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Eade, John B.
Born : 8Oct1897
Died : 1Dec1956
  Burial :
Oak Knoll Memorial Park
Sterling, Illinois
  Served during World War I
ILL CPL 18 Machine Gun BN WWI
 
Source :
U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963

Eaden, David
Born : About 1844
      in Tennessee
  Burial :
Unknown
  David Eaden, from Ashley, Washington County, IL.
stood 5' 2½" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
Military records show his occupation as “Sporting Boy”.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. D, 110th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 21, 1862 in Ashley, Washington County, IL.
Mustered in as a Private on September 11, 1862 in Anna, Illinois (Camp Anna).


Earl, Claud M.
Born : 7Oct1892
      in Illinois
Died : 1918
  Burial :
Masonic Cemetery
Nashville Township
Washington Co., IL.

Block 16, Row 1, Grave K

  Served during World War I
with Co. H, 345th Infantry

Claud M. Earl, from Hoyleton, Washington Co., IL.
registered for the World War I draft on June 5, 1917.
He was of medium height, medium build, with light blue eyes and black hair.
He was born in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
He was working as a farm hand.

1910 Census - Hoyleton, Washington Co., IL.
in the household of Adolph & Pauline Maschoff


Earl, Sanders M.
Born : About 1833
      in Ohio
Died : 27Jun1863
      in Mississippi
  Burial :
Unknown
  Sanders M. Earl, a married carpenter from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 6" tall with dark hair, gray eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Huron County, Ohio.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. H, 5th Illinois Cavalry Regiment
Enlisted on September 17, 1861 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in on December 8, 1861 in Springfield, Illinois.
Killed In Action on June 27, 1863 near Ellisville, Mississippi.


Earles, Burrell
[ Earls }
[ Earley }

Born : About 1844
      in Kentucky
  Burial :
Unknown
  Burrell Earles, a farmer from Ashley, Washington County, IL.
stood 5' 10" tall with dark hair, dark eyes and a dark complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. F, 44th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on July 1, 1861 in Ashley, Washington County, IL.
listing residence as Richview, Washington County, Illinois.
Mustered in as a Private on September 13, 1861 in Chicago, Illinois.
Reenlisted as a Veteran on January 1, 1864 at Blains Crossroads, Texas
listing residence as Ashley, Washington County, Illinois.
Mustered in on February 17, 1864 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Promoted to Corporal
Mustered out on September 25, 1865 at Camp Irwin, Texas.

An application for a Civil War pension was filed on August 31, 1889,
by his widow, Ellen Lanham.


Earles, James
Born : About 1844
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  James Earles, from Ashley, Washington County, IL.
stood 5' 5" tall with dark hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. B, 62nd Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on January 15, 1862 in Washington County, IL.
listing residence as Richview, Washington County, Illinois.
Mustered in as a Private on April 10, 1862 in Jonesboro, Illinois
Promoted to 1st Sergeant
Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant
Reenlisted on February 1, 1864 in Little Rock, Arkansas
Mustered in on March 24, 1864 in Little Rock, Arkansas
Mustered out on March 6, 1866 in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Filed for Civil War pension on August 1, 1890.


Earles, Perry
Born : About 1844
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Perry Earles, a farmer from Irvington, Washington County, IL.
stood 5' 6" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois.
 
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. B, 62nd Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on January 15, 1862 in Washington County, IL.
Mustered in as a Private on April 10, 1862 in Jonesboro, Illinois
Reenlisted on February 1, 1864 in Little Rock, Arkansas
Mustered in on March 24, 1864 in Little Rock, Arkansas
Mustered out on March 6, 1866 in Little Rock, Arkansas.
 
1870 census - Township 1 North, Range 2 West, Washington County, Illinois
Post Office - Hoyleton, Washington County, Illinois.
in the house hold of James & Martha Taylor.

East, David
Born : 30Mar1822
      in Illinois
Died : 1Nov1890
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Old Salem Cemetery
Lively Grove Township
Washington Co., IL.
 
