Thomas Kelly

b. 1836, d. 17 September 1862
  • Father: Thomas Kelly b. 1797, d. 9 Jan 1857
  • Mother: Mary Rowe b. 1798, d. 14 Jun 1882
  • Company: K
  • Thomas Kelly was born about in 1836 at County Waterford, Ireland, son of Thomas Kelly and Mary Rowe.
  • On 9 Jan 1857 his father, Thomas Kelly, died at Chicopee, Hampden County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Thomas gave his occupation as laborer.
  • In 1862 Thomas was living at Chicopee, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

  • On 6 Jul 1862 Thomas mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Chicopee, Hampden County, Massachusetts. He was 26 years old.
  • He died on 17 Sep 1862 at Antietam, Washington County, Maryland, of wounds. He was 26 years old.
  • On 16 Apr 1863 Mary Rowe received a pension to surviving family member based on Thomas's service; his mother, received certificate number 6117.
  • Mary, his mother, outlived Thomas and died on 14 Jun 1882 at Wilbraham, Hampden County, Massachusetts.
  • On 17 Sep 1900 Thomas Kelly was included on the Civil War memorial at Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland, with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, on the 35th anniversary of the battle. (Articles from the Fitchburg Sentinel about the planning for the memorial.)
  • Last Edited: 19 Aug 2016

Charles William Kendall

b. 28 October 1832, d. 13 June 1880

Charles W. Kendall
  • Father: Charles Sheldon Kendall b. 19 Aug 1809, d. 17 May 1864
  • Mother: Mary W. Andrews b. 17 May 1809, d. 24 Dec 1847
  • Company: B
  • Charles William Kendall was born on 28 Oct 1832 at West Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Charles Sheldon Kendall and Mary W. Andrews.
  • On 24 Dec 1847 his mother, Mary W. Andrews, died at West Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 38.
  • On 21 Jul 1849 Charles, Robert, Justin and Mary's widowed father, Charles Sheldon Kendall, remarried to Amy Bigelow at West Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Charles William Kendall was enumerated in the household of Charles Sheldon Kendall in the 1850 US Federal Census on 29 Sep 1850 at West Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Charles Kendall, 40, farmer, b. MA
    Ama, 36, b. CT (a step-mother)
    **Charles W., 17, farmer, b. MA
    Mary, 16, b. MA
    **Robert N., 14, b. MA
    **Justin J., 9, b. MA.
  • On 8 Nov 1858 C. W. Kendall, 26, married C. C. Betterley, 20, daughter of George F. J. Betterley and Laura W. Wilder, at Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • In 1861 Charles was living at Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Charles gave his occupation as farmer.
  • Charles William Kendall and Edward Spaulding Betterley, brothers-in-law, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Charles mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 28 years, 8 months and 14 days old.
  • Charles William Kendall and Justin Joshua Kendall, and Robert Newell Kendall, brothers, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Company B.
  • On 17 May 1864 his father, Charles Sheldon Kendall, died at West Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 54.
  • On 28 Jul 1864 Charles ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts having fulfilled his term of service.

  • He and Clarissa C. Betterley were enumerated in the 1870 US Federal Census on 15 Jul 1870 at Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Kendall, Charles W., 37, teamster, b. MA
    ---, Clarissa C., 32, b. NH
    ---, Clara W., 10
    ---, Erving A., 8
    ---, Shelden C., 5
    ---, Mary L., 3.
  • On 25 Apr 1876 Clarissa C. Betterley, his wife, died at Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 38.
  • On 24 Jul 1876, Shelden C. Kendall and Irving A. Kendall were placed in the Alms House and homeless children at Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 28 May 1879, at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Togus, Kennebec County, Maine, Charles was admitted with a lung disease.
  • He's surviving family was enumerated in the household of Irving A. Kendall and Shelden C. Kendall in the 1880 US Federal Census on 2 Jun 1880 at Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, his two sons, living at the Alms House.
  • Charles William Kendall died on 13 Jun 1880 at Togus, Kennebec County, Maine, in the hospital. He was 47 years, 7 months and 16 days old.
  • He was buried in Jun 1880 at Togus National Cemetery, Togus, Kennebec County, Maine.
  • Charles's daughter, Mary L. Kendall married Mr. [--?--] Tucker.
  • On 11 May 1898 at "The Fitchburg Sentinel", Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Charles William Kendall was mentioned in an article as an original member of the Fitchburg Fusiliers.
  • On 14 May 1915 Mary L. K. Tucker applied for a pension to surviving family member, Massachusetts, based on Charles's service; a minor, with pension application number 1047378, but no certificate is recorded.
  • Last Edited: 12 Jul 2016

Family: Clarissa C. Betterley b. 11 Nov 1837, d. 25 Apr 1876

  • Clarissa Williams Kendall b. 5 Aug 1859
  • Irving A. Kendall b. 1862
  • Shelden C. Kendall b. 1865
  • Mary L. Kendall b. between 1866 - 1867
  • Justin George Kendall b. 29 Dec 1868, d. 13 Jan 1869
  • Justin G. Kendall b. 29 Oct 1875, d. 20 Mar 1876

Edward Sylvanus Kendall

b. 27 July 1842, d. 12 September 1895

Edward S. Kendall
  • Father: Sylvanus Kendall b. 23 Oct 1816, d. 16 Jul 1901
  • Mother: Emily Morrell Chase b. 28 Nov 1823, d. 1895
  • Company: B
  • Edward Sylvanus Kendall was born on 27 Jul 1842 at Royalston, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Sylvanus Kendall and Emily Morrell Chase.
  • In 1861 Edward was living at Westminster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Edward gave his occupation as painter.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Edward mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Westminster, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 18 years, 11 months and 15 days old.
  • On 5 Nov 1862 Edward ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to disability.

