Thomas Jefferson Yeoman

Thomas Jefferson Yeoman

Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 20 May 1912 (aged 64)
Woodbury County, Iowa, USA
Burial Kingsley, Plymouth County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 179507327 · View Source
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Thomas Jefferson Yeoman was born July 13, 1847 in Jefferson County, Penn. Died May 20, 1912 as his home south-east of Kingsley, aged 64 years, 10 months and 7 days.

At the age of 16 years he moved with his parents to Carroll County, Illinois where he was united in marriage to Mary E. Motties, May 16, 1870. To this union were born eight children, four of whom, Edward l., Mrs, J. B. Johnson, Vinna, and Orpha are still living. His wife preceded him in the spirit word Jan. 7, 1905.

He moved to Carroll, Iowa, 36 years ago and has been a resident of Plymouth and Woodbury counties for the past 21 years.

He was again married on November 20, 1909. This union was with Mrs. Matilda Brent who, with one son, three daughters, two step sons, two step daughters, and two grandchildren remain to morn his departure.

He enjoyed an extensive acquaintance and has been a faithful member of the church of the Brethren since 1907.

He served his country during the Civil War and was on the guard when Lincoln lay dead.

Services Thursday at 11 o’clock at the Brethren church conducted by Elder H. H. Wingert assisted by Chas. W. Eisenbise. Interment in Brethren’s cemetery.
The Kingsley News-Times

Illinois: Roster of Officers and Enlisted Men
Civil War Veteran - Thomas J Yeaman
Enlistment Date: 3 Sep 1864
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Illinois
Survived the War: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company E, Illinois 146th Infantry Regiment on 04 Sep 1864.
Mustered out on 08 Jul 1865.

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Mary A Taylor 1816–

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