David East Military tombstone
  David East, a married farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Son of Henry T. & Elizabeth (nee Coulter) East
stood 6' 2" tall with black hair, black eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Madison County, Illinois.
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army, with Co. H, 5th Illinois Cavalry Regiment
Enlisted on September 17, 1861 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on December 8, 1861 in Springfield, Illinois.
Discharged as disabled on June 19, 1862.
 
1850 Census = Washington County, Illinois
1860 Census = Wayne County, Illinois
1870 Census = Lively Grove, Washington County, Illinois
1880 Census = Lively Grove, Washington County, Illinois
 
David East
The son of Henry Tate & Elizabeth (nee Coulter) East
Born on March 30, 1822 in Madison County, Illinois
Married 1. Nancy Minerva Paul on April 16, 1841 in Washington County, Illinois
Married 2. Elizabeth J. Wiley about 1868 in Washington County, Illinois
Died on November 1, 1890 in DeKalb County, Illinois
Buried in Old Salem Pioneer Cemetery, Lively Grove Township, Washington Co., Illinois
Additional information courtesy of Allan Kenworthy

East, Robert Coulter
Born : 11Jul1845
      in Illinois
Died : 23Aug1915
      in Arkansas
  Burial :
Bluff Cemetery
Springdale,
Washington Co.
Arkansas
  Robert Coulter East, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Son of Robert C. & Hannah (nee Furley) East
Grandson of Henry T. & Elizabeth (nee Coulter) East
stood 5' 8" tall with black hair, hazel eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois.
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army, with Co. H, 5th Illinois Cavalry Regiment
Enlisted on September 17, 1861 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on December 8, 1861 in Springfield, Illinois.
Reenlisted on January 1, 1864 in Clear Creek, Mississippi
Mustered in on January 23, 1864 in Hebron, Mississippi.
Mustered out on October 27, 1865 in Springfield, Illinois
 
1850 Census = District 20, Washington County, Illinois
1880 Census = St. Clair County, Illinois
 
Robert Coulter East
The son of Robert C. & Hannah (nee Furley) East
Born on July 11, 1845 in Coulterville, Randolph County, Illinois
Married Hannah McClurkin on January 26, 1865 in Perry County, Illinois
Died on August 22 or 23, 1915 in Washington County, Arkansas
Buried in Bluff Cemetery, Springdale, Washington County, Arkansas
Additional information courtesy of Allan Kenworthy

East, Silas
Born : 18Feb1844
      in Illinois
Died : 7Mar1863
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Old Salem Cemetery
Lively Grove Township
Washington Co., IL.
  Silas East, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
son of David & Nancy M. (nee Paul) East
stood 5' 4" tall with dark hair, gray eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. H, 5th Illinois Cavalry Regiment
Enlisted on September 17, 1861 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on December 8, 1861 in Springfield, Illinois.
Discharged as disabled on February 19, 1863.

Born & Died in Washington County, Illinois
1850 Census = District 20, Washington County, Illinois
1860 Census = Wayne County, Illinois


Eastis, Richard
Born : About 1826
Died : 12Nov1861
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Richard Eastis, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 7½" tall with dark hair, black eyes and a dark complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. D, 48th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 27, 1861 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on October 15, 1861 at Camp Butler, Illinois
Died on November 12, 1861 at Camp Butler, Illinois.


Eastman, Salathial
Born : About 1837
      in New Hampshire
Died : 4Aug1863
      in Tennessee
  Burial :
Nashville National
      Cemetery
Section E, Site 283
South Madison, TN
  Salathial Eastman, a married farmer from Hoyelton, Washington Co., IL.
stood 6' 2" tall with sandy hair, brown eyes and a light complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. H, 88th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 13, 1862 in Chicago, Illinois.
Mustered in as a Private on August 27, 1862 in Chicago, Illinois.
Died on August 4, 1863 in Nashville, Tennessee of a disease.


