Harrison Samuel Lamb

b. 12 April 1840, d. 10 October 1903
  • Father: Samuel Lamb b. 4 Feb 1806, d. 6 Aug 1879
  • Mother: Mary Jane Holmes b. 20 Sep 1812, d. 10 Jan 1886
  • Company: F
  • Harrison Samuel Lamb was born on 12 Apr 1840 at North Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Samuel Lamb and Mary Jane Holmes.
  • Harrison Samuel Lamb was enumerated in the household of Samuel Lamb and Mary Jane Holmes in the 1850 US Federal Census on 4 Sep 1850 at New Braintree, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Samuel Lamb, 47, shoemaker, b. CT
    Mary J., 38, b. MA (as were the children)
    Almira H., 16
    Lucy M., 14
    Charles E., 12
    **Samuel H., 10
    Harriat E., 8
    Mary H., 6
    Sarah J., 4
    Francis E., 1.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Harrison gave his occupation as shoemaker.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Harrison mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of New Braintree, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 21 years and 3 months old.
  • On 5 May 1864 Harrison was wounded at The Battle of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, in the hand.
  • On 25 May 1864 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Harrison Samuel Lamb was mentioned among the casualties.
  • On 29 Jun 1864 his brother, John F. Lamb, died at Petersburg, Prince George County, Virginia, at age 33 killed in action, with the 9th Maine Infantry.
  • On 28 Jul 1864 Harrison ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts having fulfilled his term of service.

  • On 3 Apr 1867 Harrison Samuel Lamb, 26, married Susan Augusta Woodis, 16, daughter of Eliakim C. Woodis and Mary Ann Maynard, at West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Harrison Samuel Lamb made application for a veteran's pension on 26 Feb 1868, and received certificate number101465.
  • On 18 Sep 1883, at West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Harrison was a charter member of the Alanson Hamilton Post 160 G.A.R.
  • In 1886 Harrison was living at West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • He was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as having served in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company F, noting that he was shot in the right hand.
  • He and Susan Augusta Woodis were enumerated in the 1900 US Federal census on 1 Jun 1900 at West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, where he is retired and they own their home free of mortgage. Of their two children, both are still living.
  • Harrison Samuel Lamb died on 10 Oct 1903 at West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 63 years, 5 months and 28 days old.
  • He was buried in Oct 1903 in Pine Grove Cemetery, at West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 19 Oct 1903 at Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Harrison S. Lamb was noted as deceased in the previous year in a newspaper article about the 38th regimental reunion. From the Fitchburg Sentinel, 19 Oct 1903:
    Reunion of the 15th Regiment
    Wednesday will mark the gathering at Worcester of the survivors of that grand old fighting regiment, the 15th Massachusetts, who will meet in reunion in Worcester, to commemorate the 42d anniversary of the battle of Ball's Bluff, their first baptism of blood, shot, and shell.
    For 37 years the regimental association has had its annual reunion in Worcester on the date commemorating the fight at Ball's Bluff. All the original field officers have joined the great bivouac on the other side except Gen. John W. Kimball of Fitchburg, who went out as the first major and won a glorious record for bravery and ability.
    The reunion Wednesday will include the business meeting at the board of trade rooms, Worcester, at 10.30 o'clock, followed by the annual dinner at Grand Army hall at 12 o'clock, which is furnished by the Women's relief corps. A rousing reunion is expected.
    Death has depleted the ranks of many prominent members since the last reunion, including three former captains, Capt. C. H. Eager; Capt. J. M. Studley, Capt. J. Evarts Green; William J. Woodbury, who constructed the granite shaft of the Antietam monument, Wilder S. Holbrook and Joseph Pecot.
  • In Nov 1903 Susan Augusta Woodis received a pension to surviving family member in Massachusetts based on Harrison's service; received certificate number 564752.
  • Susan outlived Harrison and died on 27 Jul 1936 at age 85.
  • Last Edited: 18 Apr 2016

Family: Susan Augusta Woodis b. 16 Sep 1850, d. 27 Jul 1936

  • Hervey Edward Lamb b. 23 Dec 1867
  • Marietta Lamb b. 23 Feb 1870, d. 21 Mar 1870
  • Harry Raymond Lamb b. 8 Jul 1872, d. 1945

Jeremiah Bingham Lamb

b. 11 October 1827, d. 17 February 1900
  • Father: Ezra Lamb b. 17 Jun 1795, d. 4 Mar 1852
  • Mother: Lucretia Bingham White b. 5 Jul 1800, d. 3 Jun 1886
  • Company: D
  • Charles H. Ward was an alias in the 8th MA Infantry according to the pension file index.
  • Jeremiah Bingham Lamb was born on 11 Oct 1827 at Phillipston, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Ezra Lamb and Lucretia Bingham White.
  • On 4 Mar 1852 his father, Ezra Lamb, died at Heath, Franklin County, Massachusetts, at age 56.
  • On 6 Sep 1853 Jeremiah Bingham Lamb, 25, married Rebecca Ann Hayden, 22, daughter of John Hayden and Sarah [--?--], at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • In 1861 Jeremiah was living at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Jeremiah gave his occupation as butcher.
  • Starting 15 Apr 1861, Jeremiah also served in the 8th Massachusetts Infantry, Company "H" (Militia) as Charles H. WARD.
  • Starting 1 Aug 1861, Jeremiah also served in the by mustering out.

  • On 19 Nov 1861 Jeremiah mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 34 years, 1 month and 8 days old.
  • On 12 Apr 1862 Jeremiah ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to disability.

