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 Joseph Green Poe

Joseph Green Poe

Birth
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 9 May 1932 (aged 92)
Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas, USA
Burial Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas, USA
Plot Section 2, lot 166, space 1/2 of 5 and 1/2 of 6
Memorial ID 135016718 · View Source
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A CIVIL WAR VETERAN DIES

J. G. Poe Had Reached Age of 92 -
Funeral Service to Be Held Wednesday.

Joseph Green Poe, 92, a veteran of the Civil War, died this morning at his home, 627 North Plum street. The funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock from the Friesen Funeral Parlors with Rev. Claude Miller in charge. Interment will be in Fairlawn cemetery.

He is survived by his widow, two sons, S. Aulta Poe of Dallas, Tex., and H. Alfred Poe of San Diego, Calif.; three sisters in Liberty, Mo.; two brothers, Merritt Poe of Parker, Kan. and William Poe of Los Angeles, Calif.

He was born in Louisville, Ky., on Feb. 28, 1840 and served in the Civil war from Feb. 1882 to October 1885 being wounded and captured during a fight with guerillas at Independence, Mo., Aug. 11, 1862.

He was held prisoner until September 18 of the same year. At that time he was a private in Company "B", Second Regiment, Missouri Cavalry, having enlisted from Jackson county.

The following September Mr. Poe re-enlisted in at Kansas City, that time in Company "M", fifteenth Kansas Volunteer Cavalry. He engaged in numerous battles, but at the close of war was on detached duty.

He was married to Mrs. Poe in 1870 and they came to Hutchinson to make their home in 1887 and have been here ever since.

The Hutchinson, Kansas, News
Monday, May 9, 1932
Page Ten



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  • Created by: Diane Hurst
  • Added: 28 Aug 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 135016718
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Green Poe (28 Feb 1840–9 May 1932), Find A Grave Memorial no. 135016718, citing Fairlawn Burial Park, Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Diane Hurst (contributor 48381432) .