William T Scammahorn


William T Scammahorn

Ohio, USA
Death 12 Sep 1945 (aged 98)
Llaves, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, USA
Burial El Vado, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, USA
Memorial ID 170049072 View Source
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William Scammahorn, 3 years, was enumerated October 10, 1850, at Union, Licking County, Ohio, with William Scammahorn 29 and a Farmer, Sarah A. Scammahorn 27, Agolda (Goldie?) E. Scammahorn 6, Solomon Scammahorn 4 and Jacobine (Jacepine?) Scammahorn, who was recently born.

William H. Schermerhorn (as his name was spelled in the period record), whose residence was Annapolis, Indiana, enlisted as a private and was mustered into Company C, 155th Illinois Infantry (1 Year), February 16, 1865; mustered out at Nashville, Tennessee, September 4, 1865.

William T. Scammahorn married Sarah C. Flesher at Vigo County, Indiana, December 17, 1874.

William T. Scammahorn was enumerated at Clarence, Barton County, Kansas, June 4, 1880.

T. W. (sic) Scammahorn, age 37 years and a Miller, was enumerated March 1, 1885, at Pawnee Rock, Barton County, Kansas, with S. Scammahorn 27, A. Scammahorn 10 and B. Scammahorn 7.

William T. Scammahorn filed from Arkansas for a civil war pension July 20, 1889, and received application No. 718, 377 and certificate No. 679,482.

Sarah C. née Flesher Scammahorn died at Fort Garland, Colorado, July 18, 1897.

W. T. Scammahorn, age 52 years and a widower who was Miner, was enumerated June 26, 1900, at Fort Garland, Costilla County, Colorado, with Blanch Scammahorn 23, Maud Scammahorn 20, Roy Scammahorn 14 and Pearl Scammahorn 8.

William T. Scammahorn married Vennie Beretta Baltzly at San Luis, Colorado, February 10, 1902.

Edward F. Scammahorn was born during April, 1904 at Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas. His birth records shows that W. Scammahorn, age 39 years, and Mary Yeoble were his parents.

William T. Scammahorn, age 62 years and a Farmer, was enumerated April 18, 1910, at Oak Valley, Elk County, Kansas, with Vennie B. Scammahorn 34 and Edward Scammahorn 6.

Wm J. (sic) Scammahorn, age 72 years and a Farmer, was enumerated January 20, 1920, at Farmington, San Juan County, New Mexico, with his spouse, Vennie Scammahorn 43, and sons, Edward Scammahorn 15 and William Scammahorn 8.

William T. Scammahorn, age 82 years and a Farm Laborer, was enumerated April 11, 1930, at Aztec, San Juan County, New Mexico, with Vernice B. Scammahorn 53, Edward F. Scammahorn 26 and William F. Scammahorn 18.

His last residence was at Eldorado Dam, Tierra Amarilla, and he died at El Vado, New Mexico, and was buried there.

Mr. Scammahorn was the father of 10 children: Anna B. (circa 1875-), Eva B. (Blanch?) (circa. 1878-), Clara M., Charley M. (Maud?), Leroy C. (Roy?), Normy, Ola Pearl (December 1891 AR-), Otto, Edward Furness (2 April, 1904-1 December 1977, Hood River, Oregon) and William T. (26 June 1911-18 May 1997, Ignacio, La Plata County, Colorado)

William T. Scammahorn was mentioned as the last surviving veteran of the Union Army living in New Mexico by Clarence Stewart Peterson in his “Last Civil War Veteran in Fifty States” (n.p. rev. ed., 1961), p. 22, and some biographical data from this publication is mentioned above.


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