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James Riley Anthony

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  • Name James Riley Anthony 
    Born 23 Dec 1820  Brookfield, Madison County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 1850 US, Illinois, Winnebago, Rockford; #439; 4 Jan 1851;
      Dwelling #307, Family #332; line #11; "James R. Anthony"; Age =
      30, Male, (White); Occupation = Mason; Value of Real-Estate
      Owned = $900; Place of Birth New York
    Census Between 1860 and 1895  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 1860 US, Iowa, Linn, Cedar Rapids, Cedar Rapids PO; 17 Aug
      1860; Page #137, Dwelling #978, Family #939, line 10; "James R.
      Anthony"; Age = 40, Male, (White); Occupation = Jour(neyman)
      Mason; Place of Birth = New York

      1870 US, Iowa, Linn, Cedar Rapids, Cedar Rapids PO, 4th Ward;
      Page #134; 29 June [?] 1870; Dwelling #806, Family #948, line
      #1; "Anthony, Jas R."; Age = 49, Male, White; Brick Mason;
      Value of Personal Estate = $300; Place of Birth = New York;
      Male Citizen of U. S. of 21 years of age and upwards

      1880 US, Iowa, Linn, Rapids, Cedar Rapids, Ward #6; ED #255, SD
      #2, Page #46; 1 Jun 1880; Forrest St., Dwelling #103, Family
      #105; line 39; "Anthony, Jas R"; White, Male, Age = 60;
      Married; Stone Mason; Person's Place of Birth = New York,
      Father's = Rhode Island, Mother's = Massachusetts

      1885 Iowa, Linn, Rapids, Cedar Rapids, Ward #6; #300; line #17;
      "James R. Anthony"; Township 83, Range 7, Section 28; 168 15
      Ave W; Age = 64, Male, White, Married; Occupation = Mason;
      Place of Birth = New York; parents native born; Entitled to
      vote

      1895 Iowa, Linn, Rapids, Cedar Rapids, Ward #6; #517; Dwelling
      #593, Family #576; line 12; "Jns' Anthony"; Age = 74, White
      Male, Married, Place of Birth = York State, parents native
      born, laborer, Baptist, entitled to vote, War of Rebellion = A
      20 Iowa Inf Pvt; copy owned by GMA
    No Name 3 Jun 1860  Baptist Church, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • James Riley Anthony was The Baptist Church of Cedar Rapids,
      Iowa, was organized
      June 3, 1860, with a membership of twenty-eight, viz.:.. .Giles
      Mabie, Lucy Mabie,. . .James Anthony and Manila Anthony" with
      Giles Mabie and Lucy Case 03 Jun 1860 the Baptist Church, Cedar
      Rapids, Iowa
    MilService Between 1862 and 1865  [2
    • ROSTER OF RECRUITS; "#8, Anthony, James R.", Age = 41,
      Residence = Cedar Rapids, Nativity = New York, Rank = Private,
      Date of Enlistement = July 28, Where Enlisted = Cedar Rapids,
      By Whom Enlisted = E. N. Bates; copy owned by GMA

      MUSTER-IN ROLL of Captain E. N. Bates Company A in the
      Twenty-th Regiment, --- Brigade of Iowa volunteers, commanded
      by Colonel McDye. ..; "#8, Anthony, James R."; Where Born =
      Brookfield, New York, Age = 41, Occupation = Mason, Enlisted =
      Jul 28, Cedar Rapids by D. Torry for 3 years; Eyes = Dark, Hair
      = Dark, Complexion = Light, Height = 5' 8 1/2"; Bounty paid =
      $25.00, Premium paid = $2.00; copy owned by GMA

      Roll of Co. A 20th Regiment of Iowa Volunteer Linn County;
      "Anthony, James R."; Age = 41, Residence = Cedar Rapids, Linn
      Co., Iowa; Rank = Private; # miles from residence to rendezv's
      = 84; Date of Going into Quarters = July 26; copy owned by GMA

      ROSTER AND RECORD OF IOWA SOLDIERS IN THE WAR OF THE REBELLIO :
      Together with historical sketches of volunteer organizations,
      1861-1866 / published by authority of the General Assembly,
      under the direction of Wm. H. Thrift, Des Moines, Iowa : E. H.
      English, 1910, V3, p 352, "ANTHONY, JAMES R. Age 41. Residence
      Cedar Rapids, nativity New York. Enlisted July 26, 1862.
      Mustered Aug. 22, 1862. Mustered out July 8, 1865, Mobile,
      Ala."; Company A, Twentieth Regiment (Iowa Volunteer Infantry),
      Second Brigade, Second Division, Army of the Southwest
      (Frontier); Historical Sketch, pp 341-348; p. 348, "The
      regiment was then conveyed to Clinton, Iowa, where it was
      disbanded July 27, 1865." He mustered in at Camp Kirkwood,
      near Clinton, Iowa.

