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CIVIL WAR VETERANS
WHO DIED, IN THEIR HOMES, IN LURAY,
CLARK CO., MO.
- Bellowes, Walter S.: died 1921, age 73, at his home in Luray, buried: Combs Cemetery, at Luray.
- Davidson, James: born 1822 died, age 52, at Luray, buried: Ashton Cemetery, Co. Battalian B, 69th EMM
- Dennison, John William: born 1842, died 1924, age 81, at his home in Luray, buried: Combs Cemetery at Luray, Co. G, 113 Ohio Volunteers Infantry 1883 Pensioners Roll, "gunshot wound back, arm & hand"
- Hill, William H.: died 1924, age 87, at Luray, buried: in Combs Cemetery at Luray, 1883 Pensioners Roll, "partial paralysis left side & lumbar abscess.
- Kelly, Levi: born 1832, died 1909, age 76, at his home in Luray, buried: in Combs Cemetery, at Luray, Co. D, 2nd Reg. Cavalry, M. S. M., 1883 Pensioners Roll, "chronic diarrhea & hepatitis"
- Perry, Jeptha Allen: born 1846, died in Luray, 1933, age 87, buried: in Combs Cemetery, at Luray, Co. F 39th Mo. Infantry. Was confined to a wheel chair his last 15 years. (Jeptha’s wife Sarah Jane Bradford Perry was one of the neighbors who assisted in preparing the Spencer family for burial in 1877. The entire family, of five, had been murdered with an axe, at their home, on August 2, 1877).
- Rowe, Isaac: born 1839, died 1923, age 84, died at his home in Luray, buried: Combs Cemetery, at Luray, Co., H 192d Regt., Pennsylvania Volunteers
- Shannon, John Beal Stephen: born 1836, died 1910, age 74, at his home in Luray, buried: in Combs Cemetery, at Luray, Missouri Home Guards
- Sisson, Henry E.: born 1833, died 1901, age 68 at his home in Luray, of lung trouble from which he had suffered many years, and complications of la grippe, Burial: was in the Conkle Cemetery, north of Luray. He served in the 146th Indiana Regiment.
- Wilson, George W.: born 1841, died 1904, age 62, at his home in Luray, buried: in Combs Cemetery, at Luray, Co. A, 78th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 1883 Pensioners Roll, "chronic diarrhea."
Note: The "died at Luray," notations were copied from their obituaries.
CIVIL WAR VETERANS WHO LIVED IN LURAY,
AND THOSE WHO WERE BURIED IN CEMETERIES, AT LURAY
- Ackland, William: Co. M, 9th Iowa Cavalry, Buried in Combs Cemetery, at Luray.
- Bennet, James H. Lieutenant: died 1910, age 67, 69th Missouri Militia, 1883 Pensioners Roll "chronic diarrhea" address listed as Luray.
- Bobbs, James: Co. H 21st Mo. Infantry, Buried in Combs Cemetery, at Luray.
- Borden, T. L.: At the reunion of the 21st Mo. Regiment, in 1900, his address was given as Luray. Co. E. 21st Mo. Regiment. (Could not find burial site).
- Bradley, William B.: 1842-1920, Co. C. 21st Mo Line, Buried in Combs Cemetery, at Luray. 1883 Pensioners Roll lists his address as Luray "disease of the heart, lungs & chronic diarrhea"
- Brokaw, Aaron: d. 1870, age 59, Enlisted June 17, 1861 at Luray, Mo. 21st. Regiment, Mo. volunteers Buried in Combs Cemetery, at Luray
- Dewey, Asaph C.: 1844-1931, 19th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry, Buried in Eldorado Cemetery, at Luray
- Hise, Levi Tillman: 1821-1896, Co. E, 21st Regiment of Mo. Infantry Volunteers, Lost his right forefinger, contracted a fever, and lost his sight, 1883 Pensioners Roll gives his address as Luray
- Jones, Eph. E.: At the reunion of the 21st Mo. Regiment, in 1900, his address was given as Luray.
- Jones, E. P.: Co. F, 21st. Mo. At the Battle of Athens celebration in 1900 his address was given as Luray. (Wife of E. P. Jones, died in 1874, at the age of 32, is buried in Combs Cemetery. Could not find a tombstone for him).
- Lane, Peter B.: 1848 - 1926, age 78, buried Combs Cemetery. Listed as a surviving veteran in 1922. Address given as Luray.
- Mattley, Aaron, Captain: 1822- 1st northeast Mo. Home Guards, Wounded at the Battle of Athens 1883 Pensioners Roll, "gun shot wound right side," listed address as Luray
- Northcraft, William J.: Confederate. Died 1899, age 67, buried in Combs Cemetery, at Luray.
- Reed, Charles M.: 1842-1924, "of Luray" Funeral service at Luray, buried in “West” (Combs ?) Cemetery, 1883 Pensioners Roll, "injury to abdomen," address Luray
- Riggs, William P.: Co. K, 51st Mo. Infantry, Buried in Eldorado Cemetery at Luray
- Sackett, Erastus E., Capt.: 1817-1869 Home Guards, & 21st. Mo. Infantry Buried in Combs Cemetery, at Luray.
- Overhulsor, Cornelius: 1833-1872, age 39 Co. F, 69th E. M. M. He enrolled in Luray, Aug. 9, 1862, & in 1863, Sept. 5, he was ordered into active service under Captain Sackett, of Luray. Buried in Eldorado Cemetery, at Luray Note: In 1988, the tombstone of Cornelius was removed from the Eldorado Cemetery, and reset in Ashton beside his wife Sarah’s tombstone.
- Wickham, James: died 1912, age 79, buried in Luray Cemetery (named as Wright Cemetery, but usually called Eldorado Cemetery). He was a member of the Home Guards & participated in the Battle of Athens. Died at his home near Luray.
- White, A. B.: 1840 - 1916. Co. F, buried in Combs Cemetery, at Luray.
Sources: Tombstone inscriptions, "1883 Pensioners Roll," military records & obituaries.
Compiled by: Mary Jo Sisson March mjssisso nemr.net
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