COLWELL, Thomas
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UNKNOWN, Elizabeth
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COLWELL, Thomas
(Abt 1773-1857)
OGDEN, Sarah "Sallie"
(Abt 1779-1857)
COLWELL, Thomas
(Abt 1832-1863)

 

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Spouses/Children:
GRAVES, Joicey Elizabeth

COLWELL, Thomas

  • Born: Abt 1832, Ohio
  • Marriage: GRAVES, Joicey Elizabeth on 22 Jul 1852 in Stark co., Illinois 1 2
  • Died: 9 Jan 1863, Brigade Hospital, Lexington, Fayette co., Kentucky about age 31 2
  • Buried: Lexington, Fayette co., Kentucky 2
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bullet  General Notes:

other information says he married Mary Rosetta Littig on May 29, 1862 in Comanche, Clinton co., Iowa, and had one child: Thomas Napolean Colwell, b. May 19, 1863 in Scott co., Iowa.  Different Thomas Colwell?

bullet  Burial Notes:

Solomon Dixon, captured at Park's Ferry, E. Tenn., November 16, 1863; died in rebel prison at Richmond, Va., March 1, 1864.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Vote: Name appears in Polling Book, 3 Nov 1857, Essex twp., Stark co., Illinois. 3

Military-beginning, Abt 1862. 4 Co. E, 112th Illinois Inf., Private


Thomas Colwell (Union)

Enlistment:
- Residing in Essex, IL at time of enlistment
- Enlisted on Aug 12 1862 as Private

Mustering information:
- Enlisted into E Company, 112th Infantry (Illinois) on Sep 20 1862
- Died while serving in 112th Infantry (Illinois) on Jan 9 1863 at Lexington, KY

Sources for the above information:
- Illinois: Roster of Officers and Enlisted Men, (1900)


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Thomas married Joicey Elizabeth GRAVES, daughter of John GRAVES and Joyce Elizabeth FREEMAN, on 22 Jul 1852 in Stark co., Illinois.1 2 (Joicey Elizabeth GRAVES was born on 22 Feb 1834 in Ross co., Ohio,5 6 7 8 9 died on 9 Apr 1916 in Albion, Marshall co., Iowa 10 11 and was buried on 11 Apr 1916 in Toulon Cemetery, Toulon twp., Stark co., Illinois 12 13 14.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

Alt. Marriage: Alt. Marriage, 22 Jul 1851, Stark co., Illinois. 10


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Sources


1 Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763-1900, Colwell, Thomas Jr. & Graves, Joicy E., Stark county, July 22, 1852, Vol. 1, pg. 50.

2 M. A. Leeson, History of Stark County, Illinois (Chicago: M. A. Leeson & Company).

3 Unidentified Stark co. (Illinois) Newspaper, undated article.

4 Civil War Service Records.

5 1850 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co.

6 1860 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co.

7 1880 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co.

8 1900 Federal Census, Illinois, Stark co.

9 Obituary of Joicey Graves Alderman.

10 Obituary of Joicey Graves Alderman.

11 Stark County Genealogical Society, Stark County Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 14, No. 3 (The Stark County News, Toulon, Illinois. Wednesday, Sept. 13, 1916, p. 2, col. 1-4.)

12 Obituary of Joicey Graves Alderman.

13 Stark County Genealogical Society, Stark County Genealogy Society Quarterly, 11 Apr 1916, Vol. 11, Number 1, Sept. 2002 issue of the Quarterly, p. 6.

14 Headstone-Michael and Joicey Graves Alderman.


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