Buckles, William

Oregon City Enterprise, Friday, January 17, 1908
Deaths.
BUCKLES – At Willamette, Jan 15, 1908, W. M. Buckles of dropsy, aged 60 years.

Oregon City Courier, Friday, January 17, 1908
Buckles, William
William Buckles of Willamette, a highly respected citizen of that place, died Wednesday morning at 6 o’clock, at his home, after an illness of 19 months of heart failure and dropsy. Mr. Buckles was born September 22, 1847, and leaves a widow and five children, as follows: A. B. Buckles, C. E. Buckles and Miss Jessie, of Willamette; Mrs. George Griffith of Oregon City; Admiral F. Buckles of Memphis, Tenn. the funeral took place Thursday morning at 10 o’clock from the family residence at Willamette. Rev. John M. Linden officiating. Interment (was at the city cemetery). The floral pieces were beautiful and the funeral was largely attended.


MILITARY:

Civil War Pension Index: Buckles, William H.
Widow: Ellen
D 15 Kans. Cav.
1888 Sep 26, Invalid, Application: 673561, Certificate: 478757, Kansas
1908 Feb 18, Widow, Application: 885334, Certificate: 649856, Wash

Name: William Buckles
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Kansas
Regiment: 15th Regiment, Kansas Cavalry
Company: D
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Private
Film Number: M542 roll 2

Name: William Buckles
Residence: Kansas
Enlistment Date: 5 Sep 1863
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Kansas
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company D, Kansas 15th Cavalry Regiment on 17 Sep 1863. Mustered out on 19 Oct 1865.
Death Place: Clackamas County, Oregon
Sources: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kansas, Research by Harold Slavik

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