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Van Benthuysen, David
Born : About 1829
     in New York
  Burial :
Unknown
  David Van Benthuysen, a farmer from Hoyleton, Washington Co., IL.
son of Amander and Harriet Van Benthuysen.
stood 6' tall with light hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.
He was born in Onondaga County, New York.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. G, 13th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry
Enlisted on December 21, 1863 in Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in on January 20, 1864 at Camp Butler, Illinois,
as a Quartermaster Sergeant.
Mustered out on August 31, 1865 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

1850 Census / Onondago Co. NY / PO Otisco / page 189 B
      David Van Benthusen, age 20 (in household of Harriet, age 42
1860 Census / Washington Co. IL / PO Hoyleton
     1433-1380
      David Vanbenthuysen, 30, b NY (in household of N. H. Blakley)
1870 Census / Clinton Co. IL / PO Carlyle / page 220
     167-168
     David Vanbenthusard, 32, b NY (in household of Thomas Caldwell/Cardwell)
     Also, in household is David Vanbenthusard, age 7
1880 Census / Marion Co. IL / PO Centralia / page 238 B
     56-56
     David Van Benthuysen, 50, b NY
     Wife Susan, 46
     Son Henry, 16
     Dau Clara 5
     + some Harding children

(Note: David married Susan S. Harding on 2 Jan 1871 in Clinton Co. IL,,,,
per the death records of his son, Henry in California,
David was first married to a lady named Miner)
CA Death Records
Henry Vanbenthuysen
born / 10 Oct 1863 / Illinois
died / 2 Aug 1940 / Ventura CA
Mother's Maiden / Miner
Father's Surname / Vanbenthuysen

Civil War Pension
Van Benthuysen, David
G. 13. ILL Cav
Filed / 25 Sep 1882
Application No. / Invalid / 460.851 / Certificate No 263.274
State from which filed / ILL

Van Benthuysen, David
Widow / Susan S. Van Benthuysen
G. 13. ILL Cav
Filed / ?Dec 15? 1893
Application No. / Widow / 587.491 / Certificate No. 524.596
State from which filed / CAL
(Note: Susan Vanbenthuyse is on the 1900 Census of Nevada, Nevada Co. CA)

See the burial records for his parents,
Amander and Harriet Van Benthuysen at:
http://www.rootsweb.com/~nyononda/CEMETERY/AMBER.HTM


Van Dyke, John J.
Born : About 1829
     in New York
  Burial :
Unknown
  John J. Van Dyke, a Railroad Agent from Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 9" tall with dark hair, dark eyes and a dark complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. C, 1st Illinois Light Artillery
Enlisted on July 30, 1861 in Cairo, Illinois.
Mustered in as a Senior 2nd Lieutenant
Commissioned 1st Lieutenant, but never mustered in this rank.
Resigned on July 16, 1863


Van Dyke, M. H.
Born : About 1842
     in New Jersey
  Burial :
Unknown
  M. H. Van Dyke, a farmer from Richview, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 8" tall with dark hair, gray eyes and a fair complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. I, 154th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on February 4, 1865 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Corporal on February 18, 1865 at Camp Butler, Illinois
Mustered out September 18, 1865 in Nashville, Tennessee


Van Winckle, Robert   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

Van Winkle, Robert A.
Born : About 1826
     in Illinois
Died : 16Feb1865
     in South Carolina
  Burial :
Unknown
  Robert A. Van Winkle, a married farmer from Bridgeport,
Washington Co., IL. (military records list as St. Clair County, IL.)
stood 5' 11" tall with black hair, hazel eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in St. Clair County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. B, 111th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on August 13, 1862 in Richview, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on September 18, 1862 at Camp Marshall, Illinois.
Died in Columbus, South Carolina on February 16, 1865


Varner, Jacob
Born : About 1837
     in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Jacob Varner, a married cooper from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 6" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a light 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 5, 1862 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Corporal on August 25, 1862 in Centralia, Illinois.
Deserted
Reduced in Rank on November 23, 1863;
Released & restored to duty to make up for time lost (1 year & 21 days)
Transferred to Co. H, 38th Illinois Infantry
Second desertion was on December 12, 1865


Vaughn, James W..
Born : About 1843
     in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  James W. Vaughn, a farmer from Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 9" tall with dark hair, dark eyes and a dark complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. M, 6th Illinois Cavalry
Enlisted on October 18, 1861 in Centralia, Illinois.
Mustered in as a Private on January 9, 1862



joined Co. I, 49th Illinois Infantry on January 4, 1863 in Nashville, IL.
listing residence as Nashville, Washington County, Illinois.
Mustered in as a Private on February 2, 1864 in Springfield, Illinois.
Discharged as disabled on March 4, 1865.

