Josiah Saylor, Co. A, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves

History of Bedford and Somerset Counties, Pennsylvania, with genealogical and personal history by The Lewis Publishing Company.

Josiah Saylor, son of Joseph and Eliza (Hippie) Saylor, was born in Somerset, Pennsylvania, June 1, 1840, He received his education in the common schools of his native county, and his active career has been devoted to agricultural pursuits. In 1861 he enlisted in Company A, Tenth Regiment, Pennsylvania [Reserves], served three years and was discharged June 11, 1864. On October 26, 1864, he re-enlisted in Company G, Sixty-First Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers, and served until the close of the war, receiving his discharge June 28, 1865.

Mr. Saylor married, October 15, 1865, Mary Houpt, and the following named children were born to them: Annie E., deceased, who was the wife of Walter McFarland, of Allegheny (Greater Pittsburg), and had one daughter, Edna; Mr. McFarland is engaged in the transfer and storage business; Charles H., who married Anna Null and lives in Somerset. Dollie B., deceased; Milton A., who married Ida Belle, daughter of Solomon and Sophia (Heinmington) Baldwin, the former a farmer; Milton A. and Ida Belle Saylor have two children, Margaret and Walter; Josie H., deceased; Louise, deceased; Bessie, deceased.

Josiah Saylor (1840-1885) – Find a Grave Memorial

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