SURNAME "F" BIOGRAPHIES


MICHAEL J. FARLEY
Michael was born in August 1840 in Ireland. He enlisted as a Private in Company F, 11th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment on 23 September 1861 and mustered out on 15 October 1863. He enlisted again in the same Company on 19 May 1864 and was mustered out on 4 September 1865. He started receiving a pension on 31 December 1863 and his wife, Maria, started receiving a widows pension in 1908. In 1890 and 1900 Census reports he is living in Barnsville. Michael died in Clay County on 8 March 1908 and is buried at Saint Mary's Cemetery in Barnesville. Burial, Tombstone Picture

JOHN FAY
John was born about 1823 and enlisted as a Private in Company C, 9th New York Cavalry on 3 September 1864 from Waddington, New York and was discharged on 6 June 1865 at Winchester, Virginia. In 1890 he lived in Felton and on 22 August 1891 he started receiving his pension.

PETER OLESON FISKUM
Peter's name has appeared as Peder Fiskum, Podarcos Fiskum, and the 1890 Veterans Schedule and his pension indicates he used the alias, Peter Ohleson. He was born 9 October 1836 in Norway (Grongs Prestegjeld, Norway). In the 1890 Veterans Schedule he is living in Tansem, Clay County. The 1890 Veterans Schedule lists him as serving in Wisconsin Volunteers, Company K, 5th Regiment and he enlisted 23 April 1861 and discharged 27 January 1863 as a Private. He started receiving the Civil War Pension on 29 May 1884 filed in Minnesota. Peter died 7 March 1921 and is buried in Balfour Cemetery, Balfour, McHenry County, North Dakota. Burial, Pictures, More Information

NELSON HENRY FULTON
Some records have Henry N. Fulton. Nelson was born in Pennsylvania in June 1840. In 1885 he was living in Parke (some records Rollag) and in 1890 and 1900 in Hawley. He died in Hawley on 2 December 1901 and is buried in Rice County. He initially enlisted as a Private in Company I, 22nd Indiana Regiment on 15 August 1861 and then transferred to 2nd Independent Battery, Minnesota Light Artillery on 18 November 1862. Before being mustered out on 16 August 1865 he was promoted to Corporal. Nelson is listed in 1901 as being a past Commander of Grand Army of Republic, L. H. Tenney, Post No. 103 which was located initially in Hawley and then moved to Moorhead. He started receiving his pension on 16 August 1901 and his wife, Susie, started receiving a widow's pension on 13 February 1902. Burial, Tombstone Pictures.