Antoine Dunston Antoine L. Dunston was born October 4, 1845 (or so), in Iowa County Wisconsin near Mineral Point or Peddler's Creek, near Linden. He served twice during the Civil War. He was in Company A of the 33rd Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. Later he was in Company H of the 44th Regiment. After his divorce from Ella Heberling, he eventually worked several years in Madison. By 1913, he was staying at the National Military Home in Milwaukee. He died January 19, 1916 in Madison. He is buried at Forest Hill Cemetery in Madison, in grave 20, tier B in Union Rest.

Obituary from the Wisconsin State Journal, Thursday January 20 1916, p. 2. Note misspelling of Antoine. I know nothing of this niece, or really anything about his siblings. G.A.R. is the Grand Army of the Republic (Civil War - Union Army). (image here)

     A. L. Dunston
Antoin L. Dunston died Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the home of his niece, Mrs. Ethel Laley, 436 West Johnson street. He was 69 years old and formerly lived in Highland, Wisconsin.
   The funeral will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Powers' funeral parlors, under the auspices of the G. A. R.
  He was a member of Company H, 44th Wisconsin Infantry.
Going back in time...
Antoine's parents were Emanuel A. Dunston and Mary S. Dunston. 

I'd be interested in contacts with descendents of any of Antoine's siblings in case there are any records about the Ella-Antoine family. e-mail me at

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