  • On 22 Oct 1862 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Jeremiah Bingham Lamb was mentioned, together with 20 others, among the wounded at the Patent Office hospital in Washington, D.C.
  • On 20 Dec 1873 Jeremiah and Rebecca's daughter, Jennie L. Lamb married Arthur E. Noyes at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Jeremiah Bingham Lamb and Rebecca Ann Hayden were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 5 Jun 1880 at Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, as:
    Lamb, Jerry B., 51, carpenter, b. MA
    ---, Rebecca A., 47, wife, b. ME
    ---, Hattie, 20, daur, single, button shop, b. MA
    Noyes, Arthur, 29, son-in-law, married, confectioner, b. NH
    ---, Jennie, 25, daur, married, b. MA
    ---, Alice, 5, grand-daur, b. MA
    ---, Edward B., 1, grandson, b. MA.
  • On 19 Apr 1883 Jeremiah and Rebecca's daughter, Hattie G. Lamb married Ernest Alfred Sturtevant at Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Jeremiah Bingham Lamb was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, as having served in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company D.
  • He made application at Massachusetts for a veteran's pension on 14 Nov 1892, and received certificate number 860602.
  • He died on 17 Feb 1900 at Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts. He was 72 years, 4 months and 6 days old.
  • An obituary for Jeremiah Bingham Lamb was published on 18 Feb 1900 at "The Springfield Republican", Massachusetts, as follows:
    "Jeremiah Bingham Lamb, 72, died at his home at 72 Spruce street yesterday morning. He was a veteran of the civil war and a member of the E. K. Wilcox Grand Army Post. For many years he had been well known in the city as a carpenter.
    He leaves a widow and two children, Mrs. J. J. Noyce and Mrs. H. G. Sturtevant. The burial will be in Oak Grove cemetery."
  • He was buried in Feb 1900 at Oak Grove Cemetery, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts.
  • He's surviving family was enumerated in the household of Jennie L. Lamb in the 1900 US Federal Census on 8 Jun 1900 at Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, as:
    Noyes, Jennie J., b. Dec 1854, widow, married 26 years, both children living
    ---, Lide E., daur, b. Mar 1875, single, b.MA, (fat b. NH, mor b. MA)
    ---, Edward B., son, b. Nov 1878, single
    Lamb, Rebecca A., mother, b. Aug 1831, widow, married 46 years, both her children living, b. MA (fat b. unknown, mor b. ME.)
  • On 23 Jul 1902 Rebecca Ann Hayden received a pension to surviving family member in Massachusetts based on Jeremiah's service; received certificate number 509065 (Note: date is difficult to read as 19x2.)
  • Last Edited: 9 Sep 2012

Family: Rebecca Ann Hayden b. 2 Aug 1831, d. 5 Mar 1911

  • Jennie L. Lamb b. 25 Dec 1854, d. 8 Jan 1920
  • Hattie G. Lamb b. 23 Mar 1858, d. 4 Oct 1904

Lucien G. Lamb

b. between 1837 and 1838, d. 26 September 1866
  • Father: Grosvenor Lamb b. 10 Dec 1797, d. 24 Feb 1884
  • Mother: Fanny Walker b. 2 Jan 1805, d. 15 Dec 1886
  • Company: F
  • Lucien G. Lamb was born between 1837 - 1838 at Charlton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Grosvenor Lamb and Fanny Walker.
  • Lucien G. Lamb was enumerated in the household of Grosvenor Lamb and Fanny Walker in the 1850 US Federal Census on 1 Aug 1850 at Charlton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Grosvenor Lamb, 51, farmer, b. MA (as were all in the family)
    Fanny, 45
    Mary L., 13
    **Lucien, 12
    Ellen M., 3.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Lucien gave his occupation as shoemaker.
  • In 1861 Lucien was living at Sturbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Lucien mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Sturbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Lucien G. Lamb and Charles Henry Lamb, and Albert Abel Prince, first cousins, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.
  • On 1 Mar 1862 Lucien was promoted to Corporal.
  • On 1 Jan 1864 Lucien was promoted to Sergeant.
  • In May 1864 Lucien was wounded.
  • On 22 Jun 1864 Lucien was taken prisoner at Petersburg, Prince George County, Virginia.
  • On 28 Jul 1864 Lucien ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts having fulfilled his term of service.

  • On 29 Jul 1864 at "The Southbridge Journal", Worcester County, Massachusetts, Their Sammel-Events was mentioned as having returned home:
    Returned Veterans
    Wm. F. Miller, Elliot F McKinstry and Lucian Lamb, of Southbridge, members of the glorious old Fifteenth , have arrived home, after three years hard service. Albert E. Morse, of co. B, 13th regiment, has also returned, after performing an equal amount of soldiership. The 15th had a glorious reception last Friday at Worcester. This regiment has been in the front in nearly every battle on Virginia soil. It has been the most heroic and unfortunate regiment in the service from Massachusetts. Its record is written in the hearts of the people; and may the returned soldiers who belonged to it enjoy long lives and an abundance of prosperity.
  • On 24 Aug 1864 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Lucien G. Lamb was reported among the prisoners, for a total of four commissioned officers and seventy-seven enlisted men.
  • He died on 26 Sep 1866 at City Point, Hopewell (city), Virginia, "while serving his country".
  • He was buried in Sep 1866 at Bay Path Cemetery, Charlton, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Last Edited: 11 Apr 2016

Horace G. Langdon

b. October 1823, d. 18 June 1910
  • Father: Jason N. Langdon b. between 1785 - 1786
  • Mother: Mary Perkins b. 1787
  • Company: F
  • Horace G. Langdon was born in Oct 1823 at Kennebunkport, York County, Maine, son of Jason N. Langdon and Mary Perkins.
  • On 19 Jun 1855 Horace G. Langdon, 31, married Ellen Webber, daughter of Ebenezer Webber, at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for him and the second for her.
  • Horace G. Langdon and Ellen Webber were enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census in Jul 1860 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, as:
    Horace G. Langdon, 35, baker, b. ME
    Ellen, 42, b. ME.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1863, Horace gave his occupation as sailor.

  • On 30 Jul 1863 Horace mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry as a draftee, being credited to the quota of Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. He was 39 years and 9 months old.
  • In May 1864 Horace was wounded with no indication of location in the MASSCW; possibly Petersburg.
  • On 27 Jul 1864 Horace ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts by administrative transfer to the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry while absent wounded.

