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Rev Elias Caton
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Birth: 1821
Death: Dec. 13, 1862
Fredericksburg City
Virginia, USA

From Northampton Twp, Somerset Co., Pa. Husband of Julian; father of William and Emanuel.

Aged 41 yrs, 5 mos, 4 days. Member of Co. F, 142nd Reg. Pa. Reserves. Local preacher for 14 years. He carried his comrades' gear on the battlefield when they were too sick to carry it themselves. Died on the battlefield near Fredericksburg; Va; buried on the battlefield. Wife died one year previously; two little sons remain. (The Evangelical Messenger, 11 March 1863, p. 87) 
Family links: 
  Julian Smith Caton (1819 - 1862)
  William Caton (1850 - 1909)*
  Emanuel Smith Caton (1857 - 1916)*
*Calculated relationship
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Per obit - buried on the battlefield.
Created by: Zella
Record added: Oct 19, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 118978731

- Zella
 Added: Oct. 31, 2013

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