Clark Hinkley – Civil War Soldier

He entered as a Private in the 182 NY Infantry, in the B Company. The regiment joined with the Van Buren Light Infantry and the Calcium Light Infantry. They served at and near our nation’s capital in the Army of the Potomac, Cooper’s Brigade.

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Finding George

It’s been quite the struggle looking for military records for my father, George Wesley Perry, Jr.  I have information for uncles, cousins, grandfathers, great grandfathers, great great grandfathers. But for Dad? Nada, zip, zilch. There’s a website that can be used for searching EVERYTHING about military service and even that comes up with the “Nothing…

Wm H Bartley: Civil War Soldier

William H Bartley is my maternal 2nd great grandfather. His parents were William H. Bartley and Sarah Horner. He was born in 1831, probably in Newburgh, N.Y and died in 1880. William’s wife was Almina Austin and they had 5 children: Charles, Cyrus, Amanda, William P., and J. Simms. The names of the spouse and…

Edward Street Hinkley

On July 15, 1919, Ed married my family’s glue, Cora Mae Bartley (this was her 17th birthday!). Together they had ten children: Charles Clark, Kathleen, Laura Ann, Jesse Sims, Edith Mae, Edwina Cora, Alice Virginia, Richard Edward, Nancy Frances, and David Lester. Two of their children, Charles and Alice, survived less than one year.

George Wesley Perry

On Christmas Eve of 1926 he married Philomene Marie Dion in Norwich, Connecticut, my very beautiful grandmother! They had five children: Alfred Richard, George Wesley, Jr. (my dad), Ruth May, Margaret Beatrice, and Emma Lorraine.