Oscar Batty

b. 20 March 1836, d. 12 November 1910
  • Father: Francis Battey
  • Mother: Margaret [--?--]
  • Company: I
  • Oscar Batty was born on 20 Mar 1836 at Canada (French), son of Francis Battey and Margaret [--?--].
  • On 24 Aug 1855 Oscar Battey, 19, married Delia Wells, daughter of Abram Wells and Jane [--?--], at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Oscar Batty and Delia Wells were enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census on 11 Aug 1860 at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Oscar Batty, 28, shoemaker, b. Canada
    Adela, 23, b. Canada
    Adela, 2, b. MA.
  • In 1861 Oscar was living at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Oscar gave his occupation as bootmaker.

  • On 2 Dec 1861 Oscar mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 25 years, 8 months and 12 days old.
  • On 27 Aug 1862 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Oscar Batty was mentioned among the wounded as having arrived at New York from Fortress Monroe.
  • On 8 Oct 1862 Oscar ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to disability.

  • Before 1881 Delia Wells, his wife, died apparently, since her husband remarried. Likely, she died much earlier. Unknown what happened to the child Adelia.
  • On 19 Mar 1881 Oscar Batty, 44, married Sarah F. Messer at Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, (Note: it is his second marriage and her first.)
  • Oscar Batty made application at Massachusetts for a veteran's pension on 15 Aug 1891, and received certificate number 546013.
  • He and Sarah F. Messer were enumerated in the 1900 US Federal census on 22 Jun 1900 at Pepperell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, where he is a superintendant in a shoe factory.
  • Oscar Batty and Sarah F. Messer were enumerated in the 1910 US Federal Census on 21 Apr 1910 at Pepperell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, where he owns a farm. Sarah has no children.
  • Oscar Batty died on 12 Nov 1910 at Pepperell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He was 74 years, 7 months and 23 days old.
  • He was buried on 14 Nov 1910 at Pepperell Cemetery, Pepperell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  • On 13 Dec 1910 Sarah F. Batty received a pension to surviving family member in Massachusetts based on Oscar's service; and received certificate number 715754.
  • Last Edited: 20 Apr 2016

Family 1: Delia Wells b. between 1836 - 1837, d. before 1881

  • Adelia Batty b. between 1857 - 1858

Family 2: Sarah F. Messer b. Mar 1847

Paul Bauer

b. 1840, d. 25 October 1883
  • Father: Carl Bauer b. 28 Jul 1820, d. 28 May 1891
  • Mother: Wilhelmina Maier b. 5 Aug 1817, d. 10 Aug 1872
  • Company: MusBand
  • Paul Bauer was born in 1840 at Württemberg, Germany, son of Carl Bauer and Wilhelmina Maier.
  • In 1849 Paul Bauer emigrated with Carl Bauer and Wilhelmina Maier, his parents, from Germany.
  • In 1861 Paul was living at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, according to Ford's history.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Paul gave his occupation as wire drawer.

  • On 5 Aug 1861 Paul mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry as a Bandsman, being credited to the quota of Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 21 years old.
  • On 14 Aug 1861 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Paul Bauer was mentioned in an article about the departure of the Fifteenth Massachusetts from Worcester.
  • On 24 Aug 1861 Paul ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts for disability.

  • On 1 Sep 1864 Paul Bauer married Paulina Weidner, daughter of Christian Weidner and Christina Schwegler, at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Paul Bauer was enumerated in the household of Carl Bauer and Wilhelmina Maier in the 1870 US Federal Census on 1 Jun 1870 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Bauer, Charles, 50, machinist in wire mill, b. Wurtemburg, Germany
    ---, Wilhelmina, 48, b. Wurtemburg, Germany
    **---, Paul, 29, wire drawer, $1500 real estate, b. Wurtemburg, Germany
    ---, Gustave, 17, steel engraver, b. MA
    ---, Minnie L., 4, b. MA
    ---, Emily M., 3, b. MA
    ---, Paulina (Weidner), 26, b. Wurtemburg, Germany.
  • On 6 Jun 1870 Paulina Weidner, his wife, died at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of typhoid.
  • On 10 Aug 1872 his mother, Wilhelmina Maier, died at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 55.
  • On 13 Apr 1873 Paul's widowed father, Carl Bauer, remarried to Emily Eger in a second marriage for both.
  • On 13 Sep 1873 Paul Bauer married Marie C. Ehehalt, 32, daughter of Christian Weidner and Christina Schwegler, at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, his sister-in-law, in a second marriage for both.
  • Paul Bauer died on 25 Oct 1883 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of septicaemia. He was 43 years old.
  • An obituary for Paul Bauer was published on 27 Oct 1883 at "The Worcester Daily Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as follows:
    Death of Paul Bauer. - Mr. Paul Bauer, a well known and respected German citizen, died at his residence on Lexington street, Thursday, after a long illness. His death was a surprise however to many, for he had been on the street within a week. Mr. Bauer came to Worcester with his parents when he was only nine years of age, and has resided here ever since, a period of over 30 years. He was educated in the public schools, and afterward worked for many years in the music wire department at Washburn & Moen's manufactory as a foreman. He was a member of All Saints Church, and for years was the chief singer in the choir. He was an esteemed member of several societies, being connected with the Free Masons, Odd Fellows, and the Frohsinn Society. The funeral will be held at All Saints Church this afternoon at 2 o'clock, and will be private. The Frohsinn Society will attend in a body.
  • He was buried in Oct 1883 at Hope Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 13 Aug 1889 Paul's daughter, Wilhelmina L. Bauer married William Frank Cole at Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Last Edited: 8 Jun 2016

Family 1: Paulina Weidner b. 1844, d. 6 Jun 1870

  • Wilhelmina L. Bauer b. Jun 1865, d. 4 Jan 1956
  • Emily M. Bauer b. 1867, d. 30 Aug 1946