Verner, Francis M.
Born : About 1845
     in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Francis M. Verner, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 9" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.
He was born in Washington County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. I, 154th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on February 4, 1865 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on February 18, 1865 at Camp Butler, Illinois
Mustered out September 18, 1865 in Nashville, Tennessee


Verner, Richard E.
Born : About 1847
     in Illinois
  Burial :
Unknown
  Richard E. Verner, a farmer from Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 6" tall with red hair, hazel eyes and a fair complexion.
He was born in Nashville, Washington County, Illinois.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. I, 154th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on February 4, 1865 in Nashville, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on February 18, 1865 at Camp Butler, Illinois
Mustered out on July 4, 1865 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.


Vernor, Charles D.
Born : 15Mar1890
Died : 7Sep1973
  Burial :
Masonic Cemetery
Nashiville
Nashville Township
Washington Co., IL.

Block 11, Row 14, Grave P

  Charles D. Vernor,

Served during World War II in the United States Army


Vernor, Edgar G.
Died : 7Oct1926
  Burial :
Vernor Cemetery
Nashville Township
Washington Co., IL.
  Served during World War I
With the Montana 13th Field Artillery 4th Division
as a Master Sergeant

Vernor, Thomas J.
[ Vernon ]

Born : Mar1848
     in Illinois
Died : 3Oct1912
  Burial :
Masonic Cemetery
Nashville
Nashville Township
Washington Co., IL.

Block 10, Row 9, Grave Q

  Thomas J. Vernor, a clerk from Bethalto, Madison Co., IL.
stood 5' 7" tall with brown hair, hazel eyes and a fair complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
With Co. E, 8th Illinois Infantry
Enlisted on January 31, 1865 in Alton, Illinois
Mustered in as a Private on January 31, 1865 in Alton, Illinois
&
with Co. C, 11th Illinois Infantry
and on the same day transferred to Co. E, 8th Illinois Infantry
Mustered out January 31, 1866 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.


Virgin, William (or John D.)
Born : About 1843
     in Kentucky
  Burial :
Unknown
  William Virgin, a farmer from Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 8" 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 September 3, 1861 in Chicago, Illinois
Mustered in as a Private on September 13, 1861 in Chicago, Illinois
Discharged as disabled on February 25, 1864


VonBehren, William
Born : About 1841
     in Germany
  Burial :
Unknown
  William VonBehren, a farmer from Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 8" tall with light hair, blue eyes and a light complexion.

Served during the Civil War with the Union Army,
with Co. G, 13th Illinois Consolidated Cavalry
Enlisted on December 21, 1863 in Ashley, Washington Co., IL.
Mustered in as a Private on January 20, 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois
Mustered out on August 31, 1865 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas

A strong possibility is that this is probably :
Cord Wilhelm Ferdinand "William" Von Behren
Born on June 13, 1841 in Nordhemmern, Westphalia, Prussia
Died on December 7, 1908 in Strasburg, Shelby Co. IL
Buried at St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery in Strasburg, IL
Married Wilhelmine "Minna" Wirth on March 30, 1870 in St. Louis, MO.
1880 / 1900 / 1910 census records of Shelby Co. IL. - with wife Minnie

See also : http://www.vonbehren.org for further info on this family,
including a picture of William and wife, Minnie.


Voss, John
Born : About 1835
     in Germany
  Burial :
Unknown
  John Voss, a farmer from Hoyleton, Washington Co., IL.
stood 5' 11" tall with dark hair, blue 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, IL.
Mustered in as a Private on August 27, 1862 in Chicago, IL.
Mustered out on June 9, 1865 in Nashville, Tennessee.



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