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Charles Zalmon Disbro
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Birth: Aug. 13, 1825
Ontario, Canada
Death: Jun. 24, 1914
Ohio County
Indiana, USA

Charles Disbro was born August 13, 1825 in Longpoint, Ontario, Canada.

He was the son of Israel & Phebe Jane Disbro.

Charles first married Mary Fuller Andrews, on April 8, 1841 in Marietta, Washington Co., Ohio.

Charles, Mary and their daughter, Joanna moved from Ohio to Dearborn Co., Indiana, about 1846. They were living in Sparta Twp. in 1850, but later moved to Clay Twp.

They were the parents of eight children:

1) Joanna E. (B: 1845)
2) James M. (B: 1847)
3) Maryetta (B: 1849)
4) Charles R. (died at birth)
5) William Henry (B: 1856)
6) Charles H.
7) Maggie
8) Mary

Charles enlisted in the "Civil War" on August 2, 1862 at Indianapolis as a private in Co. B, 4th IN Cavalry.

At Nebo, Tennnessee, July of 1862, he incurred rupture of stomach by a horse falling on him while acting as Veterinary Surgeon. In February of 1863 he contracted measles at Henderson, KY, resulting in rheumatism.

Near Madisonville, KY, Oct. 1862, he received a gunshot wound in his left leg above the ankle during a fight with the enemy. By June of 1864, his sight in both eyes seriously impaired by measles, cold & exposure at Atlanta, GA, he also contracted scurvy from eating salt meat and no vegetables. He was treated in the field hospital and discharged June 29, 1865 at Edgefield, TN.

Mary died April 19, 1869 in Guinsville, Dearborn Co., Indiana.

On April 10, 1870 he married Mary Jane Calvert Cloud in Dearborn County, Indiana. She was the daughter of John & Elizabeth Calvert.

Charles & his 2nd wife, Mary were the parents of three boys:

1) Thomas Benton
2) John Boon (B: Dec. 15, 1870)
3) Ira Filden (B: Oct. 28, 1872)

Mary died May 21, 1926 in Ohio County, Indiana.

(Charles Disbro was the 3rd great grandfather of Melissa Harvey. We thank her for part of this data.)
Family links: 
  Israel Disbro (1775 - 1832)
  Phebe Jayne Disbro (1800 - 1882)
  Mary Fuller-Andrews Disbro (1821 - 1869)
  Mary Jane Calvert-Cloud Disbro (1842 - 1926)
  William Henry Disbro (1856 - 1926)*
  Ira Fielding Disbro (1873 - 1971)*
  William Bridgeman Disbro (1815 - 1865)**
  Minerva Disbro Furlong (1816 - 1860)**
  Stewart Nathan Disbrow (1818 - 1911)*
  Charles Zalmon Disbro (1825 - 1914)
  Johanna Disbrow Stoneking (1825 - 1908)*
  Mary C. Disbrow Ormiston (1826 - 1897)*
  Lydia Jane Disbrow (1828 - 1890)*
  Harriet Vesta Disbro Ormiston (1830 - 1916)*
  Israel Rowland Disbro (1833 - 1910)*
*Calculated relationship
Little Field Cemetery
East Enterprise
Switzerland County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Ruth (Hickman) Wicks
Record added: Nov 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43933779
Charles Zalmon Disbro
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Charles Zalmon Disbro
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- Ruth (Hickman) Wicks
 Added: Apr. 27, 2012
My 3rd great grandfather.
- melissa harvey
 Added: Mar. 27, 2010

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