TOWN OF VILLENOVA
in, resided in, died in, or attended schools in the Town of
Compiled by Jay T.
Priest, Chautauqua GenWeb Coordinator, 2003.
REVOLUTIONARY WAR 1775 - 1833
Arnold, David, d. Mar 17
1822, age 82; Villenova Cemetery
Pensioner - age 87 Villenova (lives with Jesse Jay), Hamlet
d. Feb 28
1858, age 90; Villenova Cemetery
CT Regt., d. Mar 3 1838, bur. Villenova Cemetery
d. Aug 20 1839; Hamlet Cemetery
When placed on the pension roll: March 29, 1833
Commencement of pension: March 4, 1831; Age when placed on
Joseph, b. Jan 26 1756 Lyme CT; 1840 Census
Pensioner - age 86
Villenova (lives with John Mather);
The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Volume 161-4. Joseph Mather m. 1780 Ruth Adams (d. 1837).
Mather (1756-1848) received a pension, 1832, for service
as private in the Connecticut troops. He was born in Lyme, New
d. Mar 21 1848 at Villenova, NY, Hamlet
1750; 1840 Census Pensioner - age 90 Villenova (lives with
Aldrich), d. Nov 8 1844; Hamlet Cemetery
1840 Census Pensioner - age 89 Cherry Creek
Census Pensioner - age 78; d. May 14 1848 Villenova; age 89
household or lives with Thomas Phillips); Villenova Cemetery
When placed on the pension roll: April 3, 1833; Commencement of
pension: March 4, 1831; Age when placed on pension: 81; [h.
Jr., b. Jul 4 1767 E. Haddam CT; 1840 Census
- 71 Villenova (head of household), d. Apr 16 1847; Hamlet
OF 1812. 1812-1815
Cummings, Isaac, b.
Mar 2 1792; d. May 9 1872; Pope Hill Cemetery
Holcomb, John A.,
Mar 12 1779 Simsbury CT; d. 1840; Hamlet Cemetery
[h. Mary P. Lynde]
Wheeler, Arad, b.
CIVIL WAR (REBELLION)
ALLEN, Simeon L.,
C 112th Regt., Villenova, promoted Corporal
February 4, '63; received furlough of honor, Dep't South, October
'63; killed in battle Cold Harbor, June 1, '64.
ARNOLD, Milo, Co. K
112th Regt., Arkwright, absent sick from Dec. 29,
'63 to June, '64; wounded in shoulder on skirmish line, Oct. 1, '64;
rejoined Dec., '64.
ATWATER, Benjamin F.,
Co. C 58 Regt. Illinois Inf.; b. Jul 1833, d. 1905, Hamlet Cemetery
112 Regt NY, Hanover, died of dysentery, at
Suffolk, October 30, '62.,
Pope Hill Cemetery
BARMORE, Ralph Co.
9th Regt. NY Cav.
BARNA, Joseph, Co.
112th Regt. Villenova, killed in battle at Cold
Harbor, June 1, '64.
BARNES, John N.,
H. 68 Regt, b. Jul 18 1815, d. May 26 1900, Hamlet
Co C. 112th Reg NY Inf., Villenova,
promoted Corporal, February 13, '65; Sergeant, May 19, '65, b. Jan
1844, s. William H. & Polly, d. 1927, Hamlet
Cemetery [h. Flora Decker]
BRONSON, Frank (Franklin),
Co. K. 112th Regt., Villenova, died at
Suffolk, Va., Sept. 28, '63, typhoid fever.
BROWN, Milton J.,
K. 112th Regt., Villenova, promoted 2d Lieutenant
Co. E, Jan. '4, '65; 1st Lieutenant Co. C, April 26, '65; assigned
3d N.Y.V., June 14,'65.
BUMPPUS, Curtiss L.,
C. 112th Regt., Hanover, on extra daily duty
through most of service.
CHASE, George W.,
C 112th Regt., Villenova, promoted Corporal
February 16, '64; Sergeant, May 1, '65.
COOPER, Nathan L.,
C 112th Regt., Villenova, promoted Corporal,
September 24, '63; absent sick from May 2, '64 to July, '64; wounded
through leg, in battle New Market Heights, September 29, '64; absent
CORBET, James S.,
K 112th Regt., Villenova, died at Suffolk, Va.,
Feb. 5, '63, typhoid fever.
COREY, Henry J.,
112th Regt., Villenova, absent sick from July 28
to Dec., '64; from Jan 15, '65 till close of service.
