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Sgt Squire Dille

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Sgt Squire Dille

  • Birth 18 Dec 1827 Monroe County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 2 Mar 1902
  • Burial Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 33591567

Son of Joseph Dille (1790-1874) and Elizabeth Golden Thompson (1792-1861); farmer; married Miss Margaret Creath (1825-1907) in 1849; children: Mary Jennie (b. @1851), Clara O. (b. Dec. 18, 1854) and Jane; served as a SGT in Co. A, 57TH IND INF; drafted into Co. A 38TH IND INF on Sept. 26, 1864; mustered out in June 1865

The following information (obituary notice) was provided by Find A Grave member "BAH":

New Castle Tribune March 7, 1902

"Squire Dille, one of the prominent men of Wayne Township, died Sunday night at his home north of Knightstown from obstruction of the bowels after an illness of but four days.
Mr. Dille was born in Monroe county, Ohio, December 18, 1827. When he was but a few months old his parents moved to this county and settled near Montgomery Creek and he spent most of his life near the original home, although he lived at Fortville a few years.
In the fall of 1861 he enlisted in the 57th Indiana, but was discharged for disability in the following June. In September, 1864, he was drafted and served in the 38th Indiana until the close of the war. He was appointed trustee of Wayne Township to fill the vacancy caused by the death of E. G, Mostler."


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  • Created by: Traie Shelhart
  • Added: 6 Feb 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33591567
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Squire Dille (18 Dec 1827–2 Mar 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33591567, citing Glen Cove Cemetery, Knightstown, Henry County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Traie Shelhart (contributor 47087352) .