  • Starting 28 Jul 1864, Horace also served in the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company "G."
  • He ended his service by mustering out on 9 Jun 1865.
  • He made application for a veteran's pension on 20 Mar 1870, and received certificate number 279948.
  • On 11 May 1871 Horace G. Langdon, 47, married Maria Cramfosey at Wenham, Essex County, Massachusetts, a second marriage for both, registered in Beverley. She was the widow "Wilburn."
  • Horace G. Langdon was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at Sanford, York County, Maine, as having served in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company F.
  • He was enumerated in the 1900 US Federal census on 21 Jun 1900 at Sanford, York County, Maine, as a boarder, age 76, retired, single, in the home of Mr. Ridley.
  • He was enumerated in the 1910 US Federal Census on 25 Apr 1910 at Sanford, York County, Maine, age 85, single, still living as a boarder with the Ridleys, on his "own income."
  • He died on 18 Jun 1910. He was 86 years and 8 months old.
  • He was buried in Jun 1910 at Riverside Cemetery, Springvale, York County, Maine, with the inscription "Civil War." (Note: this burial needs further documentation.)
  • Last Edited: 18 Apr 2016

Family 1: Ellen Webber b. between 1817 - 1818

Family 2: Maria Cramfosey b. between 1828 - 1829

Edward J. Lanigan

b. August 1845, d. 26 November 1915
  • Father: John Lanigan b. 1811, d. 20 Dec 1861
  • Mother: Johannah Power b. 14 Apr 1822, d. 26 Apr 1889
  • Company: I
  • Edward J. Lanigan was born in Aug 1845 at Ireland, son of John Lanigan and Johannah Power.
  • In 1853 Edward J. Lanigan emigrated with John Lanigan and Johannah Power, his parents, from Ireland.
  • Edward J. Lanigan was enumerated in the household of John Lanigan and Johannah Power in the 1860 US Federal Census on 4 Aug 1860 at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    John Lanigan, 40, spinner, b. Ireland
    Johannah, 40, b. Ireland
    Patrick, 19, carder, b. Ireland
    **Edward, 17, carder, b. Ireland
    **Michael, 15, b. Ireland
    Nemora, 10, b. Ireland
    John, 8, b. MA.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Edward gave his occupation as operative.
  • In 1861 Edward was living at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Edward J. Lanigan and Michael Lanigan, brothers, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Company I.

  • On 20 Jun 1861 Edward mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 15 years and 10 months old.
  • On 9 Nov 1861 Edward J. Lanigan was mentioned, along with 95 other men of the 15th Massachusetts, in a report of 9 Nov 1861 to the Webster Times, by F. Q. Robinson, concerning the aftermath of Ball's Bluff and reporting his status.
  • Thomas Blasland wrote a letter on 4 Jun 1862, mentioning Edward J. Lanigan, as follows: for publication in the Southbridge Journal.
  • On 14 Jun 1862 at "The Webster Times", Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, the following:
    We have received a brief note from Lucius H. Briggs, a Webster volunteer who was in the engagement at Fair Oaks on the 30th ult., and 1st inst. He mentions the following casualties in Company I; Edward Lannegan, wounded in neck and face; John McGuire, foot and ankle; Milo S. Converse, leg and hand; Alpheus Remick, hand. There were other slight flesh wounds, but none sufficiently serious to be worthy of mention. None of the company was killed. The letter states that there were no displays of cowardice, but every man stood at his post, and performed his duty with a promptness and alacrity worthy of praise.
  • Thomas Blasland wrote a letter on 5 Sep 1862, mentioning Edward J. Lanigan, as follows: for publication in the Southbridge Journal.
  • On 11 Sep 1862 Edward ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to disability.

  • On 28 Aug 1871 Edward J. Lanigan married Bridget Powers, 27, daughter of Nicholas Powers and Mary [--?--], at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Edward J. Lanigan made application for a veteran's pension in 1879.
  • He and Bridget Powers were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census in Jun 1880 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, where he Works In Woolen Mill. Enumerated also as "other" in the household - Maggie BURKE, 24, b. Ireland, who also works in the woolen mill.
  • On 26 Apr 1889 his mother, Johannah Power, died at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 67.
  • Edward J. Lanigan 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. I, where he was wounded in the head.
  • On 28 Mar 1900 his brother, Michael Lanigan, died at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Edward J. Lanigan and Bridget Powers were enumerated in the 1900 US Federal census on 4 Jun 1900 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Lannagan, Edward J., 55, painter, b. Ireland
    ---, Bridget, wife
    ---, Ellen C., dau
    ---, Margaret F., dau
    ---, John, son
    ---, Annie, dau
    and two boarders.
  • On 11 Feb 1902 Edward and Bridget's daughter, Ellen Maria "Nellie" Lanigan married Henry F. Hughes at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • On 28 Apr 1903 Edward and Bridget's daughter, Margaret Frances Lanigan married William Edward Jones at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • In 1906 Edward was living at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 20 Oct 1906 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Edward J. Lanigan attended the 40th annual reunion of the 15th regiment association, with some 75 other veterans of the regiment. (Report believed to be from the Worcester Spy.)
  • On 11 Oct 1910 Edward and Bridget's daughter, Annie V. Lanigan married James F. Malone at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • On 27 Oct 1910 at The State Mutual Building, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Edward J. Lanigan attended the 44th reunion of the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.
  • He died on 26 Nov 1915 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 70 years and 3 months old.
  • He was buried in Nov 1915 at Saint Johns Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 29 Nov 1915 Bridget Powers received a pension to surviving family member in Massachusetts based on Edward's service; his wife, received certificate 802650.
  • Last Edited: 18 Apr 2016

