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 Harry Caleb Churchill

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Harry Caleb Churchill

  • Birth 25 May 1888 Mankato, Jewell County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 15 Oct 1918 Camp Dodge, Polk County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial North Platte, Lincoln County, Nebraska, USA
  • Plot Lot AD128 Space 4
  • Memorial ID 20012480


Harry was the 9th born child of Edwin Ruthvern and Clara Waterman Record. His siblings are: William Thaddus (deceased as a child) Thursa Pearl Fairchild, Altha Sybil Tatom, Carlotta Henrietta (Lotty) Hollingshead, Norah May (deceased as a child) Grace Claudeous Pickrell, Mary Ann Jeffers, Charles Edwin, and John Record.


Harry served four years in the U.S. Navy from Feb 1909 - May 1913. He married Viola Lavina Smith October 26, 1913.
They had three children, Juanita December 30, 1914; Jeannette August 03, 1917; Harry Curwood March 27, 1919. His son, Harry Curwood, was born after he was deceased.

With the start of the U. S. involvement in World War I, Harry signed up for the Army and left for Camp Dodge, Iowa for training. He contacted the Spanish Influenza (the great flu pandemic of 1918) while at Camp Dodge and later died of pneumonia.

His body was shipped back to Nebraska and he was buried at North Platte.



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  • Created by: Flaghead
  • Added: 21 Jun 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20012480
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harry Caleb Churchill (25 May 1888–15 Oct 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20012480, citing North Platte Cemetery, North Platte, Lincoln County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Flaghead (contributor 46787212) .