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John Calvin Burgin
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Birth: Sep. 17, 1847
Albion
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA
Death: Sep. 23, 1907
Milford
Dickinson County
Iowa, USA

John Calvin Burgin was the son of Joseph and Sarah (Harding) Burgin, born September 17, 1847. When he was nine years old, he moved with his family from Michigan to Iowa. In September 1864, during The American Civil War, Private Burgin enlisted as a volunteer. He served with Company I, Michigan 12th Infantry Regiment. While in the army, he developed asthma, a condition which persisted the rest of his life. He was mustered out September 9, 1865 in Camden Arkansas. On December 31, 1871, John Calvin Burgin was united in marriage to Josephine Townslee in Clayton County, Iowa. The couple had six children. In 1893, the family moved to Milford, Iowa where John Calvin worked as a cobbler. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Burgin (1822 - 1885)
  Sarah Ann Harding Burgin (1823 - 1898)
 
 Spouse:
  Josephine A. Townslee Burgin (1854 - 1912)
 
 Children:
  Alfred Burgin (1872 - 1956)*
  Eugene Burgin (1874 - 1945)*
  John Leo Burgin (1879 - 1931)*
  Laura May Burgin Prior (1887 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alva Burgin (1842 - 1900)*
  Melissa A. Burgin Mills (1844 - ____)*
  Lydia Burgin Hanks (1846 - 1896)*
  John Calvin Burgin (1847 - 1907)
  Uriah E. Burgin (1849 - 1912)*
  Josephine Burgin (1851 - ____)*
  Ida E. Burgin Power (1854 - 1936)*
  Kesiah Burgin Purdy (1856 - 1887)*
  Charles F. Burgin (1858 - 1864)*
  Leslie W. Burgin (1861 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Milford Cemetery
Milford
Dickinson County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Little Fir
Record added: Jul 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74155903
John Calvin Burgin
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Thank you for your service to our country during The American Civil War Conflict.
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