  • He made application for a veteran's pension on 27 Mar 1863.
  • On 30 Oct 1864 Edward Sylvanus Kendall, 22, married Mary S. Carr, 21, daughter of Walter V. Carr and Brusy Cowdrey, at Westminster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 4 Jul 1868 Edward Sylvanus Kendall was included on the Civil War memorial at Main Street, Westminster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, From the "Massachusetts Spy," (Worcester, Massachusetts), 17 July 1868:
    A very fine soldiers' monument of Fitchburg granite, with curb of the same material, was dedicated in Westminster, July 4. It stands 22 1/2 feet high, the names of 82 soldiers being on marble slabs attached to the sides of the monument.
    The dedicatory services proper consisted of prayer, singing of an original ode, floral demonstration, an address, the reading of a poem, and the playing of a dirge by the Gardner Brass Band. A free dinner was provided in the grove....speeches were made by Captain Holden and General Kimball....
  • On 3 Jul 1875 Reunions Sammel-Events attended a reunion of Company B, as reported in the Fitchburg Sentinel.:
    At the reunion of Co. B, 15th regiment, at Wachusett park, the following officers were chose for the ensuing year:
    Capt. A. A. Gibson;
    Lieut. E. S. Kendall;
    2nd Lieut. Abram Scott;
    1st Sergeant, Gen. John W. Kimball. There was a good number out, and although it was replete with many a sad reminiscence, a good time was enjoyed. Walter A. Eames acted as toast-master and responses were made by Charles H. Eager, Andrew Fisher, George Gilchrist, Gen. Kimball and others. Two deaths have occurred since the last meeting. Voted, that at the next year's reunion all the widows and orphans who are of the company, shall be invited to attend.
  • On 1 Jul 1879 at Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Edward Sylvanus Kendall attended the annual reunion of Company B, 15th Massachusetts, the Fitchburg Fisiliers. (Click icon to read the report in the Fitchburg Sentinel.)
  • He and Mary S. Carr were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 4 Jun 1880 at Westminster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Kendall, Edward S., 37, chair painter, b. MA (as were all)
    ---, Mary E., 37, wife
    ---, Walter S., 11, son
    ---, Emily B., 8, daur.
  • On 12 Jun 1884 at "The Fitchburg Sentinel", Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Edward S. Kendall was mentioned as a member of the Westminster contingent of Company B, the Fitchburg Fusiliers. From The Fitchburg Sentinel, 12 June 1884
    The "Veteran" members of Co. B., 15th Mass. regt. will hold their 18th annual reunion at Lackside House, Wachusett Lake, June 28th. Westminster sent ten men of her quota in this company. Do you remember that little squad of men who, 23 years ago, went to Fitchburg to join the Fitchburg Fusiliers and went into Camp Scott at Worcester June 28th, "the day we celebrate."
    The were George W. Benjamin (dead), Joseph R. Houghton, N. Porter Howard, Edward S. Kendall, Francis Nichols, Frederick Nichols, Joel Pratt, Lyman Nichols and Lowell C. White. Nelson T. Bathrick came out as a recruit about one year later and died in hospital from wounds.
  • In 1886 Edward was living at Westminster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • In Jun 1886 Edward Sylvanus Kendall took part in the regimental reunion Excursion to the Battle-Fields of Gettysburg, PA., Antietam, MD., Ball's Bluff, Virginia and Washington, D.C.
  • On 3 Sep 1886 his son, Walter Sylvanus Kendall, died at Westminster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 17 of inanition. (NOTE: The term inanition refers to the symptoms and effects of starvation. It can be a result of diabetes.)
  • Edward Sylvanus Kendall was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in 1890 at Westminster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as having served in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.
  • On 1 Oct 1891 Edward and Mary's daughter, Emily Brucie Kendall married Ralph Leon Phelps at Westminster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • On 28 Jun 1892 at Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Edward Sylvanus Kendall attended the 24th annual reunion of the Company B, 15th Massachusetts, association -- the Fitchburg Fusiliers. (Click the icon to read the report from the Fitchburg Sentinel.)
  • In 1893, Edward was included in the "History of Westminster."
  • On 28 Jun 1894 at Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Edward Sylvanus Kendall attended the annual reunion of Company B ("Fitchburg Fusiliers"). From The Fitchburg Sentinel, 28 June 1894
    Veteran Fusiliers' Reunion
    On a bright June day like this, 33 years ago, today, the Fitchburg Fusiliers marched down Main street to the old depot and took a train for Worcester where they, with the other companies of the 15th Mass. regiment went into camp at Camp Scott, remaining till Aug. 8, when they went to the front.
    The survivors of the company, with honorary members of the association and other friends, held their annual reunion at Whalom park, today. A good number of lady friends of the veterans were present.
    The business meeting was held in the grove at 11:30 a.m. The following officers and members of the company responded to roll call. Gen. John W. Kimball, Capt. Charles H. Eager, Lieut. J. Myron Goddard, Sergt. Walter A. Eames, Privates John R. Farnum, Artemas A. Gibson, William Gibson, Granville C. Hosmer, Wallace W. Holman, Edward S. Kendall, Herbert D. McIntire, Joseph B. Matthews, George G. Taylor, Henry F. Whittemore. Honorary members -- Harrington Sibley, Charles May, F. A. Monroe, Edward F. Kimball, Albert McIntire, Samuel Osborne, Elmer W. Holman, C. A. Tenney, C. H. Toomey, James Harrington.
    The record of the last meeting was read by the clerk, E. S. Kendall, and approved and the report of the treasurer showing a balance of $41.59 was accepted.
    The following officers were chosen -- Capt, John W. Kimball; first leiutenant, J. Myron Goddard, Wakefield; second lieutenant, Charles H. Eager, Belmont; clerk and treasurer, Edward S. Kendall, Westminster; auditors -- Gen. J. W. Kimball, Herbert D. McIntire, Artemas A. Gibson.
  • In 1895 Mary S. Carr received a pension to surviving family member in Massachusetts based on Edward's service; received certificate number 416491.
  • He died on 12 Sep 1895 at Chelsea, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. He was 53 years, 1 month and 16 days old.
  • An obituary for Edward Sylvanus Kendall was published as follows: from the "Worcester Daily Spy," 13 Sep 1895:
    Westminster.
    Death of Edward S. Kendall.
    Edward S. Kendall of this town died suddenly of heart disease in Chelsea Thursday morning.
    He was a prominent Grand Army man and Mason.
    He served this town for several years as town clerk, and for the past year has been employed in the state house as assistant clerk to Secretary Olin.
    Mr. Kendall leaves a wife and one daughter, Mrs. Phelps of Fitchburg.
    He was well known in Worcester, where his father, Mr. Sylvanus Kendall, and his sister, Mrs. George Barnes, now reside.
    The body will be brought home today.
  • He was buried in Sep 1895 at Woodside Cemetery, Westminster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 28 Jun 1900 at Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Edward Sylvanus Kendall was remembered in memorium when his widow attended a reunion of Company B of the 15th Massachusetts. Click icon to read the report in the Fitchburg Sentenel.
  • On 29 Jun 1903 at Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Edward Sylvanus Kendall 's widow attended the 35th annual reunion of Company B, 15th Mass.
  • Last Edited: 10 Apr 2016

