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Lewis Everett Canfield
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Birth: Sep. 19, 1863
Dearborn County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jul. 24, 1950
Retsil
Kitsap County
Washington, USA

***children not linked***
William E - 1888-1909
Maude Wells - 1890-1959
Bessie Maybell Cox - 1893-1978
Christina L McAllister Ashing Amsler - 1896-1970
Lori - bca 1899
Myron W - 1904-1964
Clyde Livingston - 1907-1940
Mary E - bca 1910

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SPANISH AMERICAN WAR VETERAN

Lew Canfield was born September 19, 1863 in Dearborn County, Indiana to Myron H. and Mary Livingston Canfield. He married Zona on November 16, 1887 at Little Rock, Arkansas. They were the parents of seven children still living in 1939: W. E. Canfield of Hot Springs, Arkansas; Maude Wells, Myron Canfield, Clyde Canfield, and Mary Wilson of Aberdeen, Washington; Cristena Smith of San Pedro, California; and Bessie Cox of Napa, California.
MILITARY RECORD;
Private
Enlisted May 5, 1898 at Little Rock, Arkansas.
Served in Company "E", 2nd Arkansas Infantry
Disability Discharge on November 25, 1898 at Anniston, Alabama.

He was awarded a pension of $60 per month in April 1926. At the age of 75 years, March 18, 1939, he was admitted to Washington Veterans Home. Mr. Canfield indicated that he had lived at the Leavenworth National Home in Kansas in 1930. Records there indicate that Mr. Canfield was admitted in 1926 at the age of 62.

Lew Canfield died at 10:15 a.m. on July 24, 1950 at the Veterans Home Hospital of Arteriosclerosis 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Myron H. Canfield (1840 - 1913)
  Mary Anna Livingston Canfield (1840 - 1926)
 
 Spouse:
  Minerva Arizona Lovell Canfield (1869 - 1959)*
 
 Children:
  Bessie May Canfield Cox (1893 - 1978)*
  CHRISTINE Canfield AMSLER (1896 - 1970)*
  MYRON Walton CANFIELD (1904 - 1964)*
  CLYDE L CANFIELD (1907 - 1940)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lewis Everett Canfield (1863 - 1950)
  Olive Annette Canfield MacDonald (1872 - 1962)*
  Mary E Canfield (1875 - 1875)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CO E 2 ARK INF SP AM WAR
 
Burial:
Washington Veterans Home Cemetery
Retsil
Kitsap County
Washington, USA
Plot: Section 42, Lot 13
 
Maintained by: dhintx
Originally Created by: Margie & Bob
Record added: Apr 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35998537
Lewis Everett Canfield
Added by: Allen Lovell
 
Lewis Everett Canfield
Added by: Margie & Bob
 
Lewis Everett Canfield
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Added by: Neil B (John 3:16)
 
 
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Your service to our country is remembered by the Sons of Spanish American War Veterans.
- Spanish American War
 Added: Jun. 24, 2015

- Margie & Bob
 Added: Jul. 11, 2009
 
 
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