Stansbury J Collison


Stansbury J Collison

Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Death 9 May 1912 (aged 84)
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot Section 16, Lot 59
Memorial ID 7513039 View Source

Stansbury was born the 1st child and 1st son of Twiford and Margaret (_____) Collison.

He married Mary Ann Hitch on January 4, 1850.

Father of William H., Sarah Ann, George S., Twiford, Thomas E., Mary Emma, Margaret and John Clark Collison.

Stansbury served in the Union Army during the Civil War.

He was a member of the "1st Battalion Delaware Cavalry Vol., Company C" from January 20, 1863 to June 30, 1865.

He was injured in March, 1864 when a horse fell on his leg at Port Tobacco, MD.

He was promoted to Corporal on April 5, 1864. In October, 1864 he "contracted a severe cold producing discharge of a serious character from right ear resulting in deafness" while serving in Westminster.

Stansbury (189) received a pension for this of $25.00 a month.

They lived at 707 North Jackson Street, Wilmington, De.


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