SURNAME "P" BIOGRAPHIES


EDMOND FRANK PARKER
Edmond was born 26 January 1835 in Madison, Lake County, Ohio. He enlisted as a Private on 28 September 1961 in Company B, 1st Minnnesota Infantry Regiment. He was captured and placed in Andersonville Prisoner of War Camp on 23 June 1864 in Petersburg, Virginia. He was then transfered to Prisoner of War Camp Lawton in October 1864. He was discharged on 21 April 1865. In the 1890 Veterans Schedule he lived in Moorhead. Edmond died on 21 April 1918 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County. He is buried at Zumbrota, Goodhue County in the Zumbrota cemetery. Burial, Tombstone Picture.

SEVERN LAFAYETTE PARKS
Severn was born 25 July 1842 in Wyoming, Pennsylvania and died 23 September 1928 in Haxby, Garfield County, Montana. In the 1890 Veterans Schedule and in 1902, for his marriage, he was in Felton. There is an extensive biography of Severn at Burial, Tombstone Picture.

GUSTAVE E. G. PETERS
His given name in records has been listed as Gustave, Gustavus, and Gatarus. He was born in Poland in September 1824. Gustave enlisted as a Private in Houghton, Michigan on 4 September 1864 in Company K, 29th Michigan Infantry. He was promoted to Corporal on 1 Jul 1865 and mustered out on 6 September 1865 at Murfreesboro, Tennessee. In 1895 he is listed as a Past Commander in Grand Army of Republic, L. H. Tenney Post 103 in Hawley. In 1900 he is living in Moorhead. He started drawing his pension on 9 March 1874. Gustave died on 8 January 1901 and is buried in Prairie Home Cemetery in Moorhead. Burial, Tombstone Picture.

JOSEPH H. PETERSON
JOHN H. PETTERSON
His name is recorded in Illinois civil war records as Joseph H. Peterson and in Post 145 (Barnsville) Grand Army Republic records as John H. Petterson. In May 1889 he is living in Moorhead as an engineer. He was born about 1846 in Ohio. He enlisted into Company G, 147th Illinois Infantry from Joliet, Illinois on 9 February 1865 and was discharged in Savannah, Georgia on 20 Jan 1866.

WILLIAM C. PETERSON
William was born in Germany in September 1844. He enlisted in Company E of the 6th Iowa Cavalry on 7 March 1863 and was mustered out after the end of the war on 17 October 1865 at Sioux City, Iowa. He was a member of Post 145 (Barnsville) Grand Army Republic. William died on 31 January 1914 in Moorhead. He is buried in Deerhorn Cemetery in Wilkin County, southwest of Barnesville.
Burial, Tombstone Picture, Biography

GEORGE ELY PINGREE
George was born 29 April 1839 in Littleton, Grafton County, New Hampshire. He enlisted as a Private on 5 June 1861 in Company G, 2nd New Hampshire Infantry Regiment. He was promoted to Full Corporal on 9 April 1862. On 3 September 1862 he was commissioned an officer in Company G, 11th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment and on 23 April 1864 was promoted to Captain. On 30 April 1864 he was mustered out and then he was commissioned an officer in Company I, 5th Veteran Reserve Corps Infantry Regiment on 1 May 1864. He was mustered out on 1 January 1868. George died on 23 October 1920 in Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois. He is buried at Riverside Cemetery, Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois. Burial, Picture, Tombstone Picture.

WESLEY W. PITCHER
Wesley was born 7 March 1833. He enlisted in Company E, 1st Minnesota Infantry on 18 March 1865 and discharged on 14 July 1865. He started receiving his pension on 12 April 1886 and his wife, Mary, started receiving a widow's pension on 23 June 1915. His wife lived in Moorhead in 1883 but this researcher not sure if Wesley was here before his death on 8 June 1915. He is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth, Faribault County. Burial, Tombstone Pitcher.

BARTLETT PLUMMER
Bartlett was born in 1 June 1832 in Maine. He is an older brother of below noted Charles B. Plummer. He enlisted from Hastings, Dakota County, as a Private in Company F 8th Minnesota Infantry on 15 August 1862 and was discharged 24 May 1865. From the census reports he was in Parke in 1880, Tansem in 1890 and Hubbard County in 1900. He started receiving his pension in 1879. Bartlett died on 19 April 1913 in St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri.

CHARLES BERKLEY PLUMMER
Charles was born on 27 January 1840 in Maine. He is a younger brother of above noted Bartlett Plummer. He enlisted as a Private in Company K 5th Iowa Cavalry on 1 Novemer 1861 and was discharged 25 February 1864. During that time he also served in Brackett's Minnesota Battalion. From the census reports he was in Hawley in 1880, 1890, 1895, and 1900. He is listed as a pioneer having settled in Minnesota in 1850. He started receiving his pension 22 April 1897. His wife, Susan, started receiving a widow's pension on 1 May 1908 [probably 1904]. Both pensions filed in Minnesota. Charles died on 4 April 1904 and is buried in a Hawley Cemetery. Burial, Tombstone Picture.

JOHN S. PRYOR
John was born in New Brunswick, Canada on 22 May 1842. He enlisted on 15 August 1862 into Company F, Minnesota 8th Infantry Regiment. He mustered out on 11 July 1865 at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. John started receiving his pension on 24 January 1895 in Minnesota and his wife Anna, started receiving a widow's pension on 20 August 1903 in Oregon. John died on 4 June 1903 in Eugene, Lane County, Oregon. Burial, Tombstone Picture..

WILLIAM M. PRYOR
William was born in New Brunswick, Canada in 1843. He enlisted on 3 June 1863 into Company I, Minnesota 6th Infantry Regiment. He mustered out on 19 August 1865 at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. In the 1880 Census he was living in Clay County and in the 1883 Pensioners List he was living in Hawley. William started receiving his pension on 10 April 1877. His wife, Minerva, started receiving a widow's pension on 15 July 1884. William died in 1884. He is buried in Glencoe Cemetery in McLeod County. Burial, Tombstone Picture..