BIRTH-OCCUPATION: Research by contributor Lorraine Norlund. NOTE: Mariner and
RESIDENCES-MARRIGAGES-CENSUSES: 1844-1850's: Concord District, Lake Co., OH
per 1850 Census; 1860's: Turtle, Rock Co., WI and Swansea, Glamorganshire,
Wales per 1860 Census and b. records of first 2 children (John Alva & Eliza
Jane); 1870-1873: Clinton, Rock Co., WI per 1870 Census; 1873-1876: Newel, IA
per 3rd child Frank Harvey's b. place record; 1876-1900: Topeka, Shawnee Co.,
KS per 1900 Census; 1910: Denison, Grayson Co., TX (widower, living with son
Frank Harvey and his family) per 1910 Census; 1911-1914: Los Angeles, Los
Angeles Co., CA per 1 cent postcard dated 16 March 1911, TEXT: "Dear Daughter
Bell (Sarah Isabella) and Family. All well. My address is now 1245 E. 37th
St., Los Angeles, Cal. I married the widow this morning. Am going to raise
chickens and pigeons."
DEATH-BURIAL: Death Certificate; 1914; Los Angeles Co., CA, Death Record,
certificate #1546, dtd 26 Mar 1914; Photocopy in poss of Jim Carlin, West
Hills, CA. NOTE: d. due chronic intestinal nephritis, died at Los Angeles
BURIAL: Cemetery Records; 1914; Records of the Topeka Cemetery, 1601 E. 10th,
Topeka, KA; Photocopy in poss of Liz Austin Carlin, West Hills, CA. NOTE: The
body was moved to Topeka, KA and laid to rest next to his wife1 Emily - bu. 4
rows in from the east cemetery boundary, in section 69 - grave is unmarked.
MILITARY: Union Army Adjutant General's Report; 1861-1865; Company G, 6th
Regiment, WI 4th Infantry, Sep 1892, Vol II; line 19; photocopy in poss of
Lorraine Norlund, Ridgecrest, CA. TEXT: "10 Jun '61 Beloit, Capt. Northrup for
3 yrs. Mustered 16 Jul '61 Madison age 18 single, farmer, res. Turtle, Rock,
Wisc. Deserted Sep 13 '62."
MILITARY: Muster Roll; 1861-1865; Records of Co. G, 6th Reg. Vol. Inf., Vol
II; p 2, line 15; photocopy in the possession of Lorraine Norlund, Ridgecrest,
CA. TEXT: "Arva O. Austin, pvt, age 18 enlisted June 15th '61, Beloit Wisc.
Residence Turtle, Wisc. Deserted Sept 13, '62."