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Willcox, Ransom Robinson


Posted By: Linda Linn (email)
Date: 7/11/2010 at 22:12:12

Old Soldiers who lived in O'Brien County, Iowa

Biography: Willcox, Ransom R. Born June 25, 1816, [Editor Note: Census from 1860, 1880, 1900 and burial records indicate he was born about 1830] Sherbrooke, Canada; a son of Joseph and Sapha Willcox. Married Lottie C., his wife, December 28, 1865; children: Emma, Mina, Joseph, Err, Otto, William, Kittie, Henry, Edward, Sarah, Guthrie and Charles.
Enlisted at Durand, Ill., September 8, 1861, in Company C, Fiftyfifth Illinois Infantry; suffered from rheumatism incurred in service; discharged October 31, 1864, at Chicago. Settled in O'Brien County in 1897 at Sanborn. Died May 31, 1908, and buried at Milford, Iowa. Member M. E. Church and Kenyon Post, G. A. R., at Sanborn.
Source: Old Soldiers of O'Brien County, Iowa"


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