Saturday, July 14, 2012

First Connecticut Cavalry & 6th., Infantry.

I picked these names because of their interesting jobs.  Thispage was to be on the First Connecticut Cavalry, but after I got started I found the companies only went to company D., so I added the sixtn infantry, who's men also have interesting Occupations.
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First Connecticut Cavalry

Company A.

John H. Hough, Sergeant, Residence Bozrah, Age 34, Married, Occupation Stage proprietor.  Brith 1827, Death 1902, Wife Mary A. Bridges Hough.  Burial Johnson Cemetery, Bozrah, New London County, Conn.

Thomas E. Greenleaf, Corporal, Residence Killingly, Age 31, Married, Occupation Hotel Proprietor.  Brith August 1830, Death January 17, 1873, Wife Amy France Day, Burial Day Cemetery, Killingly, Winham County, Conn.

Lyman A. Adams, Private, Residence Goshen, Age 25, Single, Occupation Stage Driver.  Brith Unknown, Death 1920.  Burial Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven County, Conn.

William P. Tragansee, Private, Residence Hartford, Age 23, Married, Occupation Moulder. A  Moulder makes moulds for casting, brick making and Etc.

Company B.

Howell Atwater, First Lieutenant, Residence New Haven, Age 20, Single, Occupation Gentleman.  A Gentleman is a aristocrat and mostly makes his living from his land.

William D. McDonald, Q. M. Sergeant, Residence New Haven, Age 29, Married, Occupation Saloon-Keeper.

Aaron Steven Lanfare, Corporal, Residence Branford, Age 37, Married, Occupation Sea Captain.  More information can be found on him at the site of ( Find a Grave.)

James A. Dibble, Corporal, Residence New Haven, Age 41, Married, Occupation Dentist.

Marcus Burwell, Private, Residence Fair Haven, Age 19, Single, Occupation Peddler.

Henry B. Dorman, Private, Residence Danbury, Age 25, Married, Occupation Seaman.

Edward B. Dyer, Private, Residence Birmingham, Age 25, Married, Occupation Door-Maker.

James C. Dyer, Private, Residence Birmingham, Age 18, Single, Occupation Hoopskirt-Maker.  Birth Unknown, Death November 8, 1894, Burial Veterans Cemetery, Darien, Fairfield County, Conn.

Thomas Foley, Private, Residence New Haven, Age 22, Single, Occupation Carriage Painter.

Alvan Granniss, Private, Residence New Haven, Age 18, Single, Occupation Oysterman.

Thomas Hempstalk, Private, Residence Fair Haven, Age 22, Occupation File Cutter.  A File Cutter makes files by cutting rows of sharp teeth into maetal blanks.

Charles Striby, Private, Residence New Haven, Age 19, Single, Occupation Polisher.

Company C.

Edwin W. French, Sergeant, Residence Mystic, Age 24, Married, Occupation School-Teacher.

William C. Loomis, Musician, Residence Colehester, Age 29, Single, Occupation Musician.  Birth Unknown, Death February 6, 1896, Burial Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meridon, New Haven County, Conn.

John H. Bliven, Private, Residence Stonington, Age 18, Occupation Butcher.  More info at the site of ( Find a Grave.)

Joseph H. Cranker, Private, Residence New London, Age 36, married, Occupation Cook.

George A. Fish, Private, Residence Noank, Age 21, Single, Occupation Fisherman.

Francis Ross, Private, Residence Waterford, Age 24, Married, Occupation Stone Cuter.

Company D.

Louis N. Middlebrook, Captain, Residence Bridgeport, Age 35, Mairred, Occupation Lawyer.

James R. Straut, Sergeant, Residence Stanford, Age 23, Married, Occupation Photographer.  Birth Unknown, Death April 15, 1889, Burial Veteran Cemetery, Daren, Fairfield County, Conn.

Augustus B. Brown, Private, Residence Wilton, Age 32, Married, Occupation Shoe Maker.

Robert H. Marvin, Private, Residence Briggeport, Age 31, Married, Occupation Rail road man.

George H. Perry, Private, Residence Derby, Age 24, Single, Occupation Sculptor.

Charles L. Simons, Private, Residence Bridgeport Ct., Age 25, Married, Occupation Druggist.

Homer F. Tilford, Private, Residence Trumbull, Age 33, Married, Occupation Shoe Maker.  Birth Unknown, Death June 1, 1864, killed at Coal Harbor.  Burial Long Hill Cemetery, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Ct.

