Shelby Township

Tippecanoe County, Indiana

The following
list, covering
six full pages contains all the males, ages 18-45, who resided in
Shelby
Township in 1862. It should be noted that this list consists of those

men
**eligible**
to serve and

Roll of able-bodied white male citizens resident in Shelby Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, over 18 years of age, subject to military duty.

Enrolled in pursuance of orders from the Secretary of War, by Edward F. Sheetz, Commissioner for said township.

NAME |
AGE |
OCCUPATION |
REMARKS/EXEMPTIONS |

?, John | 24 | Farmer | exempt; nearly blind |

ABERNATHY, John H. | 21 | Farmer | crooked ankle; exempt |

ADAMS, Ephraim C. | 23 | Farmer | none |

AMBLER, John | 28 | Farmer | none |

ANDREWS, John | 39 | Farmer | none |

ARMSTRONG, Daniel | 18 | Farmer | none |

ARMSTRONG, William | 40 | Farmer | none |

BADER, Joseph | 33 | Farmer | none |

BAKER, Wm. G. | 42 | Farmer | exempt; diseased leg |

BAUGHER, Wm. H. | 37 | Farmer | none |

BEACH, Cyrus | 42 | Farmer | exempt; no teeth |

BEST, Benjamin | 22 | Farmer | none |

BEST, Francis | 44 | Farmer | exempt; gen'l prostration |

BEST, James B. | 42 | Farmer | exempt; injured hearing |

BEST, Samuel | 29 | Smith | none |

BEST, Silas | 29 | Farmer | none |

BILDERBACK, John C. | 33 | Farmer | none |

BIRK, Henry | 25 | Farmer | none |

BIRK, John | 35 | Farmer | none |

BLUE, Garrel | 18 | Laborer | none |

BONEBRAKER, John C. | 34 | Farmer | none |

BOWYER, William | 26 | Farmer | none |

BRINGHAM, Samuel | 26 | Farmer | none |

BROWN, George | 44 | Farmer | exempt; loss of teeth and gen'l debility |

BROWN, La Fayette | 19 | Farmer | left eye out |

BROWN, Lorenzo D. | 23 | Farmer | none |

BROWN, Simon | 30 | Merchant | none |

BROWN, Westly G. | 27 | Farmer | Justice of Peace |

BROWN, William A. | 43 | Farmer | none |

BRYAN, Andrew J. | 34 | Farmer | Crooked wrist |

BUCK, Amaziah | 22 | Farmer | none |

BUCK, Asbury | 18 | Farmer | none |

BUCK, George W. | 28 | Farmer | none |

BUCK, Milton M. | 24 | Farmer | none |

BURKLE, Christian | 36 | Farmer | none |

BURLING, George | 40 | Farmer | none |

CAMMISKY, Thomas | 40 | Farmer | none |

CARR, John N. | 25 | Teacher | one leg of; exempt |

CASAD, John C. | 18 | Farmer | none |

CEPHAS, Frederick | 24 | Farmer | none |

CHENOWETH, Isaac N. | 22 | Farmer | none |

COFFMAN, John | 26 | Farmer | none |

COLEMAN, Thomas M. | 24 | Farmer | none |

CRITSEN, Ele* | 33 | Farmer | none |

CRITSER*, Lewis W. | 35 | Farmer | none |

CROSSLEY, James | 40 | Farmer | exempt; illegible |

DARBY, John | 29 | Farmer | none |

DARBY, William | 34 | Farmer | Idiotic; exempt |

DAWSON, James M. | 30 | Farmer | none |

DOUGHERTY, Thomas | 38 | Farmer | none |

DOWNS, Isaac | 42 | Farmer | none |

DOYL, Barnard | 23 | Farmer | none |

DUMAS, John | 40 | Farmer | none |

DUMAS, Peter | 40 | Farmer | exempt; illegible |

DUNK, John N. | 27 | Farmer | none |

EBERLE, John* | 30 | Farmer | exempt; defective sight* |

EBERLY, Godlove | 35 | Farmer | none |

EDWARDS, Edward | 42 | Farmer | none |

EDWARDS, Jeremiah | 28 | Farmer | none |

ERWIN, Andrew | 18 | Farmer | none |

ERWIN, Virgil | 20 | Farmer | none |

FEELY, John W. | 41 | Farmer | none |

FEELY, Wm. H. | 18 | Farmer | none |

FORD, Henry C. | 18 | Farmer | none |

FOSTER, Seth C. | 23 | Farmer | none |

FOSTER, Wm. T. | 28 | Farmer | none |

GAINS, Joseph | 38 | Farmer | none |

GATES, Harrison | 28 | Farmer | none |

GATES, Henry G. | 37 | Farmer | none |

GATES, John | 39 | Farmer | none |

GILPATRICK, Thomas | 40 | Farmer | none |

GIPSON, Thomas | 31 | Farmer | none |

GODMAN, Moses M.* | 35 | Farmer | none |

GODMAN, Samuel J. | 37 | Farmer | none |

