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1855 US NY State Census

Mortimer S CloseAge: 61 years18181879

Name
Mortimer S Close
Birth about 1818
Death of a fatherWalter Close
September 5, 1831 (Age 13 years)
Burial of a fatherWalter Close
after September 5, 1831 (Age 13 years)
Note: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Close&GSiman=1&GScid=66340&GRid=100615189&
MarriageDelia E UnknownView this family
about 1845 (Age 27 years)
Note: Estimate
Birth of a son
#1
Henry P Close
about July 1846 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Susan (Susie) C Close
about 1851 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Clarisa (Cassie) L Unknown
about October 1855 (Age 37 years)
Census 1855 US NY 1855 (Age 37 years)
Note:

Living with wife Delia and family at Spencer, New York. Tailor.

We also have another child recorded as Floyd Swartout, but not recorded as a son. He subsequently disappears and the 1865 NY State Census records Delia as only having had 3 children. So, don't think he's child from this marriage.

Census 1860 US Fed 1860 (Age 42 years)
Note: Living with wife Delia and family at Spencer, New York.
Birth of a son
#4
Elmer J Close
about July 1861 (Age 43 years)
Milit-Beg August 7, 1862 (Age 44 years)
Publication: Period, American Civil War
Note:

U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865

Name: Mortimer S Close Residence: Spencer, New York Age at Enlistment: 44 Enlistment Date: 7 Aug 1862 Rank at enlistment: Private Enlistment Place: Spencer, New York State Served: New York Survived the War?: Yes Service Record: Enlisted in Company I, New York 109th Infantry Regiment on 08 Aug 1862. Mustered out on 15 Mar 1865.Transferred to on 15 Mar 1865. Mustered out on 15 Jul 1865 at Washington, DC. Birth Date: abt 1818 Sources: New York: Report of the Adjutant-General

Death of a brotherMontgomery Close
November 8, 1862 (Age 44 years)
Census 1865 US NY 1865 (Age 47 years)
Note: Living with wife Delia and family at Richford, New York. Tailor.
Census 1870 US Fed 1870 (Age 52 years)

Note: Can't find a record for this year.
Death of a motherLucretia Olmsted
July 9, 1871 (Age 53 years)
Military Award October 16, 1873 (Age 55 years)
Note: Received an invalidity pension for his time in the Union forces.
Marriage of a childHenry P CloseClarisa (Cassie) L UnknownView this family
about 1879 (Age 61 years)
Marriage of a childHenry P CloseClarisa (Cassie) L UnknownView this family
about 1879 (Age 61 years)
Death February 14, 1879 (Age 61 years)
Publication: Period, US Civil War
Burial after February 14, 1879
Publication: Period, US Civil War
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1817Cayuga, Cayuga County, New York, America
2 years
himself
5 years
younger sister
21 months
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
Family with Delia E Unknown - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1845America
19 months
son
6 years
daughter
5 years
daughter
6 years
son

Marriage

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Census 1855 US NY

Living with wife Delia and family at Spencer, New York. Tailor.

We also have another child recorded as Floyd Swartout, but not recorded as a son. He subsequently disappears and the 1865 NY State Census records Delia as only having had 3 children. So, don't think he's child from this marriage.

Census 1860 US Fed

Living with wife Delia and family at Spencer, New York.

Milit-Beg

U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865

Name: Mortimer S Close Residence: Spencer, New York Age at Enlistment: 44 Enlistment Date: 7 Aug 1862 Rank at enlistment: Private Enlistment Place: Spencer, New York State Served: New York Survived the War?: Yes Service Record: Enlisted in Company I, New York 109th Infantry Regiment on 08 Aug 1862. Mustered out on 15 Mar 1865.Transferred to on 15 Mar 1865. Mustered out on 15 Jul 1865 at Washington, DC. Birth Date: abt 1818 Sources: New York: Report of the Adjutant-General

Census 1865 US NY

Living with wife Delia and family at Richford, New York. Tailor.

Census 1870 US Fed

Can't find a record for this year.

Military Award

Received an invalidity pension for his time in the Union forces.

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