|Birth: ||May 21, 1844|
|Death: ||Aug. 28, 1929|
Served in the Union Army in the Civil War in Co. B, 157th New York Infantry. Member of GAR.
Participated in the battles of Fredericksburg,Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and Morris Island. Wounded in the leg at Honey Hill, South Carolina on November 30, 1864. Discharged May 24, 1865. Re-enlisted in Regular Army in August 1865. Joined Co. I Sixth United States Cavalry and served in New Mexico and the Indian Wars under Capt. Adna R. Chaffee, who later became Commander-In-Cheif of U. S. Army. After his service he settled in Kansas and engaged in freighting into the Indian Territory. He came to California in 1874 and after three years in Los Angeles moved to Pomona. After returning to Kansas, he went to Colorado for several months to mine. After the failure of his mining venture he returned to his farm in Kansas, where he stayed until 1887. He than moved to San Diego where he again engaged in mining. In 1890 he returned to Pomona where he bought two acres on West Orange Grove Avenue. These were planted with oranges and walnuts, as were four acres he added in 1898. He was married to Mary Brash on November 17, 1877 and they had six children.
Pomona Cemetery and Mausoleum
Los Angeles County
Created by: James Henkel
Record added: Jan 29, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10391967