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Everingham, Barsnett Dell 1832 1916


Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 6/15/2021 at 09:29:35

Cresco Plain Dealer Dec. 1, 1916 P-3 C-3

Barsnett Dell Everingham was born at Norage, Canada, January 18, 1832, and departed this life November 15, 1916, at his home in Cresco.
He moved with his parents from Canada to Freeport, Ill., in 1838, and in 1846 came to what was then the territory of Iowa, settling in Dubuque.
Mr. Everingham was united in marriage to Elizabeth Moon in 1857 at Wagner, Iowa, and a year later moved to New Oregon.
In 1862 B. D. Everingham enlisted in Company I, 38th Iowa volunteers. In 1864 he was promoted to sargeant and later was made a second lieutenant. He was in the siege of Vicksburg, in the expedition to Jackson in pursuit of Sen. Johnson and at the taking of Brownsville. He was present at the siege of Fort Morgan on Mobile Bay and participated in the last battle of the Civil war at Blakely, Alabama, two weeks after peace was declared. On August 29, 1865 he was mustered out of service.
In 1871 his wife passed away leaving him with a family of five children all of whom survive him.
He was united in marriage to Helen D. Hunt in 1873. To this union were born seven children, five of whom, with the wife, survive.

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