Oregon City Enterprise, Friday, December 8, 1911
BABCOCK ESTATE IS VALUED AT $8,000
The estate of Samuel J. Babcock, valued at $8,000, was filed for probate Monday. The personal property is valued at $7,000 and the realty which consists of five acres of land at $1,000, and brings an annual rental of $120.
The funeral of Mr. Babcock was held at the family residence Sunday morning at 10 o’clock, and the interment was in the Mountain View cemetery. The services were attended by many members of Meade Post, Grand Army of the Republic, Mr. Babcock having been a member of that organization.
Civil War Pension Index:Babcock, Samuel J.
Widow: Babcock, Melissa
I, 46 Wis Inf
1895 Mar 13, Invalid, Application: 1166217, Certificate: 917024, Wyo
1912, Feb. 21, Widow, Application: 981010, Certificate: 741056, Oregon
Name: Samuel J Babcock
Enlistment Date: 26 Jan 1865
Rank at enlistment: Corporal
State Served: Wisconsin
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company I, Wisconsin 46th Infantry Regiment on 26 Jan 1865. Mustered out on 27 Sep 1865 at Nashville, TN.
Sources: Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion
National Archives: Index to Federal Pension Records
Name: Samuel J. Babcock
Regiment State/Origin: Wisconsin
Regiment: 46th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Film Number: M559 roll 1