Family: Mary S. Carr b. 14 May 1843, d. 1910

  • Walter Sylvanus Kendall b. 6 Nov 1868, d. 3 Sep 1886
  • Emily Brucie Kendall b. 16 Jun 1871, d. 1948

Frank Kendall

b. between 1835 and 1836
  • Company: 1_SS
  • Frank Kendall was born between 1835 - 1836.
  • In 1862 Frank was living at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

  • On 22 Oct 1862 Frank Kendall mustered into service with the 1st Company Massachusetts Sharpshooters according to the 1870 AG report with no further information.
  • Last Edited: 9 Sep 2012

Justin Joshua Kendall

b. 12 October 1840, d. 12 November 1915

Justin J. Kendall
  • Father: Charles Sheldon Kendall b. 19 Aug 1809, d. 17 May 1864
  • Mother: Mary W. Andrews b. 17 May 1809, d. 24 Dec 1847
  • Company: A
  • Justin Joshua Kendall was born on 12 Oct 1840 at West Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Charles Sheldon Kendall and Mary W. Andrews.
  • On 24 Dec 1847 his mother, Mary W. Andrews, died at West Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 38.
  • On 21 Jul 1849 Charles, Robert, Justin and Mary's widowed father, Charles Sheldon Kendall, remarried to Amy Bigelow at West Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Justin Joshua Kendall was enumerated in the household of Charles Sheldon Kendall in the 1850 US Federal Census on 29 Sep 1850 at West Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Charles Kendall, 40, farmer, b. MA
    Ama, 36, b. CT (a step-mother)
    **Charles W., 17, farmer, b. MA
    Mary, 16, b. MA
    **Robert N., 14, b. MA
    **Justin J., 9, b. MA.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Justin gave his occupation as chair maker.
  • In 1861 Justin was living at Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Justin mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He was 20 years and 9 months old.
  • Justin Joshua Kendall and Charles William Kendall, and Robert Newell Kendall, brothers, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Company B.
  • On 12 May 1863 Justin ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts at Falmouth, Stafford County, Virginia, due to disability.

  • On 10 Feb 1864 Justin Joshua Kendall, 23, married Mary J. Balcom, 23, daughter of John Balcom 2nd and Sarah Jane Kemp, at Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • On 17 May 1864 his father, Charles Sheldon Kendall, died at West Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 54.
  • Justin Joshua Kendall made application for a veteran's pension on 7 Apr 1879, and received certificate number 211282.
  • He and Mary J. Balcom were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census in Jun 1880 at Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, the two alone, with no young people in the household.
  • On 13 Jun 1880 his brother, Charles William Kendall, died at Togus, Kennebec County, Maine, at age 47 in the hospital.
  • In 1886 Justin was living at East Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • In Jun 1886 Justin Joshua Kendall 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 enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as having served in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company A.
  • On 12 Dec 1890 at Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Justin Joshua Kendall was a member of the Ericcson Post 109, G. A. R., where he was elected chaplin.
  • In 1906 Justin was living at East Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 20 Oct 1906 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Justin Joshua Kendall 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.)
  • Justin Joshua Kendall was also mentioned in attendance in the Fitchburg Sentinel coverage of the 1906 reunion.
  • On 21 Oct 1907 at Grand Army Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts, Justin Joshua Kendall attended the 41st annual regimental reunion and banquet on the 46th anniversary of the Battle of Ball's Bluff, as reported in the Fitchburg Sentinel the following day.
  • He died on 12 Nov 1915 at East Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 75 years and 1 month old.
  • He was buried in Nov 1915 at Pine Grove Cemetery, East Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • In Dec 1915 Mary J. Balcom received a pension to surviving family member in Massachusetts based on Justin's service; received certificate number 802448.
  • Mary, his wife, outlived Justin and died on 7 Jun 1916 at East Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 76.
  • Last Edited: 18 Apr 2016

Family: Mary J. Balcom b. 2 May 1840, d. 7 Jun 1916

Oscar A. Kendall

b. 20 October 1839, d. 12 March 1899
  • Father: Nathan Kendall b. 7 Feb 1811, d. 20 Mar 1891
  • Mother: Emily Nutting b. 1812, d. 15 Dec 1878
  • Company: B
  • Oscar A. Kendall was born on 20 Oct 1839 at Franconia, Grafton County, New Hampshire, son of Nathan Kendall and Emily Nutting.
  • Oscar A. Kendall was enumerated in the household of Nathan Kendall and Emily Nutting in the 1860 US Federal Census on 11 Aug 1860 at Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Nathan Kendall, 48, mechanic, b. MA
    Emily, 48, b. NH
    **Oscar A., 20, mechanic, b. NH
    Lydia E., 18, b. MA
    Lucy J., 16, b. MA
    Emily F., 9, b. MA.
  • In 1861 Oscar was living at Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Oscar gave his occupation as painter.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Oscar mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 21 years, 8 months and 22 days old.
  • On 21 Oct 1862 Oscar ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts to reenlist in Battery I of the 1st U. S. Light Artillery.

