POLK, WILLIAM H. (1843 - 1879)

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Watsonville Pajaronian (October 23, 1879)

DIED: POLK - Watsonville October 22d, 1879: W.H. Polk, a native of Springfield IL. aged 36 years.

Watsonville Pajaronian (October 30, 1879)

Editorial Pajaronian

Please allow me through your columns to express my gratitude to the numerous friends of my deceased husband and myself for the many acts of kindness extended during his long illness. May they never lack friends should they ever be so unfortunate as to be in like distress is the sincere wish of Mrs. W.H. Polk

Date of Birth: 1843-03-24

Date of Death: 1879-10-22

County: Santa Cruz

Cemetery/City of Burial: Santa Cruz County

Plot: B-04

Last City: Watsonville

Native of: IL

Enlisted: 1861/0724

Discharged: 1865/01/28

Military Unit: IN_ 1 HvA_ Co E

Rank: Sgt

Military Notes: R-Grncstle_ E 1 IN HvA_ DbD

GAR#: N/R

Available records used to obtain information:
Cemetery records
Santa Cruz County death records
Military records
Santa Cruz and Monterey newspapers
Voter Records

CW Reference: PAJ 1903/06/04

Creator: Nelson, Robert L.
Source: Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004.
Date: Undated
Coverage: Santa Cruz (County)
Rights: Reproduced by permission of Robert L. Nelson.
Identifier: OS-0808

Citation

Nelson, Robert L. “POLK, WILLIAM H. (1843 - 1879).” Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/133784. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.