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Lewis Vought

Male 1828 - 1896  (67 years)


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  • Name Lewis Vought 
    Born 29 Sep 1828  Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Jul 1896  Livermore, Humboldt County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Lewis was the son of Joshua Vought and Polly Thatcher. He married Amanda Flemming on Aug 26, 1866 in Humboldt county, Iowa. They were the parents of Joshua, Maria, Martha, Polly, Hiram, and Valentine.


      Lewis Vought was a resident of Humboldt County, Iowa, when he enlisted as a Private on Jan. 1, 1864 at the age of 33 years. He mustered in Co L 4th Iowa Cavalry on the same day as his enlistment. Vought mustered out with his regiment on Aug. 8, 1865 at Atlanta, Georgia.

      Kossuth and Humboldt County History page 761 - Lewis Vought has been a resident of Humboldt county since 1857 but did not settle upon his present farm until about 1859. It is located on the southeast quarter of section 11 in Delana township. He owns 160 acres of nice land and has 100 acres under cultivation.

      He was born Sept 29, 1828 in Bradford Co, PA. His parents, Joshua and Polly Thatcher Vought, are dead and buried in Bradford Co, PA.

      In 1855 he started on a prospecting tour and went to Red Wing, MN. He staid in that part of the country about 1 year, chopping wood, then returned to Pennsylvania. One year later in the spring of 1857 he came to Webster Co, Iowa and from thence to Humboldt county and first took a claim on section 10 in Humboldt township which in 1859 he left and took another upon which he now resides.

      Jan 1, 1864 he enlisted in the 4th Iowa Cavalry and was mustered into the service at Fort Dodge. He took part in the engagments of Tupelo, Fort Scott, Selma and Columbus and minor skirmishes. He was mustered out at Atlanta Aug 8, 1865.

      Aug 26, 1866 he was married to Amanda Flemming at Humboldt county. They have 5 children - Joshua, Maria, Martha, Hiram, and Valentine V. Mrs Vought is a member of the M.E. church. In politics he is independent and has held several township offices.
    Buried Union Cemetery, Livermore, Humboldt County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • PLOT 01-43
    Person ID I117326  tree1
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2018 

    Father Joshua Vought,   b. 31 Dec 1793, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1880, Rome, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Polly Eaton Thacher,   b. 27 Oct 1802, Ellington, Tolland County, Connecticut , USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1876, Rome, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Family ID F6953  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Amanda Alvina Fleming,   b. 10 Nov 1842, West Monroe, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1916, Humboldt County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 26 Aug 1866  Humbolt County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    1. [S288] Find A Grave, (Web).
      MEMORIAL ID 111819556