Company A 55th Illinois Infantry

30 Sep 1839 1
Harrison County Indiana 1
25 May 1874 1
Bryant, Fulton County IL 1

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30 Sep 1839 1
Harrison County Indiana 1
Male 1
25 May 1874 1
Bryant, Fulton County IL 1
Burial Place: Maryville Cemetery, Canton IL 1
Place: Harrison County Indiana-Fulton County Illinois-Sullivan County Missouri 1
Mother: Elizabeth Spears 1
Father: Benjamin Brown 1
Mary Ann Benson 1
03 Oct 1864 1
Fulton County Illinois 1
Spouse Death Date: 1930 1

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Name BROWN, ELI C Rank PVT Company A Unit 55 IL US INF


Personal Characteristics Residence LEWISTOWN, IL Age 22 Height 5' 7 1/2 Hair BROWN Eyes GRAY Complexion DARK Marital Status   Occupation FARMER Nativity CRAWFORD CO, IN


Service Record Joined When SEP 2, 1861 Joined Where   Joined By Whom   Period 3 YRS Muster In OCT 31, 1861 Muster In Where CHICAGO, IL Muster In By Whom   Muster Out   Muster Out Where   Muster Out By Whom   Remarks DISCHARGED FOR DISABILITY JAN 28, 1863 AT MEMPHIS TENN Return to Search


Birth:  Sep. 30, 1839
Harrison County
Indiana, USA Death:  May 25, 1874
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
Eli was born to Benjamin Brown and Elizabeth Spears. He wed Mary Ann[Langley] Benson on October 3, 1864, in Fulton County, Illinois. They had:
1) Henry Morgan on Jan 22, 1866

They moved to Sullivan County, Missouri and had:
2) William Franklin in Jan 1868
3) Albert Terry on Jan 19, 1870
4) Virginia Mae on Nov 17, 1871

They returned to Bryant, Illinois, where Eli died on May 25, 1874. Eli's wife Mary then wed Thomas Day on June 10, 1877

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