Conant, Henry A.
Age: 0, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): 1st OH INF
Service: Co. I, 1st OH INF
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Birth: Abt 1818, Vermont
Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery, Enterprise, KS
Marker/Plot: Block A Conant Lot 34
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 88150907
Alias?: None Noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: KS
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Mount Hope Cemetery, Enterprise, KS
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Henry A. Conant was born in Burlington, Vermont, Sept. 12, 1817, and died in Soldiers Home near Leavenworth, July 13, 1907, aged 89 years, ten months old. The remains were sent home and buried near Enterprise.
Mr. Conant enlisted in the Mexican War in May, 1846, from Ohio, in Company F. First Regiment and served as Sergeant.
September 20, 1849 he was united in marriage with Matilda Hecker at Hamilton, Ohio. Five children were born to them, three of whom survive him. They are Frank. Ed, and Alice, all living near Enterprise.
In 1856 they moved to Illinois, and in 1869 came to Kansas, where they have since lived.
Source: Abilene Weekly Reflector, July 25, 1907
Courtesy of Deanna French