Madison County



Data added by transcriber in blue font

Veteran's Name: Doope, Simon W

Father: Joseph Doope
Residence: Casey, Iowa (Adair-Guthrie Cos.) Father's nativity: 
Occupation: Farmer and Butcher Mother: 
Date of birth: 10 May 1845 Mother's nativity: 
Place of birth: Grand View, Washington, Ohio Wife: Cyntha
Date of death: 14 Jul 1936 (91y, 2m, 4d) 2nd wife: 
Place of death: Casey, Guthrie, Iowa 3rd wife: 
Place of burial: Oakwood Cemetery  
Cause of death: 


  Oliver, - Adel, Iowa

  Betty (     ) Blackmer - Casey, Iowa

  Pearl (     ) Robinson - Pontiac, Illinois

War record
  Rank: Private Company: E Regiment: 150th
  State: Illinois Organization: Infantry
  Enlistment date: and mustered 04 Feb 1865 at Danville, Illinois
  Enlistment age:  ResidenceGeorgetown, Vermilion, Illinois
  Mustered out: 
  Discharged: 16 Jan 1866, Private with Company at Atlanta, Georgia
GAR membership
  Post name: Standfield Date joined: 21 Aug 1885
  Post No.: 359 Age at joining: 
  Place: Casey, Guthrie, Iowa Transfers: Rej 1st term 1892; tr. 01 Jun 1917
  Post name: Pitzer Date joined: 1917
  Post No.: 55 Age at joining: 
  Place: Winterset Transfers: 
Sources: War Dept 1939: Doope; Post Desc. Bk. Post 359. No. 20.: Doop; Rept Adj Gen Ill: Doop-M. O. 16 Jan 1866/ Post 55 Desc Book #294: Butcher/ Adair Co Free Press 1936; Graves Reg: family - d. 14 Jun 1936/ Vital Statistics: d. 14 Jul 1936

1. War XC-2 578 605; A.G.O. 06 Apr 1898

2. Commander, Post 369, Casey Iowa

3. Residences: After discharge - Georgetown, Ill. until 1867; Cherry Vale, Kansas until 1871; Westville, ill. 1881; Casey, Iowa

4. There is no evidence that this veteran lived in Madison County. He may have joined the Pitzer post after the Guthrie County posts had all been disbanded.


Transcribed by Kent G. Transier 25 Sep 2005.