Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E||6th MVI (100 days)||Private; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 18, 1864||must. out Oct. 27, 1864||Acton||spinner||recorded as age 18 [actual age 15]|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||6th MVI||Sept. 6, 1911||Widow||971 339||730 307||Conn.||Adelaide F. Thomas|
|Date||August 25, 1911|
|Cause||cancer of stomach and liver|
Rogers Cemetery #4, Massapeag Point, Montville, Conn.
(Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War National Graves Registration Database, http://www.suvcwdb.org)
|Survived by||Adelaide F. Thomas|
Born July 6, 1849 in Roxbury, Mass. (source: Connecticut death certificate in pension file).
Edwin Thomas, age 2, is recorded as an inhabitant of Vienna, Maine, in the 1850 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 65/70) of Henry and Malvina Thomas. Also in the household were Calvin Thomas and James Thomas ("1850 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
Edwin G. Thomas, age 12, is recorded as an inhabitant of Roxbury Ward 3, Norfolk, Massachusetts, in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 2769/4067) of Henry and Malvina Thomas. Also in the household were Calvin Thomas and James Thomas ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
Edwin Guilford Thomas, age 18, road laborer, born in Maine, is recorded in the 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton at residence of Henry Currier and Malvina Thomas, and family, including Calvin Porter Thomas and James Sulivan Thomas (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 73).