Eber, William   Burial :
St. Luke's Cemetery
  Served during the Civil War
with Co. F, 2nd Missouri Light Artillery

Edens, David P.
Born : About 1845
  Burial :
Unknown
  David P. Edens, of Ashley, Washington County, IL.
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. F, 13th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry.
Enlisted on January 25, 1864 in Tamaroa, Perry County, Illinois.
Mustered in as a Private on February 20, 1864 at Camp Butler, Illinois
25Jan1864, and on 20Feb1864 mustered in to
Mustered out on August 31, 1865 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

Edrington, James P.   Burial :
Unknown
  Served in the US-Mexican War as a Private
in Co. H of the 2nd Regiment Illinois Foot Volunteers
He enrolled at Nashville, Washington County

Edwards, James Matthew
Born : About 1834
     in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  James Matthew Edwards, a married farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 9" tall with dark hair, black eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army
with Co. G, 60th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on January 1, 1862 in Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on February 17, 1862 in Jonesboro, IL.
Discharged on September 27, 1862 in St. Louis, Missouri.


Eigenrauch, Emil C. F.   Burial :
St. Paul's Evangelical Cemetery
  Served during World War I
with Co. F, 5th LS Regiment, 161st Depot Brigade

Eigenrauch, Melvin C.
Born : 1909
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Melvin C. Eigenrauch, of Illinois
Education - Grammar school
Occupation - Processing of dairy products

Served during World War II, as a Private
in the United States Army
Enlisted on April 17, 1941, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Eigenrauch, Paul G.
Born : 1912
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Paul G. Eigenrauch, of Illinois
Education - 1 year of high school
Marital Status - Married
Occupation - Processing of dairy products Married, White, Citizen

Served during World War II, as a Private First Class
in the United States Army
Enlisted on November 7, 1945, at Camp Grant, Illinois
Enlistment for Hawaiian Department
Enlisted Man, Philippine Scout or recall to AD of an enlisted man


Eigenrauch, Rudolph F.
Born : 1919
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Rudolph F. Eigenrauch, of Illinois
Height: 6' - Weight: 138 pounds
Single, without dependents
Education - Grammar school
Occupation - Farm hand

Served during World War II, as a Private
in the United States Army
Enlisted on July 10, 1941, in Chicago, Illinois
Enlistment for the duration of the War
or other emergency, plus six months,
subject to the discretion of the President or
otherwise according to law .


Elifritz, George W.
Born : 1833
      in Pennsylvania
Died : 26Dec1892
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Harr Cemetery
Irvington Township
Washington Co., IL.
  George W. Elifritz, a blacksmith from Centralia, Marion Co., IL.
son of Jacob & Lydia (nee Shearer) Ingenfritz
stood 5' 9" tall with black hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.
He wa born in York County, Pennsylvania.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. C, 11th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 27, 1861 in Centralia, Marion Co., Il.
Mustered in as a Private
Reenlisted on December 10, 1863 in Vicksburg, MS.
Mustered in on December 21, 1863 in Vicksburg, MS.
Transferred to Co. E, 8th Illinois Infantry
Mustered out on October 5, 1864 in New Orleans, LA.
Discharged on October 3, 1865

1850 Census - Carroll Township, Perry Co., Pennsylvania
1860 Census - Hoyleton (T1S, R2W), Washington Co., IL.
Married Malissa Huckelbury
December 26, 1892 - Died in Brookside Township, Clinton Co., IL.

Civil War Pension -
Filed for on January 28, 1887 and January 7, 1893


Elkendier, George
Born : 16Apr1840
      in Germany
Died : 7Oct1914
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Evangelical Church Cemetery
Addieville Township
Washington Co., IL.
  Served during the Civil War
with Co. E, 2nd Illinois Cavalry

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Elkenthier, George
      George Elkenthier, a laborer from St. Louis, St. Louis Co., Mo.
stood 5' 6¾" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
Born in Germany.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. E, 2nd Illinois Light Artillery.
Enlisted on August 14, 1861.
Mustered in as a Private.
Reenlisted on January 1, 1864 in Plaquemine, Louisana
at an age of 24, listing residence as Belleville, St. Clair Co., Illinois.
Mustered out under the name of Church Elkenthier
on July 27, 1865 in Springfield, Illinois.


