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Grafton Whittaker Chenoweth
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Birth: Sep., 1839
Morgan County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jun. 22, 1903

Wife: Elizabeth McGinnis, married 9/23/1860

Co. B 59th Indiana Inf. GAR

A month from his 23rd birthday, Grafton enrolled on August 9th, 1862 with two of his brothers at Gosport, Indiana. They each would serve in the same Company B, 59th Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Infantry as Privates. He would see action with his unit in Mississippi at Island#10, Mississippi, and the Defense of Corinth, Jackson, Champion Hills and Vicksburg.

He was also at Missionary Ridge in Georgia. Like his brother Stephen he would contract measles at Memphis and suffer from chronic diarrhea from exposure to the wet cold conditions. He was discharged from service at Washington DC on May 30th, 1865.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Ephraim Bowen Chenoweth (1804 - 1874)
  Mirah Risinger Chenoweth (1811 - 1892)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth McGinnis Chenoweth (1839 - 1929)
 
 Children:
  Columbus G Chenoweth (____ - 1880)*
  James Allen Chenoweth (1861 - 1931)*
  Maria Sandusky Chenoweth Smith (1868 - 1941)*
  William Ephriam Chenoweth (1870 - 1953)*
  John Henry Chenoweth (1879 - 1951)*
  Frederick Earl Chenoweth (1883 - 1948)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jane Chenoweth Whitaker (1835 - 1858)*
  Stephen Hamilton Chenoweth (1837 - 1916)*
  Grafton Whittaker Chenoweth (1839 - 1903)
  Jefferson S Chenoweth (1841 - 1867)*
  Sarah Chenoweth (1844 - ____)*
  James E. Chenoweth (1847 - 1877)*
  John Chenoweth (1849 - 1912)*
  Clinton Lafayette Chenoweth (1852 - 1901)*
  Allen Simpson Chenoweth (1855 - 1911)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Samuel Taylor Cemetery
Rockport
Pike County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: KEW
Record added: Jun 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71439706
Grafton Whittaker Chenoweth
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Grafton Whittaker Chenoweth
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Grafton Whittaker Chenoweth
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 Added: Oct. 11, 2013
 
 
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