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Joshua Gidron Dryden
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Birth: 1840
Greene County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 1894
Lyon County
Kansas, USA

"Emporia Weekly Republican", Thursday, August 23, 1894; page 3, column 6. Death of J.G. Dryden

Joshua G. Dryden was born in Green county, Illinois, February 27th, 1840, and died in Emporia, Kansas, of chronic gastritis and congestion of the lungs, August 17, 1894, aged 54 years, 5 months and 21 days. August 15th, 1862, he with his brothers, J.P.D. Dryden and J.C. Dryden, enlisted in Company K, Ninety-first, Illinois infantry volunteers. He served until September, 1864 when he was discharged. During the year 1859 he was converted and joined the Baptist church of which he was a consisted member to the time of his death. He was married October 26th, 1867 to Miss Mary E. Moore. She died August 30th, 1884. He left three children surviving him, William, Eugene, and Maud. He has three brothers living, J.P.B. Dryden, living at Lakeside, west of this city; J.C. Dryden, at Eureka, Kan., and S.J. Dryden, at 18 South Market street. His remains were taken by his sons to Richwood, Green county, Illinois, to be interred beside his wife. The funeral services were conducted from his late residence, 14 West street, by Joseph F. Culver, chaplin, of P.B. Plumb Post 55.

American Civil War Soldiers
Name: Joshua Dryden
Residence: Greenfield, Illinois
Enlistment Date: 7 Aug 1862
Side Served: Union
State Served: Illinois
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 7 August 1862.
Enlisted in Company K, 91st Infantry Regiment Illinois on 8 Sep 1862.
Discharged from Company K, 91st Infantry Regiment Illinois on 20 Sep 1864.

U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles
Name: Joshua G Dryden
Residence: Greenfield, Illinois
Enlistment Date: 8 Jul 1862
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Illinois
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company K, Illinois 91st Infantry Regiment on 08 Sep 1862.
Mustered out on 20 Sep 1864.
Sources: Illinois: Roster of Officers and Enlisted Men
Family links: 
  Mary E Moore Dryden (1851 - 1884)
  William Dryden (1869 - 1946)*
  Eugene E Dryden (1870 - 1947)*
*Calculated relationship
Richwoods North Cemetery
Greene County
Illinois, USA
Maintained by: Diane & John
Originally Created by: Judy Clark-Wick
Record added: Jul 21, 2011
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Joshua Gidron Dryden
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Joshua Gidron Dryden
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