  • Starting 22 Oct 1862, Oscar also served in the Battery I of the 1st U. S. Light Artillery (Regular Army.)
  • He ended his service on 12 Jul 1864.
  • Frederick Nichols considered that some of his most intimate comrades included Oscar Kendall, William Taylor, Frank Burrell (not 15th), and Daniel Carpenter.
  • On 29 Jul 1865 Oscar A. Kendall, 25, married Harriet Melora Hale, 25, daughter of Stillman Hale and Louisa Bemis, at Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Oscar A. Kendall and Harriet Melora Hale were enumerated in the 1870 US Federal Census on 22 Jul 1870 at Gardner P. O., Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Kendall, Oscar, 30, works in pail shop, b. NH
    ---, Melora, 30, b. MA
    ---, Katie, 6/12, b. MA in Oct.
  • Oscar A. Kendall and Harriet Melora Hale were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 10 Jun 1880 at Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, where he is a painter; saying he was born in New Hampshire, as were both of his parents.
  • Oscar A. Kendall attended the funeral of Roland Edwin Bowen in Jan 1883 at Millbury Central Cemetery, Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Gabriel Jacobs was born on 5 Feb 1884 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, a foundling of unknown parents.
  • Oscar A. Kendall and Harriet Melora Hale legally adopted Gabriel Jacobs at Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, and changed his name to Ralph B. Kendall.
  • Oscar A. Kendall made application at Massachusetts for a veteran's pension in May 1889.
  • He was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as having served in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company B.
  • In 1892 Oscar and Harriet's daughter, Kate E. Kendall married Frank D. Ward.
  • On 11 May 1898 at "The Fitchburg Sentinel", Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Oscar A. Kendall was mentioned in an article as an original member of the Fitchburg Fusiliers.
  • He died on 12 Mar 1899 at Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of dialation of the heart.
    From the Fitchburg Sentinel, Friday, 17 Mar 1899 -- Oscar A. Kendall, a veteran of the Civil War, answered the final roll call, Sunday. He was a native of this town and with the exception of his long army service and about three years' residence on a section of prairie land, he has made Winchendon his home. He was a devoted member of the G. C. Parker Post, an idolizing husband and father. His widow and only child, a daughter, have the heartfelt sympathy of all in their dire bereavement. He was 59 years, 4 months and 20 days old.
  • He was buried in Mar 1899 at Riverside Cemetery, Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • In 1899 Melora H. R. Kendall received a pension to surviving family member in Massachusetts based on Oscar's service; his widow, received certificate number 491281.
  • On 28 Jun 1900 at Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Oscar A. Kendall reported as deceased within the previous year at a reunion of Company B of the 15th Massachusetts. Click icon to read the report in the Fitchburg Sentenel.
  • Harriet, his wife, outlived Oscar and died on 25 Nov 1900 at Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of gastric carcinoma at age 60.
  • Last Edited: 30 Apr 2017

Family: Harriet Melora Hale b. 22 Mar 1840, d. 25 Nov 1900

  • Kate E. Kendall b. 27 Oct 1869, d. 1936
  • Ralph Bertrand Kendall b. 5 Feb 1884

Robert Newell Kendall

b. 8 September 1836, d. 29 December 1892

Robert N. Kendall
  • Father: Charles Sheldon Kendall b. 19 Aug 1809, d. 17 May 1864
  • Mother: Mary W. Andrews b. 17 May 1809, d. 24 Dec 1847
  • Company: A
  • Robert Newell Kendall was born on 8 Sep 1836 at Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Charles Sheldon Kendall and Mary W. Andrews.
  • On 24 Dec 1847 his mother, Mary W. Andrews, died at West Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 38.
  • On 21 Jul 1849 Charles, Robert, Justin and Mary's widowed father, Charles Sheldon Kendall, remarried to Amy Bigelow at West Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Robert Newell Kendall was enumerated in the household of Charles Sheldon Kendall in the 1850 US Federal Census on 29 Sep 1850 at West Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Charles Kendall, 40, farmer, b. MA
    Ama, 36, b. CT (a step-mother)
    **Charles W., 17, farmer, b. MA
    Mary, 16, b. MA
    **Robert N., 14, b. MA
    **Justin J., 9, b. MA.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Robert gave his occupation as operative.
  • In 1861 Robert was living at Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Robert mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He was 24 years, 10 months and 4 days old.
  • Justin Joshua Kendall and Charles William Kendall, Robert Newell Kendall, brothers, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Company B.
  • On 14 May 1862, at "The New York Times", New York City, New York, Robert was mentioned as being among the wounded who had been moved north from Baltimore.
  • On 29 Oct 1862 Robert ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts at Bolivar, Virginia, discharged for disability.

  • On 17 May 1864 his father, Charles Sheldon Kendall, died at West Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 54.
  • On 15 Jun 1865 Robert Newell Kendall, 28, married Fanny J. Fay, 19, daughter of Samuel E. Fay and Mariane [--?--], at Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  • On 15 Jun 1866 Fanny J. Fay, his wife, died at Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, at age 20 of consumption, on their first wedding anniversary.
  • On 7 Jul 1867 Robert Newell Kendall, 30, married Etta P. Lapham, 20, daughter of William B. Lapham and Elizabeth [--?--], at Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in a second marriage for him and a first for her.
  • Robert Newell Kendall and Etta P. Lapham were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 10 Jun 1880 at Ayer (South Groton), Middlesex County, Massachusetts, as:
    Kendall, Robert, 44, works in ?? shop. b. MA (of MA parents)
    ---, Etta P., 34, wife, at home, "insane"
    ---, Amy W., 12, daur
    ---, Atthen F., 10, daur
    ---, Eva D., 5, daur
    ---, Etta S., daur
    Bush, Annie P., 22, servant.
  • On 13 Jun 1880 his brother, Charles William Kendall, died at Togus, Kennebec County, Maine, at age 47 in the hospital.
  • Robert had his photo taken at a later age. (click icon to view.)
  • On 25 Aug 1884 Etta P. Lapham, his wife, died at Ayer, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, at age 37 of tuberculosis.
  • Robert Newell Kendall made application at Massachusetts for a veteran's pension in 1890, received certificate number 496085.
  • He was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at Ayer, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, as having served in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company A, noting that he has disabled hands.
  • He died on 29 Dec 1892 at Ayer, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, of heart disease. He was 56 years, 3 months and 21 days old.
  • He was buried in Dec 1892 at Heart Pond Cemetery, South Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  • In Jun 1893 George J. Burns made application at Massachusetts for a pension as guardian to Robert's surviving dependants, (Note: this man appears to be an attorney in Ayre, MA, and not related to the Kendall girls.)
  • On 11 Sep 1894 Robert and Etta's daughter, Altha Fletcher Kendall married Alliston Wright at Ayer, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • On 22 Feb 1900 Robert and Etta's daughter, Etta Lapham Kendall married Lester C. Burn at Ayer, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Robert Newell Kendall's surviving family was enumerated in the household of Amy Williams Kendall in the 1900 US Federal Census on 14 Jun 1900 at Ayer, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, his daughters as:
    Kindall, Ama, head, b. june 1868, 32, single, house keeper, all b. MA of MA parents
    ---, Angie, sister, b. May 1872, 28, single, confidential clerk
    ---, Eva, sister, b. Dec 1874, 25 single, bank clerk.
  • On 19 Sep 1900 Robert and Etta's daughter, Eva Dudley Kendall married Francis P. Dunbach at Ayer, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • On 28 Sep 1912 Robert and Etta's daughter, Amy Williams Kendall married William S. Garfield at Boylston, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Last Edited: 18 Apr 2016