GOODEN, Wilson | 30 | Farmer | none |

GRAHAM, John | 44 | Farmer | rheumatism |

GRATSINGER, Jacob | 31 | Farmer | none |

GRIMES, John W. | 24 | Farmer | none |

HAGERTY, David T. | 18 | Farmer | none |

HAIGH, Job J. | 28 | Farmer | none |

HAMLIN, David | 36 | Farmer | none |

HAMMIL, Paul | 19 | Farmer | none |

HARRINGTON, Robert | 33 | Farmer | none |

HARRIS, Washington P. | 25 | Farmer | enlisted after roll made out |

HARRIS, Wm. B. | 22 | Farmer | none |

HARVEY, Thomas H. | 28 | Farmer | none |

HAYWARD, Charles | 32 | Farmer | hard of hearing; exempt |

HEWSTON, John | 33 | Farmer | none |

HILMAN, James F. | 22 | Farmer | none |

HIRSHMAN, Christian | 40 | Farmer | none |

IMMEL, William | 18 | Farmer | none |

JOHNSON, David | 29 | Farmer | none |

JONES, Billy D. | 41 | Farmer | none |

JONES, Henry C. | 18 | Farmer | enlisted after roll made out |

JONES, John L. | 35 | Farmer | none |

JORDAN, William | 27 | Farmer | none |

KEEN, Huffman | 33 | Farmer | exempt; gen'l debility |

KENNEDY, Frank | 43 | Farmer | Insane; exempt |

KENNEDY, Thomas | 30 | Farmer | none |

KLUE, William A. * | 25 | Farmer | on Wabash Enrollment |

LACY, William M. | 43 | Preacher | none |

LANE, John | 25 | Farmer | none |

LAWRENCE, John | 42 | Farmer | none |

LEATHERMAN, James | 28 | Farmer | none |

LEIGHTY, Elias M. | 36 | Farmer | none |

LEIGHTY, George W. | 38 | Farmer | none |

LEIGHTY, Jacob | 23 | Farmer | none |

LEIGHTY, Samuel | 18 | Farmer | none |

LINLEY, George | 23 | Farmer | none |

LOMAN, Ephraim | 43 | Farmer | exempt; hemeroid |

MAYER, Peter | 35 | Farmer | none |

McBRIDE, Thomas* | 19 | Farmer | none |

McCABE, Lastenas* | 27 | Farmer | none |

McCREA, Benj. H. | 33 | Farmer | none |

McFARLAND, James B. | 28 | Farmer | none |

McFARLAND, John | 32 | Farmer | none |

McNARY, John | 37 | Farmer | exempt; hernia |

McQUEEN, William | 22 | Blacksmith | none |

MEADE, Thomas | 18 | Farmer | none |

MILLER, Samuel | 25 | Farmer | enlisted after roll made out |

MILLER, Samuel M. | 22 | Farmer | enlisted after roll made out |

MILLIGAN, James | 30 | Farmer | none |

MOFFITT, Hiram | 25 | Laborer | none |

MOORE, Edward | 38 | Farmer | Crooked finger |

MOORE, Isaac N. | 28 | Farmer | exempt; short leg |

MOORE, James M. | 25 | Farmer | none |

MOORE, Spencer W. | 27 | Farmer | none |

NAGLE, Albert | 26 | Farmer | none |

NAGLE, Frank | 32 | Farmer | none |

NAGLE, Wm. | 31 | Farmer | none |

NORRISH, John T. | 35 | Farmer | none |

NORTH, John C. | 23 | Farmer | none |

NORTH, Joseph | 36 | Farmer | none |

NUSS, William L. | 18 | Farmer | none |

OGBORNS, Job | 41 | Physician | none |

OSBORN, Joseph | 41 | Grocer | none |

OTIFER, John | 39 | Farmer | none |

PAGETT, Thomas | 36 | Farmer | none |

PARRISH, Robert | 42 | Farmer | exempt; illegible |

PATTEE*, Alonzo | 31 | Farmer | none |

PATTERSON, Lewis | 43 | Farmer | none |

PAYNE, William | 37 | Farmer | none |

PETER, Adam | 28 | Farmer | none |

PETERSON, Jonah | 23 | Laborer | none |

POLLOCK, Robert | 31 | Farmer | none |

RAYMOND, Joseph | 28 | Farmer | none |

RECORD, John S. | 43 | Farmer | nearly blind; exempt |

REESE, Charles J. | 28 | Farmer | none |

RILEY, Edward | 23 | Farmer | enlisted after roll made out |

RILEY, William | 21 | Farmer | none |

ROBBINS, Milton* | 18 | Farmer | exempt; unsound mind |

ROBINSON, Francis M. | 21 | Farmer | none |

ROBINSON, George W. | 18 | Farmer | none |

ROBINSON, James P. | 37 | Farmer | none |

ROBINSON, Wm. D. | 29 | Farmer | none |

ROBY, Notly | 31 | Farmer | none |

ROCK, Charles H. | 21 | Farmer | none |

ROCK, Gabriel F. | 30 | Farmer | none |

ROCK, Gabriel T. | 32 | Farmer | none |

ROCK, William T. | 24 | Farmer | none |

ROGERS, Samuel | 42 | Farmer | none |

