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Ellsworth, John Wayne

Age: 22, credited to Newport, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF, 2nd US CAV
Service: enl 6/1/61, m/i 7/16/61, PVT, Co. B, 3rd VT INF, enlisted in 2nd US CAV, m/o 11/11/62

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Birth: abt 1839, Wentworth, NH
Death: 05/06/1910

Burial: Hazelwood Cemetery, Grinnell, IA
Marker/Plot: West Addition, Lot not known
Gravestone researcher/photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 79488219
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Adelaide, 5/11/1910, IA
Portrait?: VHS off-site, MHI off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)


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Hazelwood Cemetery, Grinnell, IA
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(Gibson Collection)


John W. Ellsworth died last night at the age of 72. He Had a slight stroke of paralysis some weeks ago and has been confined to his bed since that date.

He was born in Wentworth, Grafton County, New Hampshire, from which county went thirty-three Ellsworth's to the Civil War. John Ellsworth served four in Co. B. Thirty-Third (sic) Vermont. He was discharged in Brattleboro in 1865, and came to Grinnell in the spring of 1866, where he has lived ever since.

He was a member of the Odd Fellows, and of Gordon Granger Post G. A. R. . The funeral will take place tomorrow at 3 0'clock from the home on East Street, conducted by Prof. L. E. Parker, with interment under the auspices of the Odd Fellows. He leaves a wife and many friends.
Evening Times Republican, May 5, 1910

Courtesy of Deanna French