For Veterans Day I grouped those in our family tree who have served our country. and their relationship to me. Please let me know if you would like information added or corrected or if I have left anyone out, including spouses of our female ancestors. I will make the correction and enter the information in the family tree. Thanks for your help.
Pequot War – 1637 – George Soule, Volunteer, our Mayflower ancestor. 9x great grandfather. Buried Plymouth, Massachusetts.
American War of Independence (The Revolutionary War)
- Gideon Squires – – Loyalist; Lieutenant, New York; imprisoned in Bennington, Vermont. 5x great grandfather.
- Neazer Scofield – Patriot; Private, Connecticut. 5x great grandfather. Buried in Grey’s Cemetery, Hadley, New York.
- Elijah Brace – Patriot; Connecticut. 6x great grandfather.
- Joel Brigham – Patriot; Massachusetts. 5x great grandfather. Buried in Lodi, Ohio.
- William Goodell – Patriot; Massachusetts. 5x great grandfather.
- Benjamin West – Patriot; New York. 5x great grandfather. Buried in Verona, New York
- Ebenezer Sprague – Patriot; Rhode Island. 6x great grandfather. Buried in Rhode Island.
War of 1812
- Jacob Foreman – Mercer County, Kentucky detached militia, Private; Captain George McAfee’s Company, Commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Gabriel Slaughter. Battle of New Orleans, Kentucky sharpshooter. Buried in the Time Cemetery, Time, Pike County, Illinois. 3x great grandfather.
- David Foreman – Mercer County, Kentucky. Same as brother Jacob Foreman. Battle of New Orleans, Kentucky sharpshooter. Buried in the Blue River Cemetery, Detroit, Pike County, Illinois. 3x great uncle.
- Lt. Joel Brigham – New York.
- Edwin Squires – Wisconisn – Union, “Rock County Ploughboys”; Company E. 33rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry; Sargeant. Great, great grandfather. Buried in Elbert Cemetery, Elbert, Colorado.
- Jacob Foreman – Illinois – Union, Pike County; Company E, 28th Volunteer Infantry, Private. Discharged 4 January, 1864 at Natchez, Mississippi, re-enlisted January 5, 1864, Company B, 28th Volunteer Infantry and discharged 15 March 1865 in Brownsville, Mississippi. Served 4 years, 4 months and 15 days. Great, great grandfather. Buried in Glendale Cemetery, Vernon, Colorado.
- William Foreman – Illinois – Union, died 1862 Paducah, Kentucky; buried in Paducah, Kentucky. Great, great uncle.
- James Totten – New York – Company D, 105th New York Volunteers. Died 1862; Buried Alexandria, VA National Cemetery. 4x great grandfather.
- Milton Goodell – Ohio, POW at Andersonville Prison Camp, died 1862 at Pleasant Hill, Louisiana. Burial site unknown. 3x great uncle.
- Leverette Goodell – Ohio 4x great uncle. Buried in Wilbur, Nebraska.
World War I
- Perry Hunt Stalter – Minnesota – Army Medical Corps. Grandfather. Buried Ft. Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
- Elwin C. Brace – Colorado. Marines. Great, great uncle. Buried Renton, Washington.
World War II
- Perry Hunt Stalter – Minnesota, Army, Medic, Europe. Grandfather. Buried Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.
- Eugene Lomas (Pearl Hancock) – Colorado – Pacific. Uncle. Buried Crown Hill Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Colorado.
- Robert Foreman – Colorado – Pacific. Great uncle. Buried Elbert Cemetery, Elbert, Colorado
- Arliss G. Mann (Evelyn Hancock) – Iowa- Army/Air Force – Europe and North Africa. Step father. Buried Fort Logan National Cemetery.
- Lloyd Baber – Colorado – Army – Papua, New Guinea. Great uncle. Buried Peyton Cemetery, Peyton, Colorado
- Leon Baber – Colorado – Army. Great uncle.
- Arnold B. Anderson – Illinois – Army – Western Pacific; Silver Star; Bronze Star; Purple Heart, buried Elmwood Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois. Great Uncle.
After World War II
- Robert Lucero (Charlotte Hancock) – Colorado – Army. Uncle.
- Robert Hancock – Colorado – Air Force – Azores. Uncle. Buried Leavenworth National Cemetery, Kansas.
- Victor Harlan Stalter – Colorado – Air Force. Buried Mesa, Arizona. Uncle.
- Warrren Gresham – Air Force – Japan/Korea. 2nd Cousin, once removed.
- Donald Stalter – Colorado – Purple Heart; Navy/Marine Corps, Medic. Brother.
Others who have served:
- Gary Langdon – Colorado – Army. 1st cousin.
- Bruce Lucero – Colorado – Navy. 1st cousin.
- Warren Bitterlich (Linda Stalter) – California – Army – Brother-in-law