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James Otis Ladd
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Birth: Oct. 25, 1843
North Adams
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: May 27, 1931
Dorchester County
South Carolina, USA

Son of Otis Kingsbury and Hannah (Warner) Ladd.

On 16 Oct 1861 James, a farmer, mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Windsor, Berkshire County, Massachusetts. He was 17 years, 11 months and 21 days old.

James and his father, Otis, served together in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.

On 17 Sep 1862 James was wounded on the arm, which he subsequently lost.

On 10 Jan 1863 James ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to disability.

On 17 Mar 1866 James, 22, married Priscilla C. Thouron, 21, daughter of Joseph Ameand and Elisa Catherine (Geiger) Thouron, at Summerville, Charleston County, South Carolina. They had at least four children.

On 9 Aug 1889, at Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, James was admitted to the Robert Anderson Post 7, Grand Army of the Republic.

He was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at St. James Goose Creek, Berkeley County, South Carolina, as having served with the 15th Massachusetts, noting his arm and crippled feet.

He died on 27 May 1931 at Sommerville, Dorchester County, South Carolina. He was 87 years, 7 months and 2 days old.

Family links: 
  Otis Kingsbury Ladd (1816 - 1896)
  Hannah Warner Ladd (1817 - 1882)
  Priscilla Catherine Thouron Ladd (1845 - 1927)
  Joseph Otis Ladd (1866 - 1942)*
  Rosella Warner Ladd Davis (1842 - 1869)*
  James Otis Ladd (1843 - 1931)
  Julia Amelia Ladd (1849 - 1866)*
  Lizzie Maria Ladd (1854 - 1875)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Lawrence Cemetery
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: DaurRegt
Record added: Jul 31, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94600418

- LeeAnne Peterson
 Added: Jul. 16, 2015

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