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Capt Benjamin O. Barrows

Capt Benjamin O. Barrows

Warren, Knox County, Maine, USA
Death 27 Apr 1893 (aged 66)
Auburn, Placer County, California, USA
Burial Auburn, Placer County, California, USA
Plot 256
Memorial ID 41463375 · View Source
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Passed away at the Placer County General Hospital - was admitted on the 23rd of April 1893.
Ulcer of Stomach
Age: 65
Resident of Ophir, CA

Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, 1879-1903
about Benjamin O Barrows
Name: Benjamin O Barrows
State of Cemetery: California
Date of Death: 23 Apr 1893
Cemetery at or near Auburn, California

U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
Name: Benjamin O. Barrows
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Maine
Regiment Name: 1 Batt'n. Maine Infantry
Regiment Name Expanded: 1st Battalion, Maine Infantry
Company: B
Rank In: Captain
Rank In Expanded: Captain
Rank Out: Captain
Rank Out Expanded: Captain
Film Number: M543 roll 1

1st Battalion, Maine Infantry

Organized at Augusta and Portland February and March, 1865, from 21st, 24th, 25th and 26th Unassigned Companies of Infantry. Ordered to Summit Point, Va. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Dwight's Division, Army of the Shenandoah to May, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Dwight's Division, Dept. of , to June, 1865. Dwight's Division, Dept. of the South, to July, 1865. 4th Sub-District, District of South Carolina, Dept. of the South, to August, 1865. 3rd Sub-District, Dept. of the South, to April, 1866.

SERVICE.-Moved from the Shenandoah Valley to Washington, D. C., May 1, 1865, and duty there till June 1. Moved to Savannah, Ga., June 1, thence to Georgetown, S. C., June 15. To Florence, S. C., July 6-9. Duty in Eastern South Carolina till August 19. At Charleston till August 29, and in 3rd Sub-District, Western South Carolina, till April, 1866. Mustered out April 5, 1866.

Lost by disease during service 40.

Benjamin O Barrows & Irene T Watts Barrows, m 28 Dec 1845

Spouse & Children
Irene T. Watts
1827 – 1900? no supporting documentation.
Francis Barrows
1848 –
Maria A. Barrows (Marsha)
1849 –
Nancy W. Barrows
1855 –
Ann Barrows
1856 –
Frank Barrows
1868 –

1870 - Home in 1870: Warren, Knox, Maine
Household Members: Name Age
Benjamin Barrows 42
Irene Barrows 41
Frank E Barrows 2
Ann Barrows 14

1880 show Irene living with daughter Nancy Lincoln in Brooklyn, Kings, NY.

1880 United States Federal Census
Name: Irene Barrows
Age: 54
Birth Year: abt 1826
Birthplace: Maine
Home in 1880: Brooklyn, Kings, New York
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Mother-in-law
Marital Status: Widowed
Household Members: Name Age
George H. Lincoln 29
Nancy Lincoln 25
Elmer Lincoln 3
Harold Lincoln 10m
Irene Barrows 54

1850 they are living with his In-Laws
1850 United States Federal Census
Home in 1850: Warren, Lincoln, Maine
Household Members: Name Age
Samuel Watts 72 Maine 15 Oct 1777 - after 1860
Nancy Watts 62 Maine 1787 - after 1870
Benjamin Barrows 23
Irene Barrows 22
Frank G Barrows 2
Marsha A Barrows 0

Family Data Collection - Individual Records
Name: Samuel Watts
Parents: John Watts, Elizabeth Mcneil
Birth Place: Knox, Warren, ME
Birth Date: 15 Oct 1777

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  • Created by: Glenda Ragan
  • Added: 1 Sep 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41463375
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Benjamin O. Barrows (21 Apr 1827–27 Apr 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41463375, citing Old Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Placer County, California, USA ; Maintained by Glenda Ragan (contributor 47164677) .