Family: Bridget Powers b. Nov 1843

  • Mary A. Lanigan b. 29 Aug 1872
  • Johanna T. Lanigan b. 12 Nov 1874
  • Ellen Maria "Nellie" Lanigan b. 12 Dec 1876
  • Margaret Frances Lanigan b. 11 Mar 1878
  • John J. Lanigan b. between 1879 - 1880
  • Annie V. Lanigan b. Oct 1884

Michael Lanigan

b. between 1842 and 1843, d. 28 March 1900
  • Father: John Lanigan b. 1811, d. 20 Dec 1861
  • Mother: Johannah Power b. 14 Apr 1822, d. 26 Apr 1889
  • Company: I
  • Michael Lanigan was born between 1842 - 1843 at Ireland, son of John Lanigan and Johannah Power.
  • In 1853 Michael Lanigan emigrated with John Lanigan and Johannah Power, his parents, from Ireland.
  • Michael Lanigan was enumerated in the household of John Lanigan and Johannah Power in the 1860 US Federal Census on 4 Aug 1860 at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    John Lanigan, 40, spinner, b. Ireland
    Johannah, 40, b. Ireland
    Patrick, 19, carder, b. Ireland
    **Edward, 17, carder, b. Ireland
    **Michael, 15, b. Ireland
    Nemora, 10, b. Ireland
    John, 8, b. MA.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Michael gave his occupation as operative.
  • In 1861 Michael was living at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Michael Lanigan and Edward J. Lanigan, brothers, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Company I.

  • On 15 Jul 1861 Michael mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 9 Nov 1861 Michael Lanigan was mentioned, along with 95 other men of the 15th Massachusetts, in a report of 9 Nov 1861 to the Webster Times, by F. Q. Robinson, concerning the aftermath of Ball's Bluff and reporting his status.
  • On 22 Jul 1863 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Michael Lanigan was reported as wounded at Gettysburg.
  • On 25 Nov 1863 Michael ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts by transfer to the Veterans' Reserve Corps.

  • On 10 May 1868 Michael Lanigan married Margaret Hanley, daughter of Michael Hanley and Mary [--?--], at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 29 Apr 1869 Margaret Hanley, his wife, died at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of consumption.
  • In 1878 Michael Lanigan was a painter.
  • On 5 Feb 1878 Michael Henry Lanigan married Mary Kennedy, 30, daughter of Patrick Kennedy and Mary Ronan, at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a second marriage for both. She was the widow of Michael Casey of Webster, MA.
  • Michael Lanigan made application for a veteran's pension in Feb 1879.
  • He and Mary Kennedy were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 11 Jun 1880 at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Landergan, Michael, 30, painter, b. Ireland
    ---, Mary, 30, wife, works in woolen mill, b. Ireland
    ---, Maria, 5, daur, b. MA
    ---, Johanna, 50, mother, widow, b. Ireland
    Casey, Eliza, 14, step-daur, works in woolen mill, b. MA
    ---, Anna, 12, step-daur, works in woolen mill, b. MA
    ---, Willie, 10, step-son, b. MA
    ---, Delia, 8, step-daur, b. MA.
  • On 26 Apr 1889 his mother, Johannah Power, died at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 67.
  • Michael Lanigan was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as having served in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company I.
  • He witnessed the burial of Charles Murray on 6 Jan 1893 at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 26 Jul 1897 Michael and Mary's daughter, Maria Lanigan married Fred Schneider at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • On 13 Sep 1899 at "The Webster Times", Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Michael Lanigan was mentioned as one of the surviving members of the old Slater Guard in Webster and Dudley.
  • He died on 28 Mar 1900 at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • An obituary for Michael Lanigan was published on 29 Mar 1900 at "The Boston Herald", Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, as follows:
    Served his Country Well
    (Special Dispatch to the Boston Herald.)
    Webster, March 28, 1900. MichaelLlanigan, aged 53 years, a resident of Webster 43 years, and a painter by trade, died at his home on Granite street today from a complication of diseases, after 15 months' illness.
    He was a member of company I, 15th massachusetts regiment, serving four years and seven months during the civil war.
    He was drill master for the Connecticut state militia several years, and was a member of the local Grand Army post.
    He leaves a widow and several children.
  • He was buried in Mar 1900 at Calvary Cemetery (North Village), Dudley, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 9 Apr 1900 Mary Kennedy received a pension to surviving family member in Massachusetts based on Michael's service; his wife, received certificate number 498090.
  • He's surviving family was enumerated in the household of Mary Kennedy in the 1900 US Federal Census on 19 Jun 1900 at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Lannigan, Mary, 52, widow, 8 of 9 children still living, b. Ireland
    ---, Maria, dau, 23, married 3 years
    ---, Catherine, dau, 19
    ---, Agnes, dau, 16
    ---, Grace, dau, 14
    Casey, Eliza, dau, 32
    ---, Annie, dau, 30
    ---, William, son, 29
    ---, Delia, dau, 27
    Billings, Mathew, 13, boarder
    ---, Sarah, 5, boarder
    Snyder, Fred, 31, son-in-law, married three years (apparently husband of Maria above)
    ---, Jeanette, 2.
  • Mary, his wife, outlived Michael and died on 22 Jul 1908 at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 60.
  • On 24 Jul 1909 Annie Casey applied for a pension to surviving family member, based on Michael's service; as a minor, but there is no indication of a certificate. Apparently it was rejected, since she was about 42 at this time.
  • On 28 Feb 1911 Michael and Mary's daughter, Catherine Lanigan married Stanislaus Pehovak at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Last Edited: 26 Mar 2013

Family 1: Margaret Hanley b. between 1847 - 1848, d. 29 Apr 1869

Family 2: Mary Kennedy b. Nov 1847, d. 22 Jul 1908

  • Maria Lanigan b. 10 Mar 1875
  • Catherine Lanigan b. Sep 1880
  • Agnes Lanigan b. 17 Nov 1883
  • Grace Lanigan b. 20 May 1886

Patrick C. Lanning

b. 1835, d. 7 March 1876
  • Company: I
  • Patrick C. Lanning was born between 1834 - 1835 at Ireland.
  • He was born about in 1835 at Ireland.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Patrick gave his occupation as moulder.
  • In 1861 Patrick was living at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 29 Jul 1861 Patrick mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 26 years old.
  • On 9 Nov 1861 Patrick C. Lanning was mentioned, along with 95 other men of the 15th Massachusetts, in a report of 9 Nov 1861 to the Webster Times, by F. Q. Robinson, concerning the aftermath of Ball's Bluff and reporting his status.
  • On 13 Dec 1862 Patrick was wounded at The Battle of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Virginia.
  • On 14 Mar 1864 Patrick ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts at Washington, DC, due to disability from wounds, having lost his left arm.

