I am one of a group working on an official history of the Wisconsin 23rd Regiment . One of our men is Franklin Neff. His wife was Rebecca Kinsman who m. ? Lean as her first husbandand had a son Feni John Lean "Lenn".Rebecca was b. 1842 in England/Ireland & d. 1919 at Hildreth Franklin Co., NE.She m. Franklin Neff on 4 Apr 1869.Franklin & Rebecca were at Lafayette Co., WI in 1880 & at Salem Franklin Co., WI by 1890.
We need parents names, birth, death & burial data for both Franklin & Rebecca, Rebecca's 1st husband's first name, and the siblings for both Rebecca & Franklin & their birthdates.
If you can help us fill in any of our blanks we would be grateful. The format we are using is as follows: (We have his service record)
Date/place of birth: Son of (Names of both parents, their dates/place of birth & death & burial: marriage date and place(s) of residence. Siblings:(Include spouses but not birth/death dates or their children) Pre-war experience Date/place of enlistment Regiment/Co: Rank War record: Mustered out: Date/place of marriage (duplicate for multiple marriages) To Daughter of: (Names of both parents, their dates/place of birth & death & burial: marriage date and place(s) of residence. Siblings:(Include spouses but not birth/death dates or their children) Residence and occupation: Post-war achievements: Include membership in organizations, offices held, church affiliation, etc. Pension record: Date/place of death Burial
We are also including letters and photo, If you have any you would be willing to share that would be wonderful.
Thank you for your help. My e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org