Madison County, Iowa



Data added by transcriber in blue font

Veteran's Name: Tincher, Benjamin W

Residence:  Father's nativity: 
Occupation: Farmer Mother: 
Date of birth:  Mother's nativity: 
Place of birth: Kentucky Wife: Phebe L, died 21 Apr 1866, age 41y 7m 5d, 
Date of death: 1897 2nd wife: Mahala, born 27 Sep 1826, died 05 Jul 1911, age 84y 9m 8d
Place of death:  3rd wife: 
Place of burial: St. Charles, Iowa, Has G.A.R. marker, Old Part between 8 and 9 Rows from East  
Cause of death: 


  Ida may - died 17 Mar 1865, buried Old Cemetery, St. Charles, Iowa

War record
  Rank: Private Company: G Regiment: 23rd
  State: Iowa Organization: Infantry
  Enlistment date: and mustered 25 Jan 1865
  Enlistment age: 42 Residence: Madison County, Kentucky
  Mustered out: 10 aug 1865 at New Orleans, Louisiana
  Transfers: to 29th Infantry
GAR membership
  Post name: John Miller Date joined: 20 Dec 1884
  Post No.: 158 Age at joining: 
  Place: St. Charles Transfers: 
Sources: Stones in cemetery, St. Charles, Iowa; Roster Iowa Soldiers: Fincher, Benjamin W, age 42, res. Madison Co., nat. Kentucky; Ex-Soldiers Living Iowa 1886: Co G 23 Iowa Inf - Tincher, B. W. - res; Post 158 Desc Book: Prvt G 23 Ia Inf not shown there

1. Found in Unassigned 29th Infantry, Tincher, Benjamin W

2. Govt Stone carries inscription: Benjamin W. Tincher, Co G 23 Iowa Inf

3. Pensioned SC 715 229 Iowa, Tincher, Benjamin W Co G 23 and Unass 29 Iowa Inf

4. Widow pensioned WC 543 627 filed 29 Jun 1897 Iowa


Transcribed by Kent G. Transier 07 Jan 2006.