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J. S. Summers Post 296 in Shellsburg, Iowa


The J. S. Summers post was named in honor of veteran John S. Summers who was born in 1841 in New Jersey and died January 10, 1880. He is buried at Oakwood Cemetery in Shellsburg.

The post was chartered March 26, 1884. The post had 27 charter members and a total of 66 members.

Note that the index cards on FamilySearch.org may have additional information about the veteran and his family and in a few cases there are letters written to the post regarding a particular veteran.

Page Last Updated: Wednesday, 11-Oct-2017 11:51:22 CDT



Last First Post Location Post Birth Date Birth Location Death Date Death Location Burial Location
Alden Willard Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296

1896
Parkers Grove Cem, Canton Twp, Benton Co, Iowa
Barker Ruel E. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1841 Ohio June 16, 1908 Marshalltown, Iowa West Oakwood Cem, Shellsburg, Iowa
Barnell Aaron G Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1839



Bigley Jesse L. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 June 21, 1841 Ohio June 7, 1912 Shellsburg, Iowa West Oakwood Cem, Shellsburg, Iowa
Boles Irvin S. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 Sept. 12, 1837 Ohio Apr. 1, 1912 Shellsburg, Iowa West Oakwood Cem, Shellsburg, Iowa
Bowe Romanze E. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1837 Ohio 1927 Vinton, Iowa Evergreen Cem, Vinton, Iowa
Bratton Samuel B. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1842



Bully Samuel Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1847



Burton Orlo B. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 May 25, 1845 Know Co, Ill. Jan. 25, 1910 Shellsburg, Iowa Parkers Grove Cem, Canton Twp, Benton Co, Iowa
Cassell Thomas K. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1835
Jan. 1885
West Oakwood Cem, Shellsburg, Iowa
Chaffin James D. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1842



Clark George Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 Apr. 28, 1843 Missouri Sept. 22, 1918 Palo, Iowa Palo, Linn Co, Iowa
Clemmons Finley D. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1843
1921 Vinton, Iowa Evergreen Cem, Vinton, Iowa
Clymer Peter Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 Aug. 27, 1830
May 19, 1907 Shellsburg, Iowa Keling Cem, Urbana, Iowa
Dispenette Abram Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1843 Indiana Nov. 18, 1902 Cedar Rapids, Iowa Linwood Cem, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Durham John F. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1839



Dye Pierson Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 Dec. 22, 1923 Green Co, Pa May 7, 1897 Center Point, Iowa Center Point Cem, Iowa
Elson James M. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1840 Ohio Mar. 25, 1894 Vinton, Iowa West Oakwood Cem, Shellsburg, Iowa
Fawcett Asa H. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 Apr. 30, 1842 Belmont, Ohio Oct. 29, 1893 Cedar Rapids, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Fawcett William H. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1843 Ohio


Fox George W. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 Apr. 18, 1833 McConnelsville, O Mar. 10, 1897 Marion, Iowa Oak Shade Cem, Marion, Iowa
Hagan James Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 Mar. 1837 Tyrone Co, Ireland July 10, 1908 Cedar Rapids, Iowa Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Hall James A. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 Jan. 15, 1835 N.Y. Mar. 5, 1905
Palo Cem, Palo, Linn Co, Iowa
Hall John A. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1845



Hatfield William W. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 Nov.12, 1840 Fayette Co, Ohio Oct. 12, 1913 Shellsburg, Iowa Parkers Grove Cem, Canton Twp, Benton Co, Iowa
Heath Merritt S. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1841 Greenburg, Indiana May 20, 1922 Shellsburg, Iowa East Oakwood Cem, Shellsburg, Iowa
Horton Carey T. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1829



Jenkins Presley J. A. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 Oct. 7, 1837 Ross Co, Ohio Feb. 2, 1896 Shellsburg, Iowa West Oakwood Cem, Shellsburg, Iowa
Jones James M. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1836
1905 Clarion, Iowa Evergreen Cem, Clarion, Iowa
Jones John W. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 Aug. 8, 1822
Jan. 5, 1897
Strawn Cem, Shellsburg, Iowa
Kibler Washington W. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1845
Jan. 13, 1907 Shellsburg, Iowa East Oakwood Cem, Shellsburg, Iowa
King George W. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 Oct. 2, 1818 England Sept. 14, 1905 Cedar Rapids, Iowa Parkers Grove Cem, Canton Twp, Benton Co, Iowa
Langham Alexander Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1841

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Lightfoot George W. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1844
Jan. 15, 1920 Palo, Iowa Strawn Cem, Shellsburg, Iowa
McKeen Jedekiah Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1837
Jan. 12, 1908
West Oakwood Cem, Shellsburg, Iowa
Miller Samuel F. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1846
Mar. 24, 1908

Miskimen John Miller Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 Aug. 20, 1845 Ohio Mar. 27, 1890 Shellsburg, Iowa West Oakwood Cem, Shellsburg, Iowa
Miskimen Lewis Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1841 Ohio May 13, 1923 Vinton, Iowa Evergreen Cem, Vinton, Iowa
Montomery William A. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 Apr. 30, 1832
May 13, 1902

Moody John W. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1843



Moody William Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296




Moore Richard E. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1846 Pennsylvania

West Oakwood Cem, Shellsburg, Iowa
Newton Isaac Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1843 Johnson Co, Iowa


Owens Joseph Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 Aug. 21, 1842 Westmoreland Co, Pennsylvania Sept. 2, 1927 Palo, Iowa Palo Cem, Palo, Linn Co, Iowa
Parker Henry E. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1835 Ohio


Porter James R. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1847 Indiana Jan. 16, 1885

Porter William Y. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 Jan. 1, 1826
Aug. 18, 1891 Shellsburg, Iowa Parkers Grove Cem, Canton Twp, Benton Co, Iowa
Pratt Morgan S. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 June 26, 1842 Chittenden Co, Vt Dec. 5, 1917 Cedar Rapids, Iowa Oak Hill Cem, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Race Archibald Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1832 Ohio June 1905
Mt. Pleasant Cem, Shellsburg, Iowa
Ribble Charles Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1847



Scott Josiah C. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1843



Smith George S. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296

Nov. 3, 1908

Soden Charles E. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1841
Aug. 8, 1887

Soden James Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 Feb. 6, 1843 N.Y. Jan. 1905 Shellsburg, Iowa West Oakwood Cem, Shellsburg, Iowa
Soden William R. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 Mar. 6, 1838 Phelps, N.Y. June 30, 1905
Parkers Grove Cem, Canton Twp, Benton Co, Iowa
Spicher Isaac Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1840

Vinton, Iowa West Oakwood Cem, Shellsburg, Iowa
Strawn Miles Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296

May 3,1 937 Shellsburg, Iowa
Summers Charles L. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1829



Summers John C. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1841 New Jersey Jan. 10, 1880
Oakwood Cem, Shellsburg, Iowa
Taylor James Sturgis Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 Sept. 21, 1839 Wheeling, W. Va. Mar. 3, 1928 Cedar Rapids, Iowa Linwood Cem, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Ten Eyck Barnet Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296
Canada


Townsend James M. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296




Twombly Frederick Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1846



Ward William Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1839



Woods John C. Shellsburg, Iowa J. S. Summers Post 296 1841 Pennsylvania Feb. 20, 1914 Vinton, Iowa Evergreen Cem, Vinton, Iowa



Submitted by John Shuck.
Copyright © 2017 by John Shuck.

Extracted from Iowa, Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1861-1949 on FamilySearch.org
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