masonic Order.
  • In 1879, James was mentioned in Marvin's history of Lancaster.
  • He and Agnes D. Laird were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 8 Jun 1880 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Gray, James M., 40, machinist, b. VT
    ---, Agnes D., 34, wife, b. Canada
    ---, George R., 11, son. b. MA
    ---, Norman, 8, b. MA.
  • On 3 Aug 1885 Agnes D. Laird, his wife, died at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 40.
  • On 7 Sep 1887 James Madison Gray, 49, married Viola C. Johnson, 44, at Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a second marriage for him and the first for her.
  • James Madison Gray 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. C.
  • On 13 Jan 1891 Viola C. Johnson, his wife, died at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 47 of consumption.
  • On 2 Aug 1893 James Madison Gray, 55, married Mary J. Colter, 33, daughter of James Colter and Mary [--?--], at Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a third marriage for him and the first for her.
  • James Madison Gray and Mary J. Colter were enumerated in the 1900 US Federal census on 13 Jun 1900 at Gardner Street, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Gray, James M., b. Dec 1840, married 7 years, b. VT, machinist
    ---, Mary C. wife, b. May 1864, one child living, b. Canada, immig 1890
    Laird, Alice M., lodger, b. May 1871, single, b. in MA, music teacher
    Gray, Kenneth, son, b. Feb 1899 in MA.
  • James Madison Gray made application at Massachusetts for a veteran's pension in Apr 1904.
  • In 1906 James was living at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 20 Oct 1906 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, James Madison Gray 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.)
  • He and Mary J. Colter were enumerated in the 1910 US Federal Census on 21 Apr 1910 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Gray, James M., 70, married 3rd, b. VT
    ---, Mary T., wife, 45, one child, b. New Brunswick
    ---, Kenneth C., son, 11
    Hudson, J. Clayton, nephew, 21, b. MA
    Boyer, Ethel L., lodger, 26, b. NB
    Alison, Maud E., 30, b. NB.
  • James Madison Gray died on 2 Feb 1913 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 75 years, 2 months and 1 day old.
  • He was buried in Feb 1913 at Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 10 Feb 1913 James Madison Gray made application at Massachusetts for a pension as guardian to Mary's surviving dependants, and received certificate 758002.
  • On 13 Sep 1916 Mary J. Colter received a pension to surviving family member in Massachusetts based on James's service; his wife, received certificate number 819002.
  • Last Edited: 8 Mar 2016

Family 1: Agnes D. Laird b. 27 Apr 1845, d. 3 Aug 1885

  • George Rufus Gray b. 27 Nov 1868, d. 7 Jul 1918
  • Norman Laires Gray b. 20 Jul 1871

Family 2: Viola C. Johnson b. 13 May 1843, d. 13 Jan 1891

Family 3: Mary J. Colter b. May 1860

  • Kenneth C. Gray b. 26 Feb 1899

John T. Gray

b. 1839, d. 18 February 1897
  • Father: Placid Gray
  • Mother: Mary [--?--]
  • Company: D
  • John T. Gray was born in 1839 at Maine, son of Placid Gray and Mary [--?--], or "New Brunswick."
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1863, John gave his occupation as bar tender.
  • In 1863 John was living at New Jersey.

  • On 30 Jul 1863 John mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts. He was 24 years old.
  • On 18 Apr 1864 John ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to disability.

  • John T. Gray married Martha A. [--?--]
  • John T. Gray and Martha A. [--?--] were enumerated in the State census on 1 May 1875 at Anoka, Anoka County, Minnesota, poss as: J. T. Gray, 31, (b. ME of NY or NB parents) and Martha A., 23, (b. Wisc of Scot parents), w/ four young children.
  • John T. Gray and Martha A. [--?--] were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census in Jun 1880 at Anoka, Anoka County, Minnesota, as:
    John T. Gray      39
    Martha Gray      30
    William D. Gray      9
    Mary L. Gray      8
    Charles B. Gray      6
    George W. Gray      5
    John T. Gray      3
    Roland Gray      9m.
  • John T. Gray died on 18 Feb 1897 at Winona City, Winona County, Minnesota. He was 58 years old.
  • He was buried in Feb 1897 at Woodlawn Cemetery, Winona, Winona County, Minnesota.
  • He made application at Minnesota for a veteran's pension on 2 Jul 1898, his widow, received certificate number 501833.
  • He left family who were enumerated in the household of Martha A. [--?--] in the 1900 US Federal Census in 1900 at St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, as:
    Martha Gray, 50, a widow of Scottish parents, who immigrated in 1860; of their six children, five are still living.
    Charles Gray, 26
    Roland Gray, 20
    Fred Seely, 27.
  • Last Edited: 18 Apr 2016