Family 1: Fanny J. Fay b. 22 May 1846, d. 15 Jun 1866

Family 2: Etta P. Lapham b. 25 Dec 1846, d. 25 Aug 1884

  • Amy Williams Kendall b. Jun 1868, d. 16 Oct 1933
  • Altha Fletcher Kendall b. 27 Feb 1870, d. 27 Feb 1932
  • Angie Elizabeth Kendall b. 24 May 1872, d. 16 Oct 1953
  • Eva Dudley Kendall b. 23 Dec 1874, d. 3 Feb 1936
  • Etta Lapham Kendall b. 24 Aug 1878, d. 1946

Alonzo Evins Kennedy

b. 4 March 1838, d. 16 February 1919
  • Father: William Kennedy b. 1 Dec 1793, d. 14 Mar 1869
  • Mother: Sarah Brown Evans b. 12 Oct 1805, d. 5 Apr 1880
  • Company: G
  • Alonzo Evins Kennedy was born on 4 Mar 1838 at Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of William Kennedy and Sarah Brown Evans.
  • Alonzo Evins Kennedy was enumerated in the household of William Kennedy and Sarah Brown Evans in the 1860 US Federal Census on 8 Jun 1860 at Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Wm. Kennedy, 67, farm labor, b. Scotland
    Sarah, 52, b. MA (as were rest of family)
    Eugenia Rist, 24, weaver
    **A. E. Kennedy, 22, machinist
    Julia M., 20, weaver
    Agnis F., 16
    Wm. H., 13
    James Plimpton, 22, machinist, b. VT
    Merill Prentice, 21, machinist, b. MA
    Charles W. Rist, 3, b. Iowa.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Alonzo gave his occupation as merchant (but should probably read machinist.)

  • On 15 Aug 1862 Alonzo mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. He was 24 years, 5 months and 11 days old.
  • On 28 Jul 1864 Alonzo ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts having fulfilled his term of service.

  • On 14 Mar 1869 his father, William Kennedy, died at Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of consumption at age 75.
  • Alonzo Evins Kennedy was enumerated in the household of Sarah Brown Evans in the 1870 US Federal Census on 23 Jul 1870 at Whitinsville, Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Kennedy, Sarah B., 66, keeping house, b. MA
    **Alonzo, 32, machinist, b. MA
    Wm. H., 22, machinist, b. MA.
  • On 5 Apr 1880 his mother, Sarah Brown Evans, died at Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of pneumonia at age 74.
  • Alonzo Evins Kennedy was enumerated in the household of Lewis H. Smith and Eugenia Kennedy in the 1880 US Federal Census on on 6 Jun 1880 at at Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa, as:
    Kennedy, Alonzo E., 42, boarder, machinist, b. MA (father b. Scotland, mother b. MA),
    in the home of his brother-in-law, Lewis H. Smith, 45, a bank cashier, b. MA, and Lewis' wife, Eugenia, 44, Alonzo's sister.
  • Alonzo Evins Kennedy made application at Iowa for a veteran's pension in Jul 1891, and received certificate number 627746.
  • He was enumerated in the 1900 US Federal census on 12 Jun 1900 at Irvington, Kossuth County, Iowa, as:
    Kennedy, Alonzo E., head, b. Mar 1838, single, farmer
    Vincent, Mary A., sister, b. Oct 1838, widow who has no children
    Richardson, Harry, servant, b. England.
  • He died on 16 Feb 1919 at Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa. He was 80 years, 11 months and 12 days old.
  • He was buried in Feb 1919 at Riverview Cemetery, Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa.
  • Last Edited: 18 Apr 2016

Timothy Kennedy

b. 1845, d. 4 November 1862
  • Father: Patrick Kennedy b. between 1817 - 1818, d. 11 Jan 1880
  • Mother: Julia Donahoe b. between 1819 - 1820, d. 1885
  • Company: H
  • Timothy Kennedy was born in 1845 at Ireland, son of Patrick Kennedy and Julia Donahoe.
  • Timothy Kennedy was enumerated in the household of Patrick Kennedy and Julia Donahoe in the 1860 US Federal Census on 9 Jun 1860 at Sutton P. O., Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Patrick Kennedy, 42, farm laborer, b. Ireland
    Julia, 40 (cannot read or write), b. Ireland
    Edmond, 22, bootmaker, b. Ireland
    Mary, 20, carder, b. Ireland
    Catherine, 17, b. Ireland
    Patrick, 16, b. Ireland
    **Timothy, 14, b. Ireland
    Bridget, 10, b. Ireland
    John, 6, b. Ireland
    Cornelius 3, b. MA
    Michael, 4/12, b. MA.
  • In 1861 Timothy was living at Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Timothy gave his occupation as picker, per MASSCW, with no occuaption given in Ford's history.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Timothy mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 16 years old.
  • He died on 4 Nov 1862 at in the R. R. cars, near Quinsigamand, Worcester County, Massachusetts, single, of disease.. He was 17 years old.
  • On 7 Nov 1862 at "The Lowell Daily Citizen and News", Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Timothy (Issue 2001, Col. C). Unfortunately, his name is incorrectly given.
    Death in the Cars

    A man named Denny (sic), a member of the 15th Massachusetts regiment, died in the cars on Tuesday morning, a few moments after leaving Worcester, and within a few miles of his home in Whitinsville. He came from Harper's Ferry, attended by his brother. Eighteen months ago he joined the army in good health, and now, after many exposures to death in other forms, has died of consumption when his homeward journey was nearly finished.

