Halley, John S.
Age: 34, credited to Newbury, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 8/28/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. H, 4th VT INF, wdd, Crampton's Gap, 9/14/62, m/o 9/30/64
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Birth: 03/16/1837, Scotland
Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Waterloo, IA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Couple of Gravers/Findagrave #47290826
Findagrave Memorial #: 69526673
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/26/1886; widow Delia M., 12/23/1913, IA
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Elmwood Cemetery, Waterloo, IA
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HALLEY. J. S., farmer. Sec. 14; P. O. Waterloo ; born in Scotland March 16. 1837 ; he emigrated with his parents to this country and Vermont in 1841. He enlisted in 1861 in Co. H, 4th Vt. V. I. ; he was detailed to do hospital service the most of the time ; mustered out in 1864; returning, he went to Massachusetts, where he remained until the Spring of 1866, when he went to Illinois ; to Iowa, and on his present farm, in the Spring of 1868. He was married in 1861, to Miss Evelina Richardson, from Maine ; they had six children, four living. His wife died in 1873. He was married again in Dec, 1875, to Miss Delia Turner, from Oswego Co., N. Y. ; she was born Aug. 3, 1840 ; they have two children - Fred T., born May 3, 1876; Nelson, born March 2, 1878. Mr. H. has 240 acres of land, valued at $30 per acre. He has held the offices of School Director three years ; Assessor two years; Road Supervisor one year. He is a Republican in politics. They are members of the M. E. Church.
Source: The History of Black Hawk County, Iowa, Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1878, p. 557
Transcribed by Tom Ledoux