Family 2: Marie C. Weidner b. Dec 1840, d. 5 Jul 1916

Moses Sawyer Beaman

b. 14 November 1841, d. 4 April 1914
  • Father: Ellery Brown Beaman b. 12 May 1810, d. 3 Oct 1852
  • Mother: Mary Priscilla Houghton b. 31 Jul 1813, d. 11 Nov 1846
  • Company: C
  • Moses Sawyer Beaman was born on 14 Nov 1841 at Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Ellery Brown Beaman and Mary Priscilla Houghton.
  • On 11 Nov 1846 his mother, Mary Priscilla Houghton, died at Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 33.
  • On 17 Sep 1848 Moses's widowed father, Ellery Brown Beaman, remarried to Eunice Raymond at Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a second marriage for him and the first for her.
  • Moses Sawyer Beaman was enumerated in the household of Ellery Brown Beaman and Eunice Raymond in the 1850 US Federal Census on 6 Sep 1850 at Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Elory B. Beaman, 40, farmer, b. MA (as were all)
    Eunice R., 31
    **Moses, S., 8
    Emma C., 1
    Submit, 76.
  • On 3 Oct 1852 his father, Ellery Brown Beaman, died at Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 42.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Moses gave his occupation as farmer.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Moses mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 19 years, 7 months and 28 days old.
  • On 21 Oct 1861 Moses was taken prisoner at The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Leesburg, Virginia.
  • On 30 Oct 1861 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Moses Sawyer Beaman was included, with 304 other men, among "The Killed Wounded and Missing of the Fifteenth Regiment," after Ball's Bluff.
  • On 20 Nov 1861 at "The Worcester Daily Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Moses Sawyer Beaman was listed with 195 other men among the prisoners taken at Ball's Bluff.
  • On 10 Dec 1863 Moses was promoted to Corporal.
  • On 11 Jul 1864 Moses ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts having fulfilled his term of service.

  • On 1 May 1867 Moses Sawyer Beaman, 25, married Lucy Jane Lockwood, 25, daughter of Harvey H. Lockwood and Lucy Ann Richards.
  • Moses Sawyer Beaman and Lucy Jane Lockwood were enumerated in the 1870 US Federal Census on 1 Jul 1870 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, where he is a machinist. There are no children in the household.
  • Moses Sawyer Beaman and Lucy Jane Lockwood were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census in 1880 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, where he is a machinist.
  • On 18 Sep 1883, at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Moses was nominated as a Director for three years of the Cooperative Loan Association, according to the Worcester Daily Spy.
  • 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.
  • He made application at Massachusetts for a veteran's pension on 4 Mar 1892, received certificate number 83278x (garbled).
  • He and Lucy Jane Lockwood were enumerated in the 1900 US Federal census on 12 Jun 1900 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, where he is a machinist, and they live in a mortgaged home. They are childless.
  • On 27 Jul 1913 Lucy Jane Lockwood, his wife, died at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 71.
  • Moses Sawyer Beaman died on 4 Apr 1914 at Woodstock, Windsor County, Vermont. He was 72 years, 4 months and 21 days old.
  • He was buried in Apr 1914 at River Street Cemetery, Woodstock, Windsor County, Vermont, with his wife.
  • Last Edited: 16 Apr 2016

Family: Lucy Jane Lockwood b. 4 Apr 1842, d. 27 Jul 1913

Charles Warren Bean

b. September 1847, d. 6 September 1907
  • Father: Joel Bean b. 30 Apr 1800, d. 7 Dec 1877
  • Mother: Lydia Chase b. 28 Feb 1806, d. 23 Dec 1886
  • Company: I
  • Charles Warren Bean was born in Sep 1847 at Brentwood, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, son of Joel Bean and Lydia Chase, according to the 1900 census.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Charles gave his occupation as farmer.
  • In 1864 Charles was living at Brentwood, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.

  • On 10 Mar 1864 Charles mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry having received a bounty of $375.33, being credited to the quota of Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts. He was 16 years and 6 months old.
  • On 6 May 1864 Charles was wounded at The Battle of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, and missing.
  • On 27 Jul 1864 Charles ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts by administrative transfer to the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry as "absent Prisoner of War."

  • Starting 28 Jul 1864, Charles also served in the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company E.
  • Charles was returned from prison at a date not shown.
  • He ended his service by mustering out on 16 Jul 1865.
  • On 6 Nov 1869 Charles Warren Bean, 22, married Mary Ann Caroline Towle, 21, daughter of Levi Towle and Mary Caroline Bartlett, at Brentwood, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in a first marriage for both.
  • Charles Warren Bean was enumerated in the household of Joel Bean and Lydia Chase in the 1870 US Federal Census in 1870 living with Joel Bean, 70, b. NH and his wife Lydia, 64, b. NH; check married within year.
  • On 23 Oct 1876 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Charles Warren Bean was reported present at the 10th annual reunion of the 15th Massachusetts in an article in the Fitchburg Sentinel.
  • He and Mary Ann Caroline Towle were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 16 Jun 1880 at Brentwood, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, as:
    Charles W. BEAN, 32, b. NH, farmer
    Mary A. , 31, wife, b. NH
    Gracie L., 6, dau, b. NH
    Alice C., 3, dau, b. NH
    Frank J., 1, son, b. NH.
  • Charles Warren Bean made application for a veteran's pension on 17 May 1882, and received certificate number 557373, also mentioning his service in the 15th Massachusetts.
  • He was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at Brentwood, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, as having served in the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company E, noting dates which coincide with his entrance into the 15th and exit from the 20th. He has a foot injury from a shell fragment.
  • On 28 Feb 1897 Charles and Mary's daughter, Gracie Lydia Bean married George W. Paul at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.
  • Charles Warren Bean and Mary Ann Caroline Towle were enumerated in the 1900 US Federal census on 18 Jun 1900 at Brentwood, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, as:
    Bean, Charles, head, b. Sep 1847, married 30 years, b. NH, farmer
    ---, Mary A. C., b. Sep 1848, six of seven children living, b. NH#
    ---, Martha E., daur, b. Feb 1884, NH
    ---, Louis W., son, b. June 1886.
  • On 26 Dec 1904 Charles and Mary's daughter, Martha Elizabeth Bean married George Weston Dearborn at Brentwood, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in a first marriage for both.
  • Charles Warren Bean died on 6 Sep 1907 at Brentwood, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. He was 60 years old.
  • He was buried in Sep 1907 at Tonry Cemetery, Brentwood, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.
  • On 19 Sep 1907 Mary Ann Caroline Bean received a pension to surviving family member in New Hampshire based on Charles's service; his wife, received certificate number 639972.
  • Mary outlived Charles and died on 12 Jul 1943 at age 94.
  • Last Edited: 8 Nov 2016

