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FALL, MICHAEL MARTIN (1837-1906) Salinas Calvary Catholic Cemetery
SAWTELLE SOLDIERS HOME RECORDS
NAME: Michael Fall
REGISTER #: 3619
MILITARY HISTORY
RANK/CO/UNIT: Pvt. CO C 14 NY HvA
ENLISTMENT: 1863/06/17 Utica NY
DISCHARGED: 1865/09/ New York, NY End of Service
RE-ENLISTMENT:
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DISCHARGED:
DISABILITY: Rheumatism contacted at Cold Harbor
DOMESTIC HISTORY
BORN: 1837? Ireland
AGE/ 60
HT/CMP/EYE/HR 5'7 Drk Literate
RELIGION: Catholic
OCCUPATION: Blacksmith
RESIDENCE: Salinas
MARRIED SINGLE Widower
NEXT OF KIN Mrs. Mary J. Morce Daughter, Salinas
HOME HISTORY
PENSION AMOUNT: $12
ADMISSION: 1897/08/14
DISCHARGED 1906/06/29 DpD
DATE OF DEATH:
CAUSE OF DEATH
GENERAL REMARKS
PENSION CERT #1,019,342
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Transcription of obituary:

FALL, MICHAEL MARTIN (1837-1906) Salinas Calvary Catholic Cemetery (Salinas Daily Index July 2, 1906) 
Death of Michael M. Fall Another Old Pioneer of Salinas Passes to Great Beyond Michael Martin Fall, another of the old pioneers of Salinas, has gone to the Great Beyond, having passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Frank Morasci, on San Juan street, about four o’clock Saturday afternoon, in the sixty third year of his age. 

Michael Fall was born in County Clare, Ireland, and when a lad of 17 came to America landing at Utica N.Y. At the age of 19 he entered the army. After the Civil war he married and came to California by way of the Isthmus of Panama arriving in Santa Clara counting in 1868. He came to this city in 1878 and has resided in Salinas since that time. A short time after his arrival here he opened a horseshoeing shop and remained in the business until his retirement almost tens years ago. His wife preceded him about eighteen years ago and there survive him three daughters, Mrs. Frank Morasci, Mrs. Lorenz Martella of this city and Mrs. John Anderson of Watsonville. 

Mr. Fall was a member of Steedman Post, G.A.R. of Salinas, and his demise will bring sorrow to a wide circle of Friends. The funeral took place at 2 o’clock this afternoon from the home of his daughter, Mrs. L. Martella, 209 San Juan street thence to the Church of the Sacred Heart. Interment as made in the Catholic cemetery.

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Researched and Compiled by : Timothy P. Reese, PCC of Salinas , CA. & Robert L. Nelson ,PCC. of Santa Cruz.CA. Both members of the “Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War”. Department of California & Pacific. Camp Abraham Lincoln # 10. The Reese-Nelson CWV-MC Data Base