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Pvt Squire Whitaker Jayne
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Birth: Nov. 5, 1821
Scott Center
Wayne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 1865
New Hanover County
North Carolina, USA

Squire Whitaker Jayne was born on 05 Nov 1821 in Scott, Wayne Co, PA, the second of nine children to bless the marriage of Benaiah Gustin Jayne, I and Mary B. Whitaker.

He married Mary Martha LNU also known as Polly on 24 Dec 1845.

They had four children: Phebe, Emma, Mary F., and Charles Edwin.

Squire bravely served his country during the Civil War, enlisting as a private in the 6th Pennsylvania Reserves, Company C on May 13, 1861 to serve 3 years.

He was transferred to Co E, 191st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, which was organized in the field from Veterans and Recruits of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps.

He was captured at the Battle of Totopotomoy Creek, Totopotomoy, Hanover Co, VA, on May 30, 1864 and was subsequently sent to Andersonville Prison, or Camp Sumter Military Prison, as it was known officially, in Andersonville, Sumter Co, GA.

He died on 09 Apr 1865 per military records (09 Mar 1865, per gravestone), near Wilmington, New Hanover Co, NC from the effects of starvation at Andersonville Prison.

After Squire's death, Mary married a Mr Shallman, sometime after 1870, but he died before 1880 and by 1900 Mary had moved to Pike, Muscatine Co, IA and was living with her son Charles.
Family links: 
  Benaiah Gustin Jayne (1790 - 1854)
  Mary B. Whitaker Jayne (1795 - 1878)
  Mary Margaret Jayne (1827 - 1903)*
  Charles Edwin Jayne (1859 - 1940)*
  John Whitaker Jayne (1820 - 1908)*
  Squire Whitaker Jayne (1821 - 1865)
  Henry Decker Jayne (1825 - 1919)*
  Rhoda Case Jayne (1827 - 1863)*
  Benaiah Gustin Jayne (1831 - 1921)*
  Catherine Cornelia Jayne Underwood (1833 - 1916)*
  Emily Ogden Jayne Robison (1838 - 1909)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Thank you to Mr Joel Frampton Gilfert for the military history of S W Whitaker and for the wonderful photograph.
Shehawken Cemetery #02
Wayne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: John A. Aiello
Record added: Oct 28, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30954218
Pvt Squire Whitaker Jayne
Added by: Joel Frampton Gilfert
Pvt Squire Whitaker Jayne
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Pvt Squire Whitaker Jayne
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You are remember this Memorial Day for your brave heroism and self sacrifice. God grant you rest and peace in his heavenly kingdom.
 Added: May. 27, 2013
RIP Private Jayne. Your brave service and suffering will not be forgotten.
- John A. Aiello
 Added: Feb. 28, 2013

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