William Norwood

William Norwood

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Birth Date: Mar 1844

Birth Place: PA

Death Date: 27 Oct 1915

Death Place: NY

Occupation: Framer; Private, NY 50th Eng. Companies D & G

 

Notes:

Birth information from 1900 Federal Census.

 

Enlisted 22 August 1861 at Millport, NY for three years. Mustered in 17 September 1861 as a Private for Company D, 50th Engineers New York. He was transferred to Company G on 1 November 1861. Described as 5'8", blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion. He left the organization 13 June 1865 at Fort Berry in the grade of Artificer.

 

Marriage information provided in 1900 Federal Census (column 10=number of years married).

 

July 7, 1890 filed Invalid pension. Application number 796073, certificate number 521376, filed in Pennsylvania.

 

1900 Federal Census Lindley Town, Steuben Cty, NY sheet number 6. According to this census record, William's father was from Pennsylvania and mother from New York.

 

Death information from Oct 27, 1915 pension for widow filed by Mary B. Norwood. Application number 1054911, certificate number 806190, filed in New York.

 

Spouse: Mary Barbara Schaffner/Shaffner

Birth Date: Aug 1865

Birth Place: PA

Death Date: After 27 Oct 1915

 

Spouse Notes:

Birth information from 1900 Federal Census.

 

Surname discrepancy: Daughter's (Ina) marriage certificate spells mother's maiden name as Schaffner; Daughter's (Ina) death certificate spells mother's maiden name as Shaffner.

 

Marriage information provided in 1900 Federal Census (column 10=number of years married).

 

1900 Federal Census Lindley Town, Steuben Cty, NY sheet number 6. According to this census record, Ina's father was from Germany and mother from Pennsylvania.

 

Marriage Date: About 1884

 

Children: Ina Mitchell

Augusta Hazel

Myrtle G.

Frank

 

From Civil War Times Illustrated Photographic History of the Civil War. By William C. Davis and Bell I. Wiley Under the direction of the National Historical Society. Blackdog & Leventhal Publishers: New York, 1983, 1984.

50th New York Engineers enjoying the Fourth of July, 1864