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George DeHaven
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Birth: 1843
Illinois, USA
Death: May 3, 1872

Co B 68th IL Inf
Info sent by e-mail from Joe Patter.
Here is a bit more on George. He is a son of John and Delia "Leah" Lipscom Dehaven (born abt 1806 in Pennsylvania).

I show that he was born abt 1843 [from census age] and died 1872.

mentioned in History of Pike co IL.

http://books.google.com/books?id=lhwVAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA337&dq=dehaven&lr=&num=30&as_brr=1&ei=FqE4Sf_zGIvwMsCqia8J

pg 337

George DeHaven of Barry IL

Killed on 3 May 1872 on board a shebang boat owned by the Fords.

He attacked one of the Fords with brass knuckles and a pistol.
Peter Ford knocked the pistol aside then shot DeHaven who died within 20 minutes.

Ford sentenced to 18 years. Appeal denied.

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ILLINOIS CIVIL WAR DETAIL REPORT

Name DEHAVEN, GEORGE
Rank PVT Company B Unit 68 IL US INF

Personal Characteristics
Residence BARRY, PIKE CO, IL Age 19 Height 5' 8 1/2 Hair DARK
Eyes DARK Complexion DARK Marital Status SINGLE Occupation FARMER
Nativity BARRY, PIKE CO, IL

Service Record
Joined When MAY 27, 1862 Joined Where GRIGGSVILLE, IL
Joined By Whom D F COFFEY Period 3 MO
Muster In JUN 23, 1862 Muster In Where CAMP BUTLER, IL
Muster In By Whom N/A Muster Out N/A
Muster Out Where N/A Muster Out By Whom N/A
Remarks N/A

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Name DEHAVEN, GEORGE
Rank SGT Company F Unit 137 IL US INF

Personal Characteristics
Residence BARRY, PIKE CO, IL Age 21 Height 5' 7 Hair BROWN
Eyes BLUE Complexion FAIR Marital Status SINGLE Occupation SHOEMAKER
Nativity BARRY, IL

Service Record
Joined When MAY 5, 1864 Joined Where BARRY, IL
Joined By Whom R B ROBINSON Period 100 DAY
Muster In JUN 5, 1864 Muster In Where QUINCY, IL
Muster In By Whom N/A Muster Out SEP 24, 1864
Muster Out Where SPRINGFIELD, IL Muster Out By Whom LT SUMNER
Remarks N/A

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contract for CW stone...... for grave

Name: Geo De Haven
State of Cemetery: Illinois
Co B 68th Inf Ill Inf
Cem: Barry Pike Co IL
contract 1888 no date of death given
 
 
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 Parents:
  John DeHaven (1791 - 1849)
 
Burial:
Old Barry Cemetery
Barry
Pike County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Glenda
Record added: Sep 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76889303
George DeHaven
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A military headstone was ordered for him
- Neil D Scheidt
 Added: Jan. 4, 2014
 
 
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