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Ernest Graeme Geisendorff (1838 - 1897)

Ernest Graeme Geisendorff
Born in Jefferson, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died in Woodville, Tyler, Texas, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 16 Sep 2009
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Biography

Ernest Godwin Geisendorff was born on June 11, 1838 in Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA. [1] He married Alice Foster Simms on 4 September 4, 1867 in Tyler, Texas. [2] [3] In 1870, they were living together with their children in Tyler, Texas. [4] During his life, Ernest served in the American Civil War for the Confederacy, achieving the rank of Lieutenant, serving in Thirteenth Cavalry (Burnett's Regiment, Thirteenth Mounted Volunteers). [5] Ernest passed away on He passed away on April 30, 1897 in Woodville, Tyler County, Texas. [1] [6] Upon his death, his wife received a widow's pension for his war service [6]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012 (includes headstone image). Detail listed:
    • Name: Lieut. Ernest Godwin Geisendorff
    • Birth Date: 11 jun 1838
    • Birth Place: Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States of America
    • Death Date: 30 abr 1897 (30 Apr 1897)
    • Death Place: Woodville, Tyler County (Tyler), Texas, United States of America
    • Cemetery: Magnolia Cemetery
    • Burial or Cremation Place: Woodville, Tyler County (Tyler), Texas, United States of America
    • Spouse: Aplice Foster Geisendorff
    • Children:
    Kenneth B Geisendorff
    Benellen G Bullitt
    Henry Pedigo Geisendorff
    Florence Williams
    Frederic William Geisendorff
    Julian C. Geisendorff
    Albert Graeme Geisendorff
    Ernest Bertrand Geisendorff
  2. "Texas Marriages, 1837-1973," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FX7Z-5XZ : 11 February 2018), E. G. Guisendorff and A. F. Sims, 04 Sep 1867; citing , Tyler, Texas, , reference 2:ZNWZ8J; FHL microfilm 1,006,070. Detail provided:
    • Name: E. G. Guisendorff
    • Spouse's Name: A. F. Sims
    • Event Date: 04 Sep 1867
    • Event Place: , Tyler, Texas
  3. Texas Department of State Health Services; Austin, Texas; Ancestry.com. Texas, Marriage Index, 1824-2014 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. Original data: Dodd, Jordan R, et. al. Early American Marriages: Texas to 1850. Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx.
  4. "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXGD-2LN : 12 June 2019), E G Guezendorff, 1870. Detail listed:
    • Name: E G Guezendorff
    • Event Type: Census
    • Event Date: 1870
    • Event Place: Tyler, Texas, United States
    • Event Place (Original):
    • Tyler County, Tyler, Texas, United States
    • Gender: Male
    • Age: 32
    • Race: White
    • Birth Year (Estimated): 1838
    • Birthplace: Kentucky
    • Household: Sex Age Birthplace
    E G Guezendorff Male 32 Kentucky
    A F Guezendorff Female 23 Texas
    C L Guezendorff Female 55 Virginia
    F Guezendorff Female 1 Texas
    S Guezendorff Female 25 Texas
  5. "Texas, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FZ4R-Y67 : 5 December 2014), Ernest G Geisendorff, 1862; from "Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Texas," database, Fold3.com (http://www.fold3.com : n.d.); citing military unit Thirteenth Cavalry (Burnett's Regiment, Thirteenth Mounted Volunteers), NARA microfilm publication M323 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1961), roll 77. Detail provided. Name: Ernest G Geisendorff Event Type: Military Service Event Date: 1862 Age (Original): 23 Military Unit Note: Thirteenth Cavalry (Burnett's Regiment, Thirteenth Mounted Volunteers)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Texas State Library and Archives Commission; Austin, Texas; Confederate Pension Applications, 1899-1975; Collection #: CPA16746; Roll #: 174; Roll Description: Pension File Nos 16746 to 16785, Application Years 1908 to 1909. Detail listed:
    • Name: Mrs A F Geisendorff
    • Application Date: 6 Jul 1909
    • Application Place Tyler, Texas
    • Birth Year: abt 1847
    • Birth Place: Tyler, Texas
    • Age: 62
    • Spouse: Ernest Goodwin Geisendorff
    • Marriage Date: 4 Sep 1867
    • Marriage Place: Tyler, Texas
    • Spouse Death Date: 30 Apr 1897
    • Spouse Death Place: Tyler, Texas
    • Pension File Number: 16758
    • Application Type: Widow

Notes

URL to Find A Grave listing for Ernest Graeme Geisendorff (includes gravestone images) https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/9719927 URL to familysearch.com listing for marriage of Ernest G Greisendorff: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FX7Z-5XZ



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