In memory of Eli Dykeman Jr, my Paternal 4th Great-Grandfather on the DYKEMAN branch.
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Eli Dykeman Jr
1st Infantry U.S. Army
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Danby, Tompkins, New York
1831 or earlier
New York (probably)
Candor, Tioga, New York
Eli P. Dykeman, Jr., was born in Danby, Tompkins County, New York, in 1805 or 1807. He married Rachel Bush and their son, William Hiram Dykeman was born in 1831. He enlisted in the army in 1844. He was 34 years old, had hazel colored eyes, sandy brown hair, and he stood 5 ft 6.5" tall. He was a farmer. He enlisted for a five year term in the 1st Infantry, but he died three years later, in 1847. He was 40 years old.
Eli Dykeman Jr & Rachel Bush were the parents of my ancestor,
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