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Corp William Balmos
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Birth: 1840
Bern, Switzerland
Death: Feb. 16, 1913
Orange County
New York, USA

William was born in Bern, Switzerland and emigrated to the US, eventually settling in Port Jervis, NY. He served in the Civil War as a member of the 124th Regiment, New York State Volunteers. He was a member of the Carroll-Van Etten Post No. 279 G.A.R.

William met and married Mary Hoffman of Port Jervis on 6 May 1869. They raised a large family including sons, William, George, Theodore, Henry, James and Oliver, and daughters Ida Balmos Havens and [Grace] Elizabeth Shaefer.

He was also survived by three brothers, Peter (resident of Rochester), and Fred & Andrew of Port Jervis.

William made his living as a trainman on the NY division of the Erie Railroad.

Reverend Paul Kasten conducted the funeral services.

Source:Tuesday, 18 Feb 1913
Middletown Daily Times-Press (Middletown, New York )

NOTE: Civil War records also spell Balmos as Bollmos
Family links: 
  Jacob Balmos (1814 - 1886)
  Frances Jäggi Balmos (1814 - 1877)
  Mary Hoffman Balmos (1852 - 1924)*
  Jacob Balmos (1835 - 1909)*
  William Balmos (1840 - 1913)
  Frances Streiss (1844 - 1889)*
  Andrew Balmos (1845 - 1927)*
  Frederic J. Balmos (1846 - 1931)*
*Calculated relationship
Laurel Grove Cemetery
Port Jervis
Orange County
New York, USA
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Record added: Feb 19, 2007
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- John G. Hall
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