Family: Martha A. [--?--] b. Mar 1850

  • William D. Gray b. 1871
  • Mary L. Gray b. 1872
  • Charles B. Gray b. Sep 1873
  • George W. Gray b. 1875
  • John T. Gray Jr. b. 1877
  • Roland Gray b. Aug 1879

Joseph Gray

b. 31 August 1822, d. 12 June 1873
  • Father: Joseph Gray b. 1788
  • Mother: Susan Brown b. 1790
  • Company: 1_SS
  • Joseph Gray was born on 31 Aug 1822 at Hiram, Oxford County, Maine, son of Joseph Gray and Susan Brown.
  • On 30 Jun 1847 Joseph Gray, 24, declared an intention of marriage to Clara H. Bassett, 18, daughter of John B. Bassett and Clarissa H. Perviere, at Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts.
  • Joseph Gray and Clara H. Bassett were enumerated in the 1850 US Federal census on 27 Aug 1850 at Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts, as:
    Gray, Joseph, 28, currier (leather worker), b. ME
    ---, Clarissa H., 22, b. MA
    ---, Georginia, 1, b. MA.
  • Joseph Gray and Clara H. Bassett were enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census on 20 Jun 1860 at Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, as:
    John M. Arnold, wheelwright, b. MA
    **Jos Gray, 25, currier, b. ME
    Clara, 30, b. MA
    Georgianna, 11, b. MA (as were all the children)
    Celia, 10
    Clara, 7
    Jos. 4
    Harriet, 3.
  • At the time of his enlistment, Joseph gave his occupation as Currier (leather worker.)
  • In 1861 Joseph was living at Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts.

  • On 2 Sep 1861 Joseph Gray mustered into service with the 1st Company Massachusetts Sharpshooters. He was 39 years and 1 day old.
  • Joseph Gray and John Price 3rd, who would become in-laws when two of their children married, served together in the 1st Company, Andrew Sharpshooters.
  • On 27 Jan 1863 Joseph ended military service with the 1st Massachusetts Sharpshooters being discharged for wounds.

  • He made application for a veteran's pension on 5 Feb 1867, and received certificate number 28853.
  • On 15 Apr 1868 Joseph and Clara's daughter, Georgiana Zilpha Gray married Charles Kendall Bailey at Peabody, Essex County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Joseph Gray and Clara H. Bassett were enumerated in the 1870 US Federal Census on 2 Jul 1870 at Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, as:
    Gray, Joseph, 48, currier (leather worker), b. ME
    ---, Clara, 42, b. MA (as were the children)
    ---, Caroline E., 19
    ---, Clara L., 17
    ---, Joseph A., 14
    ---, Harriet R., 13.
  • Joseph Gray died on 12 Jun 1873 at Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts. He was 50 years, 9 months and 11 days old.
  • On 12 Oct 1874 Clara H. Bassett received a pension to surviving family member based on Joseph's service; his wife received certificate number 177241.
  • On 26 Apr 1877 Joseph and Clara's daughter, Harriet Richardson Gray married Frank Price, the bride and groom both being descendants of the 1st Sharpshooters, at Peabody, Essex County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Clara, his wife, outlived Joseph and died on 7 Feb 1878 at Peabody, Essex County, Massachusetts, at age 49.
  • On 30 Apr 1879 Joseph and Clara's daughter, Clara Lucinda Gray married George E. Burns at Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • On 30 Jan 1890 his daughter, Cecilia Ella Gray, died at Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, at age 38 unmarried, of phthisis pulmonalis.
  • Last Edited: 8 Mar 2016

Family: Clara H. Bassett b. 23 Jul 1828, d. 7 Feb 1878

  • Georgiana Zilpha Gray b. 11 Jun 1849, d. 1930
  • Cecilia Ella Gray b. 5 Sep 1851, d. 30 Jan 1890
  • Clara Lucinda Gray b. 7 Apr 1853, d. 9 Feb 1915
  • Joseph A. Gray b. 1856
  • Harriet Richardson Gray b. 22 May 1857, d. 11 Nov 1918

Patrick Gray

b. 1839, d. before June 1870
  • Father: Michael Gray b. 1805
  • Mother: Ann [--?--] b. 1815
  • Company: K
  • Patrick Gray was born about in 1839 at Ireland, son of Michael Gray and Ann [--?--].
  • In 1861 Patrick was living at Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Patrick gave his occupation as spinner.

