John Decoster

John Decoster

Birth
Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine, USA
Death 4 Jul 1862 (aged 23)
Virginia, USA
Burial Hampton, Hampton City, Virginia, USA
Plot Section F, Site 4778
Memorial ID 3080238 · View Source
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John was the second son and second child of Albert and Sibbyl (Howard) Decoster.

He married Martha Taylor on August 15, 1860 in Stoughton, Massachusetts. This was one month after his father Albert died. John and Martha had one daughter, Martha Marie DeCoster.

John enlisted in Company K, 11th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts from Stoughton, Massachusetts on 13 June 1861. He died on a medical transport ship on the James River from disease.



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  • Maintained by: Genealogy Lady
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 3080238
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Decoster (31 Oct 1838–4 Jul 1862), Find a Grave Memorial no. 3080238, citing Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, Hampton City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Genealogy Lady (contributor 47137469) .