Sgt Joshua R Essex

Sgt Joshua R Essex

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Death 7 Jun 1915 (aged 82)
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Hebron, Porter County, Indiana, USA
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Joshua was born in Indiana, the son of Jesse and Mary Essex. His family can be found living in Perrysville, Vermillion County, Indiana in 1850. Sometime before 1857, he removed to Boone Township in Porter County, Indiana where he married Rhoda Thatcher on January 1, 1857. He thereupon married Octavia June Smith on February 20, 1860, also in Porter County. After the death of Octavia, he married Sarah Marsh on May 4, 1862, in Porter County. No children living to adulthood have been found from his marriages. He had the occupations of both carpenter and farmer.

Joshua enlisted as a private in Company I, 5th Calvary on August 7, 1862. He mustered out as a full quartermaster sergeant on June 15, 1865.


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Gravesite Details ancestry.com: Indiana Marriage Collection, Civil War Records, U.S. Census- 1850 Perrysville, Vermillion, IN., 1870 & 1900 Boone, Porter, IN. Porter County Genweb: Death Index

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  • Created by: Tina
  • Added: 14 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86779772
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Joshua R Essex (22 Jul 1832–7 Jun 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86779772, citing Hebron Cemetery, Hebron, Porter County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Tina (contributor 47009128) .