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Capt Caleb Edward Bales
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Birth: Jul. 22, 1836
Dana
Vermillion County
Indiana, USA
Death: May 12, 1901
Dana
Vermillion County
Indiana, USA

Capt. Caleb Edward Bales was afflicted with Bright's disease. He had been in poor health for a long time. The deceased enlisted in the Civil War July 2, 1862, in Co. D 85th Regiment Indiana Volunteers and was discharged in Washington DC June 12, 1865. He was twice married. His first wife was Mary Jordan, a daughter of Edward Jordan. The marriage occurred December 25, 1865, and she died August 20, 1871 leaving 2 children, Harry and Edward. He was married a second time to Naomi Jenks Newbanks, a daughter of John Jenks, who died 2 years ago last winter. Only one child was born to them, which is deceased. He was a jolly old soul, and very highly respected by everyone who knew him. The funeral was conducted by the Masonic brethren.
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Caleb Bales donated 3 acres of land for this cemetery. He wanted to provide free burial for the Union boys of the Civil War.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Caleb Bales (1785 - 1836)
  Emily Spangler Bales (1807 - 1893)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Jordan Bales (1841 - 1871)
  Naoma Jenks Bales (1838 - 1897)*
 
 Children:
  Harrison Bales (1867 - 1942)*
  Edward Caleb Bales (1869 - 1929)*
  Infant dau Bales (1871 - 1871)*
  Infant dau Bales (1881 - 1881)*
 
 Siblings:
  William F. Bales (1828 - 1899)*
  Catharine Bales Wellman (1830 - 1880)*
  Martha J. Bales Carson (1834 - 1918)*
  Caleb Edward Bales (1836 - 1901)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bales Cemetery
Dana
Vermillion County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Carolyn Schwab
Record added: Apr 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26212184
Capt Caleb Edward Bales
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