      1886 Oct 24; Pension Office; "I have the honor to request that
      you will furnish from the records of the War Department a full
      Report as to the service, disability and hospital treatment of
      James R. Anthony, who, it is claimed, enlisted July 26, 1862,
      and served as Pvt in Co. A, 20 Reg't Ia Inf and was discharged
      at [Mobile, AL] July 8, 1865. While serving in Co. A, 20 Reg't
      Ia Inf he was disabled by Heeat [?] on march from Black River
      [Missouri ?] to Yazou City [Mississippi] July 1863 also loss of
      sight & scurvy at Mustang Island Texas June 1864, also lung
      disease and was treated in hospitals of which the names,
      location, and dates of treatment are as follows: New Orleans
      University Aug 1864."

      1887 Feb 6; War Department; muster roll information, 2 pp

      1898 Jan 15 & Dec 9; Department of the Interior, Bureau of
      Pensions; "First. Are you married?, etc. Answer: Marilla H.
      Anthony her maiden name Marilla H. Mabie; Second. When
      married?, etc. Answer. Near Rockford Illinois February 11th
      1847 by Rev Luther Stone a Baptist minister late of Chicago.
      Third. What record of the marriage exists. Answer. License
      issued and recorded by clerk of court competent to act in
      Rockford Illinois. Fourth. Were you previously married?
      Answer. No. Fifth. Have you any children living?, etc.
      Answer. Leonora A. born January 26th 1848. Lilly I. born
      September 8th 1851. Franklin A. born Feburary 1st 1854.
      Charles F. born October 27th 1856. Minnie A. born June 17th
      1858. Edward E. born June 7th 1861. James R. born December
      4th 1868. George A. born February 11th 1873. Dates of replies
      July 4th & December 14th, 1898."

      1890 Jul 29; Declaration for Invalid Pension; "...That he is
      partly unable to earn a support by reason of increasing
      infirmities of age and by reason of exposure while in the
      service resulting in la?????ess. it ????? the effect of having
      ??..."

      US VA MILITARY RECORDS, Pension Index File,
      Andrews-Appenfelder, 1861-1934, "SOLDIER: Anthony, James R.;
      WIDOW: Anthony, Marilla H.; SERVICE: A 20 Iowa Inf; 1886,
      Sept 27, Invalid, Application No. 585.845, Certificate No.
      753.527; 1900 Mar 17, Widow, Application No. 715.364,
      Certificate No. 497.696, Iowa"

      1900 Aug 30; Pensioner Dropped; "James R. Anthony...has been
      dropped because of death...1 Mch 1900"

      BURIAL: Record of Burials; Headstone Application; National
      Archives; "Anthony, Jas R./Pvt Co A 20 Iowa Inf/Mch 1 -
      1900/Linwood Cemetery/Cedar Rapids Iowa/Lee Marble Works
      Contract June 10, 1903"; copy owned by GMA; no record in
      Quartermaster Cemeterial File for Linn County, Iowa.

      BURIAL: State of Iowa, Graves Registration Division, THE
      ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE, Des Moines, Iowa; County = Linn, War
      = Civil; Name = Anthony, James R., White; Date of Death = March
      2, 1900, Place = Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Cause = unknown; Residence
      - Time of enlistment = Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Age = 41; Entered
      service date = July 26, 1862, Place = Cedar Rapids, Iowa;
      Discharge date = July 8, 1865, Place = Mobile, Ala., Rank =
      Private; Organization served in = Company A, 20th Iowa
      Volunteer Infantry; Foreign countries served in = none; Burial
      place = Cedar Rapids, Rapids; Name of Cemetery =
      Linwood,character of grave marker = Government headstone; Lot
      description = Original, 13, 22; Membership in veterans
      organizations = G. A. R.; Information from Linwood Cemetery
      Association and Roster of Iowa Soldiers

