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Lewis PELTON

Male 1835 -


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  • Name Lewis PELTON 
    Born 2 May 1835  MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1870 
    • Jackson, Jackson, MI
    Census 1880 
    • Jackson, Jackson, MI
    EMPL: Employment 1880 
    • Works at Flour Mill
    Reference Number 1818 
    _UID 4F93212C481F40358BA417A6D6478559F2D5 
    Person ID I1816  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 

    Father Henry M. PELTON,   b. 14 Oct 1805, Portland, Middlesex, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1836, Sandstone, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Mother Caroline CRITTENDEN,   b. Abt 1805, Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 22 Nov 1827  Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference Number:13386
    Family ID F421  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Julia B. HARRINGTON,   b. Abt 1835, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 5 Mar 1855 
    • Reference Number:27866
    Children 
     1. Carrie L. PELTON,   b. Abt 1857, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F949  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • In 1861 he enlisted in Co. E, 8th Regiment, Michigan
      Volunteers Infantry, and was assigned to the 2d
      Brigade, 1st Division of the 9th Corps, under Gen.
      W. T. Sherman, Gen. Stevens Brigade Commander.
      Landed in South Carolina November 8, 1861; remained
      there until the summer of 1862, when in
      storming a breastwork on James Island, S.C., June
      16, he was severely wounded in the wrist. After
      lying a week in the brigade hospital he was sent to
      the city hospital in New York city, where he stayed
      four months, and was then honorably discharged for
      physical disability, October 20, 1862.