W. F. Esty (b. 1833)
Posted By: Linnie Howell (email)
Date: 6/3/2005 at 22:13:02
ESTY, W. F., farmer, Sec. 15; P. O. Randalia; born in Addison Co., Vt., in 1833; came to Allamakee Co., Iowa, in 1853; owns ninety acres of land valued at $2,000. He enlisted in the 3d I. V. I., Co. D, in the Spring of 1861, for three years, which time he served; then he re-enlisted and was honorably discharged in 1865; he participated in the battles of Shiloh, Corinth, Jackson, siege of Vicksburg, Atlanta and many other engagements; was with Sherman on his "march to the sea," and returned to Allamakee Co., from whence he moved to to Dane Co., Wis., in 1867, and to this county in 1869. Married Mary M. Devine Jan. 1, 1867; she was born in Erie Co., Penn., in 1844; they had one son - Henry, born Oct. 18, 1872. He is a Republican and a Methodist.
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