Austin Poor

Male 1840 - 1862  (22 years)


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  • Name Austin Poor 
    Born 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 

    Father BENJAMIN JOY POOR,   b. 23 Sep 1811, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1868, Searsmont, Me., Waldo County Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother ALZINA WALCOTT HEMENWAY,   b. Abt 15 Oct 1815, Belmont, Me., Waldo County Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1901, Belfast, Me., Waldo County Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Married 18 Feb 1837  Searsmont, Waldo County, Me. Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F101  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Sarah  Austin Poor
    Sarah Austin Poor

    Headstones
    Headstone of Sarah Abigail Poor Coombs and her brother Austin.
    Headstone of Sarah Abigail Poor Coombs and her brother Austin.
    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.

    4. [S224] Marriage records - Waldo County, Maine - vols. 1-3, 1802-1887.


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