  • He was buried in Nov 1862 at Saint Pauls Church Cemetery, Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts, (Note: this needs visual confirmation.)
  • On 19 Dec 1884 an unknown person received a pension to surviving family member based on Timothy's service; but no further details are known.
  • Last Edited: 18 Dec 2014

Timothy Kennedy

b. 1844, d. 27 August 1906
  • Father: Mr. [--?--] Kennedy d. before 1860
  • Mother: Catherine [--?--] b. 1800
  • Company: K
  • Timothy Kennedy was also known as Thomas Kennedy in some records.
  • He was born about in 1844 at Ireland, son of Mr. [--?--] Kennedy and Catherine [--?--].
  • Before 1860 his father, Mr. [--?--] Kennedy, died apparently.
  • Timothy Kennedy was enumerated in the household of Hannah Kennedy and Henry Street in the 1860 US Federal Census on 22 Jun 1860 at Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island, with his sister and mother, as:
    Henry Street, 30, weaver, b. England
    Hannah, 25, b. Ireland
    Mary J., 10/12, b. RI
    Catharine Kennidy, 60, servant, b. Ireland
    **Thomas, 13 (sic), b. Ireland.
  • In 1861 Timothy was living at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Timothy gave his occupation as spinner, according to Ford's history.

  • On 1 Jul 1861 Timothy mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 17 years old.
  • On 11 Jan 1865 Timothy ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts discharged for disability at a date not given in the 1870 roster.

  • On 28 Nov 1884, at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Togus, Kennebec County, Maine, Timothy was admitted.
  • On 13 May 1887, at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Togus, Kennebec County, Maine, Timothy was dishonorably discharged for "assaulting a patient in the hospital."
  • He made application for a veteran's pension on 19 Dec 1889, as of Co. K, 15th Mass, and received certificate number 405137.
  • On 10 Jul 1901, at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Togus, Kennebec County, Maine, Timothy was readmitted.
  • He died on 27 Aug 1906 at Togus, Kennebec County, Maine, by drowning in the Togus Lake. He was 62 years old.
  • He was buried in Aug 1906 at Togus National Cemetery, Togus, Kennebec County, Maine, Sec 2, Row 9, Grave No. 2219.
  • On 6 Sep 1906 his body was exhumed and shipped to Woonsocket, RI.
  • On 9 Oct 1906 his personal effects were sent to his sister, Mrs. Hannah Street, 115 Green St., Woonsocket, RI.
  • Last Edited: 21 Apr 2017

William H. Kenniston

b. 10 May 1829, d. 20 June 1894
  • Father: Henry D. Kenniston b. 9 Apr 1789, d. 2 Mar 1859
  • Mother: Mary Stevens b. 1797
  • Company: F
  • William H. Kenniston was born on 10 May 1829 at Thomaston, Knox County, Maine, son of Henry D. Kenniston and Mary Stevens.
  • William H. Kenniston was enumerated in the household of Henry D. Kenniston and Mary Stevens in the 1850 US Federal Census in 1850 at Thomaston, Lincoln County, Maine, as:
    Henry Kiriston, 65, b. ME (as were all)
    Mary Kiriston, 53
    Elizebeth A Kinerton, 25
    **Wm H Kinerton, 20
    Samuel Kinerton, 18
    Eloner F Kinerton, 15
    Edwin S Kinerton, 14
    Ambrose Melvin, 28 (son-in-law)
    Elmira Melvin, 24 (daur)
    John McKinny, 24.
  • Starting 16 Sep 1857, William also served in the 1st U. S. Dragoons.
  • He was enumerated in the household of Mary Stevens in the 1860 US Federal Census in 1860 at Thomaston, Knox County, Maine, as:
    Mary Kenniston, 64
    **William Kenniston, 28, caulker
    Samuel Kenniston, 26
    Edward Kenniston, 23.
  • William H. Kenniston ended his service with the 1st U. S. Dragoons on 16 Sep 1862.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1863, William gave his occupation as soldier.

  • On 31 Jul 1863 William mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry as a draftee. He was 34 years, 2 months and 21 days old.
  • On 23 Apr 1864 William ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts by transfer to the U. S. Navy.

  • Starting 5 May 1864, William also served in the as a Seaman.
  • In 1864 He served on Recg. ship "North Carolina" and "U. S. S. Merrimac", under Captain Budd.
  • He ended his service by desertion, per MASSCW. However there is no mention of this in the 1890 Veteran's Emumeration on 8 Aug 1864.
  • On 27 Apr 1872 William H. Kenniston, 42, married Angenette E. Ingraham at Rockland, Knox County, Maine.
  • William H. Kenniston and Angenette E. Ingraham were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 11 Jun 1880 at Rockland, Knox County, Maine, as:
    Kenniston, Wm., 47, calker, b. ME (as were all in the family)
    ---, Nettie, 33, wife
    ---, Earnest W., 14, son
    ---, Nettie F., 13, daur
    ---, Myra, 7, daur
    ---, Rosa B., 5, daur
    ---, Mary, 2, daur.
  • William H. Kenniston was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at Rockland, Knox County, Maine, as having served in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company F, noting that he has lost his papers and doesn't know the exact dates. He mentions his service with the 1st U. S. Dragoons, as well as the Navy.
  • He made application at Maine for a veteran's pension on 2 Jul 1890, made application number 957322, but no certificate number is recorded in index.
  • On 23 Oct 1891 William and Angenette's daughter, Myra E. Kenniston married Fred C. Louraine at Rockland, Knox County, Maine.
  • William H. Kenniston died on 20 Jun 1894 at Rockland, Knox County, Maine. He was 65 years, 1 month and 10 days old.
  • He was buried in Jun 1894 at Thomaston, Knox County, Maine.
  • On 29 Sep 1913 William and Angenette's daughter, Elizabeth A. "Lizzie" Kenniston married Frank M. Piper at Rockland, Knox County, Maine, in a first marriage for her and the second for him.
  • Last Edited: 29 Apr 2017

