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Pvt Marcus Lyon Weeks

Pvt Marcus Lyon Weeks

New York, USA
Death 12 Mar 1927 (aged 82)
Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot Sec 9d
Memorial ID 10196348 · View Source
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Beaver Dam Argus, Thursday, March 17, 1927, page 5.

Civil War Veteran Dead

Marcus Weeks, 83, Civil war veteran and a resident of Beaver Dam for eighty years, passed away in death at his home, 226 Walnut street, at 11:10 o'clock Saturday morning. Death was due to the infirmities of advanced age.

Mr. Weeks was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Steven Weeks and was born at Cooperstown, N. Y., on March 10th, 1844. He came to this city with his parents at the age of three years and had resided here continuously since.

At the outbreak of the Civil war and at the age of sixteen years, he enlisted in the Union forces and remained with them throughout the war, a period of three years and four months.

Following the close of the war he returned to this city and on May 18th, 1865, was united in marriage with Louisa Cook, who, with two daughters and three sons survive him. The children are Mrs. Eva Trowbridge of Mondovi, Wis.; Mrs. Olive Sweet, Waukesha; Eugene Weeks of this city; Edward Weeks of Mondovi, and Ellsworth Weeks of Milwaukee.

Funeral services were held at the home at two o'clock Monday afternoon with interment in Oakwood cemetery. The services were conducted by the Masonic Order of which the deceased was a member, assisted by Rev. Owen of the Assembly Presbyterian church.

Steven Weeks
Selina LYON

He served in Company "I" 17th Regiment Infantry as a Private

Bio by: Loose Moose

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Co. I, 17th Reg, G.A.R.




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