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 Hiram Kilbourn

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Hiram Kilbourn

  • Birth 21 Oct 1827 Chautauqua County, New York, USA
  • Death 31 May 1909 Pittsburg, Crawford County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Pittsburg, Crawford County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 63645440

source: Transcribed from A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans, written and compiled by William E. Connelley, Secretary of the Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka. Chicago: Lewis Publishing Company, copyright 1918

"… Hiram Kilbourn married for his first wife Miss [Lydia] Carr, and her children were: Robert, who is a wagon maker at Carthage, Missouri; Mary, who died in Washington Township of Crawford County, Kansas, in 1870. For his second wife Hiram Kilbourn married Hulda Shirley, who was born near Rockford, Illinois, November 15, 1848, grew up there on a farm, and is now living at Pittsburg, Kansas. She is an active member of the Methodist Church and belongs to the Woman's Relief Corps. Her children are: Minnie L., who died at Jamestown, New York, in 1893, the wife of Angus McKenzie, who is still living at Jamestown; Mrs. Henry R. Ransom…"

source: The Civil War Years - Robert Keith, 2011

"Hiram Kilbourn, a carpenter, was born, 10/21/1827, in Chautauqua County, NY, and moved with his wife and son to Black Hawk County, IA, about 1856. He enlisted as a private with the 9th Iowa Infantry, 7/28/1861 and served until 9/23/1864. The 9th saw action in Arkansas at Pea Ridge and Fort Hindman, in Mississippi at Jackson and Vicksburg, and in Tennessee at Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain. On 11/27/1863, Hiram was wounded in the foot at Ringgold Gap, GA. Hiram continued to see action in Georgia at Resaca, Kennesaw Mountain, the siege of Atlanta, Jonesboro, and Lovejoy Station."


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  • Created by: Bob Keith
  • Added: 2 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63645440
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hiram Kilbourn (21 Oct 1827–31 May 1909), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63645440, citing Mount Olive Cemetery, Pittsburg, Crawford County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Bob Keith (contributor 47378024) .