Sergeant Ezra W. Bond, Co. H, 84th IN Infantry, USA

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1840

  • May 14: Ezra Bond was born in Wayne County, IN to Mahlon and Susan Bond.
  • The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Wayne Township, Wayne County, IN showed Mahlon Bond, Ezra’s father, as the head of a household of 3 individuals: himself, one female aged 15-19 and one male under 5 (son Ezra).

1850

  • September 20: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Wayne Township, Wayne County, IN showed 10-year-old Ezra living with his parents and siblings. His father, Mahlon, was a carpenter. 

1862

  • August 7: Ezra W. Bond enlisted in the U.S. Army. He was mustered into Co. H of the 84th IN Infantry. His father Mahlon, enlisted just nine days later and was also mustered into the 84th IN Infantry.

1864

  • November 30: Ezra Bond fought in the Battle of Franklin along with his father Mahlon. Both Bond men survived.

1880

  • June 10: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Walnut Township, Bourbon County, KS showed Ezra, a farmer, and his wife Georgiana lived with their son Curtis and daughter Lenore.

1891

  • March 30: The Richmond Item, Richmond, IN. Ezra’s father Mahlon died, and he visited Indiana for the funeral.
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  • April 9: The Girard Press, Girard, KS. Ezra’s trip to Indiana is mentioned in the newspapers (at right).

1900

  • June 15: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Girard, Crawford County, KS showed Ezra, constable, and Georgiana lived with daughter Lenore and son George.

1910

  • April 22: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Girard, Crawford County, KS showed Ezra, a house carpenter, lived with his wife, Georgiana.

1920

  • January 23: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Girard, Crawford County, KS showed Ezra, a house carpenter, lived with his wife, Georgiana.

1922

  • Ezra’s wife Georgiana died.

1923

  • April 26: The Girard Press, Girard, KS. Two articles regarding Ezra W. Bond appeared in a local newspaper.
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1926

  • April 5: Ezra Bond died in Fort Scott, Bourbon County, KS.
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