  • He made application for a veteran's pension on 19 Mar 1864, received certificate number 13126.
  • On 7 Nov 1869, at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (Northwestern Branch), Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, Patrick was (an unknown value.)
  • On 1 May 1872, at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (Northwestern Branch), Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, Patrick was discharged for desertion.
  • On 11 Aug 1872, Patrick was readmitted to the home.
  • He died on 7 Mar 1876 "while on furlough of concussion of the brain". He was 41 years old.
  • He was buried in Mar 1876 at Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, according to cemetery records, but no exact location is given.
  • On 4 Jul 1907 Patrick C. Lanning was included on the Civil War memorial at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, according to an article in the Webster Times. See the "Documents" section at the main website for an account of the festivities of dedication.
  • Last Edited: 11 Jul 2016

John P. Larkin

b. 1842, d. 17 September 1862
  • Father: Dr. Lyman B. Larkin b. 8 Nov 1804, d. 11 Jun 1883
  • Mother: Jemima B. Richardson b. 1814
  • Company: C
  • John P. Larkin was born about in 1842 at Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, son of Dr. Lyman B. Larkin and Jemima B. Richardson.
  • John P. Larkin was enumerated in the household of Dr. Lyman B. Larkin and Jemima B. Richardson in the 1850 US Federal Census on 22 Aug 1850 at Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, as:
    Lyman B. Larkin, 45, physician b. MA (as were all in the family)
    Jemima B., 36,
    **John P., 7
    Joseph L., 5
    Betsey K. Chapman, 23, b. ME
    John Ide, 17, laborer, b. MA.
  • His mother, Jemima B. Richardson, died apparantly.
  • On 1 Jan 1852 John's widowed father, Dr. Lyman B. Larkin, remarried to Lydia S. Briggs at Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, in a first marrriage for her and the second for him.
  • John P. Larkin was enumerated in the household of Dr. Lyman B. Larkin and Lydia S. Briggs in the 1855 Massachusetts State census in 1855 at Attleboro, Bristol County, Massachusetts, as:
    Lyman B Larkin, 49, b. MA
    Lydia S Larkin, 23, b. MA
    **John P Larkin, 13, b. MA
    Joseph L Larkin, 11, b. MA
    Francis L Larkin, 6, b. MA
    Angelina A Larkin, 1, b. MA
    Ann Oats, 22, b Ireland.
  • Before 1861 at Northborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts, John P. Larkin as a resident, was a member of "The Clinton Guards."
  • In 1861 John was living at Northborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, John gave his occupation as shoemaker.

  • On 27 Dec 1861 John mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Northborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 19 years old.
  • He died on 17 Sep 1862 at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland. He was 20 years old.
  • On 17 Sep 1870 John P. Larkin was included on the Civil War memorial at Northborough, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 17 Sep 1900 John P. Larkin 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

Cyrus Larned

b. 24 July 1844, d. 1 September 1862
  • Father: Samuel Larned b. 20 Jul 1815, d. 23 Feb 1897
  • Mother: Nancy M. Wakefield b. 1819, d. 1908
  • Company: E
  • Cyrus Larned was born on 24 Jul 1844 at Dudley, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Samuel Larned and Nancy M. Wakefield, (grandson of John Larned, great-grandson of John Larned, and the g-g-grandson of Isaac Larned III.)
  • Cyrus Larned was enumerated in the household of Samuel Larned and Nancy M. Wakefield in the 1850 US Federal Census on 21 Aug 1850 at Dudley, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as follows:
    Samuel LARNED, 35, farmer, $1500 real estate, b. MA (as were all)
    Nancy, 33
    John, 8
    **Cyrus, 6.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Cyrus gave his occupation as shoemaker.
  • Cyrus Larned and Joel Whittemore Larned, and John Whitney Humphrey, first cousins, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry in Co. E.

  • On 31 Jul 1862 Cyrus mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 18 years and 7 days old.
  • He died on 1 Sep 1862 at Mount Pleasant Hospital, Washington, DC, of typhoid fever. He was 18 years, 1 month and 8 days old.
  • He was buried in Sep 1862 at US Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery (Military Asylum Cemetery), Washington, DC.
  • He was memorialized on 7 Sep 1862 at South Cemetery, Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts, with his family at plot 148, according to the following from the Webster Times September 6, 1862 (Volume IV # 26),
    Deaths
    In Washington, D. C., at Mount Pleasant Hospital, of typhoid fever, Mr. Cyrus Larned, formerly of Dudley, aged 18 years. (A member of Co. E., 15th Reg. Mass. Vols..)
    Funeral services will be held at the Baptist Church, to-morrow afternoon.
  • On 11 Apr 1863 at "The Webster Times", Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Cyrus Larned was included in the published list of Oxford volunteers.
  • On 15 Jul 1874 Cyrus Learned was included on the Civil War memorial at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • In 1890 Cyrus Larned was included on the Civil War memorial at Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Click HERE to see the full listing.
  • In 1909 Cyrus Larned was included on the Civil War memorial at Dudley, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Last Edited: 26 Nov 2016

Joel Whittemore Larned

b. 5 August 1840, d. 8 December 1901
  • Father: Simon Larned b. 22 May 1803, d. 31 Jul 1879
  • Mother: Louisa Whittemore b. 25 Jul 1805, d. 25 Mar 1885
  • Company: E
  • Joel Whittemore Larned was born on 5 Aug 1840 at Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Simon Larned and Louisa Whittemore, (grandson of John Larned, great-grandson of John Larned, and the g-g-grandson of Isaac Larned III.)
  • Joel Whittemore Larned was enumerated in the household of Simon Larned and Louisa Whittemore in the 1850 US Federal Census in 1850 at Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Simon LARNED, 47, farmer, $1000 real estate, b. (MA, as per all)
    Louisa, 45
    Abigail Mary, 17
    James Nathaniel, 15
    **Joel Whittemore, 11
    Sarah Eliza, 8
    Jane Mariah, 6
    Emily, 3.
  • On 18 Oct 1858 Joel Whittemore Larned, 18, married Sarah J. Bradford at Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Joel gave his occupation as shoemaker.

