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Pvt Alexander Dockstader
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Birth: Jan. 7, 1824
Montgomery County
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 29, 1893
Webberville
Ingham County
Michigan, USA

CIVIL WAR VETERAN
Co E 7th Mich Cav.
Dockstader, Alexander, Leroy Twp. Enlisted in company E, Seventh Cavalry, Sept 1, 1862, at Leroy, for 3 years, age 37. Mustered Jan. 23, 1863. Transfered to Veteran Reserve Corps May 1, 1864. Discharged at Brattleboro, Vt. Nov. 14, 1865, from company D, Third Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps.

Information taken from Records of Service of Michigan Volunteers 1861-1865

s/o George F. Dockstader and Marie Shults. His birth was recorded at the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Caughnawaga, Fonda, Montgomery, New York.

1870 Census: LeRoy Twp., Ingham: Alexander 46y; Cathariine 45y; Clinton 16y; Arvilla 14y; Catharine 3y; Mary E. Dockstader Underwood 19y & husband William Underwood 31y.

1880 Census: Leroy Twp., Ingham: Alexander 56y; Catharine 55y; Arvilla S. 24y & Kittie H. 13y.

1890 Census of Union Veterans: Leroy Twp., Ingham, Michigan: Alexander Dockstader.

1894 Census: Leroy, Ingham: Kathern 69y; living with son Clinton 39y, farmer and two daughters, Arvilla 38y & Harriett Hunter 27y.

1900 Census: Leroy Twp., Webberville Village, Ingham: Catherine 76y-widowed mother of 7 children with 4 living at time of census; Clinton 47y-farmer; Sarah A. 45y-dress maker and Harriette K. 33y-servant plus a boarder James V. Owen 77y-farm labor.

1910 Census: Leroy Twp., Ingham: Clinton 56y-farmer; Katharine 85y; Sarah Arvilla 54y & Katharine 43y. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Catharine Putman Dockstader (1824 - 1910)*
 
 Children:
  George F. Dockstader (1848 - 1865)*
  Clinton Dockstader (1853 - 1942)*
  Arvilla Sarah Dockstader (1856 - 1910)*
  Julia A Dockstader (1858 - 1861)*
  Alfred K. Dockstader (1861 - 1864)*
  Katherine Harriet Dockstader (1867 - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Alex. Dockstader / Co. E / 7 Mich Cav."
 
Burial:
Cabot Cemetery
Williamston
Ingham County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: DTQuester
Originally Created by: bgraustark
Record added: Jul 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55694007
Pvt Alexander Dockstader
Added by: bgraustark
 
Pvt Alexander Dockstader
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