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Wesley Canfield
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Birth: Nov. 20, 1837
Death: May 24, 1911

"Wesley, son of Edwin and Eliza Canfield, was born near Manchester, Ind., Nov. 20, 1837, and died at Sparta, Ind., May 24, 1911, aged seventy-three years, six months and four days."

"He was married to Josephine Baker September 22, 1861. To this union were born one daughter, Mrs. William Prichard, and three sons- Perry, Edwin and Robert- all of whom, with one grandson, one brother and two sisters survive him."

(He was raised a Methodist and in the fall of 1862 enlisted in Company I of the Eighty-third regiment of Indiana Volunteers.)

"The funeral services were held in the Baptist Church at Sparta, Saturday, May 27, at 10 a.m., Rev. W.B. Grimes officiating."

"The body was laid to rest in the family lot at Mt. Sinai cemetery, John A. Platter Post, No. 82, of Aurora, of which he was a member, having charge." 
 
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 Parents:
  Edwin Canfield (1805 - 1885)
  Elizabeth Vinson Canfield (1808 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Josephine Baker Canfield (1842 - 1914)
 
 Children:
  Anna Eliza Canfield Prichard (1862 - 1944)*
  Perry Canfield (1866 - 1945)*
  Edwin Leroy Canfield (1868 - 1939)*
  Robert Stewart Canfield (1880 - 1936)*
 
 Siblings:
  John V Canfield (1830 - 1907)*
  Noyes Canfield (1835 - 1837)*
  Wesley Canfield (1837 - 1911)
  Myron H. Canfield (1840 - 1913)*
  Omer T Canfield (1842 - 1863)*
  Hannah Ann Canfield (1846 - 1846)*
  Celesta Canfield Baker (1847 - 1912)*
  Alice Canfield Heustis (1853 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Sinai Cemetery
Aurora
Dearborn County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Rochelle Riordan
Record added: Feb 23, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13423629
Wesley Canfield
Added by: Rochelle Riordan
 
Wesley Canfield
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Added by: Colleen Sanders Broyles
 
 
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Co I 83rd Indiana Infantry
- Justin M
 Added: Aug. 25, 2009

-Anonymous
 Added: Dec. 15, 2008
 
 
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