Sgt. Seth Kirby

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Sgt. Seth Kirby

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Como, Whiteside County, Illinois, United States
Death: November 19, 1915 (74)
Visalia, Tulare County, California, United States
Place of Burial: Porterville, Tulare County, California, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Gershom Hinkley Kirby and Lucy Kirby
Husband of Mary Jane Copeland
Father of Gershom Alexander Kirby; Nellie Lucretia Kirby; Albert Wesley Kirby; Julius Oren Kirby; Ida G Kirby and 2 others
Brother of Lucretia Orton and Pvt. Silas Wright Kirby

Occupation: Farmer and Civil War Veteran
Managed by: Tamás Flinn Caldwell-Gilbert
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About Sgt. Seth Kirby

Seth Kirby served in the Union Army during the American Civil War as a member of Company A, 8th Regiment, California Infantry. He enlisted on November 12, 1864 at Watsonville, California and mustered into service on November 17, 1864 as a Private. He was promoted to Sergeant on November 25, 1864. He mustered out on October 24, 1865 at Ft. Point, California.

  • Source - Civil War Service Records on Fold3.com Company A This company was raised at Watsonville, California, by Captain Claremont C. Smith, and was mustered into the United States service November 17, 1864. It was stationed at Fort Point, San Francisco, until February, 1865; then at Cape Disappointment, mouth of the Columbia River, Washington Territory, until August 17, 1865; then at Fort Dalles in Oregon, during the balance of its term of service, and was mustered out at Fort Point, California, October 24, 1865.
  • Source - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/8th_California_Infantry_Regiment
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Sgt. Seth Kirby's Timeline

1841
March 29, 1841
Como, Whiteside County, Illinois, United States
1868
August 19, 1868
Porterville, Tulare, California, United States
1871
February 2, 1871
Porterville, Tulare, California, United States
1875
December 10, 1875
Porterville, Tulare, California, United States
1877
October 22, 1877
Porterville, Tulare, California, United States
1885
February 24, 1885
California, United States
1890
March 11, 1890
Tulare, California, United States
1892
September 12, 1892
California
1915
November 19, 1915
Age 74
Visalia, Tulare County, California, United States