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

Find all Divens in:
 • Woodlawn Cemetery
 • Elmira
 • Chemung County
 • New York
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Alexander Samuel Diven
Birth: Feb. 10, 1809
Catharine
Schuyler County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 1896
Elmira
Chemung County
New York, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman. He was a member of the New York State Senate in 1858 and in 1861, was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh Congress, serving until 1863. During his term, he was commissioned as Colonel of the 107th New York Volunteer Infantry, the corps he organized at the start of the war. He commanded the administration duties of the 107th New York and was brevetted Brigadier General of US Volunteers in April 1864. After the war he was the vice-president of the Erie railroad and the Mayor of Elmira, New York. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Amanda M. Beers Diven (1811 - 1875)*
 
 Children:
  Alice Diven (1851 - 1875)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Elmira
Chemung County
New York, USA
Plot: Section G, Lot 24
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Nov 25, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5995034
Alexander Samuel Diven
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Alexander Samuel Diven
Added by: kswh
 
Alexander Samuel Diven
Added by: kswh
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Crystal Lane
 Added: Nov. 1, 2014

- Tom Fagart
 Added: Oct. 30, 2014
Thank you sir, for your loyal service to the Union, to your country. You are not forgotten.
- Renee Arnold
 Added: Jun. 12, 2014
There are 34 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.1 after 22 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service