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 Lewis Everett Canfield

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Lewis Everett Canfield

  • Birth 19 Sep 1863 Dearborn County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 24 Jul 1950 Retsil, Kitsap County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Retsil, Kitsap County, Washington, USA
  • Plot Section 42, Lot 13
  • Memorial ID 35998537

***children not linked***
William E - 1888-1909
Maude Wells - 1890-1959
Bessie Maybell Cox - 1893-1978
Christina L McAllister Ashing Amsler - 1896-1970
Lori - bca 1899
Myron W - 1904-1964
Clyde Livingston - 1907-1940
Mary E - bca 1910

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SPANISH AMERICAN WAR VETERAN

Lew Canfield was born September 19, 1863 in Dearborn County, Indiana to Myron H. and Mary Livingston Canfield. He married Zona on November 16, 1887 at Little Rock, Arkansas. They were the parents of seven children still living in 1939: W. E. Canfield of Hot Springs, Arkansas; Maude Wells, Myron Canfield, Clyde Canfield, and Mary Wilson of Aberdeen, Washington; Cristena Smith of San Pedro, California; and Bessie Cox of Napa, California.
MILITARY RECORD;
Private
Enlisted May 5, 1898 at Little Rock, Arkansas.
Served in Company "E", 2nd Arkansas Infantry
Disability Discharge on November 25, 1898 at Anniston, Alabama.

He was awarded a pension of $60 per month in April 1926. At the age of 75 years, March 18, 1939, he was admitted to Washington Veterans Home. Mr. Canfield indicated that he had lived at the Leavenworth National Home in Kansas in 1930. Records there indicate that Mr. Canfield was admitted in 1926 at the age of 62.

Lew Canfield died at 10:15 a.m. on July 24, 1950 at the Veterans Home Hospital of Arteriosclerosis


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  • Maintained by: dhintx
  • Originally Created by: Margie von M
  • Added: 18 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35998537
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lewis Everett Canfield (19 Sep 1863–24 Jul 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35998537, citing Washington Veterans Home Cemetery, Retsil, Kitsap County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by dhintx (contributor 47160808) .