  • Joel Whittemore Larned and Cyrus Larned, and John Whitney Humphrey, first cousins, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry in Co. E.

  • On 23 Jul 1862 Joel mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. He was 21 years, 11 months and 18 days old.
  • On 1 Sep 1862 his cousin, Cyrus Larned, died at Mount Pleasant Hospital, Washington, DC, of typhoid fever at age 18.
  • On 22 Oct 1862 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Joel Whittemore Larned was mentioned, together with 20 others, among the wounded at the Patent Office hospital in Washington, D.C.
  • On 11 Apr 1863 at "The Webster Times", Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Joel Whittemore Larned was included in the published list of Oxford volunteers.
  • On 28 Jul 1864 Joel ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts having fulfilled his term of service.

  • He and Sarah J. Bradford were enumerated in the 1870 US Federal Census on 20 Jul 1870 at Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Larned, Joel W., 29, works in shoe factory, b. MA
    ---, Sarah, 36, b. MA
    ---, William, 7, b. Canada
    ---, Leon, 3, b. NY.
  • On 3 Dec 1871 Sarah J. Bradford, his wife, died at Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 30 Mar 1872 Joel Whittemore Larned, 31, married Elsie Sparhawk, 35, daughter of Luther Sparhawk and Sally Davis, at Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts, (Note: She was the widow of his first cousin George Larned, who also left two daughters born before his death in June 1864.)
  • Joel Whittemore Larned and Elsie Sparhawk were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 14 Jun 1880 at Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Larned, Joel W., 39, shoe bottomer, b. MA
    ---, Elsey, 43, wife, b. MA
    ---, Elisa, 22, dau, shoe shop, b. MA (step-daughter)
    ---, George M., 15, b. WI
    ---, Wm. Henry, 16, b. MA.
  • Joel Whittemore Larned and Elsie Sparhawk were enumerated in the 1900 US Federal census on 4 Jun 1900 at Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts, noting that he is an invalid, and both her children are still living.
  • Joel Whittemore Larned died on 8 Dec 1901 at Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 61 years, 4 months and 3 days old.
  • He was buried in Dec 1901 at North Cemetery, Main Street, Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a family plot.
  • Elsie, his wife, outlived Joel and died on 8 Nov 1914 at Spencer, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of cerebral hemorrage at age 77.
  • Last Edited: 18 Apr 2016

Family 1: Sarah J. Bradford b. 1835, d. 3 Dec 1871

  • Elisa Larned b. 15 Dec 1858
  • Frederick Larned b. 19 Jan 1861, d. 1863
  • William Henry Larned b. 1863, d. 1955
  • George M. Larned b. between 1864 - 1865
  • Minnie M. Larned b. 1869, d. 28 Feb 1870

Family 2: Elsie Sparhawk b. 17 Dec 1836, d. 8 Nov 1914

Andrew Laverty

b. 27 November 1832, d. 8 March 1862
  • Father: John Laverty b. 9 May 1800, d. 29 Sep 1870
  • Mother: Elmira J. Hillgind b. 13 May 1802, d. 26 Jun 1854
  • Company: I
  • Andrew Laverty was born on 27 Nov 1832 at New Hampshire, son of John Laverty and Elmira J. Hillgind.
  • Andrew Laverty was enumerated in the household of John Laverty and Elmira J. Hillgind in the 1850 US Federal Census on 24 Jul 1850 at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    John Laverty, 50, bootmaker, b. Ireland
    Almira, 48, b. NH
    **Andrew, 18, bootmaker, b. RI
    Nancy, 15, b. CT
    Lucy, 12, b. MA
    Mary A., 8, b. MA
    (living nextdoor to)
    Susan Proal, 66, b. NH
    Mark ???, 36, laborer, b. NH
    **Jackson Proal, 19, dresser tender, b. NH.
  • On 26 Jun 1854 his mother, Elmira J. Hillgind, died at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 52.
  • On 9 Apr 1856 Andrew's sister, Lucy Laverty, married Thomas "Jackson" Proal at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Andrew gave his occupation as carpenter.
  • In 1861 He was married at the time of his enlistment, according to Ford's history. However, the claim for a pension came from his father. No record of a marriage has yet been found.
  • In 1861 Andrew was living at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 20 Jun 1861 Andrew mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 28 years, 6 months and 24 days old.
  • Andrew Laverty and Thomas "Jackson" Proal, brothers-in-law, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Company I.
  • John Floyd Maley wrote a letter to The Webster Times, listing his fellow prisoners, on 27 Oct 1861 from Richmond, Virginia, mentioning Andrew Laverty, as follows.
  • On 30 Oct 1861 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Andrew Laverty was included, with 304 other men, among "The Killed Wounded and Missing of the Fifteenth Regiment," after Ball's Bluff.
  • On 2 Nov 1861 at "The Webster Weekley Times", Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Andrew Laverty was listed as a Company I casualty of Ball's Bluff.
  • On 9 Nov 1861 Andrew Laverty was mentioned, along with 95 other men of the 15th Massachusetts, in a report of 9 Nov 1861 to the Webster Times, by F. Q. Robinson, concerning the aftermath of Ball's Bluff and reporting his status.
  • On 20 Nov 1861 at "The Worcester Daily Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Andrew Laverty was listed with 195 other men among the prisoners taken at Ball's Bluff.
  • On 22 Feb 1862 at "The New York Times", New York City, New York, Andrew Laverty was mentioned, with 61 other men of the 15th Massachusetts, in an article about the return of prisoners under a flag of truce:
    National Prisoners Released, Arrival of Four hundred at Fortres Monroe
    Notice having been received by Gen. Wool, that some 400 exchanged prisoners would be sent down the James River Yesterday, the "George Washington" and "Express" left at about noon for the appointed meeting place.
    The rebel boat was appointed to meet us at 3 o'clock, but at that time she was not in sight, and shortly after a heavy fog shut down, making it impossible to move in any direction. The two boats were then fastened together, and having dropped anchor, waited for the rebel boat to appear.
    The fog did not lift till late in the evening, when the wind blew so fresh that the boats dragged their anchors and had to be separated. This morning at sunrise the expected prisoners made their appearance, on the "William Allison," which it seemed had also anchored for the night a few miles above us. The return passage was made without any incident, and the prisoners arrived here about 10 o'clock this forenoon. The returned prisoners will be immediately sent north. (Note: here follows a complete list of the released prisoners who arrived by a flag of truce from Richmond.)
  • He died on 8 Mar 1862 at Washington, DC. He was 29 years, 3 months and 9 days old.
  • He was buried in 1862 at US Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery (Military Asylum Cemetery), Washington, DC.
  • An obituary for Andrew Laverty was published on 26 Mar 1862 at "The Worcester Palladium", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as follows: (Volume XXIX # 13) Deaths:
    In Washington D. C., March 8, suddenly, Andrew J. Laverty, of company I, 15th Massachusetts regiment, and but recently released from being a prisoner of war at Richmond, 29. ………….
  • On 15 Mar 1869 John Laverty received a pension to surviving family member based on Andrew's service; father, made application 172966, but no certificate is recorded in the pension index.
  • John, his father, outlived Andrew and died on 29 Sep 1870 at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 70.
  • Last Edited: 11 Apr 2016

