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Austin Poor
 1840 - 1862

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  • Birth  24 May 1840  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Died  13 Dec 1862  Fredericksburg, Va. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  Oak Grove Cemetary, Searsmont, Waldo County, Me. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I215  Welcomer and Poor Relatives
    Last Modified  19 Mar 2011 00:00:00 
    Father  BENJAMIN JOY POOR, b. 23 Sep 1811, Maine  
    Mother  ALZINA WALCOTT HEMENWAY, b. Abt 15 Oct 1815, Belmont, Me., Waldo County  
    Family ID  F101  Group Sheet
  • Photos Sarah Austin Poor
    Headstones Headstone of Sarah Abigail Poor Coombs and her brother Austin.Headstone of Sarah Abigail Poor Coombs and her brother Austin.
    Status: Located. Don't know where the husband of Sarah, Frank Coombs, is buried.
  • Notes 
    • died 12/13/1862 at battle of Fredericksburg in VA.
      A Co. 16th Maine Regt. Volunteers (2)
      according to Source:The "Annual Report of the Adjutant General of theState of Maine for the year ending December 31, 1863" athttp://www.mainecivilwar.com/16thmeinf.htm

      Age: 22
      Rank: Private
      Home: Belmont
      August 14, 1862 (date of rank)
      Killed in action December 13, 1862

      Surname Given Name Middle Initial Company Unit Rank - Induction Rank -Discharge Notes Box # Extraction # Record #
      Poor Austin A 16 Maine Infantry. Private Private 000543 0017 00000650
      his pension image is available online

      Killed along with almost half of the 16th Maine at Fredericksburg in a disastrous battle
  • Sources 
    1. [S7] Census - 1850 - Maine - Belmont

    2. [S179] Poor family history, typed

    3. [S125] Oak Grove Cemetery pictures

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