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Emery, Ira C. 1839-1922

EMERY, BUNCE, GOIN

Posted By: linda Ziemann (email)
Date: 6/16/2010 at 20:03:09

LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
September 26, 1922

DEATH OF EARLY DAY CITIZEN
Ira C. Emery, Civil War Veteran, Dies at Humansville, Missouri

Hawarden Independent: Ira C. Emery, one of the early day residents of Calliope and Hawarden, died on Monday morning, September 11th, at his home at Humansville, Mo. He was engaged in the work of training horses much of the time while he lived here. He left here some thirty years ago, first going to LeMars and in 1895 moved to Humansville, Mo.

Ira C. Emery was born in Franklin County, Maine, June 28, 1839, so had attained the age of 83 years, 2 months and 13 days. He enlisted in the United States Army at the first call for troops in 1861 in the 90-day service. At the expiration of that period he again enlisted for three years or for the duration of the war, in Co. D., 40th Massachusetts Infantry and was honorably discharged at Washington D.C. in July, 1865. He served under Gen. Meade and was in the three daysí battle at Gettysburg, being wounded on the last day of the battle. He was united in marriage with Miss Lavina Bunce April 5, 1891, but her death occurred on August 26, 1915. On May 11, 1918, he married Mrs. I. N. Goin Sr., a former resident of Ireton and Hawarden, who is left to mourn his loss.


 

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