Family: Mary Ann Caroline Towle b. Sep 1848, d. 12 Jul 1943

  • Gracie Lydia Bean b. 30 Jun 1873, d. 28 Aug 1960
  • Alice Caroline Bean b. 23 Sep 1876, d. 22 Mar 1956
  • Frank Joel Bean b. 11 Apr 1879, d. Feb 1977
  • William Lucas Bean b. 1880, d. 12 Jun 1880
  • Lillian E. Bean b. 25 Jul 1882, d. 10 Aug 1882
  • Martha Elizabeth Bean b. 9 Feb 1884
  • Louis Warren Bean b. 27 Jun 1886, d. 15 Oct 1953

Charles Beane

b. 5 May 1839, d. 1 May 1895
  • Father: Hazen O. Bean b. 7 Mar 1809, d. 21 Aug 1874
  • Mother: Mary Ann McBride b. Dec 1814, d. 4 Apr 1900
  • Company: H
  • Charles Beane was born on 5 May 1839 at Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Hazen O. Bean and Mary Ann McBride.
  • Charles Beane was enumerated in the household of Hazen O. Bean and Mary Ann McBride in the 1850 US Federal Census on 21 Aug 1850 at Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Hasen O. Bean, 42, R. R. conductor, b. MA (as were all)
    Mary A., 57
    George, 15
    **Charles, 11
    Frances, 8
    Sarah E., 6
    Hasen, 3
    Hiram, 2/12
    Hannah Barry, 29.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Charles gave his occupation as engineer.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Charles mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry as a Sergeant, being credited to the quota of Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 22 years, 2 months and 7 days old.
  • Charles Beane and Jerome Marden Carr, future brothers-in-law, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.
  • In 1862 Charles was wounded.
  • On 16 Oct 1862 Charles ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, by discharge due to disability.

  • On 27 Jun 1867 Charles Beane, 28, married Harriet Augusta Congdon, 29, daughter of Josiah Shove Congdon and Harriet Bates, at Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, his first marriage and her second.
  • On 28 Apr 1869 Charles's sister, Frances Jane Bean, married Jerome Marden Carr at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.
  • Charles Beane and Harriet Augusta Congdon were enumerated in the 1870 US Federal Census on 17 Aug 1870 at Douglas, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Bean, Charles, 31, engineer, b. MA
    ---, Harriet A., 32, b. MA.
  • Charles Beane made application for a veteran's pension on 28 Nov 1875, and received certificate number 279094.
  • On 23 Oct 1876 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Charles Beane was reported present at the 10th annual reunion of the 15th Massachusetts in an article in the Fitchburg Sentinel.
  • He and Harriet Augusta Congdon were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 4 Jun 1880 at Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, as:
    Bean Charles, 41, runs stationary engine, b. MA (fath b. ME, mor b. MA)
    ---, Augusta, 42, wife, b. MA
    ---, Flora A., 7 daur, b. MA.
  • Charles Beane died on 1 May 1895 at the Dean and Whiting Elevator Company, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, killed in a machinery accident with multiple injuries at work . He was 55 years, 11 months and 26 days old.
  • On 4 May 1895 at "The Worcester Daily Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Charles was mentioned:
    "Funeral of Charles Bean -- The funeral of Charles Bean, who was killed at the Dean-Whiting shops on Union street took place fom his late residence, 24 Crystal street, Friday afternoon. The body was taken to Northbridge on the 4 o'clock train over the Providence road, where further services will be held Sunday afternoon. The employees at the Knowles loom works, where Mr. Bean was formerly employed, attended the funeral services at Crystal street in a body."(Worcester Daily Spy, 4 May 1895.)
  • An obituary for Charles Beane was published on 4 May 1895 at "The Worcester Daily Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as follows:
    "Uxbridge - The late Charles Bean. - Charles Bean, who was lately killed in Worcester, lived for several years in this town. He worked as engineer at the Rivulet mill for about 14 years. He went in 1861 with Co. H, 15th Massachusetts regiment, to the seat of war on the south, where he served three years. Relatives of the dead man are still living in town."
  • He was buried in May 1895 at Riverdale Cemetery, Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, where his wife would later join him.
  • On 13 May 1895 Harriet Augusta Congdon received a pension to surviving family member in Massachusetts based on Charles's service; his wife, received certificate number 420406.
  • On 31 Dec 1895 Charles and Harriet's daughter, Flora A. Bean married John Adams Dean at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a second marriage for him and the first for her.
  • Harriet, his wife, outlived Charles and died on 2 Aug 1934 at age 96.
  • Last Edited: 3 Apr 2016

Family: Harriet Augusta Congdon b. 13 Apr 1838, d. 2 Aug 1934

  • Cora Augusta Bean b. 12 Mar 1868, d. 27 Sep 1869
  • Flora A. Bean b. 1872

Charles H. Beattie

b. 1838, d. 28 March 1872
  • Company: E
  • Charles H. Beattie was born in 1838 at Canada.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Charles gave his occupation as farmer.

  • On 2 Dec 1861 Charles mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Dudley, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 23 years old.
  • On 28 Apr 1864 Charles ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to disability.

