Saturday, November 22, 2014

George E. Closson.


George E. Closson, (Hist. p. 597): b.July 5, 1843, at Bluehill; res. E. Surry; oc., followed the sea until the last six years; m. twice; first wife Abbie M.Cole, second wife Ellen F. Turner.


Fred H., b. August 23, 1865.
Henry N., b. May 29, 1869.
Charles H., b. Dec. 21, 1871.
Nellie A., b. Nov. 19, 1874.
John H., b. Dec. 2, 1878.

Father, George W. Closson, b. 1822; seaman; res. Bluehill; m. in 1841, Louisa C. Chatto, dau. of Chas. and Martha Chatto. En. Jan. iS, 1864, as private in Co. G, 1st D. C. Cav.; was transferred
to 1st Me. Cav., Co. I, promoted to coporal; was in Cav. Corps Hospital, City Point, Va., and receives a pension by reason of dis. from bronchial and lung trouble; has lived in Bluehill, Sedgwick,
Rockland and Surry; Democrat.

First Maine Cavalry, Company I.p.497.

Closson, George E. — Sailor; age 21; b. and r. Bluehill; en. 1st D. C. Jan.18, '64, Belfast; mus. Jan. 19; wd. Reams' Station, Aug. 25, '64; absence at tr.; joined co. ; pro. corp. '65; m. o. with regt.

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