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 John Annis

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John Annis

  • Birth 1835 Denmark
  • Death 1868 Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
  • Burial South Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
  • Plot Section D, Lot 5
  • Memorial ID 52982133

John Annis was born in 1835 at Elsmire, Denmark. He enlisted on December 20, 1861 at Houlton, ME and was mustered into government service on January 1, 1862. He was described as 5' 7", blue eyes, fair hair, single, and a laborer residing at Houlton. John was "slightly wounded" at the Battle of Gettysburg, and promoted to Corporal in December 1864. He was mustered out of the 6th Light Artillery Regiment Maine on 17 Jun 1865 at Augusta, ME.

He died as a result of drowning at Portland, ME in 1868 and is buried at Forest City Cemetery, Section D, Lot 5, Portland, ME, a "soldiers lot".


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  • Created by: Annis Family Association
  • Added: 29 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52982133
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Annis (1835–1868), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52982133, citing Forest City Cemetery, South Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Annis Family Association (contributor 47125484) .