Individual Details

John Speedy

(1825 - 1864)

John was the 2nd son of Thomas and Elizabeth Glenn Speedy, the older brother of Manford Speedy. John was born in 1825 in Jefferson County, Ohio. He grew up on a farm. On March 8, 1855 he married Jane Foulks, a sister of his his older brother Thomas’s wife. John and Jane farmed and had 4 kids. In 1863 John was 38 and was drafted or signed up for the Civil War. He fought with the Ohio 157th Infantry Company K, he was a Private. He and nine other died of disease at the fort in July 1864.

Events

Birth1825Ohio, United States
Census1850Island Creek, Jefferson, Ohio, United States
Marriage8 Mar 1855Jefferson, Ohio, United States - Jane Foulks
Census1860Knox, Jefferson, Ohio, United States
Death1864Fort Howard, Delaware, United States
MilitaryCivil War
Cause of deathDisease
OccupationFarmer

Families

SpouseJane Foulks (1825 - 1904)
ChildEupehmia Speedy (1858 - 1920)
ChildHarriet J. Speedy (1860 - 1860)
ChildHarriet Speedy (1856 - 1860)
ChildJohn Samuel Speedy (1863 - 1923)
FatherWilliam Speedy (1783 - 1872)
MotherElizabeth Glenn (1794 - 1850)
SiblingThomas Speedy (1823 - 1900)
SiblingClark Speedy (1831 - 1863)
SiblingWilliam Speedy (1835 - 1857)
SiblingManford Byron Speedy (1838 - 1914)
SiblingJames Speedy (1827 - 1913)

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