CORNELL, Hiram P.,
C 112th Regt., Villenova, absent sick from July
31 to September, '63; promoted 1st Sergeant July 26, '64; absent
since August 13, '64; on duty in Hospital, Hampton, Va.
CROSS, William H.,
G 112th Regt., Dunkirk, detached in 7th Mass.
Battery, Oct. 22, '62, and killed while serving in battery at siege
Mobile, April 1, '65.
CROWELL, Orton, Co.
112th Regt., Villenova, constantly with Regiment
through service, b. Apr 1820, s. Andrew & Sally, d. Jan 11 1915.
Reg. NY, b. Dec 1 18?9, d. Oct 26 1882, Villenova
DAY, Franklin, Co.
112th Regt., Villenova, hospital July 30 to Sept.
14, '63; promoted Corporal June 20, '64; Sergeant Jan. 4, '65 ; 1st
Sergeant May 13, '65; recommended for 2d Lieutenant at close of
DYE, Charles H., b.
abt 1838, d. Feb 6 1897
EASTMAN, E.H., Co.
2nd NY Mounted Rifles, Ball Hill Cemetery
ESSEX, John Jr.,
112th Regt., Cherry Creek, absent sick from
February 10 till discharged at hospital, August 2, '63.
FAULKNER, Martin A.,
Co. K 112th Regt., Villenova, absent sick from
July 30, '63 to Aug., '64.
GATES, Royal A.
Co. K 112th Regt., Villenova, in Q.M.
Dep't, 2d Div., 10th A.C., from Oct. 18, '64 to close of service.
GRAY, J.M., Co. F.
67th Ohio Inf., Ball Hill Cemetery
GREEN, Marcus L.,
K 112th Regt., Villenova, constantly on duty.
C 112th Regt, Villenova, absent sick July 30,
'63; on duty in Chesapeake General Hospital through service.
HOUCK (Huyck), Avery A.,
Co. C 112th Regt., Villenova, promoted
Sergeant February 13, '65; constantly with Regiment.
HOWARD, Henry, Co.
112th Regt., Villenova, constantly on duty.
HOWE, Heber G., Co.
K 112th NY Inf., Villenova, detailed to
Follet's Battery, Oct. 14, '62; rejoined Dec., '62; sent to Gen.
Hospital June 29, '63; discharged from hospital Aug. 31, '63,
disability., Pope Hill Cemetery
HULET, Asahel (Asel),
Co. E 112 NY Vol, Ripley, Ambulance Corps,
February 4, '63; sick and sent to hospital, April 17, '63;
May 26, '63., Villenova Cemetery
JOHNSON, Leander D.,
Co K 154 Regt. NY Vol, b. 1843, d. Sep 1899; Hamlet
Cemetery [h. Polly Barmore]
JOHNSON, Orlando F.
(Musician) Co. C 112th Regt., Villenova, absent
sick from May 7, '63; discharged from hospital August 31, '63, b.
VT [h. Mrs. Laura E. Johnson]
LEWIS, Lyman H., b.
May 18 1834, d. Mar 31 1888, Hamlet Cemetery
LEWIS, Salmon S.,
H 68 Regt. NY Vol, b. 1836, d. 1913, Hamlet
Cemetery [h. Rosamina T. Barnes]
LITTLE, Oliver O.,
K 112th Regt., Villenova, wounded at Fort Fisher
Jan. 15, '65, through groin; absent since.
MASON, Otis A., Co.
112th Regt., Villenova, died at Suffolk, Va.,
Jan. 9, '63, typhoid fever.
MCNAMARA (McNara), Patrick
PALMER, Romain, Co.
112th Regt., Villenova, promoted Corporal, June
20, '64; promoted Sergeant May 12, '65.
PEIRCE, Gurdon L.,
Lt Co. C. 112th Regt NYV; Villenova, absent sick
from June 27, '63, to November, '63; Acting Adjutant from December
'63 to March 1, '64; in command Company C to May 4, '64; A.A.A.G.,
Staff of Col. Drake, commanding Brigade, from May 4, '64; killed at
Cold Harbor, June 1, '64; s. Austin & Mary A.P. (Sterling)
PERSONS, Levi Co. K
154th Regt. NY Inf.
PHILLIPS, Frederick D.,
Co. C 112th Regt., Hanover, absent sick from
July, '63 to October, '63.
112th Regt., Villenova, sent to hospital Aug. 7,
'63; died at Hilton Head S.C., May 13, 64, diarrhea.
PINE, Alverdo A.,
Navy, Pope Hill Cemetery
PUTNAM (Palmer), Henry O.,
Co. K 112th Regt., Villenova, Hospital Nurse
from Dec. 20, '62; absent in hospital from July 30, '63 to May, '64;
duty in Gen. Hospital from Sept., '64 till close of service.