ROWE, John | 28 | Farmer | none |

ROWE, Martin V. | 25 | Teacher | none |

ROWE, Thomas H. | 27 | Farmer | none |

ROWLAND, William L. | 29 | Farmer | none |

RUSSELL, Sherman | 35 | Farmer | none |

SAPPINGTON, John W. | 26 | Farmer | none |

SAPPINGTON, Stephen* | 24 | Farmer | none |

SHEETZ, Edward F. | 28 | Farmer | none |

SHIGLEY, George W. | 25 | Farmer | none |

SHIGLEY, George W. Sr. | 40 | Farmer | none |

SHIGLEY, James A. | 27 | Farmer | Crippled foot; exempt |

SHIVLEY, Ephraim G. | 31 | Farmer | none |

SILVERS, John | 35 | Farmer | exempt; defective eyes |

SIMS, John | 31 | Farmer | none |

SIMS, Simon | 22 | Farmer | none |

SMITH, William A. | 28 | Farmer | none |

SNYDER, Emanuel | 32 | Farmer | none |

SOUTHWORTH, George W. | 30 | Shoemaker | exempt; defective right eye |

SPENCER, Henry | 37 | Wool Factory | Not naturalized |

STACKER, Thomas | 35 | Farmer | none |

STANLEY, James | 35 | Farmer | none |

STANLY, Zachariah | 36 | Farmer | none |

STEWART, James P. | 43 | Farmer | none |

SUMNER, Joseph | 37 | Laborer | none |

SUTTON*, William | 37 | Farmer | Hard of hearing; exempt |

SWARTZ, Simon | 27 | Farmer | none |

SWITZER, Peter | 43 | Farmer | none |

TAYLOR, Henry | 18 | Farmer | none |

THORNTON, John | 24 | Farmer | none |

TIMMONS, Austin B. | 36 | Farmer | exempt; loss of teeth |

TIMMONS, Elijah | 26 | Farmer | none |

VAN NATTA, Aaron | 40 | Merchant | exempt; illegible |

VAN NATTA, James G. | 26 | Farmer | exempt; defective lungs |

VAN NATTA, Wm. S. | 31 | Farmer | none |

VICK, Anderson | 22 | Farmer | enlisted after roll made out |

VICK, William B. Jr. | 35 | Farmer | none |

WARD, Edmond W. | 40 | Farmer | exempt; cancer in nose* |

WARD, Harrison W. | 38 | Farmer | none |

WARD, Rolan M. | 30 | Farmer | exempt; deformed hand |

WARD, Ruben L. | 28 | Farmer | none |

WARD, Tolman T. | 23 | Farmer | none |

WEAVER, Franklin F. | 31 | Carpenter | none |

WESTFALL, Firman | 24 | Farmer | none |

WESTFALL, Harvey | 35 | Farmer | none |

WESTFALL, John | 26 | Farmer | none |

WESTFALL, Orrin | 18 | Farmer | none |

WESTFALL, Samuel | 32 | Farmer | none |

WHITE, David F. | 40 | Farmer | exempt; defective hearing |

WHITE, Francis M. | 26 | Farmer | none |

WIGGINS, Thomas A. * | 42 | Farmer | exempt; rheumatism |

WILLIAMSON, Henry | 35 | Farmer | none |

WILLIAMSON, James | 39 | Farmer | none |

WILLIAMSON, John | 41 | Farmer | none |

WILLIAMSON, Thomas B. | 25 | Farmer | enlisted after roll made out |

WILSON, Edward | 37 | Laborer | none |

WOODS, Peter | 33 | Farmer | none |

WOOSLEY, Elijah | 34 | Farmer | none |

WORLEY, Abraham | 40 | Farmer | none |

WORLEY, John H. | 33 | Farmer | none |

YESTER, William H. | 18 | Laborer | exempt; too small |

**State of
Indiana, Tippecanoe
County**

I,
Edward F. Sheetz, Deputy Commissoner of Shelby Township in said County
make

oath and declare that
the
annexed section of the Militia within and for said Township is correct
and contains a full list of all able bodied male white persons

resident
in said Township liable to do Military duty.

Signed:
Edward F. Sheetz

Subscribed and sworn
to
on this }

28th day of August
1862
}

William
R. Ellis, Clerk T.C.C.

L.
R. Brown def.

I
hereby certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the enrollment of
the Militia for Shelba(sic) Township in Tippecanoe County and the same
was made by

Edward F. Sheetz, Deputy Commissioner for said Township appointed
by me as appears from the original roll now in my possession. In
testimony of which

I, Mark Jones, commissioner for Tippecanoe County hereunto
set my hand this fourth day of September 1862*.

Signed: Mark Jones

Commissioner

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