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Sylvester E. Grindle
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Birth: Mar. 29, 1824
Sedgwick
Hancock County
Maine, USA
Death: May 20, 1897
Blue Hill
Hancock County
Maine, USA

Son of Eliphalet Grindle II [1185] and Ruth Gray, was born on 29 March 1824 in Sedgwick, Hancock County, Maine, died on 20 May 1897 in Blue Hill, Hancock County, Maine at age 73, and was buried on 23 May 1897 in Blue Hill, Hancock County, Maine.

* He had a residence on 6 June 1860 in Blue Hill, Hancock County, Maine.

* He worked as a Famr Laborer on 6 June 1860 in Blue Hill, Hancock County, Maine.

* Military: Civil War. Sylvester E. Grindle - Distinguished Service
Residence: Bluehill, Maine
Enlistment Date: 11 October 1862
Side Served: Union
State Served: Maine
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 11 October 1862 at the age of 38
Enlisted in Company H, 26th Infantry Regiment Maine on 11 October 1862.
Mustered out Company H, 26th Infantry Regiment Maine on 17 August 1863 in Bangor, ME

Enlistment Date: 27 October 1864
Side Served: Union
State Served: Maine
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 27 October 1864 at the age of 43
Substitute in 1st Light Artillery Regiment Maine on 27 October 1864.
Mustered out 1st Light Artillery Regiment Maine on 15 July 1865

The family history refers to the above as the 1st Regt. Mounted Arty. Me. Vol. He had two sons who served during the Civil War: Daniel Emerton and John Pervier.

* Military: Regimental History. Sylvester E. Grindle, Private

Enlisted at the age of thirty-eight years from Bluehill, Maine; he was in the battles of Irish Bend and Port Hudson, and was mustered out August 17, 1863, at Bangor. He married Miss Mary Emerson of Sedgwick, in 1844; they had four girls and six boys. He was sick while in the service with scurvy in his feet and legs; he died May 20, 1897, at Bluehill, and was buried at that place.

* He had a residence on 12 June 1870 in Blue Hill, Hancock County, Maine.

* He worked as a Farmer on 12 June 1870 in Blue Hill, Hancock County, Maine.

* Invalid Pension: Application 313,825; Certificate 318,629, 6 October 1879.

* He had a residence on 2 June 1880 in Blue Hill, Hancock County, Maine.

* He worked as a Granite Laborer on 2 June 1880 in Blue Hill, Hancock County, Maine.

* He had a residence in 1890 in Blue Hill, Hancock County, Maine. His disability incurred is listed as course veins.

* WPA Project - Graves Registration: Maine.
Address: Bill Hill, Me. (Hancock County)
Date of Birth: 1821
Date of Death: May 20, 1897
Date of Burial May 23, 1897
Cemetery: Seaside
Section Old Part E, Lot 117, Grave No. 1
Date of Enlistment: Oct. 27, 1864 at Blue Hill, Maine
Date of Discharge: July 15, 1865
Branch of Service: Army
Type of Marker or Stone: Upright gov't stone. G.A.R. Marker & Flag
War Record: 1st Battery, 1st Regt. Mounted Artillery Me. Vols.
Additional Comments:
Source: A.G.O. Vol. 2 1864-65 Page 963

* Widow Pension: Application 657,469; Certificate 458,595, 24 June 1899.

Sylvester married Nancy B. Emerton on 27 April 1844 in Sedgwick, Hancock County, Maine. Nancy was born on 11 March 1823 and died on 5 August 1910 in Blue Hill, Hancock County, Maine at age 87.
 
 
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 Children:
  Daniel Emerton Grindle (1844 - 1919)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Seaside Cemetery
Blue Hill
Hancock County
Maine, USA
Plot: Old Part E, Lot 117
 
Created by: Ed Norris
Record added: Jul 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39874727
Sylvester E. Grindle
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