REEVES, George W.
ROCKWELL, Richard A.,
Co. K 112th Regt., Villenova, died in hospital,
Suffolk, Va., Oct, 22, '62, typhoid fever.
H 68 Regt. NY Nat. Guards, Villenova Cemetery
SCOTT, John H. (Wagoner),
Co. C 112th Regt., Villenova, sick at Folly
Island, sent to Beaufort, S.C.; died on hospital boat October 22,
SEARL, Frederick W.,
Co. B 7th Regt. Mich Inf.; s. Elisha & Lucy Searl; b. Madison
Nashville NY, bur. Villenova Cemetery
SHARP, William, Co.
112th Regt., Villenova, Hospital Nurse from
December 1, '62; died at Folly Island, January 19, '64.
SHEPARD, Allen M.,
C 112th Regt., Villenova, absent sick October
18, '62; discharged service, January 12, '63., b. abt 1839, s.
Washington & Abigail (Hammond) Shepard [h. Huldah Crowell]
SHEPARD, Rollin L.,
Lieut. 68th Regt. Civil War, b. Sep 7 1836, s.
Washington & Abigail (Hammond) Shepard, May 8 1895, Hamlet
[h. Elizabeth Crowell]
SMITH, David/Daniel L.,
Co. K 112th Regt., Villenova, sick and absent
since Dec. 2, '63; in ranks Feb. 1, '65.
SQUIRES, George E.,
Co. C 112th Regt., Villenova, died at Suffolk, Va.,
February 26, '63, typhoid fever.
TALLMAN, John S.,
VanCISE, Oscar L.,
I 88 Reg. PA Vol., b. Jun 1847 PA; s. John &
Margaret (King) Vancise, d. 1910, Hamlet Cemetery [h. Ellen E.
WARNER, Azor F.,
H. 68th Regt, b. 1835, s. Reuben & Civlla
(Fish) Warner; d. 1921, Hamlet Cemetery [h1. Francis Beebe, h2.
WARNER, Charles O.,
Co. C 112th Regt., Villenova, absent sick July 30 to September, '63;
Drum Corps from December 19, '63 to March 22, '64; wounded through
thigh, Cold Harbor, June 1, '64; discharged October 17, '64, b. Feb
1828, s. Obediah & Rebecca (Nunn) Warner; d. Apr 2 1896 [h.
WARNER, Enos, Co.
49 Regt NY Vol.,
Enlisted as a
Private on 12 August 1861 at the age of 19. Enlisted in Company
A, 49th Infantry Regiment New York on 24 August 1861. POW on 24
September 1863 at Stonehouse Mountain, VA (No further record) He
applied for an invalids pension; and got it, August 11,
b. May 17 1842, s. Nathaniel & Lura (Nunn) Warner.
Marriage Record: 27 Feb 1865 Enos Warner & Deet Cory, d.
26 1911, Hamlet
Cos. H & E 90th NY Inf.; b. Jun 13 1839, s. Loring &
d. Jun 6 1892, Hamlet Cemetery
[h. Rosette Crowell]
WHAT, Joseph 72
WHITE, John, Co. C
112th Regt., Hanover, sent North on sick leave from
Folly Island, December 12, '63; in hospital, Rochester, N.Y.,
12, '64; on recovery detailed to duty there till close of service.
WILLIAMS, George P.,
Co I 37th NY Inf., Villenova Cemetery
WINCHESTER, Alex H.
Co. C 9th Regt. NY Cav.
18th Regt. Illinois Inf.
WRIGHT, Sylvanus A.,
Co. C 112th Regt., Villenova, promoted Sergeant,
May 26, '63; absent sick from June 29 to August, '63; from November
'63 to March, '64; from August 1 to September, '64; promoted 1st
Sergeant April 7, '65; Sergeant Major, May 8, '65; recommended at
of service for 1st Lieutenant., b. 1843, s. Sylvanus & Lovina
YOUNG, Henry Samuel,
Co. A 61st Regt. NYSV, Villenova Cemetery
YOUNG, John Goff,
A 61st Regt. NYSV, Villenova Cemetery
SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR. April
August 12, 1898
b. 8 July 1889 in Arkwright, NY to Judson & Augusta (Warner)
Priest. His first marriage was to Mabel Percy on 24 Dec 1911
died in 1913). He was a Cpl in Co L 59 Pioneer Inf WWI.
second wife was Mabel
Overbay. He died on 23 April 1962 in Buffalo, NY and is buried