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William E. Sawyer

Birth
Michigan, USA
Death 3 Apr 1929 (aged 84)
San Rafael, Marin County, California, USA
Burial San Rafael, Marin County, California, USA
Plot Sec FA Plot 312
Memorial ID 130746093 View Source
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San Rafael Independent
Wednesday, April 3, 1929
page 1

William E. Sawyer, 84, a veteran of the Civil War and a resident of San Rafael for more than 20 years, died this afternoon at one o'clock at the Cottage Hospital after a long illness.

Sawyer is survived by his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Sawyer, who is an invalid. He was a member of the Rochester, NY Lodge of Odd Fellows, and the funeral services which will be held at the parlors of Keaton & Dusel Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock will be conducted by the Marin Lodge No. 200 of Odd Fellows.
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Further information from cw-sawyers
Suggested father - E.J. Sawyer - died 1887
Family from Belfast, Allegany, NY
Moved to MI before 1860
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Sawyer, William E. - Enlisted in company M, Eight Cavalry, Jan. 19, 1864, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 19. Mustered Jan. 20, 1864. Joined regiment at Mt. Sterling, Ky., Feb. 27, 1864. Missing on raid to Macon, Ga., Aug. 3, 1864. Discharged at Detroit, Mich., May 2, 1865.
(Record of Service of Michigan volunteers in the Civil War 1903)


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Gravesite Details Information taken from office records of Mt. Tamalpais Cemetery - bronchial pneumonia


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  • Created by: Carolyn Schwab
  • Added: 2 Jun 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 130746093
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/130746093/william-e.-sawyer : accessed ), memorial page for William E. Sawyer (3 Nov 1844–3 Apr 1929), Find a Grave Memorial ID 130746093, citing Mount Tamalpais Cemetery, San Rafael, Marin County, California, USA ; Maintained by Carolyn Schwab (contributor 46985190) .