      BURIAL: Government (Civil War) headstone; "J. R. ANTHONY/CO
      A/20 IA INF"; picture, taken by Mrs. Barbara J. Garnant, owned
      by GMA
    Milit-Beg 28 Jul 1862  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • enlisted as a private in Company A, Twentieth Regiment (Iowa
      Volunteer Infantry), Second Brigade, Second Division, Army of
      the Southwest (Frontier)
    Milit-End 8 Jul 1865  Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • mustered out
    No Name 1880  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • James Riley Anthony and Marilla Harriet Mabie appeared on the
      census of 1880 Cedar Rapids, Linn County, IowaJames R. Anthony,
      Self, M, Male, W, 60, NY, Stone Mason, RI, MA
      Marilla Anthony, Wife, M, Female, W, 54, NY, , NY, NY
      Charles F. Anthony, Son, S, Male, W, 22, IL, Car Repairer, NY,
      NY
      Edward E. Anthony, Son, S, Male, W, 20, IA, Works In Packing
      House, NY, NY
      Riley Anthony, Son, S, Male, W, 12, IA, School, NY, NY
      George Anthony, Son, S, Male, W, 7, IA, School, NY, NY
      Frank A. Anthony, Son, M, Male, W, 26, IL, R.R. Shops, NY, NY
      Dora Anthony, DauL, M, Female, W, 20, NY, , NY, NY
    Residence 1896  56 15th Avenue West, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • "Anthony, James R, res 56 15th ave and B st W
    Obituary 1 Mar 1900  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • IOWA GAZETTE, Cedar Rapids, 1 March 1900; "J. R. ANTHONY DEAD;
      Sketch of a Pioneer Citizen of Cedar Rapids.; At 2:40 this
      morning the silent reaper visited the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.
      R. Anthony, claiming the former its victim. For several weeks
      he has been suffering from a combination of lumbago and heart
      trouble which became serious last Saturday, since which time he
      has grown rapidly worse until death relieved him. Mr. Anthony
      was born in Brookfield, Madison county, New York, Dec. 23,
      1820, being the oldest of five children, two of whom survive
      him. In 1847 he was married to Marilla H. Mabie, whose noble
      Christian life, energetic nature and cheery disposition have
      been an inspiration to him for more than fifty years. Their
      declining years have been years of unusual happiness,
      surrounded as they were with loving children and grandchildren,
      who have availed themselves of every opportunity to keep the
      cup of happiness in old age full. The aged wife, tp whom the
      entire community extends its sincerest sympathy at this time,
      together with seven of the nine children born to the union,
      were at the bedside of the deceased when the angel of death
      bore his spirit on its flight to eternal rest. The eldest son,
      F. A. Anthony of Chicago, arrived last night in time to be
      recognized and receive his father's blessing. The other
      children who survive him are Mrs. M. M. Hall, Mrs. E. O. Edson,
      Mrs. J. M. McElheran, Charles F. Anthony, James Riley Anthony
      and George A. Anthony, all of this city, who have been with him
      during his last illness. He was a member of the G.A.R., having
      fought valiantly with the Twentieth Iowa volunteers from l861
      to l865. Mr. and Mrs. Anthony were charter members of the
      First Baptist church of this city, having united with same in
      l860. His character and religious principles have served to
      develop the highest type of citizenship and fatherhood. The
      funeral will be held from the family residence, 56 Sixteenth
      avenue west, at 2 p.m., Saturday"; copy owned by GMA
      CEDAR RAPIDS GAZETTE, March 4 [sic], 1900; "Funeral of the late
      J. R. Anthony will be held at the residence, 56 15th Avenue
      West, at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Members of T. Z. Cook Post and
      old soldiers are expected to be present."; information from
      Mrs. Barbara J. Garnant, Cedar Rapids
    Died 1 Mar 1900  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried 3 Mar 1900  Linwood Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa. USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Government (Civil War) headstone; "J. R. ANTHONY/CO A/20 IA
      INF"; picture, taken by Mrs. Barbara J. Garnant
    Notes 
    • "BROOKFIELD -- was formed from Paris, (Oneida co.,) March 5,
      1795; and Columbus (Chenango co.) was taken off in 1805. It is
      the S.E. corner town of the co. Its surface is a hilly upland,
      broken by the valleys of Unadilla River and Beaver Creek.
      Unadilla River forms the E. boundary. Beaver Creek flows
      through near the center, and the E. branch of the Chenango
      through the N. W. part. Several streams take their rise in
      the town. The soil is a gravelly loam."