  • On 1 Jul 1861 Patrick mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island. He was 22 years old.
  • On 28 Jul 1864 Patrick ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to expiration of term of service.

  • On 3 Jun 1867 Patrick Gray married Margarett T. Curran, daughter of Patrick Curran and Mary Connor, at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Patrick Gray died before Jun 1870 apparently.
  • He's surviving family was enumerated in the household of Patrick Curran and Mary Connor in the 1880 US Federal Census on 17 Jun 1880 at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Curran, Patrick, 65, farm laborer, b. Ireland
    ---, Mary, 55, wife, b. Ireland
    **Gray, Margaret, 38, dau, widow, works in cotton mill, b. RI
    Curren, Catherine, 30, dau, single, works in cotton mill, b. RI
    ---, Elizabeth, 28, dau, single, works in cotton mill, b. RI
    ---, Thomas, 26, son, single, works in cotton mill, b. RI
    **Gray, Thomas, 12, grandson, b. MA.
  • Margarett T. Grey was enumerated as the widow of Patrick Gray, of the 15th Massachusetts, in the 1890 Veterans' Schedules of the US Federal Census in Jun 1890 at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 7 Jul 1890 Margarett T. Curran received a pension to surviving family member in Massachusetts based on Patrick's service; his wife, with application number 432954 but no certificate recorded in the index.
  • Last Edited: 15 Aug 2016

Family: Margarett T. Curran b. between 1841 - 1842

  • Thomas Gray b. 1868
  • John Gray b. 18 Oct 1868, d. 1 Dec 1869

Bartholomew Green

b. 1817, d. 11 July 1864
  • Father: Bartholomew Green b. 3 Oct 1796, d. 28 Jul 1883
  • Mother: Hannah Felton b. 1780, d. 8 Feb 1851
  • Company: E
  • Bartholomew Green was born about in 1817 at Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Bartholomew Green and Hannah Felton.
  • Bartholomew Green married Lurana [--?--].
  • Bartholomew Green and Lurana [--?--] were enumerated in the 1850 US Federal census on 17 Aug 1850 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Bartholomey Green, 35, cloth dresser, b. MA
    Lurana, 33, b. CT
    Hannah, 73, b. MA.
  • On 8 Feb 1851 his mother, Hannah Felton, died at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 3 Aug 1854 Bartholomew's sister, Catherine A. Green, married Stephen W. Fay at Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Bartholomew gave his occupation as shoemaker.

  • On 24 Jul 1862 Bartholomew mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. He was 45 years old.
  • On 27 Feb 1863 Bartholomew ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts at Falmouth, Stafford County, Virginia, due to disability.

  • He died on 11 Jul 1864 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, unmarried, of plurisey. He was 47 years old.
  • Last Edited: 16 Apr 2017

Family: Lurana [--?--] b. 1817

Charles A. Green

b. between 1828 and 1829, d. 1899
  • Father: William A. Green b. 1807
  • Mother: Euphemia [--?--] b. 1803
  • Company: D
  • Charles A. Green was born between 1828 - 1829 at Lisbon, New London County, Connecticut, son of William A. Green and Euphemia [--?--].
  • Charles A. Green was enumerated in the household of William A. Green and Euphemia [--?--] in the 1850 US Federal Census on 11 Sep 1850 at Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, as:
    Wm. A. Green, 43, laborer, b. CT (as were all in the family)
    Euphina, 47
    **Chas. A., 21, mechanic
    George H., 19, mechanic
    Thos. L., 16, laborer
    Wm. A., 12
    Cyrus A., 10
    Mary L., 8
    Nelson H., 5
    Electa Jane, 3.
  • On 28 Oct 1852 Charles A. Green married Ellen M. Bruce, 16, daughter of Ezra T. Bruce and Pauline C. Whitcomb, at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Charles A. Green and Ellen M. Bruce were enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census on 17 Jul 1860 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Charles A. Green, 31, armorer, b. CT
    Ellen M., 24
    Georgeanna, 5
    Charlie H., 2.
  • In 1862 Charles was living at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1862, Charles gave his occupation as gunsmith.

