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 William J. Barron

William J. Barron

Birth
Charlemont, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 8 Mar 1896 (aged 65–66)
Tilton, Belknap County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Tilton, Belknap County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 100126546 · View Source
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U.S. Navy - Civil War.
He may have been in the Old Soldiers Home.

Sources: Ayling's revised NH Civil War; and research by Fran Hanchett.
William J. Barron was born in Charlemont, MA, but his family moved to West Lebanon when he was very young.
He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in Boston. MA on 8.9.1859 for 3yrs. He served on the U.S.S. "Ohio" and "Narragansett".
When his term expired, he was discharged on 8.16.1862. He was appointed 3rd Asst. Engineer on 9.19.1864. He served on the U.S.S. "Saco" and "Squando". His resignation was accepted on 6.7.1865.
His P.O. Address was listed as Hudson, NH.
He married: 2.3.1863 in NH Cordelia E. Coburn.
On 1.24.1864 they had a daughter, Josie born in Lebanon, NH. His occupation was listed as R.R. Engineer.

In the 1870 Census: William J., Cordelia, and Josie were living in Oshkosh, WI.

In the 1880 Census: William J. was living in a rooming house in Hyde Park, MA; listing him as single and occupation boiler maker.
In the 1880 Census: Cordelia Barron and Josie were living in Cedar Rapids, Iowa - listing Cordelia as widow. His daughter, Josie was married 1.25.1888 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Elmer Ellsworth McDowell.

In 1890 Census: none of them show up anywhere.
William J.'s death certificate - Tilton, NH 3.8.1896 listed as a widower.
His federal stone was handled by W.H.Cross, Lee, MA.
I believe he died at the Old Soldiers Home in Tilton, NH.
He is buried in the section for the Soldiers Home.


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  • Created by: Fran Hanchett
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100126546
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William J. Barron (1830–8 Mar 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100126546, citing Park Cemetery, Tilton, Belknap County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Fran Hanchett (contributor 47951267) .