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Pvt John Wesley Waldon
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Birth: Nov. 11, 1827
Gibson County
Indiana, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 1910
Oconee
Shelby County
Illinois, USA

John Wesley Waldon married Lydia Eller, the daughter of Henry Eller and Louisa Lipsey, on September 3, 1849, in Johnson County, Indiana. They had ten children: James, Elvira, Lucinda, Martha, George, John, Julia, William, Cappitoly, and Sarah. He enlisted in F Company, 115th Illinois Infantry Regiment, Union Army, on August 20, 1862, in Fayette County, Illinois. His unit was assigned to the Army of Kentucky. He was discharged with disability at Lousiville, Kentucky on April 8, 1863. After Lydia died on April 13, 1891, he married Ruth (Clarkson) McDermot, the daughter of Timothy and Betsey Clarkson, on November 8, 1894, at Pana, Shelby County, Illinois. After they divorced on December 14, 1899, at Shelbyville, Illinois, John married Sarah E. (Causey) Lee, the daughter of William Causey and Margaret Collier, on May 10, 1900, in Shelby County, Illinois. 
 
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 Spouses:
  Lydia Eller Waldon (1831 - 1891)
  Ruth Elizabeth Clarkson Thomas (1843 - 1929)
  Sarah E Causey Risacker (1870 - 1948)
 
 Children:
  Elvira Waldon Rawley (1852 - 1921)*
  Lucinda A. Waldon Roberts (1854 - 1885)*
  Julia A Waldon Roberts (1865 - 1923)*
  David F. Waldon (1901 - 1964)*
  Ruth E. Waldon Rice (1904 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oconee Mound Cemetery
Oconee
Shelby County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: drlee
Record added: Jan 01, 2007
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Pvt John Wesley Waldon
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