  • On 24 Jul 1862 Charles mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 22 Jun 1864 Charles was taken prisoner at Petersburg, Prince George County, Virginia.
  • On 24 Aug 1864 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Charles A. Green was reported among the prisoners, for a total of four commissioned officers and seventy-seven enlisted men.
  • On 3 Feb 1865, Samuel Wallace Armington was reported as a released prisoner bringing news of other prisoners:
    From Southern Prisons
    S. W. Armington of Rutland, Mass., a released prisoner who was for more than a year an inmate of the rebel prisons at Belle Island, Andersonville, Charlston and Florence reports the following Massachusetts soldiers as having died in prison:
    At Richmond: Henry Frissell, Co. G, 15th Regiment; John Savage, 25th regiment.
    At Andersonville: Walter Stetson, Co. G. 15th regiment.
    At Millen: C. A. Gleason, Co. D, 15th regiment.
    Left in prison at Florence and well: Sergt. James Comrie, Co. E., Sergt. Tripp, Co. A, Sergt Cummings, Co. C, Corp. George Farr, Co. D., C. A. Green, Co. D, all of the 15th regiment.
    at "The Worcester Daily Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 27 Feb 1865, Charles was released from prison.
  • On 22 Mar 1865 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Charles and John Q. A. Tripp were mentioned as "among the paroled prisoners arrived at Annapolis."
  • On 25 May 1865 Charles ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to completion of his term of service, with no mention of his transfer to the 20th MVI in either Ford's history or the MASSCW.

  • On 6 Jul 1879 Charles and Ellen's daughter, Georgiana Green married Frank Eugene Dunton at Harvard, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Charles A. Green and Ellen M. Bruce were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 7 Jun 1880 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Greene, Charles A., 53, machinist, b. CT (of CT parents)
    ---, Ellen M., 41, wife, b. MA
    Dunton, Georgiana, 25, daur, dress maker, "dull of hearing", b. MA
    Denton, Frank E., 29, son-in-law, cabinet maker, b. MA
    Greene, Charles W., 21, son, piston maker
    Greene, Ada M., 15, daur.
  • Charles A. Green made application at Massachusetts for a veteran's pension on 11 Dec 1890, and received certificate number 896314.
  • He died in 1899.
  • On 26 Apr 1899 Ellen M. Bruce received a pension to surviving family member in Massachusetts based on Charles's service; and received certificate number 486145.
  • Ellen, his wife, outlived Charles and died on 31 Jan 1901 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of cancer at age 64.
  • Last Edited: 20 Mar 2012

Family: Ellen M. Bruce b. 11 Jun 1836, d. 31 Jan 1901

  • Georgiana Green b. 14 Sep 1854, d. 24 Mar 1908
  • Charles H. Green b. Sep 1858
  • Ada M. Green b. between 1866 - 1867

Edward F. Green

b. between 1832 and 1833
  • Company: I
  • Edward F. Green was born between 1832 - 1833 at an unknown place.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Edward gave his occupation as bootmaker.
  • In 1862 Edward was living at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 31 Jul 1862 Edward mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 17 Nov 1862 Edward ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to disability.


  • Last Edited: 7 Sep 2012

Josiah Martin Green

b. June 1842, d. 8 June 1904
  • Father: Josiah F. Green b. 1820
  • Mother: Hannah Cheney b. 1820, d. 20 Jan 1865
  • Company: E
  • Josiah Martin Green was born in Jun 1842 at Holden, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Josiah F. Green and Hannah Cheney.
  • Josiah Martin Green was enumerated in the household of Josiah F. Green and Hannah Cheney in the 1850 US Federal Census on 10 Sep 1850 at Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Josiah Green, 30, dresser, b. MA (as were all)
    Hannah, 30
    **Martin, 8
    Isabella L., 6
    Charles E., 2.
  • Josiah Martin Green was enumerated in the household of Josiah F. Green and Hannah Cheney in the State census in 1855 at Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Josiah Greene, 35
    Hannah, 35
    **Josiah M., 13
    Issabella L ., 11
    Charles E., 7
    Maria C., 3
    James L., 0.
  • Josiah Martin Green was enumerated in the household of Josiah F. Green and Hannah Cheney in the 1860 US Federal Census on 2 Aug 1860 at Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Josiah Green, 40, dresser tender, b. MA (as were all)
    Hannah, 40
    **Josiaih M., 18, dresser tender
    Isabelle L., 16, factory operator
    Charles E., 11
    Morrie C., 7
    James L., 5.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Josiah gave his occupation as operative.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Josiah mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 19 years and 1 month old.
  • On 25 Oct 1862 Josiah was promoted to Artificer.
  • On 10 Nov 1862 Josiah ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts to join the regular Army, Company B, Engineer Corps.

