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Josiah Condit
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Birth: Sep. 5, 1828
Washington
Washington County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 9, 1895
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA

-- CIVIL WAR VETERAN --
He was born Sept. 5, 1828, in Mercer County, Pa., and passed away in Des Moines, Iowa, on May 9, 1895. Burial was in the Block 202 in the Ida Grove Cemetery, Ida County, Iowa. He was a Civil War Veteran. He enlisted as a volunteer in the Civil War, and was honorably discharged at the end of 3 months in 1863.

He married Louisa A. Scott (1835-1919) on May 19, 1853, in Mercer Co., Pa. They had 9 children, James C. Condit (born May 27, 1854), John W. Condit (born May 28, 1856), Margaret E. Condit (born Nov. 24, 1857), William Condit (born Apr. 19, 1860), Francis Ellsworth Condit (born May 4, 1862), Eva Ora Condit (born June 21, 1864), Harrison Scott Condit (born Mar. 11, 1867), Annette Jane Condit (born July 10, 1869), and Caroline Myrtle Condit (born Mar. 14, 1872).

His parents were William Condit and Margarette Gordon Condit. They moved to Pennsylvania 1859. He enlisted in the Civil War with Co. K, 55 Pennsylvania, and was discharged June 27, 1863.

He moved back to Washington County, Iowa, and farmed. After 2 years he returned to Pennsylvaia, but again settled in Iowa. In 1883, he moved to Ida County, Iowa, and in 1892 moved to Des Moines, Iowa, where he lived until he passed away.

JOSIAH CONDIT
Birth: SEPTEMBER 5, 1828
Death: MAY 9, 1895 in IDA COUNTY, IOWA

Father: WILLIAM CONDIT b: FEBRUARY 6, 1797 in WASHINGTON CO., PIA

Mother: MARGARET GORDON b: MARCH 20, 1801 in VENANGO COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

Marriage 1 LOUISA A. SCOTT b: NOVEMBER 29, 1835 in MERCER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
Married: MAY 19, 1853
Children
JAMES C. CONDIT b: MAY 27, 1854
JOHN W. CONDIT b: MAY 28, 1856
MARGARET E. CONDIT b: NOVEMBER 24, 1857
WILLIAM WYLIE CONDIT b: APRIL 19, 1860
FRANCIS ELLSWORTH CONDIT b: MAY 4, 1862
EVA ORA CONDIT b: JUNE 21, 1864
HARRISON SCOTT CONDIT; REVEREND b: MARCH 11, 1867 in WASHINGTON COUNTY, IOWA
ANNETTE JANE CONDIT b: JULY 10, 1869
CAROLINE MYRTLE CONDIT b: MARCH 14, 1872
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Josiah Condit, born Sept. 5, 1828, died May 9, 1895; Civil War Veteran. Co. K, 55 Pennsylvania, moved to Ida County in 1883; wife was Louisa, children: Eva Ora, Annetta Jane, Caroline, John, Margaret, & William.



 
 
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 Spouse:
  Louisa A. Scott Condit (1835 - 1919)*
 
 Children:
  Harrison Scott Condit (1867 - 1931)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ida Grove Cemetery
Ida Grove
Ida County
Iowa, USA
Plot: 202
 
Created by: Conley Wolterman
Record added: Apr 16, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18955940
Josiah Condit
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Josiah Condit
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You are the maternal grandfather of the wife of my 1st cousin 1x removed. Thank you for your service to create our United States, and may you rest in peace.
- Connie Rifenburg
 Added: Apr. 3, 2014

-Anonymous
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