  • In 1872 Charles H. Beattie was a teamster.
  • He died on 28 Mar 1872 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, unmarried, of pneumonia. He was 34 years old.
  • He was buried in Mar 1872 at Hope Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Sec. 44/45.
  • On 6 Jul 1872 at "The Webster Times", Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Charles H. Beattie was reported as deceased at the fifth annual Company E reunion.
  • In 1909 Charles H. Beattie was included on the Civil War memorial at Dudley, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Last Edited: 3 Apr 2016

Amable Beaudry

b. 6 April 1837, d. 6 May 1919

Amable Beaudry
  • Father: Jean-Baptiste Beaudry b. 1792, d. 13 Jun 1887
  • Mother: Monique Archambault b. 1796, d. 22 May 1853
  • Company: B
  • Amable Beaudry was born on 6 Apr 1837 at St. Jean-Baptiste, Rouville County, Quebec, Canada (East), son of Jean-Baptiste Beaudry and Monique Archambault, the youngest son of their 17 children.
  • On 10 Apr 1856 Amable Beaudry, 19, married Rosina Gorman, 19, daughter of Isaac Gorman and Angeline Tatro, at Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • In 1861 Amable was living at Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Amable gave his occupation as moulder.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Amable mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 24 years, 3 months and 6 days old.
  • On 1 Jan 1862 Amable was promoted to Corporal.
  • On 17 Sep 1862 Amable was wounded at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland.
  • On 18 Sep 1862 Amable was promoted to Sergeant.
  • Amable, and John R. Farnum wrote later in life for a publication (unidentified) telling of his experiences at Gettysburg. (from the family files of Jill Gibbs. Click icon to read.)
  • On 4 Jul 1863 Amable was promoted to 1st Lieutenant.
  • On 22 Jul 1863 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Amable Beaudry was reported as missing at Gettysburg.
  • On 12 Oct 1863 at "The Worcester Daily Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Amable Beaudry was mentioned as promoted.
  • On 5 May 1864 Amable was wounded at The Battle of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, according to the MASSCW.
  • On 12 May 1864 Amable was wounded at Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia, in the left knee, according to his pension papers.
  • On 25 May 1864 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Amable Beaudry was mentioned among the casualties.
  • On 28 Jul 1864 Amable ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to expiration of term of service, as 1st Lieutenant of Co. H.

  • About 1865 Amable Beaudry and Francis "Frank" Arthur Brown moved to Camden, DeKalb County, Missouri, from Massachusetts after the war. Unknown if they travelled together or if this was just coincidence. Both were of Company B, 15th Massachusetts.
  • Amable Beaudry and Rosina Gorman were enumerated in the 1870 US Federal Census in 1870 at Camden, DeKalb County, Missouri.
  • Amable Beaudry and Rosina Gorman were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census in Jun 1880 at Camden, DeKalb County, Missouri, where his family consisted of himself, his wife Rosina (born in VT), and four children -- Charles L. (born in MA), and Evalina, Mary E., and George, all born in MO. (Oddly enough, the indexer of this census also misspelled the name as "BeaNdry".) Amable was a farmer in Missouri.
  • On 10 Mar 1884 Amable's son, Walter Amable Beaudry married Clara Althea Richardson at Amity, DeKalb County, Missouri.
  • In Jun 1886 Amable was living at Maysville, DeKalb County, Missouri.
  • He made application for a veteran's pension, and it was granted, but no further information is known.
  • On 6 Sep 1893 Amable's daughter, Eve Lena Beaudry married Thomas Herbert Thompson.
  • On 5 May 1897 Amable's daughter, Mary Emma Beaudry married Addison Elliott McKee at Kidder, Caldwell County, Missouri.
  • On 11 May 1898 at "The Fitchburg Sentinel", Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Amable Beaudry was mentioned in an article as an original member of the Fitchburg Fusiliers.
  • On 29 Jun 1901 Amable Beaudry wrote a letter to be read at the 40th reunion of Company B.
  • Amable had his portrait made.
  • Amable had his portrait taken with his wife.
  • On 10 Mar 1912 Rosina Gorman, his wife, died at Maysville, DeKalb County, Missouri, at age 75.
  • In Jul 1913 Amable visited the Gettysburg battlefield and wrote a postcard home. (from the family files of Jill Gibbs.)
  • He died on 6 May 1919 at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. He was 82 years and 1 month old.
  • He was buried on 9 May 1919 in Amity Cemetery, at Amity, DeKalb County, Missouri.
  • On 22 Oct 1926 at "The Webster Evening Times", Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Amable Beaudry was remembered at the 60th reunion of Company I as among those who had died within the previous year. (click icon to read.)
  • Last Edited: 3 Apr 2016

Family: Rosina Gorman b. 4 Jun 1836, d. 10 Mar 1912

  • Walter Amable Beaudry b. 17 Oct 1856, d. 5 Nov 1933
  • William Everett Beaudry b. 1 Oct 1858, d. 23 Mar 1946
  • Charles Lincoln Beaudry b. 28 Apr 1865, d. 19 Sep 1950
  • Eve Lena Beaudry b. 2 Aug 1871, d. 27 May 1949
  • Mary Emma Beaudry b. 23 Aug 1873, d. 18 Mar 1927
  • George Alfred Beaudry b. 14 Feb 1876, d. 9 Oct 1943

James Horatio Belcher

b. 28 June 1843, d. 28 February 1865
  • Father: James H. N. Belcher b. between 1807 - 1808
  • Mother: Elizabeth Stuart McMellen b. 15 May 1812, d. 13 Dec 1867
  • Company: F
  • James Horatio Belcher was born on 28 Jun 1843 at Calais, Washington County, Maine, son of James H. N. Belcher and Elizabeth Stuart McMellen.
  • James Horatio Belcher was enumerated in the household of James H. N. Belcher and Elizabeth Stuart McMellen in the 1850 US Federal Census on 14 Sep 1850 at Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    James H. Belcher, 42, b. England
    Elisabeth, 34, b. Scotland
    **William A., 13, b. ME
    Hugh L., 11, b. MA
    **James H., 8, b. MA
    Elizabeth A., 1, b. MA.
  • James Horatio Belcher was enumerated in the household of James H. N. Belcher and Elizabeth Stuart McMellen in the 1860 US Federal Census on 12 Jun 1860 at Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    James H. Belcher, 50, bootmaker, b. England
    Hugh L., 20, b. ME
    Horatio, 17, b. ME
    Elizabeth, 45, b. Scotland
    Douglas N., 11, b. MA
    Washington L., 9, b. MA.
  • In 1861 James was living at Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, James gave his occupation as shoemaker.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 James mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. He was 18 years and 14 days old.
  • James Horatio Belcher and William A. Belcher, brothers, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry in Co. F.
  • James Horatio Belcher was declared missing in action on 21 Oct 1861 at The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Leesburg, Virginia.
  • On 30 Oct 1861 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, James Horatio Belcher was included, with 304 other men, among "The Killed Wounded and Missing of the Fifteenth Regiment," after Ball's Bluff.
  • On 20 Nov 1861 at "The Worcester Daily Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, James H. Belcher was listed with 195 other men among the prisoners taken at Ball's Bluff.
  • On 20 Jan 1862 at "The Worcester Daily Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, James H. Belcher was mentioned among the released prisoners.
  • On 15 Apr 1862 James ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to disability.

