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Harry Lee PELTON

Male 1894 - 1974  (80 years)


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  • Name Harry Lee PELTON 
    Born 16 Jan 1894  Saint Cloud, Stearns, MN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 9257 
    _UID 7F176792075143D7A9AEC12859A7487C050E 
    Died 4 Jun 1974  Clarkston, Asotin, WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9253  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 

    Father Oscar PELTON,   b. 14 Jul 1844, Stark, Somerset, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1930  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Barbara Elizabeth BATES,   b. 6 Nov 1850, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Portland, Multnomah, OR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 5 Aug 1867  Stearnes Town, La Crosse, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference Number:92815
    Family ID F2731  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susie Marie HALVERSON,   b. 12 Mar 1902, Moscow, Latah, ID Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1985, WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1922  Walla Walla, Walla Walla, WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference Number:123083
    Children 
     1. Navella Elizabeth PELTON
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F3621  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Jan 1894 - Saint Cloud, Stearns, MN Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Mar 1922 - Walla Walla, Walla Walla, WA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Jun 1974 - Clarkston, Asotin, WA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
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      Harry worked on the Steamer Lewiston and Steamer Spokane, he was also a Fa rmer and worked as a gas maker and foreman for 18 years for the North We st Gas Co. Then he worked for the USPS for 18 years until he retired in 1 959.
      Harry served in the military 1917-1919. He was at Mare Island, CA in dete ntion fro two weeks. he was sent overseas on the USS Transport G.N. in 19 17. He went to Panama and was transferred to the USS Cincinnati. Two wee ks later went to a coal ship then to Bahea, Brazil for transfer onto the U SS Glacier, a supply boat going to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Then he was tra nsferred to the USS Pittsburgh, flag ship of the Southern Fleet. On patr ol duty out of Rio de Janeiro for a year in the Southern Atlantic, he w as a fireman. He came back from Rio at the end of the year going by w ay of the West Indies to a coal ship to Saint Thomas and from there to N ew York. He was in the New York Navy yards at Portsmouth, NH while repai rs were made to the ship. Started for Flume, Austria by way of Gibraltar t hrough the Mediterranean through the Straits of Mesenna into the Adriat ic Sea to Flume, Austria. He was there for several months patrolling. Th en went to Spalato, Austria where he was transferred on to the USS Olympi a, Admiral Dewey's flag ship used in the sinking of the Spanish fleet in M anila Bay, going around the south coast of Sicily, to Malta going into t he navy yards for repairs on the Olympia. After a week he went to Gibralt ar on a coaling ship and then to Charleston, SC where he was paid off on D ec. 22, 1919 and sent home by rail and was honorably discharged with the r ating of 1st class Fireman.