Madison County, Iowa



Data added by transcriber in blue font

Veteran's Name: Williams, William

Father: Benjamin Williams
Residence:  Father's nativity: 
Occupation: Methodist Minister Mother: Jane
Date of birth: 25 Jun 1842 Mother's nativity: 
Place of birth: Van Buren County, Iowa Wife: Sarah Jane Core
Date of death: 05 Jun 1919 2nd wife: 
Place of death: St. Charles, Madison, Iowa 3rd wife: 
Place of burial: St. Charles Cemetery  
Cause of death: 


  Mrs. _____ Amos

  Leon G

  G C

  Elias E

  Earl R

War record
  Rank: Corporal Company: H Regiment: 40th
  State: Iowa Organization: Infantry
  Enlistment date: 13 Aug 1862 as 3rd Corporal, mustered in 20 Oct 1862
  Enlistment age: 20 Residence: Red Rokc
  Mustered out: 02 Aug 1865 at Fort Gibson, Cherokee Nation
  Service Record: Taken prisoner 30 Apr 1864, Jenkins' Ferry, Arkansas. Promoted 2nd Corporal 23 May 1864. Exchanged and returned to Company 16 May 1865
GAR membership
  Post name: John Miller Date joined: 1913
  Post No.: 158 Age at joining: 71
  Place: St. Charles Transfers: 
Sources: Winterset News 11 Jun 1919; Knoxville Journal 19 Jun 1919; Roster Iowa Soldiers; Post 158 Desc Book: age 71 when joined in 1913, Minister; Ex-Soldiers Living Iowa 1886: W. W. res - ****las
Notes: Think he is same as listed William Williamson of Post 43, Redfield - no record shown in Post 43.


Transcribed by Kent G. Transier 07 Jan 2006.