William T. Botkin

William T. Botkin
b. 9 Jan 1842 at Randolph County, Indiana to Peter Botkin and Elizabeth Adamson
d. 5 Feb 1863 at St. Louis, Missouri
bur. Union Chapel Methodist Cemetery, Carlos, Randolph County, Indiana

William Botkin gravestone

William Botkin gravestone

William was born and grew up with his parents and siblings in Randolph County, Indiana. On 9 August 1862, he enlisted in the Sixty-ninth Indiana Volunteer Infantry, Company D. He served until his death on 5 February 1863 at the age of 21. He died of consumption in St Louis, Missouri, and was brought back to Randolph County, where he was buried at the Union Chapel Methodist Cemetery in Carlos.

Submitted by:
Lisa Swanson Ellam (ellam.lisa@gmail.com)
Granger, IN

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