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Isaac Beaver
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1841
Death: Jan. 26, 1926

Civil War Service:
Residence at enlistment: Marion County IN;
Enlisted on 7/22/1861 as a Private.

On 7/22/1861 he mustered into "H" Co. IN 20th Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 2/9/1865


He was listed as:
* POW 11/26/1863 Mine Run, VA

South Whitley Tribune
Jan 28, 1926

ISAAC BEAVER,
CIVIL WAR VETERAN, DIES

Isaac Beaver, aged 84 years, and a
veteran of the civil war, died at his
home in South Whitley Monday night,
death resulting from general debility
due to old age. For some time he had
been in failing health and his condition
had been critical for two weeks.

The deceased was born at Piqua,
Ohio, and he was 84 years of age the
23rd of last November. When eight
years of age he came with his parents, Conrad and Sarah Beaver, to
Indiana and they located near Liberty
Mills, where they continued to reside with the exception of one year which
was spent in Illinois, where the mother
died.

When a young man Mr.
Beaver was united in marriage to
Sarah Ruse, who died eleven years
ago. Eight children were born to
them, all of whom preceded their
parents in death.

Ten yeas ago Mr
Beaver married Kate L. Diezel of
Liberty Mills, who survives. Three
grandchildren and three great-grandchildren
and two brothers, David
Beaver of Athens; III., and Ellsworth
Beaver of Bonnie, Ill., survive.

The Beavers came to South Whitley
last September. Mr. Beaver served
his country during the civil war, being
in the army over three years, almost
a year of that time being spent.
in a Confederate prison.

He was a member of the congregation of the
South Whitley Church of God.
Short funeral services will be held
from the home Friday afternoon at 1
o'clock. The funeral cortege will then
drive to Liberty Mills where services
will be held from the M. P. church at
that place. Burial will take place In
the Pleasant Grove Cemetery, near Liberty Mills.

Info from his gr gr gr gr grandson Michael Beaver:
He was a POW in Andersonville, better know as a death camp. Located in Georgia.

Andersonville is a village in Sumter County, Georgia. It was built by the Confederate Army in the winter of 1863-64 to hold Union Prisoners. It was a stockade into which more than 30,000 men were herded at one time. Poor sanitation, lack of medical attendance, and insufficient clothing caused an average of about 950 prisoners to die every month during the 14 months that the prison was in operation. At the close of the Civil War, Capt. Henry Wirz, Condederate commander of the prison, was tried by a military commission for "murder in violation of the laws of war," found guilty and hung on November 10, 1865. A national cemetery now occupies the site of the prison.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Conrad Beaver (1814 - 1856)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Beaver (1843 - 1914)*
 
 Children:
  Clara Beaver (1868 - 1892)*
  Lizzie Beaver (1873 - 1895)*
  Orin D Beaver (1875 - 1894)*
  Bertha Mae Beaver Eger (1879 - 1901)*
  Blanch P Beaver Tennant (1882 - 1908)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pleasant Grove Cemetery
Liberty Mills
Wabash County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: v f
Record added: Jan 01, 2009
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Isaac Beaver
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Isaac Beaver
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Isaac Beaver
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With gratitude,
- OPPSheryl
 Added: Jun. 14, 2011

- Wabash County Military
 Added: Jun. 14, 2011
 
 
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