Francis B. Holland, son of Daniel and Frances Crumb Holland, was born in Vc (?) untown. Conn., Sept. 6, 1844. His mother died at that time. He became a resident i (?) Peacedale, R. I., prior to the Rebellion. He married Julia Armstrong, a native i (?) South Kingstown, Feb. 17, 1867. They have two daughters and three sons. He is by trade a carpenter.
JOHN W. WEBSTER.
Seegeant John W. Webstek was employed, at the outbreak of the Rebellion, in Westerly, R. I., and therefore enrolled himself In the Westerly Rifles, Company I, First Rhode Island Detached Militia. Concerning his service In the Seventh, it has been said that he never was absent from the command, that he was off duty but a single day, and that he never was wounded, though he had at least one narrow escape. A bullet struck his watch, glanced, and Imbedded Itself in a Testament, which he carried in his pocket. For a long time after his muster out, he was watchman and engineer at the Peacedale Mills, South Kingstown. For a year prior to Thursday, July 16, 1896, his health had been gradually falling. On that date he fell near the door of his home and his daughter was obliged to assist him in rising and entering the house. His strength continued to decline, and he passed from earth the following Wednesday, July 22d, in his fifty-ninth year. His funeral was two days later, from the Methodist Church, Peacedale. His wife had preceded him some four years. Besides the daughter, three sons survived him.