  • He died on 28 Feb 1865 at Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of consumption. He was 21 years and 8 months old.
  • He was buried in Feb 1865 at Brookfield Cemetery, Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Plot: OSE 030.
  • Last Edited: 3 Apr 2016

William A. Belcher

b. 1837, d. 21 March 1896
  • Father: James H. N. Belcher b. between 1807 - 1808
  • Mother: Elizabeth Stuart McMellen b. 15 May 1812, d. 13 Dec 1867
  • Company: F
  • William A. Belcher was born about in 1837 at Calais, Washington County, Maine, son of James H. N. Belcher and Elizabeth Stuart McMellen.
  • William A. Belcher was enumerated in the household of James H. N. Belcher and Elizabeth Stuart McMellen in the 1850 US Federal Census on 14 Sep 1850 at Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    James H. Belcher, 42, b. England
    Elisabeth, 34, b. Scotland
    **William A., 13, b. ME
    Hugh L., 11, b. MA
    **James H., 8, b. MA
    Elizabeth A., 1, b. MA.
  • William A. Belcher was enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census on 12 Jun 1860 at Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, where he is a painter, living in the household of Henry Daniels, a few doors from his parents' house.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, William gave his occupation as painter.
  • In 1861 William was living at Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 William mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 24 years old.
  • William A. Belcher and James Horatio Belcher, brothers, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry in Co. F.
  • William A. Belcher was declared missing in action on 21 Oct 1861 at The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Leesburg, Virginia.
  • On 30 Oct 1861 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, William A. Belcher was included, with 304 other men, among "The Killed Wounded and Missing of the Fifteenth Regiment," after Ball's Bluff.
  • On 20 Nov 1861 at "The Worcester Daily Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, William A. Belcher was listed with 195 other men among the prisoners taken at Ball's Bluff.
  • On 22 Apr 1862 William A. Belcher married Susan A. Cutler, 20, daughter of Silas B. Cutler and Sally D. Bond, at Ware, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • On 10 Nov 1863 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, William A. Belcher was mentioned as being on the sick list.
  • On 28 Jul 1864 William ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts having fulfilled his term of service.

  • On 28 Feb 1865 his brother, James Horatio Belcher, died at Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 21 of consumption.
  • William A. Belcher and Susan A. Cutler were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 22 Jun 1880 at Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Belcher, William H., 43, painter, b. ME (fath b. at sea, mor b. Scotland)
    ---, Susan A., 40, wife
    ---, Ethel G., 14, daur
    ---, Cora M., 11, daur
    Adams, Mary A., 38, sister, widow, with general debility due to tumor, b. ME.
  • On 24 Jan 1883 William and Susan's daughter, Ethel G Belcher married John Herbert Conant at Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • William A. Belcher made application for a veteran's pension on 27 Feb 1886, and received certificate number 1040501.
  • He was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at East Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, as having served in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company F, noting that he was ruptured at Manassas Gap.
  • He died on 21 Mar 1896 at Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, and it was reported in the Worcester Daily Spy as follows:
    "Leicester - Death of a War Veteran. William A. Belcher, one of the oldest residents of the town, died at his home, on Pleasant street, at about noon Saturday. He was about 60 years of age, and had lived in Leicester between 30 and 40 years. Mr. Belcher was born in Brookfield. When he came to Leicester he made his home on the old Cutler place, in the northerly part of the town, near the Paxton line, and lived there until the civil war, in which he took an active part, enlisting in Co. F, 15th regiment, Massachusetts volunteers. In the engagement at Ball's Bluff he was captured by the confederates and taken to Andersonville prison, where he was kept for four months. After the war, he returned to Leicester and married. He has lived on Pleasant street many years. The cause of his death was Bright's disease, from which he had suffered for some time. He leaves a widow."
    . He was 59 years old.
  • He was buried in Mar 1896 at Pine Grove Cemetery, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 24 Apr 1896 Susan A. Cutler received a pension to surviving family member in Massachusetts based on William's service; his wife, received certificate number 446651.
  • William's wife, Susan A. Cutler, died and was buried in Dec 1916 at Pine Grove Cemetery, Leicester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, next to her husband at age 75 years.
  • Last Edited: 16 Apr 2016

Family: Susan A. Cutler b. 15 Nov 1841, d. 27 Dec 1916

  • George William Belcher b. Jan 1863, d. Feb 1863
  • Ethel G Belcher b. 27 Jul 1865, d. 26 Apr 1883
  • Cora M. Belcher b. 18 Jun 1868, d. 24 Mar 1893

Rufus H. Belding

b. 1 March 1845, d. 1 March 1902
  • Father: Lemuel Collins Belding b. between 1812 - 1813, d. 5 Apr 1891
  • Mother: Lydia Herrick b. 11 Mar 1814, d. 15 May 1871
  • Company: H
  • Rufus H. Belding was born on 1 Mar 1845 at Ashford, Windham County, Connecticut, son of Lemuel Collins Belding and Lydia Herrick.
  • Rufus H. Belding was enumerated in the household of Lemuel Collins Belding and Lydia Herrick in the 1850 US Federal Census on 11 Aug 1850 at Douglas, Worcester County, Massachusetts, spelled as Beldan.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Rufus gave his occupation as axe-maker.
  • Rufus was living at Douglas, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Rufus mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Douglas, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 16 years, 4 months and 11 days old.
  • Starting 19 Aug 1862, Lemuel Collins Belding, his father, served in the 51st Massachusetts Infantry, mustering out for disability on 12 Jun 1863 at New Berne, NC.
  • On 17 Sep 1862 Rufus was wounded at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland, on the hand.
  • On 2 Feb 1864 Rufus was promoted to Corporal.
  • On 10 May 1864 at "The New York Times", New York City, New York, Rufus H. Belding was mentioned on page 8, among others, as having made his way north after the battle. (click icon to read partial article.)
  • On 18 May 1864 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Rufus H. Belding was noted among the wounded at the Battle of the Wilderness.
  • On 25 May 1864 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Rufus H. Belding was mentioned among the casualties.
  • On 28 Jul 1864 Rufus ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to expiration of his term of service.

