Saturday, April 12, 2014
William Henry Ely
William H. Ely Birth: Jul. 26, 1838 Death: Mar. 12, 1903 Biographical Record and Portrait Album of Webster and Hamiltion Counties,Iowa The Lewis Publishing Company, 113 Adams Street, Chicago 1888 William Ely, proprietor of Ely's livery stable, on Second street, near the Willson House, is a native of Wayne County, New York, where he lived until he was sixteen years of age, when he went to Stark County, Illinois. In 1862 he enlisted in Company F, One Hundred and Twelfth Illinois Infantry, and served three years. He participated in the battles at Kirksville, Buzzard's Roost, Resaca, Kenesaw Mountain, siege of Atlanta, Snake Creek Gap, Columbia, Franklin, Fort Fisher, Nashville, and Kingston. He was wounded twice, once by a minnie ball, and once receiving a saber wound in his wrist. After his discharge he returned to Illinois, and in 1865 came to Iowa and engaged in farming until 1875, when embarked in the livery business in Webster City. He keeps a full line of carriage and road horses, and vehicles of all kinds, and his genial manners, and liberal, honorable dealing, have won the respect of his customers. In politics Mr. Ely is a Republican. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity. U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 Name: William H. Ely Side: Union Regiment State/Origin: Illinois Regiment Name: 112 Illinois Infantry. Regiment Name Expanded: 112th Regiment, Illinois Infantry Company: F Rank In: Private Rank In Expanded: Private Rank Out: Sergeant Rank Out Expanded: Sergeant Film Number: M539 roll 26 American Civil War Soldiers Name: William Ely Residence: West Jersey, Illinois Enlistment Date: 15 Aug 1862 Side Served: Union State Served: Illinois Service Record: Promoted to Full Sergeant. Enlisted as a Private on 15 August 1862. Enlisted in Company F, 112th Infantry Regiment Illinois on 20 Sep 1862. Mustered Out Company F, 112th Infantry Regiment Illinois on 20 Jun 1865 at Greensboro, NC. United States, National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938 Name: William H Ely State: Illinois County: Vermillion City: Danville Branch: Danville Branch Military History Time and Place of Each Enlistment: Aug 15, 1862, Toulon, IL Rank: Pvt Company and Regiement: F; 112 Ill Inf. Time and Place of Discharge: June 20, 1865, Chicago, Ill Cause of Discharge: Close of War Kind and Decree of Disability: G.S.W.C legs; Saber H. Forearm When and Where Contracted: Winter 1862, Lexington, Ky Domestic History Where Born: New York Age: 61 Height: 5 9 Complexion: Dk Color of Eyes: Gray Color of Hair: Gray Read and Write: Yes Religion: Prot. Occupation: Agent Residence Subsequent to Discharge: Union Ciyt, Ind. Married or Single: Married Name and Address of Nearest Relative: Almira Ely (wife); Union City, Ind. Home HIstory Rate of Pension: $6.00 Inc. $8.00 Date of Admission and Re-admision: Adm D.B. Jany 26, 1900 Date of Death: A.W.L. April 12, 1903; Union City, Ind. Cause of Death: unknown Burial: Union City Cemetery Union City Randolph County Indiana, USA Created by: David Kennedy Record added: Feb 22, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 85387 William H. Ely Added by: David Kennedy
Our Family Homes--Then and Now
Our Homes, some were lived in for generation, some for just a short time.
Villages, Towns and Cities of my family.
Some of the homes and places my family and extended family have lived.
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