Captain WITHINGTON Joseph

Captain WITHINGTON Joseph[1, 2, 3]

Male 1834 - 1920  (86 years)

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  • Name WITHINGTON Joseph 
    Prefix Captain 
    Born 4 May 1834  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Gender Male 
    Military Between 30 Jul 1861 and 20 Aug 1864  [5
    during the Civil War, enlisting as 1st Sergeant and commissioned an officer in Company D, Illinois 41st Infantry Regiment on 09 Aug 1861. Promoted to Full Captain on 24 Nov 1863. Promoted to Full 1st Lieutenant on 07 Aug 1863. Mustered out on 20 Aug 1864. 
    Died 18 Jun 1920  Mattoon, Coles, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Cremated 20 Jun 1920  St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    _UID F6EE89F334C1434D91C935EFEE430ECE7090 
    Buried 20 Jun 1920  Mattoon, Coles, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Dodge Grove Cemetery 
    Joseph Withington funeral
    Joseph Withington funeral
    Journal Gazette
    Mattoon, Illinois
    19 Jun 1920, Sat Page 6

    Capt. Joseph Withington gravestone
    Capt. Joseph Withington gravestone

    JOSEPH WITHINGTON
    NEWBURY, MASS.
    MAY 4, 1834
    MATTTOON, ILL.
    JUNE 18, 1920

    Notes 
    • He was Captain, 7th Illinois Volunteers during the Civil War.

      A surveyor who helped lay out the west side of the original city of Mattoon.

      Held a high post with the Union forces during the Civil War. Rose to the rank of adjutant General.

      He was mayor of Matoon and filled other public offices there at various times.

      Unmarried.
    Person ID I74158  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2020 

    Father Rev. WITHINGTON Leonard,   b. 9 Aug 1789, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1885, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Mother NOYES Caroline,   b. 23 Aug 1803, Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1860, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 29 May 1827  Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Family ID F3198  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Joseph Withington
    Joseph Withington

    Journal Gazette
    Mattoon, Illinois
    17 Nov 1967, Fri Page 1
    Veteran & Patriot of the Civil War
    Veteran & Patriot of the Civil War
    Captain Joseph Withington
    Captain Joseph Withington

  • Sources 
    1. [S47] CD-NEHG Register.
      Vol. 75, Oct 1921, p. 262 "Henry Withington of Dorchester, Mass." by Frederic Scherer Withington.

    2. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #61421225 [Eileen Bridges] 11/10/2010.

    3. [S7790] Newspaper-Journal Gazette, Mattoon, Illinois, 17 Nov 1967, Fri Page 1.

    4. [S6293] Internet-Database-ancestry.com-Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947, FHL Film Number: 1562485.

    5. [S5852] Internet-Civil War-U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, Illinois: Roster of Officers and Enlisted Men.

    6. [S82] Death-obit, Journal Gazette; Mattoon, Illinois; 19 Jun 1920, Sat Page 6.

    7. [S281] Book-VR Newbury, MA; Vol. II - Marriages & Deaths, 2:355.

    8. [S47] CD-NEHG Register.
      Vol. 75, Oct 1921, p. 261 "Henry Withington of Dorchester, Mass." by Frederic Scherer Withington.