Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|D||33rd MVI||Private; enl. July 24, 1862; must. Aug. 7, 1862||must. out June 11, 1865||Swanville, Me.||farmer||age 20|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|D||33rd MVI||Sept. 30, 1902||Invalid||1 291 534||Calif.|
Recorded as member no. 119 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).
October 2, 1902
|Place||Soldiers Home, Los Angeles, Calif.|
|Burial||Live Oak Memorial Park, Monrovia, Los Angeles, California (Find A Grave Memorial # 22965126)|
Amasa M. Knowlton, age 27, "in Nevada", is recorded in the census for Swanville, Maine in the 1870 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 126/130) of Amasa and Olive W. Knowlton. Also in the household was Franklin R. Knowlton, age 23. ("1870 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
Amasa Knowlton, age 37, a farmer, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton, Massachusetts in the 1880 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 113/125) with his wife Elizabeth F. Knowlton, age 23, and one child ("1880 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
Amasa M. Knowlton is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton ("1890 Veterans Schedules," Ancestry.com).
Amasa M. Knowlton, a 57 year old farmer, born June, 1842 in Maine, is recorded in the 1900 federal census for El Monte, California. He was a widower with four living children, age 8-20, all born in Massachusetts. ("1900 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
Amasa M. Knowlton was admitted to the Los Angeles Solider's Home October 2, 1902 and died four days later. ("U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938," Ancestry.com.)
See also family notes in the "Find a Grave" record for daughter Maud Howard Knowlton: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=123327203
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