Elkendier, Harold W.
Born : 1914
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Harold W. Elkendier, from Illinois
Marital Status - Single, without dependents
Height - 65 -- Weight - 137 pounds
Citizen of United States of America
Education - Grammar school
Occupation - Tinsmiths, coppersmith, and sheet metal worker

Served during World War II
Enlisted as a Private on July 11, 1942 in East St Louis, Illinois
Term of Enlistment -
      Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months,
      subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law


Elliott, James
Born : About 1820
      in Canada
  Burial :
Unknown
  James Elloitt, a stone mason from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 9" tall with dark hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. I, 154th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on February 22, 1865 at Camp Butler, Illinois.
Mustered in as a Captain on February 22, 1865at Camp Butler, Illinois.
Mustered out on September 18, 1865 in Nashville, Tennessee.


Elliot, William A.
Born : 19Nov1891
Died : 4Oct1918
  Burial :
Oakdale Cemetery
Oakdale Township
Washington Co., IL.
  Served in U S Army as a Private
during World War I with
STU Army Training Corps
and the U S Army Engineer Corps

Ellis, James R. W.
Born : About 1842
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Greenwood Cemetery
Nashville Township
Washington Co., IL.
  Served during the Civil War
with Co. D, 3rd Missouri Infantry
enlisted at St. Louis, Missouri 18Jan1862
Discharged as a Private 12Aug1861
&
Co. A, Fremont's Body Guard Cavalry
      ( 154th Body Guard Cavalry - Missouri )
Mustered in 12Aug1861 in Missouri
Appointed Corporal 2Oct1861
Mustered out 30Nov1861

1870 Census = Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
Occupation = Painter


Ellis, John
Born : About 1838
  Burial :
Unknown
  John Ellis, from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. D, 48th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted as a Recruit on February 23, 1864 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on March 7, 1864 in Centralia, Illinois.
Mustered out on August 15, 1865 in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Elwell, Henry
Born : About 1842
      in Illinois
Died : 11Apr1863
      in Tennessee
  Burial :
Unknown
  Henry Elwell, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 8" tall with dark hair, hazel eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. I, 80th Illinois Infantry.
Enlisted on August 1, 1862 in Raineysburg, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on August 25, 1862 in Centralia, Illinois.
Died while in hospital on April 11, 1863 in Nashville, Tennessee.


Elwood, Solomon M.
Died : 17Nov1900
  Burial :
Greenwood Cemetery
Nashville Township
Washington Co., IL.
  Served during the Civil War in the Union Army
with Co. E, 10th Missouri Infantry
Enlisted 6Aug1861 in Hoyleton, Illinois
Mustered in 12Aug1861 in St. Louis, Missouri
Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant 12Nov1862
Promoted to 1st Lieutenant 8Aug1863
Wounded 27Feb1863
Mustered out 27Apr1864

Emert, John
Born : About 1826
      in Germany
  Burial :
Unknown
  John Emert , a mechanic from Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 6" tall with light hair, light eyes and a light complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. F, 44th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on July 1, 1861 in Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in on September 13, 1861 in Chicago, Illinois.
Deserted on October 2, 1862 in Louisville, Kentucky.


Erbar, George
Born : 7Mar1828
      in Bavaria
Died : 6Jan1887
  Burial :
Masonic Cemetery
Nashville Township
Washington Co., IL.

Block 17, Row 2, Grave F

  George Erbar, a married brick layer from Bridgeport, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 6¼" tall with brown hair, blue eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Hauff, Bavaria.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. C, 9th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 18, 1861
Mustered as a Private on August 28, 1861
Mustered out on August 20, 1864 in Springfield, Illinois.

