|BACON, Calvin Jones
BACON, Calvin Jones 2093
Noted events in his life were:
1. Alt. Birth, Cir 1823, North Carolina, United States. 2094
2. Census, 12 Oct 1850, District 1, Orange County, North Carolina, United States. 1371
3. Occupation: Railroad laborer, 1860. 2094
4. Census, 19 Jul 1860, District 3, Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States. 2094
5. Military Service: Enlistment in Union Army, 9 Aug 1862, Illinois, United States. 2098 Calvin D. Bacon of Illinois enlisted 9 Aug 1862 as Private. Enlisted in Company E, Illinois 106th Infantry Regiment on 17 Sep 1862.
6. Military Service, 1862. 2100 Calvin D Bacon, Private in 106th Illinois Infantry, Company E, resident of Atlanta, date of muster Sep 17, 1862, mustered out July 12, 1865. This company was organized in Logan County in central Illinois. The 106th Regiment saw duty in Tennessee and Arkansas, and participated in the Battle of Vicksburg. (www.rootsweb.com/~ilcivilw/r155/106-e-in.htm)
7. Appearance in Document: Military Pension Application, 4 Feb 1873. 2097 Louisa Bacon and Joseph D. Bacon filed appliations for military pension for Calvin D. Bacon, who they claimed served in 106 Illinois Infantry and Mexican War.
8. Military Service: Mustered out of Union Army, 12 Jul 1865, Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas, United States. 2098 Calvin D. Bacon mustered out of Illinois 106th Infantry Regiment on 12 Jul 1865 at Pine Bluff, Arkansas.
9. Story. Posted on Bacon Genforum by David Winfred Gaddy (email@example.com) on April 08, 2000: Calvin Jones(? or D.?) Bacon b 24 Jul 1819 Orange Co, NC.
10. Story. Joseph (Joe) Daniel Bacon was son of Calvin (1819-1869) and Louisa Pugh (15 Aug 1836-1919). Calvin was from a long line of Methodist ministers, stemming from Connecticut. Calvin (and Louisa, evidently) moved from NC to vicinity of Atlanta, GA, thence to Atlanta IL prior to outbreak of Civil War. Calvin was in railroad construction. Although overage, he enlisted in Co E, 106th Illinois Infantry Regiment and served out the war. Of two children, Joe and Samuel, Samuel died while Calvin was away. Son William born after the war. Calvin died just four years after being mustered out, in Linn County, Missouri, his second move from Illinois. Widow and sons returned to Burlington, NC area. Around this time, William Lindley lost his wife Frances. After return of Louisa Pugh Bacon and death of Frances, widower William Lindley married widow Louisa on 31 Oct 1875 in Saxapahaw. (e-mail from D W Gaddy, grandson of Joseph Bacon, on 18 Apr 2000)
11. Story. Posted at Bacon Family Genforum by David Gaddy on 10/17/2005: I believe Calvin's father was (Rev.) Joseph Greene Bacon (son of John Bacon IV and first wife, Grace Griswald), but do not have name of mother. I have Louisa as possible dau of J.W. Pugh (mother unk).
Calvin married Mary UNKNOWN. (Mary UNKNOWN was born circa 1826 in North Carolina, United States 1371.)
Calvin next married Louisa PUGH, daughter of Luke Teen PUGH and Martha RAY. (Louisa PUGH was born on 15 Aug 1836 in North Carolina, United States,2101,2102,2103 died on 15 Feb 1915 in Goldsboro, Wayne County, North Carolina, United States 2103,2104 and was buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina 2103,2105.). The cause of her death was Influenza (La Grippe).