Comstock, Jonathan

Male Abt 1838 - Bef 1880  (~ 42 years)


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  • Name Comstock, Jonathan 
    Born Abt 1838  Shannon, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 12 Oct 1850  Shannon, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    1850 Missouri 
    Alley Family - 1850 Missouri Census
    Alley Family - 1850 Missouri Census
    Lines 7 - 17
    Land 1 Sep 1859  Shannon, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Missouri Land Purchase 
    Comstock, Johnathan - Missouri Land Purchase
    Comstock, Johnathan - Missouri Land Purchase
    Comstock, Johnathan purchased 80 acres of land in Shannon, Missouri, USA on 01 Sep 1859
    Census 29 Aug 1860  Spring Valley, Shannon, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1860 Missouri 
    Comstock Family - 1860 Missouri Census
    Comstock Family - 1860 Missouri Census
    Lines 24 - 26
    Military Service Dec 1861  Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    American Civil War 
    4th Cavalry Regiment Coat of Arms
    4th Cavalry Regiment Coat of Arms
    4th Cavalry Regiment Coat of Arms.  Detail on the unit and history is available here:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4th_Cavalry_Regiment_(United_States)
    Military Service 15 Jul 1863  Shannon, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Capture by Union Army 
    • Comstock, John - Pvt. - Captured in Shannon Co. Mo. July 15, 1863. Sent to Camp Morton, Ind.
    Land 15 Oct 1869  Shannon, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Missouri Land Purchase 
    Comstock, Johnathan - Missouri Land Purchase
    Comstock, Johnathan - Missouri Land Purchase
    He purchased 80 acres of land in Shannon, Missouri, USA on 15 Oct 1869.
    Census 10 Jun 1870  Eminence, Shannon, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    1870 Missouri 
    Comstock Family - 1870 Missouri Census
    Comstock Family - 1870 Missouri Census
    Lines 33 - 40
    Land 20 Apr 1874  Shannon, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Missouri Land Record 
    Comstock, Jonathan - Missouri Land Record
    Comstock, Jonathan - Missouri Land Record
    Died Bef 1880 
    Person ID I1294  Krieger - Lawrence
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2009 

    Father Comstock, William,   b. 1811,   d. 1846, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Mother Carter, Delilah,   b. Abt 1814,   d. 1870, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Family ID F692  Group Sheet

    Family Farrar, Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1838, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1922  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Comstock, Delilah,   b. Nov 1858, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Comstock, Mary,   b. Abt 1860, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Comstock, Martha,   b. Abt 1864, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +4. Comstock, William M.,   b. Mar 1866, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1907  (Age ~ 41 years)
    +5. Comstock, John Wesley,   b. 24 Mar 1867, Dunnegan, Polk, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1954, Elizabeth, Fulton, Arkansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +6. Comstock, Newton "Big Newt" John,   b. 9 Jan 1869, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1950, Baxter, Arkansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +7. Comstock, Nancy,   b. Abt 1873, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2008 
    Family ID F529  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1838 - Shannon, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 Missouri - 12 Oct 1850 - Shannon, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Missouri Land Purchase - 1 Sep 1859 - Shannon, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 Missouri - 29 Aug 1860 - Spring Valley, Shannon, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - American Civil War - Dec 1861 - Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Capture by Union Army - 15 Jul 1863 - Shannon, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Missouri Land Purchase - 15 Oct 1869 - Shannon, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 Missouri - 10 Jun 1870 - Eminence, Shannon, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Missouri Land Record - 20 Apr 1874 - Shannon, Missouri, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S26] 1850 United States Federal Census, Census Place: District 93, Shannon, Missouri; Roll: M432_420; Page: 207; Image: 30 (Reliability: 3), 12 Oct 1850.
      Appears to be living with step father, David K. Alley and mother Delilah Alley on the 1850 Missouri Census

    2. [S68] U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907, Bureau of Land Management., Comstock, Johnathan (accessed 19 Feb 2009). (Reliability: 3), 1 Sep 1859.
      Name:  Jonathan Comstock
      Issue Date: 1 Sep 1859
      State of Record: Missouri
      Acres: 80
      Accession Number: MO3960__.107
      Metes and Bounds: No
      Land Office: Jackson
      Canceled: No
      US Reservations: No
      Mineral Reservations: No
      Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
      Document Number: 32716
      Legal Land Description:
      SectionTwpRangeMeridianCounties
      1529-N6-W5th PMShannon
      1529-N6-W5th PMShannon

    3. [S31] 1860 United States Federal Census, Census Place: Spring Valley, Shannon, Missouri; Roll: M653_657; Page: 0; Image: 178 (Reliability: 3), 29 Aug 1860.

    4. [S67] American Civil War Soldiers, Historical Data Systems, ((1997-2000)), accessed 10 Feb 2009), Comstock, Johnathan. (Reliability: 3), Dec 1861.
      Name: Jonathan Comstock
      Side Served: Confederacy
      State Served: Missouri
      Service Record: Enlisted as a Private.
      Enlisted in Company C, 4th Cavalry Regiment Missouri.
      Sources: 425
      4th Cavalry Regiment was assembled during December, 1861, and included Preston's Missouri Cavalry Battalion. Some of the men were from St. Louis and Barton County, and many had served in the Missouri State Guard. The unit served in the Trans-Mississippi Department and was attached to C. Green's, Shelby's, and J.B. Clarks' Brigade. It participated in Marmaduke's Expedition into Missouri, fought in various conflicts in Arkansas, and shared in Price's Missouri operations. The regiment reported 11 casualties with Marmaduke, 6 at Poison Spring, 13 at Jenkins' Ferry, and 63 in Price's Expedition. The 4th was included in the surrender in June, 1865. Colonel John Q. Burbridge, Lieutenant Colonel William J. Preston, and Major Dennis Smith were its commanders.

    5. [S68] U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907, Bureau of Land Management., Comstock, Jonathan (accessed 19 Feb 2009). (Reliability: 3), 15 Oct 1869.
      Name:  Jonathan Comstock
      Issue Date: 15 Oct 1869
      State of Record: Missouri
      Acres: 80
      Accession Number: MO4210__.088
      Metes and Bounds: No
      Land Office: Ironton
      Canceled:No
      US Reservations: No
      Mineral Reservations: No
      Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
      Document Number: 43378
      Legal Land Description:
      SectionTwpRangeMeridianCounties
      3029-N4-W5th PMShannon
      2929-N4-W5th PMShannon

    6. [S32] 1870 United States Federal Census, Year: 1870; Census Place: Jasper, Shannon, Missouri; Roll: M593_805; Page: 657; Image: 523 (Reliability: 4), 10 Jun 1970.
      On the 1870 Missouri Census, the township listed is Jasper, Shannon, Missouri, USA.  Could not locate a city or town by the name.  Used the post office location: Eminence, Shannon, Missouri, USA

    7. [S68] U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907, Bureau of Land Management., Comstock, Johnatha (accessed 19 Feb 2009). (Reliability: 3), 20 Apr 1874.
      Name:  Jonathan Comstock
      Issue Date: 20 Apr 1874
      State of Record: Missouri
      Acres: 160
      Accession Number: MO4280__.045
      Metes and Bounds: No
      Land Office: Ironton
      Canceled: No
      US Reservations: No
      Mineral Reservations: No
      Authority: May 20, 1862: Homestead EntryOriginal (12 Stat. 392)
      Document Number: 554
      Legal Land Description:
      SectionTwpRangeMeridianCounties
      2929-N4-W5th PMShannon
      2929-N4-W5th PMShannon
      2929-N4-W5th PMShannon