Joseph Maurice Rushmore

M, #2690, b. 1823, d. 16 August 1864
Father*Joseph Rushmore
Mother*Clarissa Hale b. 1792
     Joseph Maurice Rushmore was born in 1823 at Canada. He appeared on the census of Wednesday, 10 July 1850 in the household of Clarissa Rushmore at Lockport, Niagara Co., New York, USA. He was listed as: Joseph Rushmore, age 25, male, shoemaker, value of real estate $600, born Canada. He and Mary J. Church were married. He began military service on Saturday, 31 October 1863 at Lockport, Niagara Co., New York, USA. He was mustered in on the same day, as a Captain, Company A, New York 2nd Cavalry Regiment. He was promoted to Full Major on 01 Aug 1864. Images of his military documents can be found here.
     Joseph died on Tuesday, 16 August 1864 at Lockport, Niagara Co., New York, USA, at age 41 years of disease. He was buried in Glenwood Cemetery, Lockport, Niagara Co., New York, USA.

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Mary J. Church b. 1826, d. 1913
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