Naught, Francis Marion

Morning Enterprise, Tuesday, November 7, 1911
VETERAN BORNE TO GRAVE BY COMRADES
Marion Naught, one of the best known residents of the city, died Saturday night, after an illness of about one month. The funeral, which was in charge of Meade Post, Grand Army of the Republic, was held Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock from the Holman undertaking parlors. The pallbearers, all members of the Grand Army of the Republic, were G. A. Harding, J. Doremus, J. J. Mallatt, W. W. Freeman, G. W. Midlam and F. M. Clyde. The floral offerings were beautiful. At the conclusion of the services at the Mountain View cemetery, Edward McFarland sounded taps, which concluded the impressive ceremony.
Marion Naught was born in Illinois, March 29, 1838, and came to Oregon in 1852 driving an ox team. He settled first at Polk county, where he remained until he enlisted at Fort Vancouver, being a member of the First Oregon Regiment. He was a member of Company A, First Oregon Regiment during the war.
At the close of the war Mr. Naught came to this city and later went to the Molalla country, settling on Milk creek. He returned to Oregon City fourteen years ago, making his headquarters at the store of George Yong. Mr. Naught was married three times and is survived by the following children: Mrs. W. A. Kutch, of Milton, Or; John L. Naught, of Los Angeles; Leonard Naught, of Hatton, Wash.’ Frank F. Naught, of Bickelton, Wash. One child died many years ago.

Oregon Death Index:
Name: F M Naught
Death Date: 4 Nov 1911
Death Place: Clackamas
Certificate: 3222


MILITARY:

Name: Francis M Naught
Rank at enlistment: Corporal
State Served: Oregon
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company A, Oregon 1st Infantry Regiment.
Death Place: Oregon City, Oregon
Sources: Index to Compiled Military Service Records, Research by Al Richardson

Name: Francis M . Naught
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Oregon Territory
Regiment: 1st Regiment, Oregon Infantry
Company: A
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Corporal
Film Number: M553 roll 1

Meade Post No. 2, G. A. R. Roster –
Naught, F. M., age 62, born Illinois
Muster In: Nov 16 1864 Private Co A, 1st Ore Inf
Muster Out: June 30 66 Corporal Co A 1st Ore Inf

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