  • On 11 Apr 1863 at "The Webster Times", Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Josiah Martin Green was included in the published list of Oxford volunteers.
  • He ended his service with Engineer Corps on 16 Jul 1864.
  • On 29 Nov 1865 Josiah Martin Green, 23, married Maria L. Moorehouse, 21, daughter of James Moorehouse and Emily [--?--], at Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • In 1879 Josiah was living at Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine.
  • On 5 Jul 1879 at "The Webster Times", Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Josiah Martin Green was mentioned in the report on the 12th annual reunion of Company E, 15th Massachusetts Infantry.
  • He made application at New Hampshire for a veteran's pension on 25 May 1893, and received certificate number 865752.
  • In 1895 Josiah Martin Green was described as 6' tall, light complexion, blue eyes, brown hair, single.
  • On 28 Jul 1895, at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Togus, Kennebec County, Maine, Josiah was admitted.
  • He was enumerated in the 1900 US Federal census on 13 Jun 1900 at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (Eastern Branch), Chelsea, Kennebec County, Maine, noting that he has never been married.
  • He died on 8 Jun 1904 at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (Togus Hospital), Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, of diabetes. He was 62 years old.
  • He was buried in 1904 at Togus National Cemetery, Togus, Kennebec County, Maine, Plot: M 1969 (East Cemetery).
  • Last Edited: 16 Apr 2017

Family: Maria L. Moorehouse b. 21 Aug 1844

William Cooper Green

b. 1837, d. 30 June 1862
  • Father: Elbridge E. Green b. 1814, d. 1884
  • Mother: Betsey Platt Cooper b. 29 Dec 1814, d. 11 Apr 1893
  • Company: G
  • William Cooper Green was born in 1837 at New Hampshire, son of Elbridge E. Green and Betsey Platt Cooper.
  • William Cooper Green was enumerated in the household of Elbridge E. Green and Betsey Platt Cooper in the 1850 US Federal Census on 5 Aug 1850 at Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Elbridge E. Green, 38, draper, b. MA
    Betsy C., 36, b. MA
    **William C., 12, b. NH
    Sarah A., 5, b. MA
    Abby T., 1, b. MA.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, William gave his occupation as shuttle-maker.
  • On 8 Apr 1861 William Cooper Green married Sarah Elisabeth Giles, 18, daughter of James Bennett Giles and Almira B. Parsons, at Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 William mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 24 years old.
  • He died on 30 Jun 1862 during a march. He was 25 years old.
  • He was buried in 1862 at The Wilkinsonville Cemetery, Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, and his tombstone is inscribed "died in service of country and memb. of Co. G, 15th Reg. of Mass. Vols."
  • On 27 Dec 1862 Sarah Elisabeth Giles received a pension to surviving family member based on William's service; his wife, received certificate number 1942.
  • On 7 Sep 1864 William's widow, Sarah Elisabeth Giles remarried to Theodor L. Davis at Northborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first (sic) marriage for both.
  • On 2 May 1889 Betsey Platt Cooper received a pension to surviving family member based on William's service; his mother, made application number 244861, but no certificate is recorded.
  • Last Edited: 10 Apr 2016

Family: Sarah Elisabeth Giles b. 8 Nov 1842

Albert C. Greene

b. 25 March 1832, d. 8 February 1902
  • Father: Jabez B. Greene b. 1791, d. 23 Mar 1851
  • Mother: Abbie A. Edmunds b. 1809, d. 12 Jul 1859
  • Company: K
  • Albert C. Greene was born on 25 Mar 1832 at Foster, Providence County, Rhode Island, son of Jabez B. Greene and Abbie A. Edmunds.
  • Albert C. Greene was enumerated in the household of Jabez B. Greene and Abbie A. Edmunds in the 1850 US Federal Census on 21 Aug 1850 at Coventry, Kent County, Rhode Island, as:
    Jabery B. Green, 59, shoemaker, b. RI
    Abby, 41, b. RI
    William, 22, carder, b. RI
    Mahala, 20, b. CT
    **Albert C., 18, carder, b. RI
    Julia A., 16, b. RI
    Eleanor, 13, b. RI
    John W., 11, b. CT
    Stephen P., 9, b. CT.
  • On 11 Aug 1853 Albert C. Greene, 21, married Ann M. Raymond, 19, daughter of Martin Raymond, at Coventry, Kent County, Rhode Island.
  • Albert C. Greene and Ann M. Raymond were enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census on 23 Aug 1860 at Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, apparently boarders, as:
    Nelson Hill, 45, machinist, b. CT
    Fanny, 45, b. CT
    John, 13, b. CT
    Nelson, 11, b. CT
    **Albert Green, 28, b. RI
    **Ann M. 26, b. RI
    Albert Shama, 24, machinist, b. CT
    Jane, 18, operator, b. CT.
  • In 1861 Albert was living at Burrillville, Providence County, Rhode Island.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Albert gave his occupation as farmer.