Family 1:

  • Ernest W. Kenniston b. between 1865 - 1866
  • Jeannette F. "Nettie" Kenniston b. 7 Mar 1866, d. 24 Jan 1949

Family 2: Angenette E. Ingraham b. Apr 1847

  • Myra E. Kenniston b. 27 Dec 1873
  • Rosa Belle Kenniston b. 21 May 1875, d. 10 Aug 1957
  • Mary Kenniston b. 20 Jul 1878
  • Eddie Kenniston b. 10 May 1881
  • Harry P. Kenniston b. 10 May 1881
  • Ludella Kenniston b. 9 Jul 1884
  • Elizabeth A. "Lizzie" Kenniston b. 8 Mar 1888, d. 24 Mar 1975
  • Francis S. Kenniston b. 1892
  • Thresa V. Kenniston b. 1897

Sumner Russell Kilburn Jr.

b. between 1842 and 1843, d. 10 June 1864
  • Father: Sumner Russell Kilburn Sr. b. 9 Apr 1819, d. 11 Oct 1842
  • Mother: Almira Pollard b. 30 Dec 1817, d. 11 May 1908
  • Company: C
  • On 11 Oct 1842 Sumner Russell Kilburn Jr. witnessed the death of Sumner Russell Kilburn Sr. at Lunenburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, the same day as his brother Hiram.
  • Sumner Russell Kilburn Jr. was born between 1842 - 1843 at Lunenburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Sumner Russell Kilburn Sr. and Almira Pollard.
  • In 1843 Almira petitioned the court to be named guardian of Sumner Russell Kilburn, minor child of Sumner R. Kilburn deceased on 1 March 1843, and William H. Crossman and Sherman Willard of Shirley stood bond. [Worcester Probate File 35068]
  • Sumner Russell Kilburn Jr. was enumerated in the household of Almira Pollard in the 1850 US Federal Census on 29 Aug 1850 at Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, with another family (relationship if any, unknown) as:
    John THURSTON, 60, m, farmer, estate of $6000, b. in MA (as were all in household)
    Mahitabel, 53, f
    Charles, 20, m, laborer
    John F., 18, m, laborer
    Henry I., 15, m., laborer
    Almira KILBURN, 32, f,
    **Sumner R., 7, m.
  • Sumner Russell Kilburn Jr. was enumerated in the household of Almira Pollard in the 1860 US Federal Census in 1860 at Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, still living with his mother and the THURSTON family.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Sumner gave his occupation as farmer.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Sumner mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 17 Sep 1862 Sumner was wounded at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland.
  • On 26 Mar 1863 at "The New York Times", New York City, New York, Sumner Russell Kilburn Jr. was listed among the sick and wounded arriving on 24 March in Portsmouth Grove, RI, on the Daniel Webster from Washington, DC.
  • On 3 Jul 1863 Sumner was wounded at The Battle of Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, again.
  • On 22 Jul 1863 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Sumner Russell Kilburn Jr. was reported as wounded at Gettysburg.

  • On 18 Feb 1864 Sumner mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry reenlisted and received a bounty of $325.

    , being credited to the quota of Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • He died on 10 Jun 1864 at The 2nd Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia.
  • On 25 Mar 1867 Almira Pollard received a pension to surviving family member based on Sumner's service; his mother, received certificate number 120227.
  • In 1868 Sumner Russell Kilburn Jr. was included on the Civil War memorial at Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, on the tablets at the Lancaster Town Library.
  • Almira, his mother, outlived Sumner and died on 11 May 1908 at Bolton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 90.
  • Last Edited: 18 Dec 2014

Amasa B. Kimball

b. 13 December 1826, d. 7 October 1877
  • Father: John Kimball b. 29 Mar 1794, d. 13 Mar 1852
  • Mother: Mary (Betsey) Wright b. about 1796, d. 5 May 1867
  • Company: F
  • Amasa B. Kimball was born on 13 Dec 1826 at North Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of John Kimball and Mary (Betsey) Wright.
  • On 18 Nov 1849 Amasa B. Kimball, 22, married Semantha Battles at North Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Amasa B. Kimball and Semantha Battles were enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census in Jul 1860 at North Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    **Amon Kimball, 35, day labor, b. MA (as were all in the family)
    Samanthia, 38
    George W., 10
    John W., 8
    Walter G., 6
    Wilton W., 4
    Amina Battles, 21, domestic.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Amasa gave his occupation as teamster.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Amasa mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of North Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 34 years, 6 months and 29 days old.
  • On 28 Jul 1864 Amasa ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts having fulfilled his term of service.

  • He made application for a veteran's pension on 20 Sep 1866, and received certificate number 95439.
  • He and Semantha Battles were enumerated in the 1870 US Federal Census in 1870 at Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts.
  • Amasa B. Kimball died on 7 Oct 1877 at Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts. He was 50 years, 9 months and 24 days old.
  • He was buried in Oct 1877 at Warwick Cemetery, Rt. 78, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts.
  • In Jan 1878 Semantha Battles received a pension to surviving family member based on Amasa's service; his wife, received certificate number 1182190.
  • In 1886 Amasa B. Kimball was included in the Civil War memorial publication at North Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Last Edited: 18 Apr 2016

Family: Semantha Battles b. between 1821 - 1822

  • George W. Kimball b. 20 Jul 1850
  • John W. Kimball b. 7 Feb 1852
  • Walter G. Kimball b. 3 Jan 1854, d. 22 Feb 1936
  • Wilton W. Kimball b. 4 Mar 1856, d. 9 Aug 1857

Horace Kimball

b. 23 July 1826, d. 1 December 1904
  • Father: Caleb Kimball b. 1800
  • Mother: Mary Pousland b. 1801
  • Company: 1_SS
  • Horace Kimball was born on 23 Jul 1826 at Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts, son of Caleb Kimball and Mary Pousland.
  • On 30 Aug 1849 Horace Kimball, 23, married Elizabeth Gray, daughter of Josiah Gray and Eunice [--?--], at Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts.
  • Horace Kimball and Elizabeth Gray were enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census on 2 Jul 1860 at Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts, as:
    Kimball, Horace, 33, mason, b. MA (as were all)
    Elizabeth G., 30
    Horace F., 6
    Alice G., 4
    Mary P., 2.
  • In 1861 Horace was living at Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts.

