G.A.R. - MORE INFORMATION


ANDRUS, Horace J. - born in IA, husband of Matilda PARKER (also b IA); came to SnoCo in 1876; took up homestead in Jan 1878 where Machias now stands; died 23 Aug 1903; wife died 29 Dec 1922; son Liew E. ANDRUS b 18 Oct 1877 in SnoCo. (from 1926 History of Snohomish County) Name given as "Horace ANDREWS" in 1894 Polk Directory list of officers of Morton Post. PORTRAIT


BAKER, J. A. - husband of Harmony Addie BLY; lived in Waupun WI in 1871, when son W. G. was born; moved to NE in 1875; dealer in pumps and windmills, later in lumber business in Exeter and Wahoo, NE; brought family to SnoCo in spring of 1892; in 1899 opened a real estate office in Everett; died 1920; wife died after 1926. (from 1926 History of Snohomish County)


CAMPBELL, John - listed as officer of Morton Post in 1893 Polk Directory for Everett and Snohomish County


CATLIN, A - Two CATLINs are listed in the Morton Post Muster Roll - I can't tell if the picture of "A. CATLIN" is "A. D. CATLIN" or "Albert CATLIN".


COON, L. H. - listed as officer of Morton Post in 1893 and 1894 Polk Directories for Everett and Snohomish County


CURTIS, John - lived in Centerville, WI when son John H. was born; wife Alzoa KIDDER; migrated to northwestern WA in 1909; settled in Snohomish; wife died after 1926. (from 1926 History of Snohomish County)


DEERING, William - born in Aroostook County, Maine in February, 1847, son of William DEERING and Sarah SAWYER. Enlisted in the 15 Maine Infantry, serving two years around Richmond and in the Southern campaigns.


EDDY, Wilbert F. - born Eddington, ME 14 Aug 1847, son of Timothy EDDY and Mary J. ROE. At the age of 16 enlisted in Company A, 31st Maine Volunteers. Married Charlotte OSGOOD. Lived in Snohomish. PORTRAIT


FAY, H. B. - listed as officer of Morton Post in Polk Directory for Everett and Snohomish County - 1909, 1910, 1912, 1913


FOSS, Fred V. - 1910 Census, WA, Snohomish, Snohomish, ED 307 - age 64, m 10 yr, b ME, parents b ME, cigar merchant; wife Alice A, age 63, b VT, both parents b VT. PORTRAIT


GAMBLE, Henry - lived in St Lawrence County, NY in 1863, when son Winfield S. was born; husband of Maria POND; homesteaded in ND; to Snohomish after retirement; died before 1926. (from 1926 History of Snohomish County)


GUNN, Amos D. - born Putnam County, IL 14 May 1843, son of Luther D. GUNN and Emerancy COLLINS. Enlisted in Company H, 20th Illinois, but was discharged due to ill health. In 1864 reenlisted in Company H, 20th Illinois. Married in 1868 to Perses E. GRAVES. Lived in Index, WA.


KING, John and KING, Joseph PORTRAIT of "J. R. KING" - is it Joseph or John?


KLITZKE, Edward - born 1835; died 24 Jul 1913; buried in GAR Cemetery with wife Mary (d 12 Oct 1927) and youngest daughter. PORTRAIT


MERRITT, W. C. - listed as officer of Morton Post in 1894 Polk Directory for Everett and Snohomish County


MILLER, John Henry - born St Clair, Schuykill Co, PA 8 Feb 1848, son of John MILLER (b PA) and Catherine SNYDER (b NY); enlisted for 3 mos, then reenlisted in Co A, 27 PA Vol Cav, serving about 1 1/2 yrs; returned to PA, working as farmer and miner; in 1872 in timber business; in 1886 to IL in railroad construction; contractor in Seattle; homestead in Snohomish in 1890; married June, 1866 to Catherine HOUSER (b PA) daughter of Jacob HOUSER and Elizabeth BAEHART; ch Ellen Elizabeth (Mrs George E. GRAY) of Snohomish; Laura (widow of Henry MORRIS) of Monroe; William J. (died bef 1926); Joseph L (of Snohomish); Mary Catherine (Mrs Michael SNYDER); wife died 9 Jan 1909; died 5 Jun 1926. (from 1926 History of Snohomish County)


