Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Parmenters in:
 • Mound View Cemetery
 • Mount Vernon
 • Knox County
 • Ohio
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Sgt William Watts Parmenter, Jr
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Feb. 3, 1835
Honesdale
Wayne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 3, 1861
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA

William was attending Oberlin College as a theology major when the Civil War began. The following is an account of W. W. Parmenter's service:

Entered Union Army Service, Company C, 7th Ohio Volunteer Infantry April 25th, 1861, for 3 Months; appointed Corporal April 29th, 1861; mustered out and reenlisted June 20th, 1861 for 3 Years; promoted to Sergeant; taken prisoner during the Battle of Cross Lanes, Va., Aug. 26th, 1861; was held in Libby Prison, Richmond, Va. and Parish Prison, New Orleans, Louisiana. He died in prison at New Orleans Nov. 18th, 1861 of typhoid fever. Actual burial, if any, unknown. Monument at Mound View Cemetery, near parents' graves. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Watts Parmenter (1804 - 1882)
  Betsey Hicks Parmenter (1805 - 1884)
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Hicks Parmenter (1832 - 1895)*
  William Watts Parmenter (1835 - 1861)
  Mary Fletcher Parmenter (1837 - 1919)*
  Joanna Elizabeth Parminter (1840 - 1843)*
  Robert Newton Parmenter (1844 - 1919)*
  John Wesley Parmenter (1847 - 1893)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
A Prisoner of War at New Orleans Agd 25 Y. 9 M.
 
Burial:
Mound View Cemetery
Mount Vernon
Knox County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Monument only -Section 13, Lot 22, Plot 3
 
Created by: Stephen Kronberg
Record added: Apr 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50772854
Sgt William Watts Parmenter, Jr
Added by: Stephen Kronberg
 
Sgt William Watts Parmenter, Jr
Added by: Larry Bloom
 
Sgt William Watts Parmenter, Jr
Added by: Larry Bloom
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service