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Pvt William Slocomb Brown
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Birth: Nov. 13, 1821
Dudley
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Sep. 4, 1864
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

William Slocomb Brown was born November 13, 1821 in Dudley, Worcester, Massachusetts. He married Sarah Ann McCraken on October 13, 1848. He was listed as this time as being a shoemaker. William and Sarah had at least seven children: John William, Mary Lucy, Sarah Allen, George, Frances J., Emma E., and an infant whom died at birth.

William S. Brown was a Private in Company D commanded by Captain E. Boardman of the 21st Regiment of Iowa in the War of 1861. Private William S. Brown served in Port Gibson, Black River Bridge and seige of Vicksburg.

He died in Saint Elizabeth Hospital in Washington DC on or about Sept. 4th 1864. The cause of his death was insanity produced by a stroke which he had while in the service.


Children not linked below:

John William Brown (1849 1850)
Sarah Allen Brown (1853 1860)
George Brown (1854 1860)
Emma E. (Brown) Judd (1858 1917)
Infant Brown (1858 1858)

(Info from 21st Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company D. and allfortheunion.com, census records and marriage record) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Brown (1800 - 1885)
  Lucy Tracy Brown (1795 - 1856)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Ann Brown McCraken Nichols (1823 - 1889)
 
 Children:
  Mary Lucy Brown Reuschling (1850 - 1919)*
  Frances J. Brown Tuck (1856 - 1930)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Slocomb Brown (1821 - 1864)
  Lucinda Brown Gamage (1825 - 1903)*
  Artemus Brown (1828 - 1834)*
  Mary Crosby Brown (1833 - 1834)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Iowa 21st Inf, Co D
 
Burial:
Saint Elizabeths Hospital West Cemetery
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: 218
 
Maintained by: TAYLOR
Originally Created by: GulfportBob
Record added: Mar 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24980641
Pvt William Slocomb Brown
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Pvt William Slocomb Brown
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