Sixth Connecticut Infantry.

Company A.

John S. Rogers, 3rd, Re., Classsidence New Haven, Age 23, Single, Occupation Fireman.

John W. Hinman,  3rd, Re., Classsidence New Haven, Age 23, Single, Occupation Fireman.

Edwin D. Perry, Private, Residence Killingly, Age 38, Married, Occupation Joiner.

Henry Rice, Private, Residence Killingly, Age 23, single, Occupation Seaman.

William A. Weaver, Private, Residence Putman, Age 18, single, Occupation Clerk.

Compamy B.

Henry B. Newton, Sergeant, Residence Hartford, Age 23, Single, Occupation Draughtsman.  Birth October 30, 1837, Death January 7, 1889, Burial Zion Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Hartford County, Conn.

Walter A. Fox, Sergeant, Residence Hartford, Age 24, Married, Occupation Burnisher.

Isaac E. Bishop, Corporal, Residence Hartford, Age 27, Single, Occupation Mail Agent.

Wilmot Beecher, Private, Residence New Haven, Age 43, Married, Occupation Spring-maker.

John L. Graham, Private, Residence Milford, Age 19, Single, Occupation Hostler.  A Hostler is a stableman groomer or repairers Railway engines.

Frederick O. Lathrop, Private, Residence East Hartford, Age 20, Married, Occupation Harness-maker.

Company C.

Gustav Debonger, Corporal, Residence Waterbury, Age 20, Single, Occupation Photographer.

Julius Post, Corporal, Residence New Haven, Age 28, Single, Occupation Confectioner.

Charles Kinsten, Corporal, Residence New Haven, Age 33, Single, Occupation Boot Maker.

Martin A. Brown, Wagoner, Residence New Haven, Age 22, Single, Occupation Hack Driver.  Birth 1845, Death 1905, Burial Fairview Cemetery, Westfield, Union County, Conn.

Frederick Hartung, Private, Residence New Haven, Age 43, Married, Occupation Saloon Keeper.

Rodolph Spohal, Private, Residence New Haven, Age 40, Married, Occupation Locksmith.

Simen Schwartz, Private, Residence Waterbury, Age 26, Married, Occupation Cigar Maker.

Company D

William H. Mecker, First Sergeant, Residence Stamford, Age 45, Occupation Actor.

Edward J. Bing, Corporal, Residence Stamford, Age 18, Single, Occupation Iron Maker.

Thomas Buckley, Private, Residence Greenwich, Age 20, Married, Occupation Teamster.

Dennis Burns, Private, Residence Stamford. Age 19, Single, Occupation Gardener.

Charles E. Finch, Private, Residence Stamford, Age 20, Single, Occupation Sailor.

George W. Kent, Private, Residence Stamford, Age 31, Married, Occupation Goldsmith.

John Seeley, Private, Residence New Canaan, Age 20, Single, Occupation Basker Maker.

Company E.

Julius Saxe, Sergeant, Residence Waterbury, Age 21, Single, Occupation Silversmith.

John W. Hill, Corporal, Residence Waterbury, Age 23, Single, Occupation Button Maker.

Frederick S. Blodgett, Wagoner, Residence Waterbury, Age 21, Single, Occupation Knife Maker.  Brith Unknown, Death June 2, 1903, Burial Fort Hill Cemetery, Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn.

Edwin M. Downer, Private, Residence West Norfolk, Age 18, Single, Occupation Hoe Maker.

Gains Fenn, Private, Residence Terryville, Age 29, Married, Occupation Doctor.

Robert McLay, Private, Residence Plainville, Age 32, Married, Occupation Carriage Trimer.

John W. Peck, Private, Residence West Norfolk, Age 25, Single, Occupation Hoe Maker.

Jay P. Wilcox, Private, Residence Waterbury, Age 23, Single, Occupation Clock Maker.

Company F.

Benjamin C. Terrell, Corporal, Residence New Haven, Age 36, Married, Occupation Cigar Maker.

Charles Fisten, Corporal, Residence New Haven, Age 39, Single, Occupation Cigar Maker.

John M. Bishop, Musician, Residence New Haven, Age 41, Married, Occupation Dentis. Born 1821, Death 1881, Father William Bishop.

George E. Bodge, Private, Residence Seymour, Age 32, Single, Occupation Brick Maker.

