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Birth: Apr. 9, 1847
Howard
Steuben County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 7, 1947
Bath
Steuben County
New York, USA

Son of Jonathan and Sally K. (Calkins) Oxx.

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obit clipping from,
The Evening Leader, Corning, NY, Wednesday, January, 8, 1947

County's Last Surviving
Civil War Veteran Dies

BATH Believed to have been Steuben County's last surviving Civil War Veteran, Warren Oxx, 99, died Tuesday afternoon at the Bath Veterans Administration Center Hospital where he was admitted in October.
The former lawyer would have been a centenarian on April 9. He was born in Howard in 1847 and during the Civil War served as private with the 189th New York volunteers' group from 1864 to 1866.
He had made his home during recent years with a niece, Mrs. Agnes Harvey of Cohocton until he was taken to the Bath Veterans Hospital.
Also surviving the veteran is a nephew, Orlo Oxx of Avoca.
Final rites are planned for Friday at 1:30 p. m. from the Sheppard Funeral Home in Avoca.
Burial will be in Hope Cemetery at Hornell.

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The Evening Leader, Corning, N.Y., Friday, October 7, 1938

Warren W. Oxx, 92, who lives at Bath with his niece, Miss Agnes Harvey, served in the 189th New York Volunteers during the Civil War. He was under General Grant at Appamatox Court House, Virginia, in April 1865, when General Lee and the Confederate Army of Virginia, surrendered, ending four years of civil strife, "After the war I came back to Bath," said Mr. Oxx. "Later was admitted to the bar and 'hung out my shingle' and practiced in Bath for more than six years.
Young 'Bill' Rumsey and myself have opposed each other in trial of many cases in Justice's Court," said he, 'Bill' later became a justice of the Supreme Court, following in the footsteps of his illustrious father, the late Justice David Rumsey, who long graced the Supreme Court bench.
"After while I removed to Hornell, where I was in practice more than 50 years, served 20 years as a magistrate in that city."
Mr. Oxx is a member of the Steuben County Bar Association, dean of that body.
He married in early life, to Louise McFee, whom he survived.


 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Louise McFee Oxx (1858 - 1912)
 
 Children:
  Lawrence M. Oxx (1881 - 1931)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hope Cemetery
Hornell
Steuben County
New York, USA
 
Created by: nmbo
Record added: Nov 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80832977
Pvt Warren W. Oxx
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- nmbo
 Added: Nov. 25, 2011
 
 
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