Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|Private; enl. Dec. 24, 1864 at Augusta, Maine; must. Jan 7. 1865||disch. July 7, 1865 at Augusta, Maine||farmer|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|Feb. 3, 1904||Invalid||1 308 376||1 079 498||Mass.||XC901-590 file at Veteran's Affairs|
Recorded as member no. 58 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).
Fifteen members of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R. in front of the Telephone Office Building, West Acton, on May 30, 1924 (photograph, Acton Memorial Library archives, 24.1.1)
|Date||June 7, 1934|
|Obituary||Concord Enterprise, June 13, 1934|
|Burial||Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.|
|Survived by||Ada, his wife|
According to documents in his pension file, Isaac S. Ford was born May 21, 1848 in Sumner, Maine to parents Howland Ford and Tamer White. He served in the Coast Guard infantry from December 1864 to July 1865. In March 1873 he married Ada Isabel Ryerson, also a native of Sumner, Maine. After their marriage, the couple settled in South Acton where Isaac worked as a sorter in the woolen mill. He died June 7, 1934 in South Acton and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery.
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