Age: 27, credited to Rockingham, VTVITALS
Birth: 08/03/1834, Coventry, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Died in Redondo Beach, CA
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Musicians of the Fourth Vermont Infantry Regimental Band
Child, Myron - Musician. (b. Coventry, Vt., 3 Aug., 1834, son of Joel & Electa (Colling) Child). He enlisted at the age of 27 years from Rockingham, Vermont, 3 Sept., 1861. He was mustered in at Brattleboro, 21 Sept., 1861. He mustered out with the rest of the band, 9 Aug., 1862. He married 14 Sept., 1861, Sophia A. Spaulding When the 1870 census was taken, Myron and his wife Sophia were residents of Springfield, Massachusetts. Myron was 35 years old and employed as a wood turner. He owned his own home valued at $3,500 and had additional personal property valued at $500. In 1880, the family had moved to Topeka (Shawnee County) Kansas, where Myron worked as a machinist. In 1900, Myron (age 65) had a second wife named Eliza (b. England), were still living in Topeka on East 6th Street. (Children: Frank E., b. Vt. 4 May, 1866); Benetta M. (b. Mass. 10 May, 1877); John M. (b. Oct., 1879); and Dorothy "Dott" E. (b. May, 1882).
(researched by Linda M. Welch, March, 2008)