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 Winslow B. Emmons

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Winslow B. Emmons

  • Birth 1827 New York, USA
  • Death 20 Jun 1911 Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Avoca, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 84386210

(Supplement to "The Journal-Herald" newspaper of Avoca, Iowa dated June 19, 1911 on p. 6)

"A Mr. Emmons, an old gentleman 90 years of age died at Milwaukee, Wisconsin, last week, and his body was brought to Avoca for burial by the side of that of his wife. Mr. Emmons formerly lived in this vicinity."


Winslow B. Emmons served in the Civil War in Company G, 8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry as a private. Earlier he had also served in the Mexican War.

(Newspaper article in "The Walnut Bureau" of Walnut, Iowa dated December 6, 1883)

A. VETERAN.--W. B. Emmons left Thursday for Washington, D.C., to be present at the re-union of the Mexican soldiers, of which notice is made elsewhere. Mr. E. carried a musket through the war with Mexico, and when the late war broke out he again went unhesitatingly forward, and for three years fought for country and home. During his entire experience in those wars he escaped without a wound.


On the 1910 U.S. Census he was listed in Hennepin County, Minnesota at the Minnesota State Soldiers Home in Minneapolis. A Minnesota death index indicates he died in Hennepin County in Minnesota on June 20, 1911. The newspaper death notice indicates he died at Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


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Winslow B. EMMONS
Mexican War Co. H, US Art'y
Civil War Co. G, 8 Minn. Inf.
1827 - 1911


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  • Created by: Barbara Butcher
  • Added: 2 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84386210
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Winslow B. Emmons (1827–20 Jun 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84386210, citing Graceland Cemetery, Avoca, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Barbara Butcher (contributor 46938122) .