1880 Census = Nashville, Washington County, Illinois
      Occupation - Farmer


Erbe, Philip Louis
Born : 2May1840
      in Germany
Died : 25Jun1911
      in Illinois

The spelling in
some history articles have
his name listed as "Erve"

  Burial :
Greenwood Cemetery
Nashville
Nashville Township
Washington Co., IL.
  Philip Louis Erbe, a farmer from Fayetteville, St. Clair Co., IL.
son of Johann Phillip & Anna Elizabeth (nee Loehr) Erbe
stood 5' 6½" tall with blond hair, gray eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Wilhelmedorff, Usigen Nassau, Hessen, Germany

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. C, 9th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 18, 1861
Mustered in as a Private on August 31, 1861.

Discharged with wounds on July 22, 1862 at St. Louis, Missouri
some records show :
      Wounded at Shiloh on August 18, 1862
      Deserted on August 18, 1862.

1860 Census - Township 1, Range 7, St. Clair County, Illinois.
Unknown date - Married Barbara _?_ who died March 19, 1863
Unknown date - Married Wilhelmina D. Heuker who died December 23, 1870
March 1, 1871 - Married Charlotte Friedrike Bremer (1853-1933) in St. Clair Co., IL.
March 13, 1876 - Married Aurelia Hess
1910 Census - Nashville Township, Washington County, Illinois

A Civil War pension application was filed on December 15, 1862.
His widow, Aurelia, filed a pension application on November 22, 1922.


Eubank, James
Born : About 1844
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  James Eubank, from Ashley, Washington County, IL.
stood 5' 6" tall with dark hair, blue eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. D, 110th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 21, 1862 in Ashley, Washington County, IL.
Transferred to Co. A, 110th Illinois Consolidated Infantry
on September 4, 1862 in Jonesboro, Illinois.
Mustered in as a Musician (Fifer), on September 11, 1862 in Anna, Illinois
Discharged with wounds on May 9, 1863
which he received on December 31, 1862 at the Battle of Stone River.


Evans, John W.
Born : About 1843
      in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  John W. Evans, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 6" tall with dark hair, blue eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. D, 48th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 27, 1861 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on October 15, 1861 at Camp Butler, Illinois
Reenlisted as a Veteran on January 1, 1864 in Scottsboro, Alabama.
Mustered in on January 19, 1864 in Scottsboro, Alabama.
Promoted to Corporal.
Mustered out on August 15, 1865 in Little Rock, Arkansas.


Evans, Thomas
Born : About 1832
      in New York
  Burial :
Unknown
  Thomas Evans, from Richview, Washington County, IL.
stood 5' 6" tall with light hair, light eyes and a light complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. F, 44th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on July 1, 1861 in Ashley, Washington County, IL.
Mustered in as a Private on September 13, 1861 in Chicago, Illinois.


Evers, William.   Burial :
St. Luke's Cemetery
  Served during the Civil War
with Co. B, 2nd Missouri Light Artillery
Enlisted 14Oct1861 in St. Louis, Missouri
Mustered in 14Oct1861 in St. Louis, Missouri
Discharged as disabled 25Mar1863

Evilsizer, David
Born : 14Nov1946
Died : 15Apr1966
      in South Viet Nam
  Burial :
Richview Township Cemetery
Richview Township
Washington Co., IL.
  David Nathaniel Evilsizer, from Richview, Washington County, IL.

served with the United States Marines in the Viet Nam War
As a Private First Class in South Veit Nam,
was killed on April 15, 1966.

Evilsizer, Harry
Born : 5Jan1926
Died : 4Feb1984
  Burial :
Masonic Cemetery
Nashville Township
Washington Co., IL.

Block 11, Row 19, Grave N

  Harry Evilsizer,

Served during World War II
with the United States Army


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