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Lewis Francis Brady
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Birth: Dec. 8, 1838
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1899
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

The son of John Driscoll & Susan (Will) Brady, in 1860, he was a farm laborer living with his family in Franklin Township, Adams County. He married Rebecca Ann Cole June 23, 1862, in Ortanna, Adams County, and fathered John E. (b. 1871), Francis G. (b. 04/05/74), J. Harvey, Nora Cole, and Mary (married a Clemmens). He stood 5' 10" tall and had dark hair and brown eyes.

A Civil War veteran, he was drafted in Adams County October 16, 1862, mustered into federal service at Gettysburg November 6, 1862, as a private with Co. D, 165th Pennsylvania Infantry (aka "Drafted Militia") but discharged December 6, 1862, "by county of Adams Pa, Gettysburg Pa, for drafted illegally." The illegal nature of the conscription is not known, but it wasn't age. He also enlisted and mustered into federal service at Harrisburg September 16, 1864, as a private with Co. K, 184th Pennsylvania Infantry. Although noted as "absent at muster out," he was honorably discharged June 30, 1865.

In 1890, he lived in Oxford Township, Adams County. His reported age at death is 60-4-0.


From the Gettysburg Compiler April 18, 1899

On Saturday, April 8, Louis V [sic] Brady after a lingering illness of consumption and heart disease, died very peacefully sitting in his chair. He had been a great sufferer during the past fall and winter, yet retained strong nerve, and did not fear death. He remarked on Saturday morning to his family "I will not be with you tonight." He died at 2:15 p.m. He was a son of John Brady, Sr., deceased, of this place. Deceased was a soldier in the Civil War, having enlisted in August of 1884 and served nine months. He was a member of Co. K, 184 Regt., Pa. Infantry, 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps. HE leaves a wife and five children to mourn his loss; John E., Francis G., J Harvey and Nora E., of this place and Mrs. Mary Clemmens, of York, Pa. He was 60 years and 4 months.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Brady (1806 - 1881)
  Susanna (Susan) Will Brady (1812 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  Rebecca A Cole Brady (1845 - 1912)*
 
 Children:
  John E Brady (1871 - 1940)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Brady (1837 - 1859)*
  Lewis Francis Brady (1838 - 1899)
  Mary A Brady Dillon (1841 - 1886)*
  Susan R Brady (1852 - 1898)*
  Jacob Francis Brady (1856 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church Cemetery
Orrtanna
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Dennis Brandt
Originally Created by: deb
Record added: Nov 05, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6907215
Lewis Francis Brady
Added by: Susan Shown
 
Lewis Francis Brady
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Rest in peace, cousin.
- Chris Finch
 Added: Jun. 30, 2013
 
 
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