  • On 1 Jul 1861 Albert mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Burrillville, Providence County, Rhode Island. He was 29 years, 3 months and 6 days old.
  • On 17 Sep 1862 Albert was wounded at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland.
  • On 28 Jul 1864 Albert ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to expiration of term of service.

  • He made application for a veteran's pension in 1881, and received a certificate, but the number is smeared.
  • He was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, as having served in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company K, where he received a wound on the heal from a shell.
  • He died on 8 Feb 1902 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of heart disease. He was 69 years, 10 months and 14 days old.
  • An obituary for Albert C. Greene was published on 10 Feb 1902 at "The Worcester Daily Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as follows:
    "Albert C. Greene died Saturday, at his home, 3 Jacques Street. The deceased was born in Foster, RI., and was a canvasser. He was a member of Post 10, G. A. R. The funeral will be today at Curtis Chapel, Hope Cemetery."
  • He was buried in Feb 1902 at Hope Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Lot New GAR, Section 3rd Row.
  • Ann M. Raymond received a pension to surviving family member based on Albert's service; his wife, received certificate number 336685(?)
  • NOTE: this biography has major discrepancies.
  • Last Edited: 18 Apr 2016

Family: Ann M. Raymond b. Mar 1834

Gilbert Washington Greene

b. 2 March 1843, d. 2 June 1899
  • Father: Henry Payson Greene b. 30 Jul 1812, d. 24 Dec 1891
  • Mother: Almira H. Joy b. 1811, d. 26 May 1861
  • Company: F
  • Gilbert Washington Greene was born on 2 Mar 1843 at Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Henry Payson Greene and Almira H. Joy.
  • Gilbert Washington Greene was enumerated in the household of Henry Payson Greene and Almira H. Joy in the 1850 US Federal Census on 16 Sep 1850 at Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Henry Green, 34, comb maker, b. RI
    Almira E., 28, b. MA (as were the rest of the family)
    Charles E., 8
    **Gilbert W., 7
    John H., 3
    Adelaide A., 3
    Anna E., 1
    Nelson Cook, 35, combmaker.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Gilbert gave his occupation as clerk.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Gilbert mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 18 years, 4 months and 10 days old.
  • On 27 Aug 1862 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Gilbert Washington Greene was mentioned among the wounded as having arrived at New York from Fortress Monroe.
  • On 17 Jan 1863 Gilbert ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to disability.

  • Starting 13 Feb 1864, Gilbert also served in the 4th Massachusetts Cavalry, Co. C.
  • On 1 Jan 1865 Gilbert was promoted to 1st Sergeant.
  • On 8 Jul 1865 Gilbert was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant.
  • On 14 Nov 1865 Gilbert Washington Greene ended his service by mustering out as 1st Sergeant. (He was not mustered as officer due to lack of need.)
  • On 14 Dec 1867 Gilbert Washington Greene, 24, married Addie M. Sturtevant, 18, daughter of George F. Sturtevant and Elizabeth Horton, at Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Gilbert Washington Greene and Addie M. Sturtevant were divorced apparantly.
  • On 24 May 1870 Gilbert's former wife, Addie M. Greene remarried Horace Rickey at Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont, as her second marriage.
  • Gilbert Washington Greene made application for a veteran's pension on 3 Aug 1891, and received certificate number 775771.
  • In 1895 Gilbert was living at Home for Disabled Volunteer Soliders, Connecticut, where he is included in the report as follows:
    Name: Gilbert W. Greene
    Regiment: F, 15th Mass. Inf.
    Rank: Private
    Months Served: 30
    Birth Place: Massachusetts
    Age: 51
    Disability: valvular disease heart, incontinence urine
    Place of Admittance: Connecticut
    Occupation: Salesman
    Marital Status: Married
    Status: Pre.
  • He died on 2 Jun 1899 at Chelsea, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. He was 56 years and 3 months old.
  • He was buried in Jun 1899 at Westville Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut.
  • Last Edited: 16 Apr 2017

Family: Addie M. Sturtevant b. 30 Nov 1849, d. 24 Oct 1872