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Corp William H Best
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Birth: Jun., 1836
Hertford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 11, 1902
Franklin County
Indiana, USA

Civil War
Company H
68th Indiana Infantry

"This William H. Best, born June 1836 at Hartford Co., NC appears on the 24 September 1850 census at Brookville, Franklin Co., IN with his mother Eunice "Unity" [Thompson] Best. William's father was Henry Best, born about 1803 in NC, died before the 1850 census at Brookville, Franklin, Indiana.

William enlisted in Company H, Indiana 68th Infantry Regiment on 19 Aug 1862, and was promoted to Full Corporal. He mustered out on 20 Jun 1865 at Nashville, TN.

William married about 1861 at Franklin Co., IN to Hannah A. Washington, b 1842 Brookville, Franklin, Indiana, a daughter of George Washington and Matilda Cooksey. Known children of William Best and Hannah Washington: Charles Wesley Best, born 1861; William E., b 1863; Mary E., b1865; George T., b Mar 1868; Albert Alonzo b 1876 d 1937."

Supplied by Marcus Partlow

Conwell Cemetery
Franklin County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Sherry Perry
Record added: May 05, 2009
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Corp William H Best
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Corp William H Best
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Corp William H Best
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