  • He was enumerated in the 1870 US Federal Census on 11 Aug 1870 at Douglas, Worcester County, Massachusetts, where he is 25, an axe temperer, b. CT, apparently a single man.
  • In 1879 at Douglas, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Rufus was included in the town history for his Civil War service in the 15th Massachusetts.
  • He was enumerated in the household of Lemuel Collins Belding in the 1880 US Federal Census on in Jun 1880 at at Douglas, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Lemuel C. Belding, M, W, 67, b. NY, Fa: b. NY, Mo:b. NY
    Addie Adams,Other, F, W, 36, b. CT, Occ: House Keeping (apparently his widowed sister)
    Augustas, Other, M, S, 9, b. MA
    **Rufus Belding, Son, M, S, 28, b. CT, Occ: Axe Temperer, Fa: NY, Mo: MA.
  • On 7 Aug 1880 Rufus H. Belding, 35, married Imogene Amanda Reynolds, daughter of William Reynolds and Susan [--?--], at Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.
  • Rufus H. Belding was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, however, no details of his service are given.
  • He and Imogene Amanda Reynolds were enumerated in the 1900 US Federal census on 5 Jun 1900 at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, as:
    Belding, Robert (sic), b. Mch 1845, 55, married 20 years, b. CT (of CT parents)
    ---, Imogene, wife, b. Aug 1859, both her children living, b. CT (parents b. VT)
    ---, Raymond, son, b. Nov 1882, 17, single b. Mich (parents b. CT)
    ---, Cherry, daur, b. July 1887, 12, single b. NH (parents b. CT.)
  • Rufus H. Belding made application for a veteran's pension on 15 Jun 1900, and received certificate number1055223.
  • He died on 1 Mar 1902 at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. He was 57 years old.
  • He was buried in Mar 1902 at Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, Plot: Section 22.
  • On 10 Dec 1902 Imogene Amanda Reynolds received a pension to surviving family member in Illinois based on Rufus's service; his wife, received certificate number 548149.
  • On 3 Apr 1912 Rufus and Imogene's daughter, Cherry L. Belding married Vigo Alfred Andersen at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.
  • Rufus's wife, Imogene Amanda Reynolds, died and was buried on 11 Feb 1939 at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, at age 79 years and 6 months.
  • Last Edited: 18 May 2016

Family: Imogene Amanda Reynolds b. Aug 1859, d. 9 Feb 1939

  • Raymond Alonso Belding b. 21 Nov 1881
  • Cherry L. Belding b. 10 Jul 1887

Alonzo Boardman Belknap

b. 11 October 1826, d. 24 October 1861
  • Father: Joseph Belknap b. between 1789 - 1790, d. 8 Mar 1861
  • Mother: Eliza White b. between 1794 - 1795, d. 10 Aug 1875
  • Company: G
  • Alonzo Boardman Belknap was born on 11 Oct 1826 at Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Joseph Belknap and Eliza White.
  • On 16 Jun 1844 Alonzo Boardman Belknap, 17, married Mary A. Paine, 16, daughter of Abial Paine and Mary [--?--], at Thompson, Windham County, Connecticut.
  • Alonzo Boardman Belknap and Mary A. Paine were enumerated in the 1850 US Federal census on 13 Aug 1850 at Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Alonzo Belknap, 23, shoemaker, b. MA (as were all in family)
    Mary, 22
    Malissa, 5.
  • Alonzo R. Belknap and Mary A. Paine were divorced on 24 May 1851.
  • On 19 Apr 1853 Alonzo Boardman Belknap, 26, married Ellen H. Fay, daughter of John A. Fay and Celia Fitts, at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for her and the second for him.
  • On 5 Mar 1856 Alonzo's former wife, Mary A. Paine remarried George A. McKinstry at Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for him and the second for her.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Alonzo gave his occupation as bootmaker.
  • On 8 Mar 1861 his father, Joseph Belknap, died.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Alonzo mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 34 years, 9 months and 1 day old.
  • On 21 Oct 1861 Alonzo was wounded at The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Leesburg, Virginia, in the breast.
  • He died on 24 Oct 1861 at Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland, of wounds received at Ball's Bluff. He was 35 years and 13 days old.
  • He was buried on 24 Oct 1861 at Poolesville Cemetery, Poolesville, Montgomery County, Maryland.
  • On 30 Oct 1861 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Alonzo Boardman Belknap 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 "Worcester Aegis & Transcript", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Alonzo Boardman Belknap was mentioned among the casualties.
  • He was memorialized at The Wilkinsonville Cemetery, Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, where there is an inscription in commemoration reading "gone but not forgotten."
  • On 20 Sep 1866 Eliza White received a pension to surviving family member based on Alonzo's service; his mother, received certificate number 87738, since his surviving daughter was older than sixteen years at the time.
  • He's surviving family was enumerated in the household of Eliza White and Melissa Hannah Belknap in the 1870 US Federal Census on 17 Aug 1870 at Spencer, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Belknap, Eliza, 75, b. MA (his mother)
    ---, Melissa, 25, b. MA (his daughter)
    ---, Irving, 1, b. MA (his grandson.)
  • Eliza, his mother, outlived Alonzo and died on 10 Aug 1875 at Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Last Edited: 9 Nov 2016

Family 1: Mary A. Paine b. 4 Oct 1827

  • Melissa Hannah Belknap b. 17 Dec 1844
  • Ellie Mary Belknap b. 28 Mar 1851

Family 2: Ellen H. Fay b. 1836

William D. Bell

b. between 1832 and 1833
  • Company: D
  • William D. Bell was born between 1832 - 1833 at Scotland.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1863, William gave his occupation as sailor.

  • On 23 Aug 1863 William mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.
  • On 23 Apr 1864 William ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts by transfer to the U. S. Navy.