MORRIS, Isaac Q. - born Noble Co, Oh in 1835, parents (unnamed) from PA; went to OH ca 1856, farmer; enlisted Co D, 20 IA Vol Inf, served 3 y; wounded, severe case of measles which affected his heart; sold IA farm after CW, went to MO; in 1875 came to CA then SnoCo; homesteaded; bought farm no of Snohomish; moved into Snohomish (city) in '90s; died 14 Jul 1912; maried Matilda E. REYNOLDS (b 1840, IN) in 1856; ch Amanda J (wife of Charles LUDWIG, d 31 May 1926); S. Elizabeth (m ??? HALL); Nancy A (m ??? MOORE, lived Falls City); Hannah A (m ??? HENSEN of Seattle); Henry (d bef 1926); died Snohomish 14 Jul 1912. (from 1926 History of Snohomish County)


MUDGETT, I. N. - listed as officer of Morton Post in 1893 Polk Directory for Everett and Snohomish County


PACKWOOD, Myron W. - born St Lawrence Co, NY, 24 Dec 1830; son of Daniel PACKWOOD and Amanda LEVINGS; married 1855 to Cynthia FLINT; enlisted 1862 as private, Co A, 30 WI Vols; 3 years service; mustered out 5 Jul 1965 with rank of Quartermaster Sergeant (1906 History of Skagit and Snohomish Counties, p 846); listed as officer of Morton Post in 1893 and 1894 Polk Directories for Everett and Snohomish County (name given as "PACKARD" in '94) PORTRAIT


RICE, James Wilder - born 15 Feb 1845 in Blackhawk Twp, Noble Co, IN; enlisted 11 Aug 1862, West Union, Fayette Co, IN as Private, Co K, 38 IA Infantry; discharged for unknown disability 14 Mar 1863; enlisted 18 Mar 1865, Indianapolis, IN as Private, Co A, 11 IN Infantry; discharged 6 Jul 1865 (end of war) at Baltimore, MD. Married Charlotte Jane KING (ae 18y) 14 Oct 1863, West Union, Fayette Co, IA; ch - Egbert Grant (13 Jun 1865-15 Dec 1942); Lewis Clifford (25 Jun 1865-15 Dec 1942); Ida May (10 Jun 1873-28 Aug 1888); Blanche Victoria (21 Jun 1877-1 Nov 1959); Isaac Walter (12 Nov 1880-19 Aug 1900). In 1904, lived at 2216 McDougal Ave, Everett. Member of Buford Post #80. Occupation - farmer and real estate; died Washington Veterans' Home (Retsil, Kitsap Co, WA) 29 May 1919. Widow died Oct 1938 at Ladies of the G.A.R. Home, Puyallup, WA. (Conact Wes Rice at werice@hotmail.com for more information)


ROE, James L. - listed as officer of Morton Post in 1893 Polk Directory for Everett and Snohomish County (name given as "J. Y. ROW")


SEXTON, David F. - born Montgomery, OH 1 Apr 1838; son of Joseph (b OH, 16 Feb 1808, son of Zadok SEXTON and Nancy ENOCH) and Rev. Lydia (known as "Mother Sexton"); served in 135 IN Vol Inf; charter member of Morton Post 10; married 19 Nov 1867 to Orra J. DOWNING (b Tippecanoe Co, IN 30 Aug 1842, dau of John H DOWNING and Sarah KNIGHT; lived Wilson Co, KS in 1870; farmed near Snohomish (1879) (from 1926 History of Snohomish County - much information about his mother, Rev. Lydia SEXTON). Listed as officer of Morton Post in 1893 Polk Directory of Everett and Snohomish County. PORTRAIT


SLAGLE, D. C. - listed as officer of Morton Post in 1893 Polk Directory for Everett and Snohomish County, given name as "John"


SMITH, Burton - listed as officer of Morton Post in 1894 Polk Directory for Everett and Snohomish County PORTRAIT


STEWART, William - listed as officer of Morton Post in 1893 Polk Directory for Everett and Snohomish County; also a PICTURE


TURNER, Fernando - listed as officer of Morton Post in 1893 and 1894 Polk Directories for Everett and Snohomish County (given name as "Frank" in 1893 Directory)


WARNER, Edwin C. - (from 1926 History of Snohomish County) attorney in Everett; native of Northfield, CT, born 15 Jul 1846 to Chauncey WARNER (a traveling salesman for Seth Thomas Clock Co; moved to Sauk Co, WI in 1849, purchasing a farm near Baraboo) and Ellen TUTTLE. Admitted to the bar in 1886, practicing in Webster, SD until 1902. Commandant of Soldiers' Home in Orting, WA from 1915 to 1918. Married Alice BRIER of Baraboo, WI on 17 Dec 1869 (Alice died 11 Mar 1920). Children: Cora (Mrs. C. P. SPRIESTERBACH of Everett); Carrie (widow of Harry E. HART of Arlington); Emma (Mrs H. N. BOULEY of Olympia), Evelyn (Mrs T. W. ELLIOT of Montana)


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