Stephen R. Staley

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Collection Grand Army of the Republic
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Description Albumen print mounted on cream colored card stock of Stephen R. Staley.

Year Range from 1891
Year range to 1892
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Ink
Notes Bust view image of Stephen R. Staley - Pvt., Company A, 48th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. He wears a GAR coat with membership badge and wears a beard with no moustache.

Stephen R. Staley was born circa 1830 at England. He was married June 12, 1856 in Winnebago County to Emma Eliza Elliott. She was born circa 1835 at England and was a daugh-ter of John and Mary Elliott. Both of her parents were natives of England, the father born there circa 1793 and the mother born circa 1795. John and Mary were listed in the 1860 federal census as residing in the town of Omro, Winnebago County. Their son Josiah is the subject of a previous sketch. Stephen and Mary were listed in the 1860 federal census as residing on a farm near her parents in the town of Omro. Listed with them were two children, both born in Wisconsin. Mary was born circa 1857 and John was born circa 1859. Stephen listed his residence as Oconomowoc, Waukesha County when he enlisted there on Feb. 3, 1865. He was assigned as above and was mustered out on Dec. 30, 1865. Eliza died on July 12, 1882. Stephen was listed in the veteran section of the 1885 and 1895 Wiscon-sin State census at P.O. Oshkosh. He was listed in 1888 as a member of GAR Post #10 at Oshkosh. Stephen was listed in the 1890 federal census as residing in the city of Oshkosh. There is only a concrete base and a GAR marker left to designate the grave of Stephen at Omro Cemetery, Olin's Addition, Section B, plot 25.

{US 1890; WC-V 1885, 1895; ROV; WCMR v.1, p.95, #394; Cemetery Records}
Object ID P2004.1.70
Object Name cabinet card
People Staley, Stephen R.
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 4.25" x 6.5"
Subjects Portrait photographs
Civil War
Grand Army of the Republic
Title Stephen R. Staley
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