Robert F. Laverty

b. 12 August 1817, d. 13 August 1897
  • Father: Robert Laverty b. 1795, d. 25 Mar 1873
  • Mother: Mary Quince b. 1800
  • Company: I
  • Robert F. Laverty was born on 12 Aug 1817 at Scotland, son of Robert Laverty and Mary Quince.
  • In 1841 Robert F. Laverty married Nancy McNamara, daughter of Co??? McNamara and Nancy [--?--], at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 30 Mar 1859 his teenage daughter, Nancy Laverty, died at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 16.
  • Robert F. Laverty and Nancy McNamara were enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census on 6 Jun 1860 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Robt. F. Laverty, 41, shoemaker, b. Ireland (sic)
    Nancy, 40, b. Ireland
    Mary J., 18, servant, b. MA
    Ellen, 16, weaver, b. MA
    Edward, 3, b. MA.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Robert gave his occupation as bootmaker.
  • In 1861 Robert was living at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Robert F. Laverty and William H. Laverty, brothers, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry company I.

  • On 6 Jun 1861 Robert mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 43 years, 9 months and 25 days old.
  • On 30 Jul 1861 Robert and Nancy's daughter, Mary Jane Laverty married Charles E. Whipple at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • On 9 Nov 1861 Robert F. Laverty was mentioned, along with 95 other men of the 15th Massachusetts, in a report of 9 Nov 1861 to the Webster Times, by F. Q. Robinson, concerning the aftermath of Ball's Bluff and reporting his status.
  • On 17 Sep 1862 Robert was wounded at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland, in the head.
  • On 13 Jan 1863 Robert ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to disability.

  • He made application for a veteran's pension in Apr 1863, received certificate number 12944.
  • On 5 Nov 1865 Robert and Nancy's daughter, Ellen Laverty married Everett J. Wilson at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • On 11 Jul 1866 Nancy McNamara, his wife, died at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of lung fever.
  • On 14 Sep 1866 Robert F. Laverty, 49, married Bridget Carr at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a second marriage for both.
  • Before 1880 Bridget Carr, his wife, died.
  • Robert F. Laverty was enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census in Jun 1880 at Spencer, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Robert F. Laverty, 62 , b. Scotland, widower, who works in tin shop, lives as with a Canadian family of Joseph COLLETT.
  • On 20 Oct 1883 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Robert F. Laverty attended the 17th annual reunion of the 15th regiment association, with some 110 other veterans of the regiment. (Report from the Fitchburg Sentinel.)
  • He 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 as a Sergeant, where he received a gunshot wound in the head.
  • On 5 Nov 1891 his brother, William H. Laverty, died at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of pulmonary oedema.
  • Robert F. Laverty was a pall bearer at the burial of William H. Laverty on 7 Nov 1891 at Saint Johns Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Robert F. Laverty died on 13 Aug 1897 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of malaria and rheumatism. He was 80 years and 1 day old.
  • He was buried in Aug 1897 at Saint Johns Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 4 Jul 1907 Robert F. Laverty was included on the Civil War memorial at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, according to an article in the Webster Times. See the "Documents" section at the main website for an account of the festivities of dedication.
  • Last Edited: 18 Apr 2016

Family 1: Nancy McNamara b. between 1817 - 1818, d. 11 Jul 1866

  • Mary Jane Laverty b. 2 Jun 1841
  • Nancy Laverty b. 10 Sep 1842, d. 30 Mar 1859
  • Ellen Laverty b. 29 May 1844
  • Elizabeth Laverty b. 1849, d. before 1860
  • Edward Laverty b. between 1856 - 1857

Family 2: Bridget Carr b. between 1820 - 1821, d. before 1880

William H. Laverty

b. 1828, d. 5 November 1891
  • Father: Robert Laverty b. 1795, d. 25 Mar 1873
  • Mother: Mary Quince b. 1800
  • Company: I
  • William H. Laverty was born about in 1828 at Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire, son of Robert Laverty and Mary Quince.
  • In 1861 William was living at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • In 1861 He was married at the time of his enlistment, according to Ford.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, William gave his occupation as machinist.
  • William H. Laverty and Robert F. Laverty, brothers, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry company I.

