Augustus Luke Holbrook


Augustus Luke Holbrook

Isle la Motte, Grand Isle County, Vermont, USA
Death 17 Jan 1911 (aged 75–76)
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Papillion, Sarpy County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 58241870 View Source
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Augustus Holbrook was born in Vermont. Records vary on year of birth (1833-1835). He was the son of Nathaniel Holbrook and Cynthia Hill.

Augustus was a veteran of the Civil War. He was a resident of La Motte, County, Vermont when he enlisted as a Musician on 12 Sep 1861 in Co C 5th Vermont Infantry. He received a disability discharge on 9 Aug 1862.

He was a resident of Poughkeepsie, NY, when he re-enlisted as a Private on 5 Jan 1864 at the age of 29 years. He mustered into Co H 14th New York Heavy Artillery on 5 Jan 1864 and mustered out on 26 Aug 1865 at Washington, D.C.

Augustus married Roxanna P Hall in 1854 in Grand Isle County, Vermont. They had 10 children, 4 of which died at a young age. The family was living in North Bend, Dodge County, Nebraska by 1870.

Roxanna died in Nebraska in 1892 at the age of 55 years. Augustus married Mary D Kreger, a native of Germany, in 1893 in Papillion, Sarpy County, Nebraska. They lived in Omaha and Lincoln NE.

Augustus died on 17 Jan 1911 (per pension records) at the age of 77 years. He is buried next to his first wife.

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Cemetery records and location of wife Roxana Hall Holbrook's headstone and GAR marker used to determine identity of Augustus Holbrook's headstone.


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