Santa Cruz County History - People



Old Soldiers: Santa Cruz County Civil War Veterans
by Robert L. Nelson

CLAFFY, JOHN (1846-1905)

Sawtelle Soldiers Home Records

Headstone of John Claffy
John Claffy
LA National Cemetery

NAME: John Claffy
REGISTER #: 4121

Military History

RANK/CO/UNIT: Pvt./D Co/16 MA Inf
ENLISTMENT: 1861/07/19 East Cambridge
DISCHARGED: 1864/07/27Boston MA, End of Service
RE-ENLISTMENT:
RNK/CO/UNIT:
DISCHARGED:
DISABILITY: Hemorrhoids

Domestic History

BORN: 1846? Ireland
AGE: 53
HT/CMP/EYE/HR: 5'8"/Dk/Literate
RELIGION: Roman Catholic
OCCUPATION: Barber
RESIDENCE: Santa Cruz, CA
MARRIED SINGLE: Widowed
NEXT OF KIN: Mrs. Nettie Coffey, Daughter, San Francisco

Home History

PENSION AMOUNT: $8
ADMISSION: 1899/01/23
DISCHARGED:
DATE OF DEATH: 1905/01/25
CAUSE OF DEATH Pachymeningitis

General Remarks

PENSION CERT: #1,033,143
EFFECTS: $2.50 Personal
HOW DISPOSED OF: Turned over to Treasurer
BURIAL INFO: 11/D/9


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