  • According to the MASSCW, "Name not found on the keys of enlisteded in Navy of transfered soldiers for 1864."
  • Last Edited: 1 Sep 2012

Andrew Jackson Bellows

b. 12 November 1843, d. 23 December 1928
  • Father: Thayer Bellows b. 1797, d. 8 Apr 1868
  • Mother: Sally Barnes b. 4 Jan 1804, d. 1863
  • Company: K
  • Andrew Jackson Bellows was born on 12 Nov 1843 at Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Thayer Bellows and Sally Barnes.
  • Andrew Jackson Bellows and James Madison Bellows were twins born on 12 Nov 1843 James dying within a few days.
  • Andrew Jackson Bellows was enumerated in the household of Thayer Bellows and Sally Barnes in the 1850 US Federal Census on 1 Aug 1850 at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Thayer Bellows, 52, laborer, b. RI
    Sally, 46, b. RI
    Eliza J. Gatchell, 27, b. RI
    Mary A. Bellows, 22, b. RI
    Adaline J., 19, b. RI
    Alva, 12, b. MA
    **Andrew J., 6, b. MA
    Louisa Courtney, 19, b. NY
    Elizabeth Smith, 21, b. NH
    Lillis Barnes, 70, (f.), b. R
    I.
  • Andrew Jackson Bellows was enumerated in the household of Thayer Bellows and Sally Barnes in the 1860 US Federal Census on 31 Jul 1860 at Milford P. O., Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Thayer Bellows, 62, farmer, b. RI
    Adaline I., 27, weaver, b. RI
    Mary, 30, domestic, b. RI
    Alva, 22, trader, b. MA
    Andrew J., 16, farm labor, b. MA
    Lellis Barnes, (f) 80, b. RI.
  • In 1861 Andrew was living at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Andrew gave his occupation as farmer.

  • On 1 Jul 1861 Andrew mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry as a musician, being credited to the quota of Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 17 years, 7 months and 19 days old.
  • In 1863 his mother, Sally Barnes, died at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 28 Jul 1864 Andrew ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to expiration of term of service.

  • In 1868 Andrew was living at Hesper, Winneshiek County, Iowa.
  • On 15 Jun 1868 Andrew Jackson Bellows, 24, married Almina F. Young, 19, daughter of Mowry Young and Sophronia C. Chamberlain, at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Andrew Jackson Bellows and Almina F. Young were enumerated in the 1870 US Federal Census on 6 Jul 1870 at Hesper, Winneshiek County, Iowa, where he is a carpenter. Their infant son, George, and his sister Adeline live with them.
  • Andrew Jackson Bellows and Almina F. Young were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census in 1880 at Deer Creek, Douglas County, Oregon, where he is a farmer.
  • Andrew and Almina's daughter, Bertha Bellows married George M. Brown.
  • Andrew Jackson Bellows was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at Roseburg, Douglas County, Oregon, as having served in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, as a musician in Company K, where he suffered a dislocation of the shoulder.
  • He and Almina F. Young were enumerated in the 1900 US Federal census on 5 Jun 1900 at West Roseburg, Douglas County, Oregon, he is a farmer owning his own farm. Of the five children they had, three are still living.
  • On 9 Mar 1919 his sister, who had lived with them for many years, Adeline Jenet Bellows, died at Douglas County, Oregon, at age 88.
  • Andrew Jackson Bellows and Almina F. Young were enumerated in the 1920 US Federal Census on 8 Jan 1920 at Roseburg, Douglas County, Oregon, as:
    Bellows, Andrew J., head, 76 married, b. MA
    ---, Almina F., wife, 70, b. MA
    West, George, friend, 89, widower, b. MI
    (Noted: his sons Alva and Roy live only a couple doors away with their families.)
  • Andrew Jackson Bellows died on 23 Dec 1928 at Roseburg, Douglas County, Oregon. He was 85 years, 1 month and 11 days old.
  • He was buried in Dec 1928 at Roseburg IOOF Cemetery, Roseburg, Douglas County, Oregon.
  • On 19 Jan 1929 Almina F. Young received a pension to surviving family member in Oregon based on Andrew's service; his wife, received certificate number A-1-21-29.
  • Andrew's wife, Almina F. Young, died and was buried in Feb 1936 at Roseburg IOOF Cemetery, Roseburg, Douglas County, Oregon, with her husband at age 87 years.
  • Last Edited: 3 Apr 2016

Family: Almina F. Young b. Feb 1849, d. 20 Feb 1936

  • George Britton Bellows b. 2 Oct 1869, d. 21 Jul 1883
  • Alva A. Bellows b. May 1872, d. 29 Apr 1959
  • Bertha Bellows b. Jun 1874, d. 3 Aug 1971
  • Roy E. Bellows b. Oct 1882, d. 2 Feb 1954

Amasa Bemis

b. 11 December 1831, d. 11 October 1871
  • Father: Danforth Bemis b. 25 Jun 1805, d. 1 Dec 1852
  • Mother: Asenath Bemis b. 12 Mar 1802, d. 17 Nov 1881
  • Company: F
  • Amasa Bemis was born on 11 Dec 1831 at Spencer, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Danforth Bemis and Asenath Bemis.
  • Amasa Bemis was enumerated in the household of Danforth Bemis and Asenath Bemis in the 1850 US Federal Census on 24 Aug 1850 at Spencer, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Danforth Bemis, 45, boot maker, b. MA (as were all in the houehold)
    Asenath, 48
    **Amasa, 18
    Oscar R., 16
    Lucinda M., 14
    Amanda, M., 12
    Albert, 10
    Eleanor A., 7
    Charles Adams, 17, boot maker.
  • Amasa Bemis married Lucinda Young, daughter of George Young.
  • In 1861 Amasa was living at Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Amasa gave his occupation as shoemaker.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Amasa mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. He was 29 years, 7 months and 1 day old.
  • On 15 Dec 1861 Amasa ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to disability.