  • On 20 Jun 1861 William mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 33 years old.
  • On 9 Nov 1861 William H. Laverty was mentioned, along with 95 other men of the 15th Massachusetts, in a report of 9 Nov 1861 to the Webster Times, by F. Q. Robinson, concerning the aftermath of Ball's Bluff and reporting his status.
  • On 15 Feb 1864 William ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts by transfer to the 1st Infantry Veterans' Reserve Corps, Company H.

  • He ended his service with from the VRC on 6 Aug 1864.
  • Starting 14 Sep 1864, William also served in the 29th Company, Unattached Massachusetts Heavy Artillery Regiment.
  • He ended his service with the 29th Company, Unattached Massachusetts Heavy Artillery Regiment on 16 Jun 1865.
  • On 27 Dec 1886, at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Togus, Kennebec County, Maine, William was admitted.
  • He made application for a veteran's pension on 17 Jan 1887, and received certificate number 368740.
  • In 1891 William was living at Togus, Kennebec County, Maine, and was also a resident of Worcester.
  • He died on 5 Nov 1891 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of pulmonary oedema. He was 63 years old.
  • He was buried on 7 Nov 1891 at Saint Johns Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Last Edited: 2 Jan 2014

William Lawler

b. between 1827 and 1828
  • Company: F
  • William Lawler was born between 1827 - 1828 at Ireland.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1863, William gave his occupation as fireman.

  • On 1 Aug 1863 William mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of New York City, New York, New York.
  • On 18 May 1864 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, William Lawler was noted among the wounded at the Battle of the Wilderness.
  • On 27 Jul 1864 William ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts by transfer to the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.

  • Starting 28 Jul 1864, William also served in the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company "G."
  • On 27 Oct 1864 William was taken prisoner at Boydton Road, Petersburg, Prince George County, Virginia.
  • On 17 Feb 1865, William was released from prison.
  • On 27 Feb 1865, William was sent to Baltimore, MD, from Annapolis, MD.
  • He ended his service with no further record after 27 Feb 1865.
  • Last Edited: 30 Apr 2017

Albert H. Lawrence

b. 29 July 1834, d. 25 November 1909
  • Father: Ansel Lawrence b. 28 May 1800, d. 31 May 1885
  • Mother: Mary R. Jenkins b. 6 Aug 1810, d. 17 May 1898
  • Company: F
  • Albert H. Lawrence was born on 29 Jul 1834 at Falmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, son of Ansel Lawrence and Mary R. Jenkins.
  • In 1861 Albert H. Lawrence was painter, credited to Fall River, Massachusetts.
  • Starting 30 Jul 1861, Albert also served in the in the Navy as an Ordinary Seaman.
  • In Oct 1862, Albert was taken sick and sent ashore to hospital at Newbern, NC from the U. S. S. J. L. Lockwood. From there he was sent to the Navy hospital at the Brooklyn Naval Yard where he remained about four weeks. Then he was transferred to the Navy Hospital at Boston.
  • He ended his service by discharge for disability as an Ordinary Seaman on 30 Jul 1863 at Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

  • On 30 Jul 1863 Albert mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry as a draftee, being credited to the quota of Falmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts. He was 29 years and 1 day old.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1863, Albert gave his occupation as seaman.
  • On 7 Jan 1864 Albert ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to disability.

  • On 8 May 1868 Albert H. Lawrence, 33, married Albina Augusta Dammon, 23, daughter of Sylvenus B. Dammon and Sarah Ann Creasey, at Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine.
  • Albert H. Lawrence was enumerated in the household of Ansel Lawrence and Mary R. Jenkins in the 1870 US Federal Census on 11 Jun 1870 at Falmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, as:
    Lawrence, Asel, 70, (m.) farmer, b. MA
    ---, Mary, 61, b. MA
    ---, Albert, 34, painter, b. MA
    ---, Albina, 26, b. ME (his wife.)
  • Albert H. Lawrence made application for a veteran's pension on 18 May 1880, for his service in the Navy, and received certificate number 3726.
  • He and Albina Augusta Dammon were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 7 Jun 1880 at Paris, Oxford County, Maine, as:
    Lawrence, Albert H., 46, farmer, b. MA (as were his parents)
    ---, Albina, 35, wife, b. ME
    ---, Oliver E., 5, son, b. ME.
  • Albert H. Lawrence was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at Paris, Oxford County, Maine, as having served on the "Ohio". There is no mention of his service in the 15th Massachusetts which came later.
  • About 1894 Albina Augusta Dammon, his wife, died.
  • On 17 Sep 1899 Albert and Albina's daughter, Lillian May Rusel Lawrence married Walter E. Rowe at New Hampshire.
  • On 17 Dec 1907 Albert and Albina's son, Oliver Ellsworth Lawrence married Jesse L. Rowe at Paris, Oxford County, Maine.
  • Albert H. Lawrence was was one of many soldiers who resided at one time or another at Soldiers' Home, Crest Avenue, Chelsea, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.
  • He died on 25 Nov 1909 at Soldiers' Home, Crest Avenue, Chelsea, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, of cancer. He was 75 years, 3 months and 27 days old.
  • He was buried in Nov 1909 at Buckfield Village Cemetery, Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine, Damon Section: B; Lot: 62.
  • Last Edited: 28 Feb 2016

Family: Albina Augusta Dammon b. 26 Jun 1844, d. about 1894

  • Oliver Ellsworth Lawrence b. Sep 1874
  • Lillian May Rusel Lawrence b. 1880