  • On 2 Sep 1861 Horace Kimball mustered into service with the 1st Company Massachusetts Sharpshooters. He was 35 years, 1 month and 10 days old.
  • On 6 Jan 1864 Horace ended military service with the 1st Massachusetts Sharpshooters by transfer.

  • Starting 6 Jan 1864, Horace also served in the 24th Regiment U.S. Veteran Reserve Corps, Company F.
  • At the time of his enlistment, Horace gave his occupation as Mason.
  • He ended his service with by mustering out on 5 Sep 1864.
  • He and Elizabeth Gray were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 2 Jun 1880 at Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts, as:
    Kimball, Horace, 53, brick mason, b. MA (as were all)
    ---, Elizabeth, 50, wife
    ---, Horace F., 26, son, brick mason
    ---, Alice G., 24, daur, dress maker
    ---, Mary P., 21, daur, in shoe factory
    ---, Frank B., 19, son, laborer
    ---, Lizzie C., 18, daur
    ---, Alonzo G., 8, son.
  • On 15 Oct 1884 Horace and Elizabeth's daughter, Lizzie C. Kimball married Alvin Jenkins at Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • On 16 Mar 1885 Horace and Elizabeth's daughter, Alice G. Kimball married Walter F. Osgood at Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Horace Kimball made application at Massachusetts for a veteran's pension on 21 Jan 1890, and received certificate number 711332.
  • On 7 Feb 1903 his daughter, Mary P. Kimball, died at Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts, at age 44 unmarried, a suicide by drowning.
  • Horace's son, Frank B. Kimball, died and was buried on 2 Jun 1904 at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts, at age 43 years, 11 months and 22 days.
  • Horace Kimball died on 1 Dec 1904 at Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts. He was 78 years, 4 months and 8 days old.
  • He was buried on 4 Dec 1904 at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts.
  • On 22 Dec 1904 Elizabeth Gray received a pension to surviving family member in Massachusetts based on Horace's service; his wife received certificate number 587173.
  • Elizabeth outlived Horace and died on 9 Mar 1930 at age 100.
  • Last Edited: 26 Apr 2016

Family: Elizabeth Gray b. Aug 1829, d. 9 Mar 1930

  • Horace F. Kimball b. 19 Mar 1854
  • Alice G. Kimball b. 4 Apr 1856
  • Mary P. Kimball b. Jun 1858, d. 7 Feb 1903
  • Frank B. Kimball b. 11 Jun 1860, d. 30 May 1904
  • Lizzie C. Kimball b. 1862
  • Alonzo G. Kimball b. 18 Aug 1870, d. 31 Jan 1950

John H. Kimball

b. July 1829, d. 1 March 1913
  • Father: Hezekiah Kimball
  • Mother: Mary E. Goodwin
  • Company: G
  • John H. Kimball was born in Jul 1829 at Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, son of Hezekiah Kimball and Mary E. Goodwin.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, John gave his occupation as shoemaker.
  • In 1861 John was living at Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 John mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 32 years old.
  • On 1 Mar 1863 John was promoted to Corporal.
  • On 22 Jun 1864 John was taken prisoner at Petersburg, Virginia.
  • On 22 Apr 1865, John was released from prison.
  • On 6 Jun 1865 John ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts by mustering out, as an exchanged prisoner of war.

  • Between 1865 - 1866 John H. Kimball married Ellen F. Burlingame, daughter of John Rex and Elizabeth [--?--], (Note: she was the widow of Frederic Burlingame.)
  • John H. Kimball and Ellen F. Rex were enumerated in the 1870 US Federal Census on 10 Jun 1870 at Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, where he is a painter, and his step-son, Leander Burlingame, 9, lives with them.
  • John H. Kimball and Ellen F. Rex were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 7 Jun 1880 at Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island, as:
    Kimball, John, 50, painter, b. MA
    ---, Ellen, 40, wife, b. RI
    ---, Ida M., 7, dau, b. RI of MA father
    Burlingame, Leander, 19, step-son, single, b. RI of RI father.
  • John H. Kimball made application at Massachusetts for a veteran's pension on 1 Aug 1887, and received certificate number 552124.
  • He was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at Seekonk, Bristol County, Massachusetts, as having served in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, and living in Attleborough, MA.
  • On 6 Mar 1897 John and Ellen's daughter, Ida M. Kimball married Hervey F. Gridley at Attleboro, Bristol County, Massachusetts, in a second marriage for him and the first for her.
  • John H. Kimball and Ellen F. Rex were enumerated in the 1900 US Federal census on 15 Jun 1900 at Attleboro, Bristol County, Massachusetts, as:
    Kimball, John, head, b. July 1829, 70, married 44 years, b. MA (of Scottish parents), house painter
    ---, Ellen F., wife, b. July 1839, 60, two of her four children still living, b. RI (of RI parents.)
  • John H. Kimball and Ellen F. Rex were enumerated in the 1910 US Federal Census on 15 Apr 1910 at Attleboro, Bristol County, Massachusetts, saying they have been married 43 years, and it was her second marriage. Now only one of their four children are still living.
  • On 23 Feb 1913 Ellen F. Rex, his wife, died at State Hospital, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, at age 73.
  • John H. Kimball died on 1 Mar 1913 at State Hospital, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts. He was 83 years and 8 months old.
  • He was buried in Mar 1913 at Oak Grove Cemetery, Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island.
  • Last Edited: 31 Jul 2012

Family: Ellen F. Rex b. Jul 1839, d. 23 Feb 1913

  • Ida M. Kimball b. between 1872 - 1873