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 Hiram P James

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Hiram P James

Birth
Averill, Essex County, Vermont, USA
Death
14 Feb 1914 (aged 74)
Minnesota, USA
Burial
Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
Plot
Add'n O-Div M-Blk 8-Lot N-grave 7; Interment #972
Memorial ID
145847245 View Source

Served in 6th Wis. Light Artillery 1961-1865.
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Hiram James died at the soldier's home at Minnehaha, Minn., last Saturday, February 14, aged 75 years, 8 months and 24 days.

Mr. James was born at Averill, Vermont, May 8, 1839. He lived at the old home until fifteen years of age when he went to an aunt in New Hampshire. A year later he joined his parents who had preceded him to Wisconsin. At the beginning of the civil war Mr. James enlisted in the Sixth Wisconsin Volunteers, serving three years. At the close of his enlistment he re-enlisted in the Sixth battery of the Wisconsin light artillery and served until the close of the war. Soon after returning home he was married to Miss Mary Gould at Rolling Fork, Wis. Mr. James lost his wife and infant child after a few months.

Mr. James came to Douglas county in 1879, and took land near lake Ida. Later he made his home with his sisters, Mrs. Jerome Dicken and Mrs. D. L. Johnson in this city. In more recent years he had been an inmate of the soldiers home. He leaves, besides his two sisters in Alexandria, one half brother, Charles Thomas of Grand Rapids, Minn. The funeral was held from the home of Jerome Dicken, on Sixth avenue east, Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock, Rev. Geo. E. Tindall officiating. The pallbearers were L. H. Sutton, G. J. Strang, Hans Paulson, O. J. Robards, I. R. Aiton, J. A. Poalson.
(Alexandria Post News, Feb. 19, 1914)

Served in 6th Wis. Light Artillery 1961-1865.
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Hiram James died at the soldier's home at Minnehaha, Minn., last Saturday, February 14, aged 75 years, 8 months and 24 days.

Mr. James was born at Averill, Vermont, May 8, 1839. He lived at the old home until fifteen years of age when he went to an aunt in New Hampshire. A year later he joined his parents who had preceded him to Wisconsin. At the beginning of the civil war Mr. James enlisted in the Sixth Wisconsin Volunteers, serving three years. At the close of his enlistment he re-enlisted in the Sixth battery of the Wisconsin light artillery and served until the close of the war. Soon after returning home he was married to Miss Mary Gould at Rolling Fork, Wis. Mr. James lost his wife and infant child after a few months.

Mr. James came to Douglas county in 1879, and took land near lake Ida. Later he made his home with his sisters, Mrs. Jerome Dicken and Mrs. D. L. Johnson in this city. In more recent years he had been an inmate of the soldiers home. He leaves, besides his two sisters in Alexandria, one half brother, Charles Thomas of Grand Rapids, Minn. The funeral was held from the home of Jerome Dicken, on Sixth avenue east, Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock, Rev. Geo. E. Tindall officiating. The pallbearers were L. H. Sutton, G. J. Strang, Hans Paulson, O. J. Robards, I. R. Aiton, J. A. Poalson.
(Alexandria Post News, Feb. 19, 1914)

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