      From the Maybee Society files. Not all data is verified. Say dates are estimates and are probably within 20 years. The Maybee Society keeps its data on The Master Genealogist�, and has been modified by Gary Hester?s WIT2NOTE� to form the GedCom file. This information is also available in a TMG file. [2]
    Person ID I37915  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 

    Family Marilla Harriet Mabie,   b. 22 Mar 1826, Portage, Allegany County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1910, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 11 Feb 1847  near Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Mr. James R. Anthony was married to Miss Marilla H. Maybie on
      the 11th day of February A. D. 1847 by Luther Stone a Minister
      of the Gospel..."
    Census 1880  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • James R. Anthony, Self, M, Male, W, 60, NY, Stone Mason, RI, MA
      Marilla Anthony, Wife, M, Female, W, 54, NY, , NY, NY
      Charles F. Anthony, Son, S, Male, W, 22, IL, Car Repairer, NY,
      NY
      Edward E. Anthony, Son, S, Male, W, 20, IA, Works In Packing
      House, NY, NY
      Riley Anthony, Son, S, Male, W, 12, IA, School, NY, NY
      George Anthony, Son, S, Male, W, 7, IA, School, NY, NY
      Frank A. Anthony, Son, M, Male, W, 26, IL, R.R. Shops, NY, NY
      Dora Anthony, DauL, M, Female, W, 20, NY, , NY, NY
    Children 
     1. Leonora A. Anthony,   b. 26 Jan 1848, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lillian J. Anthony,   b. 8 Sep 1851, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Frank Alonzo Anthony,   b. 1 Feb 1854, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1933  (Age 78 years)
     4. Charles F. Anthony,   b. 27 Oct 1856, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1908, Linn County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     5. Minnie Adelaide Anthony,   b. 17 Jun 1858, Rockford, Floyd County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1933, 209 East 1st Avenue, Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     6. Edward E. Anthony,   b. 7 Jun 1861, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1899, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     7. James Riley Anthony, Jr.,   b. 4 Dec 1869, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1927, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     8. George A. Anthony,   b. 11 Feb 1873, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1933  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 
    Family ID F551604810  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1272] MS 166 - G. Michael Anthony, G. Michael Anthony, DAR MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION #221747 FOR MINNIE ADELAIDE (ANTHONY) MCELHERAN (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1272] MS 166 - G. Michael Anthony, G. Michael Anthony.

    3. [S1272] MS 166 - G. Michael Anthony, G. Michael Anthony, THE HISTORY OF LINN COUNTY, IOWA; CHICAGO: WESTERN HISTORICAL COMPANY; 1878; 507 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1273] IGI - LDS, CENSUS PLACE 6TH WARD, CEDAR RAPIDS, LINN, IOWA, , FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY FILM1254351 NA FILM NUMBERT9-0351 PAGE NUMBER67B (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S1272] MS 166 - G. Michael Anthony, G. Michael Anthony, CEDAR RAPIDS CITY DIRECTORY, 1896, 10; (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S1272] MS 166 - G. Michael Anthony, G. Michael Anthony, PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFICATE OF DEATH; "...JAMES RILEY ANTHONY...MALE...WHITE...AGE 79...RETIRED...2 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S1272] MS 166 - G. Michael Anthony, G. Michael Anthony, CEMETERY RECORDS, 1888-1977; SALT LAKE CITY; GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY OF UTAH, 1978; "#1414/ANTHONY, J. R./3---00/22-13-ORIG" (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S1272] MS 166 - G. Michael Anthony, G. Michael Anthony, DAR MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION #221747 FOR MINNIE ADELAIDE (ANTHONY) MCELHERAN; STATE OF ILLINOIS, WINNEBAGO COUNTY, CERTIFICATE OF RECORD OF MARRIAGE STATE OF ILLINOIS, WINNEBAGO COUNTY (Reliability: 3).