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Sgt Joseph Westnedge

Sgt Joseph Westnedge

Birth
England
Death 14 May 1917 (aged 85)
Burial White Hall, Greene County, Illinois, USA
Plot 22
Memorial ID 101026465 · View Source
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CO G 61 N.Y. INF.

Signed Civil War Draft registration list on July 1, 1863 in 10th Cong. Dist. Illinois.
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Age: 33
Birth Year: abt 1831
Birth Place: England
Enlistment Year: 1864
Enlistment Location: Whitestown, New York
Muster Year: 1864
Mustered out: 6 Jun 1865
Separation Details: Transferred
Separation Date: 16 Jun 1869
Remarks: born in England, age 33 yrs, Occupation farmer, blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5ft 4 1/2inches in high, cr 21 cong. dist.

Source Citation: New York State Archives, Cultural Education Center, Albany, New York; New York Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, 1861-1900; Archive Collection #: 13775-83; Box #: 240; Roll #: 1111.
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1860 U.S.Census:
White Hall, Greene County, IL
(They were living next to William and Sarah Dodgson)
Joseph Westnedge, 29, abt 1831, England
Mary Westnedge, 23, abt 1837, IL
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1870 U.S.Census:
White Hall, Greene County, IL
(name spelled as Westnendge on this census)

Members of the Household:
J. Westnedge, age 39: 1831, England
Mary Westnedge, age 33, 1837, Illinois
George Westnedge, age 9, 1861, Illinois
Emily Westnedge, age 3, 1867, Illinois
Thos. Westnedge, age 2/12, 1870, Illinois
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1880 U.S. Census:
White Hall, Greene County, IL

Members of the household:
Joseph Westnedge, 48, 1832, Eng. Eng. Eng. (Tile factory work)
**Harriet Westnedge, 44, 1836, IL. Eng. Ky.
George Westnedge, 19, 1861, IL. Eng. IL. (son)
Emma Westnedge 12, 1868, IL. Eng. IL. (dau)
Joseph Westnedge 6, 1874, IL. Eng. IL. (son)

**In all the other census's his wife is listed as Mary. Not sure why on this one it is Harriet.
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1900 U.S. Census
(name spelled Westinge on this census)
White Hall, Greene County, IL.
Married 41 years. Mother of 6 children, 3 living.

Household members:
Joseph Westnedge, 71, July 1821, Eng. Eng. Eng.
Mary Westnedge, 63, Feb. 1837, IL. Eng. KY.
George W. Westnedge, 39, Sept. 1860, IL. Eng. IL.
Joseph F. Westnedge, 26, Mar. 1874, IL. Eng. IL.
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  • Created by: P. Meado
  • Added: 20 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101026465
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Joseph Westnedge (3 Jul 1831–14 May 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101026465, citing White Hall Cemetery, White Hall, Greene County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by P. Meado (contributor 47252942) .