California Genealogy and History Archives
Civil War Veterans
PVT: JOSEPH M. ENGLAND of the 1st California Cavalry,
Company A of the California Column.
The following transcription is an obituary from the Salinas Daily index, issue June 24th, 1911.
ENGLAND, JOSEPH M (1845-1911) CASTROVILLE Salinas Daily Index June 24, 1911
Castroville Pioneer Summoned by Death Joseph M. England, a pioneer resident of the town of Castroville, passed away at his home there yesterday afternoon after a short illness at the age of 65 years, 7 months and 13 days. The deceased was a native of Missouri, and was a veteran of the civil war, having served throughout the great conflict between the north and south with the union forces. He had resided in Monterey county more that forty years, most of the time at Castroville. To mourn his passing he leaves one daughter, Miss Laura England. His funeral will take place from his late residence tomorrow afternoon at 2:00 o’clock and the remains will be laid to rest in the Castroville I.O.O.F. cemetery.
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and Submitted: by Tim P. Reese, PCC