  • Amasa also served in the 4th Massachusetts HA, Co. D.
  • He made application for a veteran's pension on 20 Nov 1865, and received certificate number 64950.
  • He and Lucinda Young were enumerated in the 1870 US Federal Census on 15 Jun 1870 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Bemis, Amasa, 35, works in shoeshop, b. MA
    Lucinda, 35, b. ME
    Clarence E., 16, b. MA
    Cora J., 12, b. MA
    Aggess, 8, F, b. MA.
  • Amasa Bemis died on 11 Oct 1871 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of consumption. He was 39 years and 10 months old.
  • He was buried in Oct 1871 at Hope Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 11 Mar 1872 Lucinda Young received a pension to surviving family member based on Amasa's service; his wife, receiving certificate number 157.771; month date is unsure due to poor legibility.
  • On 23 Dec 1876 Amasa's widow, Lucinda Bemis remarried to Cyrus John Truesdell at Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • In May 1877 Lucinda T. Trussdell made application for a pension as guardian to Amasa's surviving dependants, his remarried widow.
  • On 11 Dec 1877 Amasa and Lucinda's daughter, Cora Ida Bemis married Rufus L. Dixon at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 26 Sep 1879 Amasa's son, Clarence E. Bemis married Alla Gibson at Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 29 Nov 1886 Amasa and Lucinda's daughter, Agnes M. Bemis married William H. Morse at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Lucinda, his wife, outlived Amasa and died on 12 Aug 1903 at Worcester Insane Hospital, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of senile dementia.
  • Last Edited: 3 Apr 2016

Family: Lucinda Young b. between 1835 - 1836, d. 12 Aug 1903

  • Clarence E. Bemis b. 6 Feb 1854, d. 14 Jan 1909
  • Cora Ida Bemis b. 5 Oct 1857
  • Agnes M. Bemis b. 14 Nov 1861

Charles H. Bemis

b. 22 January 1841, d. 17 May 1899
  • Father: Abel Bemis b. 27 Nov 1814, d. 7 Mar 1896
  • Mother: Rebecca Richardson b. 20 Oct 1817, d. 28 May 1889
  • Company: D
  • Charles H. Bemis was born on 22 Jan 1841 at Ashburnham, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Abel Bemis and Rebecca Richardson.
  • Charles H. Bemis was enumerated in the household of Abel Bemis and Rebecca Richardson in the 1850 US Federal Census on 26 Aug 1850 at Barre, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Abel BEMIS, 34, farmer, b. MA (as were all)
    Rebecca, 33
    **Henry N. 13
    **Charles H. 9
    Francis J. 6
    William W. 4
    Mary M. 1.
  • In 1861 Charles was living at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Charles gave his occupation as mechanic, in the MASSCW, and plough-maker according to Ford's history.
  • On 24 Apr 1861 Charles H. Bemis, 20, married Sarah L. Purdy, daughter of James Purdy and Nancy D. Andrus, at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Charles H. Bemis and Henry N. Bemis, brothers, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry in Co. D.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Charles mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 20 years, 5 months and 20 days old.
  • On 21 Oct 1861 Charles was taken prisoner at The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Leesburg, Virginia.
  • On 30 Oct 1861 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Charles H. Bemis was included, with 304 other men, among "The Killed Wounded and Missing of the Fifteenth Regiment," after Ball's Bluff.
  • On 20 Nov 1861 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Charles H. Bemis was listed, with 88 other men of the 15th Massachusetts, as a prisoner at Richmond.
  • On 20 Nov 1861 at "The Worcester Daily Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Charles H. Bemis was listed with 195 other men among the prisoners taken at Ball's Bluff.
  • In 1862, Charles was paroled from prison.
  • On 2 Jun 1862 at "The Worcester Daily Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Charles H. Bemis was mentioned among the returned prisoners.
  • On 14 Nov 1862 Charles ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts to join the Regular Army.

  • Starting 15 Nov 1862, Charles also served in the 1st U. S. Light Artillery, Battery I.
  • He ended his service on 12 Jul 1864.
  • On 24 Dec 1873 his todler son, Charles Earnest Bemis, died at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 3 from scalding.
  • Charles H. Bemis and Sarah L. Purdy were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 2 Jun 1880 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Bemis, Charles H., 39, wood mechanic, b. MA (as were his parents)
    ---, Sarah L., 36, wife, b. VT
    ---, Herbert F., 15, son, b. MA
    ---, Lizzie F., 12, daur, b. MA.
  • On 4 Jul 1882 his teenage son, Herbert F. Bemis, died at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 17 of spinal curvature.
  • On 21 Oct 1882 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Charles H. Bemis attended the 16th annual regimental reunion of the 15th Massachusetts. (Report from the Fitchburg Sentinel.)
  • On 20 Oct 1883 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Charles H. Bemis attended the 17th annual reunion of the 15th regiment association, with some 110 other veterans of the regiment. (Report from the Fitchburg Sentinel.)
  • On 21 Oct 1884 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Charles H. Bemis attended the 18th annual reunion of the 15th regiment association. (Report from the Fitchburg Sentinel.)
  • In 1886 Charles and Sarah's daughter, Lizzie F. Bemis married Walter H. Earley at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Charles H. Bemis made application for a veteran's pension on 12 Jan 1889, and received certificate number 563267.
  • 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, Co. D.
  • He was a pall bearer at the burial of Henry Sweet Whittemore on 22 Sep 1895 at Hope Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 15 Oct 1895 Charles and Sarah's daughter, Lizzie F. Bemis married Herbert A. Bryant at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first for him and the second for her.
  • Charles H. Bemis died on 17 May 1899 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of cancer. He was 58 years, 3 months and 25 days old.
  • He was buried in May 1899 at Hope Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, with headstone noting his service in the 1st U. S. Artillery.
  • On 24 May 1899 Sarah L. Purdy received a pension to surviving family member in Massachusetts based on Charles's service; his wife, received certificate number 482167.
  • On 19 Oct 1902 his granddaughter, Mildred L. Bryant, daughter of Herbert A. Bryant and Lizzie F. Bemis, was born at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Last Edited: 16 Apr 2016

Family: Sarah L. Purdy b. between 1843 - 1844, d. between 1910 - 1920

  • Herbert F. Bemis b. 4 Jun 1865, d. 4 Jul 1882
  • Lizzie F. Bemis b. Aug 1867
  • Charles Earnest Bemis b. Jan 1870, d. 24 Dec 1873