Andrew J. Cadwell, Private, Residence New Haven, Age 20, Married, Occupation Clock Maker.  Birth Unknown, Death February 26, 1887.  Burial West Cemetery, Somers, Tolland County, Conn.  Wife Lucy S. Cadwell.

William H. Cox, Private, Residence New Haven, Age 20, Single, Occupation Gas Maker.

Theodore Philips, Private, Residence New Haven, Age 18, Single, Occupation Silver Plater.

Samuel B. Shephard, Private, Residence New Haven, Age 27, Single, Occupation Physician.

James Wallace, Private, Residence New Haven, Age 34, Married, Occupation Clock Case Maker.

John Williams, Private, Residence New Haven, Age 21, Single, Occupation Pocketbook Maker.

Company G.

John P. Connell, Corporal, Residence New Britain, Age 28, Single, Occupation Brass Finisher.

Henry Allen, Corporal, Residence Berlin, Age 19, Single, Occupation Brass Turner.

Ralph E. Crass, Wagoner, Residence New Britain, Age 38, Married, Occupation Wagoner.

George Ashworth, Private, Residence New Britain, Age 31, Married, Occupation Flannel Finisher.

Julius Franke, Private, Residence New Britain, Age 26, Single, Occupation Dyer.  A dyer is a fabic dyer.

Thomas McInro, Private, Residence New Britain, Age 18, Single, Occupation Brass Founder.

Julius B. Smith, Private, Residence New Britain, Age 29, Single, Occupation Wood Turner.

Edward Yates, Private, Residence New Britain, Age 26, Single, Occupation Rule Maker.  A rule maker, makes rulers and calibrates rulers.

Company H.

George Soder, First Sergeant, Residence Bridgeport, Age 35, Single, Occupation Carver.

Adam Uhi, Corporal, Residence New Haven, Age 22, Single, Occupation Distiller.

William Gochren, Musician, Residence New Haven, Age 37, Married, Occupation Porter.

Henry Hanpt, Private, Residence Bridgeport, Age 25, Single, Occupation Varnisher.

Julius Lehmann, Private, Residence Rockville, Age 19, Single, Occupation Clother.

Jacob Reininger Private, Residence Bridgeport, Age 38, Married, Occupation Hotel Keeper.

Company I.

Thomas Boudren, Captain, Residence Bridgeport, Age 30, Married, Occupation Lamp Maker.  Brith January 3, 1832, Death October 15, 1913, Burial Mountain Grove Cemetery and Mausoleum, Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Conn.

David G. Shepard, Corporal, Residence New York, Age 28, Single, Occupation Hatter.

Alphonso Abbott, Private, Residence Trumbull, Age 20, Single, Occupation Wood Turner.

Roderick S. Beers, Private, Residence Stratford, Age 18, Single, Occupation Needle Maker.

Charles H. Brotherton, Private, Residence Bridgeport, Age 20, Single, Occupation Boatman.

Horace T. Hanford, Private, Residence Bridgeport, Age 25, Single, Occupation Saleman.

Edward B. Tatlor, Private, Residence Bridgeport, Age 19, Occupation Building Mover.

Thomas Taylor, Private, Bridgeport, Age 19, Single, Occupation Saddletree Maker.

Samuel C. Thomas, Private, Residence Bridgeport, Age 29, Married, Occupation Coach Spring Maker.

Company K.

Frederick O. Dodd, Sergeant, Residence New Haven, Age 23, Single, Occupation Coach Smith.

Andrew J. Wheeler, Wagoner, New Haven, Age 42, Married, Occupation Wagon Master.

David Bulger, Private, New Haven, Age 26, Single, Occupation Trimmer. A trimmer is a ship's crewman who trimmes coal in ships bunkers or dockworker who trimmes grain or bulk cargo in ships hold to spread it evenly.

John H. Cook, Private, Residence Hamden, Age 21, Single, Occupation Spring Maker.

Charles W. Cooper, Private, Residence Hamden, Age 23, Single, Occupation Gumsmith.  Birth July 5, 1836, Death November 5, 1905, Burial Central Burying Grounds, Hamden, New Haven County, Conn.

John N. Fisher, Private, Residence New Haven, Age 33, Married, Occupation Boot Fitter.

George F. Peebler or Pcebler,Private, Residence Westfield, Age 18, Single, Occupation Body Maker.

Richard Paine Jr., Private, Residence Stoney Creek, Age 22, Married, Occupation Engineer.

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