Pvt Francis C. Ludey

Pvt Francis C. Ludey

Birth
New Jersey, USA
Death Jan 1918 (aged 72)
New Jersey, USA
Burial Hillside, Union County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Lot 18 Section H
Memorial ID 37660116 · View Source
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Civil War Union Army Soldier. He was enrolled in the 14th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry on August 16, 1862, and was mustered in as a Private in Company C on August 26, 1862. He served through the end of the war, and was honorably mustered out on June 18, 1865.

On May 25, 1906 he filed for a United States Army Pension (Application #1349047, Certificate #1130193). His wife, Emma J. Ludey (maiden name Trewin), filed for a United States Army Widow's Pension (Application #1115022, Certificate #856394).

Francis and Emma Ludey married on 15 February 1871. They had six children of whom only two were still living by the time of the 1900 Census, Mary Emma Ludey Crane and Louisa Beryl Ludey Bonney. According to the marriage certificate, Francis' parents' names were Jacob and Eliza. They were both born in German-speaking area of Switzerland.

Francis was very active in the Methodist Episcopal Church of Bayonne, NJ. The 1880 Census states his occupation was "Gas Fitter." The 1910 Census refers to him as a "Mechanic".

Francis lies buried in Evergreen Cemetery under a government marker (for Civil War service) and a family marker. He was buried on January 19, 1918.

Another daughter, whose grave is still yet to be found: Louise Beryl Ludey who married George Bonney


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  • Maintained by: gbk
  • Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
  • Added: 29 May 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 37660116
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Francis C. Ludey (May 1845–Jan 1918), Find a Grave Memorial no. 37660116, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Hillside, Union County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by gbk (contributor 47159184) .