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Corp Albert S. Durkee
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Birth: Jan. 14, 1845
Grafton
Rensselaer County
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 28, 1915
Tacoma
Pierce County
Washington, USA

Albert, son of Arial and Harriet Wager Durkee, spent his early life in Rensselaer County NY. At the age of 18 he elisted in Co. A 125th NY Infantry.

He was taken prisoner at Harper's Ferry and held two months. In the spring of 1863, he became ill and was sent to the hospital where he remained until his command was ordered to Gettysburg. Upon arrival, he was taken to a hospital in Washington DC. There he had a relapse of typhoid fever. After recovering, he served as a nurse. In Oct. 1864, he again rejoined his command at Petersburg VA. He continued in active duty until June 9, 1865 when he was honorably discharged.

On April 9, 1867 he married Elizabeth Lynch. They lived four years in NY, where their first two children were born, then moved to WI. They first settled in Suamico. Four years later they moved to Seymour, where they purchased 40 acres. Three more children were born in WI.

Later, Albert and his wife moved to Pierce County WA, where two of his children had settled.

Albert lived to the age of 70 years. 
 
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 Parents:
  Arial C. Durkee (1815 - 1894)
  Harriet Wager Durkee (1822 - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Lynch Durkee (1850 - 1910)
 
 Children:
  Alice F Durkee LeBelle (1868 - 1949)*
  Allen Durkee (1870 - 1949)*
  Etta Mary Durkee Beacraft (1873 - 1969)*
  Irene Bender (1875 - 1933)*
  Elinor Clara Durkee McTighe (1880 - 1965)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Alzina Durkee (____ - 1853)*
  Albert S. Durkee (1845 - 1915)
  Calvin E. Durkee (1851 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CO. A. 125 N.Y. INF.
 
Burial:
Oakwood Hill Cemetery
Tacoma
Pierce County
Washington, USA
 
Maintained by: Remember
Originally Created by: Robbyn
Record added: Jul 09, 2010
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Corp Albert S. Durkee
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~Peace and Serenity~
- Sandie
 Added: Mar. 19, 2016

- Remember
 Added: Dec. 29, 2012
 
 
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